Period
to 1 August 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 1 August 2021 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
England > London
6 months to
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 103 87 155
Rank change year-on-year -16 +68 -18
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 764 462 776
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.54% 2.93% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.79% 3.27% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 325 520
10th Percentile £409 £400 £387
25th Percentile £481 £450 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £586 £550 £575
Median % change year-on-year +6.59% -4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £710 £650 £675
90th Percentile £750 £750 £751
England median daily rate £550 £515 £525
% change year-on-year +6.80% -1.90% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 3
10th Percentile £17.13 £27.49 £45.33
25th Percentile £20.00 £35.00 £47.08
Median hourly rate £22.50 £37.23 £50.00
Median % change year-on-year -39.56% -25.55% -
75th Percentile £35.88 £38.73 £125.00
90th Percentile £61.63 £38.75 £170.00
England median hourly rate £42.50 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +10.39% +2.67% +31.58%

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 27,406 14,150 35,946
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 90.99% 89.82% 89.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,570 10,156 26,142
10th Percentile £363 £325 £338
25th Percentile £450 £425 £419
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £540 £525 £520
Median % change year-on-year +2.86% +0.96% +4.00%
75th Percentile £640 £625 £600
90th Percentile £725 £713 £688
England median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 275 167 388
10th Percentile £15.29 £14.80 £12.02
25th Percentile £20.71 £20.50 £15.19
Median hourly rate £32.85 £35.93 £22.00
Median % change year-on-year -8.56% +63.30% +2.33%
75th Percentile £51.00 £47.75 £40.19
90th Percentile £66.20 £61.10 £53.00
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.79
% change year-on-year -10.00% +9.70% +13.95%

Risk Management
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Risk Management in London

Risk Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for Risk Management in London

Risk Management
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Risk Management in London over the 6 months to 1 August 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Risk Management in London

Risk Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Hourly rate trend for Risk Management in London

Risk Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Risk Management in London over the 6 months to 1 August 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Risk Management in London

Risk Management
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 Management within the London region over the 6 months to 1 August 2021. 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 +1 121 £575 +4.55% 55
West London +5 17 £535 -0.93% 12
South London +30 10 £550 -11.11% 3
East London -10 1 £381 +12.06% 13
North London - 1 - -
Risk Management
England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2021, 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 London region with a requirement for Risk Management.

1 372 (48.69%) Finance
2 249 (32.59%) Agile Software Development
3 191 (25.00%) Banking
4 183 (23.95%) Social Skills
5 147 (19.24%) Information Security
6 143 (18.72%) Project Management
7 128 (16.75%) Cybersecurity
8 119 (15.58%) Java
9 113 (14.79%) SQL
10 106 (13.87%) Stakeholder Management
11 98 (12.83%) Oracle
12 95 (12.43%) Python
13 92 (12.04%) Degree
14 89 (11.65%) Front Office
15 82 (10.73%) Investment Banking
16 81 (10.60%) Change Management
17 79 (10.34%) DevOps
17 79 (10.34%) Azure
18 78 (10.21%) Analytical Skills
19 74 (9.69%) CISSP
20 73 (9.55%) Problem-Solving
21 70 (9.16%) Microsoft
21 70 (9.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
22 68 (8.90%) Management Information System
23 66 (8.64%) Scrum
24 61 (7.98%) SDLC
25 59 (7.72%) Analytics
26 58 (7.59%) AWS
27 54 (7.07%) Low Latency
28 52 (6.81%) Multithreading

Risk Management
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 40 (5.24%) Apache
2 36 (4.71%) Oracle Coherence
3 20 (2.62%) Confluence
3 20 (2.62%) SharePoint
4 11 (1.44%) Apache Spark
5 9 (1.18%) IIS
6 6 (0.79%) SAS
7 5 (0.65%) MQSeries
8 4 (0.52%) CMS
9 3 (0.39%) JBoss
9 3 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.39%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.39%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.26%) Ethereum
10 2 (0.26%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.26%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.13%) Documentum
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.13%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 40 (5.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (4.06%) Microsoft Office
3 26 (3.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (2.09%) Microsoft Project
5 11 (1.44%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.39%) Adobe Premiere
6 3 (0.39%) InVision
6 3 (0.39%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.39%) Sketch
7 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.05%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.39%) Adaptiv
3 3 (0.39%) BASE24
4 2 (0.26%) Orchestrade
4 2 (0.26%) Primavera
4 2 (0.26%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.26%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.26%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.13%) Aligne
5 1 (0.13%) Endur
5 1 (0.13%) Maximo
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.13%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (0.13%) SAP PLM
5 1 (0.13%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.13%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 79 (10.34%) Azure
2 58 (7.59%) AWS
3 39 (5.10%) Microsoft 365
4 26 (3.40%) GCP
5 15 (1.96%) Power Platform
6 10 (1.31%) AWS CloudFormation
7 9 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (1.18%) Dynamics 365
7 9 (1.18%) SaaS
8 6 (0.79%) NuGet
8 6 (0.79%) PaaS
8 6 (0.79%) PowerApps
9 4 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (0.52%) CloudFront
9 4 (0.52%) Serverless
10 3 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.39%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.39%) GitHub
10 3 (0.39%) IaaS
10 3 (0.39%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.14%) Network Security
2 20 (2.62%) Firewall
3 16 (2.09%) Internet
4 11 (1.44%) DNS
5 10 (1.31%) DHCP
6 5 (0.65%) LAN
6 5 (0.65%) WAN
6 5 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (0.52%) VoIP
8 3 (0.39%) DMZ
8 3 (0.39%) NAS
8 3 (0.39%) RTSP
8 3 (0.39%) SAN
9 2 (0.26%) HTTP
9 2 (0.26%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.26%) Multicast
9 2 (0.26%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.26%) Wireless
9 2 (0.26%) WLAN
10 1 (0.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (3.66%) Apache Ignite
2 23 (3.01%) SQL Server
3 18 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (1.96%) Relational Database
5 14 (1.83%) Big Data
6 12 (1.57%) Oracle Database
7 11 (1.44%) Power BI
8 7 (0.92%) Data Mining
8 7 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (0.79%) RDBMS
9 6 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (0.79%) Tableau
10 5 (0.65%) Oracle Database 12c
11 4 (0.52%) Data Lake
11 4 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (0.39%) Blockchain
12 3 (0.39%) MySQL
12 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 34 (4.45%) JIRA
2 31 (4.06%) Bitbucket
3 27 (3.53%) Git (software)
4 19 (2.49%) TeamCity
5 18 (2.36%) Jenkins
6 15 (1.96%) Visual Studio
7 10 (1.31%) Maven
7 10 (1.31%) Subversion
8 8 (1.05%) GCC
8 8 (1.05%) GDB
9 4 (0.52%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.52%) GitLab
9 4 (0.52%) Jasmine
9 4 (0.52%) Karma Test Runner
9 4 (0.52%) Selenium
10 3 (0.39%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.39%) Gradle
10 3 (0.39%) IntelliJ
10 3 (0.39%) Moq
10 3 (0.39%) NUnit
General
1 372 (48.69%) Finance
2 191 (25.00%) Banking
3 183 (23.95%) Social Skills
4 89 (11.65%) Front Office
5 82 (10.73%) Investment Banking
6 78 (10.21%) Analytical Skills
7 33 (4.32%) Influencing Skills
8 29 (3.80%) Presentation Skills
9 28 (3.66%) Legal
10 24 (3.14%) Public Sector
11 22 (2.88%) Financial Institution
12 20 (2.62%) Documentation Skills
12 20 (2.62%) Retail
13 15 (1.96%) Marketing
14 13 (1.70%) Pharmaceutical
14 13 (1.70%) Telecoms
15 11 (1.44%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 10 (1.31%) Law
16 10 (1.31%) Organisational Skills
17 9 (1.18%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 142 (18.59%) Developer
2 105 (13.74%) Analyst
3 98 (12.83%) Project Manager
4 96 (12.57%) Consultant
5 64 (8.38%) Architect
6 49 (6.41%) Java Developer
7 47 (6.15%) Risk Manager
8 44 (5.76%) Senior Consultant
9 41 (5.37%) Java Consultant
9 41 (5.37%) Risk Consultant
9 41 (5.37%) Senior Java Consultant
10 38 (4.97%) Security Consultant
11 37 (4.84%) Risk Analyst
12 34 (4.45%) Business Analyst
12 34 (4.45%) Senior Developer
13 33 (4.32%) Security Architect
14 28 (3.66%) C# Developer
15 27 (3.53%) Security Manager
16 26 (3.40%) Programme Manager
17 20 (2.62%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (5.37%) Spring
2 33 (4.32%) .NET
3 30 (3.93%) REST
4 27 (3.53%) HTML
5 21 (2.75%) HTML5
6 20 (2.62%) AngularJS
7 17 (2.23%) .NET Core
8 15 (1.96%) CSS
8 15 (1.96%) React
9 13 (1.70%) .NET Framework
9 13 (1.70%) FIX Protocol
10 12 (1.57%) Kafka
11 11 (1.44%) J2EE
11 11 (1.44%) Middleware
12 10 (1.31%) Hibernate
12 10 (1.31%) JMS
12 10 (1.31%) Web Services
13 9 (1.18%) Jest
13 9 (1.18%) Spring MVC
13 9 (1.18%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 68 (8.90%) Management Information System
2 42 (5.50%) Derivative
3 35 (4.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 32 (4.19%) Market Risk
5 26 (3.40%) User Experience
6 25 (3.27%) Fixed Income
7 20 (2.62%) Credit Risk
8 16 (2.09%) Virtual Team
9 15 (1.96%) Data Structures
9 15 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
10 14 (1.83%) Public Cloud
11 12 (1.57%) Data Centre
11 12 (1.57%) Equities
12 11 (1.44%) Self-Motivation
13 10 (1.31%) Data Protection Act
14 9 (1.18%) Cyberthreat
14 9 (1.18%) FMCG
15 8 (1.05%) Grid Computing
16 7 (0.92%) Algorithms
16 7 (0.92%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 46 (6.02%) Linux
2 33 (4.32%) Windows
3 25 (3.27%) Unix
4 6 (0.79%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.13%) AIX
5 1 (0.13%) Android
5 1 (0.13%) CentOS
5 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.13%) Solaris
5 1 (0.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (32.59%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (19.24%) Information Security
3 143 (18.72%) Project Management
4 128 (16.75%) Cybersecurity
5 106 (13.87%) Stakeholder Management
6 81 (10.60%) Change Management
7 79 (10.34%) DevOps
8 73 (9.55%) Problem-Solving
9 66 (8.64%) Scrum
10 61 (7.98%) SDLC
11 59 (7.72%) Analytics
12 54 (7.07%) Low Latency
13 52 (6.81%) Multithreading
14 51 (6.68%) Migration
15 50 (6.54%) Project Delivery
16 48 (6.28%) Asset Management
17 44 (5.76%) ITIL
18 43 (5.63%) Security Architecture
19 39 (5.10%) Decision-Making
19 39 (5.10%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 119 (15.58%) Java
2 113 (14.79%) SQL
3 95 (12.43%) Python
4 45 (5.89%) C#
5 36 (4.71%) C++
5 36 (4.71%) JavaScript
6 28 (3.66%) T-SQL
7 21 (2.75%) TypeScript
8 19 (2.49%) C
9 15 (1.96%) Scala
10 12 (1.57%) PL/SQL
11 9 (1.18%) VBA
12 5 (0.65%) Java 8
13 3 (0.39%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.39%) R
13 3 (0.39%) SAS Macro
13 3 (0.39%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.26%) Perl
14 2 (0.26%) Prolog
14 2 (0.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 92 (12.04%) Degree
2 74 (9.69%) CISSP
3 42 (5.50%) CISM
4 37 (4.84%) CISA
4 37 (4.84%) Security Cleared
5 34 (4.45%) CRISC
6 24 (3.14%) SC Cleared
7 21 (2.75%) PMI Certification
8 18 (2.36%) PMP
9 14 (1.83%) GIAC
10 13 (1.70%) Computer Science Degree
11 12 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (1.57%) DV Cleared
11 12 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (1.31%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 9 (1.18%) CGEIT
13 9 (1.18%) TOGAF Certification
14 8 (1.05%) AWS Certification
15 7 (0.92%) FFIEC
16 6 (0.79%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (9.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 52 (6.81%) NIST
3 39 (5.10%) GRC
4 38 (4.97%) QA
5 37 (4.84%) GDPR
6 28 (3.66%) PMO
7 25 (3.27%) COBIT
8 19 (2.49%) Cyber Essentials
8 19 (2.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 15 (1.96%) ITGC
10 14 (1.83%) PCI DSS
11 13 (1.70%) Data Quality
12 11 (1.44%) SOC 2
13 6 (0.79%) NIST 800
13 6 (0.79%) RMADS
13 6 (0.79%) SLA
14 5 (0.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 5 (0.65%) JSP 440
15 4 (0.52%) Basel III
15 4 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 29 (3.80%) Docker
2 24 (3.14%) GridGain
3 21 (2.75%) Active Directory
4 19 (2.49%) Platform Symphony
5 14 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (1.31%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.52%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.13%) IAG
8 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 39 (5.10%) Ansible
2 24 (3.14%) Kubernetes
3 12 (1.57%) Terraform
4 7 (0.92%) ITRS Geneos
4 7 (0.92%) SCCM
5 4 (0.52%) EnCase
5 4 (0.52%) FTK
5 4 (0.52%) Nexpose
6 3 (0.39%) Control-M
6 3 (0.39%) RSA Archer
7 2 (0.26%) BladeLogic
7 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.26%) Nessus
7 2 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.13%) AppDetective
8 1 (0.13%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.13%) Nmap
8 1 (0.13%) QRadar
8 1 (0.13%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 98 (12.83%) Oracle
2 70 (9.16%) Microsoft
3 22 (2.88%) SAP
4 17 (2.23%) VMware
5 15 (1.96%) Bloomberg
6 12 (1.57%) Google
6 12 (1.57%) Splunk
7 10 (1.31%) IBM
8 9 (1.18%) Atlassian
8 9 (1.18%) ServiceNow
9 7 (0.92%) Cisco
9 7 (0.92%) Murex
9 7 (0.92%) Solace
9 7 (0.92%) TIBCO
10 6 (0.79%) DevExpress
11 5 (0.65%) BiZZdesign
11 5 (0.65%) Dynatrace
11 5 (0.65%) ION Trading
11 5 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.52%) CrowdStrike