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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Analysis
Rank 461 484 464
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -20
Contract jobs citing Risk Analysis 165 134 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.24% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.32% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 96 77
Average daily rate
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£430 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £320 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £625 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £340
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £108.75 £17.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+521.42% -53.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £108.75 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year
+521.42% -

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
45650 42374 39473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.94% 76.20% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29733 26205 24236
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1234 1151 1099
Average hourly rate £31.44 £23.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.78% -18.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Risk Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Risk Analysis Hourly Rate Histogram 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 August 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 -1 139 £444 -1.38% 40
London +29 63 £500 +5.26% 16
Scotland +14 22 £395 -
South East -19 22 £410 +5.80% 9
North West -33 15 £375 -21.05% 3
North East -14 12 £300 -
City of London +4 11 £500 -9.90% 3
Berkshire +2 11 £423 +3.04% 2
Tyne and Wear - 11 £295 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 11 £295 -
Edinburgh - 9 £415 -
East of England +8 8 £463 -7.50% 6
West Midlands +5 8 £400 -
South West -12 8 £400 +73.91% 3
Hertfordshire +6 6 - - 3
Slough +5 6 £423 -15.07%
Hampshire -3 6 £298 -8.46%
Cheshire -6 6 £425 +21.42% 1
Glasgow - 6 £420 -
South Yorkshire -18 4 £500 +42.85% 1
Sheffield -18 4 £500 +42.85% 1
Yorkshire -35 4 £500 +42.85% 2
Lancashire - 4 £280 -
Cumbria - 3 £348 -
Blackpool - 3 £413 -
Wiltshire - 3 £513 -
Coventry - 3 £400 -
Hook +5 2 - -
Chester -5 2 - -
Surrey -7 2 - - 2

Risk Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 93 (30.39%) Finance
2 79 (25.82%) Risk Management
3 64 (20.92%) Project Management
4 56 (18.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 54 (17.65%) Test Strategy
6 50 (16.34%) SQL
7 48 (15.69%) Banking
7 48 (15.69%) Degree
8 46 (15.03%) Test Scripting
9 43 (14.05%) Security Cleared
10 41 (13.40%) Analytical Skills
11 40 (13.07%) ITIL
11 40 (13.07%) Microsoft
12 37 (12.09%) PRINCE2
13 36 (11.76%) SQL Server
13 36 (11.76%) Information Security
13 36 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
14 35 (11.44%) Windows
14 35 (11.44%) MS Excel
15 34 (11.11%) Test Automation
16 31 (10.13%) Business Continuity
17 29 (9.48%) HP
17 29 (9.48%) SC Cleared
18 28 (9.15%) Data Protection
18 28 (9.15%) Change Management
19 26 (8.50%) C#
20 25 (8.17%) Risk Assessment
21 24 (7.84%) Knowledge Management
22 23 (7.52%) Retail
22 23 (7.52%) Automated Testing

Risk Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 18 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.94%) SAS
3 6 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (1.31%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.65%) IIS
6 1 (0.33%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.33%) Captiva
6 1 (0.33%) Lync
6 1 (0.33%) CMS
6 1 (0.33%) Documentum
Applications
1 35 (11.44%) MS Excel
2 23 (7.52%) MS Office
3 16 (5.23%) MS Project
4 15 (4.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (3.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.31%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.65%) SimCorp Dimension
2 2 (0.65%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (0.65%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.33%) ACBS
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.33%) Summit
3 1 (0.33%) MultiFonds
3 1 (0.33%) RMDS
3 1 (0.33%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.31%) SaaS
2 3 (0.98%) PaaS
3 1 (0.33%) Office 365
3 1 (0.33%) IaaS
3 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.56%) Internet
2 6 (1.96%) Firewall
3 4 (1.31%) Wireless
3 4 (1.31%) VPN
4 3 (0.98%) FTP
4 3 (0.98%) HTTP
4 3 (0.98%) WAN
4 3 (0.98%) Network Security
5 2 (0.65%) LTE
5 2 (0.65%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.65%) LAN
5 2 (0.65%) MPLS
6 1 (0.33%) OSPF
6 1 (0.33%) BGP
6 1 (0.33%) NetScreen
6 1 (0.33%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.33%) DNS
6 1 (0.33%) Intranet
6 1 (0.33%) SMS
6 1 (0.33%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.23%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (5.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (4.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (3.27%) Data Mining
5 8 (2.61%) MS Access
5 8 (2.61%) Relational Database
6 7 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (1.63%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.31%) MySQL
9 3 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.65%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (0.33%) QlikView
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (1.96%) HP UFT
2 5 (1.63%) LoadRunner
3 4 (1.31%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.98%) JUnit
4 3 (0.98%) Selenium
4 3 (0.98%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.65%) Gradle
5 2 (0.65%) CruiseControl
5 2 (0.65%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.65%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.65%) Mercurial
5 2 (0.65%) Bazaar
6 1 (0.33%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.33%) Hudson
6 1 (0.33%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.33%) JMeter
6 1 (0.33%) Subversion
6 1 (0.33%) JIRA
General
1 93 (30.39%) Finance
2 48 (15.69%) Banking
3 23 (7.52%) Retail
4 21 (6.86%) Investment Banking
5 15 (4.90%) Front Office
6 12 (3.92%) Telecoms
7 11 (3.59%) Legal
8 6 (1.96%) Billing
9 5 (1.63%) Retail Banking
9 5 (1.63%) Marketing
10 4 (1.31%) Electronics
10 4 (1.31%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.98%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.98%) Back Office
12 2 (0.65%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.65%) Publishing
12 2 (0.65%) German Language
12 2 (0.65%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.65%) Wholesale Banking
13 1 (0.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 87 (28.43%) Analyst
2 50 (16.34%) Project Manager
3 36 (11.76%) Business Analyst
4 30 (9.80%) Consultant
5 28 (9.15%) Developer
6 21 (6.86%) Risk Analyst
7 19 (6.21%) Test Analyst
8 16 (5.23%) Architect
8 16 (5.23%) Security Consultant
8 16 (5.23%) Risk Manager
9 14 (4.58%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 14 (4.58%) Tester
9 14 (4.58%) Infrastructure Manager
10 12 (3.92%) C# Developer
10 12 (3.92%) Senior Developer
11 11 (3.59%) Senior Manager
11 11 (3.59%) Change Analyst
11 11 (3.59%) Information Security Consultant
12 10 (3.27%) Senior Project Manager
13 9 (2.94%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.88%) .NET
2 13 (4.25%) WPF
3 8 (2.61%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 8 (2.61%) STL
4 7 (2.29%) .NET Framework
5 6 (1.96%) XML
6 5 (1.63%) Web Services
7 4 (1.31%) WCF
7 4 (1.31%) SAP PI
7 4 (1.31%) HTML5
7 4 (1.31%) HTML
8 3 (0.98%) XSLT
8 3 (0.98%) Middleware
8 3 (0.98%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.65%) J2EE
9 2 (0.65%) Backbone.js
9 2 (0.65%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.33%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (0.33%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (0.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 41 (13.40%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.21%) Fixed Income
3 17 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 16 (5.23%) Credit Risk
5 15 (4.90%) Data Centre
5 15 (4.90%) Management Information System
6 12 (3.92%) Derivative
6 12 (3.92%) Market Risk
7 8 (2.61%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 8 (2.61%) PMI
7 8 (2.61%) Grid Computing
8 7 (2.29%) Computer Science
8 7 (2.29%) PKI
9 4 (1.31%) Data Integration
9 4 (1.31%) iPad
9 4 (1.31%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.98%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.98%) Life Science
10 3 (0.98%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.65%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 35 (11.44%) Windows
2 11 (3.59%) Linux
3 9 (2.94%) UNIX
4 5 (1.63%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.31%) VME
5 4 (1.31%) Android
6 3 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.33%) HPUX
7 1 (0.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (25.82%) Risk Management
2 64 (20.92%) Project Management
3 56 (18.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 54 (17.65%) Test Strategy
5 46 (15.03%) Test Scripting
6 40 (13.07%) ITIL
7 37 (12.09%) PRINCE2
8 36 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (11.76%) Information Security
9 34 (11.11%) Test Automation
10 31 (10.13%) Business Continuity
11 28 (9.15%) Change Management
11 28 (9.15%) Data Protection
12 25 (8.17%) Risk Assessment
13 24 (7.84%) Knowledge Management
14 23 (7.52%) Automated Testing
15 21 (6.86%) Waterfall
16 18 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
17 17 (5.56%) Data Modelling
17 17 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (16.34%) SQL
2 26 (8.50%) C#
3 10 (3.27%) Java
4 8 (2.61%) C++
5 5 (1.63%) T-SQL
5 5 (1.63%) VBA
6 4 (1.31%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.31%) C
7 3 (0.98%) XPath
7 3 (0.98%) Python
7 3 (0.98%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.98%) Perl
8 2 (0.65%) COBOL
8 2 (0.65%) VBScript
8 2 (0.65%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.65%) Scala
8 2 (0.65%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.33%) sed
9 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 48 (15.69%) Degree
2 43 (14.05%) Security Cleared
3 29 (9.48%) SC Cleared
4 20 (6.54%) CISSP
5 15 (4.90%) CISA
5 15 (4.90%) CISM
6 13 (4.25%) PMI Certification
7 9 (2.94%) ISTQB
8 7 (2.29%) ISEB
8 7 (2.29%) CRISC
9 6 (1.96%) DV Cleared
9 6 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (1.63%) PMP
11 3 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.98%) HNC
12 2 (0.65%) HND
12 2 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.65%) MAPM
12 2 (0.65%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.19%) QA
2 13 (4.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (3.92%) COBIT
4 11 (3.59%) SLA
4 11 (3.59%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.33%) HMG Infosec
5 1 (0.33%) BS25999
5 1 (0.33%) BS7799
5 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (2.29%) Hyper-V
2 4 (1.31%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.98%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.65%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.33%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 4 (1.31%) SCCM
1 4 (1.31%) SCOM
2 3 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.65%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.33%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.33%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.33%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.33%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 40 (13.07%) Microsoft
2 29 (9.48%) HP
3 21 (6.86%) Oracle
4 7 (2.29%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (1.96%) IBM
6 5 (1.63%) Informatica
6 5 (1.63%) SAP
7 4 (1.31%) Metastorm
7 4 (1.31%) VMware
7 4 (1.31%) ICL
7 4 (1.31%) Nintex
8 3 (0.98%) Cyber-Ark
8 3 (0.98%) Sybase
9 2 (0.65%) Cisco
9 2 (0.65%) Citrix
9 2 (0.65%) McAfee
9 2 (0.65%) SimCorp
10 1 (0.33%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.33%) F5
10 1 (0.33%) Splunk
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