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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Management
Rank 85 59 89
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +30
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 45 71 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.50% 2.67% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% 3.75% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 31 24
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£425 £350 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £225 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £383 £393
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Average hourly rate £39.00 £17.50 £17.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.85% -0.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £17.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+57.71% -29.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2087 1893 2116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 69.40% 71.06% 64.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1134 949 1118
Average daily rate £375 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £455 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 84 112
Average hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £22.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.45% -1.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Cheshire -2 17 £425 +58.13% 9
Manchester -9 16 £308 -29.31% 6
Merseyside -1 3 £457 +3.92%
Lancashire -21 2 £540 +54.28%
Risk Management
England

Risk Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 48 (43.24%) Finance
2 27 (24.32%) Project Management
3 24 (21.62%) Information Security
3 24 (21.62%) Banking
4 18 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (15.32%) Change Management
6 16 (14.41%) ITIL
6 16 (14.41%) CISSP
7 14 (12.61%) Service Delivery
7 14 (12.61%) Management Information System
8 13 (11.71%) Security Architecture
9 12 (10.81%) Security Cleared
9 12 (10.81%) Security Management
10 11 (9.91%) Business Analysis
11 10 (9.01%) QA
12 9 (8.11%) CESG
12 9 (8.11%) Service Management
12 9 (8.11%) Validation
12 9 (8.11%) Microsoft
12 9 (8.11%) SC Cleared
12 9 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 8 (7.21%) Supplier Management
13 8 (7.21%) Firewall
13 8 (7.21%) Programme Management
14 7 (6.31%) Retail
14 7 (6.31%) Windows
14 7 (6.31%) COBIT
14 7 (6.31%) Continuous Improvement
15 6 (5.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 6 (5.41%) TOGAF

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (3.60%) CMS
2 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.80%) IIS
2 2 (1.80%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.80%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.80%) CICS
Applications
1 5 (4.50%) MS Project
1 5 (4.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.21%) Firewall
2 4 (3.60%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.70%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (1.80%) Network Security
5 1 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.90%) VPN
5 1 (0.90%) LAN
5 1 (0.90%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.60%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.80%) DB2
2 2 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.80%) EDRMS
2 2 (1.80%) IMS/DB
2 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Metasploit
General
1 48 (43.24%) Finance
2 24 (21.62%) Banking
3 7 (6.31%) Retail
4 4 (3.60%) Retail Banking
4 4 (3.60%) Legal
5 2 (1.80%) Law
5 2 (1.80%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (23.42%) Analyst
2 17 (15.32%) Project Manager
3 14 (12.61%) Consultant
4 12 (10.81%) Security Consultant
5 11 (9.91%) Architect
5 11 (9.91%) Risk Analyst
6 10 (9.01%) Service Manager
7 9 (8.11%) Services Delivery Manager
7 9 (8.11%) Delivery Manager
7 9 (8.11%) Security Architect
8 8 (7.21%) Business Analyst
9 6 (5.41%) Programme Manager
9 6 (5.41%) Security Manager
10 5 (4.50%) Risk Manager
10 5 (4.50%) Security Analyst
10 5 (4.50%) Enterprise Architect
11 4 (3.60%) Technical Specialist
11 4 (3.60%) Enterprise Security Architect
11 4 (3.60%) IT Risk Analyst
11 4 (3.60%) Compliance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.90%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.61%) Management Information System
2 9 (8.11%) CESG
3 4 (3.60%) CMDB
4 3 (2.70%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (2.70%) Open Source
4 3 (2.70%) NHS
4 3 (2.70%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.70%) GIS
4 3 (2.70%) PKI
4 3 (2.70%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.80%) RMADS
5 2 (1.80%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.90%) Social Network
6 1 (0.90%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.90%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (0.90%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.90%) PMI
6 1 (0.90%) Pharmacovigilance
6 1 (0.90%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (0.90%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.31%) Windows
2 4 (3.60%) UNIX
3 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (24.32%) Project Management
2 24 (21.62%) Information Security
3 18 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (15.32%) Change Management
5 16 (14.41%) ITIL
6 14 (12.61%) Service Delivery
7 13 (11.71%) Security Architecture
8 12 (10.81%) Security Management
9 11 (9.91%) Business Analysis
10 9 (8.11%) Validation
10 9 (8.11%) Service Management
11 8 (7.21%) Programme Management
11 8 (7.21%) Supplier Management
12 7 (6.31%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (5.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 6 (5.41%) TOGAF
14 5 (4.50%) Incident Management
14 5 (4.50%) Enterprise Architecture
14 5 (4.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 5 (4.50%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.80%) PL/1
2 1 (0.90%) C
2 1 (0.90%) SQL
2 1 (0.90%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (14.41%) CISSP
2 12 (10.81%) Security Cleared
3 9 (8.11%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.50%) Degree
5 3 (2.70%) CISM
6 2 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.80%) CEH
6 2 (1.80%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.80%) CRISC
7 1 (0.90%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
7 1 (0.90%) ISSAP
7 1 (0.90%) CCNA
7 1 (0.90%) PMP
7 1 (0.90%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.90%) CISA
7 1 (0.90%) GIAC
7 1 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.01%) QA
2 9 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (6.31%) COBIT
4 2 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 2 (1.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.80%) JSP 440
4 2 (1.80%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.80%) Basel III
System Software
1 3 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.80%) CORE IMPACT
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.90%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.90%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 9 (8.11%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.60%) Oracle
3 3 (2.70%) IBM
4 2 (1.80%) CheckPoint
4 2 (1.80%) McAfee
4 2 (1.80%) Sophos
4 2 (1.80%) Sourcefire
4 2 (1.80%) IronPort
5 1 (0.90%) Northgate
5 1 (0.90%) Primavera
5 1 (0.90%) Citrix
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Rate: Negotiable
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