The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Risk Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Risk Consultant
Rank 597 607 582
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Risk Consultant 54 39 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.068% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.072% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 26 29
Median daily rate £500 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £360 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £713 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £463 £500
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -7.50%
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
51170 54095 51865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.76% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33263 34303 31438
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1565 2020 2092
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

Risk Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Risk Consultant in the job title.

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 28 July 2016.

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 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 Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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 +1 52 £500 +5.26% 12
London +17 30 £575 +21.05% 3
Yorkshire +3 7 £488 +39.28%
City of London +51 6 £600 +26.31% 3
South East +8 6 £450 -5.26% 3
West Yorkshire +1 4 £450 +28.57%
Milton Keynes +19 3 £450 -
Buckinghamshire +12 3 £450 -
North West +5 3 £395 -16.84%
Berkshire -1 3 £450 -5.26% 2
Hampshire - 3 £450 -
Kent - 3 - -
Hook - 3 £450 -
Bracknell - 3 £450 -
Edinburgh +3 2 - - 1
South West +2 2 - - 1
Cheshire 0 2 £385 -18.94%
Scotland -1 2 - - 2
West Midlands - 2 £350 - 2
South Yorkshire - 2 £525 -
Bristol - 2 - -
Sheffield - 2 £525 -
Leeds - 2 £450 -
East Midlands -4 1 £395 -
Surrey -5 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £395 -
Manchester - 1 £550 -
Warwickshire - 1 - - 1
North Yorkshire - 1 £550 -
York - 1 £550 -

Risk Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, Risk Consultant 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 Consultant in the job title.

1 33 (39.29%) Information Security
2 24 (28.57%) Finance
3 21 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (22.62%) CISSP
5 18 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
6 17 (20.24%) Banking
6 17 (20.24%) Project Management
6 17 (20.24%) Risk Management
7 15 (17.86%) CISA
8 14 (16.67%) CISM
9 12 (14.29%) IT Audit
9 12 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
10 11 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (13.10%) SDLC
11 10 (11.90%) COBIT
12 9 (10.71%) Firewall
13 8 (9.52%) Service Delivery
13 8 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
13 8 (9.52%) Credit Risk
14 7 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
14 7 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
15 6 (7.14%) Security+ Certification
15 6 (7.14%) Validation
15 6 (7.14%) Security Management
15 6 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 6 (7.14%) SAS
15 6 (7.14%) Unix
15 6 (7.14%) Retail
15 6 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
15 6 (7.14%) Analytics

Risk Consultant 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 6 (7.14%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (4.76%) SPSS
2 2 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.19%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.71%) Firewall
2 1 (1.19%) Internet
2 1 (1.19%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.19%) LAN
2 1 (1.19%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.19%) Base SAS
2 1 (1.19%) Data Mart
2 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.19%) OLAP
2 1 (1.19%) OLAP Cube
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (1.19%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.19%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (1.19%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 24 (28.57%) Finance
2 17 (20.24%) Banking
3 6 (7.14%) Retail
4 5 (5.95%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.19%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.19%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.19%) Marketing
6 1 (1.19%) Private Banking
6 1 (1.19%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.76%) Middleware
2 1 (1.19%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (1.19%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.52%) Credit Risk
3 5 (5.95%) CESG
4 4 (4.76%) Cryptography
4 4 (4.76%) Economics
4 4 (4.76%) Mathematics
4 4 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.76%) PKI
4 4 (4.76%) Statistics
5 3 (3.57%) FMCG
6 2 (2.38%) Cyber Attack
6 2 (2.38%) Equities
6 2 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.38%) Market Risk
6 2 (2.38%) Physics
7 1 (1.19%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.19%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.19%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.19%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.14%) Unix
2 5 (5.95%) Linux
3 4 (4.76%) Windows
4 1 (1.19%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (39.29%) Information Security
2 18 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
3 17 (20.24%) Project Management
3 17 (20.24%) Risk Management
4 12 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (14.29%) IT Audit
5 11 (13.10%) SDLC
6 8 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
6 8 (9.52%) Service Delivery
7 7 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
8 6 (7.14%) Analytics
8 6 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (7.14%) OWASP
8 6 (7.14%) Security Management
8 6 (7.14%) Validation
9 5 (5.95%) Identity Access Management
9 5 (5.95%) ITIL
9 5 (5.95%) Problem Management
10 4 (4.76%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.95%) SQL
2 2 (2.38%) R
2 2 (2.38%) VBA
3 1 (1.19%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.19%) Perl
3 1 (1.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (22.62%) CISSP
2 15 (17.86%) CISA
3 14 (16.67%) CISM
4 6 (7.14%) CompTIA Security+
4 6 (7.14%) Security+ Certification
5 5 (5.95%) Degree
6 4 (4.76%) SC Cleared
6 4 (4.76%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.38%) CRISC
7 2 (2.38%) PMP
7 2 (2.38%) Postgraduate
8 1 (1.19%) APMP
8 1 (1.19%) PhD
8 1 (1.19%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (11.90%) COBIT
3 6 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (5.95%) QA
5 3 (3.57%) GCP
5 3 (3.57%) GMP
5 3 (3.57%) GxP
5 3 (3.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (3.57%) JSP 440
5 3 (3.57%) PCI DSS
6 2 (2.38%) GLP
7 1 (1.19%) BS25999
7 1 (1.19%) COSO
7 1 (1.19%) Data Quality
7 1 (1.19%) GAMP
7 1 (1.19%) ISO27002
7 1 (1.19%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 5 (5.95%) Oracle
2 4 (4.76%) LogRhythm
2 4 (4.76%) Proofpoint
2 4 (4.76%) Sybase
3 2 (2.38%) SAP
4 1 (1.19%) DataFlux
4 1 (1.19%) Murex
4 1 (1.19%) Sophis
4 1 (1.19%) Teradata