The table below looks at the statistics for Risk Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Analysis
Rank 78 78 59
Rank change year-on-year
0 -19
Contract jobs citing Risk Analysis 4 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.30% 0.085% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.12% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Average daily rate
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£388 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 - £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 - £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £28.75
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
952 847 680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 72.56% 72.09% 67.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 548 410 327
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 19 18
Average hourly rate £15.77 £18.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.38% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £4.85 £12.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.80 £37.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

Risk Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Risk Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Risk Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Risk Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Risk Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Risk Analysis
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (75.00%) Legal
2 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (75.00%) Information Assurance
3 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Network Security
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (50.00%) ISEB
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (25.00%) CESG
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (25.00%) PMP
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing

Risk Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
General
1 3 (75.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Information Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Security Manager
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Project Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (75.00%) Information Assurance
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (25.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001