The table below looks at the statistics for Risk Assessment skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Risk Assessment over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Assessment
Rank 114 85 94
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +9
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 10 28 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.37% 1.17% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 1.65% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £488 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £433 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.89% +15.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £39.50 £10.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+295.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £10.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+245.00% -65.51%
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1952 1696 1276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 72.46% 70.96% 70.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1155 885 605
Average daily rate £380 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 99 91
Average hourly rate £29.00 £32.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -15.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

Risk Assessment
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Risk Assessment across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Risk Assessment Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Risk Assessment
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Risk Assessment across the West Midlands region.

Risk Assessment Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Risk Assessment
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Risk Assessment across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Risk Assessment Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Risk Assessment
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Risk Assessment across the West Midlands region.

Risk Assessment Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Risk Assessment
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Birmingham +3 4 £295 -50.83%
Coventry -14 2 - -
Herefordshire - 2 £381 -
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Risk Assessment
England

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 7 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 6 (28.57%) WFM
3 4 (19.05%) Network Security
3 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
3 4 (19.05%) Blue Coat
3 4 (19.05%) Information Security
3 4 (19.05%) Legal
3 4 (19.05%) Clustering
3 4 (19.05%) CCSA
3 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (19.05%) Firewall
3 4 (19.05%) MS Visio
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (19.05%) Check Point Certification
3 4 (19.05%) Juniper
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco
3 4 (19.05%) CCNP
3 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
3 4 (19.05%) OSPF
3 4 (19.05%) BGP
3 4 (19.05%) Risk Management
3 4 (19.05%) Junos
4 3 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 3 (14.29%) Business Continuity Planning
4 3 (14.29%) BS7799
4 3 (14.29%) BCP
4 3 (14.29%) SLA

Risk Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Visio
2 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Network Security
1 4 (19.05%) Firewall
1 4 (19.05%) OSPF
1 4 (19.05%) BGP
1 4 (19.05%) Junos
2 2 (9.52%) RNC
2 2 (9.52%) VPN
2 2 (9.52%) Internet
2 2 (9.52%) Extranet
General
1 7 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (19.05%) Legal
3 2 (9.52%) Investment Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Front Office
4 1 (4.76%) Finance
4 1 (4.76%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Firewall Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Information Security Officer
2 3 (14.29%) Security Officer
3 2 (9.52%) Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Security Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Coordinator
3 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Governance Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Support Technician
4 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 4 (19.05%) Clustering
3 3 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (9.52%) RMADS
5 1 (4.76%) Mechatronics
5 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) UNIX
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
1 2 (9.52%) Solaris
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) WFM
2 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
2 4 (19.05%) Information Security
2 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (19.05%) Risk Management
3 3 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 3 (14.29%) Business Continuity Planning
3 3 (14.29%) BCP
3 3 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 3 (14.29%) Information Management
3 3 (14.29%) Computer Security
4 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
4 2 (9.52%) Low Latency
4 2 (9.52%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 1 (4.76%) Data Mapping
5 1 (4.76%) Hazard Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.76%) V-Model
5 1 (4.76%) CMMI
5 1 (4.76%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Perl
1 2 (9.52%) Tcl
2 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) CCSA
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (19.05%) Check Point Certification
2 4 (19.05%) CCNP
3 3 (14.29%) HND
4 1 (4.76%) CISA
4 1 (4.76%) CISM
4 1 (4.76%) CISSP
4 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) BS7799
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Blue Coat
1 4 (19.05%) Juniper
1 4 (19.05%) Cisco
1 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
2 2 (9.52%) Ericsson
2 2 (9.52%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (4.76%) Nokia