Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 198 177 187
Rank change year-on-year -21 +10 -25
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 9 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.25% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.30% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 10
West Midlands median daily rate £406 £475 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.47% +10.47% -1.71%
10th Percentile £344 £325 £329
90th Percentile £513 £488 £515
England median daily rate £483 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +1.58% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £15.00 £60.44 £42.50
% change year-on-year -75.18% +42.20% +6.25%

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 4,498 4,036 4,919
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 86.75% 83.86% 84.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,778 2,605 2,940
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £270 £241 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 141 145
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £25.12 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.90% +47.76% -15.00%
10th Percentile £10.98 £11.75 £10.61
90th Percentile £43.75 £48.75 £41.47
England median hourly rate £22.10 £25.00 £23.10
% change year-on-year -11.61% +8.25% +4.98%

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

Risk Assessment
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

Risk Assessment
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 17 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Risk Assessment in the West Midlands

Risk Assessment
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

Risk Assessment
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 17 December 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
Birmingham +5 5 £401 +0.31% 4
Coventry - 3 £450 - 2
Shropshire - 1 - -
Risk Assessment
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (33.33%) Office 365
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (22.22%) Traceability Matrix
3 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) LAN
3 2 (22.22%) WAN
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Nessus
4 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (11.11%) PKI
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) Fujitsu
4 1 (11.11%) Qualys
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) Unix

Risk Assessment
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 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) LAN
1 2 (22.22%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) IT Manager
2 2 (22.22%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Office 365 Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) PMO Lead
3 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Service Transition Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Transition Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (11.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Unix
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (22.22%) Traceability Matrix
4 1 (11.11%) CQRS
4 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (11.11%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (11.11%) Data Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) E-Discovery
4 1 (11.11%) Financial Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Microservices
4 1 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) SIEM
4 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) ArcSight
2 1 (11.11%) Fujitsu
2 1 (11.11%) Progress
2 1 (11.11%) Qualys
2 1 (11.11%) Remedy
2 1 (11.11%) Splunk