Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 81 94
Rank change year-on-year -45 +13 -23
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 132 206 178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.89% 3.04% 2.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.18% 3.41% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 165 132
City of London median daily rate £550 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +2.33%
10th Percentile £363 £330 £376
90th Percentile £711 £738 £738
Central London median daily rate £525 £575 £550
% change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
City of London median hourly rate - - £50.00
Central London median hourly rate - - £50.00

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 6,048 6,049 5,833
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 86.39% 89.15% 87.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,815 4,753 4,684
City of London median daily rate £505 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £663
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 57 51
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.58% -5.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.31 £11.25
90th Percentile £33.00 £31.05 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -1.58% -4.32%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 76 (57.58%) Finance
2 39 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (25.00%) Banking
4 27 (20.45%) SQL
5 25 (18.94%) Front Office
6 23 (17.42%) Stakeholder Management
7 22 (16.67%) Information Security
7 22 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (13.64%) Java
9 17 (12.88%) C#
9 17 (12.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 16 (12.12%) Investment Banking
11 15 (11.36%) CISSP
11 15 (11.36%) Change Management
11 15 (11.36%) SQL Server
11 15 (11.36%) Market Risk
12 14 (10.61%) Change Control
12 14 (10.61%) Project Management
13 13 (9.85%) Service Management
13 13 (9.85%) ITIL
13 13 (9.85%) Python
13 13 (9.85%) Microsoft
13 13 (9.85%) Management Information System
13 13 (9.85%) Cybersecurity
14 12 (9.09%) CISM
14 12 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
15 11 (8.33%) Decision-Making
15 11 (8.33%) .NET
15 11 (8.33%) Analytics
16 10 (7.58%) Stress Testing

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 5 (3.79%) Apache Spark
1 5 (3.79%) Confluence
2 4 (3.03%) Apache
2 4 (3.03%) Oracle Coherence
2 4 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.76%) CMS
3 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.76%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (3.79%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (3.79%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.52%) Orchestrade
3 1 (0.76%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.76%) Kondor
3 1 (0.76%) Loan IQ
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle FAH
3 1 (0.76%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.76%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.79%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.27%) Office 365
3 3 (2.27%) Trello
4 2 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.76%) IaaS
5 1 (0.76%) PaaS
5 1 (0.76%) SaaS
5 1 (0.76%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.30%) Firewall
2 5 (3.79%) Network Security
3 4 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.52%) BGP
4 2 (1.52%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (1.52%) DHCP
4 2 (1.52%) DNS
4 2 (1.52%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (1.52%) OSPF
4 2 (1.52%) SSH
4 2 (1.52%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.52%) VPN
4 2 (1.52%) WAN
4 2 (1.52%) Wireless
5 1 (0.76%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.76%) LAN
5 1 (0.76%) SAN
5 1 (0.76%) SMS
5 1 (0.76%) TACACS
5 1 (0.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (5.30%) Big Data
4 6 (4.55%) Hadoop
4 6 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (3.79%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.03%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.03%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.27%) Data Lake
7 3 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.27%) Power BI
8 2 (1.52%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.76%) DB2
9 1 (0.76%) HBase
9 1 (0.76%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.76%) MySQL
9 1 (0.76%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.76%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 10 (7.58%) JIRA
2 3 (2.27%) Maven
3 2 (1.52%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.76%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.76%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.76%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.76%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.76%) JUnit
4 1 (0.76%) Moq
4 1 (0.76%) MSTest
4 1 (0.76%) NUnit
4 1 (0.76%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (0.76%) Selenium
4 1 (0.76%) Subversion
4 1 (0.76%) TeamCity
General
1 76 (57.58%) Finance
2 33 (25.00%) Banking
3 25 (18.94%) Front Office
4 16 (12.12%) Investment Banking
5 9 (6.82%) Back Office
6 6 (4.55%) Financial Institution
7 5 (3.79%) Retail
8 3 (2.27%) Advertising
8 3 (2.27%) Law
8 3 (2.27%) Legal
9 1 (0.76%) French Language
9 1 (0.76%) Games
9 1 (0.76%) German Language
9 1 (0.76%) Marketing
9 1 (0.76%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.76%) Publishing
9 1 (0.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (26.52%) Developer
2 22 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 17 (12.88%) Analyst
4 15 (11.36%) Consultant
5 11 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 11 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 10 (7.58%) Business Analyst
6 10 (7.58%) Java Developer
7 9 (6.82%) Front Office Developer
7 9 (6.82%) Security Consultant
7 9 (6.82%) SQL Developer
8 8 (6.06%) Senior Java Developer
9 7 (5.30%) .NET Developer
10 6 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (4.55%) IT Manager
10 6 (4.55%) Scala Developer
11 5 (3.79%) Architect
11 5 (3.79%) Delivery Manager
11 5 (3.79%) Risk Manager
11 5 (3.79%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.33%) .NET
2 6 (4.55%) ASP.NET
2 6 (4.55%) WCF
3 5 (3.79%) HTML
3 5 (3.79%) Middleware
3 5 (3.79%) REST
3 5 (3.79%) WF
4 4 (3.03%) HTML5
4 4 (3.03%) SailPoint
5 3 (2.27%) WPF
6 2 (1.52%) .NET Core
6 2 (1.52%) CSS
6 2 (1.52%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (1.52%) Java Concurrency
6 2 (1.52%) JMS
6 2 (1.52%) XML
7 1 (0.76%) Angular 2
7 1 (0.76%) WAP
7 1 (0.76%) XSD
7 1 (0.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (12.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 15 (11.36%) Market Risk
4 13 (9.85%) Management Information System
5 10 (7.58%) Derivative
6 7 (5.30%) Fixed Income
6 7 (5.30%) Grid Computing
7 6 (4.55%) Equities
8 5 (3.79%) Credit Risk
8 5 (3.79%) Cyberthreat
8 5 (3.79%) Equity Derivative
8 5 (3.79%) User Experience
9 4 (3.03%) Algorithms
9 4 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (2.27%) Data Centre
10 3 (2.27%) Data Structures
10 3 (2.27%) NHS
10 3 (2.27%) Reinsurance
11 2 (1.52%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.82%) Windows
2 4 (3.03%) Unix
3 3 (2.27%) Linux
4 2 (1.52%) Solaris
5 1 (0.76%) Android
5 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.76%) HPUX
5 1 (0.76%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.76%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.76%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (17.42%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (16.67%) Information Security
4 15 (11.36%) Change Management
5 14 (10.61%) Change Control
5 14 (10.61%) Project Management
6 13 (9.85%) Cybersecurity
6 13 (9.85%) ITIL
6 13 (9.85%) Service Management
7 12 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (8.33%) Analytics
8 11 (8.33%) Decision-Making
9 10 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (7.58%) Stress Testing
10 9 (6.82%) ITSM
10 9 (6.82%) Test Automation
11 8 (6.06%) Asset Management
11 8 (6.06%) Continuous Delivery
11 8 (6.06%) Incident Management
11 8 (6.06%) Privileged Access Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (20.45%) SQL
2 18 (13.64%) Java
3 17 (12.88%) C#
4 13 (9.85%) Python
5 7 (5.30%) Scala
6 4 (3.03%) C++
6 4 (3.03%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.03%) Perl
6 4 (3.03%) PowerShell
6 4 (3.03%) VBA
7 3 (2.27%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.27%) Korn
8 2 (1.52%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.76%) AWK
9 1 (0.76%) BeanShell
9 1 (0.76%) C
9 1 (0.76%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.76%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.76%) XAML
Qualifications
1 15 (11.36%) CISSP
2 12 (9.09%) CISM
3 8 (6.06%) Degree
4 6 (4.55%) CISA
5 3 (2.27%) CRISC
6 2 (1.52%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.52%) CCNA
6 2 (1.52%) CCSA
6 2 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.52%) ISACA
6 2 (1.52%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.76%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (0.76%) GIAC
7 1 (0.76%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 1 (0.76%) ISSMP
7 1 (0.76%) MBCS
7 1 (0.76%) PhD
7 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.76%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.58%) QA
2 7 (5.30%) GDPR
2 7 (5.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (4.55%) PMO
4 4 (3.03%) PCI DSS
5 3 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.52%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (1.52%) HIPAA
6 2 (1.52%) MiFID
7 1 (0.76%) COBIT
7 1 (0.76%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.76%) PSD2
System Software
1 4 (3.03%) Docker
2 3 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.76%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.76%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (3.03%) Control-M
1 4 (3.03%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.52%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (0.76%) CASB
3 1 (0.76%) Nessus
3 1 (0.76%) SCCM
3 1 (0.76%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (9.85%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.58%) Oracle
3 6 (4.55%) Cisco
4 5 (3.79%) ServiceNow
5 4 (3.03%) CyberArk
6 3 (2.27%) Atlassian
6 3 (2.27%) Citrix
6 3 (2.27%) Ivanti
6 3 (2.27%) Palo Alto
6 3 (2.27%) Splunk
6 3 (2.27%) Tableau
6 3 (2.27%) VMware
7 2 (1.52%) CA
7 2 (1.52%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.52%) ForgeRock
7 2 (1.52%) IBM
7 2 (1.52%) SAP
7 2 (1.52%) Sybase
7 2 (1.52%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.76%) F5