The table below looks at the statistics for Risk Assessment skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Assessment
Rank 63 67 78
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +11
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 6 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.69% 1.08% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 1.45% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
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£365 £168 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+117.91% -60.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £28.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -28.12%
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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 Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
585 759 854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 67.32% 74.34% 68.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 360 270
Average daily rate £400 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 11
Average hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.89 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £36.25 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

Risk Assessment
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Risk Assessment Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Risk Assessment
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Risk Assessment Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Risk Assessment
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Risk Assessment across the Reading region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Risk Assessment Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 8 (72.73%) Cisco
1 8 (72.73%) VPN
1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 7 (63.64%) MPLS
2 7 (63.64%) IPsec
2 7 (63.64%) Juniper
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (54.55%) CCIE
3 6 (54.55%) Telecoms
4 5 (45.45%) OSPF
4 5 (45.45%) BGP
4 5 (45.45%) CheckPoint
4 5 (45.45%) CISSP
4 5 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (45.45%) Cisco PIX
5 4 (36.36%) PCI DSS
5 4 (36.36%) Network Management
5 4 (36.36%) F5
5 4 (36.36%) FWSM
5 4 (36.36%) Demand Forecasting
5 4 (36.36%) CCDP
5 4 (36.36%) CCSP
5 4 (36.36%) VoIP
5 4 (36.36%) SNMP
5 4 (36.36%) Check Point Certification
6 3 (27.27%) Nokia
6 3 (27.27%) Radware
6 3 (27.27%) Apache
6 3 (27.27%) CCNP
6 3 (27.27%) DNS

Risk Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 3 (27.27%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Project
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) VPN
1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 7 (63.64%) IPsec
2 7 (63.64%) MPLS
3 5 (45.45%) OSPF
3 5 (45.45%) BGP
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco PIX
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (36.36%) SNMP
4 4 (36.36%) VoIP
4 4 (36.36%) FWSM
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (27.27%) DNS
5 3 (27.27%) BIG-IP
6 2 (18.18%) LTE
6 2 (18.18%) Network Security
6 2 (18.18%) UMTS
7 1 (9.09%) LAN
7 1 (9.09%) WAN
7 1 (9.09%) RIP
General
1 6 (54.55%) Telecoms
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) IP Engineer
2 6 (54.55%) Design Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Security Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior IP Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Design Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Managed Services Manager
5 1 (9.09%) IP Network Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Network Security Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Network Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Security Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) SecurID
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Network Management
1 4 (36.36%) Demand Forecasting
2 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
3 2 (18.18%) Network Architecture
3 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Computer Forensics
4 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) eTOM
4 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Business Development
4 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 1 (9.09%) QMS
4 1 (9.09%) Financial Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Quality Management
4 1 (9.09%) E-business
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (54.55%) CCIE
2 5 (45.45%) CISSP
3 4 (36.36%) CCDP
3 4 (36.36%) CCSP
3 4 (36.36%) Check Point Certification
4 3 (27.27%) CCNP
4 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) CGEIT
6 1 (9.09%) PMP
6 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
6 1 (9.09%) CISM
6 1 (9.09%) GIAC
6 1 (9.09%) GCIH
6 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco
2 7 (63.64%) Juniper
3 5 (45.45%) CheckPoint
4 4 (36.36%) F5
5 3 (27.27%) Radware
5 3 (27.27%) Redback
5 3 (27.27%) Nokia
6 2 (18.18%) Ericsson
6 2 (18.18%) Huawei
7 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
7 1 (9.09%) Tufin
7 1 (9.09%) AlgoSec
7 1 (9.09%) BMC
7 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat