The table below looks at the statistics for Risk Assessment skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Risk Assessment over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Risk Assessment
Rank 143 146 119
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -27
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 16 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.43% 0.19% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.24% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 7
Median daily rate £425 £328 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.77% -27.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £278 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £468 £398 £450
% change year-on-year
+17.73% -11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £62.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.75 £26.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+95.28% -24.28%
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 North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3037 2891 2305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 80.90% 77.76% 75.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1916 1724 1227
Median daily rate £413 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £547
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 118 98
Median hourly rate £32.50 £33.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +16.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £14.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.16 £52.08 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Risk Assessment
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Risk Assessment as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Risk Assessment Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Risk Assessment
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Risk Assessment Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Risk Assessment
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Risk Assessment across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Risk Assessment Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Risk Assessment
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Risk Assessment Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Risk Assessment
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Assessment within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +5 10 £300 -2.51% 5
Cheshire -6 3 - -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Risk Assessment
England

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Risk Assessment also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Risk Assessment.

1 12 (40.00%) Information Security
2 11 (36.67%) Risk Management
3 10 (33.33%) CISSP
4 8 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (23.33%) Internal Audit
5 7 (23.33%) Project Management
6 6 (20.00%) Banking
6 6 (20.00%) Management Information System
6 6 (20.00%) Change Management
6 6 (20.00%) CISM
6 6 (20.00%) Security Architecture
7 5 (16.67%) Visualisation
7 5 (16.67%) QA
7 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (16.67%) PMP
7 5 (16.67%) PMI Certification
7 5 (16.67%) ERP
7 5 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (16.67%) CRM
7 5 (16.67%) Oracle
7 5 (16.67%) MS Project
7 5 (16.67%) PeopleSoft
7 5 (16.67%) VMware
8 4 (13.33%) Finance
8 4 (13.33%) Python
8 4 (13.33%) Perl
8 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
8 4 (13.33%) Security Testing
8 4 (13.33%) Bash Shell
9 3 (10.00%) Data Privacy

Risk Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (3.33%) IP Telephony
2 1 (3.33%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
General
1 6 (20.00%) Banking
2 4 (13.33%) Finance
3 3 (10.00%) Legal
4 1 (3.33%) Marketing
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Analyst
2 9 (30.00%) Consultant
3 7 (23.33%) Project Manager
3 7 (23.33%) Security Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) IT Manager
5 4 (13.33%) IT Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Security Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) CISSP Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) IT Risk Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Risk Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) CLAS Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) IT Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) IT Security Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Quality Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Audit Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Information Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) IT Project Manager
8 1 (3.33%) IT Risk Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (16.67%) Visualisation
3 3 (10.00%) CESG
3 3 (10.00%) Private Cloud
4 2 (6.67%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.33%) PKI
5 1 (3.33%) Smart Energy
5 1 (3.33%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Unix
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
1 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Information Security
2 11 (36.67%) Risk Management
3 7 (23.33%) Internal Audit
3 7 (23.33%) Project Management
4 6 (20.00%) Change Management
4 6 (20.00%) Security Architecture
5 5 (16.67%) CRM
5 5 (16.67%) ERP
6 4 (13.33%) Security Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (10.00%) Data Privacy
7 3 (10.00%) Data Protection
7 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
8 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
8 2 (6.67%) Defect Management
8 2 (6.67%) DevOps
8 2 (6.67%) Information Assurance
8 2 (6.67%) IT Audit
8 2 (6.67%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) Bash Shell
1 4 (13.33%) Perl
1 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
1 4 (13.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) CISSP
2 6 (20.00%) CISM
3 5 (16.67%) PMI Certification
3 5 (16.67%) PMP
4 2 (6.67%) CISMP
4 2 (6.67%) CLAS
5 1 (3.33%) Degree
5 1 (3.33%) HNC
5 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (16.67%) QA
3 3 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle
1 5 (16.67%) PeopleSoft
1 5 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco
2 1 (3.33%) GFI Software
2 1 (3.33%) Juniper