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 30 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.

Risk Assessment
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 58 65
Rank change year-on-year +9 +7  
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 9 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.53% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 0.19% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £350 £525 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £464 £450 £420
% change year-on-year +3.05% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £33.00
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 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 456 528 527
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 77.68% 75.64% 75.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 283 273
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £305 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 27 30
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +134.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £8.50 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.50 £36.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

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 30 March 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 -8 1 £350 -33.33%
Risk Assessment
East of England

For the 6 months to 30 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Risk Assessment.

1 16 (84.21%) Information Security
2 12 (63.16%) Risk Management
3 10 (52.63%) Management Information System
4 9 (47.37%) Data Centre
5 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (42.11%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (42.11%) OWASP
6 7 (36.84%) CISSP
7 6 (31.58%) Project Management
7 6 (31.58%) CISM
7 6 (31.58%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (31.58%) IISP
8 5 (26.32%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (26.32%) Law
8 5 (26.32%) Waterfall
8 5 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (21.05%) SIEM
10 3 (15.79%) PCI DSS
10 3 (15.79%) GISP
10 3 (15.79%) OSCP
10 3 (15.79%) Agile Project Management
10 3 (15.79%) CEH
10 3 (15.79%) Retail
10 3 (15.79%) Service Management
10 3 (15.79%) CISA
10 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (15.79%) GIAC
10 3 (15.79%) Process Management

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 2 (10.53%) MS Office
1 2 (10.53%) MS Project
1 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
1 2 (10.53%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Big Data
General
1 5 (26.32%) Law
2 3 (15.79%) Retail
3 2 (10.53%) Finance
3 2 (10.53%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Consultant
1 7 (36.84%) Security Consultant
2 5 (26.32%) Applications Consultant
2 5 (26.32%) Information Security Consultant
2 5 (26.32%) Security Manager
2 5 (26.32%) Security Technical Consultant
2 5 (26.32%) Technical Consultant
2 5 (26.32%) Technical Security Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Team Leader
4 2 (10.53%) Communications Officer
4 2 (10.53%) Development Team Leader
4 2 (10.53%) Governance Manager
4 2 (10.53%) PMO Officer
4 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Security Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Software Development Team Leader
4 2 (10.53%) Software Team Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Compliance Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Information Officer
5 1 (5.26%) Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Management Information System
2 9 (47.37%) Data Centre
3 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (10.53%) Handset
5 1 (5.26%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Unix
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Information Security
2 12 (63.16%) Risk Management
3 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (42.11%) OWASP
3 8 (42.11%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (31.58%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (31.58%) Project Management
5 5 (26.32%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (26.32%) Waterfall
6 4 (21.05%) SIEM
7 3 (15.79%) Agile Project Management
7 3 (15.79%) Process Management
7 3 (15.79%) SABSA
7 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
7 3 (15.79%) Service Management
7 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (10.53%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (10.53%) Information Security Governance
8 2 (10.53%) ISMS
8 2 (10.53%) Migration
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) CISSP
2 6 (31.58%) CISM
2 6 (31.58%) IISP
3 3 (15.79%) CCNA
3 3 (15.79%) CEH
3 3 (15.79%) CISA
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (15.79%) CREST Certified
3 3 (15.79%) GIAC
3 3 (15.79%) GISP
3 3 (15.79%) OSCP
4 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
4 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (15.79%) PCI DSS
3 2 (10.53%) ISO27002
3 2 (10.53%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) CA
1 2 (10.53%) IFS
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft