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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Assessment
Rank 208 204 211
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 36 34 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.40% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.55% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 19
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £162 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £510 £556
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £423
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -43.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.25 £28.67
% change year-on-year
+23.45% -29.35%
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
6777 6136 6931
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.86% 71.32% 71.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3782 3427 3292
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 266 241 317
Average hourly rate £21.82 £32.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.86% +35.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.08 £11.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.45 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +3.44%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 11 £475 +183.58% 2
Buckinghamshire +4 11 £425 -5.29%
Surrey -6 6 £325 -26.88%
Hampshire -11 3 £395 +75.55% 1
Middlesex +1 1 £425 -12.19%
Oxfordshire - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Kent - - - -
Risk Assessment
England

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 23 (27.06%) Cisco
2 21 (24.71%) Telecoms
3 20 (23.53%) Firewall
3 20 (23.53%) ITIL
4 17 (20.00%) CISSP
4 17 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (18.82%) Microsoft
5 16 (18.82%) VPN
5 16 (18.82%) MS Excel
5 16 (18.82%) Project Management
6 15 (17.65%) CheckPoint
6 15 (17.65%) IPsec
6 15 (17.65%) PRINCE2
6 15 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (16.47%) PCI DSS
8 13 (15.29%) Cisco PIX
8 13 (15.29%) MS PowerPoint
8 13 (15.29%) MS Project
8 13 (15.29%) Juniper
8 13 (15.29%) Finance
8 13 (15.29%) MPLS
8 13 (15.29%) OSPF
9 12 (14.12%) CCIE
9 12 (14.12%) CCSP
10 11 (12.94%) BGP
10 11 (12.94%) Information Security
10 11 (12.94%) Security Cleared
11 10 (11.76%) Network Management
11 10 (11.76%) FWSM
11 10 (11.76%) CCDP

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (3.53%) Apache
1 3 (3.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.18%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.18%) IIS
2 1 (1.18%) Site Server
2 1 (1.18%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 16 (18.82%) MS Excel
2 13 (15.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 13 (15.29%) MS Project
3 7 (8.24%) MS Office
4 2 (2.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 20 (23.53%) Firewall
2 16 (18.82%) VPN
3 15 (17.65%) IPsec
3 15 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (15.29%) Cisco PIX
4 13 (15.29%) MPLS
4 13 (15.29%) OSPF
5 11 (12.94%) BGP
6 10 (11.76%) FWSM
6 10 (11.76%) SNMP
6 10 (11.76%) VoIP
7 8 (9.41%) Network Security
7 8 (9.41%) Internet
8 5 (5.88%) SSL
9 4 (4.71%) UMTS
9 4 (4.71%) HTTP
10 3 (3.53%) RIP
10 3 (3.53%) IPv6
10 3 (3.53%) DNS
10 3 (3.53%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.18%) DB2
1 1 (1.18%) MS Access
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (1.18%) LoadRunner
1 1 (1.18%) Toad
1 1 (1.18%) Introscope
1 1 (1.18%) JProfiler
1 1 (1.18%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (1.18%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 21 (24.71%) Telecoms
2 13 (15.29%) Finance
3 4 (4.71%) Retail
4 2 (2.35%) Banking
4 2 (2.35%) Back Office
4 2 (2.35%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.35%) Advertising
5 1 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.18%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (14.12%) Analyst
2 11 (12.94%) Consultant
3 9 (10.59%) Project Manager
3 9 (10.59%) Design Engineer
4 8 (9.41%) IP Engineer
4 8 (9.41%) Security Consultant
5 5 (5.88%) Programme Manager
5 5 (5.88%) Architect
5 5 (5.88%) Risk Consultant
5 5 (5.88%) Security Engineer
5 5 (5.88%) Programme Office Manager
6 4 (4.71%) Change Analyst
6 4 (4.71%) Security Specialist
6 4 (4.71%) Information Security Consultant
7 3 (3.53%) Mobility Specialist
7 3 (3.53%) Network Engineer
7 3 (3.53%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (3.53%) Security Architect
7 3 (3.53%) Security Analyst
7 3 (3.53%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.88%) XML
2 3 (3.53%) WAP
2 3 (3.53%) WML
3 2 (2.35%) Middleware
4 1 (1.18%) Android SDK
4 1 (1.18%) ODBC
4 1 (1.18%) JDBC
4 1 (1.18%) SOAP
4 1 (1.18%) Web Services
4 1 (1.18%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.71%) Smart Meter
2 4 (4.71%) Blackberry
2 4 (4.71%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.71%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.53%) Thin Client
3 3 (3.53%) Fat Client
3 3 (3.53%) SecurID
4 2 (2.35%) EPoS
5 1 (1.18%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.18%) User Experience
5 1 (1.18%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.18%) CAN bus
5 1 (1.18%) Human Factors
5 1 (1.18%) SCADA
5 1 (1.18%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.06%) Windows
2 5 (5.88%) Android
3 4 (4.71%) Windows Mobile
3 4 (4.71%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.18%) VMS
4 1 (1.18%) UNIX
4 1 (1.18%) Solaris
4 1 (1.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.53%) ITIL
2 16 (18.82%) Project Management
3 15 (17.65%) PRINCE2
4 11 (12.94%) Information Security
5 10 (11.76%) Network Management
6 8 (9.41%) Risk Management
6 8 (9.41%) Demand Forecasting
7 7 (8.24%) Service Management
7 7 (8.24%) ITSM
7 7 (8.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (8.24%) Load Balancing
7 7 (8.24%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (7.06%) Waterfall
9 5 (5.88%) E-business
9 5 (5.88%) Change Management
9 5 (5.88%) Security Management
9 5 (5.88%) Project Planning
9 5 (5.88%) eTOM
10 4 (4.71%) Business Continuity
10 4 (4.71%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.53%) C
2 2 (2.35%) Java
3 1 (1.18%) SQL
3 1 (1.18%) VB
3 1 (1.18%) C++
3 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (20.00%) CISSP
1 17 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (14.12%) CCIE
2 12 (14.12%) CCSP
3 11 (12.94%) Security Cleared
4 10 (11.76%) CCDP
4 10 (11.76%) Check Point Certification
5 8 (9.41%) Degree
6 7 (8.24%) SC Cleared
7 5 (5.88%) CCNP
7 5 (5.88%) CISM
8 3 (3.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (3.53%) ISEB
8 3 (3.53%) DV Cleared
8 3 (3.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (2.35%) APMP
9 2 (2.35%) CISA
9 2 (2.35%) PMP
9 2 (2.35%) PMI Certification
10 1 (1.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.47%) PCI DSS
2 4 (4.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.18%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.35%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.18%) nmon
3 1 (1.18%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 23 (27.06%) Cisco
2 16 (18.82%) Microsoft
3 15 (17.65%) CheckPoint
4 13 (15.29%) Juniper
5 9 (10.59%) Nokia
5 9 (10.59%) Radware
5 9 (10.59%) Redback
6 6 (7.06%) F5
6 6 (7.06%) Oracle
6 6 (7.06%) HP
7 5 (5.88%) Fortinet
8 4 (4.71%) MobileIron
9 3 (3.53%) AlgoSec
9 3 (3.53%) QNX
9 3 (3.53%) Tufin
10 2 (2.35%) Huawei
10 2 (2.35%) Ericsson
11 1 (1.18%) BMC
11 1 (1.18%) EMC
11 1 (1.18%) SAP