Period
to 19 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Risk Identification and Mitigation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Risk Identification and Mitigation over the 6 months to 19 July 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 Identification and Mitigation
UK
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 873 822 876
Rank change year-on-year -51 +54 -2
Contract jobs citing Risk Identification and Mitigation 13 10 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.011% 0.026%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.015% 0.012% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 19
UK median daily rate £490 £449 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.07% -18.32% -15.38%
10th Percentile £398 £279 £423
90th Percentile £674 £525 £655
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £449 £550
% change year-on-year -2.62% -18.32% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - -

Risk Identification and Mitigation 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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 88,714 80,881 92,764
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.74% 84.94% 84.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,518 52,925 61,090
UK median daily rate £450 £447 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.67% +5.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,434 2,131 2,294
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £24.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +3.79% +12.43%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.18 £52.38 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -16.00% - +16.01%

Risk Identification and Mitigation
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Risk Identification and Mitigation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Risk Identification and Mitigation in the UK

Risk Identification and Mitigation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Risk Identification and Mitigation.

Contractor daily rate trend for Risk Identification and Mitigation in the UK

Risk Identification and Mitigation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Identification and Mitigation over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Risk Identification and Mitigation in the UK

Risk Identification and Mitigation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Identification and Mitigation.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Risk Identification and Mitigation in the UK

Risk Identification and Mitigation
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Identification and Mitigation within the UK over the 6 months to 19 July 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
England -40 13 £490 -2.00% 5
London - 9 £500 - 1
UK excluding London -18 4 £438 -2.62% 4
South East -4 3 - - 2
North of England -16 1 £438 -
Yorkshire - 1 £438 -

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Risk Identification and Mitigation 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 with a requirement for Risk Identification and Mitigation.

1 7 (53.85%) Project Management
2 6 (46.15%) Risk Management
2 6 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) Information Security
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 3 (23.08%) CCSP
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) CISSP
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
5 3 (23.08%) CISA
5 3 (23.08%) Change Management
5 3 (23.08%) IBM
5 3 (23.08%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (23.08%) Cryptography
5 3 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (23.08%) CHFI
5 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
5 3 (23.08%) Security Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Database Security
5 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (23.08%) Secure Coding
5 3 (23.08%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 3 (23.08%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (23.08%) GDPR
6 2 (15.38%) SDLC
6 2 (15.38%) IaaS
6 2 (15.38%) SoftLayer

Risk Identification and Mitigation
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1 (7.69%) IIS
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (15.38%) IaaS
1 2 (15.38%) IBM Cloud
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (15.38%) PaaS
1 2 (15.38%) SaaS
1 2 (15.38%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Gerrit
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) IBM UrbanCode
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Cloud Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Cloud Solutions Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (7.69%) Information Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) IT Security Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Process Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Programmer
3 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Security Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Security Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Programme Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Unix Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) LDAP
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
3 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Project Management
2 6 (46.15%) Risk Management
2 6 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) Information Security
5 3 (23.08%) Change Management
5 3 (23.08%) Cryptography
5 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
5 3 (23.08%) Database Security
5 3 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (23.08%) Secure Coding
5 3 (23.08%) Security Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Demand Management
6 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
6 2 (15.38%) Quantitative Risk Management
6 2 (15.38%) SDLC
6 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C#
1 1 (7.69%) C++
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 3 (23.08%) CCSP
1 3 (23.08%) CHFI
1 3 (23.08%) CISA
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (23.08%) CISSP
2 2 (15.38%) PMP
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) GDPR
1 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.69%) SEPA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) IBM
3 2 (15.38%) Google
4 1 (7.69%) Microgen
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) VMware