Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Risk Assessment skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Risk Assessment over the 6 months to 16 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Risk Assessment
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 150 160
Rank change year-on-year +13 +10 -10
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 35 25 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.85% 0.59% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.72% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 11
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £610 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.43% +79.41% -15.00%
10th Percentile £363 £400 £331
90th Percentile £535 £623 £400
South East median daily rate £410 £500 £400
% change year-on-year -18.00% +25.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £60.87 £42.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +43.22% +157.58% -45.00%

Risk Assessment is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3413 3489 4047
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 83.20% 81.67% 79.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1793 1849 2261
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.96%
10th Percentile £265 £250 £233
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 123 179
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £18.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.44% -32.08% +39.47%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £40.80 £49.90 £45.30
South East median hourly rate £24.02 £25.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -3.92% -7.41% +54.29%

Risk Assessment
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Risk Assessment as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Risk Assessment in Berkshire

Risk Assessment
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Risk Assessment in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Risk Assessment in Berkshire

Risk Assessment
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Assessment in Berkshire over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Risk Assessment in Berkshire

Risk Assessment
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Assessment in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Risk Assessment in Berkshire

Risk Assessment
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 6 months to 16 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +21 20 £400 -0.62% 2
Bracknell - 4 £550 -
Newbury - 2 £463 -
Risk Assessment
South East

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Risk Assessment.

1 18 (51.43%) Information Security
2 16 (45.71%) Data Protection Act
2 16 (45.71%) Data Protection
2 16 (45.71%) Business Process Mapping
2 16 (45.71%) GDPR
3 15 (42.86%) Business Analysis
4 14 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (34.29%) Risk Management
6 10 (28.57%) Data Management
6 10 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
6 10 (28.57%) Data Mapping
6 10 (28.57%) Requirements Engineering
7 9 (25.71%) SIEM
8 8 (22.86%) SQL
8 8 (22.86%) CISSP
9 6 (17.14%) UML
9 6 (17.14%) Data Modelling
9 6 (17.14%) ETL
9 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
9 6 (17.14%) Data Quality
10 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
10 5 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
10 5 (14.29%) Change Management
10 5 (14.29%) Service Management
10 5 (14.29%) Data Analysis
10 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
11 4 (11.43%) Data Security
11 4 (11.43%) CISM
11 4 (11.43%) NetIQ

Risk Assessment
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (2.86%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) IaaS
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Network Security
2 3 (8.57%) Internet
3 1 (2.86%) Firewall
3 1 (2.86%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) DB2
General
1 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.57%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Analyst
2 10 (28.57%) Business Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) GDPR Business Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Data Modeller
4 5 (14.29%) Security Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Data Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Data Protection Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) IT Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) IT Security Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Security Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Security Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Change Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Data Business Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Deployment Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Quality Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Analyst Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Business Consultant
8 1 (2.86%) Data Manager
Miscellaneous
1 16 (45.71%) Data Protection Act
2 14 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.43%) Data Structures
4 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
4 3 (8.57%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.86%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.86%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) Information Security
2 16 (45.71%) Business Process Mapping
2 16 (45.71%) Data Protection
3 15 (42.86%) Business Analysis
4 12 (34.29%) Risk Management
5 10 (28.57%) Data Management
5 10 (28.57%) Data Mapping
5 10 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
5 10 (28.57%) Requirements Engineering
6 9 (25.71%) SIEM
7 6 (17.14%) Data Modelling
7 6 (17.14%) ETL
7 6 (17.14%) UML
8 5 (14.29%) Change Management
8 5 (14.29%) Data Analysis
8 5 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
8 5 (14.29%) Service Management
9 4 (11.43%) Data Security
9 4 (11.43%) Information Management
10 3 (8.57%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) CISSP
2 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
3 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 4 (11.43%) CISM
4 4 (11.43%) Degree
5 3 (8.57%) CISMP
6 2 (5.71%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (5.71%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (2.86%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (45.71%) GDPR
2 14 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (17.14%) Data Quality
4 2 (5.71%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (2.86%) COBIT
5 1 (2.86%) ISO 22301
5 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Satellite
1 2 (5.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) NetIQ
2 3 (8.57%) Qualys
2 3 (8.57%) Remedy
3 2 (5.71%) McAfee
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle
3 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.71%) Splunk
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco
4 1 (2.86%) Juniper