Period
to 18 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Risk Analyst was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

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 Analyst
England > London
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 541 417 408
Rank change year-on-year -124 -9 -55
Contract jobs requiring a Risk Analyst 88 242 206
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.19% 0.51% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.54% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 164 160
London median daily rate £550 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% +1.85%
10th Percentile £325 £354 £375
90th Percentile £650 £950 £753
England median daily rate £500 £575 £525
% change year-on-year -13.04% +9.52% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
London median hourly rate £29.36 - -
England median hourly rate £29.36 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44,275 45,134 41,925
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.68% 94.93% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,976 32,797 29,798
London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £299
90th Percentile £675 £669 £638
England median daily rate £462 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.67% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 598 556 562
London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.26% +2.77%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £11.40
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -0.05% +3.89% -

Risk Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Risk Analyst in London

Risk Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Risk Analyst in London

Risk Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Analyst in London over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Risk Analyst in London

Risk Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Risk Analyst in London

Risk Analyst
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Analyst within the London region over the 6 months to 18 December 2018. 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
Central London -34 6 £500 -7.83% 5
East London -32 4 - -
Risk Analyst
England

Risk Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, Risk Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region featuring Risk Analyst in the job title.

1 50 (56.82%) Finance
2 34 (38.64%) Banking
3 26 (29.55%) Risk Management
4 25 (28.41%) Credit Risk
5 24 (27.27%) Business Analysis
6 22 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (22.73%) Market Risk
8 17 (19.32%) Investment Banking
9 16 (18.18%) SQL
9 16 (18.18%) CRISC
9 16 (18.18%) GDPR
10 15 (17.05%) CISM
11 14 (15.91%) CISA
12 13 (14.77%) Front Office
12 13 (14.77%) Risk Analysis
13 12 (13.64%) Investment Management
13 12 (13.64%) CISSP
14 11 (12.50%) Migration
14 11 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
14 11 (12.50%) Data Mapping
15 10 (11.36%) Stress Testing
15 10 (11.36%) QA
15 10 (11.36%) Basel III
16 9 (10.23%) Derivative
16 9 (10.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 9 (10.23%) Scrum
17 8 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
17 8 (9.09%) IFRS
17 8 (9.09%) IFRS 9
18 7 (7.95%) Oracle Database

Risk Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 4 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (6.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.41%) Office 365
3 1 (1.14%) Azure Functions
3 1 (1.14%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.95%) Oracle Database
1 7 (7.95%) Oracle Reports
1 7 (7.95%) RDBMS
1 7 (7.95%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.41%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.14%) Power BI
3 1 (1.14%) QlikView
3 1 (1.14%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 7 (7.95%) JIRA
2 4 (4.55%) Cucumber
2 4 (4.55%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.14%) Moq
3 1 (1.14%) MSTest
3 1 (1.14%) NUnit
3 1 (1.14%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (1.14%) SpecFlow
General
1 50 (56.82%) Finance
2 34 (38.64%) Banking
3 17 (19.32%) Investment Banking
4 13 (14.77%) Front Office
5 4 (4.55%) Financial Institution
5 4 (4.55%) Retail Banking
6 3 (3.41%) Private Banking
7 2 (2.27%) Legal
8 1 (1.14%) Publishing
8 1 (1.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.55%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 25 (28.41%) Credit Risk
2 20 (22.73%) Market Risk
3 9 (10.23%) Derivative
4 7 (7.95%) Fixed Income
5 6 (6.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (5.68%) Equities
6 5 (5.68%) Management Information System
7 4 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (4.55%) OTC Derivatives
8 3 (3.41%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (2.27%) Hedge funds
10 1 (1.14%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (29.55%) Risk Management
2 24 (27.27%) Business Analysis
3 22 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (14.77%) Risk Analysis
5 12 (13.64%) Investment Management
6 11 (12.50%) Data Mapping
6 11 (12.50%) Migration
6 11 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (11.36%) Stress Testing
8 9 (10.23%) Scrum
9 7 (7.95%) Asset Management
9 7 (7.95%) Data Analysis
9 7 (7.95%) Kanban
9 7 (7.95%) System Testing
10 6 (6.82%) Internal Audit
10 6 (6.82%) IT Audit
10 6 (6.82%) IT Governance
10 6 (6.82%) Project Management
10 6 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (5.68%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 16 (18.18%) SQL
2 4 (4.55%) Python
2 4 (4.55%) VBA
3 3 (3.41%) C++
4 2 (2.27%) C#
5 1 (1.14%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (18.18%) CRISC
2 15 (17.05%) CISM
3 14 (15.91%) CISA
4 12 (13.64%) CISSP
5 5 (5.68%) Degree
6 3 (3.41%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 1 (1.14%) CGEIT
7 1 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.14%) ISACA
7 1 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.14%) PhD
7 1 (1.14%) SANS
7 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (18.18%) GDPR
2 10 (11.36%) Basel III
2 10 (11.36%) QA
3 9 (10.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (9.09%) IFRS
4 8 (9.09%) IFRS 9
5 6 (6.82%) ISO 9001
5 6 (6.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (3.41%) COBIT
7 1 (1.14%) Data Quality
7 1 (1.14%) MiFID
7 1 (1.14%) PMO
7 1 (1.14%) PSD2
System Software
1 1 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (7.95%) Oracle
2 5 (5.68%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.55%) Murex
4 3 (3.41%) Algorithmics
5 2 (2.27%) Bloomberg
5 2 (2.27%) FactSet
5 2 (2.27%) OpenLink
5 2 (2.27%) SunGard
5 2 (2.27%) Tableau
6 1 (1.14%) Alteryx
6 1 (1.14%) Databricks