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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Analysis
Rank 115 124 114
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Contract jobs citing Risk Analysis 23 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.70% 0.11% 0.083%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.14% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Average daily rate
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£395 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £340
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £108.75 - -
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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
2627 2154 1723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 79.70% 78.07% 71.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1360 1096 864
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 30 40
Average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £156.00 £35.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Risk Analysis across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Risk Analysis Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 September 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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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
Edinburgh - 9 £415 -
Glasgow - 6 £420 -
Highlands +6 2 - -
Inverclyde - 2 £440 -
Fife -6 1 £295 -
Risk Analysis
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Risk Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 22 (81.48%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (48.15%) Finance
3 12 (44.44%) QA
4 9 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 8 (29.63%) Project Management
6 7 (25.93%) Business Continuity
6 7 (25.93%) Business Continuity Management
7 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (22.22%) ITIL
8 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
8 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (18.52%) Banking
8 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
9 4 (14.81%) SDLC
9 4 (14.81%) Credit Risk
10 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
10 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (11.11%) ISTQB
10 3 (11.11%) ISEB
10 3 (11.11%) SAS
10 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
10 3 (11.11%) Windows
10 3 (11.11%) SQL
11 2 (7.41%) RUP
11 2 (7.41%) Client/Server
11 2 (7.41%) MS Office
11 2 (7.41%) Legal
11 2 (7.41%) Business Development
11 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
11 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement

Risk Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 3 (11.11%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
1 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.70%) QlikView
1 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
General
1 13 (48.15%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Legal
4 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 7 (25.93%) Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (18.52%) Risk Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Credit Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Credit Risk Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Business Continuity Planner
5 3 (11.11%) Test Leader
6 2 (7.41%) Project Leader
6 2 (7.41%) Capacity Planner
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
3 4 (14.81%) Credit Risk
4 2 (7.41%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 8 (29.63%) Project Management
4 7 (25.93%) Business Continuity
4 7 (25.93%) Business Continuity Management
5 6 (22.22%) ITIL
6 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (14.81%) SDLC
8 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
8 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
9 2 (7.41%) Business Development
9 2 (7.41%) Test Management
9 2 (7.41%) RUP
9 2 (7.41%) People Management
9 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
9 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (3.70%) Test Strategy
10 1 (3.70%) Analytics
10 1 (3.70%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) VBA
2 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) ISTQB
1 3 (11.11%) ISEB
2 1 (3.70%) CISA
2 1 (3.70%) CISM
2 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (44.44%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) COBIT
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft