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 12 September 2014 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Assessment
Rank 105 96 105
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 16 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.62% 0.52% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.77% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 2
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£450 £369 £95
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.03% +288.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £17.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+242.85% -56.25%
Risk Assessment
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
1807 1428 1591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 69.82% 67.84% 69.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 947 758 814
Average daily rate £375 £357 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% -2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 57 82
Average hourly rate £29.75 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.83% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £9.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 12 September 2014.

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 12 September 2014. 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
Shropshire - 7 £475 - 1
Birmingham -3 5 £275 -31.25%
Staffordshire - - - -
Risk Assessment
England

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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 9 (26.47%) PRINCE2
1 9 (26.47%) MS Visio
1 9 (26.47%) Legal
2 8 (23.53%) SC Cleared
2 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 8 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (23.53%) Linux
2 8 (23.53%) SLA
2 8 (23.53%) UNIX
3 7 (20.59%) Migration
3 7 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (17.65%) Telecoms
4 6 (17.65%) Clustering
4 6 (17.65%) Blue Coat
4 6 (17.65%) Load Balancing
4 6 (17.65%) Network Security
4 6 (17.65%) MS Office
4 6 (17.65%) Perl
4 6 (17.65%) Cisco
4 6 (17.65%) WAN
4 6 (17.65%) CCNP
4 6 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (17.65%) Juniper
4 6 (17.65%) Tcl
4 6 (17.65%) CheckPoint
4 6 (17.65%) OSPF
4 6 (17.65%) BGP
4 6 (17.65%) Firewall
4 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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 9 (26.47%) MS Visio
2 6 (17.65%) MS Office
3 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
4 3 (8.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (2.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) TRIRIGA
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) WAN
1 6 (17.65%) OSPF
1 6 (17.65%) BGP
1 6 (17.65%) Firewall
1 6 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
1 6 (17.65%) Network Security
2 4 (11.76%) LAN
3 3 (8.82%) Junos
3 3 (8.82%) RNC
4 2 (5.88%) VPN
4 2 (5.88%) Internet
4 2 (5.88%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) Big Data
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
General
1 9 (26.47%) Legal
2 6 (17.65%) Telecoms
3 4 (11.76%) Finance
4 2 (5.88%) Automotive
4 2 (5.88%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.94%) Military
5 1 (2.94%) Banking
5 1 (2.94%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (14.71%) Project Manager
1 5 (14.71%) Firewall Engineer
2 3 (8.82%) Coordinator
2 3 (8.82%) Tester
2 3 (8.82%) Programme Manager
3 2 (5.88%) Consultant
3 2 (5.88%) Architect
3 2 (5.88%) Penetration Tester
3 2 (5.88%) Security Architect
3 2 (5.88%) Security Tester
4 1 (2.94%) Information Security Architect
4 1 (2.94%) Compliance Analyst
4 1 (2.94%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (2.94%) CLAS Consultant
4 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (2.94%) IT Programme Manager
4 1 (2.94%) Network Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (2.94%) Information Architect
4 1 (2.94%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) HTML
1 1 (2.94%) .NET
1 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Clustering
1 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.76%) PMI
3 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) UNIX
1 8 (23.53%) Linux
2 5 (14.71%) Solaris
3 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (8.82%) Windows
3 3 (8.82%) AIX
4 2 (5.88%) Windows NT
4 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) PRINCE2
2 8 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (20.59%) Migration
3 7 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (17.65%) Load Balancing
5 5 (14.71%) WFM
5 5 (14.71%) Project Management
5 5 (14.71%) Service Delivery
5 5 (14.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (11.76%) ITIL
6 4 (11.76%) Six Sigma
6 4 (11.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (11.76%) Performance Management
7 3 (8.82%) Test Strategy
7 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (8.82%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Supplier Management
7 3 (8.82%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (8.82%) Information Security
7 3 (8.82%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) Perl
1 6 (17.65%) Tcl
2 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.94%) C
2 1 (2.94%) Java
2 1 (2.94%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) VB
2 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) SC Cleared
1 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.65%) CCNP
2 6 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (11.76%) PMI Certification
4 3 (8.82%) CCSA
4 3 (8.82%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (23.53%) SLA
2 3 (8.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Terminal Server
1 3 (8.82%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Nessus
1 3 (8.82%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (8.82%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Cisco
1 6 (17.65%) Juniper
1 6 (17.65%) CheckPoint
1 6 (17.65%) Blue Coat
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.82%) IBM
3 3 (8.82%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle
3 3 (8.82%) HP
4 1 (2.94%) Sun
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