The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 April 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 / North West
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 146 149
Rank change year-on-year +27 +3  
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 11 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.40% 0.40% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.49% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 6
Median daily rate £563 £463 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.62% -15.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £323 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £793 £500 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £450 £403
% change year-on-year +3.33% +11.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £67.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year -25.92% +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 the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2276 3250 3123
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 81.90% 81.88% 79.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1393 1995 1711
Median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 104 144
Median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +1.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.18 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.91 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £30.35
% change year-on-year -4.00% +23.55%  

Risk Assessment
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

Risk Assessment
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Risk Assessment in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Risk Assessment in the North West

Risk Assessment
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Assessment in the North West over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Risk Assessment in the North West

Risk Assessment
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Assessment in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Risk Assessment in the North West

Risk Assessment
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Manchester +11 9 £563 +12.50% 2
Cheshire - 2 - -
Risk Assessment
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 North West region with a requirement for Risk Assessment.

1 13 (59.09%) Finance
2 8 (36.36%) Banking
3 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (27.27%) Information Security
4 6 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (27.27%) PaaS
4 6 (27.27%) Security Architecture
4 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
4 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (27.27%) Security Management
4 6 (27.27%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 6 (27.27%) Re-Platforming
4 6 (27.27%) Internal Audit
5 5 (22.73%) Project Management
5 5 (22.73%) Business Transformation
5 5 (22.73%) Risk Management
6 4 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (18.18%) Radio Access Network
6 4 (18.18%) MVNO
6 4 (18.18%) LTE
6 4 (18.18%) 4G
6 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (18.18%) Security Testing
6 4 (18.18%) 3G
6 4 (18.18%) Firewall
6 4 (18.18%) 2G
6 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 4 (18.18%) Diameter Protocol
6 4 (18.18%) VoLTE
7 3 (13.64%) Management Information System

Risk Assessment
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (27.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) 2G
1 4 (18.18%) 3G
1 4 (18.18%) 4G
1 4 (18.18%) Diameter Protocol
1 4 (18.18%) Firewall
1 4 (18.18%) LTE
1 4 (18.18%) MVNO
1 4 (18.18%) Radio Access Network
1 4 (18.18%) VoLTE
General
1 13 (59.09%) Finance
2 8 (36.36%) Banking
3 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.55%) Law
4 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Architect
1 10 (45.45%) Security Architect
2 6 (27.27%) AWS Architect
2 6 (27.27%) Cloud Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Mobile Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Process Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Transformation Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Applications Packager
5 1 (4.55%) Business Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Commercial Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Developer
5 1 (4.55%) PHP Developer
5 1 (4.55%) PMO Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) PMI
2 1 (4.55%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) Information Security
2 6 (27.27%) Internal Audit
2 6 (27.27%) Re-Platforming
2 6 (27.27%) Security Architecture
2 6 (27.27%) Security Management
2 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (27.27%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 5 (22.73%) Business Transformation
3 5 (22.73%) Project Management
3 5 (22.73%) Risk Management
4 4 (18.18%) Security Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (9.09%) Regulatory Compliance
6 1 (4.55%) Coaching
6 1 (4.55%) DevOps
6 1 (4.55%) Kanban
6 1 (4.55%) Programme Governance
6 1 (4.55%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) PHP
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (9.09%) QA
3 1 (4.55%) GxP
3 1 (4.55%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) SAP