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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Assessment
Rank 109 96 95
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 6 20 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.25% 0.82% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 1.10% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 6
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£400 £475 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +31.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £278 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £668 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £363
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +24.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 - £31.00
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
1791 1825 1359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.47% 75.01% 68.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1100 968 680
Average daily rate £378 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 133 59
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
(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 +6 3 £300 -
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Risk Assessment
England

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 6 (40.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (40.00%) Firewall
2 4 (26.67%) BGP
2 4 (26.67%) Clustering
2 4 (26.67%) CCSA
2 4 (26.67%) Information Security
2 4 (26.67%) Blue Coat
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (26.67%) Check Point Certification
2 4 (26.67%) Juniper
2 4 (26.67%) OSPF
2 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) MS Visio
2 4 (26.67%) VPN
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco
2 4 (26.67%) CCNP
2 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
2 4 (26.67%) Network Security
2 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) Junos
3 3 (20.00%) IEC 61508
3 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (20.00%) Automotive
4 2 (13.33%) Validation
4 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Visio
2 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Firewall
2 4 (26.67%) Network Security
2 4 (26.67%) Junos
2 4 (26.67%) VPN
2 4 (26.67%) OSPF
2 4 (26.67%) BGP
3 2 (13.33%) DHCP
3 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (13.33%) DNS
3 2 (13.33%) Internet
3 2 (13.33%) Extranet
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
1 1 (6.67%) JMeter
General
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (20.00%) Automotive
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Multimedia
2 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Legal
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Firewall Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Coordinator
4 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
4 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Security Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security Officer
4 1 (6.67%) Security Officer
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Test Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Test Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Governance Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Clustering
2 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Solaris
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
1 4 (26.67%) Information Security
2 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (13.33%) Validation
3 2 (13.33%) V-Model
3 2 (13.33%) Hazard Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Low Latency
3 2 (13.33%) Ultra-Low Latency
4 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Information Management
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
4 1 (6.67%) Workflow
4 1 (6.67%) BCP
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security Management
4 1 (6.67%) Security Management
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Perl
1 2 (13.33%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (26.67%) Check Point Certification
1 4 (26.67%) CCNP
1 4 (26.67%) CCSA
1 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) CISSP
3 1 (6.67%) CISA
3 1 (6.67%) CISM
3 1 (6.67%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) IEC 61508
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) BS7799
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco
2 4 (26.67%) Juniper
2 4 (26.67%) Blue Coat
3 2 (13.33%) Symantec
3 2 (13.33%) VMware