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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Risk Analyst
Rank 470 428 385
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -43
Contract jobs requiring a Risk Analyst 183 198 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.37% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.39% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 152 177
Median daily rate £495 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £338 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £440 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +17.33%
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
50742 51291 50591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.73% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33107 31579 31273
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1472 2048 2133
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -7 162 £500 -4.76% 44
London -24 116 £576 +4.77% 28
Scotland -19 20 £334 -20.59% 2
Edinburgh -16 16 £342 -24.00% 1
City of London -7 13 £513 -10.86% 8
South East -2 11 £443 -11.50%
Yorkshire +10 10 £498 +34.45% 3
North West -3 8 £425 +11.11% 5
Buckinghamshire +14 7 £375 -25.00%
South West +5 7 £300 -45.45% 4
West Midlands +1 7 £425 -5.55% 3
West Yorkshire -2 5 £450 +23.28% 3
Milton Keynes +6 4 £375 -25.00%
South Yorkshire -7 4 £538 +34.37%
Sheffield -17 4 £538 +34.37%
Bristol - 4 £300 - 4
Birmingham - 4 £425 - 3
Wolverhampton - 4 £425 -
Manchester -6 3 £475 +24.18% 4
Cheshire - 3 £250 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £460 -
Leeds - 3 £450 - 3
East Midlands +13 2 £381 -14.08%
Dorset -6 2 - -
Renfrewshire - 2 £325 -
Inverclyde - 2 £425 -
East of England - 2 £390 -
Banbury - 2 £448 -
Erskine - 2 £325 -
Knutsford - 2 - -

Risk Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 186 (53.76%) Finance
2 155 (44.80%) Banking
3 141 (40.75%) Credit Risk
4 109 (31.50%) Risk Management
5 75 (21.68%) Market Risk
6 72 (20.81%) SQL
7 62 (17.92%) SAS
8 56 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
8 56 (16.18%) Business Analysis
9 55 (15.90%) Analytics
10 53 (15.32%) Investment Banking
11 49 (14.16%) Derivative
12 46 (13.29%) Agile Software Development
13 44 (12.72%) Data Analysis
13 44 (12.72%) Degree
13 44 (12.72%) Front Office
14 38 (10.98%) Retail
15 34 (9.83%) Stress Testing
16 33 (9.54%) Project Management
17 30 (8.67%) User Acceptance Testing
18 29 (8.38%) Stakeholder Management
19 28 (8.09%) SDLC
20 26 (7.51%) QA
21 24 (6.94%) Validation
21 24 (6.94%) Data Warehouse
22 22 (6.36%) Migration
22 22 (6.36%) Mathematics
23 21 (6.07%) Equities
23 21 (6.07%) Information Security
23 21 (6.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

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 (17.92%) SAS
2 7 (2.02%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 16 (4.62%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.18%) MS Office
3 7 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (2.02%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (1.73%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.16%) MS Project
5 4 (1.16%) SPSS
6 3 (0.87%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Adaptiv
1 1 (0.29%) SAP HR
1 1 (0.29%) TradeThru
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (6.94%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (3.47%) Data Mining
3 9 (2.60%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 8 (2.31%) Big Data
5 7 (2.02%) SQL Server
6 5 (1.45%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.87%) Base SAS
8 3 (0.87%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.58%) MySQL
9 2 (0.58%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.58%) Pentaho
9 2 (0.58%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 1 (0.29%) DB2
10 1 (0.29%) OLAP
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.29%) QlikView
10 1 (0.29%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.29%) Spotfire
10 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.73%) Selenium
2 5 (1.45%) HP UFT
3 2 (0.58%) JIRA
4 1 (0.29%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.29%) FitNesse
4 1 (0.29%) Gatling
4 1 (0.29%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.29%) TestDirector
General
1 186 (53.76%) Finance
2 155 (44.80%) Banking
3 53 (15.32%) Investment Banking
4 44 (12.72%) Front Office
5 38 (10.98%) Retail
6 17 (4.91%) Legal
7 14 (4.05%) Retail Banking
8 8 (2.31%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.45%) Back Office
9 5 (1.45%) Corporate Banking
10 4 (1.16%) Publishing
11 3 (0.87%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.87%) Wholesale Banking
12 2 (0.58%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.58%) Marketing
12 2 (0.58%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.29%) Advertising
13 1 (0.29%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.29%) International Banking
13 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.60%) XML
2 6 (1.73%) .NET
3 5 (1.45%) MSMQ
4 4 (1.16%) FpML
5 2 (0.58%) REST
5 2 (0.58%) SOAP
5 2 (0.58%) Web Services
5 2 (0.58%) XSLT
6 1 (0.29%) HTML
6 1 (0.29%) Middleware
6 1 (0.29%) Murex MxML
Miscellaneous
1 141 (40.75%) Credit Risk
2 75 (21.68%) Market Risk
3 56 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
4 49 (14.16%) Derivative
5 22 (6.36%) Mathematics
6 21 (6.07%) Equities
6 21 (6.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 17 (4.91%) Fixed Income
8 16 (4.62%) Credit Derivative
9 14 (4.05%) Physics
10 12 (3.47%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.45%) OTC Derivatives
11 5 (1.45%) Statistics
11 5 (1.45%) Visualisation
12 4 (1.16%) Equity Derivative
13 3 (0.87%) Data Extraction
13 3 (0.87%) Data Integration
13 3 (0.87%) Economics
13 3 (0.87%) PMI
13 3 (0.87%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.02%) Unix
2 3 (0.87%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (31.50%) Risk Management
2 56 (16.18%) Business Analysis
3 55 (15.90%) Analytics
4 46 (13.29%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (12.72%) Data Analysis
6 34 (9.83%) Stress Testing
7 33 (9.54%) Project Management
8 30 (8.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 29 (8.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 28 (8.09%) SDLC
11 24 (6.94%) Validation
12 22 (6.36%) Migration
13 21 (6.07%) Information Security
14 20 (5.78%) Risk Analysis
15 19 (5.49%) Scrum
16 17 (4.91%) Risk Analytics
16 17 (4.91%) Test Scripting
17 16 (4.62%) Data Management
18 13 (3.76%) Greeks
18 13 (3.76%) IT Audit
Programming Languages
1 72 (20.81%) SQL
2 16 (4.62%) C++
3 15 (4.34%) VBA
4 14 (4.05%) C#
5 11 (3.18%) Python
6 9 (2.60%) Java
7 6 (1.73%) R
8 4 (1.16%) MATLAB
9 2 (0.58%) Haskell
9 2 (0.58%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.58%) SAS Macro
10 1 (0.29%) C
10 1 (0.29%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.29%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.29%) Scala
10 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 44 (12.72%) Degree
2 18 (5.20%) CISSP
3 15 (4.34%) CISM
4 9 (2.60%) CRISC
5 7 (2.02%) PMI Certification
6 6 (1.73%) CGEIT
6 6 (1.73%) PMP
7 5 (1.45%) CISA
8 4 (1.16%) ISEB
9 3 (0.87%) CFA
9 3 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.58%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.58%) PhD
10 2 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.58%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.29%) ISSMP
11 1 (0.29%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.51%) QA
2 14 (4.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (3.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (2.89%) Data Quality
5 9 (2.60%) COREP
5 9 (2.60%) PCI DSS
6 7 (2.02%) Basel II
7 6 (1.73%) FINREP
8 5 (1.45%) Basel III
8 5 (1.45%) COBIT
9 3 (0.87%) CRD IV
9 3 (0.87%) SSAE 16
10 2 (0.58%) MiFID
11 1 (0.29%) AIFMD
11 1 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.29%) EMIR
11 1 (0.29%) GxP
11 1 (0.29%) ISO27002
11 1 (0.29%) ISO27005
11 1 (0.29%) UCITS
Systems Management
1 7 (2.02%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.16%) RSA Archer
3 1 (0.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (5.49%) Oracle
2 10 (2.89%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.31%) Murex
4 5 (1.45%) Algorithmics
4 5 (1.45%) Bloomberg
5 3 (0.87%) Sybase
5 3 (0.87%) Teradata
6 2 (0.58%) HP
6 2 (0.58%) Planview
6 2 (0.58%) Platfora
6 2 (0.58%) SAP
6 2 (0.58%) Sophis
7 1 (0.29%) IBM
7 1 (0.29%) LogRhythm
7 1 (0.29%) Proofpoint
7 1 (0.29%) Reuters
7 1 (0.29%) SunGard
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