The table below looks at the statistics for Risk Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Risk Analysis over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Analysis
Rank 118 120 95
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -25
Contract jobs citing Risk Analysis 8 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.29% 0.28% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.41% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £325 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - £28.75
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2056 1708 1640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 73.69% 68.79% 67.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1133 845 817
Average daily rate £385 £370 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.05% +12.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £265 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.13% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 58 65
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £9.25 £13.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.36 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

Risk Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Risk Analysis across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Risk Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Risk Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Risk Analysis across the Scotland region.

Risk Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Risk Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Risk Analysis across the Scotland region.

Risk Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Risk Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Analysis within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 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
Aberdeen - - - -
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Risk Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Risk Analysis 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 Analysis.

1 5 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (40.00%) Information Security
2 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) HP
3 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (30.00%) Legal
3 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) Information Assurance
3 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (30.00%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (20.00%) Network Security
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) PMP
4 2 (20.00%) ISEB
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) VBScript
5 1 (10.00%) VB
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (10.00%) MS Project
5 1 (10.00%) MS Office
5 1 (10.00%) Web Services
5 1 (10.00%) UNIX
5 1 (10.00%) Windows
5 1 (10.00%) Linux

Risk Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Risk Analysis 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 Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Project
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (30.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Information Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Security Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Quality Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Design Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Project Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Information Assurance Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) CESG
2 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (10.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (40.00%) Information Security
2 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) Information Assurance
3 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (30.00%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) MVC
5 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (10.00%) Validation
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (10.00%) System Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VBScript
2 1 (10.00%) VB
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) PMP
2 2 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft