Period
to 19 January 2021

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 19 January 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 > North West
6 months to
19 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 101 116 84
Rank change year-on-year +15 -32 -9
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 26 77 139
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the North West 1.07% 1.59% 2.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 1.89% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 42 59
Median daily rate £475 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% - -4.31%
10th Percentile £276 £313 £377
90th Percentile £550 £637 £775
England median daily rate £518 £513 £523
% change year-on-year +1.07% -1.91% -0.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 8
Median hourly rate £53.75 £52.50 £67.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.38% -22.22% +10.64%
10th Percentile £50.63 £44.50 £27.15
90th Percentile £57.88 £53.75 £76.93
England median hourly rate £32.75 £31.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year +4.82% +4.15% +9.09%

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 2,016 4,064 4,737
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.00% 83.86% 84.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,365 2,648 3,033
Median daily rate £430 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% - +4.94%
10th Percentile £200 £258 £263
90th Percentile £600 £588 £588
England median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 191 262
Median hourly rate £17.43 £23.75 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.61% +7.95% +4.76%
10th Percentile £10.82 £12.02 £12.84
90th Percentile £50.60 £53.75 £48.75
Median hourly rate £26.81 £20.79 £21.76
% change year-on-year +28.93% -4.46% -0.14%

Risk Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Risk Management as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Risk Management in the North West.

Daily rate trend for Risk Management in the North West

Risk Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Risk Management in the North West over the 6 months to 19 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Risk Management in the North West

Risk Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Risk Management in the North West.

Hourly rate trend 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 19 January 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
Cheshire +21 7 £505 +30.32% 7
Manchester +27 6 £450 -5.26% 7
Cumbria +18 5 £50 -91.09% 1
Merseyside +14 3 £438 -22.57%
Lancashire +8 1 - - 1
Risk Management
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 North West region with a requirement for Risk Management.

1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 8 (30.77%) Information Security
3 7 (26.92%) Management Information System
3 7 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (26.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (19.23%) Degree
4 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
4 5 (19.23%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (19.23%) Project Management
4 5 (19.23%) NIST
5 4 (15.38%) PMO
5 4 (15.38%) Decision-Making
5 4 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (15.38%) NHS
5 4 (15.38%) Change Management
5 4 (15.38%) PCI DSS
5 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
6 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (11.54%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) Coaching
6 3 (11.54%) CISSP
6 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.54%) Banking
6 3 (11.54%) Critical Thinking
6 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 3 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (11.54%) Public Sector
7 2 (7.69%) Project Delivery
7 2 (7.69%) NCSC
7 2 (7.69%) Customer Requirements

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 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Azure
1 2 (7.69%) SaaS
2 1 (3.85%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (3.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (3.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Power BI
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Banking
2 3 (11.54%) Public Sector
3 1 (3.85%) Law
3 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Project Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Security Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Information Officer
4 2 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 2 (7.69%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Programme Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Security Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Security Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Security Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Migration Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) NHS Programme Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Principal Security Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Principal Security Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) SaaS Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Management Information System
2 4 (15.38%) NHS
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Information Security
2 7 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (19.23%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (19.23%) Project Management
4 4 (15.38%) Change Management
4 4 (15.38%) Decision-Making
4 4 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.54%) Coaching
5 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (11.54%) Critical Thinking
5 3 (11.54%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 2 (7.69%) Analytics
6 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) Data Protection
6 2 (7.69%) DevOps
6 2 (7.69%) Informatics
6 2 (7.69%) Project Planning
6 2 (7.69%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
1 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.54%) CISSP
4 2 (7.69%) CISM
5 1 (3.85%) CCNP
5 1 (3.85%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.85%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (19.23%) NIST
3 4 (15.38%) PCI DSS
3 4 (15.38%) PMO
4 3 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (7.69%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (7.69%) NCSC
5 2 (7.69%) RMADS
6 1 (3.85%) GDPR
6 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) FortiGate
1 1 (3.85%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) Arista
1 1 (3.85%) Blue Coat
1 1 (3.85%) Cadence
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco
1 1 (3.85%) F5
1 1 (3.85%) Fortinet
1 1 (3.85%) Google
1 1 (3.85%) Juniper
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow
1 1 (3.85%) Symantec