Period
to 18 August 2018

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 6 months to 18 August 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 83 114
Rank change year-on-year -6 +31 0
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 7 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.52% 0.49% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.59% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Cheshire median daily rate £344 - -
North West median daily rate £413 £275 £463
% change year-on-year +50.00% -40.54% +34.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £62.50
North West median hourly rate - - £62.50

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 Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,160 1,024 1,549
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 86.83% 83.66% 86.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 758 715 1,067
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £403 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.62% -4.62% +5.50%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £525 £575
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 39 34
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.67% +69.01% +1.43%
10th Percentile £11.06 £11.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £48.25 £55.00 £42.48
North West median hourly rate £23.65 £35.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year -32.43% +37.25% -14.20%

Risk Assessment
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Assessment in Cheshire over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Risk Assessment in Cheshire

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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

Risk Assessment
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 6 months to 18 August 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
Knutsford - 3 - -
Warrington - 1 £213 -
Chester - 1 - -
Crewe - 1 £475 -
Risk Assessment
North West

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Risk Assessment.

1 4 (57.14%) Risk Management
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Information Security
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) CISSP
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security Management
3 2 (28.57%) Security Management
3 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Forensics
4 1 (14.29%) Network Design
4 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (14.29%) Compliance Audit
4 1 (14.29%) Software Audit
4 1 (14.29%) Service Design
4 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
4 1 (14.29%) Remediation Plan
4 1 (14.29%) Data Encryption
4 1 (14.29%) GDPR
4 1 (14.29%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (14.29%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (14.29%) Degree

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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Finacle
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Security Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Data Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Data Migration Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Data Migration Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Information Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Migration Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Network Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Software Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) PMI
1 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Risk Management
2 3 (42.86%) Information Security
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security Management
3 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) Security Management
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Change Control
4 1 (14.29%) Compliance Audit
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Forensics
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (14.29%) Network Design
4 1 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Server Hardening
4 1 (14.29%) Service Design
4 1 (14.29%) Software Audit
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CISSP
2 1 (14.29%) ACCA
2 1 (14.29%) CISA
2 1 (14.29%) CRISC
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (14.29%) COBIT
2 1 (14.29%) GDPR
2 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Sophos