Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 471 437 432
Rank change year-on-year -34 -5 +14
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 169 149 166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.37% 0.37% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.43% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 87 118
London median daily rate £500 £470 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% -14.55% +15.79%
10th Percentile £363 £340 £404
90th Percentile £714 £638 £1,300
England median daily rate £475 £473 £493
% change year-on-year +0.53% -4.06% +12.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
London median hourly rate - £160.00 -
England median hourly rate £38.01 £45.00 £47.00
% change year-on-year -15.54% -4.26% +56.67%

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 40,127 34,339 37,987
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.23% 86.34% 85.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,949 24,718 27,346
London median daily rate £500 £475 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £320 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £648
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.83% +5.88% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 548 378 425
London median hourly rate £24.09 £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.64% +19.05% +12.90%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.08 £53.94 £51.25
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -11.76% +10.87% +9.79%

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 26 April 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 26 April 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 -25 32 £500 +17.65% 13
South London -41 9 £575 +43.75% 4
West London -39 4 £635 +33.40% 15
East London -11 1 - - 6
Risk Assessment
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 71 (42.01%) Information Security
2 50 (29.59%) GDPR
3 47 (27.81%) Finance
4 40 (23.67%) Risk Management
5 35 (20.71%) ITIL
5 35 (20.71%) CISSP
6 28 (16.57%) PCI DSS
7 26 (15.38%) Data Protection
8 25 (14.79%) Cybersecurity
9 24 (14.20%) CISM
9 24 (14.20%) Legal
10 23 (13.61%) Security Management
10 23 (13.61%) Analytical Skills
11 20 (11.83%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (11.83%) Management Information System
12 19 (11.24%) Project Management
13 18 (10.65%) Information Security Management
13 18 (10.65%) Banking
14 17 (10.06%) Business Continuity
14 17 (10.06%) CISA
15 16 (9.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 15 (8.88%) Stakeholder Management
16 15 (8.88%) Service Management
16 15 (8.88%) Security Architecture
17 14 (8.28%) SIEM
17 14 (8.28%) Security Operations
18 13 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
19 12 (7.10%) Disaster Recovery
19 12 (7.10%) Degree
19 12 (7.10%) Data Protection Act

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 5 (2.96%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.78%) Apache Solr
2 3 (1.78%) CMS
2 3 (1.78%) Confluence
3 1 (0.59%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.59%) Liferay
3 1 (0.59%) SAS
3 1 (0.59%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.59%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.59%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.18%) MS Visio
1 2 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (4.73%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.73%) SaaS
3 2 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.18%) Google Play
3 2 (1.18%) PaaS
4 1 (0.59%) IaaS
4 1 (0.59%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.92%) Firewall
2 8 (4.73%) Network Security
3 5 (2.96%) LAN
3 5 (2.96%) WAN
4 4 (2.37%) Internet
4 4 (2.37%) IPsec
4 4 (2.37%) MPLS
4 4 (2.37%) SSL
5 3 (1.78%) NGN
6 2 (1.18%) BGP
6 2 (1.18%) OSPF
6 2 (1.18%) Wireless
7 1 (0.59%) Intranet
7 1 (0.59%) LTE
7 1 (0.59%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.96%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.37%) Hadoop
3 3 (1.78%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (1.78%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.78%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.18%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.59%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.59%) Big Data
5 1 (0.59%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.59%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.59%) DB2
5 1 (0.59%) GIS
5 1 (0.59%) IBM PureData
5 1 (0.59%) MS Access
5 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.59%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.59%) Snowflake Schema
5 1 (0.59%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 5 (2.96%) JMeter
2 3 (1.78%) Gatling
2 3 (1.78%) LoadRunner
3 2 (1.18%) Rational Rose
4 1 (0.59%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.59%) GitLab
4 1 (0.59%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.59%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.59%) JIRA
4 1 (0.59%) Selenium
4 1 (0.59%) WebDriver
General
1 47 (27.81%) Finance
2 24 (14.20%) Legal
3 18 (10.65%) Banking
4 9 (5.33%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.55%) Retail
6 3 (1.78%) Marketing
6 3 (1.78%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.18%) Automotive
7 2 (1.18%) Games
7 2 (1.18%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.18%) Law
7 2 (1.18%) Publishing
8 1 (0.59%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.59%) German Language
8 1 (0.59%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.59%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 33 (19.53%) Architect
2 32 (18.93%) Analyst
3 22 (13.02%) Consultant
4 21 (12.43%) Security Architect
5 16 (9.47%) Security Manager
6 11 (6.51%) Security Analyst
6 11 (6.51%) Security Officer
7 10 (5.92%) Information Manager
7 10 (5.92%) Information Security Officer
7 10 (5.92%) Security Consultant
8 9 (5.33%) GDPR Officer
8 9 (5.33%) Information Officer
8 9 (5.33%) Information Security Manager
8 9 (5.33%) Project Manager
8 9 (5.33%) Risk Consultant
8 9 (5.33%) Risk Manager
9 7 (4.14%) Compliance Officer
9 7 (4.14%) Head of Security
9 7 (4.14%) IT Analyst
9 7 (4.14%) Security Compliance Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.96%) IBM Integration Bus
1 5 (2.96%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (1.78%) RESTful
3 2 (1.18%) .NET
3 2 (1.18%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (1.18%) JMS
3 2 (1.18%) Web Services
4 1 (0.59%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.59%) EDIFACT
4 1 (0.59%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.59%) Java EE
4 1 (0.59%) OAuth
4 1 (0.59%) OAuth2
4 1 (0.59%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.59%) SAML
4 1 (0.59%) Spring
4 1 (0.59%) Swagger
4 1 (0.59%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.61%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (11.83%) Management Information System
3 12 (7.10%) Data Protection Act
4 9 (5.33%) Computer Science
4 9 (5.33%) Cyberthreat
5 5 (2.96%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.78%) Clustering
6 3 (1.78%) Linked Data
6 3 (1.78%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (1.78%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.78%) Security Operations Centre
6 3 (1.78%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.78%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.18%) Blog
7 2 (1.18%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.18%) Smart Meter
7 2 (1.18%) SWIFT
7 2 (1.18%) User Experience
7 2 (1.18%) Video\Live Streaming
8 1 (0.59%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.92%) Unix
1 10 (5.92%) Windows
2 5 (2.96%) Linux
3 4 (2.37%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.18%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (42.01%) Information Security
2 40 (23.67%) Risk Management
3 35 (20.71%) ITIL
4 26 (15.38%) Data Protection
5 25 (14.79%) Cybersecurity
6 23 (13.61%) Security Management
7 20 (11.83%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (11.24%) Project Management
9 18 (10.65%) Information Security Management
10 17 (10.06%) Business Continuity
11 15 (8.88%) Security Architecture
11 15 (8.88%) Service Management
11 15 (8.88%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (8.28%) Security Operations
12 14 (8.28%) SIEM
13 13 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
14 12 (7.10%) Decision-Making
14 12 (7.10%) Disaster Recovery
14 12 (7.10%) Problem-Solving
15 11 (6.51%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.51%) Java
2 10 (5.92%) SQL
3 6 (3.55%) Perl
4 5 (2.96%) Python
4 5 (2.96%) Shell Script
5 4 (2.37%) Ruby
6 3 (1.78%) C
6 3 (1.78%) C#
6 3 (1.78%) C++
6 3 (1.78%) Scala
7 2 (1.18%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.18%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.18%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.59%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.59%) PHP
8 1 (0.59%) R
Qualifications
1 35 (20.71%) CISSP
2 24 (14.20%) CISM
3 17 (10.06%) CISA
4 12 (7.10%) Degree
5 10 (5.92%) Security Cleared
6 7 (4.14%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 7 (4.14%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (4.14%) PCI QSA
6 7 (4.14%) SC Cleared
7 6 (3.55%) CRISC
8 4 (2.37%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (2.37%) CompTIA Security+
8 4 (2.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (2.37%) Master's Degree
9 3 (1.78%) CCSP
9 3 (1.78%) Check Point Certification
9 3 (1.78%) GIAC
9 3 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.78%) SANS
10 2 (1.18%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (29.59%) GDPR
2 28 (16.57%) PCI DSS
3 16 (9.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (4.73%) PMO
5 7 (4.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 4 (2.37%) QA
7 3 (1.78%) COBIT
7 3 (1.78%) MiFID
7 3 (1.78%) SLA
8 2 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.59%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.59%) IEC 62304
9 1 (0.59%) ISAE 3402
9 1 (0.59%) ISO 13485
9 1 (0.59%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.59%) RMADS
System Software
1 4 (2.37%) Docker
2 1 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.78%) Kubernetes
1 3 (1.78%) Prometheus
1 3 (1.78%) RSA Archer
2 2 (1.18%) SCCM
3 1 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (4.73%) Oracle
2 7 (4.14%) Trustwave
3 6 (3.55%) IBM
3 6 (3.55%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.96%) Qualys
4 5 (2.96%) Splunk
5 4 (2.37%) Cisco
5 4 (2.37%) Google
6 3 (1.78%) AppDynamics
6 3 (1.78%) CheckPoint
6 3 (1.78%) Mercator
6 3 (1.78%) Palo Alto
6 3 (1.78%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.78%) SOASTA, Inc
7 2 (1.18%) CyberArk
7 2 (1.18%) FireEye
7 2 (1.18%) McAfee
7 2 (1.18%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.18%) Snow
7 2 (1.18%) Tableau