The table below looks at the statistics for Risk Management 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 Management over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Management
Rank 84 90 82
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 40 32 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.44% 1.30% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 1.85% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 12
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£390 £408 £322
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.29% +26.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £235 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £460 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £412
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -15.49%
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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
2113 1728 1481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.87% 69.96% 67.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1162 892 760
Average daily rate £385 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 47 39
Average hourly rate £25.50 £32.50 £19.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.53% +68.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £9.48 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Risk Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Risk Management Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Risk Management
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Risk Management Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Risk Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Risk Management across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Risk Management Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Risk Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Risk Management Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Risk Management
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 Management within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Edinburgh -3 16 £550 +77.41% 4
Glasgow -1 11 £363 - 3
Stirling -7 4 £390 -7.69%
Aberdeen +8 3 £540 +30.12%
Renfrewshire - 3 £257 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Fife - 1 - - 1
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Risk Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 33 (34.74%) Finance
2 21 (22.11%) Project Management
3 19 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
3 19 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 16 (16.84%) SC Cleared
5 15 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (14.74%) Change Management
7 13 (13.68%) Management Information System
7 13 (13.68%) Oracle
7 13 (13.68%) CESG
7 13 (13.68%) Information Assurance
8 12 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (12.63%) CESG CLAS
8 12 (12.63%) Banking
8 12 (12.63%) SQL
9 10 (10.53%) PRINCE2
10 9 (9.47%) Firewall
10 9 (9.47%) Validation
10 9 (9.47%) Business Analysis
10 9 (9.47%) Network Security
11 8 (8.42%) Intrusion Detection
11 8 (8.42%) Information Security
11 8 (8.42%) Front Office
11 8 (8.42%) ITIL
11 8 (8.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 8 (8.42%) Microsoft
12 7 (7.37%) CISSP
12 7 (7.37%) Internet
12 7 (7.37%) Web Services
12 7 (7.37%) Java

Risk Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (2.11%) SAS
2 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.05%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (4.21%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.16%) MS Project
2 3 (3.16%) MS Office
2 3 (3.16%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.11%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.05%) Markit EDM
1 1 (1.05%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.47%) Firewall
1 9 (9.47%) Network Security
2 8 (8.42%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (7.37%) Internet
3 7 (7.37%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (2.11%) LAN
4 2 (2.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.26%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.16%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (3.16%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.05%) QlikView
3 1 (1.05%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Toad
General
1 33 (34.74%) Finance
2 12 (12.63%) Banking
3 8 (8.42%) Front Office
4 4 (4.21%) Legal
5 3 (3.16%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.11%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.11%) Retail
6 2 (2.11%) Marketing
6 2 (2.11%) Publishing
6 2 (2.11%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.05%) Advertising
7 1 (1.05%) Military
Job Titles
1 28 (29.47%) Project Manager
2 18 (18.95%) Consultant
3 16 (16.84%) Analyst
4 11 (11.58%) CLAS Consultant
5 9 (9.47%) Developer
6 8 (8.42%) Business Analyst
7 6 (6.32%) Risk Manager
8 5 (5.26%) Java Developer
8 5 (5.26%) Security Consultant
9 4 (4.21%) Quality Engineer
9 4 (4.21%) Senior Manager
10 3 (3.16%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.16%) Senior Project Manager
10 3 (3.16%) Security Manager
10 3 (3.16%) Senior Quality Engineer
11 2 (2.11%) Risk Consultant
11 2 (2.11%) WPF Developer
11 2 (2.11%) Business Project Manager
11 2 (2.11%) Business Manager
11 2 (2.11%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.37%) Web Services
2 3 (3.16%) XML
2 3 (3.16%) WPF
2 3 (3.16%) Reactive Extensions
3 2 (2.11%) XSLT
3 2 (2.11%) .NET
4 1 (1.05%) HTML
4 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.05%) CSS
4 1 (1.05%) JMS
4 1 (1.05%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.68%) Management Information System
1 13 (13.68%) CESG
2 12 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (12.63%) CESG CLAS
3 6 (6.32%) RMADS
3 6 (6.32%) Derivative
3 6 (6.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (4.21%) Reference Data
5 3 (3.16%) PMI
5 3 (3.16%) Statistics
5 3 (3.16%) SCADA
6 2 (2.11%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.11%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.11%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.05%) Equities
7 1 (1.05%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.05%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.32%) UNIX
2 4 (4.21%) Windows
3 3 (3.16%) Linux
4 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.11%) Project Management
2 19 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
3 15 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (14.74%) Change Management
5 13 (13.68%) Information Assurance
6 10 (10.53%) PRINCE2
7 9 (9.47%) Validation
7 9 (9.47%) Business Analysis
8 8 (8.42%) Information Security
8 8 (8.42%) ITIL
9 7 (7.37%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (7.37%) Protective Monitoring
10 6 (6.32%) Change Control
10 6 (6.32%) Project Planning
10 6 (6.32%) OO
11 5 (5.26%) Risk Analysis
11 5 (5.26%) ITIL V3
11 5 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 4 (4.21%) Business Process Improvement
12 4 (4.21%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.63%) SQL
2 7 (7.37%) Java
3 4 (4.21%) C#
4 3 (3.16%) C
4 3 (3.16%) Scala
5 1 (1.05%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (16.84%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.37%) CISSP
4 6 (6.32%) Degree
5 5 (5.26%) CISM
6 3 (3.16%) PMI Certification
6 3 (3.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (2.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (2.11%) CEH
7 2 (2.11%) GIAC
7 2 (2.11%) SSCP
7 2 (2.11%) CCSP
7 2 (2.11%) ISEB
7 2 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.05%) CISA
8 1 (1.05%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (7.37%) GPG13
3 5 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (3.16%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 3 (3.16%) GAMP
5 2 (2.11%) QA
5 2 (2.11%) COBIT
6 1 (1.05%) ISO 9001
6 1 (1.05%) SLA
6 1 (1.05%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (3.16%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 13 (13.68%) Oracle
2 8 (8.42%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.11%) Bloomberg
3 2 (2.11%) HP
3 2 (2.11%) SAP
3 2 (2.11%) Sybase
4 1 (1.05%) Cognos
4 1 (1.05%) Cisco
4 1 (1.05%) IBM
4 1 (1.05%) VMware
4 1 (1.05%) Teradata
4 1 (1.05%) Actimize
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