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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Risk Analyst
Rank 439 428 422
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Risk Analyst 201 235 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.40% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.42% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 175 165
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £375 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £409 £393
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +4.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.52 -
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
50509 55363 53299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.95% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 32914 35215 32203
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1615 2084 2078
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -20 181 £500 - 24
London -24 133 £550 +4.76% 14
City of London +16 34 £525 - 5
Edinburgh +2 15 £450 +33.33% 1
Scotland -6 15 £450 +23.28% 1
South West +17 10 £288 -28.12% 4
South East -2 9 £400 -8.57% 3
North West +8 8 £353 -11.87%
West Midlands -20 8 £425 -9.81% 1
Milton Keynes +18 5 £425 -15.00%
Buckinghamshire +10 5 £425 -10.52%
Yorkshire +9 5 £436 +1.45% 1
Gloucestershire +6 5 £250 -16.66%
East Midlands +1 5 £400 +2.07%
Northamptonshire - 5 £400 -
Northampton - 5 £400 -
West Yorkshire +6 4 £436 +1.45% 1
Manchester 0 4 £280 -22.75%
Birmingham - 4 £425 -
Wales +25 3 £263 -42.93%
South Wales +20 3 £263 -42.93%
East of England +16 3 - -
Surrey +4 3 £375 -6.25% 1
Ipswich - 3 - -
Bromley - 3 £325 -
Suffolk - 3 - -
Docklands, London +9 2 £750 +22.95%
Wiltshire +9 2 £363 -51.66%
Swindon +7 2 £363 -51.66%
Halifax +6 2 £436 +2.64%

Risk Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 211 (54.10%) Finance
2 156 (40.00%) Banking
3 138 (35.38%) Credit Risk
4 99 (25.38%) Risk Management
5 86 (22.05%) SQL
6 67 (17.18%) Market Risk
7 66 (16.92%) Business Analysis
8 63 (16.15%) Analytical Skills
9 62 (15.90%) SAS
10 55 (14.10%) Front Office
11 50 (12.82%) Retail
11 50 (12.82%) Degree
12 49 (12.56%) Data Analysis
13 45 (11.54%) Investment Banking
14 43 (11.03%) Agile Software Development
15 39 (10.00%) SDLC
16 37 (9.49%) Stakeholder Management
17 32 (8.21%) Validation
17 32 (8.21%) Analytics
18 31 (7.95%) Derivative
18 31 (7.95%) Project Management
19 29 (7.44%) Migration
19 29 (7.44%) Stress Testing
20 26 (6.67%) Information Security
21 24 (6.15%) Risk Analysis
22 22 (5.64%) Data Warehouse
23 21 (5.38%) Mathematics
24 20 (5.13%) QA
24 20 (5.13%) Oracle
25 19 (4.87%) C++

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 62 (15.90%) SAS
2 6 (1.54%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 16 (4.10%) MS Office
2 14 (3.59%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.79%) SPSS
5 6 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (1.03%) MS Project
7 3 (0.77%) LaTeX
8 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.51%) Findur
1 2 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.26%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.26%) Office 365
1 1 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.51%) Firewall
1 2 (0.51%) NAS
1 2 (0.51%) SAN
2 1 (0.26%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (0.26%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (0.26%) Network Security
2 1 (0.26%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (5.64%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (1.79%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 6 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (1.28%) Data Mining
4 5 (1.28%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.03%) Big Data
5 4 (1.03%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.51%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (0.26%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.26%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.26%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.26%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (0.26%) QlikView
7 1 (0.26%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Selenium
General
1 211 (54.10%) Finance
2 156 (40.00%) Banking
3 55 (14.10%) Front Office
4 50 (12.82%) Retail
5 45 (11.54%) Investment Banking
6 14 (3.59%) Retail Banking
7 12 (3.08%) Financial Institution
7 12 (3.08%) Legal
8 6 (1.54%) Publishing
9 3 (0.77%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.77%) Marketing
10 2 (0.51%) Wholesale Banking
11 1 (0.26%) Back Office
11 1 (0.26%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.26%) French Language
11 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.26%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.26%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.51%) FpML
2 1 (0.26%) HTML
2 1 (0.26%) JNI
2 1 (0.26%) MDX
2 1 (0.26%) REST
2 1 (0.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 138 (35.38%) Credit Risk
2 67 (17.18%) Market Risk
3 63 (16.15%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (7.95%) Derivative
5 21 (5.38%) Mathematics
6 19 (4.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 17 (4.36%) Fixed Income
8 15 (3.85%) Equities
9 13 (3.33%) Statistics
10 12 (3.08%) Economics
11 10 (2.56%) Management Information System
12 8 (2.05%) Physics
13 7 (1.79%) Credit Derivative
13 7 (1.79%) Equity Derivative
14 6 (1.54%) Grid Computing
14 6 (1.54%) User Experience
14 6 (1.54%) Virtual Team
14 6 (1.54%) Visualisation
15 5 (1.28%) Data Structures
15 5 (1.28%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 7 (1.79%) Unix
2 5 (1.28%) Windows
3 1 (0.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (25.38%) Risk Management
2 66 (16.92%) Business Analysis
3 49 (12.56%) Data Analysis
4 43 (11.03%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (10.00%) SDLC
6 37 (9.49%) Stakeholder Management
7 32 (8.21%) Analytics
7 32 (8.21%) Validation
8 31 (7.95%) Project Management
9 29 (7.44%) Migration
9 29 (7.44%) Stress Testing
10 26 (6.67%) Information Security
11 24 (6.15%) Risk Analysis
12 19 (4.87%) Data Modelling
13 18 (4.62%) User Acceptance Testing
14 17 (4.36%) Data Mapping
15 16 (4.10%) Monte Carlo Method
16 15 (3.85%) Data Management
17 14 (3.59%) Change Management
17 14 (3.59%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 86 (22.05%) SQL
2 19 (4.87%) C++
3 18 (4.62%) Python
4 14 (3.59%) C#
4 14 (3.59%) Java
5 12 (3.08%) VBA
6 9 (2.31%) MATLAB
6 9 (2.31%) R
7 8 (2.05%) PL/SQL
8 5 (1.28%) SAS Macro
9 2 (0.51%) Haskell
9 2 (0.51%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.26%) C
10 1 (0.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 50 (12.82%) Degree
2 13 (3.33%) CISSP
3 10 (2.56%) CRISC
4 9 (2.31%) CISM
5 8 (2.05%) CGEIT
6 6 (1.54%) CISA
6 6 (1.54%) ISEB
7 4 (1.03%) PMP
8 3 (0.77%) PhD
8 3 (0.77%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.51%) CFA
9 2 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.51%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.51%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.26%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.13%) QA
2 15 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 12 (3.08%) Basel II
3 12 (3.08%) Basel III
4 10 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (2.05%) COBIT
5 8 (2.05%) COREP
6 6 (1.54%) Data Quality
6 6 (1.54%) PCI DSS
7 5 (1.28%) CRD IV
7 5 (1.28%) FINREP
8 3 (0.77%) ISAE 3402
9 2 (0.51%) COSO
9 2 (0.51%) GxP
9 2 (0.51%) MiFID
9 2 (0.51%) SLA
9 2 (0.51%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.51%) SSAE 16
10 1 (0.26%) AIFMD
10 1 (0.26%) EMIR
System Software
1 1 (0.26%) Platform Symphony
1 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (1.79%) RSA Archer
2 3 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.51%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.51%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.51%) Oracle Flashback
3 2 (0.51%) WSUS
4 1 (0.26%) Control-M
4 1 (0.26%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.26%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.26%) QRadar
Vendors
1 20 (5.13%) Oracle
2 13 (3.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (1.54%) Murex
4 3 (0.77%) Teradata
5 2 (0.51%) Bloomberg
5 2 (0.51%) HP
5 2 (0.51%) Planview
5 2 (0.51%) Remedy
5 2 (0.51%) SAP
5 2 (0.51%) Sybase
6 1 (0.26%) ArcSight
6 1 (0.26%) Cisco
6 1 (0.26%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (0.26%) Forcepoint
6 1 (0.26%) IBM
6 1 (0.26%) LogRhythm
6 1 (0.26%) Proofpoint
6 1 (0.26%) Tableau
6 1 (0.26%) TSYS
6 1 (0.26%) VMware
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