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 6 December 2016 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Risk Management
Rank 122 84 104
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +20
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 1025 1344 1130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.01% 2.46% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% 3.03% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 633 878 795
Median daily rate £500 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £630 £673
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 14
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.56 £14.25 £22.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.10 £43.41 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50

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
42021 44388 43486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.55% 81.15% 76.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 28019 28757 28290
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1104 1336 1206
Median hourly rate £30.00 £31.44 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.58% +25.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 6 December 2016.

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 6 December 2016.

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 6 December 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 -36 964 £500 +5.26% 207
London -23 520 £550 +4.76% 102
South East -14 161 £475 +11.76% 17
City of London +14 99 £600 +14.28% 30
North West -32 76 £450 - 19
South West -1 68 £413 +10.00% 25
West Midlands -29 53 £425 +3.03% 12
Berkshire +7 49 £490 +8.88% 3
Hampshire +16 46 £500 +17.64% 2
Manchester +6 42 £400 - 11
Scotland -9 42 £475 +21.79% 13
East of England +18 38 £443 -16.70% 15
Bristol -6 27 £400 +8.10% 12
Cheshire -6 24 £613 +28.94% 2
Yorkshire -31 24 £500 - 6
Edinburgh +10 23 £550 +33.33% 11
Buckinghamshire -13 23 £500 +25.00% 2
Wiltshire -10 20 £440 +25.71% 5
Milton Keynes -11 20 £500 +25.00% 2
Surrey +20 19 £450 -16.27% 2
West Yorkshire -23 19 £613 +22.50% 3
Warrington -5 18 £638 +8.60%
East Midlands -13 18 £450 +45.16% 5
Hertfordshire -3 17 £550 +3.52% 2
Coventry -6 16 £425 -5.55% 1
Leeds -20 15 £665 +30.39% 1
Warwickshire +9 14 £350 -23.28% 2
South Wales +11 13 £475 +46.15% 2
Docklands, London +8 13 £675 +10.65%
Wales +5 13 £475 +46.15% 2

Risk Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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.

1 803 (38.94%) Finance
2 580 (28.13%) Project Management
3 447 (21.68%) Agile Software Development
4 421 (20.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 341 (16.54%) Information Security
6 301 (14.60%) Banking
7 292 (14.16%) Security Cleared
8 291 (14.11%) PRINCE2
9 267 (12.95%) Analytical Skills
10 253 (12.27%) Management Information System
11 245 (11.88%) CISSP
12 223 (10.81%) Degree
13 220 (10.67%) SC Cleared
14 213 (10.33%) Microsoft
15 212 (10.28%) Change Management
16 210 (10.18%) MS Excel
17 194 (9.41%) Front Office
18 190 (9.21%) SQL
19 189 (9.17%) ITIL
20 171 (8.29%) Cybersecurity
21 152 (7.37%) Java
22 151 (7.32%) Programme Management
23 143 (6.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
24 139 (6.74%) Analytics
25 132 (6.40%) Unix
26 130 (6.30%) Business Analysis
27 128 (6.21%) Oracle
27 128 (6.21%) CISM
28 124 (6.01%) Windows
29 119 (5.77%) C#

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 60 (2.91%) SharePoint
2 33 (1.60%) Apache Spark
3 22 (1.07%) SAS
4 20 (0.97%) Apache Pig
4 20 (0.97%) Confluence
5 15 (0.73%) WebSphere
6 13 (0.63%) MS Exchange
7 12 (0.58%) IIS
8 11 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 10 (0.48%) Skype for Business
10 9 (0.44%) Apache
11 8 (0.39%) WebLogic
12 7 (0.34%) Apache Solr
12 7 (0.34%) Oracle Coherence
13 6 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (0.29%) CMS
14 5 (0.24%) JBoss
14 5 (0.24%) MS Project Server
15 4 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
15 4 (0.19%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 210 (10.18%) MS Excel
2 105 (5.09%) MS Office
3 101 (4.90%) MS Project
4 74 (3.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 60 (2.91%) MS Visio
6 15 (0.73%) Open Workbench
6 15 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.19%) LaTeX
7 4 (0.19%) SPSS
8 2 (0.097%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.048%) Camtasia
9 1 (0.048%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 20 (0.97%) Primavera
2 10 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.48%) Summit
3 9 (0.44%) SAP GRC
4 8 (0.39%) Markit EDM
4 8 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (0.34%) Maximo
5 7 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
6 5 (0.24%) SAP R/3
7 4 (0.19%) BigMachines
8 3 (0.15%) CA PPM
8 3 (0.15%) HFM
8 3 (0.15%) Relativity
9 2 (0.097%) BusinessWorks
9 2 (0.097%) SAP FI
9 2 (0.097%) Sentinel
9 2 (0.097%) SunGard GMI
9 2 (0.097%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 35 (1.70%) IaaS
2 27 (1.31%) SaaS
3 26 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (1.02%) Office 365
5 19 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (0.53%) PaaS
8 6 (0.29%) Yammer
9 4 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.097%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.048%) Adobe Analytics
11 1 (0.048%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.048%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 98 (4.75%) Firewall
2 50 (2.42%) Network Security
3 36 (1.75%) WAN
4 34 (1.65%) Internet
5 29 (1.41%) LAN
6 24 (1.16%) IPsec
7 22 (1.07%) Wireless
8 18 (0.87%) TCP/IP
9 16 (0.78%) SAN
10 15 (0.73%) Intrusion Detection
11 14 (0.68%) FTP
11 14 (0.68%) HTTP
12 13 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
13 11 (0.53%) Cisco ISE
13 11 (0.53%) LDAP
14 10 (0.48%) VPN
15 9 (0.44%) CTI
15 9 (0.44%) SMTP
16 8 (0.39%) DNS
16 8 (0.39%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (3.88%) Big Data
2 74 (3.59%) SQL Server
3 61 (2.96%) Hadoop
4 50 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
5 35 (1.70%) QlikView
6 27 (1.31%) Relational Database
7 22 (1.07%) Apache Hive
8 21 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
9 20 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
9 20 (0.97%) Oracle Database
9 20 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 18 (0.87%) HBase
11 16 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
12 14 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 13 (0.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 13 (0.63%) MongoDB
14 12 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
14 12 (0.58%) Snowflake Schema
15 9 (0.44%) Qlik Sense
16 8 (0.39%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 49 (2.38%) JIRA
2 30 (1.45%) Subversion
3 20 (0.97%) Git (software)
4 14 (0.68%) Maven
5 12 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (0.58%) TeamCity
6 11 (0.53%) Jenkins
6 11 (0.53%) JUnit
7 7 (0.34%) Cucumber
7 7 (0.34%) LoadRunner
8 6 (0.29%) MSBuild
8 6 (0.29%) SoapUI
9 5 (0.24%) JSUnit
9 5 (0.24%) PHPUnit
9 5 (0.24%) Selenium
9 5 (0.24%) Visual Studio
10 4 (0.19%) Ant
10 4 (0.19%) Grunt
10 4 (0.19%) NetBeans
10 4 (0.19%) WebDriver
General
1 803 (38.94%) Finance
2 301 (14.60%) Banking
3 194 (9.41%) Front Office
4 109 (5.29%) Legal
5 105 (5.09%) Investment Banking
6 96 (4.66%) Retail
7 57 (2.76%) Telecoms
8 44 (2.13%) Financial Institution
9 38 (1.84%) Marketing
10 37 (1.79%) Law
11 33 (1.60%) Retail Banking
12 27 (1.31%) Back Office
13 26 (1.26%) Corporate Banking
14 21 (1.02%) Local Government
15 20 (0.97%) Manufacturing
16 19 (0.92%) Billing
17 18 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
18 10 (0.48%) Electronics
18 10 (0.48%) Publishing
19 7 (0.34%) French Language
Job Titles
1 375 (18.19%) Project Manager
2 353 (17.12%) Analyst
3 231 (11.20%) Developer
4 156 (7.57%) Architect
5 155 (7.52%) Business Analyst
6 134 (6.50%) Consultant
7 85 (4.12%) IT Manager
7 85 (4.12%) Security Manager
8 82 (3.98%) Security Consultant
9 76 (3.69%) Risk Analyst
10 74 (3.59%) Security Architect
11 70 (3.39%) Java Developer
12 68 (3.30%) Risk Manager
13 66 (3.20%) Security Analyst
14 64 (3.10%) Programme Manager
15 49 (2.38%) C# Developer
15 49 (2.38%) IT Project Manager
16 48 (2.33%) Infrastructure Manager
17 47 (2.28%) Senior Developer
18 42 (2.04%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (2.33%) .NET
2 43 (2.09%) Middleware
3 41 (1.99%) XML
4 35 (1.70%) Web Services
5 31 (1.50%) HTML
5 31 (1.50%) WPF
6 29 (1.41%) WCF
7 24 (1.16%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 22 (1.07%) STL
9 21 (1.02%) CSS
10 20 (0.97%) FIX Protocol
11 19 (0.92%) HTML5
11 19 (0.92%) Spring
12 18 (0.87%) AngularJS
13 17 (0.82%) WinForms
14 16 (0.78%) .NET Framework
15 15 (0.73%) ASP.NET
15 15 (0.73%) RESTful
16 14 (0.68%) XSLT
17 13 (0.63%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 267 (12.95%) Analytical Skills
2 253 (12.27%) Management Information System
3 119 (5.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 96 (4.66%) Data Centre
5 92 (4.46%) Derivative
6 69 (3.35%) Equities
7 66 (3.20%) Market Risk
8 64 (3.10%) Fixed Income
9 62 (3.01%) CESG
10 57 (2.76%) Computer Science
11 55 (2.67%) Credit Risk
12 52 (2.52%) Visualisation
13 46 (2.23%) Mathematics
14 39 (1.89%) User Experience
15 38 (1.84%) Virtual Team
16 37 (1.79%) Cryptography
17 33 (1.60%) PMI
18 31 (1.50%) Security Operations Centre
19 29 (1.41%) Statistics
20 28 (1.36%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 132 (6.40%) Unix
2 124 (6.01%) Windows
3 70 (3.39%) Linux
4 27 (1.31%) Windows Server
5 25 (1.21%) Solaris
6 12 (0.58%) AIX
6 12 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (0.39%) Windows 7
9 7 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (0.34%) Windows Vista
10 6 (0.29%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.15%) Android
11 3 (0.15%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.15%) CentOS
11 3 (0.15%) SUSE
12 2 (0.097%) HPUX
12 2 (0.097%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.048%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 580 (28.13%) Project Management
2 447 (21.68%) Agile Software Development
3 421 (20.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 341 (16.54%) Information Security
5 291 (14.11%) PRINCE2
6 212 (10.28%) Change Management
7 189 (9.17%) ITIL
8 171 (8.29%) Cybersecurity
9 151 (7.32%) Programme Management
10 139 (6.74%) Analytics
11 130 (6.30%) Business Analysis
12 118 (5.72%) Continuous Improvement
13 111 (5.38%) Service Management
14 109 (5.29%) Change Control
15 106 (5.14%) Project Planning
16 102 (4.95%) Migration
17 101 (4.90%) Scrum
18 96 (4.66%) Risk Assessment
19 91 (4.41%) Security Management
20 88 (4.27%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 190 (9.21%) SQL
2 152 (7.37%) Java
3 119 (5.77%) C#
4 80 (3.88%) C++
5 62 (3.01%) Scala
6 54 (2.62%) C
7 49 (2.38%) Python
8 34 (1.65%) Perl
9 30 (1.45%) JavaScript
10 24 (1.16%) T-SQL
11 20 (0.97%) Shell Script
12 17 (0.82%) PL/SQL
13 15 (0.73%) R
13 15 (0.73%) VBA
14 13 (0.63%) VB
15 11 (0.53%) Haskell
16 9 (0.44%) PowerShell
17 6 (0.29%) Korn
17 6 (0.29%) MATLAB
17 6 (0.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 292 (14.16%) Security Cleared
2 245 (11.88%) CISSP
3 223 (10.81%) Degree
4 220 (10.67%) SC Cleared
5 128 (6.21%) CISM
6 77 (3.73%) CISA
7 70 (3.39%) PMI Certification
8 64 (3.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 52 (2.52%) PMP
10 51 (2.47%) DV Cleared
11 50 (2.42%) CESG Certified Professional
12 37 (1.79%) CEH
13 36 (1.75%) CRISC
14 30 (1.45%) GIAC
14 30 (1.45%) ISEB
15 29 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
16 25 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
17 24 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 23 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
18 23 (1.12%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 143 (6.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 94 (4.56%) QA
3 75 (3.64%) PCI DSS
4 48 (2.33%) RMADS
5 40 (1.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 35 (1.70%) COBIT
7 26 (1.26%) Disclosure Scotland
8 23 (1.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 20 (0.97%) JSP 440
10 19 (0.92%) Data Quality
11 17 (0.82%) MiFID
11 17 (0.82%) SLA
12 13 (0.63%) Basel III
13 9 (0.44%) ISO27005
14 8 (0.39%) P3O
15 7 (0.34%) COSO
15 7 (0.34%) ISO27002
16 5 (0.24%) GxP
17 4 (0.19%) GMP
17 4 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 46 (2.23%) Active Directory
2 35 (1.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.53%) HDFS
4 9 (0.44%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.24%) Sendmail
6 4 (0.19%) Platform Symphony
6 4 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.15%) PowerHA
8 2 (0.097%) Docker
8 2 (0.097%) IAG
8 2 (0.097%) KVM
8 2 (0.097%) NDS
8 2 (0.097%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 2 (0.097%) Snort
8 2 (0.097%) Time Sharing Option
8 2 (0.097%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.097%) XenApp
9 1 (0.048%) Firmware
9 1 (0.048%) NFS
9 1 (0.048%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (0.58%) Control-M
3 10 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
5 7 (0.34%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 7 (0.34%) Oozie
6 6 (0.29%) NetBackup
6 6 (0.29%) Oracle Identity Management
6 6 (0.29%) Puppet
7 4 (0.19%) CA Spectrum
7 4 (0.19%) HP SiteScope
7 4 (0.19%) ITRS Geneos
8 3 (0.15%) BladeLogic
8 3 (0.15%) Cacti
8 3 (0.15%) Nessus
8 3 (0.15%) OpenView
8 3 (0.15%) RSA Archer
8 3 (0.15%) SCOM
9 2 (0.097%) Nmap
9 2 (0.097%) SCCM
Vendors
1 213 (10.33%) Microsoft
2 128 (6.21%) Oracle
3 59 (2.86%) SAP
4 56 (2.72%) Cisco
5 46 (2.23%) VMware
6 32 (1.55%) CheckPoint
7 30 (1.45%) Citrix
8 29 (1.41%) IBM
9 28 (1.36%) HP
10 22 (1.07%) Cloudera
11 19 (0.92%) Symantec
12 16 (0.78%) Murex
12 16 (0.78%) ServiceNow
12 16 (0.78%) Splunk
12 16 (0.78%) Sybase
13 14 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
14 12 (0.58%) Hortonworks
14 12 (0.58%) Juniper
14 12 (0.58%) NetApp
15 11 (0.53%) Red Hat
Northamptonshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £500 - £530 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 hours ago
Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
West London
Reed Technology
Rate: £450 - £600 per day + potential extension
Posted: 19 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Surbiton, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Carlisle, Cumbria
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £145 - £190 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Marlborough, Wiltshire
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Northamptonshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £500 - £600 Per Day please send CV
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £380.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicestershire
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £675.00 - £775.00 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £900 - £1000 per day
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