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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Risk Analysis
Rank 146 138 124
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -14
Contract jobs citing Risk Analysis 10 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% 0.032% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.042% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 4
Average daily rate £425 - £359
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 - £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 - £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £444 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.85% +18.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.27 - £36.00
Risk Analysis
England

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
3051 2405 2025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 80.27% 76.40% 74.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1872 1428 1031
Average daily rate £400 £385 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 99 108
Average hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.30 £49.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Manchester - 5 £425 - 1
Cheshire -4 2 - -
Merseyside - 2 £325 -
Risk Analysis
England

Risk Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 21 (70.00%) Finance
2 15 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 14 (46.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
4 12 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 12 (40.00%) Banking
5 10 (33.33%) SAS
6 9 (30.00%) MS Office
6 9 (30.00%) Retail
6 9 (30.00%) Credit Risk
6 9 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (23.33%) Retail Banking
7 7 (23.33%) Portfolio Management
7 7 (23.33%) Project Management
8 6 (20.00%) Test Strategy
9 4 (13.33%) Change Management
9 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
10 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
10 3 (10.00%) IaaS
10 3 (10.00%) SIEM
10 3 (10.00%) PCI DSS
10 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
10 3 (10.00%) SaaS
10 3 (10.00%) PaaS
10 3 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (10.00%) DDoS Mitigation
10 3 (10.00%) SSAE 16
10 3 (10.00%) Firewall
10 3 (10.00%) Wireless
10 3 (10.00%) TOGAF

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 10 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (30.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) IaaS
1 3 (10.00%) PaaS
1 3 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Firewall
1 3 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) JMeter
1 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner
1 1 (3.33%) Selenium
General
1 21 (70.00%) Finance
2 12 (40.00%) Banking
3 9 (30.00%) Retail
4 7 (23.33%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.33%) Dutch Language
5 1 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Risk Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Architect
3 5 (16.67%) Credit Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Credit Risk Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) SAS Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) SAS Credit Risk Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) SAS Risk Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Project Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Portfolio Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Security Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Banking Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Portfolio Management Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared Project Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (30.00%) Credit Risk
2 3 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Economics
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
1 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 14 (46.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (23.33%) Portfolio Management
3 7 (23.33%) Project Management
4 6 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 4 (13.33%) Change Management
6 3 (10.00%) DDoS Mitigation
6 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (10.00%) SIEM
6 3 (10.00%) Six Sigma
6 3 (10.00%) TOGAF
7 2 (6.67%) Automated Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
7 2 (6.67%) Coaching
7 2 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.67%) SDLC
7 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
7 2 (6.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) Java
1 2 (6.67%) SQL
1 2 (6.67%) VBA
2 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) CISSP
2 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) Degree
3 2 (6.67%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.33%) ISEB
4 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.33%) PMP
4 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) PCI DSS
1 3 (10.00%) SSAE 16
2 1 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.33%) PMBOK
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (3.33%) Informatica
3 1 (3.33%) Remedy