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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Risk Assessment
Rank 442 471 378
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -93
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 203 176 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.31% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.39% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 97 145
Median daily rate £520 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £398 £438
% change year-on-year
+19.49% -9.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Median hourly rate £51.75 £40.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.75 £40.50 -
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -

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
44752 45442 41756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.70% 79.80% 78.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 29560 29386 25936
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 £295 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1039 1183 1176
Median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +5.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Assessment within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 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 -16 170 £520 +15.55% 43
London 0 87 £550 +15.78% 11
South East -1 45 £475 +16.92% 8
Scotland +25 24 £550 +51.72% 4
Edinburgh +16 22 £550 +62.96% 2
Berkshire +11 18 £525 +45.83% 3
City of London +34 15 £600 +20.00% 3
Buckinghamshire +5 13 £474 +14.27% 1
Milton Keynes +13 12 £474 +14.09% 1
North West -7 11 £550 +78.71% 4
East of England +25 9 £425 +6.25% 6
West Midlands -22 7 £340 -21.38% 6
Oxfordshire +11 5 £506 - 1
Reading +6 5 £375 -10.17% 2
Yorkshire +4 5 £550 +22.22% 5
Manchester -10 5 - - 3
South West +3 4 £386 +3.00% 2
West Yorkshire +1 4 - - 1
West Sussex -2 4 £400 -
Leeds -9 4 - - 1
Cambridge - 4 £425 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 4 £425 - 1
Hertfordshire +14 3 £513 - 1
Maidenhead +4 3 £615 +80.88%
Cheshire +4 3 - - 1
Bristol 0 3 £288 -11.53%
Warwickshire -8 3 £330 -
Slough - 3 - -
Warrington - 3 - -
Bracknell - 3 £500 - 1

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 133 (32.60%) Finance
2 113 (27.70%) Information Security
3 99 (24.26%) Risk Management
3 99 (24.26%) CISSP
4 70 (17.16%) Project Management
5 66 (16.18%) Banking
6 54 (13.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 49 (12.01%) Stakeholder Management
7 49 (12.01%) Security Cleared
8 47 (11.52%) Security Architecture
9 46 (11.27%) CISM
10 45 (11.03%) QA
11 43 (10.54%) Agile Software Development
12 40 (9.80%) Oracle
12 40 (9.80%) Cybersecurity
13 39 (9.56%) ITIL
14 38 (9.31%) Firewall
15 37 (9.07%) Windows
16 36 (8.82%) Microsoft
17 34 (8.33%) CESG
18 32 (7.84%) Management Information System
19 31 (7.60%) Network Security
20 29 (7.11%) Unix
21 28 (6.86%) Business Continuity
21 28 (6.86%) PCI DSS
22 27 (6.62%) Information Assurance
22 27 (6.62%) Telecoms
23 26 (6.37%) CISA
24 25 (6.13%) Service Management
24 25 (6.13%) Linux

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 19 (4.66%) MS Exchange
2 9 (2.21%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.23%) WebSphere
4 4 (0.98%) Apache
5 3 (0.74%) Tuxedo
6 2 (0.49%) CMS
6 2 (0.49%) IIS
6 2 (0.49%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.25%) CICS
7 1 (0.25%) Confluence
7 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.25%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (5.39%) MS Excel
1 22 (5.39%) MS Project
2 20 (4.90%) MS Office
3 16 (3.92%) MS Visio
4 9 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.74%) SmartSuite
6 2 (0.49%) GNU Octave
7 1 (0.25%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.49%) SAP EHS
2 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.25%) Maximo
2 1 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.25%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (0.25%) Summit
2 1 (0.25%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.21%) IaaS
4 8 (1.96%) Office 365
5 7 (1.72%) PaaS
5 7 (1.72%) SaaS
6 5 (1.23%) Yammer
7 3 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.25%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 38 (9.31%) Firewall
2 31 (7.60%) Network Security
3 18 (4.41%) Internet
4 15 (3.68%) SMTP
5 11 (2.70%) FTP
5 11 (2.70%) Wireless
6 10 (2.45%) IPsec
7 9 (2.21%) LAN
7 9 (2.21%) SSH
7 9 (2.21%) TCP/IP
7 9 (2.21%) VPN
8 7 (1.72%) WAN
9 3 (0.74%) 3G
9 3 (0.74%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.49%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.49%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (0.49%) Extranet
10 2 (0.49%) MPLS
10 2 (0.49%) SSL
10 2 (0.49%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.15%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.74%) KDB
4 3 (0.74%) MySQL
4 3 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.49%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.49%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.49%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (0.49%) SAP HANA
5 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.25%) DB2
6 1 (0.25%) FileMaker
6 1 (0.25%) GIS
6 1 (0.25%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (1.23%) Selenium
1 5 (1.23%) WebDriver
2 3 (0.74%) JIRA
2 3 (0.74%) SpecFlow
2 3 (0.74%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.49%) Rational Rose
3 2 (0.49%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.25%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.25%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.25%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.25%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (0.25%) Maven
4 1 (0.25%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.25%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 133 (32.60%) Finance
2 66 (16.18%) Banking
3 27 (6.62%) Telecoms
4 17 (4.17%) Retail
5 12 (2.94%) Legal
6 9 (2.21%) Front Office
6 9 (2.21%) Pharmaceutical
7 8 (1.96%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.96%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.74%) Law
9 2 (0.49%) Advertising
9 2 (0.49%) Back Office
9 2 (0.49%) Marketing
9 2 (0.49%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.25%) Electronics
10 1 (0.25%) Games
10 1 (0.25%) Local Government
10 1 (0.25%) Military
10 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 77 (18.87%) Analyst
2 73 (17.89%) Consultant
3 58 (14.22%) Security Consultant
4 51 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 40 (9.80%) Architect
6 39 (9.56%) Security Analyst
7 32 (7.84%) Risk Manager
8 29 (7.11%) Security Architect
9 22 (5.39%) IT Analyst
9 22 (5.39%) IT Consultant
10 18 (4.41%) IT Manager
10 18 (4.41%) Risk Consultant
10 18 (4.41%) Security Manager
11 17 (4.17%) Business Analyst
11 17 (4.17%) Risk Analyst
12 16 (3.92%) IT Security Consultant
13 13 (3.19%) Banking Analyst
13 13 (3.19%) IT Risk Consultant
13 13 (3.19%) Programme Manager
14 12 (2.94%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.21%) Middleware
1 9 (2.21%) Web Services
2 5 (1.23%) .NET
2 5 (1.23%) SAML
2 5 (1.23%) WAP
3 4 (0.98%) .NET Framework
4 3 (0.74%) Gherkin
4 3 (0.74%) HTML
5 2 (0.49%) CSS
5 2 (0.49%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (0.49%) REST
5 2 (0.49%) SOAP
5 2 (0.49%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.25%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.25%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.25%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.25%) J2EE
6 1 (0.25%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.25%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.33%) CESG
2 32 (7.84%) Management Information System
3 25 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (5.15%) Cryptography
5 14 (3.43%) Data Centre
6 13 (3.19%) Visualisation
7 11 (2.70%) Credit Risk
8 10 (2.45%) Client/Server
8 10 (2.45%) PKI
8 10 (2.45%) SWIFT
9 8 (1.96%) PMI
9 8 (1.96%) Security Operations Centre
10 7 (1.72%) Credit Derivative
10 7 (1.72%) Derivative
10 7 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 7 (1.72%) Market Risk
10 7 (1.72%) Mathematics
11 6 (1.47%) CESG CLAS
11 6 (1.47%) Computer Science
11 6 (1.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 37 (9.07%) Windows
2 29 (7.11%) Unix
3 25 (6.13%) Linux
4 10 (2.45%) Solaris
4 10 (2.45%) Windows Server
4 10 (2.45%) Windows Vista
5 6 (1.47%) AIX
6 4 (0.98%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.49%) Android
7 2 (0.49%) NetWare
8 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (27.70%) Information Security
2 99 (24.26%) Risk Management
3 70 (17.16%) Project Management
4 49 (12.01%) Stakeholder Management
5 47 (11.52%) Security Architecture
6 43 (10.54%) Agile Software Development
7 40 (9.80%) Cybersecurity
8 39 (9.56%) ITIL
9 28 (6.86%) Business Continuity
10 27 (6.62%) Information Assurance
11 25 (6.13%) Identity Access Management
11 25 (6.13%) SDLC
11 25 (6.13%) Service Management
12 24 (5.88%) PRINCE2
13 23 (5.64%) Penetration Testing
14 22 (5.39%) Change Management
14 22 (5.39%) Incident Management
14 22 (5.39%) Security Management
15 21 (5.15%) Internal Audit
15 21 (5.15%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (3.43%) C++
1 14 (3.43%) Java
1 14 (3.43%) SQL
2 13 (3.19%) C#
3 10 (2.45%) Perl
4 8 (1.96%) Python
5 6 (1.47%) C
5 6 (1.47%) VBA
6 5 (1.23%) Bash Shell
6 5 (1.23%) PowerShell
7 4 (0.98%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.74%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.74%) Ruby
8 3 (0.74%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.49%) Assembly Language
9 2 (0.49%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.25%) AWK
Qualifications
1 99 (24.26%) CISSP
2 49 (12.01%) Security Cleared
3 46 (11.27%) CISM
4 26 (6.37%) CISA
5 24 (5.88%) Degree
6 22 (5.39%) SC Cleared
7 21 (5.15%) CESG Certified Professional
8 20 (4.90%) PMI Certification
9 18 (4.41%) DV Cleared
10 17 (4.17%) CLAS
11 15 (3.68%) CEH
11 15 (3.68%) PMP
12 13 (3.19%) CISMP
13 8 (1.96%) GIAC
14 7 (1.72%) ISEB
14 7 (1.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 7 (1.72%) PhD
14 7 (1.72%) SANS
15 5 (1.23%) IISP
16 3 (0.74%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (13.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 45 (11.03%) QA
3 28 (6.86%) PCI DSS
4 18 (4.41%) COBIT
5 16 (3.92%) RMADS
6 10 (2.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (1.72%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 3 (0.74%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 3 (0.74%) BS25999
8 3 (0.74%) HMG Infosec
8 3 (0.74%) ISO 9000
8 3 (0.74%) ISO27005
8 3 (0.74%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.49%) GPG13
9 2 (0.49%) GxP
9 2 (0.49%) ISAE 3402
9 2 (0.49%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.49%) NEBOSH
10 1 (0.25%) Def Stans
10 1 (0.25%) ISO27002
System Software
1 11 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.21%) Sendmail
3 7 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.25%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (0.98%) RSA Archer
2 3 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.49%) Nessus
3 2 (0.49%) Nmap
4 1 (0.25%) Puppet
4 1 (0.25%) Salt
Vendors
1 40 (9.80%) Oracle
2 36 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 14 (3.43%) PeopleSoft
4 11 (2.70%) Citrix
5 10 (2.45%) Cisco
5 10 (2.45%) VMware
6 8 (1.96%) SAP
7 7 (1.72%) LogRhythm
8 6 (1.47%) Sun
9 5 (1.23%) Juniper
9 5 (1.23%) Proofpoint
10 4 (0.98%) HP
10 4 (0.98%) Sybase
11 3 (0.74%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 3 (0.74%) Cognos
11 3 (0.74%) Ericsson
11 3 (0.74%) Nokia
11 3 (0.74%) Nokia Networks
11 3 (0.74%) Siemens
11 3 (0.74%) ZTE
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £0.0 - £1 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
North Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago