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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Assessment
Rank 453 372 358
Rank change year-on-year
-81 -14
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 162 240 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.45% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.60% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 129 129
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£433 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £263 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £628 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £438 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.14% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £26.50 £35.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.28% +12.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-24.28% +12.90%

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
42498 40281 37334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.50% 76.13% 74.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 27435 25058 22430
Average daily rate £413 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £568 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1149 1192 1110
Average hourly rate £29.00 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 7 July 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
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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 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 -87 146 £434 -3.61% 61
London -44 75 £450 - 29
South East -27 39 £434 +11.93% 14
Buckinghamshire +4 21 £444 +8.23% 2
City of London -13 19 £475 +5.55% 13
South West -15 12 £345 -33.65% 4
Milton Keynes +1 8 £450 +9.75% 1
West Midlands -5 7 £433 -13.50% 1
Scotland -8 6 £363 +43.56% 3
Taunton +17 5 £313 -39.80%
Somerset +10 5 £313 -40.94%
North West -33 5 £310 -31.11% 6
Middlesex +8 4 £430 -9.47% 1
Hampshire +1 4 - - 3
East Midlands -4 4 £500 +5.26%
Manchester -15 4 £308 +11.90% 5
Coventry +5 3 £300 -
Kingston Upon Thames +3 3 £363 +7.40%
Docklands, London 0 3 £363 -36.95%
Edinburgh -3 3 £338 - 1
Glasgow -5 3 £388 -
Berkshire -8 3 £418 +77.65% 2
Nottingham - 3 £550 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £550 -
Reading -2 2 £418 - 2
Gloucestershire - 2 £375 -
Kent - 2 £395 - 1
Chesham - 2 - -
East Grinstead - 2 - -
Bristol - 2 £315 - 2

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 93 (25.41%) Finance
2 83 (22.68%) Risk Management
3 81 (22.13%) Project Management
4 73 (19.95%) Information Security
5 72 (19.67%) ITIL
6 70 (19.13%) CISSP
7 61 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 57 (15.57%) CISM
9 44 (12.02%) PRINCE2
10 43 (11.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 42 (11.48%) Management Information System
12 41 (11.20%) CISA
13 39 (10.66%) Banking
14 37 (10.11%) Degree
14 37 (10.11%) Windows
15 36 (9.84%) Telecoms
15 36 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
16 35 (9.56%) MS Excel
17 28 (7.65%) Change Management
17 28 (7.65%) MS Project
18 27 (7.38%) Service Delivery
19 26 (7.10%) Firewall
19 26 (7.10%) QA
19 26 (7.10%) Data Protection
20 25 (6.83%) Project Planning
20 25 (6.83%) MS Visio
21 24 (6.56%) COBIT
21 24 (6.56%) Retail
21 24 (6.56%) Security Cleared
21 24 (6.56%) Analytical Skills

Risk Assessment
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (2.73%) MS Project Server
2 6 (1.64%) IIS
3 4 (1.09%) Apache
4 3 (0.82%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.82%) SAS
5 2 (0.55%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.55%) TPMS
6 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 35 (9.56%) MS Excel
2 28 (7.65%) MS Project
3 25 (6.83%) MS Visio
4 20 (5.46%) MS Office
5 18 (4.92%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.55%) SAP ERP
1 2 (0.55%) Agresso
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.27%) SAP FS
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.27%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (7.10%) Firewall
2 13 (3.55%) VPN
3 11 (3.01%) OSPF
3 11 (3.01%) TCP/IP
4 9 (2.46%) Network Security
5 8 (2.19%) Internet
6 6 (1.64%) BGP
6 6 (1.64%) RIP
6 6 (1.64%) SNMP
6 6 (1.64%) VLAN
7 5 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (1.37%) IPsec
7 5 (1.37%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (1.37%) FWSM
7 5 (1.37%) Cisco PIX
7 5 (1.37%) VoIP
7 5 (1.37%) Extranet
8 4 (1.09%) Intranet
8 4 (1.09%) Wireless
8 4 (1.09%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.73%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.91%) QlikView
3 3 (0.82%) Big Data
3 3 (0.82%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.55%) Couchbase
4 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.55%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.55%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.55%) PowerCenter
4 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.27%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.27%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.27%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (1.91%) Rational Rose
2 4 (1.09%) HP UFT
3 2 (0.55%) LabVIEW
3 2 (0.55%) Subversion
3 2 (0.55%) JIRA
3 2 (0.55%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.55%) Trac
4 1 (0.27%) Yeoman
4 1 (0.27%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.27%) Introscope
4 1 (0.27%) JMeter
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
General
1 93 (25.41%) Finance
2 39 (10.66%) Banking
3 36 (9.84%) Telecoms
4 24 (6.56%) Retail
5 21 (5.74%) Legal
6 20 (5.46%) Investment Banking
7 19 (5.19%) Back Office
8 8 (2.19%) Front Office
8 8 (2.19%) Retail Banking
9 7 (1.91%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (1.91%) Automotive
9 7 (1.91%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.55%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.55%) Law
10 2 (0.55%) Marketing
10 2 (0.55%) German Language
10 2 (0.55%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.27%) Electronics
11 1 (0.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 79 (21.58%) Analyst
2 50 (13.66%) Project Manager
3 43 (11.75%) Consultant
4 31 (8.47%) Architect
5 30 (8.20%) Security Consultant
6 29 (7.92%) Security Analyst
7 24 (6.56%) Business Analyst
8 16 (4.37%) Infrastructure Manager
8 16 (4.37%) Risk Analyst
9 15 (4.10%) Security Manager
10 12 (3.28%) Programme Manager
10 12 (3.28%) Test Manager
11 10 (2.73%) Information Security Consultant
11 10 (2.73%) IT Risk Analyst
11 10 (2.73%) Risk Consultant
12 9 (2.46%) Security Architect
12 9 (2.46%) IT Security Analyst
13 8 (2.19%) Information Security Analyst
13 8 (2.19%) Enterprise Architect
13 8 (2.19%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.28%) .NET
2 8 (2.19%) HTML
3 7 (1.91%) .NET Framework
3 7 (1.91%) CSS
4 5 (1.37%) ASP.NET
4 5 (1.37%) LINQ
5 4 (1.09%) Middleware
5 4 (1.09%) Web Services
6 3 (0.82%) JSP
6 3 (0.82%) SOAP
7 2 (0.55%) XSLT
7 2 (0.55%) SAML
7 2 (0.55%) REST
7 2 (0.55%) WCF
8 1 (0.27%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.27%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (11.48%) Management Information System
2 24 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.10%) Data Centre
4 13 (3.55%) Computer Science
5 11 (3.01%) RMADS
6 9 (2.46%) Life Science
7 8 (2.19%) User Experience
8 7 (1.91%) PKI
8 7 (1.91%) PMI
9 6 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (1.64%) CESG
9 6 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.37%) Clustering
10 5 (1.37%) FMCG
11 4 (1.09%) iSeries
11 4 (1.09%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (1.09%) Biotechnology
11 4 (1.09%) Economics
11 4 (1.09%) Fixed Income
11 4 (1.09%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 37 (10.11%) Windows
2 19 (5.19%) Linux
3 14 (3.83%) UNIX
4 4 (1.09%) Solaris
4 4 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.55%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.27%) AIX
6 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (22.68%) Risk Management
2 81 (22.13%) Project Management
3 73 (19.95%) Information Security
4 72 (19.67%) ITIL
5 61 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 44 (12.02%) PRINCE2
7 36 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (7.65%) Change Management
9 27 (7.38%) Service Delivery
10 26 (7.10%) Data Protection
11 25 (6.83%) Project Planning
12 22 (6.01%) Risk Analysis
13 21 (5.74%) Validation
14 18 (4.92%) UML
15 17 (4.64%) Analytics
15 17 (4.64%) Coaching
15 17 (4.64%) SDLC
16 16 (4.37%) Mentoring
16 16 (4.37%) Change Control
16 16 (4.37%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (4.64%) SQL
2 10 (2.73%) Java
3 8 (2.19%) C
4 6 (1.64%) C#
5 5 (1.37%) VBA
6 3 (0.82%) Perl
7 2 (0.55%) Python
7 2 (0.55%) Tcl
7 2 (0.55%) C++
7 2 (0.55%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.27%) VB
8 1 (0.27%) ABAP
8 1 (0.27%) COBOL
8 1 (0.27%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.27%) VB6
8 1 (0.27%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.27%) R
8 1 (0.27%) sed
8 1 (0.27%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 70 (19.13%) CISSP
2 57 (15.57%) CISM
3 41 (11.20%) CISA
4 37 (10.11%) Degree
5 24 (6.56%) Security Cleared
6 18 (4.92%) SC Cleared
7 17 (4.64%) CRISC
8 12 (3.28%) CEH
9 11 (3.01%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (3.01%) PMI Certification
10 9 (2.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 9 (2.46%) Check Point Certification
10 9 (2.46%) ISEB
11 8 (2.19%) PMP
12 5 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.37%) CCDP
12 5 (1.37%) CCIE
12 5 (1.37%) CCSP
12 5 (1.37%) ISEB Practitioner
12 5 (1.37%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (11.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (7.10%) QA
3 24 (6.56%) COBIT
4 23 (6.28%) PCI DSS
5 8 (2.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (1.91%) ISO 9001
7 6 (1.64%) GMP
8 5 (1.37%) SLA
9 4 (1.09%) GAMP
10 3 (0.82%) ISO 9000
10 3 (0.82%) GxP
10 3 (0.82%) ISO 14001
10 3 (0.82%) IEC 61508
10 3 (0.82%) JSP 440
11 2 (0.55%) PMBOK
12 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.27%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.27%) EFQM
12 1 (0.27%) GAAP
12 1 (0.27%) BS15000
System Software
1 12 (3.28%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (0.55%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.27%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.27%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.27%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 1 (0.27%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.27%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 22 (6.01%) SAP
2 18 (4.92%) Microsoft
3 17 (4.64%) Cisco
3 17 (4.64%) CheckPoint
4 14 (3.83%) Juniper
5 11 (3.01%) Oracle
6 6 (1.64%) IBM
6 6 (1.64%) HP
7 5 (1.37%) Radware
7 5 (1.37%) Redback
7 5 (1.37%) Blue Coat
7 5 (1.37%) Nokia
7 5 (1.37%) F5
8 4 (1.09%) Splunk
8 4 (1.09%) VMware
8 4 (1.09%) Informatica
9 3 (0.82%) PeopleSoft
9 3 (0.82%) ArcSight
9 3 (0.82%) MobileIron
10 2 (0.55%) Ericsson
South East
EMBS- People Transfer
Rate: up to £400 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £450 - £500 per hour
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Essex
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Via Resource
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £700.00 - £800.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £200 - 240 per day + dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £450 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Dunfermline
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £180 - £200 per day + Depending on experience
Posted: 21 days ago