The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Assessment
Rank 91 92 106
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +14
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 27 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.14% 0.33% 0.044%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 0.48% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 1
Average daily rate £525 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+17.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-65.51% +16.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1648 1253 1423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 69.59% 68.36% 62.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 854 607 673
Average daily rate £375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 96 66
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.86% +34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £155.00 £37.80 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Risk Assessment
England

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Coventry - 16 - -
Solihull - 2 £471 -
Birmingham -12 1 £600 - 1
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Warwickshire - - - -
Risk Assessment
England

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 22 (64.71%) Legal
2 18 (52.94%) SLA
3 12 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (35.29%) Telecoms
4 11 (32.35%) MS Office
5 10 (29.41%) WFM
6 9 (26.47%) Information Security
7 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
7 8 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (20.59%) Information Security Management
8 7 (20.59%) Security Management
9 6 (17.65%) Management Information System
9 6 (17.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
10 5 (14.71%) MS Visio
10 5 (14.71%) RNC
10 5 (14.71%) MS PowerPoint
10 5 (14.71%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (14.71%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
11 4 (11.76%) Matrix Management
11 4 (11.76%) ITIL
12 3 (8.82%) Risk Management
12 3 (8.82%) Business Continuity
12 3 (8.82%) COBIT
12 3 (8.82%) Performance Management
12 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
13 2 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
13 2 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
13 2 (5.88%) CORE IMPACT

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 11 (32.35%) MS Office
2 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
3 5 (14.71%) MS Visio
3 5 (14.71%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) RNC
2 1 (2.94%) Network Security
2 1 (2.94%) Firewall
General
1 22 (64.71%) Legal
2 12 (35.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (17.65%) Coordinator
2 4 (11.76%) Security Consultant
2 4 (11.76%) Consultant
3 2 (5.88%) Security Manager
3 2 (5.88%) Security Architect
3 2 (5.88%) Information Manager
3 2 (5.88%) Information Security Consultant
3 2 (5.88%) Information Security Manager
3 2 (5.88%) Administrator
3 2 (5.88%) Architect
3 2 (5.88%) Tester
3 2 (5.88%) Security Tester
4 1 (2.94%) Information Security Architect
4 1 (2.94%) Compliance Analyst
4 1 (2.94%) Analyst
4 1 (2.94%) IT Consultant
4 1 (2.94%) Project Manager
4 1 (2.94%) Security Analyst
4 1 (2.94%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (2.94%) IT 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%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.94%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) UNIX
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
1 2 (5.88%) AIX
1 2 (5.88%) Linux
1 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.94%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (29.41%) WFM
3 9 (26.47%) Information Security
4 7 (20.59%) Information Security Management
4 7 (20.59%) Security Management
5 6 (17.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (14.71%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (11.76%) Matrix Management
7 4 (11.76%) ITIL
8 3 (8.82%) Risk Management
8 3 (8.82%) Business Continuity
8 3 (8.82%) Performance Management
9 2 (5.88%) Change Control
9 2 (5.88%) Test Strategy
9 2 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (5.88%) Project Management
10 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
10 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) C
1 1 (2.94%) Java
1 1 (2.94%) SQL
1 1 (2.94%) VB
1 1 (2.94%) Python
1 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
1 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) MCSE
3 1 (2.94%) CCNA
3 1 (2.94%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.94%) CCEA
3 1 (2.94%) CISSP
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.94%) OCP
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (52.94%) SLA
2 8 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (8.82%) COBIT
4 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Terminal Server
1 2 (5.88%) Nmap
2 1 (2.94%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Nessus
1 2 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (5.88%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.71%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle
3 2 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.94%) Blue Coat
4 1 (2.94%) IronPort
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago