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 22 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Manager
Rank 546 467 517
Rank change year-on-year
-79 +50
Contract jobs requiring a Risk Manager 60 107 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.20% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.22% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 69 60
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£500 £500 £494
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £260 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £655 £678
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £440 £430
% change year-on-year
-2.27% +2.32%
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
52499 48968 54351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.83% 92.75% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32042 29332 30408
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2057 2099 2690
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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 -86 55 £500 -2.43% 24
London -32 34 £600 +4.34% 10
City of London -2 10 £650 +18.18% 6
South East -6 10 £410 -6.81% 2
East Midlands 0 3 £500 -2.43% 2
Scotland -6 3 - - 3
West Midlands - 3 £430 - 3
Northampton +3 2 £550 -
Northamptonshire +2 2 £550 +7.31%
Surrey +1 2 £650 +13.04%
North West -16 2 £475 +18.60% 4
South West -36 2 £475 +29.43%
Wiltshire - 2 £475 -
Swindon - 2 £475 -
Cheshire +5 1 £475 +8.57% 1
Yorkshire 0 1 - - 3
West Yorkshire -7 1 - - 3
Manchester -14 1 - - 2
Berkshire - 1 £450 -
Maidenhead - - - -
Telford - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Wirral - - - - 1
Bedfordshire - - - -
Reigate - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Stockton-on-Tees - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 2
Bradford - - - -

Risk Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 57 (42.54%) Risk Management
1 57 (42.54%) Finance
2 49 (36.57%) Banking
3 39 (29.10%) Project Management
4 31 (23.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 29 (21.64%) Investment Banking
6 16 (11.94%) Degree
6 16 (11.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 15 (11.19%) Microsoft
7 15 (11.19%) Information Security
8 14 (10.45%) Risk Assessment
8 14 (10.45%) MS Excel
8 14 (10.45%) Market Risk
9 13 (9.70%) Oracle
10 12 (8.96%) CISA
10 12 (8.96%) PRINCE2
10 12 (8.96%) CISSP
11 11 (8.21%) UNIX
11 11 (8.21%) Front Office
11 11 (8.21%) Retail
12 9 (6.72%) Management Information System
12 9 (6.72%) Six Sigma
12 9 (6.72%) Credit Risk
13 8 (5.97%) Performance Testing
13 8 (5.97%) Security Cleared
13 8 (5.97%) CRISC
13 8 (5.97%) Oracle Identity Manager
13 8 (5.97%) Business Continuity
13 8 (5.97%) Migration
13 8 (5.97%) MS PowerPoint

Risk Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 7 (5.22%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.99%) SAS
3 2 (1.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (10.45%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.97%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (3.73%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.99%) MS Office
5 2 (1.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.49%) Intranet
1 2 (1.49%) Firewall
2 1 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.75%) Wireless
2 1 (0.75%) Network Security
2 1 (0.75%) LAN
2 1 (0.75%) WAN
2 1 (0.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.99%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.49%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (0.75%) JIRA
General
1 57 (42.54%) Finance
2 49 (36.57%) Banking
3 29 (21.64%) Investment Banking
4 11 (8.21%) Retail
4 11 (8.21%) Front Office
5 6 (4.48%) Retail Banking
6 4 (2.99%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.49%) Legal
7 2 (1.49%) Advertising
7 2 (1.49%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.75%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.75%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.75%) Law
8 1 (0.75%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.99%) Middleware
2 3 (2.24%) OLE
3 2 (1.49%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.45%) Market Risk
2 9 (6.72%) Credit Risk
2 9 (6.72%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.48%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.99%) Economics
5 4 (2.99%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.24%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.49%) iSeries
7 2 (1.49%) Learning Management System
7 2 (1.49%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.75%) Equities
8 1 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.75%) Derivative
8 1 (0.75%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.75%) Statistics
8 1 (0.75%) Open Source
8 1 (0.75%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.21%) UNIX
2 7 (5.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (42.54%) Risk Management
2 39 (29.10%) Project Management
3 31 (23.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (11.19%) Information Security
5 14 (10.45%) Risk Assessment
6 12 (8.96%) PRINCE2
7 9 (6.72%) Six Sigma
8 8 (5.97%) Migration
8 8 (5.97%) Business Continuity
8 8 (5.97%) Performance Testing
9 7 (5.22%) Risk Analysis
9 7 (5.22%) Change Management
9 7 (5.22%) ITIL
10 6 (4.48%) Information Management
11 5 (3.73%) Programme Management
11 5 (3.73%) Process Management
11 5 (3.73%) Service Delivery
11 5 (3.73%) Identity Management
11 5 (3.73%) Incident Management
11 5 (3.73%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.49%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (11.94%) Degree
2 12 (8.96%) CISSP
2 12 (8.96%) CISA
3 8 (5.97%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.97%) CRISC
4 7 (5.22%) SC Cleared
5 6 (4.48%) CISM
6 3 (2.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (2.24%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
7 2 (1.49%) QiCA
8 1 (0.75%) ISSAP
8 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.75%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (2.24%) QA
3 1 (0.75%) BS25999
3 1 (0.75%) Basel III
3 1 (0.75%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.75%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (2.24%) RACF
2 1 (0.75%) ACF2
2 1 (0.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (5.97%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 15 (11.19%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.70%) Oracle
3 4 (2.99%) Sybase
4 2 (1.49%) SAP
5 1 (0.75%) Cisco
5 1 (0.75%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.75%) Sun
5 1 (0.75%) Juniper
5 1 (0.75%) Primavera
5 1 (0.75%) PTC
5 1 (0.75%) F5
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