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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Analysis
Rank 125 105 121
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +16
Contract jobs citing Risk Analysis 11 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.39% 0.33% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.47% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 9
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £275 £450
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -38.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £36.25
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2076 1479 2111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 73.49% 70.40% 69.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1375 941 1292
Average daily rate £375 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 65 116
Average hourly rate £34.85 £18.90 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.39% -39.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £11.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £42.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
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
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 11 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Somerset -13 6 £331 - 2
Bristol -20 5 £405 +15.71% 1
Wiltshire - - - -
Risk Analysis
England

Risk Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 11 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 24 (55.81%) Security Cleared
2 21 (48.84%) Management Information System
3 20 (46.51%) Front Office
3 20 (46.51%) Back Office
3 20 (46.51%) Windows
3 20 (46.51%) SC Cleared
3 20 (46.51%) User Acceptance Testing
3 20 (46.51%) Statistics
4 19 (44.19%) Capacity Planning
4 19 (44.19%) ITIL
4 19 (44.19%) SLA
5 18 (41.86%) Microsoft
5 18 (41.86%) MCP
5 18 (41.86%) VMware
5 18 (41.86%) Windows 7
5 18 (41.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (34.88%) Service Delivery
6 15 (34.88%) Service Management
6 15 (34.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (32.56%) ITSM
8 11 (25.58%) Risk Management
9 10 (23.26%) Workflow
9 10 (23.26%) SQL Server
10 9 (20.93%) SQL
10 9 (20.93%) Oracle
10 9 (20.93%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (20.93%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (18.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (18.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (16.28%) UMTS

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

For the 6 months to 11 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 (2.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Summit
1 1 (2.33%) Sentinel
1 1 (2.33%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) UMTS
1 7 (16.28%) GSM
2 5 (11.63%) SMS
2 5 (11.63%) GPRS
2 5 (11.63%) LTE
2 5 (11.63%) WCDMA
2 5 (11.63%) SAN
3 1 (2.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.26%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.93%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (20.93%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (18.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (18.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 20 (46.51%) Front Office
1 20 (46.51%) Back Office
2 7 (16.28%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.65%) Finance
3 2 (4.65%) Electronics
3 2 (4.65%) Billing
4 1 (2.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (27.91%) Network Support
2 10 (23.26%) Support Engineer
3 9 (20.93%) DBA
3 9 (20.93%) SQL DBA
4 8 (18.60%) Network Support Engineer
4 8 (18.60%) Network Engineer
5 7 (16.28%) Lead Network Engineer
6 6 (13.95%) Test Engineer
7 5 (11.63%) SQL Server DBA
7 5 (11.63%) Integration Engineer
7 5 (11.63%) Test and Integration Engineer
8 4 (9.30%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (9.30%) Services Delivery Manager
8 4 (9.30%) Service Manager
9 3 (6.98%) Administrator
9 3 (6.98%) Senior Test Engineer
9 3 (6.98%) Senior Integration Engineer
9 3 (6.98%) Windows Support Engineer
10 2 (4.65%) Senior Technician
10 2 (4.65%) Contracts Manager
Miscellaneous
1 21 (48.84%) Management Information System
2 20 (46.51%) Statistics
3 2 (4.65%) Clustering
3 2 (4.65%) CESG
3 2 (4.65%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (2.33%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 20 (46.51%) Windows
2 18 (41.86%) Windows 7
3 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.98%) UNIX
5 2 (4.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) User Acceptance Testing
2 19 (44.19%) ITIL
2 19 (44.19%) Capacity Planning
3 15 (34.88%) Service Management
3 15 (34.88%) Service Delivery
4 14 (32.56%) ITSM
5 11 (25.58%) Risk Management
6 10 (23.26%) Workflow
7 5 (11.63%) Change Management
8 4 (9.30%) Integration Acceptance Testing
9 3 (6.98%) Information Security
10 2 (4.65%) Project Management
10 2 (4.65%) Problem Management
10 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (4.65%) Demand Management
10 2 (4.65%) Information Assurance
10 2 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
11 1 (2.33%) Information Governance
11 1 (2.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (2.33%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.93%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (55.81%) Security Cleared
2 20 (46.51%) SC Cleared
3 18 (41.86%) MCP
4 15 (34.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (6.98%) DV Cleared
6 2 (4.65%) CISSP
6 2 (4.65%) Degree
7 1 (2.33%) MCITP
7 1 (2.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (44.19%) SLA
2 3 (6.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.33%) QA
3 1 (2.33%) ISO 14001
3 1 (2.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (41.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Data Guard
1 2 (4.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (41.86%) Microsoft
1 18 (41.86%) VMware
2 9 (20.93%) Oracle
3 2 (4.65%) HP
4 1 (2.33%) Citrix