The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 30 March 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
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 - 68
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 3 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.55% - 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% - 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £464 £450 £420
% change year-on-year +3.05% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.44 £67.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year -25.28% +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 Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 460 851 707
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 83.94% 84.01% 82.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 549 450
Median daily rate £400 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +4.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 26 36
Median hourly rate £42.48 £22.54 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.44% -35.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Risk Assessment
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 Cheshire

Risk Assessment
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Risk Assessment in Cheshire

Risk Assessment
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Risk Assessment in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Risk Assessment.

1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) PaaS
2 2 (66.67%) Security Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 2 (66.67%) Re-Platforming
2 2 (66.67%) Internal Audit
3 1 (33.33%) Law
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management

Risk Assessment
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) PaaS
General
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) AWS Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Cloud Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Security Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Packager
2 1 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Internal Audit
1 2 (66.67%) Re-Platforming
1 2 (66.67%) Security Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) Security Management
1 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management