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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Risk Assessment
UK
Rank 421 401 409
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +8
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 177 229 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.45% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.55% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 129 89
Median daily rate £500 £500 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £350 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £775 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +91.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £25.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.45 £46.60 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +91.48%

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
36783 41524 39970
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.18% 81.75% 78.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 24390 26922 25816
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 937 1204 1054
Median hourly rate £34.00 £38.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +52.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 -24 155 £493 -1.50% 37
London +4 85 £500 -14.89% 13
South East +2 38 £500 +25.00% 6
Milton Keynes -2 14 £503 +18.06%
Buckinghamshire -8 14 £503 +18.06%
Scotland +22 11 £550 +4.76% 1
North West +11 10 £600 +58.52% 1
Edinburgh +17 9 £550 +4.76% 1
East of England +3 9 £488 - 6
South Wales +18 8 £550 +22.22% 2
Hampshire +14 8 £556 +42.62%
Wales +6 8 £550 +22.22% 2
Manchester +8 7 £600 +57.06%
Hertfordshire +3 7 £488 - 2
City of London -12 7 £450 -21.73% 3
Surrey +17 6 - - 2
West Yorkshire +16 5 £425 -19.04%
Yorkshire +9 5 £425 -17.07%
Cardiff +19 4 £625 +38.88% 2
West Sussex +6 4 - -
West Midlands -15 4 £430 -8.99% 5
Worthing - 4 - -
South West +4 3 £350 -24.11% 6
Oxfordshire - 3 £413 - 1
Docklands, London - 3 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £700 -
Berkshire +2 2 £440 +27.53% 1
Glasgow 0 2 £273 -27.81%
Bristol -3 2 - - 3
Warwickshire - 2 £440 -

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 (33.16%) Information Security
2 121 (32.10%) Finance
3 109 (28.91%) Risk Management
4 68 (18.04%) CISSP
5 63 (16.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 58 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
7 55 (14.59%) Management Information System
8 54 (14.32%) CISM
9 52 (13.79%) Project Management
10 50 (13.26%) Security Cleared
11 46 (12.20%) Windows
11 46 (12.20%) Degree
12 45 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
13 42 (11.14%) Banking
14 39 (10.34%) ITIL
15 36 (9.55%) Agile Software Development
15 36 (9.55%) SC Cleared
16 34 (9.02%) CESG
17 32 (8.49%) Unix
18 28 (7.43%) Security Architecture
18 28 (7.43%) Penetration Testing
19 27 (7.16%) CISA
19 27 (7.16%) Telecoms
20 26 (6.90%) Change Management
20 26 (6.90%) Incident Management
21 25 (6.63%) Cryptography
21 25 (6.63%) PCI DSS
21 25 (6.63%) Firewall
21 25 (6.63%) Legal
21 25 (6.63%) Stakeholder Management

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 6 (1.59%) SharePoint
1 6 (1.59%) Tuxedo
1 6 (1.59%) WebSphere
2 5 (1.33%) Confluence
2 5 (1.33%) IIS
3 3 (0.80%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (0.80%) TPMS
3 3 (0.80%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.27%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.27%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (6.10%) MS Office
2 19 (5.04%) MS Excel
3 11 (2.92%) MS Project
4 10 (2.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (2.39%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.06%) Simulink
6 4 (1.06%) Stateflow
6 4 (1.06%) TargetLink
7 2 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.06%) SAP GRC
2 3 (0.80%) HFM
3 2 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.53%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.27%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 1 (0.27%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.27%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.39%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (2.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.06%) IaaS
5 3 (0.80%) Office 365
5 3 (0.80%) PaaS
5 3 (0.80%) SaaS
6 1 (0.27%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.27%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.63%) Firewall
2 24 (6.37%) Network Security
3 19 (5.04%) Wireless
4 15 (3.98%) IPsec
5 12 (3.18%) Intrusion Detection
5 12 (3.18%) TCP/IP
6 9 (2.39%) 2G
6 9 (2.39%) 3G
6 9 (2.39%) 4G
6 9 (2.39%) Internet
6 9 (2.39%) LAN
6 9 (2.39%) MVNO
6 9 (2.39%) WAN
7 7 (1.86%) Diameter Protocol
7 7 (1.86%) LTE
7 7 (1.86%) Radio Access Network
7 7 (1.86%) VoLTE
8 4 (1.06%) Ethernet
8 4 (1.06%) SMTP
8 4 (1.06%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (1.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.80%) Big Data
2 3 (0.80%) Oracle Database
2 3 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (0.80%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (0.80%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.53%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.27%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (0.27%) GIS
4 1 (0.27%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.27%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.27%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (0.27%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 13 (3.45%) JIRA
2 12 (3.18%) Rational DOORS
3 7 (1.86%) Rational Rhapsody
4 5 (1.33%) Selenium
5 4 (1.06%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.06%) Protractor
5 4 (1.06%) SpecFlow
5 4 (1.06%) WebDriver
6 2 (0.53%) HP UFT
6 2 (0.53%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.53%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.27%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.27%) LSMW
7 1 (0.27%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.27%) YouTrack
General
1 121 (32.10%) Finance
2 42 (11.14%) Banking
3 27 (7.16%) Telecoms
4 25 (6.63%) Legal
5 17 (4.51%) Retail
6 10 (2.65%) Military
7 9 (2.39%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (2.12%) Electronics
8 8 (2.12%) Investment Banking
9 7 (1.86%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.86%) Marketing
10 5 (1.33%) Law
11 4 (1.06%) Front Office
11 4 (1.06%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.80%) Publishing
12 3 (0.80%) Wholesale Banking
13 2 (0.53%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.27%) Advertising
14 1 (0.27%) Automotive
14 1 (0.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 72 (19.10%) Analyst
2 48 (12.73%) Architect
3 41 (10.88%) Consultant
4 36 (9.55%) Security Manager
5 31 (8.22%) Security Analyst
5 31 (8.22%) Security Architect
6 28 (7.43%) Information Manager
6 28 (7.43%) Information Security Manager
7 27 (7.16%) Security Consultant
8 25 (6.63%) Business Analyst
9 21 (5.57%) Security Advisor
10 19 (5.04%) Project Manager
11 17 (4.51%) Security Officer
12 15 (3.98%) Solutions Architect
13 14 (3.71%) Information Security Officer
14 13 (3.45%) Risk Consultant
15 11 (2.92%) Information Officer
16 10 (2.65%) Cybersecurity Analyst
17 9 (2.39%) Information Security Analyst
17 9 (2.39%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.71%) Middleware
2 5 (1.33%) HTML
3 4 (1.06%) CSS
4 3 (0.80%) JSON
4 3 (0.80%) PostGIS
4 3 (0.80%) RSS
4 3 (0.80%) XML
4 3 (0.80%) XSLT
5 2 (0.53%) SailPoint
6 1 (0.27%) .NET
6 1 (0.27%) Java EE
6 1 (0.27%) jQuery
6 1 (0.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 55 (14.59%) Management Information System
2 45 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (9.02%) CESG
4 25 (6.63%) Cryptography
5 17 (4.51%) Computer Science
6 15 (3.98%) Data Centre
7 12 (3.18%) Credit Risk
8 7 (1.86%) NHS
9 6 (1.59%) Mathematics
10 5 (1.33%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.33%) Cyber Defence
10 5 (1.33%) Data Protection Act
10 5 (1.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (1.33%) Fixed Income
10 5 (1.33%) PKI
11 4 (1.06%) CESG CLAS
11 4 (1.06%) Economics
11 4 (1.06%) e-Learning
11 4 (1.06%) Life Science
12 3 (0.80%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 46 (12.20%) Windows
2 32 (8.49%) Unix
3 21 (5.57%) Linux
4 14 (3.71%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.86%) Solaris
6 4 (1.06%) AIX
7 3 (0.80%) CentOS
7 3 (0.80%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.80%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.27%) NetWare
8 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.27%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (33.16%) Information Security
2 109 (28.91%) Risk Management
3 58 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
4 52 (13.79%) Project Management
5 39 (10.34%) ITIL
6 36 (9.55%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (7.43%) Penetration Testing
7 28 (7.43%) Security Architecture
8 26 (6.90%) Change Management
8 26 (6.90%) Incident Management
9 25 (6.63%) Stakeholder Management
10 23 (6.10%) Security Management
11 21 (5.57%) Systems Analysis
12 20 (5.31%) ISMS
13 19 (5.04%) Validation
14 18 (4.77%) Analytics
14 18 (4.77%) Service Delivery
14 18 (4.77%) Service Management
15 17 (4.51%) Business Analysis
15 17 (4.51%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 17 (4.51%) C
2 15 (3.98%) SQL
3 9 (2.39%) JavaScript
4 8 (2.12%) C++
5 6 (1.59%) C#
5 6 (1.59%) Java
6 4 (1.06%) MATLAB
6 4 (1.06%) Python
7 3 (0.80%) PHP
8 2 (0.53%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.53%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.27%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 68 (18.04%) CISSP
2 54 (14.32%) CISM
3 50 (13.26%) Security Cleared
4 46 (12.20%) Degree
5 36 (9.55%) SC Cleared
6 27 (7.16%) CISA
7 23 (6.10%) CESG Certified Professional
8 19 (5.04%) DV Cleared
9 17 (4.51%) CRISC
10 15 (3.98%) ISEB
11 11 (2.92%) IISP
11 11 (2.92%) ISSAP
12 8 (2.12%) CLAS
13 7 (1.86%) BPSS Clearance
14 6 (1.59%) CEH
15 5 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
16 4 (1.06%) CCNA
17 3 (0.80%) GIAC
17 3 (0.80%) GISP
17 3 (0.80%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (16.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (6.63%) PCI DSS
3 24 (6.37%) RMADS
4 21 (5.57%) QA
5 17 (4.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 13 (3.45%) COBIT
7 11 (2.92%) ISO26262
8 8 (2.12%) GDPR
8 8 (2.12%) ISO27005
9 7 (1.86%) Basel III
9 7 (1.86%) Def Stans
9 7 (1.86%) DO-178B
9 7 (1.86%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 7 (1.86%) IEC 61508
9 7 (1.86%) MISRA
9 7 (1.86%) MISRA C
10 5 (1.33%) Data Quality
10 5 (1.33%) Solvency II
11 4 (1.06%) Disclosure Scotland
11 4 (1.06%) ISO27002
System Software
1 8 (2.12%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.53%) Sendmail
3 2 (0.53%) XenApp
4 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.27%) IAG
4 1 (0.27%) NFS
4 1 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.27%) vSphere
4 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (1.33%) QRadar
2 3 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.80%) Nessus
2 3 (0.80%) Nmap
2 3 (0.80%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.27%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.27%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (6.63%) Microsoft
2 16 (4.24%) Oracle
3 11 (2.92%) SAP
4 10 (2.65%) Cisco
4 10 (2.65%) Splunk
5 9 (2.39%) Citrix
6 8 (2.12%) CA
7 7 (1.86%) Sourcefire
7 7 (1.86%) Symantec
7 7 (1.86%) VMware
8 6 (1.59%) Dell
8 6 (1.59%) F5
8 6 (1.59%) Palo Alto
9 5 (1.33%) Qualys
9 5 (1.33%) ServiceNow
9 5 (1.33%) Trend Micro
10 4 (1.06%) Actimize
10 4 (1.06%) CheckPoint
11 3 (0.80%) HP
11 3 (0.80%) Misys
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
LA International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Robert Walters UK
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 7 days ago