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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Risk Analysis
Rank 517 419 505
Rank change year-on-year
-98 +86
Contract jobs citing Risk Analysis 113 230 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.41% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.51% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 169 85
Median daily rate £403 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £309 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £628 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £41.25 £39.27 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.04% +29.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.85 £39.27 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.65 £39.27 £46.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £39.27 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+5.04% -21.46%

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
41121 45003 43480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.48% 81.18% 76.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 27428 29175 28284
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1085 1352 1206
Median hourly rate £30.00 £31.44 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.58% +25.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 7 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Risk Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Risk Analysis Hourly Rate Histogram 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 7 December 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 -85 105 £425 -5.55% 31
London -67 34 £525 -4.97% 10
South West +12 26 £425 +13.33% 4
South East -3 16 £400 +6.66% 2
North East -27 13 £275 -26.66%
Tyne and Wear -29 13 £275 -26.66%
Newcastle upon Tyne -32 13 £275 -26.66%
Berkshire 0 10 £400 +9.58%
Bristol +13 8 £400 -11.60% 1
Plymouth +11 7 £538 +53.57%
Devon +4 7 £538 +53.57%
South Wales - 7 £400 -
Wales - 7 £400 -
Yorkshire +17 6 £368 -24.80% 2
Gloucestershire +7 6 £525 +110.00%
Cardiff - 5 £400 -
West Yorkshire +25 4 - - 2
Leeds +19 4 - - 1
Wiltshire +1 4 £425 -19.04% 3
City of London -3 4 £725 +52.63% 3
West Midlands -20 4 £570 +42.50%
Hampshire +21 3 £400 -20.00%
Surrey +14 3 £430 -14.00%
East Midlands -2 3 £300 -23.32% 4
Coventry -12 3 £570 +26.66%
Corsham - 3 £463 - 1
Nottinghamshire -4 2 £300 -31.42% 2
North West -7 2 £350 -12.50% 3
Guildford - 2 £430 -
Edinburgh +16 1 £325 -27.77% 1

Risk Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 92 (34.07%) Finance
2 74 (27.41%) Project Management
3 72 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (25.93%) Security Cleared
5 62 (22.96%) Risk Management
6 53 (19.63%) SC Cleared
7 44 (16.30%) Stakeholder Management
8 38 (14.07%) Microsoft
9 36 (13.33%) Test Strategy
10 35 (12.96%) Banking
11 34 (12.59%) Test Scripting
12 33 (12.22%) Test Automation
12 33 (12.22%) Migration
12 33 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
13 32 (11.85%) MS Excel
13 32 (11.85%) Information Security
13 32 (11.85%) Waterfall
14 30 (11.11%) Automated Testing
15 28 (10.37%) PRINCE2
16 27 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
16 27 (10.00%) Mentoring
17 24 (8.89%) Degree
18 23 (8.52%) Data Modelling
19 22 (8.15%) Data Warehouse
19 22 (8.15%) SQL
19 22 (8.15%) Information Assurance
19 22 (8.15%) SDLC
20 21 (7.78%) Data Migration
20 21 (7.78%) User Acceptance Testing
20 21 (7.78%) SQL Server

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 8 (2.96%) SAS
2 7 (2.59%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.48%) MQSeries
4 2 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.37%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.37%) Confluence
5 1 (0.37%) Documentum
5 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 32 (11.85%) MS Excel
2 18 (6.67%) MS Project
3 15 (5.56%) MS Office
4 10 (3.70%) MS Visio
5 9 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (1.11%) SPSS
7 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (5.19%) Primavera
2 6 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.74%) OpenText MBPM
3 2 (0.74%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.74%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.37%) BASE24
4 1 (0.37%) SAP GTS
4 1 (0.37%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.37%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.48%) Office 365
2 3 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.37%) IaaS
4 1 (0.37%) PaaS
4 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.96%) VPN
2 3 (1.11%) Network Security
3 2 (0.74%) Internet
3 2 (0.74%) SAN
4 1 (0.37%) ATM
4 1 (0.37%) BGP
4 1 (0.37%) Broadband
4 1 (0.37%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.37%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (0.37%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.37%) MPLS
4 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.37%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.15%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (7.78%) SQL Server
3 11 (4.07%) Big Data
4 9 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.48%) Base SAS
7 4 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.11%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.74%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.74%) GIS
9 2 (0.74%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.37%) MS Access
10 1 (0.37%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.37%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.37%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 10 (3.70%) HP UFT
2 8 (2.96%) Cucumber
3 7 (2.59%) Selenium
4 3 (1.11%) JIRA
5 2 (0.74%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.74%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.74%) Subversion
6 1 (0.37%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.37%) JMeter
6 1 (0.37%) JSUnit
6 1 (0.37%) JUnit
6 1 (0.37%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.37%) PHPUnit
General
1 92 (34.07%) Finance
2 35 (12.96%) Banking
3 20 (7.41%) Retail
4 13 (4.81%) Legal
5 12 (4.44%) Billing
6 10 (3.70%) Marketing
6 10 (3.70%) Telecoms
7 9 (3.33%) Investment Banking
8 7 (2.59%) Electronics
8 7 (2.59%) Financial Institution
8 7 (2.59%) Retail Banking
9 6 (2.22%) Back Office
9 6 (2.22%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.85%) Wholesale Banking
11 3 (1.11%) Games
11 3 (1.11%) Military
12 2 (0.74%) French Language
12 2 (0.74%) Front Office
12 2 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.37%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 72 (26.67%) Analyst
2 37 (13.70%) Project Manager
3 33 (12.22%) Business Analyst
4 19 (7.04%) Project Planner
4 19 (7.04%) Tester
5 17 (6.30%) Developer
6 15 (5.56%) Risk Analyst
7 14 (5.19%) Architect
7 14 (5.19%) Data Business Analyst
8 13 (4.81%) Senior Manager
9 12 (4.44%) Consultant
9 12 (4.44%) Test Leader
10 11 (4.07%) Infrastructure Manager
10 11 (4.07%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 11 (4.07%) Security Analyst
10 11 (4.07%) Senior Project Manager
10 11 (4.07%) Service Analyst
11 10 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
12 9 (3.33%) Risk Manager
12 9 (3.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.07%) AngularJS
1 11 (4.07%) HTML
1 11 (4.07%) HTML5
1 11 (4.07%) React
2 9 (3.33%) Redux
3 4 (1.48%) .NET
4 2 (0.74%) RequireJS
4 2 (0.74%) SAML
4 2 (0.74%) SAP PI
4 2 (0.74%) SOAP
4 2 (0.74%) Underscore.js
5 1 (0.37%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.37%) Backbone.js
5 1 (0.37%) CSS3
5 1 (0.37%) JSON
5 1 (0.37%) Node.js
5 1 (0.37%) RESTful
5 1 (0.37%) Sass
5 1 (0.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.37%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 16 (5.93%) Data Centre
4 14 (5.19%) User Experience
5 12 (4.44%) Visualisation
6 11 (4.07%) CESG
6 11 (4.07%) Virtual Team
7 7 (2.59%) Credit Risk
7 7 (2.59%) EPoS
7 7 (2.59%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.85%) Data Integration
8 5 (1.85%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (1.48%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.48%) Derivative
9 4 (1.48%) Economics
9 4 (1.48%) Statistics
10 3 (1.11%) Market Risk
10 3 (1.11%) NHS
10 3 (1.11%) PKI
10 3 (1.11%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 19 (7.04%) Windows
2 16 (5.93%) Linux
3 9 (3.33%) Unix
4 3 (1.11%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.74%) AIX
5 2 (0.74%) Android
5 2 (0.74%) Solaris
5 2 (0.74%) SUSE
5 2 (0.74%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (27.41%) Project Management
2 72 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (22.96%) Risk Management
4 44 (16.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 36 (13.33%) Test Strategy
6 34 (12.59%) Test Scripting
7 33 (12.22%) Migration
7 33 (12.22%) Test Automation
8 32 (11.85%) Information Security
8 32 (11.85%) Waterfall
9 30 (11.11%) Automated Testing
10 28 (10.37%) PRINCE2
11 27 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
11 27 (10.00%) Mentoring
12 23 (8.52%) Data Modelling
13 22 (8.15%) Information Assurance
13 22 (8.15%) SDLC
14 21 (7.78%) Data Migration
14 21 (7.78%) User Acceptance Testing
15 20 (7.41%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (8.15%) SQL
2 17 (6.30%) C
3 12 (4.44%) JavaScript
4 11 (4.07%) Perl
5 8 (2.96%) Python
5 8 (2.96%) TypeScript
6 7 (2.59%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.85%) C#
8 4 (1.48%) R
8 4 (1.48%) SAS Macro
8 4 (1.48%) VBA
9 3 (1.11%) C++
9 3 (1.11%) Java
9 3 (1.11%) MATLAB
9 3 (1.11%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.11%) VB
10 2 (0.74%) Korn
10 2 (0.74%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.74%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 70 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 53 (19.63%) SC Cleared
3 24 (8.89%) Degree
4 18 (6.67%) CISSP
5 14 (5.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 12 (4.44%) DV Cleared
7 9 (3.33%) ISEB
8 8 (2.96%) BPSS Clearance
8 8 (2.96%) ISTQB
9 5 (1.85%) CRISC
10 4 (1.48%) CISM
10 4 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.48%) PMI Certification
11 3 (1.11%) CCA
11 3 (1.11%) PMP
11 3 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.74%) CBAP
12 2 (0.74%) CISA
12 2 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.74%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (5.56%) QA
3 9 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (2.96%) ISO27002
5 7 (2.59%) PCI DSS
6 4 (1.48%) COBIT
6 4 (1.48%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (1.48%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 3 (1.11%) Data Quality
7 3 (1.11%) GxP
8 2 (0.74%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 2 (0.74%) ISO22301
8 2 (0.74%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.74%) MiFID
9 1 (0.37%) Basel III
9 1 (0.37%) COSO
9 1 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.37%) EMIR
9 1 (0.37%) ISAE 3402
9 1 (0.37%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (1.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.74%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.74%) Snort
2 2 (0.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (0.74%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.37%) Docker
3 1 (0.37%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (0.74%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (0.74%) Puppet
1 2 (0.74%) SCCM
1 2 (0.74%) SCOM
2 1 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.37%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.37%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (0.37%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.37%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 38 (14.07%) Microsoft
2 20 (7.41%) HP
3 17 (6.30%) SAP
4 16 (5.93%) Oracle
5 5 (1.85%) Cisco
6 4 (1.48%) Sybase
7 2 (0.74%) Citrix
7 2 (0.74%) EMC
7 2 (0.74%) Nintex
7 2 (0.74%) Pega
7 2 (0.74%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.74%) Sun
7 2 (0.74%) TOWER Software
7 2 (0.74%) Veritas
7 2 (0.74%) VMware
8 1 (0.37%) FIS
8 1 (0.37%) FNZ
8 1 (0.37%) Red Box
8 1 (0.37%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.37%) VeriFone
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