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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Risk Assessment
Rank 434 428 442
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +14
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 196 220 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.40% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.49% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 120 106
Median daily rate £477 £450 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £337 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £602 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £458 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.58% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +70.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £25.30 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.83 £44.20 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +70.21%

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
41121 45003 43480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.48% 81.18% 76.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 27428 29175 28284
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1085 1352 1206
Median hourly rate £30.00 £31.44 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.58% +25.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 0 176 £475 +5.55% 49
London -3 77 £525 -4.54% 22
South East +28 54 £485 +18.29% 7
Surrey +31 14 £475 - 1
City of London -10 13 £500 +5.26% 9
Hampshire +30 12 £575 +49.35% 2
Scotland +10 12 £550 +29.41% 4
North West 0 12 £450 +18.89% 6
Buckinghamshire -6 11 £500 +21.95%
Edinburgh +23 10 £550 +4.76% 3
East of England +11 10 £300 -25.00% 1
Milton Keynes -3 10 £500 +21.95%
Hertfordshire +5 9 £275 -
North East - 9 £400 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 9 £400 -
Tyne and Wear - 9 £400 -
Berkshire +12 7 £400 +18.51%
Welwyn Garden City - 7 £700 -
South Wales +10 6 £550 - 1
Wales +1 6 £550 - 1
West Midlands -22 6 £430 -8.51% 4
West Yorkshire +29 5 £200 -61.90% 1
Yorkshire +14 5 £200 -60.00% 1
Manchester -6 5 £510 +33.50% 2
Lancashire - 5 £450 - 1
Oxfordshire - 4 £413 - 2
Southampton - 4 £575 -
West Sussex +11 3 - -
Docklands, London +2 3 £650 +44.44%
Maidenhead - 3 - -

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 125 (32.05%) Finance
2 117 (30.00%) Information Security
3 96 (24.62%) Risk Management
4 67 (17.18%) CISSP
5 65 (16.67%) Project Management
6 64 (16.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 57 (14.62%) Cybersecurity
8 52 (13.33%) Banking
9 50 (12.82%) CISM
10 45 (11.54%) Windows
11 43 (11.03%) Security Cleared
12 42 (10.77%) Degree
12 42 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
13 41 (10.51%) Security Architecture
14 40 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
15 39 (10.00%) Management Information System
15 39 (10.00%) ITIL
16 37 (9.49%) CESG
17 35 (8.97%) Microsoft
18 31 (7.95%) Unix
18 31 (7.95%) QA
19 30 (7.69%) MS Excel
20 29 (7.44%) Oracle
20 29 (7.44%) SC Cleared
21 28 (7.18%) Incident Management
21 28 (7.18%) Penetration Testing
21 28 (7.18%) Stakeholder Management
21 28 (7.18%) CISA
22 27 (6.92%) Linux
23 26 (6.67%) MS Office

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 11 (2.82%) WebSphere
2 9 (2.31%) Tuxedo
3 7 (1.79%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.28%) IIS
4 5 (1.28%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.03%) Confluence
6 3 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (0.77%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.51%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.26%) SAS
8 1 (0.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 30 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 26 (6.67%) MS Office
3 18 (4.62%) MS Project
4 17 (4.36%) MS Visio
5 13 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (1.03%) Simulink
6 4 (1.03%) Stateflow
6 4 (1.03%) TargetLink
7 2 (0.51%) GNU Octave
8 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.03%) SAP GRC
2 3 (0.77%) HFM
3 2 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.51%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.26%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 1 (0.26%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.26%) SAP EHS
4 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.26%) Summit
4 1 (0.26%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.03%) IaaS
3 4 (1.03%) Office 365
4 3 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.51%) SaaS
6 1 (0.26%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.26%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.26%) PaaS
6 1 (0.26%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.62%) Network Security
2 15 (3.85%) Wireless
3 13 (3.33%) Firewall
3 13 (3.33%) IPsec
4 12 (3.08%) Internet
5 11 (2.82%) SMTP
5 11 (2.82%) TCP/IP
6 7 (1.79%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (1.79%) WAN
7 6 (1.54%) LAN
7 6 (1.54%) SSH
8 5 (1.28%) 2G
8 5 (1.28%) 3G
8 5 (1.28%) 4G
8 5 (1.28%) FTP
8 5 (1.28%) MVNO
9 3 (0.77%) Diameter Protocol
9 3 (0.77%) Radio Access Network
9 3 (0.77%) SSL
9 3 (0.77%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (4.10%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (1.28%) Oracle Database
2 5 (1.28%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (0.77%) KDB
3 3 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (0.51%) Big Data
4 2 (0.51%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.26%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.26%) GIS
5 1 (0.26%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.26%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.26%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.26%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.26%) SAS Visual Analytics
5 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (2.82%) JIRA
2 9 (2.31%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (1.28%) Selenium
3 5 (1.28%) WebDriver
4 4 (1.03%) Rational Rhapsody
4 4 (1.03%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.77%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.77%) Protractor
5 3 (0.77%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.51%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.26%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.26%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.26%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.26%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.26%) LSMW
7 1 (0.26%) Maven
7 1 (0.26%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 125 (32.05%) Finance
2 52 (13.33%) Banking
3 24 (6.15%) Telecoms
4 22 (5.64%) Legal
5 18 (4.62%) Retail
6 12 (3.08%) Pharmaceutical
7 11 (2.82%) Investment Banking
8 8 (2.05%) Electronics
9 7 (1.79%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.54%) Financial Institution
10 6 (1.54%) Marketing
11 5 (1.28%) Front Office
11 5 (1.28%) Retail Banking
12 4 (1.03%) Military
13 3 (0.77%) Wholesale Banking
14 2 (0.51%) Publishing
15 1 (0.26%) Advertising
15 1 (0.26%) Automotive
15 1 (0.26%) Games
15 1 (0.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 82 (21.03%) Analyst
2 54 (13.85%) Consultant
3 42 (10.77%) Architect
4 36 (9.23%) Security Consultant
5 34 (8.72%) Security Manager
6 32 (8.21%) Security Analyst
7 27 (6.92%) Information Manager
7 27 (6.92%) Information Security Manager
8 26 (6.67%) Business Analyst
8 26 (6.67%) Security Architect
9 25 (6.41%) Project Manager
10 20 (5.13%) Risk Consultant
11 19 (4.87%) Security Advisor
12 14 (3.59%) Information Security Officer
12 14 (3.59%) IT Consultant
12 14 (3.59%) Security Officer
13 12 (3.08%) Solutions Architect
14 11 (2.82%) Information Officer
14 11 (2.82%) Risk Analyst
15 10 (2.56%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.10%) Middleware
2 5 (1.28%) SAML
2 5 (1.28%) WAP
3 3 (0.77%) HTML
4 2 (0.51%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (0.51%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.26%) .NET
5 1 (0.26%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.26%) COM
5 1 (0.26%) CSS
5 1 (0.26%) J2EE
5 1 (0.26%) Java EE
5 1 (0.26%) jQuery
5 1 (0.26%) Node.js
5 1 (0.26%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 40 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 37 (9.49%) CESG
4 20 (5.13%) Cryptography
5 15 (3.85%) Data Centre
6 14 (3.59%) Computer Science
7 10 (2.56%) Credit Risk
8 8 (2.05%) Security Operations Centre
9 7 (1.79%) NHS
10 6 (1.54%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
10 6 (1.54%) Mathematics
11 5 (1.28%) Fixed Income
12 4 (1.03%) Cyber Attack
12 4 (1.03%) Data Integration
12 4 (1.03%) Economics
12 4 (1.03%) Fintech
12 4 (1.03%) Life Science
12 4 (1.03%) PKI
12 4 (1.03%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 45 (11.54%) Windows
2 31 (7.95%) Unix
3 27 (6.92%) Linux
4 12 (3.08%) Windows Server
5 11 (2.82%) Solaris
6 8 (2.05%) AIX
7 5 (1.28%) Windows Vista
8 3 (0.77%) NetWare
9 2 (0.51%) Android
9 2 (0.51%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.26%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (30.00%) Information Security
2 96 (24.62%) Risk Management
3 65 (16.67%) Project Management
4 57 (14.62%) Cybersecurity
5 42 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (10.51%) Security Architecture
7 39 (10.00%) ITIL
8 28 (7.18%) Incident Management
8 28 (7.18%) Penetration Testing
8 28 (7.18%) Stakeholder Management
9 24 (6.15%) Business Continuity
9 24 (6.15%) Change Management
9 24 (6.15%) Service Management
10 21 (5.38%) Validation
11 20 (5.13%) Business Analysis
12 19 (4.87%) PRINCE2
12 19 (4.87%) Project Planning
13 18 (4.62%) Data Protection
13 18 (4.62%) ISMS
13 18 (4.62%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (5.13%) SQL
2 12 (3.08%) C
3 9 (2.31%) Java
4 8 (2.05%) C++
5 6 (1.54%) C#
5 6 (1.54%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.03%) MATLAB
6 4 (1.03%) Perl
7 3 (0.77%) Python
7 3 (0.77%) VBA
8 2 (0.51%) Assembly Language
8 2 (0.51%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.51%) Ruby
8 2 (0.51%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.26%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.26%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 67 (17.18%) CISSP
2 50 (12.82%) CISM
3 43 (11.03%) Security Cleared
4 42 (10.77%) Degree
5 29 (7.44%) SC Cleared
6 28 (7.18%) CISA
7 18 (4.62%) CESG Certified Professional
8 17 (4.36%) ISEB
9 15 (3.85%) CRISC
10 12 (3.08%) CEH
11 11 (2.82%) DV Cleared
12 9 (2.31%) CLAS
13 8 (2.05%) IISP
13 8 (2.05%) ISSAP
14 7 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
15 5 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
15 5 (1.28%) GIAC
15 5 (1.28%) PMP
16 4 (1.03%) CCNA
17 3 (0.77%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (16.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (7.95%) QA
3 23 (5.90%) PCI DSS
4 22 (5.64%) COBIT
5 20 (5.13%) RMADS
6 16 (4.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (2.05%) ISO26262
7 8 (2.05%) ISO27005
8 7 (1.79%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 7 (1.79%) Basel III
9 5 (1.28%) Data Quality
10 4 (1.03%) Def Stans
10 4 (1.03%) Disclosure Scotland
10 4 (1.03%) DO-178B
10 4 (1.03%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 4 (1.03%) IEC 61508
10 4 (1.03%) ISO27002
10 4 (1.03%) MISRA
10 4 (1.03%) MISRA C
11 3 (0.77%) Solvency II
System Software
1 11 (2.82%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.28%) Sendmail
3 3 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.26%) IAG
5 1 (0.26%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (1.03%) QRadar
2 3 (0.77%) Oracle Identity Management
3 2 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.26%) Nessus
4 1 (0.26%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.26%) Nmap
Vendors
1 35 (8.97%) Microsoft
2 29 (7.44%) Oracle
3 14 (3.59%) SAP
4 9 (2.31%) Splunk
5 7 (1.79%) Sourcefire
6 6 (1.54%) Cisco
6 6 (1.54%) Citrix
7 5 (1.28%) CA
7 5 (1.28%) F5
7 5 (1.28%) Palo Alto
7 5 (1.28%) VMware
8 4 (1.03%) ServiceNow
8 4 (1.03%) Sybase
8 4 (1.03%) Symantec
8 4 (1.03%) Trend Micro
9 3 (0.77%) CheckPoint
9 3 (0.77%) Dell
9 3 (0.77%) HP
9 3 (0.77%) IBM
9 3 (0.77%) ION Trading
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