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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Risk Analysis
Rank 477 493 503
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +10
Contract jobs citing Risk Analysis 162 164 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.28% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.35% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 98 98
Median daily rate £375 £430 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.79% -3.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £291 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £623 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £60.00 £108.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.82% +521.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 £108.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-44.82% +521.42%

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
44128 46836 44243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.77% 80.32% 78.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 29130 30462 27410
Median daily rate £438 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1092 1273 1191
Median hourly rate £28.50 £31.44 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.35% +31.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 28 August 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
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 28 August 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 +10 146 £400 -9.85% 23
London -14 50 £419 -16.25% 7
West Midlands -7 26 £400 - 2
North East -8 24 £311 +3.75%
Tyne and Wear -8 23 £313 +5.93%
Newcastle upon Tyne -15 23 £313 +5.93%
Coventry -4 16 £400 -
South East -2 14 £500 +21.95% 7
Scotland 0 13 £325 -17.72%
City of London +37 12 £444 -11.25%
South West +14 12 £350 -12.50%
Edinburgh +5 11 £338 -18.67%
East of England +19 9 £550 +18.91% 6
Bristol +6 9 £350 +13.82%
Dudley - 8 £80 -
North West 0 6 £550 +46.73%
Surrey +8 4 £625 - 3
Yorkshire +7 4 £450 -10.00%
Berkshire +6 4 - -
Hampshire +9 3 £223 -25.21%
Watford +4 3 - -
Bedfordshire +4 3 £475 +2.70%
Hertfordshire +2 3 - - 2
Cambridgeshire - 3 £550 - 2
Leeds - 3 £450 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £450 -
Cumbria +16 2 £500 +43.88%
Gloucestershire +2 2 £425 -
Portsmouth -16 2 £138 -53.78%
Brighton - 2 £500 - 4

Risk Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (34.03%) Finance
2 77 (26.74%) Project Management
3 66 (22.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 63 (21.88%) Risk Management
4 63 (21.88%) Security Cleared
5 45 (15.63%) SC Cleared
5 45 (15.63%) Information Security
6 42 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
7 41 (14.24%) Microsoft
8 40 (13.89%) Test Strategy
9 37 (12.85%) Banking
10 35 (12.15%) Analytical Skills
11 33 (11.46%) Test Automation
12 32 (11.11%) Degree
12 32 (11.11%) Mentoring
13 31 (10.76%) Test Scripting
14 30 (10.42%) ITIL
15 29 (10.07%) Management Information System
16 28 (9.72%) Migration
16 28 (9.72%) Knowledge Management
16 28 (9.72%) Automated Testing
17 27 (9.38%) MS Excel
18 26 (9.03%) PRINCE2
19 24 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
20 23 (7.99%) User Acceptance Testing
20 23 (7.99%) QA
21 22 (7.64%) Waterfall
21 22 (7.64%) Change Management
21 22 (7.64%) SQL
21 22 (7.64%) Oracle

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 10 (3.47%) SAS
2 9 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.04%) IBM Notes
4 2 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.69%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.35%) Confluence
5 1 (0.35%) IIS
5 1 (0.35%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 27 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.51%) MS Office
3 12 (4.17%) MS Project
4 11 (3.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (3.47%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.04%) SPSS
7 1 (0.35%) CATIA
7 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (6.25%) Primavera
2 4 (1.39%) SAP ERP
3 3 (1.04%) SAP GRC
3 3 (1.04%) Sentinel
4 2 (0.69%) OpenText MBPM
5 1 (0.35%) ENOVIA
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.35%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (0.35%) Office 365
3 1 (0.35%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.78%) VPN
2 6 (2.08%) Network Security
3 4 (1.39%) SAN
4 3 (1.04%) Firewall
5 2 (0.69%) BGP
5 2 (0.69%) Cisco IPT
5 2 (0.69%) Internet
5 2 (0.69%) LAN
5 2 (0.69%) MPLS
5 2 (0.69%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.69%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.69%) WAN
6 1 (0.35%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.35%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.35%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (0.35%) DWDM
6 1 (0.35%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.35%) FCoE
6 1 (0.35%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.35%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.90%) Data Mining
1 17 (5.90%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.21%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (2.43%) Big Data
3 7 (2.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.39%) Base SAS
5 4 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.69%) GIS
6 2 (0.69%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.35%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.35%) MS Access
7 1 (0.35%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.35%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.35%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (1.39%) HP UFT
2 3 (1.04%) Cucumber
2 3 (1.04%) LoadRunner
2 3 (1.04%) Selenium
3 1 (0.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.35%) JIRA
3 1 (0.35%) JMeter
3 1 (0.35%) Subversion
General
1 98 (34.03%) Finance
2 37 (12.85%) Banking
3 18 (6.25%) Retail
4 7 (2.43%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.08%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.08%) Legal
5 6 (2.08%) Marketing
5 6 (2.08%) Retail Banking
6 5 (1.74%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (1.74%) Publishing
6 5 (1.74%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.04%) Games
7 3 (1.04%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.69%) Advertising
8 2 (0.69%) Front Office
9 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.35%) Back Office
9 1 (0.35%) Billing
9 1 (0.35%) German Language
9 1 (0.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 77 (26.74%) Analyst
2 42 (14.58%) Project Manager
3 31 (10.76%) Architect
4 29 (10.07%) Business Analyst
5 24 (8.33%) Risk Analyst
6 17 (5.90%) Consultant
7 16 (5.56%) Project Planner
8 14 (4.86%) Tester
9 13 (4.51%) Security Analyst
10 12 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
10 12 (4.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 12 (4.17%) Senior Manager
10 12 (4.17%) Test Manager
11 11 (3.82%) Senior Project Manager
12 10 (3.47%) Service Analyst
12 10 (3.47%) Solutions Architect
13 9 (3.13%) IT Manager
13 9 (3.13%) Risk Manager
13 9 (3.13%) Security Architect
13 9 (3.13%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.39%) Web Services
2 2 (0.69%) .NET
2 2 (0.69%) AngularJS
2 2 (0.69%) HTML
2 2 (0.69%) HTML5
2 2 (0.69%) JSON
2 2 (0.69%) Middleware
2 2 (0.69%) React
2 2 (0.69%) RequireJS
2 2 (0.69%) SAML
2 2 (0.69%) SAP PI
2 2 (0.69%) Underscore.js
3 1 (0.35%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (12.15%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (10.07%) Management Information System
3 17 (5.90%) Data Centre
4 15 (5.21%) Virtual Team
5 9 (3.13%) CESG
6 8 (2.78%) Credit Risk
7 7 (2.43%) CESG CLAS
7 7 (2.43%) Data Protection Act
7 7 (2.43%) Mathematics
7 7 (2.43%) Video on Demand
8 6 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (2.08%) EPoS
8 6 (2.08%) User Experience
9 5 (1.74%) Data Integration
10 4 (1.39%) PMI
10 4 (1.39%) SCADA
11 3 (1.04%) Economics
11 3 (1.04%) Market Risk
11 3 (1.04%) PKI
11 3 (1.04%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 19 (6.60%) Windows
2 14 (4.86%) Linux
3 9 (3.13%) Unix
4 5 (1.74%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.39%) VME
5 4 (1.39%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.04%) AIX
6 3 (1.04%) Android
7 2 (0.69%) Solaris
7 2 (0.69%) SUSE
7 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.35%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.35%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (26.74%) Project Management
2 66 (22.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 63 (21.88%) Risk Management
4 45 (15.63%) Information Security
5 42 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (13.89%) Test Strategy
7 33 (11.46%) Test Automation
8 32 (11.11%) Mentoring
9 31 (10.76%) Test Scripting
10 30 (10.42%) ITIL
11 28 (9.72%) Automated Testing
11 28 (9.72%) Knowledge Management
11 28 (9.72%) Migration
12 26 (9.03%) PRINCE2
13 23 (7.99%) User Acceptance Testing
14 22 (7.64%) Change Management
14 22 (7.64%) Data Modelling
14 22 (7.64%) Waterfall
15 20 (6.94%) Business Analysis
16 18 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 22 (7.64%) SQL
2 15 (5.21%) C
3 7 (2.43%) Perl
4 6 (2.08%) Python
4 6 (2.08%) T-SQL
5 5 (1.74%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.74%) MATLAB
5 5 (1.74%) R
6 4 (1.39%) Java
6 4 (1.39%) SAS Macro
6 4 (1.39%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.04%) C#
7 3 (1.04%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.69%) COBOL
8 2 (0.69%) Korn
8 2 (0.69%) PHP
8 2 (0.69%) Ruby
8 2 (0.69%) VB
8 2 (0.69%) VBA
9 1 (0.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 63 (21.88%) Security Cleared
2 45 (15.63%) SC Cleared
3 32 (11.11%) Degree
4 19 (6.60%) CISSP
5 11 (3.82%) BPSS Clearance
6 9 (3.13%) CISM
6 9 (3.13%) CRISC
6 9 (3.13%) DV Cleared
7 8 (2.78%) ISSAP
7 8 (2.78%) PMI Certification
8 7 (2.43%) CLAS
9 6 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (2.08%) PMP
10 5 (1.74%) CGEIT
10 5 (1.74%) ISEB
11 4 (1.39%) GCIA
11 4 (1.39%) GIAC
11 4 (1.39%) GSEC
11 4 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (7.99%) QA
3 16 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 12 (4.17%) COBIT
4 12 (4.17%) PCI DSS
5 8 (2.78%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 5 (1.74%) RMADS
7 4 (1.39%) Data Quality
7 4 (1.39%) GxP
7 4 (1.39%) JSP 440
8 3 (1.04%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 3 (1.04%) SLA
9 2 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.69%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.69%) ISO22301
10 1 (0.35%) Basel III
10 1 (0.35%) COSO
10 1 (0.35%) ISAE 3402
10 1 (0.35%) ISO27005
System Software
1 6 (2.08%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.39%) Hyper-V
2 4 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.39%) XenApp
3 2 (0.69%) Snort
3 2 (0.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (0.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (1.74%) RSA Archer
2 2 (0.69%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (0.69%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (0.69%) SCCM
2 2 (0.69%) SCOM
3 1 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 41 (14.24%) Microsoft
2 22 (7.64%) Oracle
3 20 (6.94%) HP
4 13 (4.51%) SAP
5 7 (2.43%) Cisco
6 5 (1.74%) Citrix
6 5 (1.74%) VMware
7 3 (1.04%) ICL
7 3 (1.04%) Lotus
7 3 (1.04%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.69%) Apple
8 2 (0.69%) CA
8 2 (0.69%) EMC
8 2 (0.69%) Google
8 2 (0.69%) IBM
8 2 (0.69%) Nintex
8 2 (0.69%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.69%) Sun
8 2 (0.69%) Sybase
8 2 (0.69%) Veritas