The table below looks at the statistics for the Risk Analyst role 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 Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Analyst
Rank 180 180 169
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Risk Analyst 23 20 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.42% 0.34% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.37% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 39
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£488 £475 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% -2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £390 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £620 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £439 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5044 5363 6721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.08% 92.20% 92.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3955 3878 4908
Average daily rate £451 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 91 148
Average hourly rate £15.75 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £12.90 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.05 £35.00 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Risk Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Risk Analyst in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Risk Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Risk Analyst
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 Analyst across the City of London region.

Risk Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Risk Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Risk Analyst across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Risk Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Risk Analyst
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 Analyst across the City of London region.

Risk Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Risk Analyst in their job title 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 with Risk Analyst in their job title.

1 27 (55.10%) Finance
1 27 (55.10%) Banking
2 22 (44.90%) Investment Banking
3 19 (38.78%) Credit Risk
4 16 (32.65%) Market Risk
5 12 (24.49%) SQL
6 11 (22.45%) CISSP
6 11 (22.45%) Business Analysis
6 11 (22.45%) Risk Management
7 9 (18.37%) CISA
7 9 (18.37%) CISM
8 8 (16.33%) Front Office
8 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (14.29%) Stress Testing
9 7 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
9 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
10 6 (12.24%) C#
10 6 (12.24%) .NET
10 6 (12.24%) Change Control
11 5 (10.20%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (10.20%) Basel III
11 5 (10.20%) Fixed Income
12 4 (8.16%) Risk Analysis
12 4 (8.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (8.16%) Software Delivery
13 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
13 3 (6.12%) Analytics
13 3 (6.12%) Wealth Management
13 3 (6.12%) Financial Institution
13 3 (6.12%) Regression Testing

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Risk Analyst in their job title 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 with Risk Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.08%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.04%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Office
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Adaptiv
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.04%) Big Data
General
1 27 (55.10%) Finance
1 27 (55.10%) Banking
2 22 (44.90%) Investment Banking
3 8 (16.33%) Front Office
4 3 (6.12%) Wholesale Banking
4 3 (6.12%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.04%) Back Office
5 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.04%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) .NET
2 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.08%) XML
2 2 (4.08%) FpML
3 1 (2.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (38.78%) Credit Risk
2 16 (32.65%) Market Risk
3 5 (10.20%) Fixed Income
4 4 (8.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.08%) Blackberry
6 2 (4.08%) Credit Derivative
6 2 (4.08%) Derivative
7 1 (2.04%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) Linux
2 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) Risk Management
1 11 (22.45%) Business Analysis
2 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
3 7 (14.29%) Stress Testing
4 6 (12.24%) Change Control
5 5 (10.20%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (8.16%) Risk Analysis
6 4 (8.16%) Software Delivery
7 3 (6.12%) Wealth Management
7 3 (6.12%) Analytics
7 3 (6.12%) Migration
7 3 (6.12%) Regression Testing
8 2 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (4.08%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (4.08%) Validation
8 2 (4.08%) Data Modelling
8 2 (4.08%) Project Management
8 2 (4.08%) Information Security
8 2 (4.08%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.49%) SQL
2 6 (12.24%) C#
3 3 (6.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (22.45%) CISSP
2 9 (18.37%) CISA
2 9 (18.37%) CISM
3 2 (4.08%) Degree
4 1 (2.04%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) Basel III
2 2 (4.08%) QA
3 1 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.04%) Basel II
3 1 (2.04%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft