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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Assessment
Rank 79 82 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.21% 0.31% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£338 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-24.28% +16.66%
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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
1130 988 699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 78.31% 76.35% 72.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 591 326
Average daily rate £375 £401 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.48% -2.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 12
Average hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% +26.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £18.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.00 £22.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 2 July 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 8 (61.54%) ITIL
2 7 (53.85%) Finance
3 6 (46.15%) Windows
4 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (38.46%) Service Delivery
5 4 (30.77%) UNIX
6 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (15.38%) QA
7 2 (15.38%) SAS
7 2 (15.38%) Informatica
8 1 (7.69%) HP UFT
8 1 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (7.69%) Middleware
8 1 (7.69%) Six Sigma
8 1 (7.69%) Project Management
8 1 (7.69%) GAAP
8 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
8 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
8 1 (7.69%) HP
8 1 (7.69%) Linux
8 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
8 1 (7.69%) SQL
8 1 (7.69%) Oracle
8 1 (7.69%) Sybase
8 1 (7.69%) CISA
8 1 (7.69%) QiCA
8 1 (7.69%) Change Management
8 1 (7.69%) Management Information System

Risk Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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%) HP UFT
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%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Security Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (23.08%) IT Security Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) AWS Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Design Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Design Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Process Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) IT Auditor
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Auditor
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%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Derivative
2 1 (7.69%) RMADS
2 1 (7.69%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) UNIX
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Service Delivery
2 5 (38.46%) 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
3 1 (7.69%) GAAP
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