Period
to 27 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Risk Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Risk Analysis over the 6 months to 27 July 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 Analysis
England > South East
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 348 356 331
Rank change year-on-year +8 -25 -4
Contract jobs citing Risk Analysis 20 35 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.12% 0.19% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.23% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 27
South East median daily rate £425 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +16.67% +2.04%
10th Percentile £356 £296 £312
90th Percentile £577 £503 £533
England median daily rate £413 £400 £430
% change year-on-year +3.13% -6.98% +6.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South East median hourly rate - £60.00 -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year -15.79% +15.15% +22.22%

Risk Analysis 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 South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 13284 15235 15733
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 82.58% 81.97% 80.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7727 9350 9089
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +4.83%
10th Percentile £263 £258 £250
90th Percentile £562 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £408
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 491 530 553
South East median hourly rate £20.50 £24.18 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.22% +7.47% +5.88%
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.00 £12.02
90th Percentile £51.75 £50.03 £46.90
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year - +13.64% +6.41%

Risk Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Risk Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Risk Analysis in the South East

Risk Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Risk Analysis in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Risk Analysis in the South East

Risk Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Analysis in the South East over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Risk Analysis in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Analysis in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Risk Analysis in the South East

Risk Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Analysis within the South East region over the 6 months to 27 July 2017. 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
Surrey +9 10 £375 +66.67% 2
Thames Valley -18 5 £425 - 4
Hampshire +21 4 £550 +57.14% 2
Berkshire +21 2 £465 +16.25% 2
Oxfordshire -8 2 £425 -5.56% 2
Middlesex +7 1 £450 -14.29%
Buckinghamshire -23 1 - -
Risk Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Risk Analysis 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 South East region with a requirement for Risk Analysis.

1 8 (40.00%) ISEB
1 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) JIRA
2 7 (35.00%) ISTQB
2 7 (35.00%) Test Planning
3 6 (30.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 6 (30.00%) Defect Management
3 6 (30.00%) Defect Tracking
3 6 (30.00%) V-Model
3 6 (30.00%) Waterfall
3 6 (30.00%) Trend Analysis
3 6 (30.00%) HP
4 5 (25.00%) Information Security
5 4 (20.00%) Big Data
5 4 (20.00%) Degree
6 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (15.00%) SaaS
6 3 (15.00%) PaaS
6 3 (15.00%) Contingency Planning
6 3 (15.00%) Regulatory Compliance
6 3 (15.00%) Project Management
6 3 (15.00%) Workflow
6 3 (15.00%) Validation
7 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (10.00%) Cryptography
7 2 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
7 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
7 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (10.00%) Password Management

Risk Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) PaaS
1 3 (15.00%) SaaS
2 2 (10.00%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Big Data
2 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Defect Manager
2 5 (25.00%) Risk Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Test Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Big Data Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Data Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Digital Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Digital Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Digital Transformation
5 2 (10.00%) Information Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) IT Architect
5 2 (10.00%) IT Security Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Security Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Security Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Security Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.00%) JSON
1 1 (5.00%) REST
1 1 (5.00%) SOAP
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
1 1 (5.00%) XML
1 1 (5.00%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) FMCG
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Test Planning
3 6 (30.00%) Defect Management
3 6 (30.00%) Defect Tracking
3 6 (30.00%) Trend Analysis
3 6 (30.00%) V-Model
3 6 (30.00%) Waterfall
4 5 (25.00%) Information Security
5 3 (15.00%) Contingency Planning
5 3 (15.00%) Project Management
5 3 (15.00%) Regulatory Compliance
5 3 (15.00%) Validation
5 3 (15.00%) Workflow
6 2 (10.00%) Coaching
6 2 (10.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 2 (10.00%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (10.00%) Re-Platforming
6 2 (10.00%) Scenario Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) C#
1 1 (5.00%) Java
1 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) ISEB
2 7 (35.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (30.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 4 (20.00%) Degree
5 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
7 1 (5.00%) CISA
7 1 (5.00%) CISSP
7 1 (5.00%) CRISC
7 1 (5.00%) GISF
7 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (5.00%) COBIT
3 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) HP
2 2 (10.00%) Cloudera
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Apigee