The table below looks at the statistics for Risk Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Risk Analysis over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Analysis
Rank 147 126 122
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -4
Contract jobs citing Risk Analysis 16 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.36% 0.54% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.73% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 3
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£375 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £340
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £108.75 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year
+521.42% -
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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 North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3466 2318 2047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 78.84% 74.18% 71.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2129 1288 1045
Average daily rate £413 £373 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.73% +12.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 102 103
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £67.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

Risk Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Risk Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Risk Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Risk Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Risk Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Risk Analysis across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Risk Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Risk Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Risk Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Risk Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Analysis within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -8 7 £425 +21.42%
Lancashire - 4 £280 -
Cumbria - 3 £348 -
Manchester -20 2 £400 -20.00% 1
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Risk Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Risk Analysis 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 Analysis.

1 10 (45.45%) Test Strategy
2 8 (36.36%) Finance
3 7 (31.82%) Risk Management
4 6 (27.27%) Project Management
4 6 (27.27%) Test Automation
5 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
5 5 (22.73%) SQL
5 5 (22.73%) HP
5 5 (22.73%) Automated Testing
5 5 (22.73%) Knowledge Management
6 4 (18.18%) Degree
6 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
6 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
6 4 (18.18%) SOA
6 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
7 3 (13.64%) FTP
7 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
7 3 (13.64%) UNIX
7 3 (13.64%) Windows
7 3 (13.64%) Linux
7 3 (13.64%) Banking
7 3 (13.64%) Information Security
7 3 (13.64%) WebSphere
8 2 (9.09%) Time Management
8 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
8 2 (9.09%) TOGAF
8 2 (9.09%) Wireless
8 2 (9.09%) Firewall

Risk Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Risk Analysis 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 Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.64%) WebSphere
2 2 (9.09%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) SaaS
1 2 (9.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) FTP
2 2 (9.09%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Data Mining
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Tester
3 3 (13.64%) Project Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Integration Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Security Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Risk Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Report Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Risk Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Credit Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Client/Server
1 2 (9.09%) Credit Risk
1 2 (9.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) UNIX
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Test Strategy
2 7 (31.82%) Risk Management
3 6 (27.27%) Project Management
3 6 (27.27%) Test Automation
4 5 (22.73%) Automated Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Knowledge Management
5 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 4 (18.18%) SOA
5 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (13.64%) Information Security
7 2 (9.09%) TOGAF
7 2 (9.09%) Six Sigma
7 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
7 2 (9.09%) SIEM
7 2 (9.09%) DDoS Mitigation
7 2 (9.09%) Time Management
8 1 (4.55%) SDLC
8 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) VBA
2 2 (9.09%) COBOL
2 2 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) CISSP
4 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) HP
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Informatica