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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Management
Rank 98 91 103
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 1044 971 875
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.05% 2.02% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.71% 2.71% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 679 590 590
Average daily rate
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£475 £468 £464
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% +0.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £318 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 11
Average hourly rate £24.75 £37.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.10% -2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £16.70 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £171.00 £67.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.75 £69.85 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-64.56% +111.66%

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
38459 35783 32221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.37% 74.30% 72.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 24687 21730 19119
Average daily rate £423 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1007 1095 1275
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% -9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.15 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -7 948 £475 - 317
London -5 529 £520 -0.95% 170
South East +41 166 £400 +1.91% 47
City of London -19 121 £505 -8.18% 88
South West +9 74 £375 -11.76% 11
Scotland +14 55 £425 +4.29% 6
Yorkshire +17 46 £500 +17.57% 19
Surrey +21 44 £370 -28.15% 9
West Yorkshire +19 44 £500 +11.11% 10
Berkshire +22 43 £425 +13.33% 7
North West -34 43 £375 - 27
Wiltshire +12 31 £333 -42.17% 4
West Midlands -9 31 £323 -0.76% 17
Hampshire -13 31 £373 +4.92% 10
Leeds +6 30 £550 +37.32% 5
Staines +18 27 £500 - 2
East of England -7 27 £406 +1.56% 17
Edinburgh +2 23 £500 +33.33% 3
Bristol -6 20 £383 -7.27% 3
Reading +8 17 £375 - 3
Buckinghamshire -2 17 £375 -2.59% 8
East Midlands -2 17 £500 +55.64% 6
Manchester -7 17 £450 +20.00% 13
Wales -1 16 £315 -26.95% 6
Glasgow +5 15 £395 +95.06% 3
Milton Keynes -3 15 £375 -5.06% 4
Birmingham +6 13 £295 -44.85% 7
Canary Wharf +14 11 £488 -29.09%
North East - 11 £388 - 3
Merseyside 0 10 £353 -11.87% 2

Risk Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 806 (36.47%) Finance
2 595 (26.92%) Project Management
3 427 (19.32%) Banking
4 364 (16.47%) PRINCE2
5 341 (15.43%) Agile Software Development
6 333 (15.07%) Stakeholder Management
7 302 (13.67%) Information Security
8 287 (12.99%) Security Cleared
9 255 (11.54%) ITIL
10 254 (11.49%) SQL
11 243 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
12 240 (10.86%) Change Management
13 221 (10.00%) Investment Banking
14 214 (9.68%) Degree
15 209 (9.46%) SC Cleared
16 206 (9.32%) Front Office
17 197 (8.91%) MS Excel
18 189 (8.55%) CISSP
19 185 (8.37%) Management Information System
20 178 (8.05%) Microsoft
21 164 (7.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
22 155 (7.01%) Java
23 153 (6.92%) Programme Management
24 143 (6.47%) Service Delivery
25 134 (6.06%) Change Control
26 126 (5.70%) Oracle
27 123 (5.57%) CISM
28 120 (5.43%) MS Project
29 118 (5.34%) MS Office
29 118 (5.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

Risk Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 70 (3.17%) SharePoint
2 25 (1.13%) WebSphere
3 23 (1.04%) IIS
4 22 (1.00%) SAS
5 13 (0.59%) Tomcat
6 9 (0.41%) CMS
7 7 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (0.32%) WebLogic
7 7 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (0.27%) JBoss
8 6 (0.27%) TIBCO EMS
8 6 (0.27%) MS Project Server
9 5 (0.23%) Apache
9 5 (0.23%) Documentum
9 5 (0.23%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.18%) Lync
11 3 (0.14%) Node.js
11 3 (0.14%) Jetty
11 3 (0.14%) AquaLogic
12 2 (0.090%) LiveLink
Applications
1 197 (8.91%) MS Excel
2 120 (5.43%) MS Project
3 118 (5.34%) MS Office
4 87 (3.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 50 (2.26%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.27%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.090%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.090%) SPSS
8 2 (0.090%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 17 (0.77%) Endur
2 13 (0.59%) ZaiNet
3 11 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 10 (0.45%) Summit
5 9 (0.41%) SAP FI
6 8 (0.36%) Sentinel
6 8 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (0.36%) SAP GRC
7 7 (0.32%) Aligne
7 7 (0.32%) Murex MxG2000
8 6 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
8 6 (0.27%) OpenLink RightAngle
8 6 (0.27%) SAP FSCM
9 5 (0.23%) Markit EDM
9 5 (0.23%) Cognos TM1
10 4 (0.18%) RMDS
10 4 (0.18%) Front Arena
10 4 (0.18%) HFM
10 4 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
10 4 (0.18%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.45%) SaaS
2 5 (0.23%) IaaS
2 5 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.045%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.045%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.045%) Route 53
3 1 (0.045%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.045%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.045%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 91 (4.12%) Firewall
2 49 (2.22%) Network Security
3 35 (1.58%) Internet
4 31 (1.40%) TCP/IP
5 24 (1.09%) Intrusion Detection
6 22 (1.00%) Cisco ASA
7 19 (0.86%) DHCP
7 19 (0.86%) DNS
8 17 (0.77%) WAN
9 16 (0.72%) LDAP
9 16 (0.72%) LAN
10 14 (0.63%) MPLS
11 13 (0.59%) BGP
12 11 (0.50%) Cisco Nexus
13 10 (0.45%) Wireless
13 10 (0.45%) SAN
14 8 (0.36%) SSL
15 7 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
16 6 (0.27%) VPN
17 5 (0.23%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (2.04%) SQL Server
2 31 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
3 29 (1.31%) Oracle Database
4 27 (1.22%) Relational Database
5 21 (0.95%) MS Access
6 20 (0.90%) Big Data
7 17 (0.77%) KDB
8 16 (0.72%) Hadoop
9 13 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (0.54%) Data Mining
11 11 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
13 9 (0.41%) MySQL
14 8 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (0.36%) QlikView
15 6 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 5 (0.23%) PowerMart
17 4 (0.18%) RDBMS
17 4 (0.18%) SAP BW
17 4 (0.18%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 21 (0.95%) Maven
2 18 (0.81%) Subversion
3 11 (0.50%) TeamCity
3 11 (0.50%) PVCS
4 10 (0.45%) ClearQuest
5 9 (0.41%) Eclipse
6 8 (0.36%) ClearCase
6 8 (0.36%) JUnit
6 8 (0.36%) QuickTest Pro
7 7 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (0.27%) Visual Studio
8 6 (0.27%) Ant
8 6 (0.27%) Git (software)
8 6 (0.27%) JIRA
9 5 (0.23%) Grunt
9 5 (0.23%) Mockito
9 5 (0.23%) CruiseControl
10 4 (0.18%) Bower
11 3 (0.14%) Sinon.JS
11 3 (0.14%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 806 (36.47%) Finance
2 427 (19.32%) Banking
3 221 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 206 (9.32%) Front Office
5 108 (4.89%) Legal
6 101 (4.57%) Retail
7 63 (2.85%) Telecoms
8 32 (1.45%) Back Office
9 30 (1.36%) Law
10 29 (1.31%) Retail Banking
11 25 (1.13%) Marketing
12 18 (0.81%) Manufacturing
13 17 (0.77%) Financial Institution
13 17 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
14 14 (0.63%) Military
15 11 (0.50%) Publishing
16 9 (0.41%) Billing
16 9 (0.41%) Advertising
17 8 (0.36%) Automotive
18 6 (0.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 450 (20.36%) Project Manager
2 440 (19.91%) Analyst
3 253 (11.45%) Developer
4 231 (10.45%) Business Analyst
5 185 (8.37%) Consultant
6 106 (4.80%) Security Consultant
7 101 (4.57%) Programme Manager
8 77 (3.48%) Risk Manager
9 74 (3.35%) Security Analyst
10 71 (3.21%) Risk Analyst
11 69 (3.12%) Architect
12 65 (2.94%) Java Developer
13 64 (2.90%) Service Manager
13 64 (2.90%) Security Manager
14 63 (2.85%) Senior Manager
15 55 (2.49%) Delivery Manager
16 51 (2.31%) Market Risk Analyst
17 50 (2.26%) Senior Analyst
18 48 (2.17%) Market Risk Business Analyst
19 45 (2.04%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (3.17%) .NET
2 59 (2.67%) HTML
2 59 (2.67%) Web Services
3 36 (1.63%) Middleware
4 34 (1.54%) HTML5
5 31 (1.40%) Spring
6 29 (1.31%) XML
7 27 (1.22%) CSS
8 26 (1.18%) Hibernate
9 25 (1.13%) FIX Protocol
9 25 (1.13%) RESTful
10 20 (0.90%) ASP.NET
11 17 (0.77%) WPF
11 17 (0.77%) Java EE
12 16 (0.72%) JMS
12 16 (0.72%) JSP
12 16 (0.72%) WCF
12 16 (0.72%) ASP.NET MVC
13 15 (0.68%) J2EE
14 14 (0.63%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 243 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
2 185 (8.37%) Management Information System
3 118 (5.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 109 (4.93%) Derivative
4 109 (4.93%) Market Risk
5 85 (3.85%) Credit Risk
6 62 (2.81%) Equities
7 57 (2.58%) Computer Science
8 39 (1.76%) Fixed Income
9 37 (1.67%) Data Protection Act
10 36 (1.63%) CESG
10 36 (1.63%) Mathematics
11 35 (1.58%) RMADS
12 32 (1.45%) PMI
13 30 (1.36%) Open Source
14 28 (1.27%) Credit Derivative
15 26 (1.18%) CESG CLAS
16 24 (1.09%) PKI
16 24 (1.09%) Smart Meter
17 23 (1.04%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 111 (5.02%) UNIX
2 102 (4.62%) Windows
3 98 (4.43%) Linux
4 17 (0.77%) Solaris
5 11 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (0.36%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (0.14%) Android
9 2 (0.090%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.090%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.045%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.045%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.045%) CentOS
10 1 (0.045%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.045%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.045%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 595 (26.92%) Project Management
2 364 (16.47%) PRINCE2
3 341 (15.43%) Agile Software Development
4 333 (15.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 302 (13.67%) Information Security
6 255 (11.54%) ITIL
7 240 (10.86%) Change Management
8 153 (6.92%) Programme Management
9 143 (6.47%) Service Delivery
10 134 (6.06%) Change Control
11 116 (5.25%) Business Analysis
12 111 (5.02%) Data Modelling
12 111 (5.02%) Service Management
13 105 (4.75%) Project Planning
14 99 (4.48%) Migration
15 95 (4.30%) User Acceptance Testing
16 94 (4.25%) Risk Assessment
17 83 (3.76%) Supplier Management
18 82 (3.71%) Analytics
19 78 (3.53%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 254 (11.49%) SQL
2 155 (7.01%) Java
3 86 (3.89%) C#
4 63 (2.85%) Python
4 63 (2.85%) C++
5 58 (2.62%) JavaScript
6 54 (2.44%) C
7 45 (2.04%) VBA
8 34 (1.54%) Scala
9 32 (1.45%) Perl
10 17 (0.77%) VB
11 10 (0.45%) T-SQL
12 9 (0.41%) VB.NET
12 9 (0.41%) PHP
13 8 (0.36%) Shell Script
14 7 (0.32%) Groovy
15 6 (0.27%) XQuery
16 5 (0.23%) PL/SQL
17 4 (0.18%) ECMAScript
17 4 (0.18%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 287 (12.99%) Security Cleared
2 214 (9.68%) Degree
3 209 (9.46%) SC Cleared
4 189 (8.55%) CISSP
5 123 (5.57%) CISM
6 69 (3.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 64 (2.90%) PMI Certification
8 63 (2.85%) CISA
9 56 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 52 (2.35%) ISEB
11 51 (2.31%) CRISC
12 46 (2.08%) PMP
13 39 (1.76%) APMP
14 31 (1.40%) DV Cleared
15 30 (1.36%) GIAC
16 24 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
17 14 (0.63%) Network+ Certification
18 13 (0.59%) GCIA
19 11 (0.50%) ACCA
19 11 (0.50%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 164 (7.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 101 (4.57%) QA
3 56 (2.53%) PCI DSS
4 51 (2.31%) SLA
5 37 (1.67%) COBIT
6 33 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 24 (1.09%) P3O
8 18 (0.81%) Solvency II
9 15 (0.68%) EMIR
10 14 (0.63%) JSP 440
10 14 (0.63%) Data Quality
11 13 (0.59%) Basel III
12 12 (0.54%) Dodd-Frank
13 10 (0.45%) MiFID
14 9 (0.41%) ISO 9001
15 8 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 17799
15 8 (0.36%) Basel II
16 7 (0.32%) ISO 9000
17 5 (0.23%) BS7799
18 4 (0.18%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 37 (1.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.18%) vSphere
4 3 (0.14%) XenApp
4 3 (0.14%) Firmware
4 3 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.090%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.090%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.090%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.045%) HDFS
6 1 (0.045%) vCloud
6 1 (0.045%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.045%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.045%) Cronacle
6 1 (0.045%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.045%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 30 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (0.63%) Control-M
3 8 (0.36%) SCCM
4 7 (0.32%) FortiGate
5 4 (0.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (0.18%) SCOM
6 3 (0.14%) ITRS Geneos
6 3 (0.14%) Nagios
7 2 (0.090%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.090%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.090%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.090%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 2 (0.090%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.090%) BladeLogic
7 2 (0.090%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.045%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.045%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.045%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.045%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.045%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 178 (8.05%) Microsoft
2 126 (5.70%) Oracle
3 98 (4.43%) SAP
4 50 (2.26%) CheckPoint
5 42 (1.90%) Cisco
6 31 (1.40%) Sybase
7 30 (1.36%) HP
8 25 (1.13%) IBM
9 21 (0.95%) Murex
10 20 (0.90%) Juniper
11 18 (0.81%) Business Objects
12 14 (0.63%) Bloomberg
12 14 (0.63%) F5
13 13 (0.59%) Reuters
13 13 (0.59%) VMware
14 12 (0.54%) Red Hat
14 12 (0.54%) Trayport
15 11 (0.50%) Citrix
15 11 (0.50%) TIBCO
16 10 (0.45%) Cyber-Ark
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Posted: Yesterday
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £390 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £300 - 340 per day + .
Posted: 2 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Corporate Project Solutions
Rate: From £400 to £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
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Rate: £550 - £850 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Annapurna
Rate: £270 - £440 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Annapurna
Rate: £270 - £440 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Annapurna
Rate: £270 - £440 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £15 - £20 per hour
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Buckinghamshire
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Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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East London
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East London
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