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 2 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Assessment
Rank 364 350 396
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +46
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 261 257 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.48% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.65% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 141 116
Average daily rate
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£450 £429 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.89% -4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £225 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £627
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £28.75 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £28.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -28.12%

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
42045 39415 41397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.46% 73.73% 71.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 26091 24205 23959
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1165 1093 1499
Average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% -6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.45 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -28 231 £450 +2.85% 39
London -20 98 £475 +3.82% 13
South East -1 60 £375 -11.76% 8
South West -8 31 £475 +13.09% 3
City of London +36 28 £463 -11.90% 4
Berkshire +18 25 £370 +120.89% 1
Scotland +2 23 £500 +185.71% 2
Buckinghamshire +9 21 £410 -6.28% 1
North West -7 16 £500 +42.85% 7
West Midlands -15 16 £450 +22.03% 1
Somerset 0 14 £500 -
Milton Keynes +3 13 £410 -3.52% 1
Taunton -5 11 £491 -
Manchester +7 10 £513 +46.42% 1
Edinburgh -8 9 - -
Shropshire +2 7 £475 -
East Midlands +5 6 £425 -18.66% 1
Reading +4 6 £365 +117.91%
Devon - 6 £383 -
Birmingham +5 5 £275 -31.25%
Telford -4 5 £501 -
Wiltshire -5 5 £500 +36.98%
Hampshire -7 5 £288 +27.77% 2
Swindon -4 4 £500 +19.04%
Surrey -10 4 £323 -27.44% 1
Glasgow -21 4 £500 +185.71%
Bracknell - 4 £500 -
Slough +4 3 £345 -
Nottinghamshire +17 2 £413 -25.00%
Nottingham +15 2 £413 -25.00%

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 137 (28.48%) Finance
2 125 (25.99%) Information Security
3 95 (19.75%) Risk Management
4 78 (16.22%) CISSP
5 73 (15.18%) Project Management
6 69 (14.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 63 (13.10%) ITIL
8 61 (12.68%) Security Cleared
9 60 (12.47%) Firewall
10 59 (12.27%) PRINCE2
10 59 (12.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 55 (11.43%) Banking
12 54 (11.23%) Management Information System
13 53 (11.02%) SC Cleared
14 51 (10.60%) Cisco
15 49 (10.19%) Windows
16 48 (9.98%) MS Excel
17 45 (9.36%) Microsoft
18 44 (9.15%) MS Project
19 43 (8.94%) Change Management
19 43 (8.94%) CISM
20 41 (8.52%) MS PowerPoint
21 38 (7.90%) Degree
22 37 (7.69%) Network Security
22 37 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
22 37 (7.69%) Telecoms
22 37 (7.69%) MS Office
22 37 (7.69%) Security Architecture
23 36 (7.48%) Juniper
24 32 (6.65%) VPN

Risk Assessment
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (3.33%) MS Project Server
2 7 (1.46%) Apache
3 5 (1.04%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.83%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.83%) Node.js
5 3 (0.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.42%) SAP Web AS
6 2 (0.42%) Documentum
6 2 (0.42%) IIS
7 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.21%) Site Server
7 1 (0.21%) Confluence
Applications
1 48 (9.98%) MS Excel
2 44 (9.15%) MS Project
3 41 (8.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 37 (7.69%) MS Office
5 26 (5.41%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.42%) Stata
7 1 (0.21%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.21%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (1.04%) Summit
2 4 (0.83%) TRIRIGA
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.21%) CA Clarity
3 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.42%) SaaS
2 2 (0.42%) PaaS
2 2 (0.42%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (12.47%) Firewall
2 37 (7.69%) Network Security
3 32 (6.65%) VPN
4 22 (4.57%) Cisco ASA
5 21 (4.37%) OSPF
6 20 (4.16%) Internet
7 18 (3.74%) BGP
8 17 (3.53%) IPsec
9 16 (3.33%) MPLS
9 16 (3.33%) SSL
9 16 (3.33%) Cisco PIX
10 13 (2.70%) Wireless
10 13 (2.70%) VoIP
11 12 (2.49%) WAN
11 12 (2.49%) SNMP
11 12 (2.49%) FWSM
12 10 (2.08%) Reverse Proxy
12 10 (2.08%) LAN
13 6 (1.25%) DNS
13 6 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.87%) Big Data
2 8 (1.66%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.46%) MS Access
4 4 (0.83%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.62%) DB2
6 2 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.42%) KDB
Development Applications
1 2 (0.42%) Rational Rose
1 2 (0.42%) ClearQuest
1 2 (0.42%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.21%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.21%) Introscope
2 1 (0.21%) JIRA
2 1 (0.21%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (0.21%) JProfiler
2 1 (0.21%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.21%) Toad
2 1 (0.21%) Ant
2 1 (0.21%) ClearCase
General
1 137 (28.48%) Finance
2 55 (11.43%) Banking
3 37 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 29 (6.03%) Legal
5 21 (4.37%) Investment Banking
6 18 (3.74%) Retail
7 12 (2.49%) Pharmaceutical
8 11 (2.29%) Manufacturing
9 10 (2.08%) Financial Institution
10 8 (1.66%) Advertising
11 6 (1.25%) Front Office
12 5 (1.04%) Marketing
13 4 (0.83%) Back Office
13 4 (0.83%) Billing
13 4 (0.83%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.62%) Private Banking
14 3 (0.62%) Automotive
15 2 (0.42%) Law
15 2 (0.42%) Publishing
15 2 (0.42%) Games
Job Titles
1 91 (18.92%) Analyst
2 63 (13.10%) Consultant
3 58 (12.06%) Project Manager
4 41 (8.52%) Security Consultant
5 40 (8.32%) Architect
6 39 (8.11%) Security Analyst
7 29 (6.03%) Business Analyst
8 19 (3.95%) Coordinator
8 19 (3.95%) Security Engineer
9 18 (3.74%) Risk Analyst
9 18 (3.74%) Information Security Consultant
10 17 (3.53%) Programme Manager
11 16 (3.33%) Infrastructure Manager
12 14 (2.91%) Security Architect
13 13 (2.70%) Risk Manager
13 13 (2.70%) Tester
14 12 (2.49%) Solutions Architect
14 12 (2.49%) Design Engineer
14 12 (2.49%) Information Analyst
14 12 (2.49%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.37%) JSP
2 14 (2.91%) .NET
2 14 (2.91%) XML
3 12 (2.49%) Web Services
4 11 (2.29%) HTML
5 7 (1.46%) CSS
6 6 (1.25%) Struts
7 5 (1.04%) Swing
7 5 (1.04%) Spring
8 4 (0.83%) WAP
8 4 (0.83%) WML
9 3 (0.62%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.62%) Middleware
10 2 (0.42%) JDBC
10 2 (0.42%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.21%) JSON
11 1 (0.21%) Android SDK
11 1 (0.21%) SOAP
11 1 (0.21%) Java RMI
11 1 (0.21%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 54 (11.23%) Management Information System
2 26 (5.41%) RMADS
3 21 (4.37%) CESG
4 18 (3.74%) CESG CLAS
5 10 (2.08%) Economics
5 10 (2.08%) Data Protection Act
6 8 (1.66%) SCADA
6 8 (1.66%) Blackberry
6 8 (1.66%) Statistics
7 6 (1.25%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.25%) FMCG
7 6 (1.25%) Firmware
7 6 (1.25%) Thin Client
7 6 (1.25%) Clustering
7 6 (1.25%) Fat Client
8 5 (1.04%) NHS
8 5 (1.04%) PMI
8 5 (1.04%) Smart Meter
9 4 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (0.83%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 49 (10.19%) Windows
2 21 (4.37%) Linux
3 18 (3.74%) UNIX
4 8 (1.66%) Solaris
4 8 (1.66%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (1.25%) Android
5 6 (1.25%) AIX
6 5 (1.04%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.83%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (0.83%) Windows NT
7 4 (0.83%) VMS
8 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (25.99%) Information Security
2 95 (19.75%) Risk Management
3 73 (15.18%) Project Management
4 69 (14.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 63 (13.10%) ITIL
6 59 (12.27%) PRINCE2
7 43 (8.94%) Change Management
8 37 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
8 37 (7.69%) Security Architecture
9 31 (6.44%) Project Planning
10 29 (6.03%) Continuous Improvement
11 28 (5.82%) Security Management
12 27 (5.61%) Migration
12 27 (5.61%) Service Delivery
13 22 (4.57%) Programme Management
14 21 (4.37%) Agile Software Development
15 20 (4.16%) Business Continuity
15 20 (4.16%) Waterfall
16 19 (3.95%) User Acceptance Testing
17 18 (3.74%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (4.37%) C
2 20 (4.16%) Java
3 10 (2.08%) SQL
3 10 (2.08%) C++
4 7 (1.46%) Perl
5 6 (1.25%) C#
5 6 (1.25%) Tcl
6 4 (0.83%) Shell Script
6 4 (0.83%) JavaScript
6 4 (0.83%) VB
6 4 (0.83%) Python
7 3 (0.62%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.62%) Objective-C
7 3 (0.62%) Ruby
8 2 (0.42%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.42%) MATLAB
8 2 (0.42%) PHP
9 1 (0.21%) F#
Qualifications
1 78 (16.22%) CISSP
2 61 (12.68%) Security Cleared
3 53 (11.02%) SC Cleared
4 43 (8.94%) CISM
5 38 (7.90%) Degree
6 28 (5.82%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (4.57%) CISA
8 14 (2.91%) Check Point Certification
9 13 (2.70%) CCIE
9 13 (2.70%) CCSP
9 13 (2.70%) CCNP
9 13 (2.70%) GIAC
10 11 (2.29%) CCDP
11 10 (2.08%) PMI Certification
12 9 (1.87%) CRISC
12 9 (1.87%) DV Cleared
13 8 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (1.46%) ISEB
15 6 (1.25%) CEH
16 5 (1.04%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (12.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (5.82%) PCI DSS
3 21 (4.37%) QA
4 19 (3.95%) JSP 440
5 18 (3.74%) SLA
6 15 (3.12%) COBIT
7 10 (2.08%) ISO 9001
8 7 (1.46%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 7 (1.46%) GAMP
9 6 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (1.04%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 1 (0.21%) BS15000
12 1 (0.21%) BS7799
12 1 (0.21%) ISO 8583
12 1 (0.21%) Basel III
12 1 (0.21%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.21%) P3O
12 1 (0.21%) CRD IV
12 1 (0.21%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 9 (1.87%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.25%) Terminal Server
2 6 (1.25%) Nmap
3 4 (0.83%) ProxySG
3 4 (0.83%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (2.49%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.46%) Nessus
3 6 (1.25%) CORE IMPACT
4 4 (0.83%) FortiGate
5 3 (0.62%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.42%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.21%) nmon
Vendors
1 51 (10.60%) Cisco
2 45 (9.36%) Microsoft
3 36 (7.48%) Juniper
4 27 (5.61%) SAP
5 26 (5.41%) CheckPoint
6 21 (4.37%) F5
7 17 (3.53%) Oracle
8 15 (3.12%) HP
9 14 (2.91%) IBM
10 11 (2.29%) Nokia
10 11 (2.29%) Blue Coat
11 10 (2.08%) Redback
11 10 (2.08%) Radware
12 5 (1.04%) Splunk
12 5 (1.04%) Fortinet
12 5 (1.04%) Qualys
12 5 (1.04%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
13 4 (0.83%) IronPort
13 4 (0.83%) MobileIron
13 4 (0.83%) VMware
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