The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Management
Rank 84 80 68
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 1209 1099 1493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.15% 2.27% 2.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.93% 3.13% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 800 678 917
Average daily rate £484 £501 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.34% +0.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £337 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £423 £388
% change year-on-year
-2.95% +9.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 17 40
Average hourly rate £27.50 £38.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.63% +52.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £29.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £155.00 £51.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £37.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-27.15% +51.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41264 35135 42029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.38% 72.48% 69.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 25706 20929 23993
Average daily rate £400 £408 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1171 1050 1421
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -4 1127 £500 -4.76% 157
London -14 672 £525 -4.54% 81
City of London -2 181 £550 - 29
South East +4 141 £448 +5.29% 22
South West +19 85 £450 +40.07% 9
North West -7 67 £435 +3.57% 11
Scotland +34 58 £350 - 12
Berkshire +26 50 £450 +46.93% 4
West Midlands +11 50 £375 +70.45% 5
Hampshire +3 37 £375 -11.76% 7
East Midlands +2 33 £432 -7.84% 3
East of England -31 33 £434 +15.66% 15
West Yorkshire -11 29 £370 -7.50% 8
Yorkshire -21 29 £370 -8.64% 9
Somerset +7 27 £475 -
Taunton +7 23 £475 -
Surrey -16 22 £445 -6.31% 7
Reading +9 21 £375 +25.00% 1
Edinburgh -7 21 £463 +15.62% 6
Cheshire -11 21 £350 -16.66% 2
Northamptonshire +2 20 £450 -5.26% 3
Bristol -6 20 £291 +29.44% 1
Glasgow +9 19 £350 +1.44% 4
Manchester -8 15 £425 -5.55% 6
Wiltshire -12 15 £388 -9.88% 1
Buckinghamshire -13 13 £398 -20.50% 3
Leeds -27 13 £350 -12.50% 5
Northampton 0 12 £405 -14.73% 2
Lancashire - 12 £538 - 1
Halifax +6 10 £500 +2.04% 1

Risk Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 934 (43.14%) Finance
2 562 (25.96%) Project Management
3 465 (21.48%) Banking
4 361 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 306 (14.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 270 (12.47%) SQL
7 252 (11.64%) Front Office
8 225 (10.39%) Information Security
9 215 (9.93%) ITIL
10 203 (9.38%) Investment Banking
11 200 (9.24%) Degree
12 197 (9.10%) Change Management
13 196 (9.05%) Microsoft
14 190 (8.78%) Management Information System
15 185 (8.55%) Business Analysis
16 179 (8.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 169 (7.81%) Change Control
18 167 (7.71%) QA
19 166 (7.67%) Oracle
20 162 (7.48%) Java
20 162 (7.48%) MS Excel
21 157 (7.25%) Security Cleared
22 155 (7.16%) MS Project
23 141 (6.51%) Programme Management
24 140 (6.47%) Derivative
25 133 (6.14%) Windows
26 119 (5.50%) CISSP
26 119 (5.50%) Credit Risk
27 118 (5.45%) Analytics
28 116 (5.36%) SC Cleared

Risk Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 82 (3.79%) SharePoint
2 23 (1.06%) Oracle Coherence
3 21 (0.97%) MS Exchange
4 18 (0.83%) SAS
5 16 (0.74%) IIS
6 15 (0.69%) MS Project Server
7 14 (0.65%) CMS
7 14 (0.65%) WebSphere
8 11 (0.51%) WebLogic
9 7 (0.32%) Apache
10 6 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (0.28%) TIBCO EMS
11 5 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (0.23%) MQSeries
11 5 (0.23%) Confluence
11 5 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (0.23%) GemFire
12 4 (0.18%) Lync
12 4 (0.18%) Documentum
13 3 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 162 (7.48%) MS Excel
2 155 (7.16%) MS Project
3 79 (3.65%) MS PowerPoint
3 79 (3.65%) MS Office
4 44 (2.03%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.42%) Open Workbench
6 5 (0.23%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.14%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.046%) Stata
9 1 (0.046%) Windchill
9 1 (0.046%) SPSS
9 1 (0.046%) Niku Workbench
Business Applications
1 36 (1.66%) RMDS
2 19 (0.88%) Endur
3 16 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
4 14 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 9 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
5 9 (0.42%) ION MarketView
6 8 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
7 7 (0.32%) ZaiNet
7 7 (0.32%) Aligne
8 6 (0.28%) OpenLink RightAngle
8 6 (0.28%) SAP FI
8 6 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
8 6 (0.28%) Summit
8 6 (0.28%) SAP CO
9 5 (0.23%) Cerner Millennium
10 4 (0.18%) SiteCatalyst
10 4 (0.18%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.18%) SAP ERP
11 3 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
11 3 (0.14%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.32%) SaaS
2 4 (0.18%) GitHub
3 3 (0.14%) IaaS
4 1 (0.046%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.046%) PaaS
4 1 (0.046%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.046%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 51 (2.36%) Firewall
2 43 (1.99%) WAN
3 39 (1.80%) LAN
4 35 (1.62%) TCP/IP
4 35 (1.62%) Internet
5 28 (1.29%) Network Security
6 17 (0.79%) VPN
7 16 (0.74%) MPLS
7 16 (0.74%) LDAP
8 13 (0.60%) DNS
9 12 (0.55%) VoIP
10 11 (0.51%) Intrusion Detection
10 11 (0.51%) SMS
10 11 (0.51%) SNMP
10 11 (0.51%) Intranet
11 10 (0.46%) Wireless
12 9 (0.42%) OSPF
12 9 (0.42%) BGP
12 9 (0.42%) LTE
13 8 (0.37%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (4.30%) SQL Server
2 50 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
3 44 (2.03%) Oracle Database
4 35 (1.62%) Relational Database
5 23 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (0.74%) RDBMS
6 16 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
7 15 (0.69%) Data Mining
8 13 (0.60%) Base SAS
9 12 (0.55%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 11 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (0.46%) Big Data
12 9 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (0.42%) QlikView
12 9 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
12 9 (0.42%) MS Access
12 9 (0.42%) EDRMS
13 8 (0.37%) Oracle Database 10g
13 8 (0.37%) DB2
Development Applications
1 17 (0.79%) JIRA
2 12 (0.55%) Maven
3 10 (0.46%) TeamCity
4 8 (0.37%) Visual Studio
4 8 (0.37%) CruiseControl
5 6 (0.28%) Ant
5 6 (0.28%) JUnit
6 5 (0.23%) Subversion
6 5 (0.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 5 (0.23%) Axure RP
6 5 (0.23%) Rational DOORS
6 5 (0.23%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.14%) MSI
8 3 (0.14%) Rational Rhapsody
9 2 (0.092%) Bower
9 2 (0.092%) Grunt
9 2 (0.092%) Hudson
9 2 (0.092%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.092%) WebDriver
General
1 934 (43.14%) Finance
2 465 (21.48%) Banking
3 252 (11.64%) Front Office
4 203 (9.38%) Investment Banking
5 107 (4.94%) Telecoms
6 99 (4.57%) Retail
7 92 (4.25%) Legal
8 53 (2.45%) Marketing
9 43 (1.99%) Financial Institution
10 38 (1.76%) Back Office
11 28 (1.29%) Manufacturing
12 27 (1.25%) Retail Banking
13 18 (0.83%) Local Government
14 13 (0.60%) Games
15 12 (0.55%) Publishing
15 12 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
16 11 (0.51%) Advertising
17 9 (0.42%) Private Banking
17 9 (0.42%) Law
17 9 (0.42%) Military
Job Titles
1 493 (22.77%) Analyst
2 474 (21.89%) Project Manager
3 255 (11.78%) Business Analyst
4 214 (9.88%) Developer
5 143 (6.61%) Consultant
6 108 (4.99%) Architect
7 92 (4.25%) Risk Analyst
8 68 (3.14%) Senior Analyst
9 66 (3.05%) Senior Manager
10 64 (2.96%) Programme Manager
11 60 (2.77%) Risk Manager
12 58 (2.68%) Security Consultant
13 49 (2.26%) Security Analyst
13 49 (2.26%) C++ Developer
14 47 (2.17%) Java Developer
15 42 (1.94%) Business Manager
16 39 (1.80%) Solutions Architect
16 39 (1.80%) Senior Project Manager
17 38 (1.76%) Service Manager
17 38 (1.76%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (4.39%) .NET
2 53 (2.45%) XML
3 32 (1.48%) HTML
4 30 (1.39%) Spring
5 25 (1.15%) WCF
6 24 (1.11%) Middleware
7 23 (1.06%) WPF
8 19 (0.88%) FIX Protocol
9 18 (0.83%) Web Services
10 15 (0.69%) Hibernate
11 14 (0.65%) .NET Framework
12 12 (0.55%) HTML5
12 12 (0.55%) ASP.NET
12 12 (0.55%) JMS
12 12 (0.55%) WinForms
13 11 (0.51%) J2EE
13 11 (0.51%) REST
14 10 (0.46%) XSLT
15 9 (0.42%) RESTful
16 8 (0.37%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 190 (8.78%) Management Information System
2 179 (8.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 140 (6.47%) Derivative
4 119 (5.50%) Credit Risk
5 80 (3.70%) Market Risk
6 78 (3.60%) Fixed Income
7 54 (2.49%) Equities
8 49 (2.26%) Computer Science
9 38 (1.76%) RMADS
10 36 (1.66%) PMI
11 35 (1.62%) Mathematics
12 33 (1.52%) Credit Derivative
12 33 (1.52%) CESG
13 31 (1.43%) NHS
14 28 (1.29%) Data Protection Act
15 23 (1.06%) Statistics
16 22 (1.02%) CESG CLAS
17 20 (0.92%) Freedom of Information
18 19 (0.88%) Mobile App
19 17 (0.79%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 133 (6.14%) Windows
2 113 (5.22%) UNIX
3 83 (3.83%) Linux
4 41 (1.89%) Solaris
5 22 (1.02%) Windows 7
6 15 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (0.42%) Windows XP
9 6 (0.28%) pSOS
10 4 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.14%) AIX
11 3 (0.14%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.092%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.092%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.092%) VMS
13 1 (0.046%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.046%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.046%) Android
13 1 (0.046%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.046%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 562 (25.96%) Project Management
2 361 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 306 (14.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 225 (10.39%) Information Security
5 215 (9.93%) ITIL
6 197 (9.10%) Change Management
7 185 (8.55%) Business Analysis
8 169 (7.81%) Change Control
9 141 (6.51%) Programme Management
10 118 (5.45%) Analytics
11 114 (5.27%) Project Planning
12 111 (5.13%) Service Delivery
13 103 (4.76%) Service Management
14 99 (4.57%) Migration
15 86 (3.97%) User Acceptance Testing
16 85 (3.93%) Agile Software Development
16 85 (3.93%) Risk Assessment
17 83 (3.83%) Continuous Improvement
17 83 (3.83%) Low Latency
18 71 (3.28%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 270 (12.47%) SQL
2 162 (7.48%) Java
3 113 (5.22%) C#
4 106 (4.90%) C++
5 44 (2.03%) VBA
6 38 (1.76%) C
7 36 (1.66%) Python
8 30 (1.39%) Perl
9 21 (0.97%) PL/SQL
10 18 (0.83%) JavaScript
11 16 (0.74%) Shell Script
11 16 (0.74%) T-SQL
12 15 (0.69%) VB
13 8 (0.37%) PHP
14 7 (0.32%) Scala
14 7 (0.32%) PowerShell
15 4 (0.18%) VB.NET
15 4 (0.18%) Objective-C
15 4 (0.18%) Groovy
16 3 (0.14%) Korn
Qualifications
1 200 (9.24%) Degree
2 157 (7.25%) Security Cleared
3 119 (5.50%) CISSP
4 116 (5.36%) SC Cleared
5 98 (4.53%) PMI Certification
6 83 (3.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 79 (3.65%) CISM
8 72 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 70 (3.23%) PMP
10 60 (2.77%) CISA
11 37 (1.71%) ISEB
12 21 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
12 21 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
13 18 (0.83%) APMP
14 17 (0.79%) DV Cleared
14 17 (0.79%) CRISC
15 12 (0.55%) GIAC
15 12 (0.55%) ISTQB
16 10 (0.46%) CCNP
17 9 (0.42%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 167 (7.71%) QA
2 99 (4.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 41 (1.89%) SLA
4 36 (1.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 34 (1.57%) PCI DSS
6 32 (1.48%) COBIT
7 29 (1.34%) Basel III
8 21 (0.97%) CRD IV
9 20 (0.92%) EMIR
10 15 (0.69%) COREP
10 15 (0.69%) FINREP
11 13 (0.60%) BS25999
11 13 (0.60%) Dodd-Frank
12 12 (0.55%) JSP 440
13 8 (0.37%) ISO 9000
13 8 (0.37%) ISO 9001
14 7 (0.32%) MiFID
14 7 (0.32%) P3O
15 6 (0.28%) Solvency II
15 6 (0.28%) Basel II
System Software
1 34 (1.57%) Active Directory
2 17 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.55%) XenApp
4 11 (0.51%) XenDesktop
5 6 (0.28%) ProxySG
6 4 (0.18%) UAG
7 3 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.046%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.046%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.046%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.046%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.046%) NFS
8 1 (0.046%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.046%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.046%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 1 (0.046%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.046%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.32%) Netcool
2 7 (0.32%) Tivoli
3 6 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 6 (0.28%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 6 (0.28%) ServiceCenter
3 6 (0.28%) SCCM
4 4 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.14%) OpenView
6 2 (0.092%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.092%) Control-M
7 1 (0.046%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.046%) SCOM
7 1 (0.046%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.046%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.046%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.046%) Puppet
7 1 (0.046%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.046%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 196 (9.05%) Microsoft
2 166 (7.67%) Oracle
3 91 (4.20%) SAP
4 41 (1.89%) HP
5 39 (1.80%) Cisco
6 34 (1.57%) 29West
7 30 (1.39%) IBM
8 28 (1.29%) VMware
8 28 (1.29%) CheckPoint
9 25 (1.15%) Citrix
10 23 (1.06%) Sybase
11 19 (0.88%) OpenLink
12 17 (0.79%) DataSynapse
13 16 (0.74%) Juniper
14 15 (0.69%) Bloomberg
14 15 (0.69%) Murex
15 14 (0.65%) Business Objects
16 12 (0.55%) Adobe
17 11 (0.51%) Cyber-Ark
18 10 (0.46%) TIBCO
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Sanderson
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hampshire
Experis IT
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £700 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 6 hours ago
East Anglia
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
East Anglia
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
East Anglia
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
East Anglia
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £375 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Andover, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £750 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago