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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Risk Assessment
Rank 124 139 118
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -21
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 12 9 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.42% 0.27% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.35% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 25
Median daily rate £288 £370 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.29% -22.10%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.25 -
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
2250 2547 2401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 77.85% 77.65% 75.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1523 1700 1585
Median daily rate £400 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 135 90
Median hourly rate £32.50 £39.25 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.19% +13.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.35 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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
Bristol +4 8 £288 -17.85% 2
Devon - 3 - -
Risk Assessment
England

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 13 (72.22%) Information Security
2 10 (55.56%) CESG
3 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
4 6 (33.33%) RMADS
4 6 (33.33%) Management Information System
5 5 (27.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (27.78%) CISSP
5 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
5 5 (27.78%) DV Cleared
5 5 (27.78%) CESG Certified Professional
6 4 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (22.22%) Security Architecture
6 4 (22.22%) Unix
6 4 (22.22%) Degree
6 4 (22.22%) Cryptography
6 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
6 4 (22.22%) Legal
7 3 (16.67%) IIS
7 3 (16.67%) MS Office
7 3 (16.67%) Extranet
7 3 (16.67%) NetWare
7 3 (16.67%) Service Management
7 3 (16.67%) Information Assurance
7 3 (16.67%) Communications Security
7 3 (16.67%) HMG Infosec
7 3 (16.67%) JSP 440
7 3 (16.67%) ISMS
7 3 (16.67%) IISP
7 3 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Extranet
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) Network Security
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) VPN
General
1 4 (22.22%) Legal
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Information Officer
1 5 (27.78%) Information Security Officer
1 5 (27.78%) Security Officer
2 2 (11.11%) Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Consultant
2 2 (11.11%) Coordinator
2 2 (11.11%) Security Assurance Coordinator
2 2 (11.11%) Security Consultant
2 2 (11.11%) Security Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Communications Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Information Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Risk Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Security Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Security Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) CESG
2 6 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 4 (22.22%) Cryptography
4 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.56%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (5.56%) PKI
5 1 (5.56%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Unix
2 3 (16.67%) NetWare
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Solaris
3 1 (5.56%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Information Security
2 4 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
2 4 (22.22%) Security Architecture
3 3 (16.67%) Communications Security
3 3 (16.67%) Information Assurance
3 3 (16.67%) ISMS
3 3 (16.67%) Service Management
4 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.56%) Digital Forensics
5 1 (5.56%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (5.56%) Protective Monitoring
5 1 (5.56%) QMS
5 1 (5.56%) SDLC
5 1 (5.56%) Threat Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 5 (27.78%) CESG Certified Professional
2 5 (27.78%) CISSP
2 5 (27.78%) DV Cleared
2 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
3 4 (22.22%) Degree
4 3 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (16.67%) IISP
5 2 (11.11%) CEH
5 2 (11.11%) CISM
5 2 (11.11%) HND
6 1 (5.56%) CISA
6 1 (5.56%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) RMADS
2 5 (27.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (16.67%) HMG Infosec
3 3 (16.67%) JSP 440
4 2 (11.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Nessus
1 1 (5.56%) Nmap
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Qualys