Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 77 65
Rank change year-on-year +14 -12 +4
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 77 65 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.73% 2.20% 2.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.09% 2.55% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 27 21
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -15.79% +13.10%
10th Percentile £263 £252 £313
90th Percentile £525 £600 £675
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £455
% change year-on-year +6.25% -12.09% +15.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £35.00 -
Scotland median hourly rate £30.50 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year -12.86% - -

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 2,492 2,553 1,696
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 88.27% 86.45% 85.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,247 1,482 996
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £285 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £562 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £365
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.85% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 20 31
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% -16.00% +51.52%
10th Percentile £11.03 £11.24 £14.25
90th Percentile £44.45 £35.00 £52.00
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14% +7.64%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 27 (35.06%) Finance
2 23 (29.87%) Project Management
3 18 (23.38%) Banking
4 15 (19.48%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (15.58%) Management Information System
5 12 (15.58%) CESG
5 12 (15.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (14.29%) Data Protection
7 10 (12.99%) PRINCE2
8 9 (11.69%) COBIT
8 9 (11.69%) Change Management
9 8 (10.39%) Service Delivery
9 8 (10.39%) Risk Assessment
9 8 (10.39%) Information Security
9 8 (10.39%) Information Assurance
9 8 (10.39%) QA
9 8 (10.39%) ISACA
9 8 (10.39%) Degree
9 8 (10.39%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (10.39%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 8 (10.39%) Disclosure Scotland
9 8 (10.39%) NIST 800
10 7 (9.09%) Regulatory Compliance
10 7 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (9.09%) Scrum
11 6 (7.79%) Law
11 6 (7.79%) Project Planning
11 6 (7.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 6 (7.79%) ITIL

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 (3.90%) SAS
2 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.30%) EViews
4 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.30%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.90%) IaaS
2 3 (3.90%) PaaS
3 1 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.30%) Office 365
3 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.49%) Firewall
2 2 (2.60%) Network Security
3 1 (1.30%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database
1 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.60%) Hudson
1 2 (2.60%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (2.60%) Protractor
1 2 (2.60%) Selenium
1 2 (2.60%) Subversion
1 2 (2.60%) TeamCity
1 2 (2.60%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (35.06%) Finance
2 18 (23.38%) Banking
3 6 (7.79%) Law
4 3 (3.90%) Retail
5 1 (1.30%) Advertising
5 1 (1.30%) Legal
5 1 (1.30%) Marketing
5 1 (1.30%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (18.18%) Project Manager
2 11 (14.29%) Analyst
3 10 (12.99%) Risk Manager
4 6 (7.79%) Information Assurance Manager
4 6 (7.79%) Information Manager
4 6 (7.79%) Information Risk Manager
5 5 (6.49%) Architect
5 5 (6.49%) Consultant
5 5 (6.49%) IT Manager
5 5 (6.49%) Programme Manager
6 4 (5.19%) Security Analyst
6 4 (5.19%) Security Architect
6 4 (5.19%) Security Consultant
6 4 (5.19%) Service Assurance Manager
6 4 (5.19%) Service Manager
7 3 (3.90%) Business Systems Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (3.90%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (2.60%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.90%) .NET
2 2 (2.60%) HTML
2 2 (2.60%) Web Services
3 1 (1.30%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.58%) CESG
1 12 (15.58%) Management Information System
2 7 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.19%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.19%) Robotics
3 4 (5.19%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (3.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (3.90%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.60%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.60%) Cyberattack
6 1 (1.30%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.19%) Linux
2 2 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (2.60%) Solaris
2 2 (2.60%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.87%) Project Management
2 15 (19.48%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (15.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 10 (12.99%) PRINCE2
6 9 (11.69%) Change Management
7 8 (10.39%) Cybersecurity
7 8 (10.39%) Information Assurance
7 8 (10.39%) Information Security
7 8 (10.39%) Risk Assessment
7 8 (10.39%) Service Delivery
8 7 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (9.09%) Regulatory Compliance
8 7 (9.09%) Scrum
9 6 (7.79%) ITIL
9 6 (7.79%) Project Planning
10 5 (6.49%) People Management
10 5 (6.49%) Records Management
10 5 (6.49%) Risk Analysis
10 5 (6.49%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.49%) SQL
2 3 (3.90%) C#
3 2 (2.60%) TypeScript
4 1 (1.30%) C
4 1 (1.30%) C++
4 1 (1.30%) Java
4 1 (1.30%) MATLAB
4 1 (1.30%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (10.39%) Degree
1 8 (10.39%) ISACA
2 5 (6.49%) SC Cleared
2 5 (6.49%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.19%) ISEB
4 3 (3.90%) CISM
4 3 (3.90%) CISSP
4 3 (3.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (2.60%) CISA
5 2 (2.60%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.30%) APMP
6 1 (1.30%) HND
6 1 (1.30%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.30%) PMP
6 1 (1.30%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.69%) COBIT
2 8 (10.39%) Disclosure Scotland
2 8 (10.39%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 8 (10.39%) NIST 800
2 8 (10.39%) QA
3 6 (7.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (5.19%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (5.19%) GDPR
4 4 (5.19%) IFRS
4 4 (5.19%) PMO
5 3 (3.90%) GxP
6 2 (2.60%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 2 (2.60%) GAMP
6 2 (2.60%) IFRS 9
7 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (3.90%) SAP
2 2 (2.60%) CA
2 2 (2.60%) CA Agile Central
2 2 (2.60%) Cisco
2 2 (2.60%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.60%) NetApp
2 2 (2.60%) Oracle
3 1 (1.30%) Planview
3 1 (1.30%) ServiceNow