Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 18 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 West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 196 204
Rank change year-on-year +24 +8 -31
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 25 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.44% 0.22% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.28% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 12
South West median daily rate £500 £314 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +59.36% -14.04% -25.70%
England median daily rate £450 £474 £450
% change year-on-year -5.11% +5.39% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £53.75 £42.50 £32.63
% change year-on-year +26.47% +30.27% +38.83%

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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4570 4641 5272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.33% 79.92% 79.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2882 3120 3572
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £260 £238 £255
90th Percentile £556 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 269 254
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18% +48.08%
10th Percentile £12.19 £12.00 £13.86
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £49.76
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.68% +8.49% +18.42%

Risk Assessment
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Risk Assessment in the South West

Risk Assessment
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Risk Assessment in the South West

Risk Assessment
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Assessment in the South West over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Risk Assessment in the South West

Risk Assessment
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Risk Assessment in the South West

Risk Assessment
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 18 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
Bristol -7 11 £375 +30.43%
Wiltshire +2 7 £500 +47.06% 2
Gloucestershire - 5 £475 -
Devon -5 1 - -
Cornwall - 1 £185 -
Risk Assessment
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 West region with a requirement for Risk Assessment.

1 11 (44.00%) Risk Management
1 11 (44.00%) Information Security
2 9 (36.00%) Coaching
3 8 (32.00%) Validation
3 8 (32.00%) CISSP
4 7 (28.00%) CISM
4 7 (28.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (24.00%) Finance
6 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (20.00%) CEH
6 5 (20.00%) Scrum
6 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (20.00%) Security Architecture
6 5 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
6 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (20.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 5 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (16.00%) Security Operations
7 4 (16.00%) Contract Management
7 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
7 4 (16.00%) Smart Meter
7 4 (16.00%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (16.00%) Earned Value Management
7 4 (16.00%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (16.00%) Billing
7 4 (16.00%) Project Planning
7 4 (16.00%) Critical Path Analysis
7 4 (16.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Excel

Risk Assessment
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Project
1 4 (16.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Firewall
1 1 (4.00%) Network Security
1 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Billing
3 3 (12.00%) Law
3 3 (12.00%) Legal
3 3 (12.00%) Retail
4 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Architect
1 5 (20.00%) Consultant
1 5 (20.00%) Security Architect
2 4 (16.00%) Programme Planner
2 4 (16.00%) Project Planner
3 3 (12.00%) Information Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Information Security Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Security Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Security Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Contracts Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Coordinator
4 2 (8.00%) Information Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Information Security Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Security Assurance Coordinator
5 1 (4.00%) AWS Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Azure Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Head of Cybersecurity
5 1 (4.00%) IT Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Security Compliance Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Smart Meter
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) CESG
3 1 (4.00%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (4.00%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.00%) PKI
3 1 (4.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
1 1 (4.00%) Solaris
1 1 (4.00%) Unix
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Information Security
1 11 (44.00%) Risk Management
2 9 (36.00%) Coaching
3 8 (32.00%) Validation
4 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
4 5 (20.00%) Scrum
4 5 (20.00%) Security Architecture
5 4 (16.00%) Contract Management
5 4 (16.00%) Critical Path Analysis
5 4 (16.00%) CRM
5 4 (16.00%) Earned Value Management
5 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
5 4 (16.00%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (16.00%) Project Planning
5 4 (16.00%) Security Operations
6 3 (12.00%) Contingency Planning
6 3 (12.00%) ITIL
6 3 (12.00%) Programme Delivery
6 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
1 4 (16.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) CISSP
2 7 (28.00%) CISM
3 5 (20.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 5 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (20.00%) CEH
3 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (8.00%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (8.00%) CLAS
5 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (4.00%) Degree
6 1 (4.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (16.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (12.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (12.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (8.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 2 (8.00%) GxP
5 1 (4.00%) GDPR
5 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 19770
5 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (4.00%) RMADS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Nessus
1 1 (4.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) SAP
2 1 (4.00%) BMC
2 1 (4.00%) Qualys
2 1 (4.00%) Snow