Period
to 28 July 2017

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 6 months to 28 July 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 224 215 252
Rank change year-on-year -9 +37 -1
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 20 23 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.31% 0.34% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.39% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 37
City of London median daily rate £550 £569 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.30% +19.74% -
10th Percentile £435 £398 £332
90th Percentile £780 £645 £650
Central London median daily rate £550 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 5714 5890 9349
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 87.65% 86.67% 82.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4411 4773 7328
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £320 £313 £286
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 47 93
City of London median hourly rate £20.27 £20.00 £21.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.35% -6.10% -2.63%
10th Percentile £13.31 £11.25 £10.84
90th Percentile £29.77 £44.94 £53.50
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £21.13
% change year-on-year -6.50% -5.33% +0.60%

Risk Assessment
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Risk Assessment as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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 6 months to 28 July 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 28 July 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 11 (55.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) Information Security
3 5 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 5 (25.00%) GDPR
4 4 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (20.00%) Legal
4 4 (20.00%) Citrix
5 3 (15.00%) CISA
5 3 (15.00%) CISSP
5 3 (15.00%) Unix
5 3 (15.00%) Windows
5 3 (15.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.00%) IT Governance
5 3 (15.00%) Internal Audit
5 3 (15.00%) IT Audit
6 2 (10.00%) Dynamic Code Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (10.00%) Regulatory Compliance
6 2 (10.00%) Static Code Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) IaaS
6 2 (10.00%) DevOps
6 2 (10.00%) Data Privacy
6 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (10.00%) SDLC
6 2 (10.00%) Secure Coding

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 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) IaaS
1 2 (10.00%) PaaS
1 2 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) DMZ
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
1 2 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MySQL
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (55.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Legal
3 2 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (10.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Consultant
1 4 (20.00%) GDPR Consultant
2 2 (10.00%) Analyst
2 2 (10.00%) Auditor
2 2 (10.00%) Information Security Consultant
2 2 (10.00%) IT Auditor
2 2 (10.00%) IT Manager
2 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS Consultant
2 2 (10.00%) Security Advisor
2 2 (10.00%) Security Consultant
2 2 (10.00%) Security Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Information Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (5.00%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (10.00%) Hedge funds
1 2 (10.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (10.00%) PKI
2 1 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Unix
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) AIX
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Information Security
2 5 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (20.00%) Security Architecture
3 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (15.00%) Data Protection
4 3 (15.00%) Internal Audit
4 3 (15.00%) IT Audit
4 3 (15.00%) IT Governance
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) Business Process Modelling
5 2 (10.00%) Data Mapping
5 2 (10.00%) Data Privacy
5 2 (10.00%) DevOps
5 2 (10.00%) Dynamic Code Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (10.00%) Multithreading
5 2 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Regulatory Compliance
5 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) CISA
1 3 (15.00%) CISSP
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) CISM
2 1 (5.00%) CLAS
2 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) GDPR
2 4 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (10.00%) COBIT
3 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (5.00%) ISO 14001
4 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
4 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (5.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Nessus
2 1 (5.00%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Citrix
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) Bloomberg
3 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) Qualys
3 2 (10.00%) Sybase
3 2 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) CA
4 1 (5.00%) TIBCO