Period
to 23 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a Risk Analyst was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 June 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 493 433 355
Rank change year-on-year -60 -78 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Risk Analyst 142 143 260
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.31% 0.36% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.38% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 108 195
London median daily rate £550 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% -
10th Percentile £340 £350 £375
90th Percentile £713 £679 £713
England median daily rate £546 £463 £525
% change year-on-year +18.11% -11.90% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £36.50 -

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 42,745 38,052 41,688
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 95.07% 95.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 30,908 27,079 30,053
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £281
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 661 495 519
London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.27% +15.79% -4.10%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.70 £46.75
England median hourly rate £18.52 £18.69 £19.50
% change year-on-year -0.92% -4.14% +11.43%

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 -47 16 £600 +9.09% 2
West London - 1 £340 -
Risk Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 60 (42.25%) Finance
2 51 (35.92%) SQL
3 50 (35.21%) Credit Risk
4 43 (30.28%) Front Office
4 43 (30.28%) Risk Management
5 39 (27.46%) Banking
6 30 (21.13%) Market Risk
7 24 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (16.90%) Validation
8 23 (16.20%) Microsoft Excel
9 22 (15.49%) Data Analysis
10 21 (14.79%) Stress Testing
11 20 (14.08%) Business Analysis
11 20 (14.08%) Stakeholder Management
12 19 (13.38%) Degree
13 17 (11.97%) Analytics
13 17 (11.97%) Oracle
14 16 (11.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 16 (11.27%) MATLAB
15 15 (10.56%) Data Modelling
15 15 (10.56%) VBA
15 15 (10.56%) Change Management
15 15 (10.56%) Investment Banking
16 14 (9.86%) Asset Management
16 14 (9.86%) Investment Management
17 13 (9.15%) Informatica
18 12 (8.45%) Python
18 12 (8.45%) SQL Server
18 12 (8.45%) Back Office
19 11 (7.75%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 10 (7.04%) SAS
2 5 (3.52%) Confluence
3 4 (2.82%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (16.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (4.93%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (4.93%) MS Visio
3 5 (3.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.41%) SunGard APT
1 2 (1.41%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.70%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.82%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.41%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.41%) SMS
2 1 (0.70%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.45%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (6.34%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (6.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (5.63%) Hadoop
5 7 (4.93%) Apache Hive
5 7 (4.93%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (4.23%) Big Data
6 6 (4.23%) Data Lake
6 6 (4.23%) Impala
6 6 (4.23%) Oracle Database
6 6 (4.23%) Power BI
6 6 (4.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (3.52%) Blockchain
8 2 (1.41%) OLAP
8 2 (1.41%) OLAP Cube
8 2 (1.41%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (1.41%) QlikView
8 2 (1.41%) Sqoop
9 1 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (5.63%) JIRA
2 4 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.41%) Ant
3 2 (1.41%) ClearCase
3 2 (1.41%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.41%) Maven
3 2 (1.41%) SpecFlow
3 2 (1.41%) Subversion
3 2 (1.41%) tSQLt
4 1 (0.70%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.70%) RStudio
4 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 60 (42.25%) Finance
2 43 (30.28%) Front Office
3 39 (27.46%) Banking
4 15 (10.56%) Investment Banking
5 12 (8.45%) Back Office
6 6 (4.23%) Retail
6 6 (4.23%) Retail Banking
7 5 (3.52%) Legal
8 4 (2.82%) Retail Finance
9 3 (2.11%) Marketing
10 2 (1.41%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.70%) Advertising
11 1 (0.70%) Law
11 1 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.70%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.34%) XML
2 4 (2.82%) XSD
3 3 (2.11%) Web Services
4 2 (1.41%) Kafka
4 2 (1.41%) MDX
5 1 (0.70%) .NET
5 1 (0.70%) Angular 2
5 1 (0.70%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.70%) CSS
5 1 (0.70%) HTML
5 1 (0.70%) HTML5
5 1 (0.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 50 (35.21%) Credit Risk
2 30 (21.13%) Market Risk
3 16 (11.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 11 (7.75%) Derivative
5 7 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.93%) Fixed Income
6 6 (4.23%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (2.82%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.82%) OTC Derivatives
8 3 (2.11%) Equities
8 3 (2.11%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.41%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (1.41%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.70%) FMCG
10 1 (0.70%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.70%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.70%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.41%) Windows
2 1 (0.70%) Unix
2 1 (0.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (30.28%) Risk Management
2 24 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (16.90%) Validation
3 22 (15.49%) Data Analysis
4 21 (14.79%) Stress Testing
5 20 (14.08%) Business Analysis
5 20 (14.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (11.97%) Analytics
7 15 (10.56%) Change Management
7 15 (10.56%) Data Modelling
8 14 (9.86%) Asset Management
8 14 (9.86%) Investment Management
9 11 (7.75%) ETL
9 11 (7.75%) Test Automation
10 10 (7.04%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (7.04%) Scenario Testing
11 9 (6.34%) Project Management
12 8 (5.63%) Data Analytics
12 8 (5.63%) Performance Attribution
12 8 (5.63%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (35.92%) SQL
2 16 (11.27%) MATLAB
3 15 (10.56%) VBA
4 12 (8.45%) Python
5 6 (4.23%) C#
5 6 (4.23%) R
6 4 (2.82%) C++
6 4 (2.82%) Java
7 3 (2.11%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.41%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.41%) XMLA
9 1 (0.70%) C
9 1 (0.70%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (13.38%) Degree
2 5 (3.52%) CISA
2 5 (3.52%) CISM
2 5 (3.52%) CISSP
2 5 (3.52%) CRISC
3 2 (1.41%) ISACA
3 2 (1.41%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (1.41%) PhD
4 1 (0.70%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.70%) SAS Certification
4 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.23%) Data Quality
1 6 (4.23%) IFRS
2 5 (3.52%) GDPR
2 5 (3.52%) IFRS 9
3 3 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.41%) Basel II
4 2 (1.41%) FINRA
4 2 (1.41%) ISAE 3402
5 1 (0.70%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.70%) EMIR
5 1 (0.70%) PMO
5 1 (0.70%) QA
5 1 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.70%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.41%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 17 (11.97%) Oracle
2 13 (9.15%) Informatica
3 8 (5.63%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.93%) FactSet
5 6 (4.23%) Cloudera
6 2 (1.41%) Bloomberg
6 2 (1.41%) Intapp
6 2 (1.41%) OpenLink
6 2 (1.41%) Splunk
6 2 (1.41%) SunGard
6 2 (1.41%) Tableau
7 1 (0.70%) Cognos
7 1 (0.70%) Reuters
7 1 (0.70%) SAP
7 1 (0.70%) Talend