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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Risk Assessment
Rank 448 459 401
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -58
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 201 184 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.33% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.42% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 87 125
Median daily rate £475 £435 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.19% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £295 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £573 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 £433
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Median hourly rate £52.50 £34.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.17% +245.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £34.50 £10.00
% change year-on-year
+52.17% +245.00%

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
45369 44062 42291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.62% 78.90% 77.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 29987 27471 26430
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 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1041 1287 1211
Median hourly rate £33.50 £29.82 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.34% -0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.73 £12.36 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £47.88 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 0 182 £475 +8.57% 39
London -18 65 £500 +11.11% 17
South East -8 45 £425 -2.85% 6
North West +11 20 £463 +8.82% 2
Manchester +7 16 £500 -28.57% 1
Berkshire +14 15 £143 -67.42% 4
South West +2 13 £468 +17.61% 2
West Midlands -6 13 £425 +13.33% 5
Milton Keynes +13 11 £450 -2.70% 1
Buckinghamshire +5 11 £450 -2.70% 1
Scotland -19 11 £440 +38.03% 1
Hampshire +5 10 £423 -23.18%
Midlands - 10 £600 -
City of London +31 9 £490 +3.15% 2
Edinburgh -10 9 £413 +65.00%
East of England +15 8 £600 - 2
East Midlands +7 7 £495 +10.00% 3
Birmingham +1 6 £450 +52.54% 1
Wiltshire - 6 £485 - 1
Reading -5 5 £165 -63.33% 1
Luton - 5 - -
Coventry - 5 £316 - 2
Bedfordshire - 5 - -
Gloucestershire +4 4 £425 +13.33%
Surrey -6 4 £325 -
Yorkshire - 4 - - 3
Basingstoke - 4 £350 -
Leeds - 4 - - 2
West Yorkshire - 4 - - 3
Northamptonshire +9 3 £415 -

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 144 (33.80%) Information Security
2 143 (33.57%) Risk Management
3 122 (28.64%) Finance
4 109 (25.59%) CISSP
5 77 (18.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 75 (17.61%) CISM
7 69 (16.20%) Project Management
8 59 (13.85%) Security Cleared
9 55 (12.91%) Security Architecture
10 52 (12.21%) QA
11 50 (11.74%) Banking
11 50 (11.74%) Management Information System
12 46 (10.80%) Firewall
12 46 (10.80%) Stakeholder Management
13 42 (9.86%) CISA
14 40 (9.39%) Telecoms
15 36 (8.45%) PCI DSS
16 35 (8.22%) Agile Software Development
17 34 (7.98%) ITIL
17 34 (7.98%) Windows
18 32 (7.51%) Oracle
18 32 (7.51%) SC Cleared
19 31 (7.28%) Cybersecurity
20 29 (6.81%) Analytical Skills
21 28 (6.57%) CESG
22 25 (5.87%) Degree
22 25 (5.87%) PRINCE2
22 25 (5.87%) Change Management
22 25 (5.87%) Internal Audit
23 24 (5.63%) CESG Certified Professional

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 8 (1.88%) IIS
2 5 (1.17%) MS Exchange
2 5 (1.17%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.47%) Apache
3 2 (0.47%) CMS
3 2 (0.47%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.23%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.23%) CICS
4 1 (0.23%) Confluence
4 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.23%) Node.js
4 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (3.52%) MS Excel
1 15 (3.52%) MS Project
2 12 (2.82%) MS Office
3 7 (1.64%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.17%) SmartSuite
5 3 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.23%) Maximo
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.23%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (0.23%) ResourceLink
2 1 (0.23%) SAP EHS
2 1 (0.23%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.58%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.11%) IaaS
3 7 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.41%) SaaS
5 4 (0.94%) PaaS
6 3 (0.70%) Office 365
7 2 (0.47%) Yammer
8 1 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 46 (10.80%) Firewall
2 20 (4.69%) Network Security
3 15 (3.52%) VPN
4 13 (3.05%) Internet
4 13 (3.05%) LAN
5 9 (2.11%) Wireless
6 7 (1.64%) IPsec
6 7 (1.64%) TCP/IP
6 7 (1.64%) Value-Added Service
7 6 (1.41%) WAN
8 5 (1.17%) SSH
9 4 (0.94%) 3G
9 4 (0.94%) FTP
9 4 (0.94%) SMTP
10 2 (0.47%) Intranet
10 2 (0.47%) MPLS
10 2 (0.47%) SNMP
10 2 (0.47%) SSL
10 2 (0.47%) TACACS
10 2 (0.47%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
2 11 (2.58%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.70%) GIS
5 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.23%) Big Data
6 1 (0.23%) DB2
6 1 (0.23%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.23%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.23%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.23%) MySQL
6 1 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.23%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (0.47%) JIRA
1 2 (0.47%) Rational Rose
1 2 (0.47%) Selenium
1 2 (0.47%) SoapUI
1 2 (0.47%) SpecFlow
1 2 (0.47%) WebDriver
2 1 (0.23%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.23%) Metasploit
General
1 122 (28.64%) Finance
2 50 (11.74%) Banking
3 40 (9.39%) Telecoms
4 23 (5.40%) Retail
5 18 (4.23%) Front Office
6 16 (3.76%) Legal
7 13 (3.05%) Investment Banking
8 10 (2.35%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (1.88%) Marketing
10 4 (0.94%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.94%) Law
11 3 (0.70%) Automotive
11 3 (0.70%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.47%) Advertising
12 2 (0.47%) German Language
12 2 (0.47%) Local Government
13 1 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.23%) Games
13 1 (0.23%) Publishing
13 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 67 (15.73%) Consultant
2 60 (14.08%) Analyst
3 59 (13.85%) Security Consultant
4 55 (12.91%) Project Manager
5 41 (9.62%) Architect
6 35 (8.22%) Security Analyst
7 32 (7.51%) Security Architect
8 28 (6.57%) Risk Manager
9 27 (6.34%) Security Manager
10 18 (4.23%) IT Manager
11 17 (3.99%) IT Consultant
11 17 (3.99%) IT Security Consultant
12 16 (3.76%) Risk Consultant
13 15 (3.52%) Information Security Consultant
14 14 (3.29%) Coordinator
14 14 (3.29%) Programme Manager
15 13 (3.05%) Credit Risk Manager
15 13 (3.05%) Information Security Manager
15 13 (3.05%) Quantitative Risk Manager
16 12 (2.82%) Head of Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.35%) Web Services
2 9 (2.11%) Middleware
3 3 (0.70%) .NET
3 3 (0.70%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.47%) Gherkin
4 2 (0.47%) SOAP
5 1 (0.23%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.23%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.23%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (0.23%) CSS
5 1 (0.23%) HTML
5 1 (0.23%) J2EE
5 1 (0.23%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.23%) REST
5 1 (0.23%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.23%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 50 (11.74%) Management Information System
2 29 (6.81%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (6.57%) CESG
4 21 (4.93%) Cryptography
5 15 (3.52%) Credit Risk
5 15 (3.52%) Derivative
6 14 (3.29%) Credit Derivative
6 14 (3.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 14 (3.29%) Market Risk
6 14 (3.29%) Mathematics
7 13 (3.05%) Data Centre
8 12 (2.82%) PKI
9 11 (2.58%) PMI
9 11 (2.58%) Visualisation
10 10 (2.35%) Mobile App
11 9 (2.11%) CESG CLAS
11 9 (2.11%) Private Cloud
12 8 (1.88%) Public Cloud
13 7 (1.64%) Computer Science
14 4 (0.94%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 34 (7.98%) Windows
2 24 (5.63%) Unix
3 17 (3.99%) Linux
4 12 (2.82%) Windows Server
5 9 (2.11%) Solaris
6 4 (0.94%) Windows Vista
7 2 (0.47%) AIX
7 2 (0.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (33.80%) Information Security
2 143 (33.57%) Risk Management
3 69 (16.20%) Project Management
4 55 (12.91%) Security Architecture
5 46 (10.80%) Stakeholder Management
6 35 (8.22%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (7.98%) ITIL
8 31 (7.28%) Cybersecurity
9 25 (5.87%) Change Management
9 25 (5.87%) Internal Audit
9 25 (5.87%) PRINCE2
10 24 (5.63%) SIEM
11 23 (5.40%) Service Management
12 22 (5.16%) Information Assurance
12 22 (5.16%) Penetration Testing
12 22 (5.16%) Security Management
12 22 (5.16%) Service Delivery
12 22 (5.16%) Validation
13 21 (4.93%) Incident Management
14 20 (4.69%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 18 (4.23%) C#
2 15 (3.52%) C++
3 9 (2.11%) SQL
4 6 (1.41%) Java
4 6 (1.41%) Perl
4 6 (1.41%) Python
5 5 (1.17%) Bash Shell
5 5 (1.17%) PowerShell
5 5 (1.17%) VBA
6 2 (0.47%) C
7 1 (0.23%) AWK
7 1 (0.23%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.23%) Ruby
7 1 (0.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 109 (25.59%) CISSP
2 75 (17.61%) CISM
3 59 (13.85%) Security Cleared
4 42 (9.86%) CISA
5 32 (7.51%) SC Cleared
6 25 (5.87%) Degree
7 24 (5.63%) CESG Certified Professional
8 22 (5.16%) PMI Certification
9 21 (4.93%) CLAS
10 19 (4.46%) DV Cleared
11 18 (4.23%) SANS
12 14 (3.29%) PhD
13 13 (3.05%) GIAC
13 13 (3.05%) IISP
13 13 (3.05%) PMP
14 12 (2.82%) CEH
15 11 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
16 8 (1.88%) CCNA
17 7 (1.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 5 (1.17%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (18.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 52 (12.21%) QA
3 36 (8.45%) PCI DSS
4 15 (3.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 14 (3.29%) RMADS
6 11 (2.58%) COBIT
7 9 (2.11%) JSP 440
7 9 (2.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (1.17%) BS25999
9 4 (0.94%) ISO 9000
10 3 (0.70%) HMG Infosec
10 3 (0.70%) ISO27002
10 3 (0.70%) ISO27005
10 3 (0.70%) SLA
11 2 (0.47%) GPG13
11 2 (0.47%) GxP
11 2 (0.47%) ISAE 3402
11 2 (0.47%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.47%) NEBOSH
11 2 (0.47%) SEPA
System Software
1 12 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (2.58%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.94%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.23%) HDFS
4 1 (0.23%) RACF
4 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (3.05%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.41%) RSA Archer
3 5 (1.17%) Nessus
4 4 (0.94%) Nmap
5 1 (0.23%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.23%) Puppet
5 1 (0.23%) QRadar
5 1 (0.23%) Salt
5 1 (0.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.23%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 32 (7.51%) Oracle
2 23 (5.40%) Microsoft
3 16 (3.76%) HP
4 15 (3.52%) Cisco
5 13 (3.05%) VMware
6 12 (2.82%) PeopleSoft
7 7 (1.64%) LogRhythm
8 6 (1.41%) Juniper
8 6 (1.41%) SAP
9 5 (1.17%) Citrix
9 5 (1.17%) Huawei
9 5 (1.17%) Proofpoint
9 5 (1.17%) Sybase
10 4 (0.94%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 4 (0.94%) Cognos
10 4 (0.94%) Ericsson
10 4 (0.94%) NetCracker
10 4 (0.94%) Nokia
10 4 (0.94%) Qualys
10 4 (0.94%) Sun
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Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Rate: £45k - 55k per year
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £350 per day
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Rate: £380.00 - £500.00 per day
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