Period
to 21 October 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 21 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 Assessment
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 179 172 199
Rank change year-on-year -7 +27 -23
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 23 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.46% 0.26% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.31% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 8
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £475 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.79% +14.46% -4.60%
10th Percentile £348 £324 £327
90th Percentile £441 £488 £534
England median daily rate £500 £475 £464
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.43% +3.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £47.50 £62.50
% change year-on-year - -24.00% +87.97%

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 4,292 3,896 5,239
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 85.04% 84.11% 84.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,574 2,478 3,112
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £240 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 135 140
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £24.98 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.95% +42.74% -18.60%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.25 £10.74
90th Percentile £32.63 £53.75 £39.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.82 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.39% +10.31% +3.97%

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 21 October 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 21 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
Birmingham +10 10 £400 +6.67% 3
Shropshire - 9 £400 - 1
Coventry - 4 £450 - 1
Risk Assessment
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (39.13%) Service Delivery
1 9 (39.13%) Service Delivery Management
2 8 (34.78%) Virtual Team
2 8 (34.78%) Project Governance
3 5 (21.74%) Windows
3 5 (21.74%) Firewall
3 5 (21.74%) SIEM
3 5 (21.74%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (17.39%) Analytics
4 4 (17.39%) Office 365
4 4 (17.39%) Identity Access Management
4 4 (17.39%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 4 (17.39%) Threat Intelligence
4 4 (17.39%) Network Security
4 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
5 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
5 3 (13.04%) Finance
5 3 (13.04%) Migration
5 3 (13.04%) Windows 10
5 3 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
6 2 (8.70%) Data Architecture
6 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
6 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (8.70%) Project Management
6 2 (8.70%) LAN
6 2 (8.70%) WAN
7 1 (4.35%) VMS

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 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (17.39%) Office 365
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) Firewall
2 4 (17.39%) Network Security
3 2 (8.70%) LAN
3 2 (8.70%) WAN
4 1 (4.35%) Intranet
4 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
1 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Transition Manager
2 7 (30.43%) Service Transition Manager
3 6 (26.09%) Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Service Manager
4 5 (21.74%) Project Manager
5 4 (17.39%) SOC Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (8.70%) Architect
7 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 1 (4.35%) Consultant
8 1 (4.35%) Data Architect
8 1 (4.35%) Developer
8 1 (4.35%) IT Manager
8 1 (4.35%) IT Project Manager
8 1 (4.35%) Security Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) Senior Manager
8 1 (4.35%) Senior Project Manager
8 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.35%) CAML
1 1 (4.35%) CSS
1 1 (4.35%) HTML
1 1 (4.35%) jQuery
1 1 (4.35%) LINQ
1 1 (4.35%) React
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
1 1 (4.35%) XML
1 1 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Virtual Team
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (4.35%) PKI
3 1 (4.35%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.35%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Unix
3 1 (4.35%) VMS
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Service Delivery
1 9 (39.13%) Service Delivery Management
2 8 (34.78%) Project Governance
3 5 (21.74%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (21.74%) SIEM
4 4 (17.39%) Analytics
4 4 (17.39%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 4 (17.39%) Identity Access Management
4 4 (17.39%) Threat Intelligence
5 3 (13.04%) Migration
5 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
5 3 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (8.70%) Data Architecture
6 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
6 2 (8.70%) Project Management
7 1 (4.35%) BPMN
7 1 (4.35%) CQRS
7 1 (4.35%) Data Transformation
7 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Content Management
7 1 (4.35%) Metadata Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) C#
1 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) ArcSight
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco
2 1 (4.35%) Fujitsu
2 1 (4.35%) Progress
2 1 (4.35%) Qualys
2 1 (4.35%) Remedy
2 1 (4.35%) Splunk
2 1 (4.35%) VMware