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 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Risk Manager
Rank 522 477 463
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Risk Manager 104 130 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.25% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.27% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 101 104
Average daily rate £635 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £1,100 £738 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £444 £369
% change year-on-year
+7.04% +20.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 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
48768 48345 46356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.58% 94.48% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 31355 30091 27314
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1699 1902 2042
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.22 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% -1.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 14 February 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 14 February 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 -38 85 £663 +32.50% 29
London -13 59 £725 +31.81% 12
Scotland -5 19 £488 -2.50% 3
Edinburgh -7 18 £488 -2.50% 3
City of London +41 10 £675 +12.50% 3
North West -10 9 £538 +34.37% 4
Manchester -16 8 - - 1
South East +7 5 £581 +29.16% 1
West Yorkshire -10 5 £407 -4.35% 1
Yorkshire -14 5 £407 -4.35% 2
Leeds -16 4 £407 -7.08% 1
Buckinghamshire +12 3 - -
East of England -1 3 £550 +22.22%
Milton Keynes +3 2 - -
Essex - 2 £550 -
Docklands, London +7 1 £500 -7.19%
Canary Wharf -3 1 £840 +46.08%
Wiltshire -6 1 £425 -32.00% 1
Renfrewshire -6 1 - -
Surrey -6 1 £700 -
Cheshire -7 1 £538 +27.97%
South West -8 1 £425 -15.00% 3
West Midlands -14 1 £325 -27.77% 6
North East -21 1 - -
Tyne and Wear -23 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne -29 1 - -
Reading - 1 £463 -
Renfrew - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £463 -
Birmingham - 1 £325 - 1

Risk Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 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.

1 135 (51.92%) Finance
2 130 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 123 (47.31%) Banking
4 83 (31.92%) Project Management
5 50 (19.23%) Market Risk
6 48 (18.46%) Credit Risk
7 35 (13.46%) Investment Banking
8 33 (12.69%) Agile Software Development
9 32 (12.31%) Stakeholder Management
10 27 (10.38%) Front Office
10 27 (10.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 24 (9.23%) PRINCE2
12 23 (8.85%) Legal
13 22 (8.46%) Analytics
14 21 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
14 21 (8.08%) Retail
15 20 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
16 17 (6.54%) QA
17 16 (6.15%) Scrum
18 15 (5.77%) MS Office
18 15 (5.77%) Retail Banking
19 14 (5.38%) Degree
19 14 (5.38%) PMI Certification
19 14 (5.38%) Management Information System
20 13 (5.00%) Change Management
20 13 (5.00%) Information Security
20 13 (5.00%) ITIL
20 13 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
20 13 (5.00%) SDLC
20 13 (5.00%) IT Audit

Risk Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 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 8 (3.08%) SAS
2 2 (0.77%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.38%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (5.77%) MS Office
2 13 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (3.85%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.69%) MS Project
5 5 (1.92%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.46%) Firewall
2 5 (1.92%) VPN
3 2 (0.77%) SMS
4 1 (0.38%) Internet
4 1 (0.38%) LAN
4 1 (0.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.08%) Big Data
2 4 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.38%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.38%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (0.38%) JIRA
General
1 135 (51.92%) Finance
2 123 (47.31%) Banking
3 35 (13.46%) Investment Banking
4 27 (10.38%) Front Office
5 23 (8.85%) Legal
6 21 (8.08%) Retail
7 15 (5.77%) Retail Banking
8 6 (2.31%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (1.92%) Telecoms
10 3 (1.15%) Advertising
10 3 (1.15%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.15%) Law
11 2 (0.77%) Back Office
12 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.38%) Billing
12 1 (0.38%) German Language
12 1 (0.38%) International Banking
12 1 (0.38%) Marketing
12 1 (0.38%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.38%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 50 (19.23%) Market Risk
2 48 (18.46%) Credit Risk
3 21 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (5.38%) Management Information System
5 12 (4.62%) Derivative
5 12 (4.62%) PMI
6 10 (3.85%) Credit Derivative
6 10 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (3.85%) Mathematics
7 7 (2.69%) Grid Computing
8 5 (1.92%) FMCG
8 5 (1.92%) Smart Meter
9 4 (1.54%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.77%) Fintech
10 2 (0.77%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.77%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.38%) Equities
11 1 (0.38%) Equity Derivative
11 1 (0.38%) Online Banking
11 1 (0.38%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.38%) Unix
1 1 (0.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 83 (31.92%) Project Management
3 33 (12.69%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (12.31%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (9.23%) PRINCE2
6 22 (8.46%) Analytics
7 20 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
8 16 (6.15%) Scrum
9 13 (5.00%) Change Management
9 13 (5.00%) Information Security
9 13 (5.00%) IT Audit
9 13 (5.00%) ITIL
9 13 (5.00%) SDLC
10 12 (4.62%) Business Continuity
10 12 (4.62%) Data Analysis
10 12 (4.62%) Migration
11 11 (4.23%) Automated Testing
11 11 (4.23%) Continuous Delivery
11 11 (4.23%) DevOps
11 11 (4.23%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 10 (3.85%) C#
1 10 (3.85%) C++
2 8 (3.08%) SQL
3 2 (0.77%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (5.38%) Degree
1 14 (5.38%) PMI Certification
2 9 (3.46%) PhD
3 7 (2.69%) CISA
3 7 (2.69%) CISSP
3 7 (2.69%) CRISC
4 5 (1.92%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.54%) CISM
6 3 (1.15%) APMP
6 3 (1.15%) PMP
6 3 (1.15%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.77%) ISEB
7 2 (0.77%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.77%) SANS
8 1 (0.38%) ACCA
8 1 (0.38%) IISP
8 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.38%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.38%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (10.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 17 (6.54%) QA
3 10 (3.85%) JSP 440
4 9 (3.46%) COBIT
4 9 (3.46%) PCI DSS
5 8 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (1.92%) Basel III
7 4 (1.54%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 4 (1.54%) RMADS
7 4 (1.54%) Solvency II
8 3 (1.15%) SLA
9 2 (0.77%) Basel II
10 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.38%) FATCA
10 1 (0.38%) GxP
10 1 (0.38%) ISO22301
10 1 (0.38%) P3O
System Software
1 2 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (3.46%) SAP
2 6 (2.31%) Microsoft
2 6 (2.31%) Oracle
3 3 (1.15%) CA
4 2 (0.77%) EMC
4 2 (0.77%) HP
4 2 (0.77%) IBM
4 2 (0.77%) Red Hat
4 2 (0.77%) VMware
5 1 (0.38%) Capita
5 1 (0.38%) Murex
5 1 (0.38%) Reuters
5 1 (0.38%) Teradata
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