The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Risk Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Risk Analyst
Rank 439 443 402
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -41
Contract jobs requiring a Risk Analyst 224 206 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.36% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.38% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 152 170
Median daily rate £475 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £375 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £609 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.52 -
UK excluding London median 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
51181 53984 51041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.77% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33252 34149 30933
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1553 2015 2063
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Risk Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Risk Analyst in the job title.

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 25 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +27 199 £488 -2.50% 28
London +11 146 £550 +4.76% 19
City of London +15 31 £525 -6.66% 8
Scotland -19 20 £450 +7.14% 1
Edinburgh -8 18 £450 +7.14% 1
South West +10 14 £300 -60.00% 2
South East +4 12 £400 -11.11% 4
West Midlands -22 9 £425 -10.52% 1
North West +13 8 £425 +18.88% 1
Buckinghamshire +20 6 £400 -15.78% 1
West Yorkshire 0 6 £404 -9.77%
Yorkshire -6 6 £404 -9.77%
Milton Keynes +14 5 £400 -20.00% 1
Surrey 0 5 £403 +0.62% 1
Bristol - 5 £300 - 1
Gloucestershire - 5 £250 - 1
Birmingham - 4 £425 -
Wales +20 3 £263 -42.93%
South Wales +14 3 £263 -42.93%
Wolverhampton +4 3 £463 -6.09%
Halifax +2 3 £423 -9.13%
East Midlands -7 3 £400 -2.14% 1
Manchester -10 3 £475 +32.86% 1
Northamptonshire - 3 £400 - 1
Northampton - 3 £400 - 1
East of England +16 2 - -
Dorset - 2 - -
Erskine - 2 £325 -
Ipswich - 2 - -
Bournemouth - 2 - -

Risk Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, Risk Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Risk Analyst in the job title.

1 221 (53.90%) Finance
2 155 (37.80%) Banking
3 152 (37.07%) Credit Risk
4 121 (29.51%) Risk Management
5 87 (21.22%) SQL
6 73 (17.80%) Market Risk
7 71 (17.32%) Analytical Skills
7 71 (17.32%) SAS
8 65 (15.85%) Business Analysis
9 55 (13.41%) Data Analysis
9 55 (13.41%) Investment Banking
9 55 (13.41%) Agile Software Development
10 54 (13.17%) Front Office
11 53 (12.93%) Degree
12 47 (11.46%) Retail
13 45 (10.98%) SDLC
14 43 (10.49%) Analytics
15 42 (10.24%) Derivative
16 36 (8.78%) Stress Testing
17 35 (8.54%) Project Management
18 34 (8.29%) Stakeholder Management
19 32 (7.80%) Validation
20 28 (6.83%) Migration
21 27 (6.59%) Information Security
22 26 (6.34%) Mathematics
23 25 (6.10%) Risk Analysis
24 24 (5.85%) QA
24 24 (5.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
24 24 (5.85%) Oracle
25 22 (5.37%) Fixed Income

Risk Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 71 (17.32%) SAS
2 8 (1.95%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.24%) Confluence
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 17 (4.15%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.66%) MS Office
3 10 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
4 8 (1.95%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.71%) SPSS
6 4 (0.98%) MS Project
6 4 (0.98%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.73%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Adaptiv
1 1 (0.24%) SAP HR
1 1 (0.24%) TradeThru
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.24%) Office 365
1 1 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.49%) Firewall
1 2 (0.49%) NAS
1 2 (0.49%) SAN
2 1 (0.24%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (0.24%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (0.24%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.12%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (1.95%) Data Mining
2 8 (1.95%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 6 (1.46%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (1.46%) SQL Server
4 4 (0.98%) Big Data
5 3 (0.73%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.49%) QlikView
6 2 (0.49%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.49%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (0.24%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.24%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.24%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.24%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.24%) OLAP
7 1 (0.24%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.24%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (0.24%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.22%) Selenium
2 4 (0.98%) HP UFT
3 2 (0.49%) JIRA
4 1 (0.24%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.24%) FitNesse
4 1 (0.24%) Gatling
4 1 (0.24%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.24%) TestDirector
General
1 221 (53.90%) Finance
2 155 (37.80%) Banking
3 55 (13.41%) Investment Banking
4 54 (13.17%) Front Office
5 47 (11.46%) Retail
6 15 (3.66%) Legal
7 11 (2.68%) Retail Banking
8 10 (2.44%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.46%) Publishing
10 3 (0.73%) Back Office
10 3 (0.73%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.73%) Marketing
11 2 (0.49%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.49%) Wholesale Banking
12 1 (0.24%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.24%) International Banking
12 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.24%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.24%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.24%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.22%) .NET
2 4 (0.98%) MSMQ
3 1 (0.24%) HTML
3 1 (0.24%) JNI
3 1 (0.24%) Middleware
3 1 (0.24%) Murex MxML
3 1 (0.24%) REST
3 1 (0.24%) Spring
3 1 (0.24%) XML
3 1 (0.24%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 152 (37.07%) Credit Risk
2 73 (17.80%) Market Risk
3 71 (17.32%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (10.24%) Derivative
5 26 (6.34%) Mathematics
6 24 (5.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 22 (5.37%) Fixed Income
8 21 (5.12%) Equities
9 14 (3.41%) Credit Derivative
9 14 (3.41%) Physics
10 11 (2.68%) Management Information System
10 11 (2.68%) Statistics
11 10 (2.44%) Economics
12 7 (1.71%) Equity Derivative
12 7 (1.71%) Visualisation
13 6 (1.46%) Grid Computing
14 5 (1.22%) Data Structures
14 5 (1.22%) OTC Derivatives
14 5 (1.22%) User Experience
15 4 (0.98%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.20%) Unix
2 6 (1.46%) Windows
3 1 (0.24%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (29.51%) Risk Management
2 65 (15.85%) Business Analysis
3 55 (13.41%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (13.41%) Data Analysis
4 45 (10.98%) SDLC
5 43 (10.49%) Analytics
6 36 (8.78%) Stress Testing
7 35 (8.54%) Project Management
8 34 (8.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 32 (7.80%) Validation
10 28 (6.83%) Migration
11 27 (6.59%) Information Security
12 25 (6.10%) Risk Analysis
13 21 (5.12%) Scrum
14 19 (4.63%) User Acceptance Testing
15 18 (4.39%) Risk Analytics
16 17 (4.15%) Data Management
16 17 (4.15%) Monte Carlo Method
16 17 (4.15%) Risk Assessment
16 17 (4.15%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 87 (21.22%) SQL
2 17 (4.15%) C#
2 17 (4.15%) C++
3 14 (3.41%) Python
4 12 (2.93%) VBA
5 10 (2.44%) Java
6 8 (1.95%) MATLAB
6 8 (1.95%) R
7 7 (1.71%) PL/SQL
8 5 (1.22%) SAS Macro
9 3 (0.73%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.49%) Haskell
11 1 (0.24%) C
11 1 (0.24%) PHP
11 1 (0.24%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.24%) Scala
11 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.24%) VB
Qualifications
1 53 (12.93%) Degree
2 18 (4.39%) CISSP
3 13 (3.17%) CISM
4 11 (2.68%) CRISC
5 9 (2.20%) CGEIT
6 7 (1.71%) ISEB
7 6 (1.46%) PMP
8 5 (1.22%) CISA
8 5 (1.22%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.98%) Security Cleared
10 3 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.73%) PhD
11 2 (0.49%) CFA
11 2 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.49%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.24%) ISSMP
12 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.24%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.85%) QA
2 15 (3.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (3.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (2.44%) Basel II
4 10 (2.44%) Basel III
5 9 (2.20%) COREP
6 8 (1.95%) Data Quality
7 6 (1.46%) COBIT
7 6 (1.46%) FINREP
7 6 (1.46%) PCI DSS
8 5 (1.22%) CRD IV
9 2 (0.49%) GxP
9 2 (0.49%) MiFID
9 2 (0.49%) SLA
9 2 (0.49%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.49%) SSAE 16
10 1 (0.24%) AIFMD
10 1 (0.24%) ISO27002
10 1 (0.24%) ISO27005
10 1 (0.24%) UCITS
System Software
1 1 (0.24%) Platform Symphony
1 1 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (1.71%) RSA Archer
2 4 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.49%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.24%) Control-M
4 1 (0.24%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.24%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.24%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Flashback
4 1 (0.24%) QRadar
4 1 (0.24%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (5.85%) Oracle
2 13 (3.17%) Microsoft
3 8 (1.95%) Murex
4 4 (0.98%) Bloomberg
4 4 (0.98%) Teradata
5 3 (0.73%) Sybase
6 2 (0.49%) Algorithmics
6 2 (0.49%) HP
6 2 (0.49%) Planview
6 2 (0.49%) SAP
6 2 (0.49%) Sophis
7 1 (0.24%) ArcSight
7 1 (0.24%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (0.24%) Forcepoint
7 1 (0.24%) LogRhythm
7 1 (0.24%) Proofpoint
7 1 (0.24%) Reuters
7 1 (0.24%) Tableau
7 1 (0.24%) TSYS
7 1 (0.24%) VMware
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