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 4 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Management
Rank 72 76 100
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +24
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 59 51 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.96% 1.93% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.57% 2.63% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 23 10
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£395 £350 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -6.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £238 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £670 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £32.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £27.25 £37.75
% change year-on-year
+21.10% -27.81%
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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
2298 1942 1736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.27% 73.64% 71.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1237 1059 903
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 26 22
Average hourly rate £30.50 £29.59 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £18.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £180.00 £44.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 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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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 +8 27 £400 -23.80% 11
Glasgow -3 19 £400 +14.28% 5
Renfrewshire +3 5 £260 -
Stirling -5 4 £388 +0.64%
West Lothian -5 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Argyll and Bute - 1 - -
Fife - 1 - -
Aberdeen - 1 £375 -
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Risk Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 56 (50.00%) Finance
2 41 (36.61%) Project Management
3 31 (27.68%) Banking
4 23 (20.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (17.86%) Security Cleared
6 19 (16.96%) SC Cleared
7 17 (15.18%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (15.18%) PRINCE2
8 16 (14.29%) Change Management
9 15 (13.39%) Microsoft
10 14 (12.50%) MS Excel
10 14 (12.50%) SQL
11 13 (11.61%) Information Security
12 12 (10.71%) ITIL
13 10 (8.93%) Credit Risk
14 9 (8.04%) Degree
14 9 (8.04%) Risk Assessment
15 8 (7.14%) ISEB
15 8 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 8 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 7 (6.25%) Change Control
16 7 (6.25%) Data Analysis
16 7 (6.25%) Business Analysis
17 6 (5.36%) Project Planning
17 6 (5.36%) PKI
17 6 (5.36%) Investment Management
17 6 (5.36%) Analytics
17 6 (5.36%) Citrix
17 6 (5.36%) Active Directory
17 6 (5.36%) OpenView Configuration Management

Risk Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 4 (3.57%) SAS
2 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.57%) MS Office
3 3 (2.68%) MS Project
4 1 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Primavera
1 1 (0.89%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (0.89%) Markit EDM
1 1 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.89%) SAN
1 1 (0.89%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.46%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.89%) MS Access
General
1 56 (50.00%) Finance
2 31 (27.68%) Banking
3 6 (5.36%) Retail
3 6 (5.36%) Front Office
4 5 (4.46%) Marketing
5 4 (3.57%) Retail Banking
5 4 (3.57%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.79%) Publishing
7 1 (0.89%) Law
7 1 (0.89%) Advertising
7 1 (0.89%) Back Office
7 1 (0.89%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 35 (31.25%) Project Manager
2 24 (21.43%) Analyst
3 10 (8.93%) Business Analyst
4 9 (8.04%) Risk Manager
5 8 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
5 8 (7.14%) Consultant
5 8 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 5 (4.46%) Architect
6 5 (4.46%) Data Analyst
6 5 (4.46%) Risk Analyst
6 5 (4.46%) Programme Manager
6 5 (4.46%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 5 (4.46%) Technical Leader
7 4 (3.57%) Senior Manager
7 4 (3.57%) Security Consultant
7 4 (3.57%) Business Architect
8 3 (2.68%) IT Risk Manager
8 3 (2.68%) Change Manager
8 3 (2.68%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
8 3 (2.68%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.89%) Middleware
1 1 (0.89%) JMS
1 1 (0.89%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.18%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.93%) Credit Risk
3 6 (5.36%) PKI
4 4 (3.57%) Reference Data
5 3 (2.68%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.68%) CESG
5 3 (2.68%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.68%) PMI
5 3 (2.68%) Derivative
6 2 (1.79%) RMADS
6 2 (1.79%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.79%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.89%) Equities
7 1 (0.89%) Economics
7 1 (0.89%) BYOD
7 1 (0.89%) iSeries
7 1 (0.89%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.89%) Open Source
7 1 (0.89%) SCADA
7 1 (0.89%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.57%) Windows
2 2 (1.79%) UNIX
3 1 (0.89%) Linux
3 1 (0.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (36.61%) Project Management
2 23 (20.54%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (15.18%) PRINCE2
4 16 (14.29%) Change Management
5 13 (11.61%) Information Security
6 12 (10.71%) ITIL
7 9 (8.04%) Risk Assessment
8 8 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 7 (6.25%) Change Control
9 7 (6.25%) Data Analysis
9 7 (6.25%) Business Analysis
10 6 (5.36%) Project Planning
10 6 (5.36%) Investment Management
10 6 (5.36%) Analytics
10 6 (5.36%) Asset Management
10 6 (5.36%) Migration
11 5 (4.46%) Programme Management
11 5 (4.46%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (4.46%) Business Process Improvement
11 5 (4.46%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.50%) SQL
2 4 (3.57%) VBA
3 3 (2.68%) C
4 2 (1.79%) Java
5 1 (0.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 19 (16.96%) SC Cleared
3 9 (8.04%) Degree
4 8 (7.14%) ISEB
4 8 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (4.46%) PMI Certification
5 5 (4.46%) CISSP
6 3 (2.68%) CISA
7 2 (1.79%) PMP
7 2 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.79%) CISM
8 1 (0.89%) QiCA
8 1 (0.89%) ISSMP
8 1 (0.89%) SSCP
8 1 (0.89%) MCSA
8 1 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.89%) CCNA
8 1 (0.89%) APMP
8 1 (0.89%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.79%) COBIT
3 1 (0.89%) FATCA
3 1 (0.89%) QA
3 1 (0.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (5.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.89%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (5.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (13.39%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.36%) Citrix
3 4 (3.57%) Teradata
4 3 (2.68%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.79%) Oracle
6 1 (0.89%) Charles River
6 1 (0.89%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.89%) Sybase
6 1 (0.89%) SAP
6 1 (0.89%) HP