Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 472 438 425
Rank change year-on-year -34 -13 +29
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 149 158 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.32% 0.38% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.44% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 96 126
London median daily rate £450 £475 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% -13.64% +10.00%
10th Percentile £350 £357 £388
90th Percentile £615 £689 £800
England median daily rate £475 £465 £475
% change year-on-year +2.15% -2.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
London median hourly rate - - £33.25
England median hourly rate £21.01 £42.50 £36.63
% change year-on-year -50.56% +16.04% +46.50%

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 39,938 35,984 37,455
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.61% 86.02% 84.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,177 25,888 26,698
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £310 £298
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 405 425 458
London median hourly rate £22.00 £24.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00% +9.59%
10th Percentile £13.39 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £52.50 £50.30
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +15.00%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 -22 15 £525 +10.53% 10
West London -38 5 £521 +24.11% 9
South London -33 4 £575 +6.98%
East London -19 2 £471 -27.54% 2
North London - 1 £415 -
Risk Assessment
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 62 (41.61%) Information Security
2 51 (34.23%) Finance
3 42 (28.19%) Risk Management
4 31 (20.81%) CISSP
5 27 (18.12%) GDPR
6 26 (17.45%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (16.11%) CISM
8 21 (14.09%) ITIL
9 20 (13.42%) Banking
10 19 (12.75%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (12.75%) Management Information System
10 19 (12.75%) Cybersecurity
11 18 (12.08%) Analytical Skills
11 18 (12.08%) SQL
11 18 (12.08%) Oracle
12 17 (11.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 16 (10.74%) Risk Analysis
13 16 (10.74%) Waterfall
14 15 (10.07%) Web Services
15 14 (9.40%) SQL Server
15 14 (9.40%) Data Protection
15 14 (9.40%) PCI DSS
15 14 (9.40%) Security Operations
16 13 (8.72%) Project Management
16 13 (8.72%) Security Management
17 12 (8.05%) SAML
18 11 (7.38%) WSDL
18 11 (7.38%) Identity Management
18 11 (7.38%) Disaster Recovery
18 11 (7.38%) Prototyping

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 4 (2.68%) IIS
2 3 (2.01%) Apache
2 3 (2.01%) JBoss
2 3 (2.01%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.01%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.34%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.67%) Confluence
4 1 (0.67%) Liferay
4 1 (0.67%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (3.36%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.01%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.34%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.67%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.36%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.68%) SaaS
3 2 (1.34%) Google Play
3 2 (1.34%) Office 365
4 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.03%) Network Security
2 5 (3.36%) Firewall
2 5 (3.36%) Internet
3 3 (2.01%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (2.01%) LAN
3 3 (2.01%) NGN
3 3 (2.01%) WAN
4 2 (1.34%) BGP
4 2 (1.34%) OSPF
5 1 (0.67%) IPsec
5 1 (0.67%) LTE
5 1 (0.67%) MPLS
5 1 (0.67%) SMS
5 1 (0.67%) SSL
5 1 (0.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.67%) TETRA
5 1 (0.67%) VPN
5 1 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.40%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.38%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.34%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (1.34%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.34%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.67%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.67%) Big Data
4 1 (0.67%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.67%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.67%) DB2
4 1 (0.67%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.67%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (2.01%) eggPlant
1 3 (2.01%) JMeter
1 3 (2.01%) NeoLoad
1 3 (2.01%) Rational Rose
2 2 (1.34%) Cucumber
2 2 (1.34%) Gatling
2 2 (1.34%) LoadRunner
2 2 (1.34%) Selenium
3 1 (0.67%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.67%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.67%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.67%) JIRA
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.67%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.67%) Visual Studio Code
3 1 (0.67%) WebDriver
General
1 51 (34.23%) Finance
2 20 (13.42%) Banking
3 8 (5.37%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (4.70%) Legal
5 3 (2.01%) Law
5 3 (2.01%) Retail
5 3 (2.01%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.34%) Games
6 2 (1.34%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.67%) German Language
7 1 (0.67%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (16.11%) Analyst
2 22 (14.77%) Consultant
3 19 (12.75%) Architect
4 18 (12.08%) Security Consultant
5 16 (10.74%) Security Officer
6 14 (9.40%) Security Architect
7 13 (8.72%) Risk Consultant
8 11 (7.38%) Risk Officer
9 10 (6.71%) IT Security Officer
9 10 (6.71%) Security Manager
10 9 (6.04%) Business Analyst
10 9 (6.04%) Information Officer
10 9 (6.04%) Information Security Officer
10 9 (6.04%) Risk Manager
11 8 (5.37%) Information Manager
11 8 (5.37%) Information Security Manager
11 8 (5.37%) Project Manager
11 8 (5.37%) Security Analyst
12 7 (4.70%) Senior Manager
13 6 (4.03%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.07%) Web Services
2 12 (8.05%) SAML
3 11 (7.38%) OAuth2
3 11 (7.38%) Swagger
3 11 (7.38%) WSDL
4 4 (2.68%) XML
5 3 (2.01%) IBM Integration Bus
5 3 (2.01%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (1.34%) .NET
6 2 (1.34%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.34%) JSON
6 2 (1.34%) REST
6 2 (1.34%) RESTful
7 1 (0.67%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.67%) CSS
7 1 (0.67%) HTML
7 1 (0.67%) Java EE
7 1 (0.67%) Spring
7 1 (0.67%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.75%) Management Information System
2 18 (12.08%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.70%) Data Centre
4 6 (4.03%) CESG
4 6 (4.03%) Cyberthreat
4 6 (4.03%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (2.68%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.68%) User Experience
6 3 (2.01%) Linked Data
6 3 (2.01%) Smart Meter
6 3 (2.01%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.34%) Clustering
7 2 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.34%) Fintech
7 2 (1.34%) Handset
7 2 (1.34%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.34%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.67%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.67%) NHS
8 1 (0.67%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.71%) Unix
2 9 (6.04%) Linux
2 9 (6.04%) Windows
3 5 (3.36%) Android
4 2 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.67%) Solaris
5 1 (0.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (41.61%) Information Security
2 42 (28.19%) Risk Management
3 26 (17.45%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (14.09%) ITIL
5 19 (12.75%) Cybersecurity
5 19 (12.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (10.74%) Risk Analysis
6 16 (10.74%) Waterfall
7 14 (9.40%) Data Protection
7 14 (9.40%) Security Operations
8 13 (8.72%) Project Management
8 13 (8.72%) Security Management
9 11 (7.38%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (7.38%) Identity Management
9 11 (7.38%) Prototyping
10 10 (6.71%) Business Continuity
10 10 (6.71%) Information Security Management
10 10 (6.71%) IT Governance
10 10 (6.71%) Security Architecture
11 9 (6.04%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (12.08%) SQL
2 10 (6.71%) Java
3 4 (2.68%) C++
4 3 (2.01%) C
4 3 (2.01%) C#
4 3 (2.01%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.01%) Perl
4 3 (2.01%) Python
4 3 (2.01%) Scala
4 3 (2.01%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.34%) Ruby
6 1 (0.67%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.67%) R
6 1 (0.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 31 (20.81%) CISSP
2 24 (16.11%) CISM
3 9 (6.04%) Degree
3 9 (6.04%) Security Cleared
4 8 (5.37%) CISA
5 5 (3.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 5 (3.36%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.68%) CRISC
6 4 (2.68%) PCI QSA
7 3 (2.01%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 3 (2.01%) CEH
7 3 (2.01%) Check Point Certification
7 3 (2.01%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.01%) SANS
7 3 (2.01%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 2 (1.34%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.34%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (1.34%) CLAS
8 2 (1.34%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (18.12%) GDPR
2 17 (11.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (9.40%) PCI DSS
4 10 (6.71%) QA
5 5 (3.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 3 (2.01%) Data Quality
6 3 (2.01%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (1.34%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (1.34%) RMADS
7 2 (1.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.67%) COBIT
8 1 (0.67%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 1 (0.67%) NIST 800
8 1 (0.67%) PA-DSS
8 1 (0.67%) PMO
8 1 (0.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.68%) Docker
2 1 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.01%) RSA Archer
2 2 (1.34%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.34%) Prometheus
2 2 (1.34%) QRadar
3 1 (0.67%) Nessus
3 1 (0.67%) Nmap
Vendors
1 18 (12.08%) Oracle
2 10 (6.71%) WSO2
3 6 (4.03%) AppDynamics
4 5 (3.36%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.68%) CyberArk
6 3 (2.01%) Casewise
6 3 (2.01%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.01%) Dynatrace
6 3 (2.01%) IBM
6 3 (2.01%) Palo Alto
6 3 (2.01%) Symantec
6 3 (2.01%) Trustwave
7 2 (1.34%) FireEye
7 2 (1.34%) Google
7 2 (1.34%) McAfee
7 2 (1.34%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.34%) SOASTA, Inc
7 2 (1.34%) Sybase
8 1 (0.67%) Nintex
8 1 (0.67%) Samsung