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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Management
Rank 88 94 83
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 1113 1035 979
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.12% 2.06% 2.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.79% 2.75% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 704 661 654
Average daily rate
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£475 £478 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.52% +0.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £394
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 11
Average hourly rate £31.00 £69.85 £45.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.61% +53.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.65 £22.50 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £155.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £53.68 £45.55
% change year-on-year
-42.24% +17.85%

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
39834 37606 32717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.91% 74.82% 72.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 25112 22628 19457
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1043 1134 1178
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.31 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -3 999 £475 -5.00% 300
London -5 591 £525 - 152
South East +19 166 £413 -2.94% 42
City of London -12 125 £475 -12.64% 63
South West -14 66 £375 -11.76% 18
Scotland +20 59 £425 +37.09% 5
North West -22 44 £365 -8.75% 34
Yorkshire +13 43 £433 -15.60% 16
Berkshire +7 41 £413 +7.84% 6
Surrey +21 39 £370 -21.69% 7
West Yorkshire +7 39 £450 -12.19% 10
East of England +3 32 £413 +3.12% 10
Wales +17 30 £450 +28.57% 1
Wiltshire +14 30 £375 -32.58% 3
Hampshire -14 28 £400 +14.28% 9
Staines +20 24 £500 - 1
Edinburgh +1 23 £500 +33.33% 3
Buckinghamshire +11 22 £323 +7.50% 10
Manchester -1 22 £425 +3.03% 16
Leeds +3 21 £550 +14.28% 5
East Midlands -5 19 £478 -9.04% 11
West Midlands -39 19 £330 -5.71% 14
Glasgow +12 18 £395 +71.73% 1
Bristol -11 18 £334 -21.41% 8
Reading -1 15 £350 -6.66% 1
Milton Keynes +1 14 £413 +37.50% 10
Hertfordshire +18 13 £288 -33.52%
Uxbridge +14 13 £375 -
Canary Wharf +16 12 £450 +12.50%
South Wales +7 11 £473 +35.00% 1

Risk Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 829 (37.11%) Finance
2 653 (29.23%) Project Management
3 429 (19.20%) Banking
4 411 (18.40%) PRINCE2
5 375 (16.79%) Agile Software Development
6 366 (16.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 283 (12.67%) Security Cleared
8 280 (12.53%) Information Security
9 267 (11.95%) ITIL
10 259 (11.59%) Change Management
11 255 (11.41%) SQL
12 250 (11.19%) Analytical Skills
13 229 (10.25%) MS Excel
14 221 (9.89%) Degree
15 215 (9.62%) Investment Banking
16 209 (9.36%) Front Office
16 209 (9.36%) Microsoft
17 205 (9.18%) SC Cleared
18 193 (8.64%) Management Information System
19 169 (7.56%) CISSP
20 160 (7.16%) Programme Management
21 152 (6.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
22 149 (6.67%) Service Delivery
23 142 (6.36%) Java
24 140 (6.27%) MS Project
25 139 (6.22%) Change Control
26 128 (5.73%) Business Analysis
27 127 (5.68%) CISM
28 123 (5.51%) Oracle
29 121 (5.42%) Market Risk

Risk Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 72 (3.22%) SharePoint
2 31 (1.39%) SAS
3 30 (1.34%) IIS
3 30 (1.34%) WebSphere
4 13 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
4 13 (0.58%) Tomcat
5 11 (0.49%) Apache
6 9 (0.40%) CMS
6 9 (0.40%) TIBCO EMS
7 6 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (0.27%) JBoss
8 5 (0.22%) Documentum
8 5 (0.22%) Oracle Coherence
8 5 (0.22%) Lync
9 4 (0.18%) MS Project Server
9 4 (0.18%) MQSeries
9 4 (0.18%) MS Exchange
9 4 (0.18%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.13%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 229 (10.25%) MS Excel
2 140 (6.27%) MS Project
3 113 (5.06%) MS Office
4 87 (3.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 54 (2.42%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.31%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.18%) SPSS
10 1 (0.045%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.045%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 13 (0.58%) Endur
2 11 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.45%) Summit
4 9 (0.40%) SAP FI
5 8 (0.36%) Sentinel
5 8 (0.36%) RMDS
5 8 (0.36%) SAP GRC
6 7 (0.31%) ZaiNet
7 6 (0.27%) SAP FSCM
8 5 (0.22%) Markit EDM
8 5 (0.22%) Cognos TM1
8 5 (0.22%) HFM
9 4 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 4 (0.18%) CA PPM
9 4 (0.18%) IntelliMatch
10 3 (0.13%) Cordys
10 3 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
10 3 (0.13%) Hyperion Planning
10 3 (0.13%) Front Arena
10 3 (0.13%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.31%) SaaS
2 5 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.13%) IaaS
4 1 (0.045%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.045%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.045%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.045%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.045%) PaaS
4 1 (0.045%) Office 365
4 1 (0.045%) Route 53
4 1 (0.045%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 62 (2.78%) Firewall
2 33 (1.48%) Network Security
3 26 (1.16%) TCP/IP
3 26 (1.16%) Internet
4 21 (0.94%) WAN
5 18 (0.81%) LAN
6 14 (0.63%) MPLS
7 13 (0.58%) BGP
7 13 (0.58%) SAN
7 13 (0.58%) Intrusion Detection
8 12 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (0.49%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (0.49%) DNS
9 11 (0.49%) DHCP
10 10 (0.45%) Wireless
11 9 (0.40%) VPN
12 8 (0.36%) LDAP
13 7 (0.31%) SSL
13 7 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (0.27%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (2.24%) SQL Server
2 32 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (1.25%) Relational Database
4 20 (0.90%) Hadoop
5 19 (0.85%) MS Access
6 18 (0.81%) Oracle Database
6 18 (0.81%) Big Data
7 15 (0.67%) KDB
8 14 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (0.63%) Data Mining
9 12 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
10 11 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (0.40%) MySQL
12 8 (0.36%) QlikView
13 6 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 5 (0.22%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 5 (0.22%) PowerMart
14 5 (0.22%) Oracle OWB
15 4 (0.18%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 18 (0.81%) Subversion
2 16 (0.72%) Maven
3 12 (0.54%) QuickTest Pro
4 11 (0.49%) PVCS
4 11 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (0.45%) Visual Studio
5 10 (0.45%) ClearQuest
6 9 (0.40%) ClearCase
6 9 (0.40%) Eclipse
7 8 (0.36%) Introscope
8 7 (0.31%) Git (software)
9 6 (0.27%) JIRA
9 6 (0.27%) Ant
10 5 (0.22%) JMeter
10 5 (0.22%) TeamCity
10 5 (0.22%) Grunt
11 4 (0.18%) Bower
11 4 (0.18%) LoadRunner
12 3 (0.13%) NetBeans
12 3 (0.13%) NUnit
General
1 829 (37.11%) Finance
2 429 (19.20%) Banking
3 215 (9.62%) Investment Banking
4 209 (9.36%) Front Office
5 115 (5.15%) Retail
6 105 (4.70%) Legal
7 67 (3.00%) Telecoms
8 43 (1.92%) Back Office
9 35 (1.57%) Law
10 34 (1.52%) Retail Banking
11 26 (1.16%) Marketing
12 20 (0.90%) Financial Institution
13 12 (0.54%) Military
14 11 (0.49%) Manufacturing
14 11 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
15 9 (0.40%) Publishing
16 8 (0.36%) Advertising
16 8 (0.36%) Billing
17 6 (0.27%) Electronics
18 5 (0.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 475 (21.26%) Project Manager
2 460 (20.59%) Analyst
3 245 (10.97%) Business Analyst
4 228 (10.21%) Developer
5 186 (8.33%) Consultant
6 110 (4.92%) Security Consultant
7 103 (4.61%) Programme Manager
8 83 (3.72%) Risk Manager
9 74 (3.31%) Risk Analyst
10 69 (3.09%) Architect
11 65 (2.91%) Senior Manager
12 64 (2.86%) Security Analyst
13 63 (2.82%) Service Manager
14 61 (2.73%) Security Manager
15 59 (2.64%) Market Risk Analyst
16 56 (2.51%) Delivery Manager
16 56 (2.51%) Market Risk Business Analyst
17 54 (2.42%) Java Developer
18 47 (2.10%) IT Business Analyst
18 47 (2.10%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (3.40%) .NET
2 52 (2.33%) HTML
3 44 (1.97%) Web Services
4 38 (1.70%) Middleware
5 29 (1.30%) HTML5
6 26 (1.16%) XML
7 25 (1.12%) CSS
8 19 (0.85%) Java EE
8 19 (0.85%) FIX Protocol
9 18 (0.81%) ASP.NET
9 18 (0.81%) Spring
10 17 (0.76%) WCF
11 16 (0.72%) WPF
11 16 (0.72%) RESTful
11 16 (0.72%) JSP
12 15 (0.67%) WebSphere MQ
13 14 (0.63%) Hibernate
14 13 (0.58%) J2EE
14 13 (0.58%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (0.58%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 250 (11.19%) Analytical Skills
2 193 (8.64%) Management Information System
3 121 (5.42%) Market Risk
4 112 (5.01%) Derivative
5 110 (4.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 85 (3.80%) Credit Risk
7 63 (2.82%) Equities
8 54 (2.42%) Computer Science
9 42 (1.88%) Fixed Income
10 33 (1.48%) Data Protection Act
10 33 (1.48%) Mathematics
11 30 (1.34%) CESG
12 29 (1.30%) PMI
12 29 (1.30%) Open Source
13 26 (1.16%) PKI
14 23 (1.03%) Smart Meter
15 22 (0.98%) Economics
16 21 (0.94%) Equity Derivative
16 21 (0.94%) RMADS
16 21 (0.94%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 106 (4.74%) UNIX
2 102 (4.57%) Windows
3 94 (4.21%) Linux
4 23 (1.03%) Solaris
5 12 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (0.40%) Windows 7
8 7 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.090%) AIX
10 2 (0.090%) CentOS
10 2 (0.090%) Android
10 2 (0.090%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.045%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.045%) HPUX
11 1 (0.045%) Fedora
11 1 (0.045%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.045%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (0.045%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.045%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 653 (29.23%) Project Management
2 411 (18.40%) PRINCE2
3 375 (16.79%) Agile Software Development
4 366 (16.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 280 (12.53%) Information Security
6 267 (11.95%) ITIL
7 259 (11.59%) Change Management
8 160 (7.16%) Programme Management
9 149 (6.67%) Service Delivery
10 139 (6.22%) Change Control
11 128 (5.73%) Business Analysis
12 115 (5.15%) Project Planning
13 112 (5.01%) Service Management
14 111 (4.97%) Data Modelling
15 103 (4.61%) User Acceptance Testing
16 97 (4.34%) Risk Assessment
17 94 (4.21%) Migration
18 85 (3.80%) Resource Management
19 84 (3.76%) Asset Management
20 76 (3.40%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 255 (11.41%) SQL
2 142 (6.36%) Java
3 74 (3.31%) C#
4 62 (2.78%) Python
5 59 (2.64%) C++
6 53 (2.37%) C
7 52 (2.33%) JavaScript
8 48 (2.15%) VBA
9 29 (1.30%) Perl
10 24 (1.07%) Scala
11 20 (0.90%) VB
12 8 (0.36%) VB.NET
12 8 (0.36%) PHP
12 8 (0.36%) Shell Script
13 7 (0.31%) Groovy
14 6 (0.27%) PL/SQL
14 6 (0.27%) XQuery
15 5 (0.22%) T-SQL
16 4 (0.18%) ECMAScript
16 4 (0.18%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 283 (12.67%) Security Cleared
2 221 (9.89%) Degree
3 205 (9.18%) SC Cleared
4 169 (7.56%) CISSP
5 127 (5.68%) CISM
6 73 (3.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 72 (3.22%) PMI Certification
8 64 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 57 (2.55%) PMP
9 57 (2.55%) ISEB
9 57 (2.55%) CRISC
10 55 (2.46%) CISA
11 40 (1.79%) APMP
12 37 (1.66%) DV Cleared
13 27 (1.21%) VCP4
13 27 (1.21%) GIAC
14 26 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
15 10 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
16 9 (0.40%) ACCA
16 9 (0.40%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 152 (6.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 120 (5.37%) QA
3 57 (2.55%) PCI DSS
4 49 (2.19%) SLA
5 34 (1.52%) COBIT
6 33 (1.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 26 (1.16%) P3O
8 15 (0.67%) Solvency II
9 14 (0.63%) ISO 9001
10 13 (0.58%) Dodd-Frank
10 13 (0.58%) JSP 440
11 11 (0.49%) Basel II
11 11 (0.49%) Data Quality
12 10 (0.45%) EMIR
13 9 (0.40%) Basel III
14 6 (0.27%) BS7799
14 6 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 17799
15 5 (0.22%) ISO 9000
15 5 (0.22%) MiFID
16 4 (0.18%) FATCA
System Software
1 32 (1.43%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.18%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.18%) XenApp
3 4 (0.18%) vSphere
3 4 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.090%) ISA Server
4 2 (0.090%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.090%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.090%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.045%) HDFS
5 1 (0.045%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.045%) vCloud
5 1 (0.045%) Samba
5 1 (0.045%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.045%) Cronacle
5 1 (0.045%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.045%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 27 (1.21%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (0.54%) Control-M
3 10 (0.45%) SCCM
4 7 (0.31%) FortiGate
4 7 (0.31%) ITRS Geneos
5 6 (0.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 4 (0.18%) SCOM
7 3 (0.13%) Nagios
7 3 (0.13%) CA Wily
7 3 (0.13%) Puppet
8 2 (0.090%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.090%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 2 (0.090%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.090%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.045%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.045%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.045%) Nessus
9 1 (0.045%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.045%) WSUS
9 1 (0.045%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 209 (9.36%) Microsoft
2 123 (5.51%) Oracle
3 90 (4.03%) SAP
4 48 (2.15%) CheckPoint
5 36 (1.61%) Cisco
6 32 (1.43%) IBM
6 32 (1.43%) HP
7 21 (0.94%) Sybase
8 20 (0.90%) Citrix
9 18 (0.81%) VMware
9 18 (0.81%) F5
10 17 (0.76%) Business Objects
11 15 (0.67%) TIBCO
12 14 (0.63%) Red Hat
13 12 (0.54%) Trayport
14 11 (0.49%) Bloomberg
14 11 (0.49%) Murex
14 11 (0.49%) Informatica
15 10 (0.45%) Juniper
16 9 (0.40%) EMC
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £300 - 360 per day + .
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £250 - 300 per day + .
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Empiric Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Acumin
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
C.O.A.L IT Services Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venn Group
Rate: £500 - £550 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £750 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 4 days ago