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 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Risk Management
Rank 55 82 82
Rank change year-on-year
+27 0
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 130 77 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.23% 1.98% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.97% 2.54% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 46 41
Average daily rate £400 £370 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -12.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £293 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 £60.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £33.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +20.00%
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
3275 3030 2316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.35% 78.05% 75.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2028 1664 1217
Average daily rate £415 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 148 130
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

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 28 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Risk Management across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Risk Management Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 April 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
Manchester +4 49 £413 -2.94% 10
Cheshire +12 42 £375 +3.44% 1
Lancashire +13 27 £425 +41.66% 1
Merseyside +5 5 £364 -33.86% 1
Cumbria -4 2 - -
Risk Management
England

Risk Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 92 (33.95%) Finance
2 86 (31.73%) Information Security
3 68 (25.09%) Project Management
4 56 (20.66%) Stakeholder Management
5 52 (19.19%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (17.34%) CISSP
7 40 (14.76%) Management Information System
8 38 (14.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 33 (12.18%) Change Management
9 33 (12.18%) Banking
9 33 (12.18%) Supplier Management
10 32 (11.81%) MS Excel
11 31 (11.44%) Security Management
12 30 (11.07%) Microsoft
12 30 (11.07%) Waterfall
13 29 (10.70%) Security Operations
14 25 (9.23%) ITIL
14 25 (9.23%) Oracle
14 25 (9.23%) Risk Assessment
14 25 (9.23%) Migration
15 23 (8.49%) Retail
15 23 (8.49%) CISM
16 21 (7.75%) Legal
16 21 (7.75%) Active Directory
17 20 (7.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 20 (7.38%) Data Protection
18 19 (7.01%) Security Architecture
18 19 (7.01%) Service Management
18 19 (7.01%) Windows
19 18 (6.64%) PRINCE2

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 13 (4.80%) Tuxedo
2 8 (2.95%) SAS
3 6 (2.21%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (0.74%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.37%) Node.js
Applications
1 32 (11.81%) MS Excel
2 16 (5.90%) MS Office
2 16 (5.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.85%) MS Project
4 3 (1.11%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.95%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (2.21%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.37%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.32%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.74%) Office 365
3 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.37%) IaaS
3 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.90%) Firewall
2 4 (1.48%) LAN
2 4 (1.48%) NetScaler
2 4 (1.48%) WAN
3 3 (1.11%) DNS
3 3 (1.11%) Network Security
3 3 (1.11%) Wireless
4 2 (0.74%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (0.74%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (0.74%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (0.74%) FWSM
4 2 (0.74%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (0.74%) IPsec
4 2 (0.74%) SAN
4 2 (0.74%) SSL
4 2 (0.74%) VoIP
4 2 (0.74%) VPN
4 2 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.74%) WLAN
5 1 (0.37%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.32%) Oracle Reports
2 8 (2.95%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.74%) Data Mining
3 2 (0.74%) GIS
3 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.37%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.37%) DataStage
4 1 (0.37%) DB2
4 1 (0.37%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.37%) MySQL
4 1 (0.37%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 6 (2.21%) JIRA
2 1 (0.37%) Selenium
2 1 (0.37%) TestDirector
General
1 92 (33.95%) Finance
2 33 (12.18%) Banking
3 23 (8.49%) Retail
4 21 (7.75%) Legal
5 12 (4.43%) Retail Banking
6 6 (2.21%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.85%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.48%) Corporate Banking
9 3 (1.11%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.74%) Local Government
10 2 (0.74%) Marketing
10 2 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.74%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.37%) Back Office
11 1 (0.37%) Games
11 1 (0.37%) German Language
Job Titles
1 39 (14.39%) Analyst
2 33 (12.18%) Consultant
3 32 (11.81%) Delivery Manager
4 30 (11.07%) Security Manager
5 26 (9.59%) Security Consultant
6 22 (8.12%) Architect
6 22 (8.12%) Technical Manager
7 21 (7.75%) IT Manager
8 20 (7.38%) Project Manager
9 18 (6.64%) Risk Manager
10 17 (6.27%) Security Analyst
11 16 (5.90%) IT Security Manager
12 14 (5.17%) IT Risk Manager
13 13 (4.80%) Digital Delivery Manager
13 13 (4.80%) Information Manager
13 13 (4.80%) Information Security Consultant
13 13 (4.80%) Information Security Manager
13 13 (4.80%) Test Manager
14 11 (4.06%) Security Advisor
14 11 (4.06%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.74%) .NET
1 2 (0.74%) 802.1X
1 2 (0.74%) HTML
1 2 (0.74%) J2EE
2 1 (0.37%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.37%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.37%) CSS
2 1 (0.37%) OAuth
2 1 (0.37%) SAML
2 1 (0.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (0.37%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 40 (14.76%) Management Information System
2 18 (6.64%) Mainframe
3 17 (6.27%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.43%) Cryptography
5 10 (3.69%) Data Protection Act
6 8 (2.95%) Credit Risk
6 8 (2.95%) Private Cloud
6 8 (2.95%) User Experience
7 6 (2.21%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.85%) FMCG
8 5 (1.85%) Microsoft Licensing
9 4 (1.48%) BYOD
9 4 (1.48%) Fat Client
9 4 (1.48%) IBM Mainframe
9 4 (1.48%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.74%) Life Science
10 2 (0.74%) Tandem
10 2 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.37%) CMDB
11 1 (0.37%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 19 (7.01%) Windows
2 14 (5.17%) Linux
3 13 (4.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (4.80%) VME
4 9 (3.32%) Unix
5 8 (2.95%) Windows Server
5 8 (2.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (2.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (2.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.21%) Android
6 6 (2.21%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.74%) AIX
7 2 (0.74%) HPUX
7 2 (0.74%) Solaris
8 1 (0.37%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.37%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.37%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (31.73%) Information Security
2 68 (25.09%) Project Management
3 56 (20.66%) Stakeholder Management
4 52 (19.19%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (12.18%) Change Management
5 33 (12.18%) Supplier Management
6 31 (11.44%) Security Management
7 30 (11.07%) Waterfall
8 29 (10.70%) Security Operations
9 25 (9.23%) ITIL
9 25 (9.23%) Migration
9 25 (9.23%) Risk Assessment
10 20 (7.38%) Data Protection
11 19 (7.01%) Security Architecture
11 19 (7.01%) Service Management
12 18 (6.64%) Penetration Testing
12 18 (6.64%) PRINCE2
13 17 (6.27%) Cybersecurity
13 17 (6.27%) User Stories
14 16 (5.90%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 12 (4.43%) COBOL
2 6 (2.21%) SQL
3 5 (1.85%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.11%) C
4 3 (1.11%) Java
4 3 (1.11%) PHP
4 3 (1.11%) Python
5 2 (0.74%) C++
6 1 (0.37%) C#
6 1 (0.37%) JCL
6 1 (0.37%) REXX
6 1 (0.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 47 (17.34%) CISSP
2 23 (8.49%) CISM
3 18 (6.64%) Security Cleared
4 16 (5.90%) Degree
5 15 (5.54%) CLAS
6 10 (3.69%) BPSS Clearance
7 9 (3.32%) SC Cleared
8 7 (2.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (1.48%) CIPD
10 4 (1.48%) DV Cleared
10 4 (1.48%) MBA
11 3 (1.11%) CISA
11 3 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.74%) APMP
12 2 (0.74%) CCNP
12 2 (0.74%) CESG Certified Professional
12 2 (0.74%) ISEB
13 1 (0.37%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (14.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (7.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 18 (6.64%) PCI DSS
4 7 (2.58%) COBIT
5 6 (2.21%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (1.85%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 4 (1.48%) QA
8 3 (1.11%) SLA
9 2 (0.74%) P3O
10 1 (0.37%) COSO
10 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.37%) FATCA
10 1 (0.37%) IAS 39
10 1 (0.37%) ISAE 3402
10 1 (0.37%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.37%) RMADS
10 1 (0.37%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.37%) SSAE 16
10 1 (0.37%) Val IT
System Software
1 21 (7.75%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.95%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.74%) XenApp
4 1 (0.37%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (0.74%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.37%) CA Wily
2 1 (0.37%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.37%) StatsD
2 1 (0.37%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 30 (11.07%) Microsoft
2 25 (9.23%) Oracle
3 14 (5.17%) HP
4 13 (4.80%) Micro Focus
4 13 (4.80%) Red Hat
5 9 (3.32%) Citrix
6 8 (2.95%) AppSense
6 8 (2.95%) VMware
7 6 (2.21%) SAP
8 5 (1.85%) Cisco
8 5 (1.85%) IBM
9 4 (1.48%) Intel Security
9 4 (1.48%) Wyse
10 3 (1.11%) Lumension
10 3 (1.11%) ServiceNow
10 3 (1.11%) Siebel
11 2 (0.74%) Polycom
11 2 (0.74%) Siemens
12 1 (0.37%) IronPort
12 1 (0.37%) Teradata
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