The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Risk Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Risk Analysis over the 3 months to 24 June 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 Analysis
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 91 87
Rank change year-on-year +13 -4  
Contract jobs citing Risk Analysis 2 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.17% 0.52% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.61% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £311 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -31.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £330 £390
% change year-on-year +25.00% -15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - £40.00

Risk Analysis 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 Edinburgh with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 997 1148 1196
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 83.64% 85.23% 82.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 629 636
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 16
Median hourly rate £15.86 £15.82 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.28% -54.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.61 £12.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Risk Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Risk Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Risk Analysis in Edinburgh

Risk Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Risk Analysis in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Risk Analysis 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Risk Analysis.

1 4 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (75.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (50.00%) People Management
3 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (50.00%) Business Development
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (25.00%) COBIT
4 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) CISM
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) ITSM
4 1 (25.00%) Data Security
4 1 (25.00%) Security Management
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) CISSP
4 1 (25.00%) XenApp
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement

Risk Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (50.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Services Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (25.00%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) IT Security Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) IT Security Manager
3 1 (25.00%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Security Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (75.00%) Matrix Organization
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (50.00%) Business Development
3 2 (50.00%) People Management
3 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Data Security
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) ITSM
4 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Privileged Access Management
4 1 (25.00%) Security Management
4 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (25.00%) CISM
2 1 (25.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) COBIT
2 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft