Period
to 19 October 2018

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 19 October 2018 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 155 152 150
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2 +14
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 9 16 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.23% 0.40% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.48% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 17
Berkshire median daily rate £341 £525 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.00% -8.70% +64.29%
10th Percentile £263 £453 £389
90th Percentile £520 £568 £623
South East median daily rate £460 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -8.00% - +21.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £47.50 -

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 3,314 3,365 3,685
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 84.45% 84.29% 82.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,629 1,726 2,009
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £225 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £588 £569
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 109 145
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -8.57% -33.96%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.55 £39.55 £43.28
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £22.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year +21.35% -1.11% -2.17%

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 19 October 2018.

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 19 October 2018. 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
Bracknell -7 2 £408 -25.91%
Reading -9 2 £505 -3.81% 2
Slough - 1 - - 1
Risk Assessment
South East

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Risk Assessment also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Risk Assessment.

1 4 (44.44%) Traceability Matrix
2 3 (33.33%) HP ALM
2 3 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 3 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (33.33%) HP
2 3 (33.33%) ISEB
2 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Validation
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Legal
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) NHS
3 2 (22.22%) C
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) IEC 61508
3 2 (22.22%) DO-178B
3 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
3 2 (22.22%) Def Stans
4 1 (11.11%) Data Loss Prevention
4 1 (11.11%) GDPR
4 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
1 1 (11.11%) IPsec
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) MPLS
1 1 (11.11%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (11.11%) SSL
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Legal
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Consultant
1 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Test Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Test Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Change Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
2 1 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Project Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Security Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Test Project Leader
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) NHS
3 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Traceability Matrix
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Validation
3 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Data Loss Prevention
4 1 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
4 1 (11.11%) SABSA
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISEB
1 3 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) Def Stans
1 2 (22.22%) DO-178B
1 2 (22.22%) IEC 61508
2 1 (11.11%) GDPR
2 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) HP ALM
1 3 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) HP