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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Analysis
Rank 77 71 56
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -15
Contract jobs citing Risk Analysis 10 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.74% 0.43% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.60% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 2
Average daily rate
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£500 £330 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.51% +38.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+38.88% +30.90%
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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
1037 834 493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.59% 72.46% 66.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 444 227
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 8
Average hourly rate £47.50 £14.02 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+238.80% -19.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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 29 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 9 (64.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) SAS
2 8 (57.14%) Credit Risk
2 8 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (28.57%) Information Assurance
3 4 (28.57%) Information Security
3 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
4 3 (21.43%) Legal
4 3 (21.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 2 (14.29%) ISEB
5 2 (14.29%) Network Security
5 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (7.14%) Security Architecture
6 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (7.14%) PMP
6 1 (7.14%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Finance
6 1 (7.14%) Migration
6 1 (7.14%) Banking
6 1 (7.14%) CESG
6 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
6 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing

Risk Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (57.14%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Network Security
General
1 3 (21.43%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Analyst
1 8 (57.14%) Credit Analyst
1 8 (57.14%) Risk Analyst
1 8 (57.14%) Credit Risk Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Information Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Security Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Information Assurance Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Project Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Credit Risk
1 8 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (28.57%) Information Assurance
2 4 (28.57%) Information Security
2 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 3 (21.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.14%) Security Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISEB
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (7.14%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001