Period
to 20 July 2018

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 20 July 2018 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 97 70
Rank change year-on-year +8 -27 +24
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 150 114 208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.42% 2.02% 2.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.86% 2.45% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 35 103
North West median daily rate £425 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +9.09% -0.60%
10th Percentile £331 £360 £288
90th Percentile £557 £687 £588
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 4
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £56.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.11% -35.11% +2.74%
10th Percentile £14.60 £23.25 £22.88
90th Percentile £75.07 £51.15 £80.13
England median hourly rate £28.50 £25.00 £27.55
% change year-on-year +14.00% -9.26% -5.00%

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 5,239 4,662 6,376
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 84.62% 82.48% 82.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,291 2,850 3,933
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £256 £260
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 260 218 215
North West median hourly rate £24.13 £36.74 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.33% +36.06% -0.61%
10th Percentile £11.47 £11.75 £12.58
90th Percentile £53.56 £52.65 £50.75
England median hourly rate £22.50 £24.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -8.16% +4.26% +11.90%

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 20 July 2018.

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 20 July 2018.

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 20 July 2018. 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
Cheshire +2 63 £425 -5.03% 8
Manchester -27 42 £406 -7.14% 18
Lancashire +5 22 £425 -34.62% 1
Merseyside +23 10 £494 +21.17% 1
Cumbria -7 3 £525 -24.46%
Risk Management
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, 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 North West region with a requirement for Risk Management.

1 72 (48.00%) Finance
2 50 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (32.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 40 (26.67%) Project Management
5 35 (23.33%) Information Security
6 24 (16.00%) CISSP
6 24 (16.00%) Banking
7 22 (14.67%) Law
8 19 (12.67%) Management Information System
8 19 (12.67%) CISM
8 19 (12.67%) PRINCE2
8 19 (12.67%) Scrum
8 19 (12.67%) Project Planning
8 19 (12.67%) SDLC
9 18 (12.00%) Virtual Team
10 17 (11.33%) GDPR
10 17 (11.33%) SFIA
11 16 (10.67%) Supplier Management
11 16 (10.67%) ITIL
12 15 (10.00%) Investment Banking
12 15 (10.00%) IT Governance
12 15 (10.00%) Wealth Management
12 15 (10.00%) Decision-Making
13 14 (9.33%) Change Management
13 14 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (9.33%) Data Protection
13 14 (9.33%) Waterfall
14 13 (8.67%) Collaborative Working
14 13 (8.67%) Service Management
14 13 (8.67%) SQL

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 (3.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.67%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.67%) Confluence
2 1 (0.67%) IIS
2 1 (0.67%) JBoss
2 1 (0.67%) MTS
2 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (2.67%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.67%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.67%) Office 365
1 4 (2.67%) OpenShift
2 3 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.00%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.00%) IPsec
1 3 (2.00%) SMS
2 2 (1.33%) BGP
2 2 (1.33%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (1.33%) Firewall
2 2 (1.33%) MPLS
2 2 (1.33%) Unified Communications
2 2 (1.33%) VLAN
3 1 (0.67%) DMZ
3 1 (0.67%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.67%) LAN
3 1 (0.67%) NAS
3 1 (0.67%) SAN
3 1 (0.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.00%) GIS
2 3 (2.00%) OLAP
2 3 (2.00%) SAP HANA
2 3 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.33%) Essbase
3 2 (1.33%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (1.33%) Oracle OLAP
3 2 (1.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.67%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.67%) Big Data
4 1 (0.67%) Cloudera CDH
4 1 (0.67%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.67%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.67%) Impala
4 1 (0.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.67%) Snowflake Schema
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (3.33%) JIRA
2 4 (2.67%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.00%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.33%) MSI
5 1 (0.67%) Gradle
General
1 72 (48.00%) Finance
2 24 (16.00%) Banking
3 22 (14.67%) Law
4 15 (10.00%) Investment Banking
5 10 (6.67%) Legal
6 5 (3.33%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.67%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (2.67%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.33%) Marketing
9 1 (0.67%) Electronics
9 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.67%) Local Government
9 1 (0.67%) Retail
9 1 (0.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 24 (16.00%) Architect
3 22 (14.67%) Consultant
4 15 (10.00%) Security Consultant
5 12 (8.00%) Security Architect
6 9 (6.00%) Risk Manager
7 8 (5.33%) Analyst
8 7 (4.67%) Business Manager
8 7 (4.67%) Digital Project Manager
8 7 (4.67%) Information Security Consultant
8 7 (4.67%) IT Manager
8 7 (4.67%) Technical Architect
9 6 (4.00%) Developer
9 6 (4.00%) Planning Manager
9 6 (4.00%) Senior Manager
10 5 (3.33%) Business Analyst
10 5 (3.33%) Data Protection Officer
10 5 (3.33%) Security Manager
10 5 (3.33%) Senior Architect
11 4 (2.67%) Governance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.67%) .NET
2 4 (2.67%) .NET Framework
2 4 (2.67%) AngularJS
2 4 (2.67%) Spring
2 4 (2.67%) Spring Boot
3 3 (2.00%) Express
3 3 (2.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (2.00%) Middleware
3 3 (2.00%) Web Services
4 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.67%) CGI
4 1 (0.67%) CSS
4 1 (0.67%) HTML
4 1 (0.67%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (0.67%) Pandas
4 1 (0.67%) REST
4 1 (0.67%) scikit-learn
4 1 (0.67%) Swagger
4 1 (0.67%) XGBoost
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.67%) Management Information System
2 18 (12.00%) Virtual Team
3 14 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.00%) Social Media
5 4 (2.67%) PMI
5 4 (2.67%) User Experience
6 3 (2.00%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (2.00%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.33%) CESG
7 2 (1.33%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.67%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.67%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.67%) Life Science
8 1 (0.67%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.67%) Minimum Viable Product
8 1 (0.67%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.67%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.67%) SCADA
8 1 (0.67%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.00%) Windows
2 6 (4.00%) Windows 10
3 5 (3.33%) Linux
4 3 (2.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.33%) Unix
5 2 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.67%) Android
6 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (32.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 40 (26.67%) Project Management
4 35 (23.33%) Information Security
5 19 (12.67%) PRINCE2
5 19 (12.67%) Project Planning
5 19 (12.67%) Scrum
5 19 (12.67%) SDLC
6 17 (11.33%) SFIA
7 16 (10.67%) ITIL
7 16 (10.67%) Supplier Management
8 15 (10.00%) Decision-Making
8 15 (10.00%) IT Governance
8 15 (10.00%) Wealth Management
9 14 (9.33%) Change Management
9 14 (9.33%) Data Protection
9 14 (9.33%) Waterfall
10 13 (8.67%) Collaborative Working
10 13 (8.67%) Resource Management
10 13 (8.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.67%) SQL
2 6 (4.00%) Java
3 4 (2.67%) Erlang
3 4 (2.67%) Groovy
3 4 (2.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (2.67%) Python
4 3 (2.00%) C
4 3 (2.00%) C++
4 3 (2.00%) Go
4 3 (2.00%) Java 8
4 3 (2.00%) Ruby
4 3 (2.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.00%) TypeScript
5 2 (1.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.67%) C#
6 1 (0.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (16.00%) CISSP
2 19 (12.67%) CISM
3 10 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 9 (6.00%) Degree
5 7 (4.67%) SC Cleared
6 6 (4.00%) CISA
7 5 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (2.67%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (1.33%) TOGAF Certification
10 1 (0.67%) ACCA
10 1 (0.67%) APMG
10 1 (0.67%) APMP
10 1 (0.67%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (0.67%) CIMA
10 1 (0.67%) CRISC
10 1 (0.67%) GIAC
10 1 (0.67%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.67%) MBA
10 1 (0.67%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.33%) GDPR
2 11 (7.33%) COBIT
3 9 (6.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.67%) COSO
4 4 (2.67%) Data Quality
4 4 (2.67%) PCI DSS
4 4 (2.67%) PMO
4 4 (2.67%) QA
4 4 (2.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (1.33%) IASME
5 2 (1.33%) ISO 13485
5 2 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (1.33%) P3O
6 1 (0.67%) COSHH
6 1 (0.67%) GLP
6 1 (0.67%) IEC 62304
6 1 (0.67%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.67%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.67%) RMADS
System Software
1 6 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.00%) QEMU
2 3 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (2.00%) XenApp
3 2 (1.33%) FreeRADIUS
3 2 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.33%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.67%) Docker
4 1 (0.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (2.00%) SCCM
2 2 (1.33%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.67%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.67%) Netcool
3 1 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (7.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.33%) SAP
3 6 (4.00%) VMware
4 4 (2.67%) CheckPoint
5 3 (2.00%) Citrix
5 3 (2.00%) Informatica
5 3 (2.00%) Oracle
6 2 (1.33%) Apple
6 2 (1.33%) Cisco
6 2 (1.33%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.67%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.67%) CyberArk
7 1 (0.67%) EMC
7 1 (0.67%) HP
7 1 (0.67%) IBM
7 1 (0.67%) NetApp
7 1 (0.67%) Sage
7 1 (0.67%) Snow
7 1 (0.67%) Splunk
7 1 (0.67%) Teradata