The table below looks at the statistics for the Risk Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Consultant
Rank 570 555 536
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Risk Consultant 22 15 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.029% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.032% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 16
Average daily rate
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£420 £525 £484
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +8.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £230 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £600 £1,000
UK excluding London average daily rate £448 £499 £415
% change year-on-year
-10.27% +20.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
49935 47333 45284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.07% 92.46% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31866 28484 25556
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2011 2083 2584
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.77 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Risk Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Risk Consultant in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Risk Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Risk Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Risk Consultant within the UK.

Risk Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Risk Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Risk Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Risk Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Risk Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Risk Consultant within the UK.

Risk Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Risk Consultant
Top 23 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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 -24 19 £438 -16.66% 3
London +25 17 £420 -30.00% 1
City of London - 4 £354 -
South East -30 2 £510 -7.27% 1
Reading +17 1 £495 -10.00%
Berkshire -3 1 £495 -10.00%
Surrey - 1 £525 -
Wiltshire - - - -
North West - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Manchester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - - 1
Bedford - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Bristol - - - -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 1

Risk Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Risk Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 25 (52.08%) Information Security
2 19 (39.58%) Finance
3 18 (37.50%) Risk Management
4 12 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
4 12 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (18.75%) CISSP
6 7 (14.58%) Banking
6 7 (14.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (14.58%) Risk Analysis
7 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
7 6 (12.50%) Project Management
7 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (10.42%) SC Cleared
8 5 (10.42%) Retail
9 4 (8.33%) COBIT
9 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
9 4 (8.33%) CISM
9 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
9 4 (8.33%) Intranet
9 4 (8.33%) HTML
9 4 (8.33%) MS Office
9 4 (8.33%) SAP
9 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
10 3 (6.25%) PMP
10 3 (6.25%) PMI Certification
10 3 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (6.25%) CESG
10 3 (6.25%) Degree
10 3 (6.25%) Penetration Testing

Risk Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Risk Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Office
2 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) Intranet
2 1 (2.08%) Firewall
2 1 (2.08%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) MS Access
2 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
General
1 19 (39.58%) Finance
2 7 (14.58%) Banking
3 5 (10.42%) Retail
4 3 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (4.17%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.17%) Back Office
6 1 (2.08%) Local Government
6 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.08%) Dutch Language
6 1 (2.08%) French Language
6 1 (2.08%) Front Office
6 1 (2.08%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.25%) CESG
3 3 (6.25%) Learning Management System
4 2 (4.17%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.17%) Market Risk
4 2 (4.17%) Fixed Income
4 2 (4.17%) FMCG
5 1 (2.08%) PKI
5 1 (2.08%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.08%) RMADS
5 1 (2.08%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) UNIX
1 1 (2.08%) Windows
1 1 (2.08%) Windows Vista
1 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (52.08%) Information Security
2 18 (37.50%) Risk Management
3 12 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
4 7 (14.58%) Risk Analysis
5 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (12.50%) Project Management
6 3 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (6.25%) Information Assurance
7 2 (4.17%) Matrix Management
7 2 (4.17%) Stress Testing
7 2 (4.17%) CRAMM
7 2 (4.17%) Programme Management
7 2 (4.17%) Information Security Management
7 2 (4.17%) Security Management
7 2 (4.17%) ITIL
7 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.17%) ERP
8 1 (2.08%) ETL
8 1 (2.08%) Quality Management
8 1 (2.08%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.17%) VBA
2 1 (2.08%) Python
2 1 (2.08%) C
2 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) CISSP
2 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 5 (10.42%) SC Cleared
4 4 (8.33%) CISM
5 3 (6.25%) PMP
5 3 (6.25%) PMI Certification
5 3 (6.25%) Degree
6 2 (4.17%) CISA
7 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.08%) CIMA
7 1 (2.08%) MBA
7 1 (2.08%) GIAC
7 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.08%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (8.33%) COBIT
3 3 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (4.17%) PCI DSS
5 1 (2.08%) Solvency II
5 1 (2.08%) ISO 9001
5 1 (2.08%) BS7799
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.08%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) ZENworks
1 1 (2.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (8.33%) SAP
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.17%) Cisco
3 1 (2.08%) VMware
3 1 (2.08%) Business Objects