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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Assessment
Rank 436 364 352
Rank change year-on-year
-72 -12
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 193 269 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.48% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.63% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 158 142
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £427
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £273 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 2
Average hourly rate £36.25 - £28.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 - £26.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.35 - £30.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 - £28.75

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
45650 42374 39473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.94% 76.20% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29733 26205 24236
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1234 1151 1099
Average hourly rate £31.44 £23.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.78% -18.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -63 174 £450 - 66
London +1 84 £488 +2.63% 26
South East -35 43 £400 +6.66% 18
City of London -2 25 £475 - 5
Scotland -11 16 £438 -12.50% 6
Buckinghamshire -18 14 £419 +2.13% 4
Berkshire -16 13 £360 -2.70% 6
South West -29 12 £375 -21.05% 4
Milton Keynes -11 10 £438 +6.70% 2
Edinburgh -13 10 £338 - 4
North West -40 10 £306 -38.90% 5
Manchester -21 8 £306 -40.39% 3
Surrey +1 7 £365 +13.17%
Wiltshire +1 7 £458 -8.50% 1
East Midlands -7 6 £325 -23.52% 2
West Midlands -11 6 £438 -2.77% 3
Glasgow +4 5 £450 -10.00% 1
Reading -9 5 £400 +9.58%
Kent - 5 £276 - 1
East of England - 5 £475 - 3
Bristol 0 4 £363 +20.83% 1
Nottinghamshire -7 4 £438 +6.06% 1
Nottingham -8 4 £438 +6.06% 1
Yorkshire -29 4 £375 -18.91% 1
Malmesbury - 4 - -
Warwickshire +5 3 £438 -
Swindon -7 3 £458 -8.50% 1
Hampshire -10 3 £450 +56.52% 3
West Yorkshire -23 3 £350 -24.32%
Leeds -27 3 £350 -24.32%

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 115 (31.59%) Finance
2 83 (22.80%) Risk Management
3 82 (22.53%) Project Management
4 80 (21.98%) CISSP
5 79 (21.70%) Information Security
6 74 (20.33%) ITIL
7 57 (15.66%) CISM
7 57 (15.66%) Banking
8 51 (14.01%) CISA
9 50 (13.74%) Stakeholder Management
10 46 (12.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 43 (11.81%) Agile Software Development
12 40 (10.99%) Management Information System
13 35 (9.62%) PRINCE2
14 34 (9.34%) Windows
14 34 (9.34%) MS Visio
14 34 (9.34%) Degree
15 33 (9.07%) COBIT
15 33 (9.07%) Data Protection
15 33 (9.07%) MS Excel
16 32 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
17 31 (8.52%) Investment Banking
18 27 (7.42%) Telecoms
18 27 (7.42%) QA
19 26 (7.14%) Legal
19 26 (7.14%) Change Management
20 25 (6.87%) PCI DSS
20 25 (6.87%) Risk Analysis
21 23 (6.32%) Security Architecture
21 23 (6.32%) Firewall

Risk Assessment
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (1.92%) MS Project Server
2 6 (1.65%) IIS
3 4 (1.10%) Apache
4 2 (0.55%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.55%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.55%) SAS
4 2 (0.55%) TPMS
5 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 34 (9.34%) MS Visio
2 33 (9.07%) MS Excel
3 22 (6.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (5.77%) MS Office
5 20 (5.49%) MS Project
6 5 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (0.55%) Agresso
2 1 (0.27%) Primavera
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.27%) HFM
2 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.27%) SAP FS
2 1 (0.27%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.32%) Firewall
2 14 (3.85%) Network Security
3 11 (3.02%) Internet
4 10 (2.75%) TCP/IP
5 8 (2.20%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (1.65%) VPN
7 5 (1.37%) Extranet
7 5 (1.37%) OSPF
7 5 (1.37%) BGP
8 4 (1.10%) Intranet
8 4 (1.10%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (1.10%) Junos
9 3 (0.82%) 4G
9 3 (0.82%) IPsec
9 3 (0.82%) 3G
9 3 (0.82%) 3GPP
10 2 (0.55%) LAN
10 2 (0.55%) WAN
10 2 (0.55%) DHCP
10 2 (0.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.57%) QlikView
2 11 (3.02%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.92%) Big Data
4 4 (1.10%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.55%) PowerCenter
5 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.55%) Couchbase
5 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.55%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.27%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.27%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.27%) MySQL
6 1 (0.27%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.27%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.27%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.27%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 7 (1.92%) Rational Rose
2 6 (1.65%) JIRA
3 4 (1.10%) Zephyr
4 3 (0.82%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.27%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.27%) JMeter
5 1 (0.27%) Subversion
5 1 (0.27%) Selenium
5 1 (0.27%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.27%) PHPUnit
General
1 115 (31.59%) Finance
2 57 (15.66%) Banking
3 31 (8.52%) Investment Banking
4 27 (7.42%) Telecoms
5 26 (7.14%) Legal
6 20 (5.49%) Retail
7 19 (5.22%) Back Office
8 10 (2.75%) Pharmaceutical
8 10 (2.75%) Manufacturing
9 9 (2.47%) Front Office
10 7 (1.92%) Law
11 5 (1.37%) Automotive
12 4 (1.10%) Billing
13 3 (0.82%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.82%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.55%) Electronics
14 2 (0.55%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.55%) Marketing
14 2 (0.55%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.55%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 77 (21.15%) Analyst
2 51 (14.01%) Project Manager
3 40 (10.99%) Consultant
4 33 (9.07%) Security Consultant
5 28 (7.69%) Architect
6 23 (6.32%) Business Analyst
7 22 (6.04%) Security Analyst
8 21 (5.77%) Risk Analyst
9 20 (5.49%) Security Architect
10 17 (4.67%) Test Manager
11 15 (4.12%) Information Security Consultant
12 14 (3.85%) Security Manager
13 12 (3.30%) Security Engineer
13 12 (3.30%) Programme Manager
13 12 (3.30%) Security Specialist
14 9 (2.47%) Infrastructure Manager
14 9 (2.47%) IT Risk Analyst
15 8 (2.20%) Programme Assurance Manager
15 8 (2.20%) IT Project Manager
15 8 (2.20%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.47%) .NET
2 7 (1.92%) CSS
2 7 (1.92%) .NET Framework
2 7 (1.92%) HTML
3 5 (1.37%) LINQ
3 5 (1.37%) ASP.NET
3 5 (1.37%) Web Services
4 4 (1.10%) Middleware
5 3 (0.82%) JSP
5 3 (0.82%) SOAP
5 3 (0.82%) REST
6 2 (0.55%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.55%) XML
6 2 (0.55%) WCF
7 1 (0.27%) Symfony
7 1 (0.27%) JSON
7 1 (0.27%) jQuery
7 1 (0.27%) MooTools
7 1 (0.27%) YAML
7 1 (0.27%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (10.99%) Management Information System
2 32 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 11 (3.02%) Data Centre
4 11 (3.02%) RMADS
5 9 (2.47%) Life Science
5 9 (2.47%) PKI
5 9 (2.47%) Data Protection Act
6 8 (2.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (1.92%) SCADA
8 6 (1.65%) PMI
8 6 (1.65%) Fixed Income
8 6 (1.65%) CESG
8 6 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.37%) User Experience
9 5 (1.37%) Cryptography
9 5 (1.37%) Clustering
9 5 (1.37%) NHS
10 4 (1.10%) CESG CLAS
10 4 (1.10%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 34 (9.34%) Windows
2 19 (5.22%) Linux
3 12 (3.30%) UNIX
4 7 (1.92%) Solaris
5 4 (1.10%) AIX
5 4 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (22.80%) Risk Management
2 82 (22.53%) Project Management
3 79 (21.70%) Information Security
4 74 (20.33%) ITIL
5 50 (13.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 43 (11.81%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (9.62%) PRINCE2
8 33 (9.07%) Data Protection
9 26 (7.14%) Change Management
10 25 (6.87%) Risk Analysis
11 23 (6.32%) Security Architecture
12 21 (5.77%) Migration
13 20 (5.49%) Security Management
13 20 (5.49%) Project Planning
14 18 (4.95%) Waterfall
14 18 (4.95%) Validation
14 18 (4.95%) Analytics
15 17 (4.67%) Incident Management
15 17 (4.67%) Disaster Recovery
16 16 (4.40%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (4.40%) SQL
2 9 (2.47%) C
2 9 (2.47%) Java
3 5 (1.37%) C#
3 5 (1.37%) VBA
4 3 (0.82%) JavaScript
4 3 (0.82%) Perl
5 2 (0.55%) Tcl
6 1 (0.27%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.27%) Ruby
6 1 (0.27%) PHP5
6 1 (0.27%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.27%) Python
6 1 (0.27%) Assembly Language
6 1 (0.27%) ABAP
6 1 (0.27%) PHP
6 1 (0.27%) C++
6 1 (0.27%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 80 (21.98%) CISSP
2 57 (15.66%) CISM
3 51 (14.01%) CISA
4 34 (9.34%) Degree
5 21 (5.77%) Security Cleared
6 19 (5.22%) CEH
6 19 (5.22%) CRISC
7 12 (3.30%) SC Cleared
8 11 (3.02%) PMI Certification
8 11 (3.02%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (2.20%) PMP
9 8 (2.20%) ISEB
9 8 (2.20%) CCSA
10 6 (1.65%) CCNA
11 5 (1.37%) Check Point Certification
12 4 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (1.10%) CCNP
12 4 (1.10%) JNCIA
13 3 (0.82%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (12.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (9.07%) COBIT
3 27 (7.42%) QA
4 25 (6.87%) PCI DSS
5 14 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (1.65%) GMP
6 6 (1.65%) SLA
7 5 (1.37%) GAMP
8 4 (1.10%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.82%) ISO 9000
9 3 (0.82%) ISO 14001
9 3 (0.82%) IEC 61508
9 3 (0.82%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.55%) PMBOK
10 2 (0.55%) GxP
11 1 (0.27%) GAAP
11 1 (0.27%) BS15000
11 1 (0.27%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.27%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (2.20%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.55%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 2 (0.55%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (0.55%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.27%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.27%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 22 (6.04%) SAP
2 12 (3.30%) Cisco
2 12 (3.30%) Microsoft
2 12 (3.30%) CheckPoint
3 9 (2.47%) Oracle
3 9 (2.47%) HP
4 5 (1.37%) Juniper
4 5 (1.37%) Blue Coat
5 4 (1.10%) Fortinet
5 4 (1.10%) Splunk
5 4 (1.10%) VMware
5 4 (1.10%) PeopleSoft
5 4 (1.10%) IBM
6 3 (0.82%) ArcSight
7 2 (0.55%) LANDesk
7 2 (0.55%) Qualys
7 2 (0.55%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (0.55%) F5
7 2 (0.55%) Ericsson
7 2 (0.55%) Symantec
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Rate: Up to £685 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Jonathan Garth
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Advantage XPO
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £320 - 340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Brentford, London
InfoURGE Technologies
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £550 - £590 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Commonwealth Secretariat
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
ISL
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
South West England
Recruit121
Rate: daily rate in £ all inclusive (£350-400)
Posted: 4 days ago
Scotland
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West
Recruit121
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago