Period
to 18 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 6 months to 18 February 2018 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 Management
England > South West
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 82 95
Rank change year-on-year +9 +13 -10
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 139 128 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.70% 2.36% 2.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.37% 2.89% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 81 93
South West median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% -5.30%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £312
90th Percentile £570 £650 £488
England median daily rate £515 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 22 11
South West median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
10th Percentile £22.50 £26.25 £26.25
90th Percentile £28.75 £48.03 £41.50
England median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.38
% change year-on-year - -9.47% +10.45%

Risk Management 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 4,126 4,434 5,047
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 80.26% 81.85% 81.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,563 2,965 3,465
South West median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -3.85%
10th Percentile £263 £235 £256
90th Percentile £575 £550 £515
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 272 251
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £37.50 £39.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.33% -4.51% +34.26%
10th Percentile £11.80 £12.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.09 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -3.64% +6.38% +17.50%

Risk Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Risk Management in the South West

Risk Management
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 Management in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Risk Management in the South West

Risk Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Management in the South West over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Risk Management in the South West

Risk Management
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 Management in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Risk Management in the South West

Risk Management
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 Management within the South West region over the 6 months to 18 February 2018. 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 -15 41 £450 +12.50% 16
Gloucestershire +25 33 £400 -11.11% 5
Wiltshire -7 23 £405 -8.99% 3
Devon +10 14 £525 +50.00% 2
Cornwall - 10 £350 -
Somerset +2 4 £469 +1.35% 1
Dorset -7 2 - - 4
Risk Management
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Risk Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Risk Management.

1 59 (42.45%) Security Cleared
2 57 (41.01%) Finance
3 53 (38.13%) Project Management
4 39 (28.06%) SC Cleared
5 36 (25.90%) Change Control
6 35 (25.18%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (24.46%) PRINCE2
8 33 (23.74%) CISSP
8 33 (23.74%) Information Security
9 26 (18.71%) Management Information System
10 25 (17.99%) Stakeholder Management
11 23 (16.55%) Information Assurance
12 21 (15.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 19 (13.67%) CISM
14 18 (12.95%) ITIL
15 17 (12.23%) Legal
16 16 (11.51%) PCI DSS
16 16 (11.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 15 (10.79%) Microsoft
18 14 (10.07%) Microsoft Excel
18 14 (10.07%) Unix
18 14 (10.07%) Continuous Improvement
19 13 (9.35%) Requirements Management
19 13 (9.35%) Linux
20 12 (8.63%) C
20 12 (8.63%) Programme Management
20 12 (8.63%) Degree
20 12 (8.63%) Document Management
20 12 (8.63%) DV Cleared
20 12 (8.63%) Cybersecurity

Risk Management
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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.60%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (2.88%) Confluence
2 4 (2.88%) JBoss
2 4 (2.88%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (1.44%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (10.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (7.19%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (4.32%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (2.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (2.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Primavera
1 1 (0.72%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.72%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.72%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (3.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.76%) Firewall
2 6 (4.32%) Network Security
3 4 (2.88%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (2.88%) VLAN
4 2 (1.44%) Broadband
5 1 (0.72%) HTTP
5 1 (0.72%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.72%) LAN
5 1 (0.72%) SMS
5 1 (0.72%) SNMP
5 1 (0.72%) SSH
5 1 (0.72%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.72%) WAN
5 1 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.44%) Ingres
1 2 (1.44%) MariaDB
1 2 (1.44%) MySQL
1 2 (1.44%) RDBMS
1 2 (1.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.88%) Jenkins
1 4 (2.88%) JIRA
1 4 (2.88%) Maven
1 4 (2.88%) Mockito
1 4 (2.88%) SonarQube
1 4 (2.88%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 57 (41.01%) Finance
2 17 (12.23%) Legal
3 11 (7.91%) Banking
3 11 (7.91%) Telecoms
4 10 (7.19%) Retail
5 9 (6.47%) Electronics
6 4 (2.88%) Law
6 4 (2.88%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.88%) Military
7 3 (2.16%) Local Government
7 3 (2.16%) Marketing
8 2 (1.44%) Billing
9 1 (0.72%) Back Office
9 1 (0.72%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.72%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (21.58%) Project Manager
2 28 (20.14%) Analyst
3 12 (8.63%) Consultant
3 12 (8.63%) Security Analyst
4 11 (7.91%) Project Officer
5 10 (7.19%) IT Manager
5 10 (7.19%) Project Control Officer
6 9 (6.47%) Coordinator
6 9 (6.47%) IT Project Manager
7 8 (5.76%) Architect
7 8 (5.76%) Information Analyst
7 8 (5.76%) Information Security Analyst
7 8 (5.76%) Security Architect
7 8 (5.76%) Security Consultant
8 7 (5.04%) Business Analyst
9 6 (4.32%) Administrator
9 6 (4.32%) Risk Analyst
9 6 (4.32%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (4.32%) Unix Administrator
9 6 (4.32%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.60%) Middleware
2 4 (2.88%) JSR 170
2 4 (2.88%) OSGi
2 4 (2.88%) PowerMock
3 3 (2.16%) HTML
4 2 (1.44%) CSS
4 2 (1.44%) ModSecurity
4 2 (1.44%) POJO
4 2 (1.44%) REST
4 2 (1.44%) Web Services
4 2 (1.44%) XML
5 1 (0.72%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.71%) Management Information System
2 9 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.32%) Freedom of Information
3 6 (4.32%) Freedom of Information Act
4 4 (2.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (2.88%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.44%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.72%) CESG
6 1 (0.72%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.72%) EPoS
6 1 (0.72%) Linked Data
6 1 (0.72%) NHS
6 1 (0.72%) PKI
6 1 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.07%) Unix
2 13 (9.35%) Linux
3 7 (5.04%) Solaris
3 7 (5.04%) Windows
4 2 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (38.13%) Project Management
2 36 (25.90%) Change Control
3 35 (25.18%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (24.46%) PRINCE2
5 33 (23.74%) Information Security
6 25 (17.99%) Stakeholder Management
7 23 (16.55%) Information Assurance
8 18 (12.95%) ITIL
9 14 (10.07%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (9.35%) Requirements Management
11 12 (8.63%) Cybersecurity
11 12 (8.63%) Document Management
11 12 (8.63%) Programme Management
12 11 (7.91%) Change Management
12 11 (7.91%) Coaching
12 11 (7.91%) Customer Requirements
12 11 (7.91%) Penetration Testing
13 9 (6.47%) Validation
14 8 (5.76%) Risk Assessment
14 8 (5.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.63%) C
2 7 (5.04%) Java
3 4 (2.88%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.16%) Python
5 2 (1.44%) C#
5 2 (1.44%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.44%) Korn
5 2 (1.44%) PHP
5 2 (1.44%) R
5 2 (1.44%) SQL
6 1 (0.72%) Perl
Qualifications
1 59 (42.45%) Security Cleared
2 39 (28.06%) SC Cleared
3 33 (23.74%) CISSP
4 21 (15.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 19 (13.67%) CISM
6 12 (8.63%) Degree
6 12 (8.63%) DV Cleared
7 11 (7.91%) CESG Certified Professional
8 10 (7.19%) BPSS Clearance
9 8 (5.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (3.60%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 5 (3.60%) CEH
10 5 (3.60%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (3.60%) CRISC
11 4 (2.88%) CompTIA Security+
11 4 (2.88%) ISACA
11 4 (2.88%) PMP
12 3 (2.16%) CLAS
13 2 (1.44%) APMP
13 2 (1.44%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 16 (11.51%) PCI DSS
2 11 (7.91%) QA
2 11 (7.91%) RMADS
3 7 (5.04%) PMO
4 6 (4.32%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (4.32%) GDPR
5 5 (3.60%) COBIT
6 3 (2.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (1.44%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.72%) IFRS
8 1 (0.72%) NIST 800
8 1 (0.72%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 4 (2.88%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (1.44%) Nagios
3 1 (0.72%) Nessus
3 1 (0.72%) Nmap
Vendors
1 15 (10.79%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.60%) Capita
3 4 (2.88%) Adobe
3 4 (2.88%) Coverity
3 4 (2.88%) SAP
4 2 (1.44%) EMC
4 2 (1.44%) McAfee
5 1 (0.72%) Blue Coat
5 1 (0.72%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.72%) Cisco
5 1 (0.72%) Citrix
5 1 (0.72%) F5
5 1 (0.72%) IronPort
5 1 (0.72%) Juniper
5 1 (0.72%) Qualys