Period
to 16 July 2020

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 16 July 2020 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
16 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 89 143 138
Rank change year-on-year +54 -5 -17
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 915 1,643 1,854
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 2.60% 1.94% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.02% 2.22% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 589 1,056 1,161
Median daily rate £513 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £340 £350 £345
90th Percentile £713 £725 £688
UK median daily rate £503 £523 £500
% change year-on-year -3.83% +4.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 30 25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +31.58% +14.00%
10th Percentile £21.40 £21.79 £14.25
90th Percentile £77.88 £65.15 £54.65
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +33.33% +0.84%

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 30,321 73,987 82,413
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.32% 87.37% 87.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,365 49,247 54,761
Median daily rate £484 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.89% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £305 £306 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,007 2,016 2,267
Median hourly rate £33.00 £24.96 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.22% +13.44% -12.00%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £53.00 £50.25
Median hourly rate £32.50 £24.73 £21.50
% change year-on-year +31.45% +15.00% -14.00%

Risk Management
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Risk Management in England

Risk Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Risk Management in England.

Daily rate trend for Risk Management in England

Risk Management
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Risk Management in England over the 6 months to 16 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Risk Management in England

Risk Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Risk Management in England.

Hourly rate trend for Risk Management in England

Risk Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Risk Management in England over the 6 months to 16 July 2020.

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 16 July 2020. 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 +63 468 £550 -4.35% 60
North of England +76 133 £475 -5.00% 13
South West +28 103 £500 +2.15% 7
South East +8 94 £450 -10.00% 17
Midlands +60 78 £475 +5.56% 20
North West +53 78 £425 -15.00% 7
West Midlands +57 67 £488 +8.33% 15
Yorkshire +45 40 £550 +10.00% 5
East of England +32 33 £495 +6.45% 9
North East +27 15 £520 +9.47% 1
East Midlands +28 10 £440 -7.37% 5
Risk Management
UK

For the 6 months to 16 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Risk Management 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 Management.

1 314 (34.32%) Finance
2 242 (26.45%) Security Cleared
3 233 (25.46%) Agile Software Development
4 204 (22.30%) Project Management
5 181 (19.78%) SC Cleared
6 153 (16.72%) Analytical Skills
6 153 (16.72%) Stakeholder Management
6 153 (16.72%) Information Security
7 152 (16.61%) Microsoft
8 145 (15.85%) Management Information System
9 128 (13.99%) Public Sector
10 126 (13.77%) Change Management
11 118 (12.90%) Decision-Making
12 109 (11.91%) Banking
13 104 (11.37%) Microsoft Excel
14 102 (11.15%) Cybersecurity
15 99 (10.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 97 (10.60%) Degree
17 94 (10.27%) PRINCE2
18 86 (9.40%) CISSP
19 84 (9.18%) Problem-Solving
20 81 (8.85%) Project Delivery
21 80 (8.74%) Azure
22 79 (8.63%) SQL
23 78 (8.52%) ITIL
24 72 (7.87%) DV Cleared
25 70 (7.65%) Programme Management
26 64 (6.99%) Information Management
27 63 (6.89%) Line Management
28 61 (6.67%) Information Assurance

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 27 (2.95%) SharePoint
2 23 (2.51%) Confluence
3 7 (0.77%) Apache
3 7 (0.77%) CMS
4 6 (0.66%) Apache Spark
4 6 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (0.55%) NetWeaver
6 4 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (0.44%) Mule
7 3 (0.33%) JBoss
7 3 (0.33%) SAS
7 3 (0.33%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.22%) Appian
8 2 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.22%) IIS
8 2 (0.22%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.22%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.11%) Apache Qpid
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 104 (11.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 48 (5.25%) Microsoft Office
3 44 (4.81%) Microsoft Project
4 29 (3.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 16 (1.75%) MS Visio
6 14 (1.53%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.44%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.11%) LibreOffice
Business Applications
1 8 (0.87%) Endur
1 8 (0.87%) Oracle ERP
2 7 (0.77%) Front Arena
3 5 (0.55%) SAP BPC
3 5 (0.55%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (0.44%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.44%) Sentinel
5 3 (0.33%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.33%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 3 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.33%) Primavera
5 3 (0.33%) Teamcenter
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.22%) SAP EWM
6 2 (0.22%) SAP GRC
6 2 (0.22%) SAP SRM
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 80 (8.74%) Azure
2 55 (6.01%) AWS
3 25 (2.73%) SaaS
4 22 (2.40%) Office 365
5 19 (2.08%) GCP
6 13 (1.42%) GitHub
7 10 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.98%) Serverless
9 8 (0.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 7 (0.77%) IaaS
11 6 (0.66%) PaaS
12 5 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (0.55%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.55%) OpenShift
12 5 (0.55%) Power Platform
12 5 (0.55%) Slack
13 4 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.44%) npm
14 3 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
14 3 (0.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 42 (4.59%) Firewall
2 16 (1.75%) Internet
3 15 (1.64%) Network Security
4 11 (1.20%) WAN
5 10 (1.09%) LAN
5 10 (1.09%) Radio Access Network
5 10 (1.09%) SSL
5 10 (1.09%) Wireless
6 9 (0.98%) VLAN
7 8 (0.87%) DNS
7 8 (0.87%) TCP/IP
8 7 (0.77%) Reverse Proxy
9 5 (0.55%) S/MIME
10 4 (0.44%) BGP
10 4 (0.44%) Broadband
10 4 (0.44%) GSM
10 4 (0.44%) HTTP
10 4 (0.44%) OSPF
10 4 (0.44%) UMTS
10 4 (0.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (5.03%) SQL Server
2 33 (3.61%) Big Data
3 23 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (1.75%) Relational Database
5 10 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
5 10 (1.09%) SAP BW
6 9 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (0.87%) Oracle Database
8 7 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (0.66%) Hadoop
9 6 (0.66%) MySQL
10 5 (0.55%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 5 (0.55%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 5 (0.55%) Lumira
10 5 (0.55%) MongoDB
10 5 (0.55%) OLAP
10 5 (0.55%) Power BI
11 4 (0.44%) Oracle Discoverer
11 4 (0.44%) Parquet
11 4 (0.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 38 (4.15%) JIRA
2 27 (2.95%) Git (software)
3 15 (1.64%) Jenkins
4 12 (1.31%) Maven
5 11 (1.20%) TeamCity
6 10 (1.09%) Visual Studio
7 9 (0.98%) Sonatype Nexus
8 7 (0.77%) Selenium
9 5 (0.55%) Bitbucket
9 5 (0.55%) GitLab
9 5 (0.55%) JUnit
9 5 (0.55%) Snyk
9 5 (0.55%) Subversion
10 4 (0.44%) git-flow
10 4 (0.44%) Mockito
10 4 (0.44%) PowerBuilder
10 4 (0.44%) Toad
11 3 (0.33%) Jasmine
11 3 (0.33%) JMeter
11 3 (0.33%) Metasploit
General
1 314 (34.32%) Finance
2 128 (13.99%) Public Sector
3 109 (11.91%) Banking
4 58 (6.34%) Telecoms
5 52 (5.68%) Front Office
6 50 (5.46%) Investment Banking
7 49 (5.36%) Legal
8 38 (4.15%) Law
9 20 (2.19%) Manufacturing
10 18 (1.97%) Financial Institution
10 18 (1.97%) Marketing
11 16 (1.75%) Retail
12 15 (1.64%) Electronics
13 12 (1.31%) Military
14 9 (0.98%) Police
15 8 (0.87%) Back Office
16 7 (0.77%) German Language
17 6 (0.66%) French Language
17 6 (0.66%) Local Government
18 5 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 136 (14.86%) Analyst
2 119 (13.01%) Project Manager
3 112 (12.24%) Developer
4 75 (8.20%) Consultant
5 64 (6.99%) Architect
6 49 (5.36%) Risk Manager
7 48 (5.25%) Business Analyst
8 40 (4.37%) Security Architect
9 35 (3.83%) Security Consultant
10 33 (3.61%) Security Analyst
11 31 (3.39%) Programme Manager
12 30 (3.28%) Information Manager
13 29 (3.17%) IT Manager
14 26 (2.84%) Python Developer
14 26 (2.84%) Senior Manager
15 25 (2.73%) Quantitative Developer
16 23 (2.51%) C# Developer
17 21 (2.30%) Delivery Manager
18 19 (2.08%) Security Manager
19 18 (1.97%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (3.72%) .NET
1 34 (3.72%) Web Services
2 25 (2.73%) REST
3 15 (1.64%) Spring
4 13 (1.42%) Middleware
5 12 (1.31%) HTML
6 10 (1.09%) Spring Boot
7 8 (0.87%) HTML5
8 7 (0.77%) AngularJS
8 7 (0.77%) CSS
8 7 (0.77%) Jest
9 6 (0.66%) .NET Framework
9 6 (0.66%) Node.js
9 6 (0.66%) Pandas
9 6 (0.66%) RESTful
10 5 (0.55%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (0.55%) Core Animation
10 5 (0.55%) JSON
10 5 (0.55%) Murex Flex
10 5 (0.55%) Murex MxML
Miscellaneous
1 153 (16.72%) Analytical Skills
2 145 (15.85%) Management Information System
3 33 (3.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 32 (3.50%) Derivative
5 24 (2.62%) Cyberthreat
6 21 (2.30%) Market Risk
6 21 (2.30%) PMI
7 20 (2.19%) Data Centre
7 20 (2.19%) Greenfield Project
7 20 (2.19%) Public Cloud
8 19 (2.08%) Credit Risk
9 18 (1.97%) Fixed Income
9 18 (1.97%) User Experience
10 16 (1.75%) CESG
11 14 (1.53%) Self-Motivation
12 12 (1.31%) Algorithms
12 12 (1.31%) Freedom of Information
12 12 (1.31%) Virtual Team
13 11 (1.20%) Data Structures
14 8 (0.87%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 28 (3.06%) Linux
2 22 (2.40%) Windows
3 19 (2.08%) Unix
4 13 (1.42%) Apple iOS
5 9 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (0.77%) Android
7 4 (0.44%) AIX
8 3 (0.33%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.11%) HPUX
10 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.11%) Solaris
10 1 (0.11%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (25.46%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (22.30%) Project Management
3 153 (16.72%) Information Security
3 153 (16.72%) Stakeholder Management
4 126 (13.77%) Change Management
5 118 (12.90%) Decision-Making
6 102 (11.15%) Cybersecurity
7 94 (10.27%) PRINCE2
8 84 (9.18%) Problem-Solving
9 81 (8.85%) Project Delivery
10 78 (8.52%) ITIL
11 70 (7.65%) Programme Management
12 64 (6.99%) Information Management
13 63 (6.89%) Line Management
14 61 (6.67%) Information Assurance
15 58 (6.34%) Analytics
15 58 (6.34%) Risk Assessment
16 56 (6.12%) Security Architecture
17 55 (6.01%) Scrum
18 51 (5.57%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 79 (8.63%) SQL
2 61 (6.67%) Python
3 54 (5.90%) C#
4 51 (5.57%) Java
5 35 (3.83%) C++
6 19 (2.08%) C
7 14 (1.53%) VBA
8 13 (1.42%) JavaScript
9 12 (1.31%) PL/SQL
10 10 (1.09%) ABAP
11 9 (0.98%) T-SQL
12 7 (0.77%) ES6
12 7 (0.77%) R
12 7 (0.77%) Scala
13 6 (0.66%) Bash Shell
13 6 (0.66%) PowerShell
13 6 (0.66%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.55%) Apple Swift
14 5 (0.55%) Objective-C
14 5 (0.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 242 (26.45%) Security Cleared
2 181 (19.78%) SC Cleared
3 97 (10.60%) Degree
4 86 (9.40%) CISSP
5 72 (7.87%) DV Cleared
6 47 (5.14%) CISM
7 39 (4.26%) PMI Certification
8 34 (3.72%) GIAC
9 29 (3.17%) CESG Certified Professional
10 26 (2.84%) Computer Science Degree
11 22 (2.40%) PMP
12 21 (2.30%) CISA
13 17 (1.86%) CRISC
14 15 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
15 12 (1.31%) ISEB
15 12 (1.31%) ISTQB
16 11 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 10 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
18 9 (0.98%) ISACA
19 8 (0.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (10.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 47 (5.14%) NIST
3 42 (4.59%) PMO
4 34 (3.72%) GDPR
5 32 (3.50%) QA
6 26 (2.84%) COBIT
6 26 (2.84%) PCI DSS
7 21 (2.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 20 (2.19%) NCSC
9 18 (1.97%) SLA
10 17 (1.86%) RMADS
11 12 (1.31%) NIST 800
12 11 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 10 (1.09%) Data Quality
14 6 (0.66%) Cyber Essentials
14 6 (0.66%) JSP 440
15 5 (0.55%) ISO 9001
16 4 (0.44%) Basel III
16 4 (0.44%) ISAE 3402
16 4 (0.44%) P3O
System Software
1 24 (2.62%) Docker
2 17 (1.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.22%) HDFS
4 2 (0.22%) NFS
5 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.11%) vCloud
5 1 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.11%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.11%) vSphere
5 1 (0.11%) XenApp
5 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (2.51%) Kubernetes
2 12 (1.31%) Terraform
3 8 (0.87%) Ansible
4 5 (0.55%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (0.44%) Nessus
6 3 (0.33%) Nmap
6 3 (0.33%) Puppet
6 3 (0.33%) QRadar
6 3 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.22%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 2 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.22%) Statseeker
8 1 (0.11%) Avamar
8 1 (0.11%) CASB
8 1 (0.11%) Control-M
8 1 (0.11%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.11%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.11%) Rancher
8 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 152 (16.61%) Microsoft
2 50 (5.46%) SAP
3 38 (4.15%) Oracle
4 18 (1.97%) Cisco
5 14 (1.53%) Splunk
6 12 (1.31%) Murex
7 11 (1.20%) CheckPoint
8 10 (1.09%) Red Hat
9 8 (0.87%) F5
9 8 (0.87%) Google
9 8 (0.87%) Qualys
10 7 (0.77%) ForeScout
10 7 (0.77%) OpenLink
11 6 (0.66%) Ariba
11 6 (0.66%) ServiceNow
11 6 (0.66%) VMware
12 5 (0.55%) Bloomberg
12 5 (0.55%) Blue Coat
12 5 (0.55%) Cognos
12 5 (0.55%) Meraki