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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Risk Analyst
Rank 474 432 367
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -65
Contract jobs requiring a Risk Analyst 152 180 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.35% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.37% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 139 169
Average daily rate £525 £500 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £400 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £675 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +9.67%
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
48620 48918 46871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31221 30411 27715
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1735 1925 2068
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% -3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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 -21 139 £525 -4.54% 51
London -20 107 £550 - 35
City of London +13 12 £550 +7.31% 10
Scotland -14 11 £275 -45.00% 8
Edinburgh -17 11 £275 -45.00% 7
South East +23 10 £500 +17.64% 3
Buckinghamshire +19 8 £550 +22.22% 1
Milton Keynes +8 8 £550 +22.22% 1
North West -15 7 £350 -17.64% 2
South West +9 5 £274 -31.56% 2
Cheshire -2 5 £338 - 1
West Yorkshire -9 5 £455 +13.75% 3
Yorkshire -20 5 £455 +13.75% 4
Halifax +10 4 £441 +3.82% 1
Berkshire +9 2 £400 +23.07% 1
Birmingham -1 2 £500 - 2
West Midlands -12 2 £500 +17.64% 3
Manchester -17 2 £400 -5.88%
Dorset - 2 - -
Wiltshire - 2 £310 -
Bournemouth - 2 - -
East of England - 2 £550 - 2
Essex - 2 £550 - 1
Docklands, London +6 1 £375 -37.75%
Canary Wharf -1 1 £500 -13.04%
Leeds -12 1 £575 +43.75% 2
Corsham - 1 £310 -
Swindon - 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £238 - 2

Risk Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 233 (58.54%) Finance
2 194 (48.74%) Banking
3 132 (33.17%) Risk Management
4 119 (29.90%) Credit Risk
5 115 (28.89%) SQL
6 104 (26.13%) Market Risk
7 80 (20.10%) Derivative
8 79 (19.85%) Business Analysis
8 79 (19.85%) Investment Banking
9 66 (16.58%) Analytical Skills
10 61 (15.33%) Analytics
10 61 (15.33%) Front Office
11 55 (13.82%) User Acceptance Testing
12 54 (13.57%) Agile Software Development
13 52 (13.07%) SAS
14 46 (11.56%) Degree
15 43 (10.80%) Data Analysis
16 40 (10.05%) Equities
17 39 (9.80%) Project Management
18 36 (9.05%) Stakeholder Management
19 35 (8.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 35 (8.79%) Retail
20 29 (7.29%) SDLC
21 28 (7.04%) Stress Testing
22 27 (6.78%) QA
22 27 (6.78%) Management Information System
23 26 (6.53%) Equity Derivative
24 25 (6.28%) CISSP
25 24 (6.03%) Data Modelling
25 24 (6.03%) Data Quality

Risk Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 52 (13.07%) SAS
2 11 (2.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.25%) IIS
3 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
2 13 (3.27%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.27%) MS Office
3 12 (3.02%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (1.01%) SPSS
5 2 (0.50%) MS Project
6 1 (0.25%) EViews
Business Applications
1 7 (1.76%) Endur
2 5 (1.26%) Adaptiv
3 1 (0.25%) TradeThru
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.25%) Internet
1 1 (0.25%) Intranet
1 1 (0.25%) NAS
1 1 (0.25%) PPP
1 1 (0.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.28%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (4.02%) SQL Server
3 11 (2.76%) Base SAS
4 10 (2.51%) Data Mining
4 10 (2.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (2.01%) Big Data
6 7 (1.76%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.01%) SAS EBI
8 3 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.50%) MySQL
9 2 (0.50%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.50%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.50%) Pentaho
9 2 (0.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 1 (0.25%) DB2
10 1 (0.25%) OLAP
10 1 (0.25%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.25%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (1.01%) HP UFT
1 4 (1.01%) Selenium
2 2 (0.50%) ERwin
2 2 (0.50%) JIRA
3 1 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.25%) Subversion
General
1 233 (58.54%) Finance
2 194 (48.74%) Banking
3 79 (19.85%) Investment Banking
4 61 (15.33%) Front Office
5 35 (8.79%) Retail
6 19 (4.77%) Legal
7 15 (3.77%) Retail Banking
8 13 (3.27%) Corporate Banking
9 11 (2.76%) Back Office
10 10 (2.51%) Financial Institution
11 5 (1.26%) General Ledger
12 4 (1.01%) Private Banking
13 3 (0.75%) Games
13 3 (0.75%) Marketing
13 3 (0.75%) Wholesale Banking
14 2 (0.50%) International Banking
14 2 (0.50%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.50%) Telecoms
15 1 (0.25%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.77%) XML
2 11 (2.76%) FpML
3 9 (2.26%) .NET
4 6 (1.51%) Middleware
5 4 (1.01%) MSMQ
6 2 (0.50%) REST
6 2 (0.50%) SOAP
6 2 (0.50%) Web Services
7 1 (0.25%) ADO
7 1 (0.25%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.25%) Murex MxML
7 1 (0.25%) ODBC
7 1 (0.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 119 (29.90%) Credit Risk
2 104 (26.13%) Market Risk
3 80 (20.10%) Derivative
4 66 (16.58%) Analytical Skills
5 40 (10.05%) Equities
6 35 (8.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 27 (6.78%) Management Information System
8 26 (6.53%) Equity Derivative
9 22 (5.53%) Fixed Income
10 11 (2.76%) Credit Derivative
10 11 (2.76%) Equity Risk
10 11 (2.76%) Mathematics
11 9 (2.26%) Visualisation
12 6 (1.51%) Physics
12 6 (1.51%) Statistics
13 5 (1.26%) Data Centre
13 5 (1.26%) Data Structures
13 5 (1.26%) Economics
13 5 (1.26%) Reinsurance
14 3 (0.75%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.01%) Linux
1 8 (2.01%) Windows
2 7 (1.76%) Unix
3 3 (0.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (33.17%) Risk Management
2 79 (19.85%) Business Analysis
3 61 (15.33%) Analytics
4 55 (13.82%) User Acceptance Testing
5 54 (13.57%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (10.80%) Data Analysis
7 39 (9.80%) Project Management
8 36 (9.05%) Stakeholder Management
9 29 (7.29%) SDLC
10 28 (7.04%) Stress Testing
11 24 (6.03%) Data Modelling
12 23 (5.78%) Information Security
13 20 (5.03%) Change Management
14 17 (4.27%) Business Intelligence
14 17 (4.27%) Risk Analytics
15 16 (4.02%) Risk Analysis
15 16 (4.02%) Risk Assessment
16 15 (3.77%) Internal Audit
16 15 (3.77%) Validation
17 14 (3.52%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 115 (28.89%) SQL
2 18 (4.52%) VBA
3 9 (2.26%) Java
4 8 (2.01%) C++
5 7 (1.76%) C#
6 5 (1.26%) Python
7 3 (0.75%) MATLAB
7 3 (0.75%) R
8 2 (0.50%) C
8 2 (0.50%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.25%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.25%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 46 (11.56%) Degree
2 25 (6.28%) CISSP
3 18 (4.52%) CISM
4 12 (3.02%) CISA
5 6 (1.51%) CRISC
6 4 (1.01%) CEH
7 3 (0.75%) GCED
7 3 (0.75%) GCIA
7 3 (0.75%) GCIH
7 3 (0.75%) GIAC
7 3 (0.75%) PhD
8 2 (0.50%) ISEB
8 2 (0.50%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.50%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.50%) PMP
8 2 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.25%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.25%) CFA
9 1 (0.25%) ISSMP
9 1 (0.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.78%) QA
2 24 (6.03%) Data Quality
3 18 (4.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (2.76%) PCI DSS
5 7 (1.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (1.26%) Basel III
6 5 (1.26%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.75%) COBIT
7 3 (0.75%) SLA
8 2 (0.50%) COREP
8 2 (0.50%) FINREP
8 2 (0.50%) GAMP
8 2 (0.50%) GCP
8 2 (0.50%) GMP
8 2 (0.50%) GxP
8 2 (0.50%) ISO27002
9 1 (0.25%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.25%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 2 (0.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (4.27%) Microsoft
2 16 (4.02%) Oracle
3 11 (2.76%) Algorithmics
4 7 (1.76%) Murex
4 7 (1.76%) Sybase
5 6 (1.51%) Tableau
6 5 (1.26%) OpenLink
7 4 (1.01%) Bloomberg
7 4 (1.01%) SunGard
8 3 (0.75%) SAP
9 2 (0.50%) Platfora
9 2 (0.50%) Sophis
9 2 (0.50%) Teradata
10 1 (0.25%) Calypso
10 1 (0.25%) Citrix
10 1 (0.25%) Cognos
10 1 (0.25%) IBM
10 1 (0.25%) Reuters
10 1 (0.25%) Wall Street Systems
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