The table below looks at the statistics for the Risk Analyst role 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 Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Analyst
Rank 113 126 104
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Risk Analyst 27 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.85% 0.14% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.16% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 7
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £338 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £364 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £303
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +23.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2964 2547 2318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.92% 92.28% 93.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1503 1334 1128
Average daily rate £351 £373 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.03% +6.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £237 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 58 79
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +24.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.62 £11.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £42.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Risk Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Risk Analyst in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Risk Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Risk Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Risk Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Risk Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Risk Analyst across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Risk Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Risk Analyst
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 Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 July 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 0 12 £450 +28.57% 3
Glasgow - 11 £120 -
Stirling - 4 £500 -
Risk Analyst
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Risk Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Risk Analyst in their job title 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 with Risk Analyst in their job title.

1 24 (66.67%) Finance
2 18 (50.00%) Banking
3 17 (47.22%) Risk Management
4 16 (44.44%) Credit Risk
5 15 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (38.89%) SAS
7 13 (36.11%) Analytics
8 12 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (30.56%) Data Analysis
9 11 (30.56%) VBA
9 11 (30.56%) MS Excel
10 9 (25.00%) SQL
11 7 (19.44%) Marketing
11 7 (19.44%) Teradata
11 7 (19.44%) Portfolio Management
11 7 (19.44%) Risk Analytics
12 6 (16.67%) Information Security
12 6 (16.67%) Retail
12 6 (16.67%) Project Management
13 5 (13.89%) Degree
13 5 (13.89%) Risk Analysis
13 5 (13.89%) Time Management
14 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 4 (11.11%) Service Management
14 4 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (8.33%) MS Office
15 3 (8.33%) CISA
15 3 (8.33%) Data Management
15 3 (8.33%) Investment Banking
15 3 (8.33%) Incident Management

Risk Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Risk Analyst in their job title 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 with Risk Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (38.89%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (30.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.33%) MS Office
3 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.78%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.78%) QlikView
General
1 24 (66.67%) Finance
2 18 (50.00%) Banking
3 7 (19.44%) Marketing
4 6 (16.67%) Retail
5 3 (8.33%) Investment Banking
6 2 (5.56%) Retail Banking
7 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
7 1 (2.78%) Billing
7 1 (2.78%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 16 (44.44%) Credit Risk
2 15 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Economics
3 1 (2.78%) Derivative
3 1 (2.78%) Statistics
3 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) Risk Management
2 13 (36.11%) Analytics
3 12 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (30.56%) Data Analysis
5 7 (19.44%) Portfolio Management
5 7 (19.44%) Risk Analytics
6 6 (16.67%) Information Security
6 6 (16.67%) Project Management
7 5 (13.89%) Risk Analysis
7 5 (13.89%) Time Management
8 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (11.11%) Service Management
9 3 (8.33%) Data Management
9 3 (8.33%) Incident Management
10 2 (5.56%) Business Analysis
10 2 (5.56%) Validation
10 2 (5.56%) Data Modelling
10 2 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (5.56%) Coaching
11 1 (2.78%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) VBA
2 9 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) CRISC
2 3 (8.33%) CISA
3 1 (2.78%) CISSP
3 1 (2.78%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.78%) COBIT
2 1 (2.78%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.78%) GAAP
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Teradata
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.78%) Bloomberg