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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Risk Assessment
Rank 124 133 134
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 14 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.47% 0.35% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.45% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 5
Average daily rate £425 £375 £520
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -27.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £295 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £438 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £420 £433
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £67.50 £34.50 £10.00
% change year-on-year
+95.65% +245.00%
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
2316 2424 2510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.56% 77.97% 78.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1510 1568 1555
Average daily rate £388 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 100 110
Average hourly rate £42.25 £35.70 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.34% +8.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £14.50 £12.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

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 28 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Assessment within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Wiltshire - 7 £358 - 1
Gloucestershire +7 4 £425 +13.33% 2
Bristol -1 2 £354 +12.30%
Risk Assessment
England

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 17 (58.62%) Information Security
2 15 (51.72%) Security Cleared
3 12 (41.38%) CLAS
3 12 (41.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 10 (34.48%) Management Information System
4 10 (34.48%) CESG
5 9 (31.03%) CISSP
5 9 (31.03%) CESG Certified Professional
6 8 (27.59%) Risk Management
7 7 (24.14%) CESG CLAS
7 7 (24.14%) DV Cleared
7 7 (24.14%) JSP 440
8 6 (20.69%) Information Assurance
8 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (20.69%) Firewall
9 5 (17.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (13.79%) Degree
10 4 (13.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
10 4 (13.79%) Unix
10 4 (13.79%) Compliance Audit
10 4 (13.79%) Security Architecture
10 4 (13.79%) OWASP
10 4 (13.79%) Network Security
11 3 (10.34%) ISMS
11 3 (10.34%) RMADS
11 3 (10.34%) PCI DSS
11 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
11 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
11 3 (10.34%) SIEM

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

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 5 (17.24%) Consultant
3 5 (17.24%) Security Consultant
4 4 (13.79%) Security Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Information Assurance Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Information Security Manager
5 3 (10.34%) IT Security Specialist
5 3 (10.34%) PMO Coordinator
5 3 (10.34%) Project Coordinator
5 3 (10.34%) Security Assurance Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Security Specialist
6 2 (6.90%) Information Assurance Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Performance Tester
6 2 (6.90%) Project Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Security Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Security Officer
6 2 (6.90%) Security Risk Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) CESG
1 10 (34.48%) Management Information System
2 7 (24.14%) 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
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 8 (27.59%) Risk Management
3 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.69%) Information Assurance
4 4 (13.79%) Compliance Audit
4 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
4 4 (13.79%) OWASP
4 4 (13.79%) Security Architecture
4 4 (13.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (10.34%) Coaching
5 3 (10.34%) ISMS
5 3 (10.34%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (10.34%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (10.34%) Project Management
5 3 (10.34%) SDLC
5 3 (10.34%) SIEM
5 3 (10.34%) Validation
5 3 (10.34%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
5 3 (10.34%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 15 (51.72%) Security Cleared
2 12 (41.38%) CLAS
3 9 (31.03%) CESG Certified Professional
3 9 (31.03%) CISSP
4 7 (24.14%) DV Cleared
5 4 (13.79%) 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 12 (41.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 7 (24.14%) JSP 440
3 5 (17.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (10.34%) PCI DSS
4 3 (10.34%) QA
4 3 (10.34%) RMADS
5 2 (6.90%) HMG Infosec
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