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 27 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Assessment
Rank 183 175 218
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +43
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 59 57 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.65% 0.64% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.90% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 31 15
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£375 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £150 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £534
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £31.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £28.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -28.12%
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
6658 6342 7051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.79% 71.69% 70.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3742 3467 3362
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 258 251 329
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.88 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £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 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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +20 25 £370 +120.89%
Buckinghamshire +8 21 £410 -6.28%
Hampshire -4 5 £288 +27.77% 1
Surrey -12 3 £323 -27.44% 1
Middlesex -8 2 £513 +4.16%
West Sussex - - - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Risk Assessment
England

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 24 (26.97%) Cisco
2 21 (23.60%) Firewall
2 21 (23.60%) Telecoms
3 20 (22.47%) CISSP
4 17 (19.10%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (19.10%) Microsoft
4 17 (19.10%) Finance
5 16 (17.98%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (17.98%) VPN
5 16 (17.98%) ITIL
5 16 (17.98%) MS Excel
6 15 (16.85%) CheckPoint
6 15 (16.85%) Project Management
6 15 (16.85%) IPsec
7 14 (15.73%) MS PowerPoint
7 14 (15.73%) PCI DSS
8 13 (14.61%) MPLS
8 13 (14.61%) OSPF
8 13 (14.61%) Juniper
8 13 (14.61%) PRINCE2
8 13 (14.61%) MS Project
8 13 (14.61%) Cisco PIX
9 12 (13.48%) Information Security
9 12 (13.48%) CCIE
9 12 (13.48%) CCSP
10 11 (12.36%) BGP
10 11 (12.36%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (11.24%) Check Point Certification
11 10 (11.24%) CCDP
11 10 (11.24%) SNMP

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 4 (4.49%) Apache
2 3 (3.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.12%) SAP Web AS
3 1 (1.12%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.12%) Site Server
3 1 (1.12%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.12%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (17.98%) MS Excel
2 14 (15.73%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (14.61%) MS Project
4 7 (7.87%) MS Office
5 2 (2.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (23.60%) Firewall
2 16 (17.98%) Cisco ASA
2 16 (17.98%) VPN
3 15 (16.85%) IPsec
4 13 (14.61%) Cisco PIX
4 13 (14.61%) MPLS
4 13 (14.61%) OSPF
5 11 (12.36%) BGP
6 10 (11.24%) VoIP
6 10 (11.24%) SNMP
6 10 (11.24%) FWSM
7 9 (10.11%) Network Security
8 8 (8.99%) Internet
9 5 (5.62%) SSL
10 4 (4.49%) HTTP
10 4 (4.49%) UMTS
11 3 (3.37%) BIG-IP
11 3 (3.37%) Radio Access Network
11 3 (3.37%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (3.37%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.25%) DB2
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.12%) MS Access
2 1 (1.12%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Toad
1 1 (1.12%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (1.12%) LoadRunner
1 1 (1.12%) Introscope
1 1 (1.12%) Rational Performance Tester
1 1 (1.12%) JProfiler
1 1 (1.12%) Rational DOORS
General
1 21 (23.60%) Telecoms
2 17 (19.10%) Finance
3 6 (6.74%) Retail
4 4 (4.49%) Banking
5 3 (3.37%) Advertising
5 3 (3.37%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.25%) Back Office
6 2 (2.25%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.25%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.12%) Billing
7 1 (1.12%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.12%) Marketing
7 1 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.12%) Automotive
7 1 (1.12%) Law
7 1 (1.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (15.73%) Analyst
2 12 (13.48%) Project Manager
3 9 (10.11%) Design Engineer
4 8 (8.99%) IP Engineer
5 6 (6.74%) Consultant
6 5 (5.62%) Programme Manager
6 5 (5.62%) Architect
6 5 (5.62%) Programme Office Manager
6 5 (5.62%) Security Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Security Specialist
7 4 (4.49%) Change Analyst
7 4 (4.49%) Security Architect
7 4 (4.49%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.37%) Network Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) Security Consultant
8 3 (3.37%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (3.37%) Test Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.62%) XML
2 3 (3.37%) WML
2 3 (3.37%) WAP
3 2 (2.25%) Middleware
4 1 (1.12%) JSON
4 1 (1.12%) Android SDK
4 1 (1.12%) JDBC
4 1 (1.12%) SOAP
4 1 (1.12%) Web Services
4 1 (1.12%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.62%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.49%) Smart Meter
2 4 (4.49%) Blackberry
2 4 (4.49%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.37%) SecurID
3 3 (3.37%) Thin Client
3 3 (3.37%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.25%) EPoS
5 1 (1.12%) EFT
5 1 (1.12%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.12%) CAN bus
5 1 (1.12%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.12%) Statistics
5 1 (1.12%) SCADA
5 1 (1.12%) Human Factors
5 1 (1.12%) Handset
5 1 (1.12%) APACS
5 1 (1.12%) CESG
5 1 (1.12%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.87%) Windows
2 5 (5.62%) Android
3 4 (4.49%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.49%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (3.37%) UNIX
4 3 (3.37%) Linux
5 2 (2.25%) VMS
6 1 (1.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.98%) ITIL
2 15 (16.85%) Project Management
3 13 (14.61%) PRINCE2
4 12 (13.48%) Information Security
5 11 (12.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (11.24%) Network Management
7 8 (8.99%) Demand Forecasting
8 7 (7.87%) Waterfall
8 7 (7.87%) Load Balancing
8 7 (7.87%) ITSM
8 7 (7.87%) Risk Management
8 7 (7.87%) Service Management
9 6 (6.74%) E-business
9 6 (6.74%) Project Planning
10 5 (5.62%) eTOM
11 4 (4.49%) Security Architecture
11 4 (4.49%) SIEM
11 4 (4.49%) Service Delivery
11 4 (4.49%) Change Management
12 3 (3.37%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.37%) Java
1 3 (3.37%) C
2 2 (2.25%) C++
3 1 (1.12%) SQL
3 1 (1.12%) VB
3 1 (1.12%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (22.47%) CISSP
2 17 (19.10%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (13.48%) CCIE
3 12 (13.48%) CCSP
4 10 (11.24%) CCDP
4 10 (11.24%) Check Point Certification
5 9 (10.11%) Security Cleared
6 8 (8.99%) CISM
7 7 (7.87%) Degree
8 5 (5.62%) CCNP
8 5 (5.62%) SC Cleared
9 4 (4.49%) DV Cleared
10 3 (3.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (3.37%) ISEB
10 3 (3.37%) PMP
10 3 (3.37%) PMI Certification
10 3 (3.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (2.25%) GIAC
11 2 (2.25%) CISA
11 2 (2.25%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.73%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.25%) QA
3 1 (1.12%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.12%) SLA
3 1 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.12%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 3 (3.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.37%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.25%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.25%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.12%) nmon
Vendors
1 24 (26.97%) Cisco
2 17 (19.10%) Microsoft
3 15 (16.85%) CheckPoint
4 13 (14.61%) Juniper
5 9 (10.11%) Nokia
5 9 (10.11%) Radware
5 9 (10.11%) Redback
6 7 (7.87%) Oracle
7 6 (6.74%) HP
7 6 (6.74%) F5
8 5 (5.62%) Fortinet
9 4 (4.49%) MobileIron
10 3 (3.37%) AlgoSec
10 3 (3.37%) Tufin
10 3 (3.37%) SAP
10 3 (3.37%) QNX
11 2 (2.25%) Ericsson
11 2 (2.25%) Huawei
12 1 (1.12%) Qualys
12 1 (1.12%) Splunk