Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 147 71 82
Rank change year-on-year -76 +11 +2
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 110 232 192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.62% 3.29% 3.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 3.68% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 183 144
City of London median daily rate £525 £575 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.70% - +9.52%
10th Percentile £361 £325 £400
90th Percentile £713 £750 £738
Central London median daily rate £525 £575 £575
% change year-on-year -8.70% - +9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
City of London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.00% - -
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 -
% change year-on-year +75.00% - -

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 5,976 6,296 5,560
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.84% 89.15% 88.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,679 5,018 4,412
City of London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £318 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £688 £665
Central London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 61 50
City of London median hourly rate £19.13 £18.70 £21.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.27% -11.48% -1.43%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.81 £13.73
90th Percentile £35.21 £31.50 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £19.25 £20.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year -4.94% +6.58% -10.06%

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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019, 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 67 (60.91%) Finance
2 31 (28.18%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (20.91%) Banking
4 22 (20.00%) ITIL
5 19 (17.27%) Information Security
6 18 (16.36%) Java
6 18 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (15.45%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (14.55%) Cybersecurity
8 16 (14.55%) SQL
9 15 (13.64%) Front Office
10 13 (11.82%) CISSP
10 13 (11.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 12 (10.91%) Project Management
12 11 (10.00%) Service Management
12 11 (10.00%) CISM
12 11 (10.00%) Change Management
12 11 (10.00%) Management Information System
12 11 (10.00%) Investment Banking
12 11 (10.00%) Incident Management
12 11 (10.00%) Market Risk
12 11 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
13 10 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 10 (9.09%) Asset Management
13 10 (9.09%) PRINCE2
13 10 (9.09%) Python
14 9 (8.18%) Microsoft Excel
14 9 (8.18%) Migration
14 9 (8.18%) User Experience
14 9 (8.18%) Stakeholder Engagement

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 6 (5.45%) Apache Spark
2 5 (4.55%) Apache
3 4 (3.64%) Confluence
3 4 (3.64%) Oracle Coherence
3 4 (3.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 9 (8.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (5.45%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (2.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.91%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.91%) Kondor
2 1 (0.91%) Loan IQ
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle FAH
2 1 (0.91%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.27%) Office 365
2 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.73%) Trello
4 2 (1.82%) GitHub
5 1 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.91%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.36%) Firewall
2 6 (5.45%) Network Security
3 2 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (1.82%) Extranet
3 2 (1.82%) LAN
3 2 (1.82%) WAN
3 2 (1.82%) Wireless
4 1 (0.91%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.91%) DMZ
4 1 (0.91%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (0.91%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.91%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.36%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.45%) Big Data
2 6 (5.45%) Hadoop
3 4 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.73%) Data Lake
4 3 (2.73%) KDB
4 3 (2.73%) Power BI
5 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.82%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.91%) BigQuery
6 1 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.91%) GIS
6 1 (0.91%) Kdb+
6 1 (0.91%) MySQL
6 1 (0.91%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.91%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.91%) Redis
6 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (7.27%) JIRA
2 3 (2.73%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.73%) Maven
3 2 (1.82%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.91%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.91%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.91%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.91%) GitLab
4 1 (0.91%) Selenium
4 1 (0.91%) Subversion
4 1 (0.91%) TeamCity
General
1 67 (60.91%) Finance
2 23 (20.91%) Banking
3 15 (13.64%) Front Office
4 11 (10.00%) Investment Banking
5 7 (6.36%) Back Office
5 7 (6.36%) Financial Institution
6 6 (5.45%) Law
7 5 (4.55%) Legal
8 4 (3.64%) Retail
9 1 (0.91%) Advertising
9 1 (0.91%) French Language
9 1 (0.91%) German Language
9 1 (0.91%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (23.64%) Analyst
2 23 (20.91%) Developer
3 18 (16.36%) Project Manager
4 11 (10.00%) Consultant
5 10 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 10 (9.09%) Java Developer
6 8 (7.27%) Security Consultant
7 7 (6.36%) IT Manager
7 7 (6.36%) Security Manager
7 7 (6.36%) Senior Developer
8 6 (5.45%) Help Desk Analyst
8 6 (5.45%) Help Desk Support
8 6 (5.45%) Help Desk Support Analyst
8 6 (5.45%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (5.45%) Service Manager
8 6 (5.45%) Support Analyst
9 5 (4.55%) Python Developer
10 4 (3.64%) Risk Manager
10 4 (3.64%) Scala Developer
10 4 (3.64%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.64%) .NET
2 3 (2.73%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (2.73%) HTML
2 3 (2.73%) REST
2 3 (2.73%) Spring
3 2 (1.82%) HTML5
3 2 (1.82%) Java Concurrency
3 2 (1.82%) Node.js
3 2 (1.82%) WebSockets
3 2 (1.82%) WPF
4 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.91%) CSS
4 1 (0.91%) JMS
4 1 (0.91%) Middleware
4 1 (0.91%) SOAP
4 1 (0.91%) WCF
4 1 (0.91%) WF
4 1 (0.91%) WinForms
4 1 (0.91%) XML
4 1 (0.91%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.45%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (11.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 11 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 11 (10.00%) Market Risk
4 9 (8.18%) User Experience
5 6 (5.45%) Derivative
5 6 (5.45%) Reinsurance
6 5 (4.55%) Fixed Income
7 4 (3.64%) Data Centre
7 4 (3.64%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (2.73%) Credit Risk
8 3 (2.73%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (2.73%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (2.73%) Equities
9 2 (1.82%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.82%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.82%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.36%) Windows
1 7 (6.36%) Windows 10
2 3 (2.73%) Linux
3 2 (1.82%) Unix
4 1 (0.91%) Android
4 1 (0.91%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.91%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (28.18%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (20.00%) ITIL
3 19 (17.27%) Information Security
4 18 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (14.55%) Cybersecurity
6 12 (10.91%) Project Management
7 11 (10.00%) Change Management
7 11 (10.00%) Incident Management
7 11 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (10.00%) Service Management
8 10 (9.09%) Asset Management
8 10 (9.09%) PRINCE2
9 9 (8.18%) Migration
9 9 (8.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 8 (7.27%) ITSM
10 8 (7.27%) Vulnerability Management
11 7 (6.36%) Change Control
11 7 (6.36%) Contingency Planning
11 7 (6.36%) Security Architecture
11 7 (6.36%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (16.36%) Java
2 16 (14.55%) SQL
3 10 (9.09%) Python
4 6 (5.45%) C#
4 6 (5.45%) VBA
5 5 (4.55%) Scala
6 3 (2.73%) Perl
7 2 (1.82%) C
7 2 (1.82%) Java 8
7 2 (1.82%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.82%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.91%) AWK
8 1 (0.91%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.91%) BeanShell
8 1 (0.91%) C++
8 1 (0.91%) Haskell
8 1 (0.91%) Korn
8 1 (0.91%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.91%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.91%) XAML
Qualifications
1 13 (11.82%) CISSP
2 11 (10.00%) CISM
3 8 (7.27%) CISA
4 7 (6.36%) CRISC
5 5 (4.55%) Degree
6 4 (3.64%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.73%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.73%) ISACA
7 3 (2.73%) PMP
7 3 (2.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.82%) CCIE
8 2 (1.82%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 2 (1.82%) CCNP
9 1 (0.91%) APMG
9 1 (0.91%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.91%) CGEIT
9 1 (0.91%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 1 (0.91%) ISSMP
9 1 (0.91%) MBCS
9 1 (0.91%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (7.27%) QA
3 7 (6.36%) GDPR
4 5 (4.55%) COBIT
4 5 (4.55%) PMO
5 3 (2.73%) PCI DSS
5 3 (2.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.82%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.91%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 5 (4.55%) Docker
2 1 (0.91%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.91%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (4.55%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.91%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (7.27%) Oracle
2 7 (6.36%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.73%) Atlassian
3 3 (2.73%) Cisco
3 3 (2.73%) ServiceNow
3 3 (2.73%) Tableau
4 2 (1.82%) Bloomberg
4 2 (1.82%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (1.82%) CheckPoint
4 2 (1.82%) Reuters
4 2 (1.82%) Sybase
5 1 (0.91%) Ab Initio
5 1 (0.91%) Adobe
5 1 (0.91%) Blue Coat
5 1 (0.91%) Cognos
5 1 (0.91%) Google
5 1 (0.91%) Ivanti
5 1 (0.91%) Murex
5 1 (0.91%) Northgate
5 1 (0.91%) SAP