The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Analysis
Rank 130 101 121
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +20
Contract jobs citing Risk Analysis 10 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.32% 0.32% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.45% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
Average daily rate
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£230 £370 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.83% -12.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £346 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £394 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £340 £400
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £34.75
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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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2250 1562 2184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 71.18% 70.58% 69.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1483 1024 1300
Average daily rate £398 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £261 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 70 150
Average hourly rate £34.50 £18.40 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -40.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.88 £8.30 £15.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £44.85 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 28 August 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 28 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
Bristol - 8 £220 - 3
Somerset -14 2 £350 -
Wiltshire - - - -
Cornwall - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
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Risk Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 22 (61.11%) Security Cleared
2 20 (55.56%) SLA
3 18 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 17 (47.22%) Management Information System
5 16 (44.44%) Front Office
5 16 (44.44%) Back Office
5 16 (44.44%) Windows
5 16 (44.44%) Statistics
5 16 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
5 16 (44.44%) Capacity Planning
6 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
6 15 (41.67%) ITIL
6 15 (41.67%) MCP
7 14 (38.89%) VMware
7 14 (38.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 14 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (38.89%) Windows 7
8 12 (33.33%) Service Management
8 12 (33.33%) Service Delivery
8 12 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (30.56%) ITSM
10 10 (27.78%) Workflow
10 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
11 9 (25.00%) SQL
11 9 (25.00%) Oracle
11 9 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (16.67%) Risk Management

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (2.78%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Summit
1 1 (2.78%) Sentinel
1 1 (2.78%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) GSM
1 3 (8.33%) UMTS
2 2 (5.56%) SAN
3 1 (2.78%) LTE
3 1 (2.78%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 9 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 16 (44.44%) Front Office
1 16 (44.44%) Back Office
2 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.56%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Billing
4 1 (2.78%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Network Support
2 10 (27.78%) Support Engineer
3 9 (25.00%) DBA
3 9 (25.00%) SQL DBA
4 8 (22.22%) Network Engineer
4 8 (22.22%) Network Support Engineer
5 7 (19.44%) Lead Network Engineer
6 5 (13.89%) SQL Server DBA
7 3 (8.33%) Project Coordinator
7 3 (8.33%) Administrator
7 3 (8.33%) Coordinator
7 3 (8.33%) Windows Support Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Test and Integration Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Oracle DBA
8 2 (5.56%) Server Administrator
8 2 (5.56%) Senior Test Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Integration Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Support Technician
8 2 (5.56%) Test Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Senior Integration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 17 (47.22%) Management Information System
2 16 (44.44%) Statistics
3 2 (5.56%) Clustering
4 1 (2.78%) CESG
4 1 (2.78%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 16 (44.44%) Windows
2 14 (38.89%) Windows 7
3 3 (8.33%) UNIX
4 2 (5.56%) Linux
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) Capacity Planning
1 16 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
2 15 (41.67%) ITIL
3 12 (33.33%) Service Management
3 12 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 11 (30.56%) ITSM
5 10 (27.78%) Workflow
6 6 (16.67%) Risk Management
7 4 (11.11%) Project Management
8 2 (5.56%) Problem Management
8 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (5.56%) Change Management
9 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2
9 1 (2.78%) Six Sigma
9 1 (2.78%) Validation
9 1 (2.78%) Information Security
9 1 (2.78%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (61.11%) Security Cleared
2 18 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 15 (41.67%) MCP
4 14 (38.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 12 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (8.33%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.78%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (2.78%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (2.78%) MCITP
7 1 (2.78%) Degree
7 1 (2.78%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (2.78%) MCSE
7 1 (2.78%) ISEB
7 1 (2.78%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (55.56%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) ISO 14001
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.78%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Data Guard
1 2 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 14 (38.89%) VMware
3 9 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (2.78%) Citrix