The table below looks at the statistics for Risk Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Risk Management over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Management
Rank 59 33 55
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +22
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 10 46 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.29% 4.68% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 6.10% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 30 5
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£279 £375 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.50% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -15.49%
Risk Management
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
601 754 591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 77.65% 76.78% 69.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 364 293
Average daily rate £380 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £272 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £565 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 46 27
Average hourly rate £22.50 £34.06 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.93% +1.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.15 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £58.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Risk Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Risk Management across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Risk Management Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Risk Management
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Risk Management across the Cheshire region.

Risk Management Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Risk Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Risk Management across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Risk Management Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Risk Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Risk Management across the Cheshire region.

Risk Management Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Risk Management
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Management within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -14 5 £277 -54.46%
Chester +6 2 £400 - 1
Knutsford -5 1 - -
Crewe - - - -
Wilmslow - - - - 2
Winsford - - - -
Risk Management
North West

Risk Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Risk Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Risk Management.

1 16 (42.11%) Service Delivery
2 15 (39.47%) ITIL
3 12 (31.58%) Finance
4 10 (26.32%) CRAMM
5 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
5 9 (23.68%) ISEB
6 8 (21.05%) Change Management
6 8 (21.05%) Supplier Management
7 7 (18.42%) Information Security
7 7 (18.42%) Project Management
7 7 (18.42%) Security Management
7 7 (18.42%) ITSM
8 6 (15.79%) Service Management
8 6 (15.79%) SC Cleared
9 5 (13.16%) Performance Management
9 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (13.16%) Banking
10 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
10 4 (10.53%) Firewall
10 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
10 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2
10 4 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (7.89%) SQL
11 3 (7.89%) CISSP
11 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
11 3 (7.89%) Business Continuity
11 3 (7.89%) Legal
11 3 (7.89%) Validation
11 3 (7.89%) Data Protection

Risk Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Risk Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Risk Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.63%) Route 53
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) Firewall
2 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.26%) Network Security
4 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.63%) VPN
4 1 (2.63%) LAN
4 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.63%) MS Access
2 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (31.58%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Banking
3 3 (7.89%) Legal
4 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.63%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Service Manager
2 13 (34.21%) Services Delivery Manager
2 13 (34.21%) Delivery Manager
3 7 (18.42%) Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Architect
4 4 (10.53%) Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) Security Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) IT Services Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Security Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) DBA
6 2 (5.26%) SQL Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Service Design Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Digital Project Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Information Risk Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Development Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
1 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
1 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) Open Source
2 2 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) UNIX
1 1 (2.63%) Linux
1 1 (2.63%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Service Delivery
2 15 (39.47%) ITIL
3 10 (26.32%) CRAMM
4 8 (21.05%) Supplier Management
4 8 (21.05%) Change Management
5 7 (18.42%) Project Management
5 7 (18.42%) ITSM
5 7 (18.42%) Security Management
5 7 (18.42%) Information Security
6 6 (15.79%) Service Management
7 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (13.16%) Performance Management
8 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2
8 4 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (7.89%) Validation
9 3 (7.89%) Business Continuity
9 3 (7.89%) Data Protection
10 2 (5.26%) System Testing
10 2 (5.26%) Risk Analysis
10 2 (5.26%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
2 2 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (2.63%) Java
3 1 (2.63%) PHP
3 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.63%) VB
3 1 (2.63%) VBA
3 1 (2.63%) Scala
3 1 (2.63%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) ISEB
1 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.89%) CISSP
4 2 (5.26%) ISACA
4 2 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (5.26%) PMP
4 2 (5.26%) PMI Certification
4 2 (5.26%) CISA
4 2 (5.26%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.63%) ISSAP
5 1 (2.63%) CIPD
5 1 (2.63%) Degree
5 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.26%) COBIT
1 2 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Puppet
1 1 (2.63%) Vagrant
1 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.63%) HP
1 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
1 1 (2.63%) RightScale
1 1 (2.63%) TSYS