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 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 Analyst
Rank 115 116 109
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Risk Analyst 10 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.34% 0.082% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.088% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £12.50
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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
2753 2281 1977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.06% 93.22% 94.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1505 1139 1009
Average daily rate £375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 56 46
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £32.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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
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 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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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
Glasgow +3 6 £500 -
Edinburgh -5 4 £450 +20.00% 3
Risk Analyst
UK

Risk Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 14 (58.33%) Credit Risk
2 13 (54.17%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (54.17%) SAS
3 11 (45.83%) SQL
3 11 (45.83%) Finance
3 11 (45.83%) Risk Analysis
4 9 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (33.33%) Banking
6 3 (12.50%) Data Analysis
7 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity Planning
7 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (8.33%) Degree
7 2 (8.33%) COBIT
7 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
7 2 (8.33%) Retail
7 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity
7 2 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (8.33%) Validation
7 2 (8.33%) BCP
7 2 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
8 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
8 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
8 1 (4.17%) VBA
8 1 (4.17%) UNIX
8 1 (4.17%) Bloomberg
8 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
8 1 (4.17%) Asset Management
8 1 (4.17%) Data Management

Risk Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 13 (54.17%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
1 1 (4.17%) QlikView
General
1 11 (45.83%) Finance
2 8 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 14 (58.33%) Credit Risk
2 9 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Market Risk
3 1 (4.17%) Economics
3 1 (4.17%) Statistics
3 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (45.83%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity
4 2 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (8.33%) BCP
4 2 (8.33%) Validation
4 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (4.17%) Coaching
5 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.17%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.17%) Data Management
5 1 (4.17%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Requirements Management
5 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Stress Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Investment Management
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (8.33%) COBIT
2 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Bloomberg