Period
to 13 November 2019

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 13 November 2019 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
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 151 134 117
Rank change year-on-year -17 -17 +15
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 1,386 1,940 2,020
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.80% 2.05% 2.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 2.35% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 873 1,168 1,307
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £325 £321 £313
90th Percentile £700 £700 £706
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 32 24
England median hourly rate £37.50 £28.75 £26.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.43% +9.27% -4.33%
10th Percentile £21.54 £17.98 £14.10
90th Percentile £65.45 £67.50 £42.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year +25.00% +11.30% +4.55%

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 66,594 82,431 81,127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.38% 86.93% 86.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 44,152 55,209 54,422
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £281
90th Percentile £650 £644 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,033 2,119 1,928
England median hourly rate £24.00 £22.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +2.22%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.44 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.80 £49.75
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £22.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +6.82% -4.35% +2.22%

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 13 November 2019.

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 13 November 2019.

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 13 November 2019. 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 -11 672 £550 -2.22% 123
South East +18 216 £450 -5.26% 49
North of England -25 174 £500 +8.11% 49
South West +23 151 £464 +4.22% 30
North West -32 92 £500 +5.26% 24
Midlands -43 88 £450 - 53
East of England +3 70 £473 +1.07% 12
Yorkshire +9 66 £500 +17.65% 22
West Midlands -29 65 £440 -7.37% 31
East Midlands -17 21 £500 +17.65% 22
North East -2 17 £494 -14.13% 3
Risk Management
UK

For the 6 months to 13 November 2019, 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.

1 483 (34.85%) Finance
2 365 (26.33%) Agile Software Development
3 342 (24.68%) Project Management
4 277 (19.99%) Information Security
5 252 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 195 (14.07%) Change Management
7 190 (13.71%) Security Cleared
8 185 (13.35%) Analytical Skills
9 180 (12.99%) Management Information System
10 173 (12.48%) CISSP
11 166 (11.98%) Microsoft
12 164 (11.83%) Cybersecurity
13 157 (11.33%) PRINCE2
13 157 (11.33%) Degree
14 150 (10.82%) Banking
15 143 (10.32%) Project Delivery
16 137 (9.88%) ITIL
17 132 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
18 119 (8.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 116 (8.37%) SC Cleared
20 114 (8.23%) Legal
21 109 (7.86%) Telecoms
22 106 (7.65%) DevOps
23 103 (7.43%) Microsoft Excel
24 101 (7.29%) Azure
25 100 (7.22%) Python
25 100 (7.22%) CISM
26 99 (7.14%) Analytics
27 97 (7.00%) Microsoft Office
28 96 (6.93%) Scrum

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 60 (4.33%) SharePoint
2 36 (2.60%) Confluence
3 28 (2.02%) IIS
4 19 (1.37%) OpenStack
5 16 (1.15%) Apache Spark
6 12 (0.87%) CMS
7 11 (0.79%) Cloud Foundry
8 10 (0.72%) Mule
9 9 (0.65%) Apache
10 8 (0.58%) Oracle Coherence
11 7 (0.51%) Skype for Business
12 6 (0.43%) JBoss
13 5 (0.36%) SAS
14 4 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 4 (0.29%) Tomcat
15 3 (0.22%) Apache Solr
16 2 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
16 2 (0.14%) ColdFusion
16 2 (0.14%) MS Exchange
16 2 (0.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 103 (7.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 97 (7.00%) Microsoft Office
3 63 (4.55%) Microsoft Project
4 45 (3.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 18 (1.30%) MS Visio
6 14 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.58%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.14%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.072%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.072%) Adobe XD
9 1 (0.072%) Sketch
9 1 (0.072%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 13 (0.94%) Endur
2 9 (0.65%) SAP S/4HANA
3 7 (0.51%) Primavera
4 6 (0.43%) Misys Opics
5 5 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.36%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 4 (0.29%) SAP CO
6 4 (0.29%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.29%) SAP FI
6 4 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.22%) SAP PSCD
8 2 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
8 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.14%) Magento
8 2 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.14%) SAP FSCM
8 2 (0.14%) SAP MDM
8 2 (0.14%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 101 (7.29%) Azure
2 92 (6.64%) AWS
3 33 (2.38%) SaaS
4 24 (1.73%) PaaS
5 23 (1.66%) Office 365
6 17 (1.23%) IaaS
7 15 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
7 15 (1.08%) GCP
8 14 (1.01%) npm
9 13 (0.94%) Power Platform
10 12 (0.87%) Dynamics 365
10 12 (0.87%) GitHub
11 10 (0.72%) Slack
12 9 (0.65%) Serverless
13 7 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
13 7 (0.51%) Amazon S3
14 6 (0.43%) Azure Data Factory
14 6 (0.43%) Azure Functions
15 5 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 4 (0.29%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 58 (4.18%) Firewall
2 35 (2.53%) WAN
3 25 (1.80%) Network Security
4 24 (1.73%) LAN
5 22 (1.59%) VPN
6 19 (1.37%) Internet
7 18 (1.30%) VLAN
8 17 (1.23%) Ethernet
9 15 (1.08%) MPLS
9 15 (1.08%) Wireless
10 13 (0.94%) BGP
10 13 (0.94%) TCP/IP
11 12 (0.87%) 2G
12 11 (0.79%) Skype
13 10 (0.72%) 3G
13 10 (0.72%) 4G
13 10 (0.72%) Intranet
13 10 (0.72%) Radio Access Network
14 9 (0.65%) EIGRP
15 8 (0.58%) IGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (2.09%) SQL Server
2 27 (1.95%) Big Data
3 16 (1.15%) Relational Database
4 14 (1.01%) Oracle Database
4 14 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
5 13 (0.94%) Data Lake
5 13 (0.94%) NoSQL
5 13 (0.94%) Power BI
6 10 (0.72%) Azure SQL Database
6 10 (0.72%) Hadoop
6 10 (0.72%) MongoDB
6 10 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
7 9 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (0.58%) KDB
8 8 (0.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 8 (0.58%) MS Access
8 8 (0.58%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 91 (6.57%) JIRA
2 42 (3.03%) Jenkins
3 29 (2.09%) Git (software)
4 17 (1.23%) Maven
5 14 (1.01%) JUnit
5 14 (1.01%) Selenium
5 14 (1.01%) Subversion
5 14 (1.01%) TeamCity
6 11 (0.79%) Mockito
7 10 (0.72%) Burp Suite
7 10 (0.72%) Sonatype Nexus
8 8 (0.58%) Rational DOORS
9 6 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (0.36%) Karma Test Runner
11 4 (0.29%) Ant
11 4 (0.29%) Bower
11 4 (0.29%) Hudson
11 4 (0.29%) Jasmine
11 4 (0.29%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (0.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 483 (34.85%) Finance
2 150 (10.82%) Banking
3 114 (8.23%) Legal
4 109 (7.86%) Telecoms
5 71 (5.12%) Front Office
6 64 (4.62%) Public Sector
7 50 (3.61%) Retail
8 46 (3.32%) Investment Banking
9 43 (3.10%) Manufacturing
10 36 (2.60%) Financial Institution
11 34 (2.45%) Law
12 27 (1.95%) Marketing
13 17 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
14 12 (0.87%) Back Office
15 11 (0.79%) Police
16 10 (0.72%) Billing
16 10 (0.72%) Retail Banking
17 9 (0.65%) Advertising
17 9 (0.65%) Electronics
18 8 (0.58%) Military
Job Titles
1 246 (17.75%) Project Manager
2 214 (15.44%) Analyst
3 128 (9.24%) Architect
4 115 (8.30%) Developer
5 105 (7.58%) Consultant
6 75 (5.41%) Security Architect
7 67 (4.83%) Business Analyst
8 58 (4.18%) IT Manager
9 56 (4.04%) Security Consultant
10 50 (3.61%) Security Analyst
11 38 (2.74%) Risk Manager
12 35 (2.53%) Service Manager
13 34 (2.45%) Java Developer
14 33 (2.38%) Senior Manager
15 31 (2.24%) Senior Analyst
16 30 (2.16%) Solutions Architect
17 28 (2.02%) Risk Analyst
18 26 (1.88%) Cybersecurity Consultant
18 26 (1.88%) IT Project Manager
19 24 (1.73%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (2.74%) .NET
2 30 (2.16%) REST
3 28 (2.02%) Node.js
3 28 (2.02%) React
4 27 (1.95%) AngularJS
5 23 (1.66%) Web Services
6 22 (1.59%) HTML
7 20 (1.44%) Spring
8 17 (1.23%) JSON
9 15 (1.08%) CSS
9 15 (1.08%) HTML5
9 15 (1.08%) Middleware
9 15 (1.08%) Spring Boot
10 13 (0.94%) Redux
11 12 (0.87%) RESTful
12 11 (0.79%) Flask
13 10 (0.72%) Enzyme
13 10 (0.72%) Express
13 10 (0.72%) Jest
13 10 (0.72%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 185 (13.35%) Analytical Skills
2 180 (12.99%) Management Information System
3 55 (3.97%) Data Centre
4 41 (2.96%) PMI
5 36 (2.60%) Derivative
6 33 (2.38%) User Experience
7 32 (2.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 30 (2.16%) PKI
9 23 (1.66%) Self-Motivation
10 22 (1.59%) Market Risk
10 22 (1.59%) Virtual Team
11 19 (1.37%) CESG
12 17 (1.23%) Equities
13 16 (1.15%) Fixed Income
13 16 (1.15%) Hedge funds
14 15 (1.08%) Credit Risk
15 14 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
16 13 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
16 13 (0.94%) Grid Computing
17 12 (0.87%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 94 (6.78%) Windows
2 71 (5.12%) Linux
3 53 (3.82%) Unix
4 19 (1.37%) Windows Server
5 18 (1.30%) Windows 10
6 13 (0.94%) Windows 7
7 12 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (0.65%) Solaris
9 9 (0.65%) VMS
10 6 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.43%) Windows XP
11 5 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.29%) CentOS
12 4 (0.29%) Windows NT
13 3 (0.22%) AIX
13 3 (0.22%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.072%) HPUX
14 1 (0.072%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.072%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 365 (26.33%) Agile Software Development
2 342 (24.68%) Project Management
3 277 (19.99%) Information Security
4 252 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 195 (14.07%) Change Management
6 164 (11.83%) Cybersecurity
7 157 (11.33%) PRINCE2
8 143 (10.32%) Project Delivery
9 137 (9.88%) ITIL
10 132 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
11 106 (7.65%) DevOps
12 99 (7.14%) Analytics
13 96 (6.93%) Scrum
14 94 (6.78%) Continuous Improvement
15 84 (6.06%) Programme Management
16 82 (5.92%) Change Control
16 82 (5.92%) Service Delivery
17 77 (5.56%) Service Management
18 75 (5.41%) Decision-Making
19 70 (5.05%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 100 (7.22%) Python
2 85 (6.13%) Java
3 76 (5.48%) SQL
4 43 (3.10%) C
5 33 (2.38%) JavaScript
6 31 (2.24%) C#
7 27 (1.95%) C++
8 26 (1.88%) PowerShell
9 19 (1.37%) Scala
10 18 (1.30%) VBA
11 13 (0.94%) Java 8
12 10 (0.72%) ES6
12 10 (0.72%) R
13 9 (0.65%) Haskell
14 8 (0.58%) Perl
15 7 (0.51%) Kotlin
15 7 (0.51%) Ruby
16 6 (0.43%) Shell Script
17 5 (0.36%) ABAP
17 5 (0.36%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 190 (13.71%) Security Cleared
2 173 (12.48%) CISSP
3 157 (11.33%) Degree
4 116 (8.37%) SC Cleared
5 100 (7.22%) CISM
6 90 (6.49%) PMI Certification
7 80 (5.77%) DV Cleared
8 53 (3.82%) PMP
9 46 (3.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 45 (3.25%) CISA
11 40 (2.89%) CRISC
11 40 (2.89%) ISEB
12 34 (2.45%) CESG Certified Professional
13 22 (1.59%) AWS Certification
14 21 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 20 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
15 20 (1.44%) GIAC
15 20 (1.44%) IISP
15 20 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
16 19 (1.37%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (8.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 86 (6.20%) QA
3 79 (5.70%) PMO
4 56 (4.04%) NIST
5 45 (3.25%) GDPR
6 33 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 29 (2.09%) COBIT
8 26 (1.88%) SLA
9 25 (1.80%) NCSC
9 25 (1.80%) PCI DSS
10 21 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 17 (1.23%) RMADS
12 14 (1.01%) Data Quality
13 13 (0.94%) Cyber Essentials
14 11 (0.79%) ISO 9001
15 10 (0.72%) ISO 31000
15 10 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27005
16 8 (0.58%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 8 (0.58%) JSP 440
17 7 (0.51%) GxP
System Software
1 34 (2.45%) Active Directory
2 33 (2.38%) Docker
3 9 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.22%) XenApp
5 3 (0.22%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.14%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.14%) vSphere
7 1 (0.072%) Firmware
7 1 (0.072%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.072%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.072%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.072%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 24 (1.73%) Kubernetes
2 20 (1.44%) CASB
3 15 (1.08%) Terraform
4 14 (1.01%) Nessus
5 13 (0.94%) Ansible
6 11 (0.79%) Single Sign-On
7 7 (0.51%) QRadar
8 6 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (0.43%) Puppet
8 6 (0.43%) SCCM
9 5 (0.36%) WSUS
10 4 (0.29%) SCOM
11 3 (0.22%) CSIRT
11 3 (0.22%) HP ALM
12 2 (0.14%) BladeLogic
12 2 (0.14%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
12 2 (0.14%) ITRS Geneos
12 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Intune
12 2 (0.14%) PingFederate
Vendors
1 166 (11.98%) Microsoft
2 86 (6.20%) Oracle
3 74 (5.34%) SAP
4 35 (2.53%) Cisco
5 22 (1.59%) ServiceNow
6 17 (1.23%) F5
6 17 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
7 16 (1.15%) Google
7 16 (1.15%) Splunk
8 15 (1.08%) Palo Alto
8 15 (1.08%) Workday
9 14 (1.01%) VMware
10 13 (0.94%) BeyondTrust
10 13 (0.94%) IBM
10 13 (0.94%) OpenLink
11 12 (0.87%) Citrix
11 12 (0.87%) Tableau
12 10 (0.72%) AppDynamics
12 10 (0.72%) Blue Coat
12 10 (0.72%) Qualys