The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 99 105
Rank change year-on-year +14 +6  
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 5 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.46% 0.26% 0.067%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.30% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £425 - £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £475 £400
% change year-on-year +1.05% +18.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 £51.75 £26.50
% change year-on-year -10.62% +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 Leeds with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 972 1347 1308
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 88.61% 89.21% 87.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 665 959 973
Median daily rate £403 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.29% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £565 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 22
Median hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.17% -12.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.20 £9.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.34 £170.00 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Risk Assessment
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

Risk Assessment
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Risk Assessment in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Risk Assessment.

1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (50.00%) WMI
2 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) SNMP
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) CCNA
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Service Management
2 3 (50.00%) vSphere
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (50.00%) Change Control
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) People Management
4 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (16.67%) iSeries
4 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
4 1 (16.67%) Database Security
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL

Risk Assessment
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (50.00%) SNMP
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Information Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Information Security Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Engineering Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Assistant
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Security Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Change Control
1 3 (50.00%) Information Security
1 3 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 3 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (16.67%) Data Security
2 1 (16.67%) Database Security
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) People Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCNA
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
1 1 (16.67%) QA
1 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Avaya