Period
to 18 November 2017

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 November 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
England > London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 469 458 448
Rank change year-on-year -11 -10 -29
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 158 161 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.34% 0.36% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.41% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 115 126
London median daily rate £488 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £337 £318 £360
90th Percentile £684 £709 £675
England median daily rate £450 £474 £450
% change year-on-year -5.11% +5.39% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
London median hourly rate - - £33.25
England median hourly rate £53.75 £42.50 £32.63
% change year-on-year +26.47% +30.27% +38.83%

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 40487 39001 39528
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.99% 86.22% 83.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 29443 28001 28255
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £288
90th Percentile £670 £644 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 376 404 472
London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.89 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.79% +9.45% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.31 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.25 £50.09 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.68% +8.49% +18.42%

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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Assessment in London over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Risk Assessment in London

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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

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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 November 2017. 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 -4 22 £600 +17.07% 3
West London -9 5 £450 +12.50% 1
South London -26 4 £588 +11.90% 1
East London -7 2 £471 -24.64%
North London - 2 £395 -
Risk Assessment
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 London region with a requirement for Risk Assessment.

1 73 (46.20%) Information Security
2 63 (39.87%) Finance
3 42 (26.58%) Risk Management
4 32 (20.25%) CISSP
5 31 (19.62%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (18.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 30 (18.99%) Management Information System
7 28 (17.72%) Cybersecurity
8 24 (15.19%) Banking
9 22 (13.92%) Stakeholder Management
10 20 (12.66%) CISM
10 20 (12.66%) Oracle
10 20 (12.66%) Waterfall
10 20 (12.66%) GDPR
11 18 (11.39%) SQL
12 17 (10.76%) Risk Analysis
12 17 (10.76%) Analytical Skills
13 16 (10.13%) Security Architecture
13 16 (10.13%) Security Cleared
13 16 (10.13%) Project Management
14 15 (9.49%) SQL Server
14 15 (9.49%) Web Services
15 14 (8.86%) Data Protection
16 13 (8.23%) Information Assurance
16 13 (8.23%) Identity Access Management
16 13 (8.23%) CISA
16 13 (8.23%) Security Management
17 12 (7.59%) Change Management
17 12 (7.59%) Legal
17 12 (7.59%) SAML

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 (3.80%) IIS
2 3 (1.90%) Apache
2 3 (1.90%) JBoss
3 2 (1.27%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.27%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.63%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (6.33%) MS Visio
2 7 (4.43%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.90%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.63%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.43%) SaaS
3 4 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.90%) Office 365
5 2 (1.27%) IaaS
5 2 (1.27%) PaaS
6 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.63%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.06%) Firewall
1 8 (5.06%) Network Security
2 5 (3.16%) Internet
2 5 (3.16%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (1.27%) SMS
4 1 (0.63%) LAN
4 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.63%) VPN
4 1 (0.63%) WAN
4 1 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.49%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.96%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.27%) MySQL
4 1 (0.63%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.63%) Big Data
4 1 (0.63%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.63%) DB2
4 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.63%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (2.53%) Rational Rose
2 3 (1.90%) eggPlant
2 3 (1.90%) NeoLoad
3 1 (0.63%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.63%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.63%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.63%) JMeter
3 1 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.63%) Selenium
3 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.63%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 63 (39.87%) Finance
2 24 (15.19%) Banking
3 12 (7.59%) Legal
4 9 (5.70%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (3.80%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.80%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.90%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.90%) Law
6 3 (1.90%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.27%) Electronics
7 2 (1.27%) Marketing
8 1 (0.63%) Games
8 1 (0.63%) Retail
8 1 (0.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (21.52%) Consultant
2 25 (15.82%) Security Consultant
3 20 (12.66%) Analyst
4 16 (10.13%) Architect
5 15 (9.49%) Risk Consultant
5 15 (9.49%) Security Officer
6 12 (7.59%) Security Architect
7 10 (6.33%) Business Analyst
7 10 (6.33%) Risk Officer
8 9 (5.70%) Information Officer
8 9 (5.70%) Information Security Consultant
8 9 (5.70%) Information Security Officer
9 7 (4.43%) IT Consultant
9 7 (4.43%) IT Risk Consultant
9 7 (4.43%) IT Security Consultant
9 7 (4.43%) Risk Manager
10 6 (3.80%) Security Manager
10 6 (3.80%) Security Specialist
10 6 (3.80%) Senior Manager
10 6 (3.80%) Senior Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.49%) Web Services
2 12 (7.59%) SAML
3 11 (6.96%) OAuth2
3 11 (6.96%) Swagger
3 11 (6.96%) WSDL
4 4 (2.53%) Middleware
4 4 (2.53%) XML
5 2 (1.27%) .NET
5 2 (1.27%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (1.27%) JSON
5 2 (1.27%) REST
5 2 (1.27%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.63%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.63%) CSS3
6 1 (0.63%) HTML5
6 1 (0.63%) Node.js
6 1 (0.63%) OAuth
6 1 (0.63%) SailPoint
6 1 (0.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 30 (18.99%) Management Information System
2 17 (10.76%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (7.59%) CESG
4 10 (6.33%) Data Centre
5 8 (5.06%) Data Protection Act
6 6 (3.80%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.80%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (1.90%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.90%) User Experience
8 2 (1.27%) CESG CLAS
8 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.27%) Handset
8 2 (1.27%) Smart Meter
8 2 (1.27%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.63%) Fintech
9 1 (0.63%) FMCG
9 1 (0.63%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.63%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.63%) Reinsurance
9 1 (0.63%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.96%) Windows
2 10 (6.33%) Linux
2 10 (6.33%) Unix
3 4 (2.53%) Android
4 2 (1.27%) AIX
5 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.63%) Solaris
5 1 (0.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (46.20%) Information Security
2 42 (26.58%) Risk Management
3 31 (19.62%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (17.72%) Cybersecurity
5 22 (13.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (12.66%) Waterfall
7 17 (10.76%) Risk Analysis
8 16 (10.13%) Project Management
8 16 (10.13%) Security Architecture
9 14 (8.86%) Data Protection
10 13 (8.23%) Identity Access Management
10 13 (8.23%) Information Assurance
10 13 (8.23%) Security Management
11 12 (7.59%) Change Management
11 12 (7.59%) Security Operations
11 12 (7.59%) Threat Modelling
12 11 (6.96%) Identity Management
12 11 (6.96%) Prototyping
13 10 (6.33%) Information Security Management
13 10 (6.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 18 (11.39%) SQL
2 5 (3.16%) Java
3 3 (1.90%) C
3 3 (1.90%) C++
4 2 (1.27%) C#
4 2 (1.27%) Perl
4 2 (1.27%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.63%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.63%) Python
5 1 (0.63%) R
5 1 (0.63%) Scala
5 1 (0.63%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 32 (20.25%) CISSP
2 20 (12.66%) CISM
3 16 (10.13%) Security Cleared
4 13 (8.23%) CISA
5 12 (7.59%) SC Cleared
6 9 (5.70%) Degree
7 7 (4.43%) CLAS
8 4 (2.53%) CRISC
8 4 (2.53%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 3 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.90%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.90%) IISP
9 3 (1.90%) SANS
10 2 (1.27%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 2 (1.27%) CEH
10 2 (1.27%) CESG Certified Professional
10 2 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.27%) SSCP
11 1 (0.63%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (18.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (12.66%) GDPR
3 11 (6.96%) QA
4 9 (5.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 8 (5.06%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 7 (4.43%) PCI DSS
7 6 (3.80%) RMADS
8 3 (1.90%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (1.90%) Data Quality
8 3 (1.90%) SLA
9 2 (1.27%) COBIT
9 2 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 1 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.63%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.63%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.63%) PA-DSS
10 1 (0.63%) PMO
10 1 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.90%) RSA Archer
2 2 (1.27%) QRadar
3 1 (0.63%) Nessus
3 1 (0.63%) Nmap
Vendors
1 20 (12.66%) Oracle
2 10 (6.33%) WSO2
3 9 (5.70%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.16%) CyberArk
4 5 (3.16%) Sybase
5 4 (2.53%) AppDynamics
5 4 (2.53%) CA
5 4 (2.53%) Casewise
6 3 (1.90%) Dynatrace
6 3 (1.90%) Symantec
7 2 (1.27%) IBM
7 2 (1.27%) SAP
8 1 (0.63%) Google
8 1 (0.63%) IFS
8 1 (0.63%) Nintex
8 1 (0.63%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.63%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.63%) Samsung
8 1 (0.63%) Splunk