The first table below looks at the demand for Risk Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Risk Analysis over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South West region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Analysis
Rank 130 102 127
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +25
Contract jobs citing Risk Analysis 13 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.43% 0.33% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.46% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 7
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£289 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £275 £425
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -35.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £27.50
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2218 1506 2123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.55% 70.74% 69.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1479 979 1296
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 66 127
Average hourly rate £33.84 £17.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.64% -49.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Risk Analysis
England

Risk Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Risk Analysis across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Risk Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Risk Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Risk Analysis across the South West region.

Risk Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Risk Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Risk Analysis across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Risk Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Risk Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Risk Analysis across the South West region.

Risk Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Risk Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Analysis within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Bristol -12 9 £230 -34.28% 1
Somerset -16 4 £344 -
Wiltshire - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Risk Analysis
England

Risk Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Risk Analysis 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 Analysis.

1 25 (54.35%) Security Cleared
2 21 (45.65%) SC Cleared
2 21 (45.65%) Management Information System
3 20 (43.48%) Front Office
3 20 (43.48%) Back Office
3 20 (43.48%) Windows
3 20 (43.48%) SLA
3 20 (43.48%) User Acceptance Testing
3 20 (43.48%) Statistics
4 19 (41.30%) Capacity Planning
4 19 (41.30%) ITIL
5 18 (39.13%) MCP
5 18 (39.13%) Microsoft
5 18 (39.13%) VMware
5 18 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (39.13%) Windows 7
6 17 (36.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 16 (34.78%) Service Delivery
8 15 (32.61%) Service Management
8 15 (32.61%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (30.43%) ITSM
10 12 (26.09%) Risk Management
11 10 (21.74%) Workflow
11 10 (21.74%) SQL Server
12 9 (19.57%) SQL
12 9 (19.57%) Oracle
12 9 (19.57%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (19.57%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Risk Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Risk Analysis 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 Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Summit
1 1 (2.17%) Sentinel
1 1 (2.17%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.22%) GSM
1 7 (15.22%) UMTS
2 5 (10.87%) SAN
2 5 (10.87%) LTE
2 5 (10.87%) GPRS
3 4 (8.70%) WCDMA
3 4 (8.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 9 (19.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (19.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 20 (43.48%) Front Office
1 20 (43.48%) Back Office
2 7 (15.22%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.35%) Finance
3 2 (4.35%) Billing
4 1 (2.17%) Military
4 1 (2.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) Network Support
2 10 (21.74%) Support Engineer
3 9 (19.57%) DBA
3 9 (19.57%) SQL DBA
4 8 (17.39%) Network Support Engineer
4 8 (17.39%) Network Engineer
5 7 (15.22%) Lead Network Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) Integration Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) Test Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) SQL Server DBA
6 5 (10.87%) Test and Integration Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Services Delivery Manager
7 4 (8.70%) Service Manager
7 4 (8.70%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (6.52%) Senior Test Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Administrator
8 3 (6.52%) Project Coordinator
8 3 (6.52%) Coordinator
8 3 (6.52%) Senior Integration Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 21 (45.65%) Management Information System
2 20 (43.48%) Statistics
3 2 (4.35%) Clustering
3 2 (4.35%) CESG
3 2 (4.35%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (2.17%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 20 (43.48%) Windows
2 18 (39.13%) Windows 7
3 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.52%) UNIX
5 2 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (43.48%) User Acceptance Testing
2 19 (41.30%) ITIL
2 19 (41.30%) Capacity Planning
3 16 (34.78%) Service Delivery
4 15 (32.61%) Service Management
5 14 (30.43%) ITSM
6 12 (26.09%) Risk Management
7 10 (21.74%) Workflow
8 5 (10.87%) Change Management
9 4 (8.70%) Project Management
10 3 (6.52%) Integration Acceptance Testing
10 3 (6.52%) Information Security
11 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (4.35%) Problem Management
11 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 2 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (4.35%) Demand Management
11 2 (4.35%) Information Assurance
11 2 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
12 1 (2.17%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.57%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (54.35%) Security Cleared
2 21 (45.65%) SC Cleared
3 18 (39.13%) MCP
4 17 (36.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 15 (32.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (6.52%) DV Cleared
7 2 (4.35%) Degree
7 2 (4.35%) CISSP
8 1 (2.17%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (2.17%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (2.17%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (2.17%) MCITP
8 1 (2.17%) MCSE
8 1 (2.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (43.48%) SLA
2 3 (6.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.17%) QA
3 1 (2.17%) ISO 14001
3 1 (2.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Data Guard
1 2 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (39.13%) Microsoft
1 18 (39.13%) VMware
2 9 (19.57%) Oracle
3 2 (4.35%) HP
4 1 (2.17%) Citrix