Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 78 84
Rank change year-on-year -8 +6 -11
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 153 130 171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.58% 2.31% 2.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.10% 2.81% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 60 99
North West median daily rate £450 £449 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.28% +5.59% -
10th Percentile £325 £369 £300
90th Percentile £650 £723 £710
England median daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 1 2
North West median hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £36.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -32.12% -12.31%
10th Percentile £21.48 £25.00 £15.22
90th Percentile £75.61 £25.00 £63.04
England median hourly rate £28.75 £26.31 £27.50
% change year-on-year +9.27% -4.33% -4.35%

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 4,929 4,620 6,135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.25% 82.25% 84.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,100 2,895 3,895
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £258
90th Percentile £575 £575 £572
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 285 196 191
North West median hourly rate £22.43 £30.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.23% +42.86% -29.33%
10th Percentile £11.41 £11.75 £11.50
90th Percentile £51.25 £50.86 £51.25
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.66 £22.50
% change year-on-year -14.84% +9.60% +3.85%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 18 October 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 0 67 £444 -1.39% 11
Manchester -43 29 £419 -2.62% 15
Lancashire -5 21 £525 - 2
Merseyside +16 15 £500 +9.59% 4
Cumbria +2 6 £590 -
Risk Management
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 60 (39.22%) Finance
2 47 (30.72%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (25.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 36 (23.53%) Project Management
4 36 (23.53%) Information Security
5 29 (18.95%) Management Information System
6 22 (14.38%) CISSP
7 20 (13.07%) Security Cleared
8 19 (12.42%) CISM
9 18 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (11.11%) Waterfall
11 16 (10.46%) SC Cleared
11 16 (10.46%) Change Management
11 16 (10.46%) Law
11 16 (10.46%) Banking
11 16 (10.46%) Project Planning
11 16 (10.46%) Decision-Making
12 15 (9.80%) Scrum
12 15 (9.80%) Windows
13 14 (9.15%) Microsoft
13 14 (9.15%) Degree
13 14 (9.15%) Cybersecurity
13 14 (9.15%) Virtual Team
14 13 (8.50%) Collaborative Working
14 13 (8.50%) Service Management
14 13 (8.50%) Problem-Solving
15 12 (7.84%) Validation
15 12 (7.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 11 (7.19%) SQL
16 11 (7.19%) ITIL

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 (3.27%) CMS
2 2 (1.31%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.65%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.65%) Confluence
3 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.65%) IIS
3 1 (0.65%) JBoss
3 1 (0.65%) Jetty
3 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.65%) MTS
3 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (3.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (2.61%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.31%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.65%) Finacle
2 1 (0.65%) Primavera
2 1 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.65%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.27%) Dynamics 365
2 4 (2.61%) Office 365
3 3 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.31%) Amazon Glacier
4 2 (1.31%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.31%) IaaS
4 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.31%) SaaS
5 1 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.96%) Unified Communications
2 2 (1.31%) BGP
2 2 (1.31%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (1.31%) Intranet
2 2 (1.31%) MPLS
2 2 (1.31%) SMS
2 2 (1.31%) VLAN
3 1 (0.65%) Firewall
3 1 (0.65%) SAN
3 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.61%) SAP HANA
3 2 (1.31%) Amazon Athena
3 2 (1.31%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.31%) Essbase
3 2 (1.31%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.31%) OLAP
3 2 (1.31%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (1.31%) Oracle OLAP
3 2 (1.31%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.65%) Cloudera CDH
4 1 (0.65%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.65%) DB2
4 1 (0.65%) GIS
4 1 (0.65%) Impala
4 1 (0.65%) OLTP
4 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.65%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 5 (3.27%) JIRA
2 1 (0.65%) CA Release Automation
2 1 (0.65%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.65%) Gradle
2 1 (0.65%) IntelliJ
2 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.65%) Maven
2 1 (0.65%) NetBeans
General
1 60 (39.22%) Finance
2 16 (10.46%) Banking
2 16 (10.46%) Law
3 8 (5.23%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.27%) Legal
4 5 (3.27%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.61%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.96%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.31%) Billing
7 2 (1.31%) Local Government
7 2 (1.31%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (16.34%) Project Manager
2 24 (15.69%) Architect
3 21 (13.73%) Consultant
4 15 (9.80%) Analyst
4 15 (9.80%) Security Consultant
5 13 (8.50%) Security Architect
6 11 (7.19%) Security Manager
7 8 (5.23%) Risk Manager
8 6 (3.92%) Security Analyst
9 5 (3.27%) Information Security Consultant
9 5 (3.27%) Project Officer
9 5 (3.27%) Senior Manager
9 5 (3.27%) Technical Architect
9 5 (3.27%) User Researcher
10 4 (2.61%) Cybersecurity Manager
10 4 (2.61%) Developer
10 4 (2.61%) Project Planner
10 4 (2.61%) Senior Project Officer
10 4 (2.61%) Support Officer
10 4 (2.61%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.92%) .NET
2 2 (1.31%) CSS
2 2 (1.31%) REST
3 1 (0.65%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.65%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (0.65%) CGI
3 1 (0.65%) HTML
3 1 (0.65%) Java EE
3 1 (0.65%) JMS
3 1 (0.65%) JSON
3 1 (0.65%) JSP
3 1 (0.65%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (0.65%) Pandas
3 1 (0.65%) scikit-learn
3 1 (0.65%) SOAP
3 1 (0.65%) Swagger
3 1 (0.65%) Web Services
3 1 (0.65%) XGBoost
3 1 (0.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (18.95%) Management Information System
2 18 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (9.15%) Virtual Team
4 10 (6.54%) User Experience
5 7 (4.58%) CESG
6 6 (3.92%) IBM Mainframe
6 6 (3.92%) Mainframe
7 4 (2.61%) PMI
8 3 (1.96%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.96%) Social Media
9 2 (1.31%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.31%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.31%) Handset
9 2 (1.31%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.31%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.31%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.65%) Life Science
10 1 (0.65%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.80%) Windows
2 8 (5.23%) Unix
3 6 (3.92%) Windows 10
4 4 (2.61%) Linux
5 2 (1.31%) Android
5 2 (1.31%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.65%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (30.72%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (25.49%) Stakeholder Management
3 36 (23.53%) Information Security
3 36 (23.53%) Project Management
4 17 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 16 (10.46%) Change Management
5 16 (10.46%) Decision-Making
5 16 (10.46%) Project Planning
6 15 (9.80%) Scrum
7 14 (9.15%) Cybersecurity
8 13 (8.50%) Collaborative Working
8 13 (8.50%) Problem-Solving
8 13 (8.50%) Service Management
9 12 (7.84%) Validation
10 11 (7.19%) Change Control
10 11 (7.19%) Information Assurance
10 11 (7.19%) ITIL
10 11 (7.19%) PRINCE2
11 10 (6.54%) Programme Management
11 10 (6.54%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.19%) SQL
2 4 (2.61%) Java
3 3 (1.96%) Erlang
4 1 (0.65%) C#
4 1 (0.65%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.65%) Python
4 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (14.38%) CISSP
2 20 (13.07%) Security Cleared
3 19 (12.42%) CISM
4 16 (10.46%) SC Cleared
5 14 (9.15%) Degree
6 4 (2.61%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.96%) CISA
7 3 (1.96%) CRISC
7 3 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.31%) CISMP
9 1 (0.65%) CIMA
9 1 (0.65%) GIAC
9 1 (0.65%) ISEB
9 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.65%) MBA
9 1 (0.65%) PhD
9 1 (0.65%) PMP
9 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (7.19%) GDPR
2 11 (7.19%) QA
3 7 (4.58%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 6 (3.92%) JSP 440
4 6 (3.92%) PMO
4 6 (3.92%) RMADS
5 5 (3.27%) Actionable Recommendations
5 5 (3.27%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 3 (1.96%) COBIT
6 3 (1.96%) PCI DSS
7 2 (1.31%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (1.31%) IASME
7 2 (1.31%) ISO 13485
7 2 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (1.31%) P3O
7 2 (1.31%) SLA
8 1 (0.65%) COSHH
8 1 (0.65%) IEC 62304
8 1 (0.65%) PSD2
System Software
1 7 (4.58%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.65%) BladeLogic
1 1 (0.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (0.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (9.15%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.58%) IBM
2 7 (4.58%) SAP
3 5 (3.27%) Oracle
4 4 (2.61%) CheckPoint
5 3 (1.96%) Informatica
6 2 (1.31%) Cisco
6 2 (1.31%) Hyperion
6 2 (1.31%) Splunk
7 1 (0.65%) CyberArk
7 1 (0.65%) Dell
7 1 (0.65%) ForeScout
7 1 (0.65%) Google
7 1 (0.65%) HP
7 1 (0.65%) McAfee
7 1 (0.65%) Remedy
7 1 (0.65%) Sage
7 1 (0.65%) Sybase
7 1 (0.65%) Symantec
7 1 (0.65%) Trustwave