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 3 months to 27 March 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
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 208 212 220
Rank change year-on-year +4 +8  
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 45 53 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.58% 0.57% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.71% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 18
Median daily rate £450 £423 £429
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.50% -1.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £180 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £498 £489
UK excluding London median daily rate £464 £450 £420
% change year-on-year +3.05% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Median hourly rate £50.44 £67.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.28% +87.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.44 £67.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year -25.28% +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 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 6361 7494 7901
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 81.62% 81.26% 79.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3684 4608 4336
Median daily rate £425 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 268 286
Median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +21.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.75 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £61.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Risk Assessment
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 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 3 months to 27 March 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
Hampshire +21 15 £513 +18.84% 2
Buckinghamshire -7 11 £550 +22.22% 2
Berkshire +9 5 £464 +46.06% 3
Surrey +4 5 £375 -6.25% 3
Oxfordshire - 3 - -
Kent - 2 £250 - 2
West Sussex - 1 - -
Risk Assessment
England

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 37 (39.78%) Security Cleared
2 32 (34.41%) SC Cleared
2 32 (34.41%) Risk Management
3 28 (30.11%) CISSP
4 22 (23.66%) Windows
5 20 (21.51%) Management Information System
5 20 (21.51%) Test Strategy
5 20 (21.51%) ISMS
6 19 (20.43%) RMADS
6 19 (20.43%) CESG
6 19 (20.43%) CESG Certified Professional
7 17 (18.28%) Finance
7 17 (18.28%) DV Cleared
8 16 (17.20%) Cryptography
9 15 (16.13%) Wireless
9 15 (16.13%) IPsec
10 14 (15.05%) Information Security
10 14 (15.05%) Security Architecture
10 14 (15.05%) Kalman Filter
11 13 (13.98%) Linux
11 13 (13.98%) ITIL
11 13 (13.98%) Microsoft
12 12 (12.90%) Project Management
12 12 (12.90%) C
12 12 (12.90%) Programme Management
13 11 (11.83%) Unix
13 11 (11.83%) Cybersecurity
14 10 (10.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 9 (9.68%) TPMS
15 9 (9.68%) Active Directory

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 9 (9.68%) TPMS
2 3 (3.23%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (3.23%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (3.23%) MS Project
3 1 (1.08%) MS Office
3 1 (1.08%) Simulink
3 1 (1.08%) Stateflow
3 1 (1.08%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) SAP GRC
2 2 (2.15%) HFM
2 2 (2.15%) LabWindows
2 2 (2.15%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.08%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.13%) IPsec
1 15 (16.13%) Wireless
2 6 (6.45%) Firewall
2 6 (6.45%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.38%) Internet
4 4 (4.30%) Ethernet
5 3 (3.23%) LAN
5 3 (3.23%) SMTP
5 3 (3.23%) SSL
5 3 (3.23%) WAN
6 2 (2.15%) 2G
6 2 (2.15%) 3G
6 2 (2.15%) 4G
6 2 (2.15%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (2.15%) GGSN
6 2 (2.15%) IMAP
6 2 (2.15%) MVNO
6 2 (2.15%) Network Security
6 2 (2.15%) SGSN
7 1 (1.08%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database
1 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database 12c
1 3 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.08%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Git (software)
1 4 (4.30%) JIRA
1 4 (4.30%) Protractor
1 4 (4.30%) Selenium
1 4 (4.30%) SpecFlow
1 4 (4.30%) WebDriver
2 2 (2.15%) Rational DOORS
General
1 17 (18.28%) Finance
2 9 (9.68%) Military
3 4 (4.30%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (3.23%) Banking
4 3 (3.23%) Electronics
4 3 (3.23%) Legal
4 3 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.15%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (13.98%) Security Advisor
2 11 (11.83%) Consultant
2 11 (11.83%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (7.53%) Analyst
4 6 (6.45%) Security Analyst
4 6 (6.45%) Security Consultant
5 5 (5.38%) Electronics Engineer
5 5 (5.38%) Security Engineer
6 4 (4.30%) Auditor
6 4 (4.30%) Information Analyst
6 4 (4.30%) Information Assurance Consultant
6 4 (4.30%) Information Security Analyst
6 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (4.30%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 3 (3.23%) Information Security Consultant
7 3 (3.23%) IT Auditor
7 3 (3.23%) Middleware Consultant
7 3 (3.23%) Oracle Consultant
7 3 (3.23%) Oracle Middleware Consultant
8 2 (2.15%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.51%) Management Information System
2 19 (20.43%) CESG
3 7 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.23%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.23%) Life Science
5 2 (2.15%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (2.15%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.15%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.15%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.08%) RIA
6 1 (1.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (23.66%) Windows
2 13 (13.98%) Linux
3 11 (11.83%) Unix
4 5 (5.38%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.23%) Windows Vista
6 2 (2.15%) Android
7 1 (1.08%) AIX
7 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.08%) Solaris
7 1 (1.08%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.08%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (34.41%) Risk Management
2 20 (21.51%) ISMS
2 20 (21.51%) Test Strategy
3 16 (17.20%) Cryptography
4 14 (15.05%) Information Security
4 14 (15.05%) Kalman Filter
4 14 (15.05%) Security Architecture
5 13 (13.98%) ITIL
6 12 (12.90%) Programme Management
6 12 (12.90%) Project Management
7 11 (11.83%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (8.60%) Information Assurance
8 8 (8.60%) Patch Management
8 8 (8.60%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (7.53%) Incident Management
9 7 (7.53%) Service Management
9 7 (7.53%) Validation
10 6 (6.45%) Resource Management
10 6 (6.45%) Software Engineering
10 6 (6.45%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.90%) C
2 5 (5.38%) C#
3 4 (4.30%) C++
3 4 (4.30%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.15%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.15%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.08%) Bourne shell
5 1 (1.08%) Java
5 1 (1.08%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 37 (39.78%) Security Cleared
2 32 (34.41%) SC Cleared
3 28 (30.11%) CISSP
4 19 (20.43%) CESG Certified Professional
5 17 (18.28%) DV Cleared
6 6 (6.45%) Degree
7 5 (5.38%) CISA
7 5 (5.38%) CISM
8 2 (2.15%) CCNA
8 2 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.15%) CREST Certified
8 2 (2.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.08%) APMP
9 1 (1.08%) CCIE
9 1 (1.08%) CCSA
9 1 (1.08%) CEH
9 1 (1.08%) CISMP
9 1 (1.08%) ISEB
9 1 (1.08%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (20.43%) RMADS
2 10 (10.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (5.38%) PMO
3 5 (5.38%) QA
4 4 (4.30%) PCI DSS
4 4 (4.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (3.23%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 3 (3.23%) COBIT
5 3 (3.23%) ISO27005
6 1 (1.08%) ISO 9000
6 1 (1.08%) ISO26262
6 1 (1.08%) Solvency II
System Software
1 9 (9.68%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.08%) Sendmail
3 1 (1.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.23%) Oracle Identity Management
1 3 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (13.98%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.60%) Oracle
3 4 (4.30%) Ericsson
3 4 (4.30%) VMware
4 3 (3.23%) Citrix
4 3 (3.23%) SAP
5 2 (2.15%) Aruba
5 2 (2.15%) Blue Coat
5 2 (2.15%) BT
5 2 (2.15%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.15%) Cisco
5 2 (2.15%) Huawei
5 2 (2.15%) Juniper
5 2 (2.15%) Misys
5 2 (2.15%) Sourcefire
5 2 (2.15%) Virgin Media
6 1 (1.08%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.08%) Palo Alto
6 1 (1.08%) Progress
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McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day + none
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