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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Risk Assessment
Rank 148 155 129
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -26
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 18 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.45% 0.15% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.20% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 8
Median daily rate £463 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £361 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £645 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £403 £440
% change year-on-year
+11.80% -8.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £67.50 £34.50 £10.00
% change year-on-year
+95.65% +245.00%
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 North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3289 3054 2399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.55% 78.09% 75.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2040 1685 1253
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 145 136
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +27.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.50 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 +10 15 £500 -28.57%
Lancashire +6 3 £360 -15.29%
Risk Assessment
England

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 23 (57.50%) Information Security
2 22 (55.00%) Risk Management
3 20 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (47.50%) CISSP
5 13 (32.50%) Security Testing
6 11 (27.50%) Project Management
7 10 (25.00%) Security Architecture
8 9 (22.50%) Management Information System
8 9 (22.50%) CISM
9 8 (20.00%) Change Management
10 7 (17.50%) Data Protection
10 7 (17.50%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (17.50%) Data Privacy
10 7 (17.50%) Private Cloud
10 7 (17.50%) Internal Audit
11 6 (15.00%) Finance
12 5 (12.50%) VMware
12 5 (12.50%) PMP
12 5 (12.50%) PMI Certification
12 5 (12.50%) CRM
12 5 (12.50%) ERP
12 5 (12.50%) Oracle
12 5 (12.50%) MS Project
12 5 (12.50%) PeopleSoft
12 5 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (12.50%) Records Management
12 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (12.50%) Time Management
12 5 (12.50%) QA
13 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration

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 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (2.50%) Firewall
1 1 (2.50%) IP Telephony
1 1 (2.50%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Legal
4 1 (2.50%) Marketing
4 1 (2.50%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Analyst
2 11 (27.50%) Security Analyst
3 10 (25.00%) Information Manager
3 10 (25.00%) Information Security Manager
3 10 (25.00%) Security Manager
4 8 (20.00%) Technical Manager
5 7 (17.50%) Consultant
6 6 (15.00%) Project Manager
7 4 (10.00%) IT Manager
7 4 (10.00%) Security Consultant
8 3 (7.50%) CISSP Consultant
8 3 (7.50%) Information Analyst
8 3 (7.50%) Information Security Analyst
8 3 (7.50%) IT Analyst
8 3 (7.50%) IT Consultant
8 3 (7.50%) IT Security Consultant
9 2 (5.00%) IT Risk Analyst
9 2 (5.00%) Quality Manager
9 2 (5.00%) Risk Analyst
10 1 (2.50%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Management Information System
2 7 (17.50%) Private Cloud
3 3 (7.50%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
1 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) Information Security
2 22 (55.00%) Risk Management
3 13 (32.50%) Security Testing
4 11 (27.50%) Project Management
5 10 (25.00%) Security Architecture
6 8 (20.00%) Change Management
7 7 (17.50%) Data Privacy
7 7 (17.50%) Data Protection
7 7 (17.50%) Internal Audit
8 5 (12.50%) CRM
8 5 (12.50%) ERP
8 5 (12.50%) Records Management
8 5 (12.50%) Time Management
9 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (10.00%) Configuration Management
9 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (10.00%) Defect Management
9 4 (10.00%) DevOps
9 4 (10.00%) Migration
10 3 (7.50%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (10.00%) Perl
1 4 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (47.50%) CISSP
2 9 (22.50%) CISM
3 5 (12.50%) PMI Certification
3 5 (12.50%) PMP
4 2 (5.00%) CISMP
5 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (12.50%) QA
3 3 (7.50%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) Oracle
1 5 (12.50%) PeopleSoft
1 5 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco
2 1 (2.50%) GFI Software
2 1 (2.50%) IBM
2 1 (2.50%) Juniper
2 1 (2.50%) ServiceNow