The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Assessment
Rank 334 339 386
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +47
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 282 255 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.52% 0.50% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.68% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 142 118
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £221 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £589
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £363 £425
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -14.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £31.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +40.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- +40.90%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40519 37298 40761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.05% 72.96% 70.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 25042 22618 23491
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1163 1058 1467
Average hourly rate £24.00 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -

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 31 July 2014.

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
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 31 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -10 261 £450 - 62
London -8 123 £450 -0.27% 32
South East +8 61 £375 +4.16% 10
City of London +24 32 £463 -10.19% 9
South West -5 28 £475 +25.00% 3
Berkshire +18 27 £255 -40.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +13 23 £405 -6.08% 3
North West +5 20 £463 +12.12% 4
West Midlands -14 19 £475 +31.03% 2
Milton Keynes +6 15 £410 -3.52% 1
Somerset -6 14 £500 -
Scotland -13 14 £253 +38.35% 1
Taunton -14 11 £491 -
Manchester +1 9 £525 +50.00% 1
Reading +10 7 £378 -24.50% 1
Hampshire -5 6 £294 -12.96%
Birmingham - 6 £475 -
Devon - 5 £370 -
West Yorkshire +4 4 £463 - 1
Yorkshire -1 4 £463 -2.63% 2
Cheshire -4 4 £450 +28.57% 2
Bracknell - 4 £500 -
Canary Wharf +9 3 £425 +20.73%
East Midlands +2 3 £475 -2.56% 4
Leeds -6 3 £463 - 1
Middlesex -7 2 £513 +2.50%
Wiltshire -10 2 £450 +45.16% 1
Surrey -13 2 £323 -15.13% 1
Gloucestershire - 2 - -
Basingstoke - 2 £263 -

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

1 153 (30.12%) Finance
2 127 (25.00%) Information Security
3 99 (19.49%) Risk Management
4 88 (17.32%) Project Management
5 86 (16.93%) CISSP
6 75 (14.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 72 (14.17%) PRINCE2
8 65 (12.80%) ITIL
9 64 (12.60%) Firewall
10 61 (12.01%) Banking
11 58 (11.42%) Management Information System
11 58 (11.42%) Security Cleared
12 56 (11.02%) Windows
13 55 (10.83%) Cisco
14 54 (10.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 53 (10.43%) Microsoft
16 50 (9.84%) CISM
16 50 (9.84%) SC Cleared
17 49 (9.65%) MS Excel
18 41 (8.07%) MS PowerPoint
19 40 (7.87%) Network Security
19 40 (7.87%) Telecoms
20 39 (7.68%) Change Management
20 39 (7.68%) MS Project
21 37 (7.28%) Legal
21 37 (7.28%) Penetration Testing
22 34 (6.69%) Security Management
22 34 (6.69%) MS Office
22 34 (6.69%) SAP
22 34 (6.69%) Juniper

Risk Assessment
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 16 (3.15%) MS Project Server
2 10 (1.97%) Apache
3 5 (0.98%) SAP Web AS
4 4 (0.79%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.59%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.39%) IIS
7 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.20%) Documentum
7 1 (0.20%) Site Server
7 1 (0.20%) Confluence
7 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 49 (9.65%) MS Excel
2 41 (8.07%) MS PowerPoint
3 39 (7.68%) MS Project
4 34 (6.69%) MS Office
5 26 (5.12%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.39%) Stata
8 1 (0.20%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 4 (0.79%) Summit
1 4 (0.79%) TRIRIGA
2 1 (0.20%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.20%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.20%) CA Clarity
2 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.39%) SaaS
2 2 (0.39%) PaaS
2 2 (0.39%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (12.60%) Firewall
2 40 (7.87%) Network Security
3 28 (5.51%) Cisco ASA
3 28 (5.51%) VPN
4 22 (4.33%) OSPF
5 21 (4.13%) Internet
6 19 (3.74%) BGP
7 17 (3.35%) IPsec
8 15 (2.95%) MPLS
8 15 (2.95%) Cisco PIX
9 14 (2.76%) SSL
10 13 (2.56%) VoIP
11 12 (2.36%) SNMP
11 12 (2.36%) FWSM
12 11 (2.17%) TCP/IP
12 11 (2.17%) WAN
13 10 (1.97%) Wireless
14 9 (1.77%) LAN
15 8 (1.57%) Reverse Proxy
16 6 (1.18%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.17%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.57%) Big Data
3 7 (1.38%) DB2
4 6 (1.18%) MS Access
5 4 (0.79%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.20%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.20%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.39%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.20%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.20%) ClearQuest
2 1 (0.20%) Introscope
2 1 (0.20%) JIRA
2 1 (0.20%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (0.20%) JProfiler
2 1 (0.20%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.20%) Ant
2 1 (0.20%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.20%) Rational Rose
2 1 (0.20%) Toad
General
1 153 (30.12%) Finance
2 61 (12.01%) Banking
3 40 (7.87%) Telecoms
4 37 (7.28%) Legal
5 26 (5.12%) Investment Banking
6 17 (3.35%) Retail
7 14 (2.76%) Financial Institution
8 11 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
9 10 (1.97%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.38%) Advertising
11 6 (1.18%) Games
12 5 (0.98%) Front Office
13 4 (0.79%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.79%) Marketing
14 3 (0.59%) Spanish Language
14 3 (0.59%) Private Banking
14 3 (0.59%) Billing
14 3 (0.59%) Automotive
14 3 (0.59%) Law
15 2 (0.39%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 89 (17.52%) Analyst
2 65 (12.80%) Consultant
3 60 (11.81%) Project Manager
4 45 (8.86%) Architect
5 42 (8.27%) Security Consultant
6 31 (6.10%) Security Analyst
7 30 (5.91%) Business Analyst
8 21 (4.13%) Coordinator
8 21 (4.13%) Security Architect
9 20 (3.94%) Security Engineer
9 20 (3.94%) Programme Manager
10 19 (3.74%) Risk Analyst
10 19 (3.74%) Infrastructure Manager
11 15 (2.95%) Information Security Consultant
12 14 (2.76%) Tester
12 14 (2.76%) Design Engineer
13 13 (2.56%) Senior Analyst
13 13 (2.56%) Risk Manager
14 12 (2.36%) Developer
15 11 (2.17%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.33%) XML
2 21 (4.13%) JSP
3 17 (3.35%) Web Services
4 11 (2.17%) HTML
5 10 (1.97%) .NET
6 7 (1.38%) CSS
7 6 (1.18%) Struts
8 5 (0.98%) Swing
8 5 (0.98%) Spring
8 5 (0.98%) JSON
8 5 (0.98%) Android SDK
9 4 (0.79%) WAP
9 4 (0.79%) Middleware
9 4 (0.79%) SOAP
9 4 (0.79%) WML
10 3 (0.59%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.39%) JDBC
11 2 (0.39%) .NET Framework
12 1 (0.20%) Velocity
12 1 (0.20%) Java RMI
Miscellaneous
1 58 (11.42%) Management Information System
2 27 (5.31%) RMADS
3 21 (4.13%) CESG
4 18 (3.54%) CESG CLAS
5 10 (1.97%) Economics
6 9 (1.77%) Mobile App
7 8 (1.57%) Blackberry
7 8 (1.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (1.38%) Clustering
9 6 (1.18%) Fat Client
9 6 (1.18%) Statistics
9 6 (1.18%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (1.18%) PMI
9 6 (1.18%) Thin Client
10 5 (0.98%) NHS
10 5 (0.98%) Smart Meter
11 4 (0.79%) FMCG
11 4 (0.79%) Derivative
11 4 (0.79%) Mathematics
11 4 (0.79%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 56 (11.02%) Windows
2 28 (5.51%) UNIX
3 24 (4.72%) Linux
4 11 (2.17%) VMS
5 9 (1.77%) Android
6 8 (1.57%) Windows 7
6 8 (1.57%) Solaris
7 6 (1.18%) AIX
7 6 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.79%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (0.79%) Windows NT
8 4 (0.79%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (25.00%) Information Security
2 99 (19.49%) Risk Management
3 88 (17.32%) Project Management
4 75 (14.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 72 (14.17%) PRINCE2
6 65 (12.80%) ITIL
7 39 (7.68%) Change Management
8 37 (7.28%) Penetration Testing
9 34 (6.69%) Security Management
10 31 (6.10%) Project Planning
11 28 (5.51%) Service Delivery
12 27 (5.31%) Programme Management
12 27 (5.31%) Security Architecture
13 26 (5.12%) Continuous Improvement
14 25 (4.92%) Agile Software Development
15 24 (4.72%) Information Security Management
16 23 (4.53%) Migration
17 21 (4.13%) TOGAF
18 20 (3.94%) Business Continuity
18 20 (3.94%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 27 (5.31%) Java
2 26 (5.12%) C
3 15 (2.95%) SQL
4 14 (2.76%) C++
5 10 (1.97%) C#
6 8 (1.57%) Perl
7 7 (1.38%) Tcl
8 4 (0.79%) Shell Script
8 4 (0.79%) VB
8 4 (0.79%) Python
8 4 (0.79%) JavaScript
9 3 (0.59%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.59%) Objective-C
9 3 (0.59%) Ruby
10 2 (0.39%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.39%) MATLAB
10 2 (0.39%) PHP
11 1 (0.20%) F#
Qualifications
1 86 (16.93%) CISSP
2 58 (11.42%) Security Cleared
3 50 (9.84%) SC Cleared
3 50 (9.84%) CISM
4 33 (6.50%) Degree
5 27 (5.31%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (3.94%) CISA
7 14 (2.76%) Check Point Certification
8 13 (2.56%) PMI Certification
8 13 (2.56%) CCIE
8 13 (2.56%) CCSP
8 13 (2.56%) CCNP
8 13 (2.56%) GIAC
9 11 (2.17%) CCDP
10 10 (1.97%) ISEB
11 9 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (1.77%) DV Cleared
12 8 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 8 (1.57%) CRISC
13 7 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (10.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (4.33%) PCI DSS
2 22 (4.33%) SLA
3 21 (4.13%) QA
4 19 (3.74%) JSP 440
5 14 (2.76%) COBIT
6 9 (1.77%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.79%) BS7799
7 4 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 4 (0.79%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.39%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 2 (0.39%) GAMP
9 1 (0.20%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.20%) BS15000
9 1 (0.20%) HMG Infosec
9 1 (0.20%) Basel III
9 1 (0.20%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.20%) P3O
9 1 (0.20%) CRD IV
System Software
1 7 (1.38%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.18%) Terminal Server
2 6 (1.18%) Nmap
3 4 (0.79%) ProxySG
3 4 (0.79%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (1.97%) HP Quality Center
1 10 (1.97%) Tivoli
2 6 (1.18%) Nessus
2 6 (1.18%) CORE IMPACT
3 4 (0.79%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.39%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.20%) nmon
Vendors
1 55 (10.83%) Cisco
2 53 (10.43%) Microsoft
3 34 (6.69%) SAP
3 34 (6.69%) Juniper
4 26 (5.12%) CheckPoint
5 20 (3.94%) Oracle
6 19 (3.74%) F5
7 15 (2.95%) HP
8 14 (2.76%) IBM
9 12 (2.36%) Blue Coat
10 10 (1.97%) Redback
10 10 (1.97%) Nokia
10 10 (1.97%) Radware
11 7 (1.38%) Splunk
12 6 (1.18%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
13 5 (0.98%) Qualys
13 5 (0.98%) Fortinet
14 4 (0.79%) IronPort
14 4 (0.79%) VMware
14 4 (0.79%) MobileIron
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
LA International
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Advantage XPO
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: to £500 day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
West London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Berkshire
Insource
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £550 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Nottingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 27 days ago