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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Risk Analysis
Rank 440 484 470
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -14
Contract jobs citing Risk Analysis 192 126 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.24% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.31% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 70 74
Average daily rate £423 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £342 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £444 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.85% +18.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £39.27 - £36.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.05 - £34.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.85 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.27 - £36.00

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
41761 40034 37146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.19% 77.60% 76.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 27350 25609 22516
Average daily rate £425 £422 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% +5.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1211 1053 1129
Average hourly rate £39.27 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.03% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +63 182 £413 -0.60% 34
London +28 76 £513 +13.88% 12
South East +14 44 £400 +6.73% 6
South West +26 27 £350 -26.31% 8
Berkshire +14 19 £370 +2.06% 3
Devon - 13 £350 - 1
Plymouth - 13 £350 - 1
North West -11 10 £425 - 2
North East -16 9 £325 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -19 9 £325 -
Tyne and Wear -22 9 £325 -
Hampshire +9 8 £500 +45.45%
Gloucestershire +17 7 £475 - 2
East of England +3 7 £375 -20.00% 4
Surrey -4 7 £500 +26.18% 3
City of London +46 6 £405 +1.25% 3
Buckinghamshire +15 6 £310 -29.14%
Bracknell - 6 - -
Scotland -15 5 £338 -32.50% 1
Manchester - 5 £425 - 1
Slough +9 4 £359 -4.33% 1
West Midlands -8 4 £406 -14.47% 1
Yorkshire - 4 £489 - 1
Coventry - 4 £406 -
Leeds - 4 £489 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £489 -
High Wycombe +7 3 £296 -
Hertfordshire +4 3 £375 -28.57% 3
Edinburgh -16 3 £450 -10.00%
Northern Ireland - 3 £450 -

Risk Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 144 (37.89%) Finance
2 104 (27.37%) Risk Management
3 82 (21.58%) Project Management
4 74 (19.47%) SQL
4 74 (19.47%) Agile Software Development
5 67 (17.63%) Information Security
6 64 (16.84%) Security Cleared
7 62 (16.32%) Stakeholder Management
8 54 (14.21%) Microsoft
9 53 (13.95%) PRINCE2
9 53 (13.95%) Degree
10 52 (13.68%) Banking
11 51 (13.42%) QA
12 49 (12.89%) SQL Server
13 48 (12.63%) Windows
14 46 (12.11%) Analytical Skills
15 45 (11.84%) C#
16 42 (11.05%) MS Excel
17 38 (10.00%) .NET
17 38 (10.00%) SC Cleared
17 38 (10.00%) Test Scripting
18 36 (9.47%) CISSP
19 35 (9.21%) Test Strategy
20 34 (8.95%) Front Office
20 34 (8.95%) WPF
21 33 (8.68%) ITIL
22 32 (8.42%) Firewall
23 31 (8.16%) Linux
23 31 (8.16%) Mentoring
24 30 (7.89%) MS Office

Risk Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 17 (4.47%) SAS
2 16 (4.21%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (2.63%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.11%) IIS
5 6 (1.58%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.79%) Confluence
7 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.26%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.26%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.26%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.26%) Node.js
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 42 (11.05%) MS Excel
2 30 (7.89%) MS Office
3 8 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.84%) MS Project
5 5 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.79%) Primavera
2 2 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.53%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.26%) ACBS
3 1 (0.26%) BASE24
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.26%) SAP AFS
3 1 (0.26%) SAP EWM
3 1 (0.26%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.11%) SaaS
2 6 (1.58%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.05%) IaaS
4 4 (1.05%) PaaS
5 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (8.42%) Firewall
2 25 (6.58%) Wireless
3 16 (4.21%) Internet
4 12 (3.16%) Unified Communications
5 11 (2.89%) WAN
6 7 (1.84%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (1.84%) Cisco Wireless
6 7 (1.84%) DNS
7 6 (1.58%) LAN
8 5 (1.32%) Network Security
9 4 (1.05%) Cisco IPT
9 4 (1.05%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (1.05%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (1.05%) VoIP
10 3 (0.79%) LDAP
11 2 (0.53%) Broadband
11 2 (0.53%) DHCP
11 2 (0.53%) HTTP
11 2 (0.53%) MPLS
11 2 (0.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (12.89%) SQL Server
2 30 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (7.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 19 (5.00%) NoSQL
5 14 (3.68%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (3.42%) MS Access
7 10 (2.63%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.84%) Data Mining
8 7 (1.84%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.32%) MySQL
10 4 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.53%) GIS
12 2 (0.53%) Oracle BI EE
12 2 (0.53%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 18 (4.74%) Subversion
3 12 (3.16%) Selenium
4 6 (1.58%) JMeter
4 6 (1.58%) LoadRunner
5 5 (1.32%) Cucumber
5 5 (1.32%) HP UFT
6 3 (0.79%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.26%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.26%) DbUnit
7 1 (0.26%) JIRA
7 1 (0.26%) JUnit
7 1 (0.26%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.26%) Rational Functional Tester
7 1 (0.26%) SilkPerformer
7 1 (0.26%) SilkTest
7 1 (0.26%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.26%) Toad
7 1 (0.26%) Zephyr
General
1 144 (37.89%) Finance
2 52 (13.68%) Banking
3 34 (8.95%) Front Office
4 21 (5.53%) Investment Banking
5 16 (4.21%) Retail
6 13 (3.42%) Pharmaceutical
7 12 (3.16%) Legal
8 11 (2.89%) Telecoms
9 9 (2.37%) Retail Banking
10 7 (1.84%) Billing
11 3 (0.79%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (0.79%) Publishing
12 2 (0.53%) Games
12 2 (0.53%) Local Government
12 2 (0.53%) Marketing
13 1 (0.26%) Advertising
13 1 (0.26%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.26%) French Language
13 1 (0.26%) International Banking
13 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 74 (19.47%) Analyst
2 67 (17.63%) Project Manager
3 63 (16.58%) Developer
4 37 (9.74%) C# Developer
4 37 (9.74%) Consultant
5 26 (6.84%) Security Consultant
5 26 (6.84%) WPF Developer
6 25 (6.58%) C# Developer - Commodities
6 25 (6.58%) C# WPF Developer
7 24 (6.32%) Business Analyst
8 22 (5.79%) Architect
9 20 (5.26%) SQL Developer
10 18 (4.74%) Security Analyst
10 18 (4.74%) Senior Developer
11 16 (4.21%) Infrastructure Manager
11 16 (4.21%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 16 (4.21%) Senior C# Developer
11 16 (4.21%) Senior Manager
11 16 (4.21%) Senior Project Manager
11 16 (4.21%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (10.00%) .NET
2 34 (8.95%) WPF
3 24 (6.32%) HTML
4 20 (5.26%) Middleware
5 18 (4.74%) .NET Framework
6 8 (2.11%) WCF
7 6 (1.58%) ASP.NET
8 5 (1.32%) HTML5
9 4 (1.05%) Web Services
10 3 (0.79%) AngularJS
11 2 (0.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 2 (0.53%) Reactive Extensions
11 2 (0.53%) STL
12 1 (0.26%) Backbone.js
12 1 (0.26%) EDI
12 1 (0.26%) FIX Protocol
12 1 (0.26%) Gherkin
12 1 (0.26%) J2EE
12 1 (0.26%) XML
12 1 (0.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 46 (12.11%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (6.05%) Credit Risk
2 23 (6.05%) Management Information System
3 22 (5.79%) Data Centre
4 18 (4.74%) Computer Science
5 17 (4.47%) Market Risk
6 15 (3.95%) PMI
7 12 (3.16%) CESG
8 6 (1.58%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.58%) Derivative
8 6 (1.58%) Driving Licence
8 6 (1.58%) Mathematics
9 5 (1.32%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.32%) Fixed Income
9 5 (1.32%) FMCG
9 5 (1.32%) PKI
10 4 (1.05%) Data Integration
10 4 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 48 (12.63%) Windows
2 31 (8.16%) Linux
3 19 (5.00%) Unix
4 12 (3.16%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.05%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.79%) AIX
8 3 (0.79%) Solaris
8 3 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.26%) HPUX
9 1 (0.26%) SUSE
9 1 (0.26%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (27.37%) Risk Management
2 82 (21.58%) Project Management
3 74 (19.47%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (17.63%) Information Security
5 62 (16.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 53 (13.95%) PRINCE2
7 38 (10.00%) Test Scripting
8 35 (9.21%) Test Strategy
9 33 (8.68%) ITIL
10 31 (8.16%) Mentoring
11 28 (7.37%) Electronic Trading
11 28 (7.37%) Market Making
11 28 (7.37%) Requirements Analysis
11 28 (7.37%) Software Testing
12 27 (7.11%) Migration
12 27 (7.11%) Security Architecture
13 26 (6.84%) Change Management
13 26 (6.84%) Root Cause Analysis
13 26 (6.84%) Waterfall
14 25 (6.58%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 74 (19.47%) SQL
2 45 (11.84%) C#
3 27 (7.11%) Python
4 12 (3.16%) VBA
5 8 (2.11%) C
5 8 (2.11%) JavaScript
6 7 (1.84%) C++
7 6 (1.58%) Java
7 6 (1.58%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.32%) MATLAB
8 5 (1.32%) R
8 5 (1.32%) VB
9 4 (1.05%) Ruby
9 4 (1.05%) VC++
10 3 (0.79%) Perl
11 2 (0.53%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.26%) AWK
12 1 (0.26%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.26%) VBScript
12 1 (0.26%) XPath
Qualifications
1 64 (16.84%) Security Cleared
2 53 (13.95%) Degree
3 38 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 36 (9.47%) CISSP
5 28 (7.37%) CISM
6 23 (6.05%) CLAS
7 22 (5.79%) PMI Certification
8 14 (3.68%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (3.42%) DV Cleared
10 12 (3.16%) CCNP
11 11 (2.89%) CISA
12 10 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 8 (2.11%) BPSS Clearance
13 8 (2.11%) CCVP
14 7 (1.84%) PMP
15 6 (1.58%) IISP
15 6 (1.58%) ISEB
16 5 (1.32%) GIAC
16 5 (1.32%) ISTQB
16 5 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (13.42%) QA
2 20 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (5.26%) SLA
3 11 (2.89%) PCI DSS
4 8 (2.11%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (1.58%) COBIT
6 5 (1.32%) BS7799
6 5 (1.32%) HMG Infosec
6 5 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (1.05%) GxP
7 4 (1.05%) SSAE 16
8 2 (0.53%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.53%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.53%) RMADS
9 1 (0.26%) COSO
9 1 (0.26%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.26%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.26%) ISO22301
9 1 (0.26%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.26%) PMBOK
System Software
1 18 (4.74%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.84%) vSphere
4 5 (1.32%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.53%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (0.53%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.53%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.53%) Xen
5 2 (0.53%) XenApp
5 2 (0.53%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.26%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.26%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.26%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (2.11%) Cisco UCCX
2 5 (1.32%) Cisco UCCE
3 4 (1.05%) Puppet
3 4 (1.05%) SCCM
3 4 (1.05%) SCOM
3 4 (1.05%) SCVMM
3 4 (1.05%) Windows Intune
4 3 (0.79%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (0.79%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (0.53%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.53%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (0.53%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (0.53%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.53%) WSUS
6 1 (0.26%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.26%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.26%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.26%) Foglight
6 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 54 (14.21%) Microsoft
2 30 (7.89%) Oracle
3 22 (5.79%) Cisco
4 16 (4.21%) HP
5 11 (2.89%) VMware
6 9 (2.37%) SAP
7 8 (2.11%) Juniper
8 7 (1.84%) Red Hat
8 7 (1.84%) Remedy
9 6 (1.58%) Informatica
9 6 (1.58%) Sybase
10 4 (1.05%) RightScale
11 3 (0.79%) F5
11 3 (0.79%) IBM
11 3 (0.79%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.53%) CA
12 2 (0.53%) Citrix
12 2 (0.53%) Cyber-Ark
12 2 (0.53%) Dell
12 2 (0.53%) NetApp
Yorkshire
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Inverness, Inverness-Shire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Whitland, Dyfed
Novo Search & Selection
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day Circa £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
OCC Computer Personnel
Rate: £300 per day + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
South West England
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 14 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 14 days ago
Plymouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago