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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Assessment
Rank 211 190 219
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +29
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 47 38 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.48% 0.45% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.62% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 11
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£400 £168 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+138.80% -64.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £117 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £391 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £325 £510
% change year-on-year
+26.92% -36.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-6.00% +25.00%
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
7191 6084 5762
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.11% 71.29% 69.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4096 3269 2871
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 250 229 355
Average hourly rate £21.58 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.76% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -3 22 £400 +138.80% 2
Buckinghamshire -17 11 £400 +8.47% 1
Surrey - 4 £250 -
Hampshire -19 2 - - 1
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Home Counties - - - -
Risk Assessment
England

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 36 (39.56%) ITIL
2 24 (26.37%) Cisco
2 24 (26.37%) Firewall
3 22 (24.18%) Telecoms
3 22 (24.18%) Microsoft
3 22 (24.18%) VPN
3 22 (24.18%) PCI DSS
4 21 (23.08%) CheckPoint
4 21 (23.08%) OSPF
5 19 (20.88%) Security Cleared
6 18 (19.78%) SC Cleared
7 17 (18.68%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (17.58%) CISSP
8 16 (17.58%) IPsec
9 15 (16.48%) RIP
10 14 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (14.29%) Information Security
11 13 (14.29%) Juniper
11 13 (14.29%) PRINCE2
11 13 (14.29%) MS Excel
12 12 (13.19%) Network Security
13 11 (12.09%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (12.09%) Degree
13 11 (12.09%) Internet
14 10 (10.99%) Service Management
14 10 (10.99%) Project Management
14 10 (10.99%) CCNP
14 10 (10.99%) Linux
14 10 (10.99%) F5
14 10 (10.99%) Demand Forecasting

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (3.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (2.20%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.10%) Apache
3 1 (1.10%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 13 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.79%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (8.79%) MS Project
3 6 (6.59%) MS Office
4 2 (2.20%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 24 (26.37%) Firewall
2 22 (24.18%) VPN
3 21 (23.08%) OSPF
4 16 (17.58%) IPsec
5 15 (16.48%) RIP
6 12 (13.19%) Network Security
7 11 (12.09%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (12.09%) Internet
8 9 (9.89%) SSL
9 7 (7.69%) MPLS
9 7 (7.69%) SNMP
9 7 (7.69%) VoIP
9 7 (7.69%) FWSM
9 7 (7.69%) Cisco PIX
10 6 (6.59%) VLAN
10 6 (6.59%) BGP
11 4 (4.40%) LAN
12 3 (3.30%) WLAN
12 3 (3.30%) Wireless
12 3 (3.30%) Radio Access Network
Development Applications
1 1 (1.10%) LabVIEW
1 1 (1.10%) Subversion
1 1 (1.10%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.10%) Trac
General
1 22 (24.18%) Telecoms
2 7 (7.69%) Finance
3 5 (5.49%) Retail
4 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.20%) Advertising
4 2 (2.20%) Banking
5 1 (1.10%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.10%) German Language
5 1 (1.10%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.10%) Legal
5 1 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (18.68%) Design Engineer
2 14 (15.38%) Consultant
3 13 (14.29%) IP Engineer
4 11 (12.09%) Security Consultant
4 11 (12.09%) Analyst
5 8 (8.79%) Security Engineer
6 7 (7.69%) Project Manager
7 6 (6.59%) Coordinator
8 5 (5.49%) Security Specialist
9 4 (4.40%) Project Analyst
9 4 (4.40%) Change Analyst
9 4 (4.40%) Network Security Engineer
9 4 (4.40%) Network Engineer
9 4 (4.40%) Network Design Engineer
9 4 (4.40%) Information Security Consultant
9 4 (4.40%) Risk Consultant
10 3 (3.30%) Mobility Specialist
10 3 (3.30%) Designer
10 3 (3.30%) Risk Manager
10 3 (3.30%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.10%) HTML
1 1 (1.10%) WML
1 1 (1.10%) .NET
1 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.10%) XML
1 1 (1.10%) XSLT
1 1 (1.10%) WAP
1 1 (1.10%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.79%) SecurID
3 5 (5.49%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.40%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.30%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.20%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.20%) CESG
6 2 (2.20%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.10%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.10%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.10%) CAN bus
7 1 (1.10%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.10%) EPoS
7 1 (1.10%) PKI
7 1 (1.10%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.10%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.99%) Linux
2 9 (9.89%) Windows
3 4 (4.40%) Windows Mobile
3 4 (4.40%) Android
3 4 (4.40%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.20%) UNIX
4 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.20%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.10%) AIX
5 1 (1.10%) Windows NT
5 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (39.56%) ITIL
2 14 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (14.29%) Information Security
3 13 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 10 (10.99%) Project Management
4 10 (10.99%) Service Management
4 10 (10.99%) Demand Forecasting
5 9 (9.89%) Risk Analysis
6 8 (8.79%) eTOM
6 8 (8.79%) Data Protection
6 8 (8.79%) Security Architecture
6 8 (8.79%) ITSM
6 8 (8.79%) Risk Management
7 7 (7.69%) Data Security
7 7 (7.69%) Network Management
8 6 (6.59%) Load Balancing
9 5 (5.49%) Security Management
9 5 (5.49%) Validation
10 3 (3.30%) Information Security Management
10 3 (3.30%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.30%) C
2 2 (2.20%) Python
3 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.10%) Java
3 1 (1.10%) SQL
3 1 (1.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (20.88%) Security Cleared
2 18 (19.78%) SC Cleared
3 17 (18.68%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (17.58%) CISSP
5 11 (12.09%) Degree
6 10 (10.99%) CCNP
7 7 (7.69%) CCIE
7 7 (7.69%) CCSP
8 6 (6.59%) CCDP
8 6 (6.59%) Check Point Certification
9 4 (4.40%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (4.40%) PMP
9 4 (4.40%) PMI Certification
10 3 (3.30%) DV Cleared
10 3 (3.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (2.20%) ISEB
11 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (2.20%) MCP
11 2 (2.20%) MCSE
12 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (24.18%) PCI DSS
2 8 (8.79%) COBIT
3 3 (3.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.10%) BS15000
4 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.59%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.20%) Firmware
2 2 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.20%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.10%) Terminal Server
3 1 (1.10%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (2.20%) Backup Exec
1 2 (2.20%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (2.20%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.10%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.10%) CORE IMPACT
2 1 (1.10%) Nessus
Vendors
1 24 (26.37%) Cisco
2 22 (24.18%) Microsoft
3 21 (23.08%) CheckPoint
4 13 (14.29%) Juniper
5 10 (10.99%) F5
6 9 (9.89%) Fortinet
7 8 (8.79%) Tufin
7 8 (8.79%) AlgoSec
8 7 (7.69%) Redback
8 7 (7.69%) Nokia
8 7 (7.69%) Radware
9 4 (4.40%) Oracle
9 4 (4.40%) MobileIron
10 3 (3.30%) HP
10 3 (3.30%) QNX
10 3 (3.30%) CA
11 2 (2.20%) VMware
11 2 (2.20%) Remedy
11 2 (2.20%) McAfee
11 2 (2.20%) Sophos