Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 6 months to 22 November 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 46 36
Rank change year-on-year +6 -10 +22
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 53 52 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.97% 3.55% 4.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.75% 4.13% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 30 78
Cheshire median daily rate £475 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +10.53% +4.97%
10th Percentile £375 £363 £363
90th Percentile £710 £688 £647
North West median daily rate £475 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £60.51 £11.16 £42.00
% change year-on-year +442.16% -73.43% +7.69%

Risk Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1115 1260 1737
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 83.52% 86.01% 84.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 799 904 1144
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +8.97%
10th Percentile £263 £241 £277
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 31 57
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £19.63 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.76% +12.14% -2.94%
10th Percentile £10.80 £13.00 £12.74
90th Percentile £35.00 £33.75 £35.00
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
% change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +74.40%

Risk Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Risk Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Risk Management in Cheshire

Risk Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Risk Management in Cheshire

Risk Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Management in Cheshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Risk Management in Cheshire

Risk Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Risk Management in Cheshire

Risk Management
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +6 15 £622 -0.48%
Knutsford -9 9 £400 -5.88% 14
Chester +13 6 £400 -20.00%
Crewe - 3 £425 -
Macclesfield +5 1 £420 +2.44%
Widnes - 1 £500 -
Risk Management
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Risk Management.

1 22 (41.51%) Finance
1 22 (41.51%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (28.30%) Banking
3 14 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (22.64%) Information Security
4 12 (22.64%) Project Management
5 11 (20.75%) CISSP
6 9 (16.98%) CISM
7 8 (15.09%) Management Information System
7 8 (15.09%) Data Protection
7 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (13.21%) Change Control
8 7 (13.21%) Collaborative Working
8 7 (13.21%) IT Governance
9 6 (11.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (11.32%) Workflow
9 6 (11.32%) Programme Management
9 6 (11.32%) VBA
9 6 (11.32%) SFIA
9 6 (11.32%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (11.32%) Demand Forecasting
10 5 (9.43%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (9.43%) Waterfall
10 5 (9.43%) Vulnerability Management
10 5 (9.43%) ITIL
10 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
10 5 (9.43%) PCI DSS
11 4 (7.55%) Data Analysis
11 4 (7.55%) Supplier Management
11 4 (7.55%) Law

Risk Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (1.89%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Office 365
2 2 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.77%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) Network Security
2 1 (1.89%) Firewall
2 1 (1.89%) FTP
2 1 (1.89%) Internet
2 1 (1.89%) Intranet
2 1 (1.89%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Bitbucket
1 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 22 (41.51%) Finance
2 15 (28.30%) Banking
3 4 (7.55%) Law
4 2 (3.77%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.77%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.77%) Retail
4 2 (3.77%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Billing
5 1 (1.89%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (20.75%) Project Manager
2 10 (18.87%) Analyst
3 6 (11.32%) Planning Manager
3 6 (11.32%) Risk Manager
4 5 (9.43%) Business Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Architect
5 4 (7.55%) Consultant
5 4 (7.55%) Resource Manager
5 4 (7.55%) Resource Planning Manager
5 4 (7.55%) Security Consultant
5 4 (7.55%) Security Manager
6 3 (5.66%) CISSP Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Lead Architect
6 3 (5.66%) Programme Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Technical Architect
6 3 (5.66%) Technical Leader
7 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Operations Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) JSON
1 1 (1.89%) Middleware
1 1 (1.89%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (15.09%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.66%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (5.66%) Smartphone
2 3 (5.66%) Social Media
3 2 (3.77%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.89%) CESG
4 1 (1.89%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (1.89%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.89%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (41.51%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (22.64%) Information Security
3 12 (22.64%) Project Management
4 8 (15.09%) Data Protection
5 7 (13.21%) Change Control
5 7 (13.21%) Collaborative Working
5 7 (13.21%) IT Governance
6 6 (11.32%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (11.32%) Demand Forecasting
6 6 (11.32%) Programme Management
6 6 (11.32%) SFIA
6 6 (11.32%) Workflow
7 5 (9.43%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (9.43%) ITIL
7 5 (9.43%) Vulnerability Management
7 5 (9.43%) Waterfall
8 4 (7.55%) Open Source
8 4 (7.55%) Security Architecture
8 4 (7.55%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.32%) VBA
2 1 (1.89%) COBOL
2 1 (1.89%) Java
2 1 (1.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (20.75%) CISSP
2 9 (16.98%) CISM
3 3 (5.66%) CISA
4 2 (3.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.89%) CRISC
5 1 (1.89%) Degree
5 1 (1.89%) GCED
5 1 (1.89%) GCFA
5 1 (1.89%) GCIA
5 1 (1.89%) GCIH
5 1 (1.89%) GIAC
5 1 (1.89%) GREM
5 1 (1.89%) GSEC
5 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (9.43%) PCI DSS
3 4 (7.55%) GDPR
4 3 (5.66%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (1.89%) CESG Infosec
5 1 (1.89%) COBIT
5 1 (1.89%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 1 (1.89%) QA
5 1 (1.89%) SEPA
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Virtual Desktop
1 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) IBM BigFix
Vendors
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.66%) Citrix
2 3 (5.66%) VMware
3 1 (1.89%) Capita
3 1 (1.89%) SAP