Period
to 12 November 2019

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 12 November 2019 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
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 169 190 181
Rank change year-on-year +21 -9 -2
Contract jobs citing Risk Analysis 9 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.22% 0.23% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.26% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 4
Scotland median daily rate £450 £500 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +21.21% +26.92%
10th Percentile £418 £463 £358
90th Percentile £483 £510 £469
UK median daily rate £450 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £44.24 £30.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year +47.46% -27.27% -22.17%

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 3,550 4,664 4,244
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 86.04% 88.25% 86.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,957 2,503 2,375
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +9.15%
10th Percentile £240 £245 £250
90th Percentile £588 £550 £530
UK median daily rate £475 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 108 112
Scotland median hourly rate £20.75 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £12.48 £11.17 £11.43
90th Percentile £44.00 £49.13 £44.43
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £22.00 £23.08
% change year-on-year +7.95% -4.66% +2.56%

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 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 12 November 2019. 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 +19 6 £450 -10.00% 3
Glasgow +15 3 - -
Risk Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 12 November 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Risk Analysis 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Risk Analysis.

1 9 (100.00%) Information Security
2 7 (77.78%) Risk Management
3 6 (66.67%) Management Information System
4 4 (44.44%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (44.44%) Information Security Management
4 4 (44.44%) Security Management
4 4 (44.44%) CESG
4 4 (44.44%) ISMS
4 4 (44.44%) Public Sector
5 3 (33.33%) Decision-Making
5 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (33.33%) CISSP
6 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (22.22%) Migration
6 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
6 2 (22.22%) JSP 440
6 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
6 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (22.22%) SABSA
6 2 (22.22%) Contingency Planning
6 2 (22.22%) Presales
6 2 (22.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (22.22%) NCSC
7 1 (11.11%) NIST
7 1 (11.11%) PMO
7 1 (11.11%) Thought Leadership
7 1 (11.11%) CRISC
7 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
7 1 (11.11%) CISA
7 1 (11.11%) CISM

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:

General
1 4 (44.44%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Information Manager
1 4 (44.44%) Information Risk Manager
1 4 (44.44%) Risk Manager
1 4 (44.44%) Security Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) CISSP Architect
3 1 (11.11%) CISSP Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Information Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Information Risk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Presales Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Security Presales Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Security Risk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (44.44%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Information Security
2 7 (77.78%) Risk Management
3 4 (44.44%) Information Security Management
3 4 (44.44%) ISMS
3 4 (44.44%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (44.44%) Security Management
4 3 (33.33%) Decision-Making
5 2 (22.22%) Contingency Planning
5 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
5 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (22.22%) Migration
5 2 (22.22%) Presales
5 2 (22.22%) SABSA
5 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
6 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
6 1 (11.11%) Thought Leadership
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (11.11%) CISA
2 1 (11.11%) CISM
2 1 (11.11%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (22.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (22.22%) JSP 440
2 2 (22.22%) NCSC
3 1 (11.11%) NIST
3 1 (11.11%) PMO