Period
to 21 November 2017

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 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 Management
England > South West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 81 102
Rank change year-on-year +11 +21 -43
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 171 134 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.03% 2.35% 2.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.72% 2.94% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 91 94
South West median daily rate £400 £415 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +9.21% -14.12%
10th Percentile £297 £325 £263
90th Percentile £528 £600 £539
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 22 12
South West median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
10th Percentile £22.50 £22.50 £26.25
90th Percentile £32.00 £47.65 £40.23
England median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year - -14.06% +16.36%

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 4592 4562 5205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.33% 79.95% 79.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2899 3072 3531
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £256 £240 £255
90th Percentile £559 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 269 257
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -19.23% +47.17%
10th Percentile £12.23 £12.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £49.51
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.74% +8.53% +18.42%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017.

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 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 -8 56 £325 -18.75% 1
Wiltshire +3 37 £410 -15.46% 5
Gloucestershire +17 21 £475 +2.70% 2
Devon +11 17 £443 +18.00%
Somerset +1 15 £410 +67.18%
Cornwall - 14 £360 - 1
Dorset -5 1 - -
Risk Management
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 West region with a requirement for Risk Management.

1 67 (39.18%) Security Cleared
2 57 (33.33%) Project Management
3 56 (32.75%) Finance
4 50 (29.24%) PRINCE2
5 45 (26.32%) SC Cleared
6 33 (19.30%) Change Control
7 30 (17.54%) Stakeholder Management
8 28 (16.37%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (13.45%) CISSP
9 23 (13.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 20 (11.70%) Microsoft Project
11 19 (11.11%) Change Management
12 18 (10.53%) Military
13 17 (9.94%) Unix
14 16 (9.36%) ITIL
14 16 (9.36%) Linux
14 16 (9.36%) CISM
15 15 (8.77%) Telecoms
15 15 (8.77%) Wi-Fi
15 15 (8.77%) Windows
15 15 (8.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 14 (8.19%) User Acceptance Testing
16 14 (8.19%) DV Cleared
16 14 (8.19%) Information Assurance
16 14 (8.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 14 (8.19%) Degree
16 14 (8.19%) Information Security
16 14 (8.19%) Programme Management
16 14 (8.19%) Cybersecurity
16 14 (8.19%) Coaching

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 6 (3.51%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (2.34%) JBoss
3 1 (0.58%) Confluence
3 1 (0.58%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.58%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.58%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (11.70%) Microsoft Project
2 11 (6.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.92%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (2.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.58%) Primavera
1 1 (0.58%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.58%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.58%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.34%) Office 365
4 2 (1.17%) Basecamp
4 2 (1.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.77%) Wi-Fi
2 13 (7.60%) Firewall
3 12 (7.02%) LAN
3 12 (7.02%) WAN
4 11 (6.43%) Broadband
5 8 (4.68%) Network Security
6 6 (3.51%) Radio Access Network
6 6 (3.51%) VLAN
7 2 (1.17%) MVNO
7 2 (1.17%) SMS
8 1 (0.58%) 3G
8 1 (0.58%) DSL
8 1 (0.58%) HTTP
8 1 (0.58%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.58%) Internet
8 1 (0.58%) LDAP
8 1 (0.58%) SAN
8 1 (0.58%) SNMP
8 1 (0.58%) SS7
8 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.58%) Big Data
1 1 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
1 1 (0.58%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (4.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.34%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.34%) Maven
2 4 (2.34%) Mockito
2 4 (2.34%) SonarQube
2 4 (2.34%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (1.17%) JIRA
4 1 (0.58%) Rational DOORS
General
1 56 (32.75%) Finance
2 18 (10.53%) Military
3 15 (8.77%) Telecoms
4 12 (7.02%) Retail
5 11 (6.43%) Legal
6 10 (5.85%) Banking
7 8 (4.68%) Law
8 6 (3.51%) Manufacturing
9 5 (2.92%) Billing
10 4 (2.34%) Electronics
10 4 (2.34%) Marketing
11 2 (1.17%) Back Office
12 1 (0.58%) Local Government
12 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (29.24%) Project Manager
2 13 (7.60%) Consultant
3 11 (6.43%) Analyst
3 11 (6.43%) Installation Manager
3 11 (6.43%) Security Consultant
4 10 (5.85%) Architect
4 10 (5.85%) IT Manager
5 9 (5.26%) Coordinator
5 9 (5.26%) Security Architect
6 8 (4.68%) Project Control Officer
6 8 (4.68%) Project Officer
7 7 (4.09%) Administrator
7 7 (4.09%) IT Project Manager
8 6 (3.51%) Business Analyst
8 6 (3.51%) Network Consultant
8 6 (3.51%) Programme Manager
8 6 (3.51%) Project Engineer
8 6 (3.51%) Senior Manager
8 6 (3.51%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (3.51%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.92%) Middleware
2 4 (2.34%) JSR 170
2 4 (2.34%) OSGi
2 4 (2.34%) PowerMock
3 1 (0.58%) HTML
3 1 (0.58%) ModSecurity
3 1 (0.58%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.85%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (3.51%) Freedom of Information
3 6 (3.51%) Freedom of Information Act
4 4 (2.34%) Smart Meter
5 3 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.17%) CESG
6 2 (1.17%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.17%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.17%) NHS
7 1 (0.58%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.58%) Derivative
7 1 (0.58%) PKI
7 1 (0.58%) PMI
7 1 (0.58%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.94%) Unix
2 16 (9.36%) Linux
3 15 (8.77%) Windows
4 7 (4.09%) Solaris
5 4 (2.34%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.17%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (33.33%) Project Management
2 50 (29.24%) PRINCE2
3 33 (19.30%) Change Control
4 30 (17.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (16.37%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (11.11%) Change Management
7 16 (9.36%) ITIL
8 14 (8.19%) Coaching
8 14 (8.19%) Cybersecurity
8 14 (8.19%) Information Assurance
8 14 (8.19%) Information Security
8 14 (8.19%) Programme Management
8 14 (8.19%) System Integration Testing
8 14 (8.19%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (7.60%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (7.60%) Scrum
9 13 (7.60%) Validation
10 12 (7.02%) Resource Management
11 11 (6.43%) Risk Assessment
12 10 (5.85%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.68%) C
2 6 (3.51%) Java
3 4 (2.34%) C#
4 3 (1.75%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.17%) Python
6 1 (0.58%) Perl
6 1 (0.58%) SQL
Qualifications
1 67 (39.18%) Security Cleared
2 45 (26.32%) SC Cleared
3 23 (13.45%) CISSP
3 23 (13.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 16 (9.36%) CISM
5 15 (8.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 14 (8.19%) Degree
6 14 (8.19%) DV Cleared
7 10 (5.85%) BPSS Clearance
7 10 (5.85%) PMP
8 7 (4.09%) APMP
8 7 (4.09%) ISTQB
9 6 (3.51%) CESG Certified Professional
9 6 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (3.51%) CompTIA Security+
9 6 (3.51%) Security+ Certification
10 5 (2.92%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 5 (2.92%) CEH
10 5 (2.92%) PMI Certification
11 3 (1.75%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (5.85%) PMO
2 10 (5.85%) QA
3 7 (4.09%) PCI DSS
4 6 (3.51%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (2.92%) RMADS
6 3 (1.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (1.17%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.58%) GDPR
8 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.58%) NIST 800
8 1 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.58%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (1.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.58%) VMware NSX
2 1 (0.58%) XenApp
2 1 (0.58%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (1.75%) Nagios
2 1 (0.58%) Ansible
2 1 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.58%) Nessus
2 1 (0.58%) Nmap
2 1 (0.58%) Puppet
2 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.58%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (7.60%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.51%) SAP
3 4 (2.34%) Adobe
3 4 (2.34%) Cisco
3 4 (2.34%) Coverity
3 4 (2.34%) McAfee
4 3 (1.75%) EMC
5 2 (1.17%) Blue Coat
5 2 (1.17%) Capita
5 2 (1.17%) Citrix
5 2 (1.17%) F5
5 2 (1.17%) IronPort
5 2 (1.17%) Juniper
5 2 (1.17%) Oracle
6 1 (0.58%) Nokia
6 1 (0.58%) Qualys
6 1 (0.58%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.58%) Sun
6 1 (0.58%) Tekelec
6 1 (0.58%) VMware