Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Risk Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Risk Management over the 6 months to 21 February 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 Management
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 103 84
Rank change year-on-year +1 -19 +19
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 88 96 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.83% 1.81% 2.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 2.19% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 62 65
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +3.03% +15.38%
10th Percentile £306 £266 £301
90th Percentile £575 £548 £548
England median daily rate £514 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.70% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.12 - £34.00
England median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50

Risk Management 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 3,997 4,385 4,133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.34% 82.80% 81.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,522 2,697 2,316
West Midlands median daily rate £407 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.81% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £550 £541 £550
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 144 127
West Midlands median hourly rate £23.99 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.05% +10.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.54 £10.69
90th Percentile £48.75 £42.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.09 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -3.64% +6.38% +16.77%

Risk Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Risk Management in the West Midlands

Risk Management
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 Management in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Risk Management in the West Midlands

Risk Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Management in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Risk Management in the West Midlands

Risk Management
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 Management in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Risk Management in the West Midlands

Risk Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Management in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Risk Management in the West Midlands

Risk Management
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 Management within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 February 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
Warwickshire -1 24 £475 +35.71% 2
Birmingham -7 21 £438 -7.89% 7
Shropshire -7 10 £500 - 2
Coventry -5 7 £400 -5.88% 7
Solihull +6 4 £265 -
Staffordshire +6 3 £340 - 1
Worcestershire - 1 £308 - 2
Risk Management
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Risk Management 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 Management.

1 24 (27.27%) Project Management
1 24 (27.27%) Finance
2 20 (22.73%) ITIL
3 17 (19.32%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (18.18%) Information Security
4 16 (18.18%) GDPR
5 15 (17.05%) Management Information System
6 14 (15.91%) Firewall
6 14 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (14.77%) Data Protection
7 13 (14.77%) Security Cleared
7 13 (14.77%) PRINCE2
7 13 (14.77%) Oracle
7 13 (14.77%) CISSP
8 12 (13.64%) Microsoft
8 12 (13.64%) Unix
8 12 (13.64%) LAN
8 12 (13.64%) Change Management
8 12 (13.64%) SIEM
8 12 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
9 11 (12.50%) Security Architecture
9 11 (12.50%) Network Security
9 11 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (12.50%) WAN
9 11 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
9 11 (12.50%) Windows
9 11 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
9 11 (12.50%) PMO
10 10 (11.36%) Information Governance
11 9 (10.23%) Line Management

Risk Management
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 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 11 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 11 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (7.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.27%) iTrent
2 1 (1.14%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) G Suite
1 1 (1.14%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.14%) IaaS
1 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.14%) Office 365
1 1 (1.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.91%) Firewall
2 12 (13.64%) LAN
3 11 (12.50%) Network Security
3 11 (12.50%) WAN
4 9 (10.23%) MPLS
4 9 (10.23%) SNMP
4 9 (10.23%) VLAN
5 6 (6.82%) SAN
6 2 (2.27%) SSL
6 2 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.14%) 3G
7 1 (1.14%) HTTP
7 1 (1.14%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.14%) Megaco
7 1 (1.14%) RFID
7 1 (1.14%) RTCP
7 1 (1.14%) RTP
7 1 (1.14%) SMS
7 1 (1.14%) VoIP
7 1 (1.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.68%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.27%) MySQL
3 2 (2.27%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.14%) Big Data
4 1 (1.14%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (1.14%) JIRA
General
1 24 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (3.41%) Automotive
2 3 (3.41%) Banking
2 3 (3.41%) Legal
3 2 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.27%) Military
3 2 (2.27%) Retail
4 1 (1.14%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.14%) Electronics
4 1 (1.14%) Law
4 1 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (21.59%) Architect
2 18 (20.45%) Project Manager
3 12 (13.64%) Security Architect
4 10 (11.36%) Analyst
5 7 (7.95%) Consultant
6 6 (6.82%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.41%) Business Analyst
7 3 (3.41%) HR Manager
7 3 (3.41%) IT Manager
7 3 (3.41%) Risk Consultant
7 3 (3.41%) Workstream Lead
8 2 (2.27%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 2 (2.27%) Project Implementation Manager
8 2 (2.27%) Project Officer
8 2 (2.27%) SC Cleared Project Manager
8 2 (2.27%) Security Manager
8 2 (2.27%) Senior Project Officer
8 2 (2.27%) Service Continuity Consultant
8 2 (2.27%) Transformation Analyst
8 2 (2.27%) Workstream Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.14%) .NET
1 1 (1.14%) Middleware
1 1 (1.14%) REST
1 1 (1.14%) Web Services
1 1 (1.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.32%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (17.05%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.55%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.27%) Cyberattack
4 2 (2.27%) NHS
4 2 (2.27%) SCADA
5 1 (1.14%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.14%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.14%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.14%) Life Science
5 1 (1.14%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.14%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.64%) Unix
2 11 (12.50%) Windows
3 3 (3.41%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (27.27%) Project Management
2 20 (22.73%) ITIL
3 16 (18.18%) Information Security
4 14 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (14.77%) Data Protection
5 13 (14.77%) PRINCE2
6 12 (13.64%) Change Management
6 12 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
6 12 (13.64%) SIEM
7 11 (12.50%) Security Architecture
7 11 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (11.36%) Information Governance
9 9 (10.23%) Data Loss Prevention
9 9 (10.23%) Identity Management
9 9 (10.23%) Line Management
9 9 (10.23%) Network Design
9 9 (10.23%) SDLC
9 9 (10.23%) Supplier Management
10 8 (9.09%) Contract Management
10 8 (9.09%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.09%) Perl
1 8 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 8 (9.09%) Python
2 4 (4.55%) SQL
3 2 (2.27%) C
3 2 (2.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (14.77%) CISSP
1 13 (14.77%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.23%) Degree
2 9 (10.23%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.09%) CCNA
3 8 (9.09%) CCNP
3 8 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (6.82%) SANS
5 5 (5.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (4.55%) CISM
6 4 (4.55%) PMI Certification
6 4 (4.55%) PMP
7 3 (3.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (2.27%) CCIE
8 2 (2.27%) CEH
8 2 (2.27%) CISMP
8 2 (2.27%) GCIA
8 2 (2.27%) GIAC
8 2 (2.27%) GSEC
8 2 (2.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (18.18%) GDPR
2 11 (12.50%) PMO
3 6 (6.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (6.82%) PCI DSS
4 3 (3.41%) Solvency II
5 2 (2.27%) COBIT
5 2 (2.27%) ISO 22301
6 1 (1.14%) ISO 13485
6 1 (1.14%) ISO 9001
6 1 (1.14%) QA
6 1 (1.14%) RMADS
6 1 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.27%) Snort
1 2 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (3.41%) QRadar
2 2 (2.27%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 13 (14.77%) Oracle
2 12 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.41%) Cisco
3 3 (3.41%) SAP
3 3 (3.41%) VMware
4 2 (2.27%) ArcSight
4 2 (2.27%) Blue Coat
4 2 (2.27%) Google
4 2 (2.27%) HP
4 2 (2.27%) Kronos
4 2 (2.27%) Lancope
4 2 (2.27%) OpenText
4 2 (2.27%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.14%) Guidewire
5 1 (1.14%) JDA
5 1 (1.14%) Juniper
5 1 (1.14%) Mitel
5 1 (1.14%) Sigfox
5 1 (1.14%) Tableau