The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Risk Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Risk Analysis over the 3 months to 29 March 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 Analysis
UK / Scotland
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 125 120
Rank change year-on-year +23 -5  
Contract jobs citing Risk Analysis 4 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.23% 0.35% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.42% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £450 £170 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +164.70% -66.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.00 £29.25 £46.00
% change year-on-year +81.19% -36.41%  

Risk Analysis 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 Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1474 2157 2353
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 83.80% 83.22% 81.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 901 1206 1296
Median daily rate £390 £398 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.88% -0.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 35 45
Median hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £31.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.66% +18.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.43 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Risk Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Risk Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Risk Analysis in Scotland

Risk Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Risk Analysis in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Risk Analysis in Scotland

Risk Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Analysis in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Risk Analysis in Scotland

Risk Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Analysis within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +17 2 £425 -
Stirling - 1 £475 -
Highlands - 1 - -
Risk Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Risk Analysis 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Risk Analysis.

1 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) Supplier Management
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Statistics
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) COBIT
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Life Science
3 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) Software Licensing
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) ISO13485
3 1 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (20.00%) Privileged Access Management

Risk Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Category Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) IT Procurement Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) IT Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Procurement Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Quality Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Quality Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) Life Science
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Data Security
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Privileged Access Management
3 1 (20.00%) Security Management
3 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Software Licensing
3 1 (20.00%) Statistics
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) Ruby
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CISM
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) COBIT
2 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (20.00%) ISO13485
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft