The table below looks at the statistics 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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Risk Assessment
Rank 394 391 443
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +52
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 239 226 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.44% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.56% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 89 81
Average daily rate £500 £438 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +8.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £324 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £775 £592 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Average hourly rate £47.00 £31.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.20% +162.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 £31.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+49.20% +162.50%

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
41792 40196 38042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.24% 77.62% 76.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 27320 25624 23044
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1199 1072 1163
Average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.25 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Assessment within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +29 222 £500 +11.11% 67
London +33 101 £575 +15.00% 34
South East +14 57 £423 +5.62% 9
Berkshire 0 24 £341 -14.68% 2
South West +20 22 £450 - 8
Buckinghamshire +25 18 £444 +5.97%
Milton Keynes +12 16 £444 +5.97%
North West -11 15 £368 -33.18% 5
City of London +30 14 £550 +10.00% 9
Scotland -12 12 £525 +32.91% 1
Reading -4 8 £350 -
Manchester -8 8 £482 -8.19% 1
West Midlands -17 8 £473 +23.93% 4
East of England +8 7 £600 - 3
Edinburgh -15 7 £525 +0.47%
Wiltshire 0 6 £358 -1.37% 3
East Midlands -21 6 £600 +71.42%
Bristol +4 5 £473 +5.00% 1
Gloucestershire +14 4 £425 - 4
Hampshire +7 4 £449 - 3
Glasgow +5 4 - - 1
Somerset +4 4 £463 -28.84%
Surrey -8 4 £413 +65.00% 1
Nottinghamshire -9 4 £600 -
Nottingham -14 4 £600 -
Slough - 4 £325 -
Taunton - 4 £463 -
Lancashire +3 3 £330 -40.00% 2
Midlands +3 3 £650 -
Croydon -8 3 £600 +9.09%

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 159 (36.30%) Information Security
2 136 (31.05%) Risk Management
3 132 (30.14%) Finance
4 128 (29.22%) CISSP
5 86 (19.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 81 (18.49%) CISM
7 74 (16.89%) Management Information System
8 73 (16.67%) Project Management
9 59 (13.47%) Banking
9 59 (13.47%) Security Cleared
10 53 (12.10%) ITIL
11 52 (11.87%) CISA
12 50 (11.42%) Stakeholder Management
13 46 (10.50%) Security Architecture
14 40 (9.13%) Windows
15 35 (7.99%) QA
16 33 (7.53%) Firewall
16 33 (7.53%) Telecoms
17 32 (7.31%) Degree
18 31 (7.08%) Cybersecurity
18 31 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
19 30 (6.85%) SC Cleared
19 30 (6.85%) Service Management
19 30 (6.85%) PRINCE2
20 28 (6.39%) Agile Software Development
21 27 (6.16%) PCI DSS
21 27 (6.16%) SIEM
22 26 (5.94%) Internal Audit
22 26 (5.94%) Security Testing
23 25 (5.71%) Service Delivery

Risk Assessment
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 10 (2.28%) IIS
2 2 (0.46%) Confluence
2 2 (0.46%) MS Exchange
2 2 (0.46%) Node.js
2 2 (0.46%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.23%) Apache
3 1 (0.23%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.23%) Liferay
3 1 (0.23%) Magnolia
3 1 (0.23%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (3.65%) MS Excel
1 16 (3.65%) MS Office
2 8 (1.83%) MS Project
2 8 (1.83%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.68%) SmartSuite
4 3 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.23%) ResourceLink
2 1 (0.23%) SAP EHS
2 1 (0.23%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.51%) IaaS
2 7 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.60%) SaaS
3 6 (1.37%) PaaS
4 4 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.23%) GitHub
6 1 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 33 (7.53%) Firewall
2 18 (4.11%) Network Security
3 13 (2.97%) VPN
4 11 (2.51%) Internet
5 8 (1.83%) LAN
6 7 (1.60%) Value-Added Service
7 6 (1.37%) TCP/IP
8 5 (1.14%) IPsec
8 5 (1.14%) SSH
8 5 (1.14%) Wireless
9 4 (0.91%) SNMP
10 2 (0.46%) 3G
10 2 (0.46%) 4G
10 2 (0.46%) Intranet
10 2 (0.46%) MVNO
10 2 (0.46%) VoLTE
10 2 (0.46%) VoWiFi
11 1 (0.23%) DAB
11 1 (0.23%) Radio Access Network
11 1 (0.23%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.05%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (0.91%) Big Data
3 4 (0.91%) GIS
4 3 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (0.68%) QlikView
5 2 (0.46%) EDRMS
5 2 (0.46%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.46%) MySQL
6 1 (0.23%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.23%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.23%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (0.46%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.46%) JIRA
1 2 (0.46%) Selenium
1 2 (0.46%) Subversion
2 1 (0.23%) Ant
2 1 (0.23%) EasyMock
2 1 (0.23%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.23%) JUnit
2 1 (0.23%) Maven
2 1 (0.23%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.23%) PHPUnit
2 1 (0.23%) SpecFlow
2 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.23%) WebDriver
General
1 132 (30.14%) Finance
2 59 (13.47%) Banking
3 33 (7.53%) Telecoms
4 19 (4.34%) Front Office
4 19 (4.34%) Legal
5 18 (4.11%) Investment Banking
5 18 (4.11%) Retail
6 14 (3.20%) Pharmaceutical
7 9 (2.05%) Marketing
8 6 (1.37%) Automotive
9 5 (1.14%) Back Office
9 5 (1.14%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.14%) Law
10 4 (0.91%) Billing
10 4 (0.91%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.46%) Advertising
11 2 (0.46%) Electronics
11 2 (0.46%) German Language
11 2 (0.46%) Publishing
11 2 (0.46%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 70 (15.98%) Consultant
1 70 (15.98%) Project Manager
2 61 (13.93%) Analyst
3 57 (13.01%) Security Consultant
4 37 (8.45%) Security Manager
5 30 (6.85%) Architect
6 29 (6.62%) Security Analyst
7 26 (5.94%) Security Architect
8 24 (5.48%) Information Manager
9 23 (5.25%) Information Security Manager
10 20 (4.57%) Risk Manager
11 16 (3.65%) IT Consultant
11 16 (3.65%) IT Security Consultant
11 16 (3.65%) Risk Analyst
12 15 (3.42%) IT Manager
12 15 (3.42%) Risk Consultant
12 15 (3.42%) Test Manager
13 14 (3.20%) Programme Manager
14 13 (2.97%) Information Security Consultant
14 13 (2.97%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.74%) Middleware
2 10 (2.28%) Web Services
3 4 (0.91%) SailPoint
4 3 (0.68%) REST
5 2 (0.46%) .NET
5 2 (0.46%) AngularJS
5 2 (0.46%) Spring
5 2 (0.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.23%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.23%) JPA
6 1 (0.23%) jQuery
6 1 (0.23%) JSON
6 1 (0.23%) MooTools
6 1 (0.23%) OAuth
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.23%) Symfony
6 1 (0.23%) Velocity
6 1 (0.23%) WCF
6 1 (0.23%) WPF
6 1 (0.23%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 74 (16.89%) Management Information System
2 31 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (5.71%) CESG
4 14 (3.20%) Cryptography
5 12 (2.74%) Credit Risk
5 12 (2.74%) Derivative
6 11 (2.51%) Mathematics
7 10 (2.28%) Computer Science
7 10 (2.28%) Credit Derivative
7 10 (2.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 10 (2.28%) Market Risk
7 10 (2.28%) Mobile App
7 10 (2.28%) PKI
8 9 (2.05%) CESG CLAS
9 8 (1.83%) Data Centre
9 8 (1.83%) Visualisation
10 7 (1.60%) PMI
10 7 (1.60%) Private Cloud
11 6 (1.37%) Internet of Things
12 5 (1.14%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 40 (9.13%) Windows
2 19 (4.34%) Unix
3 18 (4.11%) Linux
4 16 (3.65%) Windows Server
5 10 (2.28%) Solaris
6 3 (0.68%) AIX
7 2 (0.46%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (36.30%) Information Security
2 136 (31.05%) Risk Management
3 73 (16.67%) Project Management
4 53 (12.10%) ITIL
5 50 (11.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 46 (10.50%) Security Architecture
7 31 (7.08%) Cybersecurity
8 30 (6.85%) PRINCE2
8 30 (6.85%) Service Management
9 28 (6.39%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (6.16%) SIEM
11 26 (5.94%) Internal Audit
11 26 (5.94%) Security Testing
12 25 (5.71%) Service Delivery
13 24 (5.48%) Validation
14 22 (5.02%) Coaching
14 22 (5.02%) Information Assurance
15 21 (4.79%) Data Protection
16 20 (4.57%) Penetration Testing
16 20 (4.57%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (2.97%) C#
1 13 (2.97%) C++
2 12 (2.74%) SQL
3 8 (1.83%) C
4 5 (1.14%) Java
5 4 (0.91%) VBA
6 2 (0.46%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.46%) Python
7 1 (0.23%) Perl
7 1 (0.23%) PHP
7 1 (0.23%) PHP 5
7 1 (0.23%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.23%) Ruby
7 1 (0.23%) Scala
7 1 (0.23%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 128 (29.22%) CISSP
2 81 (18.49%) CISM
3 59 (13.47%) Security Cleared
4 52 (11.87%) CISA
5 32 (7.31%) Degree
6 30 (6.85%) SC Cleared
7 24 (5.48%) CESG Certified Professional
8 22 (5.02%) SANS
9 19 (4.34%) CLAS
10 18 (4.11%) DV Cleared
11 15 (3.42%) Cisco Certification
12 14 (3.20%) GIAC
12 14 (3.20%) PMI Certification
13 13 (2.97%) CCNA
13 13 (2.97%) IISP
14 11 (2.51%) CEH
14 11 (2.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 10 (2.28%) PhD
16 8 (1.83%) CRISC
16 8 (1.83%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (19.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (7.99%) QA
3 27 (6.16%) PCI DSS
4 20 (4.57%) COBIT
5 15 (3.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 14 (3.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 11 (2.51%) SLA
8 9 (2.05%) RMADS
9 7 (1.60%) JSP 440
10 6 (1.37%) GxP
11 4 (0.91%) ISO27002
12 3 (0.68%) BS25999
12 3 (0.68%) ISO 9000
12 3 (0.68%) SEPA
13 2 (0.46%) Data Quality
13 2 (0.46%) IEC 61508
13 2 (0.46%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.46%) ISO26262
14 1 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
14 1 (0.23%) ISO22301
System Software
1 16 (3.65%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.23%) HDFS
4 1 (0.23%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 14 (3.20%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.37%) Nessus
3 4 (0.91%) Nmap
3 4 (0.91%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (0.23%) CA Wily
4 1 (0.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.23%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.23%) QRadar
4 1 (0.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 20 (4.57%) Microsoft
2 19 (4.34%) Oracle
3 15 (3.42%) HP
4 11 (2.51%) VMware
5 8 (1.83%) Cisco
6 6 (1.37%) SAP
7 5 (1.14%) IBM
7 5 (1.14%) ServiceNow
7 5 (1.14%) Sybase
7 5 (1.14%) Symantec
8 4 (0.91%) CA
8 4 (0.91%) Cyber-Ark
8 4 (0.91%) ForgeRock
8 4 (0.91%) Qualys
9 2 (0.46%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.46%) Citrix
9 2 (0.46%) Huawei
9 2 (0.46%) Splunk
10 1 (0.23%) ArcSight
10 1 (0.23%) ZTE
Wales
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £525 Per Day Day rate
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Contracts IT Ltd
Rate: Market Rates With Expenses
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Advantage XPO
Rate: £23 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Connectus
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Houghton Le Spring, Tyne and Wear
Leighton Group
Rate: Competitive salary
Posted: 4 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Bromley
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
UK
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £70,000 per year + Excellent Package + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £600 - £900 per day
Posted: 22 days ago