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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Risk Assessment
Rank 450 463 399
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -64
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 200 175 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.32% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.40% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 88 121
Median daily rate £525 £435 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £309 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £474 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+18.56% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £51.75 £26.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.28% -24.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.75 £26.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+95.28% -24.28%

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
44266 43889 41524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.20% 79.61% 78.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 29403 28274 26032
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1047 1173 1204
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.36 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.76 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 28 June 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
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 28 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Assessment within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 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 +8 168 £525 +20.68% 52
London -8 77 £575 +21.05% 24
South East -8 40 £450 +2.85% 8
Scotland +3 25 £550 +41.93% 2
Edinburgh +8 21 £550 - 1
North West +2 16 £425 +29.77% 4
Buckinghamshire +6 15 £474 +6.70%
City of London +27 14 £600 +20.00% 4
Milton Keynes +15 14 £462 +2.61%
Berkshire 0 11 £500 +5.26% 2
Manchester -9 10 £300 -2.51% 3
East of England +17 8 £500 +25.00% 1
South West -1 8 £486 +40.94% 3
West Midlands -33 7 £329 +9.58% 6
Yorkshire +7 5 £550 - 2
Oxfordshire +13 4 £463 -
Hampshire +11 4 £350 - 1
Leeds +1 4 - - 1
East Midlands -1 4 £575 +27.77% 2
West Yorkshire -2 4 - - 2
Basingstoke - 4 £350 -
Cheshire +5 3 - -
Bristol +3 3 £288 -8.73% 2
Reading +2 3 £375 -21.05%
Wiltshire -1 3 £488 -11.36% 1
Birmingham -5 3 £450 +52.54% 2
West Sussex -12 3 £400 - 1
Slough - 3 - -
Bracknell - 3 £500 - 1
Cambridge - 3 - -

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 132 (31.35%) Finance
2 121 (28.74%) Information Security
3 109 (25.89%) Risk Management
4 106 (25.18%) CISSP
5 66 (15.68%) Banking
6 65 (15.44%) Project Management
7 59 (14.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 54 (12.83%) Security Architecture
9 53 (12.59%) Security Cleared
10 50 (11.88%) CISM
11 49 (11.64%) QA
12 48 (11.40%) Stakeholder Management
13 42 (9.98%) Firewall
13 42 (9.98%) Agile Software Development
14 40 (9.50%) Cybersecurity
15 39 (9.26%) ITIL
16 37 (8.79%) Oracle
16 37 (8.79%) Windows
16 37 (8.79%) Management Information System
17 34 (8.08%) CESG
17 34 (8.08%) Telecoms
17 34 (8.08%) Microsoft
18 33 (7.84%) Unix
18 33 (7.84%) Network Security
19 30 (7.13%) CISA
20 29 (6.89%) PCI DSS
20 29 (6.89%) Information Assurance
21 27 (6.41%) Penetration Testing
21 27 (6.41%) Business Continuity
22 26 (6.18%) Linux

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 19 (4.51%) MS Exchange
2 8 (1.90%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.95%) Apache
4 2 (0.48%) CMS
4 2 (0.48%) IIS
5 1 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.24%) CICS
5 1 (0.24%) Confluence
5 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.24%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (4.51%) MS Excel
2 18 (4.28%) MS Project
3 17 (4.04%) MS Office
4 13 (3.09%) MS Visio
5 9 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.71%) SmartSuite
7 2 (0.48%) GNU Octave
7 2 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.24%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 2 (0.48%) SAP EHS
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.24%) Maximo
2 1 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.24%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (0.24%) Summit
2 1 (0.24%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.90%) IaaS
2 8 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.66%) Office 365
3 7 (1.66%) PaaS
3 7 (1.66%) SaaS
4 4 (0.95%) Yammer
5 3 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.24%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 42 (9.98%) Firewall
2 33 (7.84%) Network Security
3 20 (4.75%) Internet
4 15 (3.56%) SMTP
5 13 (3.09%) Wireless
6 11 (2.61%) FTP
6 11 (2.61%) IPsec
6 11 (2.61%) TCP/IP
6 11 (2.61%) VPN
7 9 (2.14%) LAN
7 9 (2.14%) SSH
8 6 (1.43%) WAN
9 4 (0.95%) 3G
9 4 (0.95%) Value-Added Service
10 2 (0.48%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (0.48%) Extranet
10 2 (0.48%) MPLS
10 2 (0.48%) SSL
10 2 (0.48%) TACACS
10 2 (0.48%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (4.99%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.61%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.71%) KDB
4 3 (0.71%) MySQL
4 3 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.48%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.48%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.24%) DB2
6 1 (0.24%) FileMaker
6 1 (0.24%) GIS
6 1 (0.24%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (0.71%) JIRA
1 3 (0.71%) Selenium
1 3 (0.71%) SpecFlow
1 3 (0.71%) Visual Studio
1 3 (0.71%) WebDriver
2 2 (0.48%) Rational Rose
2 2 (0.48%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.24%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.24%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 132 (31.35%) Finance
2 66 (15.68%) Banking
3 34 (8.08%) Telecoms
4 15 (3.56%) Retail
5 14 (3.33%) Front Office
6 13 (3.09%) Investment Banking
7 12 (2.85%) Legal
8 10 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (1.19%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.71%) Advertising
10 3 (0.71%) Law
10 3 (0.71%) Marketing
11 2 (0.48%) Back Office
12 1 (0.24%) Automotive
12 1 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.24%) Electronics
12 1 (0.24%) Games
12 1 (0.24%) Local Government
12 1 (0.24%) Publishing
12 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 80 (19.00%) Consultant
2 70 (16.63%) Analyst
3 64 (15.20%) Security Consultant
4 53 (12.59%) Project Manager
5 40 (9.50%) Architect
6 37 (8.79%) Security Analyst
7 35 (8.31%) Risk Manager
8 30 (7.13%) Security Architect
9 25 (5.94%) IT Consultant
10 22 (5.23%) IT Analyst
11 21 (4.99%) Security Manager
12 20 (4.75%) IT Security Consultant
12 20 (4.75%) Risk Consultant
13 19 (4.51%) IT Manager
14 16 (3.80%) Business Analyst
14 16 (3.80%) Risk Analyst
15 12 (2.85%) Banking Analyst
15 12 (2.85%) Information Security Consultant
15 12 (2.85%) IT Security Analyst
15 12 (2.85%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.14%) Web Services
2 6 (1.43%) Middleware
3 5 (1.19%) SAML
3 5 (1.19%) WAP
4 4 (0.95%) .NET
4 4 (0.95%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.71%) Gherkin
6 2 (0.48%) REST
6 2 (0.48%) SOAP
7 1 (0.24%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.24%) CSS
7 1 (0.24%) HTML
7 1 (0.24%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (0.24%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (0.24%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 37 (8.79%) Management Information System
2 34 (8.08%) CESG
3 26 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (5.46%) Cryptography
5 13 (3.09%) Credit Risk
5 13 (3.09%) Visualisation
6 12 (2.85%) Data Centre
7 11 (2.61%) Credit Derivative
7 11 (2.61%) Derivative
7 11 (2.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 11 (2.61%) Market Risk
7 11 (2.61%) Mathematics
8 10 (2.38%) Client/Server
8 10 (2.38%) PKI
9 9 (2.14%) Mobile App
9 9 (2.14%) PMI
9 9 (2.14%) SWIFT
10 8 (1.90%) Security Operations Centre
11 7 (1.66%) Computer Science
12 6 (1.43%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 37 (8.79%) Windows
2 33 (7.84%) Unix
3 26 (6.18%) Linux
4 10 (2.38%) Windows Vista
5 8 (1.90%) Windows Server
6 7 (1.66%) Solaris
7 4 (0.95%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.71%) AIX
9 2 (0.48%) Android
9 2 (0.48%) NetWare
10 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (28.74%) Information Security
2 109 (25.89%) Risk Management
3 65 (15.44%) Project Management
4 54 (12.83%) Security Architecture
5 48 (11.40%) Stakeholder Management
6 42 (9.98%) Agile Software Development
7 40 (9.50%) Cybersecurity
8 39 (9.26%) ITIL
9 29 (6.89%) Information Assurance
10 27 (6.41%) Business Continuity
10 27 (6.41%) Penetration Testing
11 26 (6.18%) Incident Management
12 24 (5.70%) PRINCE2
12 24 (5.70%) Service Delivery
13 23 (5.46%) Identity Access Management
13 23 (5.46%) Security Management
13 23 (5.46%) Service Management
13 23 (5.46%) Validation
13 23 (5.46%) Vulnerability Management
14 22 (5.23%) Internal Audit
Programming Languages
1 16 (3.80%) C#
1 16 (3.80%) C++
2 13 (3.09%) SQL
3 12 (2.85%) Java
4 9 (2.14%) Perl
5 8 (1.90%) Python
6 7 (1.66%) VBA
7 5 (1.19%) Bash Shell
7 5 (1.19%) C
7 5 (1.19%) PowerShell
8 3 (0.71%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.71%) Ruby
8 3 (0.71%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.48%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.24%) AWK
10 1 (0.24%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 106 (25.18%) CISSP
2 53 (12.59%) Security Cleared
3 50 (11.88%) CISM
4 30 (7.13%) CISA
5 26 (6.18%) Degree
5 26 (6.18%) SC Cleared
6 22 (5.23%) CESG Certified Professional
7 21 (4.99%) PMI Certification
8 18 (4.28%) DV Cleared
9 16 (3.80%) CEH
10 15 (3.56%) CLAS
11 14 (3.33%) PMP
12 13 (3.09%) CISMP
13 12 (2.85%) SANS
14 11 (2.61%) PhD
15 9 (2.14%) GIAC
16 7 (1.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 5 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
17 5 (1.19%) CREST Certified
17 5 (1.19%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (14.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 49 (11.64%) QA
3 29 (6.89%) PCI DSS
4 17 (4.04%) RMADS
5 14 (3.33%) COBIT
6 10 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (1.66%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 3 (0.71%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 3 (0.71%) BS25999
8 3 (0.71%) HMG Infosec
8 3 (0.71%) ISO 9000
8 3 (0.71%) ISO27005
8 3 (0.71%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.48%) GPG13
9 2 (0.48%) GxP
9 2 (0.48%) ISAE 3402
9 2 (0.48%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.48%) NEBOSH
10 1 (0.24%) ISO22301
10 1 (0.24%) ISO27002
System Software
1 11 (2.61%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.14%) Sendmail
3 7 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.24%) RACF
Systems Management
1 9 (2.14%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.95%) Nessus
2 4 (0.95%) RSA Archer
3 3 (0.71%) Nmap
4 1 (0.24%) Puppet
4 1 (0.24%) QRadar
4 1 (0.24%) Salt
4 1 (0.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 37 (8.79%) Oracle
2 34 (8.08%) Microsoft
3 13 (3.09%) PeopleSoft
4 12 (2.85%) Cisco
5 11 (2.61%) Citrix
6 10 (2.38%) HP
7 8 (1.90%) VMware
8 7 (1.66%) LogRhythm
8 7 (1.66%) SAP
8 7 (1.66%) Sybase
9 6 (1.43%) Juniper
9 6 (1.43%) Sun
10 5 (1.19%) Proofpoint
11 4 (0.95%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 4 (0.95%) BT
11 4 (0.95%) Ericsson
11 4 (0.95%) Huawei
11 4 (0.95%) NetCracker
11 4 (0.95%) Nokia
11 4 (0.95%) Siemens
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