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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Assessment
Rank 403 386 398
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +12
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 197 224 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.40% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.53% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 132 96
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£450 £450 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £305 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £600 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £440 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.95% +17.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 2
Average hourly rate £34.50 £10.00 £25.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+245.00% -61.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.30 £10.00 £22.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £18.00 £28.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £10.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+245.00% -65.51%

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
42607 42090 35753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.23% 74.66% 73.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 26554 26094 21361
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1209 1182 1111
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £12.31 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £52.50 £53.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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
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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 -26 174 £450 - 71
London -21 79 £475 - 29
South East -6 48 £438 +9.37% 7
City of London +11 23 £475 -1.29% 5
Scotland +6 15 £323 -15.68% 4
Buckinghamshire +9 13 £438 +9.37% 1
East Midlands +14 12 £450 - 2
Berkshire +8 12 £419 +28.84% 2
North West -14 12 £550 +22.22% 9
West Midlands -32 10 £335 -36.19% 5
Edinburgh -3 8 £250 -33.33% 2
Milton Keynes -4 8 £438 +9.37% 1
Reading +8 7 £450 +291.30% 1
South West +2 7 £313 -39.80% 7
Surrey +6 6 - - 1
Hampshire -7 6 £550 +10.00% 1
Nottinghamshire -8 6 - - 1
Nottingham -8 6 - - 1
Cheshire - 6 £550 - 4
Wales -1 5 £350 -1.68%
Oxfordshire - 5 £435 -
Staines +10 4 - -
Somerset +2 4 £307 -45.26%
Glasgow -3 4 - - 3
Birmingham -6 4 £295 -50.83% 2
South Wales +5 3 £350 -12.50%
Kent -4 3 £263 -30.00% 1
Warrington - 3 £575 - 1
Portsmouth -2 2 - -
Farnborough -7 2 - -

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 98 (24.75%) Finance
2 83 (20.96%) Risk Management
3 76 (19.19%) ITIL
4 75 (18.94%) Information Security
5 68 (17.17%) Project Management
6 65 (16.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 64 (16.16%) CISSP
8 59 (14.90%) Security Cleared
9 52 (13.13%) SC Cleared
10 51 (12.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 45 (11.36%) PRINCE2
12 43 (10.86%) Windows
12 43 (10.86%) CISM
12 43 (10.86%) Telecoms
13 40 (10.10%) Management Information System
14 37 (9.34%) Firewall
14 37 (9.34%) Degree
14 37 (9.34%) PCI DSS
15 36 (9.09%) Microsoft
16 34 (8.59%) Cisco
16 34 (8.59%) Banking
17 33 (8.33%) CheckPoint
18 32 (8.08%) Service Delivery
19 31 (7.83%) MS Project
20 28 (7.07%) MS Excel
20 28 (7.07%) OSPF
20 28 (7.07%) VPN
21 27 (6.82%) Validation
22 26 (6.57%) CISA
22 26 (6.57%) Agile Software Development

Risk Assessment
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (2.53%) MS Project Server
2 6 (1.52%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.26%) IIS
4 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (0.51%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.51%) SAS
4 2 (0.51%) TPMS
5 1 (0.25%) WordPress
5 1 (0.25%) Confluence
5 1 (0.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 31 (7.83%) MS Project
2 28 (7.07%) MS Excel
3 17 (4.29%) MS Office
4 15 (3.79%) MS Visio
5 12 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.76%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.51%) SAP R/3
2 2 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.25%) Towers Watson Igloo
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.25%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.25%) SAP FS
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 37 (9.34%) Firewall
2 28 (7.07%) OSPF
2 28 (7.07%) VPN
3 24 (6.06%) Network Security
4 23 (5.81%) RIP
5 16 (4.04%) IPsec
6 14 (3.54%) Internet
7 13 (3.28%) SSL
7 13 (3.28%) Wireless
7 13 (3.28%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (3.03%) VLAN
9 9 (2.27%) SNMP
10 8 (2.02%) LAN
11 7 (1.77%) VoIP
11 7 (1.77%) WLAN
11 7 (1.77%) TCP/IP
12 6 (1.52%) BGP
12 6 (1.52%) Cisco PIX
12 6 (1.52%) FWSM
12 6 (1.52%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.01%) QlikView
3 3 (0.76%) Big Data
3 3 (0.76%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.51%) Couchbase
4 2 (0.51%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.51%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.51%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.51%) MS Access
5 1 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.25%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (2.02%) Rational Rose
2 4 (1.01%) Subversion
3 3 (0.76%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.76%) Trac
3 3 (0.76%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.25%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.25%) Introscope
4 1 (0.25%) Yeoman
4 1 (0.25%) JIRA
General
1 98 (24.75%) Finance
2 43 (10.86%) Telecoms
3 34 (8.59%) Banking
4 22 (5.56%) Retail
5 19 (4.80%) Legal
6 15 (3.79%) Investment Banking
7 10 (2.53%) Front Office
8 8 (2.02%) Back Office
8 8 (2.02%) Retail Banking
9 6 (1.52%) Marketing
10 5 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (1.01%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.76%) Publishing
12 3 (0.76%) German Language
13 2 (0.51%) Automotive
14 1 (0.25%) Law
14 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.25%) Military
14 1 (0.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 67 (16.92%) Analyst
2 53 (13.38%) Consultant
3 46 (11.62%) Project Manager
4 43 (10.86%) Architect
5 37 (9.34%) Security Consultant
6 28 (7.07%) Security Analyst
7 25 (6.31%) Design Engineer
8 21 (5.30%) Business Analyst
9 20 (5.05%) IP Engineer
10 19 (4.80%) Infrastructure Manager
11 18 (4.55%) Security Engineer
12 13 (3.28%) Risk Analyst
13 12 (3.03%) IT Security Analyst
13 12 (3.03%) Programme Manager
13 12 (3.03%) Risk Consultant
13 12 (3.03%) AWS Architect
14 10 (2.53%) Coordinator
14 10 (2.53%) Risk Manager
14 10 (2.53%) Enterprise Architect
15 9 (2.27%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.28%) .NET
2 8 (2.02%) HTML
3 4 (1.01%) ASP.NET
3 4 (1.01%) Web Services
4 3 (0.76%) XSLT
4 3 (0.76%) CSS
4 3 (0.76%) SOAP
4 3 (0.76%) WCF
5 2 (0.51%) HTML5
5 2 (0.51%) REST
5 2 (0.51%) SAML
5 2 (0.51%) Middleware
5 2 (0.51%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.25%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.25%) JSP
6 1 (0.25%) WPF
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 40 (10.10%) Management Information System
2 18 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (2.78%) CESG
3 11 (2.78%) SecurID
4 10 (2.53%) RMADS
5 8 (2.02%) FMCG
6 7 (1.77%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.77%) Data Protection Act
7 6 (1.52%) User Experience
8 5 (1.26%) PMI
9 4 (1.01%) Clustering
9 4 (1.01%) Life Science
9 4 (1.01%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.76%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.76%) BYOD
10 3 (0.76%) Human Factors
10 3 (0.76%) SCADA
10 3 (0.76%) CESG CLAS
10 3 (0.76%) Cryptography
10 3 (0.76%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 43 (10.86%) Windows
2 25 (6.31%) Linux
3 14 (3.54%) UNIX
4 8 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (2.02%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.01%) AIX
7 3 (0.76%) Windows NT
7 3 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.51%) Solaris
9 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (20.96%) Risk Management
2 76 (19.19%) ITIL
3 75 (18.94%) Information Security
4 68 (17.17%) Project Management
5 65 (16.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 45 (11.36%) PRINCE2
7 32 (8.08%) Service Delivery
8 27 (6.82%) Validation
9 26 (6.57%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (6.57%) Security Architecture
10 22 (5.56%) Data Protection
11 21 (5.30%) Risk Analysis
11 21 (5.30%) Analytics
12 19 (4.80%) Project Planning
12 19 (4.80%) Security Management
13 18 (4.55%) Change Management
13 18 (4.55%) UML
13 18 (4.55%) Business Continuity
13 18 (4.55%) Migration
13 18 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (3.28%) C
2 12 (3.03%) SQL
3 8 (2.02%) C#
3 8 (2.02%) Java
4 6 (1.52%) C++
4 6 (1.52%) Python
5 4 (1.01%) VBA
5 4 (1.01%) VB
6 3 (0.76%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.76%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.76%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.51%) Tcl
7 2 (0.51%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.51%) Perl
8 1 (0.25%) PHP
8 1 (0.25%) ABAP
8 1 (0.25%) R
8 1 (0.25%) sed
8 1 (0.25%) VB6
Qualifications
1 64 (16.16%) CISSP
2 59 (14.90%) Security Cleared
3 52 (13.13%) SC Cleared
4 43 (10.86%) CISM
5 37 (9.34%) Degree
6 26 (6.57%) CISA
7 23 (5.81%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (4.04%) CCNP
9 13 (3.28%) PMI Certification
10 11 (2.78%) PMP
11 10 (2.53%) CEH
12 9 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 9 (2.27%) Check Point Certification
12 9 (2.27%) CRISC
13 7 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (1.77%) HND
14 6 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 5 (1.26%) CCDP
15 5 (1.26%) ISEB
15 5 (1.26%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (12.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 37 (9.34%) PCI DSS
3 20 (5.05%) COBIT
4 19 (4.80%) QA
5 15 (3.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (1.77%) ISO 9001
7 4 (1.01%) SLA
7 4 (1.01%) BS7799
8 3 (0.76%) GxP
8 3 (0.76%) GMP
8 3 (0.76%) ISO 9000
8 3 (0.76%) BS15000
8 3 (0.76%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 2 (0.51%) COSO
10 1 (0.25%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.25%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.25%) GAMP
10 1 (0.25%) EFQM
10 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
System Software
1 9 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.76%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.76%) Firmware
3 3 (0.76%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.76%) CORE IMPACT
2 3 (0.76%) Nessus
2 3 (0.76%) Nmap
3 2 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.51%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.25%) OpenView
4 1 (0.25%) Control-M
4 1 (0.25%) Puppet
4 1 (0.25%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.25%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.25%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 36 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 34 (8.59%) Cisco
3 33 (8.33%) CheckPoint
4 21 (5.30%) Juniper
5 15 (3.79%) Oracle
5 15 (3.79%) F5
6 14 (3.54%) SAP
7 12 (3.03%) Fortinet
8 10 (2.53%) Tufin
8 10 (2.53%) AlgoSec
9 7 (1.77%) CA
9 7 (1.77%) Nokia
10 6 (1.52%) Redback
10 6 (1.52%) Radware
11 5 (1.26%) IBM
11 5 (1.26%) HP
12 4 (1.01%) Informatica
12 4 (1.01%) Blue Coat
12 4 (1.01%) Sophos
12 4 (1.01%) VMware
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £320 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £360 - £365 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £360 - £365 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Northamptonshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £700 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £410 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
IS Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
JM
Rate: £275 - £295 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent, UK.
AXA
Rate: Up to £38,782 + bens dep on exp
Posted: 9 days ago
Cumbria
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 19 days ago
Cumbria
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 19 days ago
Chertsey
Bluefire Consulting
Rate: £270 - £300 per day + on Ltd company basis
Posted: 19 days ago
Docklands
CPS Group
Rate: £320 - £325 per day
Posted: 19 days ago