Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 67 83
Rank change year-on-year -34 +16 +12
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 124 169 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.11% 3.07% 2.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% 3.69% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 108 96
South West median daily rate £450 £403 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.80% -5.29% +11.84%
10th Percentile £314 £306 £325
90th Percentile £575 £584 £625
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 15
South West median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
10th Percentile £20.75 £25.00 £22.50
90th Percentile £30.70 £38.13 £28.75
England median hourly rate £29.25 £26.31 £27.50
% change year-on-year +11.17% -4.33% -21.32%

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 4,993 4,576 4,807
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.07% 83.20% 81.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,091 2,890 3,195
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £275 £255 £245
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 183 272
South West median hourly rate £41.85 £38.50 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.69% +9.22% -4.73%
10th Percentile £11.45 £12.79 £12.69
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -8.70% - +4.55%

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 21 September 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Management in the South West over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 21 September 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
Wiltshire -12 45 £475 +5.56% 7
Bristol -34 33 £450 +33.33% 9
Gloucestershire +5 16 £500 +23.46% 4
Cornwall -10 7 £375 +2.74%
Somerset -8 4 £213 -48.17% 1
Dorset +2 3 £550 - 6
Devon -4 1 - - 5
Avon - 1 - -
Risk Management
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 62 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 42 (33.87%) Finance
3 41 (33.06%) SC Cleared
4 35 (28.23%) Project Management
5 32 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (22.58%) PRINCE2
7 25 (20.16%) Stakeholder Management
7 25 (20.16%) Change Control
8 23 (18.55%) Information Security
9 18 (14.52%) DV Cleared
10 15 (12.10%) Requirements Management
10 15 (12.10%) User Acceptance Testing
10 15 (12.10%) Microsoft Excel
10 15 (12.10%) System Integration Testing
11 14 (11.29%) Coaching
11 14 (11.29%) CISSP
11 14 (11.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 14 (11.29%) Information Assurance
12 12 (9.68%) Microsoft
12 12 (9.68%) Management Information System
12 12 (9.68%) CISA
12 12 (9.68%) CISM
13 11 (8.87%) Change Management
13 11 (8.87%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (8.87%) Document Management
13 11 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (8.06%) QA
14 10 (8.06%) SharePoint
14 10 (8.06%) C
14 10 (8.06%) Military

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 10 (8.06%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.61%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.81%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (12.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (7.26%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (5.65%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (2.42%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.61%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (1.61%) Primavera
1 2 (1.61%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.81%) Endur
2 1 (0.81%) Findur
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.26%) Office 365
2 7 (5.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.42%) SaaS
4 2 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.61%) PaaS
5 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.61%) Firewall
2 2 (1.61%) Internet
2 2 (1.61%) IP Telephony
2 2 (1.61%) LAN
2 2 (1.61%) NAS
2 2 (1.61%) Network Security
2 2 (1.61%) SAN
3 1 (0.81%) DHCP
3 1 (0.81%) DNS
3 1 (0.81%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (0.81%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.81%) Wireless
3 1 (0.81%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (1.61%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.81%) Big Data
2 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 42 (33.87%) Finance
2 10 (8.06%) Military
3 6 (4.84%) Back Office
4 5 (4.03%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.61%) Banking
5 2 (1.61%) Electronics
5 2 (1.61%) Local Government
5 2 (1.61%) Marketing
5 2 (1.61%) Retail
5 2 (1.61%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.81%) Billing
6 1 (0.81%) Front Office
6 1 (0.81%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.81%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (18.55%) Project Manager
2 18 (14.52%) Analyst
3 11 (8.87%) Test Manager
4 10 (8.06%) Project Officer
5 8 (6.45%) Security Manager
6 7 (5.65%) Project Control Officer
7 6 (4.84%) Consultant
7 6 (4.84%) Information Officer
7 6 (4.84%) Information Security Officer
7 6 (4.84%) Programme Manager
7 6 (4.84%) Security Officer
8 5 (4.03%) Business Analyst
8 5 (4.03%) Risk Manager
9 4 (3.23%) Coordinator
9 4 (3.23%) PMO Analyst
9 4 (3.23%) Risk Analyst
9 4 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (3.23%) Test Leader
10 3 (2.42%) Security Assurance Manager
10 3 (2.42%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.81%) .NET
1 1 (0.81%) REST
1 1 (0.81%) SOAP
1 1 (0.81%) WSDL
1 1 (0.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.68%) Management Information System
2 11 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.42%) CESG
4 2 (1.61%) BYOD
4 2 (1.61%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.61%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.61%) NHS
4 2 (1.61%) PKI
5 1 (0.81%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (0.81%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 1 (0.81%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.81%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.81%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.65%) Windows
2 4 (3.23%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.61%) Linux
3 2 (1.61%) Unix
4 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (28.23%) Project Management
2 32 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (22.58%) PRINCE2
4 25 (20.16%) Change Control
4 25 (20.16%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (18.55%) Information Security
6 15 (12.10%) Requirements Management
6 15 (12.10%) System Integration Testing
6 15 (12.10%) User Acceptance Testing
7 14 (11.29%) Coaching
7 14 (11.29%) Information Assurance
8 11 (8.87%) Change Management
8 11 (8.87%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (8.87%) Document Management
9 8 (6.45%) E-Commerce
9 8 (6.45%) Scrum
9 8 (6.45%) Service Management
10 7 (5.65%) Programme Management
10 7 (5.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 6 (4.84%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.06%) C
2 4 (3.23%) C#
3 3 (2.42%) SQL
4 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 62 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 41 (33.06%) SC Cleared
3 18 (14.52%) DV Cleared
4 14 (11.29%) CISSP
4 14 (11.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 12 (9.68%) CISA
5 12 (9.68%) CISM
6 7 (5.65%) ISEB
6 7 (5.65%) ISTQB
7 5 (4.03%) Degree
8 3 (2.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.81%) APMP
9 1 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.81%) CREST Certified
9 1 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.81%) MBA
9 1 (0.81%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.06%) QA
2 8 (6.45%) PCI DSS
2 8 (6.45%) RMADS
3 6 (4.84%) PMO
4 3 (2.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (2.42%) JSP 440
5 2 (1.61%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 3 (2.42%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.61%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (1.61%) Single Sign-On
1 2 (1.61%) WSUS
2 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (0.81%) SCCM
2 1 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.03%) CyberArk
2 5 (4.03%) SAP
3 4 (3.23%) Oracle
4 2 (1.61%) CheckPoint
4 2 (1.61%) McAfee
4 2 (1.61%) VMware
5 1 (0.81%) 3PAR
5 1 (0.81%) Cisco
5 1 (0.81%) HP
5 1 (0.81%) Hyperion
5 1 (0.81%) Intel
5 1 (0.81%) Meraki
5 1 (0.81%) NetApp
5 1 (0.81%) Nimble Storage
5 1 (0.81%) OpenLink
5 1 (0.81%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.81%) Sun
5 1 (0.81%) Unisys