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 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
CCTA Risk Analysis and Method Management (CRAMM)
Rank 612 605 578
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -27
Contract jobs citing CRAMM 8 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.011% 0.002%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.018% 0.014% 0.003%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
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£588 £525 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.90% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £625 £525 -
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -
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
44182 41616 38228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.70% 76.15% 74.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28632 25727 23174
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1181 1176 1105
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CRAMM within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

CRAMM Daily Rate Histogram 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 10 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 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
England -23 8 £588 +11.90%
South East - 6 £663 -
Hampshire - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 £663 -
London - 1 £500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £550 -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Dorking - 1 £625 -
Leeds - 1 £550 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £550 -

CRAMM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 7 (87.50%) CISSP
1 7 (87.50%) CISM
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) RMADS
2 4 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) CESG
2 4 (50.00%) CESG CLAS
2 4 (50.00%) Information Security
2 4 (50.00%) PKI
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) Security Management
2 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (50.00%) VPN
3 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
4 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (25.00%) COBIT
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) SSADM
5 1 (12.50%) ISO 9000
5 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
5 1 (12.50%) Legal
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (12.50%) Data Protection Act

CRAMM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) VPN
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Security Officer
2 3 (37.50%) Chief Security Officer
3 2 (25.00%) IT Security Officer
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Security Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security Officer
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Editor
4 1 (12.50%) Security Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Author
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Author
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) CESG
1 4 (50.00%) CESG CLAS
1 4 (50.00%) PKI
1 4 (50.00%) RMADS
2 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (50.00%) Security Management
1 4 (50.00%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (12.50%) OWASP
4 1 (12.50%) Information Assurance
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
4 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) Kanban
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) SSADM
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) CISSP
1 7 (87.50%) CISM
2 4 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) COBIT
2 1 (12.50%) ISO 9000
2 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001