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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Manager
Rank 523 512 521
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Risk Manager 72 70 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.14% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.15% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 51 27
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £355 £392
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £800 £670
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £310 £500
% change year-on-year
+33.06% -38.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - -

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
50642 47729 46134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.79% 92.49% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32228 28770 26034
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2044 2098 2641
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -41 58 £400 -33.33% 25
London -3 39 £400 -36.00% 13
Scotland +10 13 £425 - 3
City of London -9 13 £518 -20.38% 6
South East -22 6 £400 +29.03% 3
North West - 6 £368 - 2
Edinburgh -6 4 £450 - 2
Merseyside - 3 £375 -
Hampshire - 3 - - 1
West Midlands - 3 £435 -
South West -21 2 £625 +212.50% 2
Buckinghamshire -16 1 £425 +37.09% 1
Fife - 1 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
Dunfermline - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £625 -
Livingston - 1 - -
Motherwell - 1 - -
Paisley - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 £625 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
East of England - - - - 1
Wirral - - - -
Woking - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Staines - - - -
Nuneaton - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - - 1

Risk Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 65 (49.62%) Risk Management
2 49 (37.40%) Finance
3 41 (31.30%) Project Management
4 37 (28.24%) Banking
5 20 (15.27%) PRINCE2
6 17 (12.98%) Credit Risk
7 16 (12.21%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (12.21%) Retail
7 16 (12.21%) Risk Assessment
7 16 (12.21%) Information Security
7 16 (12.21%) Investment Banking
8 15 (11.45%) MS PowerPoint
9 13 (9.92%) Degree
9 13 (9.92%) Change Management
9 13 (9.92%) MS Excel
9 13 (9.92%) Security Cleared
10 12 (9.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 12 (9.16%) Front Office
11 11 (8.40%) Management Information System
11 11 (8.40%) Microsoft
11 11 (8.40%) Market Risk
11 11 (8.40%) Dependency Management
11 11 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (7.63%) SC Cleared
12 10 (7.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 9 (6.87%) MS Office
13 9 (6.87%) Telecoms
13 9 (6.87%) Resource Management
13 9 (6.87%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (6.11%) Retail Banking

Risk Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (1.53%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.53%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (11.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 13 (9.92%) MS Excel
3 9 (6.87%) MS Office
4 5 (3.82%) MS Project
5 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) SunGard APT
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.53%) Intranet
1 2 (1.53%) Firewall
1 2 (1.53%) Wireless
2 1 (0.76%) Network Security
2 1 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.76%) LAN
2 1 (0.76%) WAN
2 1 (0.76%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (0.76%) JIRA
General
1 49 (37.40%) Finance
2 37 (28.24%) Banking
3 16 (12.21%) Retail
3 16 (12.21%) Investment Banking
4 12 (9.16%) Front Office
5 9 (6.87%) Telecoms
6 8 (6.11%) Retail Banking
7 5 (3.82%) Legal
8 4 (3.05%) Financial Institution
9 3 (2.29%) Advertising
10 2 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (1.53%) Back Office
11 1 (0.76%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.76%) Automotive
11 1 (0.76%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.53%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.98%) Credit Risk
2 11 (8.40%) Management Information System
2 11 (8.40%) Market Risk
2 11 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.05%) Mainframe
3 4 (3.05%) Mathematics
3 4 (3.05%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.29%) Economics
5 2 (1.53%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.76%) FMCG
6 1 (0.76%) Open Source
6 1 (0.76%) Derivative
6 1 (0.76%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (0.76%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.29%) UNIX
2 2 (1.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (49.62%) Risk Management
2 41 (31.30%) Project Management
3 20 (15.27%) PRINCE2
4 16 (12.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (12.21%) Risk Assessment
4 16 (12.21%) Information Security
5 13 (9.92%) Change Management
6 11 (8.40%) Dependency Management
7 9 (6.87%) Resource Management
7 9 (6.87%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (6.11%) Configuration Management
9 6 (4.58%) People Management
10 5 (3.82%) Performance Testing
10 5 (3.82%) Programme Management
10 5 (3.82%) Six Sigma
11 4 (3.05%) ITIL
11 4 (3.05%) Migration
11 4 (3.05%) Business Analysis
11 4 (3.05%) Risk Analysis
11 4 (3.05%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 13 (9.92%) Degree
1 13 (9.92%) Security Cleared
2 12 (9.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 10 (7.63%) SC Cleared
4 8 (6.11%) CISSP
5 5 (3.82%) CISA
6 4 (3.05%) CRISC
7 3 (2.29%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
7 3 (2.29%) CISM
8 2 (1.53%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.76%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.76%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (0.76%) ISSAP
9 1 (0.76%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (3.05%) QA
2 4 (3.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.29%) COBIT
4 2 (1.53%) COSO
4 2 (1.53%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.53%) Basel III
5 1 (0.76%) BS25999
System Software
1 1 (0.76%) ACF2
1 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.53%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 11 (8.40%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.53%) Oracle
3 1 (0.76%) F5
3 1 (0.76%) PTC
3 1 (0.76%) Cisco
3 1 (0.76%) SunGard
3 1 (0.76%) Business Objects
3 1 (0.76%) Primavera
3 1 (0.76%) Bloomberg
3 1 (0.76%) Juniper
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Real Staffing
Rate: £150 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Dundee, Angus
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
PwC
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
LA International
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £475.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - London
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £600 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago