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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Risk Management over the 3 months to 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Management
Rank 70 49 87
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +38
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 74 96 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.28% 3.48% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.10% 4.77% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 55 25
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £265 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £396 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -1.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+57.14% -39.65%
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
2386 2011 2044
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.46% 72.99% 65.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1390 972 1038
Average daily rate £375 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £490 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 126 89
Average hourly rate £31.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.77% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.67 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £74.70 £44.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +4.08%

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 October 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 October 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 -1 24 £489 +36.71% 18
Manchester -36 21 £400 -15.78% 14
Lancashire -15 7 £413 +17.85% 1
Merseyside +1 4 £406 +3.50%
Cumbria - - - - 1
Risk Management
England

Risk Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 39 (32.77%) Finance
2 32 (26.89%) Service Delivery
2 32 (26.89%) ITIL
3 26 (21.85%) Project Management
4 23 (19.33%) Information Security
5 21 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (17.65%) Service Management
5 21 (17.65%) Security Cleared
6 19 (15.97%) Supplier Management
7 17 (14.29%) Change Management
8 16 (13.45%) CISSP
9 15 (12.61%) SC Cleared
10 14 (11.76%) PRINCE2
11 13 (10.92%) Validation
12 12 (10.08%) Security Management
12 12 (10.08%) Management Information System
12 12 (10.08%) Firewall
12 12 (10.08%) ISEB
12 12 (10.08%) CRAMM
13 11 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (8.40%) Performance Management
14 10 (8.40%) ITSM
15 9 (7.56%) Banking
15 9 (7.56%) Microsoft
15 9 (7.56%) MS Excel
16 8 (6.72%) TCP/IP
16 8 (6.72%) Continuous Improvement
17 7 (5.88%) Resource Management
17 7 (5.88%) CISM
18 6 (5.04%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 1 (0.84%) IIS
1 1 (0.84%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.84%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (7.56%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.04%) MS Project
3 3 (2.52%) MS Office
4 2 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.84%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.84%) Route 53
1 1 (0.84%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.08%) Firewall
2 8 (6.72%) TCP/IP
3 6 (5.04%) Network Security
4 3 (2.52%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.84%) VPN
5 1 (0.84%) LAN
5 1 (0.84%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.20%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (3.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (3.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.84%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.84%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.84%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (1.68%) PVCS
1 2 (1.68%) ClearCase
1 2 (1.68%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.84%) Jenkins
General
1 39 (32.77%) Finance
2 9 (7.56%) Banking
3 6 (5.04%) Retail
4 2 (1.68%) Retail Banking
4 2 (1.68%) Legal
5 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.84%) Law
5 1 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.84%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (23.53%) Service Manager
2 24 (20.17%) Services Delivery Manager
2 24 (20.17%) Delivery Manager
3 19 (15.97%) Consultant
4 18 (15.13%) Security Consultant
5 17 (14.29%) Analyst
6 16 (13.45%) Project Manager
7 7 (5.88%) Risk Analyst
8 5 (4.20%) Security Architect
8 5 (4.20%) Architect
9 4 (3.36%) Business Analyst
9 4 (3.36%) Network Consultant
9 4 (3.36%) Change Manager
9 4 (3.36%) Programme Planner
9 4 (3.36%) Information Security Consultant
9 4 (3.36%) Security Manager
9 4 (3.36%) Network Security Consultant
9 4 (3.36%) Firewall Consultant
10 3 (2.52%) IT Risk Analyst
10 3 (2.52%) IT Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.68%) .NET
2 1 (0.84%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.08%) Management Information System
2 11 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.04%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.20%) FMCG
5 4 (3.36%) Open Source
5 4 (3.36%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (3.36%) NHS
6 3 (2.52%) PKI
7 2 (1.68%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.68%) CESG
7 2 (1.68%) RMADS
8 1 (0.84%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.84%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.84%) PMI
8 1 (0.84%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.52%) Windows
2 1 (0.84%) Solaris
2 1 (0.84%) Linux
2 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.84%) CentOS
2 1 (0.84%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (0.84%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (26.89%) ITIL
1 32 (26.89%) Service Delivery
2 26 (21.85%) Project Management
3 23 (19.33%) Information Security
4 21 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (17.65%) Service Management
5 19 (15.97%) Supplier Management
6 17 (14.29%) Change Management
7 14 (11.76%) PRINCE2
8 13 (10.92%) Validation
9 12 (10.08%) Security Management
9 12 (10.08%) CRAMM
10 10 (8.40%) Performance Management
10 10 (8.40%) ITSM
11 8 (6.72%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (5.88%) Resource Management
13 6 (5.04%) Security Architecture
13 6 (5.04%) Asset Management
14 5 (4.20%) Configuration Management
14 5 (4.20%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.36%) SQL
2 2 (1.68%) T-SQL
2 2 (1.68%) VBA
2 2 (1.68%) C#
3 1 (0.84%) Java
3 1 (0.84%) PHP
3 1 (0.84%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.84%) Scala
3 1 (0.84%) VB
3 1 (0.84%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 16 (13.45%) CISSP
3 15 (12.61%) SC Cleared
4 12 (10.08%) ISEB
5 7 (5.88%) CISM
6 5 (4.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (2.52%) Degree
7 3 (2.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (2.52%) Chartered Engineer
7 3 (2.52%) CISA
8 2 (1.68%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.68%) CRISC
8 2 (1.68%) ISACA
8 2 (1.68%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (1.68%) CEH
8 2 (1.68%) CCNA
8 2 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.84%) ISSAP
9 1 (0.84%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
9 1 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.04%) COBIT
1 6 (5.04%) QA
2 5 (4.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.68%) SLA
3 2 (1.68%) Basel III
3 2 (1.68%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.84%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.68%) CORE IMPACT
2 1 (0.84%) Puppet
2 1 (0.84%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (7.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.36%) Oracle
3 2 (1.68%) IronPort
3 2 (1.68%) CheckPoint
3 2 (1.68%) McAfee
3 2 (1.68%) Sophos
3 2 (1.68%) Sourcefire
4 1 (0.84%) Northgate
4 1 (0.84%) RightScale
4 1 (0.84%) Citrix
4 1 (0.84%) Red Hat
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