The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 3 months to 24 April 2017 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 111 118
Rank change year-on-year +16 +7  
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.075% 0.20% 0.098%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.087% 0.23% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £500 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +16.12%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £450 £403
% change year-on-year +3.33% +11.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £67.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year -25.92% +95.65%  

Risk Assessment is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1156 1709 1766
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 86.33% 84.52% 86.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 792 1210 1129
Median daily rate £413 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 32 40
Median hourly rate £10.89 £13.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.26% -27.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.81 £9.00 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.85 £35.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £30.35
% change year-on-year -4.00% +23.55%  

Risk Assessment
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing Risk Assessment as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Risk Assessment in West Yorkshire

Risk Assessment
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Risk Assessment in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Risk Assessment also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Risk Assessment.

1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) Unix
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (16.67%) F5
5 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
5 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) People Management
5 1 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (16.67%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (16.67%) Regulatory Compliance
5 1 (16.67%) Data Strategy
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Banking
5 1 (16.67%) QA
5 1 (16.67%) Use Case
5 1 (16.67%) Test Management

Risk Assessment
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Network Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Network Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Network Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Network Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Junior
3 1 (16.67%) LAN/WAN Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Network Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 1 (16.67%) iSeries
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (16.67%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) People Management
2 1 (16.67%) Regulatory Compliance
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Test Management
2 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (16.67%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Avaya
2 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (16.67%) F5
2 1 (16.67%) VMware