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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Analysis
Rank 119 124 137
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +13
Contract jobs citing Risk Analysis 18 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.56% 0.48% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.68% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 0
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £339 £408
% change year-on-year
+18.08% -16.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £27.50
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
2275 2045 2121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 71.23% 70.25% 64.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1258 1040 1140
Average daily rate £375 £330 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £241 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 98 105
Average hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.50% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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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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 13 £500 +233.33% 6
Cheshire -9 4 £350 - 1
Risk Analysis
England

Risk Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 14 (56.00%) Finance
1 14 (56.00%) Information Security
2 10 (40.00%) CISSP
2 10 (40.00%) Banking
3 7 (28.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (28.00%) COBIT
3 7 (28.00%) CRAMM
3 7 (28.00%) PCI DSS
3 7 (28.00%) CRISC
3 7 (28.00%) UNIX
3 7 (28.00%) Windows
3 7 (28.00%) Risk Assessment
3 7 (28.00%) GIAC
3 7 (28.00%) CISM
4 6 (24.00%) Management Information System
4 6 (24.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 6 (24.00%) Data Protection
5 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 5 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (20.00%) C
5 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (20.00%) Mainframe
6 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (16.00%) ITIL
6 4 (16.00%) SQL
6 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
6 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (12.00%) Integration Testing

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Firewall
1 3 (12.00%) VPN
2 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.00%) Wireless
3 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.00%) LAN
3 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 14 (56.00%) Finance
2 10 (40.00%) Banking
3 3 (12.00%) Back Office
4 2 (8.00%) Advertising
4 2 (8.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (4.00%) Retail
5 1 (4.00%) Law
5 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Analyst
2 10 (40.00%) Risk Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) IT Risk Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Auditor
3 5 (20.00%) IT Auditor
3 5 (20.00%) Information Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) IT Security Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) Security Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) IT Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) IT Risk Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) Risk Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) Data Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Test Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Security Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Information Security Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Security Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Application Packaging
1 2 (8.00%) WPF
2 1 (4.00%) Caliburn.Micro
2 1 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (20.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.00%) Open Source
3 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) UNIX
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Information Security
2 7 (28.00%) CRAMM
2 7 (28.00%) Risk Assessment
3 6 (24.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 6 (24.00%) Data Protection
4 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 4 (16.00%) ITIL
5 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (12.00%) Integration Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Quality Management
6 3 (12.00%) Change Management
6 3 (12.00%) Data Security
6 3 (12.00%) Workflow
6 3 (12.00%) ETL
7 2 (8.00%) PRINCE
7 2 (8.00%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
7 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (8.00%) Web Development
7 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) C
2 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (12.00%) Java
4 2 (8.00%) VB
4 2 (8.00%) C#
4 2 (8.00%) C++
4 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) CISSP
2 7 (28.00%) CRISC
2 7 (28.00%) GIAC
2 7 (28.00%) CISM
3 2 (8.00%) PMP
3 2 (8.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (4.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) ISSAP
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (28.00%) COBIT
1 7 (28.00%) PCI DSS
2 5 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (8.00%) SLA
4 1 (4.00%) BS7799
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (8.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 2 (8.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (8.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) CA
2 2 (8.00%) Symantec
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco
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Rate: £275 - £300 per day
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