Period
to 18 January 2019

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 6 months to 18 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 Analysis
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 120 132 94
Rank change year-on-year +12 -38 +35
Contract jobs citing Risk Analysis 12 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.46% 0.35% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.40% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 9
Edinburgh median daily rate £500 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +14.29% -15.66%
10th Percentile £466 £400 £308
90th Percentile £510 £400 £550
Scotland median daily rate £500 £369 £350
% change year-on-year +35.59% +5.36% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,300 2,526 1,521
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 87.92% 87.28% 85.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,177 1,472 924
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £281 £275 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
Scotland median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 22 32
Edinburgh median hourly rate £27.75 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.14% -16.00% +31.44%
10th Percentile £15.04 £11.43 £14.07
90th Percentile £46.41 £35.00 £52.00
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +16.67% -2.33% +2.38%

Risk Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Risk Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

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 18 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Risk Analysis 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Risk Analysis.

1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 7 (58.33%) Business Analysis
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 4 (33.33%) Banking
4 4 (33.33%) Robotics
4 4 (33.33%) Process Improvement
4 4 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
4 4 (33.33%) Records Management
4 4 (33.33%) Internal Audit
4 4 (33.33%) Regulatory Compliance
4 4 (33.33%) GDPR
4 4 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
5 1 (8.33%) StatPro
5 1 (8.33%) SAS
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (8.33%) FactSet
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Fund Management
5 1 (8.33%) Credit Risk
5 1 (8.33%) Investment Management
5 1 (8.33%) Retail
5 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
5 1 (8.33%) SQL

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 (8.33%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Author
1 6 (50.00%) Technical Author
2 4 (33.33%) Service Assurance Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Service Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Business Performance Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Credit Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Credit Risk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Fund Management Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SAS Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SAS Credit Risk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SAS Risk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Robotics
1 4 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Business Analysis
2 4 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
2 4 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
2 4 (33.33%) Internal Audit
2 4 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 4 (33.33%) Records Management
2 4 (33.33%) Regulatory Compliance
2 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Credit Risk Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Fund Management
3 1 (8.33%) Investment Management
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) GDPR
1 4 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) FactSet
2 1 (8.33%) StatPro