The table below looks at the statistics for Risk Assessment skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Risk Assessment over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Assessment
Rank 338 301 281
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -20
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 91 127 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.37% 0.51% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.66% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 73 94
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£475 £453 £510
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.97% -11.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £352 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £550 £656
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £27.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £18.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+233.33% -55.00%
Risk Assessment
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
19003 19168 19421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.68% 77.47% 75.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13405 13408 13084
Average daily rate £450 £450 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 242 373
Average hourly rate £21.62 £21.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% -33.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £15.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Risk Assessment
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Risk Assessment Jobs Demand Trend in London

Risk Assessment
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Risk Assessment Daily Rate Trend in London

Risk Assessment
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Risk Assessment across the London region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Risk Assessment Daily Rate Histogram in London

Risk Assessment
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Risk Assessment Hourly Rate Trend in London

Risk Assessment
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Assessment within the London region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +28 29 £469 -5.30% 7
Bromley - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Risk Assessment
England

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 67 (32.21%) Finance
2 55 (26.44%) Information Security
3 45 (21.63%) Project Management
4 44 (21.15%) Risk Management
5 36 (17.31%) CISSP
6 34 (16.35%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (15.38%) Banking
8 31 (14.90%) PRINCE2
9 28 (13.46%) Change Management
10 27 (12.98%) Stakeholder Management
11 25 (12.02%) MS Project
11 25 (12.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 24 (11.54%) Firewall
13 23 (11.06%) MS Excel
14 22 (10.58%) MS Office
14 22 (10.58%) SAP
14 22 (10.58%) Windows
14 22 (10.58%) CISM
14 22 (10.58%) Security Architecture
15 21 (10.10%) Project Planning
15 21 (10.10%) CISA
15 21 (10.10%) Penetration Testing
15 21 (10.10%) MS PowerPoint
15 21 (10.10%) ITIL
16 20 (9.62%) Investment Banking
17 19 (9.13%) Degree
18 18 (8.65%) Management Information System
19 17 (8.17%) Network Security
20 16 (7.69%) QA
20 16 (7.69%) Legal

Risk Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 15 (7.21%) MS Project Server
2 5 (2.40%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.92%) Node.js
4 2 (0.96%) Documentum
5 1 (0.48%) Apache
5 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.48%) Confluence
Applications
1 25 (12.02%) MS Project
2 23 (11.06%) MS Excel
3 22 (10.58%) MS Office
4 21 (10.10%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (6.73%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.48%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.48%) Stata
6 1 (0.48%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) CA Clarity
1 1 (0.48%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.96%) SaaS
2 2 (0.96%) PaaS
2 2 (0.96%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (11.54%) Firewall
2 17 (8.17%) Network Security
3 12 (5.77%) VPN
3 12 (5.77%) Wireless
4 11 (5.29%) SSL
5 10 (4.81%) Reverse Proxy
6 6 (2.88%) Internet
7 3 (1.44%) DNS
7 3 (1.44%) DHCP
8 2 (0.96%) WAN
9 1 (0.48%) HTTP
9 1 (0.48%) LDAP
9 1 (0.48%) GPRS
9 1 (0.48%) GSM
9 1 (0.48%) LAN
9 1 (0.48%) UMTS
9 1 (0.48%) WLAN
9 1 (0.48%) DAB
9 1 (0.48%) IPv6
9 1 (0.48%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.37%) Big Data
2 6 (2.88%) MS Access
3 4 (1.92%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.92%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.96%) KDB
Development Applications
1 2 (0.96%) Rational Rose
1 2 (0.96%) ClearQuest
2 1 (0.48%) JIRA
2 1 (0.48%) Ant
2 1 (0.48%) ClearCase
General
1 67 (32.21%) Finance
2 32 (15.38%) Banking
3 20 (9.62%) Investment Banking
4 16 (7.69%) Legal
5 11 (5.29%) Pharmaceutical
6 9 (4.33%) Retail
7 6 (2.88%) Front Office
7 6 (2.88%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.92%) Advertising
9 3 (1.44%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.96%) Back Office
10 2 (0.96%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.96%) Publishing
10 2 (0.96%) Games
10 2 (0.96%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.96%) Private Banking
10 2 (0.96%) German Language
11 1 (0.48%) Local Government
11 1 (0.48%) Law
Job Titles
1 55 (26.44%) Analyst
2 29 (13.94%) Project Manager
2 29 (13.94%) Consultant
3 27 (12.98%) Security Analyst
4 20 (9.62%) Business Analyst
5 17 (8.17%) Security Consultant
6 13 (6.25%) Architect
7 12 (5.77%) Security Engineer
8 11 (5.29%) Planning Manager
9 10 (4.81%) Information Security Analyst
9 10 (4.81%) Information Analyst
10 9 (4.33%) Senior Analyst
10 9 (4.33%) Senior Security Analyst
11 8 (3.85%) SAP Manager
11 8 (3.85%) IT Security Engineer
11 8 (3.85%) Programme Manager
11 8 (3.85%) Project Engineer
12 7 (3.37%) Information Security Consultant
12 7 (3.37%) Risk Analyst
12 7 (3.37%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.77%) .NET
2 10 (4.81%) HTML
3 9 (4.33%) XML
4 7 (3.37%) CSS
5 6 (2.88%) JSP
5 6 (2.88%) Struts
5 6 (2.88%) Web Services
6 5 (2.40%) Swing
6 5 (2.40%) Spring
7 2 (0.96%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.96%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.48%) WML
8 1 (0.48%) SOAP
8 1 (0.48%) JDBC
8 1 (0.48%) JSON
8 1 (0.48%) Android SDK
8 1 (0.48%) Java RMI
8 1 (0.48%) WAP
8 1 (0.48%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.65%) Management Information System
2 12 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.33%) Economics
4 6 (2.88%) FMCG
5 5 (2.40%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (1.92%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.92%) CESG
7 3 (1.44%) CESG CLAS
7 3 (1.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.44%) NHS
7 3 (1.44%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.44%) Statistics
7 3 (1.44%) RMADS
8 2 (0.96%) Online Games
8 2 (0.96%) Learning Management System
8 2 (0.96%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.96%) PKI
8 2 (0.96%) Human Factors
8 2 (0.96%) Pharmacovigilance
8 2 (0.96%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.58%) Windows
2 10 (4.81%) Linux
3 4 (1.92%) UNIX
3 4 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.44%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.44%) AIX
4 3 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.96%) Android
5 2 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.96%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.48%) VMS
6 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (26.44%) Information Security
2 45 (21.63%) Project Management
3 44 (21.15%) Risk Management
4 34 (16.35%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (14.90%) PRINCE2
6 28 (13.46%) Change Management
7 27 (12.98%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (10.58%) Security Architecture
9 21 (10.10%) ITIL
9 21 (10.10%) Penetration Testing
9 21 (10.10%) Project Planning
10 16 (7.69%) Business Continuity
11 13 (6.25%) Programme Management
11 13 (6.25%) UML
11 13 (6.25%) RUP
11 13 (6.25%) BCP
11 13 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (6.25%) Coaching
12 12 (5.77%) Business Continuity Planning
12 12 (5.77%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (7.69%) Java
2 9 (4.33%) C
3 6 (2.88%) C#
3 6 (2.88%) C++
3 6 (2.88%) SQL
4 4 (1.92%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.44%) Objective-C
5 3 (1.44%) Ruby
6 2 (0.96%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.96%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.96%) PHP
6 2 (0.96%) VB
6 2 (0.96%) Python
6 2 (0.96%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.48%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 36 (17.31%) CISSP
2 22 (10.58%) CISM
3 21 (10.10%) CISA
4 19 (9.13%) Degree
5 8 (3.85%) Security Cleared
6 7 (3.37%) SC Cleared
6 7 (3.37%) CEH
7 4 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.44%) GIAC
9 2 (0.96%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.96%) CCNA
9 2 (0.96%) ISACA
10 1 (0.48%) GPEN
10 1 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.48%) BICSI Certification
10 1 (0.48%) BICSI RCDD
10 1 (0.48%) CRISC
10 1 (0.48%) ISEB
10 1 (0.48%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (12.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (7.69%) QA
3 8 (3.85%) COBIT
4 4 (1.92%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.44%) SLA
6 2 (0.96%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.48%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.48%) P3O
7 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.48%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 6 (2.88%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.92%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.44%) Terminal Server
3 3 (1.44%) Nmap
4 2 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.40%) Nessus
1 5 (2.40%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.44%) CORE IMPACT
3 2 (0.96%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 22 (10.58%) SAP
2 16 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 13 (6.25%) Juniper
4 12 (5.77%) Cisco
5 10 (4.81%) F5
6 6 (2.88%) IBM
7 5 (2.40%) HP
8 4 (1.92%) VMware
8 4 (1.92%) Splunk
8 4 (1.92%) Qualys
8 4 (1.92%) Oracle
9 3 (1.44%) Venda
10 2 (0.96%) hybris
10 2 (0.96%) Teradata
10 2 (0.96%) ION Trading
10 2 (0.96%) Yolus
10 2 (0.96%) Cognizant
10 2 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.96%) ATG
10 2 (0.96%) Citrix