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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Risk Analyst
Rank 488 425 464
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +39
Contract jobs requiring a Risk Analyst 140 218 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.40% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.42% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 136 146
Median daily rate £550 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £738 £683 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -

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
47494 51855 53478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.80% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 31084 33012 33811
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1664 2028 2194
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 -70 133 £550 +10.00% 16
London -57 97 £550 - 12
City of London +6 23 £550 +10.00% 4
South East +6 13 £525 +40.00% 2
Surrey +29 10 £525 -
Yorkshire +17 8 £523 +39.33%
North West -14 6 £450 +28.57% 1
South Yorkshire - 6 £523 -
Sheffield - 6 £523 -
Cheshire +7 5 £450 +28.57% 1
West Midlands -13 5 £425 +1.19%
Guildford - 4 £525 -
Scotland 0 3 £428 +1.78% 2
Coventry -10 3 £425 +1.19%
Leeds +12 2 - -
West Yorkshire +9 2 - -
Cardiff - 2 £418 -
East Sussex - 2 £500 -
South Wales - 2 £418 -
Wales - 2 £418 -
Glasgow - 2 - -
Knutsford +9 1 £425 +3.03% 1
Edinburgh +8 1 £428 +1.78% 2
East of England +7 1 £400 -27.27%
Buckinghamshire -4 1 - - 1
Manchester -7 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £525 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 £525 -

Risk Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 166 (51.88%) Finance
2 133 (41.56%) Banking
3 82 (25.63%) Credit Risk
4 75 (23.44%) Risk Management
5 65 (20.31%) Market Risk
6 62 (19.38%) SQL
7 52 (16.25%) Business Analysis
8 51 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
9 48 (15.00%) Front Office
9 48 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
10 43 (13.44%) Analytics
11 42 (13.13%) Investment Banking
12 40 (12.50%) Data Analysis
13 39 (12.19%) Stakeholder Management
14 33 (10.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 32 (10.00%) Retail
16 31 (9.69%) Derivative
16 31 (9.69%) Degree
17 25 (7.81%) Information Security
17 25 (7.81%) SAS
18 24 (7.50%) Validation
19 23 (7.19%) Project Management
19 23 (7.19%) Risk Analytics
19 23 (7.19%) SDLC
20 22 (6.88%) Python
21 21 (6.56%) QA
21 21 (6.56%) C++
22 20 (6.25%) Mathematics
23 18 (5.63%) Stress Testing
23 18 (5.63%) Migration

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 25 (7.81%) SAS
2 4 (1.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.31%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (3.75%) MS Office
2 10 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
3 9 (2.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.88%) SPSS
5 2 (0.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.25%) Adaptiv
2 2 (0.63%) Findur
2 2 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.31%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.94%) Firewall
2 2 (0.63%) Internet
3 1 (0.31%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.31%) Network Security
3 1 (0.31%) SSH
3 1 (0.31%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.25%) Big Data
3 3 (0.94%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.63%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.31%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.31%) MS Access
5 1 (0.31%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (0.31%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 1 (0.31%) JIRA
1 1 (0.31%) Selenium
General
1 166 (51.88%) Finance
2 133 (41.56%) Banking
3 48 (15.00%) Front Office
4 42 (13.13%) Investment Banking
5 32 (10.00%) Retail
6 11 (3.44%) Retail Banking
7 9 (2.81%) Financial Institution
8 8 (2.50%) Legal
9 3 (0.94%) French Language
9 3 (0.94%) Marketing
9 3 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.63%) Law
10 2 (0.63%) Publishing
11 1 (0.31%) Back Office
11 1 (0.31%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.94%) Web Services
1 3 (0.94%) XML
2 2 (0.63%) FpML
2 2 (0.63%) MDX
3 1 (0.31%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 82 (25.63%) Credit Risk
2 65 (20.31%) Market Risk
3 51 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (10.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 31 (9.69%) Derivative
6 20 (6.25%) Mathematics
7 16 (5.00%) Fixed Income
8 14 (4.38%) Equities
9 10 (3.13%) Economics
9 10 (3.13%) Statistics
10 8 (2.50%) Physics
11 7 (2.19%) Credit Derivative
11 7 (2.19%) Equity Derivative
11 7 (2.19%) User Experience
12 6 (1.88%) Virtual Team
13 4 (1.25%) Data Centre
13 4 (1.25%) Data Structures
13 4 (1.25%) Grid Computing
13 4 (1.25%) Reference Data
14 3 (0.94%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.25%) Unix
2 1 (0.31%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (23.44%) Risk Management
2 52 (16.25%) Business Analysis
3 48 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (13.44%) Analytics
5 40 (12.50%) Data Analysis
6 39 (12.19%) Stakeholder Management
7 25 (7.81%) Information Security
8 24 (7.50%) Validation
9 23 (7.19%) Project Management
9 23 (7.19%) Risk Analytics
9 23 (7.19%) SDLC
10 18 (5.63%) Migration
10 18 (5.63%) Stress Testing
11 16 (5.00%) PRINCE2
12 15 (4.69%) Cybersecurity
12 15 (4.69%) Risk Analysis
13 14 (4.38%) Change Management
13 14 (4.38%) Data Modelling
13 14 (4.38%) Quantitative Finance
13 14 (4.38%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (19.38%) SQL
2 22 (6.88%) Python
3 21 (6.56%) C++
4 15 (4.69%) Java
5 14 (4.38%) C#
6 7 (2.19%) PL/SQL
7 6 (1.88%) VBA
8 5 (1.56%) MATLAB
9 4 (1.25%) R
10 2 (0.63%) SAS Macro
11 1 (0.31%) C
11 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.31%) PHP
11 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (9.69%) Degree
2 14 (4.38%) CRISC
3 13 (4.06%) PhD
4 12 (3.75%) CISSP
5 10 (3.13%) CISA
6 8 (2.50%) CGEIT
6 8 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (2.19%) CISM
8 4 (1.25%) ISEB
9 2 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.63%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.63%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.31%) CFA
10 1 (0.31%) GIAC
10 1 (0.31%) ISSMP
10 1 (0.31%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.56%) QA
2 13 (4.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 11 (3.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (2.81%) Basel III
5 7 (2.19%) COBIT
6 6 (1.88%) Basel II
7 5 (1.56%) Data Quality
8 4 (1.25%) Dodd-Frank
8 4 (1.25%) GAMP
8 4 (1.25%) GxP
8 4 (1.25%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.94%) ISAE 3402
10 2 (0.63%) COSO
10 2 (0.63%) EMIR
10 2 (0.63%) MiFID
10 2 (0.63%) SLA
10 2 (0.63%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.31%) COREP
11 1 (0.31%) CRD IV
11 1 (0.31%) FINREP
Systems Management
1 3 (0.94%) RSA Archer
2 2 (0.63%) Data Guard
2 2 (0.63%) Oracle Flashback
3 1 (0.31%) Control-M
3 1 (0.31%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.31%) QRadar
3 1 (0.31%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.31%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (4.06%) Microsoft
1 13 (4.06%) Oracle
2 7 (2.19%) Murex
3 6 (1.88%) Bloomberg
3 6 (1.88%) Reuters
4 5 (1.56%) SAP
5 4 (1.25%) Intel
5 4 (1.25%) Teradata
6 2 (0.63%) Remedy
7 1 (0.31%) Cisco
7 1 (0.31%) Forcepoint
7 1 (0.31%) IBM
7 1 (0.31%) Intel Security
7 1 (0.31%) Planview
7 1 (0.31%) Qualys
7 1 (0.31%) TSYS
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £575 - £625 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Gibbs S3
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 days ago