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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 315 345 347
Rank change year-on-year +30 +2  
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 85 89 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.43% 0.39% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.46% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 73 43
Median daily rate £425 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £380 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £611 £1,100 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £464 £450 £420
% change year-on-year +3.05% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £160.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.44 £67.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year -25.28% +95.65%  

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 16775 19211 17566
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.13% 85.14% 82.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12076 13900 12358
Median daily rate £485 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 196 244
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.12 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.95% +10.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.17 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +8 4 £481 +6.94% 6
Bromley +12 2 £400 -23.80%
Brentford - 1 - -
West Drayton - 1 £555 -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Risk Assessment
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 70 (44.03%) Finance
2 55 (34.59%) Information Security
3 36 (22.64%) Risk Management
3 36 (22.64%) CISSP
3 36 (22.64%) Cybersecurity
4 35 (22.01%) Management Information System
5 34 (21.38%) Banking
6 30 (18.87%) Degree
7 27 (16.98%) ITIL
8 26 (16.35%) Analytical Skills
9 24 (15.09%) Systems Analysis
10 20 (12.58%) Intrusion Detection
10 20 (12.58%) Windows
11 19 (11.95%) Security Management
12 18 (11.32%) Project Management
12 18 (11.32%) Computer Science
12 18 (11.32%) Security Cleared
13 17 (10.69%) Network Security
13 17 (10.69%) Penetration Testing
13 17 (10.69%) ISSAP
13 17 (10.69%) Telecoms
13 17 (10.69%) Unix
14 16 (10.06%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 14 (8.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 14 (8.81%) Service Management
16 13 (8.18%) Legal
16 13 (8.18%) Use Case
17 12 (7.55%) Cloud Computing
17 12 (7.55%) Security Architecture
17 12 (7.55%) Splunk

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 (3.77%) Confluence
2 2 (1.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.63%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.63%) SAS
3 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (4.40%) MS Office
2 4 (2.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.52%) MS Project
3 3 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.26%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.63%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.55%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.52%) PaaS
4 3 (1.89%) IaaS
5 2 (1.26%) Office 365
5 2 (1.26%) SaaS
6 1 (0.63%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 20 (12.58%) Intrusion Detection
2 17 (10.69%) Network Security
3 9 (5.66%) Firewall
4 5 (3.14%) Internet
5 3 (1.89%) Cisco IPT
5 3 (1.89%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.26%) 2G
6 2 (1.26%) 3G
6 2 (1.26%) 4G
6 2 (1.26%) Diameter Protocol
6 2 (1.26%) LAN
6 2 (1.26%) LTE
6 2 (1.26%) MVNO
6 2 (1.26%) NAS
6 2 (1.26%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (1.26%) SAN
6 2 (1.26%) VoLTE
6 2 (1.26%) WAN
6 2 (1.26%) Wireless
7 1 (0.63%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (1.89%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.63%) Big Data
2 1 (0.63%) Data Lake
2 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.63%) OLTP
2 1 (0.63%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 7 (4.40%) JIRA
2 1 (0.63%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.63%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.63%) Rational Rose
General
1 70 (44.03%) Finance
2 34 (21.38%) Banking
3 17 (10.69%) Telecoms
4 13 (8.18%) Legal
5 12 (7.55%) Retail
6 5 (3.14%) Marketing
7 4 (2.52%) Front Office
7 4 (2.52%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.52%) Law
8 3 (1.89%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.89%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.89%) Wholesale Banking
9 2 (1.26%) Electronics
9 2 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.63%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (27.04%) Analyst
2 27 (16.98%) Architect
3 18 (11.32%) Business Analyst
3 18 (11.32%) Security Officer
4 17 (10.69%) Consultant
4 17 (10.69%) Security Analyst
5 15 (9.43%) Security Architect
6 13 (8.18%) Information Security Officer
6 13 (8.18%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (5.66%) Security Solutions Architect
8 8 (5.03%) Information Officer
8 8 (5.03%) Security Consultant
9 7 (4.40%) Risk Analyst
9 7 (4.40%) Security Engineer
10 6 (3.77%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 6 (3.77%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (3.14%) CIO
11 5 (3.14%) Information Security Consultant
11 5 (3.14%) IT Analyst
11 5 (3.14%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.40%) Middleware
2 4 (2.52%) HTML
3 3 (1.89%) CSS
3 3 (1.89%) JSON
3 3 (1.89%) PostGIS
3 3 (1.89%) RSS
3 3 (1.89%) XML
3 3 (1.89%) XSLT
4 2 (1.26%) Web Services
5 1 (0.63%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.63%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (0.63%) Java EE
5 1 (0.63%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.63%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 35 (22.01%) Management Information System
2 26 (16.35%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (11.32%) Computer Science
4 10 (6.29%) Credit Risk
5 9 (5.66%) Cyber Defence
6 7 (4.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (2.52%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (2.52%) e-Learning
7 4 (2.52%) Internet of Things
8 3 (1.89%) CESG
8 3 (1.89%) CESG CLAS
8 3 (1.89%) Market Risk
8 3 (1.89%) SWIFT
8 3 (1.89%) Web 2.0
9 2 (1.26%) Clustering
9 2 (1.26%) Cyber Attack
9 2 (1.26%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (1.26%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.26%) PMI
9 2 (1.26%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.58%) Windows
2 17 (10.69%) Unix
3 4 (2.52%) Linux
4 3 (1.89%) CentOS
4 3 (1.89%) Solaris
4 3 (1.89%) Ubuntu
4 3 (1.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (34.59%) Information Security
2 36 (22.64%) Cybersecurity
2 36 (22.64%) Risk Management
3 27 (16.98%) ITIL
4 24 (15.09%) Systems Analysis
5 19 (11.95%) Security Management
6 18 (11.32%) Project Management
7 17 (10.69%) Penetration Testing
8 16 (10.06%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 14 (8.81%) Service Management
10 13 (8.18%) Use Case
11 12 (7.55%) Change Management
11 12 (7.55%) Security Architecture
12 11 (6.92%) Business Analysis
12 11 (6.92%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (6.92%) ITIL V3
12 11 (6.92%) User Stories
13 10 (6.29%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (6.29%) Data Protection
13 10 (6.29%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.29%) C
2 8 (5.03%) Java
3 6 (3.77%) SQL
4 3 (1.89%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.89%) PHP
4 3 (1.89%) Python
5 1 (0.63%) C#
5 1 (0.63%) C++
5 1 (0.63%) Perl
5 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (22.64%) CISSP
2 30 (18.87%) Degree
3 18 (11.32%) Security Cleared
4 17 (10.69%) ISSAP
5 11 (6.92%) CISM
6 9 (5.66%) CISA
7 8 (5.03%) DV Cleared
7 8 (5.03%) ISEB
7 8 (5.03%) SC Cleared
8 6 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (3.14%) CCIE
9 5 (3.14%) CCNA
10 4 (2.52%) CLAS
10 4 (2.52%) CRISC
11 3 (1.89%) CESG Certified Professional
11 3 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.26%) IIBA
12 2 (1.26%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.63%) EnCE
13 1 (0.63%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (5.03%) GDPR
2 8 (5.03%) PCI DSS
3 7 (4.40%) QA
4 4 (2.52%) Solvency II
5 3 (1.89%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.89%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (1.89%) IFRS
5 3 (1.89%) IFRS 9
5 3 (1.89%) SLA
6 2 (1.26%) Basel III
6 2 (1.26%) ISO27002
6 2 (1.26%) PMO
7 1 (0.63%) COBIT
7 1 (0.63%) GMP
7 1 (0.63%) GxP
7 1 (0.63%) ISAE 3402
7 1 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.26%) XenApp
2 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.63%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.63%) NFS
2 1 (0.63%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (0.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (4.40%) QRadar
2 1 (0.63%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (7.55%) Splunk
2 10 (6.29%) Citrix
3 8 (5.03%) Dell
3 8 (5.03%) Symantec
4 7 (4.40%) Trend Micro
5 6 (3.77%) Atlassian
6 4 (2.52%) Actimize
6 4 (2.52%) SAP
7 3 (1.89%) IBM
7 3 (1.89%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.89%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.89%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.26%) Cisco
8 2 (1.26%) Oracle
8 2 (1.26%) Qualys
8 2 (1.26%) VMware
9 1 (0.63%) Adobe
9 1 (0.63%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.63%) TIBCO