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 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Analysis
Rank 474 438 428
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -10
Contract jobs citing Risk Analysis 126 145 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.28% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.38% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 88 78
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£400 £388 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £525 £715
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £30.25 £34.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.31% +15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £34.50 £28.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.05 £34.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £34.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+44.92% +20.00%

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
42487 38184 36396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.65% 73.77% 71.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 27602 23709 21229
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1181 1158 1464
Average hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

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 November 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
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 November 2014.

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 November 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 -68 112 £400 - 31
London -3 61 £425 +6.25% 14
South East -19 28 £375 +7.14% 4
City of London +19 13 £400 +6.66% 8
Scotland -7 11 £388 +19.23% 2
Berkshire +5 7 £375 -15.96% 1
North West -1 7 £225 -30.76% 3
Edinburgh -4 7 £450 - 1
South West -30 7 £340 -28.42% 2
Hampshire -17 6 £358 -4.51% 1
Surrey -6 4 £384 +27.91% 1
East of England -12 3 £469 - 1
Cheshire +4 2 - -
East Midlands +2 2 £510 -
Manchester -11 2 £313 +4.16% 3
West Midlands -12 2 £488 +49.42% 1
Hertfordshire -15 2 £525 - 1
South Wales -17 2 £248 -
Wales -26 2 £248 -
Aberdeen +10 1 £350 +7.69%
Chester +9 1 - -
Reading +9 1 - -
Somerset -6 1 £350 -12.50%
Portsmouth -8 1 - - 1
Wiltshire -17 1 £265 -33.75% 1
Warwickshire - 1 £450 - 1
Lancashire - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £413 -
Watford - 1 £525 -
Weymouth - - - - 1

Risk Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 85 (32.69%) Finance
2 64 (24.62%) Risk Management
3 61 (23.46%) Information Security
4 45 (17.31%) Windows
5 43 (16.54%) Project Management
6 39 (15.00%) Degree
7 36 (13.85%) SQL
8 35 (13.46%) Microsoft
9 33 (12.69%) Oracle
10 32 (12.31%) PRINCE2
11 31 (11.92%) MS Excel
11 31 (11.92%) Agile Software Development
12 30 (11.54%) Banking
12 30 (11.54%) Management Information System
13 29 (11.15%) C#
14 28 (10.77%) Security Cleared
15 26 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
16 25 (9.62%) Risk Assessment
16 25 (9.62%) PCI DSS
16 25 (9.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 24 (9.23%) C++
17 24 (9.23%) MS Project
17 24 (9.23%) ITIL
17 24 (9.23%) UNIX
17 24 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
18 23 (8.85%) .NET
18 23 (8.85%) CISSP
18 23 (8.85%) COBIT
19 22 (8.46%) Derivative
20 21 (8.08%) Project Planning

Risk Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 8 (3.08%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.54%) Node.js
3 3 (1.15%) SAS
3 3 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.77%) SAP EP
4 2 (0.77%) CMS
4 2 (0.77%) NetWeaver
4 2 (0.77%) IIS
5 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.38%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.38%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.38%) CICS
5 1 (0.38%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 31 (11.92%) MS Excel
2 24 (9.23%) MS Project
3 16 (6.15%) MS Office
4 15 (5.77%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (2.31%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (1.92%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.38%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 4 (1.54%) SAP GRC
2 3 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.77%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.77%) Academy Housing
3 2 (0.77%) arcHouse
4 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.38%) assyst
4 1 (0.38%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.77%) SaaS
2 1 (0.38%) PaaS
2 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.54%) Firewall
2 9 (3.46%) WAN
3 8 (3.08%) Network Security
4 4 (1.54%) SAN
5 3 (1.15%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (1.15%) GSM
5 3 (1.15%) LAN
5 3 (1.15%) UMTS
5 3 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.77%) Intranet
6 2 (0.77%) LDAP
6 2 (0.77%) SMS
7 1 (0.38%) LTE
7 1 (0.38%) DHCP
7 1 (0.38%) VPN
7 1 (0.38%) DNS
7 1 (0.38%) GPRS
7 1 (0.38%) Internet
7 1 (0.38%) Extranet
7 1 (0.38%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.54%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (1.54%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.15%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.15%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.15%) Big Data
7 2 (0.77%) Redis
7 2 (0.77%) HBase
7 2 (0.77%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.77%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.38%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 2 (0.77%) Jenkins
1 2 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (0.77%) JUnit
1 2 (0.77%) Cucumber
1 2 (0.77%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (0.77%) JIRA
2 1 (0.38%) NUnit
2 1 (0.38%) WebDriver
2 1 (0.38%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.38%) Selenium
General
1 85 (32.69%) Finance
2 30 (11.54%) Banking
3 14 (5.38%) Legal
4 12 (4.62%) Retail
5 11 (4.23%) Law
5 11 (4.23%) Telecoms
6 9 (3.46%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.92%) Billing
7 5 (1.92%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.54%) Back Office
8 4 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.54%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.15%) Marketing
9 3 (1.15%) Electronics
9 3 (1.15%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.15%) Advertising
10 2 (0.77%) Military
10 2 (0.77%) Front Office
10 2 (0.77%) Local Government
11 1 (0.38%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (23.08%) Analyst
2 35 (13.46%) Consultant
3 33 (12.69%) Developer
4 27 (10.38%) Project Manager
5 23 (8.85%) Security Consultant
6 22 (8.46%) Security Analyst
7 16 (6.15%) Risk Analyst
7 16 (6.15%) Information Manager
8 15 (5.77%) Architect
9 12 (4.62%) Business Analyst
9 12 (4.62%) Technical Leader
10 11 (4.23%) Technical Developer
10 11 (4.23%) Information Analyst
10 11 (4.23%) Lead Developer
10 11 (4.23%) Solutions Architect
11 10 (3.85%) Information Security Consultant
12 9 (3.46%) Information Security Manager
12 9 (3.46%) Security Manager
13 8 (3.08%) IT Security Consultant
13 8 (3.08%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (8.85%) .NET
2 19 (7.31%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 19 (7.31%) STL
3 14 (5.38%) XML
4 7 (2.69%) WPF
5 6 (2.31%) Web Services
6 3 (1.15%) SAP PI
7 2 (0.77%) Kafka
7 2 (0.77%) Apache Camel
7 2 (0.77%) SAP Basis
7 2 (0.77%) OLE
7 2 (0.77%) Middleware
7 2 (0.77%) HTML
7 2 (0.77%) HTML5
7 2 (0.77%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (0.77%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.38%) MDX
8 1 (0.38%) ArcObjects
8 1 (0.38%) Classic ASP
8 1 (0.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.54%) Management Information System
2 24 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (8.46%) Derivative
4 19 (7.31%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 19 (7.31%) Grid Computing
5 13 (5.00%) Fixed Income
6 10 (3.85%) CESG
7 9 (3.46%) Mainframe
8 7 (2.69%) Computer Science
8 7 (2.69%) Market Risk
8 7 (2.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (2.31%) PMI
9 6 (2.31%) RMADS
9 6 (2.31%) Informatics
9 6 (2.31%) PKI
9 6 (2.31%) Data Protection Act
10 5 (1.92%) Credit Risk
11 4 (1.54%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.54%) NHS
11 4 (1.54%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 45 (17.31%) Windows
2 24 (9.23%) UNIX
3 16 (6.15%) Windows 7
4 7 (2.69%) Linux
5 6 (2.31%) Solaris
5 6 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.15%) Android
7 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.77%) AIX
7 2 (0.77%) HPUX
8 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (24.62%) Risk Management
2 61 (23.46%) Information Security
3 43 (16.54%) Project Management
4 32 (12.31%) PRINCE2
5 31 (11.92%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 25 (9.62%) Risk Assessment
8 24 (9.23%) ITIL
9 21 (8.08%) Project Planning
9 21 (8.08%) Security Architecture
10 20 (7.69%) Data Protection
11 16 (6.15%) Analytics
12 15 (5.77%) Change Management
13 14 (5.38%) Data Security
14 11 (4.23%) Business Analysis
15 10 (3.85%) Validation
16 9 (3.46%) Data Analysis
16 9 (3.46%) Test Scripting
16 9 (3.46%) GAP Analysis
16 9 (3.46%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (13.85%) SQL
2 29 (11.15%) C#
3 24 (9.23%) C++
4 15 (5.77%) Python
5 10 (3.85%) C
6 5 (1.92%) LINC
6 5 (1.92%) PL/SQL
7 4 (1.54%) VBA
7 4 (1.54%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.54%) VBScript
8 3 (1.15%) VB
8 3 (1.15%) Java
9 2 (0.77%) ABAP
9 2 (0.77%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.38%) VB6
10 1 (0.38%) MapBasic
10 1 (0.38%) Ruby
10 1 (0.38%) COBOL
10 1 (0.38%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 39 (15.00%) Degree
2 28 (10.77%) Security Cleared
3 23 (8.85%) CISSP
4 20 (7.69%) SC Cleared
5 13 (5.00%) CISM
6 11 (4.23%) ISEB
6 11 (4.23%) PMI Certification
7 9 (3.46%) CISA
7 9 (3.46%) CRISC
8 8 (3.08%) PMP
9 7 (2.69%) GIAC
10 6 (2.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (1.15%) ISEB Practitioner
11 3 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (1.15%) CCNA
11 3 (1.15%) ACCA
11 3 (1.15%) CIMA
12 2 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.77%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (9.62%) PCI DSS
1 25 (9.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (8.85%) COBIT
3 17 (6.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (2.69%) QA
5 6 (2.31%) Solvency II
6 5 (1.92%) Data Quality
7 4 (1.54%) SLA
7 4 (1.54%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.77%) GxP
9 1 (0.38%) Basel III
9 1 (0.38%) HMG Infosec
9 1 (0.38%) BS7799
9 1 (0.38%) COREP
System Software
1 3 (1.15%) Hyper-V
1 3 (1.15%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.77%) HDFS
2 2 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.38%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (1.92%) SCCM
2 4 (1.54%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 3 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.15%) SCOM
4 2 (0.77%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.77%) Puppet
4 2 (0.77%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (0.38%) Nessus
Vendors
1 35 (13.46%) Microsoft
2 33 (12.69%) Oracle
3 10 (3.85%) HP
4 9 (3.46%) SAP
5 7 (2.69%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (1.92%) Cisco
7 4 (1.54%) Veeam
8 3 (1.15%) Qualys
8 3 (1.15%) Primavera
8 3 (1.15%) Metastorm
8 3 (1.15%) Nintex
9 2 (0.77%) VMware
9 2 (0.77%) Anite
9 2 (0.77%) Murex
9 2 (0.77%) Sybase
9 2 (0.77%) Altiris
9 2 (0.77%) DataSynapse
9 2 (0.77%) Northgate
9 2 (0.77%) Civica
9 2 (0.77%) Comino
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