The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 24 June 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
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 77 88
Rank change year-on-year -2 +11  
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 1 21 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.084% 1.56% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 1.83% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £340 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.18% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £474 £400
% change year-on-year +1.37% +18.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £51.75 £26.50
% change year-on-year -8.21% +95.28%  

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 997 1148 1196
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 83.64% 85.23% 82.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 629 636
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 16
Median hourly rate £15.86 £15.82 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.28% -54.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.61 £12.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Risk Assessment
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

Risk Assessment
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Risk Assessment in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Risk Assessment.

1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow Management
2 1 (33.33%) Logistics
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) ISMS
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) FortiGate
2 1 (33.33%) Critical Success Factor
2 1 (33.33%) WebEx
2 1 (33.33%) Regulatory Compliance
2 1 (33.33%) Behavioural Change
2 1 (33.33%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) CISM
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow

Risk Assessment
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) WebEx
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Change Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Change Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
1 1 (33.33%) IT Security Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Project Change Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Security Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Training Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Behavioural Change
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Critical Success Factor
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) ISMS
2 1 (33.33%) Logistics
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Regulatory Compliance
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CISM
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco