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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Analyst
Rank 533 407 340
Rank change year-on-year
-126 -67
Contract jobs requiring a Risk Analyst 96 175 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.33% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.36% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 130 185
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£525 £438 £551
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -20.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £347 £375
% change year-on-year
+20.85% -7.60%
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
52873 48864 52221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.73% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 32949 29518 29383
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2099 2105 2573
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.45 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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
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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 -96 91 £531 +18.05% 31
London -34 76 £550 +6.02% 14
City of London -3 24 £538 +7.50% 7
Manchester -8 5 £525 +250.00% 3
North West -31 5 £525 +53.62% 3
Yorkshire -2 4 £394 -25.00% 4
Scotland -17 4 £338 +16.37% 1
East Midlands +7 2 £400 - 3
Edinburgh -7 2 £338 +60.71% 1
West Yorkshire -9 2 £438 -16.66% 4
South West -34 2 £275 -23.61% 1
West Midlands - 2 £500 - 3
South East - - - - 2
Paddington - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - -
Midlands - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
Lichfield - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
Bolton - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Southampton - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Staines - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -

Risk Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 104 (48.60%) Banking
2 90 (42.06%) Finance
3 83 (38.79%) Risk Management
4 73 (34.11%) Credit Risk
5 72 (33.64%) Investment Banking
6 66 (30.84%) Market Risk
7 58 (27.10%) SQL
8 47 (21.96%) Degree
9 40 (18.69%) Business Analysis
9 40 (18.69%) Data Modelling
10 36 (16.82%) Stress Testing
11 27 (12.62%) Front Office
12 23 (10.75%) Stakeholder Management
12 23 (10.75%) User Acceptance Testing
13 21 (9.81%) Integration Testing
13 21 (9.81%) Analytical Skills
14 19 (8.88%) Information Security
15 18 (8.41%) Derivative
16 17 (7.94%) Analytics
17 16 (7.48%) SAS
17 16 (7.48%) Risk Analysis
18 15 (7.01%) Data Analysis
18 15 (7.01%) ITIL
18 15 (7.01%) Risk Assessment
19 14 (6.54%) Legal
19 14 (6.54%) Project Management
19 14 (6.54%) CISSP
19 14 (6.54%) MS Office
20 13 (6.07%) Windows
20 13 (6.07%) COBIT

Risk Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 16 (7.48%) SAS
2 2 (0.93%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (6.54%) MS Office
2 12 (5.61%) MS Excel
3 8 (3.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.40%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.47%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Adaptiv
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.93%) Firewall
2 1 (0.47%) Wireless
2 1 (0.47%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (0.47%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.34%) Data Mining
2 5 (2.34%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.40%) Hadoop
3 3 (1.40%) Big Data
3 3 (1.40%) MS Access
3 3 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.93%) OLAP
4 2 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (0.93%) Base SAS
4 2 (0.93%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.47%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.93%) JIRA
2 1 (0.47%) Toad
2 1 (0.47%) ERwin
General
1 104 (48.60%) Banking
2 90 (42.06%) Finance
3 72 (33.64%) Investment Banking
4 27 (12.62%) Front Office
5 14 (6.54%) Legal
6 12 (5.61%) Back Office
7 7 (3.27%) Retail
8 4 (1.87%) Advertising
8 4 (1.87%) French Language
9 3 (1.40%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.40%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.47%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.47%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.47%) Military
10 1 (0.47%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.40%) FpML
1 3 (1.40%) XML
2 1 (0.47%) Middleware
2 1 (0.47%) .NET
2 1 (0.47%) MDX
2 1 (0.47%) WCF
2 1 (0.47%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 73 (34.11%) Credit Risk
2 66 (30.84%) Market Risk
3 21 (9.81%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (8.41%) Derivative
5 10 (4.67%) Fixed Income
6 9 (4.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (3.74%) Mainframe
7 8 (3.74%) Management Information System
7 8 (3.74%) Credit Derivative
7 8 (3.74%) Computer Science
8 6 (2.80%) Economics
9 5 (2.34%) Mathematics
9 5 (2.34%) Equities
9 5 (2.34%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.87%) Physics
10 4 (1.87%) Chemistry
11 3 (1.40%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (0.93%) NHS
12 2 (0.93%) SWIFT
13 1 (0.47%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.07%) Windows
2 8 (3.74%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (38.79%) Risk Management
2 40 (18.69%) Data Modelling
2 40 (18.69%) Business Analysis
3 36 (16.82%) Stress Testing
4 23 (10.75%) User Acceptance Testing
4 23 (10.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (9.81%) Integration Testing
6 19 (8.88%) Information Security
7 17 (7.94%) Analytics
8 16 (7.48%) Risk Analysis
9 15 (7.01%) Data Analysis
9 15 (7.01%) Risk Assessment
9 15 (7.01%) ITIL
10 14 (6.54%) Project Management
11 11 (5.14%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (4.67%) UML
13 8 (3.74%) Change Control
13 8 (3.74%) Risk Analytics
14 6 (2.80%) Vulnerability Management
15 5 (2.34%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 58 (27.10%) SQL
2 10 (4.67%) VBA
3 6 (2.80%) Python
3 6 (2.80%) C
4 4 (1.87%) Java
5 2 (0.93%) C#
5 2 (0.93%) C++
5 2 (0.93%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.93%) LINC
5 2 (0.93%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 47 (21.96%) Degree
2 14 (6.54%) CISSP
3 11 (5.14%) CISM
4 7 (3.27%) CISA
5 6 (2.80%) CRISC
6 5 (2.34%) GIAC
7 1 (0.47%) CISMP
7 1 (0.47%) CIMA
7 1 (0.47%) ISEB
7 1 (0.47%) ACCA
7 1 (0.47%) NVQ Level 4
7 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.47%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.47%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.47%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.07%) COBIT
2 9 (4.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (3.27%) Basel III
3 7 (3.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (2.80%) QA
4 6 (2.80%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.87%) SLA
5 4 (1.87%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (1.40%) Basel II
6 3 (1.40%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.93%) EMIR
8 1 (0.47%) COREP
8 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.47%) GMP
System Software
1 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.47%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 9 (4.21%) Oracle
2 8 (3.74%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.34%) Sybase
4 3 (1.40%) Business Objects
4 3 (1.40%) Cognos
5 2 (0.93%) SAP
5 2 (0.93%) SunGard
6 1 (0.47%) Citrix
6 1 (0.47%) CA
6 1 (0.47%) Informatica
6 1 (0.47%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.47%) Primavera
6 1 (0.47%) TSYS
6 1 (0.47%) MobileIron
6 1 (0.47%) IBM
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