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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Management
Rank 93 87 92
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 1206 1196 1200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.07% 2.27% 2.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.81% 3.06% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 844 802 803
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 £319 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £658 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 25 32
Average hourly rate £27.50 £18.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.77% -44.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £17.06 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £38.40 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+52.77% -28.00%

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
42929 39035 40382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.67% 74.11% 72.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 27471 24251 23495
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1195 1145 1515
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.15 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.60% -9.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 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 -1 1111 £475 - 307
London -17 618 £525 +2.43% 156
City of London +3 198 £500 - 62
South East +30 167 £445 +11.25% 44
South West +20 110 £428 +6.87% 16
North West -23 73 £425 +8.28% 34
Scotland +4 48 £405 +1.25% 11
East of England 0 47 £418 +7.05% 17
West Midlands +8 41 £388 +4.72% 14
Surrey +4 39 £475 +24.18% 7
Hampshire +1 35 £400 +39.13% 5
Berkshire +11 32 £418 -7.22% 7
Wiltshire +11 32 £458 +1.66% 3
Bristol -19 28 £400 +9.00% 9
Buckinghamshire +10 27 £428 +64.42% 8
Milton Keynes +14 26 £428 +64.42% 4
East Midlands +9 25 £400 +30.08% 6
Cheshire +1 25 £493 +40.71% 12
Warrington +9 20 £485 -22.70%
Swindon +4 20 £513 +6.49% 1
Glasgow 0 19 £418 +15.17% 2
Yorkshire -16 19 £424 +7.00% 17
Manchester -35 19 £400 -15.78% 17
Bedfordshire -4 17 £450 +32.84% 4
Edinburgh -4 17 £425 +18.05% 7
Somerset - 17 £475 - 2
Hertfordshire -24 16 £400 +1.26% 8
Birmingham +7 14 £210 -44.00% 8
Northamptonshire +5 14 £450 +9.09% 3
West Yorkshire -15 14 £425 +9.67% 12

Risk Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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.

1 920 (39.62%) Finance
2 569 (24.50%) Project Management
3 449 (19.34%) Banking
4 374 (16.11%) PRINCE2
5 344 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
6 325 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 313 (13.48%) Information Security
8 296 (12.75%) SQL
9 288 (12.40%) Security Cleared
10 251 (10.81%) Front Office
11 240 (10.34%) Change Management
12 238 (10.25%) ITIL
12 238 (10.25%) Investment Banking
13 236 (10.16%) Degree
14 230 (9.91%) Management Information System
15 219 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
16 213 (9.17%) Java
17 201 (8.66%) Microsoft
17 201 (8.66%) SC Cleared
18 194 (8.35%) Oracle
19 192 (8.27%) CISSP
20 184 (7.92%) MS Excel
21 172 (7.41%) Business Analysis
22 167 (7.19%) Change Control
23 166 (7.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
24 155 (6.68%) Programme Management
25 151 (6.50%) Windows
26 150 (6.46%) UNIX
27 149 (6.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
28 140 (6.03%) MS Project

Risk Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 92 (3.96%) SharePoint
2 32 (1.38%) SAS
3 30 (1.29%) IIS
4 18 (0.78%) WebSphere
5 16 (0.69%) CMS
6 13 (0.56%) MS Exchange
7 12 (0.52%) WebLogic
7 12 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 8 (0.34%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.30%) Apache
10 7 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (0.26%) TIBCO EMS
12 5 (0.22%) MS Project Server
12 5 (0.22%) Oracle Coherence
12 5 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (0.22%) Lync
12 5 (0.22%) JBoss
12 5 (0.22%) MQSeries
12 5 (0.22%) Documentum
Applications
1 184 (7.92%) MS Excel
2 140 (6.03%) MS Project
3 112 (4.82%) MS Office
4 108 (4.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 55 (2.37%) MS Visio
6 24 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.26%) Open Workbench
7 6 (0.26%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.043%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.043%) Stata
8 1 (0.043%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 18 (0.78%) Summit
2 16 (0.69%) Endur
3 15 (0.65%) RMDS
3 15 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 12 (0.52%) Aligne
5 11 (0.47%) OpenLink RightAngle
5 11 (0.47%) ZaiNet
5 11 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
5 11 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
6 10 (0.43%) Markit EDM
7 7 (0.30%) Murex MxG2000
8 6 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (0.17%) SAP R/3
9 4 (0.17%) SAP FI
9 4 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
9 4 (0.17%) SAP CO
9 4 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
10 3 (0.13%) LatentZero
10 3 (0.13%) HFM
10 3 (0.13%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 19 (0.82%) SaaS
2 17 (0.73%) IaaS
3 9 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.30%) Office 365
5 4 (0.17%) PaaS
6 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.086%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.086%) Force.com
7 2 (0.086%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.043%) Route 53
8 1 (0.043%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.043%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.043%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 116 (5.00%) Firewall
2 56 (2.41%) Network Security
3 40 (1.72%) WAN
4 38 (1.64%) Intrusion Detection
5 35 (1.51%) TCP/IP
6 30 (1.29%) Internet
7 28 (1.21%) LAN
8 22 (0.95%) SAN
9 20 (0.86%) DNS
10 17 (0.73%) DHCP
11 16 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
12 13 (0.56%) LDAP
13 10 (0.43%) Intranet
13 10 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
14 9 (0.39%) Reverse Proxy
14 9 (0.39%) NAS
15 8 (0.34%) Ethernet
16 7 (0.30%) Wireless
17 6 (0.26%) VLAN
17 6 (0.26%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (3.49%) SQL Server
2 56 (2.41%) Oracle Database
3 40 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
4 31 (1.34%) Relational Database
5 25 (1.08%) Big Data
6 24 (1.03%) Data Mining
7 21 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 21 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
8 18 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
9 17 (0.73%) KDB
10 16 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 15 (0.65%) QlikView
11 15 (0.65%) MS Access
12 13 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
12 13 (0.56%) Hadoop
13 12 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 11 (0.47%) Oracle Database 10g
15 8 (0.34%) OLAP
15 8 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
16 6 (0.26%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 24 (1.03%) Maven
2 23 (0.99%) JUnit
3 20 (0.86%) TeamCity
4 15 (0.65%) JIRA
5 11 (0.47%) Visual Studio
5 11 (0.47%) CruiseControl
5 11 (0.47%) Mockito
6 8 (0.34%) Jenkins
6 8 (0.34%) Subversion
7 7 (0.30%) Grunt
7 7 (0.30%) Bower
7 7 (0.30%) WebDriver
7 7 (0.30%) SpecFlow
8 6 (0.26%) ERwin
9 5 (0.22%) PVCS
9 5 (0.22%) ClearCase
9 5 (0.22%) Eclipse
9 5 (0.22%) Git (software)
9 5 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (0.17%) Ant
General
1 920 (39.62%) Finance
2 449 (19.34%) Banking
3 251 (10.81%) Front Office
4 238 (10.25%) Investment Banking
5 106 (4.57%) Legal
6 79 (3.40%) Retail
7 73 (3.14%) Telecoms
8 45 (1.94%) Back Office
9 39 (1.68%) Financial Institution
10 38 (1.64%) Manufacturing
11 37 (1.59%) Marketing
12 27 (1.16%) Law
13 21 (0.90%) Retail Banking
14 19 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
15 16 (0.69%) Military
16 12 (0.52%) Publishing
17 11 (0.47%) Billing
17 11 (0.47%) Automotive
18 10 (0.43%) Local Government
19 7 (0.30%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 497 (21.40%) Project Manager
2 494 (21.27%) Analyst
3 290 (12.49%) Developer
4 249 (10.72%) Business Analyst
5 180 (7.75%) Consultant
6 104 (4.48%) Architect
7 97 (4.18%) Security Consultant
8 92 (3.96%) Programme Manager
9 83 (3.57%) Risk Analyst
10 77 (3.32%) Java Developer
11 70 (3.01%) Senior Analyst
12 66 (2.84%) Security Analyst
13 59 (2.54%) Service Manager
13 59 (2.54%) Senior Manager
13 59 (2.54%) Risk Manager
14 52 (2.24%) Security Manager
15 49 (2.11%) Delivery Manager
16 44 (1.89%) C# Developer
17 39 (1.68%) Services Delivery Manager
17 39 (1.68%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (3.96%) .NET
2 84 (3.62%) HTML
2 84 (3.62%) Web Services
3 57 (2.45%) XML
3 57 (2.45%) HTML5
4 53 (2.28%) Spring
5 41 (1.77%) Middleware
6 40 (1.72%) CSS
7 32 (1.38%) RESTful
8 30 (1.29%) Hibernate
9 26 (1.12%) jQuery
10 25 (1.08%) ASP.NET
11 23 (0.99%) WCF
12 22 (0.95%) JSP
13 21 (0.90%) J2EE
13 21 (0.90%) .NET Framework
14 20 (0.86%) ASP.NET MVC
15 19 (0.82%) JMS
16 18 (0.78%) WPF
16 18 (0.78%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 230 (9.91%) Management Information System
2 219 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
3 166 (7.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 126 (5.43%) Derivative
4 126 (5.43%) Market Risk
5 110 (4.74%) Credit Risk
6 82 (3.53%) RMADS
7 79 (3.40%) Computer Science
8 66 (2.84%) CESG
9 60 (2.58%) Fixed Income
10 59 (2.54%) Equities
11 54 (2.33%) CESG CLAS
12 43 (1.85%) Mathematics
13 41 (1.77%) PMI
14 35 (1.51%) Credit Derivative
15 29 (1.25%) Data Structures
16 28 (1.21%) Hedge funds
17 26 (1.12%) Data Protection Act
18 25 (1.08%) User Experience
19 21 (0.90%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 151 (6.50%) Windows
2 150 (6.46%) UNIX
3 117 (5.04%) Linux
4 21 (0.90%) Solaris
4 21 (0.90%) Windows 7
5 16 (0.69%) Windows XP
6 15 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.086%) zOS
11 2 (0.086%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.086%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.086%) Android
12 1 (0.043%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.043%) HPUX
12 1 (0.043%) CentOS
12 1 (0.043%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 569 (24.50%) Project Management
2 374 (16.11%) PRINCE2
3 344 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
4 325 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 313 (13.48%) Information Security
6 240 (10.34%) Change Management
7 238 (10.25%) ITIL
8 172 (7.41%) Business Analysis
9 167 (7.19%) Change Control
10 155 (6.68%) Programme Management
11 138 (5.94%) Data Modelling
12 131 (5.64%) Project Planning
13 119 (5.12%) Analytics
14 117 (5.04%) Service Delivery
15 109 (4.69%) Service Management
16 102 (4.39%) Risk Assessment
16 102 (4.39%) Migration
17 95 (4.09%) User Acceptance Testing
18 89 (3.83%) Low Latency
19 85 (3.66%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 296 (12.75%) SQL
2 213 (9.17%) Java
3 122 (5.25%) C#
4 92 (3.96%) C++
5 72 (3.10%) JavaScript
6 50 (2.15%) C
7 49 (2.11%) Python
8 40 (1.72%) VBA
9 37 (1.59%) Perl
10 36 (1.55%) Scala
11 22 (0.95%) T-SQL
12 20 (0.86%) PL/SQL
13 14 (0.60%) Shell Script
14 13 (0.56%) VB
15 8 (0.34%) PowerShell
16 7 (0.30%) VB.NET
17 5 (0.22%) Korn
18 4 (0.17%) Groovy
18 4 (0.17%) R
18 4 (0.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 288 (12.40%) Security Cleared
2 236 (10.16%) Degree
3 201 (8.66%) SC Cleared
4 192 (8.27%) CISSP
5 118 (5.08%) CISM
6 83 (3.57%) PMI Certification
7 76 (3.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 70 (3.01%) CISA
9 58 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 53 (2.28%) PMP
11 45 (1.94%) ISEB
12 35 (1.51%) DV Cleared
13 33 (1.42%) GIAC
14 32 (1.38%) CRISC
15 25 (1.08%) CEH
16 21 (0.90%) APMP
17 19 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
18 15 (0.65%) Network+ Certification
19 14 (0.60%) CIMA
19 14 (0.60%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (6.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 101 (4.35%) QA
3 37 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 35 (1.51%) SLA
5 34 (1.46%) COBIT
6 32 (1.38%) PCI DSS
7 26 (1.12%) JSP 440
8 25 (1.08%) EMIR
8 25 (1.08%) ISO 9001
9 21 (0.90%) Data Quality
10 18 (0.78%) Basel III
11 17 (0.73%) ISO 9000
12 16 (0.69%) MiFID
13 15 (0.65%) Solvency II
14 13 (0.56%) Dodd-Frank
15 11 (0.47%) ISO 14001
16 9 (0.39%) GPG13
16 9 (0.39%) P3O
17 8 (0.34%) Basel II
18 5 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 54 (2.33%) Active Directory
2 26 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (0.17%) VMware Server
6 3 (0.13%) Firmware
6 3 (0.13%) XenApp
6 3 (0.13%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.086%) HDFS
7 2 (0.086%) Shibboleth
7 2 (0.086%) RACF
8 1 (0.043%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.043%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 23 (0.99%) Control-M
2 19 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (0.39%) ARCserve
4 7 (0.30%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 7 (0.30%) ITRS Geneos
5 6 (0.26%) Nagios
6 5 (0.22%) SCCM
7 4 (0.17%) SCOM
7 4 (0.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (0.17%) Puppet
7 4 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.17%) SCOrch
7 4 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (0.17%) Tivoli
7 4 (0.17%) BMC PATROL
7 4 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (0.17%) BladeLogic
8 2 (0.086%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.086%) CORE IMPACT
8 2 (0.086%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 201 (8.66%) Microsoft
2 194 (8.35%) Oracle
3 81 (3.49%) SAP
4 57 (2.45%) Sybase
5 39 (1.68%) HP
6 38 (1.64%) Cisco
7 37 (1.59%) CheckPoint
8 34 (1.46%) VMware
9 23 (0.99%) Citrix
10 22 (0.95%) Murex
11 21 (0.90%) Business Objects
12 19 (0.82%) IBM
12 19 (0.82%) Juniper
13 17 (0.73%) Adobe
14 16 (0.69%) 29West
15 15 (0.65%) OpenLink
16 14 (0.60%) Red Hat
16 14 (0.60%) Cyber-Ark
17 13 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
17 13 (0.56%) Bloomberg
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
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London
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £250 - 300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
RBW Consulting
Rate: From £300 to £340 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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GA Global
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Hays Finance Technology
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Unilever Professional Hidden Page - Poland
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Interaction Recruitment PLC
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Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: From £500 to £750 per day
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