Period
to 25 October 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 25 October 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
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 100 93 155
Rank change year-on-year -7 +62 -16
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 976 404 657
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.71% 2.86% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.97% 3.20% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 694 277 445
10th Percentile £413 £400 £356
25th Percentile £494 £463 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £550 £550
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% - -
75th Percentile £700 £675 £675
90th Percentile £763 £750 £745
England median daily rate £550 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +7.21% +2.60% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
10th Percentile £62.35 " £18.60
25th Percentile £65.50 £35.00 £21.56
Median hourly rate £72.00 £36.00 £50.00
Median % change year-on-year +100.00% -28.00% +107.56%
75th Percentile £78.50 £47.50 £51.50
90th Percentile £81.65 £53.80 £140.60
England median hourly rate £56.50 £46.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +21.51% +32.86% +27.27%

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 32,841 12,619 32,412
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 91.35% 89.21% 88.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,751 9,090 23,745
10th Percentile £368 £320 £325
25th Percentile £463 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £505 £515
Median % change year-on-year +8.91% -1.94% +3.00%
75th Percentile £650 £615 £600
90th Percentile £738 £713 £688
England median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +1.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 286 106 373
10th Percentile £15.37 £14.75 £12.04
25th Percentile £20.42 £20.00 £15.60
Median hourly rate £35.00 £34.33 £22.50
Median % change year-on-year +1.96% +52.57% +12.50%
75th Percentile £53.75 £42.75 £44.97
90th Percentile £68.25 £53.13 £52.90
England median hourly rate £24.08 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -3.68% +11.11% +12.50%

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 25 October 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 25 October 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 25 October 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 -12 140 £575 +1.10% 61
South London +23 26 £538 - 8
West London -4 18 £530 +0.47% 13
East London -15 2 £726 +7.56% 21
North London - 1 - - 2
Risk Management
England

For the 6 months to 25 October 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.

1 456 (46.72%) Finance
2 350 (35.86%) Agile Software Development
3 269 (27.56%) Social Skills
4 211 (21.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 194 (19.88%) Project Management
6 179 (18.34%) Cybersecurity
7 174 (17.83%) Information Security
8 164 (16.80%) Banking
9 130 (13.32%) Azure
10 120 (12.30%) AWS
11 116 (11.89%) DevOps
12 115 (11.78%) Java
13 113 (11.58%) Problem-Solving
14 112 (11.48%) Degree
15 108 (11.07%) Change Management
16 105 (10.76%) Analytical Skills
17 102 (10.45%) Python
18 98 (10.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 96 (9.84%) CISSP
20 95 (9.73%) Microsoft
21 91 (9.32%) SQL
22 89 (9.12%) Project Delivery
23 83 (8.50%) SDLC
24 81 (8.30%) Management Information System
25 78 (7.99%) Front Office
25 78 (7.99%) Analytics
26 69 (7.07%) Security Architecture
26 69 (7.07%) Scrum
27 68 (6.97%) CISM
28 67 (6.86%) Waterfall

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 29 (2.97%) Apache
2 28 (2.87%) Confluence
2 28 (2.87%) SharePoint
3 16 (1.64%) CMS
4 12 (1.23%) Oracle Coherence
5 10 (1.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 8 (0.82%) Apache Spark
7 4 (0.41%) MQSeries
8 3 (0.31%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.20%) Ethereum
9 2 (0.20%) IIS
9 2 (0.20%) JBoss
9 2 (0.20%) Jupyter
9 2 (0.20%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.20%) SAS
9 2 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.10%) Appian
10 1 (0.10%) Camunda
10 1 (0.10%) Headless CMS
10 1 (0.10%) WebLogic
Applications
1 61 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 41 (4.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 40 (4.10%) Microsoft Office
4 19 (1.95%) MS Visio
5 14 (1.43%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.61%) Adobe Premiere
6 6 (0.61%) InVision
6 6 (0.61%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.61%) Sketch
7 1 (0.10%) Adobe XD
7 1 (0.10%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.51%) Markit EDM
3 4 (0.41%) Endur
3 4 (0.41%) thinkFolio
4 3 (0.31%) Adaptiv
4 3 (0.31%) BASE24
4 3 (0.31%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.20%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.20%) Orchestrade
5 2 (0.20%) Primavera
5 2 (0.20%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.10%) Aligne
6 1 (0.10%) Eikon
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (0.10%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.10%) SAP FSCM
6 1 (0.10%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.10%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 130 (13.32%) Azure
2 120 (12.30%) AWS
3 54 (5.53%) GCP
4 52 (5.33%) Microsoft 365
5 30 (3.07%) Power Platform
6 24 (2.46%) Serverless
7 19 (1.95%) AWS CloudFormation
7 19 (1.95%) PaaS
7 19 (1.95%) SaaS
8 10 (1.02%) Google Analytics
9 9 (0.92%) OpenShift
10 8 (0.82%) Amazon S3
10 8 (0.82%) GitHub
10 8 (0.82%) PowerApps
11 5 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (0.51%) Yammer
12 4 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.41%) Amazon EMR
12 4 (0.41%) OneDrive
12 4 (0.41%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 44 (4.51%) Firewall
2 20 (2.05%) Network Security
3 17 (1.74%) Internet
4 16 (1.64%) DNS
5 13 (1.33%) DHCP
6 6 (0.61%) FIX Connectivity
6 6 (0.61%) LAN
6 6 (0.61%) WAN
6 6 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (0.41%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (0.31%) DMZ
8 3 (0.31%) NAS
8 3 (0.31%) Reverse Proxy
8 3 (0.31%) RTSP
8 3 (0.31%) SAN
8 3 (0.31%) VoIP
9 2 (0.20%) Broadband
9 2 (0.20%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.20%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.20%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (3.89%) SQL Server
2 24 (2.46%) Apache Ignite
2 24 (2.46%) Power BI
3 17 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (1.54%) NoSQL
5 14 (1.43%) Relational Database
6 13 (1.33%) Big Data
7 8 (0.82%) RDBMS
8 7 (0.72%) Hadoop
8 7 (0.72%) Oracle Database
8 7 (0.72%) Qlik Sense
8 7 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (0.61%) Spotfire
9 6 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (0.61%) Tableau
10 5 (0.51%) Data Lake
10 5 (0.51%) Oracle Database 12c
10 5 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 54 (5.53%) JIRA
2 39 (4.00%) Bitbucket
3 32 (3.28%) Jenkins
4 20 (2.05%) Git (software)
5 14 (1.43%) Subversion
6 13 (1.33%) Artifactory
7 12 (1.23%) TeamCity
8 9 (0.92%) Maven
9 5 (0.51%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (0.41%) GitLab
10 4 (0.41%) Gradle
11 3 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.20%) GCC
12 2 (0.20%) GDB
12 2 (0.20%) Jasmine
12 2 (0.20%) Karma Test Runner
12 2 (0.20%) Moq
12 2 (0.20%) SpecFlow
12 2 (0.20%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 456 (46.72%) Finance
2 269 (27.56%) Social Skills
3 164 (16.80%) Banking
4 105 (10.76%) Analytical Skills
5 78 (7.99%) Front Office
6 63 (6.45%) Investment Banking
7 54 (5.53%) Legal
8 51 (5.23%) Presentation Skills
9 42 (4.30%) Influencing Skills
10 39 (4.00%) Public Sector
11 35 (3.59%) Retail
12 28 (2.87%) Financial Institution
13 26 (2.66%) Marketing
14 19 (1.95%) Law
15 17 (1.74%) Organisational Skills
16 16 (1.64%) Telecoms
17 13 (1.33%) Inclusion and Diversity
18 12 (1.23%) Documentation Skills
18 12 (1.23%) Manufacturing
18 12 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 153 (15.68%) Project Manager
2 148 (15.16%) Analyst
3 112 (11.48%) Developer
4 106 (10.86%) Architect
5 94 (9.63%) Consultant
6 57 (5.84%) Security Architect
7 55 (5.64%) Business Analyst
8 48 (4.92%) Risk Manager
9 47 (4.82%) Security Manager
10 45 (4.61%) Risk Analyst
11 40 (4.10%) Security Consultant
12 39 (4.00%) Senior Consultant
13 37 (3.79%) Risk Consultant
14 34 (3.48%) Java Consultant
14 34 (3.48%) Senior Java Consultant
15 33 (3.38%) IT Manager
16 32 (3.28%) Java Developer
16 32 (3.28%) Security Project Manager
17 27 (2.77%) Programme Manager
18 26 (2.66%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (3.18%) HTML
2 28 (2.87%) REST
3 26 (2.66%) .NET
3 26 (2.66%) Spring
4 22 (2.25%) React
5 19 (1.95%) AngularJS
5 19 (1.95%) HTML5
6 16 (1.64%) CSS
6 16 (1.64%) FIX Protocol
7 13 (1.33%) Elastic Stack
7 13 (1.33%) Kafka
8 12 (1.23%) RESTful
9 11 (1.13%) Middleware
10 9 (0.92%) Spring Boot
10 9 (0.92%) Velocity
11 8 (0.82%) .NET Core
11 8 (0.82%) WPF
11 8 (0.82%) XML
12 7 (0.72%) Node.js
12 7 (0.72%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 81 (8.30%) Management Information System
2 56 (5.74%) Derivative
3 43 (4.41%) User Experience
4 35 (3.59%) Fixed Income
5 28 (2.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 23 (2.36%) Market Risk
7 21 (2.15%) Data Protection Act
7 21 (2.15%) Public Cloud
8 20 (2.05%) Credit Risk
9 19 (1.95%) Virtual Team
10 17 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
11 14 (1.43%) Equities
11 14 (1.43%) PMI
12 13 (1.33%) Data Structures
13 11 (1.13%) Greenfield Project
13 11 (1.13%) Hedge funds
13 11 (1.13%) Self-Motivation
14 10 (1.02%) Data Centre
15 9 (0.92%) FMCG
15 9 (0.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 45 (4.61%) Linux
2 36 (3.69%) Windows
3 32 (3.28%) Unix
4 3 (0.31%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.10%) AIX
5 1 (0.10%) CentOS
5 1 (0.10%) Solaris
5 1 (0.10%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.10%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.10%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 350 (35.86%) Agile Software Development
2 211 (21.62%) Stakeholder Management
3 194 (19.88%) Project Management
4 179 (18.34%) Cybersecurity
5 174 (17.83%) Information Security
6 116 (11.89%) DevOps
7 113 (11.58%) Problem-Solving
8 108 (11.07%) Change Management
9 89 (9.12%) Project Delivery
10 83 (8.50%) SDLC
11 78 (7.99%) Analytics
12 69 (7.07%) Scrum
12 69 (7.07%) Security Architecture
13 67 (6.86%) Waterfall
14 66 (6.76%) Continuous Improvement
14 66 (6.76%) PRINCE2
15 64 (6.56%) Decision-Making
16 63 (6.45%) Migration
17 55 (5.64%) Programme Management
18 52 (5.33%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 115 (11.78%) Java
2 102 (10.45%) Python
3 91 (9.32%) SQL
4 47 (4.82%) JavaScript
5 46 (4.71%) C++
6 38 (3.89%) C#
7 35 (3.59%) C
8 24 (2.46%) T-SQL
9 15 (1.54%) TypeScript
10 13 (1.33%) Groovy
11 12 (1.23%) Scala
12 10 (1.02%) VBA
13 7 (0.72%) PowerShell
14 6 (0.61%) Bash Shell
14 6 (0.61%) Java 8
15 5 (0.51%) Perl
15 5 (0.51%) R
16 4 (0.41%) Java 11
17 3 (0.31%) PL/SQL
18 2 (0.20%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 112 (11.48%) Degree
2 96 (9.84%) CISSP
3 68 (6.97%) CISM
4 62 (6.35%) CISA
5 48 (4.92%) CRISC
6 38 (3.89%) PMI Certification
7 37 (3.79%) Security Cleared
8 29 (2.97%) PMP
9 27 (2.77%) Computer Science Degree
9 27 (2.77%) SC Cleared
10 20 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
11 17 (1.74%) GIAC
12 16 (1.64%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 12 (1.23%) CGEIT
13 12 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (0.92%) CEH
15 8 (0.82%) AWS Certification
15 8 (0.82%) ISACA
15 8 (0.82%) TOGAF Certification
16 7 (0.72%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (10.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 66 (6.76%) NIST
3 53 (5.43%) GRC
4 48 (4.92%) GDPR
5 43 (4.41%) QA
6 42 (4.30%) PMO
7 40 (4.10%) COBIT
7 40 (4.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 23 (2.36%) PCI DSS
9 21 (2.15%) SOC 2
10 18 (1.84%) ITGC
11 17 (1.74%) Cyber Essentials
12 15 (1.54%) Data Quality
13 7 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 7 (0.72%) MiFID
13 7 (0.72%) NCSC
13 7 (0.72%) NIST 800
13 7 (0.72%) PMBOK
14 6 (0.61%) JSP 440
14 6 (0.61%) RMADS
System Software
1 46 (4.71%) Docker
2 25 (2.56%) Active Directory
3 21 (2.15%) GridGain
4 17 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (1.33%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.72%) Platform Symphony
7 1 (0.10%) IAG
7 1 (0.10%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.10%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 54 (5.53%) Ansible
2 52 (5.33%) Kubernetes
3 29 (2.97%) Terraform
4 14 (1.43%) ITRS Geneos
5 13 (1.33%) BladeLogic
6 12 (1.23%) RSA Archer
7 9 (0.92%) SCCM
8 7 (0.72%) Microsoft Intune
9 5 (0.51%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 5 (0.51%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 4 (0.41%) Jamf Pro
10 4 (0.41%) Nexpose
10 4 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
11 3 (0.31%) Control-M
11 3 (0.31%) HP Fortify
11 3 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
12 2 (0.20%) CSIRT
12 2 (0.20%) HP ALM
12 2 (0.20%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 95 (9.73%) Microsoft
2 60 (6.15%) Oracle
3 32 (3.28%) SAP
4 30 (3.07%) Bloomberg
5 23 (2.36%) Google
5 23 (2.36%) Splunk
6 19 (1.95%) VMware
7 18 (1.84%) CyberArk
8 11 (1.13%) Adobe
8 11 (1.13%) Atlassian
9 10 (1.02%) Cisco
9 10 (1.02%) IBM
9 10 (1.02%) ION Trading
9 10 (1.02%) ServiceNow
9 10 (1.02%) TIBCO
10 9 (0.92%) Remedy
11 8 (0.82%) Qualys
12 7 (0.72%) Tradeweb
13 6 (0.61%) MarketAxess
13 6 (0.61%) Murex