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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Assessment
Rank 371 378 367
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 231 168 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.35% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.49% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 95 127
Average daily rate £450 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £305 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £565 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+17.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Average hourly rate £10.00 £25.66 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.02% +2.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-65.51% +16.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41342 34605 42097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.43% 72.51% 69.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 25701 20630 24018
Average daily rate £400 £405 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1173 1052 1437
Average hourly rate £28.08 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.25% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.39 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -35 208 £450 +1.40% 35
London -18 109 £475 +5.55% 16
South East +2 36 £400 +14.28% 6
City of London -11 34 £475 +7.34% 3
West Midlands +7 28 £488 - 3
Coventry - 16 - -
North West -15 11 £450 +25.00% 4
Berkshire - 11 £325 - 2
Scotland -1 10 £383 +20.47% 2
Milton Keynes -11 8 £463 +48.00% 2
Buckinghamshire -14 8 £463 +21.71% 2
South West -17 8 £520 +38.66% 2
Middlesex -1 6 £400 +1.58%
Edinburgh -21 6 £375 +4.16% 1
Reading - 6 £115 - 1
Hampshire +8 5 £500 -
Wales -16 4 £356 -11.00%
Glasgow +10 3 £390 +52.19%
East Midlands -8 3 - - 1
Surrey -14 3 £413 -12.23% 2
Yorkshire -20 3 £394 +31.25% 2
West Wales -20 3 £356 -11.00%
Swansea - 3 £356 -
Nottinghamshire 0 2 - -
Nottingham -1 2 - -
East of England -25 2 £241 -46.38% 1
Newbury - 2 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £314 -
Portsmouth - 2 £538 -
Solihull - 2 £471 -

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 102 (26.42%) Finance
1 102 (26.42%) Information Security
2 86 (22.28%) Risk Management
3 68 (17.62%) CISSP
4 60 (15.54%) Project Management
5 58 (15.03%) Windows
6 52 (13.47%) Banking
7 51 (13.21%) ITIL
7 51 (13.21%) Firewall
8 50 (12.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 46 (11.92%) CISM
10 45 (11.66%) Microsoft
11 40 (10.36%) Management Information System
11 40 (10.36%) Legal
11 40 (10.36%) MS Excel
12 38 (9.84%) PRINCE2
12 38 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
13 37 (9.59%) UNIX
14 35 (9.07%) SAP
15 30 (7.77%) Telecoms
15 30 (7.77%) Security Cleared
16 29 (7.51%) Security Management
17 28 (7.25%) Network Security
18 27 (6.99%) Security Architecture
19 26 (6.74%) SLA
20 25 (6.48%) Cisco
20 25 (6.48%) CISA
20 25 (6.48%) Service Delivery
21 23 (5.96%) Linux
22 21 (5.44%) Validation

Risk Assessment
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (3.11%) Apache
2 8 (2.07%) SAP Web AS
3 7 (1.81%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.55%) IIS
5 4 (1.04%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.52%) Lync
6 2 (0.52%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.26%) CMS
7 1 (0.26%) Documentum
7 1 (0.26%) Confluence
7 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 40 (10.36%) MS Excel
2 20 (5.18%) MS PowerPoint
2 20 (5.18%) MS Office
3 18 (4.66%) MS Project
4 16 (4.15%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.26%) Stata
Business Applications
1 2 (0.52%) SAP CO
1 2 (0.52%) Summit
1 2 (0.52%) SAP FI
1 2 (0.52%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.26%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.52%) SaaS
3 1 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (13.21%) Firewall
2 28 (7.25%) Network Security
3 16 (4.15%) TCP/IP
4 15 (3.89%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (2.85%) Internet
6 8 (2.07%) MPLS
6 8 (2.07%) LAN
6 8 (2.07%) VoIP
7 7 (1.81%) BGP
7 7 (1.81%) OSPF
8 6 (1.55%) WAN
9 5 (1.30%) VPN
9 5 (1.30%) DNS
9 5 (1.30%) RNC
10 4 (1.04%) Cisco PIX
10 4 (1.04%) ATM
10 4 (1.04%) SDH
11 3 (0.78%) DWDM
11 3 (0.78%) TACACS
11 3 (0.78%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.40%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.81%) DB2
2 7 (1.81%) RDBMS
2 7 (1.81%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.30%) Big Data
4 3 (0.78%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.52%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.26%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.26%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.52%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.26%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 102 (26.42%) Finance
2 52 (13.47%) Banking
3 40 (10.36%) Legal
4 30 (7.77%) Telecoms
5 17 (4.40%) Investment Banking
6 12 (3.11%) Pharmaceutical
7 11 (2.85%) Financial Institution
7 11 (2.85%) Games
8 9 (2.33%) Retail
9 5 (1.30%) German Language
9 5 (1.30%) Spanish Language
9 5 (1.30%) Billing
10 4 (1.04%) Law
10 4 (1.04%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.78%) Private Banking
11 3 (0.78%) Marketing
12 2 (0.52%) Front Office
12 2 (0.52%) Back Office
12 2 (0.52%) Advertising
12 2 (0.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 71 (18.39%) Consultant
2 68 (17.62%) Analyst
3 45 (11.66%) Project Manager
4 42 (10.88%) Architect
5 37 (9.59%) Security Consultant
6 26 (6.74%) Security Analyst
7 24 (6.22%) Risk Analyst
7 24 (6.22%) Security Architect
8 21 (5.44%) Senior Analyst
9 17 (4.40%) Infrastructure Manager
10 15 (3.89%) Developer
11 13 (3.37%) Business Analyst
11 13 (3.37%) Senior Security Analyst
11 13 (3.37%) CLAS Consultant
12 10 (2.59%) Infrastructure Architect
12 10 (2.59%) Solutions Architect
12 10 (2.59%) Coordinator
12 10 (2.59%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
13 9 (2.33%) Risk Consultant
13 9 (2.33%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.11%) XML
2 11 (2.85%) Web Services
3 5 (1.30%) JSON
3 5 (1.30%) Android SDK
4 4 (1.04%) .NET
4 4 (1.04%) SOAP
5 3 (0.78%) Middleware
6 2 (0.52%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.52%) JSP
7 1 (0.26%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.26%) J2EE
7 1 (0.26%) HTML
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.26%) Velocity
7 1 (0.26%) WCF
7 1 (0.26%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 40 (10.36%) Management Information System
2 18 (4.66%) RMADS
3 15 (3.89%) CESG
4 13 (3.37%) CESG CLAS
5 10 (2.59%) Data Protection Act
6 9 (2.33%) PKI
7 6 (1.55%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.55%) Derivative
8 5 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (1.30%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.04%) Informatics
9 4 (1.04%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.78%) Fixed Income
10 3 (0.78%) Reference Data
10 3 (0.78%) Credit Risk
10 3 (0.78%) Economics
10 3 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.52%) Cryptography
11 2 (0.52%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.52%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 58 (15.03%) Windows
2 37 (9.59%) UNIX
3 23 (5.96%) Linux
4 13 (3.37%) Windows 7
5 11 (2.85%) VMS
6 5 (1.30%) Android
7 3 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.78%) AIX
7 3 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.52%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.26%) Solaris
9 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (26.42%) Information Security
2 86 (22.28%) Risk Management
3 60 (15.54%) Project Management
4 51 (13.21%) ITIL
5 38 (9.84%) PRINCE2
5 38 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 29 (7.51%) Security Management
7 27 (6.99%) Security Architecture
8 25 (6.48%) Service Delivery
9 21 (5.44%) Validation
9 21 (5.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 20 (5.18%) Information Security Management
11 19 (4.92%) Programme Management
11 19 (4.92%) Data Protection
12 17 (4.40%) Business Continuity
12 17 (4.40%) Disaster Recovery
12 17 (4.40%) Project Planning
12 17 (4.40%) Penetration Testing
12 17 (4.40%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (4.15%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 17 (4.40%) C
1 17 (4.40%) Java
1 17 (4.40%) SQL
2 12 (3.11%) C++
3 11 (2.85%) C#
4 5 (1.30%) Shell Script
4 5 (1.30%) Bash Shell
5 4 (1.04%) Korn
6 2 (0.52%) Python
6 2 (0.52%) VB
7 1 (0.26%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.26%) VBScript
7 1 (0.26%) Perl
7 1 (0.26%) PHP
7 1 (0.26%) Tcl
7 1 (0.26%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.26%) F#
7 1 (0.26%) R
Qualifications
1 68 (17.62%) CISSP
2 46 (11.92%) CISM
3 30 (7.77%) Security Cleared
4 25 (6.48%) CISA
5 21 (5.44%) SC Cleared
6 18 (4.66%) Degree
7 11 (2.85%) ISEB
8 10 (2.59%) ISTQB
9 8 (2.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 8 (2.07%) DV Cleared
9 8 (2.07%) PMI Certification
10 7 (1.81%) PMP
10 7 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (1.81%) CRISC
11 6 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (1.30%) CEH
13 4 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (1.04%) CCNP
13 4 (1.04%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (12.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (6.74%) SLA
3 21 (5.44%) QA
4 16 (4.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (2.85%) COBIT
6 9 (2.33%) PCI DSS
7 7 (1.81%) BS7799
8 5 (1.30%) GMP
8 5 (1.30%) GxP
8 5 (1.30%) JSP 440
9 4 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 3 (0.78%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 3 (0.78%) GAMP
11 2 (0.52%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.26%) ISO 8583
12 1 (0.26%) HMG Infosec
12 1 (0.26%) BS25999
12 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.26%) Basel III
12 1 (0.26%) CRD IV
System Software
1 13 (3.37%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.30%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.04%) ProxySG
3 4 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.04%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.78%) Terminal Server
4 3 (0.78%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 11 (2.85%) Tivoli
2 8 (2.07%) SCCM
3 6 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.78%) Nessus
4 3 (0.78%) CORE IMPACT
4 3 (0.78%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.26%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 45 (11.66%) Microsoft
2 35 (9.07%) SAP
3 25 (6.48%) Cisco
4 20 (5.18%) Oracle
5 11 (2.85%) Juniper
6 9 (2.33%) CheckPoint
6 9 (2.33%) HP
7 7 (1.81%) VMware
8 6 (1.55%) Citrix
9 5 (1.30%) IBM
9 5 (1.30%) Blue Coat
9 5 (1.30%) Altiris
9 5 (1.30%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 5 (1.30%) F5
10 4 (1.04%) IronPort
10 4 (1.04%) McAfee
10 4 (1.04%) Ab Initio
11 3 (0.78%) Murex
11 3 (0.78%) Ericsson
12 2 (0.52%) Splunk
London
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes
Vital Solutions
Rate: £0 - £520 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £455 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Experis IT
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
CPS Group UK
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Taunton
Swan IT Recruitment Limited
Rate: £540 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Rate: £225 - £375 per day
Posted: 11 days ago