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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Analysis
Rank 479 452 424
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -28
Contract jobs citing Risk Analysis 134 124 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.24% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.32% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 77 95
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £738
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £340 £400
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £37.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.33% +36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £34.75

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
41340 38593 41072
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.29% 73.27% 70.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 25582 23715 23832
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1138 1054 1464
Average hourly rate £23.00 £28.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.84 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 August 2014.

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 August 2014. 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 -1 127 £450 - 39
London -1 52 £475 +5.55% 16
South East -2 22 £388 -11.42% 6
North West +2 17 £475 - 6
Manchester +2 12 £500 +233.33% 5
City of London +19 11 £555 +38.75% 8
South West -29 10 £230 -37.83% 2
Yorkshire - 10 £350 - 2
East Midlands +6 8 £445 - 1
Bristol - 8 £220 - 2
Northampton - 7 £445 -
Northamptonshire - 7 £445 -
Surrey -2 6 £368 -30.00% 1
Berkshire +8 5 £410 -0.60% 3
South Yorkshire - 5 £350 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £450 - 2
Sheffield - 5 £350 -
Cheshire -9 4 £350 -
Leeds - 4 £450 - 1
Cardiff -7 3 £390 +7.21%
West Midlands -9 3 - - 2
South Wales -12 3 £390 +7.21%
Scotland -15 3 - -
Wales -20 3 £390 +7.21%
East of England -24 3 £500 - 4
Reading +12 2 £325 -18.75% 1
Somerset -14 2 £350 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £375 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £675 - 2
Crawley +7 1 £350 -

Risk Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 86 (31.27%) Finance
2 54 (19.64%) Project Management
3 50 (18.18%) Windows
3 50 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 48 (17.45%) Management Information System
5 47 (17.09%) Risk Management
6 45 (16.36%) Microsoft
6 45 (16.36%) Banking
7 43 (15.64%) Information Security
8 39 (14.18%) ITIL
9 38 (13.82%) SC Cleared
10 37 (13.45%) PRINCE2
11 34 (12.36%) SQL
12 32 (11.64%) Stakeholder Management
13 31 (11.27%) SQL Server
14 30 (10.91%) Back Office
14 30 (10.91%) Degree
15 27 (9.82%) MS Project
16 26 (9.45%) UNIX
16 26 (9.45%) CISSP
16 26 (9.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 25 (9.09%) Oracle
18 24 (8.73%) C#
19 23 (8.36%) SLA
19 23 (8.36%) Service Management
19 23 (8.36%) Workflow
20 22 (8.00%) Front Office
20 22 (8.00%) MS Excel
21 21 (7.64%) MS Office
21 21 (7.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley

Risk Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 4 (1.45%) SharePoint
1 4 (1.45%) Node.js
2 3 (1.09%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.09%) NetWeaver
2 3 (1.09%) SAP EP
2 3 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.73%) IIS
4 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.36%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.36%) SAS
Applications
1 27 (9.82%) MS Project
2 22 (8.00%) MS Excel
3 21 (7.64%) MS Office
4 9 (3.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (2.91%) MS Visio
6 7 (2.55%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.36%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.36%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 5 (1.82%) SAP GRC
2 2 (0.73%) Adaptiv
2 2 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.73%) assyst
2 2 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.36%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.36%) Line 500
3 1 (0.36%) Summit
3 1 (0.36%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.73%) SaaS
2 2 (0.73%) Office 365
3 1 (0.36%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.45%) Firewall
2 7 (2.55%) WAN
3 5 (1.82%) SAN
3 5 (1.82%) Network Security
4 4 (1.45%) LAN
5 3 (1.09%) UMTS
5 3 (1.09%) LDAP
5 3 (1.09%) GSM
5 3 (1.09%) VPN
5 3 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.09%) Wireless
5 3 (1.09%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (1.09%) Intranet
6 2 (0.73%) Extranet
6 2 (0.73%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.36%) DHCP
7 1 (0.36%) GPRS
7 1 (0.36%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.36%) DNS
7 1 (0.36%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (11.27%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (3.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (2.18%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.73%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.73%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.73%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.73%) HBase
8 2 (0.73%) Redis
8 2 (0.73%) Big Data
8 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.36%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.36%) Informix
Development Applications
1 2 (0.73%) JUnit
1 2 (0.73%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (0.73%) JIRA
1 2 (0.73%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.73%) Cucumber
1 2 (0.73%) Jenkins
General
1 86 (31.27%) Finance
2 45 (16.36%) Banking
3 30 (10.91%) Back Office
4 22 (8.00%) Front Office
5 20 (7.27%) Retail
6 13 (4.73%) Telecoms
7 11 (4.00%) Law
8 9 (3.27%) Retail Banking
9 8 (2.91%) Investment Banking
9 8 (2.91%) Advertising
10 6 (2.18%) Legal
11 5 (1.82%) Manufacturing
11 5 (1.82%) Financial Institution
11 5 (1.82%) Marketing
12 3 (1.09%) Electronics
12 3 (1.09%) Billing
13 2 (0.73%) Local Government
14 1 (0.36%) International Banking
14 1 (0.36%) Military
Job Titles
1 59 (21.45%) Analyst
2 40 (14.55%) Project Manager
3 22 (8.00%) Consultant
4 20 (7.27%) Architect
5 19 (6.91%) Developer
6 18 (6.55%) Business Analyst
7 16 (5.82%) Risk Analyst
8 15 (5.45%) Security Analyst
9 14 (5.09%) Security Consultant
9 14 (5.09%) Solutions Architect
9 14 (5.09%) Information Manager
10 12 (4.36%) Network Support
11 11 (4.00%) Data Manager
11 11 (4.00%) IT Security Consultant
11 11 (4.00%) Support Engineer
11 11 (4.00%) IT Consultant
12 10 (3.64%) Network Engineer
12 10 (3.64%) Security Manager
13 9 (3.27%) SQL DBA
13 9 (3.27%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.91%) .NET
2 10 (3.64%) WPF
3 6 (2.18%) OLE
3 6 (2.18%) Web Services
4 5 (1.82%) STL
4 5 (1.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 4 (1.45%) XML
6 3 (1.09%) SAP Basis
7 2 (0.73%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (0.73%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.73%) Application Packaging
7 2 (0.73%) HTML5
7 2 (0.73%) Middleware
7 2 (0.73%) HTML
7 2 (0.73%) Kafka
7 2 (0.73%) Apache Camel
8 1 (0.36%) Caliburn.Micro
8 1 (0.36%) J2EE
8 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.36%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 48 (17.45%) Management Information System
2 18 (6.55%) Statistics
3 12 (4.36%) Derivative
4 10 (3.64%) Mainframe
5 8 (2.91%) Data Protection Act
5 8 (2.91%) Market Risk
5 8 (2.91%) Visualisation
6 7 (2.55%) CESG
7 5 (1.82%) Fixed Income
7 5 (1.82%) Grid Computing
7 5 (1.82%) DTV
7 5 (1.82%) RMADS
7 5 (1.82%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.82%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 4 (1.45%) PKI
8 4 (1.45%) PMI
8 4 (1.45%) AS400
8 4 (1.45%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.09%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.09%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 50 (18.18%) Windows
2 26 (9.45%) UNIX
3 21 (7.64%) Windows 7
4 9 (3.27%) Linux
5 8 (2.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (2.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (2.18%) Solaris
8 5 (1.82%) Android
9 3 (1.09%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.73%) AIX
10 2 (0.73%) HPUX
11 1 (0.36%) pSOS
11 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (19.64%) Project Management
2 47 (17.09%) Risk Management
3 43 (15.64%) Information Security
4 39 (14.18%) ITIL
5 37 (13.45%) PRINCE2
6 32 (11.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 23 (8.36%) Workflow
7 23 (8.36%) Service Management
8 19 (6.91%) Project Planning
8 19 (6.91%) Security Architecture
9 18 (6.55%) User Acceptance Testing
10 17 (6.18%) Change Control
10 17 (6.18%) Risk Assessment
10 17 (6.18%) GAP Analysis
11 16 (5.82%) ITSM
11 16 (5.82%) Capacity Planning
12 15 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (5.09%) Programme Management
13 14 (5.09%) Business Analysis
13 14 (5.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 34 (12.36%) SQL
2 24 (8.73%) C#
3 17 (6.18%) C
4 15 (5.45%) C++
5 13 (4.73%) Java
6 6 (2.18%) T-SQL
6 6 (2.18%) Python
7 5 (1.82%) LINC
7 5 (1.82%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.45%) JavaScript
8 4 (1.45%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.45%) VB
8 4 (1.45%) Ruby
9 3 (1.09%) ABAP
9 3 (1.09%) VBA
9 3 (1.09%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.73%) R
11 1 (0.36%) MapBasic
11 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.36%) Perl
Qualifications
1 50 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 38 (13.82%) SC Cleared
3 30 (10.91%) Degree
4 26 (9.45%) CISSP
5 15 (5.45%) MCP
6 14 (5.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 12 (4.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (4.36%) CISM
8 10 (3.64%) CRISC
9 8 (2.91%) CISA
10 7 (2.55%) GIAC
10 7 (2.55%) PMI Certification
11 6 (2.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (1.82%) DV Cleared
12 5 (1.82%) PMP
13 4 (1.45%) ISEB
14 3 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
14 3 (1.09%) CCNA
14 3 (1.09%) ISTQB
15 2 (0.73%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (8.36%) SLA
3 21 (7.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 19 (6.91%) PCI DSS
5 10 (3.64%) QA
6 7 (2.55%) COBIT
7 4 (1.45%) JSP 440
7 4 (1.45%) Solvency II
7 4 (1.45%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.36%) COREP
8 1 (0.36%) Basel III
8 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.36%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.36%) BS7799
System Software
1 14 (5.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.91%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.73%) HDFS
4 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.36%) Nmap
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (1.45%) SCCM
1 4 (1.45%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 3 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.73%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 2 (0.73%) Puppet
3 2 (0.73%) SCOM
3 2 (0.73%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.73%) MAILsweeper
3 2 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.73%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.36%) Nessus
4 1 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 45 (16.36%) Microsoft
2 25 (9.09%) Oracle
3 14 (5.09%) VMware
4 10 (3.64%) SAP
5 8 (2.91%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (2.18%) Cisco
6 6 (2.18%) HP
7 5 (1.82%) Murex
8 4 (1.45%) Veeam
9 3 (1.09%) Bloomberg
10 2 (0.73%) Qualys
10 2 (0.73%) SunGard
10 2 (0.73%) CA
10 2 (0.73%) Symantec
10 2 (0.73%) McAfee
10 2 (0.73%) Primavera
11 1 (0.36%) ESRI
11 1 (0.36%) BT
11 1 (0.36%) Metastorm
11 1 (0.36%) Sage
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