The table below looks at the statistics for the Risk Analyst role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Risk Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Analyst
Rank 483 486 416
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -70
Contract jobs requiring a Risk Analyst 110 113 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.20% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.22% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 80 99
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£475 £475 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £455 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
+21.33% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £12.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51645 52060 44962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.35% 92.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 31339 31560 25761
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2019 2073 2241
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

Risk Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Risk Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Risk Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Risk Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Risk Analyst within the UK.

Risk Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Risk Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Risk Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Risk Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Risk Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Risk Analyst within the UK.

Risk Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Risk Analyst
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 Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 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 -17 98 £475 - 73
London -4 84 £475 -5.00% 21
City of London +13 25 £475 -11.62% 11
Scotland +9 10 £500 +33.33% 2
Glasgow +1 6 £500 - 1
Edinburgh -2 4 £450 +20.00% 1
Yorkshire -15 3 £450 -14.28% 20
South East -18 3 £450 -6.49% 6
North West -23 3 - - 7
East Midlands +5 2 £500 +57.48% 10
Manchester -8 2 - - 2
Cardiff - 2 £449 -
South Wales - 2 £449 -
Wales - 2 £449 -
South West +4 1 £675 +110.93% 2
West Yorkshire -10 1 £450 -14.28% 20
West Midlands -15 1 £325 -23.52% 6
Birmingham - 1 £325 - 3
Bristol - - - -
Bury St Edmunds - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
Leeds - - - - 9
Luton - - - -
Reading - - - - 4
Watford - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 4
Cheshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -

Risk Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Risk Analyst in their job title 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 with Risk Analyst in their job title.

1 94 (52.22%) Banking
2 68 (37.78%) Risk Management
2 68 (37.78%) Finance
3 61 (33.89%) Investment Banking
3 61 (33.89%) Market Risk
4 58 (32.22%) SQL
5 47 (26.11%) Stress Testing
6 46 (25.56%) Credit Risk
7 38 (21.11%) Degree
8 37 (20.56%) Data Modelling
9 30 (16.67%) Integration Testing
10 28 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
10 28 (15.56%) SAS
11 20 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
12 19 (10.56%) Front Office
13 18 (10.00%) Project Management
13 18 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
14 17 (9.44%) Analytics
15 16 (8.89%) CISSP
16 15 (8.33%) Business Analysis
17 14 (7.78%) Data Analysis
17 14 (7.78%) MS Excel
18 13 (7.22%) CISM
18 13 (7.22%) Risk Assessment
19 12 (6.67%) Microsoft
19 12 (6.67%) Derivative
20 11 (6.11%) VBA
20 11 (6.11%) CISA
20 11 (6.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 10 (5.56%) Validation

Risk Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Risk Analyst in their job title 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 with Risk Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 28 (15.56%) SAS
2 2 (1.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (7.78%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.11%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.11%) MS Office
4 1 (0.56%) MS Project
4 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.11%) Summit
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.56%) SunGard APT
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (0.56%) Intranet
2 1 (0.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (2.22%) Big Data
2 3 (1.67%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.11%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.11%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.56%) QlikView
4 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.56%) Base SAS
4 1 (0.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (0.56%) MS Access
4 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
General
1 94 (52.22%) Banking
2 68 (37.78%) Finance
3 61 (33.89%) Investment Banking
4 19 (10.56%) Front Office
5 8 (4.44%) Retail
5 8 (4.44%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.67%) Legal
7 2 (1.11%) Back Office
7 2 (1.11%) Wholesale Banking
7 2 (1.11%) Marketing
7 2 (1.11%) French Language
8 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.56%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.67%) XML
1 3 (1.67%) FpML
2 2 (1.11%) .NET
3 1 (0.56%) WCF
3 1 (0.56%) WF
3 1 (0.56%) Castor
3 1 (0.56%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 61 (33.89%) Market Risk
2 46 (25.56%) Credit Risk
3 28 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (6.67%) Derivative
5 11 (6.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (3.89%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.89%) Fixed Income
7 5 (2.78%) Statistics
8 4 (2.22%) Mathematics
8 4 (2.22%) Economics
9 2 (1.11%) Credit Derivative
9 2 (1.11%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 2 (1.11%) FMCG
9 2 (1.11%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.56%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.56%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.56%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.78%) UNIX
2 1 (0.56%) Windows
2 1 (0.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (37.78%) Risk Management
2 47 (26.11%) Stress Testing
3 37 (20.56%) Data Modelling
4 30 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 20 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (10.00%) Project Management
6 18 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
7 17 (9.44%) Analytics
8 15 (8.33%) Business Analysis
9 14 (7.78%) Data Analysis
10 13 (7.22%) Risk Assessment
11 10 (5.56%) Validation
12 8 (4.44%) Information Security
12 8 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (3.89%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (3.33%) ITIL
14 6 (3.33%) Time Management
14 6 (3.33%) Quantitative Analysis
15 5 (2.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 5 (2.78%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (32.22%) SQL
2 11 (6.11%) VBA
3 5 (2.78%) MATLAB
4 2 (1.11%) SAS Macro
4 2 (1.11%) VB
4 2 (1.11%) C#
5 1 (0.56%) C++
5 1 (0.56%) Java
5 1 (0.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 38 (21.11%) Degree
2 16 (8.89%) CISSP
3 13 (7.22%) CISM
4 11 (6.11%) CISA
5 3 (1.67%) CHFI
5 3 (1.67%) CEH
5 3 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.67%) CCNA
6 2 (1.11%) CISMP
7 1 (0.56%) CFA
7 1 (0.56%) MBA
7 1 (0.56%) MCT
7 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.78%) QA
2 3 (1.67%) Solvency II
2 3 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.67%) COBIT
2 3 (1.67%) AIFMD
3 2 (1.11%) Basel III
4 1 (0.56%) Basel II
4 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 12 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.33%) BT
3 3 (1.67%) Teradata
3 3 (1.67%) Bloomberg
3 3 (1.67%) MobileIron
4 2 (1.11%) SAP
4 2 (1.11%) Murex
4 2 (1.11%) SunGard
5 1 (0.56%) Dell
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle
5 1 (0.56%) Sybase
5 1 (0.56%) Misys
5 1 (0.56%) Calypso
5 1 (0.56%) SolarWinds
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