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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Risk Assessment over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Risk Assessment
England / West Midlands
Rank 115 105 98
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 5 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.46% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.56% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £434 £473 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.20% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £503 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+18.41% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +104.54%

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
1888 1949 1510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 78.96% 81.04% 71.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1183 1065 895
Median daily rate £413 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 63 94
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.42 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.40 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Risk Assessment
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Risk Assessment as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Assessment within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire - 3 £438 -
Birmingham -5 1 £325 - 2
Coventry -18 1 - -
Risk Assessment
England

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Risk Assessment also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Risk Assessment.

1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) JIRA
3 4 (26.67%) ISEB
3 4 (26.67%) Information Security
3 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
3 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
3 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 4 (26.67%) Confluence
3 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
4 3 (20.00%) SDLC
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (20.00%) Software Deployment
4 3 (20.00%) Project Management
4 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (20.00%) Windows
4 3 (20.00%) AIX
4 3 (20.00%) Solaris
4 3 (20.00%) Linux
4 3 (20.00%) MS Project
4 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
4 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (20.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (13.33%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (13.33%) IT Governance
5 2 (13.33%) ISMS
5 2 (13.33%) RMADS
5 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
5 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
5 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (26.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Project
1 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (13.33%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) Selenium
2 1 (6.67%) YouTrack
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Portfolio Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Information Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Information Security Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Programme Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Risk Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Security Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Service Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (6.67%) IT Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) IT Risk Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Migration Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Migration Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Portfolio Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Security Risk Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Software Test Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Test Automation Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (13.33%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) AIX
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
1 3 (20.00%) Solaris
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
1 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
2 4 (26.67%) Information Security
2 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
3 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 3 (20.00%) SDLC
3 3 (20.00%) Software Deployment
4 2 (13.33%) CRM
4 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (13.33%) Information Assurance
4 2 (13.33%) ISMS
4 2 (13.33%) IT Governance
4 2 (13.33%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Security Monitoring
4 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C
1 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) ISEB
2 2 (13.33%) CEH
2 2 (13.33%) CISM
2 2 (13.33%) CISMP
2 2 (13.33%) CISSP
2 2 (13.33%) CRISC
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) GPG13
1 2 (13.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
1 2 (13.33%) RMADS
2 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) ServiceNow
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Remedy
2 1 (6.67%) TOWER Software