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 3 months to 29 April 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
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 112 127
Rank change year-on-year +16 +15  
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 8 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.42% 0.64% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.80% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 4
Median daily rate £465 £143 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +226.31% -65.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £125 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £161 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £453 £420
% change year-on-year +2.76% +7.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £67.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year -33.33% +95.65%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1550 1996 2137
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 80.52% 79.90% 75.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 729 1080 1119
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 46 61
Median hourly rate £24.45 £15.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.00% -45.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.20 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £22.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +2.77% +18.03%  

Risk Assessment
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Risk Assessment as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 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 3 months to 29 April 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
Reading +20 3 £525 +218.18%
Bracknell +3 1 - - 1
Risk Assessment
South East

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
1 4 (40.00%) Information Security
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) OWASP
2 3 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (30.00%) ISO27005
2 3 (30.00%) Investment Management
2 3 (30.00%) CRAMM
2 3 (30.00%) ISMS
3 2 (20.00%) PMO
3 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) Firewall
4 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (10.00%) Legal
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) Windows

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 (10.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) HP Helion
1 1 (10.00%) IaaS
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
1 1 (10.00%) PPP
1 1 (10.00%) Software-Defined Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) Information Assurance Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) Information Security Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
2 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) IT Security Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Network Security Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Project Control Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Risk Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Security Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) AIX
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Solaris
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Information Security
1 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (30.00%) CRAMM
2 3 (30.00%) Investment Management
2 3 (30.00%) ISMS
2 3 (30.00%) OWASP
2 3 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Coaching
4 1 (10.00%) Conflict Management
4 1 (10.00%) Contingency Planning
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (10.00%) People Management
4 1 (10.00%) Security Operations
4 1 (10.00%) Service Design
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) APMP
1 1 (10.00%) CCIE
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) CISSP
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) PMP
1 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (30.00%) ISO27005
2 2 (20.00%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Progress
1 1 (10.00%) VMware
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