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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Analyst
Rank 511 469 408
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -61
Contract jobs requiring a Risk Analyst 102 123 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.23% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.25% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 94 100
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£475 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £322 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £370 £308
% change year-on-year
+21.62% +20.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
51627 49001 45588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.58% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32558 29967 26404
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1943 1955 2128
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £38.59 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -74 77 £493 -1.50% 46
London -39 57 £500 -5.66% 16
City of London -4 30 £500 -9.09% 8
Scotland +25 23 £450 +28.11% 1
Edinburgh +12 12 £450 +28.11% 1
Glasgow - 7 £120 -
East Midlands -2 6 £409 +22.01% 1
Nottingham - 5 £409 -
Nottinghamshire - 5 £409 -
West Yorkshire -18 4 £365 +9.77% 9
Yorkshire -20 4 £365 +9.77% 10
Stirling - 4 £500 -
West Midlands -2 3 £475 +46.15% 10
South East -19 3 £450 +29.49% 5
Halifax -3 2 £365 +9.77% 2
Canary Wharf -11 2 £338 -48.07%
South Wales - 2 £449 - 1
Wales - 2 £449 - 1
Midlands - 2 £513 -
Cardiff - 2 £449 - 1
Berkshire - 2 £450 - 1
Wolverhampton +3 1 £493 +15.88% 3
Buckinghamshire 0 1 £450 +20.00% 1
Docklands, London -5 1 - -
Manchester -15 1 - - 1
North West -31 1 - - 2
East of England - 1 £325 - 1
Reading - 1 £450 -
Slough - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £325 -

Risk Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 109 (51.90%) Banking
2 95 (45.24%) Finance
3 76 (36.19%) Risk Management
4 69 (32.86%) Investment Banking
5 61 (29.05%) Credit Risk
6 59 (28.10%) Market Risk
7 58 (27.62%) SQL
8 43 (20.48%) Stress Testing
9 38 (18.10%) Degree
10 35 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
11 33 (15.71%) SAS
12 28 (13.33%) Data Modelling
13 24 (11.43%) Business Analysis
13 24 (11.43%) Analytics
13 24 (11.43%) Front Office
14 23 (10.95%) CISSP
14 23 (10.95%) Integration Testing
15 22 (10.48%) MS Excel
16 21 (10.00%) Data Analysis
17 20 (9.52%) VBA
17 20 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
18 19 (9.05%) CISA
19 18 (8.57%) Information Security
19 18 (8.57%) Risk Analysis
20 16 (7.62%) Risk Assessment
20 16 (7.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 16 (7.62%) Project Management
21 15 (7.14%) CISM
21 15 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
22 13 (6.19%) Validation

Risk Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 33 (15.71%) SAS
2 1 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.48%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 22 (10.48%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (2.38%) MS Office
4 3 (1.43%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.48%) MS Project
5 1 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Summit
1 1 (0.48%) Adaptiv
1 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.38%) Firewall
2 3 (1.43%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.48%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.90%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.43%) MS Access
4 2 (0.95%) Big Data
4 2 (0.95%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.95%) QlikView
4 2 (0.95%) Base SAS
4 2 (0.95%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.48%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (0.48%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database
General
1 109 (51.90%) Banking
2 95 (45.24%) Finance
3 69 (32.86%) Investment Banking
4 24 (11.43%) Front Office
5 11 (5.24%) Retail
6 9 (4.29%) Financial Institution
7 8 (3.81%) Marketing
8 3 (1.43%) Wholesale Banking
8 3 (1.43%) Back Office
8 3 (1.43%) Legal
9 2 (0.95%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.95%) French Language
10 1 (0.48%) Advertising
10 1 (0.48%) Billing
10 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.95%) XML
1 2 (0.95%) FpML
2 1 (0.48%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (0.48%) Castor
2 1 (0.48%) Middleware
2 1 (0.48%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 61 (29.05%) Credit Risk
2 59 (28.10%) Market Risk
3 35 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (7.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 10 (4.76%) Fixed Income
5 10 (4.76%) Derivative
6 7 (3.33%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.86%) Statistics
8 4 (1.90%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.90%) Economics
9 3 (1.43%) Equities
9 3 (1.43%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.95%) Credit Derivative
10 2 (0.95%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 2 (0.95%) FMCG
10 2 (0.95%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.48%) iSeries
11 1 (0.48%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.48%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.48%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.86%) UNIX
2 3 (1.43%) Linux
3 1 (0.48%) Windows
3 1 (0.48%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (36.19%) Risk Management
2 43 (20.48%) Stress Testing
3 28 (13.33%) Data Modelling
4 24 (11.43%) Business Analysis
4 24 (11.43%) Analytics
5 23 (10.95%) Integration Testing
6 21 (10.00%) Data Analysis
7 20 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (8.57%) Information Security
8 18 (8.57%) Risk Analysis
9 16 (7.62%) Risk Assessment
9 16 (7.62%) Project Management
10 15 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (6.19%) Validation
12 10 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (4.29%) Migration
13 9 (4.29%) ITIL
14 8 (3.81%) Time Management
14 8 (3.81%) Quantitative Analysis
14 8 (3.81%) Risk Analytics
Programming Languages
1 58 (27.62%) SQL
2 20 (9.52%) VBA
3 4 (1.90%) MATLAB
4 2 (0.95%) SAS Macro
4 2 (0.95%) Python
4 2 (0.95%) VB
4 2 (0.95%) Perl
5 1 (0.48%) C#
5 1 (0.48%) C++
Qualifications
1 38 (18.10%) Degree
2 23 (10.95%) CISSP
3 19 (9.05%) CISA
4 15 (7.14%) CISM
5 3 (1.43%) CEH
5 3 (1.43%) CHFI
5 3 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.43%) CCNA
6 2 (0.95%) CRISC
7 1 (0.48%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.48%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.48%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (3.33%) QA
3 6 (2.86%) Basel III
4 5 (2.38%) COBIT
5 4 (1.90%) PCI DSS
6 3 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.43%) AIFMD
7 2 (0.95%) COREP
7 2 (0.95%) Basel II
7 2 (0.95%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.48%) COSO
8 1 (0.48%) GAAP
8 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.48%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (6.19%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.76%) Teradata
3 6 (2.86%) BT
4 4 (1.90%) Oracle
4 4 (1.90%) Sybase
5 2 (0.95%) SAP
5 2 (0.95%) Bloomberg
5 2 (0.95%) Murex
6 1 (0.48%) Calypso
6 1 (0.48%) SunGard
6 1 (0.48%) Business Objects
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