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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Assessment
Rank 223 182 189
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +7
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 47 61 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.49% 0.66% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.89% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 25 19
Average daily rate
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£406 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £217 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £496 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £438 £369
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +18.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 - £31.00
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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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7343 6851 6117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.28% 74.64% 72.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4443 3749 3299
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 257 264
Average hourly rate £23.75 £22.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.95% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £13.00 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015. 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
Buckinghamshire -8 19 £415 +2.46% 3
Berkshire -20 8 £340 +33.33% 5
Surrey +1 7 £365 +13.17% 1
Hampshire -10 4 £450 +53.19% 3
Middlesex +1 3 £430 -16.09% 1
Kent - 3 £404 -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 2
West Sussex - 1 - -
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Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 32 (34.04%) Information Security
2 25 (26.60%) ITIL
3 22 (23.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (21.28%) Project Management
4 20 (21.28%) Risk Management
4 20 (21.28%) Finance
4 20 (21.28%) CISSP
5 17 (18.09%) Telecoms
5 17 (18.09%) PCI DSS
6 13 (13.83%) Risk Analysis
6 13 (13.83%) CISM
7 11 (11.70%) Change Management
7 11 (11.70%) Migration
7 11 (11.70%) COBIT
7 11 (11.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (11.70%) Data Protection
8 10 (10.64%) Retail
8 10 (10.64%) Management Information System
9 9 (9.57%) Windows
9 9 (9.57%) Security Architecture
9 9 (9.57%) QA
10 8 (8.51%) Critical Success Factor
10 8 (8.51%) Validation
11 7 (7.45%) Programme Management
11 7 (7.45%) Service Management
11 7 (7.45%) PRINCE2
11 7 (7.45%) Test Strategy
12 6 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (6.38%) Degree
12 6 (6.38%) HP Quality Center

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 4 (4.26%) IIS
2 2 (2.13%) Apache
2 2 (2.13%) TPMS
3 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (4.26%) MS Project
1 4 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.19%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) HFM
1 1 (1.06%) SAP FS
1 1 (1.06%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.32%) SaaS
2 2 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.38%) TCP/IP
1 6 (6.38%) Firewall
2 5 (5.32%) Network Security
3 4 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (3.19%) IPsec
4 3 (3.19%) SNMP
5 2 (2.13%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (2.13%) VLAN
5 2 (2.13%) 3G
5 2 (2.13%) OSPF
5 2 (2.13%) VPN
5 2 (2.13%) 3GPP
5 2 (2.13%) VoIP
5 2 (2.13%) RIP
5 2 (2.13%) 4G
5 2 (2.13%) FWSM
5 2 (2.13%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (1.06%) Diameter Protocol
6 1 (1.06%) SCTP
6 1 (1.06%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.13%) PowerCenter
2 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.06%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (3.19%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.06%) Yeoman
General
1 20 (21.28%) Finance
2 17 (18.09%) Telecoms
3 10 (10.64%) Retail
4 5 (5.32%) Banking
4 5 (5.32%) Legal
5 3 (3.19%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (3.19%) Law
6 2 (2.13%) Spanish Language
6 2 (2.13%) Back Office
6 2 (2.13%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.13%) Automotive
7 1 (1.06%) Publishing
7 1 (1.06%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.06%) Billing
7 1 (1.06%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.06%) Marketing
7 1 (1.06%) German Language
Job Titles
1 14 (14.89%) Analyst
2 13 (13.83%) Consultant
3 12 (12.77%) Project Manager
4 11 (11.70%) Security Consultant
5 8 (8.51%) Information Security Consultant
6 6 (6.38%) Programme Assurance Manager
6 6 (6.38%) Security Analyst
6 6 (6.38%) Programme Manager
7 5 (5.32%) Test Manager
8 4 (4.26%) Security Manager
8 4 (4.26%) Information Security Analyst
8 4 (4.26%) Security Architect
8 4 (4.26%) Security Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Architect
8 4 (4.26%) Design Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Information Analyst
8 4 (4.26%) Security Specialist
9 3 (3.19%) Change Analyst
9 3 (3.19%) Risk Consultant
9 3 (3.19%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.06%) SOAP
1 1 (1.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.64%) Management Information System
2 6 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.32%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.26%) PKI
5 3 (3.19%) PMI
6 2 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.13%) SCADA
6 2 (2.13%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.06%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.06%) BYOD
7 1 (1.06%) Chemistry
7 1 (1.06%) Human Factors
7 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.06%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.06%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.06%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.06%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.06%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.57%) Windows
2 6 (6.38%) Linux
3 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.13%) UNIX
5 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.06%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.06%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (34.04%) Information Security
2 25 (26.60%) ITIL
3 22 (23.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (21.28%) Project Management
4 20 (21.28%) Risk Management
5 13 (13.83%) Risk Analysis
6 11 (11.70%) Data Protection
6 11 (11.70%) Migration
6 11 (11.70%) Change Management
7 9 (9.57%) Security Architecture
8 8 (8.51%) Validation
8 8 (8.51%) Critical Success Factor
9 7 (7.45%) Test Strategy
9 7 (7.45%) Programme Management
9 7 (7.45%) Service Management
9 7 (7.45%) PRINCE2
10 6 (6.38%) Security Management
11 5 (5.32%) Service Delivery
11 5 (5.32%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (5.32%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.32%) SQL
2 1 (1.06%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 20 (21.28%) CISSP
2 13 (13.83%) CISM
3 6 (6.38%) PMI Certification
3 6 (6.38%) Degree
4 5 (5.32%) CISA
4 5 (5.32%) PMP
5 4 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (4.26%) CEH
6 3 (3.19%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.13%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
7 2 (2.13%) GNVQ
7 2 (2.13%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.13%) Check Point Certification
7 2 (2.13%) HNC
7 2 (2.13%) HND
7 2 (2.13%) CCIE
7 2 (2.13%) CCSP
7 2 (2.13%) CCDP
8 1 (1.06%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (18.09%) PCI DSS
2 11 (11.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (11.70%) COBIT
3 9 (9.57%) QA
4 4 (4.26%) SLA
5 3 (3.19%) GxP
6 2 (2.13%) GMP
7 1 (1.06%) ISO 9000
7 1 (1.06%) ISO 9001
7 1 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (1.06%) BS15000
7 1 (1.06%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 5 (5.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (6.38%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.06%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 6 (6.38%) Cisco
1 6 (6.38%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.32%) CheckPoint
2 5 (5.32%) SAP
3 4 (4.26%) PeopleSoft
3 4 (4.26%) HP
4 3 (3.19%) Oracle
4 3 (3.19%) Fortinet
5 2 (2.13%) Redback
5 2 (2.13%) Radware
5 2 (2.13%) Juniper
5 2 (2.13%) Ericsson
5 2 (2.13%) Nokia
6 1 (1.06%) Misys
6 1 (1.06%) QNX
6 1 (1.06%) VMware
6 1 (1.06%) F5
6 1 (1.06%) MobileIron