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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Management
Rank 84 82 89
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 1228 1189 1257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.13% 2.29% 2.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.88% 3.09% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 845 794 828
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £622
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.99% -2.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 24 31
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £37.77 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £17.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+47.88% -29.00%

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
42685 38525 41504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.19% 74.10% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26682 23752 24020
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1176 1101 1519
Average hourly rate £23.83 £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.35% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.51 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 18 September 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 1124 £475 -1.45% 322
London -16 625 £523 -0.47% 182
City of London -3 191 £521 +0.48% 85
South East +31 156 £425 +6.25% 39
South West +22 123 £430 +14.66% 15
North West -17 72 £425 +21.42% 32
Scotland +5 56 £420 +5.00% 14
East of England +2 44 £421 +20.35% 18
Hampshire +21 41 £400 +33.33% 7
Berkshire +13 40 £416 -2.23% 11
West Midlands +4 39 £388 +3.33% 12
Wiltshire +14 35 £450 - 1
Cheshire +7 30 £475 +40.42% 7
Somerset - 29 £488 - 1
Buckinghamshire +8 26 £430 +65.38% 2
East Midlands +6 26 £450 +46.34% 8
Yorkshire -6 26 £384 -3.09% 12
Milton Keynes +16 24 £453 +74.03% 2
Swindon +10 22 £488 +8.33%
Surrey -2 22 £369 -7.81% 10
Glasgow +4 21 £415 +14.48% 3
Warrington +10 20 £485 - 1
West Yorkshire -8 20 £388 +5.08% 10
Bristol -16 19 £340 -1.72% 8
Devon -3 18 £375 -31.81% 1
Hertfordshire -17 18 £429 +7.18% 4
Birmingham +8 17 £210 -44.00% 6
Edinburgh -8 17 £500 +38.88% 9
Taunton - 17 £488 -
Northamptonshire +7 16 £475 +5.55% 2

Risk Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 953 (40.26%) Finance
2 596 (25.18%) Project Management
3 436 (18.42%) Banking
4 385 (16.27%) PRINCE2
5 343 (14.49%) Stakeholder Management
6 333 (14.07%) Agile Software Development
7 297 (12.55%) SQL
8 295 (12.46%) Security Cleared
9 293 (12.38%) Information Security
10 253 (10.69%) Front Office
11 241 (10.18%) ITIL
12 239 (10.10%) Java
13 231 (9.76%) Degree
14 230 (9.72%) Management Information System
14 230 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
15 228 (9.63%) Change Management
16 227 (9.59%) Investment Banking
17 204 (8.62%) SC Cleared
18 201 (8.49%) Oracle
18 201 (8.49%) Microsoft
19 187 (7.90%) Business Analysis
20 183 (7.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 178 (7.52%) Change Control
22 166 (7.01%) MS Excel
23 161 (6.80%) CISSP
24 149 (6.29%) Programme Management
25 139 (5.87%) MS Project
26 137 (5.79%) UNIX
27 135 (5.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
28 134 (5.66%) Project Planning

Risk Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (3.89%) SharePoint
2 25 (1.06%) SAS
3 23 (0.97%) IIS
4 19 (0.80%) WebSphere
5 17 (0.72%) Oracle Coherence
5 17 (0.72%) CMS
6 15 (0.63%) WebLogic
6 15 (0.63%) MS Exchange
7 11 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
8 10 (0.42%) Tomcat
9 9 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (0.34%) Apache
10 8 (0.34%) TIBCO EMS
11 7 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (0.21%) MQSeries
13 4 (0.17%) Documentum
13 4 (0.17%) LiveLink
13 4 (0.17%) MS Project Server
14 3 (0.13%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 166 (7.01%) MS Excel
2 139 (5.87%) MS Project
3 106 (4.48%) MS Office
4 105 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 55 (2.32%) MS Visio
6 25 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.34%) Open Workbench
8 6 (0.25%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.042%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.042%) Stata
9 1 (0.042%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 27 (1.14%) RMDS
2 20 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 19 (0.80%) Endur
4 15 (0.63%) Aligne
5 14 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
6 13 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
6 13 (0.55%) ZaiNet
6 13 (0.55%) OpenLink RightAngle
6 13 (0.55%) Summit
7 12 (0.51%) Markit EDM
8 8 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
9 7 (0.30%) Murex MxG2000
10 6 (0.25%) SAP CO
10 6 (0.25%) SAP FI
10 6 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
11 4 (0.17%) SAP R/3
12 3 (0.13%) LatentZero
12 3 (0.13%) Cordys
12 3 (0.13%) SAP ERP
12 3 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 20 (0.84%) SaaS
2 14 (0.59%) IaaS
3 7 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (0.30%) Office 365
4 4 (0.17%) PaaS
5 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.084%) Force.com
6 2 (0.084%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.042%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 101 (4.27%) Firewall
2 45 (1.90%) Network Security
3 43 (1.82%) WAN
4 34 (1.44%) Intrusion Detection
4 34 (1.44%) Internet
5 29 (1.23%) LAN
6 27 (1.14%) TCP/IP
7 22 (0.93%) SAN
8 20 (0.84%) DNS
9 17 (0.72%) DHCP
10 14 (0.59%) LDAP
10 14 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (0.46%) Intranet
11 11 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (0.38%) Reverse Proxy
12 9 (0.38%) NAS
13 7 (0.30%) Broadband
13 7 (0.30%) VoIP
13 7 (0.30%) Ethernet
14 6 (0.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (3.84%) SQL Server
2 61 (2.58%) Oracle Database
3 41 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
4 30 (1.27%) Big Data
5 29 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 28 (1.18%) Data Mining
7 26 (1.10%) Relational Database
8 22 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 19 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 19 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
10 18 (0.76%) QlikView
11 17 (0.72%) KDB
12 14 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
13 13 (0.55%) Hadoop
14 12 (0.51%) MS Access
14 12 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
15 11 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 9 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
16 9 (0.38%) OLAP
17 6 (0.25%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 24 (1.01%) JUnit
2 22 (0.93%) TeamCity
3 21 (0.89%) Maven
4 13 (0.55%) JIRA
5 12 (0.51%) CruiseControl
6 11 (0.46%) Mockito
7 9 (0.38%) Jenkins
8 8 (0.34%) Grunt
8 8 (0.34%) Bower
8 8 (0.34%) WebDriver
8 8 (0.34%) SpecFlow
8 8 (0.34%) Subversion
9 7 (0.30%) Visual Studio
10 5 (0.21%) ERwin
10 5 (0.21%) Git (software)
10 5 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (0.17%) jMock
11 4 (0.17%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.17%) Zephyr
12 3 (0.13%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 953 (40.26%) Finance
2 436 (18.42%) Banking
3 253 (10.69%) Front Office
4 227 (9.59%) Investment Banking
5 95 (4.01%) Legal
6 87 (3.68%) Retail
7 81 (3.42%) Telecoms
8 48 (2.03%) Back Office
9 45 (1.90%) Marketing
10 42 (1.77%) Financial Institution
11 38 (1.61%) Manufacturing
12 27 (1.14%) Law
13 21 (0.89%) Retail Banking
14 16 (0.68%) Publishing
15 15 (0.63%) Military
15 15 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
16 14 (0.59%) Local Government
17 10 (0.42%) Advertising
18 9 (0.38%) Billing
18 9 (0.38%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 516 (21.80%) Project Manager
2 501 (21.17%) Analyst
3 284 (12.00%) Developer
4 246 (10.39%) Business Analyst
5 183 (7.73%) Consultant
6 111 (4.69%) Architect
7 93 (3.93%) Risk Analyst
8 85 (3.59%) Java Developer
9 83 (3.51%) Security Consultant
10 81 (3.42%) Programme Manager
11 72 (3.04%) Senior Analyst
12 60 (2.53%) Service Manager
13 58 (2.45%) Senior Manager
14 57 (2.41%) Risk Manager
15 53 (2.24%) Security Analyst
16 47 (1.99%) C# Developer
16 47 (1.99%) Delivery Manager
17 43 (1.82%) Solutions Architect
18 42 (1.77%) Security Manager
19 39 (1.65%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (4.01%) .NET
2 76 (3.21%) HTML
3 70 (2.96%) Web Services
4 61 (2.58%) Spring
5 60 (2.53%) XML
6 50 (2.11%) HTML5
7 38 (1.61%) Middleware
8 37 (1.56%) CSS
9 31 (1.31%) Hibernate
10 29 (1.23%) WCF
11 27 (1.14%) JSP
12 24 (1.01%) ASP.NET
13 23 (0.97%) RESTful
14 21 (0.89%) jQuery
14 21 (0.89%) .NET Framework
15 19 (0.80%) J2EE
15 19 (0.80%) XSLT
16 18 (0.76%) FIX Protocol
16 18 (0.76%) ASP.NET MVC
17 17 (0.72%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 230 (9.72%) Management Information System
1 230 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
2 183 (7.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 125 (5.28%) Derivative
4 121 (5.11%) Market Risk
5 114 (4.82%) Credit Risk
6 92 (3.89%) RMADS
7 77 (3.25%) Computer Science
7 77 (3.25%) CESG
8 61 (2.58%) Fixed Income
9 58 (2.45%) CESG CLAS
10 50 (2.11%) Equities
11 47 (1.99%) Mathematics
12 38 (1.61%) PMI
13 35 (1.48%) User Experience
14 34 (1.44%) Credit Derivative
15 30 (1.27%) Data Protection Act
16 29 (1.23%) NHS
17 22 (0.93%) Hedge funds
18 21 (0.89%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 137 (5.79%) UNIX
2 133 (5.62%) Windows
3 120 (5.07%) Linux
4 32 (1.35%) Solaris
5 21 (0.89%) Windows 7
6 19 (0.80%) Windows XP
7 18 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (0.13%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.084%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.084%) zOS
14 1 (0.042%) pSOS
14 1 (0.042%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.042%) HPUX
14 1 (0.042%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 596 (25.18%) Project Management
2 385 (16.27%) PRINCE2
3 343 (14.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 333 (14.07%) Agile Software Development
5 293 (12.38%) Information Security
6 241 (10.18%) ITIL
7 228 (9.63%) Change Management
8 187 (7.90%) Business Analysis
9 178 (7.52%) Change Control
10 149 (6.29%) Programme Management
11 134 (5.66%) Project Planning
12 132 (5.58%) Data Modelling
13 125 (5.28%) Service Delivery
14 122 (5.15%) Analytics
15 112 (4.73%) Service Management
16 106 (4.48%) Migration
17 96 (4.06%) Low Latency
18 91 (3.84%) Risk Assessment
19 83 (3.51%) Information Assurance
20 81 (3.42%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 297 (12.55%) SQL
2 239 (10.10%) Java
3 121 (5.11%) C#
4 98 (4.14%) C++
5 61 (2.58%) JavaScript
6 50 (2.11%) Python
7 47 (1.99%) C
8 46 (1.94%) VBA
9 36 (1.52%) Scala
10 31 (1.31%) Perl
11 26 (1.10%) T-SQL
12 20 (0.84%) PL/SQL
13 13 (0.55%) VB
14 12 (0.51%) Shell Script
15 8 (0.34%) PowerShell
15 8 (0.34%) VB.NET
16 6 (0.25%) PHP
17 5 (0.21%) Korn
18 4 (0.17%) R
18 4 (0.17%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 295 (12.46%) Security Cleared
2 231 (9.76%) Degree
3 204 (8.62%) SC Cleared
4 161 (6.80%) CISSP
5 93 (3.93%) CISM
6 88 (3.72%) PMI Certification
7 85 (3.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 60 (2.53%) PMP
9 56 (2.37%) CISA
10 55 (2.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 48 (2.03%) ISEB
12 36 (1.52%) DV Cleared
13 24 (1.01%) CEH
14 22 (0.93%) GIAC
15 17 (0.72%) APMP
16 16 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
16 16 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 12 (0.51%) CIMA
18 11 (0.46%) GCIA
18 11 (0.46%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (5.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 113 (4.77%) QA
3 44 (1.86%) SLA
4 35 (1.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 35 (1.48%) COBIT
5 34 (1.44%) JSP 440
6 26 (1.10%) EMIR
7 24 (1.01%) ISO 9001
8 22 (0.93%) Data Quality
9 20 (0.84%) PCI DSS
10 17 (0.72%) Basel III
11 16 (0.68%) MiFID
12 15 (0.63%) Solvency II
13 14 (0.59%) ISO 9000
14 11 (0.46%) ISO 14001
15 10 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
16 9 (0.38%) GPG13
17 7 (0.30%) P3O
18 4 (0.17%) Basel II
19 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 50 (2.11%) Active Directory
2 28 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (0.17%) VMware Server
5 3 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (0.13%) Shibboleth
6 2 (0.084%) HDFS
6 2 (0.084%) RACF
6 2 (0.084%) XenApp
6 2 (0.084%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.042%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.042%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 18 (0.76%) Control-M
2 17 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (0.38%) ARCserve
4 7 (0.30%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 5 (0.21%) ITRS Geneos
6 4 (0.17%) SCOrch
6 4 (0.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (0.17%) Nagios
6 4 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (0.17%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.17%) BMC PATROL
6 4 (0.17%) SCOM
6 4 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (0.17%) BladeLogic
7 3 (0.13%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.13%) SCCM
7 3 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.13%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (0.13%) Puppet
8 2 (0.084%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 201 (8.49%) Oracle
1 201 (8.49%) Microsoft
2 92 (3.89%) SAP
3 54 (2.28%) Sybase
4 38 (1.61%) HP
5 35 (1.48%) Cisco
5 35 (1.48%) VMware
6 29 (1.23%) CheckPoint
6 29 (1.23%) 29West
7 25 (1.06%) Murex
8 22 (0.93%) IBM
9 20 (0.84%) Adobe
9 20 (0.84%) Citrix
10 19 (0.80%) Juniper
11 18 (0.76%) Business Objects
11 18 (0.76%) OpenLink
12 15 (0.63%) Triple Point
13 14 (0.59%) Cyber-Ark
13 14 (0.59%) TIBCO
14 13 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
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