Period
to 18 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Risk Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Risk Analysis over the 6 months to 18 August 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 Analysis
UK > England
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 638 633 601
Rank change year-on-year -5 -32 -1
Contract jobs citing Risk Analysis 208 185 278
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.22% 0.21% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.24% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 112 198
England median daily rate £485 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.48% +5.00% -3.61%
10th Percentile £356 £306 £249
90th Percentile £675 £600 £577
UK median daily rate £485 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +14.12% +6.25% -2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
England median hourly rate £39.07 £40.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.33% -15.79% +6.15%
10th Percentile £30.24 £33.75 £37.50
90th Percentile £51.00 £44.38 £57.50
UK median hourly rate £39.07 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -2.33% +14.29% -21.79%

Risk Analysis 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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 81,218 76,262 85,473
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.32% 85.77% 85.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 54,079 50,304 57,039
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £264
90th Percentile £638 £625 £607
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,192 1,892 2,068
England median hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.42% +2.13% +9.05%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.69
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £21.02 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -15.92% +6.38% +8.60%

Risk Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Risk Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Risk Analysis in England

Risk Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Risk Analysis in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Risk Analysis in England

Risk Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Analysis in England over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Risk Analysis in England

Risk Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Analysis in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Risk Analysis in England

Risk Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Analysis in England over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Risk Analysis in England

Risk Analysis
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Analysis within the England region over the 6 months to 18 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +27 127 £513 +13.89% 26
South East -8 25 £525 +39.07% 5
North of England -25 18 £413 +5.77% 4
South West -37 16 £450 +4.35% 4
North West -10 13 £400 +14.29% 1
Midlands -20 12 £463 +22.11% 6
East of England -2 9 £500 +23.08% 9
West Midlands -29 9 £425 +6.92% 6
Yorkshire -9 5 £425 +2.41% 2
East Midlands -3 3 £675 +100.00%
Risk Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Risk Analysis 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 England region with a requirement for Risk Analysis.

1 77 (37.02%) Finance
2 59 (28.37%) Information Security
3 56 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (25.00%) Windows
5 48 (23.08%) Risk Management
6 40 (19.23%) CISSP
7 33 (15.87%) Degree
7 33 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
8 32 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 32 (15.38%) Banking
9 31 (14.90%) Cybersecurity
10 30 (14.42%) SQL
11 28 (13.46%) GDPR
12 26 (12.50%) Java
12 26 (12.50%) Management Information System
12 26 (12.50%) CISM
13 24 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 24 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
14 23 (11.06%) Security Cleared
14 23 (11.06%) SQL Server
15 22 (10.58%) Linux
15 22 (10.58%) ITIL
15 22 (10.58%) CISA
16 21 (10.10%) DevOps
17 20 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
18 19 (9.13%) Microsoft Azure
19 18 (8.65%) Change Management
19 18 (8.65%) Firewall
19 18 (8.65%) Migration
19 18 (8.65%) Data Centre

Risk Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 9 (4.33%) IIS
2 5 (2.40%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (2.40%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.92%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.92%) Confluence
3 4 (1.92%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.96%) SAS
5 1 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.48%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (2.88%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.96%) RMDS
1 2 (0.96%) Summit
2 1 (0.48%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 19 (9.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (6.73%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.37%) IaaS
3 7 (3.37%) PaaS
4 4 (1.92%) SaaS
5 2 (0.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.65%) Firewall
2 11 (5.29%) Network Security
3 8 (3.85%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.40%) DNS
5 4 (1.92%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (1.92%) DHCP
5 4 (1.92%) VLAN
6 3 (1.44%) DMZ
6 3 (1.44%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (1.44%) SMS
7 2 (0.96%) BGP
7 2 (0.96%) Extranet
7 2 (0.96%) Internet
7 2 (0.96%) LAN
7 2 (0.96%) MPLS
7 2 (0.96%) Multicast
7 2 (0.96%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.96%) OSPF
8 1 (0.48%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.48%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.06%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (2.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (2.40%) Hadoop
4 4 (1.92%) Apache Accumulo
4 4 (1.92%) Big Data
4 4 (1.92%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.44%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.96%) DB2
6 2 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.96%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.96%) Sybase ASE
7 1 (0.48%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.48%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 15 (7.21%) Jenkins
2 12 (5.77%) JIRA
3 10 (4.81%) JMeter
4 8 (3.85%) Git (software)
5 6 (2.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (2.88%) Selenium
5 6 (2.88%) WATIR
6 4 (1.92%) LoadRunner
6 4 (1.92%) Maven
6 4 (1.92%) Toad
7 2 (0.96%) MSI
8 1 (0.48%) Bitbucket
General
1 77 (37.02%) Finance
2 32 (15.38%) Banking
3 14 (6.73%) Investment Banking
3 14 (6.73%) Legal
4 13 (6.25%) Front Office
5 9 (4.33%) Private Banking
5 9 (4.33%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.85%) Retail Banking
7 7 (3.37%) Marketing
7 7 (3.37%) Retail
8 6 (2.88%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (2.40%) Automotive
9 5 (2.40%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.92%) Law
11 3 (1.44%) Advertising
11 3 (1.44%) Electronics
12 2 (0.96%) French Language
12 2 (0.96%) Games
12 2 (0.96%) German Language
13 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 52 (25.00%) Analyst
2 26 (12.50%) Developer
3 22 (10.58%) Security Analyst
4 20 (9.62%) Consultant
5 13 (6.25%) Architect
5 13 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 13 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 13 (6.25%) Security Consultant
6 12 (5.77%) Risk Analyst
7 10 (4.81%) C# Developer
7 10 (4.81%) Head of IT
8 9 (4.33%) Security Engineer
8 9 (4.33%) Security Manager
9 8 (3.85%) Head of Finance
9 8 (3.85%) Head of IT Operations
9 8 (3.85%) Head of Operations
9 8 (3.85%) Information Manager
9 8 (3.85%) Information Security Manager
9 8 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (3.37%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.77%) .NET
2 11 (5.29%) AngularJS
3 10 (4.81%) Node.js
3 10 (4.81%) Spring
4 7 (3.37%) JSON
4 7 (3.37%) React
4 7 (3.37%) RESTful
4 7 (3.37%) WebSockets
5 6 (2.88%) HTML
5 6 (2.88%) HTML5
5 6 (2.88%) SAML
6 5 (2.40%) AppFabric
6 5 (2.40%) OAuth
6 5 (2.40%) OAuth2
6 5 (2.40%) SAP PI
7 4 (1.92%) Ehcache
7 4 (1.92%) Sass
7 4 (1.92%) Spring Security
7 4 (1.92%) Web Services
7 4 (1.92%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 18 (8.65%) Data Centre
4 17 (8.17%) Computer Science
4 17 (8.17%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (5.29%) Greenfield Project
6 10 (4.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 9 (4.33%) Derivative
8 8 (3.85%) Credit Risk
9 7 (3.37%) User Experience
9 7 (3.37%) Virtual Team
10 6 (2.88%) CESG
11 5 (2.40%) Credit Derivative
12 4 (1.92%) Cyberthreat
12 4 (1.92%) Data Protection Act
12 4 (1.92%) Grid Computing
12 4 (1.92%) Market Risk
12 4 (1.92%) Over-the-Top Content
13 3 (1.44%) Cyber Defence
13 3 (1.44%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 52 (25.00%) Windows
2 22 (10.58%) Linux
3 15 (7.21%) Windows Server
4 13 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (5.77%) Windows 10
6 8 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (3.37%) Unix
8 5 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.96%) Android
11 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (28.37%) Information Security
2 56 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (23.08%) Risk Management
4 31 (14.90%) Cybersecurity
5 24 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
6 22 (10.58%) ITIL
7 21 (10.10%) DevOps
8 20 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (8.65%) Change Management
9 18 (8.65%) Migration
10 17 (8.17%) Multithreading
10 17 (8.17%) Service Management
10 17 (8.17%) SIEM
10 17 (8.17%) TDD
11 16 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
12 15 (7.21%) Data Protection
12 15 (7.21%) Test Automation
12 15 (7.21%) Threat Analysis
13 14 (6.73%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 30 (14.42%) SQL
2 26 (12.50%) Java
3 17 (8.17%) Bash Shell
4 15 (7.21%) Perl
5 14 (6.73%) C#
5 14 (6.73%) Python
6 13 (6.25%) C++
6 13 (6.25%) PowerShell
7 10 (4.81%) Ruby
8 9 (4.33%) JavaScript
9 8 (3.85%) C
9 8 (3.85%) Java 8
10 6 (2.88%) Scala
10 6 (2.88%) VBScript
11 3 (1.44%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.44%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.96%) VBA
13 1 (0.48%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.48%) SPARQL
13 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (19.23%) CISSP
2 33 (15.87%) Degree
3 26 (12.50%) CISM
4 23 (11.06%) Security Cleared
5 22 (10.58%) CISA
6 13 (6.25%) SC Cleared
7 11 (5.29%) ISTQB
7 11 (5.29%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (4.81%) GIAC
9 8 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
9 8 (3.85%) DV Cleared
10 6 (2.88%) Master's Degree
11 5 (2.40%) CEH
11 5 (2.40%) ISEB
12 4 (1.92%) CISMP
12 4 (1.92%) CRISC
12 4 (1.92%) CSSLP
12 4 (1.92%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 4 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (13.46%) GDPR
2 24 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (4.33%) PCI DSS
3 9 (4.33%) SLA
4 7 (3.37%) QA
5 6 (2.88%) COBIT
5 6 (2.88%) Cyber Essentials
6 5 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 4 (1.92%) JSP 440
8 3 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 3 (1.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.96%) ISO 13485
10 1 (0.48%) GLP
10 1 (0.48%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.48%) IEC 62304
10 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.48%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 11 (5.29%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.33%) Docker
3 5 (2.40%) vSphere
3 5 (2.40%) XenApp
4 3 (1.44%) BitLocker
4 3 (1.44%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.96%) Snort
5 2 (0.96%) Squid
5 2 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (3.85%) Puppet
2 7 (3.37%) Ansible
2 7 (3.37%) Docker Swarm
2 7 (3.37%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.40%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (1.44%) Nessus
4 3 (1.44%) Nmap
5 2 (0.96%) Control-M
5 2 (0.96%) CSIRT
5 2 (0.96%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.96%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.96%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.48%) QRadar
6 1 (0.48%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.33%) SAP
3 8 (3.85%) Oracle
4 6 (2.88%) CA Agile Central
4 6 (2.88%) Cisco
5 5 (2.40%) CheckPoint
5 5 (2.40%) Citrix
5 5 (2.40%) VMware
6 4 (1.92%) Dell
6 4 (1.92%) Qualys
6 4 (1.92%) webMethods
7 3 (1.44%) AlienVault
7 3 (1.44%) ArcSight
7 3 (1.44%) Genesys
7 3 (1.44%) Sybase
8 2 (0.96%) Arista
8 2 (0.96%) McAfee
8 2 (0.96%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.96%) Reuters
8 2 (0.96%) Symantec