The table below looks at the statistics for the Risk Analyst role 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 Analyst in their job title 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 Analyst
Rank 128 107 135
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +28
Contract jobs requiring a Risk Analyst 8 23 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% 0.79% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.86% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 18 4
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£525 £342 £399
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.62% -14.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £143 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £396 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £348 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -13.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2890 2673 3098
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.43% 91.79% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1654 1326 1556
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 202 212
Average hourly rate £16.84 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.77% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Risk Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Risk Analyst in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Risk Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Risk Analyst
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 Analyst across the North West region.

Risk Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Risk Analyst
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 Analyst across the North West region.

Risk Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Risk Analyst
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 Analyst 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 -5 8 £525 +250.00% 3
Cheshire - - - - 1
Risk Analyst
England

Risk Analyst
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 that cited Risk Analyst in their job title 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 with Risk Analyst in their job title.

1 15 (60.00%) Finance
2 10 (40.00%) Information Security
2 10 (40.00%) Risk Analysis
3 9 (36.00%) COBIT
3 9 (36.00%) Risk Management
4 8 (32.00%) Banking
4 8 (32.00%) Risk Assessment
5 6 (24.00%) CISSP
5 6 (24.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (20.00%) Mainframe
6 5 (20.00%) UNIX
6 5 (20.00%) Windows
6 5 (20.00%) GIAC
6 5 (20.00%) CISM
6 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
6 5 (20.00%) CRISC
6 5 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (16.00%) PCI DSS
7 4 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (16.00%) CRAMM
7 4 (16.00%) C
8 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (12.00%) Data Protection
8 3 (12.00%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (8.00%) Credit Risk
9 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
9 2 (8.00%) GAP Analysis
9 2 (8.00%) SQL

Risk Analyst
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 that cited Risk Analyst in their job title 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 with Risk Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.00%) MS Access
General
1 15 (60.00%) Finance
2 8 (32.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Mainframe
1 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.00%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (8.00%) Credit Risk
3 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) UNIX
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Information Security
1 10 (40.00%) Risk Analysis
2 9 (36.00%) Risk Management
3 8 (32.00%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (16.00%) CRAMM
6 3 (12.00%) Data Protection
6 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.00%) GAP Analysis
8 1 (4.00%) Validation
8 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) C
2 2 (8.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) CISSP
2 5 (20.00%) CISM
2 5 (20.00%) GIAC
2 5 (20.00%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (36.00%) COBIT
2 6 (24.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (16.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle