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 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Risk Assessment
Rank 114 97 99
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +2
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 8 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.59% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.84% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Average daily rate £473 £381 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.93% -36.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 £31.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+49.20% +162.50%
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
2046 1544 1575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.17% 69.90% 73.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1158 881 850
Average daily rate £410 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 107 82
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £11.50 £11.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
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 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Coventry -13 3 £475 -
Birmingham - 1 - - 2
Shropshire - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Risk Assessment
England

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 8 (53.33%) Information Security
2 5 (33.33%) Information Management
2 5 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 5 (33.33%) SLA
2 5 (33.33%) Change Management
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) Hazard Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) Degree
3 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 2 (13.33%) ISO26262
4 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) V-Model
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (13.33%) IEC 61508
4 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Supplier Management
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Retail
4 2 (13.33%) MS Office
4 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (13.33%) ETL
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (13.33%) Automotive
4 2 (13.33%) Validation

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) 3G
1 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (13.33%) Automotive
1 2 (13.33%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Author
1 5 (33.33%) Technical Author
1 5 (33.33%) Technical Writer
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Information Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Security Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Auditor
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Deployment Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Deployment Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security Auditor
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Manager
4 1 (6.67%) QA Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) QA Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Software Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Software Tester
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Information Security
2 5 (33.33%) Change Management
2 5 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 5 (33.33%) Information Management
3 3 (20.00%) Hazard Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (13.33%) ETL
4 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) Supplier Management
4 2 (13.33%) Validation
4 2 (13.33%) V-Model
4 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (6.67%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) SLA
2 2 (13.33%) IEC 61508
2 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (13.33%) ISO26262
3 1 (6.67%) QA
3 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 1 (6.67%) BT
1 1 (6.67%) Ericsson
1 1 (6.67%) Huawei
1 1 (6.67%) MKS
1 1 (6.67%) NetCracker
1 1 (6.67%) Nokia
1 1 (6.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 1 (6.67%) Siemens
1 1 (6.67%) ZTE