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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Analyst
Rank 509 463 402
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -61
Contract jobs requiring a Risk Analyst 98 120 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.23% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.25% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 84 93
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£475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £306 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £688 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £370 £310
% change year-on-year
+21.62% +19.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
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
50008 48637 43579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.32% 92.39% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30924 30184 25017
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
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 1983 2005 2160
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 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 27 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 22 May 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 -60 83 £488 +2.63% 50
London -31 69 £494 -1.25% 16
City of London +2 26 £500 -9.09% 6
Scotland +6 13 £450 +21.62% 5
Edinburgh +6 9 £450 +21.62% 5
Yorkshire -11 5 £360 +8.27% 6
Glasgow -2 4 - -
East Midlands -9 4 £475 +41.79% 6
West Yorkshire -8 3 £360 +8.27% 3
Docklands, London -2 2 £555 +9.90%
Halifax -2 2 £365 +9.77% 1
South East -15 2 £500 +14.28% 7
South Wales - 2 £449 -
Wales - 2 £449 -
Sheffield - 2 - - 1
Cardiff - 2 £449 -
South Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
Swindon +12 1 £675 +110.93% 1
South West +10 1 £675 +110.93% 2
Wiltshire +3 1 £675 +110.93% 1
Northamptonshire 0 1 £550 +73.22%
Northampton -3 1 £550 +73.22%
West Midlands -12 1 £475 +46.15% 7
Nottingham - 1 - - 1
Berkshire - 1 - -
Slough - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - - 1

Risk Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 106 (54.64%) Banking
2 81 (41.75%) Finance
3 72 (37.11%) Risk Management
4 69 (35.57%) Investment Banking
5 64 (32.99%) Market Risk
6 63 (32.47%) SQL
7 56 (28.87%) Credit Risk
8 50 (25.77%) Stress Testing
9 40 (20.62%) Degree
10 37 (19.07%) Data Modelling
11 33 (17.01%) SAS
12 31 (15.98%) Analytical Skills
13 29 (14.95%) Integration Testing
14 23 (11.86%) Analytics
15 21 (10.82%) Front Office
16 20 (10.31%) Business Analysis
16 20 (10.31%) Risk Analysis
17 18 (9.28%) Stakeholder Management
17 18 (9.28%) CISSP
18 17 (8.76%) MS Excel
18 17 (8.76%) VBA
18 17 (8.76%) Project Management
18 17 (8.76%) Data Analysis
19 15 (7.73%) CISA
20 14 (7.22%) CISM
20 14 (7.22%) Risk Assessment
21 13 (6.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
22 12 (6.19%) Information Security
22 12 (6.19%) Validation
22 12 (6.19%) Derivative

Risk Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (17.01%) SAS
2 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (8.76%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.55%) MS Office
4 2 (1.03%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.03%) Summit
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.55%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (1.55%) Firewall
2 1 (0.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.06%) Big Data
3 3 (1.55%) Hadoop
3 3 (1.55%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.03%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.03%) MS Access
4 2 (1.03%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.52%) QlikView
5 1 (0.52%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.52%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 106 (54.64%) Banking
2 81 (41.75%) Finance
3 69 (35.57%) Investment Banking
4 21 (10.82%) Front Office
5 10 (5.15%) Retail
6 9 (4.64%) Financial Institution
7 7 (3.61%) Marketing
8 3 (1.55%) Wholesale Banking
9 2 (1.03%) Back Office
9 2 (1.03%) Legal
9 2 (1.03%) Retail Banking
9 2 (1.03%) French Language
10 1 (0.52%) Advertising
10 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.03%) XML
1 2 (1.03%) FpML
2 1 (0.52%) SailPoint
2 1 (0.52%) Castor
2 1 (0.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 64 (32.99%) Market Risk
2 56 (28.87%) Credit Risk
3 31 (15.98%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (6.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 12 (6.19%) Derivative
6 10 (5.15%) Fixed Income
7 7 (3.61%) Management Information System
8 6 (3.09%) Statistics
9 4 (2.06%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.03%) Economics
10 2 (1.03%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 2 (1.03%) Credit Derivative
10 2 (1.03%) FMCG
10 2 (1.03%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.03%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.52%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.52%) Equity Risk
11 1 (0.52%) Informatics
11 1 (0.52%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.52%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.09%) UNIX
2 1 (0.52%) Windows
2 1 (0.52%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (37.11%) Risk Management
2 50 (25.77%) Stress Testing
3 37 (19.07%) Data Modelling
4 29 (14.95%) Integration Testing
5 23 (11.86%) Analytics
6 20 (10.31%) Business Analysis
6 20 (10.31%) Risk Analysis
7 18 (9.28%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (8.76%) Project Management
8 17 (8.76%) Data Analysis
9 14 (7.22%) Risk Assessment
10 12 (6.19%) Information Security
10 12 (6.19%) Validation
10 12 (6.19%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (4.64%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (4.12%) Quantitative Analysis
12 8 (4.12%) Risk Analytics
13 7 (3.61%) Portfolio Management
13 7 (3.61%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 7 (3.61%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 63 (32.47%) SQL
2 17 (8.76%) VBA
3 5 (2.58%) MATLAB
4 2 (1.03%) VB
4 2 (1.03%) Python
5 1 (0.52%) C#
5 1 (0.52%) C++
5 1 (0.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 40 (20.62%) Degree
2 18 (9.28%) CISSP
3 15 (7.73%) CISA
4 14 (7.22%) CISM
5 3 (1.55%) CHFI
5 3 (1.55%) CEH
5 3 (1.55%) CCNA
5 3 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.52%) CRISC
6 1 (0.52%) CFA
6 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.52%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.52%) MBA
6 1 (0.52%) CISMP
6 1 (0.52%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.09%) QA
2 5 (2.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.58%) Basel III
3 4 (2.06%) COBIT
4 3 (1.55%) AIFMD
4 3 (1.55%) Solvency II
4 3 (1.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.03%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.03%) COREP
6 1 (0.52%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.52%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 1 (0.52%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (0.52%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (5.15%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.12%) Teradata
3 6 (3.09%) BT
4 3 (1.55%) Oracle
4 3 (1.55%) Sybase
5 2 (1.03%) Murex
5 2 (1.03%) SAP
5 2 (1.03%) Bloomberg
5 2 (1.03%) MobileIron
6 1 (0.52%) SolarWinds
6 1 (0.52%) Misys
6 1 (0.52%) Calypso
6 1 (0.52%) SunGard
6 1 (0.52%) Dell
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £750 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Orgtel
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
Orgtel
Rate: £380 - £440 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 25 days ago