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 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Assessment
Rank 427 345 334
Rank change year-on-year
-82 -11
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 190 276 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.50% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.66% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 156 142
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £263 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £363
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +24.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.50 - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 - £31.00

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
44378 41654 38176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.75% 76.18% 74.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28795 25786 23134
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 £285 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1172 1177 1108
Average hourly rate £29.50 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.82 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 29 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 29 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 29 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 -85 176 £450 - 58
London -27 91 £475 +5.55% 21
South East -36 43 £414 +10.33% 13
City of London -2 28 £488 +5.40% 7
Buckinghamshire -5 20 £426 +5.24% 1
Milton Keynes -9 12 £426 +3.96%
North West -30 10 £308 -31.61% 7
Scotland -7 7 £394 +55.94%
South West -16 7 £375 -21.05% 2
Manchester -19 7 £306 -41.80% 5
Surrey +3 6 £365 +14.06% 2
East Midlands -8 6 £325 -31.57% 6
West Midlands -11 6 £400 -15.78% 1
Berkshire -14 6 £360 +41.17% 3
Edinburgh -7 5 £338 -
Yorkshire -21 5 £400 -13.51% 1
East of England - 5 £600 - 5
West Yorkshire -21 4 £450 -2.70% 1
Leeds -23 4 £450 -2.70% 1
Nottingham - 4 £438 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 4 £438 - 1
Coventry +8 3 £300 -
Middlesex +1 3 £430 -16.09% 1
Kent - 3 £404 - 1
Bristol - 3 £325 - 1
Essex - 3 £600 - 2
Staines - 3 - -
Maidenhead +2 2 £340 -9.33% 1
Hampshire -3 2 - - 4
Wiltshire -4 2 £550 +22.22%

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 105 (27.56%) Finance
2 93 (24.41%) Risk Management
3 89 (23.36%) Information Security
4 84 (22.05%) Project Management
5 81 (21.26%) CISSP
6 68 (17.85%) ITIL
7 66 (17.32%) CISM
8 54 (14.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 50 (13.12%) CISA
9 50 (13.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 47 (12.34%) Banking
11 45 (11.81%) Management Information System
12 43 (11.29%) Agile Software Development
13 39 (10.24%) Degree
14 38 (9.97%) PRINCE2
15 34 (8.92%) Data Protection
16 33 (8.66%) MS Excel
17 31 (8.14%) Telecoms
18 30 (7.87%) MS Visio
18 30 (7.87%) Windows
18 30 (7.87%) PCI DSS
18 30 (7.87%) QA
18 30 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
19 29 (7.61%) COBIT
20 28 (7.35%) Risk Analysis
20 28 (7.35%) Change Management
21 25 (6.56%) MS Project
21 25 (6.56%) Security Architecture
21 25 (6.56%) Investment Banking
22 24 (6.30%) Retail

Risk Assessment
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 8 (2.10%) MS Project Server
2 6 (1.57%) IIS
3 4 (1.05%) Apache
3 4 (1.05%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.52%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.52%) SAS
4 2 (0.52%) TPMS
5 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 33 (8.66%) MS Excel
2 30 (7.87%) MS Visio
3 25 (6.56%) MS Project
4 19 (4.99%) MS Office
4 19 (4.99%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.52%) Agresso
2 1 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.26%) HFM
2 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.26%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.26%) SAP FS
2 1 (0.26%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (1.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.25%) Firewall
2 10 (2.62%) Network Security
2 10 (2.62%) TCP/IP
3 8 (2.10%) VPN
3 8 (2.10%) Internet
3 8 (2.10%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (1.57%) OSPF
5 5 (1.31%) BGP
5 5 (1.31%) Extranet
5 5 (1.31%) Wireless
6 4 (1.05%) Junos
6 4 (1.05%) Intranet
7 3 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (0.79%) IPsec
7 3 (0.79%) SNMP
7 3 (0.79%) DNS
7 3 (0.79%) WAN
7 3 (0.79%) DHCP
8 2 (0.52%) SSL
8 2 (0.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.62%) SQL Server
1 10 (2.62%) QlikView
2 5 (1.31%) Big Data
3 4 (1.05%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.52%) Couchbase
4 2 (0.52%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.52%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.52%) PowerCenter
4 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.26%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.26%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.26%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.26%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.26%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (1.84%) Rational Rose
2 6 (1.57%) JIRA
3 4 (1.05%) Zephyr
3 4 (1.05%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.26%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.26%) JMeter
4 1 (0.26%) Yeoman
General
1 105 (27.56%) Finance
2 47 (12.34%) Banking
3 31 (8.14%) Telecoms
4 25 (6.56%) Investment Banking
5 24 (6.30%) Retail
5 24 (6.30%) Legal
6 20 (5.25%) Back Office
7 10 (2.62%) Pharmaceutical
7 10 (2.62%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.84%) Front Office
8 7 (1.84%) Retail Banking
9 5 (1.31%) Automotive
10 4 (1.05%) Law
11 2 (0.52%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.52%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.52%) Billing
11 2 (0.52%) German Language
11 2 (0.52%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.26%) Avionics
12 1 (0.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 88 (23.10%) Analyst
2 48 (12.60%) Project Manager
3 44 (11.55%) Consultant
4 35 (9.19%) Security Consultant
5 30 (7.87%) Security Analyst
6 27 (7.09%) Business Analyst
7 24 (6.30%) Architect
8 20 (5.25%) Risk Analyst
9 15 (3.94%) Security Manager
10 14 (3.67%) Test Manager
11 13 (3.41%) Programme Manager
11 13 (3.41%) Information Security Consultant
11 13 (3.41%) Security Architect
12 12 (3.15%) IT Risk Analyst
13 11 (2.89%) Risk Consultant
14 10 (2.62%) Infrastructure Manager
15 9 (2.36%) Security Specialist
15 9 (2.36%) Security Engineer
15 9 (2.36%) Information Security Analyst
15 9 (2.36%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.36%) .NET
2 7 (1.84%) CSS
2 7 (1.84%) HTML
2 7 (1.84%) .NET Framework
3 5 (1.31%) LINQ
3 5 (1.31%) ASP.NET
4 4 (1.05%) Web Services
4 4 (1.05%) Middleware
5 3 (0.79%) JSP
5 3 (0.79%) SOAP
6 2 (0.52%) SAML
6 2 (0.52%) REST
6 2 (0.52%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.52%) WCF
7 1 (0.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 45 (11.81%) Management Information System
2 30 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.41%) Data Centre
3 13 (3.41%) Computer Science
4 10 (2.62%) RMADS
5 9 (2.36%) Life Science
5 9 (2.36%) PKI
5 9 (2.36%) Data Protection Act
6 8 (2.10%) SCADA
6 8 (2.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (2.10%) CESG
7 7 (1.84%) User Experience
8 6 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.57%) Fixed Income
8 6 (1.57%) PMI
9 5 (1.31%) Clustering
9 5 (1.31%) Cryptography
10 4 (1.05%) Economics
10 4 (1.05%) Biotechnology
10 4 (1.05%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 30 (7.87%) Windows
2 17 (4.46%) Linux
3 12 (3.15%) UNIX
4 6 (1.57%) Solaris
5 4 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.79%) AIX
7 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.26%) Android
7 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (24.41%) Risk Management
2 89 (23.36%) Information Security
3 84 (22.05%) Project Management
4 68 (17.85%) ITIL
5 54 (14.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 43 (11.29%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (9.97%) PRINCE2
8 34 (8.92%) Data Protection
9 28 (7.35%) Risk Analysis
9 28 (7.35%) Change Management
10 25 (6.56%) Security Architecture
11 24 (6.30%) Project Planning
12 21 (5.51%) Incident Management
12 21 (5.51%) Migration
13 20 (5.25%) Service Delivery
13 20 (5.25%) Security Management
14 19 (4.99%) Validation
15 18 (4.72%) Disaster Recovery
15 18 (4.72%) Programme Management
15 18 (4.72%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 17 (4.46%) SQL
2 7 (1.84%) C
2 7 (1.84%) Java
3 5 (1.31%) VBA
4 4 (1.05%) C#
5 3 (0.79%) Perl
6 2 (0.52%) Tcl
6 2 (0.52%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.26%) COBOL
7 1 (0.26%) Assembly Language
7 1 (0.26%) ABAP
7 1 (0.26%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.26%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.26%) sed
Qualifications
1 81 (21.26%) CISSP
2 66 (17.32%) CISM
3 50 (13.12%) CISA
4 39 (10.24%) Degree
5 24 (6.30%) Security Cleared
6 19 (4.99%) CRISC
7 16 (4.20%) CEH
8 15 (3.94%) SC Cleared
9 10 (2.62%) PMI Certification
9 10 (2.62%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (2.36%) ISEB
11 8 (2.10%) PMP
12 6 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (1.57%) Check Point Certification
12 6 (1.57%) GIAC
12 6 (1.57%) CCSA
13 4 (1.05%) CISMP
13 4 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (1.05%) CCNP
13 4 (1.05%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (13.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (7.87%) QA
2 30 (7.87%) PCI DSS
3 29 (7.61%) COBIT
4 13 (3.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (1.84%) SLA
6 6 (1.57%) ISO 9001
6 6 (1.57%) GMP
7 5 (1.31%) GAMP
8 3 (0.79%) ISO 9000
8 3 (0.79%) GxP
8 3 (0.79%) ISO 14001
8 3 (0.79%) JSP 440
8 3 (0.79%) IEC 61508
9 2 (0.52%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.26%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.26%) EFQM
10 1 (0.26%) GAAP
System Software
1 11 (2.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (1.31%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.52%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 2 (0.52%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (0.52%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.26%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.26%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 22 (5.77%) SAP
2 15 (3.94%) Microsoft
3 12 (3.15%) Cisco
3 12 (3.15%) CheckPoint
4 10 (2.62%) Oracle
5 8 (2.10%) Juniper
6 7 (1.84%) HP
7 5 (1.31%) IBM
7 5 (1.31%) Blue Coat
8 4 (1.05%) VMware
8 4 (1.05%) F5
8 4 (1.05%) Splunk
8 4 (1.05%) PeopleSoft
9 3 (0.79%) ArcSight
9 3 (0.79%) MobileIron
9 3 (0.79%) Informatica
10 2 (0.52%) Nokia
10 2 (0.52%) Redback
10 2 (0.52%) Fortinet
10 2 (0.52%) LANDesk
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