The table below looks at the statistics for Risk Management skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Risk Management over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Management
Rank 95 88 88
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 1228 1212 1186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.10% 2.14% 2.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.69% 2.82% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 818 835 779
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £636 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £393
% change year-on-year
- +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 5 19
Average hourly rate £38.50 £27.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.90 £16.60 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.78 £44.80 £45.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £26.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+60.00% +25.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
45639 42994 39933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 78.18% 76.05% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29767 26678 24521
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1242 1170 1122
Average hourly rate £31.44 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.76% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.17 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

Risk Management
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Risk Management within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Risk Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Risk Management
Daily Rate Trend

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

Risk Management Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Risk Management
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Risk Management within the UK over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Risk Management Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Risk Management
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Risk Management Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Risk Management
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Risk Management within the UK over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Risk Management Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Risk Management
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 Management within the UK over the 3 months to 3 September 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 -11 1123 £475 - 346
London 0 621 £525 +0.96% 196
City of London -8 160 £538 +2.38% 50
South East -11 147 £400 -3.03% 29
North West +29 127 £425 - 27
Scotland +13 74 £388 -8.82% 14
South West -43 61 £405 -7.42% 27
Manchester +15 50 £400 +2.56% 13
Berkshire +1 49 £424 +13.00% 8
East of England +6 41 £475 +15.15% 15
Edinburgh +10 40 £413 -17.50% 11
Cheshire +4 39 £450 +5.88% 7
Buckinghamshire +4 37 £415 -3.48% 4
Milton Keynes +11 35 £415 -8.28% 3
North East +6 35 £483 +60.83%
West Midlands -5 33 £413 +10.36% 22
Tyne and Wear +6 30 £488 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -1 29 £485 -
East Midlands -21 28 £400 -11.11% 10
Bristol +11 27 £350 -6.04% 8
Yorkshire -23 26 £490 +22.50% 18
Hampshire -21 22 £395 +5.33% 4
West Yorkshire -21 21 £485 +21.25% 8
Lancashire -2 19 £425 +3.03% 1
Glasgow +12 18 £350 -16.66% 3
Leeds -29 17 £515 +28.75% 6
Blackpool -18 16 £425 +3.03% 1
Hertfordshire +3 14 £550 +31.73% 9
Nottinghamshire -4 13 £400 -5.88% 5
Surrey -6 13 £375 +15.38% 4

Risk Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Risk Management also 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 that cited Risk Management.

1 1057 (46.42%) Finance
2 666 (29.25%) Project Management
3 529 (23.23%) Banking
4 408 (17.92%) PRINCE2
5 385 (16.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 356 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
7 299 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
8 266 (11.68%) Information Security
8 266 (11.68%) SQL
9 255 (11.20%) Investment Banking
10 247 (10.85%) Security Cleared
11 231 (10.14%) Change Management
12 229 (10.06%) Front Office
12 229 (10.06%) ITIL
13 212 (9.31%) Degree
14 210 (9.22%) Management Information System
15 208 (9.13%) Microsoft
16 191 (8.39%) MS Excel
17 176 (7.73%) Java
17 176 (7.73%) Change Control
18 163 (7.16%) SC Cleared
19 159 (6.98%) Business Analysis
19 159 (6.98%) CISSP
20 154 (6.76%) Oracle
21 150 (6.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
22 146 (6.41%) QA
22 146 (6.41%) Programme Management
23 144 (6.32%) C#
24 135 (5.93%) MS Project
25 133 (5.84%) Retail

Risk Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Risk Management also 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 that cited Risk Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 79 (3.47%) SharePoint
2 29 (1.27%) SAS
3 28 (1.23%) IIS
4 22 (0.97%) Oracle Coherence
5 17 (0.75%) WebSphere
6 14 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
7 12 (0.53%) IBM Notes
8 11 (0.48%) Apache
9 9 (0.40%) CMS
9 9 (0.40%) Lync
10 7 (0.31%) Tomcat
11 6 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (0.26%) Lotus Domino
11 6 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
11 6 (0.26%) Apache Spark
12 5 (0.22%) GemFire
13 4 (0.18%) WordPress
13 4 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (0.18%) LiveLink
13 4 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 191 (8.39%) MS Excel
2 135 (5.93%) MS Project
3 131 (5.75%) MS Office
4 93 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 68 (2.99%) MS Visio
6 14 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.22%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.088%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.044%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 11 (0.48%) Primavera
2 8 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.31%) SAP ERP
3 7 (0.31%) SAP GRC
4 5 (0.22%) Summit
4 5 (0.22%) Sentinel
4 5 (0.22%) Agresso
5 4 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (0.18%) RMDS
5 4 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.13%) SAP FSCM
6 3 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.088%) Oracle CRM
7 2 (0.088%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.088%) thinkFolio
7 2 (0.088%) Cognos Controller
7 2 (0.088%) CA PPM
7 2 (0.088%) Bankmaster
Cloud Services
1 13 (0.57%) PaaS
2 10 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (0.44%) SaaS
3 5 (0.22%) Office 365
4 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.044%) Force.com
5 1 (0.044%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (2.81%) Firewall
2 51 (2.24%) WAN
3 42 (1.84%) Network Security
4 41 (1.80%) LAN
5 24 (1.05%) Internet
6 18 (0.79%) SAN
7 17 (0.75%) Wireless
8 12 (0.53%) HTTP
9 11 (0.48%) VLAN
10 8 (0.35%) NAS
10 8 (0.35%) ATM
10 8 (0.35%) TCP/IP
10 8 (0.35%) VPN
10 8 (0.35%) MPLS
11 7 (0.31%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (0.31%) IPsec
12 6 (0.26%) BIG-IP
12 6 (0.26%) Unified Communications
12 6 (0.26%) BGP
12 6 (0.26%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (4.61%) SQL Server
2 49 (2.15%) Relational Database
3 34 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
4 33 (1.45%) Oracle Database
5 26 (1.14%) RDBMS
6 23 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 19 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
7 19 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 17 (0.75%) Big Data
9 15 (0.66%) Hadoop
10 14 (0.61%) QlikView
11 12 (0.53%) KDB
12 9 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (0.40%) MS Access
13 8 (0.35%) Data Mining
13 8 (0.35%) NoSQL
13 8 (0.35%) SAP HANA
14 7 (0.31%) SAP BW
14 7 (0.31%) MySQL
14 7 (0.31%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 27 (1.19%) JIRA
2 11 (0.48%) Subversion
3 9 (0.40%) Maven
4 7 (0.31%) Oracle APEX
4 7 (0.31%) NUnit
4 7 (0.31%) HP UFT
4 7 (0.31%) LoadRunner
5 6 (0.26%) Introscope
5 6 (0.26%) JUnit
6 5 (0.22%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.22%) VisualAge
6 5 (0.22%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 5 (0.22%) Selenium
6 5 (0.22%) Git (software)
7 4 (0.18%) MSBuild
8 3 (0.13%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.13%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.13%) jMock
8 3 (0.13%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 1057 (46.42%) Finance
2 529 (23.23%) Banking
3 255 (11.20%) Investment Banking
4 229 (10.06%) Front Office
5 133 (5.84%) Retail
6 111 (4.87%) Legal
7 57 (2.50%) Telecoms
8 48 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
9 46 (2.02%) Financial Institution
10 45 (1.98%) Marketing
11 42 (1.84%) Retail Banking
12 39 (1.71%) Back Office
13 34 (1.49%) Manufacturing
14 30 (1.32%) Billing
15 23 (1.01%) Law
16 11 (0.48%) Advertising
17 10 (0.44%) Publishing
17 10 (0.44%) Corporate Banking
18 9 (0.40%) Local Government
19 8 (0.35%) Military
Job Titles
1 465 (20.42%) Project Manager
2 460 (20.20%) Analyst
3 255 (11.20%) Developer
4 224 (9.84%) Business Analyst
5 153 (6.72%) Consultant
6 116 (5.09%) Architect
7 101 (4.44%) Risk Manager
8 90 (3.95%) Programme Manager
9 68 (2.99%) Senior Manager
10 67 (2.94%) Risk Analyst
11 65 (2.85%) Security Consultant
12 55 (2.42%) Security Analyst
13 53 (2.33%) Senior Project Manager
13 53 (2.33%) Java Developer
14 51 (2.24%) C++ Developer
15 49 (2.15%) C# Developer
16 48 (2.11%) Security Architect
17 46 (2.02%) Infrastructure Manager
18 44 (1.93%) Security Manager
19 43 (1.89%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (4.35%) .NET
2 45 (1.98%) XML
2 45 (1.98%) Middleware
3 34 (1.49%) WPF
4 33 (1.45%) HTML
5 26 (1.14%) WCF
6 25 (1.10%) ASP.NET
7 24 (1.05%) STL
7 24 (1.05%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 20 (0.88%) FIX Protocol
9 19 (0.83%) HTML5
10 17 (0.75%) Web Services
11 16 (0.70%) Spring
12 15 (0.66%) .NET Framework
12 15 (0.66%) REST
13 14 (0.61%) WinForms
13 14 (0.61%) JSON
14 12 (0.53%) J2EE
15 11 (0.48%) CSS
15 11 (0.48%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 299 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
2 210 (9.22%) Management Information System
3 130 (5.71%) Derivative
4 124 (5.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 108 (4.74%) Credit Risk
6 104 (4.57%) Market Risk
7 103 (4.52%) Equities
8 93 (4.08%) Fixed Income
9 76 (3.34%) Data Centre
10 59 (2.59%) PMI
11 49 (2.15%) RMADS
12 41 (1.80%) CESG
13 36 (1.58%) Computer Science
14 32 (1.41%) Data Protection Act
15 26 (1.14%) Equity Derivative
16 25 (1.10%) Credit Derivative
16 25 (1.10%) NHS
17 23 (1.01%) PKI
18 21 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
19 20 (0.88%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 112 (4.92%) Windows
2 108 (4.74%) UNIX
3 96 (4.22%) Linux
4 33 (1.45%) Solaris
5 16 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (0.61%) Windows 7
7 10 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.22%) MVS
9 5 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.22%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.18%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.18%) Android
11 3 (0.13%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.13%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.13%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.088%) AIX
12 2 (0.088%) CentOS
13 1 (0.044%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.044%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 666 (29.25%) Project Management
2 408 (17.92%) PRINCE2
3 385 (16.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 356 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
5 266 (11.68%) Information Security
6 231 (10.14%) Change Management
7 229 (10.06%) ITIL
8 176 (7.73%) Change Control
9 159 (6.98%) Business Analysis
10 146 (6.41%) Programme Management
11 132 (5.80%) Project Planning
12 128 (5.62%) SDLC
13 115 (5.05%) Continuous Improvement
14 114 (5.01%) Service Delivery
15 112 (4.92%) Service Management
16 96 (4.22%) Configuration Management
17 95 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 92 (4.04%) Scrum
19 90 (3.95%) Data Protection
20 87 (3.82%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 266 (11.68%) SQL
2 176 (7.73%) Java
3 144 (6.32%) C#
4 125 (5.49%) C++
5 67 (2.94%) Python
6 65 (2.85%) VBA
7 50 (2.20%) C
8 43 (1.89%) JavaScript
9 36 (1.58%) Perl
10 18 (0.79%) Scala
11 15 (0.66%) Shell Script
12 13 (0.57%) PHP
13 11 (0.48%) PowerShell
14 10 (0.44%) Bash Shell
15 9 (0.40%) MATLAB
15 9 (0.40%) T-SQL
16 8 (0.35%) VB.NET
16 8 (0.35%) Korn
16 8 (0.35%) R
17 7 (0.31%) VB
Qualifications
1 247 (10.85%) Security Cleared
2 212 (9.31%) Degree
3 163 (7.16%) SC Cleared
4 159 (6.98%) CISSP
5 132 (5.80%) PMI Certification
6 105 (4.61%) CISM
7 90 (3.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 89 (3.91%) PMP
9 75 (3.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 72 (3.16%) CISA
11 42 (1.84%) APMP
11 42 (1.84%) CRISC
12 39 (1.71%) DV Cleared
13 35 (1.54%) ISEB
14 20 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
15 15 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
16 14 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
16 14 (0.61%) ISTQB
17 11 (0.48%) CCNA
17 11 (0.48%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 150 (6.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 146 (6.41%) QA
3 55 (2.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 54 (2.37%) PCI DSS
5 45 (1.98%) COBIT
6 41 (1.80%) SLA
7 35 (1.54%) P3O
8 12 (0.53%) Data Quality
8 12 (0.53%) ISO 9001
9 11 (0.48%) Basel III
10 10 (0.44%) Solvency II
11 9 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
11 9 (0.40%) GxP
11 9 (0.40%) JSP 440
12 8 (0.35%) HIPAA
12 8 (0.35%) COSO
13 7 (0.31%) EMIR
14 6 (0.26%) ISO 9000
14 6 (0.26%) FATCA
14 6 (0.26%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 36 (1.58%) Active Directory
2 21 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.22%) Apache Flume
3 5 (0.22%) HDFS
4 4 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (0.13%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.13%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.088%) VMware Server
6 2 (0.088%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.088%) XenApp
7 1 (0.044%) XenServer
7 1 (0.044%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.044%) vSphere
7 1 (0.044%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.044%) Docker
7 1 (0.044%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 28 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.31%) ITRS Geneos
3 6 (0.26%) Puppet
4 5 (0.22%) SCOM
4 5 (0.22%) Control-M
5 4 (0.18%) CA Single Sign-On
5 4 (0.18%) Oozie
5 4 (0.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (0.13%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.13%) Nessus
6 3 (0.13%) BladeLogic
6 3 (0.13%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (0.13%) SCCM
7 2 (0.088%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.088%) MIMEsweeper
7 2 (0.088%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.088%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.044%) logstash
8 1 (0.044%) Icinga
8 1 (0.044%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 208 (9.13%) Microsoft
2 154 (6.76%) Oracle
3 86 (3.78%) SAP
4 58 (2.55%) Sybase
5 39 (1.71%) CheckPoint
6 31 (1.36%) IBM
6 31 (1.36%) HP
7 27 (1.19%) Cisco
8 26 (1.14%) VMware
9 23 (1.01%) Citrix
10 15 (0.66%) Solace
11 13 (0.57%) Reuters
12 12 (0.53%) Remedy
12 12 (0.53%) Lotus
13 11 (0.48%) TIBCO
13 11 (0.48%) Google
14 10 (0.44%) Teradata
14 10 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
14 10 (0.44%) Cognos
15 8 (0.35%) Murex
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Hudson IT
Rate: £610 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
East London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Volt
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £550 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £675 to £700 p/day
Posted: Yesterday
Blackpool, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £42 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago