The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Management
Rank 85 81 83
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 1172 1144 1218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.14% 2.24% 2.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.89% 3.07% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 793 752 750
Average daily rate
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£468 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £378 £383
% change year-on-year
+12.58% -1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 26
Average hourly rate £28.00 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.97% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.55 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.80 £32.56 £47.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £17.75 £24.39
% change year-on-year
+52.11% -27.23%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40489 37285 40846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.06% 72.95% 70.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 25068 22600 23485
Average daily rate £400 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1169 1070 1445
Average hourly rate £24.50 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £48.84 £46.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -2 1081 £475 - 299
London -7 631 £514 -2.14% 140
City of London -21 170 £550 +4.76% 55
South East +15 156 £400 +3.22% 58
South West +18 100 £440 +17.33% 25
Berkshire +30 54 £400 -8.57% 13
North West -28 46 £425 +13.33% 14
Hampshire +18 45 £355 -2.06% 9
Scotland +3 41 £420 +1.81% 10
West Midlands +1 38 £438 +25.00% 6
East Midlands +1 34 £450 +20.00% 9
Yorkshire -2 32 £384 -14.72% 21
West Yorkshire +7 27 £380 -15.55% 16
East of England -32 27 £415 +8.85% 17
Somerset +1 26 £495 +22.22% 8
Northamptonshire +11 25 £450 +4.16% 3
Bristol -8 20 £404 +25.13% 6
Leeds +15 19 £378 -13.71% 7
Reading +13 19 £400 -5.88% 5
Northampton +12 19 £456 +5.61% 1
Buckinghamshire -1 18 £310 -17.33% 6
Cheshire -5 18 £425 +58.13% 7
Glasgow +6 17 £410 -3.52% 5
Devon 0 17 £375 -
Wiltshire 0 17 £419 +14.72% 4
Taunton -13 17 £475 +17.28% 3
Swindon +10 16 £438 +19.86% 2
Manchester -16 16 £308 -29.31% 5
Birmingham 0 15 £288 -19.15% 3
Milton Keynes -1 15 £310 -15.64% 5

Risk Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 968 (41.49%) Finance
2 610 (26.15%) Project Management
3 461 (19.76%) Banking
4 395 (16.93%) PRINCE2
5 334 (14.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 279 (11.96%) SQL
7 276 (11.83%) Front Office
8 262 (11.23%) Information Security
9 240 (10.29%) Change Management
10 231 (9.90%) ITIL
11 228 (9.77%) Management Information System
12 227 (9.73%) Security Cleared
13 222 (9.52%) Investment Banking
14 220 (9.43%) Microsoft
15 213 (9.13%) Java
16 212 (9.09%) Business Analysis
16 212 (9.09%) Degree
17 197 (8.44%) Change Control
18 185 (7.93%) Oracle
19 182 (7.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 161 (6.90%) MS Excel
21 155 (6.64%) Programme Management
22 147 (6.30%) Derivative
23 145 (6.22%) SC Cleared
24 140 (6.00%) Project Planning
25 139 (5.96%) Windows
26 135 (5.79%) Credit Risk
27 134 (5.74%) MS Project
27 134 (5.74%) CISSP
28 133 (5.70%) Analytics

Risk Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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
1 104 (4.46%) SharePoint
2 25 (1.07%) MS Exchange
3 24 (1.03%) CMS
4 22 (0.94%) IIS
5 21 (0.90%) SAS
6 18 (0.77%) Oracle Coherence
7 17 (0.73%) WebSphere
8 15 (0.64%) WebLogic
9 10 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
10 9 (0.39%) TIBCO EMS
10 9 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 7 (0.30%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.26%) MQSeries
12 6 (0.26%) MS Project Server
12 6 (0.26%) Confluence
13 5 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (0.21%) Lync
13 5 (0.21%) Apache
14 4 (0.17%) Documentum
Applications
1 161 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 134 (5.74%) MS Project
3 102 (4.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 88 (3.77%) MS Office
5 48 (2.06%) MS Visio
6 22 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.39%) Open Workbench
8 3 (0.13%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.043%) LaTeX
9 1 (0.043%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 33 (1.41%) RMDS
2 19 (0.81%) Endur
3 18 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 17 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
5 15 (0.64%) Summit
6 13 (0.56%) Aligne
7 12 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
8 11 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
8 11 (0.47%) ZaiNet
8 11 (0.47%) OpenLink RightAngle
9 9 (0.39%) Markit EDM
9 9 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
9 9 (0.39%) SAP CO
9 9 (0.39%) SAP FI
10 7 (0.30%) ION MarketView
11 5 (0.21%) SAP ERP
11 5 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
11 5 (0.21%) Google Analytics
12 4 (0.17%) SAP R/3
12 4 (0.17%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 15 (0.64%) SaaS
2 12 (0.51%) IaaS
3 8 (0.34%) Office 365
4 6 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.17%) PaaS
6 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.086%) Force.com
8 1 (0.043%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.043%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.043%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.043%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 73 (3.13%) Firewall
2 57 (2.44%) WAN
3 39 (1.67%) LAN
4 27 (1.16%) Internet
5 24 (1.03%) Network Security
6 21 (0.90%) SAN
7 17 (0.73%) Intrusion Detection
7 17 (0.73%) TCP/IP
8 11 (0.47%) Intranet
9 8 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (0.34%) VPN
9 8 (0.34%) DNS
9 8 (0.34%) SMS
9 8 (0.34%) Broadband
10 7 (0.30%) FTP
10 7 (0.30%) HTTP
10 7 (0.30%) Wireless
10 7 (0.30%) NAS
11 6 (0.26%) Reverse Proxy
11 6 (0.26%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (3.77%) SQL Server
2 55 (2.36%) Oracle Database
3 34 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
4 28 (1.20%) Relational Database
5 27 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
6 23 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
6 23 (0.99%) Big Data
7 21 (0.90%) Data Mining
8 20 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 17 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 17 (0.73%) Oracle Database 10g
10 14 (0.60%) QlikView
11 13 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 11 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
13 10 (0.43%) Hadoop
14 9 (0.39%) MS Access
14 9 (0.39%) RDBMS
14 9 (0.39%) OLAP
15 7 (0.30%) DB2
15 7 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (0.73%) JUnit
1 17 (0.73%) JIRA
1 17 (0.73%) TeamCity
2 13 (0.56%) Maven
3 11 (0.47%) CruiseControl
3 11 (0.47%) Jenkins
4 10 (0.43%) Visual Studio
5 8 (0.34%) Grunt
5 8 (0.34%) Bower
5 8 (0.34%) WebDriver
6 6 (0.26%) Git (software)
6 6 (0.26%) Mockito
6 6 (0.26%) SpecFlow
7 5 (0.21%) ERwin
8 4 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.13%) MSI
9 3 (0.13%) QuickTest Pro
9 3 (0.13%) Subversion
9 3 (0.13%) Ant
9 3 (0.13%) jMock
General
1 968 (41.49%) Finance
2 461 (19.76%) Banking
3 276 (11.83%) Front Office
4 222 (9.52%) Investment Banking
5 98 (4.20%) Telecoms
5 98 (4.20%) Retail
6 94 (4.03%) Legal
7 56 (2.40%) Back Office
8 47 (2.01%) Marketing
9 44 (1.89%) Financial Institution
10 41 (1.76%) Manufacturing
11 25 (1.07%) Retail Banking
12 24 (1.03%) Law
13 19 (0.81%) Local Government
14 16 (0.69%) Publishing
15 12 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
16 11 (0.47%) Advertising
16 11 (0.47%) Military
17 10 (0.43%) Automotive
18 9 (0.39%) French Language
Job Titles
1 531 (22.76%) Project Manager
2 526 (22.55%) Analyst
3 274 (11.74%) Business Analyst
4 239 (10.24%) Developer
5 170 (7.29%) Consultant
6 127 (5.44%) Architect
7 92 (3.94%) Risk Analyst
8 82 (3.51%) Security Consultant
9 81 (3.47%) Programme Manager
10 70 (3.00%) Senior Analyst
11 65 (2.79%) Java Developer
12 63 (2.70%) Risk Manager
13 58 (2.49%) Senior Manager
14 45 (1.93%) Solutions Architect
14 45 (1.93%) C# Developer
15 43 (1.84%) Service Manager
16 39 (1.67%) Business Manager
16 39 (1.67%) Banking Business Analyst
17 38 (1.63%) Security Analyst
18 37 (1.59%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (4.67%) .NET
2 63 (2.70%) HTML
3 60 (2.57%) XML
4 46 (1.97%) HTML5
5 45 (1.93%) Spring
6 44 (1.89%) Web Services
7 29 (1.24%) WCF
8 28 (1.20%) CSS
9 26 (1.11%) JSP
10 23 (0.99%) Middleware
11 19 (0.81%) ASP.NET
12 18 (0.77%) Hibernate
12 18 (0.77%) XSLT
12 18 (0.77%) Apache Flex
12 18 (0.77%) FIX Protocol
13 17 (0.73%) .NET Framework
14 15 (0.64%) WPF
15 14 (0.60%) jQuery
16 13 (0.56%) AngularJS
17 12 (0.51%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 228 (9.77%) Management Information System
2 182 (7.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 147 (6.30%) Derivative
4 135 (5.79%) Credit Risk
5 114 (4.89%) Market Risk
6 86 (3.69%) Fixed Income
7 77 (3.30%) RMADS
8 64 (2.74%) CESG
9 57 (2.44%) Computer Science
10 56 (2.40%) Equities
11 44 (1.89%) CESG CLAS
12 43 (1.84%) PMI
13 37 (1.59%) Mathematics
14 33 (1.41%) Credit Derivative
15 29 (1.24%) Data Protection Act
16 26 (1.11%) NHS
17 25 (1.07%) Equity Derivative
18 20 (0.86%) Statistics
19 19 (0.81%) Open Source
20 16 (0.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 139 (5.96%) Windows
2 110 (4.71%) UNIX
3 97 (4.16%) Linux
4 39 (1.67%) Solaris
5 32 (1.37%) Windows 7
6 23 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (0.99%) Windows XP
7 15 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.17%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.086%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.086%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.086%) VMS
11 2 (0.086%) zOS
12 1 (0.043%) HPUX
12 1 (0.043%) Android
12 1 (0.043%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 610 (26.15%) Project Management
2 395 (16.93%) PRINCE2
3 334 (14.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 262 (11.23%) Information Security
5 240 (10.29%) Change Management
6 231 (9.90%) ITIL
7 212 (9.09%) Business Analysis
8 197 (8.44%) Change Control
9 155 (6.64%) Programme Management
10 140 (6.00%) Project Planning
11 133 (5.70%) Analytics
12 130 (5.57%) Agile Software Development
13 106 (4.54%) Migration
13 106 (4.54%) Data Modelling
14 96 (4.11%) Service Management
15 94 (4.03%) Risk Assessment
16 92 (3.94%) Service Delivery
17 88 (3.77%) Low Latency
18 85 (3.64%) PRINCE
19 80 (3.43%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 279 (11.96%) SQL
2 213 (9.13%) Java
3 124 (5.32%) C#
4 96 (4.11%) C++
5 50 (2.14%) VBA
6 44 (1.89%) JavaScript
7 41 (1.76%) Python
8 36 (1.54%) C
9 30 (1.29%) Perl
10 26 (1.11%) PL/SQL
11 18 (0.77%) Scala
12 16 (0.69%) T-SQL
13 14 (0.60%) VB
14 12 (0.51%) Shell Script
15 9 (0.39%) PowerShell
16 6 (0.26%) VB.NET
16 6 (0.26%) PHP
17 5 (0.21%) Korn
18 4 (0.17%) R
18 4 (0.17%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 227 (9.73%) Security Cleared
2 212 (9.09%) Degree
3 145 (6.22%) SC Cleared
4 134 (5.74%) CISSP
5 107 (4.59%) PMI Certification
6 87 (3.73%) CISM
7 85 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 74 (3.17%) PMP
9 60 (2.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 52 (2.23%) CISA
11 41 (1.76%) ISEB
12 34 (1.46%) DV Cleared
13 21 (0.90%) CEH
13 21 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
14 18 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
15 16 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 15 (0.64%) CRISC
17 14 (0.60%) GIAC
18 12 (0.51%) APMP
19 11 (0.47%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (5.32%) QA
2 113 (4.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 38 (1.63%) SLA
4 37 (1.59%) JSP 440
5 34 (1.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 33 (1.41%) COBIT
7 27 (1.16%) EMIR
8 22 (0.94%) ISO 9001
9 17 (0.73%) PCI DSS
10 16 (0.69%) Data Quality
11 15 (0.64%) Basel III
12 14 (0.60%) Dodd-Frank
13 13 (0.56%) ISO 9000
14 12 (0.51%) MiFID
15 10 (0.43%) ISO 14001
16 9 (0.39%) Solvency II
16 9 (0.39%) CRD IV
17 6 (0.26%) GPG13
17 6 (0.26%) P3O
17 6 (0.26%) COREP
System Software
1 47 (2.01%) Active Directory
2 35 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.47%) XenApp
3 11 (0.47%) XenDesktop
4 7 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.17%) VMware Server
6 4 (0.17%) UAG
7 3 (0.13%) Shibboleth
8 2 (0.086%) HDFS
8 2 (0.086%) RACF
8 2 (0.086%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.043%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.043%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.043%) GridGain
9 1 (0.043%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 16 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (0.56%) Control-M
3 9 (0.39%) ARCserve
4 8 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 6 (0.26%) ITRS Geneos
5 6 (0.26%) Tivoli
6 5 (0.21%) SCCM
6 5 (0.21%) SCOM
7 4 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (0.17%) SCOrch
7 4 (0.17%) Puppet
7 4 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.17%) BMC PATROL
7 4 (0.17%) Nagios
7 4 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.13%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 2 (0.086%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.086%) OpenView
9 2 (0.086%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 220 (9.43%) Microsoft
2 185 (7.93%) Oracle
3 94 (4.03%) SAP
4 50 (2.14%) VMware
5 41 (1.76%) Sybase
6 35 (1.50%) HP
7 32 (1.37%) Cisco
7 32 (1.37%) 29West
8 31 (1.33%) Citrix
8 31 (1.33%) CheckPoint
9 24 (1.03%) IBM
10 21 (0.90%) Adobe
10 21 (0.90%) Murex
11 20 (0.86%) Business Objects
12 18 (0.77%) OpenLink
13 16 (0.69%) Red Hat
14 15 (0.64%) TIBCO
15 13 (0.56%) Triple Point
16 12 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
16 12 (0.51%) Remedy
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