The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Risk Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Risk Analysis over the 3 months to 26 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 Analysis
England / North West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 161 144
Rank change year-on-year +26 -17  
Contract jobs citing Risk Analysis 7 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.24% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.13% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Median daily rate £328 £213 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +54.11% -29.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £143 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £283 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £330 £375
% change year-on-year +25.00% -12.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - £40.00

Risk Analysis 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 North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2385 3083 2903
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 80.90% 82.19% 78.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1409 1941 1709
Median daily rate £410 £415 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.20% +7.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 77 125
Median hourly rate £40.00 £29.25 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.75% -13.97%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £54.67
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Risk Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Risk Analysis in the North West

Risk Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Risk Analysis in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Risk Analysis in the North West

Risk Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Analysis in the North West over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Risk Analysis in the North West

Risk Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Risk Analysis in the North West

Risk Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Analysis within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +26 3 £418 +96.47%
Merseyside - 3 £313 -
Manchester +12 1 £325 - 2
Risk Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Risk Analysis 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 North West region with a requirement for Risk Analysis.

1 8 (44.44%) Information Security
2 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (27.78%) Finance
4 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (16.67%) Legal
5 3 (16.67%) Migration
5 3 (16.67%) Information Security Management
5 3 (16.67%) Security Management
5 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 3 (16.67%) CISA
5 3 (16.67%) CISM
5 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 3 (16.67%) CISSP
5 3 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (16.67%) Patch Management
5 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 3 (16.67%) COBIT
5 3 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (16.67%) ISMS
5 3 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (11.11%) Office 365
6 2 (11.11%) Use Case
6 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.11%) Project Management

Risk Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (5.56%) SAS
1 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
1 1 (5.56%) Skype
1 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) GIS
2 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Legal
3 2 (11.11%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.56%) Billing
4 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Business Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Information Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Information Security Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) IT Manager
3 4 (22.22%) Risk Manager
3 4 (22.22%) Security Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) IT Risk Manager
4 3 (16.67%) IT Security Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Security Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Finance Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Telecoms Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Credit Risk
3 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
3 1 (5.56%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Information Security
2 6 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 3 (16.67%) Information Security Management
4 3 (16.67%) ISMS
4 3 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (16.67%) Migration
4 3 (16.67%) Patch Management
4 3 (16.67%) Security Management
4 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.11%) Project Management
5 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
5 2 (11.11%) Use Case
6 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) R
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
1 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) CISA
1 3 (16.67%) CISM
1 3 (16.67%) CISSP
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) CBAP
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) HNC
3 1 (5.56%) HND
3 1 (5.56%) IIBA
3 1 (5.56%) ISEB
3 1 (5.56%) PMP
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) COBIT
1 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Ab Initio
2 1 (5.56%) Citrix
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Progress
2 1 (5.56%) Tableau
2 1 (5.56%) VMware