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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Risk Assessment
Rank 469 454 405
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -49
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 183 175 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.32% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.41% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 88 105
Median daily rate £488 £435 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £299 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £633 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £418 £425
% change year-on-year
+13.77% -1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Median hourly rate £51.75 £34.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +245.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.75 £34.50 £10.00
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +245.00%

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
44047 42983 40920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.94% 79.21% 77.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 29198 27209 25852
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 £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1023 1223 1213
Median hourly rate £28.50 £29.00 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% +2.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.71 £48.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 26 May 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
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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 -7 155 £495 +13.14% 46
London -26 61 £513 +7.89% 22
South East -13 37 £450 +2.85% 11
Scotland -3 21 £550 +120.00%
North West -8 19 £500 +29.03% 5
Edinburgh +2 18 £550 +120.00%
Manchester +1 15 £500 -28.57% 3
Buckinghamshire +13 14 £462 +5.54% 1
Milton Keynes +10 13 £450 +2.85% 1
City of London +31 11 £520 +8.05% 6
East of England +20 9 £600 - 1
Berkshire +1 9 £500 +9.58% 4
West Midlands -4 9 £329 +11.44% 2
Midlands - 8 £600 -
Hampshire +2 7 £418 -24.09% 1
Birmingham +1 6 £450 +52.54% 1
South West -16 6 £488 +30.00% 1
Bedfordshire - 6 - - 1
Yorkshire +12 5 - - 3
Leeds +4 5 - - 3
West Yorkshire +2 5 - - 3
Luton - 5 - -
East Midlands +9 4 £575 +27.77% 1
Wiltshire - 4 £488 -
Basingstoke - 4 £350 -
Reading -4 3 £165 -63.83% 1
Bracknell - 3 £500 - 1
Oxfordshire +11 2 £463 - 1
Canary Wharf +6 2 £675 -
Northamptonshire +3 2 - -

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 140 (33.33%) Information Security
2 134 (31.90%) Risk Management
3 124 (29.52%) Finance
4 107 (25.48%) CISSP
5 70 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 65 (15.48%) CISM
7 62 (14.76%) Project Management
8 58 (13.81%) Security Cleared
9 57 (13.57%) Security Architecture
10 55 (13.10%) Banking
11 50 (11.90%) Firewall
12 48 (11.43%) Management Information System
13 47 (11.19%) QA
14 45 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
15 38 (9.05%) CISA
16 36 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
17 35 (8.33%) PCI DSS
17 35 (8.33%) Windows
18 33 (7.86%) SC Cleared
18 33 (7.86%) Oracle
18 33 (7.86%) Analytical Skills
19 32 (7.62%) ITIL
19 32 (7.62%) CESG
20 30 (7.14%) Telecoms
20 30 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
21 29 (6.90%) Microsoft
22 27 (6.43%) Unix
22 27 (6.43%) Information Assurance
22 27 (6.43%) Network Security
23 26 (6.19%) PRINCE2

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 10 (2.38%) MS Exchange
2 8 (1.90%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.71%) Apache
3 3 (0.71%) IIS
4 2 (0.48%) CMS
4 2 (0.48%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.24%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.24%) CICS
5 1 (0.24%) Confluence
5 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.24%) Node.js
5 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (3.81%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.57%) MS Project
3 14 (3.33%) MS Office
4 7 (1.67%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.19%) SmartSuite
6 3 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.24%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 2 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.24%) Maximo
2 1 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.24%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (0.24%) SAP EHS
2 1 (0.24%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.24%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.62%) IaaS
3 9 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.90%) PaaS
4 8 (1.90%) SaaS
5 7 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.67%) Office 365
6 4 (0.95%) Yammer
7 1 (0.24%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 50 (11.90%) Firewall
2 27 (6.43%) Network Security
3 16 (3.81%) Internet
3 16 (3.81%) VPN
4 13 (3.10%) LAN
5 12 (2.86%) Wireless
6 10 (2.38%) IPsec
7 9 (2.14%) FTP
8 7 (1.67%) SMTP
8 7 (1.67%) SSH
8 7 (1.67%) TCP/IP
9 6 (1.43%) WAN
10 4 (0.95%) 3G
10 4 (0.95%) Value-Added Service
11 2 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.48%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (0.48%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (0.48%) MPLS
11 2 (0.48%) SSL
11 2 (0.48%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.62%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.48%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.48%) GIS
4 2 (0.48%) MySQL
4 2 (0.48%) SAP HANA
4 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.24%) DB2
5 1 (0.24%) FileMaker
5 1 (0.24%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.24%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.24%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.71%) Selenium
1 3 (0.71%) SpecFlow
1 3 (0.71%) WebDriver
2 2 (0.48%) JIRA
2 2 (0.48%) Rational Rose
2 2 (0.48%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.24%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.24%) Metasploit
General
1 124 (29.52%) Finance
2 55 (13.10%) Banking
3 30 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 21 (5.00%) Retail
5 16 (3.81%) Front Office
6 13 (3.10%) Legal
7 12 (2.86%) Investment Banking
8 9 (2.14%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (1.43%) Marketing
10 4 (0.95%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.95%) Law
11 3 (0.71%) Advertising
12 2 (0.48%) Automotive
13 1 (0.24%) Back Office
13 1 (0.24%) Electronics
13 1 (0.24%) Games
13 1 (0.24%) German Language
13 1 (0.24%) Local Government
13 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 74 (17.62%) Consultant
2 63 (15.00%) Security Consultant
3 60 (14.29%) Analyst
4 51 (12.14%) Project Manager
5 44 (10.48%) Architect
6 36 (8.57%) Security Analyst
7 35 (8.33%) Risk Manager
8 34 (8.10%) Security Architect
9 25 (5.95%) Security Manager
10 18 (4.29%) IT Manager
11 17 (4.05%) IT Consultant
11 17 (4.05%) IT Security Consultant
12 16 (3.81%) Risk Consultant
13 14 (3.33%) Coordinator
13 14 (3.33%) Information Security Consultant
14 13 (3.10%) Credit Risk Manager
14 13 (3.10%) IT Analyst
14 13 (3.10%) Quantitative Risk Manager
15 12 (2.86%) Information Security Manager
15 12 (2.86%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.38%) Web Services
2 7 (1.67%) Middleware
3 4 (0.95%) .NET
3 4 (0.95%) .NET Framework
4 3 (0.71%) Gherkin
4 3 (0.71%) REST
5 2 (0.48%) SOAP
6 1 (0.24%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.24%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.24%) CSS
6 1 (0.24%) HTML
6 1 (0.24%) J2EE
6 1 (0.24%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.24%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 48 (11.43%) Management Information System
2 33 (7.86%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (7.62%) CESG
4 25 (5.95%) Cryptography
5 15 (3.57%) Credit Risk
6 14 (3.33%) Credit Derivative
6 14 (3.33%) Derivative
6 14 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 14 (3.33%) Market Risk
6 14 (3.33%) Mathematics
7 12 (2.86%) Data Centre
7 12 (2.86%) PKI
8 11 (2.62%) PMI
9 10 (2.38%) CESG CLAS
9 10 (2.38%) Visualisation
10 9 (2.14%) Private Cloud
11 8 (1.90%) Mobile App
12 7 (1.67%) Client/Server
12 7 (1.67%) Computer Science
12 7 (1.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 35 (8.33%) Windows
2 27 (6.43%) Unix
3 19 (4.52%) Linux
4 11 (2.62%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.90%) Solaris
6 7 (1.67%) Windows Vista
7 2 (0.48%) AIX
7 2 (0.48%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (33.33%) Information Security
2 134 (31.90%) Risk Management
3 62 (14.76%) Project Management
4 57 (13.57%) Security Architecture
5 45 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 36 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (7.62%) ITIL
8 30 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
9 27 (6.43%) Information Assurance
10 26 (6.19%) PRINCE2
11 25 (5.95%) Penetration Testing
11 25 (5.95%) Security Management
12 24 (5.71%) Incident Management
12 24 (5.71%) Internal Audit
13 23 (5.48%) Security Testing
13 23 (5.48%) Service Management
14 22 (5.24%) Change Management
14 22 (5.24%) SIEM
14 22 (5.24%) Validation
15 21 (5.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (4.52%) C#
2 16 (3.81%) C++
3 11 (2.62%) SQL
4 9 (2.14%) Java
5 6 (1.43%) Perl
5 6 (1.43%) Python
6 5 (1.19%) Bash Shell
6 5 (1.19%) PowerShell
6 5 (1.19%) VBA
7 2 (0.48%) C
7 2 (0.48%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.48%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.24%) AWK
8 1 (0.24%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.24%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 107 (25.48%) CISSP
2 65 (15.48%) CISM
3 58 (13.81%) Security Cleared
4 38 (9.05%) CISA
5 33 (7.86%) SC Cleared
6 25 (5.95%) CESG Certified Professional
7 24 (5.71%) Degree
8 23 (5.48%) PMI Certification
9 22 (5.24%) DV Cleared
10 20 (4.76%) CLAS
11 16 (3.81%) SANS
12 15 (3.57%) CEH
13 14 (3.33%) PhD
13 14 (3.33%) PMP
14 10 (2.38%) GIAC
15 9 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
16 8 (1.90%) IISP
17 7 (1.67%) CISMP
17 7 (1.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 6 (1.43%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 47 (11.19%) QA
3 35 (8.33%) PCI DSS
4 16 (3.81%) RMADS
5 13 (3.10%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 12 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (2.38%) COBIT
8 8 (1.90%) JSP 440
9 5 (1.19%) BS25999
10 4 (0.95%) ISO 9000
11 3 (0.71%) GxP
11 3 (0.71%) HMG Infosec
11 3 (0.71%) ISO27005
12 2 (0.48%) GPG13
12 2 (0.48%) ISAE 3402
12 2 (0.48%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.48%) NEBOSH
12 2 (0.48%) SEPA
13 1 (0.24%) MiFID
13 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.67%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.24%) HDFS
4 1 (0.24%) RACF
Systems Management
1 9 (2.14%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.19%) Nessus
2 5 (1.19%) RSA Archer
3 4 (0.95%) Nmap
4 1 (0.24%) CA Wily
4 1 (0.24%) Puppet
4 1 (0.24%) QRadar
4 1 (0.24%) Salt
4 1 (0.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 33 (7.86%) Oracle
2 29 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 14 (3.33%) Cisco
4 13 (3.10%) PeopleSoft
5 11 (2.62%) VMware
6 10 (2.38%) HP
7 8 (1.90%) Citrix
8 7 (1.67%) LogRhythm
9 6 (1.43%) Juniper
10 5 (1.19%) Proofpoint
10 5 (1.19%) Sun
10 5 (1.19%) Sybase
11 4 (0.95%) Arqiva
11 4 (0.95%) Huawei
11 4 (0.95%) NetCracker
11 4 (0.95%) Nokia Networks
11 4 (0.95%) Qualys
11 4 (0.95%) Telindus
11 4 (0.95%) Virgin Media
11 4 (0.95%) ZTE
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