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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Analyst
Rank 513 508 414
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -94
Contract jobs requiring a Risk Analyst 113 109 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.20% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.21% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 90 130
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£450 £500 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £349 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £448 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+19.33% +15.38%
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
54347 51343 48877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.79% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 34673 31061 29030
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 2003 1976 2120
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -26 91 £450 -10.00% 41
London -5 58 £500 -9.09% 16
City of London +7 23 £488 +2.63% 1
Scotland +13 22 £415 +22.96% 4
Glasgow +12 10 £120 - 1
South East -14 10 £450 +54.50% 6
Edinburgh -9 8 £380 +12.59% 3
North West -37 7 £463 -7.50% 9
East Midlands -3 5 £392 - 2
Buckinghamshire -7 5 £450 +20.00%
Cheshire - 5 £475 - 1
Nottingham - 5 £392 -
Nottinghamshire - 5 £392 -
Stirling - 4 £500 -
Milton Keynes -6 3 £400 +6.66%
West Yorkshire -21 3 £430 +7.50% 2
Yorkshire -30 3 £430 +22.85% 3
Midlands - 3 £450 -
Knutsford - 3 £475 -
West Midlands +1 2 £471 - 3
Manchester -29 2 £400 -20.00% 7
Canary Wharf - 2 £338 -
Reading - 2 £450 -
South West - 2 £525 - 1
Berkshire - 2 £450 -
Surrey - 2 £475 - 3
Halifax +2 1 £425 +6.25%
Leeds - 1 £430 - 1
Swindon - 1 £750 -
Telford - 1 £450 -

Risk Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 123 (58.57%) Finance
2 98 (46.67%) Banking
3 73 (34.76%) Credit Risk
4 67 (31.90%) Risk Management
5 50 (23.81%) Investment Banking
6 49 (23.33%) SQL
7 44 (20.95%) Market Risk
8 42 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
9 34 (16.19%) SAS
10 29 (13.81%) CISSP
11 28 (13.33%) Analytics
12 25 (11.90%) Front Office
13 23 (10.95%) Degree
13 23 (10.95%) Information Security
14 22 (10.48%) CISA
14 22 (10.48%) MS Excel
14 22 (10.48%) Business Analysis
15 21 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
15 21 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
16 20 (9.52%) VBA
16 20 (9.52%) Stress Testing
17 19 (9.05%) Stakeholder Management
18 18 (8.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 17 (8.10%) Project Management
20 16 (7.62%) Agile Software Development
20 16 (7.62%) Data Analysis
21 15 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
21 15 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 15 (7.14%) Fixed Income
21 15 (7.14%) CISM

Risk Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 34 (16.19%) SAS
2 2 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (0.95%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.95%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.48%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.48%) JBoss
Applications
1 22 (10.48%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.81%) MS Office
3 6 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.38%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.48%) MS Project
5 1 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.90%) Adaptiv
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.38%) Firewall
2 3 (1.43%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (0.95%) Internet
4 1 (0.48%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.90%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.43%) Base SAS
5 2 (0.95%) MS Access
5 2 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.48%) QlikView
6 1 (0.48%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.48%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.48%) Big Data
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.48%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 2 (0.95%) Subversion
2 1 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.48%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.48%) NUnit
2 1 (0.48%) CruiseControl
General
1 123 (58.57%) Finance
2 98 (46.67%) Banking
3 50 (23.81%) Investment Banking
4 25 (11.90%) Front Office
5 12 (5.71%) Retail
6 11 (5.24%) Financial Institution
7 9 (4.29%) Marketing
8 3 (1.43%) Wholesale Banking
8 3 (1.43%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.43%) Back Office
8 3 (1.43%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.43%) Legal
9 2 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.48%) Billing
10 1 (0.48%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.48%) French Language
10 1 (0.48%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.48%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.86%) .NET
2 3 (1.43%) Middleware
3 2 (0.95%) FpML
3 2 (0.95%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.95%) XML
4 1 (0.48%) Web Services
4 1 (0.48%) J2EE
4 1 (0.48%) Spring
4 1 (0.48%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.48%) Velocity
4 1 (0.48%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 73 (34.76%) Credit Risk
2 44 (20.95%) Market Risk
3 42 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 15 (7.14%) Fixed Income
5 11 (5.24%) Derivative
6 10 (4.76%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.38%) Equities
8 4 (1.90%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.43%) Credit Derivative
10 2 (0.95%) Economics
10 2 (0.95%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.95%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (0.95%) Statistics
10 2 (0.95%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.95%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.48%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.48%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 1 (0.48%) Informatics
11 1 (0.48%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.33%) UNIX
2 4 (1.90%) Linux
3 3 (1.43%) Windows
4 2 (0.95%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (31.90%) Risk Management
2 28 (13.33%) Analytics
3 23 (10.95%) Information Security
4 22 (10.48%) Business Analysis
5 21 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
5 21 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
6 20 (9.52%) Stress Testing
7 19 (9.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (8.10%) Project Management
9 16 (7.62%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (7.62%) Data Analysis
10 15 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (6.67%) ITIL
11 14 (6.67%) Data Modelling
11 14 (6.67%) Risk Analytics
12 9 (4.29%) Migration
13 8 (3.81%) Validation
13 8 (3.81%) Time Management
13 8 (3.81%) SDLC
14 7 (3.33%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (23.33%) SQL
2 20 (9.52%) VBA
3 6 (2.86%) C#
4 3 (1.43%) MATLAB
5 2 (0.95%) SAS Macro
5 2 (0.95%) Java
5 2 (0.95%) Perl
5 2 (0.95%) Python
6 1 (0.48%) VB
6 1 (0.48%) C++
6 1 (0.48%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.48%) ANSI SQL
6 1 (0.48%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (13.81%) CISSP
2 23 (10.95%) Degree
3 22 (10.48%) CISA
4 15 (7.14%) CISM
5 7 (3.33%) CEH
6 3 (1.43%) CCNA
6 3 (1.43%) CHFI
6 3 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.43%) CRISC
7 1 (0.48%) SSCP
7 1 (0.48%) MBA
7 1 (0.48%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (3.81%) PCI DSS
3 7 (3.33%) COBIT
4 6 (2.86%) Basel III
5 3 (1.43%) QA
5 3 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.95%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.95%) COREP
7 1 (0.48%) AIFMD
7 1 (0.48%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.48%) COSO
7 1 (0.48%) Basel II
7 1 (0.48%) GAAP
7 1 (0.48%) GAMP
7 1 (0.48%) GCP
7 1 (0.48%) GMP
7 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.48%) GxP
7 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.48%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 1 (0.48%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (5.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.29%) Teradata
3 8 (3.81%) Oracle
4 4 (1.90%) Sybase
4 4 (1.90%) Murex
5 2 (0.95%) Calypso
5 2 (0.95%) SunGard
5 2 (0.95%) Algorithmics
5 2 (0.95%) BT
6 1 (0.48%) SAP
6 1 (0.48%) Citrix
6 1 (0.48%) Bloomberg
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