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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Management
Rank 102 91 86
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 1146 1168 1143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.02% 2.14% 2.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.59% 2.81% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 761 783 752
Average daily rate
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£475 £465 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% -2.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £657 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 8 11
Average hourly rate £29.75 £28.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.26% +59.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.26 £15.55 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.80 £43.80 £32.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £27.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+10.18% +52.11%

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
44182 41616 38228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.70% 76.15% 74.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28632 25727 23174
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1181 1176 1105
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -11 1036 £485 +2.15% 344
London +2 608 £525 +0.96% 195
City of London +7 195 £550 - 71
South East -20 134 £425 +6.25% 32
North West +19 95 £425 - 35
Scotland +17 72 £400 -4.76% 12
South West -49 45 £448 +1.70% 23
Manchester +19 44 £388 +26.01% 22
Edinburgh +19 43 £445 -11.00% 8
Berkshire -6 41 £425 +6.25% 9
Yorkshire -19 36 £438 +14.00% 15
East of England +6 34 £385 -7.22% 19
West Yorkshire -18 33 £438 +15.13% 11
West Midlands -4 31 £410 -6.28% 14
Buckinghamshire +11 28 £431 +39.11% 2
East Midlands -7 28 £408 -9.44% 8
Cheshire -1 26 £468 +10.00% 10
Leeds -17 26 £470 +24.50% 9
North East -8 23 £405 +35.00% 2
Hampshire -29 22 £376 +5.98% 8
Milton Keynes +1 21 £420 +22.62% 1
Bristol -4 20 £385 -4.93% 7
Tyne and Wear -8 20 £405 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -5 19 £405 - 1
Glasgow +6 18 £350 -14.63% 4
Surrey +2 17 £470 +45.73% 3
Merseyside +2 15 £828 +127.02% 1
Nottinghamshire +1 14 £404 -6.10% 4
Nottingham -2 14 £404 -6.10% 4
Slough +12 13 £275 -41.95%

Risk Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1001 (43.98%) Finance
2 674 (29.61%) Project Management
3 479 (21.05%) Banking
4 412 (18.10%) PRINCE2
5 401 (17.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 361 (15.86%) Agile Software Development
7 298 (13.09%) Analytical Skills
8 265 (11.64%) Information Security
9 259 (11.38%) SQL
10 249 (10.94%) Investment Banking
11 248 (10.90%) Security Cleared
12 243 (10.68%) Change Management
13 234 (10.28%) ITIL
14 231 (10.15%) Microsoft
15 227 (9.97%) Degree
16 214 (9.40%) Management Information System
17 209 (9.18%) Front Office
18 203 (8.92%) MS Excel
19 177 (7.78%) Java
19 177 (7.78%) SC Cleared
20 176 (7.73%) Change Control
21 170 (7.47%) Oracle
22 165 (7.25%) MS Project
23 161 (7.07%) Business Analysis
24 150 (6.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
24 150 (6.59%) CISSP
25 144 (6.33%) QA
26 142 (6.24%) Project Planning
26 142 (6.24%) Programme Management
27 134 (5.89%) Retail

Risk Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 74 (3.25%) SharePoint
2 38 (1.67%) SAS
3 32 (1.41%) IIS
4 28 (1.23%) WebSphere
5 19 (0.83%) Apache
6 15 (0.66%) Oracle Coherence
7 14 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
8 12 (0.53%) IBM Notes
9 11 (0.48%) Tomcat
10 10 (0.44%) CMS
10 10 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
11 9 (0.40%) Apache Spark
12 7 (0.31%) Lync
13 6 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (0.26%) Lotus Domino
14 5 (0.22%) GemFire
14 5 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
14 5 (0.22%) Documentum
15 4 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
15 4 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 203 (8.92%) MS Excel
2 165 (7.25%) MS Project
3 125 (5.49%) MS Office
4 82 (3.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 76 (3.34%) MS Visio
6 13 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.22%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.088%) SPSS
8 2 (0.088%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.044%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.044%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.57%) Primavera
3 9 (0.40%) RMDS
4 8 (0.35%) SAP ERP
5 6 (0.26%) Agresso
6 5 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
6 5 (0.22%) SAP GRC
6 5 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
7 4 (0.18%) CA PPM
7 4 (0.18%) Summit
7 4 (0.18%) Sentinel
8 3 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.13%) Endur
8 3 (0.13%) SAP FSCM
8 3 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.088%) thinkFolio
9 2 (0.088%) Cognos Controller
9 2 (0.088%) Bankmaster
9 2 (0.088%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (0.31%) PaaS
3 6 (0.26%) Office 365
4 4 (0.18%) SaaS
5 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.044%) Force.com
6 1 (0.044%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 60 (2.64%) Firewall
2 52 (2.28%) WAN
3 39 (1.71%) LAN
4 33 (1.45%) Network Security
5 24 (1.05%) Internet
6 21 (0.92%) SAN
7 15 (0.66%) Wireless
8 14 (0.62%) NAS
9 13 (0.57%) VLAN
10 12 (0.53%) TCP/IP
11 11 (0.48%) BIG-IP
12 10 (0.44%) LDAP
12 10 (0.44%) HTTP
13 9 (0.40%) VPN
14 8 (0.35%) MPLS
15 7 (0.31%) DMZ
15 7 (0.31%) DNS
15 7 (0.31%) SMS
15 7 (0.31%) Intrusion Detection
16 6 (0.26%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (4.61%) SQL Server
2 46 (2.02%) Relational Database
3 37 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
4 28 (1.23%) Oracle Database
5 22 (0.97%) RDBMS
6 19 (0.83%) Hadoop
7 18 (0.79%) Big Data
8 15 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (0.53%) QlikView
9 12 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
10 11 (0.48%) KDB
11 10 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
12 9 (0.40%) MS Access
12 9 (0.40%) OLAP
12 9 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (0.35%) MySQL
13 8 (0.35%) Data Mining
13 8 (0.35%) Base SAS
13 8 (0.35%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 8 (0.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (0.97%) JIRA
2 14 (0.62%) Introscope
3 13 (0.57%) Subversion
4 12 (0.53%) HP UFT
5 11 (0.48%) Maven
6 9 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (0.40%) Visual Studio
7 8 (0.35%) JUnit
7 8 (0.35%) JMeter
7 8 (0.35%) Oracle APEX
8 7 (0.31%) LoadRunner
9 6 (0.26%) NUnit
9 6 (0.26%) Git (software)
10 5 (0.22%) Selenium
10 5 (0.22%) jMock
11 4 (0.18%) CruiseControl
11 4 (0.18%) Hudson
11 4 (0.18%) MSBuild
12 3 (0.13%) VisualAge
12 3 (0.13%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 1001 (43.98%) Finance
2 479 (21.05%) Banking
3 249 (10.94%) Investment Banking
4 209 (9.18%) Front Office
5 134 (5.89%) Retail
6 97 (4.26%) Legal
7 61 (2.68%) Telecoms
8 48 (2.11%) Back Office
9 45 (1.98%) Pharmaceutical
10 42 (1.85%) Financial Institution
10 42 (1.85%) Marketing
11 35 (1.54%) Retail Banking
12 29 (1.27%) Law
12 29 (1.27%) Manufacturing
13 27 (1.19%) Billing
14 10 (0.44%) Local Government
15 9 (0.40%) Advertising
16 8 (0.35%) Military
16 8 (0.35%) Electronics
16 8 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 494 (21.70%) Analyst
2 479 (21.05%) Project Manager
3 240 (10.54%) Developer
4 238 (10.46%) Business Analyst
5 164 (7.21%) Consultant
6 114 (5.01%) Architect
7 85 (3.73%) Programme Manager
8 83 (3.65%) Risk Manager
9 78 (3.43%) Risk Analyst
10 73 (3.21%) Security Consultant
11 61 (2.68%) Senior Manager
12 57 (2.50%) Security Analyst
13 54 (2.37%) Java Developer
14 50 (2.20%) C++ Developer
15 45 (1.98%) Infrastructure Manager
16 44 (1.93%) Security Manager
16 44 (1.93%) Information Analyst
17 43 (1.89%) Senior Project Manager
18 42 (1.85%) Infrastructure Project Manager
19 41 (1.80%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (4.57%) .NET
2 53 (2.33%) Middleware
3 41 (1.80%) XML
4 32 (1.41%) HTML
5 30 (1.32%) WPF
6 24 (1.05%) ASP.NET
7 22 (0.97%) WCF
8 21 (0.92%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 21 (0.92%) STL
8 21 (0.92%) Web Services
9 19 (0.83%) Java EE
9 19 (0.83%) HTML5
10 17 (0.75%) .NET Framework
10 17 (0.75%) FIX Protocol
11 15 (0.66%) J2EE
12 14 (0.62%) Spring
13 13 (0.57%) REST
14 11 (0.48%) JSON
14 11 (0.48%) CSS
14 11 (0.48%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 298 (13.09%) Analytical Skills
2 214 (9.40%) Management Information System
3 126 (5.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 123 (5.40%) Derivative
5 121 (5.32%) Market Risk
6 105 (4.61%) Credit Risk
7 95 (4.17%) Equities
8 77 (3.38%) Fixed Income
9 74 (3.25%) Data Centre
10 52 (2.28%) PMI
11 48 (2.11%) RMADS
12 45 (1.98%) Computer Science
13 41 (1.80%) CESG
14 34 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
15 26 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
16 24 (1.05%) PKI
17 23 (1.01%) NHS
18 21 (0.92%) Cryptography
18 21 (0.92%) Equity Derivative
19 20 (0.88%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 115 (5.05%) UNIX
2 113 (4.96%) Windows
3 101 (4.44%) Linux
4 34 (1.49%) Solaris
5 22 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (0.79%) Windows 7
7 15 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.26%) Windows XP
11 5 (0.22%) MVS
12 4 (0.18%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.18%) AIX
12 4 (0.18%) Android
12 4 (0.18%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.13%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.13%) Windows NT
13 3 (0.13%) CentOS
14 1 (0.044%) Mac OS X Server
14 1 (0.044%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 674 (29.61%) Project Management
2 412 (18.10%) PRINCE2
3 401 (17.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 361 (15.86%) Agile Software Development
5 265 (11.64%) Information Security
6 243 (10.68%) Change Management
7 234 (10.28%) ITIL
8 176 (7.73%) Change Control
9 161 (7.07%) Business Analysis
10 142 (6.24%) Project Planning
10 142 (6.24%) Programme Management
11 125 (5.49%) Service Management
11 125 (5.49%) Service Delivery
12 120 (5.27%) SDLC
13 104 (4.57%) Continuous Improvement
14 93 (4.09%) Scrum
14 93 (4.09%) Risk Assessment
15 92 (4.04%) Migration
16 87 (3.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 87 (3.82%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 259 (11.38%) SQL
2 177 (7.78%) Java
3 131 (5.76%) C#
4 98 (4.31%) C++
5 64 (2.81%) VBA
6 52 (2.28%) Python
7 44 (1.93%) C
8 36 (1.58%) Perl
9 33 (1.45%) JavaScript
10 18 (0.79%) Scala
11 16 (0.70%) Shell Script
12 11 (0.48%) PHP
13 10 (0.44%) PL/SQL
13 10 (0.44%) VB
14 9 (0.40%) PowerShell
14 9 (0.40%) Bash Shell
15 8 (0.35%) R
15 8 (0.35%) VB.NET
16 7 (0.31%) Korn
17 6 (0.26%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 248 (10.90%) Security Cleared
2 227 (9.97%) Degree
3 177 (7.78%) SC Cleared
4 150 (6.59%) CISSP
5 118 (5.18%) PMI Certification
6 103 (4.53%) CISM
7 86 (3.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 85 (3.73%) PMP
9 65 (2.86%) CISA
10 62 (2.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 38 (1.67%) DV Cleared
11 38 (1.67%) ISEB
12 37 (1.63%) CRISC
13 31 (1.36%) APMP
14 17 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
15 15 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
16 14 (0.62%) GIAC
17 13 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
18 11 (0.48%) CISMP
19 8 (0.35%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 150 (6.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 144 (6.33%) QA
3 48 (2.11%) PCI DSS
4 41 (1.80%) COBIT
4 41 (1.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 34 (1.49%) SLA
6 29 (1.27%) P3O
7 15 (0.66%) ISO 9001
8 11 (0.48%) Dodd-Frank
9 9 (0.40%) Data Quality
9 9 (0.40%) Basel III
9 9 (0.40%) GxP
9 9 (0.40%) Basel II
9 9 (0.40%) JSP 440
10 7 (0.31%) Solvency II
10 7 (0.31%) HIPAA
10 7 (0.31%) EMIR
11 6 (0.26%) FATCA
12 5 (0.22%) COSO
12 5 (0.22%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 41 (1.80%) Active Directory
2 25 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.31%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (0.22%) Apache Flume
4 5 (0.22%) HDFS
5 3 (0.13%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.13%) XenApp
6 2 (0.088%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.088%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.088%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.044%) Job Entry Subsystem
7 1 (0.044%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.044%) Docker
7 1 (0.044%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.044%) vSphere
7 1 (0.044%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.044%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.044%) Samba
7 1 (0.044%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (0.53%) ITRS Geneos
3 8 (0.35%) Puppet
4 5 (0.22%) SCCM
4 5 (0.22%) Control-M
5 4 (0.18%) BladeLogic
5 4 (0.18%) Oozie
6 3 (0.13%) CA Wily
6 3 (0.13%) CA Single Sign-On
6 3 (0.13%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.13%) SCOM
6 3 (0.13%) Nessus
7 2 (0.088%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.088%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.088%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.088%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (0.088%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.044%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.044%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.044%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 231 (10.15%) Microsoft
2 170 (7.47%) Oracle
3 80 (3.51%) SAP
4 49 (2.15%) Sybase
5 36 (1.58%) IBM
6 33 (1.45%) CheckPoint
7 31 (1.36%) VMware
8 30 (1.32%) Cisco
9 27 (1.19%) HP
10 25 (1.10%) Citrix
11 15 (0.66%) TIBCO
12 13 (0.57%) Reuters
12 13 (0.57%) F5
13 12 (0.53%) Solace
13 12 (0.53%) Lotus
14 11 (0.48%) Remedy
15 10 (0.44%) Teradata
15 10 (0.44%) Red Hat
16 9 (0.40%) Juniper
16 9 (0.40%) McAfee
UK
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £600 - £850 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
FT Select
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £500 - £530 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £610 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Durham, County Durham
LA International
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Ilchester, Somerset
Screwfix
Rate: Competitive + pension + more
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Rate: £800 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £650.00 - £750.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Screwfix
Rate: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
PCR
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + expenses
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £700.00 - £800.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £539 per day
Posted: 5 days ago