Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 103 118
Rank change year-on-year -15 +15 -10
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 17 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.58% 0.95% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 1.13% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 2
Edinburgh median daily rate £463 £550 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.91% +27.54% +15.00%
10th Percentile £361 £513 £338
90th Percentile £613 £700 £519
Scotland median daily rate £413 £550 £425
% change year-on-year -25.00% +29.41% +15.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £46.70

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2483 1767 2677
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 84.28% 83.70% 83.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1453 1019 1381
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - -3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £262 £262
90th Percentile £550 £525 £525
Scotland median daily rate £390 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 21
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £19.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +2.52% +20.61%
10th Percentile £11.22 £11.30 £12.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £46.35 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -16.00% +11.11%

Risk Assessment
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

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

Risk Assessment
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Assessment in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Risk Assessment in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 8 (47.06%) Information Security
3 5 (29.41%) Data Protection
4 4 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
4 4 (23.53%) Law
5 3 (17.65%) Data Security
5 3 (17.65%) Security Management
5 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
5 3 (17.65%) Symantec
5 3 (17.65%) CyberArk
5 3 (17.65%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (17.65%) CESG
5 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
5 3 (17.65%) CESG Certified Professional
5 3 (17.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (17.65%) Programme Delivery
6 2 (11.76%) Data Loss Prevention
6 2 (11.76%) CLAS
6 2 (11.76%) SIEM
6 2 (11.76%) Data Privacy
6 2 (11.76%) COBIT
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.76%) Windows
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL
6 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.76%) VMware
7 1 (5.88%) Unix
7 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery

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 (5.88%) DMZ
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
1 1 (5.88%) FTP
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
1 1 (5.88%) Network Security
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
General
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Consultant
2 6 (35.29%) Security Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) Security Advisor
4 3 (17.65%) Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Security Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Data Protection Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Data Protection Officer
6 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Security Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Information Security Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Information Security Specialist
6 1 (5.88%) Information Specialist
6 1 (5.88%) Security Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Security Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Security Specialist
6 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.88%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) CESG
1 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
1 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (5.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Unix
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Information Security
2 5 (29.41%) Data Protection
3 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
4 3 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (17.65%) Data Security
4 3 (17.65%) Programme Delivery
4 3 (17.65%) Security Management
4 3 (17.65%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (11.76%) Data Loss Prevention
5 2 (11.76%) Data Privacy
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL
5 2 (11.76%) SIEM
5 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.88%) Information Security Management
6 1 (5.88%) ISMS
6 1 (5.88%) Multithreading
6 1 (5.88%) Release Management
6 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C#
1 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
1 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (11.76%) CLAS
3 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (17.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (11.76%) COBIT
4 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (5.88%) GDPR
4 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) CyberArk
1 3 (17.65%) Symantec
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) Bloomberg
3 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix