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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Risk Assessment over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Risk Assessment
Rank 227 221 215
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 45 47 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.47% 0.47% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.61% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 20
Average daily rate £443 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £286 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £524 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £420 £433
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £67.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £67.50 £34.50 £10.00
% change year-on-year
+95.65% +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
7674 7761 6992
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.44% 77.77% 74.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4742 4367 3891
Average daily rate £400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 282 274
Average hourly rate £37.00 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.11 £12.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.75 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

Risk Assessment
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Risk Assessment across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Risk Assessment across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Risk Assessment Hourly Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Assessment within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +9 17 £165 -60.59% 3
Hampshire +10 10 £425 -22.72%
Buckinghamshire +7 9 £450 +2.85% 1
Surrey -6 4 £325 -
Middlesex -3 2 - -
East Sussex - 2 £475 -
Oxfordshire +5 1 - -
Risk Assessment
England

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 38 (40.86%) Risk Management
2 19 (20.43%) Telecoms
2 19 (20.43%) Finance
3 18 (19.35%) Security Cleared
4 15 (16.13%) Information Security
5 14 (15.05%) Project Management
6 13 (13.98%) CISSP
6 13 (13.98%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (13.98%) Security Architecture
7 11 (11.83%) Windows
8 10 (10.75%) Microsoft
8 10 (10.75%) HP
8 10 (10.75%) Penetration Testing
8 10 (10.75%) Incident Management
8 10 (10.75%) QA
9 9 (9.68%) DV Cleared
9 9 (9.68%) HP Quality Center
9 9 (9.68%) PRINCE2
9 9 (9.68%) CESG Certified Professional
10 8 (8.60%) Oracle
10 8 (8.60%) Active Directory
10 8 (8.60%) Cisco
10 8 (8.60%) Business Continuity
10 8 (8.60%) Service Management
10 8 (8.60%) SC Cleared
10 8 (8.60%) RMADS
10 8 (8.60%) Business Continuity Management
10 8 (8.60%) Cybersecurity
11 7 (7.53%) CESG
11 7 (7.53%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (3.23%) IIS
1 3 (3.23%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.15%) MS Project Server
2 2 (2.15%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (5.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.15%) MS Project
2 2 (2.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.15%) IaaS
1 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.15%) Office 365
1 2 (2.15%) PaaS
1 2 (2.15%) SaaS
1 2 (2.15%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.45%) IPsec
2 5 (5.38%) Internet
2 5 (5.38%) Network Security
3 4 (4.30%) Value-Added Service
4 3 (3.23%) FTP
4 3 (3.23%) SMTP
4 3 (3.23%) SSH
5 2 (2.15%) Firewall
5 2 (2.15%) MVNO
5 2 (2.15%) TACACS
5 2 (2.15%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.15%) VoLTE
5 2 (2.15%) VoWiFi
5 2 (2.15%) WAN
5 2 (2.15%) Wireless
6 1 (1.08%) 4G
6 1 (1.08%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.08%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (1.08%) DAB
6 1 (1.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.08%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.08%) JIRA
General
1 19 (20.43%) Finance
1 19 (20.43%) Telecoms
2 7 (7.53%) Retail
3 6 (6.45%) Banking
4 5 (5.38%) Legal
5 3 (3.23%) Automotive
5 3 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.15%) German Language
7 1 (1.08%) Electronics
7 1 (1.08%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (19.35%) Project Manager
2 9 (9.68%) Architect
2 9 (9.68%) Security Architect
3 7 (7.53%) Analyst
3 7 (7.53%) Business Continuity Specialist
3 7 (7.53%) Programme Manager
3 7 (7.53%) Test Manager
4 6 (6.45%) Consultant
5 5 (5.38%) Security Consultant
5 5 (5.38%) Security Manager
6 4 (4.30%) Digital Project Manager
6 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (4.30%) IT Manager
6 4 (4.30%) Security Advisor
6 4 (4.30%) Security Analyst
7 3 (3.23%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.23%) IT Analyst
7 3 (3.23%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.53%) CESG
1 7 (7.53%) Management Information System
2 6 (6.45%) Cryptography
3 3 (3.23%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.23%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.15%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.15%) SCADA
4 2 (2.15%) Smartcard
4 2 (2.15%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.08%) Chemistry
5 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.08%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.08%) PMI
5 1 (1.08%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.83%) Windows
2 5 (5.38%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.23%) Unix
3 3 (3.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (40.86%) Risk Management
2 15 (16.13%) Information Security
3 14 (15.05%) Project Management
4 13 (13.98%) Security Architecture
4 13 (13.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (10.75%) Incident Management
5 10 (10.75%) Penetration Testing
6 9 (9.68%) PRINCE2
7 8 (8.60%) Business Continuity
7 8 (8.60%) Business Continuity Management
7 8 (8.60%) Cybersecurity
7 8 (8.60%) Service Management
8 6 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (6.45%) Ethical Hacking
8 6 (6.45%) ISMS
8 6 (6.45%) ITIL
9 5 (5.38%) CRM
9 5 (5.38%) Vulnerability Management
10 4 (4.30%) Coaching
10 4 (4.30%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (19.35%) Security Cleared
2 13 (13.98%) CISSP
3 9 (9.68%) CESG Certified Professional
3 9 (9.68%) DV Cleared
4 8 (8.60%) SC Cleared
5 6 (6.45%) CEH
6 5 (5.38%) CCNA
6 5 (5.38%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (4.30%) MCSE
7 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (3.23%) CLAS
8 3 (3.23%) Degree
8 3 (3.23%) IISP
8 3 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (2.15%) CISMP
9 2 (2.15%) ISEB
9 2 (2.15%) ISTQB
9 2 (2.15%) PMI Certification
9 2 (2.15%) PMP
9 2 (2.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.75%) QA
2 8 (8.60%) RMADS
3 7 (7.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (5.38%) PCI DSS
5 3 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (2.15%) GxP
6 2 (2.15%) ISO 9001
6 2 (2.15%) ISO27002
6 2 (2.15%) ISO27005
6 2 (2.15%) NEBOSH
6 2 (2.15%) SEPA
7 1 (1.08%) COBIT
7 1 (1.08%) GMP
7 1 (1.08%) JSP 440
System Software
1 8 (8.60%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.23%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 9 (9.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (10.75%) HP
1 10 (10.75%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.60%) Cisco
2 8 (8.60%) Oracle
3 6 (6.45%) VMware
4 4 (4.30%) Juniper
5 3 (3.23%) Blue Coat
5 3 (3.23%) Citrix
6 2 (2.15%) Aruba
6 2 (2.15%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.15%) Sourcefire
6 2 (2.15%) Splunk
6 2 (2.15%) Sun
7 1 (1.08%) Forcepoint
7 1 (1.08%) Informatica
7 1 (1.08%) SAP
7 1 (1.08%) Symantec
7 1 (1.08%) TIBCO