The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Analyst
Rank 472 399 327
Rank change year-on-year
-73 -72
Contract jobs requiring a Risk Analyst 115 145 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.30% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.33% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 95 217
Average daily rate £467 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.04% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £310 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £628
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £275 £438
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -37.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £12.50 -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -111 113 £471 -10.28% 55
London -61 92 £500 -4.76% 15
City of London -28 33 £538 +7.50% 5
North West - 10 £375 - 8
Manchester - 4 £375 - 1
Cheshire - 4 £400 - 4
West Midlands - 3 £325 - 2
Scotland -11 2 £375 +50.00% 1
West Yorkshire -18 2 £429 - 7
Yorkshire -20 2 £429 - 9
Canary Wharf - 2 £535 -
South East - 2 £481 - 5
East Midlands - 2 £318 - 1
Birmingham - 2 £323 - 1
Edinburgh -26 1 £375 - 1
Surrey - 1 £525 - 1
East of England - - - - 1
Merseyside - - - -
North East - - - -
South Wales - - - - 1
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Wales - - - - 1
Leeds - - - - 4
Liverpool - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Essex - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - - 1

Risk Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 112 (49.34%) Finance
2 94 (41.41%) Risk Management
3 86 (37.89%) Banking
4 68 (29.96%) Credit Risk
5 49 (21.59%) Investment Banking
6 39 (17.18%) Market Risk
7 34 (14.98%) Information Security
8 32 (14.10%) SQL
9 29 (12.78%) Degree
10 27 (11.89%) QA
11 26 (11.45%) User Acceptance Testing
12 25 (11.01%) Front Office
13 24 (10.57%) Risk Assessment
14 23 (10.13%) Legal
15 22 (9.69%) Data Modelling
16 19 (8.37%) Derivative
17 17 (7.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 17 (7.49%) Stakeholder Management
18 16 (7.05%) UML
18 16 (7.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
18 16 (7.05%) CISSP
18 16 (7.05%) Business Analysis
19 15 (6.61%) Change Control
19 15 (6.61%) Release Management
19 15 (6.61%) SAS
19 15 (6.61%) MS Excel
19 15 (6.61%) SharePoint
19 15 (6.61%) CISA
20 14 (6.17%) BPR
20 14 (6.17%) PCI DSS

Risk Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 15 (6.61%) SAS
1 15 (6.61%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.76%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (6.61%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (3.08%) MS Office
4 4 (1.76%) MS Project
4 4 (1.76%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Front Arena
1 1 (0.44%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.20%) Internet
2 2 (0.88%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.64%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 4 (1.76%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.76%) MS Access
2 4 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.32%) Base SAS
4 2 (0.88%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.44%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (0.44%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.44%) Big Data
5 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.44%) DTS
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.76%) Subversion
2 2 (0.88%) JIRA
General
1 112 (49.34%) Finance
2 86 (37.89%) Banking
3 49 (21.59%) Investment Banking
4 25 (11.01%) Front Office
5 23 (10.13%) Legal
6 9 (3.96%) Telecoms
7 8 (3.52%) Advertising
7 8 (3.52%) Retail
8 4 (1.76%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.88%) Back Office
9 2 (0.88%) Wholesale Banking
10 1 (0.44%) Marketing
10 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.64%) XML
2 3 (1.32%) FpML
3 2 (0.88%) XSLT
4 1 (0.44%) Velocity
4 1 (0.44%) WPF
4 1 (0.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 68 (29.96%) Credit Risk
2 39 (17.18%) Market Risk
3 19 (8.37%) Derivative
4 8 (3.52%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.08%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (2.64%) Fixed Income
7 5 (2.20%) Credit Derivative
8 4 (1.76%) Equities
8 4 (1.76%) Equity Derivative
9 3 (1.32%) Reference Data
9 3 (1.32%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.32%) Physics
9 3 (1.32%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.88%) Energy Derivatives
10 2 (0.88%) PKI
10 2 (0.88%) Economics
11 1 (0.44%) Data Extraction
11 1 (0.44%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.52%) UNIX
2 5 (2.20%) Windows
3 1 (0.44%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (41.41%) Risk Management
2 34 (14.98%) Information Security
3 26 (11.45%) User Acceptance Testing
4 24 (10.57%) Risk Assessment
5 22 (9.69%) Data Modelling
6 17 (7.49%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (7.05%) UML
7 16 (7.05%) Business Analysis
8 15 (6.61%) Change Control
8 15 (6.61%) Release Management
9 14 (6.17%) BPR
9 14 (6.17%) Systems Analysis
9 14 (6.17%) Document Management
10 13 (5.73%) Stress Testing
10 13 (5.73%) Project Management
10 13 (5.73%) Quality Management
10 13 (5.73%) Workflow
10 13 (5.73%) Validation
11 11 (4.85%) Data Analysis
12 9 (3.96%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (14.10%) SQL
2 13 (5.73%) VBA
3 8 (3.52%) Java
4 4 (1.76%) C++
4 4 (1.76%) Python
4 4 (1.76%) Objective-C
5 3 (1.32%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.88%) Perl
7 1 (0.44%) R
7 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (12.78%) Degree
2 16 (7.05%) CISSP
3 15 (6.61%) CISA
4 13 (5.73%) CISM
5 5 (2.20%) CRISC
6 4 (1.76%) APMP
7 2 (0.88%) GIAC
7 2 (0.88%) QiCA
8 1 (0.44%) CCA
8 1 (0.44%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (11.89%) QA
2 17 (7.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (7.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 14 (6.17%) PCI DSS
5 9 (3.96%) Basel III
6 8 (3.52%) ISO 9000
7 6 (2.64%) ISO 9001
8 5 (2.20%) Basel II
9 4 (1.76%) CRD IV
10 3 (1.32%) Dodd-Frank
10 3 (1.32%) EMIR
10 3 (1.32%) COBIT
11 2 (0.88%) BS7799
12 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.44%) FATCA
12 1 (0.44%) MiFID
12 1 (0.44%) GCP
Systems Management
1 2 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (2.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (1.76%) Oracle
3 3 (1.32%) Business Objects
4 2 (0.88%) SAP
4 2 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (0.88%) Murex
5 1 (0.44%) Pega
5 1 (0.44%) GoldenSource
5 1 (0.44%) Brady
5 1 (0.44%) Teradata
5 1 (0.44%) Sophis
5 1 (0.44%) Calypso
5 1 (0.44%) StatPro
5 1 (0.44%) Algorithmics
5 1 (0.44%) OpenLink
5 1 (0.44%) Sage
5 1 (0.44%) Sybase
East Riding of Yorkshire
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: Competitive Daily Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: 12 days ago