The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 27 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 56 -
Rank change year-on-year +7 -  
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 12 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.90% 0.15% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.37% 0.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £363 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.37% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £485 £474 £400
% change year-on-year +2.42% +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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 507 515 696
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 80.35% 78.63% 79.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 273 357
Median daily rate £425 £425 £377
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £288 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 18 60
Median hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.00% -23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £15.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £47.50
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 Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Risk Assessment
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Risk Assessment in Hertfordshire

Risk Assessment
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Risk Assessment in Hertfordshire

Risk Assessment
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Hatfield - 2 £363 - 2
Risk Assessment
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Risk Assessment.

1 20 (100.00%) Information Security
2 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (80.00%) Penetration Testing
3 14 (70.00%) Management Information System
3 14 (70.00%) Risk Management
4 13 (65.00%) Law
4 13 (65.00%) OWASP
4 13 (65.00%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (65.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 13 (65.00%) Data Centre
4 13 (65.00%) Waterfall
4 13 (65.00%) Programme Delivery
4 13 (65.00%) NIST 800
5 6 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (15.00%) Statistical Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) Legal
6 3 (15.00%) CEH
6 3 (15.00%) Retail
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (15.00%) MS Visio
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.00%) CISSP
6 3 (15.00%) CA
6 3 (15.00%) Project Management
6 3 (15.00%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (15.00%) CREST Certified
6 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (15.00%) IFS
6 3 (15.00%) ISMS

Risk Assessment
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Project
1 3 (15.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (15.00%) Spreadsheet
General
1 13 (65.00%) Law
2 3 (15.00%) Legal
2 3 (15.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Consultant
1 14 (70.00%) Security Consultant
2 13 (65.00%) Applications Consultant
2 13 (65.00%) Information Security Consultant
2 13 (65.00%) Security Technical Consultant
2 13 (65.00%) Technical Consultant
2 13 (65.00%) Technical Security Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Security Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Head of Security
4 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Security Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Governance Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Information Officer
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security Officer
5 1 (5.00%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (70.00%) Management Information System
2 13 (65.00%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (65.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Information Security
2 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (80.00%) Penetration Testing
3 14 (70.00%) Risk Management
4 13 (65.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 13 (65.00%) OWASP
4 13 (65.00%) Programme Delivery
4 13 (65.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (15.00%) Agile Project Management
5 3 (15.00%) ISMS
5 3 (15.00%) Project Management
5 3 (15.00%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Information Security Governance
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) CEH
1 3 (15.00%) CISSP
1 3 (15.00%) CREST Certified
1 3 (15.00%) OSCP
2 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) CISM
3 1 (5.00%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (65.00%) NIST 800
2 6 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) CA
1 3 (15.00%) IFS
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft