Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 18 July 2018 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
England > London
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 441 460 455
Rank change year-on-year +19 -5 -3
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 192 139 167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.42% 0.33% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.38% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 93 134
London median daily rate £500 £470 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% -10.48% +10.53%
10th Percentile £350 £303 £314
90th Percentile £800 £700 £746
England median daily rate £494 £465 £500
% change year-on-year +6.18% -7.00% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
London median hourly rate - £160.00 -
England median hourly rate £55.00 £47.50 £62.50
% change year-on-year +15.79% -24.00% +72.41%

Risk Assessment is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 40,353 36,357 39,292
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.34% 86.99% 86.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,275 25,994 28,449
London median daily rate £500 £485 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.09% +4.86% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £656 £650
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 542 388 359
London median hourly rate £24.50 £24.12 £21.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.60% +13.00% +8.24%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.85 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £52.50 £49.29
England median hourly rate £22.46 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -10.16% +4.17% +11.63%

Risk Assessment
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Risk Assessment in London

Risk Assessment
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Risk Assessment in London

Risk Assessment
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Assessment in London over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Risk Assessment in London

Risk Assessment
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Risk Assessment in London

Risk Assessment
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 18 July 2018. 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
Central London -33 39 £453 -15.81% 6
South London -31 14 £723 +44.50% 2
West London -20 10 £578 +4.05% 6
East London - 1 - - 2
Risk Assessment
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Risk Assessment also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for Risk Assessment.

1 64 (33.33%) Information Security
2 50 (26.04%) CISSP
3 47 (24.48%) Finance
4 46 (23.96%) Risk Management
5 37 (19.27%) GDPR
6 35 (18.23%) Cybersecurity
7 30 (15.63%) Banking
8 28 (14.58%) ITIL
8 28 (14.58%) Windows
9 27 (14.06%) Project Management
9 27 (14.06%) Management Information System
9 27 (14.06%) CISM
9 27 (14.06%) Data Protection
10 26 (13.54%) PCI DSS
10 26 (13.54%) Unix
10 26 (13.54%) Legal
11 25 (13.02%) Agile Software Development
11 25 (13.02%) Cisco Certification
12 24 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
13 23 (11.98%) Oracle
14 20 (10.42%) CISA
14 20 (10.42%) Security Management
14 20 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
14 20 (10.42%) Identity Access Management
15 18 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
15 18 (9.38%) Migration
15 18 (9.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 18 (9.38%) Degree
16 17 (8.85%) Security Architecture
17 16 (8.33%) Amazon AWS

Risk Assessment
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 6 (3.13%) Apache Spark
2 4 (2.08%) Apache Solr
3 3 (1.56%) CMS
4 2 (1.04%) Confluence
4 2 (1.04%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.52%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.52%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (4.17%) SaaS
4 7 (3.65%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.56%) PaaS
6 1 (0.52%) IaaS
6 1 (0.52%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.33%) Network Security
2 15 (7.81%) Firewall
3 9 (4.69%) SSH
4 7 (3.65%) NGN
5 4 (2.08%) BGP
5 4 (2.08%) Internet
5 4 (2.08%) LAN
5 4 (2.08%) OSPF
5 4 (2.08%) WAN
6 3 (1.56%) IPsec
6 3 (1.56%) MPLS
6 3 (1.56%) SSL
7 2 (1.04%) Wireless
8 1 (0.52%) DHCP
8 1 (0.52%) DNS
8 1 (0.52%) FCAPS
8 1 (0.52%) Intranet
8 1 (0.52%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.52%) SMS
8 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.13%) Big Data
2 5 (2.60%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (2.08%) Hadoop
3 4 (2.08%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.04%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.52%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.52%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.52%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.52%) IBM PureData
5 1 (0.52%) MS Access
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.52%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.52%) Snowflake Schema
5 1 (0.52%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.52%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 7 (3.65%) JMeter
2 4 (2.08%) Gatling
2 4 (2.08%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.08%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.52%) JIRA
3 1 (0.52%) Rational Rose
3 1 (0.52%) Selenium
3 1 (0.52%) Zephyr
General
1 47 (24.48%) Finance
2 30 (15.63%) Banking
3 26 (13.54%) Legal
4 9 (4.69%) Telecoms
5 8 (4.17%) Investment Banking
5 8 (4.17%) Publishing
6 7 (3.65%) Retail Banking
7 5 (2.60%) Retail
8 2 (1.04%) Automotive
8 2 (1.04%) Billing
8 2 (1.04%) Marketing
9 1 (0.52%) Law
9 1 (0.52%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 30 (15.63%) Analyst
2 27 (14.06%) Architect
3 26 (13.54%) Consultant
4 16 (8.33%) Security Analyst
5 14 (7.29%) CyberArk Engineer
5 14 (7.29%) Security Architect
6 12 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 12 (6.25%) Risk Consultant
6 12 (6.25%) Security Consultant
6 12 (6.25%) Security Manager
7 9 (4.69%) Head of Security
7 9 (4.69%) Risk Manager
8 7 (3.65%) Applications Architect
8 7 (3.65%) Information Manager
8 7 (3.65%) Release Manager
9 6 (3.13%) Head of Cybersecurity
9 6 (3.13%) Information Security Manager
9 6 (3.13%) PMO Consultant
9 6 (3.13%) Technical Architect
10 5 (2.60%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.81%) SailPoint
2 9 (4.69%) Middleware
2 9 (4.69%) REST
3 4 (2.08%) ActiveMQ
3 4 (2.08%) RESTful
4 3 (1.56%) JMS
4 3 (1.56%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (1.04%) .NET
5 2 (1.04%) CSS
5 2 (1.04%) EDIFACT
5 2 (1.04%) HTML
5 2 (1.04%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (1.04%) Web Services
5 2 (1.04%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.52%) Flask
6 1 (0.52%) J2EE
6 1 (0.52%) JSP
6 1 (0.52%) Node.js
6 1 (0.52%) Taglibs
6 1 (0.52%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (14.06%) Management Information System
2 20 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (7.29%) Data Centre
4 11 (5.73%) Data Protection Act
5 9 (4.69%) Cyberthreat
6 6 (3.13%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.08%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.56%) CMDB
8 3 (1.56%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.04%) Blog
9 2 (1.04%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.04%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (1.04%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.04%) Video\Live Streaming
9 2 (1.04%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.52%) CESG
10 1 (0.52%) Clustering
10 1 (0.52%) Derivative
10 1 (0.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.52%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 28 (14.58%) Windows
2 26 (13.54%) Unix
3 5 (2.60%) Linux
4 4 (2.08%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.52%) Android
6 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (33.33%) Information Security
2 46 (23.96%) Risk Management
3 35 (18.23%) Cybersecurity
4 28 (14.58%) ITIL
5 27 (14.06%) Data Protection
5 27 (14.06%) Project Management
6 25 (13.02%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 20 (10.42%) Identity Access Management
8 20 (10.42%) Security Management
9 18 (9.38%) Migration
10 17 (8.85%) Security Architecture
11 16 (8.33%) Business Continuity
11 16 (8.33%) DevOps
12 15 (7.81%) Analytics
12 15 (7.81%) Disaster Recovery
12 15 (7.81%) Information Security Management
12 15 (7.81%) Privileged Access Management
13 14 (7.29%) Problem-Solving
14 13 (6.77%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.25%) Python
1 12 (6.25%) SQL
2 8 (4.17%) Java
3 5 (2.60%) Ruby
4 4 (2.08%) Scala
4 4 (2.08%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.56%) C
5 3 (1.56%) Perl
5 3 (1.56%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.04%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.04%) C#
6 2 (1.04%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.04%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.52%) C++
7 1 (0.52%) Korn
7 1 (0.52%) PHP
7 1 (0.52%) R
Qualifications
1 50 (26.04%) CISSP
2 27 (14.06%) CISM
3 25 (13.02%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (10.42%) CISA
5 18 (9.38%) Degree
6 13 (6.77%) CCNA
7 12 (6.25%) Security Cleared
8 11 (5.73%) SC Cleared
9 10 (5.21%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 7 (3.65%) CCSA
11 6 (3.13%) AWS Certification
11 6 (3.13%) CCSP
11 6 (3.13%) Check Point Certification
11 6 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (2.60%) CHFI
12 5 (2.60%) Master's Degree
13 4 (2.08%) CompTIA Security+
13 4 (2.08%) PCI QSA
14 3 (1.56%) CRISC
15 2 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (19.27%) GDPR
2 26 (13.54%) PCI DSS
3 18 (9.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (5.21%) PMO
5 7 (3.65%) COBIT
6 5 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 4 (2.08%) QA
8 3 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (1.56%) MiFID
8 3 (1.56%) SLA
9 2 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.52%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.52%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.52%) IEC 62304
10 1 (0.52%) ISO 13485
10 1 (0.52%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 15 (7.81%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.69%) VMware ESXi
2 9 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (3.65%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 4 (2.08%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.08%) Prometheus
3 2 (1.04%) SCCM
4 1 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 23 (11.98%) Oracle
2 16 (8.33%) CyberArk
2 16 (8.33%) ServiceNow
3 15 (7.81%) ForgeRock
4 14 (7.29%) Splunk
5 13 (6.77%) IBM
6 9 (4.69%) CA
6 9 (4.69%) VMware
7 7 (3.65%) CheckPoint
7 7 (3.65%) Palo Alto
8 5 (2.60%) Cisco
8 5 (2.60%) Qualys
9 4 (2.08%) AppDynamics
9 4 (2.08%) FireEye
9 4 (2.08%) McAfee
9 4 (2.08%) Microsoft
9 4 (2.08%) SOASTA, Inc
9 4 (2.08%) Trustwave
10 2 (1.04%) Google
10 2 (1.04%) Tableau