The table below looks at the statistics for Risk Assessment skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Risk Assessment over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Risk Assessment
Rank 452 457 420
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -37
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 185 212 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.37% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.45% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 134 131
Median daily rate £428 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £635 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 2
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.67%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
- +12.67%

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
43784 46844 44845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.15% 81.14% 77.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29028 30621 28126
Median daily rate £438 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.05% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1146 1304 1230
Median hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £52.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

Risk Assessment
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Risk Assessment as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 October 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Assessment within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +4 171 £425 -5.55% 40
London -23 66 £450 -10.00% 13
South East +10 43 £531 +32.81% 7
North East +1 23 £400 +77.77%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 23 £400 -
Tyne and Wear - 23 £400 -
Berkshire +14 16 £615 +80.88% 1
West Midlands -6 14 £415 -5.14% 5
City of London +11 12 £475 +1.33% 2
Surrey +11 10 £520 +42.46% 1
South West +7 9 £400 +9.58% 4
East of England +15 8 £463 -2.63% 5
Maidenhead -1 8 £615 +80.88%
Hertfordshire +4 7 £488 - 1
North West +2 7 £420 +3.06% 2
Manchester -6 7 £420 - 2
Scotland -11 7 - - 4
West Sussex +4 6 £425 -5.55% 1
Edinburgh +11 5 - -
Bristol +3 5 £400 +10.34%
Warwickshire +2 5 £350 -20.00% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 5 £625 -
Hampshire +14 4 £475 +14.45% 1
Buckinghamshire +13 4 £478 +16.46%
Birmingham - 4 £485 - 2
Crawley +14 3 £475 +5.55% 1
Reading +11 3 £365 -8.75% 1
Milton Keynes +2 3 £478 +16.46%
Devon - 3 - -
Telford - 3 - -

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Risk Assessment also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Risk Assessment.

1 123 (31.78%) Finance
2 120 (31.01%) Information Security
3 76 (19.64%) Risk Management
4 75 (19.38%) CISSP
5 63 (16.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 62 (16.02%) Banking
6 62 (16.02%) Project Management
7 54 (13.95%) CISM
8 42 (10.85%) Security Architecture
9 40 (10.34%) Cybersecurity
9 40 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
10 36 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
10 36 (9.30%) Microsoft
10 36 (9.30%) ITIL
11 33 (8.53%) CESG
11 33 (8.53%) Degree
12 32 (8.27%) Management Information System
12 32 (8.27%) Oracle
13 31 (8.01%) QA
13 31 (8.01%) Security Cleared
14 29 (7.49%) Windows
15 27 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
16 26 (6.72%) Incident Management
16 26 (6.72%) CISA
17 25 (6.46%) Service Management
17 25 (6.46%) Network Security
18 24 (6.20%) Legal
18 24 (6.20%) MS Excel
18 24 (6.20%) SDLC
19 23 (5.94%) PRINCE2

Risk Assessment
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (4.13%) MS Exchange
2 13 (3.36%) SharePoint
3 11 (2.84%) WebSphere
4 9 (2.33%) Tuxedo
5 5 (1.29%) IIS
6 4 (1.03%) Apache
6 4 (1.03%) Confluence
7 2 (0.52%) CMS
7 2 (0.52%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.26%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 24 (6.20%) MS Excel
2 23 (5.94%) MS Office
3 15 (3.88%) MS Visio
4 13 (3.36%) MS Project
5 11 (2.84%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.78%) Simulink
6 3 (0.78%) Stateflow
6 3 (0.78%) TargetLink
7 2 (0.52%) GNU Octave
8 1 (0.26%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 4 (1.03%) SAP GRC
2 3 (0.78%) HFM
3 2 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.52%) SAP EHS
4 1 (0.26%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.26%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.26%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.26%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.26%) Summit
4 1 (0.26%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.62%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (3.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.33%) IaaS
3 8 (2.07%) Office 365
4 7 (1.81%) PaaS
4 7 (1.81%) SaaS
5 5 (1.29%) Yammer
6 1 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.26%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.26%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.46%) Network Security
2 22 (5.68%) Firewall
3 13 (3.36%) Internet
3 13 (3.36%) SMTP
4 9 (2.33%) FTP
5 8 (2.07%) IPsec
6 7 (1.81%) SSH
6 7 (1.81%) TCP/IP
7 6 (1.55%) Wireless
8 5 (1.29%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (1.29%) WAN
9 3 (0.78%) Extranet
9 3 (0.78%) IMAP
9 3 (0.78%) LAN
10 2 (0.52%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.52%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (0.52%) SNA
10 2 (0.52%) VoIP
10 2 (0.52%) VPN
11 1 (0.26%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.78%) KDB
3 3 (0.78%) MySQL
3 3 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.52%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.52%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.52%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.52%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (0.52%) SAP HANA
4 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.26%) Big Data
5 1 (0.26%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.26%) FileMaker
5 1 (0.26%) GIS
5 1 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.26%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.26%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 8 (2.07%) JIRA
2 6 (1.55%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (1.29%) Selenium
3 5 (1.29%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.29%) WebDriver
4 3 (0.78%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (0.78%) SpecFlow
5 2 (0.52%) HP UFT
5 2 (0.52%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.26%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.26%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.26%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.26%) LSMW
6 1 (0.26%) Maven
6 1 (0.26%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 123 (31.78%) Finance
2 62 (16.02%) Banking
3 24 (6.20%) Legal
4 19 (4.91%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.84%) Retail
6 10 (2.58%) Investment Banking
6 10 (2.58%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (1.55%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.29%) Electronics
9 4 (1.03%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.78%) Advertising
10 3 (0.78%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.52%) Back Office
11 2 (0.52%) Marketing
11 2 (0.52%) Military
12 1 (0.26%) Automotive
12 1 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.26%) Front Office
12 1 (0.26%) Games
12 1 (0.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 78 (20.16%) Analyst
2 67 (17.31%) Consultant
3 51 (13.18%) Security Consultant
4 43 (11.11%) Architect
5 38 (9.82%) Project Manager
6 35 (9.04%) Security Analyst
7 32 (8.27%) Security Manager
8 27 (6.98%) Security Architect
9 22 (5.68%) Information Manager
9 22 (5.68%) Information Security Manager
9 22 (5.68%) IT Consultant
9 22 (5.68%) Risk Consultant
10 21 (5.43%) Risk Manager
11 18 (4.65%) Business Analyst
11 18 (4.65%) IT Analyst
12 15 (3.88%) Banking Analyst
12 15 (3.88%) IT Security Consultant
13 14 (3.62%) IT Manager
14 13 (3.36%) IT Risk Consultant
15 12 (3.10%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.62%) Middleware
2 5 (1.29%) SAML
2 5 (1.29%) WAP
3 4 (1.03%) .NET
3 4 (1.03%) Web Services
4 3 (0.78%) .NET Framework
4 3 (0.78%) Gherkin
4 3 (0.78%) HTML
5 2 (0.52%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (0.52%) REST
5 2 (0.52%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.26%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.26%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.26%) COM
6 1 (0.26%) J2EE
6 1 (0.26%) jQuery
6 1 (0.26%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.26%) Node.js
6 1 (0.26%) SailPoint
6 1 (0.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.53%) CESG
2 32 (8.27%) Management Information System
3 27 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (5.17%) Cryptography
5 13 (3.36%) Data Centre
6 10 (2.58%) SWIFT
7 9 (2.33%) PKI
7 9 (2.33%) Security Operations Centre
8 8 (2.07%) Client/Server
8 8 (2.07%) Visualisation
9 6 (1.55%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.55%) NHS
10 5 (1.29%) CESG CLAS
10 5 (1.29%) Fixed Income
10 5 (1.29%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.29%) SCADA
10 5 (1.29%) Virtual Team
11 4 (1.03%) Fintech
11 4 (1.03%) Public Cloud
12 3 (0.78%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 29 (7.49%) Windows
2 22 (5.68%) Linux
2 22 (5.68%) Unix
3 9 (2.33%) Solaris
4 8 (2.07%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.81%) Windows Vista
6 6 (1.55%) AIX
7 3 (0.78%) NetWare
8 2 (0.52%) Android
8 2 (0.52%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.26%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (31.01%) Information Security
2 76 (19.64%) Risk Management
3 62 (16.02%) Project Management
4 42 (10.85%) Security Architecture
5 40 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (10.34%) Cybersecurity
6 36 (9.30%) ITIL
6 36 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
7 26 (6.72%) Incident Management
8 25 (6.46%) Service Management
9 24 (6.20%) SDLC
10 23 (5.94%) Business Continuity
10 23 (5.94%) Penetration Testing
10 23 (5.94%) PRINCE2
11 21 (5.43%) Migration
12 20 (5.17%) Vulnerability Management
13 19 (4.91%) Identity Access Management
14 18 (4.65%) Change Control
14 18 (4.65%) Security Management
14 18 (4.65%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 18 (4.65%) SQL
2 12 (3.10%) Java
3 9 (2.33%) C++
3 9 (2.33%) Perl
4 8 (2.07%) C
5 7 (1.81%) Python
6 5 (1.29%) Bash Shell
7 4 (1.03%) C#
7 4 (1.03%) PL/SQL
7 4 (1.03%) PowerShell
8 3 (0.78%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.78%) MATLAB
8 3 (0.78%) Ruby
8 3 (0.78%) VB.NET
8 3 (0.78%) VBA
9 2 (0.52%) Assembly Language
9 2 (0.52%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.26%) AWK
Qualifications
1 75 (19.38%) CISSP
2 54 (13.95%) CISM
3 33 (8.53%) Degree
4 31 (8.01%) Security Cleared
5 26 (6.72%) CISA
6 18 (4.65%) SC Cleared
7 16 (4.13%) CESG Certified Professional
8 14 (3.62%) CEH
9 13 (3.36%) CISMP
10 11 (2.84%) CRISC
11 10 (2.58%) CLAS
12 9 (2.33%) ISEB
13 8 (2.07%) DV Cleared
14 6 (1.55%) PMP
15 5 (1.29%) BPSS Clearance
15 5 (1.29%) IISP
15 5 (1.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 5 (1.29%) PMI Certification
16 3 (0.78%) ISSAP
16 3 (0.78%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (16.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (8.01%) QA
3 23 (5.94%) COBIT
4 21 (5.43%) PCI DSS
5 19 (4.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 17 (4.39%) RMADS
7 6 (1.55%) ISO26262
8 5 (1.29%) Basel III
8 5 (1.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 4 (1.03%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 4 (1.03%) JSP 440
10 3 (0.78%) Def Stans
10 3 (0.78%) DO-178B
10 3 (0.78%) Government Security Classifications
10 3 (0.78%) IEC 61508
10 3 (0.78%) ISO 9000
10 3 (0.78%) ISO27002
10 3 (0.78%) MISRA
10 3 (0.78%) MISRA C
11 2 (0.52%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 8 (2.07%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.81%) Sendmail
3 5 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.26%) IAG
Systems Management
1 5 (1.29%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.26%) Nessus
2 1 (0.26%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (0.26%) Nmap
2 1 (0.26%) Puppet
2 1 (0.26%) Salt
Vendors
1 36 (9.30%) Microsoft
2 32 (8.27%) Oracle
3 14 (3.62%) SAP
4 9 (2.33%) Cisco
5 8 (2.07%) Citrix
6 7 (1.81%) VMware
7 6 (1.55%) F5
8 5 (1.29%) HP
8 5 (1.29%) Palo Alto
8 5 (1.29%) PeopleSoft
8 5 (1.29%) Sourcefire
8 5 (1.29%) Splunk
9 4 (1.03%) CA
9 4 (1.03%) Sun
9 4 (1.03%) Sybase
10 3 (0.78%) ION Trading
10 3 (0.78%) Juniper
10 3 (0.78%) Misys
11 2 (0.52%) Dell
11 2 (0.52%) Hyperion
London
Northern Trust Careers
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South East
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South East London
Avance Consulting
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Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
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