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 3 months to 24 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
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 360 358 341
Rank change year-on-year -2 -17  
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 52 70 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.25% 0.32% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.38% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 53 54
Median daily rate £550 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £350 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £474 £400
% change year-on-year +1.37% +18.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £51.75 £26.50
% change year-on-year -8.21% +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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 17711 18496 19220
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.64% 85.33% 82.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 12688 13519 13610
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 159 261
Median hourly rate £26.50 £21.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.19% -2.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £46.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Risk Assessment
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 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
City of London -5 7 £619 +5.31% 2
Brentford - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £600 -
West Drayton - 1 £555 -
Risk Assessment
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 London region with a requirement for Risk Assessment.

1 66 (47.83%) Information Security
2 51 (36.96%) Finance
3 43 (31.16%) Management Information System
4 31 (22.46%) Risk Management
4 31 (22.46%) CISSP
4 31 (22.46%) Cybersecurity
5 29 (21.01%) Banking
6 25 (18.12%) ITIL
6 25 (18.12%) Security Cleared
7 22 (15.94%) Security Management
8 19 (13.77%) Intrusion Detection
8 19 (13.77%) Network Security
8 19 (13.77%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (13.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 17 (12.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 17 (12.32%) Windows
11 16 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (11.59%) Information Assurance
12 15 (10.87%) Legal
13 14 (10.14%) Service Management
13 14 (10.14%) Penetration Testing
13 14 (10.14%) Degree
13 14 (10.14%) SC Cleared
14 13 (9.42%) Security Architecture
15 12 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 12 (8.70%) Use Case
15 12 (8.70%) Systems Analysis
15 12 (8.70%) CISM
15 12 (8.70%) Unix
15 12 (8.70%) Microsoft Office

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 7 (5.07%) Confluence
2 4 (2.90%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.72%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (6.52%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.72%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.52%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (4.35%) PaaS
3 5 (3.62%) SaaS
4 4 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.90%) IaaS
5 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.77%) Intrusion Detection
1 19 (13.77%) Network Security
2 11 (7.97%) Firewall
3 3 (2.17%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.45%) 2G
4 2 (1.45%) 3G
4 2 (1.45%) 4G
4 2 (1.45%) Diameter Protocol
4 2 (1.45%) DMZ
4 2 (1.45%) Internet
4 2 (1.45%) LTE
4 2 (1.45%) MVNO
4 2 (1.45%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (1.45%) VoLTE
5 1 (0.72%) NAS
5 1 (0.72%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.72%) SAN
5 1 (0.72%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (2.17%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.72%) Big Data
2 1 (0.72%) Data Lake
2 1 (0.72%) OLTP
2 1 (0.72%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (5.80%) JIRA
2 4 (2.90%) AppScan
3 1 (0.72%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.72%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
General
1 51 (36.96%) Finance
2 29 (21.01%) Banking
3 15 (10.87%) Legal
4 11 (7.97%) Telecoms
5 10 (7.25%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.90%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.90%) Law
7 3 (2.17%) Electronics
7 3 (2.17%) Marketing
8 2 (1.45%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.45%) Retail
9 1 (0.72%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 22 (15.94%) Analyst
2 20 (14.49%) Architect
2 20 (14.49%) Consultant
3 17 (12.32%) Security Officer
4 12 (8.70%) Information Security Officer
5 11 (7.97%) Business Analyst
5 11 (7.97%) Security Consultant
6 10 (7.25%) Security Architect
7 9 (6.52%) Information Officer
8 8 (5.80%) Security Engineer
9 6 (4.35%) Information Security Consultant
9 6 (4.35%) Security Analyst
9 6 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (3.62%) Banking Analyst
10 5 (3.62%) Developer
10 5 (3.62%) Information Assurance Consultant
10 5 (3.62%) IT Engineer
10 5 (3.62%) IT Security Engineer
10 5 (3.62%) Risk Manager
10 5 (3.62%) Security Advisor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.35%) Middleware
2 5 (3.62%) HTML
3 4 (2.90%) CSS
4 3 (2.17%) JSON
4 3 (2.17%) PostGIS
4 3 (2.17%) RSS
4 3 (2.17%) XML
4 3 (2.17%) XSLT
5 2 (1.45%) Web Services
6 1 (0.72%) .NET
6 1 (0.72%) Ajax
6 1 (0.72%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.72%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.72%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (0.72%) jQuery
6 1 (0.72%) LINQ
6 1 (0.72%) WCF
6 1 (0.72%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 43 (31.16%) Management Information System
2 19 (13.77%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.52%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.07%) CESG
5 6 (4.35%) Cyber Defence
6 4 (2.90%) CESG CLAS
6 4 (2.90%) Credit Risk
6 4 (2.90%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (2.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (2.17%) PKI
7 3 (2.17%) SWIFT
7 3 (2.17%) Web 2.0
8 2 (1.45%) Clustering
8 2 (1.45%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.45%) Fintech
8 2 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.45%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.45%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.45%) PMI
8 2 (1.45%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.32%) Windows
2 12 (8.70%) Unix
3 4 (2.90%) Linux
4 3 (2.17%) CentOS
4 3 (2.17%) Solaris
4 3 (2.17%) Ubuntu
4 3 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (47.83%) Information Security
2 31 (22.46%) Cybersecurity
2 31 (22.46%) Risk Management
3 25 (18.12%) ITIL
4 22 (15.94%) Security Management
5 18 (13.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 16 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (11.59%) Information Assurance
7 14 (10.14%) Penetration Testing
7 14 (10.14%) Service Management
8 13 (9.42%) Security Architecture
9 12 (8.70%) Systems Analysis
9 12 (8.70%) Use Case
10 11 (7.97%) User Stories
11 10 (7.25%) Information Security Management
11 10 (7.25%) ISMS
11 10 (7.25%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (6.52%) Coaching
12 9 (6.52%) Customer Requirements
12 9 (6.52%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.07%) Java
2 6 (4.35%) C
3 4 (2.90%) JavaScript
3 4 (2.90%) SQL
4 3 (2.17%) PHP
4 3 (2.17%) Python
5 1 (0.72%) C#
5 1 (0.72%) Perl
5 1 (0.72%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.72%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 31 (22.46%) CISSP
2 25 (18.12%) Security Cleared
3 14 (10.14%) Degree
3 14 (10.14%) SC Cleared
4 12 (8.70%) CISM
5 11 (7.97%) ISSAP
6 9 (6.52%) CISA
7 8 (5.80%) CLAS
7 8 (5.80%) DV Cleared
8 6 (4.35%) CCIE
8 6 (4.35%) CCNA
8 6 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (2.17%) CESG Certified Professional
9 3 (2.17%) CRISC
9 3 (2.17%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 2 (1.45%) IIBA
10 2 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.45%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.72%) ISEB
11 1 (0.72%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 8 (5.80%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 6 (4.35%) COBIT
4 6 (4.35%) SLA
5 5 (3.62%) QA
5 5 (3.62%) RMADS
6 4 (2.90%) GDPR
7 3 (2.17%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (1.45%) Basel III
8 2 (1.45%) GMP
8 2 (1.45%) GxP
8 2 (1.45%) PCI DSS
8 2 (1.45%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 1 (0.72%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (1.45%) XenApp
2 1 (0.72%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.72%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.72%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (0.72%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (2.17%) QRadar
2 2 (1.45%) Nessus
3 1 (0.72%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 12 (8.70%) Citrix
2 11 (7.97%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.52%) Splunk
4 7 (5.07%) Atlassian
4 7 (5.07%) CA
5 5 (3.62%) Dell
5 5 (3.62%) Symantec
6 4 (2.90%) SAP
7 3 (2.17%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.17%) Trend Micro
7 3 (2.17%) VMware
8 2 (1.45%) Bloomberg
8 2 (1.45%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.45%) Qualys
8 2 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.72%) IBM
9 1 (0.72%) IFS
9 1 (0.72%) Oracle
9 1 (0.72%) Tableau
9 1 (0.72%) TIBCO
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