The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 3 months to 24 June 2017 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 / Midlands
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 18 23
Rank change year-on-year +2 +5  
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 3 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.00% 5.88% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.30% 7.59% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 1
Median daily rate £500 £500 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.53%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £424 £415
% change year-on-year +2.65% +2.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £27.62 £30.00
% change year-on-year -9.48% -7.93%  

Risk Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 91 145 135
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 91.00% 77.54% 78.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 99 56
Median daily rate £500 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £350 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £125.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Risk Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands citing Risk Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Risk Management in the Midlands

Risk Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Risk Management in the Midlands

Risk Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Risk Management in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Risk Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for Risk Management.

1 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
2 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) PMI
2 4 (30.77%) PMI Certification
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Security Management
2 4 (30.77%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (30.77%) CESG Certified Professional
2 4 (30.77%) CLAS
2 4 (30.77%) Security Operations
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Programme Management
3 3 (23.08%) Automotive
3 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
3 3 (23.08%) PRINCE
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Information Security
4 2 (15.38%) Unix
4 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
4 2 (15.38%) CEH
4 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) Security Testing
4 2 (15.38%) CREST Certified
4 2 (15.38%) OSCP
4 2 (15.38%) Protective Monitoring
5 1 (7.69%) BYOD
5 1 (7.69%) Data Centre

Risk Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Network Security
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Automotive
2 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Consultant
1 5 (38.46%) Project Manager
2 4 (30.77%) CLAS Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Project Manager
3 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Information Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Architect
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Information Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) PMI
2 1 (7.69%) BYOD
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Unix
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
1 4 (30.77%) Risk Assessment
1 4 (30.77%) Security Management
1 4 (30.77%) Security Operations
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) PRINCE
2 3 (23.08%) Programme Management
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
3 2 (15.38%) Information Security
3 2 (15.38%) Protective Monitoring
3 2 (15.38%) Security Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (7.69%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (7.69%) IT Governance
4 1 (7.69%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Security
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) CESG Certified Professional
2 4 (30.77%) CLAS
2 4 (30.77%) PMI Certification
3 2 (15.38%) CEH
3 2 (15.38%) CREST Certified
3 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) OSCP
4 1 (7.69%) ISEB
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) COBIT
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 1 (7.69%) NIST 800
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Citrix
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) SAP
1 1 (7.69%) Wyse