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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 207 224 224
Rank change year-on-year +17 0  
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 41 40 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.53% 0.45% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.55% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 23 7
Median daily rate £500 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £378 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £538 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £474 £398
% change year-on-year +1.21% +19.30%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 1
Median hourly rate £47.50 - £12.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 - £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.00 - £13.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £62.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year -24.00% +135.84%  

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 6409 7312 7631
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 83.00% 82.07% 80.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14382 16214 15490
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 743 806 614
Median hourly rate £29.75 £32.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.03% +28.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £55.00 £47.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.64% -6.66%  

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

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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 29 June 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 3 months to 29 June 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 29 June 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 +16 16 £463 +32.14% 2
Berkshire +17 10 £538 +7.50% 3
Surrey - 4 £500 - 4
West Sussex +18 3 - -
Oxfordshire -8 3 - -
Kent - 3 £400 - 1
Buckinghamshire -28 1 £450 -4.96%
East Sussex - 1 - -
Risk Assessment
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 31 (35.63%) Security Cleared
2 29 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 25 (28.74%) Information Security
4 23 (26.44%) CISSP
5 21 (24.14%) C
6 17 (19.54%) Risk Management
6 17 (19.54%) ISMS
7 15 (17.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 15 (17.24%) Programme Management
8 14 (16.09%) TPMS
9 13 (14.94%) Finance
10 12 (13.79%) Management Information System
10 12 (13.79%) Cybersecurity
11 11 (12.64%) Security Architecture
11 11 (12.64%) CESG Certified Professional
12 10 (11.49%) Test Strategy
12 10 (11.49%) RMADS
12 10 (11.49%) Software Engineering
13 9 (10.34%) CESG
13 9 (10.34%) ITIL
13 9 (10.34%) Penetration Testing
13 9 (10.34%) Kalman Filter
14 8 (9.20%) DV Cleared
14 8 (9.20%) C++
14 8 (9.20%) Military
15 7 (8.05%) Firewall
15 7 (8.05%) Service Management
15 7 (8.05%) CISA
15 7 (8.05%) CISM
15 7 (8.05%) Incident Management

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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 14 (16.09%) TPMS
2 1 (1.15%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.15%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (6.90%) LabWindows
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.15%) HP Helion
2 1 (1.15%) IaaS
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.05%) Firewall
2 6 (6.90%) IPsec
2 6 (6.90%) Network Security
2 6 (6.90%) Wireless
3 5 (5.75%) Ethernet
3 5 (5.75%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (4.60%) Internet
4 4 (4.60%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.30%) VPN
6 1 (1.15%) PPP
6 1 (1.15%) SMTP
6 1 (1.15%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (1.15%) SSL
6 1 (1.15%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.15%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.30%) DB2
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Git (software)
1 4 (4.60%) JIRA
1 4 (4.60%) Protractor
1 4 (4.60%) Selenium
1 4 (4.60%) SpecFlow
1 4 (4.60%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (14.94%) Finance
2 8 (9.20%) Military
3 6 (6.90%) Aerospace
4 3 (3.45%) Back Office
4 3 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.30%) Electronics
5 2 (2.30%) Legal
6 1 (1.15%) Banking
6 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (16.09%) Systems Engineer
2 10 (11.49%) Consultant
3 9 (10.34%) Analyst
4 8 (9.20%) Security Analyst
5 7 (8.05%) Security Consultant
6 6 (6.90%) Design Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) Hardware Design Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) Hardware Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) Information Analyst
6 6 (6.90%) Information Security Analyst
6 6 (6.90%) Security Engineer
7 5 (5.75%) Electronics Engineer
7 5 (5.75%) Information Security Consultant
7 5 (5.75%) Security Advisor
8 4 (4.60%) Architect
8 4 (4.60%) Information Assurance Consultant
8 4 (4.60%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.60%) Security Architect
9 3 (3.45%) Communications Engineer
9 3 (3.45%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.15%) Middleware
1 1 (1.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.79%) Management Information System
2 9 (10.34%) CESG
3 3 (3.45%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (2.30%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.30%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.15%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.15%) Cybercrime
5 1 (1.15%) iSeries
5 1 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle Exalytics
5 1 (1.15%) PMI
5 1 (1.15%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.60%) Linux
2 3 (3.45%) Windows
3 2 (2.30%) Android
3 2 (2.30%) Solaris
4 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (1.15%) Unix
4 1 (1.15%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.74%) Information Security
2 17 (19.54%) ISMS
2 17 (19.54%) Risk Management
3 15 (17.24%) Programme Management
4 12 (13.79%) Cybersecurity
5 11 (12.64%) Security Architecture
6 10 (11.49%) Software Engineering
6 10 (11.49%) Test Strategy
7 9 (10.34%) ITIL
7 9 (10.34%) Kalman Filter
7 9 (10.34%) Penetration Testing
8 7 (8.05%) Incident Management
8 7 (8.05%) Service Management
9 6 (6.90%) Cryptography
9 6 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (6.90%) Performance Analysis
9 6 (6.90%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (5.75%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (5.75%) BDD
10 5 (5.75%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (24.14%) C
2 8 (9.20%) C++
3 4 (4.60%) C#
3 4 (4.60%) JavaScript
3 4 (4.60%) SQL
4 1 (1.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (35.63%) Security Cleared
2 29 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 23 (26.44%) CISSP
4 11 (12.64%) CESG Certified Professional
5 8 (9.20%) DV Cleared
6 7 (8.05%) CISA
6 7 (8.05%) CISM
7 6 (6.90%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 5 (5.75%) Degree
9 4 (4.60%) CCIE
9 4 (4.60%) CCNA
9 4 (4.60%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (4.60%) CREST Certified
10 2 (2.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (1.15%) APMP
11 1 (1.15%) CISMP
11 1 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.15%) OCP
11 1 (1.15%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (17.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (11.49%) RMADS
3 4 (4.60%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 3 (3.45%) QA
5 2 (2.30%) GDPR
5 2 (2.30%) PCI DSS
5 2 (2.30%) PMO
6 1 (1.15%) COBIT
6 1 (1.15%) ISO 9000
6 1 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (5.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.15%) Firmware
2 1 (1.15%) NFS
2 1 (1.15%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.45%) WSUS
2 2 (2.30%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (2.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (2.30%) SCCM
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (1.15%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (5.75%) Oracle
1 5 (5.75%) Splunk
2 4 (4.60%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.30%) BT
3 2 (2.30%) Ericsson
3 2 (2.30%) Huawei
3 2 (2.30%) McAfee
3 2 (2.30%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.30%) Virgin Media
4 1 (1.15%) Cisco
4 1 (1.15%) Citrix
4 1 (1.15%) Palo Alto
4 1 (1.15%) VMware