The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Risk Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Risk Manager
Rank 534 520 475
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -45
Contract jobs requiring a Risk Manager 111 142 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.24% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.26% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 107 128
Median daily rate £525 £538 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% +2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £700 £683
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £485 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +7.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
51143 55638 52625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.66% 94.95% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 33308 35407 31787
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 2080 2057
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Risk Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Risk Manager in the job title.

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 31 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -21 101 £525 - 13
London -47 54 £625 +6.29% 13
North West +14 18 £488 +0.51%
City of London +19 16 £625 - 8
Scotland +14 10 £488 -11.36% 2
South East +11 9 £531 +9.42%
Edinburgh +3 8 £600 +9.09% 2
Manchester -10 7 £435 -17.14%
Cheshire +8 6 £425 -5.55%
East of England +21 5 £500 +16.95%
Yorkshire +5 5 £450 +28.57%
South West +17 4 £473 -0.52%
West Yorkshire +1 4 £450 +28.57%
West Midlands -22 4 £450 +4.89%
Warwickshire - 3 £450 -
Berkshire +9 2 - -
Bradford +7 2 - -
Surrey +3 2 £525 -25.00%
Brentford +2 2 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 - -
Leeds - 2 £450 -
Ipswich - 2 £500 -
Sussex - 2 - -
Kent - 2 £544 -
Bristol - 2 £436 -
Glasgow - 2 £375 -
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Suffolk - 2 £500 -
Cambridgeshire +20 1 - -
South Yorkshire -5 1 - -

Risk Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, Risk Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Risk Manager in the job title.

1 119 (45.42%) Finance
2 97 (37.02%) Risk Management
2 97 (37.02%) Banking
3 70 (26.72%) Stakeholder Management
4 62 (23.66%) Project Management
5 45 (17.18%) Information Security
6 44 (16.79%) Analytical Skills
7 32 (12.21%) Credit Risk
8 27 (10.31%) Risk Assessment
9 24 (9.16%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (8.40%) Retail
11 21 (8.02%) Investment Banking
12 19 (7.25%) Continuous Improvement
12 19 (7.25%) MS Excel
13 18 (6.87%) MS PowerPoint
13 18 (6.87%) Market Risk
14 17 (6.49%) Degree
14 17 (6.49%) Management Information System
15 16 (6.11%) Retail Banking
15 16 (6.11%) Regulatory Compliance
16 15 (5.73%) Cybersecurity
16 15 (5.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 15 (5.73%) Front Office
16 15 (5.73%) CISA
17 14 (5.34%) PRINCE2
17 14 (5.34%) MS Office
17 14 (5.34%) CISSP
17 14 (5.34%) Penetration Testing
17 14 (5.34%) Security Operations
18 13 (4.96%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management

Risk Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (4.20%) SAS
2 4 (1.53%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.38%) Confluence
Applications
1 19 (7.25%) MS Excel
2 18 (6.87%) MS PowerPoint
3 14 (5.34%) MS Office
4 4 (1.53%) MS Project
5 3 (1.15%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.76%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.20%) Firewall
2 3 (1.15%) Internet
3 2 (0.76%) Network Security
4 1 (0.38%) FTP
4 1 (0.38%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.38%) LAN
4 1 (0.38%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.15%) KDB
2 2 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.38%) Big Data
3 1 (0.38%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.38%) GIS
3 1 (0.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (0.76%) JIRA
General
1 119 (45.42%) Finance
2 97 (37.02%) Banking
3 22 (8.40%) Retail
4 21 (8.02%) Investment Banking
5 16 (6.11%) Retail Banking
6 15 (5.73%) Front Office
7 11 (4.20%) Legal
8 4 (1.53%) Advertising
8 4 (1.53%) Corporate Banking
9 3 (1.15%) Law
9 3 (1.15%) Marketing
9 3 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.15%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.76%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.76%) Local Government
11 1 (0.38%) Back Office
11 1 (0.38%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.38%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (16.79%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (12.21%) Credit Risk
3 18 (6.87%) Market Risk
4 17 (6.49%) Management Information System
5 11 (4.20%) Data Centre
6 8 (3.05%) Cryptography
7 5 (1.91%) PMI
7 5 (1.91%) Security Operations Centre
8 4 (1.53%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (1.53%) Fixed Income
8 4 (1.53%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.53%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.15%) Credit Derivative
9 3 (1.15%) Derivative
9 3 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.15%) Reference Data
10 2 (0.76%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.76%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.76%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (0.76%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.76%) Unix
2 1 (0.38%) Linux
2 1 (0.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (37.02%) Risk Management
2 70 (26.72%) Stakeholder Management
3 62 (23.66%) Project Management
4 45 (17.18%) Information Security
5 27 (10.31%) Risk Assessment
6 24 (9.16%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (7.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 16 (6.11%) Regulatory Compliance
9 15 (5.73%) Cybersecurity
10 14 (5.34%) Penetration Testing
10 14 (5.34%) PRINCE2
10 14 (5.34%) Security Operations
11 13 (4.96%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
12 12 (4.58%) GAP Analysis
12 12 (4.58%) IT Audit
13 11 (4.20%) ITIL
13 11 (4.20%) Programme Management
14 10 (3.82%) User Acceptance Testing
15 9 (3.44%) Change Management
15 9 (3.44%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.67%) SQL
2 2 (0.76%) C#
2 2 (0.76%) C++
2 2 (0.76%) Java
2 2 (0.76%) Python
2 2 (0.76%) VBA
3 1 (0.38%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (6.49%) Degree
2 15 (5.73%) CISA
3 14 (5.34%) CISSP
4 11 (4.20%) Security Cleared
5 10 (3.82%) SC Cleared
6 9 (3.44%) CISM
7 5 (1.91%) PMI Certification
8 4 (1.53%) CRISC
9 3 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.76%) APMP
10 2 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.76%) CESG Certified Professional
10 2 (0.76%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.76%) PhD
10 2 (0.76%) PMP
11 1 (0.38%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (4.96%) QA
3 11 (4.20%) PCI DSS
4 8 (3.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (2.67%) COBIT
6 5 (1.91%) Data Quality
7 4 (1.53%) Solvency II
8 3 (1.15%) Basel III
8 3 (1.15%) MiFID
8 3 (1.15%) SLA
9 2 (0.76%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 2 (0.76%) ISO27002
10 1 (0.38%) Basel II
10 1 (0.38%) BS25999
10 1 (0.38%) COSO
System Software
1 8 (3.05%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.38%) IAG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (4.58%) Microsoft
2 3 (1.15%) ION Trading
2 3 (1.15%) Murex
2 3 (1.15%) SAP
3 2 (0.76%) Cadence
3 2 (0.76%) Calypso
3 2 (0.76%) Cognizant
3 2 (0.76%) Yolus
4 1 (0.38%) Bloomberg
4 1 (0.38%) HP
4 1 (0.38%) IBM
4 1 (0.38%) Sophis