The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 28 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 76 66
Rank change year-on-year +18 -10  
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 3 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.44% 0.49% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.63% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £525 £165 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +218.18% -63.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £450 £420
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £67.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year -33.33% +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 Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 533 797 728
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 78.50% 77.45% 73.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 457 388
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £258 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 12 16
Median hourly rate £29.75 £19.42 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.23% -13.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £9.00 £18.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £27.20 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year +2.77% +19.20%  

Risk Assessment
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Risk Assessment
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Risk Assessment in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 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 Reading region with a requirement for Risk Assessment.

1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Facilities Management
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) SaaS
3 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) APMP
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (25.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (25.00%) IaaS
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps

Risk Assessment
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) HP Helion
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
1 1 (25.00%) Software-Defined Networking
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Project Control Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) AIX
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Contingency Planning
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Facilities Management
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
3 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) APMP
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Progress
1 1 (25.00%) VMware