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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Analysis
Rank 445 448 406
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -42
Contract jobs citing Risk Analysis 158 147 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.27% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.36% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 89 87
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£400 £370 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -15.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £625 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+2.30% +3.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
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 £41.25 - -

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
42679 40798 35545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.47% 74.90% 73.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 26665 25518 21197
Average daily rate £413 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1239 1169 1080
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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 1 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 1 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 0 150 £408 +9.76% 28
London -3 63 £450 -5.26% 3
South East +12 34 £375 +7.14% 5
Hampshire +16 15 £375 -22.68% 3
East of England +9 11 £450 +24.13% 5
Uxbridge - 11 £364 -
Newcastle upon Tyne +15 10 £340 -26.08%
Tyne and Wear +14 10 £340 -26.08%
Hertfordshire +8 10 £450 - 4
North East +6 10 £340 -26.08%
Surrey +9 9 £325 +54.76%
City of London 0 9 £570 +16.92% 1
Yorkshire -7 7 £275 -24.24% 4
North West -21 7 £300 -6.97% 6
South West -21 7 £480 +37.14% 1
Watford - 7 £450 - 1
Sheffield - 6 £275 -
South Yorkshire - 6 £275 -
Lancashire +8 5 £300 +25.00%
Bristol +4 5 £480 -9.43%
Hook +1 5 £348 -28.29%
West Midlands -13 5 £338 +3.84%
Birmingham -2 4 £325 -
Berkshire -5 4 £400 -19.59%
Buckinghamshire -5 4 £450 +12.50% 1
Blackpool - 4 £300 -
Guildford - 4 - -
Reading -3 3 £400 -
Milton Keynes -3 3 £450 +12.50%
Basingstoke - 3 £375 - 1

Risk Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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 81 (30.00%) Finance
2 54 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 51 (18.89%) Project Management
4 50 (18.52%) Degree
5 46 (17.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 44 (16.30%) Analytical Skills
7 42 (15.56%) PRINCE2
8 41 (15.19%) ITIL
8 41 (15.19%) SQL
9 34 (12.59%) Windows
9 34 (12.59%) Security Cleared
10 33 (12.22%) Test Strategy
11 30 (11.11%) Information Security
11 30 (11.11%) Banking
11 30 (11.11%) MS Excel
12 28 (10.37%) Microsoft
12 28 (10.37%) Oracle
13 27 (10.00%) SQL Server
13 27 (10.00%) Data Protection
14 26 (9.63%) Test Scripting
14 26 (9.63%) Agile Software Development
15 24 (8.89%) SC Cleared
16 23 (8.52%) Change Management
16 23 (8.52%) C#
17 22 (8.15%) Test Automation
18 21 (7.78%) Telecoms
19 20 (7.41%) MS Project
19 20 (7.41%) MS Office
19 20 (7.41%) QA
20 19 (7.04%) .NET

Risk Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 9 (3.33%) SAS
2 6 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.11%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.74%) CMS
5 2 (0.74%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.37%) Captiva
6 1 (0.37%) Lync
6 1 (0.37%) Documentum
6 1 (0.37%) IIS
Applications
1 30 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 20 (7.41%) MS Project
2 20 (7.41%) MS Office
3 12 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (3.70%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.48%) Sentinel
2 3 (1.11%) Primavera
2 3 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.74%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.74%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.74%) RMDS
3 2 (0.74%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.37%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.37%) Office 365
1 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.33%) Firewall
2 7 (2.59%) WAN
2 7 (2.59%) Internet
3 6 (2.22%) SMS
4 5 (1.85%) DNS
5 4 (1.48%) LAN
6 3 (1.11%) FTP
6 3 (1.11%) VPN
7 2 (0.74%) DHCP
7 2 (0.74%) ISUP
7 2 (0.74%) SS7
7 2 (0.74%) 3G
7 2 (0.74%) HTTP
7 2 (0.74%) 3GPP
7 2 (0.74%) LTE
7 2 (0.74%) Network Security
8 1 (0.37%) SIGTRAN
8 1 (0.37%) GGSN
8 1 (0.37%) SGSN
8 1 (0.37%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (5.19%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (2.59%) Data Mining
5 4 (1.48%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.11%) MySQL
6 3 (1.11%) OLTP
6 3 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.37%) Big Data
8 1 (0.37%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.37%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.37%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.37%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (1.48%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (1.11%) LoadRunner
3 2 (0.74%) CruiseControl
3 2 (0.74%) Bazaar
3 2 (0.74%) Mercurial
3 2 (0.74%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.74%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.74%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.37%) JIRA
4 1 (0.37%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.37%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
General
1 81 (30.00%) Finance
2 30 (11.11%) Banking
3 21 (7.78%) Telecoms
4 18 (6.67%) Retail
5 14 (5.19%) Legal
6 11 (4.07%) Investment Banking
7 7 (2.59%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.85%) Front Office
9 4 (1.48%) Electronics
9 4 (1.48%) Publishing
10 3 (1.11%) Marketing
10 3 (1.11%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.11%) Advertising
11 2 (0.74%) Back Office
11 2 (0.74%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.74%) Wholesale Banking
12 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 74 (27.41%) Analyst
2 38 (14.07%) Project Manager
3 33 (12.22%) Consultant
4 29 (10.74%) Business Analyst
5 26 (9.63%) Developer
6 17 (6.30%) Risk Analyst
7 16 (5.93%) Security Consultant
8 13 (4.81%) Senior Manager
8 13 (4.81%) Test Analyst
9 12 (4.44%) Architect
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%) Infrastructure Manager
13 8 (2.96%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 8 (2.96%) Tester
13 8 (2.96%) Risk Consultant
13 8 (2.96%) Credit Risk Analyst
14 7 (2.59%) Business Change Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (7.04%) .NET
2 10 (3.70%) WPF
3 8 (2.96%) STL
3 8 (2.96%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 8 (2.96%) .NET Framework
4 4 (1.48%) XML
4 4 (1.48%) SAP PI
5 3 (1.11%) WCF
6 2 (0.74%) XSLT
6 2 (0.74%) Backbone.js
6 2 (0.74%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.37%) Reactive Extensions
7 1 (0.37%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (0.37%) Web Services
7 1 (0.37%) Classic ASP
7 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.37%) SOAP
7 1 (0.37%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 44 (16.30%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.81%) Management Information System
3 12 (4.44%) Derivative
4 10 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 10 (3.70%) Credit Risk
4 10 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.33%) Fixed Income
6 8 (2.96%) Grid Computing
7 7 (2.59%) Data Integration
7 7 (2.59%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 5 (1.85%) Market Risk
8 5 (1.85%) CESG
9 4 (1.48%) iPad
9 4 (1.48%) FMCG
9 4 (1.48%) PKI
9 4 (1.48%) Life Science
9 4 (1.48%) Informatics
10 3 (1.11%) Human Factors
10 3 (1.11%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.11%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 34 (12.59%) Windows
2 12 (4.44%) UNIX
3 10 (3.70%) Linux
4 4 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (1.48%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.48%) Android
4 4 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (1.48%) VME
5 2 (0.74%) Debian
5 2 (0.74%) Solaris
5 2 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 51 (18.89%) Project Management
3 46 (17.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 42 (15.56%) PRINCE2
5 41 (15.19%) ITIL
6 33 (12.22%) Test Strategy
7 30 (11.11%) Information Security
8 27 (10.00%) Data Protection
9 26 (9.63%) Test Scripting
9 26 (9.63%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (8.52%) Change Management
11 22 (8.15%) Test Automation
12 19 (7.04%) Risk Assessment
13 18 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
14 16 (5.93%) Business Analysis
14 16 (5.93%) Coaching
15 14 (5.19%) Automated Testing
16 11 (4.07%) Network Design
16 11 (4.07%) User Acceptance Testing
16 11 (4.07%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 41 (15.19%) SQL
2 23 (8.52%) C#
3 12 (4.44%) C++
4 9 (3.33%) C
5 7 (2.59%) PowerShell
6 6 (2.22%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.48%) VBScript
7 4 (1.48%) Perl
8 2 (0.74%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.74%) COBOL
8 2 (0.74%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.74%) Bourne shell
8 2 (0.74%) XPath
9 1 (0.37%) Python
9 1 (0.37%) VB
9 1 (0.37%) VBA
9 1 (0.37%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.37%) VB6
Qualifications
1 50 (18.52%) Degree
2 34 (12.59%) Security Cleared
3 24 (8.89%) SC Cleared
4 11 (4.07%) ISEB
4 11 (4.07%) CISSP
4 11 (4.07%) PMI Certification
5 9 (3.33%) ISTQB
5 9 (3.33%) PMP
5 9 (3.33%) CISM
6 8 (2.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (2.59%) DV Cleared
8 6 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (1.85%) ISEB Practitioner
9 5 (1.85%) CISA
10 4 (1.48%) GIAC
10 4 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (1.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (1.11%) APMP
11 3 (1.11%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.41%) QA
2 15 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (3.70%) COBIT
4 7 (2.59%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.85%) Data Quality
5 5 (1.85%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.74%) SLA
7 1 (0.37%) GxP
7 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (2.96%) Hyper-V
2 6 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.48%) VMware ESX
3 4 (1.48%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.37%) vCloud
4 1 (0.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (3.33%) SCCM
2 5 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.48%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 4 (1.48%) SCOM
4 2 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.37%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 28 (10.37%) Microsoft
1 28 (10.37%) Oracle
2 19 (7.04%) HP
3 12 (4.44%) SAP
4 8 (2.96%) Sybase
5 6 (2.22%) VMware
5 6 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.48%) Metastorm
6 4 (1.48%) Nintex
6 4 (1.48%) Altiris
6 4 (1.48%) ICL
7 3 (1.11%) Cisco
8 2 (0.74%) ION Trading
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%) SimCorp
9 1 (0.37%) Qualys
South East England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £380 - £430 per day + package
Posted: 9 days ago
Somerset
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £28 - £33 per hour + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago