The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Market Risk in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Market Risk over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Market Risk
Rank 91 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Market Risk 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.26% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.79% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £513 £565
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -9.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Market Risk
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
504 351 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 32.88% 23.88% 24.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 204 161
Average daily rate £425 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £200 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 9
Average hourly rate £22.00 £39.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.30% +58.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.90 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -6.45%

Market Risk
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Market Risk across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Market Risk Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Market Risk
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Market Risk Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Market Risk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Market Risk 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 Market Risk.

1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Credit Risk
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 2 (50.00%) Security Patching
2 2 (50.00%) API Development
2 2 (50.00%) API Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Legal
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VBScript
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Sybase
3 1 (25.00%) OLAP
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery

Market Risk
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Market Risk 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 Market Risk. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) OLAP
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Server Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Market Risk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Market Risk Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) API Development
1 2 (50.00%) API Integration
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (50.00%) Security Patching
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) ServiceNow
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Sybase