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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Risk Assessment
England / South West
Rank 127 130 132
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 3 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% 0.40% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.49% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 7
Median daily rate £350 £461 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.11% +2.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £503 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+18.41% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +91.48%

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
2029 2452 2316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 79.94% 82.31% 75.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1349 1722 1553
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £283 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 120 106
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.00 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £25.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

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
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 21 January 2017. 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 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 -1 2 - - 4
Dorset - 1 £350 -
Risk Assessment
England

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 8 (61.54%) Information Security
1 8 (61.54%) CESG
2 6 (46.15%) Cryptography
2 6 (46.15%) Risk Management
3 4 (30.77%) CISM
3 4 (30.77%) Unix
3 4 (30.77%) CISSP
3 4 (30.77%) Degree
3 4 (30.77%) RMADS
3 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) Security Architecture
3 4 (30.77%) CESG Certified Professional
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
4 3 (23.08%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (23.08%) Threat Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) IISP
4 3 (23.08%) CLAS
4 3 (23.08%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (23.08%) Forensic Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (23.08%) SDLC
4 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
4 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) Nessus
4 3 (23.08%) CESG CLAS
4 3 (23.08%) Nmap
4 3 (23.08%) PKI
4 3 (23.08%) Validation
4 3 (23.08%) Qualys

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 (23.08%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
1 3 (23.08%) Network Security
1 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) Extranet
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
General
1 3 (23.08%) Legal
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Consultant
1 4 (30.77%) Security Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Coordinator
2 2 (15.38%) Security Assurance Coordinator
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) CISSP Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Compliance Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Cryptography Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Information Officer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Change Manager
3 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Network Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Resource Planner
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Risk Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) CESG
2 6 (46.15%) Cryptography
3 3 (23.08%) CESG CLAS
3 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
3 3 (23.08%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Unix
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Solaris
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Information Security
2 6 (46.15%) Risk Management
3 4 (30.77%) Security Architecture
4 3 (23.08%) Communications Security
4 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (23.08%) Forensic Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) SDLC
4 3 (23.08%) Threat Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Validation
4 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
6 1 (7.69%) Change Control
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) Data Management
6 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
6 1 (7.69%) Issue Tracking
6 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
6 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
6 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) CESG Certified Professional
1 4 (30.77%) CISM
1 4 (30.77%) CISSP
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (23.08%) CLAS
2 3 (23.08%) IISP
2 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) CEH
4 1 (7.69%) CISA
4 1 (7.69%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) RMADS
2 3 (23.08%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
3 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (15.38%) JSP 440
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Nessus
1 3 (23.08%) Nmap
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Qualys