Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 161 171
Rank change year-on-year -18 +10 +5
Contract jobs citing Risk Analysis 8 13 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.16% 0.30% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.36% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 11
Scotland median daily rate £425 £325 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% -14.47% -1.94%
10th Percentile £357 £288 £275
90th Percentile £475 £550 £440
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £475
% change year-on-year +6.25% -15.79% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £53.00 £70.00
% change year-on-year -19.81% -24.29% +300.00%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4187 3590 5091
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 84.14% 83.57% 82.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2381 2100 2660
Scotland median daily rate £390 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.55% -5.07% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 87 104
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -16.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.67 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.00 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%

Risk Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Risk Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Analysis in Scotland over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 20 November 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
Edinburgh -13 5 - - 1
Stirling +7 2 £408 -
Glasgow - 1 £425 -
Risk Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (75.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (50.00%) Project Management
3 4 (50.00%) Business Development
3 4 (50.00%) QA
3 4 (50.00%) People Management
3 4 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
4 3 (37.50%) Banking
4 3 (37.50%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (25.00%) Legal
5 2 (25.00%) Supplier Management
5 2 (25.00%) Information Security
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (25.00%) Software Licensing
6 1 (12.50%) Scorecard
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (12.50%) Server Building
6 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
6 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL
6 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
6 1 (12.50%) Balanced Scorecard

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Legal
4 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 4 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Banking Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Category Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Procurement Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Procurement Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Relationships Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Supplier Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Supplier Relationship Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Risk Management
1 6 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (50.00%) Business Development
2 4 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
2 4 (50.00%) People Management
2 4 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Information Security
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) Software Licensing
4 2 (25.00%) Supplier Management
5 1 (12.50%) Balanced Scorecard
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Scorecard
5 1 (12.50%) Server Building
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA