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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Assessment
Rank 65 67 79
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +12
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 4 19 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.44% 1.75% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 2.53% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 1
Average daily rate
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£495 £168 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+195.52% -50.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £325 £510
% change year-on-year
+26.92% -36.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-6.00% +25.00%
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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
590 751 763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 65.12% 69.15% 67.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 392 269
Average daily rate £420 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 28
Average hourly rate £27.83 £15.63 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.11% -10.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (44.44%) Project Management
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) Information Security Management
2 3 (33.33%) Security Management
2 3 (33.33%) Information Security
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) VPN
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
3 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Demand Forecasting
3 2 (22.22%) F5
3 2 (22.22%) CISSP
3 2 (22.22%) CCIE
3 2 (22.22%) CCNP
3 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
3 2 (22.22%) MPLS
3 2 (22.22%) OSPF
3 2 (22.22%) Matrix Management
3 2 (22.22%) Network Security
3 2 (22.22%) Juniper
3 2 (22.22%) IPsec
3 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
4 1 (11.11%) ITSM
4 1 (11.11%) Finance
4 1 (11.11%) BS15000
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
4 1 (11.11%) E-business

Risk Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (11.11%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Project
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (22.22%) MPLS
3 2 (22.22%) OSPF
3 2 (22.22%) IPsec
3 2 (22.22%) Network Security
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (11.11%) LTE
4 1 (11.11%) FWSM
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (11.11%) BIG-IP
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (11.11%) BGP
4 1 (11.11%) DNS
4 1 (11.11%) Internet
4 1 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) UMTS
4 1 (11.11%) VoIP
4 1 (11.11%) WAN
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) IP Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Security Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Design Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Risk Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Security Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Management Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Network Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Information Security Management
2 3 (33.33%) Security Management
2 3 (33.33%) Information Security
3 2 (22.22%) Matrix Management
3 2 (22.22%) Demand Forecasting
4 1 (11.11%) Line Management
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) People Management
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
4 1 (11.11%) MOF
4 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
4 1 (11.11%) QMS
4 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) MSF
4 1 (11.11%) Network Management
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL V2
4 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) CISSP
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) CCIE
2 2 (22.22%) CCNP
3 1 (11.11%) CCDP
3 1 (11.11%) CCSP
3 1 (11.11%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (11.11%) PMP
3 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
2 1 (11.11%) BS15000
2 1 (11.11%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) Juniper
2 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
2 2 (22.22%) F5
3 1 (11.11%) Radware
3 1 (11.11%) Redback
3 1 (11.11%) Huawei
3 1 (11.11%) Fortinet
3 1 (11.11%) BMC
3 1 (11.11%) Nokia
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft