The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 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 Reading 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Assessment
Rank 60 70 84
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +14
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 7 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.79% 0.65% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 0.92% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£378 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.50% +17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £363 £425
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -14.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- +40.90%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
601 651 836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 68.22% 70.23% 68.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 283 308
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 8
Average hourly rate £17.07 £30.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.03% +110.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £37.50 £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Risk Assessment
Berkshire

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 31 July 2014.

Risk Assessment Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (66.67%) VPN
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
1 8 (66.67%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) IPsec
2 7 (58.33%) Juniper
2 7 (58.33%) MPLS
3 6 (50.00%) CCIE
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
4 5 (41.67%) OSPF
4 5 (41.67%) BGP
4 5 (41.67%) CISSP
4 5 (41.67%) Cisco PIX
4 5 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (33.33%) PCI DSS
5 4 (33.33%) Network Management
5 4 (33.33%) F5
5 4 (33.33%) FWSM
5 4 (33.33%) Demand Forecasting
5 4 (33.33%) Check Point Certification
5 4 (33.33%) CCSP
5 4 (33.33%) CCDP
5 4 (33.33%) VoIP
5 4 (33.33%) SNMP
6 3 (25.00%) DNS
6 3 (25.00%) Apache
6 3 (25.00%) CCNP
6 3 (25.00%) Nokia
6 3 (25.00%) Radware

Risk Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (25.00%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) VPN
1 8 (66.67%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) IPsec
2 7 (58.33%) MPLS
3 5 (41.67%) OSPF
3 5 (41.67%) BGP
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco PIX
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (33.33%) SNMP
4 4 (33.33%) VoIP
4 4 (33.33%) FWSM
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (25.00%) DNS
5 3 (25.00%) BIG-IP
6 2 (16.67%) LTE
6 2 (16.67%) Network Security
6 2 (16.67%) UMTS
7 1 (8.33%) LAN
7 1 (8.33%) WAN
7 1 (8.33%) RIP
General
1 6 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) IP Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) Design Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Security Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior IP Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Design Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Security Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Operations Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Managed Services Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Network Security Architect
5 1 (8.33%) IP Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) SecurID
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Network Management
1 4 (33.33%) Demand Forecasting
2 2 (16.67%) Network Architecture
2 2 (16.67%) Capacity Management
2 2 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Forensics
3 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (8.33%) eTOM
3 1 (8.33%) Business Development
3 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (8.33%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) E-business
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security Management
3 1 (8.33%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C
1 2 (16.67%) C#
1 2 (16.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) CCIE
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (41.67%) CISSP
3 4 (33.33%) Check Point Certification
3 4 (33.33%) CCSP
3 4 (33.33%) CCDP
4 3 (25.00%) CCNP
5 2 (16.67%) ISEB
5 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
5 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) Degree
6 1 (8.33%) CGEIT
6 1 (8.33%) PMP
6 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
6 1 (8.33%) CISM
6 1 (8.33%) GIAC
6 1 (8.33%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 7 (58.33%) Juniper
3 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
4 4 (33.33%) F5
5 3 (25.00%) Nokia
5 3 (25.00%) Radware
5 3 (25.00%) Redback
6 2 (16.67%) Ericsson
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (16.67%) Huawei
7 1 (8.33%) Fortinet
7 1 (8.33%) Tufin
7 1 (8.33%) AlgoSec
7 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat
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