Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 657 637 626
Rank change year-on-year -20 -11 -21
Contract jobs citing Risk Analysis 198 216 244
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.23% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.27% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 135 175
England median daily rate £500 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £330 £306 £239
90th Percentile £643 £625 £604
UK median daily rate £500 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 3
England median hourly rate £27.17 £42.50 £53.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.08% -19.81% -51.26%
10th Percentile £13.76 £37.25 £34.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £44.75 £58.60
UK median hourly rate £27.17 £41.25 £53.00
% change year-on-year -34.15% -22.17% -51.26%

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 81,550 79,195 83,380
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.26% 85.93% 85.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 54,470 53,008 55,540
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £300 £283 £263
90th Percentile £644 £631 £606
UK median daily rate £455 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +1.11% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,180 1,862 2,214
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.93 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.75% +10.78% +3.97%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £48.00
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £24.98 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.93% +11.02% +3.73%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +14 122 £515 +11.96% 32
North of England -11 25 £400 +2.56% 6
North West -5 20 £400 +14.29% 4
South East -27 16 £404 +24.46% 4
South West -25 15 £485 +2.11% 11
East of England +13 13 £500 +23.08% 4
Midlands -26 6 £313 -18.30% 3
West Midlands -31 6 £313 -21.38%
Yorkshire -11 5 £475 +14.46% 2
Risk Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 79 (39.90%) Finance
2 67 (33.84%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (24.75%) Microsoft
4 46 (23.23%) Information Security
5 43 (21.72%) SQL
5 43 (21.72%) Windows
6 41 (20.71%) Risk Management
7 33 (16.67%) Banking
8 28 (14.14%) SQL Server
8 28 (14.14%) CISSP
9 27 (13.64%) Management Information System
9 27 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
9 27 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
10 25 (12.63%) Degree
11 24 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
12 22 (11.11%) Front Office
12 22 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
13 21 (10.61%) ITIL
13 21 (10.61%) Problem-Solving
14 20 (10.10%) CISM
14 20 (10.10%) Migration
15 19 (9.60%) Java
16 18 (9.09%) CISA
16 18 (9.09%) Analytics
17 17 (8.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 17 (8.59%) Business Analysis
18 16 (8.08%) Investment Banking
18 16 (8.08%) Linux
18 16 (8.08%) Security Cleared
18 16 (8.08%) PowerShell

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 (4.55%) IIS
2 7 (3.54%) Confluence
3 5 (2.53%) Apache Spark
3 5 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (2.53%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.02%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.52%) SAS
6 2 (1.01%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.51%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (5.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (1.52%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.01%) Summit
2 1 (0.51%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 24 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (6.57%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.54%) IaaS
3 7 (3.54%) PaaS
4 4 (2.02%) Office 365
4 4 (2.02%) SaaS
5 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.55%) Firewall
2 5 (2.53%) Network Security
2 5 (2.53%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.02%) VLAN
4 3 (1.52%) DNS
5 2 (1.01%) BGP
5 2 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.01%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (1.01%) DHCP
5 2 (1.01%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (1.01%) MPLS
5 2 (1.01%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.51%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.51%) Skype
6 1 (0.51%) SMS
6 1 (0.51%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (14.14%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
3 8 (4.04%) RDBMS
3 8 (4.04%) Relational Database
4 7 (3.54%) Oracle Database
4 7 (3.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (2.53%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.02%) Apache Accumulo
7 3 (1.52%) Big Data
7 3 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.01%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.51%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.51%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.51%) QlikView
9 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.51%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 14 (7.07%) JIRA
2 13 (6.57%) Jenkins
3 10 (5.05%) JMeter
4 7 (3.54%) Git (software)
5 6 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (3.03%) Selenium
5 6 (3.03%) WATIR
6 4 (2.02%) LoadRunner
6 4 (2.02%) Toad
7 2 (1.01%) MSI
8 1 (0.51%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.51%) Maven
General
1 79 (39.90%) Finance
2 33 (16.67%) Banking
3 22 (11.11%) Front Office
4 16 (8.08%) Investment Banking
5 14 (7.07%) Legal
6 12 (6.06%) Retail Banking
7 10 (5.05%) Private Banking
8 9 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (3.03%) Retail
10 5 (2.53%) Automotive
11 4 (2.02%) Financial Institution
11 4 (2.02%) Telecoms
12 3 (1.52%) Advertising
12 3 (1.52%) Marketing
13 2 (1.01%) Games
13 2 (1.01%) German Language
13 2 (1.01%) Law
13 2 (1.01%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.51%) Billing
14 1 (0.51%) Military
Job Titles
1 58 (29.29%) Analyst
2 24 (12.12%) Developer
3 22 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 18 (9.09%) Consultant
5 17 (8.59%) Security Analyst
6 14 (7.07%) Security Consultant
7 11 (5.56%) Architect
7 11 (5.56%) Risk Analyst
8 10 (5.05%) C# Developer
8 10 (5.05%) Financial Analyst
9 9 (4.55%) Risk Business Analyst
10 8 (4.04%) .NET Developer
10 8 (4.04%) Data Analyst
10 8 (4.04%) Head of Finance
10 8 (4.04%) Head of IT
10 8 (4.04%) Head of IT Operations
10 8 (4.04%) Head of Operations
10 8 (4.04%) Information Analyst
10 8 (4.04%) Information Security Analyst
10 8 (4.04%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.07%) .NET
2 10 (5.05%) Node.js
3 7 (3.54%) AngularJS
3 7 (3.54%) JSON
3 7 (3.54%) React
3 7 (3.54%) WebSockets
4 5 (2.53%) AppFabric
4 5 (2.53%) SAP PI
5 4 (2.02%) Flash
5 4 (2.02%) WPF
5 4 (2.02%) XML
6 3 (1.52%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.52%) HTML
6 3 (1.52%) HTML5
6 3 (1.52%) REST
7 2 (1.01%) Backbone.js
7 2 (1.01%) CSS3
7 2 (1.01%) jQuery
7 2 (1.01%) OpenID
7 2 (1.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
1 27 (13.64%) Management Information System
2 15 (7.58%) Data Centre
3 13 (6.57%) Credit Risk
3 13 (6.57%) Derivative
4 12 (6.06%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (5.56%) Virtual Team
6 10 (5.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (5.05%) Greenfield Project
7 9 (4.55%) CESG
7 9 (4.55%) Fixed Income
8 7 (3.54%) Computer Science
8 7 (3.54%) User Experience
9 6 (3.03%) Credit Derivative
10 4 (2.02%) Cyberthreat
10 4 (2.02%) Grid Computing
10 4 (2.02%) Market Risk
10 4 (2.02%) OTC Derivatives
11 3 (1.52%) Cyber Defence
11 3 (1.52%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 43 (21.72%) Windows
2 16 (8.08%) Linux
2 16 (8.08%) Windows Server
3 13 (6.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (4.55%) Windows 10
5 7 (3.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.02%) Unix
6 4 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.51%) Android
8 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (33.84%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (23.23%) Information Security
3 41 (20.71%) Risk Management
4 27 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
5 22 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (10.61%) ITIL
6 21 (10.61%) Problem-Solving
7 20 (10.10%) Migration
8 18 (9.09%) Analytics
9 17 (8.59%) Business Analysis
10 16 (8.08%) DevOps
11 15 (7.58%) Change Management
11 15 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (7.58%) Service Management
12 14 (7.07%) Data Analysis
12 14 (7.07%) Data Protection
12 14 (7.07%) Scrum
12 14 (7.07%) SIEM
12 14 (7.07%) Test Automation
13 13 (6.57%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 43 (21.72%) SQL
2 19 (9.60%) Java
3 16 (8.08%) PowerShell
4 13 (6.57%) Bash Shell
5 11 (5.56%) C#
6 9 (4.55%) Perl
7 8 (4.04%) Python
8 6 (3.03%) C
8 6 (3.03%) JavaScript
8 6 (3.03%) Ruby
9 5 (2.53%) C++
9 5 (2.53%) Scala
9 5 (2.53%) VBScript
10 4 (2.02%) VBA
11 3 (1.52%) Java 8
12 2 (1.01%) SAS Macro
13 1 (0.51%) R
13 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.51%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (14.14%) CISSP
2 25 (12.63%) Degree
3 20 (10.10%) CISM
4 18 (9.09%) CISA
5 16 (8.08%) Security Cleared
6 11 (5.56%) ISTQB
7 10 (5.05%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (3.54%) CSSLP
8 7 (3.54%) DV Cleared
8 7 (3.54%) SC Cleared
9 6 (3.03%) GIAC
10 5 (2.53%) CEH
10 5 (2.53%) ISEB
11 4 (2.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (1.52%) CRISC
12 3 (1.52%) GCFA
12 3 (1.52%) MCITP
12 3 (1.52%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (6.57%) GDPR
3 11 (5.56%) SLA
4 7 (3.54%) Basel III
4 7 (3.54%) COBIT
5 6 (3.03%) PCI DSS
6 4 (2.02%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (2.02%) QA
7 3 (1.52%) Data Quality
7 3 (1.52%) PMO
8 2 (1.01%) ISO 13485
8 2 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 1 (0.51%) GLP
9 1 (0.51%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.51%) IEC 62304
9 1 (0.51%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.51%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 11 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.55%) Docker
3 5 (2.53%) vSphere
3 5 (2.53%) XenApp
4 3 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.01%) BitLocker
5 2 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.01%) Snort
5 2 (1.01%) Squid
5 2 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (3.54%) Docker Swarm
1 7 (3.54%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (3.54%) Puppet
2 6 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (2.53%) SCCM
4 2 (1.01%) Ansible
4 2 (1.01%) Control-M
4 2 (1.01%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.01%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.51%) CSIRT
5 1 (0.51%) EnCase
5 1 (0.51%) QRadar
5 1 (0.51%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 49 (24.75%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.07%) Oracle
3 7 (3.54%) SAP
4 6 (3.03%) CA Agile Central
4 6 (3.03%) McAfee
5 5 (2.53%) Citrix
5 5 (2.53%) VMware
6 4 (2.02%) Cisco
6 4 (2.02%) Dell
6 4 (2.02%) webMethods
7 3 (1.52%) AlienVault
7 3 (1.52%) ArcSight
7 3 (1.52%) HP
7 3 (1.52%) Qualys
8 2 (1.01%) Altiris
8 2 (1.01%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.01%) F5
8 2 (1.01%) Huawei
8 2 (1.01%) Ivanti
8 2 (1.01%) Symantec