The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Risk Management
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 53 33 53
Rank change year-on-year -20 +20  
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 6 24 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.92% 3.73% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 4.59% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 2
Median daily rate £413 £325 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.92% -29.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £268 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £485 £492
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 £32.00
% change year-on-year -29.41% +32.81%  

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 Birmingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 526 523 546
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 81.05% 81.21% 76.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 329 334
Median daily rate £421 £376 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.18% +0.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 18
Median hourly rate £14.63 £13.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.37% -41.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.44 £8.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £40.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Risk Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham 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 Birmingham

Risk Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Risk Management in Birmingham

Risk Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Management in Birmingham over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Risk Management in Birmingham

Risk Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Risk Management in Birmingham

Risk Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Risk Management.

1 7 (41.18%) Change Management
2 6 (35.29%) Project Management
3 5 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (23.53%) ISMS
4 4 (23.53%) PCI DSS
4 4 (23.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 4 (23.53%) Security Management
4 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (23.53%) Information Security
4 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
5 3 (17.65%) ITIL
5 3 (17.65%) CRM
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 3 (17.65%) PMI Certification
5 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
5 3 (17.65%) Quality Management
5 3 (17.65%) Six Sigma
5 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
5 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
5 3 (17.65%) Banking
5 3 (17.65%) Project Planning
5 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
5 3 (17.65%) Data Protection
6 2 (11.76%) Conceptual Models
6 2 (11.76%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (11.76%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 2 (11.76%) Presales
6 2 (11.76%) Contingency Planning

Risk Management
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (5.88%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS Project
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (11.76%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
1 1 (5.88%) Network Security
1 1 (5.88%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (5.88%) Data Mart
1 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.88%) DB2
1 1 (5.88%) Informix
1 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (17.65%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Back Office
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Legal
3 1 (5.88%) Law
3 1 (5.88%) Local Government
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Project Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Information Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Information Security Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Security Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Banking Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Process Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Business Process Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Process Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
1 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) CESG
2 2 (11.76%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (11.76%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (11.76%) PMI
3 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Change Management
2 6 (35.29%) Project Management
3 4 (23.53%) Information Security
3 4 (23.53%) ISMS
3 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
3 4 (23.53%) Security Management
3 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (17.65%) CRM
4 3 (17.65%) Data Protection
4 3 (17.65%) ITIL
4 3 (17.65%) Project Planning
4 3 (17.65%) Quality Management
4 3 (17.65%) Six Sigma
5 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.76%) ERP
5 2 (11.76%) Information Assurance
5 2 (11.76%) Information Security Management
5 2 (11.76%) Migration
5 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) C
2 1 (5.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) PMI Certification
1 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) CEH
2 2 (11.76%) CISM
2 2 (11.76%) CISMP
2 2 (11.76%) CISSP
2 2 (11.76%) CRISC
2 2 (11.76%) ISEB
2 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.88%) PMP
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (23.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 4 (23.53%) PCI DSS
3 2 (11.76%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (11.76%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 2 (11.76%) GPG13
3 2 (11.76%) RMADS
4 1 (5.88%) Basel II
4 1 (5.88%) PMO
4 1 (5.88%) QA
4 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) Cognos
3 1 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) Informatica
3 1 (5.88%) Netezza
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) Teradata