Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 November 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 > South East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 292 282 304
Rank change year-on-year -10 +22 -16
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 80 96 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.48% 0.58% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.70% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 53 41
South East median daily rate £400 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £325 £386 £313
90th Percentile £694 £623 £450
England median daily rate £450 £465 £450
% change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% -1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 3
South East median hourly rate £60.00 £42.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.18% +157.58% -
10th Percentile £46.25 £40.32 £12.55
90th Percentile £137.50 £46.71 £17.25
England median hourly rate £60.00 £42.50 £33.25
% change year-on-year +41.18% +27.82% +41.49%

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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13848 13626 15658
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.83% 82.61% 80.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8310 8240 9341
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £563 £535
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 457 544 607
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £27.13 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.21% +2.36% +51.43%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.58 £48.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.72% +8.53% +18.42%

Risk Assessment
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Risk Assessment in the South East

Risk Assessment
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 Assessment in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Risk Assessment in the South East

Risk Assessment
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Assessment in the South East over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Risk Assessment in the South East

Risk Assessment
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 Assessment in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Risk Assessment in the South East

Risk Assessment
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Assessment in the South East over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Risk Assessment in the South East

Risk Assessment
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 Assessment within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 November 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
Thames Valley -7 53 £400 -20.00% 5
Berkshire +5 31 £400 -33.88% 4
Buckinghamshire -21 21 £500 - 1
Hampshire +9 12 £413 -28.26% 3
Surrey -27 4 £488 -6.25% 2
Kent - 4 £465 -
West Sussex -14 3 - -
East Sussex - 3 £450 -
Oxfordshire -4 1 - -
Risk Assessment
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 South East region with a requirement for Risk Assessment.

1 28 (35.00%) Risk Management
2 24 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (28.75%) Information Security
4 20 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 20 (25.00%) GDPR
5 19 (23.75%) Data Protection
5 19 (23.75%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (21.25%) Business Process Mapping
7 16 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 16 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
7 16 (20.00%) Business Analysis
8 14 (17.50%) Cybersecurity
9 12 (15.00%) Finance
9 12 (15.00%) GAP Analysis
9 12 (15.00%) CESG
10 11 (13.75%) Data Management
10 11 (13.75%) CISSP
10 11 (13.75%) Security Architecture
10 11 (13.75%) Data Mapping
11 10 (12.50%) Requirements Engineering
11 10 (12.50%) Project Management
11 10 (12.50%) SQL
11 10 (12.50%) Telecoms
12 9 (11.25%) Management Information System
12 9 (11.25%) ISMS
13 8 (10.00%) Service Management
13 8 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (10.00%) ITIL
14 7 (8.75%) UML
14 7 (8.75%) Information Assurance

Risk Assessment
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 (1.25%) OpenStack
1 1 (1.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.25%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) IaaS
1 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.50%) Network Security
2 4 (5.00%) Internet
3 3 (3.75%) Ethernet
3 3 (3.75%) Firewall
4 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.50%) VPN
5 1 (1.25%) DNS
5 1 (1.25%) FTP
5 1 (1.25%) Intranet
5 1 (1.25%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.25%) IPsec
5 1 (1.25%) LTE
5 1 (1.25%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (1.25%) SMTP
5 1 (1.25%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (1.25%) SSH
5 1 (1.25%) TETRA
5 1 (1.25%) Wireless
5 1 (1.25%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.50%) DB2
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.75%) JIRA
2 2 (2.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.50%) Protractor
2 2 (2.50%) Selenium
2 2 (2.50%) SpecFlow
2 2 (2.50%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (15.00%) Finance
2 10 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.00%) Retail
4 3 (3.75%) Marketing
5 2 (2.50%) Electronics
5 2 (2.50%) Legal
5 2 (2.50%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.25%) Games
6 1 (1.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 23 (28.75%) Analyst
2 12 (15.00%) Business Analyst
3 11 (13.75%) Consultant
4 8 (10.00%) GDPR Business Analyst
4 8 (10.00%) Security Consultant
5 7 (8.75%) Security Advisor
6 6 (7.50%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 6 (7.50%) Project Manager
7 5 (6.25%) Data Modeller
8 4 (5.00%) Data Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) Designer
8 4 (5.00%) Security Manager
9 3 (3.75%) Architect
9 3 (3.75%) Change Analyst
9 3 (3.75%) Data Protection Analyst
9 3 (3.75%) Deployment Manager
9 3 (3.75%) Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Quality Manager
9 3 (3.75%) Security Analyst
9 3 (3.75%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (23.75%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
3 12 (15.00%) CESG
4 9 (11.25%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.00%) Data Structures
6 3 (3.75%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (2.50%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (2.50%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.25%) CCTV
8 1 (1.25%) Cybercrime
8 1 (1.25%) Derivative
8 1 (1.25%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.25%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.25%) Handset
8 1 (1.25%) iSeries
8 1 (1.25%) Market Risk
8 1 (1.25%) PKI
8 1 (1.25%) PMI
8 1 (1.25%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.50%) Linux
1 2 (2.50%) Unix
1 2 (2.50%) Windows
2 1 (1.25%) Android
2 1 (1.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (35.00%) Risk Management
2 23 (28.75%) Information Security
3 19 (23.75%) Data Protection
4 17 (21.25%) Business Process Mapping
5 16 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 14 (17.50%) Cybersecurity
7 12 (15.00%) GAP Analysis
8 11 (13.75%) Data Management
8 11 (13.75%) Data Mapping
8 11 (13.75%) Security Architecture
9 10 (12.50%) Project Management
9 10 (12.50%) Requirements Engineering
10 9 (11.25%) ISMS
11 8 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (10.00%) ITIL
11 8 (10.00%) Service Management
12 7 (8.75%) Information Assurance
12 7 (8.75%) SIEM
12 7 (8.75%) UML
13 6 (7.50%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (2.50%) C#
2 2 (2.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.25%) C
3 1 (1.25%) C++
3 1 (1.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 11 (13.75%) CISSP
4 6 (7.50%) CESG Certified Professional
5 4 (5.00%) CISM
5 4 (5.00%) Degree
5 4 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (3.75%) CISMP
7 2 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (2.50%) CREST Certified
7 2 (2.50%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.25%) CISA
8 1 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.25%) ISACA
8 1 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.25%) PCI QSA
8 1 (1.25%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (25.00%) GDPR
3 6 (7.50%) Data Quality
4 3 (3.75%) PCI DSS
4 3 (3.75%) QA
5 2 (2.50%) COBIT
5 2 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (2.50%) RMADS
6 1 (1.25%) ISO 22301
6 1 (1.25%) PMO
6 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.25%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (2.50%) Red Hat Satellite
1 2 (2.50%) SCCM
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 3 (3.75%) Oracle
1 3 (3.75%) Qualys
1 3 (3.75%) Remedy
2 2 (2.50%) Cisco
2 2 (2.50%) McAfee
2 2 (2.50%) Red Hat
2 2 (2.50%) SAP
2 2 (2.50%) Splunk
3 1 (1.25%) Fujitsu
3 1 (1.25%) Juniper
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.25%) Samsung