The table below looks at the statistics for Risk Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Risk Management over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Risk Management
Rank 79 82 89
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 69 33 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.09% 1.34% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.59% 1.75% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 19 19
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £314 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £494 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +54.00%
Risk Management
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2669 1882 1913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.85% 76.69% 76.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1593 1121 1013
Median daily rate £400 £390 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £274 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £507
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 93 125
Median hourly rate £20.75 £23.50 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.70% -15.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.52 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

Risk Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Risk Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Risk Management Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Risk Management
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Risk Management across the West Midlands region.

Risk Management Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Risk Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Risk Management across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Risk Management Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Risk Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Risk Management across the West Midlands region.

Risk Management Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Risk Management
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Management within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 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
Birmingham +2 24 £363 -17.14% 5
Shropshire -6 21 £488 -
Coventry -11 9 £400 -
Warwickshire -6 7 £550 +37.50% 1
Staffordshire - 2 £346 -
Solihull -10 1 - - 1
Risk Management
England

Risk Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Risk Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Risk Management.

1 49 (31.41%) Finance
2 40 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (23.08%) Project Management
3 36 (23.08%) Change Management
4 34 (21.79%) MS Office
5 26 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 26 (16.67%) Resource Management
6 23 (14.74%) ITIL
7 22 (14.10%) QA
7 22 (14.10%) Matrix Organization
8 21 (13.46%) MS Excel
9 19 (12.18%) PMI Certification
9 19 (12.18%) Stakeholder Management
9 19 (12.18%) Open Workbench
9 19 (12.18%) Line Management
10 18 (11.54%) Project Planning
10 18 (11.54%) Information Security
10 18 (11.54%) PMI
11 17 (10.90%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (10.26%) Project Governance
12 16 (10.26%) Conflict Management
13 15 (9.62%) User Experience
14 14 (8.97%) Translating Business Requirements
14 14 (8.97%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
14 14 (8.97%) Linux
14 14 (8.97%) UML
15 13 (8.33%) Microsoft
15 13 (8.33%) Service Management
15 13 (8.33%) Migration
15 13 (8.33%) Web Development

Risk Management
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 7 (4.49%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.85%) SAS
3 3 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (1.92%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.92%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.28%) Confluence
4 2 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.28%) nginx
Applications
1 34 (21.79%) MS Office
2 21 (13.46%) MS Excel
3 19 (12.18%) Open Workbench
4 9 (5.77%) MS Project
5 2 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.64%) Simulink
6 1 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.28%) SAP GRC
1 2 (1.28%) SAP R/3
2 1 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.64%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.64%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.92%) Office 365
1 3 (1.92%) Yammer
2 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.77%) HTTP
2 6 (3.85%) Firewall
2 6 (3.85%) Internet
3 5 (3.21%) Cisco Wireless
3 5 (3.21%) NetScaler
3 5 (3.21%) Wireless
4 4 (2.56%) 3G
4 4 (2.56%) LTE
4 4 (2.56%) WAN
5 3 (1.92%) Skype
5 3 (1.92%) WebEx
6 2 (1.28%) DAB
6 2 (1.28%) Network Security
7 1 (0.64%) FlexRay
7 1 (0.64%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.64%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.77%) MongoDB
2 3 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.92%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.28%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.28%) Pentaho
3 2 (1.28%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.64%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (0.64%) QlikView
4 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (5.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 9 (5.77%) Git (software)
1 9 (5.77%) Maven
1 9 (5.77%) SoapUI
2 2 (1.28%) JIRA
3 1 (0.64%) Mercurial
General
1 49 (31.41%) Finance
2 9 (5.77%) Legal
3 7 (4.49%) Retail
4 4 (2.56%) Automotive
4 4 (2.56%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.56%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.28%) Banking
6 1 (0.64%) Billing
6 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.64%) Law
6 1 (0.64%) Local Government
6 1 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 48 (30.77%) Project Manager
2 29 (18.59%) Analyst
3 17 (10.90%) Architect
4 16 (10.26%) Business Analyst
5 13 (8.33%) Digital Analyst
5 13 (8.33%) Digital Business Analyst
6 12 (7.69%) Consultant
7 10 (6.41%) Infrastructure Manager
8 9 (5.77%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 9 (5.77%) Service Manager
8 9 (5.77%) Software Architect
9 8 (5.13%) IT Manager
9 8 (5.13%) Java Architect
9 8 (5.13%) Java Software Architect
10 7 (4.49%) IT Project Manager
10 7 (4.49%) Security Consultant
10 7 (4.49%) Senior Architect
10 7 (4.49%) Senior Java Architect
10 7 (4.49%) Senior Software Architect
11 6 (3.85%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.77%) ELK Stack
1 9 (5.77%) Hystrix
1 9 (5.77%) RabbitMQ
1 9 (5.77%) Spring
1 9 (5.77%) Spring Boot
1 9 (5.77%) WireMock
2 2 (1.28%) Middleware
2 2 (1.28%) REST
3 1 (0.64%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.54%) PMI
2 17 (10.90%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (9.62%) User Experience
4 7 (4.49%) Data Centre
4 7 (4.49%) Virtual Team
5 6 (3.85%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.56%) Credit Risk
6 4 (2.56%) Smart Meter
7 2 (1.28%) BYOD
7 2 (1.28%) CESG
7 2 (1.28%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.28%) Economics
7 2 (1.28%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.64%) CMDB
8 1 (0.64%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.64%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.64%) NHS
8 1 (0.64%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.64%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.97%) Linux
2 5 (3.21%) AIX
2 5 (3.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (3.21%) Solaris
2 5 (3.21%) SUSE
3 4 (2.56%) Windows
4 2 (1.28%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (23.08%) Change Management
2 36 (23.08%) Project Management
3 26 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 26 (16.67%) Resource Management
4 23 (14.74%) ITIL
5 22 (14.10%) Matrix Organization
6 19 (12.18%) Line Management
6 19 (12.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (11.54%) Information Security
7 18 (11.54%) Project Planning
8 16 (10.26%) Conflict Management
8 16 (10.26%) Project Governance
9 14 (8.97%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 14 (8.97%) Translating Business Requirements
9 14 (8.97%) UML
10 13 (8.33%) Migration
10 13 (8.33%) Service Management
10 13 (8.33%) User Stories
10 13 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.77%) Java
2 4 (2.56%) SAS Macro
3 2 (1.28%) C
3 2 (1.28%) SQL
4 1 (0.64%) C++
4 1 (0.64%) MATLAB
4 1 (0.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (12.18%) PMI Certification
2 11 (7.05%) Security Cleared
3 10 (6.41%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.49%) CISM
4 7 (4.49%) CISSP
4 7 (4.49%) PMP
5 6 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (2.56%) Degree
6 4 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.92%) ISEB
8 2 (1.28%) APMP
8 2 (1.28%) CEH
8 2 (1.28%) CRISC
9 1 (0.64%) ACCA
9 1 (0.64%) CIMA
9 1 (0.64%) CISA
9 1 (0.64%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (14.10%) QA
2 10 (6.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (4.49%) SLA
4 4 (2.56%) COBIT
5 1 (0.64%) COSO
5 1 (0.64%) ISO27005
5 1 (0.64%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (5.77%) Docker
2 3 (1.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (5.77%) Consul
1 9 (5.77%) Graphite
1 9 (5.77%) Puppet
2 2 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.28%) Kibana
2 2 (1.28%) logstash
Vendors
1 13 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.49%) Citrix
3 6 (3.85%) SAP
4 5 (3.21%) Aruba
4 5 (3.21%) Cisco
4 5 (3.21%) Juniper
4 5 (3.21%) LogRhythm
4 5 (3.21%) Oracle
4 5 (3.21%) Proofpoint
4 5 (3.21%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.28%) HP
5 2 (1.28%) Informatica
5 2 (1.28%) Wyse
6 1 (0.64%) CA
6 1 (0.64%) Fortinet
6 1 (0.64%) Fujitsu
6 1 (0.64%) MathWorks
6 1 (0.64%) Pega
6 1 (0.64%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.64%) Splunk