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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Management
Rank 108 90 78
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -12
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 1024 1121 1090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.89% 2.13% 2.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.47% 2.85% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 663 747 662
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £631
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 18 16
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.00 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -13.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.44 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £37.89 £46.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £27.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -6.89%

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
41485 39369 34836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.59% 74.79% 73.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 26264 24909 20841
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £555 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1203 1184 1052
Average hourly rate £29.00 £28.75 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -10.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £48.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -15 920 £475 - 318
London -17 493 £525 -1.86% 155
South East -16 143 £425 +1.79% 49
City of London -5 139 £525 -4.54% 67
North West +8 81 £366 -13.82% 40
South West +6 71 £355 -11.25% 11
Scotland -5 56 £400 +14.28% 22
West Midlands -2 40 £423 -0.58% 13
Manchester +10 34 £450 +20.80% 26
Surrey +17 33 £470 +47.45% 13
Edinburgh +15 33 £400 -5.88% 13
Bristol +12 28 £350 +16.66% 5
East of England -1 27 £488 +16.41% 12
Wales +23 25 £550 +120.00% 2
Yorkshire -19 25 £450 +25.87% 27
Berkshire -27 25 £358 -28.14% 7
Hampshire -19 24 £410 +17.14% 7
West Yorkshire -16 22 £450 +28.57% 18
Buckinghamshire 0 21 £400 +29.03% 6
Cheshire -6 21 £313 -16.77% 9
South Wales +15 20 £550 +120.00% 2
East Midlands -23 19 £405 -10.00% 5
Glasgow -11 16 £388 +6.89% 7
Staines +22 15 £513 +2.50%
Birmingham 0 15 £418 +4.37% 5
North East -2 15 £312 +40.06% 3
West Sussex -3 15 £450 -14.28% 8
Docklands, London +2 14 £600 -1.43% 3
Gloucestershire +2 14 £543 +14.81% 1
East Sussex +1 14 £425 -26.08% 4

Risk Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 880 (41.18%) Finance
2 670 (31.35%) Project Management
3 421 (19.70%) Banking
4 390 (18.25%) PRINCE2
5 381 (17.83%) Agile Software Development
6 371 (17.36%) Stakeholder Management
7 275 (12.87%) Security Cleared
8 262 (12.26%) Analytical Skills
9 255 (11.93%) Information Security
10 252 (11.79%) SQL
11 229 (10.72%) ITIL
12 225 (10.53%) Investment Banking
13 218 (10.20%) Degree
14 214 (10.01%) Microsoft
15 213 (9.97%) MS Excel
15 213 (9.97%) Change Management
16 195 (9.12%) SC Cleared
17 185 (8.66%) Management Information System
18 181 (8.47%) Front Office
19 171 (8.00%) Change Control
20 157 (7.35%) MS Project
21 154 (7.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
22 151 (7.07%) Java
22 151 (7.07%) Programme Management
23 150 (7.02%) QA
24 146 (6.83%) CISSP
25 135 (6.32%) Business Analysis
25 135 (6.32%) Retail
26 133 (6.22%) Oracle
27 121 (5.66%) Market Risk

Risk Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 76 (3.56%) SharePoint
2 31 (1.45%) SAS
3 30 (1.40%) IIS
4 28 (1.31%) WebSphere
5 16 (0.75%) Apache
6 15 (0.70%) Tomcat
6 15 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
7 9 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (0.42%) CMS
8 6 (0.28%) Oracle Coherence
8 6 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (0.23%) Node.js
9 5 (0.23%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (0.19%) Documentum
10 4 (0.19%) JBoss
10 4 (0.19%) Lync
10 4 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.14%) LiveLink
Applications
1 213 (9.97%) MS Excel
2 157 (7.35%) MS Project
3 118 (5.52%) MS Office
4 80 (3.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 64 (2.99%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.19%) SPSS
8 3 (0.14%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.094%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.047%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.42%) RMDS
3 7 (0.33%) Primavera
3 7 (0.33%) Endur
3 7 (0.33%) Cognos TM1
4 6 (0.28%) Agresso
4 6 (0.28%) Summit
5 5 (0.23%) SAP FI
5 5 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.23%) Sentinel
6 4 (0.19%) CA PPM
6 4 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.19%) SAP FSCM
7 3 (0.14%) SAP GRC
7 3 (0.14%) Aligne
7 3 (0.14%) IntelliMatch
7 3 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.14%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (0.14%) ZaiNet
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (0.23%) SaaS
3 4 (0.19%) Office 365
4 1 (0.047%) Force.com
4 1 (0.047%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.047%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.047%) PaaS
4 1 (0.047%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 43 (2.01%) WAN
2 41 (1.92%) Firewall
3 32 (1.50%) LAN
4 30 (1.40%) Internet
5 19 (0.89%) Network Security
6 16 (0.75%) Wireless
6 16 (0.75%) SAN
7 14 (0.66%) TCP/IP
8 11 (0.51%) NAS
8 11 (0.51%) MPLS
8 11 (0.51%) BIG-IP
9 9 (0.42%) DNS
9 9 (0.42%) BGP
9 9 (0.42%) LDAP
9 9 (0.42%) VLAN
10 7 (0.33%) Multicast
10 7 (0.33%) SSL
10 7 (0.33%) VPN
11 6 (0.28%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (0.28%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (2.99%) SQL Server
2 41 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (1.31%) Relational Database
4 23 (1.08%) Big Data
5 22 (1.03%) Hadoop
6 20 (0.94%) Oracle Database
7 18 (0.84%) MS Access
8 14 (0.66%) KDB
8 14 (0.66%) Data Mining
9 12 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (0.56%) RDBMS
10 11 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (0.33%) MySQL
11 7 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (0.28%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 6 (0.28%) QlikView
13 5 (0.23%) Apache Hive
13 5 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (0.19%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 17 (0.80%) QuickTest Pro
2 15 (0.70%) Subversion
3 14 (0.66%) Introscope
4 12 (0.56%) Maven
5 11 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (0.51%) JIRA
6 8 (0.37%) Oracle APEX
6 8 (0.37%) JMeter
7 7 (0.33%) Git (software)
7 7 (0.33%) LoadRunner
7 7 (0.33%) ClearQuest
7 7 (0.33%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.23%) Ant
8 5 (0.23%) Selenium
9 4 (0.19%) NetBeans
9 4 (0.19%) SoapUI
9 4 (0.19%) TortoiseSVN
10 3 (0.14%) Hudson
10 3 (0.14%) Mocha
10 3 (0.14%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 880 (41.18%) Finance
2 421 (19.70%) Banking
3 225 (10.53%) Investment Banking
4 181 (8.47%) Front Office
5 135 (6.32%) Retail
6 85 (3.98%) Legal
7 62 (2.90%) Telecoms
8 47 (2.20%) Back Office
9 37 (1.73%) Retail Banking
10 36 (1.68%) Law
11 33 (1.54%) Marketing
12 28 (1.31%) Financial Institution
13 24 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
14 19 (0.89%) Manufacturing
15 15 (0.70%) Military
16 11 (0.51%) Billing
17 10 (0.47%) Publishing
18 9 (0.42%) Advertising
18 9 (0.42%) Local Government
19 8 (0.37%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 468 (21.90%) Project Manager
2 458 (21.43%) Analyst
3 240 (11.23%) Business Analyst
4 175 (8.19%) Developer
5 168 (7.86%) Consultant
6 97 (4.54%) Programme Manager
7 90 (4.21%) Architect
8 83 (3.88%) Security Consultant
9 77 (3.60%) Risk Manager
10 72 (3.37%) Risk Analyst
11 60 (2.81%) Senior Manager
12 55 (2.57%) Security Manager
12 55 (2.57%) Market Risk Analyst
13 51 (2.39%) Market Risk Business Analyst
14 50 (2.34%) Java Developer
15 47 (2.20%) Security Analyst
16 43 (2.01%) Senior Analyst
17 42 (1.97%) IT Business Analyst
18 40 (1.87%) Information Analyst
19 39 (1.82%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (3.60%) .NET
2 39 (1.82%) Middleware
3 26 (1.22%) Web Services
3 26 (1.22%) XML
4 23 (1.08%) Java EE
5 22 (1.03%) HTML
6 21 (0.98%) JSP
7 19 (0.89%) WCF
8 17 (0.80%) Spring
9 16 (0.75%) WPF
10 13 (0.61%) J2EE
10 13 (0.61%) ASP.NET
10 13 (0.61%) .NET Framework
11 12 (0.56%) Hibernate
12 11 (0.51%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 11 (0.51%) STL
12 11 (0.51%) FIX Protocol
13 10 (0.47%) XSLT
13 10 (0.47%) HTML5
14 9 (0.42%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 262 (12.26%) Analytical Skills
2 185 (8.66%) Management Information System
3 121 (5.66%) Market Risk
4 110 (5.15%) Derivative
5 98 (4.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 77 (3.60%) Credit Risk
7 70 (3.28%) Equities
8 60 (2.81%) Fixed Income
9 38 (1.78%) RMADS
9 38 (1.78%) Computer Science
10 37 (1.73%) PMI
11 31 (1.45%) CESG
11 31 (1.45%) Open Source
12 29 (1.36%) NHS
12 29 (1.36%) PKI
12 29 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
13 28 (1.31%) Equity Derivative
14 27 (1.26%) Data Protection Act
15 23 (1.08%) Mathematics
16 21 (0.98%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 98 (4.59%) UNIX
2 91 (4.26%) Linux
3 78 (3.65%) Windows
4 20 (0.94%) Solaris
5 15 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (0.66%) Windows 7
7 12 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.28%) Windows XP
9 6 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.14%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.14%) AIX
10 3 (0.14%) Windows NT
10 3 (0.14%) Android
11 2 (0.094%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.047%) Scientific Linux
12 1 (0.047%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.047%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.047%) Fedora
12 1 (0.047%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 670 (31.35%) Project Management
2 390 (18.25%) PRINCE2
3 381 (17.83%) Agile Software Development
4 371 (17.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 255 (11.93%) Information Security
6 229 (10.72%) ITIL
7 213 (9.97%) Change Management
8 171 (8.00%) Change Control
9 151 (7.07%) Programme Management
10 135 (6.32%) Business Analysis
11 117 (5.47%) Service Delivery
12 112 (5.24%) Project Planning
13 104 (4.87%) Data Modelling
14 98 (4.59%) Migration
15 94 (4.40%) Service Management
16 93 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
17 89 (4.16%) Scrum
18 82 (3.84%) Waterfall
19 80 (3.74%) Stakeholder Engagement
20 77 (3.60%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 252 (11.79%) SQL
2 151 (7.07%) Java
3 74 (3.46%) C#
4 67 (3.14%) C++
5 59 (2.76%) VBA
6 51 (2.39%) C
7 47 (2.20%) Python
8 31 (1.45%) JavaScript
9 24 (1.12%) Perl
10 19 (0.89%) VB
11 15 (0.70%) Scala
12 12 (0.56%) PHP
13 10 (0.47%) Shell Script
14 8 (0.37%) PL/SQL
15 6 (0.28%) VB.NET
15 6 (0.28%) T-SQL
15 6 (0.28%) XQuery
16 5 (0.23%) Bash Shell
17 4 (0.19%) XPath
18 3 (0.14%) R
Qualifications
1 275 (12.87%) Security Cleared
2 218 (10.20%) Degree
3 195 (9.12%) SC Cleared
4 146 (6.83%) CISSP
5 101 (4.73%) CISM
6 99 (4.63%) PMI Certification
7 80 (3.74%) PMP
8 70 (3.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 63 (2.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 54 (2.53%) CISA
11 47 (2.20%) DV Cleared
12 43 (2.01%) ISEB
13 37 (1.73%) CRISC
13 37 (1.73%) APMP
14 24 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
15 17 (0.80%) GIAC
16 16 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
17 12 (0.56%) CISMP
18 10 (0.47%) ISTQB
18 10 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 154 (7.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 150 (7.02%) QA
3 45 (2.11%) PCI DSS
4 42 (1.97%) SLA
5 36 (1.68%) COBIT
6 27 (1.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 25 (1.17%) P3O
8 19 (0.89%) JSP 440
9 14 (0.66%) ISO 9001
9 14 (0.66%) Solvency II
10 10 (0.47%) Dodd-Frank
11 9 (0.42%) Basel III
12 8 (0.37%) Basel II
12 8 (0.37%) EMIR
13 7 (0.33%) Data Quality
14 6 (0.28%) ISO 14001
14 6 (0.28%) FATCA
15 5 (0.23%) ISO 9000
15 5 (0.23%) MiFID
15 5 (0.23%) HIPAA
System Software
1 36 (1.68%) Active Directory
2 22 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.23%) Hyper-V
3 5 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 5 (0.23%) Apache Flume
4 4 (0.19%) HDFS
4 4 (0.19%) vSphere
5 2 (0.094%) VMware Server
5 2 (0.094%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.094%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.094%) XenApp
6 1 (0.047%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.047%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.047%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.047%) Samba
6 1 (0.047%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.047%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.047%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 25 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (0.51%) ITRS Geneos
3 6 (0.28%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (0.28%) Puppet
4 4 (0.19%) SCCM
4 4 (0.19%) BladeLogic
5 3 (0.14%) CA Wily
5 3 (0.14%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.14%) Nessus
6 2 (0.094%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.094%) Oozie
6 2 (0.094%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.047%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.047%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.047%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.047%) Control-M
7 1 (0.047%) Nagios
7 1 (0.047%) WSUS
7 1 (0.047%) CA Endevor
7 1 (0.047%) SCOM
Vendors
1 214 (10.01%) Microsoft
2 133 (6.22%) Oracle
3 78 (3.65%) SAP
4 40 (1.87%) CheckPoint
5 36 (1.68%) IBM
6 34 (1.59%) Cisco
7 30 (1.40%) Sybase
8 27 (1.26%) VMware
9 26 (1.22%) HP
10 23 (1.08%) Citrix
11 18 (0.84%) F5
12 14 (0.66%) Red Hat
13 12 (0.56%) TIBCO
13 12 (0.56%) Juniper
14 11 (0.51%) Business Objects
15 9 (0.42%) EMC
15 9 (0.42%) Murex
15 9 (0.42%) Cognos
16 8 (0.37%) Sun
16 8 (0.37%) NetApp
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McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Aston Carter
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £700.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
TD Group
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £300 - 370 per day + .
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £610 - 710 per day + .
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Acuro (MaxAd Ltd)
Rate: £225.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £500 - 600 per day + .
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £200 - £250 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Millingham Consulting
Rate: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum 12 months Fixed term
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per annum + Excellent Pac
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per annum + Excellent Pac
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London
Montash
Rate: £600 - £700 per day + Negotiable
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