The table below looks at the statistics for Risk Assessment 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 Assessment over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Assessment
Rank 113 103 122
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +19
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 29 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.91% 0.27% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 0.38% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 3 5
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£475 £420 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £332 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £617 £444 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £369 £405
% change year-on-year
+15.25% -8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.50%
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2263 1586 2144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 71.32% 71.06% 68.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1500 1046 1275
Average daily rate £388 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 69 154
Average hourly rate £34.50 £17.23 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.29% -44.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £8.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Risk Assessment
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Risk Assessment Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Risk Assessment
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 Assessment across the South West region.

Risk Assessment Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Risk Assessment
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Risk Assessment across the South West region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Risk Assessment Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Risk Assessment
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 Assessment across the South West region.

Risk Assessment Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Risk Assessment
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 Assessment within the South West region over the 3 months to 22 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
Somerset -1 14 £500 -
Devon - 6 £383 -
Wiltshire -10 3 £495 +35.47% 1
Gloucestershire - 2 - - 2
Risk Assessment
England

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 28 (75.68%) Information Security
1 28 (75.68%) Security Cleared
2 26 (70.27%) SC Cleared
3 20 (54.05%) Risk Management
4 18 (48.65%) JSP 440
5 17 (45.95%) RMADS
6 16 (43.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 15 (40.54%) JSP
7 15 (40.54%) Management Information System
8 12 (32.43%) CESG
8 12 (32.43%) CESG CLAS
9 11 (29.73%) Configuration Management
10 8 (21.62%) Penetration Testing
11 7 (18.92%) Information Assurance
12 6 (16.22%) Security Management
13 5 (13.51%) ISO 14001
13 5 (13.51%) Summit
13 5 (13.51%) ISO 9001
14 4 (10.81%) Information Security Management
14 4 (10.81%) DV Cleared
14 4 (10.81%) Security Architecture
15 3 (8.11%) Cloud Computing
15 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
15 3 (8.11%) Degree
15 3 (8.11%) Web Services
15 3 (8.11%) SSCP
16 2 (5.41%) C
16 2 (5.41%) Cisco
16 2 (5.41%) Juniper
16 2 (5.41%) TOGAF

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (2.70%) IIS
Business Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) Network Security
1 2 (5.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (5.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 2 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.70%) Firewall
General
1 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Coordinator
2 9 (24.32%) Consultant
3 6 (16.22%) Security Manager
4 5 (13.51%) Security Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) CLAS Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Information Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Information Security Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Network Designer
7 2 (5.41%) Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Security Designer
7 2 (5.41%) Designer
7 2 (5.41%) Security Assurance Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Service Transition Manager
8 1 (2.70%) ITIL Service Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Transition Manager
8 1 (2.70%) ITIL Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.70%) IT Security Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Security Officer
8 1 (2.70%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (40.54%) JSP
2 3 (8.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (45.95%) RMADS
2 15 (40.54%) Management Information System
3 12 (32.43%) CESG
3 12 (32.43%) CESG CLAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (75.68%) Information Security
2 20 (54.05%) Risk Management
3 11 (29.73%) Configuration Management
4 8 (21.62%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (18.92%) Information Assurance
6 6 (16.22%) Security Management
7 4 (10.81%) Information Security Management
7 4 (10.81%) Security Architecture
8 2 (5.41%) TOGAF
8 2 (5.41%) SABSA
9 1 (2.70%) Data Governance
9 1 (2.70%) Vulnerability Management
9 1 (2.70%) MSF
9 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (2.70%) Communications Security
9 1 (2.70%) Computer Security
9 1 (2.70%) Data Architecture
9 1 (2.70%) Information Management
9 1 (2.70%) Data Analysis
9 1 (2.70%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (75.68%) Security Cleared
2 26 (70.27%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.81%) DV Cleared
4 3 (8.11%) Degree
4 3 (8.11%) SSCP
5 1 (2.70%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) PMP
5 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.70%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (48.65%) JSP 440
2 16 (43.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (13.51%) ISO 14001
3 5 (13.51%) ISO 9001
4 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.70%) COBIT
4 1 (2.70%) BS15000
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 2 (5.41%) Cisco
1 2 (5.41%) Juniper
1 2 (5.41%) Blue Coat
1 2 (5.41%) IronPort
1 2 (5.41%) F5
2 1 (2.70%) Sourcefire
2 1 (2.70%) Hyperion
2 1 (2.70%) McAfee
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle
2 1 (2.70%) PeopleSoft