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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Assessment
Rank 137 108 105
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -3
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 7 28 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.22% 0.91% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 1.23% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 23 2
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£375 £475 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £365 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £628 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £369
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +22.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 - £31.00
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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
2422 2276 1539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.69% 74.19% 71.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1621 1512 999
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 107 66
Average hourly rate £39.25 £33.84 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.98% +88.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.91 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 -1 3 £325 +8.33%
Wiltshire 0 2 £550 +22.22%
Gloucestershire -1 1 - -
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England

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 7 (38.89%) Risk Management
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
1 7 (38.89%) RMADS
2 6 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 5 (27.78%) Information Security
4 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 3 (16.67%) JSP
5 3 (16.67%) Legal
5 3 (16.67%) CESG
5 3 (16.67%) Information Assurance
5 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (16.67%) JSP 440
5 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 2 (11.11%) Security Architecture
6 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 2 (11.11%) Retail
6 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
6 2 (11.11%) ITIL
6 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
6 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
6 2 (11.11%) ISEB
7 1 (5.56%) Service Management
7 1 (5.56%) Process Management
7 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (5.56%) Identity Management
7 1 (5.56%) Project Management
7 1 (5.56%) CISSP
7 1 (5.56%) Hyperion

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Legal
3 2 (11.11%) Retail
4 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Coordinator
2 2 (11.11%) Junior
2 2 (11.11%) Test Leader
2 2 (11.11%) Consultant
2 2 (11.11%) Security Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Security Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Change Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Information Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) IT Security Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Security Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Head of IT
3 1 (5.56%) Security Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Security Officer
3 1 (5.56%) CLAS Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Head of Security
3 1 (5.56%) Risk Officer
3 1 (5.56%) Head of IT Security
3 1 (5.56%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) JSP
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) RMADS
2 6 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (16.67%) CESG
4 1 (5.56%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (5.56%) Cryptography
4 1 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (5.56%) Psychology
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (5.56%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Risk Management
2 5 (27.78%) Information Security
3 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 3 (16.67%) Information Assurance
5 2 (11.11%) Security Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
6 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.56%) PRINCE
6 1 (5.56%) Project Management
6 1 (5.56%) Service Management
6 1 (5.56%) Process Management
6 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.56%) Identity Management
6 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (5.56%) Requirements Management
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) ISEB
4 1 (5.56%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (16.67%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Hyperion