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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Risk Assessment over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Assessment
Rank 151 119 120
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +1
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 11 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% 0.52% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.70% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 8
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£308 £500 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.45% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £365 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 - £28.75
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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
3459 2300 2078
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 78.90% 74.15% 71.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2130 1275 1052
Average daily rate £413 £366 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.62% +10.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 102 105
Average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% +32.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £67.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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
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 2 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Assessment within the North West region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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
Manchester -22 8 £306 -40.39% 3
Lancashire - 3 £490 -
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England

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Risk Management
3 4 (25.00%) Information Security
3 4 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (18.75%) CISSP
4 3 (18.75%) CISA
4 3 (18.75%) Security Management
4 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
5 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
5 2 (12.50%) CISM
5 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 2 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Information Security Management
5 2 (12.50%) PRINCE
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 2 (12.50%) CEH
5 2 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (12.50%) SCADA
5 2 (12.50%) Test Management
5 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
5 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 2 (12.50%) Security Architecture
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (6.25%) Network Management
6 1 (6.25%) Solvency II

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
1 1 (6.25%) Zephyr
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Architect
1 3 (18.75%) Security Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Service Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Service Transition Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Security Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Test Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Transition Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Security Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Database Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Designer
3 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
3 1 (6.25%) Service Transition Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) SCADA
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) CESG
2 1 (6.25%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (6.25%) EPoS
2 1 (6.25%) RMADS
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Risk Management
2 4 (25.00%) Information Security
3 3 (18.75%) Security Management
4 2 (12.50%) Security Architecture
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (12.50%) Test Management
4 2 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 2 (12.50%) PRINCE
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 2 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Information Security Management
5 1 (6.25%) ERP
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
5 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
5 1 (6.25%) Release Management
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) CISSP
1 3 (18.75%) CISA
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) CISM
2 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (12.50%) CEH
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) ISEB
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 2 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (6.25%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle