The table below looks at the statistics for Risk Assessment skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Risk Assessment over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Assessment
Rank 33 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.74% 0.39% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£215 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
+17.24% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.50%
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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 Slough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
223 185 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 82.29% 72.27% 72.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 102 82
Average daily rate £350 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Average hourly rate £23.50 £45.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.77% +200.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £26.80 £10.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Risk Assessment
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Risk Assessment Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Risk Assessment
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Risk Assessment Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Risk Assessment
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) GPRS
1 2 (100.00%) GSM
1 2 (100.00%) UMTS
1 2 (100.00%) WAP
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) WML
1 2 (100.00%) IPv6
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) DAB
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Smart Meter
1 2 (100.00%) 4G
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) MS Project
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

Risk Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 (50.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) GPRS
1 2 (100.00%) GSM
1 2 (100.00%) UMTS
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) IPv6
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) DAB
1 2 (100.00%) 4G
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) WML
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft