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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Analyst
Rank 512 494 434
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -60
Contract jobs requiring a Risk Analyst 108 117 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.21% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.23% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 93 103
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£450 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £331 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £303
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +23.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.52 - -
UK excluding London average 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
52581 50525 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.45% 92.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 33383 30630 27733
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
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 1941 1999 2141
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.56 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -5.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 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 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 31 July 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 -55 81 £475 -5.00% 42
London -24 59 £500 -0.04% 19
Scotland +13 27 £450 +28.57% 3
City of London -4 27 £500 +8.10% 8
Edinburgh 0 12 £450 +28.57% 3
Glasgow - 11 £120 -
East Midlands +4 6 £392 +16.97%
Nottinghamshire - 6 £392 -
Nottingham - 6 £392 -
South East -13 5 £450 +40.62% 8
Stirling - 4 £500 -
Yorkshire -22 3 £430 +7.50% 4
West Yorkshire -23 3 £430 +7.50% 4
Berkshire - 3 £450 -
West Midlands +3 2 £471 - 6
Buckinghamshire +1 2 £475 +26.66% 3
Midlands - 2 £513 -
South West - 2 £525 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £338 -
Reading - 2 £450 -
Halifax +1 1 £425 +6.25%
Milton Keynes -6 1 £500 +33.33%
Manchester -21 1 - - 3
North West -43 1 - - 4
East of England - 1 £325 - 1
Cambridge - 1 £325 - 1
Cheltenham - 1 £300 -
Telford - 1 £450 -
Slough - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £430 - 4

Risk Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 116 (51.79%) Finance
2 110 (49.11%) Banking
3 78 (34.82%) Risk Management
4 68 (30.36%) Credit Risk
5 66 (29.46%) Investment Banking
6 56 (25.00%) Market Risk
7 53 (23.66%) SQL
8 40 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
9 36 (16.07%) SAS
10 35 (15.63%) Degree
10 35 (15.63%) Stress Testing
11 28 (12.50%) Analytics
11 28 (12.50%) CISSP
12 25 (11.16%) Front Office
12 25 (11.16%) Business Analysis
13 24 (10.71%) Information Security
13 24 (10.71%) MS Excel
14 23 (10.27%) Data Modelling
14 23 (10.27%) CISA
15 22 (9.82%) Data Analysis
15 22 (9.82%) VBA
16 21 (9.38%) Risk Analysis
17 20 (8.93%) Risk Assessment
17 20 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
17 20 (8.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 19 (8.48%) Project Management
19 18 (8.04%) CISM
20 16 (7.14%) Integration Testing
21 15 (6.70%) User Acceptance Testing
22 14 (6.25%) Fixed Income

Risk Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 36 (16.07%) SAS
2 2 (0.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (0.89%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.89%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.45%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.45%) JBoss
Applications
1 24 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.13%) MS Office
2 7 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.79%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.45%) MS Project
4 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Adaptiv
1 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.23%) Firewall
2 3 (1.34%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.45%) Intranet
3 1 (0.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (3.13%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.34%) Base SAS
4 2 (0.89%) MS Access
4 2 (0.89%) Big Data
4 2 (0.89%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.45%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (0.45%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.45%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.45%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (0.45%) ClearCase
1 1 (0.45%) NUnit
1 1 (0.45%) CruiseControl
1 1 (0.45%) Subversion
1 1 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 116 (51.79%) Finance
2 110 (49.11%) Banking
3 66 (29.46%) Investment Banking
4 25 (11.16%) Front Office
5 11 (4.91%) Retail
6 9 (4.02%) Financial Institution
6 9 (4.02%) Marketing
7 4 (1.79%) Back Office
7 4 (1.79%) Legal
8 3 (1.34%) Wholesale Banking
8 3 (1.34%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.89%) French Language
9 2 (0.89%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.45%) Advertising
10 1 (0.45%) Billing
10 1 (0.45%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.45%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.34%) .NET
2 2 (0.89%) FpML
2 2 (0.89%) XML
3 1 (0.45%) Middleware
3 1 (0.45%) Spring
3 1 (0.45%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.45%) Velocity
3 1 (0.45%) REST
3 1 (0.45%) J2EE
3 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 68 (30.36%) Credit Risk
2 56 (25.00%) Market Risk
3 40 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (8.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 14 (6.25%) Fixed Income
6 11 (4.91%) Derivative
7 10 (4.46%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.68%) Statistics
9 5 (2.23%) Equities
10 4 (1.79%) Economics
10 4 (1.79%) Mathematics
11 3 (1.34%) Computer Science
11 3 (1.34%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 3 (1.34%) Credit Derivative
12 2 (0.89%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.89%) Mobile Payment
13 1 (0.45%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.45%) Mainframe
13 1 (0.45%) Informatics
13 1 (0.45%) Equity Risk
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.13%) UNIX
2 4 (1.79%) Linux
3 2 (0.89%) AIX
4 1 (0.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (34.82%) Risk Management
2 35 (15.63%) Stress Testing
3 28 (12.50%) Analytics
4 25 (11.16%) Business Analysis
5 24 (10.71%) Information Security
6 23 (10.27%) Data Modelling
7 22 (9.82%) Data Analysis
8 21 (9.38%) Risk Analysis
9 20 (8.93%) Risk Assessment
9 20 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (8.48%) Project Management
11 16 (7.14%) Integration Testing
12 15 (6.70%) User Acceptance Testing
13 14 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (5.36%) Validation
15 10 (4.46%) ITIL
15 10 (4.46%) Risk Analytics
16 9 (4.02%) Migration
16 9 (4.02%) Quantitative Analysis
16 9 (4.02%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (23.66%) SQL
2 22 (9.82%) VBA
3 4 (1.79%) MATLAB
4 3 (1.34%) C#
5 2 (0.89%) VB
5 2 (0.89%) SAS Macro
5 2 (0.89%) Python
5 2 (0.89%) Perl
6 1 (0.45%) ANSI SQL
6 1 (0.45%) C++
6 1 (0.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 35 (15.63%) Degree
2 28 (12.50%) CISSP
3 23 (10.27%) CISA
4 18 (8.04%) CISM
5 3 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.34%) CEH
5 3 (1.34%) CCNA
5 3 (1.34%) CHFI
5 3 (1.34%) CRISC
6 1 (0.45%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.45%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.45%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.45%) CFA
6 1 (0.45%) SSCP
6 1 (0.45%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (3.57%) COBIT
3 7 (3.13%) QA
4 6 (2.68%) PCI DSS
4 6 (2.68%) Basel III
5 3 (1.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.34%) AIFMD
6 2 (0.89%) Basel II
6 2 (0.89%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.89%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.89%) COREP
7 1 (0.45%) COSO
7 1 (0.45%) GAAP
7 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.45%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 1 (0.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.46%) Teradata
3 6 (2.68%) BT
4 5 (2.23%) Oracle
5 4 (1.79%) Sybase
6 2 (0.89%) Murex
7 1 (0.45%) Calypso
7 1 (0.45%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.45%) SAP
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Leeds
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Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
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Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
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London
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
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City of London
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