Period
to 22 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 July 2018 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 90 94
Rank change year-on-year -30 +4 -22
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 146 177 177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.08% 2.72% 2.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 3.10% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 145 136
City of London median daily rate £575 £575 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.52% -
10th Percentile £406 £361 £375
90th Percentile £711 £738 £681
Central London median daily rate £563 £575 £525
% change year-on-year -2.17% +9.52% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
City of London median hourly rate - £16.00 £33.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -52.06% -
Central London median hourly rate - £16.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year - -68.00% -

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 the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,099 5,714 5,983
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 86.86% 87.92% 87.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,819 4,410 4,822
City of London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £337 £315 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 56 54
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.52 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.87% +2.60% -4.76%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.31 £11.33
90th Percentile £30.60 £32.06 £45.97
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year - -6.50% -

Risk Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Risk Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Risk Management in the City of London

Risk Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Risk Management in the City of London

Risk Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Management in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Risk Management in the City of London

Risk Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Risk Management in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Risk Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Risk Management.

1 82 (56.16%) Finance
2 44 (30.14%) Front Office
3 40 (27.40%) Banking
4 32 (21.92%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (21.92%) SQL
5 24 (16.44%) Python
6 22 (15.07%) Project Management
7 21 (14.38%) Analytical Skills
8 20 (13.70%) C#
9 19 (13.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 18 (12.33%) Java
10 18 (12.33%) Derivative
11 17 (11.64%) Investment Banking
11 17 (11.64%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (10.27%) Information Security
12 15 (10.27%) Change Management
12 15 (10.27%) SQL Server
12 15 (10.27%) Analytics
13 14 (9.59%) Microsoft
13 14 (9.59%) Windows
13 14 (9.59%) Fixed Income
14 13 (8.90%) Unix
15 12 (8.22%) ITIL
15 12 (8.22%) Degree
16 11 (7.53%) Mathematics
16 11 (7.53%) C++
16 11 (7.53%) CISSP
16 11 (7.53%) Problem-Solving
17 10 (6.85%) Decision-Making
17 10 (6.85%) .NET

Risk Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 4 (2.74%) Confluence
2 2 (1.37%) CMS
2 2 (1.37%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (1.37%) IPython
2 2 (1.37%) nginx
2 2 (1.37%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.37%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.37%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.68%) Apache
3 1 (0.68%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (6.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.74%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.74%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (2.05%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.05%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.42%) Orchestrade
2 3 (2.05%) RMDS
3 1 (0.68%) Actimize
3 1 (0.68%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.68%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.42%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.05%) Office 365
4 2 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.68%) IaaS
5 1 (0.68%) PaaS
5 1 (0.68%) SaaS
5 1 (0.68%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.48%) Firewall
2 4 (2.74%) Network Security
2 4 (2.74%) SMS
3 3 (2.05%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (2.05%) WAN
4 2 (1.37%) BGP
4 2 (1.37%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (1.37%) DHCP
4 2 (1.37%) DNS
4 2 (1.37%) OSPF
4 2 (1.37%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (1.37%) SSH
4 2 (1.37%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.37%) VPN
4 2 (1.37%) Wireless
5 1 (0.68%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (0.68%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.68%) PABX
5 1 (0.68%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.68%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.27%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.79%) NoSQL
3 6 (4.11%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.42%) Big Data
4 5 (3.42%) Hadoop
4 5 (3.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (2.74%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.37%) MySQL
8 1 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.68%) DataStage
8 1 (0.68%) DB2
8 1 (0.68%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.68%) OLAP
8 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.68%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 6 (4.11%) JIRA
2 3 (2.05%) JUnit
3 2 (1.37%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.37%) Maven
3 2 (1.37%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.68%) FishEye
4 1 (0.68%) jMock
4 1 (0.68%) Moq
4 1 (0.68%) MSTest
4 1 (0.68%) NUnit
4 1 (0.68%) PhpStorm
4 1 (0.68%) PHPUnit
4 1 (0.68%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (0.68%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.68%) Subversion
4 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.68%) WebStorm
General
1 82 (56.16%) Finance
2 44 (30.14%) Front Office
3 40 (27.40%) Banking
4 17 (11.64%) Investment Banking
5 8 (5.48%) Back Office
6 4 (2.74%) Advertising
7 3 (2.05%) Legal
7 3 (2.05%) Private Banking
8 2 (1.37%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.37%) Law
8 2 (1.37%) Retail
8 2 (1.37%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.68%) Games
9 1 (0.68%) Marketing
9 1 (0.68%) Publishing
9 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (30.14%) Developer
2 20 (13.70%) Project Manager
3 19 (13.01%) Analyst
3 19 (13.01%) Front Office Developer
4 15 (10.27%) Senior Developer
5 13 (8.90%) Business Analyst
6 12 (8.22%) C# Developer
6 12 (8.22%) Python Developer
7 9 (6.16%) Senior Python Developer
8 7 (4.79%) C# Quant Developer
8 7 (4.79%) Java Developer
8 7 (4.79%) Quantitative Developer
8 7 (4.79%) Risk Manager
8 7 (4.79%) SQL Developer
9 6 (4.11%) Consultant
9 6 (4.11%) FX Business Analyst
10 5 (3.42%) .NET Developer
10 5 (3.42%) IT Manager
11 4 (2.74%) C++ Developer
11 4 (2.74%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.85%) .NET
2 8 (5.48%) REST
3 7 (4.79%) HTML
3 7 (4.79%) HTML5
4 6 (4.11%) ASP.NET
5 5 (3.42%) WCF
6 4 (2.74%) Middleware
6 4 (2.74%) SailPoint
6 4 (2.74%) WF
6 4 (2.74%) XSLT
7 3 (2.05%) .NET Core
7 3 (2.05%) LDAP
7 3 (2.05%) Web Services
7 3 (2.05%) XML
8 2 (1.37%) Angular 2
8 2 (1.37%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.37%) CSS
8 2 (1.37%) FpML
8 2 (1.37%) JMS
8 2 (1.37%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.38%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (13.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 18 (12.33%) Derivative
4 14 (9.59%) Fixed Income
5 10 (6.85%) Market Risk
6 8 (5.48%) Credit Risk
7 7 (4.79%) Grid Computing
8 6 (4.11%) Equity Derivative
8 6 (4.11%) Management Information System
9 5 (3.42%) Data Centre
9 5 (3.42%) Equities
10 4 (2.74%) Computer Science
10 4 (2.74%) Cyberthreat
10 4 (2.74%) Data Structures
10 4 (2.74%) PMI
10 4 (2.74%) Self-Motivation
11 3 (2.05%) Algorithms
11 3 (2.05%) Fintech
12 2 (1.37%) Public Cloud
12 2 (1.37%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.59%) Windows
2 13 (8.90%) Unix
3 7 (4.79%) Linux
4 3 (2.05%) AIX
5 2 (1.37%) Solaris
5 2 (1.37%) VMS
5 2 (1.37%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.68%) HPUX
6 1 (0.68%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.68%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (21.92%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (15.07%) Project Management
3 17 (11.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (10.27%) Analytics
4 15 (10.27%) Change Management
4 15 (10.27%) Information Security
5 12 (8.22%) ITIL
6 11 (7.53%) Mathematics
6 11 (7.53%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (6.85%) Continuous Delivery
7 10 (6.85%) Decision-Making
7 10 (6.85%) OO
8 9 (6.16%) Change Control
8 9 (6.16%) PRINCE2
8 9 (6.16%) TDD
8 9 (6.16%) Validation
9 8 (5.48%) Business Analysis
9 8 (5.48%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (5.48%) DevOps
9 8 (5.48%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 32 (21.92%) SQL
2 24 (16.44%) Python
3 20 (13.70%) C#
4 18 (12.33%) Java
5 11 (7.53%) C++
6 8 (5.48%) VBA
7 7 (4.79%) JavaScript
8 5 (3.42%) Perl
9 4 (2.74%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.74%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.74%) Scala
9 4 (2.74%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.05%) Java 8
10 3 (2.05%) R
11 2 (1.37%) Korn
11 2 (1.37%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.68%) PHP
12 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.68%) VB
12 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (8.22%) Degree
2 11 (7.53%) CISSP
3 6 (4.11%) CISM
4 4 (2.74%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.05%) CISA
5 3 (2.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (2.05%) TOGAF Certification
6 2 (1.37%) APMP
6 2 (1.37%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.37%) CCNA
6 2 (1.37%) CCSA
6 2 (1.37%) CFA
6 2 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.37%) MBA
6 2 (1.37%) PhD
6 2 (1.37%) PMP
7 1 (0.68%) APMG
7 1 (0.68%) CAPM
7 1 (0.68%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.48%) QA
2 5 (3.42%) PMO
3 4 (2.74%) GDPR
4 3 (2.05%) Data Quality
4 3 (2.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.37%) COBIT
5 2 (1.37%) MiFID
5 2 (1.37%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.68%) ISAE 3402
6 1 (0.68%) PSD2
6 1 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.68%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 3 (2.05%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.05%) Docker
1 3 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.68%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.68%) HDFS
3 1 (0.68%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (4.11%) Control-M
2 3 (2.05%) RSA Archer
3 2 (1.37%) Consul
3 2 (1.37%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (1.37%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.37%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (0.68%) CASB
4 1 (0.68%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.68%) Nessus
4 1 (0.68%) SCCM
4 1 (0.68%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (9.59%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.79%) Cisco
2 7 (4.79%) Oracle
3 6 (4.11%) CyberArk
4 4 (2.74%) Bloomberg
5 3 (2.05%) Hitachi
5 3 (2.05%) Opsware
5 3 (2.05%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.05%) ServiceNow
5 3 (2.05%) Splunk
5 3 (2.05%) Sun
5 3 (2.05%) Sybase
5 3 (2.05%) VMware
6 2 (1.37%) CA
6 2 (1.37%) ForgeRock
6 2 (1.37%) IBM
6 2 (1.37%) Informatica
6 2 (1.37%) Ivanti
6 2 (1.37%) SAP
6 2 (1.37%) Tableau