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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Analysis
Rank 487 481 466
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -15
Contract jobs citing Risk Analysis 134 132 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.24% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.32% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 88 68
Average daily rate
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£438 £425 £414
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +2.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £553 £598
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £275
% change year-on-year
- +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £70.00 £17.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+300.00% -53.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £70.00 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year
+300.00% -

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
44182 41616 38228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.70% 76.15% 74.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28632 25727 23174
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1181 1176 1105
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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
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 31 July 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 -29 115 £444 +2.89% 48
London +2 47 £475 +8.57% 21
South East 0 31 £394 +5.00% 10
Scotland +2 14 £420 -
Berkshire +12 11 £438 +19.04% 3
Hampshire +1 9 £309 -4.80%
City of London -7 9 £490 -11.71% 4
West Midlands +7 8 £400 - 3
Edinburgh - 8 £415 -
East of England +5 7 £371 -25.75% 6
North East -20 7 £290 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 7 £290 -
Buckinghamshire - 7 £438 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 7 £290 -
North West -39 6 £400 -15.78% 3
Slough +6 5 - - 1
Hook 0 4 £319 -1.92%
Hertfordshire -1 4 - - 3
Cheshire -10 4 £438 +47.05%
Milton Keynes - 4 £438 - 1
South West -18 3 £290 +0.43% 2
Coventry - 3 £400 -
Docklands, London -5 2 £653 +45.00%
South Wales -6 2 £250 -32.43%
Chester -7 2 - -
Surrey -8 2 - -
East Midlands -8 2 £494 +10.95%
Wales -10 2 £250 -32.43%
Gourock - 2 £440 -
Birmingham - 2 £300 - 2

Risk Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 85 (28.91%) Finance
2 76 (25.85%) Risk Management
3 54 (18.37%) Stakeholder Management
3 54 (18.37%) Project Management
4 51 (17.35%) Degree
5 47 (15.99%) Test Strategy
6 43 (14.63%) ITIL
7 42 (14.29%) SQL
7 42 (14.29%) Banking
8 38 (12.93%) Test Scripting
9 37 (12.59%) Agile Software Development
10 36 (12.24%) Information Security
10 36 (12.24%) Security Cleared
10 36 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
11 35 (11.90%) Change Management
12 34 (11.56%) MS Excel
13 32 (10.88%) PRINCE2
13 32 (10.88%) Microsoft
13 32 (10.88%) Test Automation
14 30 (10.20%) Risk Assessment
15 29 (9.86%) Retail
15 29 (9.86%) Windows
16 28 (9.52%) Data Protection
17 27 (9.18%) SQL Server
18 26 (8.84%) Business Continuity
18 26 (8.84%) SC Cleared
19 25 (8.50%) CISSP
20 24 (8.16%) HP
20 24 (8.16%) Knowledge Management
21 23 (7.82%) QA

Risk Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 17 (5.78%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (1.36%) SAS
3 4 (1.36%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.68%) IIS
5 1 (0.34%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.34%) Documentum
5 1 (0.34%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.34%) Captiva
5 1 (0.34%) Lync
5 1 (0.34%) CMS
Applications
1 34 (11.56%) MS Excel
2 21 (7.14%) MS Office
3 19 (6.46%) MS Project
4 15 (5.10%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (3.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.36%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.68%) SimCorp Dimension
2 2 (0.68%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.34%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.34%) Primavera
3 1 (0.34%) MultiFonds
3 1 (0.34%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.68%) SaaS
2 1 (0.34%) PaaS
2 1 (0.34%) Office 365
2 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.74%) Internet
2 7 (2.38%) Firewall
3 5 (1.70%) WAN
4 4 (1.36%) VPN
4 4 (1.36%) Network Security
5 3 (1.02%) Wireless
5 3 (1.02%) DNS
5 3 (1.02%) FTP
5 3 (1.02%) SMS
6 2 (0.68%) LAN
6 2 (0.68%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.68%) LTE
7 1 (0.34%) WAAS
7 1 (0.34%) Junos
7 1 (0.34%) MVNO
7 1 (0.34%) Telepresence
7 1 (0.34%) IPsec
7 1 (0.34%) TETRA
7 1 (0.34%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.34%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (9.18%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.44%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (3.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (2.72%) Data Mining
6 7 (2.38%) MS Access
6 7 (2.38%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.02%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.68%) MySQL
9 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (2.04%) HP UFT
2 5 (1.70%) LoadRunner
3 4 (1.36%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.02%) JUnit
4 3 (1.02%) Selenium
4 3 (1.02%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.68%) Gradle
5 2 (0.68%) CruiseControl
5 2 (0.68%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.68%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.68%) Mercurial
5 2 (0.68%) Bazaar
6 1 (0.34%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.34%) Hudson
6 1 (0.34%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.34%) JMeter
6 1 (0.34%) Subversion
6 1 (0.34%) JIRA
General
1 85 (28.91%) Finance
2 42 (14.29%) Banking
3 29 (9.86%) Retail
4 20 (6.80%) Telecoms
5 15 (5.10%) Investment Banking
6 11 (3.74%) Legal
7 8 (2.72%) Front Office
8 6 (2.04%) Retail Banking
9 5 (1.70%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (1.70%) Electronics
10 4 (1.36%) Billing
10 4 (1.36%) Publishing
10 4 (1.36%) Marketing
11 3 (1.02%) Financial Institution
11 3 (1.02%) Back Office
12 2 (0.68%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.68%) Wholesale Banking
12 2 (0.68%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.68%) German Language
13 1 (0.34%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 85 (28.91%) Analyst
2 41 (13.95%) Project Manager
3 39 (13.27%) Business Analyst
4 35 (11.90%) Consultant
5 21 (7.14%) Developer
5 21 (7.14%) Security Consultant
5 21 (7.14%) Risk Analyst
6 16 (5.44%) Test Analyst
7 14 (4.76%) Architect
8 13 (4.42%) Tester
8 13 (4.42%) Change Analyst
9 12 (4.08%) Risk Manager
10 11 (3.74%) Information Security Consultant
11 9 (3.06%) Senior Developer
12 8 (2.72%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 8 (2.72%) Senior Manager
12 8 (2.72%) C++ Developer
12 8 (2.72%) Infrastructure Manager
13 7 (2.38%) Test Engineer
13 7 (2.38%) Business Change Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.10%) .NET
2 8 (2.72%) STL
2 8 (2.72%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 8 (2.72%) WPF
3 5 (1.70%) Web Services
3 5 (1.70%) XML
4 4 (1.36%) .NET Framework
4 4 (1.36%) SAP PI
5 3 (1.02%) WCF
5 3 (1.02%) HTML
5 3 (1.02%) Middleware
5 3 (1.02%) HTML5
5 3 (1.02%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.68%) XSLT
6 2 (0.68%) Backbone.js
6 2 (0.68%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.34%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (0.34%) RESTful
7 1 (0.34%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.80%) Fixed Income
3 18 (6.12%) Management Information System
4 17 (5.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 11 (3.74%) Derivative
5 11 (3.74%) Data Centre
6 9 (3.06%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 8 (2.72%) Grid Computing
7 8 (2.72%) Credit Risk
8 7 (2.38%) Computer Science
9 6 (2.04%) Market Risk
9 6 (2.04%) PKI
10 4 (1.36%) Life Science
10 4 (1.36%) Data Integration
10 4 (1.36%) iPad
11 3 (1.02%) Human Factors
12 2 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (0.68%) Equities
12 2 (0.68%) GIS
12 2 (0.68%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 29 (9.86%) Windows
2 9 (3.06%) UNIX
3 8 (2.72%) Linux
4 4 (1.36%) VME
4 4 (1.36%) Android
5 3 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.02%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (25.85%) Risk Management
2 54 (18.37%) Stakeholder Management
2 54 (18.37%) Project Management
3 47 (15.99%) Test Strategy
4 43 (14.63%) ITIL
5 38 (12.93%) Test Scripting
6 37 (12.59%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (12.24%) Information Security
8 35 (11.90%) Change Management
9 32 (10.88%) PRINCE2
9 32 (10.88%) Test Automation
10 30 (10.20%) Risk Assessment
11 28 (9.52%) Data Protection
12 26 (8.84%) Business Continuity
13 24 (8.16%) Knowledge Management
14 20 (6.80%) Automated Testing
14 20 (6.80%) Waterfall
15 18 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
15 18 (6.12%) Data Modelling
16 15 (5.10%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 42 (14.29%) SQL
2 21 (7.14%) C#
3 9 (3.06%) C++
4 6 (2.04%) Java
4 6 (2.04%) PowerShell
5 5 (1.70%) C
6 4 (1.36%) VBScript
6 4 (1.36%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.02%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.02%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.68%) XPath
8 2 (0.68%) Scala
8 2 (0.68%) Bourne shell
8 2 (0.68%) Perl
8 2 (0.68%) COBOL
9 1 (0.34%) VBA
9 1 (0.34%) Python
9 1 (0.34%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.34%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 51 (17.35%) Degree
2 36 (12.24%) Security Cleared
3 26 (8.84%) SC Cleared
4 25 (8.50%) CISSP
5 19 (6.46%) CISM
6 15 (5.10%) CISA
7 7 (2.38%) PMI Certification
8 6 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (2.04%) ISEB
8 6 (2.04%) PMP
8 6 (2.04%) DV Cleared
8 6 (2.04%) CRISC
8 6 (2.04%) ISTQB
9 5 (1.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (1.36%) GIAC
11 3 (1.02%) CEH
11 3 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.02%) HNC
12 2 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.68%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.82%) QA
2 13 (4.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (4.42%) COBIT
3 12 (4.08%) PCI DSS
4 9 (3.06%) SLA
5 6 (2.04%) Data Quality
6 5 (1.70%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (2.38%) Hyper-V
2 5 (1.70%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.02%) VMware ESX
3 3 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.68%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 6 (2.04%) SCCM
2 5 (1.70%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.36%) SCOM
4 2 (0.68%) BladeLogic
4 2 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.68%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (0.34%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.34%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 32 (10.88%) Microsoft
2 24 (8.16%) HP
3 19 (6.46%) Oracle
4 9 (3.06%) SAP
5 7 (2.38%) IBM
6 5 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.36%) Metastorm
7 4 (1.36%) ICL
7 4 (1.36%) Nintex
8 3 (1.02%) Cyber-Ark
8 3 (1.02%) VMware
8 3 (1.02%) Sybase
9 2 (0.68%) Citrix
9 2 (0.68%) Altiris
9 2 (0.68%) McAfee
9 2 (0.68%) SimCorp
10 1 (0.34%) Huawei
10 1 (0.34%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.34%) F5
10 1 (0.34%) Splunk
Essex
Public Sector
Posted: 2 days ago
England
Westbourne Partners Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
Public Sector
Rate: From £300 to £550 per day Negotiable Dependant on Experience
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £525 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £300 - £395 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £401 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £700 - £750 per day + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago