Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 876 876 893
Rank change year-on-year 0 +17 +5
Contract jobs citing Risk Identification and Mitigation 11 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.007% 0.004%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.012% 0.008% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 3
UK median daily rate £550 £438 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.71% -20.45% +42.86%
10th Percentile £410 £359 £351
90th Percentile £655 £531 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £650 £438 £550
% change year-on-year +48.57% -20.45% +42.86%
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 89,210 85,922 89,728
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.24% 85.75% 85.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,880 56,977 59,235
UK median daily rate £455 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.11% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £300 £280 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,415 2,057 2,438
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £24.98 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.93% +11.02% +3.73%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £48.41
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.17 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -19.32% +11.11% +2.69%

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 23 October 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 5 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 23 October 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 +2 11 £550 +25.71% 4
London - 6 £515 - 1
UK excluding London -13 5 £650 +48.57% 3
East of England - 4 £650 - 1
South East -14 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 6 (54.55%) Risk Management
2 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (45.45%) Information Security
2 5 (45.45%) Project Management
3 4 (36.36%) JSP 440
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (36.36%) Docker
3 4 (36.36%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (36.36%) Private Cloud
3 4 (36.36%) SDLC
3 4 (36.36%) Threat Modelling
3 4 (36.36%) CISSP
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (27.27%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (27.27%) GDPR
4 3 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (27.27%) Cryptography
4 3 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (27.27%) CISA
4 3 (27.27%) CCSP
4 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
4 3 (27.27%) Secure Coding
4 3 (27.27%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 3 (27.27%) Database Security
4 3 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (27.27%) Security Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Data Protection

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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (36.36%) Google Cloud Platform
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Security Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Information Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Information Security Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Information Security Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Information Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) IT Manager
2 1 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) IT Security Manager
2 1 (9.09%) IT Security Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) IT Security Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Security Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Security Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Private Cloud
2 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) CESG
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Risk Management
2 5 (45.45%) Information Security
2 5 (45.45%) Project Management
2 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) SDLC
3 4 (36.36%) Threat Modelling
4 3 (27.27%) Cryptography
4 3 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
4 3 (27.27%) Database Security
4 3 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (27.27%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (27.27%) Secure Coding
4 3 (27.27%) Security Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Change Management
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Management
5 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) CISSP
2 3 (27.27%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 3 (27.27%) CCSP
2 3 (27.27%) CHFI
2 3 (27.27%) CISA
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) PMP
3 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
4 1 (9.09%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 4 (36.36%) JSP 440
2 3 (27.27%) GDPR
2 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Docker
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) VMware