The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 29 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
England / East of England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 117 129
Rank change year-on-year +5 +12  
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 14 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.66% 0.28% 0.038%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.35% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Median daily rate £425 £525 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.04% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £420
% change year-on-year +2.77% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £33.00
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 the East of England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1752 1991 2059
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 82.41% 80.28% 78.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1081 1177 1193
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 129 160
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.86 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £50.39 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Risk Assessment
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 East of England

Risk Assessment
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Risk Assessment in the East of England

Risk Assessment
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Assessment in the East of England over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Risk Assessment in the East of England

Risk Assessment
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Risk Assessment in the East of England

Risk Assessment
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +5 8 £350 -33.33%
Bedfordshire -2 3 £425 - 2
Cambridgeshire +4 2 £475 -26.92% 1
Norfolk - 1 £425 -
Risk Assessment
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 East of England region with a requirement for Risk Assessment.

1 18 (72.00%) Information Security
2 12 (48.00%) Risk Management
3 11 (44.00%) Management Information System
4 9 (36.00%) Data Centre
5 8 (32.00%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (32.00%) OWASP
6 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (28.00%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (24.00%) Finance
7 6 (24.00%) CISM
7 6 (24.00%) CISSP
7 6 (24.00%) IISP
8 5 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (20.00%) PCI DSS
8 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
8 5 (20.00%) Project Management
8 5 (20.00%) Law
9 4 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (16.00%) GAP Analysis
9 4 (16.00%) SIEM
10 3 (12.00%) GISP
10 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (12.00%) Data Protection
10 3 (12.00%) SABSA
10 3 (12.00%) GDPR
10 3 (12.00%) PMO
10 3 (12.00%) Process Management
10 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery

Risk Assessment
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (8.00%) MS Office
1 2 (8.00%) MS Project
1 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (8.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Firewall
1 1 (4.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Big Data
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Law
3 3 (12.00%) Legal
4 2 (8.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Consultant
1 7 (28.00%) Security Consultant
2 5 (20.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Applications Consultant
2 5 (20.00%) Information Security Consultant
2 5 (20.00%) Security Technical Consultant
2 5 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
2 5 (20.00%) Technical Security Consultant
3 4 (16.00%) Security Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Team Leader
5 2 (8.00%) Communications Officer
5 2 (8.00%) Development Team Leader
5 2 (8.00%) Governance Manager
5 2 (8.00%) PMO Officer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Software Development Team Leader
5 2 (8.00%) Software Team Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Information Officer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) Management Information System
2 9 (36.00%) Data Centre
3 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.00%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (8.00%) Handset
5 1 (4.00%) Credit Risk
5 1 (4.00%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Unix
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) Information Security
2 12 (48.00%) Risk Management
3 8 (32.00%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (32.00%) OWASP
4 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (28.00%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (20.00%) Project Management
5 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 4 (16.00%) GAP Analysis
6 4 (16.00%) SIEM
6 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (12.00%) Data Protection
7 3 (12.00%) Process Management
7 3 (12.00%) SABSA
7 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (12.00%) Service Management
7 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Information Security Governance
8 2 (8.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) CISM
1 6 (24.00%) CISSP
1 6 (24.00%) IISP
2 3 (12.00%) CCNA
2 3 (12.00%) CISA
2 3 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (12.00%) GIAC
2 3 (12.00%) GISP
3 2 (8.00%) CEH
3 2 (8.00%) CREST Certified
3 2 (8.00%) OSCP
3 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) ISEB
4 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (12.00%) GDPR
3 3 (12.00%) PMO
4 2 (8.00%) ISO27002
5 1 (4.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) CA
1 2 (8.00%) IFS
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft