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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Assessment
Rank 78 76 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 6 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.41% 0.58% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.79% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £14.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+67.85% -51.72%
Risk Assessment
Scotland

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
1125 890 605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 77.75% 73.31% 72.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 621 550 277
Average daily rate £375 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 19 8
Average hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £21.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.00 £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 27 May 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 (69.23%) ITIL
2 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Finance
3 6 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (46.15%) Service Delivery
4 4 (30.77%) UNIX
5 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (15.38%) Informatica
6 2 (15.38%) SAS
6 2 (15.38%) QA
6 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (7.69%) Towers Watson Igloo
7 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
7 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
7 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
7 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (7.69%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
7 1 (7.69%) SDLC
7 1 (7.69%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
7 1 (7.69%) RMADS
7 1 (7.69%) iSeries
7 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (7.69%) Degree
7 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
7 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
7 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
7 1 (7.69%) HP

Risk Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 2 (15.38%) SAS
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Towers Watson Igloo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Architect
2 5 (38.46%) Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (30.77%) AWS Architect
4 3 (23.08%) Security Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Consultant
4 3 (23.08%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Technical Design Consultant
5 2 (15.38%) Technical Design Architect
5 2 (15.38%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (15.38%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (15.38%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (15.38%) Technical Architect
5 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Process Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) IT Auditor
6 1 (7.69%) Auditor
6 1 (7.69%) CLAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) RMADS
2 1 (7.69%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) UNIX
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) Service Delivery
2 6 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) Scrum
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security
3 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
3 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) SDLC
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
3 1 (7.69%) Six Sigma
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CISA
1 1 (7.69%) QiCA
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 1 (7.69%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Informatica
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Sybase
2 1 (7.69%) HP