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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Risk Analyst
Rank 496 427 406
Rank change year-on-year
-69 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Risk Analyst 161 237 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.41% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.44% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 176 177
Median daily rate £500 £475 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £406
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £22.26 -
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
50794 54325 53927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.95% 93.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 33203 34727 32867
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1696 2062 2153
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -52 145 £500 - 21
London -53 107 £525 - 15
City of London -2 23 £525 +2.43% 5
Scotland -6 13 £425 +30.76% 3
Edinburgh +5 12 £425 +30.76% 3
North West +8 9 £438 +9.37% 2
South East +3 8 £425 +6.25% 2
South West +15 5 £225 -43.75% 1
Buckinghamshire +12 5 £425 +17.24%
West Midlands -26 5 £425 -10.52%
Milton Keynes +10 4 £425 +13.33%
Yorkshire +9 4 £523 +22.94% 1
Cheshire -1 4 £450 +5.88%
East Midlands -2 4 £400 +6.66%
Northampton - 4 £400 -
Northamptonshire - 4 £400 -
Docklands, London +9 3 £750 +22.95%
Manchester -7 3 £280 -25.33% 2
Bromley - 3 £325 -
Birmingham - 3 £475 -
Wiltshire +13 2 £363 -51.66%
Swindon +11 2 £363 -51.66%
West Yorkshire +9 2 - - 1
East of England +7 2 - -
Surrey +5 2 £463 +15.62%
Gloucestershire +3 2 £225 -25.00%
Cheltenham -1 2 £225 -25.00%
South Yorkshire - 2 £523 -
Sheffield - 2 £523 -
Ipswich - 2 - -

Risk Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 192 (52.75%) Finance
2 143 (39.29%) Banking
3 113 (31.04%) Credit Risk
4 85 (23.35%) Risk Management
5 81 (22.25%) SQL
6 64 (17.58%) Analytical Skills
7 63 (17.31%) Market Risk
8 59 (16.21%) Business Analysis
9 53 (14.56%) SAS
10 51 (14.01%) Front Office
11 48 (13.19%) Data Analysis
12 44 (12.09%) Retail
12 44 (12.09%) Degree
13 39 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
14 38 (10.44%) SDLC
15 36 (9.89%) Investment Banking
16 32 (8.79%) Stakeholder Management
16 32 (8.79%) Analytics
17 29 (7.97%) Migration
18 28 (7.69%) Information Security
19 27 (7.42%) Project Management
20 26 (7.14%) Validation
21 24 (6.59%) Derivative
21 24 (6.59%) Stress Testing
22 20 (5.49%) QA
22 20 (5.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
22 20 (5.49%) C++
22 20 (5.49%) Data Modelling
23 19 (5.22%) User Acceptance Testing
24 18 (4.95%) Risk Analysis

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 53 (14.56%) SAS
2 5 (1.37%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 14 (3.85%) MS Office
2 12 (3.30%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.65%) SPSS
5 5 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.82%) MS Project
7 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.55%) Findur
1 2 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.27%) Adaptiv
2 1 (0.27%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.27%) Office 365
1 1 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.82%) Firewall
2 2 (0.55%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (0.55%) NAS
2 2 (0.55%) SAN
3 1 (0.27%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (0.27%) Internet
3 1 (0.27%) Network Security
3 1 (0.27%) SSH
3 1 (0.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (1.37%) Big Data
2 5 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (1.37%) Oracle Database
2 5 (1.37%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 4 (1.10%) Data Mining
3 4 (1.10%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.27%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.27%) Base SAS
4 1 (0.27%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (0.27%) MS Access
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.27%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (0.27%) QlikView
4 1 (0.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Selenium
General
1 192 (52.75%) Finance
2 143 (39.29%) Banking
3 51 (14.01%) Front Office
4 44 (12.09%) Retail
5 36 (9.89%) Investment Banking
6 14 (3.85%) Retail Banking
7 10 (2.75%) Financial Institution
7 10 (2.75%) Legal
8 6 (1.65%) Publishing
9 4 (1.10%) Marketing
10 3 (0.82%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.55%) French Language
11 2 (0.55%) Law
11 2 (0.55%) Wholesale Banking
12 1 (0.27%) Back Office
12 1 (0.27%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.27%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.82%) XML
2 2 (0.55%) FpML
2 2 (0.55%) MDX
3 1 (0.27%) HTML
3 1 (0.27%) JNI
3 1 (0.27%) Middleware
3 1 (0.27%) REST
3 1 (0.27%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 113 (31.04%) Credit Risk
2 64 (17.58%) Analytical Skills
3 63 (17.31%) Market Risk
4 24 (6.59%) Derivative
5 20 (5.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 16 (4.40%) Mathematics
7 15 (4.12%) Fixed Income
8 14 (3.85%) Economics
9 13 (3.57%) Equities
10 10 (2.75%) Statistics
11 9 (2.47%) Management Information System
12 8 (2.20%) Physics
13 6 (1.65%) Equity Derivative
13 6 (1.65%) Grid Computing
13 6 (1.65%) User Experience
13 6 (1.65%) Virtual Team
14 5 (1.37%) Data Extraction
14 5 (1.37%) Data Structures
14 5 (1.37%) Visualisation
15 4 (1.10%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.20%) Unix
2 6 (1.65%) Windows
3 1 (0.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (23.35%) Risk Management
2 59 (16.21%) Business Analysis
3 48 (13.19%) Data Analysis
4 39 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (10.44%) SDLC
6 32 (8.79%) Analytics
6 32 (8.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 29 (7.97%) Migration
8 28 (7.69%) Information Security
9 27 (7.42%) Project Management
10 26 (7.14%) Validation
11 24 (6.59%) Stress Testing
12 20 (5.49%) Data Modelling
13 19 (5.22%) User Acceptance Testing
14 18 (4.95%) Risk Analysis
15 16 (4.40%) Data Mapping
15 16 (4.40%) Monte Carlo Method
16 15 (4.12%) Risk Analytics
17 14 (3.85%) Cybersecurity
18 13 (3.57%) IT Audit
Programming Languages
1 81 (22.25%) SQL
2 20 (5.49%) C++
3 17 (4.67%) Python
4 15 (4.12%) Java
5 14 (3.85%) C#
6 9 (2.47%) VBA
7 7 (1.92%) PL/SQL
8 5 (1.37%) MATLAB
8 5 (1.37%) SAS Macro
9 4 (1.10%) R
10 2 (0.55%) Haskell
10 2 (0.55%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.27%) C
11 1 (0.27%) PHP
11 1 (0.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (12.09%) Degree
2 14 (3.85%) CISSP
3 11 (3.02%) CISM
3 11 (3.02%) CRISC
4 8 (2.20%) CGEIT
5 7 (1.92%) CISA
6 6 (1.65%) ISEB
7 4 (1.10%) PhD
7 4 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.55%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.55%) PMP
8 2 (0.55%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.55%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.27%) CFA
9 1 (0.27%) GIAC
9 1 (0.27%) ISSMP
9 1 (0.27%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.49%) QA
2 15 (4.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 13 (3.57%) Basel III
4 11 (3.02%) Basel II
5 10 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (2.47%) COBIT
7 7 (1.92%) Data Quality
8 6 (1.65%) COREP
9 5 (1.37%) PCI DSS
10 4 (1.10%) CRD IV
10 4 (1.10%) Dodd-Frank
10 4 (1.10%) FINREP
11 3 (0.82%) GxP
11 3 (0.82%) ISAE 3402
11 3 (0.82%) Solvency II
12 2 (0.55%) COSO
12 2 (0.55%) EMIR
12 2 (0.55%) MiFID
12 2 (0.55%) SLA
12 2 (0.55%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 1 (0.27%) Platform Symphony
1 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (1.92%) RSA Archer
2 2 (0.55%) Data Guard
2 2 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.55%) NetBackup
2 2 (0.55%) Oracle Flashback
3 1 (0.27%) Control-M
3 1 (0.27%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.27%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.27%) QRadar
3 1 (0.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (4.67%) Oracle
2 13 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.20%) Murex
4 3 (0.82%) SAP
4 3 (0.82%) Teradata
5 2 (0.55%) Cisco
5 2 (0.55%) Forcepoint
5 2 (0.55%) HP
5 2 (0.55%) Planview
5 2 (0.55%) Remedy
5 2 (0.55%) Sybase
6 1 (0.27%) ArcSight
6 1 (0.27%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.27%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (0.27%) IBM
6 1 (0.27%) Intel Security
6 1 (0.27%) Qualys
6 1 (0.27%) Tableau
6 1 (0.27%) TSYS
6 1 (0.27%) VMware
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