Period
to 22 October 2018

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 22 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 75 67
Rank change year-on-year +20 -8 -5
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 91 60 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.07% 2.17% 2.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.46% 2.56% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 23 22
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £425 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.59% +3.41%
10th Percentile £263 £304 £283
90th Percentile £536 £600 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £415 £325
% change year-on-year -3.61% +27.69% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £35.00 -
Scotland median hourly rate £33.50 £35.50 -
% change year-on-year -5.63% - -

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 2,632 2,343 1,899
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 88.68% 84.71% 85.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,345 1,369 1,077
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +1.97%
10th Percentile £277 £263 £260
90th Percentile £575 £546 £513
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £353
% change year-on-year +2.56% +10.48% -5.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 18 25
Edinburgh median hourly rate £25.00 £16.68 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.88% -14.46% +21.88%
10th Percentile £10.90 £11.22 £11.20
90th Percentile £43.96 £37.52 £47.03
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £26.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year -4.76% +22.09% +7.50%

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 22 October 2018.

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 22 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Risk Management.

1 36 (39.56%) Finance
2 28 (30.77%) Project Management
3 19 (20.88%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (19.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (18.68%) Management Information System
5 17 (18.68%) Banking
6 16 (17.58%) PRINCE2
7 13 (14.29%) Information Security
8 12 (13.19%) CESG
8 12 (13.19%) Change Management
9 11 (12.09%) Data Protection
10 10 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (10.99%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (9.89%) Disclosure Scotland
11 9 (9.89%) Degree
11 9 (9.89%) COBIT
11 9 (9.89%) Scrum
12 8 (8.79%) Risk Assessment
12 8 (8.79%) QA
12 8 (8.79%) Information Assurance
12 8 (8.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 8 (8.79%) ISACA
12 8 (8.79%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 8 (8.79%) Cybersecurity
12 8 (8.79%) NIST 800
13 7 (7.69%) People Management
13 7 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (7.69%) Validation
13 7 (7.69%) Programme Management
13 7 (7.69%) Security Management

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 (3.30%) SAS
2 2 (2.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (3.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.10%) EViews
4 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.10%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.40%) IaaS
4 3 (3.30%) PaaS
5 1 (1.10%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.10%) Office 365
5 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.59%) Firewall
2 2 (2.20%) Network Security
3 1 (1.10%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (1.10%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.20%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (2.20%) Protractor
1 2 (2.20%) Selenium
1 2 (2.20%) Subversion
1 2 (2.20%) TeamCity
1 2 (2.20%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.10%) Hudson
General
1 36 (39.56%) Finance
2 17 (18.68%) Banking
3 5 (5.49%) Law
4 3 (3.30%) Retail
5 1 (1.10%) Advertising
5 1 (1.10%) Legal
5 1 (1.10%) Marketing
5 1 (1.10%) Private Banking
5 1 (1.10%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (19.78%) Project Manager
2 13 (14.29%) Risk Manager
3 12 (13.19%) Analyst
4 6 (6.59%) Architect
4 6 (6.59%) Consultant
4 6 (6.59%) Information Assurance Manager
4 6 (6.59%) Information Manager
4 6 (6.59%) Information Risk Manager
4 6 (6.59%) IT Manager
4 6 (6.59%) Security Architect
5 5 (5.49%) Programme Manager
5 5 (5.49%) Security Consultant
6 4 (4.40%) IT Risk Manager
6 4 (4.40%) Security Analyst
7 3 (3.30%) Agile Coach
7 3 (3.30%) Business Systems Analyst
7 3 (3.30%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (3.30%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (3.30%) Risk Analyst
7 3 (3.30%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.30%) .NET
2 2 (2.20%) HTML
2 2 (2.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.68%) Management Information System
2 12 (13.19%) CESG
3 10 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.40%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.30%) Cyberattack
5 3 (3.30%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (3.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (3.30%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.20%) Credit Risk
6 2 (2.20%) PKI
7 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.10%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (1.10%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.30%) Linux
2 2 (2.20%) Windows
3 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.77%) Project Management
2 19 (20.88%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (19.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (17.58%) PRINCE2
5 13 (14.29%) Information Security
6 12 (13.19%) Change Management
7 11 (12.09%) Data Protection
8 10 (10.99%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (9.89%) Scrum
10 8 (8.79%) Cybersecurity
10 8 (8.79%) Information Assurance
10 8 (8.79%) Risk Assessment
10 8 (8.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 7 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (7.69%) People Management
11 7 (7.69%) Programme Management
11 7 (7.69%) Security Management
11 7 (7.69%) Validation
12 6 (6.59%) Project Planning
12 6 (6.59%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.49%) SQL
2 3 (3.30%) C#
3 2 (2.20%) Java
3 2 (2.20%) TypeScript
4 1 (1.10%) C
4 1 (1.10%) C++
4 1 (1.10%) MATLAB
4 1 (1.10%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (9.89%) Degree
2 8 (8.79%) ISACA
3 5 (5.49%) CISSP
3 5 (5.49%) ISEB
3 5 (5.49%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.49%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.40%) CISA
4 4 (4.40%) CISM
5 3 (3.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (2.20%) APMP
6 2 (2.20%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.20%) PMP
7 1 (1.10%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (1.10%) CGEIT
7 1 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.10%) CRISC
7 1 (1.10%) HND
7 1 (1.10%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.10%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.10%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.89%) COBIT
1 9 (9.89%) Disclosure Scotland
2 8 (8.79%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 8 (8.79%) NIST 800
2 8 (8.79%) QA
3 5 (5.49%) PMO
4 4 (4.40%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (4.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (3.30%) GxP
5 3 (3.30%) IFRS
6 2 (2.20%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 2 (2.20%) GAMP
6 2 (2.20%) IFRS 9
6 2 (2.20%) PCI DSS
6 2 (2.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (1.10%) GDPR
Vendors
1 3 (3.30%) SAP
2 2 (2.20%) CA
2 2 (2.20%) CA Agile Central
2 2 (2.20%) Cisco
3 1 (1.10%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.10%) NetApp
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle
3 1 (1.10%) Planview