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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Assessment
Rank 63 75 74
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 5 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.60% 0.30% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.42% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
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- £115 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -22.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £17.00 -
% change year-on-year
+29.41% -
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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
553 710 647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 65.99% 70.58% 67.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 351 241
Average daily rate £400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 23
Average hourly rate £55.65 £15.25 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+264.91% -25.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 27 January 2015, 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 5 (55.56%) Project Management
2 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
3 3 (33.33%) CISSP
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) RIP
3 3 (33.33%) OSPF
3 3 (33.33%) Juniper
3 3 (33.33%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) PCI DSS
4 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Network Management
4 2 (22.22%) FWSM
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (22.22%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
4 2 (22.22%) Matrix Management
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (22.22%) Redback
4 2 (22.22%) VLAN
4 2 (22.22%) Information Security
4 2 (22.22%) Information Security Management
4 2 (22.22%) Security Management
4 2 (22.22%) IPsec
4 2 (22.22%) CCDP
4 2 (22.22%) Nokia
4 2 (22.22%) Radware

Risk Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) RIP
1 3 (33.33%) OSPF
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) FWSM
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (22.22%) VLAN
2 2 (22.22%) IPsec
2 2 (22.22%) SNMP
2 2 (22.22%) VPN
2 2 (22.22%) VoIP
3 1 (11.11%) Internet
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) Design Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Risk Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) IP Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Security Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Management Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Junior
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Network Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Network Management
2 2 (22.22%) Reverse Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
2 2 (22.22%) Matrix Management
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security Management
2 2 (22.22%) Security Management
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) MOF
3 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
3 1 (11.11%) ITSM
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) IT Governance
3 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (11.11%) QMS
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CISSP
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) CCDP
2 2 (22.22%) Check Point Certification
2 2 (22.22%) CCIE
2 2 (22.22%) CCSP
3 1 (11.11%) CCNP
3 1 (11.11%) PMP
3 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (11.11%) BS15000
2 1 (11.11%) COBIT
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (22.22%) Redback
3 2 (22.22%) Nokia
3 2 (22.22%) Radware
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Avaya
4 1 (11.11%) BMC
4 1 (11.11%) Fortinet
4 1 (11.11%) F5