Period
to 23 October 2018

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 23 October 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 Analysis
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 192 173 174
Rank change year-on-year -19 +1 -8
Contract jobs citing Risk Analysis 11 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.20% 0.21% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.24% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 12
Scotland median daily rate £500 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +30.77% -17.72%
UK median daily rate £500 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £27.17 £41.25 £53.00
% change year-on-year -34.15% -22.17% -51.26%

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 4,720 4,131 3,965
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 87.86% 85.33% 85.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,538 2,327 2,338
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +10.56% -5.93%
10th Percentile £250 £255 £230
90th Percentile £550 £525 £488
UK median daily rate £455 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +1.11% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 111 100
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £26.25 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +23.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £11.17 £13.00 £9.94
90th Percentile £49.50 £43.75 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £24.98 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.93% +11.02% +3.73%

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 23 October 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
Edinburgh -4 10 £500 -
Glasgow -17 1 £500 +17.65%
Risk Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, 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 10 (90.91%) Finance
2 7 (63.64%) Business Analysis
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (18.18%) QA
5 1 (9.09%) Fund Management
5 1 (9.09%) Credit Risk
5 1 (9.09%) Investment Management
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (9.09%) Office 365
5 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (9.09%) FactSet
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (9.09%) People Management
5 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
5 1 (9.09%) Data Flow Diagram
5 1 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (9.09%) PMO
5 1 (9.09%) Credit Risk Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Decision-Making
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
5 1 (9.09%) SAS
5 1 (9.09%) StatPro
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
5 1 (9.09%) Business Development
5 1 (9.09%) SQL

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 1 (9.09%) SAS
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
General
1 10 (90.91%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Author
1 6 (54.55%) Technical Author
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Banking Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Business Performance Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Credit Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Credit Risk Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Project Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) SAS Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) SAS Credit Risk Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) SAS Risk Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Credit Risk
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Business Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Business Development
2 1 (9.09%) Credit Risk Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (9.09%) Data Flow Diagram
2 1 (9.09%) Decision-Making
2 1 (9.09%) Fund Management
2 1 (9.09%) Investment Management
2 1 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) People Management
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
2 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) PMO
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) FactSet
2 1 (9.09%) StatPro