The table below looks at the statistics for the Risk Analyst role 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 Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Analyst
Rank 85 76 64
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Risk Analyst 8 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.48% 0.26% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.27% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£380 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.59% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £448 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+19.33% +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 Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1563 1102 1036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 92.98% 93.71% 93.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 839 597 456
Average daily rate £388 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 33
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.51 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.85 £42.00 £27.25
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 Edinburgh

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

Risk Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Risk Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Risk Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Risk Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Risk Analyst across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Risk Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Risk Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 14 (73.68%) Banking
2 13 (68.42%) Credit Risk
3 12 (63.16%) SAS
4 11 (57.89%) Finance
5 9 (47.37%) SQL
6 8 (42.11%) Risk Management
6 8 (42.11%) Analytics
7 7 (36.84%) Portfolio Management
7 7 (36.84%) Risk Analytics
7 7 (36.84%) Teradata
7 7 (36.84%) VBA
7 7 (36.84%) Marketing
8 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (26.32%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (26.32%) Retail
10 4 (21.05%) CEH
10 4 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (21.05%) Risk Analysis
10 4 (21.05%) Visualisation
10 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (21.05%) ITIL
10 4 (21.05%) CISSP
10 4 (21.05%) Project Management
10 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (21.05%) CISA
11 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
11 2 (10.53%) Retail Banking
12 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
12 1 (5.26%) Derivative
12 1 (5.26%) GAAP

Risk Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 12 (63.16%) SAS
General
1 14 (73.68%) Banking
2 11 (57.89%) Finance
3 7 (36.84%) Marketing
4 5 (26.32%) Retail
5 2 (10.53%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 13 (68.42%) Credit Risk
2 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (21.05%) Visualisation
4 1 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (5.26%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Risk Management
1 8 (42.11%) Analytics
2 7 (36.84%) Portfolio Management
2 7 (36.84%) Risk Analytics
3 5 (26.32%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (21.05%) Project Management
4 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (21.05%) ITIL
4 4 (21.05%) Risk Analysis
4 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.26%) Validation
6 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 7 (36.84%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) CISSP
1 4 (21.05%) CISA
1 4 (21.05%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.26%) GAAP
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Teradata