The table below looks at the statistics for Risk Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Risk Management over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Risk Management
Rank 91 58 72
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +14
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 73 122 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.09% 2.72% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.51% 3.33% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 84 51
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £588 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Median hourly rate £11.16 £42.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.42% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +40.00%
Risk Management
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
2910 3660 2433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 83.29% 81.71% 75.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1854 2282 1394
Median daily rate £408 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.11% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £287 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 150 115
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.43% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.12 £56.97 £78.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

Risk Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Risk Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 October 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Management within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -18 29 £418 +4.37% 7
Cheshire -3 27 £461 +2.50% 4
Merseyside +10 7 £385 -54.97% 2
Cumbria +12 4 £388 +11.51% 1
Lancashire -4 2 £400 -5.88% 2
Risk Management
England

Risk Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Risk Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Risk Management.

1 68 (42.50%) Finance
2 48 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 47 (29.38%) Project Management
4 23 (14.38%) Information Security
5 21 (13.13%) ITIL
5 21 (13.13%) Microsoft
5 21 (13.13%) CISSP
5 21 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (13.13%) Data Centre
6 20 (12.50%) Change Management
7 19 (11.88%) CISM
8 16 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (10.00%) Degree
8 16 (10.00%) Firewall
9 15 (9.38%) Service Delivery
9 15 (9.38%) Management Information System
9 15 (9.38%) Banking
10 14 (8.75%) MS Office
10 14 (8.75%) Network Security
11 12 (7.50%) MS Excel
11 12 (7.50%) MS PowerPoint
12 11 (6.88%) Active Directory
12 11 (6.88%) Service Management
12 11 (6.88%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 10 (6.25%) Change Control
13 10 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
13 10 (6.25%) SIEM
13 10 (6.25%) Threat Management
13 10 (6.25%) Oracle
13 10 (6.25%) PRINCE2

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.88%) SAS
1 3 (1.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (1.25%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.63%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (8.75%) MS Office
2 12 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 12 (7.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.63%) MS Project
4 1 (0.63%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (3.13%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.63%) Maximo
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.63%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.50%) Office 365
3 2 (1.25%) IaaS
3 2 (1.25%) PaaS
3 2 (1.25%) SaaS
4 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.00%) Firewall
2 14 (8.75%) Network Security
3 5 (3.13%) LAN
3 5 (3.13%) WAN
4 4 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (2.50%) Wireless
5 3 (1.88%) GSM
5 3 (1.88%) NetScaler
5 3 (1.88%) UMTS
6 2 (1.25%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (1.25%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (1.25%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (1.25%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (1.25%) DNS
6 2 (1.25%) FWSM
6 2 (1.25%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.25%) IPsec
6 2 (1.25%) OpenScape
6 2 (1.25%) VPN
6 2 (1.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.13%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (2.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.25%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.25%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.25%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.25%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.63%) GIS
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.63%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (1.88%) JIRA
General
1 68 (42.50%) Finance
2 15 (9.38%) Banking
3 8 (5.00%) Retail
4 5 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.50%) Legal
6 2 (1.25%) Local Government
6 2 (1.25%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.63%) Billing
7 1 (0.63%) Law
7 1 (0.63%) Marketing
7 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 33 (20.63%) Project Manager
2 25 (15.63%) Analyst
3 18 (11.25%) Risk Manager
4 15 (9.38%) Consultant
5 14 (8.75%) IT Manager
6 11 (6.88%) IT Risk Manager
6 11 (6.88%) Security Analyst
7 9 (5.63%) Architect
8 8 (5.00%) Security Consultant
9 7 (4.38%) Business Intelligence Manager
9 7 (4.38%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
9 7 (4.38%) Service Manager
10 6 (3.75%) Business Analyst
11 5 (3.13%) Citrix Specialist
11 5 (3.13%) IT Analyst
11 5 (3.13%) Network Security Consultant
11 5 (3.13%) Oracle Project Manager
11 5 (3.13%) Risk Analyst
12 4 (2.50%) Business Manager
12 4 (2.50%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.50%) Middleware
2 2 (1.25%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.63%) .NET
3 1 (0.63%) CSS
3 1 (0.63%) ISPF
3 1 (0.63%) J2EE
3 1 (0.63%) Visualforce
3 1 (0.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
1 21 (13.13%) Data Centre
2 15 (9.38%) Management Information System
3 9 (5.63%) Visualisation
4 4 (2.50%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.88%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (1.88%) Fat Client
5 3 (1.88%) Thin Client
5 3 (1.88%) Wiki
6 2 (1.25%) CESG
6 2 (1.25%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (1.25%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.25%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.25%) Life Science
6 2 (1.25%) NHS
6 2 (1.25%) Statistics
6 2 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.63%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.63%) Economics
7 1 (0.63%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.25%) Windows
2 7 (4.38%) Unix
3 5 (3.13%) Windows Server
3 5 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.88%) AIX
4 3 (1.88%) Solaris
5 2 (1.25%) HPUX
5 2 (1.25%) Linux
5 2 (1.25%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 47 (29.38%) Project Management
3 23 (14.38%) Information Security
4 21 (13.13%) ITIL
5 20 (12.50%) Change Management
6 16 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (9.38%) Service Delivery
8 11 (6.88%) Service Management
8 11 (6.88%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 10 (6.25%) Business Continuity
9 10 (6.25%) Change Control
9 10 (6.25%) Migration
9 10 (6.25%) PRINCE2
9 10 (6.25%) SIEM
9 10 (6.25%) Threat Management
9 10 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
10 9 (5.63%) Project Governance
11 8 (5.00%) Analytics
11 8 (5.00%) Programme Management
12 7 (4.38%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.88%) SQL
2 1 (0.63%) Apex Code
2 1 (0.63%) Java
2 1 (0.63%) JCL
Qualifications
1 21 (13.13%) CISSP
2 19 (11.88%) CISM
3 16 (10.00%) Degree
4 8 (5.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (3.13%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.88%) APMP
6 3 (1.88%) CISA
6 3 (1.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.25%) CLAS
8 1 (0.63%) CCNA
8 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.63%) CRISC
8 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.63%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.38%) COBIT
1 7 (4.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (2.50%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.50%) QA
4 3 (1.88%) P3O
5 2 (1.25%) SLA
6 1 (0.63%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.63%) IAS 39
6 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 11 (6.88%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 5 (3.13%) XenApp
3 3 (1.88%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.63%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (1.25%) Cacti
1 2 (1.25%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (1.25%) RSA Archer
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (13.13%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.25%) Oracle
3 6 (3.75%) Cisco
4 5 (3.13%) AppSense
4 5 (3.13%) Citrix
4 5 (3.13%) Hyperion
4 5 (3.13%) VMware
5 4 (2.50%) HP
5 4 (2.50%) IBM
6 3 (1.88%) Wyse
7 2 (1.25%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.25%) Intel Security
7 2 (1.25%) Lumension
7 2 (1.25%) Polycom
7 2 (1.25%) SAP
7 2 (1.25%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.25%) Siemens
7 2 (1.25%) Sophos
8 1 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.63%) Tableau
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