Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 145 141 141
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 +30
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 16 16 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.40% 0.42% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.51% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 10
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.50% - +25.00%
10th Percentile £263 £433 £153
90th Percentile £524 £563 £623
South East median daily rate £425 £464 £450
% change year-on-year -8.36% +3.06% +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - £55.00 -
South East median hourly rate £55.00 £47.50 £67.50
% change year-on-year +15.79% -29.63% +440.00%

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 3,414 3,127 4,000
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 85.50% 82.16% 81.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,728 1,499 2,129
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.29% +8.67%
10th Percentile £274 £250 £256
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £438 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +4.17% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 131 123
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.00 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.67% -6.25% -27.27%
10th Percentile £8.00 £11.72 £10.60
90th Percentile £49.88 £40.50 £43.28
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £19.90 £24.00
% change year-on-year +26.23% -17.08% +11.37%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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
Reading -9 6 £475 +2.70% 1
Bracknell -1 1 - - 1
Maidenhead - 1 - - 2
Slough - 1 - -
Risk Assessment
South East

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 6 (37.50%) Information Security
1 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (31.25%) Project Management
3 4 (25.00%) HP
3 4 (25.00%) ISEB
3 4 (25.00%) Validation
3 4 (25.00%) Migration
3 4 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 4 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 4 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Traceability Matrix
3 4 (25.00%) HP ALM
3 4 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (18.75%) GDPR
4 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
4 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) CISSP
4 3 (18.75%) Internet
5 2 (12.50%) WAN
5 2 (12.50%) Finance
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco
5 2 (12.50%) Service Management
5 2 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) IaaS
5 2 (12.50%) Network Security

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 (6.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) IaaS
1 2 (12.50%) SaaS
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Internet
2 2 (12.50%) Network Security
2 2 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) 2G
3 1 (6.25%) 3G
3 1 (6.25%) 4G
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) HTTP
3 1 (6.25%) INAP
3 1 (6.25%) IPsec
3 1 (6.25%) M3UA
3 1 (6.25%) MPLS
3 1 (6.25%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (6.25%) SCCP
3 1 (6.25%) SCTP
3 1 (6.25%) SMPP
3 1 (6.25%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (6.25%) SSL
3 1 (6.25%) TCAP
3 1 (6.25%) VPN
General
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Analyst
1 3 (18.75%) Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) GDPR Business Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Test Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Project Leader
2 2 (12.50%) Security Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Security Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Test Leader
2 2 (12.50%) Test Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Test Project Leader
3 1 (6.25%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Data Business Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Data Protection Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) IT Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) IT Security Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Network Security Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) HTML5
1 1 (6.25%) Meteor
1 1 (6.25%) Node.js
1 1 (6.25%) PhoneGap
1 1 (6.25%) React
1 1 (6.25%) SOAP
1 1 (6.25%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Information Security
2 5 (31.25%) Project Management
3 4 (25.00%) Migration
3 4 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 4 (25.00%) Traceability Matrix
3 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Validation
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (12.50%) Data Mapping
5 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 2 (12.50%) Feasibility Study
5 2 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Service Management
6 1 (6.25%) QMS
6 1 (6.25%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) ISEB
1 4 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (18.75%) CISSP
3 1 (6.25%) CEH
3 1 (6.25%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (6.25%) CISM
3 1 (6.25%) CLAS
3 1 (6.25%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) GDPR
1 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.25%) IEC 62304
2 1 (6.25%) ISO 13485
2 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) HP ALM
1 4 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (6.25%) Kubernetes
2 1 (6.25%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.25%) Juniper
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) NetIQ