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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Assessment
Rank 385 403 402
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -1
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 200 154 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.32% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.43% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 76 71
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£430 £400 £484
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -17.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £294 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £525 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -22.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.00 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -23.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £17.00 -
% change year-on-year
+29.41% -

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
38160 36205 32086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.24% 74.33% 71.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 24546 22063 19027
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £273 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 993 1129 1306
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -1 165 £438 +8.02% 42
London -2 64 £500 +17.64% 21
South East 0 51 £383 +5.15% 5
Berkshire +18 27 £400 +23.07%
Scotland +8 22 £379 +8.13% 2
East Midlands +19 12 £350 - 4
Glasgow +6 12 £363 -7.05% 1
City of London -2 12 £500 +12.67% 7
West Midlands +4 11 - - 3
South West -14 10 £450 +2.56% 3
Yorkshire -2 8 £391 - 1
West Yorkshire +6 7 £391 -
Edinburgh -6 7 £650 +85.71% 1
Milton Keynes -7 7 £375 -6.25%
Buckinghamshire -15 7 £375 +1.69%
Wiltshire -3 5 £450 -34.06%
Nottinghamshire - 5 - - 2
Nottingham - 5 - - 2
Reading +10 4 - -
Swindon -10 4 £488 -28.57%
Surrey - 4 £250 -
Newbury 0 3 - -
North West -19 3 £475 +54.97% 2
Leeds -11 2 £394 -
Hampshire -21 2 - - 3
Midlands - 2 - -
Knutsford +5 1 - -
East of England +2 1 £425 -3.40% 3
Warwickshire -1 1 - - 2
Manchester -3 1 £525 +44.82% 1

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 109 (27.66%) Finance
2 97 (24.62%) Risk Management
3 94 (23.86%) Information Security
4 81 (20.56%) ITIL
5 66 (16.75%) Security Cleared
6 58 (14.72%) CISSP
7 57 (14.47%) Project Management
7 57 (14.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 57 (14.47%) SC Cleared
8 53 (13.45%) Windows
9 51 (12.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 47 (11.93%) Management Information System
11 43 (10.91%) PRINCE2
12 41 (10.41%) Degree
13 38 (9.64%) Firewall
13 38 (9.64%) Microsoft
14 36 (9.14%) Telecoms
14 36 (9.14%) PCI DSS
15 35 (8.88%) Banking
16 33 (8.38%) Cisco
17 31 (7.87%) Service Delivery
17 31 (7.87%) CISM
17 31 (7.87%) Network Security
18 30 (7.61%) Security Architecture
18 30 (7.61%) Validation
18 30 (7.61%) CheckPoint
18 30 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
19 29 (7.36%) VPN
20 28 (7.11%) MS Project
21 26 (6.60%) Linux

Risk Assessment
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 7 (1.78%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.27%) MS Project Server
3 4 (1.02%) Node.js
4 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (0.51%) Documentum
4 2 (0.51%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.25%) CMS
5 1 (0.25%) IIS
5 1 (0.25%) WordPress
5 1 (0.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 28 (7.11%) MS Project
2 23 (5.84%) MS Excel
3 18 (4.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 18 (4.57%) MS Office
4 14 (3.55%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.25%) Stata
6 1 (0.25%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.51%) Summit
1 2 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (0.51%) Towers Watson Igloo
1 2 (0.51%) SAP R/3
1 2 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.25%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.25%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 38 (9.64%) Firewall
2 31 (7.87%) Network Security
3 29 (7.36%) VPN
4 23 (5.84%) OSPF
5 19 (4.82%) RIP
6 16 (4.06%) Internet
7 15 (3.81%) IPsec
8 14 (3.55%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (3.30%) SSL
9 13 (3.30%) Wireless
10 11 (2.79%) LAN
11 8 (2.03%) VLAN
11 8 (2.03%) WLAN
12 7 (1.78%) SNMP
13 6 (1.52%) Cisco ISE
13 6 (1.52%) SSH
13 6 (1.52%) Cisco PIX
13 6 (1.52%) VoIP
13 6 (1.52%) WAN
14 5 (1.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.52%) MS Access
2 4 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (0.51%) Big Data
3 2 (0.51%) KDB
3 2 (0.51%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.25%) QlikView
4 1 (0.25%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (2.03%) Rational Rose
2 4 (1.02%) Subversion
3 3 (0.76%) LabVIEW
3 3 (0.76%) Trac
3 3 (0.76%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.51%) ANTLR
4 2 (0.51%) yacc
4 2 (0.51%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.25%) Introscope
5 1 (0.25%) Ant
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.25%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.25%) JIRA
General
1 109 (27.66%) Finance
2 36 (9.14%) Telecoms
3 35 (8.88%) Banking
4 19 (4.82%) Investment Banking
5 18 (4.57%) Legal
6 17 (4.31%) Front Office
7 16 (4.06%) Retail
8 8 (2.03%) Marketing
8 8 (2.03%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (1.52%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.02%) Publishing
10 4 (1.02%) Back Office
11 3 (0.76%) Automotive
11 3 (0.76%) Law
11 3 (0.76%) Advertising
12 2 (0.51%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.51%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.25%) German Language
13 1 (0.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 71 (18.02%) Consultant
2 57 (14.47%) Analyst
3 52 (13.20%) Security Consultant
4 42 (10.66%) Architect
5 41 (10.41%) Project Manager
6 24 (6.09%) Security Analyst
7 22 (5.58%) Design Engineer
8 19 (4.82%) Infrastructure Manager
9 18 (4.57%) Information Security Consultant
10 17 (4.31%) IP Engineer
11 15 (3.81%) Business Analyst
11 15 (3.81%) Risk Manager
12 14 (3.55%) Developer
13 13 (3.30%) Security Engineer
14 12 (3.05%) Security Manager
14 12 (3.05%) Solutions Architect
15 11 (2.79%) Quantitative Developer
15 11 (2.79%) Risk Consultant
16 8 (2.03%) IT Security Analyst
16 8 (2.03%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (5.58%) .NET
2 7 (1.78%) HTML
3 5 (1.27%) WPF
4 4 (1.02%) HTML5
4 4 (1.02%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.76%) XSLT
5 3 (0.76%) Middleware
6 2 (0.51%) Web Services
6 2 (0.51%) JSP
7 1 (0.25%) SOAP
7 1 (0.25%) CSS
7 1 (0.25%) XML
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.25%) WCF
7 1 (0.25%) JSON
7 1 (0.25%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 47 (11.93%) Management Information System
2 30 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.81%) CESG
4 12 (3.05%) RMADS
5 11 (2.79%) SecurID
6 10 (2.54%) Data Protection Act
6 10 (2.54%) CESG CLAS
7 8 (2.03%) SCADA
7 8 (2.03%) FMCG
7 8 (2.03%) Mathematics
8 7 (1.78%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.52%) Physics
10 5 (1.27%) Statistics
11 3 (0.76%) Reference Data
11 3 (0.76%) Pharmacovigilance
11 3 (0.76%) PKI
11 3 (0.76%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.51%) Embedded Systems
12 2 (0.51%) CAN bus
12 2 (0.51%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 53 (13.45%) Windows
2 26 (6.60%) Linux
3 14 (3.55%) UNIX
4 9 (2.28%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.02%) AIX
6 4 (1.02%) Solaris
7 3 (0.76%) Windows NT
7 3 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.51%) Android
9 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (24.62%) Risk Management
2 94 (23.86%) Information Security
3 81 (20.56%) ITIL
4 57 (14.47%) Project Management
4 57 (14.47%) Stakeholder Management
5 43 (10.91%) PRINCE2
6 31 (7.87%) Service Delivery
7 30 (7.61%) Security Architecture
7 30 (7.61%) Validation
8 25 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (6.09%) Risk Analysis
10 22 (5.58%) Security Management
10 22 (5.58%) Data Protection
10 22 (5.58%) Penetration Testing
11 21 (5.33%) Business Continuity
12 20 (5.08%) Change Management
12 20 (5.08%) Service Management
12 20 (5.08%) Analytics
13 18 (4.57%) Incident Management
13 18 (4.57%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 13 (3.30%) C
1 13 (3.30%) C#
1 13 (3.30%) C++
2 9 (2.28%) Java
3 8 (2.03%) SQL
4 6 (1.52%) Python
5 4 (1.02%) VB
6 3 (0.76%) Shell Script
6 3 (0.76%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.51%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.25%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.25%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.25%) Perl
8 1 (0.25%) PHP
8 1 (0.25%) Tcl
8 1 (0.25%) R
8 1 (0.25%) VB6
Qualifications
1 66 (16.75%) Security Cleared
2 58 (14.72%) CISSP
3 57 (14.47%) SC Cleared
4 41 (10.41%) Degree
5 31 (7.87%) CISM
6 19 (4.82%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (4.31%) CISA
8 14 (3.55%) CCNP
9 13 (3.30%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (2.28%) ISEB
10 9 (2.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 9 (2.28%) CEH
11 8 (2.03%) PMP
12 7 (1.78%) PMI Certification
12 7 (1.78%) DV Cleared
12 7 (1.78%) CRISC
13 4 (1.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (1.02%) Check Point Certification
13 4 (1.02%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (12.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (9.14%) PCI DSS
3 25 (6.35%) COBIT
4 21 (5.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 16 (4.06%) QA
6 7 (1.78%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 7 (1.78%) GAMP
7 5 (1.27%) BS7799
8 4 (1.02%) JSP 440
9 3 (0.76%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 2 (0.51%) COSO
10 2 (0.51%) GMP
10 2 (0.51%) GxP
10 2 (0.51%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.51%) BS15000
11 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
11 1 (0.25%) SLA
11 1 (0.25%) Solvency II
System Software
1 9 (2.28%) Active Directory
1 9 (2.28%) Firmware
2 4 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.76%) Terminal Server
3 3 (0.76%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.76%) Nmap
4 1 (0.25%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (2.03%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.27%) Nessus
3 3 (0.76%) CORE IMPACT
4 2 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.51%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.25%) Control-M
5 1 (0.25%) OpenView
5 1 (0.25%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.25%) Puppet
5 1 (0.25%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 38 (9.64%) Microsoft
2 33 (8.38%) Cisco
3 30 (7.61%) CheckPoint
4 20 (5.08%) Oracle
5 18 (4.57%) Juniper
6 16 (4.06%) F5
7 12 (3.05%) Fortinet
8 11 (2.79%) SAP
9 10 (2.54%) AlgoSec
9 10 (2.54%) Tufin
10 7 (1.78%) CA
10 7 (1.78%) HP
10 7 (1.78%) Nokia
11 5 (1.27%) Radware
11 5 (1.27%) Redback
12 4 (1.02%) Cyber-Ark
12 4 (1.02%) Sophos
12 4 (1.02%) VMware
13 3 (0.76%) PeopleSoft
13 3 (0.76%) Ericsson
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Posted: Yesterday
City of London
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Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
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Rate: Market Rates will apply
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £500 - £565 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Warrington
Bluefire Consulting
Rate: £270 - £325 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
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Rate: £400.00 - £460.00 per annum
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