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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Risk Management
Rank 144 96 87
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -9
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 961 1267 1241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.82% 2.19% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 2.70% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 593 834 852
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 26 5
Median hourly rate £27.50 £36.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.17% +33.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +40.00%

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
43784 46844 44845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.15% 81.14% 77.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29028 30621 28126
Median daily rate £438 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.05% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1146 1304 1230
Median hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £52.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -37 907 £475 - 226
London -42 487 £506 -8.00% 121
South East -34 126 £475 +18.01% 36
City of London 0 107 £550 +2.32% 23
North West -33 73 £425 - 17
South West +26 69 £423 +9.74% 14
West Midlands +3 63 £400 - 11
Hampshire +19 40 £450 +8.43% 9
East of England +15 35 £456 -6.41% 9
Scotland -33 34 £469 +21.75% 6
Bristol +6 33 £400 +8.84% 3
Manchester -18 29 £418 +4.37% 7
Yorkshire +15 27 £445 -4.30% 11
Edinburgh +5 27 £469 +20.96% 2
Cheshire -3 27 £461 +2.50% 4
Berkshire -5 27 £444 +2.01% 9
West Yorkshire +10 21 £425 -5.55% 6
Surrey +16 20 £520 +15.55% 4
Birmingham +1 19 £438 +27.73% 7
Buckinghamshire -10 19 £525 +31.25% 4
East Midlands -12 18 £325 -16.12% 5
Wiltshire +17 17 £500 +12.67% 2
Leeds +10 17 £410 -16.32% 6
Telford -9 17 - - 1
Shropshire -9 17 - - 1
Milton Keynes -18 17 £525 +31.25% 4
Cambridgeshire +29 15 £506 +35.00% 2
Cambridge +28 14 £463 -2.63% 2
Docklands, London +15 13 £600 -1.63%
Swindon +17 12 £513 +5.12% 1

Risk Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 839 (39.74%) Finance
2 611 (28.94%) Project Management
3 392 (18.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 382 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
5 320 (15.16%) Security Cleared
6 315 (14.92%) Information Security
7 269 (12.74%) ITIL
8 265 (12.55%) Banking
9 262 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
10 251 (11.89%) CISSP
11 247 (11.70%) Change Management
12 244 (11.56%) Management Information System
13 242 (11.46%) PRINCE2
14 229 (10.85%) SC Cleared
15 215 (10.18%) Microsoft
16 203 (9.62%) Degree
17 195 (9.24%) MS Excel
18 190 (9.00%) SQL
19 183 (8.67%) Programme Management
20 162 (7.67%) Front Office
21 161 (7.63%) Oracle
22 156 (7.39%) Java
23 149 (7.06%) CISM
24 143 (6.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
25 135 (6.40%) MS Office
26 133 (6.30%) Cybersecurity
27 131 (6.21%) Windows
28 125 (5.92%) Migration
29 121 (5.73%) Business Analysis
30 118 (5.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

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
1 116 (5.50%) SharePoint
2 29 (1.37%) SAS
3 23 (1.09%) Confluence
4 22 (1.04%) MS Exchange
4 22 (1.04%) WebSphere
5 21 (0.99%) Apache Spark
6 15 (0.71%) WebLogic
7 13 (0.62%) Skype for Business
8 11 (0.52%) Apache
9 9 (0.43%) CMS
9 9 (0.43%) OpenStack
10 8 (0.38%) IIS
11 7 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (0.33%) Oracle Coherence
12 6 (0.28%) Apache Pig
12 6 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (0.19%) IBM HTTP Server
13 4 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 195 (9.24%) MS Excel
2 135 (6.40%) MS Office
3 88 (4.17%) MS Project
4 65 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 48 (2.27%) MS Visio
6 22 (1.04%) Open Workbench
7 20 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.24%) SPSS
9 2 (0.095%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.047%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.047%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.047%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 22 (1.04%) Primavera
2 18 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
4 11 (0.52%) Oracle Assets
5 10 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
5 10 (0.47%) SAP GRC
6 8 (0.38%) Markit EDM
7 5 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (0.24%) SAP R/3
8 4 (0.19%) BigMachines
8 4 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
9 3 (0.14%) Lawson
9 3 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
9 3 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
9 3 (0.14%) Relativity
9 3 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 3 (0.14%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 31 (1.47%) Office 365
2 23 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (0.95%) SaaS
5 17 (0.81%) IaaS
6 9 (0.43%) PaaS
7 8 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.24%) GitHub
8 5 (0.24%) Yammer
9 4 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.19%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.095%) Force.com
11 1 (0.047%) Adobe Analytics
11 1 (0.047%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.047%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.047%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 82 (3.88%) Firewall
2 55 (2.61%) Internet
3 42 (1.99%) Network Security
4 41 (1.94%) SAN
5 35 (1.66%) HTTP
6 30 (1.42%) WAN
7 29 (1.37%) Extranet
8 23 (1.09%) DNS
9 22 (1.04%) FTP
10 21 (0.99%) LAN
11 20 (0.95%) IPsec
12 19 (0.90%) DHCP
13 17 (0.81%) Wireless
14 13 (0.62%) NAS
14 13 (0.62%) SMTP
15 12 (0.57%) Intrusion Detection
15 12 (0.57%) TCP/IP
16 11 (0.52%) Cisco ISE
16 11 (0.52%) LDAP
16 11 (0.52%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 40 (1.89%) Big Data
3 31 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
4 28 (1.33%) Hadoop
5 19 (0.90%) Oracle Database
6 18 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
7 16 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
8 15 (0.71%) MongoDB
9 13 (0.62%) QlikView
9 13 (0.62%) Relational Database
10 11 (0.52%) MySQL
11 10 (0.47%) NoSQL
12 9 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 7 (0.33%) Data Mining
14 7 (0.33%) SAP HANA
15 6 (0.28%) GIS
15 6 (0.28%) Oracle BI EE
15 6 (0.28%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 41 (1.94%) JIRA
2 23 (1.09%) Maven
2 23 (1.09%) Subversion
3 21 (0.99%) Git (software)
4 15 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 13 (0.62%) JUnit
5 13 (0.62%) SoapUI
6 12 (0.57%) TeamCity
7 11 (0.52%) Jenkins
8 9 (0.43%) MSBuild
9 8 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (0.33%) Cucumber
11 6 (0.28%) ClearCase
11 6 (0.28%) Visual Studio
12 5 (0.24%) Grunt
12 5 (0.24%) gulp
12 5 (0.24%) JSUnit
12 5 (0.24%) PHPUnit
12 5 (0.24%) Vagrant
13 4 (0.19%) NuGet
General
1 839 (39.74%) Finance
2 265 (12.55%) Banking
3 162 (7.67%) Front Office
4 108 (5.12%) Legal
5 87 (4.12%) Investment Banking
6 78 (3.69%) Retail
7 63 (2.98%) Telecoms
8 37 (1.75%) Law
9 29 (1.37%) Financial Institution
10 23 (1.09%) Marketing
11 21 (0.99%) Back Office
12 20 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
13 17 (0.81%) Billing
14 16 (0.76%) Retail Banking
15 15 (0.71%) Automotive
16 13 (0.62%) Local Government
16 13 (0.62%) Manufacturing
17 9 (0.43%) French Language
18 7 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
19 5 (0.24%) German Language
Job Titles
1 399 (18.90%) Project Manager
2 338 (16.01%) Analyst
3 187 (8.86%) Architect
4 185 (8.76%) Developer
5 145 (6.87%) Consultant
6 138 (6.54%) Business Analyst
7 92 (4.36%) IT Manager
8 87 (4.12%) Risk Analyst
9 85 (4.03%) Security Architect
10 76 (3.60%) Security Consultant
11 71 (3.36%) Risk Manager
12 70 (3.32%) Security Analyst
13 64 (3.03%) Security Manager
14 63 (2.98%) Programme Manager
15 60 (2.84%) Java Developer
16 57 (2.70%) Senior Manager
17 52 (2.46%) Service Manager
18 51 (2.42%) Infrastructure Manager
19 49 (2.32%) C# Developer
20 46 (2.18%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (2.70%) .NET
2 40 (1.89%) Middleware
2 40 (1.89%) WPF
3 38 (1.80%) Spring
4 35 (1.66%) XML
5 29 (1.37%) FIX Protocol
6 28 (1.33%) HTML
6 28 (1.33%) WinForms
7 26 (1.23%) REST
7 26 (1.23%) WCF
8 22 (1.04%) Web Services
9 18 (0.85%) AngularJS
10 17 (0.81%) ASP.NET
10 17 (0.81%) CSS
10 17 (0.81%) Hibernate
10 17 (0.81%) HTML5
11 16 (0.76%) Java EE
12 14 (0.66%) Akka
12 14 (0.66%) RESTful
13 13 (0.62%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 262 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
2 244 (11.56%) Management Information System
3 118 (5.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 100 (4.74%) Data Centre
5 80 (3.79%) Derivative
6 74 (3.51%) CESG
7 70 (3.32%) Credit Risk
8 67 (3.17%) Fixed Income
9 65 (3.08%) Market Risk
10 51 (2.42%) Equities
11 45 (2.13%) PMI
12 43 (2.04%) Computer Science
13 38 (1.80%) Mathematics
13 38 (1.80%) Virtual Team
14 37 (1.75%) User Experience
15 33 (1.56%) Statistics
16 30 (1.42%) Security Operations Centre
17 29 (1.37%) Cryptography
17 29 (1.37%) Data Protection Act
18 27 (1.28%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 131 (6.21%) Windows
2 109 (5.16%) Unix
3 69 (3.27%) Linux
4 40 (1.89%) Windows Server
5 32 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (1.09%) Solaris
7 23 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (0.52%) AIX
10 10 (0.47%) Windows 7
10 10 (0.47%) Windows Vista
11 5 (0.24%) SUSE
12 3 (0.14%) CentOS
12 3 (0.14%) zOS
13 2 (0.095%) HPUX
13 2 (0.095%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.095%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.047%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.047%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 611 (28.94%) Project Management
2 392 (18.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 382 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
4 315 (14.92%) Information Security
5 269 (12.74%) ITIL
6 247 (11.70%) Change Management
7 242 (11.46%) PRINCE2
8 183 (8.67%) Programme Management
9 133 (6.30%) Cybersecurity
10 125 (5.92%) Migration
11 121 (5.73%) Business Analysis
12 117 (5.54%) Change Control
13 111 (5.26%) Analytics
14 108 (5.12%) Project Planning
14 108 (5.12%) Service Delivery
15 105 (4.97%) Continuous Improvement
16 99 (4.69%) Data Protection
17 98 (4.64%) Resource Management
18 96 (4.55%) Service Management
19 91 (4.31%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 190 (9.00%) SQL
2 156 (7.39%) Java
3 108 (5.12%) C#
4 74 (3.51%) C++
5 57 (2.70%) Python
6 48 (2.27%) C
7 36 (1.71%) Scala
8 30 (1.42%) PowerShell
9 21 (0.99%) PL/SQL
10 20 (0.95%) JavaScript
11 17 (0.81%) VBA
12 16 (0.76%) Perl
12 16 (0.76%) R
13 15 (0.71%) VB
14 13 (0.62%) Shell Script
15 10 (0.47%) Haskell
15 10 (0.47%) VBScript
16 9 (0.43%) T-SQL
17 6 (0.28%) MATLAB
18 5 (0.24%) XAML
Qualifications
1 320 (15.16%) Security Cleared
2 251 (11.89%) CISSP
3 229 (10.85%) SC Cleared
4 203 (9.62%) Degree
5 149 (7.06%) CISM
6 90 (4.26%) PMI Certification
7 78 (3.69%) CESG Certified Professional
8 69 (3.27%) PMP
9 64 (3.03%) CISA
10 48 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 47 (2.23%) CRISC
12 42 (1.99%) DV Cleared
13 28 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
14 25 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
14 25 (1.18%) CEH
14 25 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
15 23 (1.09%) CLAS
16 21 (0.99%) ISEB
16 21 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 20 (0.95%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 143 (6.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 110 (5.21%) QA
3 82 (3.88%) PCI DSS
4 47 (2.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 41 (1.94%) COBIT
6 39 (1.85%) RMADS
7 31 (1.47%) SLA
8 27 (1.28%) Disclosure Scotland
9 22 (1.04%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 15 (0.71%) JSP 440
11 12 (0.57%) Basel III
12 11 (0.52%) Data Quality
13 7 (0.33%) COSO
13 7 (0.33%) MiFID
14 6 (0.28%) Basel II
14 6 (0.28%) ISO 9001
14 6 (0.28%) ISO27002
14 6 (0.28%) P3O
15 5 (0.24%) FATCA
16 4 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 59 (2.79%) Active Directory
2 40 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (0.85%) Hyper-V
4 15 (0.71%) Docker
5 13 (0.62%) XenApp
6 7 (0.33%) Sendmail
7 6 (0.28%) Platform Symphony
8 5 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 5 (0.24%) HDFS
8 5 (0.24%) Terminal Services
8 5 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.24%) vSphere
9 4 (0.19%) Firmware
10 3 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.14%) Xen
11 2 (0.095%) IAG
11 2 (0.095%) KVM
11 2 (0.095%) NetIQ eDirectory
11 2 (0.095%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.095%) Snort
Systems Management
1 15 (0.71%) Puppet
2 14 (0.66%) NetBackup
3 11 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (0.47%) PowerCLI
5 9 (0.43%) Consul
5 9 (0.43%) Graphite
5 9 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
6 8 (0.38%) Control-M
7 7 (0.33%) logstash
7 7 (0.33%) SCCM
8 6 (0.28%) EMC NetWorker
8 6 (0.28%) ITRS Geneos
9 5 (0.24%) BladeLogic
9 5 (0.24%) Nagios
10 4 (0.19%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 4 (0.19%) Icinga
10 4 (0.19%) Nessus
10 4 (0.19%) Tivoli
11 3 (0.14%) Cacti
11 3 (0.14%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 215 (10.18%) Microsoft
2 161 (7.63%) Oracle
3 74 (3.51%) SAP
4 60 (2.84%) Cisco
5 59 (2.79%) VMware
6 58 (2.75%) HP
7 52 (2.46%) Citrix
8 33 (1.56%) CheckPoint
9 26 (1.23%) IBM
10 22 (1.04%) Sybase
11 20 (0.95%) ServiceNow
12 16 (0.76%) Splunk
13 15 (0.71%) NetApp
14 13 (0.62%) Red Hat
15 12 (0.57%) Murex
15 12 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
15 12 (0.57%) Sun
16 11 (0.52%) BT
16 11 (0.52%) Juniper
17 9 (0.43%) Symantec
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