Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 71 66
Rank change year-on-year -3 -5 +29
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 61 56 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.10% 2.60% 2.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.49% 3.09% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 22 29
Edinburgh median daily rate £406 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.47% +5.56% -7.69%
10th Percentile £309 £318 £305
90th Percentile £600 £675 £680
Scotland median daily rate £413 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -8.33% +12.50% -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £35.50 - -

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 2450 1813 2673
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 84.22% 84.09% 83.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1431 1035 1385
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - -3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £263
90th Percentile £550 £525 £525
Scotland median daily rate £390 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 21
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £19.75 £19.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.33% +3.84% +20.61%
10th Percentile £11.22 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £37.52 £46.69 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £25.61
% change year-on-year +9.89% -11.17% +17.75%

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 18 November 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 18 November 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 37 (60.66%) Finance
2 23 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (27.87%) Banking
3 17 (27.87%) Configuration Management
4 16 (26.23%) Degree
4 16 (26.23%) Computer Science
4 16 (26.23%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (24.59%) Linux
5 15 (24.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (22.95%) Java
6 14 (22.95%) Project Management
6 14 (22.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (21.31%) Git (software)
7 13 (21.31%) PCI DSS
7 13 (21.31%) RESTful
7 13 (21.31%) Mockito
7 13 (21.31%) Cucumber
7 13 (21.31%) Puppet
7 13 (21.31%) Jenkins
7 13 (21.31%) GitHub
7 13 (21.31%) GitLab
7 13 (21.31%) GDPR
7 13 (21.31%) Payment Gateway
7 13 (21.31%) SOA
7 13 (21.31%) Oracle
7 13 (21.31%) Web Services
7 13 (21.31%) Scrum
7 13 (21.31%) JMX
7 13 (21.31%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (21.31%) JSON

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 12 (19.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (6.56%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.92%) IIS
4 2 (3.28%) SAS
5 1 (1.64%) CMS
5 1 (1.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (21.31%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.64%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 13 (21.31%) GitHub
2 2 (3.28%) SaaS
3 1 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) DNS
1 1 (1.64%) SAN
1 1 (1.64%) Skype
1 1 (1.64%) Software-Defined Networking
1 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (3.28%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (21.31%) Cucumber
1 13 (21.31%) Git (software)
1 13 (21.31%) GitLab
1 13 (21.31%) Jenkins
1 13 (21.31%) Mockito
General
1 37 (60.66%) Finance
2 17 (27.87%) Banking
3 3 (4.92%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Legal
4 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (26.23%) Project Manager
2 9 (14.75%) Java Engineer
3 7 (11.48%) Analyst
3 7 (11.48%) Consultant
4 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Manager
4 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 5 (8.20%) Java Software Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) Senior Java Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) Senior Software Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) Software Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) IT Manager
5 4 (6.56%) Java Consultant
5 4 (6.56%) Software Consultant
5 4 (6.56%) Web Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Business Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Programme Manager
6 3 (4.92%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (21.31%) JMX
1 13 (21.31%) JSON
1 13 (21.31%) RESTful
1 13 (21.31%) Spring
1 13 (21.31%) Web Services
2 12 (19.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.23%) Computer Science
2 7 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.84%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.92%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.28%) CESG
6 1 (1.64%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.64%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.64%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.64%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 15 (24.59%) Linux
2 14 (22.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.28%) Windows
3 2 (3.28%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.64%) Solaris
4 1 (1.64%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (27.87%) Configuration Management
3 15 (24.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (22.95%) Project Management
5 13 (21.31%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (21.31%) Scrum
5 13 (21.31%) SOA
5 13 (21.31%) Software Engineering
6 12 (19.67%) Microservices
7 10 (16.39%) PRINCE2
8 9 (14.75%) Test Automation
9 8 (13.11%) Information Security
9 8 (13.11%) Performance Measurement
10 7 (11.48%) Change Control
11 5 (8.20%) High Availability
11 5 (8.20%) Programme Management
11 5 (8.20%) Risk Analysis
11 5 (8.20%) Service Delivery
12 4 (6.56%) Business Development
12 4 (6.56%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.95%) Java
2 1 (1.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (26.23%) Computer Science Degree
1 16 (26.23%) Degree
2 5 (8.20%) CESG Certified Professional
2 5 (8.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (4.92%) APMP
3 3 (4.92%) CISSP
3 3 (4.92%) CLAS
3 3 (4.92%) IISP
4 2 (3.28%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.64%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.64%) PMP
5 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (21.31%) GDPR
1 13 (21.31%) PCI DSS
2 6 (9.84%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (9.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (8.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 4 (6.56%) PMO
4 4 (6.56%) QA
5 1 (1.64%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (1.64%) ISO 22301
5 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) BitLocker
2 1 (1.64%) Docker
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.64%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 13 (21.31%) Puppet
2 1 (1.64%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.64%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.64%) SCCM
2 1 (1.64%) vRealize
Vendors
1 13 (21.31%) Oracle
2 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.28%) VMware
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco
4 1 (1.64%) Citrix
4 1 (1.64%) ServiceNow