Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Risk Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Risk Management over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 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 Management
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 128 96
Rank change year-on-year +14 -32 0
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 2039 1963 2354
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.15% 2.00% 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.54% 2.38% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1317 1223 1628
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £320 £319 £313
90th Percentile £713 £700 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £490 £475
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 33 35
England median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -14.06% +16.36%
10th Percentile £14.10 £18.26 £17.40
90th Percentile £60.83 £39.95 £54.60
UK median hourly rate £31.00 £27.50 £33.63
% change year-on-year +12.73% -18.22% +22.27%

Risk Management 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 80305 82432 84439
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.63% 84.16% 81.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 54036 54950 55644
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.91% +3.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1882 2137 2504
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.43 £11.50 £11.26
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%

Risk Management
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Risk Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Risk Management in England

Risk Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Risk Management in England

Risk Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Management in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Risk Management in England

Risk Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Risk Management in England

Risk Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Management in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Risk Management in England

Risk Management
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 Management within the England region over the 6 months to 22 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 -7 1101 £575 +6.98% 134
South East -7 270 £455 -4.21% 28
North of England +52 226 £475 +5.56% 64
South West +17 171 £400 -3.61% 14
Midlands +22 163 £450 +10.33% 17
North West -1 133 £475 +11.76% 33
East of England +7 100 £488 +5.41% 19
West Midlands -2 93 £450 +12.50% 15
East Midlands +23 70 £456 +13.92% 2
North East +98 48 £500 +6.95% 9
Yorkshire -4 46 £450 -10.00% 22
Risk Management
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Risk Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Risk Management.

1 832 (40.80%) Finance
2 477 (23.39%) Project Management
3 451 (22.12%) Agile Software Development
4 415 (20.35%) Banking
5 369 (18.10%) Stakeholder Management
6 317 (15.55%) Information Security
7 310 (15.20%) Analytical Skills
8 280 (13.73%) Front Office
9 253 (12.41%) Java
10 233 (11.43%) SQL
11 229 (11.23%) PRINCE2
12 220 (10.79%) Change Management
13 212 (10.40%) Management Information System
14 211 (10.35%) Degree
15 192 (9.42%) Microsoft Excel
16 189 (9.27%) Microsoft
16 189 (9.27%) Security Cleared
17 187 (9.17%) Investment Banking
18 166 (8.14%) ITIL
19 161 (7.90%) CISSP
19 161 (7.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
20 146 (7.16%) Oracle
21 145 (7.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
22 138 (6.77%) Linux
23 134 (6.57%) Windows
23 134 (6.57%) C#
24 131 (6.42%) CISM
25 129 (6.33%) Change Control
26 128 (6.28%) SC Cleared
26 128 (6.28%) Derivative

Risk Management
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 61 (2.99%) SharePoint
2 30 (1.47%) SAS
3 21 (1.03%) Apache Spark
3 21 (1.03%) JBoss
3 21 (1.03%) Tomcat
4 15 (0.74%) CMS
4 15 (0.74%) IIS
5 14 (0.69%) Oracle Coherence
5 14 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
6 10 (0.49%) nginx
6 10 (0.49%) OpenStack
7 8 (0.39%) Apache
7 8 (0.39%) Confluence
8 5 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 5 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (0.25%) Tuxedo
8 5 (0.25%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.20%) DataSynapse
9 4 (0.20%) MQSeries
9 4 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 192 (9.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 110 (5.39%) Microsoft Project
3 103 (5.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 91 (4.46%) Microsoft Office
5 66 (3.24%) MS Visio
6 15 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.20%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.098%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.098%) SPSS
9 1 (0.049%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.049%) Doxygen
9 1 (0.049%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (0.49%) Kondor
2 7 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (0.34%) SAP GRC
3 6 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.25%) Markit EDM
4 5 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (0.25%) SAP CO
4 5 (0.25%) SAP FI
4 5 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
5 4 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.15%) Endur
6 3 (0.15%) RMDS
6 3 (0.15%) SAP FSCM
6 3 (0.15%) SAP HR
6 3 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.098%) iTrent
Cloud Services
1 58 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (1.72%) Office 365
4 20 (0.98%) IaaS
5 14 (0.69%) PaaS
5 14 (0.69%) SaaS
6 10 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (0.39%) OpenShift
8 7 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.34%) Trello
9 5 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.25%) Firebase
9 5 (0.25%) Google App Engine
10 4 (0.20%) GitHub
10 4 (0.20%) OneDrive
10 4 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
11 3 (0.15%) npm
12 2 (0.098%) Basecamp
12 2 (0.098%) IBM Blueworks
12 2 (0.098%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 71 (3.48%) Firewall
2 41 (2.01%) SMS
3 35 (1.72%) Network Security
4 32 (1.57%) Internet
5 30 (1.47%) WAN
6 26 (1.28%) LAN
7 21 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
8 12 (0.59%) Broadband
9 11 (0.54%) VLAN
10 10 (0.49%) Radio Access Network
11 9 (0.44%) DNS
11 9 (0.44%) Intrusion Detection
11 9 (0.44%) VoIP
12 8 (0.39%) BIG-IP
12 8 (0.39%) HTTP
12 8 (0.39%) SAN
13 6 (0.29%) FTP
13 6 (0.29%) Intranet
13 6 (0.29%) TCP/IP
13 6 (0.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (4.56%) SQL Server
2 53 (2.60%) Relational Database
3 48 (2.35%) Big Data
4 39 (1.91%) Hadoop
5 28 (1.37%) RDBMS
6 22 (1.08%) NoSQL
7 16 (0.78%) QlikView
8 15 (0.74%) KDB
9 14 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (0.64%) HBase
10 13 (0.64%) Oracle Database
10 13 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
11 12 (0.59%) MS Access
11 12 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
12 11 (0.54%) Blockchain
12 11 (0.54%) MongoDB
13 10 (0.49%) DB2
14 8 (0.39%) Apache Hive
14 8 (0.39%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 70 (3.43%) JIRA
2 50 (2.45%) Git (software)
3 49 (2.40%) Maven
4 43 (2.11%) Subversion
5 26 (1.28%) Jenkins
6 23 (1.13%) TeamCity
7 17 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
7 17 (0.83%) Visual Studio
8 15 (0.74%) Sonatype Nexus
9 14 (0.69%) Mockito
10 13 (0.64%) Ant
11 10 (0.49%) Jasmine
11 10 (0.49%) JMeter
11 10 (0.49%) JUnit
12 9 (0.44%) Mocha
12 9 (0.44%) SoapUI
13 8 (0.39%) SonarQube
14 6 (0.29%) Karma Test Runner
14 6 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
15 5 (0.25%) PeopleTools
General
1 832 (40.80%) Finance
2 415 (20.35%) Banking
3 280 (13.73%) Front Office
4 187 (9.17%) Investment Banking
5 92 (4.51%) Telecoms
6 90 (4.41%) Legal
7 77 (3.78%) Retail
8 74 (3.63%) Law
9 61 (2.99%) Financial Institution
10 49 (2.40%) Marketing
11 41 (2.01%) Back Office
12 40 (1.96%) Manufacturing
13 28 (1.37%) Retail Banking
14 25 (1.23%) Military
15 16 (0.78%) Electronics
16 15 (0.74%) Billing
17 9 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
18 8 (0.39%) Advertising
19 7 (0.34%) Local Government
20 5 (0.25%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 378 (18.54%) Project Manager
2 351 (17.21%) Developer
3 298 (14.62%) Analyst
4 173 (8.48%) Consultant
5 152 (7.45%) Business Analyst
6 130 (6.38%) Architect
7 125 (6.13%) Java Developer
8 103 (5.05%) Security Consultant
9 75 (3.68%) Risk Manager
10 74 (3.63%) IT Manager
11 73 (3.58%) Risk Analyst
12 61 (2.99%) Senior Manager
13 58 (2.84%) Front Office Developer
14 56 (2.75%) Security Architect
14 56 (2.75%) Security Manager
15 50 (2.45%) Programme Manager
16 49 (2.40%) C# Developer
17 46 (2.26%) Delivery Manager
18 44 (2.16%) Senior Developer
19 43 (2.11%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (2.94%) HTML
2 59 (2.89%) .NET
3 52 (2.55%) AngularJS
4 50 (2.45%) HTML5
5 46 (2.26%) CSS
6 44 (2.16%) Middleware
7 36 (1.77%) FIX Protocol
8 35 (1.72%) Web Services
8 35 (1.72%) XML
9 32 (1.57%) CSS3
10 25 (1.23%) REST
10 25 (1.23%) Spring
11 24 (1.18%) React
12 22 (1.08%) WPF
13 20 (0.98%) Hibernate
13 20 (0.98%) JMS
13 20 (0.98%) jQuery
14 19 (0.93%) Node.js
14 19 (0.93%) SOAP
15 18 (0.88%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 310 (15.20%) Analytical Skills
2 212 (10.40%) Management Information System
3 145 (7.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 128 (6.28%) Derivative
5 126 (6.18%) Market Risk
6 101 (4.95%) Equities
7 91 (4.46%) Fixed Income
8 89 (4.36%) Credit Risk
9 70 (3.43%) Computer Science
10 56 (2.75%) Virtual Team
11 53 (2.60%) Data Centre
12 37 (1.81%) Data Protection Act
13 32 (1.57%) PMI
14 31 (1.52%) Fintech
14 31 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
15 29 (1.42%) CESG
16 27 (1.32%) Data Structures
17 25 (1.23%) User Experience
18 20 (0.98%) NHS
19 19 (0.93%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 138 (6.77%) Linux
2 134 (6.57%) Windows
3 97 (4.76%) Unix
4 33 (1.62%) Solaris
5 15 (0.74%) Windows Server
6 14 (0.69%) Windows 10
7 5 (0.25%) AIX
7 5 (0.25%) Android
7 5 (0.25%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.20%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.098%) HPUX
9 2 (0.098%) SUSE
9 2 (0.098%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.049%) CentOS
10 1 (0.049%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.049%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.049%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 477 (23.39%) Project Management
2 451 (22.12%) Agile Software Development
3 369 (18.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 317 (15.55%) Information Security
5 229 (11.23%) PRINCE2
6 220 (10.79%) Change Management
7 166 (8.14%) ITIL
8 129 (6.33%) Change Control
9 124 (6.08%) Programme Management
10 121 (5.93%) Analytics
11 118 (5.79%) Cybersecurity
12 112 (5.49%) SDLC
13 110 (5.39%) Risk Assessment
14 109 (5.35%) Continuous Improvement
15 101 (4.95%) Multithreading
16 91 (4.46%) Data Protection
16 91 (4.46%) Scrum
16 91 (4.46%) Service Delivery
17 88 (4.32%) Business Analysis
18 86 (4.22%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 253 (12.41%) Java
2 233 (11.43%) SQL
3 134 (6.57%) C#
4 94 (4.61%) C++
5 88 (4.32%) Python
6 75 (3.68%) VBA
7 71 (3.48%) JavaScript
8 51 (2.50%) Scala
9 35 (1.72%) C
10 25 (1.23%) Perl
11 22 (1.08%) Bash Shell
12 16 (0.78%) PL/SQL
13 14 (0.69%) PowerShell
13 14 (0.69%) Shell Script
14 13 (0.64%) Ruby
14 13 (0.64%) T-SQL
15 12 (0.59%) VB
16 11 (0.54%) ES6
17 7 (0.34%) TypeScript
17 7 (0.34%) XPath
Qualifications
1 211 (10.35%) Degree
2 189 (9.27%) Security Cleared
3 161 (7.90%) CISSP
4 131 (6.42%) CISM
5 128 (6.28%) SC Cleared
6 74 (3.63%) PMI Certification
7 65 (3.19%) PMP
8 62 (3.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 48 (2.35%) CISA
10 40 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 37 (1.81%) DV Cleared
12 28 (1.37%) CESG Certified Professional
13 26 (1.28%) CRISC
14 24 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
15 22 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
15 22 (1.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 19 (0.93%) (ISC)2 CCSP
17 18 (0.88%) APMP
18 17 (0.83%) CEH
19 14 (0.69%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 161 (7.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 109 (5.35%) GDPR
3 106 (5.20%) PMO
4 96 (4.71%) QA
5 81 (3.97%) PCI DSS
6 59 (2.89%) MiFID
7 43 (2.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 33 (1.62%) SLA
9 23 (1.13%) Data Quality
10 20 (0.98%) HIPAA
11 18 (0.88%) COBIT
12 17 (0.83%) Actionable Recommendations
12 17 (0.83%) Basel II
12 17 (0.83%) RMADS
13 16 (0.78%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 16 (0.78%) ISO 9001
14 15 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 12 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
16 9 (0.44%) ISAE 3402
16 9 (0.44%) NIST 800
System Software
1 43 (2.11%) Active Directory
2 24 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (1.13%) Virtual Machines
4 16 (0.78%) Docker
5 6 (0.29%) HDFS
5 6 (0.29%) VMware NSX
6 5 (0.25%) vCloud
6 5 (0.25%) vSphere
7 4 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 4 (0.20%) Platform Symphony
7 4 (0.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 3 (0.15%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.15%) XenApp
8 3 (0.15%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.098%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.098%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.098%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.098%) Samba
9 2 (0.098%) Snort
Systems Management
1 18 (0.88%) Ansible
2 13 (0.64%) Control-M
3 10 (0.49%) Rancher
4 9 (0.44%) Puppet
4 9 (0.44%) QRadar
5 7 (0.34%) ITRS Geneos
5 7 (0.34%) Nessus
6 6 (0.29%) SCCM
7 5 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (0.25%) Terraform
8 4 (0.20%) BladeLogic
8 4 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.20%) Mesos
8 4 (0.20%) RSA Archer
9 3 (0.15%) HP SiteScope
9 3 (0.15%) Nagios
9 3 (0.15%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.15%) Red Hat Satellite
9 3 (0.15%) SCOM
10 2 (0.098%) Nmap
Vendors
1 189 (9.27%) Microsoft
2 146 (7.16%) Oracle
3 67 (3.29%) SAP
4 47 (2.31%) Sybase
5 33 (1.62%) TIBCO
6 31 (1.52%) Cisco
7 28 (1.37%) VMware
8 20 (0.98%) Solace
9 19 (0.93%) Google
10 17 (0.83%) HP
11 16 (0.78%) IBM
11 16 (0.78%) Splunk
12 15 (0.74%) Bloomberg
12 15 (0.74%) Citrix
13 13 (0.64%) Informatica
13 13 (0.64%) Talarian
14 12 (0.59%) Qualys
14 12 (0.59%) Red Hat
14 12 (0.59%) Symantec
15 11 (0.54%) CheckPoint