Period
to 14 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 14 December 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 > North West
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 86 58
Rank change year-on-year +5 -28 +37
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 139 143 247
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.45% 2.20% 2.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.01% 2.61% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 92 182
North West median daily rate £475 £440 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.95% -2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £369 £310 £350
90th Percentile £724 £700 £680
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 7
North West median hourly rate £60.76 £11.16 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +444.42% -73.43% +121.05%
10th Percentile £38.88 £10.66 £30.17
90th Percentile £61.01 £11.66 £54.00
England median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year - -7.56% +8.18%

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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4612 5477 7051
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 81.46% 84.33% 81.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2974 3557 4314
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £256 £253
90th Percentile £588 £571 £575
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 159 285
North West median hourly rate £25.00 £24.43 £30.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.33% -18.97% +72.29%
10th Percentile £11.71 £12.23 £12.50
90th Percentile £53.00 £53.95 £52.47
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.41 £22.06
% change year-on-year +2.42% +10.67% +16.09%

Risk Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Risk Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Risk Management in the North West

Risk Management
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 Management in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Risk Management in the North West

Risk Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Management in the North West over the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Risk Management in the North West

Risk Management
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 Management in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Risk Management in the North West

Risk Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Management in the North West over the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Risk Management in the North West

Risk Management
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 Management within the North West region over the 6 months to 14 December 2017. 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
Manchester +9 61 £475 +11.76% 10
Cheshire +9 56 £488 -2.50% 11
Lancashire +11 8 £525 +31.25% 5
Cumbria -4 6 - -
Merseyside -1 3 £506 +31.49% 1
Risk Management
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 North West region with a requirement for Risk Management.

1 55 (39.57%) Finance
2 42 (30.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 37 (26.62%) Project Management
4 31 (22.30%) Information Security
5 28 (20.14%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (18.71%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (15.83%) CISSP
8 20 (14.39%) Banking
9 19 (13.67%) CISM
10 18 (12.95%) SFIA
11 17 (12.23%) Collaborative Working
11 17 (12.23%) IT Governance
12 15 (10.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 15 (10.79%) Management Information System
12 15 (10.79%) GDPR
13 14 (10.07%) Requirements Management
14 13 (9.35%) Data Protection
14 13 (9.35%) Programme Management
14 13 (9.35%) Open Source
14 13 (9.35%) Continuous Improvement
14 13 (9.35%) Change Control
15 12 (8.63%) Cybersecurity
15 12 (8.63%) IT Strategy
15 12 (8.63%) Microsoft
15 12 (8.63%) Business Analysis
16 11 (7.91%) Degree
17 10 (7.19%) Data Analysis
17 10 (7.19%) PRINCE2
17 10 (7.19%) Domain Models
17 10 (7.19%) Social Media

Risk Management
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 5 (3.60%) Tuxedo
1 5 (3.60%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.72%) Confluence
2 1 (0.72%) SAS
2 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (5.04%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (4.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.44%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.44%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.72%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.16%) Office 365
2 2 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.44%) Veeva
3 1 (0.72%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.04%) Firewall
2 5 (3.60%) Network Security
3 3 (2.16%) FTP
3 3 (2.16%) Intranet
3 3 (2.16%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.72%) Internet
4 1 (0.72%) RFID
4 1 (0.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (1.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.72%) Big Data
2 1 (0.72%) Data Mart
2 1 (0.72%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (3.60%) PeopleTools
2 2 (1.44%) JIRA
3 1 (0.72%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 55 (39.57%) Finance
2 20 (14.39%) Banking
3 9 (6.47%) Law
4 7 (5.04%) Retail
5 4 (2.88%) Military
5 4 (2.88%) Retail Banking
6 3 (2.16%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.16%) Legal
7 2 (1.44%) Billing
7 2 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.44%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.72%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (21.58%) Analyst
2 25 (17.99%) Project Manager
3 17 (12.23%) Architect
4 14 (10.07%) Business Analyst
5 12 (8.63%) Consultant
5 12 (8.63%) Security Consultant
6 11 (7.91%) Risk Manager
7 9 (6.47%) Technical Architect
8 8 (5.76%) Delivery Manager
8 8 (5.76%) Security Analyst
9 7 (5.04%) Data Architect
9 7 (5.04%) Planning Manager
10 6 (4.32%) Information Analyst
10 6 (4.32%) IT Consultant
10 6 (4.32%) IT Manager
10 6 (4.32%) IT Security Consultant
10 6 (4.32%) Security Manager
10 6 (4.32%) Technical Specialist
11 5 (3.60%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
11 5 (3.60%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.32%) Middleware
2 3 (2.16%) JSON
2 3 (2.16%) Node.js
3 2 (1.44%) XML
4 1 (0.72%) .NET
4 1 (0.72%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.72%) REST
4 1 (0.72%) SOAP
4 1 (0.72%) Web Services
4 1 (0.72%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.71%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (10.79%) Management Information System
3 10 (7.19%) Social Media
4 6 (4.32%) Virtual Team
5 5 (3.60%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (2.16%) CESG
6 3 (2.16%) Cyber Attack
6 3 (2.16%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.44%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.44%) PMI
8 1 (0.72%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.72%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.72%) FMCG
8 1 (0.72%) NHS
8 1 (0.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.88%) Windows
2 3 (2.16%) Unix
3 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (30.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 37 (26.62%) Project Management
3 31 (22.30%) Information Security
4 28 (20.14%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (12.95%) SFIA
6 17 (12.23%) Collaborative Working
6 17 (12.23%) IT Governance
7 14 (10.07%) Requirements Management
8 13 (9.35%) Change Control
8 13 (9.35%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (9.35%) Data Protection
8 13 (9.35%) Open Source
8 13 (9.35%) Programme Management
9 12 (8.63%) Business Analysis
9 12 (8.63%) Cybersecurity
9 12 (8.63%) IT Strategy
10 10 (7.19%) Data Analysis
10 10 (7.19%) Domain Models
10 10 (7.19%) PRINCE2
11 9 (6.47%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.32%) VBA
2 4 (2.88%) Python
3 3 (2.16%) COBOL
3 3 (2.16%) Java
4 2 (1.44%) SQL
5 1 (0.72%) Ruby
5 1 (0.72%) XPath
Qualifications
1 22 (15.83%) CISSP
2 19 (13.67%) CISM
3 11 (7.91%) Degree
4 8 (5.76%) Security Cleared
5 6 (4.32%) CISA
6 3 (2.16%) GCED
6 3 (2.16%) GCFA
6 3 (2.16%) GCIA
6 3 (2.16%) GCIH
6 3 (2.16%) GIAC
6 3 (2.16%) GREM
6 3 (2.16%) GSEC
7 2 (1.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.44%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.72%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.79%) GDPR
1 15 (10.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (6.47%) PCI DSS
3 8 (5.76%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 6 (4.32%) PMO
5 3 (2.16%) CESG Infosec
5 3 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (2.16%) QA
6 2 (1.44%) COBIT
7 1 (0.72%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 1 (0.72%) SEPA
7 1 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.16%) Virtual Desktop
1 3 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.72%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.16%) IBM BigFix
Vendors
1 12 (8.63%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.32%) Oracle
3 5 (3.60%) BEA
3 5 (3.60%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (2.16%) CA
4 3 (2.16%) Citrix
4 3 (2.16%) VMware
5 2 (1.44%) Apple
5 2 (1.44%) SAP
6 1 (0.72%) Capita
6 1 (0.72%) Google
6 1 (0.72%) Tableau