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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Risk Assessment
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 69 83 78
Rank change year-on-year +14 -5  
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 2 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.22% 0.40% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.48% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Median daily rate - £413 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +65.00%  
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 £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 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 760 1256 1171
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 84.73% 82.79% 82.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 705 664
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 14
Median hourly rate £15.86 £39.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.33% +4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £17.75 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.94 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

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

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Risk Assessment.

1 8 (80.00%) Risk Management
1 8 (80.00%) CESG
1 8 (80.00%) ISO27005
1 8 (80.00%) Threat Modelling
2 7 (70.00%) Information Security
3 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) Protective Monitoring
4 3 (30.00%) Contract Management
4 3 (30.00%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) Firewall
4 3 (30.00%) Wireless
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (20.00%) Statistics
6 1 (10.00%) Marketing
6 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (10.00%) Regulatory Compliance
6 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (10.00%) SWIFT
6 1 (10.00%) Information Governance
6 1 (10.00%) FortiGate
6 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (10.00%) Degree
6 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (10.00%) Time Management
6 1 (10.00%) ISMS
6 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas

Risk Assessment
Top Related 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
1 3 (30.00%) Wireless
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Security Advisor
2 1 (10.00%) Change Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Change Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Information Security Advisor
2 1 (10.00%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Information Security Risk Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (10.00%) IT Security Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Project Change Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Risk Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) CESG
2 1 (10.00%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Risk Management
1 8 (80.00%) Threat Modelling
2 7 (70.00%) Information Security
3 3 (30.00%) Contract Management
3 3 (30.00%) Protective Monitoring
4 2 (20.00%) Statistics
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (10.00%) Information Governance
5 1 (10.00%) ISMS
5 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Regulatory Compliance
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (10.00%) CISM
3 1 (10.00%) CISSP
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (80.00%) ISO27005
2 3 (30.00%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco
1 1 (10.00%) SAP