The table below looks at the statistics for Risk Assessment skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Risk Assessment over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Assessment
Rank 51 58 66
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 12 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.61% 0.17% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 0.23% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Average daily rate
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£363 £390 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.05% +95.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -22.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £17.00 -
% change year-on-year
+29.41% -
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Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
586 439 541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 78.55% 73.78% 71.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 213 318
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £229 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -62.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

Risk Assessment
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Risk Assessment across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Risk Assessment Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Risk Assessment
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Risk Assessment across the Glasgow region.

Risk Assessment Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Risk Assessment
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Risk Assessment across the Glasgow region.

Risk Assessment Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Risk Assessment also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Risk Assessment.

1 12 (60.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 9 (45.00%) Risk Management
3 8 (40.00%) Finance
3 8 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (30.00%) COBIT
4 6 (30.00%) Business Continuity
4 6 (30.00%) BCP
4 6 (30.00%) Incident Management
4 6 (30.00%) Business Continuity Planning
5 5 (25.00%) Validation
6 4 (20.00%) Information Security
6 4 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (20.00%) PCI DSS
7 3 (15.00%) CISM
7 3 (15.00%) CISSP
8 2 (10.00%) Project Management
8 2 (10.00%) CISA
8 2 (10.00%) Banking
8 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (10.00%) RMADS
8 2 (10.00%) CRISC
9 1 (5.00%) Derivative
9 1 (5.00%) Marketing
9 1 (5.00%) Information Assurance
9 1 (5.00%) CESG
9 1 (5.00%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (5.00%) Law
9 1 (5.00%) Legal
9 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
9 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking

Risk Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Risk Assessment also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Risk Assessment. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Broadband
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Law
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Consultant
1 5 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) Risk Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Information Security Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Risk Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) IT Risk Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Security Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Compliance Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) RMADS
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) CESG
2 1 (5.00%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (5.00%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Risk Management
2 6 (30.00%) Incident Management
2 6 (30.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 6 (30.00%) BCP
2 6 (30.00%) Business Continuity
3 5 (25.00%) Validation
4 4 (20.00%) Information Security
4 4 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
6 1 (5.00%) Information Security Management
6 1 (5.00%) Security Management
6 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) ISMS
6 1 (5.00%) Information Assurance
6 1 (5.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) CISSP
1 3 (15.00%) CISM
2 2 (10.00%) CRISC
2 2 (10.00%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (60.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (30.00%) COBIT
4 4 (20.00%) PCI DSS