Period
to 19 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Risk Assessment skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Risk Assessment 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 Assessment
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 175 177 199
Rank change year-on-year +2 +22 -39
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 19 5 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.37% 0.11% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.14% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 6
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £438 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +12.90% +3.33%
10th Percentile £375 £311 £259
90th Percentile £530 £444 £525
England median daily rate £500 £465 £500
% change year-on-year +7.53% -7.00% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £55.00 £47.50 £62.50
% change year-on-year +15.79% -24.00% +72.41%

Risk Assessment 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 West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,307 3,657 4,995
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.31% 83.19% 83.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,587 2,296 2,895
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £243
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 133 112
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.50% +17.65% -24.44%
10th Percentile £10.91 £10.92 £10.73
90th Percentile £35.38 £49.50 £38.98
England median hourly rate £22.50 £24.86 £23.75
% change year-on-year -9.49% +4.67% +13.10%

Risk Assessment
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Risk Assessment as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Risk Assessment in the West Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Risk Assessment in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Risk Assessment in the West Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Assessment in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Risk Assessment in the West Midlands

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Assessment in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Risk Assessment in the West Midlands

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Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Assessment within the West Midlands region 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
Shropshire - 9 £400 - 1
Birmingham -9 6 £400 +39.13% 4
Warwickshire -2 2 £500 +14.29% 1
Coventry - 1 - -
Solihull - 1 - -
Risk Assessment
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Risk Assessment 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Risk Assessment.

1 9 (47.37%) Service Delivery
1 9 (47.37%) Service Delivery Management
2 8 (42.11%) Virtual Team
2 8 (42.11%) Project Governance
3 4 (21.05%) Network Security
3 4 (21.05%) Analytics
3 4 (21.05%) SIEM
3 4 (21.05%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (21.05%) Firewall
3 4 (21.05%) Identity Access Management
3 4 (21.05%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 4 (21.05%) Threat Intelligence
4 2 (10.53%) SAP GRC
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (10.53%) SAP
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.26%) Intranet
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) C#
5 1 (5.26%) HTML
5 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.26%) .NET
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.26%) CSS
5 1 (5.26%) Web Services
5 1 (5.26%) XML
5 1 (5.26%) XSLT
5 1 (5.26%) Windows
5 1 (5.26%) UML
5 1 (5.26%) SharePoint

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (5.26%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Firewall
1 4 (21.05%) Network Security
2 1 (5.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Transition Manager
2 6 (31.58%) Service Manager
2 6 (31.58%) Service Transition Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) SOC Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) AWS Architect
5 1 (5.26%) AWS Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Developer
5 1 (5.26%) GDPR Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Office 365 Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.26%) CAML
1 1 (5.26%) CSS
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) jQuery
1 1 (5.26%) LINQ
1 1 (5.26%) React
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
1 1 (5.26%) XML
1 1 (5.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Virtual Team
2 1 (5.26%) CESG
2 1 (5.26%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (5.26%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) VMS
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Service Delivery
1 9 (47.37%) Service Delivery Management
2 8 (42.11%) Project Governance
3 4 (21.05%) Analytics
3 4 (21.05%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 4 (21.05%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (21.05%) Identity Access Management
3 4 (21.05%) SIEM
3 4 (21.05%) Threat Intelligence
4 1 (5.26%) ArchiMate
4 1 (5.26%) Data Transformation
4 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Search
4 1 (5.26%) IT Strategy
4 1 (5.26%) Metadata Management
4 1 (5.26%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (5.26%) Security Operations
4 1 (5.26%) SOA
4 1 (5.26%) Task Automation
4 1 (5.26%) Traceability Matrix
4 1 (5.26%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C#
1 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (5.26%) CLAS
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) GDPR
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.26%) RMADS
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.53%) SAP
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco
2 1 (5.26%) VMware