The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Risk Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Risk Management over the 3 months to 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Risk Management
England / South East
Rank 124 135 108
Rank change year-on-year +11 -27  
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 123 142 174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.57% 1.54% 1.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 1.90% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 70 90
Median daily rate £465 £401 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.88% -4.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £299 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £527 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £33.75 £46.25 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.02% +77.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £42.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year -29.41% +32.81%  

Risk Management 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 6400 7467 7755
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 81.51% 81.17% 79.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3691 4586 4265
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.01%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 268 275
Median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.20% +21.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.75 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £61.00 £47.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Risk Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Risk Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Risk Management in the South East

Risk Management
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 Management in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Risk Management in the South East

Risk Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Management in the South East over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Risk Management in the South East

Risk Management
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 Management in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Risk Management in the South East

Risk Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Management in the South East over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Risk Management in the South East

Risk Management
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 Management within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 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
Buckinghamshire +14 34 £425 -10.52% 6
Surrey +20 25 £470 -1.05% 7
Berkshire +8 23 £465 +32.85% 9
Hampshire -12 20 £450 +12.50% 8
Oxfordshire -10 7 £475 - 4
East Sussex +7 4 £400 +13.31% 3
West Sussex -1 4 - - 2
Kent +5 2 £431 -17.85%
Middlesex -2 2 £500 +11.11%
Home Counties - 1 £650 -
Risk Management
England

Risk Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Risk Management 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 Management.

1 90 (32.37%) Project Management
2 77 (27.70%) Security Cleared
3 62 (22.30%) Finance
4 60 (21.58%) PRINCE2
5 57 (20.50%) SC Cleared
6 49 (17.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 48 (17.27%) Windows
8 47 (16.91%) Microsoft
9 38 (13.67%) Management Information System
9 38 (13.67%) DV Cleared
10 34 (12.23%) Agile Software Development
11 33 (11.87%) ITIL
12 32 (11.51%) Risk Assessment
13 31 (11.15%) Change Management
14 30 (10.79%) Information Security
15 29 (10.43%) Unix
16 28 (10.07%) MS Excel
17 27 (9.71%) CISSP
17 27 (9.71%) Penetration Testing
18 26 (9.35%) Security Testing
18 26 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
19 25 (8.99%) PMO
19 25 (8.99%) Firewall
20 23 (8.27%) Oracle
20 23 (8.27%) RMADS
20 23 (8.27%) CEH
20 23 (8.27%) Cybersecurity
21 22 (7.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
21 22 (7.91%) PMI Certification
22 21 (7.55%) VMware

Risk Management
Top Related 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 6 (2.16%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (1.08%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.08%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.72%) CMS
5 1 (0.36%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.36%) Drupal
5 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 28 (10.07%) MS Excel
2 20 (7.19%) MS Office
3 18 (6.47%) MS Project
4 7 (2.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.80%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.44%) Open Workbench
7 2 (0.72%) EngageOne
7 2 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.16%) Maximo
2 3 (1.08%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.72%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.36%) HFM
4 1 (0.36%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.36%) Magento
4 1 (0.36%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.36%) SAP MDG
4 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.40%) IaaS
2 5 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.80%) Office 365
3 2 (0.72%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.36%) PaaS
4 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (8.99%) Firewall
2 16 (5.76%) IPsec
3 13 (4.68%) Wireless
4 9 (3.24%) Internet
5 6 (2.16%) WAN
6 4 (1.44%) Network Security
7 3 (1.08%) LAN
7 3 (1.08%) SMTP
8 2 (0.72%) VoIP
9 1 (0.36%) 3G
9 1 (0.36%) CTI
9 1 (0.36%) DNS
9 1 (0.36%) FTP
9 1 (0.36%) GSM
9 1 (0.36%) LDAP
9 1 (0.36%) MPLS
9 1 (0.36%) RFID
9 1 (0.36%) RIP
9 1 (0.36%) UMTS
9 1 (0.36%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.52%) Oracle Database
2 6 (2.16%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.80%) MarkLogic
3 5 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (1.44%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (1.08%) Big Data
6 2 (0.72%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.36%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.36%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.36%) MySQL
7 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.36%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.36%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 8 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (2.16%) JUnit
3 4 (1.44%) Selenium
3 4 (1.44%) WebDriver
4 3 (1.08%) NeoLoad
4 3 (1.08%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.72%) JIRA
6 1 (0.36%) Jenkins
General
1 62 (22.30%) Finance
2 18 (6.47%) Billing
3 16 (5.76%) Legal
4 9 (3.24%) Retail
5 7 (2.52%) Publishing
5 7 (2.52%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.16%) Marketing
7 4 (1.44%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.08%) Back Office
8 3 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.72%) Banking
9 2 (0.72%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.36%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 62 (22.30%) Project Manager
2 45 (16.19%) Analyst
3 24 (8.63%) Consultant
4 17 (6.12%) Security Consultant
5 15 (5.40%) IT Analyst
6 14 (5.04%) Architect
6 14 (5.04%) SAP Manager
7 13 (4.68%) Security Advisor
7 13 (4.68%) Security Analyst
8 12 (4.32%) Infrastructure Manager
8 12 (4.32%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 12 (4.32%) Programme Manager
9 11 (3.96%) IT Manager
10 10 (3.60%) IT Risk Analyst
10 10 (3.60%) Risk Analyst
10 10 (3.60%) SAP Project Manager
11 9 (3.24%) Business Analyst
12 7 (2.52%) Senior Manager
13 6 (2.16%) Senior Project Manager
13 6 (2.16%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.88%) XML
2 6 (2.16%) .NET
3 5 (1.80%) XSLT
4 4 (1.44%) Middleware
5 3 (1.08%) Web Services
6 2 (0.72%) Java EE
7 1 (0.36%) EJB
7 1 (0.36%) HTML5
7 1 (0.36%) J2EE
7 1 (0.36%) JMS
7 1 (0.36%) jQuery
7 1 (0.36%) JSON
7 1 (0.36%) JSP
7 1 (0.36%) Kafka
7 1 (0.36%) REST
7 1 (0.36%) Servlets
7 1 (0.36%) Spring
7 1 (0.36%) Spring MVC
7 1 (0.36%) Struts
7 1 (0.36%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (13.67%) Management Information System
2 26 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (6.47%) Data Centre
4 17 (6.12%) PMI
5 16 (5.76%) CESG
6 6 (2.16%) CMDB
6 6 (2.16%) Life Science
7 4 (1.44%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.44%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.08%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.08%) RIA
9 2 (0.72%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.36%) IVR
10 1 (0.36%) NHS
10 1 (0.36%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.36%) SCADA
10 1 (0.36%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 48 (17.27%) Windows
2 29 (10.43%) Unix
3 12 (4.32%) Linux
4 5 (1.80%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.08%) Windows Vista
6 2 (0.72%) AIX
6 2 (0.72%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.36%) HPUX
7 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.36%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (32.37%) Project Management
2 60 (21.58%) PRINCE2
3 49 (17.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 34 (12.23%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (11.87%) ITIL
6 32 (11.51%) Risk Assessment
7 31 (11.15%) Change Management
8 30 (10.79%) Information Security
9 27 (9.71%) Penetration Testing
10 26 (9.35%) Security Testing
11 23 (8.27%) Cybersecurity
12 21 (7.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 20 (7.19%) Change Control
13 20 (7.19%) ISMS
13 20 (7.19%) Security Management
14 18 (6.47%) Incident Management
14 18 (6.47%) Matrix Organization
14 18 (6.47%) Service Management
14 18 (6.47%) SIEM
15 17 (6.12%) Cryptography
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.88%) Python
2 7 (2.52%) C#
3 6 (2.16%) Java
4 5 (1.80%) C
4 5 (1.80%) SQL
4 5 (1.80%) XQuery
5 4 (1.44%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.44%) VB
6 3 (1.08%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.72%) PHP
7 2 (0.72%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.36%) Perl
8 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 77 (27.70%) Security Cleared
2 57 (20.50%) SC Cleared
3 38 (13.67%) DV Cleared
4 27 (9.71%) CISSP
5 23 (8.27%) CEH
6 22 (7.91%) PMI Certification
7 21 (7.55%) CREST Certified
7 21 (7.55%) OSCP
8 18 (6.47%) Degree
9 17 (6.12%) CESG Certified Professional
9 17 (6.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 14 (5.04%) PMP
11 6 (2.16%) CRISC
11 6 (2.16%) ISEB
12 5 (1.80%) CGEIT
13 4 (1.44%) CISA
13 4 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 3 (1.08%) CISM
14 3 (1.08%) CLAS
14 3 (1.08%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.99%) PMO
2 23 (8.27%) RMADS
3 22 (7.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (5.76%) QA
5 10 (3.60%) PCI DSS
6 6 (2.16%) JSP 440
7 5 (1.80%) COBIT
8 3 (1.08%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 3 (1.08%) ISO27005
9 2 (0.72%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 2 (0.72%) ISO22301
9 2 (0.72%) SLA
10 1 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.36%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.36%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.36%) ISO27002
10 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.36%) Solvency II
System Software
1 21 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (3.96%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.16%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.36%) HDFS
4 1 (0.36%) NDS
4 1 (0.36%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 1 (0.36%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 6 (2.16%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (1.44%) CA Spectrum
2 4 (1.44%) Oracle Identity Management
3 2 (0.72%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (0.72%) SCCM
3 2 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.72%) WSUS
4 1 (0.36%) Ansible
4 1 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.36%) Kibana
4 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.36%) Puppet
4 1 (0.36%) SCOM
Vendors
1 47 (16.91%) Microsoft
2 23 (8.27%) Oracle
3 21 (7.55%) VMware
4 17 (6.12%) SAP
5 11 (3.96%) Cisco
6 10 (3.60%) CheckPoint
7 9 (3.24%) HP
8 7 (2.52%) ArcSight
8 7 (2.52%) Juniper
9 6 (2.16%) BMC
9 6 (2.16%) CA
9 6 (2.16%) Intel Security
9 6 (2.16%) SolarWinds
9 6 (2.16%) Splunk
9 6 (2.16%) Symantec
10 4 (1.44%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.08%) Ariba
11 3 (1.08%) Citrix
11 3 (1.08%) hybris
11 3 (1.08%) Nimble Storage
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