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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Management
Rank 104 88 103
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +15
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 1083 1091 945
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.96% 2.11% 1.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.63% 2.86% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 750 694 643
Average daily rate
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£464 £450 £506
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.11% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £301 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £654 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £412
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 17
Average hourly rate £27.50 £23.75 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -43.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £14.35 £32.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £143.46 £56.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -29.57%

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
41214 38103 35480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.51% 73.72% 71.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 26955 23499 20863
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1115 1172 1452
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 December 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 December 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 December 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 -13 1015 £475 +5.55% 273
London -7 568 £520 +1.46% 140
South East +16 182 £400 +2.56% 41
City of London -16 157 £500 -3.61% 57
South West -15 70 £418 +4.37% 19
North West -39 50 £375 -6.25% 22
Surrey +10 45 £475 +32.86% 9
West Midlands +19 44 £358 +2.14% 5
Berkshire +14 42 £418 -1.76% 15
Scotland -2 40 £390 -2.50% 8
Yorkshire -3 38 £434 +9.53% 13
West Yorkshire +10 36 £444 +14.51% 9
East of England -9 35 £400 +2.56% 13
Buckinghamshire +10 32 £335 -10.66% 5
Hampshire -10 31 £398 +22.59% 7
Bristol -7 27 £390 -5.45% 9
Leeds +11 26 £538 +39.61% 8
Milton Keynes +4 25 £300 -24.05% 4
Staines +13 24 £500 -
Manchester -24 23 £475 - 9
East Midlands 0 18 £425 +107.31% 12
Wiltshire -8 17 £350 -33.33% 6
Edinburgh -1 16 £550 +94.69% 4
Birmingham +9 15 £295 -44.85% 4
Glasgow 0 11 £363 - 3
Slough -3 11 £450 -5.26% 2
Bedfordshire -15 11 £450 +15.38% 4
Reading +14 10 £375 -8.53% 4
Middlesex +2 10 £500 +17.64%
Northamptonshire -8 10 £425 -22.72% 2

Risk Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 854 (36.95%) Finance
2 588 (25.44%) Project Management
3 433 (18.74%) Banking
4 363 (15.71%) PRINCE2
5 361 (15.62%) Agile Software Development
6 329 (14.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 329 (14.24%) Information Security
7 316 (13.67%) Security Cleared
8 271 (11.73%) SQL
9 267 (11.55%) Change Management
10 237 (10.26%) ITIL
11 236 (10.21%) Front Office
12 229 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
13 226 (9.78%) Degree
14 225 (9.74%) Investment Banking
15 221 (9.56%) SC Cleared
16 218 (9.43%) Management Information System
17 192 (8.31%) MS Excel
18 189 (8.18%) Microsoft
19 187 (8.09%) CISSP
20 177 (7.66%) Java
21 166 (7.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
22 163 (7.05%) Oracle
23 158 (6.84%) Programme Management
24 150 (6.49%) Change Control
25 145 (6.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
26 141 (6.10%) MS Project
27 138 (5.97%) Business Analysis
28 134 (5.80%) UNIX
29 132 (5.71%) Service Delivery

Risk Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 69 (2.99%) SharePoint
2 25 (1.08%) SAS
3 23 (1.00%) WebSphere
4 22 (0.95%) IIS
5 12 (0.52%) CMS
6 11 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (0.39%) WebLogic
8 8 (0.35%) Tomcat
8 8 (0.35%) MS Exchange
9 6 (0.26%) MS Project Server
9 6 (0.26%) TIBCO EMS
10 5 (0.22%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (0.22%) Node.js
11 4 (0.17%) Lync
11 4 (0.17%) JBoss
11 4 (0.17%) Apache
11 4 (0.17%) Documentum
11 4 (0.17%) LiveLink
12 3 (0.13%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.13%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 192 (8.31%) MS Excel
2 141 (6.10%) MS Project
3 123 (5.32%) MS Office
4 103 (4.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 54 (2.34%) MS Visio
6 14 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.26%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.22%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.043%) Stata
9 1 (0.043%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.043%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 18 (0.78%) Endur
2 17 (0.74%) Summit
3 14 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 13 (0.56%) ZaiNet
5 9 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
5 9 (0.39%) SAP FI
6 8 (0.35%) SAP GRC
6 8 (0.35%) Aligne
7 7 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
7 7 (0.30%) Murex MxG2000
7 7 (0.30%) OpenLink RightAngle
8 6 (0.26%) Markit EDM
8 6 (0.26%) Sentinel
8 6 (0.26%) RMDS
9 5 (0.22%) SAP FSCM
10 4 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 4 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
10 4 (0.17%) HFM
10 4 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
11 3 (0.13%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 17 (0.74%) IaaS
2 16 (0.69%) SaaS
3 10 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.22%) Office 365
5 4 (0.17%) PaaS
6 1 (0.043%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.043%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.043%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.043%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.043%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.043%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.043%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 116 (5.02%) Firewall
2 54 (2.34%) Network Security
3 37 (1.60%) TCP/IP
4 33 (1.43%) Intrusion Detection
5 31 (1.34%) Internet
6 27 (1.17%) WAN
7 21 (0.91%) Cisco ASA
7 21 (0.91%) LAN
8 20 (0.87%) DNS
9 19 (0.82%) DHCP
10 14 (0.61%) LDAP
11 13 (0.56%) SAN
12 12 (0.52%) MPLS
13 11 (0.48%) BGP
14 9 (0.39%) Ethernet
14 9 (0.39%) Cisco Nexus
15 7 (0.30%) Reverse Proxy
15 7 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
15 7 (0.30%) Wireless
16 6 (0.26%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (2.42%) SQL Server
2 50 (2.16%) Oracle Database
3 31 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
4 27 (1.17%) Big Data
4 27 (1.17%) Relational Database
5 18 (0.78%) Data Mining
5 18 (0.78%) KDB
6 17 (0.74%) Hadoop
7 16 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
8 15 (0.65%) MS Access
9 13 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
10 12 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (0.43%) QlikView
13 9 (0.39%) Oracle Database 10g
13 9 (0.39%) OLAP
14 7 (0.30%) MongoDB
15 5 (0.22%) PowerMart
Development Applications
1 20 (0.87%) Maven
2 16 (0.69%) TeamCity
2 16 (0.69%) JUnit
3 13 (0.56%) Subversion
4 11 (0.48%) Eclipse
5 10 (0.43%) JIRA
6 8 (0.35%) ClearCase
6 8 (0.35%) Visual Studio
6 8 (0.35%) PVCS
7 7 (0.30%) CruiseControl
7 7 (0.30%) Mockito
8 6 (0.26%) SpecFlow
8 6 (0.26%) Jenkins
8 6 (0.26%) Grunt
8 6 (0.26%) QuickTest Pro
8 6 (0.26%) ClearQuest
9 5 (0.22%) Bower
9 5 (0.22%) Git (software)
9 5 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (0.17%) jMock
General
1 854 (36.95%) Finance
2 433 (18.74%) Banking
3 236 (10.21%) Front Office
4 225 (9.74%) Investment Banking
5 116 (5.02%) Legal
6 95 (4.11%) Retail
7 73 (3.16%) Telecoms
8 40 (1.73%) Manufacturing
8 40 (1.73%) Back Office
9 30 (1.30%) Law
10 28 (1.21%) Retail Banking
11 26 (1.13%) Marketing
12 24 (1.04%) Financial Institution
13 16 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
14 15 (0.65%) Military
15 9 (0.39%) Billing
15 9 (0.39%) Publishing
16 8 (0.35%) Advertising
16 8 (0.35%) Automotive
17 7 (0.30%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 465 (20.12%) Project Manager
2 454 (19.65%) Analyst
3 293 (12.68%) Developer
4 231 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 205 (8.87%) Consultant
6 116 (5.02%) Security Consultant
7 101 (4.37%) Architect
8 94 (4.07%) Programme Manager
9 78 (3.38%) Risk Analyst
10 69 (2.99%) Java Developer
11 68 (2.94%) Security Analyst
12 65 (2.81%) Risk Manager
13 64 (2.77%) Security Manager
14 62 (2.68%) Service Manager
15 59 (2.55%) Senior Manager
16 58 (2.51%) Senior Analyst
17 53 (2.29%) Delivery Manager
18 44 (1.90%) Business Manager
19 42 (1.82%) Services Delivery Manager
20 40 (1.73%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (3.89%) .NET
2 72 (3.12%) Web Services
3 71 (3.07%) HTML
4 51 (2.21%) HTML5
5 45 (1.95%) Middleware
6 41 (1.77%) XML
7 31 (1.34%) CSS
8 30 (1.30%) RESTful
8 30 (1.30%) Spring
9 29 (1.25%) FIX Protocol
10 26 (1.13%) ASP.NET
11 23 (1.00%) jQuery
11 23 (1.00%) Hibernate
12 20 (0.87%) ASP.NET MVC
12 20 (0.87%) WPF
13 19 (0.82%) WCF
13 19 (0.82%) JSP
14 18 (0.78%) JMS
15 17 (0.74%) .NET Framework
15 17 (0.74%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 229 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
2 218 (9.43%) Management Information System
3 145 (6.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 130 (5.63%) Derivative
5 118 (5.11%) Market Risk
6 100 (4.33%) Credit Risk
7 69 (2.99%) Equities
8 68 (2.94%) RMADS
9 64 (2.77%) Computer Science
10 58 (2.51%) Fixed Income
11 55 (2.38%) CESG
12 43 (1.86%) CESG CLAS
13 38 (1.64%) Credit Derivative
14 35 (1.51%) Mathematics
14 35 (1.51%) PMI
15 34 (1.47%) Data Structures
16 29 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
17 27 (1.17%) Open Source
18 25 (1.08%) Reference Data
19 22 (0.95%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 134 (5.80%) UNIX
2 128 (5.54%) Windows
3 115 (4.98%) Linux
4 20 (0.87%) Solaris
5 13 (0.56%) Windows 7
6 11 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.087%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.087%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.087%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.087%) zOS
10 2 (0.087%) Android
10 2 (0.087%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.043%) CentOS
11 1 (0.043%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.043%) HPUX
11 1 (0.043%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.043%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 588 (25.44%) Project Management
2 363 (15.71%) PRINCE2
3 361 (15.62%) Agile Software Development
4 329 (14.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 329 (14.24%) Information Security
5 267 (11.55%) Change Management
6 237 (10.26%) ITIL
7 158 (6.84%) Programme Management
8 150 (6.49%) Change Control
9 138 (5.97%) Business Analysis
10 132 (5.71%) Service Delivery
11 124 (5.37%) Project Planning
12 120 (5.19%) Data Modelling
13 111 (4.80%) Service Management
14 108 (4.67%) Analytics
15 106 (4.59%) Risk Assessment
16 101 (4.37%) User Acceptance Testing
17 96 (4.15%) Migration
18 89 (3.85%) OO
18 89 (3.85%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 271 (11.73%) SQL
2 177 (7.66%) Java
3 111 (4.80%) C#
4 74 (3.20%) C++
5 68 (2.94%) JavaScript
6 65 (2.81%) Python
7 51 (2.21%) C
8 38 (1.64%) VBA
9 37 (1.60%) Scala
10 35 (1.51%) Perl
11 22 (0.95%) VB
12 16 (0.69%) PL/SQL
13 14 (0.61%) T-SQL
14 10 (0.43%) PHP
15 9 (0.39%) Shell Script
15 9 (0.39%) VB.NET
16 7 (0.30%) PowerShell
17 4 (0.17%) ECMAScript
17 4 (0.17%) Groovy
17 4 (0.17%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 316 (13.67%) Security Cleared
2 226 (9.78%) Degree
3 221 (9.56%) SC Cleared
4 187 (8.09%) CISSP
5 115 (4.98%) CISM
6 72 (3.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 68 (2.94%) PMI Certification
8 63 (2.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 55 (2.38%) CISA
10 45 (1.95%) PMP
10 45 (1.95%) ISEB
11 42 (1.82%) DV Cleared
12 41 (1.77%) CRISC
13 34 (1.47%) APMP
14 29 (1.25%) GIAC
15 19 (0.82%) CEH
16 18 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
17 15 (0.65%) CIMA
17 15 (0.65%) Network+ Certification
18 14 (0.61%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 166 (7.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 96 (4.15%) QA
3 49 (2.12%) PCI DSS
4 42 (1.82%) SLA
5 38 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 37 (1.60%) COBIT
7 25 (1.08%) JSP 440
8 21 (0.91%) EMIR
9 20 (0.87%) Data Quality
9 20 (0.87%) P3O
10 18 (0.78%) ISO 9000
10 18 (0.78%) ISO 9001
11 17 (0.74%) Solvency II
12 16 (0.69%) Dodd-Frank
12 16 (0.69%) Basel III
13 11 (0.48%) MiFID
14 10 (0.43%) Basel II
14 10 (0.43%) ISO 14001
15 7 (0.30%) GPG13
16 6 (0.26%) FATCA
System Software
1 41 (1.77%) Active Directory
2 15 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (0.13%) Firmware
4 3 (0.13%) HDFS
4 3 (0.13%) XenApp
5 2 (0.087%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.087%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.043%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.043%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.043%) vSphere
6 1 (0.043%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.043%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.043%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 25 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (0.78%) Control-M
3 9 (0.39%) SCCM
4 7 (0.30%) FortiGate
5 4 (0.17%) Puppet
5 4 (0.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.17%) ITRS Geneos
5 4 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (0.17%) BladeLogic
6 3 (0.13%) SCOM
6 3 (0.13%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.13%) Nagios
7 2 (0.087%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 2 (0.087%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (0.087%) ZENworks
7 2 (0.087%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 1 (0.043%) WSUS
8 1 (0.043%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 189 (8.18%) Microsoft
2 163 (7.05%) Oracle
3 97 (4.20%) SAP
4 54 (2.34%) CheckPoint
5 43 (1.86%) Cisco
6 41 (1.77%) Sybase
7 34 (1.47%) HP
8 22 (0.95%) IBM
9 20 (0.87%) VMware
9 20 (0.87%) Business Objects
10 19 (0.82%) Murex
11 18 (0.78%) Juniper
12 15 (0.65%) Cyber-Ark
13 14 (0.61%) Bloomberg
14 13 (0.56%) F5
15 12 (0.52%) CA
15 12 (0.52%) Red Hat
15 12 (0.52%) TIBCO
16 11 (0.48%) OpenLink
16 11 (0.48%) Symantec
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £550 - £750 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Dundee, Angus
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Durham, County Durham
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Rate: DOE
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Durham, County Durham
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
PwC
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £270 - 320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Proteus Europe
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £450 to £530 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago