The table below looks at the statistics for Risk Assessment skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Risk Assessment over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Assessment
Rank 430 387 368
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -19
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 170 214 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.40% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.54% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 109 117
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£430 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £308 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £630 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £445 £373
% change year-on-year
-6.74% +19.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £23.50 £14.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.85% -51.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £14.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+67.85% -51.72%

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
41173 39816 35317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.21% 75.21% 74.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 26232 25172 21131
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1182 1174 1060
Average hourly rate £29.00 £28.25 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -11.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.77 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.81 £50.00 £49.52
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Risk Assessment
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Risk Assessment Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Risk Assessment
Daily Rate Trend

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

Risk Assessment Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Risk Assessment
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Risk Assessment within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Risk Assessment Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Risk Assessment
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Risk Assessment Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Risk Assessment
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Risk Assessment within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Risk Assessment Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 29 May 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 -65 150 £435 -3.33% 58
London -35 76 £450 - 20
South East +12 44 £438 +9.37% 6
Buckinghamshire +11 17 £438 +9.37% 1
City of London +1 16 £475 +5.55% 8
South West +18 13 £375 -26.47% 6
Scotland +3 9 £250 -33.33% 1
Hampshire +5 7 £550 +15.78% 3
Somerset +18 6 £367 -34.55%
Edinburgh -2 6 £250 -33.33%
West Midlands -25 6 £295 -34.44% 1
Taunton +13 5 £313 -44.10%
Docklands, London +3 5 £363 -19.44%
Milton Keynes -1 5 £438 +9.37% 1
North West -25 5 £388 -13.93% 20
Surrey +16 4 - -
Kent +5 4 £275 -26.66%
Middlesex +4 4 £430 +7.50% 1
Berkshire 0 4 £456 +11.96%
Birmingham -4 4 £295 -56.29%
East Midlands 0 3 £450 -30.76% 1
Reading -1 3 £456 -29.80%
Wales -3 3 £350 +6.70% 1
South Wales - 3 £350 -
Newport - 3 £350 -
Glasgow - 3 £388 - 1
Leicestershire +3 2 £450 -
Portsmouth +1 2 - - 1
Gloucestershire -3 2 £375 - 3
Cheshire -8 2 £348 -22.77% 1

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 84 (22.52%) Finance
2 75 (20.11%) Risk Management
3 71 (19.03%) Information Security
4 70 (18.77%) Project Management
5 68 (18.23%) ITIL
6 67 (17.96%) CISSP
7 63 (16.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 49 (13.14%) CISM
9 44 (11.80%) PRINCE2
9 44 (11.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 42 (11.26%) Management Information System
11 40 (10.72%) Telecoms
12 39 (10.46%) Security Cleared
13 38 (10.19%) Degree
13 38 (10.19%) Windows
14 34 (9.12%) MS Excel
15 33 (8.85%) CISA
15 33 (8.85%) SC Cleared
16 32 (8.58%) Banking
17 31 (8.31%) Agile Software Development
18 29 (7.77%) MS Project
19 28 (7.51%) Firewall
19 28 (7.51%) Retail
20 27 (7.24%) Service Delivery
21 26 (6.97%) PCI DSS
22 24 (6.43%) Change Management
22 24 (6.43%) Validation
22 24 (6.43%) Microsoft
23 23 (6.17%) QA
23 23 (6.17%) Project Planning

Risk Assessment
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 11 (2.95%) MS Project Server
2 6 (1.61%) IIS
3 4 (1.07%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.07%) Apache
4 3 (0.80%) SAS
5 2 (0.54%) TPMS
6 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.27%) Confluence
Applications
1 34 (9.12%) MS Excel
2 29 (7.77%) MS Project
3 21 (5.63%) MS Office
3 21 (5.63%) MS Visio
4 17 (4.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.54%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.27%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 1 (0.27%) SAP FS
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 28 (7.51%) Firewall
2 17 (4.56%) VPN
3 16 (4.29%) OSPF
4 15 (4.02%) Network Security
5 11 (2.95%) Internet
5 11 (2.95%) RIP
5 11 (2.95%) Wireless
6 10 (2.68%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (2.68%) TCP/IP
7 9 (2.41%) IPsec
8 7 (1.88%) SNMP
8 7 (1.88%) SSL
8 7 (1.88%) VLAN
9 6 (1.61%) BGP
9 6 (1.61%) VoIP
10 5 (1.34%) WLAN
10 5 (1.34%) LAN
10 5 (1.34%) Extranet
10 5 (1.34%) FWSM
10 5 (1.34%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.68%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.61%) QlikView
3 3 (0.80%) Data Mining
3 3 (0.80%) Big Data
4 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.54%) Couchbase
4 2 (0.54%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.54%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (1.88%) Rational Rose
2 4 (1.07%) Subversion
3 3 (0.80%) LabVIEW
3 3 (0.80%) Trac
3 3 (0.80%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.54%) JIRA
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.27%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.27%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.27%) Introscope
5 1 (0.27%) JMeter
5 1 (0.27%) Yeoman
General
1 84 (22.52%) Finance
2 40 (10.72%) Telecoms
3 32 (8.58%) Banking
4 28 (7.51%) Retail
5 22 (5.90%) Legal
6 15 (4.02%) Back Office
7 14 (3.75%) Investment Banking
8 8 (2.14%) Retail Banking
8 8 (2.14%) Front Office
8 8 (2.14%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.88%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (1.34%) Marketing
11 3 (0.80%) Automotive
11 3 (0.80%) Law
11 3 (0.80%) German Language
12 1 (0.27%) Military
12 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.27%) Advertising
12 1 (0.27%) Publishing
12 1 (0.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 69 (18.50%) Analyst
2 49 (13.14%) Project Manager
3 42 (11.26%) Consultant
4 40 (10.72%) Architect
5 30 (8.04%) Security Consultant
6 28 (7.51%) Security Analyst
7 22 (5.90%) Business Analyst
8 14 (3.75%) Security Manager
8 14 (3.75%) Infrastructure Manager
9 13 (3.49%) Design Engineer
10 12 (3.22%) IP Engineer
10 12 (3.22%) Risk Analyst
10 12 (3.22%) Programme Manager
11 11 (2.95%) Security Engineer
11 11 (2.95%) Risk Consultant
12 10 (2.68%) IT Security Analyst
12 10 (2.68%) Information Security Consultant
12 10 (2.68%) Security Architect
12 10 (2.68%) Coordinator
13 9 (2.41%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.22%) .NET
2 8 (2.14%) HTML
3 5 (1.34%) ASP.NET
3 5 (1.34%) CSS
3 5 (1.34%) .NET Framework
4 4 (1.07%) Web Services
5 3 (0.80%) XSLT
5 3 (0.80%) JSP
5 3 (0.80%) SOAP
5 3 (0.80%) LINQ
6 2 (0.54%) WCF
6 2 (0.54%) REST
6 2 (0.54%) SAML
6 2 (0.54%) Middleware
7 1 (0.27%) XML
7 1 (0.27%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 42 (11.26%) Management Information System
2 22 (5.90%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (5.36%) Data Centre
4 11 (2.95%) RMADS
5 9 (2.41%) CESG
5 9 (2.41%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.41%) Life Science
6 6 (1.61%) User Experience
6 6 (1.61%) FMCG
6 6 (1.61%) PKI
6 6 (1.61%) PMI
7 5 (1.34%) Clustering
7 5 (1.34%) SecurID
8 4 (1.07%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.07%) BYOD
8 4 (1.07%) Biotechnology
8 4 (1.07%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (1.07%) Economics
9 3 (0.80%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 38 (10.19%) Windows
2 19 (5.09%) Linux
3 15 (4.02%) UNIX
4 6 (1.61%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.80%) AIX
5 3 (0.80%) Solaris
5 3 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.54%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (20.11%) Risk Management
2 71 (19.03%) Information Security
3 70 (18.77%) Project Management
4 68 (18.23%) ITIL
5 63 (16.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 44 (11.80%) PRINCE2
7 31 (8.31%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (7.24%) Service Delivery
9 24 (6.43%) Change Management
9 24 (6.43%) Validation
10 23 (6.17%) Project Planning
11 22 (5.90%) Data Protection
12 20 (5.36%) Risk Analysis
12 20 (5.36%) Analytics
13 18 (4.83%) UML
13 18 (4.83%) Security Architecture
14 17 (4.56%) Migration
14 17 (4.56%) Coaching
15 16 (4.29%) Mentoring
15 16 (4.29%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (3.75%) SQL
2 12 (3.22%) C
3 10 (2.68%) Java
4 6 (1.61%) C#
5 5 (1.34%) VBA
5 5 (1.34%) Python
6 3 (0.80%) VB
6 3 (0.80%) C++
6 3 (0.80%) Perl
7 2 (0.54%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.54%) Tcl
7 2 (0.54%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.54%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.27%) ABAP
8 1 (0.27%) COBOL
8 1 (0.27%) Assembly Language
8 1 (0.27%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.27%) VB6
8 1 (0.27%) R
8 1 (0.27%) sed
Qualifications
1 67 (17.96%) CISSP
2 49 (13.14%) CISM
3 39 (10.46%) Security Cleared
4 38 (10.19%) Degree
5 33 (8.85%) CISA
5 33 (8.85%) SC Cleared
6 16 (4.29%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (3.49%) CRISC
8 12 (3.22%) CEH
8 12 (3.22%) PMI Certification
9 10 (2.68%) PMP
10 9 (2.41%) CCNP
10 9 (2.41%) Check Point Certification
11 8 (2.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 8 (2.14%) ISEB
12 7 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (1.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 5 (1.34%) CCDP
13 5 (1.34%) CCIE
13 5 (1.34%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (11.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (6.97%) PCI DSS
3 23 (6.17%) QA
4 21 (5.63%) COBIT
5 7 (1.88%) ISO 9001
5 7 (1.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (1.61%) SLA
6 6 (1.61%) GMP
7 4 (1.07%) GAMP
8 3 (0.80%) ISO 9000
8 3 (0.80%) GxP
8 3 (0.80%) ISO 14001
8 3 (0.80%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.54%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.27%) BS7799
10 1 (0.27%) EFQM
10 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
10 1 (0.27%) BS15000
10 1 (0.27%) Solvency II
System Software
1 7 (1.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.54%) Terminal Server
3 1 (0.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (1.34%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (1.34%) TrustSec
2 2 (0.54%) CORE IMPACT
2 2 (0.54%) Nessus
2 2 (0.54%) Nmap
2 2 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.27%) Control-M
3 1 (0.27%) OpenView
3 1 (0.27%) Puppet
3 1 (0.27%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.27%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 24 (6.43%) Microsoft
2 22 (5.90%) Cisco
3 19 (5.09%) SAP
3 19 (5.09%) CheckPoint
4 16 (4.29%) Juniper
5 13 (3.49%) Oracle
6 9 (2.41%) F5
7 8 (2.14%) HP
8 6 (1.61%) IBM
8 6 (1.61%) Nokia
9 5 (1.34%) CA
9 5 (1.34%) Radware
9 5 (1.34%) Redback
9 5 (1.34%) Blue Coat
9 5 (1.34%) Fortinet
10 4 (1.07%) AlgoSec
10 4 (1.07%) MobileIron
10 4 (1.07%) Splunk
10 4 (1.07%) Tufin
10 4 (1.07%) Informatica
North
Larson Group
Rate: competetive
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Posted: 9 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
United Kingdom
WBRS
Rate: £
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
The Go Ahead plc
Rate: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: £225 - £250 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £800 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago