Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 669 612 618
Rank change year-on-year -57 +6 -94
Contract jobs citing Risk Analysis 170 239 229
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.26% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.30% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 141 154
England median daily rate £485 £430 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.79% +2.69% -11.84%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £270
90th Percentile £675 £625 £621
UK median daily rate £494 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +16.18% +6.25% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 2
England median hourly rate £33.40 £43.43 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.09% +5.27% -12.49%
10th Percentile £14.99 £41.92 £31.63
90th Percentile £35.18 £46.94 £50.68
UK median hourly rate £33.40 £43.43 £41.25
% change year-on-year -23.09% +5.27% -12.49%

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 79,480 78,881 75,590
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 87.05% 85.99% 85.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 53,104 53,220 50,314
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £300 £286 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £617
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,955 1,851 2,143
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.14 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.56% -2.57% +3.26%
10th Percentile £11.44 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.25 £49.75 £47.82
UK median hourly rate £23.49 £23.00 £23.10
% change year-on-year +2.13% -0.41% -1.72%

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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 -32 87 £525 +10.53% 17
North of England +2 24 £375 -21.05% 8
South East -26 22 £388 +3.33% 8
North West +13 19 £375 - 1
East of England +12 16 £500 +48.15% 4
Midlands 0 11 £266 -25.26% 7
South West -38 9 £485 +49.23% 4
East Midlands +15 6 £263 -4.55% 2
Yorkshire -12 5 £465 -2.11% 6
West Midlands -26 5 £375 +3.45% 5
Risk Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 63 (37.06%) Finance
2 61 (35.88%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (32.94%) Microsoft
4 36 (21.18%) Information Security
5 31 (18.24%) Risk Management
6 28 (16.47%) SQL
7 27 (15.88%) Microsoft Azure
8 25 (14.71%) Project Management
8 25 (14.71%) Degree
9 23 (13.53%) Stakeholder Management
9 23 (13.53%) ITIL
10 22 (12.94%) Windows
10 22 (12.94%) Management Information System
11 20 (11.76%) SQL Server
11 20 (11.76%) CISSP
11 20 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 20 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
12 19 (11.18%) Cybersecurity
12 19 (11.18%) Business Analysis
12 19 (11.18%) PRINCE2
13 18 (10.59%) CISM
13 18 (10.59%) Change Management
13 18 (10.59%) Banking
13 18 (10.59%) Virtual Team
14 17 (10.00%) Front Office
15 16 (9.41%) CISA
15 16 (9.41%) Microsoft Excel
16 15 (8.82%) Migration
16 15 (8.82%) Scrum
17 14 (8.24%) Stakeholder Engagement

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 7 (4.12%) Confluence
1 7 (4.12%) IIS
2 3 (1.76%) CMS
2 3 (1.76%) SAS
2 3 (1.76%) Umbraco
3 2 (1.18%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.18%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.59%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 16 (9.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (6.47%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (4.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (2.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (2.35%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 27 (15.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (7.06%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.94%) IaaS
3 5 (2.94%) PaaS
4 4 (2.35%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (2.35%) Office 365
5 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.35%) Firewall
2 3 (1.76%) Network Security
3 2 (1.18%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (1.18%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.59%) Internet
4 1 (0.59%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.59%) VPN
4 1 (0.59%) WAN
4 1 (0.59%) Wireless
4 1 (0.59%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 9 (5.29%) Oracle Database
3 9 (5.29%) Oracle Reports
3 9 (5.29%) RDBMS
4 4 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.76%) Big Data
5 3 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.18%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.18%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.18%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.18%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.18%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (0.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.59%) Apache Accumulo
7 1 (0.59%) Power BI
7 1 (0.59%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 13 (7.65%) JIRA
2 8 (4.71%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.18%) LoadRunner
3 2 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.18%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.59%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.59%) Hudson
4 1 (0.59%) JMeter
4 1 (0.59%) NUnit
4 1 (0.59%) Selenium
4 1 (0.59%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.59%) WATIR
4 1 (0.59%) webpack
General
1 63 (37.06%) Finance
2 18 (10.59%) Banking
3 17 (10.00%) Front Office
4 11 (6.47%) Investment Banking
5 7 (4.12%) Legal
5 7 (4.12%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (4.12%) Retail Banking
6 5 (2.94%) Marketing
6 5 (2.94%) Private Banking
7 4 (2.35%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.76%) Retail
9 2 (1.18%) Aerospace
9 2 (1.18%) Back Office
9 2 (1.18%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.59%) Billing
10 1 (0.59%) Law
10 1 (0.59%) Military
10 1 (0.59%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 49 (28.82%) Analyst
2 16 (9.41%) Consultant
3 15 (8.82%) Business Analyst
4 14 (8.24%) Risk Analyst
4 14 (8.24%) Security Consultant
5 13 (7.65%) Developer
6 12 (7.06%) Financial Analyst
6 12 (7.06%) Project Manager
6 12 (7.06%) Security Analyst
7 9 (5.29%) Risk Business Analyst
8 8 (4.71%) Data Analyst
8 8 (4.71%) Information Analyst
8 8 (4.71%) Information Security Analyst
9 7 (4.12%) Network Engineer
9 7 (4.12%) Senior Network Engineer
10 6 (3.53%) .NET Developer
10 6 (3.53%) Author
10 6 (3.53%) Finance Business Analyst
10 6 (3.53%) Liquidity Business Analyst
10 6 (3.53%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.06%) .NET
2 6 (3.53%) JSON
2 6 (3.53%) React
2 6 (3.53%) Web Services
3 5 (2.94%) ASP.NET
3 5 (2.94%) Node.js
3 5 (2.94%) WebSockets
4 4 (2.35%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (2.35%) REST
5 3 (1.76%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.76%) Entity Framework
5 3 (1.76%) SOAP
6 2 (1.18%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.18%) AppFabric
6 2 (1.18%) Backbone.js
6 2 (1.18%) jQuery
6 2 (1.18%) SAP PI
6 2 (1.18%) XML
7 1 (0.59%) ServiceStack
7 1 (0.59%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.94%) Management Information System
2 20 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (10.59%) Virtual Team
4 10 (5.88%) Credit Risk
5 9 (5.29%) CESG
6 8 (4.71%) Data Centre
6 8 (4.71%) Fixed Income
7 7 (4.12%) Derivative
7 7 (4.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (4.12%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (3.53%) NHS
8 6 (3.53%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (2.35%) Cyberthreat
9 4 (2.35%) OTC Derivatives
10 3 (1.76%) FMCG
11 2 (1.18%) Credit Derivative
11 2 (1.18%) Data Structures
11 2 (1.18%) Equities
11 2 (1.18%) Pricing Data
12 1 (0.59%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 22 (12.94%) Windows
2 10 (5.88%) Windows Server
3 7 (4.12%) Linux
4 6 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.76%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.59%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (35.88%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (21.18%) Information Security
3 31 (18.24%) Risk Management
4 25 (14.71%) Project Management
5 23 (13.53%) ITIL
5 23 (13.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (11.18%) Business Analysis
6 19 (11.18%) Cybersecurity
6 19 (11.18%) PRINCE2
7 18 (10.59%) Change Management
8 15 (8.82%) Migration
8 15 (8.82%) Scrum
9 14 (8.24%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 13 (7.65%) Business Continuity
10 13 (7.65%) Kanban
11 12 (7.06%) Analytics
11 12 (7.06%) Root Cause Analysis
11 12 (7.06%) Security Testing
11 12 (7.06%) Service Management
12 11 (6.47%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (16.47%) SQL
2 10 (5.88%) C#
2 10 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 9 (5.29%) Java
4 6 (3.53%) Bash Shell
4 6 (3.53%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.94%) VBA
6 4 (2.35%) C
7 3 (1.76%) Python
8 2 (1.18%) Java 8
8 2 (1.18%) R
8 2 (1.18%) SAS Macro
9 1 (0.59%) ES6
9 1 (0.59%) Perl
9 1 (0.59%) Ruby
9 1 (0.59%) Scala
9 1 (0.59%) VB
9 1 (0.59%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (14.71%) Degree
2 20 (11.76%) CISSP
3 18 (10.59%) CISM
4 16 (9.41%) CISA
5 11 (6.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 11 (6.47%) Security Cleared
6 8 (4.71%) CCNA
6 8 (4.71%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (4.12%) CCA
7 7 (4.12%) Citrix Certification
7 7 (4.12%) CSSLP
7 7 (4.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 7 (4.12%) MCSE
8 6 (3.53%) SC Cleared
9 5 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (2.35%) CRISC
10 4 (2.35%) DV Cleared
10 4 (2.35%) PMP
11 3 (1.76%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (5.88%) QA
3 9 (5.29%) Basel III
4 8 (4.71%) GDPR
5 6 (3.53%) COBIT
5 6 (3.53%) PMO
6 5 (2.94%) ISO 9001
6 5 (2.94%) PCI DSS
7 4 (2.35%) SLA
8 3 (1.76%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (1.76%) Data Quality
8 3 (1.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.59%) FINRA
9 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 6 (3.53%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.94%) Docker
3 2 (1.18%) XenApp
3 2 (1.18%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (2.94%) Docker Swarm
1 5 (2.94%) SCCM
2 4 (2.35%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.18%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.59%) EnCase
4 1 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 56 (32.94%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.29%) Cisco
2 9 (5.29%) Citrix
2 9 (5.29%) Oracle
3 5 (2.94%) HP
3 5 (2.94%) SAP
4 4 (2.35%) McAfee
5 3 (1.76%) CA Agile Central
6 2 (1.18%) AlienVault
6 2 (1.18%) CA
6 2 (1.18%) Palo Alto
6 2 (1.18%) Qualys
7 1 (0.59%) Adobe
7 1 (0.59%) Algorithmics
7 1 (0.59%) Fujitsu
7 1 (0.59%) Google
7 1 (0.59%) Hyland
7 1 (0.59%) Sage
7 1 (0.59%) Sophos
7 1 (0.59%) StatPro