The first table below looks at the demand for Risk Assessment skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Assessment
Rank 125 110 126
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +16
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 11 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.35% 0.42% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.59% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 1
Average daily rate £450 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+17.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-65.51% +16.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2259 1696 1940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 71.19% 70.43% 63.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1165 841 965
Average daily rate £375 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £226 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 82 91
Average hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £61.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Risk Assessment
England

Risk Assessment
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Risk Assessment across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Assessment within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Risk Assessment
England

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (36.36%) Risk Management
1 12 (36.36%) Information Security
2 8 (24.24%) CISSP
2 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 8 (24.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 8 (24.24%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (21.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 6 (18.18%) Windows
4 6 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (18.18%) QA
5 5 (15.15%) ITIL
5 5 (15.15%) UNIX
5 5 (15.15%) GAP Analysis
5 5 (15.15%) Security Management
5 5 (15.15%) Validation
6 4 (12.12%) Web Services
6 4 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 4 (12.12%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (12.12%) Risk Analysis
6 4 (12.12%) Security Testing
6 4 (12.12%) Network Design
6 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (9.09%) Document Management
7 3 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (9.09%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 3 (9.09%) GAMP
7 3 (9.09%) GMP
7 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Network Security
1 1 (3.03%) Firewall
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
1 1 (3.03%) Wireless
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.06%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Legal
4 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Consultant
2 11 (33.33%) Analyst
3 10 (30.30%) Security Consultant
4 8 (24.24%) Risk Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Risk Consultant
6 4 (12.12%) Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Support Specialist
7 2 (6.06%) IT Risk Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Security Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
7 2 (6.06%) IT Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Validation Specialist
7 2 (6.06%) CLAS Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.03%) IT Risk Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Change Project Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Windows
2 5 (15.15%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Risk Management
1 12 (36.36%) Information Security
2 8 (24.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 8 (24.24%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 5 (15.15%) ITIL
4 5 (15.15%) GAP Analysis
4 5 (15.15%) Security Management
4 5 (15.15%) Validation
5 4 (12.12%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (12.12%) Risk Analysis
5 4 (12.12%) Security Testing
5 4 (12.12%) Network Design
5 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (9.09%) Document Management
6 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.06%) Programme Management
7 2 (6.06%) Project Management
8 1 (3.03%) Portfolio Management
8 1 (3.03%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) CISSP
2 2 (6.06%) CISA
3 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.03%) PCI QSA
3 1 (3.03%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) QiCA
3 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (18.18%) QA
3 4 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 3 (9.09%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 3 (9.09%) GAMP
4 3 (9.09%) GMP
5 2 (6.06%) BS7799
6 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
6 1 (3.03%) COBIT
6 1 (3.03%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (3.03%) Cognizant
1 1 (3.03%) Cisco
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