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 28 August 2016 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Risk Assessment
Rank 134 114 107
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -7
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 11 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.34% 0.24% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.31% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 11
Median daily rate £408 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £328 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £488 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.25 -
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
2605 1907 1942
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.48% 76.52% 76.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1540 1136 1014
Median daily rate £400 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 89 130
Median hourly rate £21.75 £30.00 £30.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% -2.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 28 August 2016.

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 28 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -6 3 £330 -24.57%
Birmingham - 3 £485 - 2
Shropshire - 3 - -
Risk Assessment
England

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Retail
2 6 (30.00%) Risk Management
2 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Firewall
3 5 (25.00%) Project Management
3 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 5 (25.00%) Logistics
3 5 (25.00%) Proofpoint
3 5 (25.00%) LogRhythm
4 4 (20.00%) Confluence
4 4 (20.00%) JIRA
4 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (15.00%) MS Project
5 3 (15.00%) Windows
5 3 (15.00%) AIX
5 3 (15.00%) Solaris
5 3 (15.00%) Linux
5 3 (15.00%) MS Visio
5 3 (15.00%) ISEB
5 3 (15.00%) Migration
5 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.00%) Project Planning
5 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (15.00%) SDLC
5 3 (15.00%) Software Deployment
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (10.00%) Data Centre

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 (20.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Project
1 3 (15.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (5.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (5.00%) Skype
2 1 (5.00%) VoIP
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
1 6 (30.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Consultant
1 6 (30.00%) Security Consultant
2 5 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Firewall Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) IT Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) IT Risk Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) IT Security Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) Portfolio Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Risk Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) Risk Management Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) Security Management Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) Security Technical Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) Technical Security Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Service Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) CLAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) AIX
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
1 3 (15.00%) Solaris
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
1 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Risk Management
3 5 (25.00%) Logistics
3 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 5 (25.00%) Project Management
4 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (15.00%) Migration
5 3 (15.00%) Project Planning
5 3 (15.00%) SDLC
5 3 (15.00%) Software Deployment
5 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (10.00%) Change Management
6 2 (10.00%) ETL
6 2 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (10.00%) Scrum
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (10.00%) Supplier Management
7 1 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) ISEB
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) CISM
3 1 (5.00%) CISSP
3 1 (5.00%) CLAS
3 1 (5.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) LogRhythm
1 5 (25.00%) Proofpoint
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco
2 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (5.00%) Juniper
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle