The table below looks at the statistics for the Risk Manager role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Risk Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Risk Manager
Rank 487 491 489
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Risk Manager 153 145 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.26% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.27% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 111 98
Average daily rate £500 £500 £543
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £393 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £695 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £450 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +26.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
53034 52811 51540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.93% 94.73% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34546 32021 31371
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1532 2104 2098
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Risk Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Risk Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Risk Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Risk Manager
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Risk Manager within the UK.

Risk Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Risk Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Risk Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Risk Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Risk Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Risk Manager within the UK.

Risk Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Risk Manager
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 Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -28 131 £500 - 31
London -24 83 £550 -4.34% 21
North West +1 22 £500 -9.09% 3
Scotland -1 22 £550 +15.78%
Edinburgh +7 19 £500 +2.56%
Manchester +2 19 £500 -16.66% 2
City of London +23 14 £525 -10.63% 5
South East -17 12 £463 +7.55% 2
South West +3 7 £328 -28.09%
Bromley - 7 £488 -
East of England +10 5 £438 -2.66% 1
Cambridgeshire +11 4 £438 -2.66%
Cambridge -3 4 £438 -2.66%
Worthing - 4 £463 -
West Sussex - 4 £463 -
Wiltshire -3 3 £425 -6.84%
Cheshire -5 3 £400 +3.22%
Surrey -11 3 £450 -
Berkshire +6 2 £488 -18.06% 1
Yorkshire -2 2 £407 -6.01% 1
Hampshire -3 2 £400 +15.10%
Reading -6 2 £488 -
West Yorkshire -7 2 £407 -9.66%
Chester - 2 £550 -
Croydon - 2 £400 -
Uxbridge - 2 £575 -
Glasgow +5 1 £625 +92.30%
Canary Wharf +3 1 - -
Halifax +3 1 £400 -11.11%
Swindon +2 1 £328 -33.72%

Risk Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Risk Manager in their job title 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 with Risk Manager in their job title.

1 125 (49.60%) Finance
2 115 (45.63%) Risk Management
3 82 (32.54%) Banking
4 63 (25.00%) Project Management
5 46 (18.25%) Credit Risk
6 44 (17.46%) Stakeholder Management
7 37 (14.68%) Market Risk
8 32 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
10 26 (10.32%) Information Security
10 26 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
11 25 (9.92%) Retail
12 21 (8.33%) Front Office
13 20 (7.94%) Scrum
13 20 (7.94%) Investment Banking
14 18 (7.14%) Derivative
14 18 (7.14%) Retail Banking
14 18 (7.14%) QA
14 18 (7.14%) MS Excel
15 17 (6.75%) Validation
15 17 (6.75%) Credit Derivative
15 17 (6.75%) MS PowerPoint
16 16 (6.35%) Data Analysis
16 16 (6.35%) Security Operations
17 15 (5.95%) Analytics
17 15 (5.95%) Management Information System
17 15 (5.95%) PRINCE2
17 15 (5.95%) SAS
18 14 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 14 (5.56%) C#

Risk Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Risk Manager in their job title 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 with Risk Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (5.95%) SAS
2 5 (1.98%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 17 (6.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (2.78%) MS Office
3 7 (2.78%) MS Project
4 3 (1.19%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (0.40%) FTP
2 1 (0.40%) Internet
2 1 (0.40%) LAN
2 1 (0.40%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.17%) Big Data
2 4 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.40%) SAS Data Integration Studio
General
1 125 (49.60%) Finance
2 82 (32.54%) Banking
3 25 (9.92%) Retail
4 21 (8.33%) Front Office
5 20 (7.94%) Investment Banking
6 18 (7.14%) Retail Banking
7 14 (5.56%) Legal
8 6 (2.38%) Law
9 5 (1.98%) Advertising
10 4 (1.59%) Marketing
10 4 (1.59%) Telecoms
11 3 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.79%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.79%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.79%) Local Government
13 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.40%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.40%) German Language
13 1 (0.40%) International Banking
13 1 (0.40%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (18.25%) Credit Risk
2 37 (14.68%) Market Risk
3 26 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (7.14%) Derivative
5 17 (6.75%) Credit Derivative
6 15 (5.95%) Management Information System
7 14 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 14 (5.56%) Mathematics
8 10 (3.97%) Cryptography
9 9 (3.57%) PMI
10 7 (2.78%) Grid Computing
11 6 (2.38%) Data Centre
12 5 (1.98%) Data Protection Act
13 4 (1.59%) CCTV
13 4 (1.59%) Security Operations Centre
14 3 (1.19%) NHS
15 2 (0.79%) Fintech
15 2 (0.79%) Fixed Income
15 2 (0.79%) Statistics
16 1 (0.40%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.19%) Unix
2 2 (0.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (45.63%) Risk Management
2 63 (25.00%) Project Management
3 44 (17.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 32 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
6 26 (10.32%) Information Security
7 20 (7.94%) Scrum
8 17 (6.75%) Validation
9 16 (6.35%) Data Analysis
9 16 (6.35%) Security Operations
10 15 (5.95%) Analytics
10 15 (5.95%) PRINCE2
11 13 (5.16%) Monte Carlo Method
12 12 (4.76%) Change Management
12 12 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
13 11 (4.37%) Automated Testing
13 11 (4.37%) Continuous Delivery
13 11 (4.37%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (4.37%) DevOps
13 11 (4.37%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 14 (5.56%) C#
2 13 (5.16%) C++
3 11 (4.37%) SQL
4 1 (0.40%) C
4 1 (0.40%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (5.56%) Degree
2 13 (5.16%) PhD
3 12 (4.76%) PMI Certification
4 7 (2.78%) CISA
5 6 (2.38%) CISSP
5 6 (2.38%) PMP
6 5 (1.98%) APMP
6 5 (1.98%) CISM
6 5 (1.98%) Security Cleared
7 4 (1.59%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.79%) CRISC
8 2 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.40%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.14%) QA
2 11 (4.37%) PCI DSS
3 9 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (3.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (1.98%) COBIT
5 5 (1.98%) Solvency II
6 3 (1.19%) MiFID
6 3 (1.19%) SLA
7 2 (0.79%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.40%) Basel II
8 1 (0.40%) Basel III
8 1 (0.40%) BS25999
8 1 (0.40%) COSO
8 1 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.40%) FATCA
8 1 (0.40%) GxP
8 1 (0.40%) P3O
System Software
1 10 (3.97%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (4.37%) Microsoft
2 2 (0.79%) Oracle
2 2 (0.79%) SAP
3 1 (0.40%) Capita
3 1 (0.40%) HP
3 1 (0.40%) Murex
3 1 (0.40%) Reuters
3 1 (0.40%) Teradata
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Rate: From £480 to £500 per day
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Rate: £530 - £612 per day
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Rate: £450.00 - £495.00 per day
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North West England
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Rate: competitive
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Manchester
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Yorkshire and the Humber
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