The table below looks at the statistics for Risk Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Risk Analysis over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Risk Analysis
Rank 517 488 506
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +18
Contract jobs citing Risk Analysis 136 177 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.31% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.38% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 117 98
Median daily rate £400 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £648 £633
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £405 £359
% change year-on-year
-13.45% +12.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £53.00 £108.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.26% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.00 £108.75 -
% change year-on-year
-51.26% -

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
44351 47009 44831
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.10% 81.05% 77.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 29387 30697 28094
Median daily rate £438 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £583 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1162 1306 1225
Median hourly rate £31.75 £32.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.30% +35.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £12.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

Risk Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Risk Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 September 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 29 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 29 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -11 126 £403 -15.26% 22
London -30 49 £444 -15.47% 8
West Midlands -14 26 £400 - 2
Coventry +5 18 £408 +1.87%
City of London +13 14 £450 -10.00% 2
South West +17 13 £350 -26.31% 1
South East +16 11 £425 +0.59% 4
Edinburgh +15 10 £350 -7.89% 2
Scotland 0 10 £350 -7.89% 2
North East -23 10 £313 +3.30%
Tyne and Wear -29 9 £321 +10.77%
Newcastle upon Tyne -29 9 £321 +10.77%
Bristol +5 7 £350 +13.82%
Dudley -1 6 £80 +3.22%
North West -4 6 £550 +46.73% 1
Yorkshire +13 5 £450 -10.00% 1
East of England +7 5 £513 +7.89% 5
Gloucestershire +3 5 £425 - 1
West Yorkshire - 4 £450 - 1
Leeds - 4 £450 - 1
Surrey +10 3 £750 -
Hampshire +7 3 £223 - 1
Hertfordshire -1 3 - - 5
Berkshire -2 3 - - 2
Watford -5 3 - -
Cumbria +13 2 £500 +43.88%
Portsmouth - 2 £138 -
Lancashire +15 1 - -
Buckinghamshire +12 1 £325 -17.46%
Sheffield -1 1 £400 -20.00%

Risk Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Risk Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Risk Analysis.

1 98 (37.26%) Finance
2 71 (27.00%) Project Management
3 66 (25.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 60 (22.81%) Risk Management
5 58 (22.05%) Security Cleared
6 44 (16.73%) Agile Software Development
7 42 (15.97%) SC Cleared
8 40 (15.21%) Microsoft
9 39 (14.83%) Test Strategy
10 38 (14.45%) Information Security
11 37 (14.07%) Banking
12 33 (12.55%) Analytical Skills
13 32 (12.17%) Test Automation
13 32 (12.17%) Test Scripting
14 30 (11.41%) Mentoring
15 29 (11.03%) MS Excel
15 29 (11.03%) ITIL
15 29 (11.03%) Migration
16 26 (9.89%) Degree
16 26 (9.89%) Automated Testing
16 26 (9.89%) Knowledge Management
17 25 (9.51%) Management Information System
17 25 (9.51%) PRINCE2
18 23 (8.75%) Change Management
18 23 (8.75%) User Acceptance Testing
18 23 (8.75%) Waterfall
19 21 (7.98%) Retail
19 21 (7.98%) SQL
20 20 (7.60%) C
20 20 (7.60%) Windows

Risk Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (3.42%) SAS
2 8 (3.04%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.76%) IBM Notes
3 2 (0.76%) MQSeries
3 2 (0.76%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.38%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.38%) Confluence
4 1 (0.38%) IIS
4 1 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 29 (11.03%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.94%) MS Office
3 11 (4.18%) MS Project
4 10 (3.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (3.80%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.14%) SPSS
6 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (7.22%) Primavera
2 3 (1.14%) SAP ERP
2 3 (1.14%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.76%) OpenText MBPM
3 2 (0.76%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.04%) VPN
2 5 (1.90%) Network Security
3 3 (1.14%) Internet
4 2 (0.76%) BGP
4 2 (0.76%) Cisco IPT
4 2 (0.76%) MPLS
4 2 (0.76%) SAN
4 2 (0.76%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.38%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.38%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (0.38%) DWDM
5 1 (0.38%) Firewall
5 1 (0.38%) LAN
5 1 (0.38%) SDH
5 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.38%) VLAN
5 1 (0.38%) WAN
5 1 (0.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.46%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.08%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (5.32%) Data Mining
4 9 (3.42%) Big Data
5 6 (2.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.52%) Base SAS
7 4 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.76%) GIS
9 2 (0.76%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.38%) EDRMS
10 1 (0.38%) MS Access
10 1 (0.38%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.38%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.38%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (1.90%) Cucumber
2 4 (1.52%) HP UFT
2 4 (1.52%) Selenium
3 2 (0.76%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.76%) JIRA
3 2 (0.76%) LoadRunner
3 2 (0.76%) Subversion
4 1 (0.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.38%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.38%) JMeter
4 1 (0.38%) JSUnit
4 1 (0.38%) JUnit
4 1 (0.38%) PHPUnit
General
1 98 (37.26%) Finance
2 37 (14.07%) Banking
3 21 (7.98%) Retail
4 7 (2.66%) Financial Institution
4 7 (2.66%) Retail Banking
5 6 (2.28%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.90%) Legal
6 5 (1.90%) Marketing
6 5 (1.90%) Publishing
7 4 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.52%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.14%) Back Office
8 3 (1.14%) Games
9 2 (0.76%) Advertising
9 2 (0.76%) Front Office
9 2 (0.76%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.76%) Wholesale Banking
10 1 (0.38%) Billing
10 1 (0.38%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.38%) German Language
Job Titles
1 66 (25.10%) Analyst
2 37 (14.07%) Project Manager
3 25 (9.51%) Architect
4 23 (8.75%) Business Analyst
5 18 (6.84%) Risk Analyst
6 14 (5.32%) Consultant
6 14 (5.32%) Project Planner
7 13 (4.94%) Senior Manager
7 13 (4.94%) Tester
8 11 (4.18%) Risk Manager
8 11 (4.18%) Senior Project Manager
8 11 (4.18%) Test Manager
9 10 (3.80%) Security Analyst
9 10 (3.80%) Service Analyst
10 9 (3.42%) Infrastructure Manager
10 9 (3.42%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 8 (3.04%) Developer
11 8 (3.04%) Senior Analyst
11 8 (3.04%) Service Desk Analyst
11 8 (3.04%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.52%) .NET
2 3 (1.14%) AngularJS
2 3 (1.14%) HTML
2 3 (1.14%) HTML5
2 3 (1.14%) React
3 2 (0.76%) JSON
3 2 (0.76%) Middleware
3 2 (0.76%) RequireJS
3 2 (0.76%) SAML
3 2 (0.76%) SAP PI
3 2 (0.76%) Underscore.js
4 1 (0.38%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.38%) Backbone.js
4 1 (0.38%) CSS
4 1 (0.38%) CSS3
4 1 (0.38%) Node.js
4 1 (0.38%) RESTful
4 1 (0.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (0.38%) Web Services
4 1 (0.38%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.55%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (9.51%) Management Information System
3 14 (5.32%) Data Centre
3 14 (5.32%) Virtual Team
4 8 (3.04%) CESG
5 7 (2.66%) Credit Risk
5 7 (2.66%) Data Protection Act
5 7 (2.66%) Mathematics
5 7 (2.66%) User Experience
6 6 (2.28%) CESG CLAS
6 6 (2.28%) Data Integration
6 6 (2.28%) EPoS
7 4 (1.52%) Economics
7 4 (1.52%) Statistics
7 4 (1.52%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.14%) Market Risk
8 3 (1.14%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.14%) Performance Metrics
8 3 (1.14%) Reference Data
8 3 (1.14%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 20 (7.60%) Windows
2 13 (4.94%) Linux
3 9 (3.42%) Unix
4 5 (1.90%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.52%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.14%) AIX
6 3 (1.14%) VME
7 2 (0.76%) Android
7 2 (0.76%) Solaris
7 2 (0.76%) SUSE
7 2 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.38%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (27.00%) Project Management
2 66 (25.10%) Stakeholder Management
3 60 (22.81%) Risk Management
4 44 (16.73%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (14.83%) Test Strategy
6 38 (14.45%) Information Security
7 32 (12.17%) Test Automation
7 32 (12.17%) Test Scripting
8 30 (11.41%) Mentoring
9 29 (11.03%) ITIL
9 29 (11.03%) Migration
10 26 (9.89%) Automated Testing
10 26 (9.89%) Knowledge Management
11 25 (9.51%) PRINCE2
12 23 (8.75%) Change Management
12 23 (8.75%) User Acceptance Testing
12 23 (8.75%) Waterfall
13 20 (7.60%) GAP Analysis
14 19 (7.22%) Data Modelling
14 19 (7.22%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 21 (7.98%) SQL
2 20 (7.60%) C
3 8 (3.04%) Perl
4 7 (2.66%) Python
5 5 (1.90%) C#
5 5 (1.90%) Java
5 5 (1.90%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.90%) MATLAB
5 5 (1.90%) R
5 5 (1.90%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.52%) SAS Macro
6 4 (1.52%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.14%) C++
7 3 (1.14%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.14%) VB
7 3 (1.14%) VBA
8 2 (0.76%) COBOL
8 2 (0.76%) PHP
8 2 (0.76%) Ruby
8 2 (0.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 58 (22.05%) Security Cleared
2 42 (15.97%) SC Cleared
3 26 (9.89%) Degree
4 13 (4.94%) CISSP
5 10 (3.80%) BPSS Clearance
5 10 (3.80%) DV Cleared
6 8 (3.04%) CRISC
7 7 (2.66%) ISEB
8 6 (2.28%) CLAS
8 6 (2.28%) PMI Certification
9 5 (1.90%) CGEIT
9 5 (1.90%) PMP
10 4 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (1.52%) CISM
10 4 (1.52%) ISTQB
10 4 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.14%) CESG Certified Professional
11 3 (1.14%) ISSAP
11 3 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 20 (7.60%) QA
2 14 (5.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 11 (4.18%) COBIT
4 9 (3.42%) PCI DSS
5 7 (2.66%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 4 (1.52%) Data Quality
6 4 (1.52%) GxP
7 3 (1.14%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 3 (1.14%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (1.14%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.76%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.76%) ISO22301
8 2 (0.76%) SLA
9 1 (0.38%) Basel III
9 1 (0.38%) COSO
9 1 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.38%) EMIR
9 1 (0.38%) ISAE 3402
9 1 (0.38%) RMADS
System Software
1 6 (2.28%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.52%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.14%) XenApp
4 2 (0.76%) Snort
4 2 (0.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (0.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.38%) Docker
5 1 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 5 (1.90%) RSA Archer
2 3 (1.14%) Puppet
3 2 (0.76%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (0.76%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (0.76%) SCCM
3 2 (0.76%) SCOM
4 1 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 40 (15.21%) Microsoft
2 20 (7.60%) Oracle
3 17 (6.46%) HP
4 11 (4.18%) SAP
5 5 (1.90%) Cisco
6 4 (1.52%) Citrix
7 3 (1.14%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.14%) TOWER Software
7 3 (1.14%) VMware
8 2 (0.76%) Apple
8 2 (0.76%) EMC
8 2 (0.76%) ICL
8 2 (0.76%) Lotus
8 2 (0.76%) Nintex
8 2 (0.76%) Sun
8 2 (0.76%) Sybase
8 2 (0.76%) Veritas
9 1 (0.38%) CA
9 1 (0.38%) Red Box
9 1 (0.38%) Siebel