The table below looks at the statistics for Risk Assessment skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Risk Assessment over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Risk Assessment
Rank 233 218 217
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -1
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 37 46 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.40% 0.49% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.63% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 12 15
Median daily rate £450 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £279 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £474 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £420 £420
% change year-on-year
+13.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £12.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -64.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.75 £34.50 £10.00
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +245.00%
Risk Assessment
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7318 7350 6882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.02% 78.65% 75.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4491 4163 3834
Median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 258 267 285
Median hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £26.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.16% +11.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

Risk Assessment
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Risk Assessment as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Risk Assessment Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Risk Assessment
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Risk Assessment Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Risk Assessment
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Risk Assessment across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Risk Assessment Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Risk Assessment
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Risk Assessment across the South East region.

Risk Assessment Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Risk Assessment
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Assessment within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire +5 14 £462 +5.54% 1
Berkshire -3 9 £500 +11.11% 2
Hampshire +5 7 £418 -24.09% 1
Oxfordshire +7 2 £463 - 1
Middlesex -5 2 - -
Surrey -12 2 £325 - 2
East Sussex +2 1 - -
Risk Assessment
England

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Risk Assessment also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Risk Assessment.

1 35 (39.33%) Risk Management
2 21 (23.60%) Security Cleared
3 18 (20.22%) CISSP
4 17 (19.10%) Finance
5 16 (17.98%) Information Security
6 15 (16.85%) Security Architecture
7 14 (15.73%) Telecoms
7 14 (15.73%) Microsoft
8 13 (14.61%) Windows
8 13 (14.61%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (14.61%) SC Cleared
9 12 (13.48%) Penetration Testing
10 11 (12.36%) DV Cleared
10 11 (12.36%) CESG
10 11 (12.36%) CESG Certified Professional
11 10 (11.24%) Oracle
11 10 (11.24%) PRINCE2
11 10 (11.24%) Active Directory
11 10 (11.24%) Incident Management
11 10 (11.24%) Cryptography
11 10 (11.24%) RMADS
12 9 (10.11%) ISMS
12 9 (10.11%) Ethical Hacking
12 9 (10.11%) CEH
12 9 (10.11%) Project Management
12 9 (10.11%) Management Information System
12 9 (10.11%) IPsec
12 9 (10.11%) Service Management
13 8 (8.99%) Business Continuity
13 8 (8.99%) Internet

Risk Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (6.74%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.25%) MS Project Server
2 2 (2.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.12%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (6.74%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.25%) MS Project
2 2 (2.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Maximo
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.12%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.49%) IaaS
1 4 (4.49%) PaaS
2 3 (3.37%) SaaS
3 2 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.25%) Office 365
3 2 (2.25%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.11%) IPsec
2 8 (8.99%) Internet
3 6 (6.74%) FTP
3 6 (6.74%) SMTP
3 6 (6.74%) SSH
4 5 (5.62%) Network Security
4 5 (5.62%) Wireless
5 2 (2.25%) Firewall
5 2 (2.25%) TACACS
5 2 (2.25%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.25%) Value-Added Service
5 2 (2.25%) WAN
6 1 (1.12%) BGP
6 1 (1.12%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (1.12%) DAB
6 1 (1.12%) GPRS
6 1 (1.12%) MPLS
6 1 (1.12%) OSPF
6 1 (1.12%) VoLTE
6 1 (1.12%) VoWiFi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.74%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.12%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.12%) HP UFT
1 1 (1.12%) JIRA
General
1 17 (19.10%) Finance
2 14 (15.73%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.62%) Banking
3 5 (5.62%) Legal
3 5 (5.62%) Retail
4 3 (3.37%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.25%) Automotive
6 1 (1.12%) Electronics
6 1 (1.12%) German Language
6 1 (1.12%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.12%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (14.61%) Project Manager
2 10 (11.24%) Architect
2 10 (11.24%) Security Architect
3 8 (8.99%) Analyst
3 8 (8.99%) Security Advisor
4 7 (7.87%) Business Continuity Specialist
4 7 (7.87%) Consultant
5 6 (6.74%) Security Consultant
6 5 (5.62%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (5.62%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 5 (5.62%) Programme Manager
7 4 (4.49%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (4.49%) Security Analyst
7 4 (4.49%) Security Manager
7 4 (4.49%) Service Manager
7 4 (4.49%) Services Delivery Manager
7 4 (4.49%) Test Manager
8 3 (3.37%) Digital Project Manager
8 3 (3.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.36%) CESG
2 10 (11.24%) Cryptography
3 9 (10.11%) Management Information System
4 6 (6.74%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.25%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.25%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.25%) SCADA
5 2 (2.25%) Smartcard
5 2 (2.25%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.12%) Chemistry
6 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.12%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.12%) PMI
6 1 (1.12%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.61%) Windows
2 6 (6.74%) Unix
2 6 (6.74%) Windows Vista
3 4 (4.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (39.33%) Risk Management
2 16 (17.98%) Information Security
3 15 (16.85%) Security Architecture
4 13 (14.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (13.48%) Penetration Testing
6 10 (11.24%) Incident Management
6 10 (11.24%) PRINCE2
7 9 (10.11%) Ethical Hacking
7 9 (10.11%) ISMS
7 9 (10.11%) Project Management
7 9 (10.11%) Service Management
8 8 (8.99%) Business Continuity
8 8 (8.99%) Business Continuity Management
8 8 (8.99%) Information Assurance
8 8 (8.99%) Vulnerability Management
9 7 (7.87%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (6.74%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (6.74%) OWASP
10 6 (6.74%) Patch Management
10 6 (6.74%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.37%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (23.60%) Security Cleared
2 18 (20.22%) CISSP
3 13 (14.61%) SC Cleared
4 11 (12.36%) CESG Certified Professional
4 11 (12.36%) DV Cleared
5 9 (10.11%) CEH
6 4 (4.49%) CCNA
6 4 (4.49%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (4.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (3.37%) Degree
7 3 (3.37%) MCSE
7 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.25%) CISMP
8 2 (2.25%) PMI Certification
8 2 (2.25%) PMP
8 2 (2.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (2.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.12%) ISEB
9 1 (1.12%) JNCIE
9 1 (1.12%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.24%) RMADS
2 5 (5.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.62%) QA
3 4 (4.49%) PCI DSS
3 4 (4.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (2.25%) GxP
4 2 (2.25%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.25%) ISO27005
4 2 (2.25%) NEBOSH
4 2 (2.25%) SEPA
5 1 (1.12%) GMP
5 1 (1.12%) JSP 440
System Software
1 10 (11.24%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.74%) Sendmail
3 4 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (5.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (15.73%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.24%) Oracle
3 7 (7.87%) Cisco
4 6 (6.74%) Citrix
5 5 (5.62%) HP
5 5 (5.62%) VMware
6 4 (4.49%) Juniper
7 3 (3.37%) Blue Coat
8 2 (2.25%) Aruba
8 2 (2.25%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.25%) Rackspace
8 2 (2.25%) SAP
8 2 (2.25%) Sourcefire
8 2 (2.25%) Splunk
8 2 (2.25%) Sun
9 1 (1.12%) CA
9 1 (1.12%) Forcepoint
9 1 (1.12%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (1.12%) Remedy
9 1 (1.12%) Symantec