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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Management
Rank 97 86 82
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 1116 1165 1073
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.00% 2.13% 2.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.62% 2.85% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 709 779 659
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £312 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £647 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £405 £423
% change year-on-year
+0.61% -4.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 19 17
Average hourly rate £32.00 £27.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -27.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £14.96 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £52.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £27.25 £37.75
% change year-on-year
+21.10% -27.81%

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
42539 40813 35078
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.36% 74.79% 73.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 26548 25477 20902
Average daily rate £415 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1220 1147 1066
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -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 April 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 28 April 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 28 April 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 -12 1011 £475 -5.00% 312
London -11 553 £506 -3.57% 152
South East 0 163 £425 -2.85% 47
City of London -5 143 £500 -9.09% 68
North West +3 80 £373 -12.35% 27
South West +5 76 £375 -16.66% 18
Scotland -3 60 £395 +12.85% 10
Manchester +14 37 £425 - 11
East of England +11 34 £494 +11.58% 8
West Midlands -9 34 £420 +5.00% 10
Hampshire -5 33 £450 +28.57% 12
Surrey +13 31 £400 - 11
Berkshire -25 30 £406 -9.72% 8
Yorkshire -23 29 £415 +12.16% 30
Bristol +8 26 £350 +20.17% 5
Wales +18 25 £438 +75.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +1 25 £320 -28.88% 2
Edinburgh +2 24 £400 -13.51% 7
West Yorkshire -17 24 £425 +14.86% 24
Glasgow -4 22 £500 +42.85% 3
Wiltshire +15 19 £418 +7.74% 6
Cheshire -4 19 £363 +9.84% 12
East Midlands -16 18 £405 -10.00% 16
Hertfordshire +11 17 £488 - 4
Uxbridge +15 16 £353 -15.95%
Milton Keynes +8 16 £363 +5.07% 2
West Sussex -6 16 £425 -15.00% 3
North East +2 15 £300 +34.68% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne +12 14 £300 +34.68% 2
Tyne and Wear +4 14 £300 +34.68% 2

Risk Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 816 (38.36%) Finance
2 665 (31.26%) Project Management
3 413 (19.42%) PRINCE2
4 394 (18.52%) Banking
5 360 (16.93%) Stakeholder Management
6 359 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
7 272 (12.79%) Security Cleared
8 260 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
9 256 (12.04%) Information Security
10 233 (10.95%) SQL
11 228 (10.72%) ITIL
12 226 (10.63%) Change Management
13 224 (10.53%) Microsoft
14 212 (9.97%) Investment Banking
15 210 (9.87%) MS Excel
16 208 (9.78%) Degree
17 195 (9.17%) SC Cleared
18 194 (9.12%) Management Information System
19 173 (8.13%) Front Office
20 164 (7.71%) Change Control
21 157 (7.38%) MS Project
22 143 (6.72%) Programme Management
23 141 (6.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
24 137 (6.44%) QA
24 137 (6.44%) CISSP
25 135 (6.35%) Java
26 129 (6.06%) MS Office
27 128 (6.02%) Business Analysis
28 127 (5.97%) Retail
28 127 (5.97%) Service Delivery

Risk Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (3.71%) SharePoint
2 31 (1.46%) WebSphere
3 26 (1.22%) IIS
4 25 (1.18%) SAS
5 16 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
6 14 (0.66%) Tomcat
7 11 (0.52%) Apache
8 9 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (0.38%) CMS
10 7 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.24%) Node.js
11 5 (0.24%) Oracle Coherence
12 4 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (0.19%) Lync
12 4 (0.19%) JBoss
12 4 (0.19%) Apache Spark
13 3 (0.14%) MQSeries
13 3 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.14%) Jetty
13 3 (0.14%) Documentum
Applications
1 210 (9.87%) MS Excel
2 157 (7.38%) MS Project
3 129 (6.06%) MS Office
4 80 (3.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 63 (2.96%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.19%) SPSS
8 3 (0.14%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.047%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.047%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.56%) Endur
3 10 (0.47%) SAP FI
4 9 (0.42%) RMDS
5 7 (0.33%) Cognos TM1
5 7 (0.33%) Sentinel
5 7 (0.33%) ZaiNet
5 7 (0.33%) SAP GRC
5 7 (0.33%) SAP FSCM
6 6 (0.28%) Agresso
6 6 (0.28%) Primavera
7 5 (0.24%) Summit
8 4 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (0.14%) HFM
9 3 (0.14%) Front Arena
9 3 (0.14%) CA PPM
9 3 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
9 3 (0.14%) SAP CO
9 3 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (0.28%) SaaS
3 2 (0.094%) Office 365
4 1 (0.047%) GitHub
4 1 (0.047%) PaaS
4 1 (0.047%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.047%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (1.88%) Firewall
2 35 (1.65%) WAN
3 25 (1.18%) Internet
4 24 (1.13%) LAN
5 17 (0.80%) SAN
6 15 (0.71%) Network Security
7 13 (0.61%) Wireless
8 11 (0.52%) NAS
8 11 (0.52%) DNS
8 11 (0.52%) MPLS
8 11 (0.52%) TCP/IP
9 10 (0.47%) BGP
10 8 (0.38%) DHCP
10 8 (0.38%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (0.38%) BIG-IP
11 7 (0.33%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (0.33%) VPN
11 7 (0.33%) LDAP
12 6 (0.28%) SSL
12 6 (0.28%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (2.87%) SQL Server
2 38 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (1.08%) Big Data
4 22 (1.03%) Hadoop
5 19 (0.89%) Relational Database
6 18 (0.85%) Oracle Database
7 16 (0.75%) MS Access
8 14 (0.66%) KDB
9 13 (0.61%) Data Mining
10 12 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
10 12 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (0.33%) MySQL
14 6 (0.28%) Oracle OWB
15 5 (0.24%) RDBMS
15 5 (0.24%) SAS Enterprise Guide
15 5 (0.24%) Apache Hive
16 4 (0.19%) Impala
Development Applications
1 19 (0.89%) Subversion
2 14 (0.66%) QuickTest Pro
3 12 (0.56%) Maven
4 11 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (0.52%) ClearQuest
4 11 (0.52%) Introscope
5 8 (0.38%) JMeter
5 8 (0.38%) Eclipse
5 8 (0.38%) JIRA
6 7 (0.33%) Visual Studio
7 6 (0.28%) Oracle APEX
7 6 (0.28%) Git (software)
8 5 (0.24%) Selenium
8 5 (0.24%) PVCS
8 5 (0.24%) Ant
9 4 (0.19%) NetBeans
9 4 (0.19%) TortoiseSVN
9 4 (0.19%) Grunt
9 4 (0.19%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.14%) Sinon.JS
General
1 816 (38.36%) Finance
2 394 (18.52%) Banking
3 212 (9.97%) Investment Banking
4 173 (8.13%) Front Office
5 127 (5.97%) Retail
6 81 (3.81%) Legal
7 65 (3.06%) Telecoms
8 43 (2.02%) Back Office
9 35 (1.65%) Retail Banking
10 32 (1.50%) Law
11 30 (1.41%) Financial Institution
12 28 (1.32%) Marketing
13 21 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
14 17 (0.80%) Manufacturing
15 15 (0.71%) Military
16 12 (0.56%) Publishing
17 11 (0.52%) Advertising
18 10 (0.47%) Billing
19 6 (0.28%) Games
19 6 (0.28%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 473 (22.24%) Project Manager
2 445 (20.92%) Analyst
3 238 (11.19%) Business Analyst
4 178 (8.37%) Developer
5 174 (8.18%) Consultant
6 91 (4.28%) Programme Manager
7 87 (4.09%) Security Consultant
8 80 (3.76%) Risk Manager
9 75 (3.53%) Architect
10 65 (3.06%) Risk Analyst
11 63 (2.96%) Senior Manager
12 56 (2.63%) Security Manager
13 54 (2.54%) Market Risk Analyst
14 51 (2.40%) Market Risk Business Analyst
15 50 (2.35%) Java Developer
16 47 (2.21%) Security Analyst
17 42 (1.97%) IT Business Analyst
18 40 (1.88%) Service Manager
18 40 (1.88%) Senior Project Manager
18 40 (1.88%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (3.76%) .NET
2 35 (1.65%) Middleware
3 28 (1.32%) HTML
4 27 (1.27%) Web Services
5 21 (0.99%) WCF
6 20 (0.94%) Java EE
6 20 (0.94%) XML
6 20 (0.94%) JSP
7 17 (0.80%) Spring
8 16 (0.75%) HTML5
9 15 (0.71%) WPF
10 14 (0.66%) ASP.NET
11 13 (0.61%) .NET Framework
12 12 (0.56%) CSS
12 12 (0.56%) Hibernate
12 12 (0.56%) WebSphere MQ
13 11 (0.52%) FIX Protocol
14 10 (0.47%) XSLT
14 10 (0.47%) AngularJS
15 9 (0.42%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 260 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
2 194 (9.12%) Management Information System
3 117 (5.50%) Market Risk
4 101 (4.75%) Derivative
5 92 (4.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 73 (3.43%) Credit Risk
7 67 (3.15%) Equities
8 49 (2.30%) Fixed Income
9 37 (1.74%) Computer Science
10 34 (1.60%) PMI
11 31 (1.46%) CESG
11 31 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
12 29 (1.36%) RMADS
13 28 (1.32%) Open Source
13 28 (1.32%) Mathematics
14 24 (1.13%) PKI
15 23 (1.08%) Equity Derivative
15 23 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
16 21 (0.99%) NHS
17 20 (0.94%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 89 (4.18%) UNIX
2 82 (3.86%) Linux
3 77 (3.62%) Windows
4 20 (0.94%) Solaris
5 15 (0.71%) Windows 7
5 15 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.19%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.14%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.14%) Android
11 2 (0.094%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.094%) AIX
11 2 (0.094%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.047%) CentOS
12 1 (0.047%) HPUX
12 1 (0.047%) Fedora
12 1 (0.047%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (0.047%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 665 (31.26%) Project Management
2 413 (19.42%) PRINCE2
3 360 (16.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 359 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
5 256 (12.04%) Information Security
6 228 (10.72%) ITIL
7 226 (10.63%) Change Management
8 164 (7.71%) Change Control
9 143 (6.72%) Programme Management
10 128 (6.02%) Business Analysis
11 127 (5.97%) Service Delivery
12 116 (5.45%) Project Planning
13 107 (5.03%) Migration
14 95 (4.47%) Data Modelling
15 93 (4.37%) Service Management
16 92 (4.33%) Continuous Improvement
17 83 (3.90%) Resource Management
18 80 (3.76%) Risk Assessment
19 78 (3.67%) User Acceptance Testing
20 76 (3.57%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 233 (10.95%) SQL
2 135 (6.35%) Java
3 68 (3.20%) C#
4 57 (2.68%) C++
5 54 (2.54%) VBA
6 50 (2.35%) C
7 49 (2.30%) Python
8 35 (1.65%) JavaScript
9 21 (0.99%) Perl
10 16 (0.75%) VB
10 16 (0.75%) Scala
11 8 (0.38%) VB.NET
11 8 (0.38%) Shell Script
11 8 (0.38%) PHP
11 8 (0.38%) PL/SQL
12 6 (0.28%) T-SQL
12 6 (0.28%) XQuery
13 5 (0.24%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.19%) XPath
14 4 (0.19%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 272 (12.79%) Security Cleared
2 208 (9.78%) Degree
3 195 (9.17%) SC Cleared
4 137 (6.44%) CISSP
5 98 (4.61%) CISM
6 91 (4.28%) PMI Certification
7 72 (3.39%) PMP
7 72 (3.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 69 (3.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 51 (2.40%) ISEB
10 45 (2.12%) DV Cleared
11 43 (2.02%) APMP
12 42 (1.97%) CISA
13 39 (1.83%) CRISC
14 25 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
15 15 (0.71%) GIAC
16 12 (0.56%) CISMP
16 12 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
17 10 (0.47%) ISTQB
18 9 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (6.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 137 (6.44%) QA
3 44 (2.07%) PCI DSS
4 38 (1.79%) SLA
5 30 (1.41%) COBIT
6 28 (1.32%) P3O
7 25 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 18 (0.85%) JSP 440
9 15 (0.71%) Solvency II
10 14 (0.66%) ISO 9001
11 10 (0.47%) Dodd-Frank
12 9 (0.42%) EMIR
13 8 (0.38%) Basel III
13 8 (0.38%) Basel II
14 6 (0.28%) ISO 14001
14 6 (0.28%) Data Quality
15 5 (0.24%) FATCA
15 5 (0.24%) ISO 9000
16 4 (0.19%) BS7799
17 3 (0.14%) BS25999
System Software
1 36 (1.69%) Active Directory
2 20 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.24%) Hyper-V
3 5 (0.24%) Apache Flume
4 4 (0.19%) HDFS
4 4 (0.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (0.19%) vSphere
5 2 (0.094%) VMware Server
5 2 (0.094%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.094%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.047%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.047%) Cronacle
6 1 (0.047%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.047%) Samba
6 1 (0.047%) XenApp
6 1 (0.047%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.047%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.047%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 24 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.38%) ITRS Geneos
3 7 (0.33%) SCCM
4 6 (0.28%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 5 (0.24%) Puppet
6 4 (0.19%) FortiGate
7 3 (0.14%) SCOM
7 3 (0.14%) CA Wily
8 2 (0.094%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.094%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 2 (0.094%) Control-M
8 2 (0.094%) Nessus
8 2 (0.094%) Oozie
8 2 (0.094%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.047%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.047%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.047%) WSUS
9 1 (0.047%) CA Endevor
9 1 (0.047%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.047%) Nagios
Vendors
1 224 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 117 (5.50%) Oracle
3 94 (4.42%) SAP
4 40 (1.88%) CheckPoint
5 38 (1.79%) IBM
6 33 (1.55%) Cisco
7 26 (1.22%) HP
8 24 (1.13%) VMware
9 22 (1.03%) Citrix
10 21 (0.99%) Sybase
11 17 (0.80%) F5
12 13 (0.61%) Red Hat
13 12 (0.56%) TIBCO
13 12 (0.56%) Business Objects
14 10 (0.47%) EMC
14 10 (0.47%) Trayport
15 9 (0.42%) Juniper
15 9 (0.42%) Murex
16 8 (0.38%) Cognos
17 7 (0.33%) PeopleSoft
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
Connectus
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
TD Group
Rate: From £200 to £235 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
TD Group
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
TD Group
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day Limited Company Basis
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire
Thomson Reuters
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
Hudson IT
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago