Period
to 25 July 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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 69 92
Rank change year-on-year -32 +23 +3
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 112 209 164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.97% 2.73% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 3.32% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 104 104
North West median daily rate £450 £413 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -1.79% -1.18%
10th Percentile £359 £290 £288
90th Percentile £695 £588 £600
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 8
North West median hourly rate £36.50 £56.25 £54.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.11% +2.74% +30.36%
10th Percentile £23.25 £22.88 £20.98
90th Percentile £51.15 £80.13 £60.00
England median hourly rate £26.25 £27.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year -4.55% -5.17% +5.45%

Risk Management 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 4642 6291 6132
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 81.71% 82.19% 79.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2854 3887 3470
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £256
90th Percentile £538 £550 £556
England median daily rate £450 £425 £408
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 211 204 274
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +1.82% +23.94%
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.75 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.71 £53.00 £57.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.96
% change year-on-year - +13.87% +6.86%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -19 45 £425 +13.33% 7
Cheshire +8 44 £450 +16.13% 9
Merseyside -6 8 £408 -15.32% 3
Cumbria +7 6 £695 -
Lancashire -7 5 £650 +52.94% 3
Risk Management
England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 59 (52.68%) Finance
2 40 (35.71%) Information Security
3 37 (33.04%) CISSP
4 35 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (30.36%) CISM
6 30 (26.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 28 (25.00%) Banking
8 21 (18.75%) Management Information System
9 20 (17.86%) Project Management
9 20 (17.86%) Waterfall
9 20 (17.86%) Virtual Team
10 19 (16.96%) Project Planning
11 12 (10.71%) ITIL
11 12 (10.71%) Law
11 12 (10.71%) Retail
11 12 (10.71%) Security Cleared
12 11 (9.82%) Degree
12 11 (9.82%) Business Analysis
13 10 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (8.93%) SDLC
14 9 (8.04%) SAP
15 8 (7.14%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
16 7 (6.25%) Service Management
16 7 (6.25%) Business Transformation
16 7 (6.25%) SC Cleared
16 7 (6.25%) Project Governance
16 7 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
16 7 (6.25%) Requirements Management
17 6 (5.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 6 (5.36%) Microsoft

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 3 (2.68%) SAS
2 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.89%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (3.57%) Teamcenter
2 3 (2.68%) SAP CO
2 3 (2.68%) SAP FI
2 3 (2.68%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.89%) Primavera
3 1 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.57%) Office 365
2 1 (0.89%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.68%) Network Security
2 1 (0.89%) Firewall
2 1 (0.89%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.57%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.79%) Big Data
3 1 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.89%) EDRMS
3 1 (0.89%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 59 (52.68%) Finance
2 28 (25.00%) Banking
3 12 (10.71%) Law
3 12 (10.71%) Retail
4 3 (2.68%) Billing
4 3 (2.68%) Retail Banking
4 3 (2.68%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.79%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (1.79%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.79%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.79%) Legal
5 2 (1.79%) Marketing
5 2 (1.79%) Military
6 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (26.79%) Consultant
2 28 (25.00%) Analyst
3 26 (23.21%) Security Consultant
4 13 (11.61%) Architect
5 11 (9.82%) IT Consultant
5 11 (9.82%) IT Security Consultant
5 11 (9.82%) Senior Consultant
5 11 (9.82%) Senior Security Consultant
6 10 (8.93%) Security Architect
7 9 (8.04%) Business Analyst
8 8 (7.14%) Risk Analyst
9 7 (6.25%) Project Manager
10 6 (5.36%) Banking Analyst
11 5 (4.46%) IT Manager
12 4 (3.57%) CISSP Architect
12 4 (3.57%) CISSP Consultant
12 4 (3.57%) Risk Manager
12 4 (3.57%) Senior Architect
12 4 (3.57%) Senior Security Architect
13 3 (2.68%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.68%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 20 (17.86%) Virtual Team
3 10 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.46%) FMCG
4 5 (4.46%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.68%) Credit Risk
5 3 (2.68%) Smartphone
5 3 (2.68%) Social Media
6 2 (1.79%) CESG
7 1 (0.89%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.89%) Life Science
7 1 (0.89%) NHS
7 1 (0.89%) PMI
7 1 (0.89%) Replication
7 1 (0.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.57%) Windows
2 3 (2.68%) AIX
2 3 (2.68%) HPUX
2 3 (2.68%) Linux
2 3 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (2.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (35.71%) Information Security
2 35 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (26.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (17.86%) Project Management
4 20 (17.86%) Waterfall
5 19 (16.96%) Project Planning
6 12 (10.71%) ITIL
7 11 (9.82%) Business Analysis
8 10 (8.93%) SDLC
9 8 (7.14%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
10 7 (6.25%) Business Transformation
10 7 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (6.25%) Project Governance
10 7 (6.25%) Requirements Management
10 7 (6.25%) Service Management
11 6 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (5.36%) Change Management
11 6 (5.36%) Scrum
11 6 (5.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 5 (4.46%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.68%) Java
1 3 (2.68%) Perl
2 2 (1.79%) C
2 2 (1.79%) SQL
3 1 (0.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (33.04%) CISSP
2 34 (30.36%) CISM
3 12 (10.71%) Security Cleared
4 11 (9.82%) Degree
5 7 (6.25%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.68%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.79%) CISA
7 2 (1.79%) CRISC
7 2 (1.79%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.79%) PMP
8 1 (0.89%) HNC
8 1 (0.89%) HND
8 1 (0.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.89%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.89%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.68%) GDPR
1 3 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (2.68%) PMO
2 2 (1.79%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.79%) QA
2 2 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.89%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.89%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.89%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.89%) SEPA
System Software
1 3 (2.68%) Virtual Desktop
1 3 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.68%) IBM BigFix
1 3 (2.68%) Netcool
1 3 (2.68%) SCOM
2 1 (0.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (8.04%) SAP
2 6 (5.36%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.46%) Oracle
4 4 (3.57%) Citrix
4 4 (3.57%) VMware
5 3 (2.68%) CA
5 3 (2.68%) IBM
5 3 (2.68%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.89%) Ariba
6 1 (0.89%) Splunk
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