The first table below looks at the demand for Risk Management 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 Management over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Management
Rank 69 68 88
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +20
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 66 49 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.09% 2.03% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.93% 2.88% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 24 26
Average daily rate £448 £420 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.54% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £330 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £421 £388
% change year-on-year
-2.07% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 £82.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.45% +323.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £34.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.86% +39.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2253 1702 1940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 71.18% 70.59% 63.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1160 852 965
Average daily rate £375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £485 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 82 91
Average hourly rate £30.50 £25.97 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.44% +29.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £13.30 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £61.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Risk Management
England

Risk Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Risk Management across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Risk Management Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Risk Management
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 Management across the North West region.

Risk Management Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Risk Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Risk Management across the North West region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Risk Management Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Risk Management
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 Management across the North West region.

Risk Management Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Risk Management
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 Management within the North West region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -13 21 £350 -16.66% 10
Manchester -14 15 £425 -5.55% 9
Lancashire - 11 £538 - 3
Merseyside - 10 £425 -
Risk Management
England

Risk Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Risk Management 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 Management.

1 68 (48.92%) Finance
2 34 (24.46%) Banking
3 32 (23.02%) Project Management
4 29 (20.86%) Service Delivery
4 29 (20.86%) ITIL
5 28 (20.14%) Information Security
6 24 (17.27%) CISSP
7 19 (13.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (10.79%) Identity Management
9 14 (10.07%) Change Management
9 14 (10.07%) Business Analysis
10 13 (9.35%) Data Security
10 13 (9.35%) Management Information System
11 12 (8.63%) Business Continuity
11 12 (8.63%) QA
11 12 (8.63%) Risk Assessment
11 12 (8.63%) Security Cleared
12 11 (7.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 11 (7.91%) Service Management
12 11 (7.91%) Cyber-Ark
13 10 (7.19%) Password Management
13 10 (7.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 10 (7.19%) PRINCE2
13 10 (7.19%) LDAP
13 10 (7.19%) SNMP
13 10 (7.19%) Supplier Management
13 10 (7.19%) SIEM
13 10 (7.19%) Change Control
14 9 (6.47%) SC Cleared
14 9 (6.47%) Workflow

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Risk Management 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 Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.88%) CMS
2 3 (2.16%) SAS
3 2 (1.44%) CICS
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (3.60%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (2.88%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.16%) MS Project
4 2 (1.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Summit
1 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.19%) LDAP
1 10 (7.19%) SNMP
2 7 (5.04%) LAN
2 7 (5.04%) WAN
2 7 (5.04%) Firewall
3 6 (4.32%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.32%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (3.60%) NetScaler
4 5 (3.60%) VPN
4 5 (3.60%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (3.60%) MPLS
4 5 (3.60%) OSPF
4 5 (3.60%) BGP
5 4 (2.88%) Network Security
6 3 (2.16%) WAAS
6 3 (2.16%) DNS
6 3 (2.16%) Extranet
6 3 (2.16%) DHCP
7 2 (1.44%) VoIP
7 2 (1.44%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.44%) DB2
1 2 (1.44%) EDRMS
1 2 (1.44%) IMS/DB
1 2 (1.44%) Base SAS
1 2 (1.44%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (0.72%) SAP HANA
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.72%) SAP BW
General
1 68 (48.92%) Finance
2 34 (24.46%) Banking
3 7 (5.04%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.88%) Retail
5 3 (2.16%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.16%) Legal
6 2 (1.44%) Marketing
6 2 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.72%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.72%) Law
7 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (22.30%) Analyst
2 25 (17.99%) Project Manager
3 19 (13.67%) Architect
4 14 (10.07%) Risk Analyst
5 12 (8.63%) Consultant
6 11 (7.91%) Service Manager
7 10 (7.19%) Delivery Manager
8 9 (6.47%) Services Delivery Manager
9 8 (5.76%) Business Analyst
9 8 (5.76%) Programme Manager
10 7 (5.04%) Designer
11 6 (4.32%) Security Manager
12 5 (3.60%) Security Consultant
12 5 (3.60%) IT Project Manager
13 4 (2.88%) Security Analyst
13 4 (2.88%) Solutions Designer
13 4 (2.88%) Solutions Architect
13 4 (2.88%) Security Architect
13 4 (2.88%) Enterprise Architect
13 4 (2.88%) Compliance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.60%) Middleware
2 1 (0.72%) SAP MI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.35%) Management Information System
2 8 (5.76%) CESG
3 6 (4.32%) Mainframe
4 5 (3.60%) e-Health
4 5 (3.60%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (2.88%) CMDB
5 4 (2.88%) Credit Risk
6 3 (2.16%) Tandem
6 3 (2.16%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (2.16%) GIS
7 2 (1.44%) PMI
7 2 (1.44%) Data Extraction
7 2 (1.44%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (1.44%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.72%) Health Informatics
8 1 (0.72%) NHS
8 1 (0.72%) Informatics
8 1 (0.72%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.04%) UNIX
1 7 (5.04%) Windows
2 1 (0.72%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (23.02%) Project Management
2 29 (20.86%) ITIL
2 29 (20.86%) Service Delivery
3 28 (20.14%) Information Security
4 19 (13.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (10.79%) Identity Management
6 14 (10.07%) Change Management
6 14 (10.07%) Business Analysis
7 13 (9.35%) Data Security
8 12 (8.63%) Business Continuity
8 12 (8.63%) Risk Assessment
9 11 (7.91%) Service Management
10 10 (7.19%) PRINCE2
10 10 (7.19%) Password Management
10 10 (7.19%) Supplier Management
10 10 (7.19%) SIEM
10 10 (7.19%) Change Control
11 9 (6.47%) Workflow
12 8 (5.76%) Programme Management
12 8 (5.76%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.88%) SQL
2 2 (1.44%) VBA
2 2 (1.44%) PL/1
2 2 (1.44%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (17.27%) CISSP
2 12 (8.63%) Security Cleared
3 9 (6.47%) SC Cleared
4 7 (5.04%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (4.32%) CCNP
5 6 (4.32%) CISA
6 5 (3.60%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (3.60%) Degree
7 4 (2.88%) GIAC
8 3 (2.16%) PMI Certification
8 3 (2.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.44%) PCI QSA
9 2 (1.44%) CRISC
9 2 (1.44%) PMP
9 2 (1.44%) CISM
10 1 (0.72%) CCNA
10 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.72%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.63%) QA
2 11 (7.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (7.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (2.16%) COBIT
4 3 (2.16%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.72%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.72%) BS7799
6 1 (0.72%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.72%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (3.60%) ProxySG
2 2 (1.44%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.72%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 5 (3.60%) Netcool
2 4 (2.88%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 4 (2.88%) Tivoli
2 4 (2.88%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 11 (7.91%) Cyber-Ark
2 8 (5.76%) CheckPoint
3 6 (4.32%) Oracle
3 6 (4.32%) Cisco
3 6 (4.32%) IBM
3 6 (4.32%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.32%) HP
3 6 (4.32%) Juniper
4 5 (3.60%) F5
4 5 (3.60%) Blue Coat
4 5 (3.60%) NetScout
5 4 (2.88%) Nortel
5 4 (2.88%) Avaya
6 2 (1.44%) SAP
7 1 (0.72%) OpenLink
7 1 (0.72%) Primavera
7 1 (0.72%) Triple Point
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