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 3 months to 23 April 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 424 448 447
Rank change year-on-year +24 -1  
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 162 189 175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.37% 0.37% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.44% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 117 86
Median daily rate £425 £475 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.52% +7.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £325 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £660 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £458 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +1.66% +9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £67.50 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.51% +86.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.50 £33.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.52 £79.50 £38.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £67.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year -25.92% +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 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 36358 42746 40848
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.68% 83.01% 80.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 24052 28650 25799
Median daily rate £450 £443 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.69% +4.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 931 960 1207
Median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +12.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.72 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £48.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +20.96%  

Risk Assessment
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 23 April 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 3 months to 23 April 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 3 months to 23 April 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
London +20 62 £423 -15.50% 15
South East +21 48 £450 +0.84% 8
East of England +13 17 £425 -29.16% 1
South West -2 12 £500 +17.64% 3
North West +17 11 £563 +21.62% 3
Midlands 0 5 £550 -8.33% 1
West Midlands +13 3 £438 +2.94% 1
Yorkshire +20 2 £588 +30.55% 1
East Midlands -18 1 £355 -28.28% 3
Risk Assessment
UK

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 102 (31.58%) Finance
2 97 (30.03%) Information Security
3 91 (28.17%) Risk Management
4 70 (21.67%) CISSP
5 67 (20.74%) Management Information System
6 65 (20.12%) Security Cleared
7 60 (18.58%) Cybersecurity
8 50 (15.48%) SC Cleared
9 42 (13.00%) Banking
10 40 (12.38%) ITIL
11 39 (12.07%) Windows
12 37 (11.46%) Project Management
12 37 (11.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 36 (11.15%) Analytical Skills
14 35 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
15 32 (9.91%) Degree
15 32 (9.91%) Penetration Testing
15 32 (9.91%) Security Architecture
16 29 (8.98%) CESG
16 29 (8.98%) Telecoms
16 29 (8.98%) C
16 29 (8.98%) CESG Certified Professional
17 28 (8.67%) Security Management
18 27 (8.36%) Unix
19 26 (8.05%) Test Strategy
20 25 (7.74%) Firewall
20 25 (7.74%) Stakeholder Management
20 25 (7.74%) ISMS
20 25 (7.74%) Systems Analysis
21 24 (7.43%) RMADS

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 (3.41%) TPMS
2 6 (1.86%) Confluence
3 3 (0.93%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.62%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.62%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (3.72%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.79%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (1.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.86%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.31%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (0.93%) LabWindows
2 2 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.31%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.02%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.10%) PaaS
3 9 (2.79%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.24%) IaaS
6 3 (0.93%) SaaS
7 2 (0.62%) Office 365
8 1 (0.31%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.31%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 25 (7.74%) Firewall
2 20 (6.19%) Network Security
3 18 (5.57%) Intrusion Detection
4 14 (4.33%) IPsec
4 14 (4.33%) Wireless
5 11 (3.41%) TCP/IP
6 8 (2.48%) Internet
7 7 (2.17%) 2G
7 7 (2.17%) 3G
7 7 (2.17%) 4G
7 7 (2.17%) Diameter Protocol
7 7 (2.17%) LTE
7 7 (2.17%) MVNO
7 7 (2.17%) Radio Access Network
7 7 (2.17%) VoLTE
8 6 (1.86%) LAN
8 6 (1.86%) WAN
9 4 (1.24%) Ethernet
10 3 (0.93%) SAN
10 3 (0.93%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.24%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (0.93%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.62%) Big Data
3 2 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.31%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.31%) OLTP
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (4.02%) JIRA
2 6 (1.86%) Selenium
3 4 (1.24%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.24%) Protractor
3 4 (1.24%) SpecFlow
3 4 (1.24%) WebDriver
4 2 (0.62%) YouTrack
5 1 (0.31%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.31%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.31%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.31%) Rational Rose
General
1 102 (31.58%) Finance
2 42 (13.00%) Banking
3 29 (8.98%) Telecoms
4 16 (4.95%) Legal
5 12 (3.72%) Law
5 12 (3.72%) Retail
6 9 (2.79%) Military
7 5 (1.55%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.55%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.24%) Electronics
8 4 (1.24%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.93%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.93%) Back Office
9 3 (0.93%) Front Office
9 3 (0.93%) Marketing
9 3 (0.93%) Publishing
10 2 (0.62%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.31%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (19.20%) Analyst
2 48 (14.86%) Consultant
3 43 (13.31%) Architect
4 29 (8.98%) Security Consultant
5 28 (8.67%) Security Architect
6 25 (7.74%) Business Analyst
7 23 (7.12%) Security Analyst
8 17 (5.26%) Information Security Consultant
8 17 (5.26%) Security Advisor
9 14 (4.33%) Security Officer
10 12 (3.72%) Project Manager
10 12 (3.72%) Risk Analyst
10 12 (3.72%) Solutions Architect
10 12 (3.72%) Systems Engineer
11 11 (3.41%) Security Engineer
12 10 (3.10%) Security Manager
13 9 (2.79%) Cloud Architect
13 9 (2.79%) Information Security Officer
14 8 (2.48%) Cybersecurity Analyst
14 8 (2.48%) Security Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.48%) Middleware
2 7 (2.17%) HTML
3 6 (1.86%) CSS
4 4 (1.24%) Web Services
5 3 (0.93%) .NET
5 3 (0.93%) JSON
5 3 (0.93%) PostGIS
5 3 (0.93%) RSS
5 3 (0.93%) XML
5 3 (0.93%) XSLT
6 1 (0.31%) Ajax
6 1 (0.31%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.31%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.31%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (0.31%) Java EE
6 1 (0.31%) jQuery
6 1 (0.31%) LINQ
6 1 (0.31%) SailPoint
6 1 (0.31%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 67 (20.74%) Management Information System
2 36 (11.15%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (8.98%) CESG
4 16 (4.95%) Data Centre
5 15 (4.64%) Computer Science
6 11 (3.41%) CESG CLAS
7 9 (2.79%) Cyber Defence
8 8 (2.48%) Credit Risk
9 7 (2.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (1.55%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.24%) Cyberthreat
11 4 (1.24%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (1.24%) PKI
12 3 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (0.93%) PMI
12 3 (0.93%) SWIFT
12 3 (0.93%) Web 2.0
13 2 (0.62%) Clustering
13 2 (0.62%) e-Learning
13 2 (0.62%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 39 (12.07%) Windows
2 27 (8.36%) Unix
3 18 (5.57%) Linux
4 11 (3.41%) Windows Server
5 9 (2.79%) Solaris
6 3 (0.93%) CentOS
6 3 (0.93%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.93%) Windows Vista
7 2 (0.62%) AIX
7 2 (0.62%) Android
8 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (30.03%) Information Security
2 91 (28.17%) Risk Management
3 60 (18.58%) Cybersecurity
4 40 (12.38%) ITIL
5 37 (11.46%) Project Management
6 35 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (9.91%) Penetration Testing
7 32 (9.91%) Security Architecture
8 28 (8.67%) Security Management
9 26 (8.05%) Test Strategy
10 25 (7.74%) ISMS
10 25 (7.74%) Stakeholder Management
10 25 (7.74%) Systems Analysis
11 21 (6.50%) Cryptography
11 21 (6.50%) Service Management
12 20 (6.19%) Kalman Filter
13 19 (5.88%) Change Management
14 18 (5.57%) Information Assurance
14 18 (5.57%) Validation
15 17 (5.26%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 29 (8.98%) C
2 10 (3.10%) JavaScript
3 9 (2.79%) SQL
4 8 (2.48%) Java
5 6 (1.86%) C#
6 5 (1.55%) C++
7 4 (1.24%) PHP
7 4 (1.24%) Python
8 2 (0.62%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.62%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.31%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.31%) Perl
9 1 (0.31%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.31%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.31%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 70 (21.67%) CISSP
2 65 (20.12%) Security Cleared
3 50 (15.48%) SC Cleared
4 32 (9.91%) Degree
5 29 (8.98%) CESG Certified Professional
6 23 (7.12%) CISM
7 21 (6.50%) DV Cleared
8 17 (5.26%) ISSAP
9 16 (4.95%) CLAS
10 13 (4.02%) CISA
11 10 (3.10%) ISEB
12 9 (2.79%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (2.48%) CCNA
14 6 (1.86%) CCIE
15 5 (1.55%) CREST Certified
15 5 (1.55%) IISP
16 4 (1.24%) CEH
16 4 (1.24%) CRISC
17 3 (0.93%) OSCP
17 3 (0.93%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (11.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (7.43%) RMADS
3 19 (5.88%) PCI DSS
4 16 (4.95%) QA
5 13 (4.02%) GDPR
6 9 (2.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 7 (2.17%) PMO
8 5 (1.55%) ISO27002
9 4 (1.24%) ISO27005
9 4 (1.24%) SLA
10 3 (0.93%) GxP
10 3 (0.93%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.62%) COBIT
11 2 (0.62%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.62%) GMP
11 2 (0.62%) IEC 61508
11 2 (0.62%) ISO 9000
11 2 (0.62%) JSP 440
11 2 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.31%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 7 (2.17%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.62%) XenApp
4 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.31%) NFS
4 1 (0.31%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.31%) vSphere
4 1 (0.31%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (2.17%) QRadar
2 4 (1.24%) Nessus
2 4 (1.24%) Nmap
3 3 (0.93%) WSUS
4 2 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.31%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.31%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.31%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (5.57%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.02%) Citrix
3 12 (3.72%) Splunk
4 8 (2.48%) Oracle
5 7 (2.17%) SAP
5 7 (2.17%) Trend Micro
5 7 (2.17%) VMware
6 6 (1.86%) Atlassian
6 6 (1.86%) Cisco
6 6 (1.86%) Qualys
7 5 (1.55%) Dell
7 5 (1.55%) Symantec
8 4 (1.24%) Actimize
8 4 (1.24%) CA
9 3 (0.93%) IBM
9 3 (0.93%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.93%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.62%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.62%) IFS
10 2 (0.62%) Virgin Media
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £340 - £400 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Devon
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Anthony Cole Associates
Rate: £750 - £1000 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago