Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 20 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
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 503 534 536
Rank change year-on-year +31 +2 -87
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 321 363 337
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.37% 0.36% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.43% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 229 177
England median daily rate £468 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £300 £313 £308
90th Percentile £693 £678 £650
UK median daily rate £468 £500 £438
% change year-on-year -6.50% +14.29% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 3 6
England median hourly rate £47.50 £62.50 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.00% +72.41% +262.50%
10th Percentile £42.50 £52.25 £21.88
90th Percentile £121.25 £80.75 £41.25
UK median hourly rate £47.50 £57.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year -17.39% +55.41% +270.00%

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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 73961 84860 82624
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.45% 83.59% 80.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 48785 56632 53263
England median daily rate £450 £425 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.55% +1.63%
10th Percentile £281 £269 £261
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1872 1986 2337
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +15.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £11.72 £11.74 £11.00
90th Percentile £51.50 £48.75 £47.79
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year - +13.64% +6.82%

Risk Assessment
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Risk Assessment in England

Risk Assessment
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Risk Assessment in England

Risk Assessment
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Assessment in England over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Risk Assessment in England

Risk Assessment
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Risk Assessment in England

Risk Assessment
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Assessment in England over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Risk Assessment in England

Risk Assessment
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 20 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +14 137 £475 -9.52% 18
South East +30 83 £463 +2.78% 7
North of England +58 36 £425 -10.53% 8
East of England +13 32 £425 -24.44% 5
North West +21 22 £288 -42.50% 3
South West 0 20 £500 +17.65% 4
Yorkshire +39 14 £463 -7.50% 5
Midlands -2 12 £550 +15.79% 3
West Midlands +18 5 £438 +25.00% 2
East Midlands -9 2 £355 -28.28% 1
Risk Assessment
UK

For the 6 months to 20 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 England region with a requirement for Risk Assessment.

1 144 (44.86%) Information Security
2 106 (33.02%) Finance
3 83 (25.86%) Risk Management
4 77 (23.99%) Management Information System
5 61 (19.00%) CISSP
6 55 (17.13%) Security Cleared
7 47 (14.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 45 (14.02%) SC Cleared
8 45 (14.02%) Security Architecture
9 44 (13.71%) Agile Software Development
10 42 (13.08%) Banking
10 42 (13.08%) Cybersecurity
11 39 (12.15%) Analytical Skills
12 35 (10.90%) Project Management
12 35 (10.90%) Penetration Testing
13 34 (10.59%) Security Management
13 34 (10.59%) ITIL
14 32 (9.97%) ISMS
15 26 (8.10%) Firewall
16 25 (7.79%) Legal
16 25 (7.79%) CESG
16 25 (7.79%) Microsoft
17 24 (7.48%) Change Management
17 24 (7.48%) Information Assurance
17 24 (7.48%) Waterfall
18 23 (7.17%) Network Security
18 23 (7.17%) Service Management
18 23 (7.17%) CISM
18 23 (7.17%) Intrusion Detection
18 23 (7.17%) Data Centre

Risk Assessment
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (3.43%) TPMS
2 6 (1.87%) Confluence
3 4 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (1.25%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.25%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.62%) IIS
4 2 (0.62%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.31%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (5.30%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (4.98%) MS Visio
3 9 (2.80%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (1.87%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.31%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (1.87%) LabWindows
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.54%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (5.61%) PaaS
3 6 (1.87%) Office 365
3 6 (1.87%) SaaS
4 5 (1.56%) IaaS
5 4 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.31%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 26 (8.10%) Firewall
2 23 (7.17%) Intrusion Detection
2 23 (7.17%) Network Security
3 6 (1.87%) Internet
4 5 (1.56%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.25%) Ethernet
5 4 (1.25%) SMS
5 4 (1.25%) SNMP
6 3 (0.93%) IPsec
6 3 (0.93%) Wireless
7 2 (0.62%) DMZ
7 2 (0.62%) IP Telephony
7 2 (0.62%) Skype
7 2 (0.62%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.62%) VPN
8 1 (0.31%) FTP
8 1 (0.31%) PPP
8 1 (0.31%) SMTP
8 1 (0.31%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (0.31%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.93%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.62%) DB2
2 2 (0.62%) MySQL
3 1 (0.31%) Big Data
3 1 (0.31%) Data Lake
3 1 (0.31%) OLTP
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (0.31%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.31%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (3.12%) JIRA
2 4 (1.25%) AppScan
2 4 (1.25%) Selenium
3 3 (0.93%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.93%) Protractor
3 3 (0.93%) SpecFlow
3 3 (0.93%) WebDriver
4 2 (0.62%) Rational Rose
5 1 (0.31%) YouTrack
General
1 106 (33.02%) Finance
2 42 (13.08%) Banking
3 25 (7.79%) Legal
4 19 (5.92%) Telecoms
5 17 (5.30%) Law
6 11 (3.43%) Investment Banking
7 7 (2.18%) Financial Institution
7 7 (2.18%) Military
7 7 (2.18%) Retail
8 6 (1.87%) Aerospace
9 5 (1.56%) Electronics
10 4 (1.25%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.93%) Back Office
11 3 (0.93%) Local Government
12 2 (0.62%) Marketing
13 1 (0.31%) Front Office
13 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (18.69%) Consultant
2 51 (15.89%) Analyst
3 41 (12.77%) Security Consultant
4 32 (9.97%) Architect
5 28 (8.72%) Information Security Consultant
6 23 (7.17%) Security Architect
7 21 (6.54%) Business Analyst
8 19 (5.92%) Security Advisor
9 18 (5.61%) Security Analyst
10 16 (4.98%) Applications Consultant
10 16 (4.98%) Security Technical Consultant
10 16 (4.98%) Technical Consultant
10 16 (4.98%) Technical Security Consultant
11 15 (4.67%) Cloud Architect
12 14 (4.36%) AWS Architect
12 14 (4.36%) Project Manager
12 14 (4.36%) Security Engineer
12 14 (4.36%) Security Officer
13 12 (3.74%) Information Security Officer
13 12 (3.74%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.80%) Middleware
2 3 (0.93%) HTML
2 3 (0.93%) Web Services
3 2 (0.62%) .NET
3 2 (0.62%) CSS
4 1 (0.31%) Ajax
4 1 (0.31%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.31%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.31%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (0.31%) jQuery
4 1 (0.31%) LINQ
4 1 (0.31%) WCF
4 1 (0.31%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 77 (23.99%) Management Information System
2 39 (12.15%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (7.79%) CESG
4 23 (7.17%) Data Centre
5 12 (3.74%) Data Protection Act
6 9 (2.80%) CESG CLAS
7 7 (2.18%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.87%) PKI
9 4 (1.25%) Cyber Defence
9 4 (1.25%) Cyberthreat
9 4 (1.25%) PMI
10 3 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.93%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.93%) SWIFT
11 2 (0.62%) Clustering
11 2 (0.62%) Credit Risk
11 2 (0.62%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.62%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.62%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.62%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 16 (4.98%) Windows
2 13 (4.05%) Unix
3 10 (3.12%) Linux
4 7 (2.18%) Solaris
5 2 (0.62%) AIX
5 2 (0.62%) Android
5 2 (0.62%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (44.86%) Information Security
2 83 (25.86%) Risk Management
3 45 (14.02%) Security Architecture
4 44 (13.71%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (13.08%) Cybersecurity
6 35 (10.90%) Penetration Testing
6 35 (10.90%) Project Management
7 34 (10.59%) ITIL
7 34 (10.59%) Security Management
8 32 (9.97%) ISMS
9 24 (7.48%) Change Management
9 24 (7.48%) Information Assurance
9 24 (7.48%) Waterfall
10 23 (7.17%) Service Management
11 22 (6.85%) Internal Audit
11 22 (6.85%) Programme Delivery
11 22 (6.85%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 21 (6.54%) Data Protection
12 21 (6.54%) OWASP
13 20 (6.23%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (6.85%) C
2 9 (2.80%) C++
2 9 (2.80%) SQL
3 5 (1.56%) Java
3 5 (1.56%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.25%) C#
5 1 (0.31%) Perl
5 1 (0.31%) PHP
5 1 (0.31%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.31%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.31%) TypeScript
5 1 (0.31%) VB
Qualifications
1 61 (19.00%) CISSP
2 55 (17.13%) Security Cleared
3 45 (14.02%) SC Cleared
4 23 (7.17%) CISM
5 22 (6.85%) CISA
6 19 (5.92%) CESG Certified Professional
7 17 (5.30%) CLAS
7 17 (5.30%) Degree
8 14 (4.36%) CCNA
8 14 (4.36%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (3.12%) CCIE
10 9 (2.80%) DV Cleared
11 8 (2.49%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 7 (2.18%) CREST Certified
13 6 (1.87%) ISEB
13 6 (1.87%) ISSAP
14 4 (1.25%) PMI Certification
15 3 (0.93%) CEH
15 3 (0.93%) CRISC
15 3 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (14.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (6.54%) GDPR
3 19 (5.92%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 16 (4.98%) RMADS
5 15 (4.67%) NIST 800
5 15 (4.67%) PCI DSS
5 15 (4.67%) QA
6 11 (3.43%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 9 (2.80%) COBIT
8 8 (2.49%) SLA
9 7 (2.18%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 7 (2.18%) PMO
10 6 (1.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.93%) Cyber Essentials
11 3 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 19770
11 3 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 2 (0.62%) Basel III
12 2 (0.62%) GMP
12 2 (0.62%) IEC 61508
12 2 (0.62%) JSP 440
System Software
1 10 (3.12%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.25%) vSphere
4 1 (0.31%) Firmware
4 1 (0.31%) NFS
4 1 (0.31%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (1.25%) Nessus
1 4 (1.25%) WMI
2 3 (0.93%) WSUS
3 2 (0.62%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.62%) Nmap
3 2 (0.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (0.62%) QRadar
3 2 (0.62%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (0.62%) SCCM
4 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.31%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (0.31%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 25 (7.79%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.05%) Splunk
3 12 (3.74%) CA
4 8 (2.49%) Oracle
5 7 (2.18%) Cisco
5 7 (2.18%) Citrix
5 7 (2.18%) VMware
6 6 (1.87%) Atlassian
7 5 (1.56%) IFS
7 5 (1.56%) SAP
8 4 (1.25%) Qualys
9 3 (0.93%) BMC
9 3 (0.93%) Snow
9 3 (0.93%) Sybase
10 2 (0.62%) Bloomberg
10 2 (0.62%) Dell
10 2 (0.62%) Ericsson
10 2 (0.62%) McAfee
10 2 (0.62%) Symantec
10 2 (0.62%) Virgin Media
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