The table below looks at the statistics for Risk Management skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Risk Management over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Risk Management
UK
Rank 112 90 96
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +6
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 947 1201 1086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.13% 2.32% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.58% 2.81% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 615 746 684
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £330 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £435 £403
% change year-on-year
+2.29% +8.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 10
Median hourly rate £27.50 £50.00 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +86.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £22.30 £17.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £60.98 £33.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £52.00 £26.75
% change year-on-year
-47.11% +94.39%

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
36679 42732 41310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.31% 82.43% 79.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 24330 27936 26209
Median daily rate £450 £425 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 939 1157 1103
Median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +42.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Risk Management
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Risk Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Management within the UK over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 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 -18 889 £475 -2.06% 207
London -24 463 £525 - 111
South East +10 137 £463 +8.82% 16
South West +24 75 £413 +3.12% 16
City of London -3 74 £585 +11.42% 24
North West -26 59 £550 +26.43% 19
East of England +22 55 £400 -23.80% 9
West Midlands +4 38 £425 +6.25% 13
Manchester -1 38 £600 +60.00% 10
Buckinghamshire +18 35 £440 -2.22% 2
Wiltshire +27 31 £425 -13.92% 1
Hampshire +7 30 £450 +5.88% 2
Scotland +2 29 £406 -9.72% 9
Milton Keynes +12 28 £475 +5.55% 2
Bristol +12 27 £390 +4.00% 6
Surrey +24 26 £450 -5.26% 6
East Midlands +13 24 £390 -29.09% 6
Berkshire -10 24 £450 - 2
Corsham +5 20 £500 -21.56%
Cambridgeshire +14 18 £400 +19.85% 2
Hertfordshire -1 17 £513 +2.50% 4
Edinburgh -3 17 £410 -8.88% 4
Cheshire +19 15 £450 -5.26% 4
Yorkshire +2 15 £450 -0.55% 13
Bedfordshire +6 12 £350 -33.33% 1
Oxfordshire +7 11 £475 +15.15% 2
Warwickshire +2 11 £400 +23.07% 2
Reading +10 10 £450 -12.62% 1
Docklands, London +6 10 £600 +11.62%
Gloucestershire +3 10 £263 - 2

Risk Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Risk Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Risk Management.

1 740 (38.34%) Finance
2 537 (27.82%) Project Management
3 438 (22.69%) Agile Software Development
4 388 (20.10%) Stakeholder Management
5 312 (16.17%) Security Cleared
6 292 (15.13%) Banking
7 284 (14.72%) PRINCE2
8 276 (14.30%) Information Security
9 257 (13.32%) Management Information System
10 240 (12.44%) Analytical Skills
11 233 (12.07%) Microsoft
11 233 (12.07%) Degree
12 229 (11.87%) SC Cleared
13 201 (10.41%) Change Management
14 198 (10.26%) MS Excel
15 188 (9.74%) Cybersecurity
16 184 (9.53%) Front Office
17 173 (8.96%) SQL
18 169 (8.76%) CISSP
19 158 (8.19%) Windows
20 155 (8.03%) Programme Management
21 153 (7.93%) Java
22 144 (7.46%) ITIL
23 136 (7.05%) Unix
24 128 (6.63%) Analytics
25 123 (6.37%) Business Analysis
26 119 (6.17%) MS Project
27 117 (6.06%) Risk Assessment
28 110 (5.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
28 110 (5.70%) Project Planning

Risk Management
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 44 (2.28%) SharePoint
2 35 (1.81%) Apache Spark
3 21 (1.09%) Apache Pig
4 15 (0.78%) Confluence
4 15 (0.78%) SAS
5 13 (0.67%) WebLogic
6 12 (0.62%) WebSphere
7 11 (0.57%) JBoss
7 11 (0.57%) Skype for Business
8 9 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (0.47%) IIS
9 7 (0.36%) Apache Solr
9 7 (0.36%) CMS
9 7 (0.36%) DataSynapse
9 7 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (0.21%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.16%) IBM HTTP Server
11 3 (0.16%) Oracle Coherence
11 3 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 198 (10.26%) MS Excel
2 119 (6.17%) MS Project
3 100 (5.18%) MS Office
4 95 (4.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 55 (2.85%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.41%) Open Workbench
8 4 (0.21%) LaTeX
9 1 (0.052%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.052%) Doxygen
9 1 (0.052%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.052%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 12 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (0.57%) Primavera
3 10 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (0.41%) Summit
6 7 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
6 7 (0.36%) SAP GRC
7 6 (0.31%) Markit EDM
7 6 (0.31%) Maximo
7 6 (0.31%) SAP R/3
8 4 (0.21%) CA PPM
9 3 (0.16%) HFM
9 3 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 3 (0.16%) Orchestrade
9 3 (0.16%) SAP GTS
10 2 (0.10%) Endur
10 2 (0.10%) Magento
10 2 (0.10%) SAP FI
10 2 (0.10%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 30 (1.55%) Office 365
2 27 (1.40%) IaaS
3 24 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (0.73%) SaaS
7 9 (0.47%) PaaS
8 4 (0.21%) OneDrive
8 4 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
9 3 (0.16%) Yammer
10 2 (0.10%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.052%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.052%) Force.com
11 1 (0.052%) G Suite
11 1 (0.052%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.052%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.052%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 81 (4.20%) Firewall
2 44 (2.28%) Network Security
3 30 (1.55%) WAN
4 26 (1.35%) Internet
5 21 (1.09%) LAN
5 21 (1.09%) Wireless
6 20 (1.04%) IPsec
7 17 (0.88%) TCP/IP
8 16 (0.83%) Intrusion Detection
9 13 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
10 12 (0.62%) VPN
11 11 (0.57%) SAN
12 10 (0.52%) LDAP
12 10 (0.52%) Skype
13 7 (0.36%) DNS
13 7 (0.36%) VoIP
14 6 (0.31%) HTTP
14 6 (0.31%) Unified Communications
15 5 (0.26%) DHCP
15 5 (0.26%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (5.03%) Big Data
2 74 (3.83%) SQL Server
3 60 (3.11%) Data Warehouse
4 58 (3.01%) Hadoop
5 41 (2.12%) QlikView
6 30 (1.55%) BusinessObjects
7 27 (1.40%) Relational Database
8 26 (1.35%) Apache Hive
9 23 (1.19%) HBase
9 23 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 19 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 18 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
12 16 (0.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 15 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
13 15 (0.78%) Oracle Database
14 14 (0.73%) Snowflake Schema
15 11 (0.57%) MongoDB
15 11 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
16 10 (0.52%) KDB
17 9 (0.47%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 50 (2.59%) JIRA
2 35 (1.81%) Subversion
3 22 (1.14%) Git (software)
4 17 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (0.67%) JUnit
5 13 (0.67%) Maven
6 12 (0.62%) Jenkins
6 12 (0.62%) Visual Studio
7 9 (0.47%) Cucumber
8 7 (0.36%) LoadRunner
8 7 (0.36%) TeamCity
9 6 (0.31%) JSUnit
9 6 (0.31%) PHPUnit
9 6 (0.31%) Selenium
10 4 (0.21%) Ant
10 4 (0.21%) WebDriver
11 3 (0.16%) NeoLoad
11 3 (0.16%) NetBeans
12 2 (0.10%) Rational Rhapsody
12 2 (0.10%) SoapUI
General
1 740 (38.34%) Finance
2 292 (15.13%) Banking
3 184 (9.53%) Front Office
4 104 (5.39%) Investment Banking
5 99 (5.13%) Legal
6 93 (4.82%) Retail
7 72 (3.73%) Telecoms
8 48 (2.49%) Financial Institution
9 36 (1.87%) Corporate Banking
10 34 (1.76%) Marketing
11 30 (1.55%) Law
12 27 (1.40%) Retail Banking
13 26 (1.35%) Manufacturing
14 19 (0.98%) Back Office
15 18 (0.93%) Billing
15 18 (0.93%) Local Government
16 15 (0.78%) Electronics
17 14 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
18 13 (0.67%) Publishing
19 10 (0.52%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 338 (17.51%) Project Manager
2 324 (16.79%) Analyst
3 238 (12.33%) Developer
4 138 (7.15%) Business Analyst
5 131 (6.79%) Architect
6 116 (6.01%) Consultant
7 85 (4.40%) Security Manager
8 82 (4.25%) Java Developer
9 78 (4.04%) Risk Manager
10 74 (3.83%) IT Manager
11 69 (3.58%) Programme Manager
11 69 (3.58%) Risk Analyst
12 66 (3.42%) Security Analyst
13 65 (3.37%) Security Consultant
14 47 (2.44%) Infrastructure Manager
15 46 (2.38%) C++ Developer
16 42 (2.18%) Security Architect
17 40 (2.07%) Delivery Manager
17 40 (2.07%) Senior Developer
18 38 (1.97%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (2.38%) XML
2 41 (2.12%) .NET
2 41 (2.12%) Web Services
3 37 (1.92%) Middleware
4 31 (1.61%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 30 (1.55%) STL
6 24 (1.24%) WCF
7 21 (1.09%) HTML
8 19 (0.98%) CSS
9 17 (0.88%) XSLT
10 15 (0.78%) Spring
10 15 (0.78%) WPF
11 13 (0.67%) J2EE
12 12 (0.62%) Java EE
12 12 (0.62%) JSON
13 11 (0.57%) AngularJS
13 11 (0.57%) Hibernate
13 11 (0.57%) HTML5
13 11 (0.57%) Node.js
14 10 (0.52%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 257 (13.32%) Management Information System
2 240 (12.44%) Analytical Skills
3 110 (5.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 86 (4.46%) Derivative
5 81 (4.20%) Data Centre
6 78 (4.04%) Market Risk
7 62 (3.21%) Credit Risk
8 58 (3.01%) Computer Science
8 58 (3.01%) Equities
9 56 (2.90%) Fixed Income
10 55 (2.85%) CESG
10 55 (2.85%) PMI
11 49 (2.54%) Mathematics
12 42 (2.18%) Visualisation
13 37 (1.92%) Algorithms
14 27 (1.40%) Security Operations Centre
15 26 (1.35%) NHS
16 25 (1.30%) Virtual Team
17 24 (1.24%) Cyber Defence
17 24 (1.24%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 158 (8.19%) Windows
2 136 (7.05%) Unix
3 82 (4.25%) Linux
4 34 (1.76%) Windows Server
5 24 (1.24%) Solaris
6 20 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (0.88%) Windows 7
10 15 (0.78%) AIX
11 11 (0.57%) Windows 10
12 6 (0.31%) HPUX
13 5 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.21%) Android
14 4 (0.21%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.16%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.10%) CentOS
16 2 (0.10%) SUSE
17 1 (0.052%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.052%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 537 (27.82%) Project Management
2 438 (22.69%) Agile Software Development
3 388 (20.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 284 (14.72%) PRINCE2
5 276 (14.30%) Information Security
6 201 (10.41%) Change Management
7 188 (9.74%) Cybersecurity
8 155 (8.03%) Programme Management
9 144 (7.46%) ITIL
10 128 (6.63%) Analytics
11 123 (6.37%) Business Analysis
12 117 (6.06%) Risk Assessment
13 110 (5.70%) Project Planning
14 107 (5.54%) Continuous Improvement
15 104 (5.39%) Migration
16 101 (5.23%) Change Control
17 95 (4.92%) Service Management
18 89 (4.61%) Information Assurance
19 81 (4.20%) Service Delivery
20 79 (4.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 173 (8.96%) SQL
2 153 (7.93%) Java
3 87 (4.51%) C#
4 86 (4.46%) C++
5 73 (3.78%) Scala
6 65 (3.37%) C
7 41 (2.12%) Python
8 37 (1.92%) JavaScript
9 31 (1.61%) Perl
10 29 (1.50%) T-SQL
11 20 (1.04%) Shell Script
11 20 (1.04%) VBA
12 14 (0.73%) PL/SQL
13 10 (0.52%) R
14 9 (0.47%) Haskell
14 9 (0.47%) VB
15 8 (0.41%) PHP
16 7 (0.36%) PowerShell
17 6 (0.31%) XQuery
18 5 (0.26%) Korn
Qualifications
1 312 (16.17%) Security Cleared
2 233 (12.07%) Degree
3 229 (11.87%) SC Cleared
4 169 (8.76%) CISSP
5 92 (4.77%) PMI Certification
6 89 (4.61%) DV Cleared
7 79 (4.09%) CISM
8 63 (3.26%) PMP
9 62 (3.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 61 (3.16%) CISA
11 38 (1.97%) CEH
12 34 (1.76%) CESG Certified Professional
13 32 (1.66%) CREST Certified
14 26 (1.35%) ISEB
15 25 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
16 24 (1.24%) CLAS
16 24 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 24 (1.24%) SANS
17 23 (1.19%) GIAC
18 21 (1.09%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (5.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 80 (4.15%) QA
3 57 (2.95%) PCI DSS
4 46 (2.38%) RMADS
5 31 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 24 (1.24%) MiFID
7 23 (1.19%) JSP 440
8 22 (1.14%) COBIT
8 22 (1.14%) SLA
9 19 (0.98%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 15 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
11 14 (0.73%) Data Quality
12 11 (0.57%) GDPR
13 10 (0.52%) ISO27005
14 9 (0.47%) Dodd-Frank
14 9 (0.47%) IFRS
14 9 (0.47%) IFRS 9
15 8 (0.41%) Basel III
16 7 (0.36%) ISO27002
16 7 (0.36%) Solvency II
System Software
1 48 (2.49%) Active Directory
2 38 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.62%) HDFS
4 8 (0.41%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.16%) OpenSSH
5 3 (0.16%) PowerHA
5 3 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.10%) IAG
6 2 (0.10%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.10%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.10%) XenApp
7 1 (0.052%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.052%) NDS
7 1 (0.052%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 1 (0.052%) NFS
7 1 (0.052%) RACF
7 1 (0.052%) Samba
7 1 (0.052%) Snort
7 1 (0.052%) Squid
7 1 (0.052%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (0.57%) Control-M
1 11 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
2 10 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (0.41%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 7 (0.36%) Oozie
4 7 (0.36%) Oracle Identity Management
4 7 (0.36%) Puppet
5 6 (0.31%) MOM
6 5 (0.26%) HP SiteScope
6 5 (0.26%) OpenView
6 5 (0.26%) SCCM
6 5 (0.26%) SCOM
7 4 (0.21%) CA Spectrum
7 4 (0.21%) IBM BigFix
7 4 (0.21%) ITRS Geneos
7 4 (0.21%) Nessus
7 4 (0.21%) Netcool
7 4 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (0.16%) Nagios
8 3 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 233 (12.07%) Microsoft
2 98 (5.08%) Oracle
3 75 (3.89%) SAP
4 46 (2.38%) VMware
5 37 (1.92%) Cisco
6 27 (1.40%) HP
7 26 (1.35%) Sybase
8 25 (1.30%) IBM
9 23 (1.19%) Cloudera
10 22 (1.14%) CheckPoint
11 20 (1.04%) Murex
11 20 (1.04%) Red Hat
12 19 (0.98%) Symantec
13 18 (0.93%) Citrix
14 17 (0.88%) ServiceNow
15 15 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
15 15 (0.78%) Splunk
16 14 (0.73%) Hortonworks
16 14 (0.73%) Solace
17 13 (0.67%) Juniper
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