The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 27 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
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 157 152 176
Rank change year-on-year -5 +24  
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 5 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.16% 0.29% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.33% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 16
Median daily rate £425 £490 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.26% +3.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £450 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £623 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £450 £420
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2753 3026 4468
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 86.11% 87.18% 82.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2102 2455 3454
Median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.75% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 30 38
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.92% -28.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £16.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £47.50 £92.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.24 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +3.43% +18.03%  

Risk Assessment
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

Risk Assessment
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Risk Assessment in the City of London

Risk Assessment
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Assessment in the City of London over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Risk Assessment in the City of London

Risk Assessment
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Risk Assessment in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 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 City of London region with a requirement for Risk Assessment.

1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) CISM
2 3 (25.00%) Information Security
3 2 (16.67%) Financial Institution
3 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) CISSP
3 2 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Unix
3 2 (16.67%) SLA
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Hedge funds
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
4 1 (8.33%) GPEN
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow
4 1 (8.33%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (8.33%) Meraki
4 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (8.33%) People Management
4 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (8.33%) GREM
4 1 (8.33%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (8.33%) CCFP

Risk Assessment
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) BGP
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (8.33%) ICMP
1 1 (8.33%) IPsec
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) MPLS
1 1 (8.33%) OSPF
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
1 1 (8.33%) SSH
1 1 (8.33%) SSL
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
1 1 (8.33%) Wireless
1 1 (8.33%) WLAN
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Financial Institution
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Front Office
3 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Legal
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Application Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) FX Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Information Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Information Officer
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security Officer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Security Officer
3 1 (8.33%) Security Risk Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (16.67%) Hedge funds
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Information Security
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Business Process Modelling
3 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (8.33%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (8.33%) Information Assurance
3 1 (8.33%) ISMS
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (8.33%) Network Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) OO
3 1 (8.33%) People Management
3 1 (8.33%) Resource Allocation
3 1 (8.33%) Security Operations
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Time Management
3 1 (8.33%) UML
3 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) CISM
2 2 (16.67%) CISSP
3 1 (8.33%) CCFP
3 1 (8.33%) CCNP
3 1 (8.33%) CCSA
3 1 (8.33%) CCSE
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) EnCE
3 1 (8.33%) GCFA
3 1 (8.33%) GCIA
3 1 (8.33%) GPEN
3 1 (8.33%) GREM
3 1 (8.33%) ISEB
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) ISAE 3402
2 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) ISO27002
2 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) ITRS Geneos
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco
1 2 (16.67%) Citrix
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) CA
2 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (8.33%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Meraki
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow
2 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (8.33%) TIBCO
2 1 (8.33%) VMware