Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Risk Analyst was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 568 571 494
Rank change year-on-year +3 -77 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Risk Analyst 292 310 418
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.31% 0.32% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.34% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 218 304
England median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £325 £358 £341
90th Percentile £938 £729 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £525 £475
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
England median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK median hourly rate - - £25.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89119 91561 99256
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.77% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 59385 60311 64207
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2639 2960 3840
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.96 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Risk Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Risk Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Risk Analyst in England

Risk Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Risk Analyst in England

Risk Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Analyst in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Risk Analyst in England

Risk Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Risk Analyst in England

Risk Analyst
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 Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 -9 235 £588 +6.82% 24
South East +5 21 £400 -11.11% 2
North of England +51 18 £450 - 7
North West +22 14 £450 +5.88% 3
East of England -13 7 £400 - 2
Midlands +9 6 £138 -67.65% 1
West Midlands +20 5 £125 -70.59% 1
Yorkshire +6 4 £450 -10.00% 4
South West +3 3 £383 +27.50%
East Midlands -4 1 £500 +25.00%
Risk Analyst
UK

Risk Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Risk Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Risk Analyst in the job title.

1 142 (48.63%) Banking
2 113 (38.70%) Finance
3 101 (34.59%) Market Risk
4 82 (28.08%) Credit Risk
4 82 (28.08%) Investment Banking
5 71 (24.32%) Risk Management
5 71 (24.32%) Front Office
6 57 (19.52%) C#
7 56 (19.18%) C++
7 56 (19.18%) SQL
8 55 (18.84%) Derivative
9 46 (15.75%) Business Analysis
9 46 (15.75%) Mathematics
10 45 (15.41%) Internal Audit
11 44 (15.07%) Agile Software Development
12 43 (14.73%) Stakeholder Management
13 39 (13.36%) Microsoft Excel
14 37 (12.67%) Validation
15 35 (11.99%) Physics
15 35 (11.99%) QA
16 34 (11.64%) Stochastic Modelling
17 33 (11.30%) Quantitative Finance
17 33 (11.30%) Benchmarking
18 31 (10.62%) Data Analysis
19 30 (10.27%) Analytical Skills
20 29 (9.93%) Degree
20 29 (9.93%) VBA
21 26 (8.90%) Credit Risk Modelling
22 25 (8.56%) Stress Testing
23 20 (6.85%) Information Security

Risk Analyst Skill Set
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 14 (4.79%) SAS
2 3 (1.03%) Apache Pig
2 3 (1.03%) Confluence
3 2 (0.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 39 (13.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (6.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 14 (4.79%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.71%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.34%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.68%) SAP GRC
1 2 (0.68%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.34%) Summit
2 1 (0.34%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.42%) SMS
2 3 (1.03%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (1.03%) DNS
2 3 (1.03%) Firewall
2 3 (1.03%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (1.03%) Network Security
3 1 (0.34%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.14%) Big Data
2 13 (4.45%) Hadoop
3 10 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (3.08%) MS Access
4 9 (3.08%) SQL Server
5 5 (1.71%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.03%) Data Mining
6 3 (1.03%) DataStage
6 3 (1.03%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.03%) MySQL
6 3 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.03%) PowerPivot
6 3 (1.03%) Star Schema
7 2 (0.68%) Blockchain
7 2 (0.68%) DB2
7 2 (0.68%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.34%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.34%) HBase
8 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (3.77%) JIRA
2 4 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (1.03%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.68%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.34%) FitNesse
5 1 (0.34%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 142 (48.63%) Banking
2 113 (38.70%) Finance
3 82 (28.08%) Investment Banking
4 71 (24.32%) Front Office
5 13 (4.45%) Retail Banking
6 10 (3.42%) Retail
7 8 (2.74%) Back Office
7 8 (2.74%) Legal
8 4 (1.37%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.03%) Electronics
10 2 (0.68%) Law
10 2 (0.68%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.68%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.34%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.34%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.34%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.77%) XML
2 9 (3.08%) HTML
3 8 (2.74%) CSS
4 3 (1.03%) Gherkin
4 3 (1.03%) Middleware
4 3 (1.03%) Spring
5 1 (0.34%) FpML
5 1 (0.34%) HTML5
5 1 (0.34%) JSON
5 1 (0.34%) MDX
5 1 (0.34%) Rendezvous
5 1 (0.34%) REST
5 1 (0.34%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 101 (34.59%) Market Risk
2 82 (28.08%) Credit Risk
3 55 (18.84%) Derivative
4 30 (10.27%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (6.51%) Management Information System
6 17 (5.82%) Computer Science
7 13 (4.45%) Fixed Income
7 13 (4.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (2.40%) Equities
9 4 (1.37%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (1.03%) NHS
10 3 (1.03%) OTC Derivatives
10 3 (1.03%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.68%) CESG
11 2 (0.68%) Equity Derivative
11 2 (0.68%) Fintech
11 2 (0.68%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.68%) iSeries
11 2 (0.68%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.68%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.42%) Windows
2 4 (1.37%) Linux
3 3 (1.03%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.34%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (24.32%) Risk Management
2 46 (15.75%) Business Analysis
2 46 (15.75%) Mathematics
3 45 (15.41%) Internal Audit
4 44 (15.07%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (14.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 37 (12.67%) Validation
7 35 (11.99%) Physics
8 34 (11.64%) Stochastic Modelling
9 33 (11.30%) Benchmarking
9 33 (11.30%) Quantitative Finance
10 31 (10.62%) Data Analysis
11 26 (8.90%) Credit Risk Modelling
12 25 (8.56%) Stress Testing
13 20 (6.85%) Information Security
14 19 (6.51%) Project Management
15 18 (6.16%) Data Modelling
15 18 (6.16%) PnL Attribution
16 15 (5.14%) Migration
16 15 (5.14%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (19.52%) C#
2 56 (19.18%) C++
2 56 (19.18%) SQL
3 29 (9.93%) VBA
4 13 (4.45%) R
5 12 (4.11%) Python
6 8 (2.74%) PHP
7 7 (2.40%) Java
8 4 (1.37%) Perl
9 3 (1.03%) MATLAB
9 3 (1.03%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.03%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.68%) C
10 2 (0.68%) RPG
11 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.34%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (9.93%) Degree
2 8 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (2.40%) CISA
3 7 (2.40%) CISM
3 7 (2.40%) CRISC
3 7 (2.40%) ISEB
3 7 (2.40%) Numerate Degree
4 5 (1.71%) CISSP
4 5 (1.71%) Master's Degree
5 3 (1.03%) CASP
5 3 (1.03%) CEH
5 3 (1.03%) CompTIA Security+
5 3 (1.03%) Security+ Certification
5 3 (1.03%) SSCP
6 2 (0.68%) CBAP
6 2 (0.68%) IIBA
6 2 (0.68%) ISACA
6 2 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.68%) PMP
6 2 (0.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (11.99%) QA
2 15 (5.14%) Basel II
3 14 (4.79%) Data Quality
4 10 (3.42%) ISAE 3402
5 8 (2.74%) IFRS
5 8 (2.74%) IFRS 9
6 7 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (1.71%) MiFID
8 4 (1.37%) Cyber Essentials
8 4 (1.37%) PMO
9 3 (1.03%) Basel III
9 3 (1.03%) PCI DSS
9 3 (1.03%) SLA
10 2 (0.68%) COSO
10 2 (0.68%) Dodd-Frank
10 2 (0.68%) EMIR
10 2 (0.68%) GDPR
10 2 (0.68%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 4 (1.37%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.03%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.03%) Nessus
2 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.34%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.34%) RSA Archer
2 1 (0.34%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 19 (6.51%) Microsoft
2 8 (2.74%) Cognos
3 7 (2.40%) Oracle
4 5 (1.71%) IBM
5 4 (1.37%) Murex
6 3 (1.03%) CheckPoint
6 3 (1.03%) Cisco
6 3 (1.03%) LogRhythm
6 3 (1.03%) McAfee
6 3 (1.03%) Palo Alto
6 3 (1.03%) Qualys
6 3 (1.03%) SAP
6 3 (1.03%) Sophos
6 3 (1.03%) Splunk
6 3 (1.03%) Wallstreet Suite
7 2 (0.68%) Bloomberg
7 2 (0.68%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.34%) FactSet
8 1 (0.34%) Remedy
8 1 (0.34%) ServiceNow