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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Management
Rank 44 43 62
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +19
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 29 32 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.56% 3.40% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.78% 4.46% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 19 5
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£475 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £278 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £603 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.56 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+45.83% -28.00%
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
607 717 577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 74.48% 76.28% 65.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 331 336
Average daily rate £405 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.61% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 45 14
Average hourly rate £28.00 £31.56 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.26% -7.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.48 £15.50 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +3.44%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 +7 20 £485 -22.70%
Knutsford +6 2 £425 +29.27%
Chester +11 1 £400 - 5
Crewe - - - -
Macclesfield - - - -
Wilmslow - - - - 2
Winsford - - - - 1
Risk Management
North West

Risk Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 18 (40.00%) Finance
2 17 (37.78%) Service Delivery
3 15 (33.33%) ITIL
4 11 (24.44%) Information Security
4 11 (24.44%) Security Management
5 10 (22.22%) CRAMM
6 9 (20.00%) Banking
6 9 (20.00%) ISEB
7 7 (15.56%) Change Management
7 7 (15.56%) Service Management
7 7 (15.56%) Supplier Management
7 7 (15.56%) Security Cleared
8 6 (13.33%) Performance Management
8 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
8 6 (13.33%) Management Information System
8 6 (13.33%) ITSM
9 5 (11.11%) Firewall
9 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
10 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
10 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
10 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
10 4 (8.89%) Project Management
10 4 (8.89%) Validation
10 4 (8.89%) Security Architecture
10 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
10 4 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (6.67%) Data Protection
11 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2

Risk Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.44%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.44%) IIS
1 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (2.22%) Route 53
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) Firewall
2 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.44%) Network Security
4 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.22%) LAN
4 1 (2.22%) WAN
4 1 (2.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.22%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.22%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (40.00%) Finance
2 9 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Legal
4 1 (2.22%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (35.56%) Service Manager
2 13 (28.89%) Services Delivery Manager
2 13 (28.89%) Delivery Manager
3 7 (15.56%) Security Consultant
3 7 (15.56%) Analyst
3 7 (15.56%) Consultant
4 5 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.89%) Architect
5 4 (8.89%) Security Architect
6 3 (6.67%) IT Services Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Security Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) DBA
7 2 (4.44%) Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Lead Security Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Security Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Risk Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) SQL Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (4.44%) Service Design Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) .NET
2 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.44%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (4.44%) Open Source
3 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.22%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) Windows
2 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.22%) CentOS
3 1 (2.22%) Linux
3 1 (2.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) Service Delivery
2 15 (33.33%) ITIL
3 11 (24.44%) Information Security
3 11 (24.44%) Security Management
4 10 (22.22%) CRAMM
5 7 (15.56%) Change Management
5 7 (15.56%) Service Management
5 7 (15.56%) Supplier Management
6 6 (13.33%) Performance Management
6 6 (13.33%) ITSM
7 4 (8.89%) Project Management
7 4 (8.89%) Validation
7 4 (8.89%) Security Architecture
7 4 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (6.67%) Data Protection
8 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
9 2 (4.44%) E-Commerce
9 2 (4.44%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) SQL
2 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
2 2 (4.44%) C#
3 1 (2.22%) Scala
3 1 (2.22%) C
3 1 (2.22%) Java
3 1 (2.22%) PHP
3 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.22%) VB
3 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) ISEB
2 7 (15.56%) Security Cleared
3 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.67%) CISSP
5 2 (4.44%) CISA
5 2 (4.44%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (4.44%) ISACA
6 1 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.22%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
1 2 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.44%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Vagrant
1 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.22%) RightScale
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle
2 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.22%) Citrix