Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Risk Consultant was £505 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 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 Consultant
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 801 780 777
Rank change year-on-year -21 -3 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Risk Consultant 56 93 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.059% 0.095% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.10% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 53 46
England median daily rate £505 £545 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.34% +14.74% -5.00%
10th Percentile £350 £425 £351
90th Percentile £663 £675 £616
UK median daily rate £505 £548 £475
% change year-on-year -7.76% +15.26% -4.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
England median hourly rate - £65.00 -
UK median hourly rate - £65.00 -

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 89884 92670 98656
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.76% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59938 60988 63819
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 2667 3006 3819
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.97 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.90 £47.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Risk Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Risk Consultant in England

Risk Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Risk Consultant in England

Risk Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Consultant in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Risk Consultant in England

Risk Consultant
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 Consultant within the England region over the 6 months to 23 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 -20 33 £500 -10.71% 5
North of England +53 10 £505 -8.18% 2
Yorkshire +13 6 £550 -8.33% 1
Midlands +24 5 £450 -
South East -5 5 £575 +27.78% 1
West Midlands +34 4 £450 +16.13%
North West +22 4 £505 -3.81%
South West -6 3 - -
East Midlands -9 1 - -
Risk Consultant
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Risk Consultant 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 Consultant in the job title.

1 30 (53.57%) Finance
2 22 (39.29%) Risk Management
3 21 (37.50%) Information Security
4 18 (32.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (28.57%) CISSP
5 16 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
5 16 (28.57%) Banking
6 15 (26.79%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (19.64%) Risk Analysis
8 9 (16.07%) CISM
9 8 (14.29%) CISA
9 8 (14.29%) Management Information System
10 7 (12.50%) Migration
10 7 (12.50%) Credit Risk
11 6 (10.71%) Analytics
11 6 (10.71%) Retail Banking
11 6 (10.71%) SAS
12 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Excel
12 5 (8.93%) IT Governance
12 5 (8.93%) Threat Modelling
13 4 (7.14%) Identity Access Management
13 4 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 4 (7.14%) Mainframe
13 4 (7.14%) Validation
13 4 (7.14%) Unix
13 4 (7.14%) Java
13 4 (7.14%) SQL
14 3 (5.36%) C++
14 3 (5.36%) Project Management
14 3 (5.36%) Middleware

Risk Consultant 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 6 (10.71%) SAS
2 1 (1.79%) Apache Qpid
2 1 (1.79%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) ION MarketView
1 1 (1.79%) Primavera
1 1 (1.79%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) Firewall
2 2 (3.57%) Network Security
3 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) Blockchain
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.79%) SAS EBI
General
1 30 (53.57%) Finance
2 16 (28.57%) Banking
3 6 (10.71%) Retail Banking
4 3 (5.36%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.57%) Billing
5 2 (3.57%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.57%) Law
5 2 (3.57%) Legal
5 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.79%) Military
6 1 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.79%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) Middleware
2 1 (1.79%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 7 (12.50%) Credit Risk
4 4 (7.14%) Mainframe
5 2 (3.57%) CESG
5 2 (3.57%) Fixed Income
5 2 (3.57%) Smart Energy
6 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.79%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.79%) iPad
6 1 (1.79%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) Unix
2 2 (3.57%) Windows
3 1 (1.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (39.29%) Risk Management
2 21 (37.50%) Information Security
3 18 (32.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
5 11 (19.64%) Risk Analysis
6 7 (12.50%) Migration
7 6 (10.71%) Analytics
8 5 (8.93%) IT Governance
8 5 (8.93%) Threat Modelling
9 4 (7.14%) Identity Access Management
9 4 (7.14%) Validation
10 3 (5.36%) Analytical Thinking
10 3 (5.36%) Change Management
10 3 (5.36%) Credit Risk Analysis
10 3 (5.36%) Cybersecurity
10 3 (5.36%) Line Management
10 3 (5.36%) Process Improvement
10 3 (5.36%) Project Management
10 3 (5.36%) Risk Analytics
10 3 (5.36%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.14%) Java
1 4 (7.14%) SQL
2 3 (5.36%) C++
3 2 (3.57%) VBA
4 1 (1.79%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (28.57%) CISSP
2 9 (16.07%) CISM
3 8 (14.29%) CISA
4 3 (5.36%) Degree
4 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.57%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (3.57%) CRISC
5 2 (3.57%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.79%) HNC
6 1 (1.79%) IISP
6 1 (1.79%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.36%) Solvency II
3 2 (3.57%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.57%) PMO
4 1 (1.79%) COBIT
4 1 (1.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (1.79%) ISAE 3402
4 1 (1.79%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.79%) Cognos
2 1 (1.79%) IBM
2 1 (1.79%) ION Trading
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle
2 1 (1.79%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (1.79%) SAP
2 1 (1.79%) Sybase
2 1 (1.79%) Symantec