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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Analysis
Rank 122 122 137
Rank change year-on-year
0 +15
Contract jobs citing Risk Analysis 14 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.44% 0.27% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.38% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 1
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£500 £475 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +22.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £28.75
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
2300 2095 2193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 72.76% 71.94% 65.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1317 1065 1163
Average daily rate £375 £328 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% -3.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 114 106
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.54 £26.08
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.09% -13.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.28 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.00 £50.00 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 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 18 September 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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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 0 9 £513 +241.66% 2
Cheshire +6 3 £305 -
Lancashire - 1 - - 1
Merseyside - - - - 1
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England

Risk Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 15 (68.18%) Finance
2 14 (63.64%) Information Security
3 11 (50.00%) Banking
4 10 (45.45%) CISSP
5 7 (31.82%) UNIX
5 7 (31.82%) Windows
5 7 (31.82%) CISM
5 7 (31.82%) GIAC
5 7 (31.82%) COBIT
5 7 (31.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (31.82%) Risk Assessment
5 7 (31.82%) CRAMM
5 7 (31.82%) PCI DSS
5 7 (31.82%) CRISC
6 6 (27.27%) Vulnerability Management
6 6 (27.27%) Data Protection
6 6 (27.27%) Management Information System
6 6 (27.27%) Mainframe
7 5 (22.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (22.73%) C
7 5 (22.73%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (18.18%) ITIL
8 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
9 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
9 3 (13.64%) VPN
9 3 (13.64%) Quality Management
9 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
9 3 (13.64%) Change Management
9 3 (13.64%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) VPN
1 3 (13.64%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.09%) Wireless
3 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.55%) LAN
3 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (68.18%) Finance
2 11 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Advertising
3 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (4.55%) Law
4 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Analyst
2 10 (45.45%) Risk Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Information Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Auditor
3 5 (22.73%) IT Auditor
3 5 (22.73%) IT Risk Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Risk Consultant
4 4 (18.18%) IT Risk Consultant
4 4 (18.18%) IT Consultant
4 4 (18.18%) Consultant
4 4 (18.18%) Security Consultant
4 4 (18.18%) IT Security Consultant
5 3 (13.64%) Security Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Information Security Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Security Risk Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Desktop Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Programmer
7 1 (4.55%) Information Security Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Application Packaging
1 2 (9.09%) WPF
2 1 (4.55%) Caliburn.Micro
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Mainframe
1 6 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 5 (22.73%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.55%) Open Source
4 1 (4.55%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) UNIX
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Information Security
2 7 (31.82%) Risk Assessment
2 7 (31.82%) CRAMM
3 6 (27.27%) Data Protection
3 6 (27.27%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (18.18%) ITIL
5 3 (13.64%) Quality Management
5 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
5 3 (13.64%) Change Management
6 2 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
6 2 (9.09%) PRINCE
6 2 (9.09%) Web Development
6 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
6 2 (9.09%) Release Management
6 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (9.09%) Change Control
6 2 (9.09%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) C
2 2 (9.09%) C#
2 2 (9.09%) C++
2 2 (9.09%) VB
2 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.55%) VBA
3 1 (4.55%) JCL
3 1 (4.55%) COBOL
3 1 (4.55%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) CISSP
2 7 (31.82%) CISM
2 7 (31.82%) GIAC
2 7 (31.82%) CRISC
3 2 (9.09%) PMP
3 2 (9.09%) PMI Certification
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.55%) ISSAP
4 1 (4.55%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (31.82%) COBIT
1 7 (31.82%) PCI DSS
2 5 (22.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (9.09%) SLA
4 1 (4.55%) BS7799
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (9.09%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
1 2 (9.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) CA
2 2 (9.09%) Symantec
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco