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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Risk Analyst
Rank 431 450 421
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Risk Analyst 213 198 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.35% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.37% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 157 172
Median daily rate £481 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £375 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £654 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £424 £448 £388
% change year-on-year
-5.30% +15.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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
50636 53208 51071
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.78% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 32918 33454 31276
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1521 2018 2067
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +41 190 £500 -4.76% 25
London +8 138 £550 - 16
City of London -6 26 £525 -8.69% 6
Scotland -41 19 £342 -21.37% 4
Edinburgh -7 17 £450 +3.44% 4
South West +14 13 £300 -29.41% 1
South East +11 11 £413 -10.81% 3
West Midlands -13 10 £425 -10.52% 1
Yorkshire +3 7 £436 +17.90% 1
West Yorkshire +4 6 £423 +14.18% 1
Bristol - 6 £300 - 1
Buckinghamshire +14 5 £388 -13.88% 1
East Midlands -4 5 £400 -2.14% 1
North West -4 5 £425 +18.88% 2
Birmingham - 5 £425 -
Wolverhampton +2 4 £425 -13.70%
Gloucestershire - 4 £275 -
Surrey - 4 £430 - 1
Northamptonshire - 4 £406 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £388 -
Halifax 0 3 £423 +14.18%
Northampton - 3 £400 -
Wales +16 2 £263 -42.30%
South Wales +13 2 £263 -42.30%
Manchester -2 2 £475 +32.86% 1
Warwickshire -5 2 £396 -6.76%
Dorset -8 2 - -
Warwick - 2 £396 -
Leeds - 2 £400 - 1
Erskine - 2 £325 -

Risk Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 209 (53.87%) Finance
2 150 (38.66%) Credit Risk
3 147 (37.89%) Banking
4 118 (30.41%) Risk Management
5 80 (20.62%) SQL
6 74 (19.07%) Market Risk
7 67 (17.27%) SAS
8 66 (17.01%) Business Analysis
9 62 (15.98%) Analytical Skills
10 54 (13.92%) Data Analysis
11 52 (13.40%) Agile Software Development
11 52 (13.40%) Investment Banking
12 50 (12.89%) Front Office
13 47 (12.11%) Derivative
13 47 (12.11%) Degree
14 43 (11.08%) Analytics
15 42 (10.82%) Retail
16 41 (10.57%) SDLC
17 39 (10.05%) Stress Testing
18 34 (8.76%) Stakeholder Management
18 34 (8.76%) Project Management
19 30 (7.73%) Validation
20 26 (6.70%) Migration
21 24 (6.19%) Mathematics
21 24 (6.19%) Fixed Income
21 24 (6.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
22 23 (5.93%) Information Security
23 22 (5.67%) Oracle
23 22 (5.67%) QA
23 22 (5.67%) User Acceptance Testing

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 67 (17.27%) SAS
2 7 (1.80%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.26%) Confluence
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 16 (4.12%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.09%) MS Office
3 10 (2.58%) Spreadsheet
4 8 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.29%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.03%) MS Project
7 3 (0.77%) LaTeX
7 3 (0.77%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Adaptiv
1 1 (0.26%) SAP HR
1 1 (0.26%) TradeThru
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.52%) Firewall
1 2 (0.52%) NAS
1 2 (0.52%) SAN
2 1 (0.26%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (0.26%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (0.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (2.58%) Data Mining
2 10 (2.58%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 6 (1.55%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (1.55%) SQL Server
4 3 (0.77%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.52%) Big Data
5 2 (0.52%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.52%) QlikView
5 2 (0.52%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (0.26%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.26%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.26%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.26%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.26%) OLAP
6 1 (0.26%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.26%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.26%) Spotfire
6 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.55%) Selenium
2 5 (1.29%) HP UFT
3 2 (0.52%) JIRA
4 1 (0.26%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.26%) FitNesse
4 1 (0.26%) Gatling
4 1 (0.26%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.26%) TestDirector
General
1 209 (53.87%) Finance
2 147 (37.89%) Banking
3 52 (13.40%) Investment Banking
4 50 (12.89%) Front Office
5 42 (10.82%) Retail
6 16 (4.12%) Legal
7 8 (2.06%) Financial Institution
7 8 (2.06%) Retail Banking
8 6 (1.55%) Publishing
9 3 (0.77%) Back Office
9 3 (0.77%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.52%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.52%) Wholesale Banking
11 1 (0.26%) Advertising
11 1 (0.26%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.26%) International Banking
11 1 (0.26%) Marketing
11 1 (0.26%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.26%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.26%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.55%) .NET
2 5 (1.29%) MSMQ
3 4 (1.03%) XML
4 2 (0.52%) XSLT
5 1 (0.26%) HTML
5 1 (0.26%) JNI
5 1 (0.26%) Middleware
5 1 (0.26%) Murex MxML
5 1 (0.26%) REST
5 1 (0.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 150 (38.66%) Credit Risk
2 74 (19.07%) Market Risk
3 62 (15.98%) Analytical Skills
4 47 (12.11%) Derivative
5 24 (6.19%) Fixed Income
5 24 (6.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 24 (6.19%) Mathematics
6 20 (5.15%) Equities
7 16 (4.12%) Credit Derivative
7 16 (4.12%) Physics
8 11 (2.84%) Management Information System
9 8 (2.06%) Visualisation
10 7 (1.80%) OTC Derivatives
11 6 (1.55%) Economics
11 6 (1.55%) Equity Derivative
11 6 (1.55%) Grid Computing
11 6 (1.55%) Statistics
12 4 (1.03%) Data Structures
12 4 (1.03%) Reference Data
13 3 (0.77%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.06%) Unix
2 6 (1.55%) Windows
3 1 (0.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (30.41%) Risk Management
2 66 (17.01%) Business Analysis
3 54 (13.92%) Data Analysis
4 52 (13.40%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (11.08%) Analytics
6 41 (10.57%) SDLC
7 39 (10.05%) Stress Testing
8 34 (8.76%) Project Management
8 34 (8.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 30 (7.73%) Validation
10 26 (6.70%) Migration
11 23 (5.93%) Information Security
12 22 (5.67%) User Acceptance Testing
13 21 (5.41%) Risk Analysis
13 21 (5.41%) Scrum
14 18 (4.64%) Risk Assessment
15 17 (4.38%) Data Management
15 17 (4.38%) Monte Carlo Method
15 17 (4.38%) Test Scripting
16 16 (4.12%) Risk Analytics
Programming Languages
1 80 (20.62%) SQL
2 19 (4.90%) C#
3 16 (4.12%) C++
4 13 (3.35%) VBA
5 12 (3.09%) Python
6 9 (2.32%) Java
7 5 (1.29%) PL/SQL
7 5 (1.29%) R
7 5 (1.29%) SAS Macro
8 4 (1.03%) MATLAB
9 3 (0.77%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.52%) Haskell
11 1 (0.26%) C
11 1 (0.26%) PHP
11 1 (0.26%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.26%) Scala
11 1 (0.26%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 47 (12.11%) Degree
2 19 (4.90%) CISSP
3 15 (3.87%) CISM
4 11 (2.84%) CRISC
5 9 (2.32%) CGEIT
6 7 (1.80%) PMI Certification
7 6 (1.55%) ISEB
7 6 (1.55%) PMP
8 5 (1.29%) CISA
9 3 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.77%) PhD
9 3 (0.77%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.52%) CFA
10 2 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.26%) ISSMP
11 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.26%) MBA
11 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.67%) QA
2 14 (3.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (3.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 10 (2.58%) Basel II
4 9 (2.32%) Basel III
4 9 (2.32%) COREP
4 9 (2.32%) Data Quality
5 7 (1.80%) PCI DSS
6 6 (1.55%) COBIT
6 6 (1.55%) FINREP
7 5 (1.29%) CRD IV
8 2 (0.52%) GxP
8 2 (0.52%) MiFID
8 2 (0.52%) SLA
8 2 (0.52%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.52%) SSAE 16
9 1 (0.26%) AIFMD
9 1 (0.26%) ISO27002
9 1 (0.26%) ISO27005
9 1 (0.26%) UCITS
System Software
1 1 (0.26%) Platform Symphony
1 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (1.55%) RSA Archer
2 4 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.52%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.26%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (5.67%) Oracle
2 11 (2.84%) Microsoft
3 10 (2.58%) Murex
4 5 (1.29%) Bloomberg
5 4 (1.03%) Algorithmics
5 4 (1.03%) Sybase
5 4 (1.03%) Teradata
6 2 (0.52%) HP
6 2 (0.52%) Planview
6 2 (0.52%) SAP
6 2 (0.52%) Sophis
7 1 (0.26%) ArcSight
7 1 (0.26%) Cisco
7 1 (0.26%) Forcepoint
7 1 (0.26%) IBM
7 1 (0.26%) Proofpoint
7 1 (0.26%) Reuters
7 1 (0.26%) SunGard
7 1 (0.26%) Tableau
7 1 (0.26%) VMware
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