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 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Risk Management
England / South West
Rank 92 94 84
Rank change year-on-year +2 -10  
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 44 46 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.69% 1.59% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 1.98% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 32 44
Median daily rate £400 £374 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.02% -0.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £260 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £735 £668 £621
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 1
Median hourly rate £28.75 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £42.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year -29.41% +28.78%  

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 West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2116 2318 2457
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 81.48% 79.88% 78.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1383 1528 1585
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 137 84
Median hourly rate £39.00 £42.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +20.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £27.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Risk Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 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
Wiltshire +16 19 £445 -32.57% 3
Bristol -9 12 £373 +3.11% 4
Gloucestershire 0 6 - - 2
Somerset +2 3 £425 -48.48% 2
Devon -3 2 £363 -9.37% 2
Risk Management
England

Risk Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 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 West region with a requirement for Risk Management.

1 60 (50.85%) Security Cleared
2 46 (38.98%) Project Management
3 40 (33.90%) SC Cleared
4 37 (31.36%) Finance
5 35 (29.66%) PRINCE2
6 33 (27.97%) Information Assurance
7 24 (20.34%) Information Security
8 20 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (16.95%) Change Control
9 18 (15.25%) Continuous Improvement
9 18 (15.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 18 (15.25%) C
10 17 (14.41%) Document Management
10 17 (14.41%) DV Cleared
10 17 (14.41%) Requirements Management
11 15 (12.71%) Change Management
11 15 (12.71%) Management Information System
11 15 (12.71%) PMO
12 13 (11.02%) Risk Analysis
13 12 (10.17%) Degree
13 12 (10.17%) Telecoms
13 12 (10.17%) Programme Management
14 11 (9.32%) MS Project
15 10 (8.47%) CISSP
15 10 (8.47%) Electronics
15 10 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
16 9 (7.63%) Manufacturing
16 9 (7.63%) CESG
16 9 (7.63%) ITIL
16 9 (7.63%) Marketing

Risk Management
Top Related 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 4 (3.39%) Confluence
2 3 (2.54%) CMS
3 2 (1.69%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.85%) nginx
4 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (9.32%) MS Project
2 2 (1.69%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.85%) MS Office
3 1 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (5.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.39%) Network Security
2 3 (2.54%) DMZ
2 3 (2.54%) Firewall
2 3 (2.54%) Internet
3 2 (1.69%) Broadband
3 2 (1.69%) LAN
3 2 (1.69%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.69%) WAN
3 2 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.85%) 4G
4 1 (0.85%) ATM
4 1 (0.85%) GGSN
4 1 (0.85%) MVNO
4 1 (0.85%) PPP
4 1 (0.85%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.85%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.85%) MySQL
1 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (0.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (4.24%) JIRA
2 1 (0.85%) Git (software)
General
1 37 (31.36%) Finance
2 12 (10.17%) Telecoms
3 10 (8.47%) Electronics
4 9 (7.63%) Manufacturing
4 9 (7.63%) Marketing
5 5 (4.24%) Retail
6 2 (1.69%) Military
7 1 (0.85%) Banking
7 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.85%) Law
7 1 (0.85%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (15.25%) Project Manager
2 17 (14.41%) Project Officer
3 15 (12.71%) Analyst
4 11 (9.32%) Project Support Officer
4 11 (9.32%) Support Officer
5 10 (8.47%) Project Planner
6 9 (7.63%) Coordinator
6 9 (7.63%) Risk Manager
7 8 (6.78%) Business Analyst
7 8 (6.78%) Security Assurance Coordinator
8 6 (5.08%) Security Analyst
8 6 (5.08%) Security Assurance Manager
8 6 (5.08%) Security Manager
9 5 (4.24%) Security Advisor
10 4 (3.39%) Consultant
10 4 (3.39%) SOC Analyst
11 3 (2.54%) CISSP Analyst
11 3 (2.54%) IT Manager
11 3 (2.54%) Programme Manager
11 3 (2.54%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.54%) JFC
2 1 (0.85%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.85%) Django
2 1 (0.85%) jQuery
2 1 (0.85%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.71%) Management Information System
2 9 (7.63%) CESG
3 5 (4.24%) BYOD
3 5 (4.24%) CESG CLAS
4 4 (3.39%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (2.54%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.54%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.69%) NHS
6 2 (1.69%) PKI
7 1 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.85%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.85%) Fintech
7 1 (0.85%) Home Automation
7 1 (0.85%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.85%) User Experience
7 1 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.54%) Linux
2 2 (1.69%) Solaris
2 2 (1.69%) Unix
2 2 (1.69%) Windows
2 2 (1.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (38.98%) Project Management
2 35 (29.66%) PRINCE2
3 33 (27.97%) Information Assurance
4 24 (20.34%) Information Security
5 20 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (16.95%) Change Control
6 18 (15.25%) Continuous Improvement
7 17 (14.41%) Document Management
7 17 (14.41%) Requirements Management
8 15 (12.71%) Change Management
9 13 (11.02%) Risk Analysis
10 12 (10.17%) Programme Management
11 10 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (7.63%) ITIL
13 8 (6.78%) Business Analysis
13 8 (6.78%) Cybersecurity
13 8 (6.78%) Digital Marketing
13 8 (6.78%) Project Planning
14 7 (5.93%) Business Intelligence
15 6 (5.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 18 (15.25%) C
2 2 (1.69%) Python
3 1 (0.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 60 (50.85%) Security Cleared
2 40 (33.90%) SC Cleared
3 18 (15.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 17 (14.41%) DV Cleared
5 12 (10.17%) Degree
6 10 (8.47%) CISSP
7 8 (6.78%) CISA
8 6 (5.08%) CESG Certified Professional
9 5 (4.24%) CISM
9 5 (4.24%) CLAS
10 4 (3.39%) IIBA
10 4 (3.39%) ISEB
11 2 (1.69%) APMP
11 2 (1.69%) IISP
11 2 (1.69%) PMP
11 2 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.85%) Chartered Engineer
12 1 (0.85%) HNC
12 1 (0.85%) MBA
12 1 (0.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.71%) PMO
2 7 (5.93%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 7 (5.93%) RMADS
3 6 (5.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (4.24%) QA
5 2 (1.69%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (1.69%) ISO 14001
5 2 (1.69%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.69%) JSP 440
5 2 (1.69%) P3O
5 2 (1.69%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.85%) IFRS
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.69%) Nessus
1 2 (1.69%) Nmap
Vendors
1 7 (5.93%) SAP
2 4 (3.39%) LogRhythm
2 4 (3.39%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.69%) Qualys
4 1 (0.85%) Capita
4 1 (0.85%) Cisco
4 1 (0.85%) Northgate
4 1 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
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