The table below looks at the statistics for CRAMM skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CRAMM over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CCTA Risk Analysis and Method Management (CRAMM)
Rank 604 573 582
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +9
Contract jobs citing CRAMM 19 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.002% 0.005%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.044% 0.003% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 0 1
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£518 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £518 - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
42787 38469 40705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.71% 74.00% 72.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 26972 23861 23648
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1173 1069 1523
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +3.44%

CRAMM
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CRAMM within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

CRAMM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CRAMM
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CRAMM within the UK.

CRAMM Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CRAMM
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CRAMM within the UK.

CRAMM Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

CRAMM
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CRAMM within the UK over the 3 months to 2 October 2014. 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
England -12 19 £518 -
South East - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Guildford - - - -
London - - - -
Swindon - - - -
South West - - - -

CRAMM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CRAMM 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 CRAMM.

1 13 (65.00%) Risk Management
2 12 (60.00%) Service Delivery
3 9 (45.00%) ITIL
3 9 (45.00%) ISEB
4 8 (40.00%) Finance
4 8 (40.00%) Information Security
5 7 (35.00%) Risk Assessment
5 7 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (35.00%) COBIT
5 7 (35.00%) ITSM
5 7 (35.00%) GIAC
5 7 (35.00%) CISSP
5 7 (35.00%) Service Management
5 7 (35.00%) CISM
5 7 (35.00%) Risk Analysis
5 7 (35.00%) Performance Management
5 7 (35.00%) PCI DSS
5 7 (35.00%) CRISC
6 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
6 6 (30.00%) Banking
7 5 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (25.00%) Data Protection
8 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 3 (15.00%) C
9 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
10 2 (10.00%) Performance Improvement
10 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (10.00%) Advertising
10 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (5.00%) Retail

CRAMM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CRAMM 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 CRAMM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Advertising
4 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Service Manager
2 10 (50.00%) Delivery Manager
2 10 (50.00%) Services Delivery Manager
3 5 (25.00%) Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Risk Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) IT Services Manager
6 2 (10.00%) Risk Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) Service Design Manager
6 2 (10.00%) Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) Security Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) Security Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Information Security Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) IT Risk Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) IT Security Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Security Risk Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) IT Services Delivery Manager
7 1 (5.00%) IT Security Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) IT Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) IT Risk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Risk Management
2 12 (60.00%) Service Delivery
3 9 (45.00%) ITIL
4 8 (40.00%) Information Security
5 7 (35.00%) Risk Assessment
5 7 (35.00%) ITSM
5 7 (35.00%) Service Management
5 7 (35.00%) Risk Analysis
5 7 (35.00%) Performance Management
6 5 (25.00%) Data Protection
7 2 (10.00%) Performance Improvement
7 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.00%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) ISEB
2 7 (35.00%) GIAC
2 7 (35.00%) CISSP
2 7 (35.00%) CISM
2 7 (35.00%) CRISC
3 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (35.00%) COBIT
1 7 (35.00%) PCI DSS