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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Risk Management
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 55 38 64
Rank change year-on-year -17 +26  
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 16 52 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.78% 3.43% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 4.14% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 27 17
Median daily rate £420 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £330 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £570 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £42.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year -29.41% +28.78%  

Risk Management 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 760 1256 1171
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 84.73% 82.79% 82.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 705 664
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 14
Median hourly rate £15.86 £39.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.33% +4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £17.75 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.94 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Risk Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Risk Management in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Risk Management in Edinburgh

Risk Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Risk Management 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 Management.

1 12 (33.33%) Finance
1 12 (33.33%) Information Security
2 11 (30.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (27.78%) Security Cleared
4 9 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 8 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (22.22%) ISO27005
5 8 (22.22%) Threat Modelling
5 8 (22.22%) CESG
5 8 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
6 7 (19.44%) CISSP
6 7 (19.44%) Project Management
6 7 (19.44%) Banking
6 7 (19.44%) Statistics
7 6 (16.67%) CREST Certified
7 6 (16.67%) Security Architecture
7 6 (16.67%) CEH
7 6 (16.67%) Cryptography
7 6 (16.67%) Configuration Management
7 6 (16.67%) Programme Management
8 5 (13.89%) GIAC
8 5 (13.89%) SQL
8 5 (13.89%) Information Assurance
8 5 (13.89%) Ethical Hacking
8 5 (13.89%) Credit Risk
8 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (13.89%) SANS
8 5 (13.89%) Regulatory Compliance
9 4 (11.11%) Project Planning

Risk Management
Top Related 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 4 (11.11%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) Firewall
1 3 (8.33%) Wireless
2 1 (2.78%) VPN
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.78%) Maven
2 1 (2.78%) Selenium
2 1 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 12 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (19.44%) Banking
3 4 (11.11%) Marketing
4 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (5.56%) Retail
6 1 (2.78%) Electronics
6 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Consultant
1 8 (22.22%) Security Advisor
1 8 (22.22%) Security Consultant
2 7 (19.44%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 6 (16.67%) Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 4 (11.11%) SAS Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Programme Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Credit Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) IT Manager
6 2 (5.56%) IT Security Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Risk Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Security Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Security Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) J2EE
2 1 (2.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) CESG
2 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.89%) Credit Risk
3 2 (5.56%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (5.56%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.78%) PMI
4 1 (2.78%) Robotics
4 1 (2.78%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
1 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Information Security
2 11 (30.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
4 8 (22.22%) Threat Modelling
5 7 (19.44%) Project Management
5 7 (19.44%) Statistics
6 6 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 6 (16.67%) Cryptography
6 6 (16.67%) Programme Management
6 6 (16.67%) Security Architecture
7 5 (13.89%) Ethical Hacking
7 5 (13.89%) Information Assurance
7 5 (13.89%) Regulatory Compliance
8 4 (11.11%) Project Planning
9 3 (8.33%) Business Analysis
9 3 (8.33%) Contract Management
9 3 (8.33%) Credit Risk Management
9 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) SQL
2 3 (8.33%) Java
3 2 (5.56%) JCL
3 2 (5.56%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 9 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (19.44%) CISSP
4 6 (16.67%) CEH
4 6 (16.67%) CREST Certified
5 5 (13.89%) GIAC
5 5 (13.89%) SANS
6 2 (5.56%) CISM
6 2 (5.56%) Degree
7 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
7 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.22%) ISO27005
2 3 (8.33%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.78%) COBIT
3 1 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.78%) PMO
3 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) HP SiteScope
1 2 (5.56%) OpenView
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) HP
2 2 (5.56%) IBM
3 1 (2.78%) Citrix
3 1 (2.78%) SAP