The table below looks at the statistics for Risk Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Risk Analysis 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 Analysis
Rank 187 182 173
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Contract jobs citing Risk Analysis 9 20 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.30% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.39% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 23
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -29.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £350 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £575 £740
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £34.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+44.92% +25.45%
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London

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4349 5125 4535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.80% 77.07% 75.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3440 3769 3440
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 56 88
Average hourly rate £19.00 £23.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.14% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.63 £52.82 £107.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Risk Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Risk Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Risk Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Risk Analysis across the City of London region.

Risk Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Risk Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

Risk Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Risk Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Risk Analysis across the City of London region.

Risk Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Risk Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Risk Analysis 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 Analysis.

1 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 8 (34.78%) Risk Management
3 7 (30.43%) Information Security
3 7 (30.43%) Banking
4 6 (26.09%) Degree
4 6 (26.09%) SQL
5 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
5 5 (21.74%) Project Management
5 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
5 5 (21.74%) Investment Banking
6 4 (17.39%) COBIT
6 4 (17.39%) Derivative
7 3 (13.04%) CISSP
7 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
7 3 (13.04%) Windows
7 3 (13.04%) C++
7 3 (13.04%) Oracle
7 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
7 3 (13.04%) Retail
7 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (13.04%) Market Risk
7 3 (13.04%) Hadoop
7 3 (13.04%) MongoDB
7 3 (13.04%) Big Data
8 2 (8.70%) CQRS
8 2 (8.70%) HBase
8 2 (8.70%) Redis
8 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
8 2 (8.70%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef

Risk Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Risk Analysis 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 Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.70%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SunGard APT
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) Wireless
2 1 (4.35%) WAN
2 1 (4.35%) DHCP
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
2 1 (4.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
1 3 (13.04%) Hadoop
1 3 (13.04%) MongoDB
1 3 (13.04%) Big Data
2 2 (8.70%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
2 2 (8.70%) HBase
2 2 (8.70%) Redis
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.70%) OLTP
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.35%) VLDB
3 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.35%) Pentaho
3 1 (4.35%) Apache Hive
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) JUnit
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
1 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.35%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) Banking
3 5 (21.74%) Investment Banking
4 3 (13.04%) Retail
5 2 (8.70%) Law
5 2 (8.70%) Financial Institution
6 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
6 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Consultant
2 4 (17.39%) Security Consultant
2 4 (17.39%) Information Security Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) DBA
4 2 (8.70%) Security Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.70%) C++ Developer
4 2 (8.70%) SQL DBA
4 2 (8.70%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Security Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Server Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Business Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Head of IT
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) HTML
1 2 (8.70%) STL
1 2 (8.70%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (8.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 2 (8.70%) HTML5
1 2 (8.70%) Kafka
1 2 (8.70%) Apache Camel
2 1 (4.35%) XML
2 1 (4.35%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Derivative
2 3 (13.04%) Market Risk
3 2 (8.70%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 2 (8.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.70%) Grid Computing
4 1 (4.35%) CESG
4 1 (4.35%) Replication
4 1 (4.35%) Statistics
4 1 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.35%) RMADS
4 1 (4.35%) Open Source
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Solaris
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Debian
2 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Risk Management
2 7 (30.43%) Information Security
3 5 (21.74%) Project Management
4 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.70%) TDD
5 2 (8.70%) Scrum
5 2 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Kanban
5 2 (8.70%) Change Management
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL
5 2 (8.70%) OO
5 2 (8.70%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (8.70%) Complex Event Processing
5 2 (8.70%) BDD
5 2 (8.70%) Change Control
5 2 (8.70%) Greeks
5 2 (8.70%) CQRS
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.35%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) C++
3 2 (8.70%) Java
3 2 (8.70%) C#
3 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
3 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
3 2 (8.70%) Python
4 1 (4.35%) VBScript
4 1 (4.35%) VB
4 1 (4.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) CISSP
3 2 (8.70%) CISA
3 2 (8.70%) CISM
3 2 (8.70%) CRISC
4 1 (4.35%) ISEB
4 1 (4.35%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (4.35%) CEH
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) COBIT
2 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) HDFS
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Puppet
1 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (8.70%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
3 2 (8.70%) Sybase
3 2 (8.70%) DataSynapse
4 1 (4.35%) Vertica
4 1 (4.35%) Talend
4 1 (4.35%) SunGard
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.35%) Bloomberg
4 1 (4.35%) VMware