The table below looks at the statistics for Risk Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Risk Analysis over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Analysis
Rank 473 437 395
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -42
Contract jobs citing Risk Analysis 110 116 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.24% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.32% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 72 85
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £329 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £438
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
Average hourly rate - £36.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +30.90%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38459 35783 32221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.37% 74.30% 72.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 24687 21730 19119
Average daily rate £423 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1007 1095 1275
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% -9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.15 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

Risk Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Risk Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Risk Analysis
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Risk Analysis within the UK.

Risk Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Risk Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Risk Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Risk Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Risk Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Risk Analysis within the UK.

Risk Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Risk Analysis
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 30 January 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
England -22 94 £431 +7.81% 36
London -17 51 £450 +12.50% 16
South East +12 26 £388 -11.04% 6
Scotland -2 13 £500 +51.51% 4
Edinburgh +1 10 £500 +51.51% 2
Berkshire +9 8 £363 -18.76%
City of London -1 8 £400 - 7
East of England +2 7 £469 - 5
Hampshire -15 7 £355 -
Hertfordshire +3 6 £525 - 3
Buckinghamshire -6 5 £438 - 1
South West -17 5 £475 -20.83% 1
Wiltshire -4 4 - -
Swindon -7 4 - -
Milton Keynes - 4 £438 -
Surrey -5 3 £450 +7.14% 3
Slough - 2 £375 -
Glasgow - 2 - -
Chester +10 1 - - 1
Cheshire +4 1 - - 1
West Midlands 0 1 £475 +46.15% 1
Birmingham -2 1 £475 +63.79%
North West -15 1 - - 4
Nottinghamshire - 1 £375 -
East Midlands - 1 £375 -
North East - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £413 - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £475 -
Watford - 1 £525 - 2
Nottingham - 1 £375 -

Risk Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 73 (30.80%) Finance
2 50 (21.10%) Project Management
3 46 (19.41%) Information Security
4 44 (18.57%) Risk Management
5 38 (16.03%) Analytical Skills
6 37 (15.61%) PRINCE2
7 36 (15.19%) SQL
8 35 (14.77%) Windows
8 35 (14.77%) MS Excel
9 32 (13.50%) Oracle
9 32 (13.50%) Agile Software Development
10 31 (13.08%) Stakeholder Management
10 31 (13.08%) Microsoft
11 29 (12.24%) Degree
12 28 (11.81%) C#
13 27 (11.39%) ITIL
14 25 (10.55%) .NET
15 23 (9.70%) C++
15 23 (9.70%) MS Project
16 22 (9.28%) Banking
16 22 (9.28%) Risk Assessment
16 22 (9.28%) Derivative
16 22 (9.28%) Data Protection
16 22 (9.28%) Security Cleared
17 19 (8.02%) Grid Computing
17 19 (8.02%) STL
17 19 (8.02%) Interest Rate Derivative
17 19 (8.02%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 18 (7.59%) COBIT
19 17 (7.17%) ISO/IEC 27001

Risk Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 9 (3.80%) SAS
2 8 (3.38%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.69%) Node.js
4 3 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.27%) CMS
5 2 (0.84%) IIS
6 1 (0.42%) CICS
6 1 (0.42%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.42%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 35 (14.77%) MS Excel
2 23 (9.70%) MS Project
3 12 (5.06%) Spreadsheet
4 9 (3.80%) MS Office
5 6 (2.53%) MS Visio
6 5 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.84%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.84%) Academy Housing
2 2 (0.84%) arcHouse
3 1 (0.42%) RMDS
3 1 (0.42%) SunGard APT
3 1 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.84%) SaaS
2 1 (0.42%) PaaS
2 1 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.42%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.75%) Firewall
2 7 (2.95%) WAN
2 7 (2.95%) Network Security
3 6 (2.53%) Internet
4 3 (1.27%) LAN
4 3 (1.27%) SMS
4 3 (1.27%) DNS
5 2 (0.84%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.84%) DHCP
5 2 (0.84%) SS7
5 2 (0.84%) ISUP
5 2 (0.84%) 3G
5 2 (0.84%) SAN
6 1 (0.42%) MPLS
6 1 (0.42%) DMZ
6 1 (0.42%) SCCP
6 1 (0.42%) INAP
6 1 (0.42%) RTP
6 1 (0.42%) 3GPP
6 1 (0.42%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.95%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (2.53%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (2.11%) Data Mining
5 5 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.27%) OLTP
7 3 (1.27%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.42%) MySQL
9 1 (0.42%) OLAP
9 1 (0.42%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.42%) VLDB
9 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.42%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.42%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.42%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.42%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.42%) NUnit
2 1 (0.42%) WebDriver
2 1 (0.42%) Selenium
2 1 (0.42%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 73 (30.80%) Finance
2 22 (9.28%) Banking
3 13 (5.49%) Telecoms
3 13 (5.49%) Investment Banking
4 11 (4.64%) Legal
5 6 (2.53%) Retail
6 5 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.27%) Advertising
7 3 (1.27%) Marketing
8 2 (0.84%) Electronics
8 2 (0.84%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.84%) Military
8 2 (0.84%) Billing
9 1 (0.42%) Publishing
9 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.42%) Front Office
9 1 (0.42%) Local Government
9 1 (0.42%) German Language
Job Titles
1 62 (26.16%) Analyst
2 37 (15.61%) Consultant
3 36 (15.19%) Project Manager
4 32 (13.50%) Developer
5 20 (8.44%) Security Consultant
6 19 (8.02%) Security Analyst
7 14 (5.91%) Business Analyst
7 14 (5.91%) Risk Analyst
8 11 (4.64%) Lead Developer
8 11 (4.64%) Technical Developer
8 11 (4.64%) Technical Leader
9 10 (4.22%) Information Security Consultant
10 9 (3.80%) Test Manager
10 9 (3.80%) Senior Manager
11 8 (3.38%) Credit Risk Analyst
11 8 (3.38%) Security Manager
11 8 (3.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 8 (3.38%) Credit Analyst
11 8 (3.38%) Infrastructure Manager
12 7 (2.95%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (10.55%) .NET
2 19 (8.02%) STL
2 19 (8.02%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 14 (5.91%) XML
4 4 (1.69%) WPF
4 4 (1.69%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.27%) SAP PI
6 1 (0.42%) Middleware
6 1 (0.42%) Classic ASP
6 1 (0.42%) SOAP
6 1 (0.42%) XSD
6 1 (0.42%) XSLT
6 1 (0.42%) Web Services
6 1 (0.42%) XML Schema
6 1 (0.42%) LAMP
6 1 (0.42%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 38 (16.03%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (9.28%) Derivative
3 19 (8.02%) Grid Computing
3 19 (8.02%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 14 (5.91%) Management Information System
4 14 (5.91%) Fixed Income
5 10 (4.22%) Credit Risk
6 8 (3.38%) CESG
6 8 (3.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (2.95%) Computer Science
8 6 (2.53%) Informatics
9 5 (2.11%) Mobile App
9 5 (2.11%) PKI
9 5 (2.11%) Data Integration
10 4 (1.69%) PMI
11 3 (1.27%) NHS
11 3 (1.27%) Market Risk
11 3 (1.27%) Mathematics
11 3 (1.27%) FMCG
12 2 (0.84%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 35 (14.77%) Windows
2 12 (5.06%) Windows 7
3 11 (4.64%) UNIX
4 8 (3.38%) Linux
5 4 (1.69%) Solaris
6 3 (1.27%) Android
7 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.84%) Debian
7 2 (0.84%) AIX
7 2 (0.84%) HPUX
7 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (21.10%) Project Management
2 46 (19.41%) Information Security
3 44 (18.57%) Risk Management
4 37 (15.61%) PRINCE2
5 32 (13.50%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (13.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 27 (11.39%) ITIL
8 22 (9.28%) Risk Assessment
8 22 (9.28%) Data Protection
9 16 (6.75%) Project Planning
9 16 (6.75%) Analytics
10 15 (6.33%) Security Architecture
10 15 (6.33%) Test Strategy
11 11 (4.64%) Business Analysis
12 10 (4.22%) Waterfall
13 9 (3.80%) Validation
13 9 (3.80%) Migration
13 9 (3.80%) Coaching
13 9 (3.80%) Test Scripting
13 9 (3.80%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 36 (15.19%) SQL
2 28 (11.81%) C#
3 23 (9.70%) C++
4 13 (5.49%) Python
5 7 (2.95%) C
6 5 (2.11%) LINC
7 4 (1.69%) VBScript
8 3 (1.27%) VB
8 3 (1.27%) VBA
8 3 (1.27%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.27%) Perl
8 3 (1.27%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.42%) JCL
9 1 (0.42%) PHP
9 1 (0.42%) COBOL
9 1 (0.42%) VB6
9 1 (0.42%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (12.24%) Degree
2 22 (9.28%) Security Cleared
3 17 (7.17%) SC Cleared
4 15 (6.33%) ISEB
5 13 (5.49%) PMI Certification
6 12 (5.06%) PMP
7 10 (4.22%) CISSP
8 8 (3.38%) CISA
9 7 (2.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 7 (2.95%) ISTQB
9 7 (2.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 6 (2.53%) CISM
11 5 (2.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (1.69%) ISEB Practitioner
12 4 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (1.27%) CRISC
14 2 (0.84%) APMP
14 2 (0.84%) CIMA
14 2 (0.84%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.59%) COBIT
2 17 (7.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (7.17%) PCI DSS
3 8 (3.38%) QA
4 6 (2.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.27%) Solvency II
5 3 (1.27%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.84%) GxP
6 2 (0.84%) SLA
7 1 (0.42%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 4 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (1.69%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.27%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.84%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.42%) vSphere
4 1 (0.42%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (2.53%) SCCM
2 3 (1.27%) SCOM
3 2 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.84%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 1 (0.42%) Nessus
4 1 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.42%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 32 (13.50%) Oracle
2 31 (13.08%) Microsoft
3 9 (3.80%) HP
4 7 (2.95%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (2.53%) SAP
6 5 (2.11%) Sybase
6 5 (2.11%) Cisco
7 4 (1.69%) Qualys
7 4 (1.69%) VMware
8 3 (1.27%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.27%) Primavera
8 3 (1.27%) Metastorm
8 3 (1.27%) Nintex
9 2 (0.84%) Northgate
9 2 (0.84%) Civica
9 2 (0.84%) Comino
9 2 (0.84%) Capita
9 2 (0.84%) Orchard
9 2 (0.84%) DataSynapse
9 2 (0.84%) Anite
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