The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for Risk Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Risk Management over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Risk Management
County Antrim / Belfast
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 18 21
Rank change year-on-year -18 +3  
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 3 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 1.46% 4.46% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 5.38% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Median daily rate £363 £450 £178
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.44% +153.52%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £42.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year -29.41% +28.78%  

Risk Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Belfast
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 177 93 80
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 85.92% 83.04% 80.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 44 43
Median daily rate £400 £300 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +39.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £109 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Median hourly rate £16.81 £14.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.89% -17.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Risk Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast citing Risk Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Risk Management in Belfast

Risk Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Risk Management in Belfast.

Contractor daily rate trend for Risk Management in Belfast

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 Belfast region with a requirement for Risk Management.

1 5 (83.33%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (50.00%) Service Management
3 3 (50.00%) Change Management
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
5 1 (16.67%) Internet
5 1 (16.67%) OSPF
5 1 (16.67%) OpenLink
5 1 (16.67%) Endur
5 1 (16.67%) BGP
5 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (16.67%) WAN
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco
5 1 (16.67%) People Management
5 1 (16.67%) QA
5 1 (16.67%) ETRM
5 1 (16.67%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus

Risk Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) BGP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) OSPF
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Change Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Change and Release Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Release Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Endur Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) OpenLink Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Project Change Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Project Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Project Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (50.00%) Change Management
3 3 (50.00%) Service Management
4 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
5 1 (16.67%) ETRM
5 1 (16.67%) People Management
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (16.67%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) OpenLink