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 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 Analyst
Rank 149 134 122
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Risk Analyst 7 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.18% 0.16% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.17% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 6
Average daily rate £350 £425 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +25.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £425 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £425 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £12.50
Risk Analyst
England

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
3579 2967 2567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.16% 94.25% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2155 1669 1303
Average daily rate £375 £363 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £501 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 179 191
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.22 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £42.50 £42.11
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 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
Cheshire -1 5 £338 -
Manchester -18 2 £400 -5.88% 1
Risk Analyst
England

Risk Analyst
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 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 26 (68.42%) Finance
2 16 (42.11%) Banking
3 15 (39.47%) Risk Management
4 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (18.42%) Retail
5 7 (18.42%) SAS
5 7 (18.42%) Credit Risk
6 6 (15.79%) Risk Analysis
6 6 (15.79%) Target Operating Model
6 6 (15.79%) MS Office
6 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
7 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
8 4 (10.53%) Data Analysis
8 4 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (10.53%) Information Security
8 4 (10.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (10.53%) SQL
9 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
9 3 (7.89%) Java
9 3 (7.89%) CISA
9 3 (7.89%) Retail Banking
9 3 (7.89%) Portfolio Management
9 3 (7.89%) Project Governance
9 3 (7.89%) CRISC
10 2 (5.26%) CISSP
10 2 (5.26%) VBA
11 1 (2.63%) ITIL
11 1 (2.63%) Unix
11 1 (2.63%) Windows

Risk Analyst
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 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 7 (18.42%) SAS
2 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
1 6 (15.79%) MS Office
2 4 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 26 (68.42%) Finance
2 16 (42.11%) Banking
3 7 (18.42%) Retail
4 3 (7.89%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.63%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (18.42%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.63%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.63%) Economics
3 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.63%) Statistics
3 1 (2.63%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Unix
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) Risk Management
2 8 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (15.79%) Risk Analysis
3 6 (15.79%) Target Operating Model
4 4 (10.53%) Data Analysis
4 4 (10.53%) Information Security
5 3 (7.89%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (7.89%) Project Governance
6 1 (2.63%) Analytics
6 1 (2.63%) ITIL
6 1 (2.63%) Operations Research
6 1 (2.63%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.63%) Risk Analytics
6 1 (2.63%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) SQL
2 3 (7.89%) Java
3 2 (5.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) CISA
1 3 (7.89%) CRISC
2 2 (5.26%) CISSP
3 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft