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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Manager
Rank 539 538 483
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -55
Contract jobs requiring a Risk Manager 81 73 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.14% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 60 61
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£500 £500 £500
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £264 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £650 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £493 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.62% +2.94%
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
52581 50525 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.45% 92.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 33383 30630 27733
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1941 1999 2141
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.56 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -5.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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 -23 72 £500 - 24
London +7 41 £600 +6.66% 20
South East -9 12 £493 +41.29%
City of London -9 11 £650 +8.33% 5
Edinburgh -3 7 £725 +11.53%
Scotland -5 7 £725 +11.53%
East of England +1 6 £418 +67.00%
Manchester -4 5 £525 - 1
North West -23 5 £525 +10.52% 2
Berkshire +8 4 - -
Wiltshire +1 3 £450 -5.26% 1
Surrey -1 3 £700 +21.73%
Swindon -3 3 £450 -5.26% 1
South West -7 3 £450 -5.26% 1
Yorkshire -26 3 £350 -22.22%
West Yorkshire -26 3 £350 -24.32%
Bradford - 3 £350 -
Essex - 3 £350 -
Slough +3 2 - -
Brighton - 2 £493 -
East Sussex - 2 £493 -
Middlesex - 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 £500 -
Staines +4 1 - -
Cambridgeshire +1 1 £438 +36.71%
East Midlands -10 1 - - 1
Hampshire -11 1 £300 -8.04%
Nottinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £400 -
Newbury - 1 - -

Risk Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 83 (56.08%) Risk Management
2 66 (44.59%) Finance
3 52 (35.14%) Banking
4 31 (20.95%) Project Management
4 31 (20.95%) Credit Risk
5 28 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (13.51%) Market Risk
7 19 (12.84%) Investment Banking
8 13 (8.78%) Information Security
9 12 (8.11%) Risk Analysis
10 11 (7.43%) Management Information System
10 11 (7.43%) PRINCE2
11 10 (6.76%) Data Management
11 10 (6.76%) Degree
11 10 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (6.08%) Programme Management
12 9 (6.08%) Retail
12 9 (6.08%) ITIL
12 9 (6.08%) Legal
13 8 (5.41%) Security Cleared
14 7 (4.73%) SC Cleared
14 7 (4.73%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (4.73%) MS PowerPoint
14 7 (4.73%) Front Office
14 7 (4.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 7 (4.73%) SAP
15 6 (4.05%) SQL
15 6 (4.05%) CISSP
15 6 (4.05%) CISA
15 6 (4.05%) Continuous Improvement

Risk Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 2 (1.35%) SAS
2 1 (0.68%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (4.73%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (2.70%) MS Project
3 1 (0.68%) MS Office
3 1 (0.68%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.03%) SAP GRC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.68%) PowerCenter
2 1 (0.68%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.68%) JIRA
General
1 66 (44.59%) Finance
2 52 (35.14%) Banking
3 19 (12.84%) Investment Banking
4 9 (6.08%) Retail
4 9 (6.08%) Legal
5 7 (4.73%) Front Office
6 2 (1.35%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.35%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.68%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.68%) Back Office
7 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 31 (20.95%) Credit Risk
2 20 (13.51%) Market Risk
3 11 (7.43%) Management Information System
4 10 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.03%) PMI
5 3 (2.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.35%) Equities
6 2 (1.35%) Statistics
7 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.68%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.68%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.68%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.68%) UNIX
1 1 (0.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (56.08%) Risk Management
2 31 (20.95%) Project Management
3 28 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (8.78%) Information Security
5 12 (8.11%) Risk Analysis
6 11 (7.43%) PRINCE2
7 10 (6.76%) Data Management
8 9 (6.08%) Programme Management
8 9 (6.08%) ITIL
9 7 (4.73%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (4.05%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (3.38%) Monte Carlo Method
11 5 (3.38%) Change Control
11 5 (3.38%) Stress Testing
11 5 (3.38%) Asset Management
11 5 (3.38%) Quality Management
11 5 (3.38%) Change Management
11 5 (3.38%) People Management
12 4 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (2.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.05%) SQL
2 2 (1.35%) C#
2 2 (1.35%) Java
3 1 (0.68%) VBA
3 1 (0.68%) MATLAB
3 1 (0.68%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (6.76%) Degree
2 8 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.73%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.05%) CISSP
4 6 (4.05%) CISA
5 4 (2.70%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.03%) CISM
7 2 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.35%) MBA
7 2 (1.35%) CFA
7 2 (1.35%) CRISC
8 1 (0.68%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.68%) APMP
8 1 (0.68%) QiCA
8 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.68%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (3.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.03%) Solvency II
4 2 (1.35%) Basel II
5 1 (0.68%) IAS 39
5 1 (0.68%) P3O
5 1 (0.68%) COBIT
5 1 (0.68%) COSO
5 1 (0.68%) Basel III
Vendors
1 7 (4.73%) SAP
2 5 (3.38%) Oracle
3 3 (2.03%) Reuters
4 2 (1.35%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.68%) Informatica
5 1 (0.68%) Perforce
5 1 (0.68%) Google
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