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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Analyst
Rank 516 456 446
Rank change year-on-year
-60 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Risk Analyst 76 115 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.22% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.24% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 80 95
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£500 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £319 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £800 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £469 £338 £351
% change year-on-year
+38.68% -3.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
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
49935 47333 45284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.07% 92.46% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31866 28484 25556
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2011 2083 2584
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.77 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -77 63 £500 -4.76% 23
London -23 49 £525 -4.54% 9
City of London -10 20 £525 -4.54% 7
Scotland +2 13 £500 - 2
Edinburgh -6 10 £500 - 1
East Midlands +9 3 £425 - 3
North West -21 3 - - 2
West Midlands - 3 £500 - 1
Glasgow - 3 - - 1
Manchester -12 2 - - 2
South East -30 2 £330 - 4
Northamptonshire - 2 £425 - 3
Northampton - 2 £425 -
Cheshire -3 1 - -
East Sussex - - - - 3
Hertfordshire - - - - 2
Midlothian - - - -
Brighton - - - - 3
Bristol - - - -
Cardiff - - - - 1
Nottingham - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Warwick - - - -
Watford - - - - 2
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1

Risk Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 87 (48.07%) Banking
2 77 (42.54%) Risk Management
3 70 (38.67%) Finance
4 66 (36.46%) Credit Risk
5 62 (34.25%) Market Risk
6 59 (32.60%) SQL
7 55 (30.39%) Investment Banking
8 38 (20.99%) Data Modelling
9 37 (20.44%) Stress Testing
9 37 (20.44%) Degree
10 29 (16.02%) Analytical Skills
11 27 (14.92%) Front Office
12 25 (13.81%) Stakeholder Management
13 24 (13.26%) Business Analysis
13 24 (13.26%) Integration Testing
14 22 (12.15%) Derivative
14 22 (12.15%) SAS
15 20 (11.05%) Project Management
15 20 (11.05%) User Acceptance Testing
16 18 (9.94%) Risk Analysis
17 17 (9.39%) Analytics
18 14 (7.73%) CISSP
18 14 (7.73%) ITIL
19 13 (7.18%) Fixed Income
19 13 (7.18%) Agile Software Development
20 12 (6.63%) MS Office
20 12 (6.63%) MS Excel
20 12 (6.63%) CISM
21 11 (6.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 11 (6.08%) Risk Assessment

Risk Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 22 (12.15%) SAS
2 3 (1.66%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (6.63%) MS Office
1 12 (6.63%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.31%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.55%) LaTeX
3 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Summit
1 1 (0.55%) Adaptiv
1 1 (0.55%) SunGard APT
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.21%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (1.10%) Firewall
3 1 (0.55%) Wireless
3 1 (0.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.31%) SQL Server
1 6 (3.31%) Big Data
2 5 (2.76%) Hadoop
3 4 (2.21%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.21%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.10%) Base SAS
4 2 (1.10%) OLAP
4 2 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.10%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 2 (1.10%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (0.55%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.55%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Toad
1 1 (0.55%) ERwin
General
1 87 (48.07%) Banking
2 70 (38.67%) Finance
3 55 (30.39%) Investment Banking
4 27 (14.92%) Front Office
5 9 (4.97%) Legal
6 8 (4.42%) Back Office
7 5 (2.76%) Retail
8 4 (2.21%) Advertising
8 4 (2.21%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.10%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.55%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.55%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.21%) XML
1 4 (2.21%) FpML
2 1 (0.55%) WCF
2 1 (0.55%) WF
2 1 (0.55%) SailPoint
2 1 (0.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 66 (36.46%) Credit Risk
2 62 (34.25%) Market Risk
3 29 (16.02%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (12.15%) Derivative
5 13 (7.18%) Fixed Income
6 11 (6.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (4.42%) Credit Derivative
8 7 (3.87%) Management Information System
9 6 (3.31%) Economics
10 5 (2.76%) Data Structures
11 4 (2.21%) Equities
12 3 (1.66%) Computer Science
13 2 (1.10%) SWIFT
13 2 (1.10%) Mainframe
13 2 (1.10%) Data Protection Act
13 2 (1.10%) Mathematics
14 1 (0.55%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 1 (0.55%) Reference Data
14 1 (0.55%) FMCG
14 1 (0.55%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.42%) Windows
2 4 (2.21%) UNIX
3 1 (0.55%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (42.54%) Risk Management
2 38 (20.99%) Data Modelling
3 37 (20.44%) Stress Testing
4 25 (13.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (13.26%) Business Analysis
5 24 (13.26%) Integration Testing
6 20 (11.05%) User Acceptance Testing
6 20 (11.05%) Project Management
7 18 (9.94%) Risk Analysis
8 17 (9.39%) Analytics
9 14 (7.73%) ITIL
10 13 (7.18%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (6.08%) Risk Assessment
11 11 (6.08%) Information Security
12 10 (5.52%) Data Analysis
13 7 (3.87%) Business Continuity
13 7 (3.87%) UML
13 7 (3.87%) Risk Analytics
14 6 (3.31%) Data Management
15 5 (2.76%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (32.60%) SQL
2 9 (4.97%) VBA
3 3 (1.66%) Python
3 3 (1.66%) C
3 3 (1.66%) Java
3 3 (1.66%) SAS Macro
4 2 (1.10%) LINC
5 1 (0.55%) C#
5 1 (0.55%) C++
5 1 (0.55%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 37 (20.44%) Degree
2 14 (7.73%) CISSP
3 12 (6.63%) CISM
4 6 (3.31%) CISA
5 5 (2.76%) CRISC
6 4 (2.21%) GIAC
7 3 (1.66%) CISMP
8 1 (0.55%) CFA
8 1 (0.55%) CIMA
8 1 (0.55%) MBA
8 1 (0.55%) MCT
8 1 (0.55%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.52%) COBIT
2 6 (3.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (2.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.76%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.76%) Basel III
3 5 (2.76%) Solvency II
4 4 (2.21%) SLA
4 4 (2.21%) QA
5 2 (1.10%) EMIR
5 2 (1.10%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (1.10%) Basel II
6 1 (0.55%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.55%) COREP
System Software
1 1 (0.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.55%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.55%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 10 (5.52%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.97%) Oracle
3 4 (2.21%) MobileIron
4 3 (1.66%) Cognos
4 3 (1.66%) SunGard
5 2 (1.10%) Sybase
5 2 (1.10%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.55%) IBM
6 1 (0.55%) Misys
6 1 (0.55%) Dell
6 1 (0.55%) Citrix
6 1 (0.55%) CA
6 1 (0.55%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.55%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.55%) Primavera
6 1 (0.55%) SolarWinds
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