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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Risk Assessment over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Risk Assessment
Rank 135 124 138
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +14
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 6 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.20% 0.42% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.54% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 6
Median daily rate £488 £375 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -26.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £300 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £450 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £415 £425
% change year-on-year
+14.45% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.75 £23.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+120.21% +67.85%
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
2308 2412 2387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.56% 77.06% 79.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1502 1609 1591
Median daily rate £390 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £526 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 102 121
Median hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +7.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.15 £17.40 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

Risk Assessment
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Risk Assessment as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Assessment within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire - 4 £488 -
Gloucestershire 0 2 £475 +26.66%
Risk Assessment
England

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Risk Assessment also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Risk Assessment.

1 17 (58.62%) Information Security
2 15 (51.72%) Security Cleared
3 11 (37.93%) CLAS
3 11 (37.93%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 10 (34.48%) CESG
4 10 (34.48%) Management Information System
5 9 (31.03%) CISSP
5 9 (31.03%) CESG Certified Professional
6 7 (24.14%) DV Cleared
6 7 (24.14%) Information Assurance
6 7 (24.14%) JSP 440
6 7 (24.14%) Risk Management
7 6 (20.69%) Firewall
7 6 (20.69%) CESG CLAS
7 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (17.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (17.24%) Degree
9 4 (13.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
9 4 (13.79%) Project Management
9 4 (13.79%) Unix
9 4 (13.79%) Compliance Audit
9 4 (13.79%) ISMS
9 4 (13.79%) Network Security
9 4 (13.79%) OWASP
9 4 (13.79%) RMADS
9 4 (13.79%) Security Architecture
10 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
10 3 (10.34%) SIEM
10 3 (10.34%) GWAPT

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) Firewall
2 4 (13.79%) Network Security
3 3 (10.34%) Internet
3 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
3 3 (10.34%) VPN
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Legal
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Coordinator
2 6 (20.69%) Security Assurance Coordinator
3 4 (13.79%) Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) Security Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) Security Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Information Assurance Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Information Security Manager
4 3 (10.34%) IT Security Specialist
4 3 (10.34%) PMO Coordinator
4 3 (10.34%) Project Coordinator
4 3 (10.34%) Security Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Security Assurance Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Security Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Information Officer
5 2 (6.90%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) QA Coordinator
5 2 (6.90%) Security Officer
5 2 (6.90%) Security Risk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) CESG
1 10 (34.48%) Management Information System
2 6 (20.69%) CESG CLAS
3 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.34%) Cryptography
3 3 (10.34%) Internet of Things
3 3 (10.34%) PKI
4 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.90%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.45%) Private Cloud
5 1 (3.45%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Unix
2 3 (10.34%) Linux
2 3 (10.34%) Solaris
2 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) Information Security
2 7 (24.14%) Information Assurance
2 7 (24.14%) Risk Management
3 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.79%) Compliance Audit
4 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
4 4 (13.79%) ISMS
4 4 (13.79%) OWASP
4 4 (13.79%) Project Management
4 4 (13.79%) Security Architecture
4 4 (13.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (10.34%) Coaching
5 3 (10.34%) Email Filtering
5 3 (10.34%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (10.34%) SDLC
5 3 (10.34%) SIEM
5 3 (10.34%) Threat Analysis
5 3 (10.34%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
5 3 (10.34%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 15 (51.72%) Security Cleared
2 11 (37.93%) CLAS
3 9 (31.03%) CESG Certified Professional
3 9 (31.03%) CISSP
4 7 (24.14%) DV Cleared
5 5 (17.24%) Degree
6 3 (10.34%) CREST Certified
6 3 (10.34%) GWAPT
6 3 (10.34%) OSCE
6 3 (10.34%) OSCP
6 3 (10.34%) SANS
6 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.45%) CEH
7 1 (3.45%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (37.93%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 7 (24.14%) JSP 440
3 5 (17.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (13.79%) RMADS
5 3 (10.34%) HMG Infosec
5 3 (10.34%) PCI DSS
5 3 (10.34%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Nessus
1 3 (10.34%) Nmap
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Qualys
2 1 (3.45%) LogRhythm
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft