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 28 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 Management
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 63 55
Rank change year-on-year -8 -8  
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 11 35 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.90% 2.59% 2.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 3.04% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 17
Median daily rate £463 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.62% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £281 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £420
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £27.60 £29.00
% change year-on-year -9.42% -4.82%  

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 1017 1153 1164
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 83.22% 85.41% 82.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 601 625 605
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 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 13
Median hourly rate £15.86 £15.82 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.28% -14.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £11.61 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

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 28 June 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 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 28 June 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 16 (57.14%) Finance
2 15 (53.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (46.43%) Project Management
4 10 (35.71%) Banking
5 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (21.43%) Retail
6 6 (21.43%) SQL
7 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2
7 5 (17.86%) Retail Banking
7 5 (17.86%) Regulatory Compliance
8 4 (14.29%) Business Analysis
8 4 (14.29%) Project Planning
8 4 (14.29%) Credit Risk
8 4 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
8 4 (14.29%) SAS
8 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (14.29%) Programme Management
9 3 (10.71%) Migration
9 3 (10.71%) ITIL
9 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Excel
9 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
9 3 (10.71%) QA
9 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (10.71%) Marketing
9 3 (10.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 3 (10.71%) Matrix Organization
9 3 (10.71%) Analytics
9 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
9 3 (10.71%) Case Management
9 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder and Relationship 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 4 (14.29%) SAS
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) SAN
1 1 (3.57%) Skype
1 1 (3.57%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
1 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.57%) LoadRunner
1 1 (3.57%) Maven
1 1 (3.57%) Selenium
1 1 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 16 (57.14%) Finance
2 10 (35.71%) Banking
3 6 (21.43%) Retail
4 5 (17.86%) Retail Banking
5 3 (10.71%) Marketing
6 1 (3.57%) Front Office
6 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
6 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Project Manager
2 6 (21.43%) Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) IT Manager
3 4 (14.29%) SAS Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Business Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Programme Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Data Analytics Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Fraud Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Risk Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Risk Business Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) SAS Business Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Tester
6 1 (3.57%) Information Officer
6 1 (3.57%) Project Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) J2EE
2 1 (3.57%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.29%) Credit Risk
3 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
4 2 (7.14%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (7.14%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.57%) Derivative
5 1 (3.57%) FMCG
5 1 (3.57%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (3.57%) Market Risk
5 1 (3.57%) OTC Derivatives
5 1 (3.57%) PMI
5 1 (3.57%) Robotics
5 1 (3.57%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (46.43%) Project Management
3 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2
3 5 (17.86%) Regulatory Compliance
4 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 4 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 4 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 4 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (10.71%) Analytics
5 3 (10.71%) Case Management
5 3 (10.71%) ITIL
5 3 (10.71%) Matrix Organization
5 3 (10.71%) Migration
5 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (7.14%) Credit Risk Analytics
6 2 (7.14%) Credit Risk Management
6 2 (7.14%) People Management
6 2 (7.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) Java
2 2 (7.14%) JCL
2 2 (7.14%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
1 2 (7.14%) Numerate Degree
1 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.57%) CISM
2 1 (3.57%) CISSP
2 1 (3.57%) ISEB
2 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
2 2 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.57%) COBIT
3 1 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (3.57%) ISO 22301
3 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (3.57%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (3.57%) OpenView
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
1 1 (3.57%) vRealize
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Citrix
2 2 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco
3 1 (3.57%) HP
3 1 (3.57%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.57%) VMware