The table below looks at the statistics for Risk Assessment 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 Assessment over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Assessment
Rank 81 69 64
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -5
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 11 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.65% 0.76% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.97% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£338 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 - £26.50
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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
1335 927 805
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 79.13% 78.16% 73.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 711 503 379
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 7
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.77 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.45% -29.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £5.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.38 £22.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

Risk Assessment
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Risk Assessment Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Risk Assessment
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Risk Assessment Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Risk Assessment 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 Assessment.

1 9 (52.94%) ITIL
2 7 (41.18%) Banking
2 7 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (35.29%) CISA
4 5 (29.41%) CISSP
4 5 (29.41%) Finance
5 4 (23.53%) CEH
5 4 (23.53%) Visualisation
6 3 (17.65%) Windows
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle
7 2 (11.76%) UNIX
7 2 (11.76%) Information Security
7 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
7 2 (11.76%) Change Control
7 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
8 1 (5.88%) SDLC
8 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (5.88%) Database Security
8 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
8 1 (5.88%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (5.88%) Fat Client
8 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
8 1 (5.88%) iSeries
8 1 (5.88%) Resource Management
8 1 (5.88%) QA
8 1 (5.88%) Retail
8 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
8 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (5.88%) Six Sigma Green Belt

Risk Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Risk Assessment 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 Assessment. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (41.18%) Banking
2 5 (29.41%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Risk Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) IT Security Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Security Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Programme Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (11.76%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Risk Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Process Improvement Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Design Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Design Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Operational Risk Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.88%) IT Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Visualisation
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (5.88%) Thin Client
3 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Derivative
3 1 (5.88%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.88%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) UNIX
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Information Security
2 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
2 2 (11.76%) Change Control
3 1 (5.88%) Database Security
3 1 (5.88%) SDLC
3 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
3 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.88%) Resource Management
3 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.88%) Process Improvement
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.88%) ERP
3 1 (5.88%) Six Sigma
3 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.88%) CMMI
3 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.88%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) CISA
2 5 (29.41%) CISSP
3 4 (23.53%) CEH
4 1 (5.88%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (5.88%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) GAAP
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Sybase
2 1 (5.88%) Informatica
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