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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Management
Rank 94 81 71
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -10
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 55 54 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.52% 1.91% 2.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 2.64% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 38 24
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.54% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £541 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £54.75 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £34.04 £41.77
% change year-on-year
-3.04% -18.52%
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
2697 2048 1649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 74.77% 72.27% 70.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1464 1047 809
Average daily rate £400 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 128 80
Average hourly rate £41.00 £31.56 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.93% +14.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.58 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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
Manchester +7 28 £375 -16.66% 6
Lancashire -4 9 £300 -44.18% 2
Cheshire -14 8 £410 +17.14% 20
Merseyside -17 5 £350 -15.15%
Cumbria -7 3 - - 3
Risk Management
England

Risk Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 44 (43.14%) Finance
2 33 (32.35%) Project Management
3 25 (24.51%) PRINCE2
4 14 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (13.73%) Banking
5 13 (12.75%) Change Management
6 12 (11.76%) Information Security
6 12 (11.76%) Programme Management
6 12 (11.76%) Retail
7 10 (9.80%) ITIL
7 10 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (8.82%) Security Cleared
8 9 (8.82%) Service Delivery
9 8 (7.84%) CISSP
9 8 (7.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 8 (7.84%) Portfolio Management
10 7 (6.86%) Change Control
10 7 (6.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 7 (6.86%) Retail Banking
10 7 (6.86%) QA
10 7 (6.86%) Release Management
10 7 (6.86%) MS Excel
10 7 (6.86%) Service Management
10 7 (6.86%) CISM
10 7 (6.86%) Migration
11 6 (5.88%) SLA
11 6 (5.88%) Business Analysis
11 6 (5.88%) Incident Management
11 6 (5.88%) Matrix Management

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 2 (1.96%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.96%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (6.86%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.90%) MS Project
3 4 (3.92%) MS Office
3 4 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) SAP FI
1 2 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.98%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.98%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.98%) Route 53
1 1 (0.98%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.92%) Network Security
2 3 (2.94%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.94%) Firewall
3 1 (0.98%) WAN
3 1 (0.98%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.96%) MS Access
2 1 (0.98%) DTS
2 1 (0.98%) EDRMS
2 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (0.98%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.98%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (0.98%) Jenkins
General
1 44 (43.14%) Finance
2 14 (13.73%) Banking
3 12 (11.76%) Retail
4 7 (6.86%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.96%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.96%) Legal
5 2 (1.96%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.96%) Military
6 1 (0.98%) Local Government
6 1 (0.98%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (22.55%) Project Manager
2 18 (17.65%) Analyst
3 9 (8.82%) Consultant
3 9 (8.82%) Security Consultant
4 5 (4.90%) Business Analyst
4 5 (4.90%) Risk Manager
4 5 (4.90%) Security Manager
4 5 (4.90%) PMO Manager
5 4 (3.92%) Service Manager
5 4 (3.92%) Change Manager
5 4 (3.92%) Security Assurance Manager
6 3 (2.94%) PMO Analyst
6 3 (2.94%) Business Change Manager
6 3 (2.94%) Programme Manager
6 3 (2.94%) Coordinator
6 3 (2.94%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (2.94%) Firewall Consultant
6 3 (2.94%) Senior Security Engineer
6 3 (2.94%) Business Manager
6 3 (2.94%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.98%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.92%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.92%) CESG
3 3 (2.94%) SecurID
3 3 (2.94%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (2.94%) FMCG
4 1 (0.98%) PMI
4 1 (0.98%) NHS
4 1 (0.98%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.94%) Windows
2 2 (1.96%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.98%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (32.35%) Project Management
2 25 (24.51%) PRINCE2
3 14 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (12.75%) Change Management
5 12 (11.76%) Information Security
5 12 (11.76%) Programme Management
6 10 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (9.80%) ITIL
7 9 (8.82%) Service Delivery
8 8 (7.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 8 (7.84%) Portfolio Management
9 7 (6.86%) Change Control
9 7 (6.86%) Release Management
9 7 (6.86%) Migration
9 7 (6.86%) Service Management
10 6 (5.88%) Business Analysis
10 6 (5.88%) Incident Management
10 6 (5.88%) Matrix Management
10 6 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (4.90%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.94%) SQL
2 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
2 1 (0.98%) ABAP
2 1 (0.98%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.84%) CISSP
3 7 (6.86%) CISM
3 7 (6.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (4.90%) Degree
5 4 (3.92%) ISEB
5 4 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (3.92%) PMP
6 3 (2.94%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.94%) CCNA
6 3 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.94%) CRISC
6 3 (2.94%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.98%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.98%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (0.98%) CIPD
8 1 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.86%) QA
2 6 (5.88%) SLA
3 5 (4.90%) P3O
3 5 (4.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (3.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.98%) Puppet
1 1 (0.98%) Vagrant
1 1 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (3.92%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.94%) SAP
3 2 (1.96%) HP
3 2 (1.96%) CheckPoint
4 1 (0.98%) RightScale
4 1 (0.98%) TSYS
4 1 (0.98%) Red Hat
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