Period
to 18 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 86 53
Rank change year-on-year +13 -33 +40
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 150 149 273
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.75% 2.42% 3.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.35% 2.87% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 101 201
North West median daily rate £523 £473 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.58% +5.00% +12.50%
10th Percentile £388 £321 £324
90th Percentile £710 £763 £638
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 5
North West median hourly rate £61.01 £11.16 £54.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +446.68% -79.33% +184.21%
England median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50

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 4,483 5,198 6,867
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 82.20% 84.48% 81.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,909 3,364 4,210
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
England median daily rate £450 £431 £425
% change year-on-year +4.53% +1.29% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 153 273
North West median hourly rate £21.70 £24.43 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.17% -24.83% +75.41%
10th Percentile £12.03 £11.30 £12.50
90th Percentile £51.90 £52.74 £52.47
England median hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -5.00% +8.70% +15.00%

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 January 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 January 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 January 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
Manchester -2 64 £550 +23.60% 14
Cheshire +2 52 £514 +0.29% 37
Merseyside +13 12 £523 +8.91% 5
Lancashire +12 9 £500 +17.30% 1
Cumbria -3 7 - -
Risk Management
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 52 (34.67%) Finance
2 45 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 45 (30.00%) Project Management
3 37 (24.67%) Information Security
4 32 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (18.67%) SFIA
6 27 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
7 25 (16.67%) CISSP
7 25 (16.67%) Management Information System
8 23 (15.33%) IT Governance
8 23 (15.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 21 (14.00%) Cybersecurity
10 20 (13.33%) Collaborative Working
10 20 (13.33%) Data Protection
10 20 (13.33%) PRINCE2
11 18 (12.00%) Open Source
12 17 (11.33%) CISM
13 14 (9.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 14 (9.33%) GDPR
14 13 (8.67%) Change Control
14 13 (8.67%) Firewall
14 13 (8.67%) Programme Management
14 13 (8.67%) Microsoft
14 13 (8.67%) Security Cleared
14 13 (8.67%) Banking
14 13 (8.67%) Data Analysis
15 12 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
15 12 (8.00%) IT Strategy
16 11 (7.33%) Domain Models
16 11 (7.33%) Security Monitoring

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%) Tuxedo
1 5 (3.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.67%) Confluence
2 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (5.33%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.33%) Veeva
2 1 (0.67%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.67%) IaaS
2 1 (0.67%) Office 365
2 1 (0.67%) PaaS
2 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.67%) Firewall
2 9 (6.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 9 (6.00%) Network Security
3 7 (4.67%) FTP
3 7 (4.67%) Intranet
4 1 (0.67%) Internet
4 1 (0.67%) RFID
4 1 (0.67%) SMS
4 1 (0.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.67%) Data Mart
3 1 (0.67%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (3.33%) PeopleTools
2 4 (2.67%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.33%) JIRA
4 1 (0.67%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.67%) Jenkins
General
1 52 (34.67%) Finance
2 13 (8.67%) Banking
3 9 (6.00%) Law
4 5 (3.33%) Billing
4 5 (3.33%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.33%) Retail
5 4 (2.67%) General Ledger
5 4 (2.67%) Legal
5 4 (2.67%) Military
6 2 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.33%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (18.67%) Analyst
2 27 (18.00%) Project Manager
3 18 (12.00%) Architect
4 15 (10.00%) Risk Manager
5 12 (8.00%) Security Analyst
6 11 (7.33%) Consultant
6 11 (7.33%) Security Manager
7 10 (6.67%) Business Analyst
7 10 (6.67%) Security Consultant
7 10 (6.67%) Technical Architect
8 9 (6.00%) Programme Manager
9 8 (5.33%) Delivery Manager
9 8 (5.33%) Operations Analyst
9 8 (5.33%) Planning Manager
9 8 (5.33%) Senior Architect
9 8 (5.33%) Senior Technical Architect
10 7 (4.67%) Data Architect
10 7 (4.67%) Security Operations Analyst
10 7 (4.67%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
10 7 (4.67%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.67%) JSON
1 7 (4.67%) Node.js
2 6 (4.00%) Middleware
3 5 (3.33%) XML
4 4 (2.67%) .NET
4 4 (2.67%) .NET Framework
4 4 (2.67%) REST
4 4 (2.67%) SOAP
4 4 (2.67%) Web Services
4 4 (2.67%) XSLT
5 1 (0.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 11 (7.33%) Social Media
4 9 (6.00%) CESG
5 7 (4.67%) Cyberattack
5 7 (4.67%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (3.33%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.33%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.33%) SCADA
8 1 (0.67%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.67%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.67%) FMCG
8 1 (0.67%) PMI
8 1 (0.67%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.33%) Windows
2 4 (2.67%) Unix
2 4 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (30.00%) Project Management
1 45 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 37 (24.67%) Information Security
3 32 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (18.67%) SFIA
5 23 (15.33%) IT Governance
6 21 (14.00%) Cybersecurity
7 20 (13.33%) Collaborative Working
7 20 (13.33%) Data Protection
7 20 (13.33%) PRINCE2
8 18 (12.00%) Open Source
9 13 (8.67%) Change Control
9 13 (8.67%) Data Analysis
9 13 (8.67%) Programme Management
10 12 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (8.00%) IT Strategy
11 11 (7.33%) Domain Models
11 11 (7.33%) Enterprise Architecture
11 11 (7.33%) Security Monitoring
12 10 (6.67%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.33%) Python
2 7 (4.67%) COBOL
2 7 (4.67%) Java
3 6 (4.00%) SQL
3 6 (4.00%) VBA
4 4 (2.67%) XPath
5 1 (0.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (16.67%) CISSP
2 17 (11.33%) CISM
3 13 (8.67%) Security Cleared
4 9 (6.00%) GCED
4 9 (6.00%) GCFA
4 9 (6.00%) GCIA
4 9 (6.00%) GCIH
4 9 (6.00%) GIAC
4 9 (6.00%) GREM
4 9 (6.00%) GSEC
4 9 (6.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 7 (4.67%) Degree
6 6 (4.00%) CISA
7 4 (2.67%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.33%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.67%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (15.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (9.33%) GDPR
2 14 (9.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 11 (7.33%) PCI DSS
4 7 (4.67%) CESG Infosec
5 5 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 5 (3.33%) P3O
6 4 (2.67%) PMO
7 2 (1.33%) COBIT
7 2 (1.33%) JSP 440
7 2 (1.33%) RMADS
8 1 (0.67%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 1 (0.67%) QA
8 1 (0.67%) SEPA
8 1 (0.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.67%) Docker
1 1 (0.67%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (4.67%) IBM BigFix
Vendors
1 13 (8.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.67%) Oracle
3 5 (3.33%) BEA
3 5 (3.33%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (2.00%) CA
4 3 (2.00%) SAP
5 2 (1.33%) Apple
6 1 (0.67%) Capita
6 1 (0.67%) Citrix
6 1 (0.67%) Google
6 1 (0.67%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.67%) Tableau
6 1 (0.67%) VMware