Period
to 24 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 24 February 2020 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
24 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 55 79 73
Rank change year-on-year +24 -6 +1
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 55 52 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.94% 2.08% 2.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.30% 2.37% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 29 34
Edinburgh median daily rate £500 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +20.00% -19.14%
10th Percentile £369 £374 £235
90th Percentile £586 £566 £591
Scotland median daily rate £475 £450 £375
% change year-on-year +5.56% +20.00% -12.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - £35.00
Scotland median hourly rate - £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year - -14.29% +9.38%

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 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 1,667 2,193 2,566
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 89.19% 87.58% 88.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 839 1,133 1,521
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £250 £275 £288
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
Scotland median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 33 21
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +66.67% -16.00%
10th Percentile £16.53 £15.04 £13.00
90th Percentile £51.50 £46.63 £111.75
Scotland median hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -6.25% +11.63% +2.38%

Risk Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Risk Management in Edinburgh

Risk Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Risk Management in Edinburgh

Risk Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Management in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 24 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Risk Management in Edinburgh

Risk Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Risk Management in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 February 2020, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Risk Management.

1 34 (61.82%) Finance
2 28 (50.91%) Stakeholder Management
3 27 (49.09%) Information Security
4 21 (38.18%) Security Management
5 18 (32.73%) Information Security Management
5 18 (32.73%) Risk Assessment
6 17 (30.91%) Public Sector
7 15 (27.27%) Management Information System
8 12 (21.82%) Project Management
9 11 (20.00%) PRINCE2
9 11 (20.00%) Banking
10 10 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
11 9 (16.36%) Security Operations
11 9 (16.36%) ITIL
11 9 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (14.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 8 (14.55%) Identity Access Management
13 7 (12.73%) ITIL V3
13 7 (12.73%) Security Testing
14 6 (10.91%) ISMS
14 6 (10.91%) Data Protection
14 6 (10.91%) Azure
14 6 (10.91%) Incident Management
14 6 (10.91%) Asset Management
14 6 (10.91%) CISSP
14 6 (10.91%) .NET
14 6 (10.91%) Network Security
14 6 (10.91%) Vulnerability Management
14 6 (10.91%) Patch Management
15 5 (9.09%) Coaching

Risk Management
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 3 (5.45%) Confluence
2 1 (1.82%) Apache
2 1 (1.82%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.82%) IIS
2 1 (1.82%) SAS
2 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.91%) Azure
2 1 (1.82%) Office 365
2 1 (1.82%) Power Platform
2 1 (1.82%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) Network Security
2 1 (1.82%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (1.82%) Internet
2 1 (1.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) JIRA
2 2 (3.64%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.64%) Maven
2 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (61.82%) Finance
2 17 (30.91%) Public Sector
3 11 (20.00%) Banking
4 5 (9.09%) Legal
5 4 (7.27%) Investment Banking
5 4 (7.27%) Marketing
6 2 (3.64%) Advertising
6 2 (3.64%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.82%) Law
7 1 (1.82%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.82%) Police
7 1 (1.82%) Publishing
7 1 (1.82%) Retail
7 1 (1.82%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (25.45%) Consultant
2 13 (23.64%) Security Consultant
3 10 (18.18%) Project Manager
4 9 (16.36%) Information Security Consultant
4 9 (16.36%) Senior Consultant
4 9 (16.36%) Senior Information Security Consultant
4 9 (16.36%) Senior Security Consultant
5 6 (10.91%) Security Manager
6 5 (9.09%) Analyst
6 5 (9.09%) IAM Consultant
6 5 (9.09%) Programme Manager
7 4 (7.27%) Cybersecurity Manager
7 4 (7.27%) Information Manager
7 4 (7.27%) IT Manager
7 4 (7.27%) IT Project Manager
8 3 (5.45%) Information Security Manager
8 3 (5.45%) Risk Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Risk Manager
8 3 (5.45%) Web Manager
8 3 (5.45%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.91%) .NET
2 4 (7.27%) Web Services
3 3 (5.45%) SailPoint
4 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.64%) CSS
4 2 (3.64%) HTML
4 2 (3.64%) jQuery
4 2 (3.64%) Spring
4 2 (3.64%) Velocity
4 2 (3.64%) XML
5 1 (1.82%) .NET Core
5 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.82%) ADO.NET
5 1 (1.82%) Ajax
5 1 (1.82%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.82%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.82%) Node.js
5 1 (1.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.45%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (1.82%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.82%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (1.82%) Derivative
3 1 (1.82%) Grid Computing
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.91%) Stakeholder Management
2 27 (49.09%) Information Security
3 21 (38.18%) Security Management
4 18 (32.73%) Information Security Management
4 18 (32.73%) Risk Assessment
5 12 (21.82%) Project Management
6 11 (20.00%) PRINCE2
7 10 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (16.36%) ITIL
8 9 (16.36%) Security Operations
9 8 (14.55%) Identity Access Management
10 7 (12.73%) ITIL V3
10 7 (12.73%) Security Testing
11 6 (10.91%) Asset Management
11 6 (10.91%) Data Protection
11 6 (10.91%) Incident Management
11 6 (10.91%) ISMS
11 6 (10.91%) Patch Management
11 6 (10.91%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.45%) SQL
2 2 (3.64%) C#
2 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.82%) Python
3 1 (1.82%) R
3 1 (1.82%) Scala
3 1 (1.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (14.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 6 (10.91%) CISSP
3 5 (9.09%) Degree
4 2 (3.64%) CISA
4 2 (3.64%) CISM
5 1 (1.82%) CRISC
5 1 (1.82%) ISEB
5 1 (1.82%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.82%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.82%) Basel III
2 1 (1.82%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.82%) IFRS
2 1 (1.82%) IFRS 9
2 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.82%) NCSC
2 1 (1.82%) NIST
2 1 (1.82%) PMO
2 1 (1.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.82%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.27%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (7.27%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.82%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.82%) Databricks
3 1 (1.82%) Telerik