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 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Risk Analyst
Rank 82 68 70
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Risk Analyst 11 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.77% 0.91% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.95% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 1
Average daily rate £275 £500 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +58.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £424 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
-0.29% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £12.50
Risk Analyst
Scotland

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
1371 1258 1124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.01% 95.88% 94.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 694 685 551
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 12
Average hourly rate £19.02 £24.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.75% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.35 £47.50 £95.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 14 February 2016.

Risk Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Risk Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Risk Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Risk Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 20 (71.43%) Banking
2 14 (50.00%) Finance
3 10 (35.71%) Credit Risk
4 6 (21.43%) Visualisation
4 6 (21.43%) Risk Management
4 6 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
4 6 (21.43%) Retail
4 6 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (21.43%) Internal Audit
5 5 (17.86%) SAS
6 4 (14.29%) Retail Banking
6 4 (14.29%) SQL
6 4 (14.29%) Risk Analytics
6 4 (14.29%) Analytics
7 3 (10.71%) CISSP
7 3 (10.71%) ITIL
7 3 (10.71%) CISA
7 3 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (10.71%) CEH
7 3 (10.71%) Business Analysis
7 3 (10.71%) Project Governance
7 3 (10.71%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (7.14%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
8 2 (7.14%) Marketing
8 2 (7.14%) Critical Path Analysis
8 2 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (7.14%) Identity Management
8 2 (7.14%) Teradata
8 2 (7.14%) Programme Management

Risk Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 5 (17.86%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
General
1 20 (71.43%) Banking
2 14 (50.00%) Finance
3 6 (21.43%) Retail
4 4 (14.29%) Retail Banking
5 2 (7.14%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Credit Risk
2 6 (21.43%) Visualisation
3 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.57%) Market Risk
4 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.57%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Internal Audit
1 6 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
1 6 (21.43%) Risk Management
1 6 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (14.29%) Analytics
2 4 (14.29%) Risk Analytics
3 3 (10.71%) Business Analysis
3 3 (10.71%) ITIL
3 3 (10.71%) Project Governance
4 2 (7.14%) BPR
4 2 (7.14%) Coaching
4 2 (7.14%) Critical Path Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) CRM
4 2 (7.14%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) Identity Management
4 2 (7.14%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (7.14%) Programme Management
4 2 (7.14%) Project Management
4 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) CEH
1 3 (10.71%) CISA
1 3 (10.71%) CISSP
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) ISEB
2 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Teradata
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) Sybase