Period
to 23 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 635 599 529
Rank change year-on-year -36 -70 +99
Contract jobs citing Risk Analysis 210 229 344
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.23% 0.26% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.31% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 152 262
England median daily rate £425 £406 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.62% -14.47% +11.76%
10th Percentile £275 £270 £305
90th Percentile £588 £624 £638
UK median daily rate £420 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% -11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
England median hourly rate £43.43 £41.25 £47.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.27% -12.49% +55.82%
10th Percentile £41.92 £31.63 £31.73
90th Percentile £46.94 £50.68 £137.13
UK median hourly rate £43.43 £41.25 £47.14
% change year-on-year +5.27% -12.49% +55.82%

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 78,362 75,019 81,191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.61% 84.03% 82.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,924 50,072 53,427
England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.12%
10th Percentile £293 £269 £263
90th Percentile £638 £619 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,820 2,045 2,486
England median hourly rate £23.63 £25.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.50% +8.70% +15.00%
10th Percentile £11.44 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.19 £49.75
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.44 £24.00
% change year-on-year -3.85% +1.83% +20.00%

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 January 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
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 January 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 -9 115 £450 -5.26% 32
South East -9 37 £375 -6.25% 3
Midlands -8 15 £356 -10.94% 2
South West -12 15 £325 -23.53% 4
East of England -1 14 £338 -15.63% 7
North of England +18 12 £475 +43.94% 3
West Midlands -1 10 £363 -9.38% 2
Yorkshire +9 8 £475 +18.75% 1
North West +7 4 - -
East Midlands +3 4 £275 -8.33%
Risk Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 86 (40.95%) Finance
2 61 (29.05%) Risk Management
3 56 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (20.48%) Analytical Skills
5 41 (19.52%) Security Cleared
6 39 (18.57%) Information Security
7 34 (16.19%) SC Cleared
8 27 (12.86%) Test Automation
8 27 (12.86%) Risk Assessment
9 26 (12.38%) Banking
9 26 (12.38%) Test Scripting
10 25 (11.90%) C#
11 24 (11.43%) SQL
11 24 (11.43%) Management Information System
11 24 (11.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 23 (10.95%) Analytics
13 22 (10.48%) CISSP
14 21 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
14 21 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
14 21 (10.00%) Scenario Testing
15 20 (9.52%) Functional Testing
15 20 (9.52%) Degree
16 19 (9.05%) .NET
16 19 (9.05%) Project Management
16 19 (9.05%) Scrum
17 18 (8.57%) CISM
17 18 (8.57%) Test Strategy
18 17 (8.10%) GDPR
19 15 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
19 15 (7.14%) Validation

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 5 (2.38%) Confluence
2 3 (1.43%) SAS
3 2 (0.95%) IIS
4 1 (0.48%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.48%) nginx
4 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.48%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (6.67%) Microsoft Project
3 12 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.38%) SAP GRC
2 4 (1.90%) Primavera
3 3 (1.43%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.48%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.33%) SaaS
2 4 (1.90%) GitHub
3 3 (1.43%) IaaS
3 3 (1.43%) PaaS
4 2 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.43%) LAN
1 3 (1.43%) TCP/IP
1 3 (1.43%) WAN
2 2 (0.95%) Intranet
3 1 (0.48%) ATM
3 1 (0.48%) Firewall
3 1 (0.48%) LTE
3 1 (0.48%) RFID
3 1 (0.48%) SMS
3 1 (0.48%) Wireless
3 1 (0.48%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.90%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (1.43%) SAP HANA
4 2 (0.95%) Big Data
4 2 (0.95%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.48%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.48%) DataStage
5 1 (0.48%) DB2
5 1 (0.48%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.48%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 14 (6.67%) Selenium
2 6 (2.86%) JIRA
2 6 (2.86%) WebDriver
3 5 (2.38%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (1.90%) JMeter
5 3 (1.43%) Ant
5 3 (1.43%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.43%) Gradle
5 3 (1.43%) HP UFT
5 3 (1.43%) Jasmine
5 3 (1.43%) JUnit
5 3 (1.43%) Maven
5 3 (1.43%) NUnit
5 3 (1.43%) Robot Framework
5 3 (1.43%) SoapUI
5 3 (1.43%) SpecFlow
5 3 (1.43%) Subversion
5 3 (1.43%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.43%) TestNG
General
1 86 (40.95%) Finance
2 26 (12.38%) Banking
3 10 (4.76%) Legal
4 9 (4.29%) Front Office
5 4 (1.90%) Electronics
5 4 (1.90%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.90%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.43%) Billing
6 3 (1.43%) Marketing
7 2 (0.95%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.95%) Retail
8 1 (0.48%) Back Office
8 1 (0.48%) Law
8 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.48%) Military
8 1 (0.48%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (18.57%) Analyst
2 25 (11.90%) Developer
3 23 (10.95%) Consultant
3 23 (10.95%) Project Manager
4 17 (8.10%) Risk Manager
5 13 (6.19%) Security Manager
6 11 (5.24%) Security Consultant
6 11 (5.24%) Test Engineer
7 10 (4.76%) C# Developer
7 10 (4.76%) Risk Analyst
7 10 (4.76%) Senior Manager
7 10 (4.76%) Test Analyst
8 9 (4.29%) Business Analyst
8 9 (4.29%) Junior
9 8 (3.81%) Data Analyst
9 8 (3.81%) IT Manager
9 8 (3.81%) Project Controller
10 7 (3.33%) Excel Developer
10 7 (3.33%) Excel VBA Developer
10 7 (3.33%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (9.05%) .NET
2 12 (5.71%) AngularJS
3 6 (2.86%) ASP.NET
3 6 (2.86%) HTML
4 5 (2.38%) Akka
4 5 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (2.38%) CSS
4 5 (2.38%) CSS3
4 5 (2.38%) D3.js
4 5 (2.38%) HTML5
4 5 (2.38%) RequireJS
4 5 (2.38%) RxJS
4 5 (2.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (1.43%) Gherkin
5 3 (1.43%) REST
5 3 (1.43%) SAP Fiori
5 3 (1.43%) SOAP
5 3 (1.43%) Swagger
6 2 (0.95%) JFC
Miscellaneous
1 43 (20.48%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (11.43%) Management Information System
3 11 (5.24%) Market Risk
4 10 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
5 9 (4.29%) Fixed Income
6 8 (3.81%) Grid Computing
7 6 (2.86%) Credit Risk
7 6 (2.86%) Cyberthreat
8 5 (2.38%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.90%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.90%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.43%) CESG
10 3 (1.43%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.43%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.95%) NHS
11 2 (0.95%) User Experience
11 2 (0.95%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.48%) IBM Mainframe
12 1 (0.48%) Life Science
12 1 (0.48%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.67%) Linux
2 9 (4.29%) Android
3 6 (2.86%) Apple iOS
3 6 (2.86%) Unix
3 6 (2.86%) Windows
4 1 (0.48%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (29.05%) Risk Management
2 56 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (18.57%) Information Security
4 27 (12.86%) Risk Assessment
4 27 (12.86%) Test Automation
5 26 (12.38%) Test Scripting
6 23 (10.95%) Analytics
7 21 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
7 21 (10.00%) Scenario Testing
8 20 (9.52%) Functional Testing
9 19 (9.05%) Project Management
9 19 (9.05%) Scrum
10 18 (8.57%) Test Strategy
11 15 (7.14%) Change Management
11 15 (7.14%) Data Protection
11 15 (7.14%) OO
11 15 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
11 15 (7.14%) SDLC
11 15 (7.14%) System Testing
11 15 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 25 (11.90%) C#
2 24 (11.43%) SQL
3 13 (6.19%) C++
4 10 (4.76%) VBA
5 9 (4.29%) Java
5 9 (4.29%) JavaScript
5 9 (4.29%) Perl
5 9 (4.29%) Scala
6 6 (2.86%) C
6 6 (2.86%) Python
7 3 (1.43%) PHP
8 1 (0.48%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.48%) COBOL
8 1 (0.48%) Ruby
8 1 (0.48%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.48%) VB
Qualifications
1 41 (19.52%) Security Cleared
2 34 (16.19%) SC Cleared
3 22 (10.48%) CISSP
4 20 (9.52%) Degree
5 18 (8.57%) CISM
6 9 (4.29%) ISTQB
7 6 (2.86%) Master's Degree
8 5 (2.38%) CEH
8 5 (2.38%) CISA
9 4 (1.90%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.90%) PMP
10 3 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.95%) Numerate Degree
11 2 (0.95%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.48%) CASP
12 1 (0.48%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (11.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (8.10%) GDPR
3 13 (6.19%) QA
4 10 (4.76%) PMO
5 4 (1.90%) Data Quality
6 3 (1.43%) PCI DSS
6 3 (1.43%) RMADS
6 3 (1.43%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.95%) Basel III
7 2 (0.95%) COBIT
7 2 (0.95%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.48%) GAMP
8 1 (0.48%) GxP
8 1 (0.48%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.48%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (1.90%) Docker
2 3 (1.43%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (1.90%) QRadar
2 3 (1.43%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.48%) Control-M
4 1 (0.48%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.48%) Nessus
4 1 (0.48%) Nmap
4 1 (0.48%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.24%) SAP
3 6 (2.86%) Oracle
4 3 (1.43%) CheckPoint
4 3 (1.43%) Forcepoint
4 3 (1.43%) IronPort
4 3 (1.43%) McAfee
4 3 (1.43%) Progress
4 3 (1.43%) Symantec
5 2 (0.95%) Ariba
5 2 (0.95%) Cisco
5 2 (0.95%) Google
5 2 (0.95%) HP
5 2 (0.95%) JD Edwards
5 2 (0.95%) Qualys
6 1 (0.48%) Avaya
6 1 (0.48%) IBM
6 1 (0.48%) Informatica
6 1 (0.48%) Logi Analytics
6 1 (0.48%) Sun