The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Analysis
Rank 469 451 404
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -47
Contract jobs citing Risk Analysis 135 114 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.22% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.31% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 68 127
Average daily rate
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£425 £463 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £598 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £275 £438
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -37.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 9
Average hourly rate £17.50 £37.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.33% +38.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £27.50
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40489 37285 40846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.06% 72.95% 70.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 25068 22600 23485
Average daily rate £400 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1169 1070 1445
Average hourly rate £24.50 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £48.84 £46.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 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
England +11 123 £438 -7.89% 37
London +4 46 £438 -16.66% 19
South East -14 21 £375 +11.11% 4
North West -2 19 £475 - 6
Manchester +5 13 £500 - 4
South West -24 13 £289 -17.50% 2
South Wales -17 10 £350 -12.50%
Wales -18 10 £350 -12.50%
East Midlands +5 9 £445 - 1
Cardiff -4 9 £350 -12.50%
Bristol -13 9 £230 -34.28% 1
Northampton - 9 £445 -
Northamptonshire - 9 £445 -
City of London +8 7 £555 +48.00% 5
Surrey 0 7 £360 -31.42% 2
Cheshire -4 5 £298 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £450 - 2
Yorkshire - 5 £450 - 2
Berkshire +6 4 £368 +8.88%
West Midlands -17 4 - - 2
Somerset -17 4 £344 -
Leeds - 4 £450 - 1
Reading +8 2 £325 -
Scotland -21 2 - -
East of England - 2 £500 - 1
Crawley +8 1 £350 -
Oxfordshire -1 1 £300 -7.69%
West Sussex -5 1 £350 +3.70%
North East - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £325 -

Risk Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 82 (29.18%) Finance
2 60 (21.35%) Project Management
3 55 (19.57%) Banking
4 54 (19.22%) Security Cleared
5 53 (18.86%) Management Information System
6 52 (18.51%) Windows
7 50 (17.79%) Risk Management
8 46 (16.37%) Information Security
8 46 (16.37%) ITIL
9 44 (15.66%) Microsoft
10 40 (14.23%) SC Cleared
11 39 (13.88%) PRINCE2
12 34 (12.10%) Back Office
13 32 (11.39%) CISSP
13 32 (11.39%) Degree
14 31 (11.03%) UNIX
14 31 (11.03%) SQL
15 30 (10.68%) SQL Server
16 28 (9.96%) Stakeholder Management
17 27 (9.61%) Front Office
18 26 (9.25%) Service Management
18 26 (9.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 24 (8.54%) Oracle
20 23 (8.19%) SLA
20 23 (8.19%) Workflow
20 23 (8.19%) Statistics
21 22 (7.83%) VMware Infrastructure
21 22 (7.83%) User Acceptance Testing
21 22 (7.83%) Windows 7
21 22 (7.83%) VMware

Risk Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 5 (1.78%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.42%) IIS
3 3 (1.07%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.07%) NetWeaver
3 3 (1.07%) SAP EP
3 3 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.36%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.36%) SAS
Applications
1 21 (7.47%) MS Project
2 18 (6.41%) MS Office
3 16 (5.69%) MS Excel
4 11 (3.91%) MS Visio
5 8 (2.85%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (1.42%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.71%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.36%) Mathematica
8 1 (0.36%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 5 (1.78%) SAP GRC
2 2 (0.71%) Maximo
2 2 (0.71%) Adaptiv
2 2 (0.71%) assyst
2 2 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.36%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.36%) Line 500
3 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.36%) Summit
3 1 (0.36%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.07%) SaaS
3 2 (0.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.20%) WAN
1 9 (3.20%) Firewall
2 7 (2.49%) GSM
2 7 (2.49%) LAN
2 7 (2.49%) UMTS
2 7 (2.49%) SAN
3 5 (1.78%) GPRS
3 5 (1.78%) Network Security
3 5 (1.78%) LTE
4 4 (1.42%) SMS
4 4 (1.42%) WCDMA
5 3 (1.07%) DHCP
5 3 (1.07%) LDAP
5 3 (1.07%) VPN
5 3 (1.07%) DNS
5 3 (1.07%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.07%) Wireless
5 3 (1.07%) Intranet
6 2 (0.71%) Extranet
6 2 (0.71%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (10.68%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (4.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (3.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (3.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (2.14%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.78%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.07%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.71%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.71%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.71%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.71%) HBase
8 2 (0.71%) Redis
8 2 (0.71%) Big Data
9 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (1.78%) JUnit
2 2 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.71%) LoadRunner
2 2 (0.71%) JIRA
2 2 (0.71%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.71%) Cucumber
2 2 (0.71%) Jenkins
General
1 82 (29.18%) Finance
2 55 (19.57%) Banking
3 34 (12.10%) Back Office
4 27 (9.61%) Front Office
5 19 (6.76%) Retail
6 17 (6.05%) Telecoms
7 15 (5.34%) Investment Banking
8 10 (3.56%) Law
9 9 (3.20%) Retail Banking
10 7 (2.49%) Advertising
11 4 (1.42%) Legal
11 4 (1.42%) Manufacturing
11 4 (1.42%) Financial Institution
11 4 (1.42%) Marketing
12 3 (1.07%) Games
12 3 (1.07%) Billing
13 2 (0.71%) Electronics
14 1 (0.36%) Military
14 1 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.36%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (20.64%) Analyst
2 38 (13.52%) Project Manager
3 24 (8.54%) Consultant
4 23 (8.19%) Business Analyst
5 20 (7.12%) Architect
6 16 (5.69%) Information Manager
7 15 (5.34%) Risk Analyst
8 14 (4.98%) Security Manager
8 14 (4.98%) Solutions Architect
9 13 (4.63%) Developer
10 12 (4.27%) Security Consultant
10 12 (4.27%) Network Support
11 11 (3.91%) Support Engineer
12 10 (3.56%) Network Engineer
12 10 (3.56%) Information Security Manager
13 9 (3.20%) Data Manager
13 9 (3.20%) SQL DBA
13 9 (3.20%) DBA
14 8 (2.85%) Senior Manager
14 8 (2.85%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.27%) .NET
2 9 (3.20%) Web Services
3 8 (2.85%) WPF
4 7 (2.49%) OLE
5 5 (1.78%) HTML
5 5 (1.78%) HTML5
6 4 (1.42%) SOAP
6 4 (1.42%) J2EE
6 4 (1.42%) XML
6 4 (1.42%) Middleware
7 3 (1.07%) SAP Basis
7 3 (1.07%) Spring
7 3 (1.07%) Java SE
7 3 (1.07%) REST
8 2 (0.71%) Kafka
8 2 (0.71%) Apache Camel
8 2 (0.71%) Application Packaging
8 2 (0.71%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.71%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 53 (18.86%) Management Information System
2 23 (8.19%) Statistics
3 10 (3.56%) Mainframe
4 9 (3.20%) CESG
4 9 (3.20%) Data Protection Act
4 9 (3.20%) Market Risk
5 8 (2.85%) Visualisation
6 7 (2.49%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.49%) Derivative
7 5 (1.78%) RMADS
8 4 (1.42%) CESG CLAS
8 4 (1.42%) DTV
8 4 (1.42%) PMI
8 4 (1.42%) AS400
9 3 (1.07%) NHS
9 3 (1.07%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.07%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.07%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.07%) IPTV
9 3 (1.07%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 52 (18.51%) Windows
2 31 (11.03%) UNIX
3 22 (7.83%) Windows 7
4 11 (3.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (3.91%) Linux
5 10 (3.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (2.14%) Solaris
6 6 (2.14%) Android
7 3 (1.07%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.07%) AIX
7 3 (1.07%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.07%) VMS
8 2 (0.71%) HPUX
8 2 (0.71%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.36%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (21.35%) Project Management
2 50 (17.79%) Risk Management
3 46 (16.37%) ITIL
3 46 (16.37%) Information Security
4 39 (13.88%) PRINCE2
5 28 (9.96%) Stakeholder Management
6 26 (9.25%) Service Management
7 23 (8.19%) Workflow
8 22 (7.83%) User Acceptance Testing
9 20 (7.12%) Change Control
10 19 (6.76%) Capacity Planning
10 19 (6.76%) GAP Analysis
10 19 (6.76%) ITSM
11 18 (6.41%) Service Delivery
11 18 (6.41%) Business Analysis
12 17 (6.05%) Change Management
13 15 (5.34%) Project Planning
13 15 (5.34%) Programme Management
13 15 (5.34%) Security Architecture
14 14 (4.98%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 31 (11.03%) SQL
2 20 (7.12%) C#
3 18 (6.41%) Java
4 16 (5.69%) C
5 10 (3.56%) C++
6 7 (2.49%) JavaScript
6 7 (2.49%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.78%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.42%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.07%) Ruby
9 3 (1.07%) Objective-C
9 3 (1.07%) VB
9 3 (1.07%) ABAP
10 2 (0.71%) VBA
10 2 (0.71%) Python
10 2 (0.71%) R
11 1 (0.36%) MapBasic
Qualifications
1 54 (19.22%) Security Cleared
2 40 (14.23%) SC Cleared
3 32 (11.39%) Degree
3 32 (11.39%) CISSP
4 18 (6.41%) MCP
5 17 (6.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 15 (5.34%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (4.27%) CISM
8 7 (2.49%) PMI Certification
8 7 (2.49%) CRISC
9 6 (2.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 6 (2.14%) DV Cleared
9 6 (2.14%) GIAC
10 5 (1.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (1.78%) CISA
11 4 (1.42%) ISEB
11 4 (1.42%) ISTQB
12 3 (1.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (1.07%) PMP
13 2 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (8.19%) SLA
3 16 (5.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (3.56%) PCI DSS
5 9 (3.20%) QA
6 6 (2.14%) COBIT
7 4 (1.42%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.71%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.71%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.36%) COREP
9 1 (0.36%) Basel III
9 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.36%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.36%) BS7799
System Software
1 22 (7.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (4.63%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.71%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.71%) HDFS
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.36%) Nmap
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (1.42%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 3 (1.07%) SCCM
2 3 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.71%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 2 (0.71%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.71%) MAILsweeper
3 2 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (0.71%) Puppet
4 1 (0.36%) Nessus
4 1 (0.36%) SCOM
4 1 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 44 (15.66%) Microsoft
2 24 (8.54%) Oracle
3 22 (7.83%) VMware
4 10 (3.56%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (3.20%) SAP
6 7 (2.49%) HP
7 5 (1.78%) Murex
7 5 (1.78%) Citrix
8 4 (1.42%) Cisco
8 4 (1.42%) IBM
8 4 (1.42%) Veeam
9 3 (1.07%) Symantec
9 3 (1.07%) McAfee
9 3 (1.07%) Cyber-Ark
9 3 (1.07%) Bloomberg
10 2 (0.71%) CA
10 2 (0.71%) SunGard
10 2 (0.71%) Kenexa
10 2 (0.71%) Qualys
10 2 (0.71%) Primavera
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