The first table below looks at the demand for Risk Management 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 Management over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Edinburgh region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Management
Rank 60 50 59
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 21 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.64% 0.66% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 0.96% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 4
Average daily rate £463 £400 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £400 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £658 £400 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £423 £388
% change year-on-year
-2.18% +9.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +50.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
925 523 811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 72.04% 69.46% 67.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 236 406
Average daily rate £400 £380 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 3 24
Average hourly rate £25.00 £50.83 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.81% +154.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £20.35 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £70.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Risk Management
Scotland

Risk Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Risk Management Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Risk Management
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Risk Management Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Risk Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Risk Management across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Risk Management Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Risk Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Risk Management Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Risk Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Risk Management 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 Management.

1 17 (45.95%) Finance
2 14 (37.84%) Banking
3 11 (29.73%) Project Management
4 6 (16.22%) Windows
5 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.81%) iSeries
6 4 (10.81%) Mainframe
6 4 (10.81%) DSDM
6 4 (10.81%) UNIX
6 4 (10.81%) Tandem
6 4 (10.81%) Retail
6 4 (10.81%) Scrum
6 4 (10.81%) Change Management
7 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (8.11%) Data Management
7 3 (8.11%) Programme Management
7 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2
7 3 (8.11%) XML
7 3 (8.11%) Informatica
7 3 (8.11%) Resource Management
7 3 (8.11%) Change Control
7 3 (8.11%) Analytics
7 3 (8.11%) User Stories
8 2 (5.41%) BDD
8 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.41%) Retail Banking
8 2 (5.41%) Content Management
8 2 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (5.41%) Test Management
8 2 (5.41%) Web Development

Risk Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Risk Management 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 Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
General
1 17 (45.95%) Finance
2 14 (37.84%) Banking
3 4 (10.81%) Retail
4 2 (5.41%) Retail Banking
4 2 (5.41%) Legal
4 2 (5.41%) Publishing
5 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Project Manager
2 6 (16.22%) Risk Manager
3 5 (13.51%) Developer
4 3 (8.11%) ScrumMaster
5 2 (5.41%) IT Risk Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Vendor Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Delivery Project Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Procurement Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Data Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (2.70%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Security Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Communications Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) XML
2 2 (5.41%) .NET
2 2 (5.41%) HTML
2 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.41%) CSS
3 1 (2.70%) SOAP
3 1 (2.70%) Web Services
3 1 (2.70%) EDI
3 1 (2.70%) Velocity
3 1 (2.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) iSeries
1 4 (10.81%) Mainframe
1 4 (10.81%) Tandem
2 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.70%) FMCG
2 1 (2.70%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.70%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Windows
2 4 (10.81%) UNIX
3 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Project Management
2 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (10.81%) DSDM
3 4 (10.81%) Scrum
3 4 (10.81%) Change Management
4 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (8.11%) Data Management
4 3 (8.11%) Programme Management
4 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2
4 3 (8.11%) Resource Management
4 3 (8.11%) Change Control
4 3 (8.11%) Analytics
4 3 (8.11%) User Stories
5 2 (5.41%) BDD
5 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.41%) Content Management
5 2 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (5.41%) Test Management
5 2 (5.41%) Web Development
5 2 (5.41%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
1 2 (5.41%) C#
1 2 (5.41%) Java
2 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (5.41%) CISSP
2 1 (2.70%) CISA
2 1 (2.70%) CISM
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.70%) CCNA
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.70%) CRISC
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) Informatica
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
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