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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Assessment
Rank 217 199 211
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +12
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 40 34 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.41% 0.40% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.57% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 16
Average daily rate
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£400 £168 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+138.80% -63.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £117 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £341 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £319 £450
% change year-on-year
+33.22% -29.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £17.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -55.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +12.50%
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
7148 5970 6240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.09% 70.45% 70.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4036 3240 3033
Average daily rate £378 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 269 234 350
Average hourly rate £21.58 £31.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.38% +37.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.40 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-14.96% +1.37%

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 25 November 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Assessment within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014. 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
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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 -7 17 £438 +161.19% 3
Buckinghamshire -11 9 £400 +18.51% 1
Surrey - 7 - -
Middlesex - 3 - -
Hampshire -19 1 - - 1
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Risk Assessment
England

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 37 (37.00%) ITIL
2 30 (30.00%) Cisco
3 28 (28.00%) Firewall
4 25 (25.00%) PCI DSS
5 24 (24.00%) Telecoms
5 24 (24.00%) Microsoft
5 24 (24.00%) CheckPoint
5 24 (24.00%) VPN
6 22 (22.00%) OSPF
6 22 (22.00%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (20.00%) CISSP
8 19 (19.00%) IPsec
9 18 (18.00%) MS Excel
10 17 (17.00%) Security Cleared
11 15 (15.00%) Information Security
11 15 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (15.00%) RIP
11 15 (15.00%) Juniper
11 15 (15.00%) SC Cleared
11 15 (15.00%) Network Security
12 14 (14.00%) Cisco ASA
12 14 (14.00%) Internet
12 14 (14.00%) PRINCE2
13 13 (13.00%) Project Management
13 13 (13.00%) Demand Forecasting
13 13 (13.00%) MS PowerPoint
13 13 (13.00%) Degree
14 12 (12.00%) Fortinet
14 12 (12.00%) MS Project
15 11 (11.00%) SSL

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 (3.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.00%) Apache
2 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.00%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 18 (18.00%) MS Excel
2 13 (13.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (12.00%) MS Project
4 8 (8.00%) MS Office
5 2 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 28 (28.00%) Firewall
2 24 (24.00%) VPN
3 22 (22.00%) OSPF
4 19 (19.00%) IPsec
5 15 (15.00%) RIP
5 15 (15.00%) Network Security
6 14 (14.00%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (14.00%) Internet
7 11 (11.00%) SSL
7 11 (11.00%) Cisco PIX
8 10 (10.00%) MPLS
9 8 (8.00%) FWSM
9 8 (8.00%) BGP
9 8 (8.00%) SNMP
9 8 (8.00%) VoIP
10 5 (5.00%) VLAN
11 4 (4.00%) UMTS
12 3 (3.00%) GPRS
12 3 (3.00%) GSM
12 3 (3.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.00%) MS Access
General
1 24 (24.00%) Telecoms
2 10 (10.00%) Finance
3 5 (5.00%) Retail
4 2 (2.00%) Banking
4 2 (2.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.00%) Advertising
4 2 (2.00%) Back Office
5 1 (1.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.00%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 17 (17.00%) Design Engineer
2 16 (16.00%) Analyst
3 15 (15.00%) Consultant
4 13 (13.00%) Security Consultant
4 13 (13.00%) IP Engineer
5 10 (10.00%) Security Engineer
6 7 (7.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 7 (7.00%) Project Manager
6 7 (7.00%) Network Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) Programme Manager
7 5 (5.00%) Security Analyst
7 5 (5.00%) Programme Office Manager
7 5 (5.00%) Information Security Consultant
7 5 (5.00%) Security Specialist
7 5 (5.00%) Network Design Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) Risk Consultant
8 4 (4.00%) Project Analyst
8 4 (4.00%) Change Analyst
8 4 (4.00%) Architect
9 3 (3.00%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.00%) WAP
1 3 (3.00%) XML
1 3 (3.00%) WML
2 1 (1.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.00%) SecurID
3 4 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.00%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.00%) Thin Client
4 3 (3.00%) Fat Client
4 3 (3.00%) Smart Meter
5 2 (2.00%) EPoS
6 1 (1.00%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.00%) IVR
6 1 (1.00%) CESG
6 1 (1.00%) PKI
6 1 (1.00%) Human Factors
6 1 (1.00%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.00%) CAN bus
6 1 (1.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.00%) Windows
1 7 (7.00%) Linux
2 4 (4.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (4.00%) Android
2 4 (4.00%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.00%) UNIX
3 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (37.00%) ITIL
2 15 (15.00%) Information Security
2 15 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (14.00%) PRINCE2
4 13 (13.00%) Project Management
4 13 (13.00%) Demand Forecasting
5 11 (11.00%) eTOM
6 10 (10.00%) Risk Management
7 9 (9.00%) Security Architecture
8 8 (8.00%) Network Management
8 8 (8.00%) Data Protection
8 8 (8.00%) Risk Analysis
8 8 (8.00%) Service Management
8 8 (8.00%) Data Security
9 7 (7.00%) ITSM
9 7 (7.00%) Load Balancing
10 6 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (5.00%) Security Management
11 5 (5.00%) Waterfall
12 4 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.00%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (22.00%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (20.00%) CISSP
3 17 (17.00%) Security Cleared
4 15 (15.00%) SC Cleared
5 13 (13.00%) Degree
6 10 (10.00%) CCIE
6 10 (10.00%) CCSP
6 10 (10.00%) CCNP
7 8 (8.00%) CCDP
7 8 (8.00%) Check Point Certification
8 4 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (3.00%) ISEB
9 3 (3.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (2.00%) DV Cleared
10 2 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (2.00%) CISM
10 2 (2.00%) PMP
10 2 (2.00%) PMI Certification
11 1 (1.00%) MCP
11 1 (1.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 7 (7.00%) COBIT
3 3 (3.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.00%) Firmware
2 1 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 30 (30.00%) Cisco
2 24 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 24 (24.00%) CheckPoint
3 15 (15.00%) Juniper
4 12 (12.00%) Fortinet
5 11 (11.00%) F5
6 9 (9.00%) Radware
6 9 (9.00%) Nokia
6 9 (9.00%) Redback
6 9 (9.00%) Tufin
6 9 (9.00%) AlgoSec
7 6 (6.00%) Oracle
7 6 (6.00%) HP
8 4 (4.00%) MobileIron
9 3 (3.00%) QNX
10 2 (2.00%) Huawei
10 2 (2.00%) CA
11 1 (1.00%) SAP
11 1 (1.00%) Symantec
11 1 (1.00%) McAfee