Period
to 6 April 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 6 April 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
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 118 146 129
Rank change year-on-year +28 -17 -11
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 1,110 1,663 1,961
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 2.00% 1.88% 2.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 2.14% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 712 1,039 1,278
Median daily rate £525 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.39% +2.55%
10th Percentile £350 £350 £350
90th Percentile £725 £738 £713
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 18 32
Median hourly rate £35.00 £31.86 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.87% +11.77% +3.64%
10th Percentile £20.46 £22.50 £14.26
90th Percentile £55.75 £49.65 £62.58
UK median hourly rate £38.50 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year +28.33% +5.26% +3.64%

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 47,336 77,539 81,010
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.15% 87.48% 86.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 30,532 51,932 53,976
Median daily rate £475 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.70% +5.11%
10th Percentile £294 £305 £300
90th Percentile £663 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,640 1,900 2,044
Median hourly rate £25.00 £24.91 £23.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.36% +6.28% -6.25%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.99 £11.50
90th Percentile £52.73 £51.25 £50.00
Median hourly rate £25.50 £24.96 £22.50
% change year-on-year +2.16% +10.93% -10.00%

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 6 April 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 6 April 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 6 April 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 +27 529 £575 -4.17% 75
North of England +25 154 £500 +2.56% 45
South West +28 145 £500 - 12
South East +14 138 £481 -3.75% 40
North West 0 78 £500 -4.76% 31
Midlands -3 75 £500 +11.11% 21
East of England +19 70 £475 +5.56% 16
West Midlands +11 56 £500 +2.56% 13
Yorkshire +37 53 £500 +13.31% 13
North East +28 23 £544 +10.13% 1
East Midlands +1 19 £468 +26.35% 8
Risk Management
UK

For the 6 months to 6 April 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.

1 387 (34.86%) Finance
2 315 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
3 274 (24.68%) Project Management
4 208 (18.74%) Security Cleared
5 188 (16.94%) Information Security
6 175 (15.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 164 (14.77%) Change Management
8 142 (12.79%) Cybersecurity
9 136 (12.25%) Analytical Skills
10 134 (12.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 131 (11.80%) SC Cleared
12 130 (11.71%) Degree
12 130 (11.71%) CISSP
13 125 (11.26%) ITIL
14 123 (11.08%) Management Information System
15 122 (10.99%) Public Sector
16 121 (10.90%) PRINCE2
17 120 (10.81%) Banking
18 113 (10.18%) Problem-Solving
19 111 (10.00%) Microsoft
20 103 (9.28%) Project Delivery
21 99 (8.92%) Azure
22 98 (8.83%) DevOps
23 85 (7.66%) CISM
23 85 (7.66%) Decision-Making
24 83 (7.48%) AWS
25 78 (7.03%) Telecoms
26 77 (6.94%) Front Office
26 77 (6.94%) Risk Assessment
26 77 (6.94%) DV Cleared

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 37 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 34 (3.06%) Confluence
3 10 (0.90%) Apache
4 7 (0.63%) Apache Spark
4 7 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (0.54%) NetWeaver
6 5 (0.45%) IIS
7 3 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (0.27%) CMS
7 3 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.27%) JBoss
7 3 (0.27%) SAS
7 3 (0.27%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.27%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.18%) Appian
8 2 (0.18%) ColdFusion
8 2 (0.18%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (0.18%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 63 (5.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 53 (4.77%) Microsoft Office
3 39 (3.51%) Microsoft Project
4 37 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 20 (1.80%) MS Visio
6 13 (1.17%) Open Workbench
7 9 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.090%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 15 (1.35%) Endur
2 7 (0.63%) NetSuite
2 7 (0.63%) Oracle ERP
3 6 (0.54%) SAP BPC
3 6 (0.54%) SAP ERP
3 6 (0.54%) SAP PSCD
4 5 (0.45%) Primavera
4 5 (0.45%) SAP S/4HANA
5 4 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.36%) Magento
5 4 (0.36%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 3 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.27%) Teamcenter
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle Manufacturing
7 2 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
7 2 (0.18%) SAP MDG
7 2 (0.18%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 99 (8.92%) Azure
2 83 (7.48%) AWS
3 44 (3.96%) SaaS
4 19 (1.71%) GCP
5 16 (1.44%) IaaS
6 15 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (1.26%) Office 365
8 11 (0.99%) PaaS
9 10 (0.90%) Dynamics 365
10 9 (0.81%) GitHub
10 9 (0.81%) Serverless
11 8 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
11 8 (0.72%) Amazon S3
12 7 (0.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 7 (0.63%) Power Platform
13 6 (0.54%) OpenShift
14 4 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
14 4 (0.36%) Azure ExpressRoute
15 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Flow
15 3 (0.27%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 63 (5.68%) Firewall
2 26 (2.34%) WAN
3 23 (2.07%) Network Security
4 12 (1.08%) LAN
5 10 (0.90%) DNS
5 10 (0.90%) HTTP
5 10 (0.90%) Wireless
6 9 (0.81%) Radio Access Network
6 9 (0.81%) TCP/IP
7 8 (0.72%) Internet
8 7 (0.63%) BGP
9 6 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (0.45%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (0.45%) MPLS
10 5 (0.45%) OSPF
10 5 (0.45%) Reverse Proxy
11 4 (0.36%) 4G
11 4 (0.36%) SAN
11 4 (0.36%) SSL
11 4 (0.36%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (4.32%) SQL Server
2 37 (3.33%) Big Data
3 19 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (1.53%) Relational Database
5 15 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
6 12 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
7 10 (0.90%) SAP BW
8 9 (0.81%) MongoDB
9 8 (0.72%) Hadoop
9 8 (0.72%) SAP Data Services
10 7 (0.63%) MySQL
10 7 (0.63%) Power BI
10 7 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (0.54%) KDB
12 5 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (0.45%) Oracle BI EE
12 5 (0.45%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 5 (0.45%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.45%) Oracle Discoverer
12 5 (0.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 53 (4.77%) JIRA
2 23 (2.07%) Git (software)
3 21 (1.89%) Jenkins
4 16 (1.44%) TeamCity
5 11 (0.99%) Subversion
6 9 (0.81%) Burp Suite
6 9 (0.81%) Visual Studio
7 8 (0.72%) Maven
8 5 (0.45%) PowerBuilder
8 5 (0.45%) Toad
9 4 (0.36%) JConsole
9 4 (0.36%) JProfiler
9 4 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (0.36%) VisualVM
10 3 (0.27%) Bitbucket
10 3 (0.27%) GitLab
10 3 (0.27%) JMeter
10 3 (0.27%) Snyk
10 3 (0.27%) SonarQube
11 2 (0.18%) ProC
General
1 387 (34.86%) Finance
2 122 (10.99%) Public Sector
3 120 (10.81%) Banking
4 78 (7.03%) Telecoms
5 77 (6.94%) Front Office
6 68 (6.13%) Legal
7 42 (3.78%) Investment Banking
8 38 (3.42%) Retail
9 33 (2.97%) Manufacturing
10 28 (2.52%) Marketing
11 22 (1.98%) Law
12 18 (1.62%) Electronics
13 13 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
13 13 (1.17%) Police
14 12 (1.08%) Financial Institution
15 11 (0.99%) Military
16 8 (0.72%) Back Office
16 8 (0.72%) Billing
16 8 (0.72%) General Ledger
17 7 (0.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 180 (16.22%) Project Manager
2 167 (15.05%) Analyst
3 142 (12.79%) Developer
4 103 (9.28%) Consultant
5 96 (8.65%) Architect
6 66 (5.95%) Security Consultant
7 61 (5.50%) Business Analyst
8 46 (4.14%) Security Architect
9 42 (3.78%) C# Developer
10 40 (3.60%) IT Manager
11 33 (2.97%) Risk Manager
12 30 (2.70%) Java Developer
13 29 (2.61%) Cybersecurity Consultant
13 29 (2.61%) Senior Manager
14 28 (2.52%) Security Analyst
15 26 (2.34%) Security Manager
16 25 (2.25%) Python Developer
16 25 (2.25%) Solutions Architect
17 23 (2.07%) Programme Manager
18 22 (1.98%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (4.59%) .NET
2 40 (3.60%) Web Services
3 31 (2.79%) REST
4 15 (1.35%) HTML
4 15 (1.35%) React
5 14 (1.26%) Middleware
5 14 (1.26%) Spring
6 10 (0.90%) AngularJS
6 10 (0.90%) HTML5
7 9 (0.81%) .NET Framework
8 8 (0.72%) CSS
9 6 (0.54%) .NET Core
9 6 (0.54%) SAP XI
9 6 (0.54%) Spring Boot
9 6 (0.54%) WPF
10 5 (0.45%) FpML
10 5 (0.45%) Murex Flex
10 5 (0.45%) Murex MxML
10 5 (0.45%) NumPy
11 4 (0.36%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 136 (12.25%) Analytical Skills
2 123 (11.08%) Management Information System
3 55 (4.95%) Data Centre
4 33 (2.97%) User Experience
5 29 (2.61%) PMI
6 28 (2.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 28 (2.52%) Greenfield Project
7 26 (2.34%) Public Cloud
8 23 (2.07%) Derivative
9 22 (1.98%) Data Structures
10 20 (1.80%) Self-Motivation
11 19 (1.71%) Algorithms
11 19 (1.71%) Market Risk
12 18 (1.62%) Credit Risk
13 16 (1.44%) Cyberthreat
14 14 (1.26%) Virtual Team
15 11 (0.99%) NHS
16 10 (0.90%) CESG
16 10 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
16 10 (0.90%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 57 (5.14%) Windows
2 41 (3.69%) Linux
3 19 (1.71%) Unix
4 11 (0.99%) Windows 10
5 6 (0.54%) Windows Server
6 5 (0.45%) AIX
6 5 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.27%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.27%) Solaris
8 3 (0.27%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.18%) Android
9 2 (0.18%) HPUX
9 2 (0.18%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.18%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.18%) zOS
10 1 (0.090%) CentOS
10 1 (0.090%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
2 274 (24.68%) Project Management
3 188 (16.94%) Information Security
4 175 (15.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 164 (14.77%) Change Management
6 142 (12.79%) Cybersecurity
7 125 (11.26%) ITIL
8 121 (10.90%) PRINCE2
9 113 (10.18%) Problem-Solving
10 103 (9.28%) Project Delivery
11 98 (8.83%) DevOps
12 85 (7.66%) Decision-Making
13 77 (6.94%) Risk Assessment
14 74 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
15 70 (6.31%) Service Management
16 69 (6.22%) Programme Management
17 65 (5.86%) Scrum
18 61 (5.50%) Analytics
19 58 (5.23%) Migration
20 57 (5.14%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 74 (6.67%) SQL
2 73 (6.58%) Python
3 70 (6.31%) Java
4 68 (6.13%) C#
5 32 (2.88%) C++
6 30 (2.70%) C
7 19 (1.71%) JavaScript
8 13 (1.17%) PowerShell
9 11 (0.99%) Scala
9 11 (0.99%) VBA
10 10 (0.90%) ABAP
11 9 (0.81%) PL/SQL
12 8 (0.72%) Shell Script
13 7 (0.63%) Java 8
13 7 (0.63%) R
14 6 (0.54%) F#
14 6 (0.54%) Ruby
15 4 (0.36%) Perl
15 4 (0.36%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 208 (18.74%) Security Cleared
2 131 (11.80%) SC Cleared
3 130 (11.71%) CISSP
3 130 (11.71%) Degree
4 85 (7.66%) CISM
5 77 (6.94%) DV Cleared
6 53 (4.77%) PMI Certification
7 38 (3.42%) CESG Certified Professional
8 34 (3.06%) Computer Science Degree
9 31 (2.79%) CRISC
10 30 (2.70%) GIAC
11 29 (2.61%) PMP
12 25 (2.25%) CLAS
13 24 (2.16%) CISA
13 24 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
14 23 (2.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 17 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
16 16 (1.44%) CEH
17 15 (1.35%) ISEB
18 13 (1.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (12.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 68 (6.13%) NIST
3 63 (5.68%) PMO
4 55 (4.95%) QA
5 52 (4.68%) GDPR
6 40 (3.60%) NCSC
7 33 (2.97%) PCI DSS
8 21 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 21 (1.89%) SLA
9 15 (1.35%) COBIT
9 15 (1.35%) RMADS
10 13 (1.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 12 (1.08%) Data Quality
12 11 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 10 (0.90%) JSP 440
14 9 (0.81%) Cyber Essentials
15 8 (0.72%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 7 (0.63%) ISAE 3402
17 6 (0.54%) ISO 9001
18 5 (0.45%) GxP
System Software
1 32 (2.88%) Docker
2 13 (1.17%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.27%) vSphere
6 2 (0.18%) HDFS
6 2 (0.18%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.18%) NFS
6 2 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.18%) XenApp
6 2 (0.18%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.090%) Firmware
7 1 (0.090%) vCloud
7 1 (0.090%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 31 (2.79%) Kubernetes
2 15 (1.35%) Terraform
3 14 (1.26%) Nessus
4 8 (0.72%) Ansible
5 7 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.63%) Puppet
6 5 (0.45%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 5 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (0.36%) QRadar
8 2 (0.18%) HP ALM
8 2 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.18%) Nexpose
8 2 (0.18%) OpenVAS
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.18%) Statseeker
9 1 (0.090%) Avamar
9 1 (0.090%) CASB
9 1 (0.090%) Control-M
9 1 (0.090%) Nmap
9 1 (0.090%) vRealize
Vendors
1 111 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 75 (6.76%) SAP
3 57 (5.14%) Oracle
4 18 (1.62%) Cisco
5 14 (1.26%) OpenLink
5 14 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
6 12 (1.08%) Google
6 12 (1.08%) VMware
7 11 (0.99%) IBM
7 11 (0.99%) Qualys
8 10 (0.90%) Murex
9 9 (0.81%) McAfee
9 9 (0.81%) Rapid7
10 8 (0.72%) Citrix
11 7 (0.63%) CheckPoint
11 7 (0.63%) Red Hat
11 7 (0.63%) ServiceNow
12 6 (0.54%) Palo Alto
12 6 (0.54%) Sparx
12 6 (0.54%) webMethods