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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Analysis
Rank 454 449 414
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -35
Contract jobs citing Risk Analysis 144 144 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.27% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.35% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 89 85
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£428 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -

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
42506 40759 35272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.19% 75.21% 74.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 27024 25787 21116
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1222 1202 1055
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.71 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 May 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 28 May 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 -16 135 £428 +14.00% 32
London +11 52 £475 +5.55% 13
South East -1 32 £406 +8.33% 3
Hampshire +19 18 £367 -24.42%
Tyne and Wear +2 10 £340 -26.08%
North East +1 10 £340 -26.08%
Newcastle upon Tyne +1 10 £340 -26.08%
East of England +11 9 £425 +17.24% 3
City of London +11 8 £600 +26.31% 6
Hertfordshire -3 8 £450 - 3
Hook 0 7 £338 -30.41%
South West -8 7 £480 +37.14% 5
Yorkshire -12 7 £275 - 3
Watford - 7 £450 -
Buckinghamshire +6 6 £444 +10.93% 2
North West -13 6 £300 +2.56% 2
South Yorkshire - 6 £275 -
Sheffield - 6 £275 -
Lancashire +14 5 £300 +25.00%
Bristol +6 5 £480 +18.51% 4
Surrey +12 4 - -
West Midlands -9 4 £350 +7.69% 1
Scotland - 4 £415 -
Blackpool - 4 £300 -
Uxbridge - 4 £353 -
Milton Keynes +5 3 £450 +12.50%
Birmingham -4 3 - - 1
East Midlands -8 3 £494 +23.43% 2
Basingstoke - 3 £375 -
Dudley - 3 - -

Risk Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 80 (29.63%) Finance
2 59 (21.85%) Risk Management
3 49 (18.15%) Project Management
4 47 (17.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 47 (17.41%) Degree
5 43 (15.93%) PRINCE2
6 41 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
7 40 (14.81%) ITIL
8 38 (14.07%) SQL
9 34 (12.59%) Banking
9 34 (12.59%) Test Strategy
10 33 (12.22%) Security Cleared
11 32 (11.85%) Information Security
12 29 (10.74%) Windows
12 29 (10.74%) MS Excel
13 28 (10.37%) Microsoft
14 26 (9.63%) Oracle
14 26 (9.63%) Data Protection
14 26 (9.63%) Test Scripting
15 25 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
16 24 (8.89%) SC Cleared
17 23 (8.52%) Test Automation
17 23 (8.52%) SQL Server
17 23 (8.52%) C#
18 22 (8.15%) Retail
19 21 (7.78%) Change Management
19 21 (7.78%) Telecoms
19 21 (7.78%) MS Project
19 21 (7.78%) MS Office
20 20 (7.41%) Risk Assessment

Risk Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 8 (2.96%) SAS
2 6 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.48%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.74%) MQSeries
4 2 (0.74%) CMS
5 1 (0.37%) Documentum
5 1 (0.37%) IIS
5 1 (0.37%) Lync
5 1 (0.37%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.37%) Captiva
Applications
1 29 (10.74%) MS Excel
2 21 (7.78%) MS Project
2 21 (7.78%) MS Office
3 13 (4.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (4.07%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.48%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.74%) RMDS
2 2 (0.74%) SimCorp Dimension
2 2 (0.74%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.74%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (0.74%) Primavera
2 2 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.37%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.37%) SaaS
1 1 (0.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.96%) Firewall
2 7 (2.59%) WAN
2 7 (2.59%) Internet
3 5 (1.85%) DNS
4 4 (1.48%) VPN
4 4 (1.48%) LAN
4 4 (1.48%) SMS
5 3 (1.11%) FTP
6 2 (0.74%) Network Security
6 2 (0.74%) Diameter Protocol
6 2 (0.74%) LTE
6 2 (0.74%) ISUP
6 2 (0.74%) SS7
6 2 (0.74%) 3G
6 2 (0.74%) HTTP
6 2 (0.74%) DHCP
6 2 (0.74%) 3GPP
6 2 (0.74%) Wireless
7 1 (0.37%) IPsec
7 1 (0.37%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.52%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (4.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (2.59%) Data Mining
5 6 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.48%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.74%) OLTP
8 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.74%) MySQL
8 2 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.48%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (1.11%) LoadRunner
2 3 (1.11%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.74%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.74%) Mercurial
3 2 (0.74%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.74%) Bazaar
3 2 (0.74%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.37%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.37%) JUnit
4 1 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.37%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.37%) Gradle
4 1 (0.37%) Selenium
4 1 (0.37%) FitNesse
4 1 (0.37%) JIRA
General
1 80 (29.63%) Finance
2 34 (12.59%) Banking
3 22 (8.15%) Retail
4 21 (7.78%) Telecoms
5 14 (5.19%) Investment Banking
6 12 (4.44%) Legal
7 6 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (2.22%) Front Office
8 4 (1.48%) Marketing
8 4 (1.48%) Electronics
8 4 (1.48%) Publishing
9 3 (1.11%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.11%) Advertising
10 2 (0.74%) Wholesale Banking
10 2 (0.74%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.74%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.74%) Back Office
11 1 (0.37%) German Language
Job Titles
1 76 (28.15%) Analyst
2 38 (14.07%) Project Manager
3 33 (12.22%) Consultant
4 29 (10.74%) Business Analyst
5 25 (9.26%) Developer
6 21 (7.78%) Risk Analyst
7 17 (6.30%) Security Consultant
8 14 (5.19%) Test Analyst
9 13 (4.81%) Architect
9 13 (4.81%) Senior Manager
10 11 (4.07%) Change Analyst
11 10 (3.70%) Test Manager
12 9 (3.33%) Senior Project Manager
12 9 (3.33%) Credit Analyst
13 8 (2.96%) Credit Risk Analyst
13 8 (2.96%) Tester
13 8 (2.96%) Information Security Consultant
13 8 (2.96%) C++ Developer
13 8 (2.96%) Senior Developer
14 7 (2.59%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (6.67%) .NET
2 10 (3.70%) WPF
3 8 (2.96%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 8 (2.96%) STL
4 7 (2.59%) .NET Framework
5 5 (1.85%) XML
6 4 (1.48%) SAP PI
7 3 (1.11%) WCF
8 2 (0.74%) Backbone.js
8 2 (0.74%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.74%) Middleware
8 2 (0.74%) XSLT
8 2 (0.74%) SOAP
9 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.37%) Web Services
9 1 (0.37%) HTML
9 1 (0.37%) XML Schema
9 1 (0.37%) HTML5
9 1 (0.37%) REST
9 1 (0.37%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 41 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 13 (4.81%) Derivative
3 13 (4.81%) Fixed Income
4 12 (4.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 10 (3.70%) Credit Risk
6 8 (2.96%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 8 (2.96%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.96%) Grid Computing
7 7 (2.59%) Data Integration
8 5 (1.85%) Market Risk
9 4 (1.48%) PKI
9 4 (1.48%) Life Science
9 4 (1.48%) iPad
9 4 (1.48%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.11%) CESG
10 3 (1.11%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.11%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.11%) FMCG
10 3 (1.11%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 29 (10.74%) Windows
2 12 (4.44%) UNIX
3 10 (3.70%) Linux
4 4 (1.48%) VME
4 4 (1.48%) Android
4 4 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.11%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.74%) Solaris
6 2 (0.74%) Debian
7 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (21.85%) Risk Management
2 49 (18.15%) Project Management
3 47 (17.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 43 (15.93%) PRINCE2
5 40 (14.81%) ITIL
6 34 (12.59%) Test Strategy
7 32 (11.85%) Information Security
8 26 (9.63%) Data Protection
8 26 (9.63%) Test Scripting
9 25 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (8.52%) Test Automation
11 21 (7.78%) Change Management
12 20 (7.41%) Risk Assessment
13 19 (7.04%) Knowledge Management
14 17 (6.30%) Coaching
15 16 (5.93%) Business Analysis
16 14 (5.19%) Automated Testing
17 13 (4.81%) Validation
18 11 (4.07%) Regression Testing
18 11 (4.07%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (14.07%) SQL
2 23 (8.52%) C#
3 11 (4.07%) C++
4 8 (2.96%) C
5 5 (1.85%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.48%) Perl
7 3 (1.11%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.74%) XPath
8 2 (0.74%) Bourne shell
8 2 (0.74%) VBScript
8 2 (0.74%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.74%) COBOL
8 2 (0.74%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.37%) Java
9 1 (0.37%) VBA
9 1 (0.37%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.37%) Scala
Qualifications
1 47 (17.41%) Degree
2 33 (12.22%) Security Cleared
3 24 (8.89%) SC Cleared
4 13 (4.81%) CISSP
5 11 (4.07%) CISM
6 10 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 10 (3.70%) ISEB
7 9 (3.33%) PMI Certification
7 9 (3.33%) ISTQB
8 8 (2.96%) PMP
9 7 (2.59%) CISA
9 7 (2.59%) DV Cleared
10 6 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (1.48%) ISEB Practitioner
11 4 (1.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (1.48%) GIAC
12 3 (1.11%) HNC
12 3 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.11%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.41%) QA
2 15 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (3.33%) COBIT
4 7 (2.59%) PCI DSS
5 6 (2.22%) Data Quality
6 5 (1.85%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (2.96%) Hyper-V
2 4 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.48%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.11%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.37%) vSphere
4 1 (0.37%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (2.59%) HP Quality Center
1 7 (2.59%) SCCM
2 4 (1.48%) SCOM
3 2 (0.74%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 2 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.37%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.37%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.37%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 28 (10.37%) Microsoft
2 26 (9.63%) Oracle
3 18 (6.67%) HP
4 12 (4.44%) SAP
5 6 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (2.22%) Sybase
6 4 (1.48%) ICL
6 4 (1.48%) Nintex
6 4 (1.48%) Cisco
6 4 (1.48%) VMware
6 4 (1.48%) Metastorm
7 3 (1.11%) IBM
8 2 (0.74%) SimCorp
8 2 (0.74%) BMC
8 2 (0.74%) Ericsson
8 2 (0.74%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.74%) McAfee
8 2 (0.74%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.74%) Business Objects
8 2 (0.74%) ION Trading
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