The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 3 months to 28 June 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 Management
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 57 74
Rank change year-on-year -17 +17  
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 43 104 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.95% 3.54% 2.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.37% 4.14% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 65 36
Median daily rate £415 £321 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.28% -19.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £212 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £420
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £27.60 £29.00
% change year-on-year -9.42% -4.82%  

Risk Management 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 1815 2515 2405
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 82.35% 85.49% 81.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1022 1424 1231
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £247 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 57 64
Median hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.04% +20.49%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

Risk Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Risk Management in Scotland

Risk Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Risk Management in Scotland

Risk Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Management in Scotland over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Risk Management in Scotland

Risk Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Risk Management in Scotland

Risk Management
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 Management within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Glasgow +12 23 £275 +25.00% 5
Edinburgh -8 11 £463 +15.62% 3
West Lothian +2 6 £415 -2.35%
Stirling - 1 £950 -
Perthshire - 1 - -
Risk Management
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Risk Management.

1 42 (50.60%) Finance
2 26 (31.33%) Project Management
3 21 (25.30%) Microsoft Excel
4 19 (22.89%) Banking
5 18 (21.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (20.48%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (19.28%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (16.87%) SQL
9 13 (15.66%) Change Management
9 13 (15.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 12 (14.46%) Business Analysis
10 12 (14.46%) Microsoft Office
10 12 (14.46%) CISSP
11 11 (13.25%) Java
12 10 (12.05%) PRINCE2
12 10 (12.05%) Data Analysis
12 10 (12.05%) Project Planning
12 10 (12.05%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (12.05%) CRISC
13 9 (10.84%) Test Strategy
13 9 (10.84%) ITIL
13 9 (10.84%) Microsoft
13 9 (10.84%) HP
13 9 (10.84%) SDLC
14 8 (9.64%) SOA
14 8 (9.64%) J2EE
14 8 (9.64%) SharePoint
14 8 (9.64%) QlikView
14 8 (9.64%) Investment Banking
15 7 (8.43%) Non-Functional Testing

Risk Management
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 8 (9.64%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.82%) SAS
3 1 (1.20%) CMS
3 1 (1.20%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (25.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (15.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (14.46%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (3.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) IntelliMatch
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.20%) Firewall
1 1 (1.20%) LAN
1 1 (1.20%) NetScreen
1 1 (1.20%) Network Security
1 1 (1.20%) SAN
1 1 (1.20%) Skype
1 1 (1.20%) Software-Defined Networking
1 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.20%) VPN
1 1 (1.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.64%) QlikView
2 6 (7.23%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.61%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.41%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.41%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.41%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (8.43%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.20%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.20%) Maven
2 1 (1.20%) Selenium
2 1 (1.20%) Subversion
General
1 42 (50.60%) Finance
2 19 (22.89%) Banking
3 8 (9.64%) Investment Banking
4 6 (7.23%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (7.23%) Retail
5 5 (6.02%) Marketing
5 5 (6.02%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.20%) Front Office
6 1 (1.20%) Legal
6 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.20%) Publishing
6 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (24.10%) Project Manager
2 13 (15.66%) Analyst
3 10 (12.05%) Tester
4 8 (9.64%) Consultant
5 6 (7.23%) Developer
5 6 (7.23%) Performance Tester
5 6 (7.23%) Risk Analyst
5 6 (7.23%) Risk Consultant
6 5 (6.02%) Business Analyst
6 5 (6.02%) IT Manager
6 5 (6.02%) Security Manager
7 4 (4.82%) Programme Manager
7 4 (4.82%) QlikView Developer
7 4 (4.82%) SAS Analyst
7 4 (4.82%) Security Project Manager
7 4 (4.82%) Senior Performance Tester
7 4 (4.82%) Senior Tester
8 3 (3.61%) Computer Validation Engineer
8 3 (3.61%) Risk Business Analyst
8 3 (3.61%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.64%) J2EE
2 1 (1.20%) CSS
2 1 (1.20%) D3.js
2 1 (1.20%) HTML
2 1 (1.20%) HTML5
2 1 (1.20%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.48%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.23%) Credit Risk
3 4 (4.82%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.82%) Mainframe
3 4 (4.82%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.41%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.41%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.41%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (2.41%) Market Risk
4 2 (2.41%) User Experience
5 1 (1.20%) CMDB
5 1 (1.20%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.20%) Derivative
5 1 (1.20%) FMCG
5 1 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.20%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.20%) Life Science
5 1 (1.20%) PMI
5 1 (1.20%) Robotics
5 1 (1.20%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.61%) Windows
2 2 (2.41%) Linux
2 2 (2.41%) Unix
3 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (31.33%) Project Management
2 18 (21.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (19.28%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (15.66%) Change Management
5 12 (14.46%) Business Analysis
6 10 (12.05%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (12.05%) Data Analysis
6 10 (12.05%) PRINCE2
6 10 (12.05%) Project Planning
7 9 (10.84%) ITIL
7 9 (10.84%) SDLC
7 9 (10.84%) Test Strategy
8 8 (9.64%) SOA
9 7 (8.43%) CRM
9 7 (8.43%) Non-Functional Testing
9 7 (8.43%) Performance Engineering
9 7 (8.43%) Performance Testing
9 7 (8.43%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (7.23%) Investment Management
10 6 (7.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 14 (16.87%) SQL
2 11 (13.25%) Java
3 2 (2.41%) C#
3 2 (2.41%) JCL
3 2 (2.41%) MATLAB
3 2 (2.41%) PHP
4 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.20%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (14.46%) CISSP
2 10 (12.05%) CRISC
3 6 (7.23%) CISM
3 6 (7.23%) Degree
4 5 (6.02%) CISA
5 2 (2.41%) ISEB
5 2 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.41%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (2.41%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.20%) CCSP
6 1 (1.20%) CGEIT
6 1 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.20%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.20%) PMP
6 1 (1.20%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.02%) COBIT
1 5 (6.02%) QA
1 5 (6.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (3.61%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.20%) EMIR
4 1 (1.20%) FATCA
4 1 (1.20%) ISO 13485
4 1 (1.20%) ISO 22301
4 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (1.20%) MiFID
4 1 (1.20%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.20%) ACF2
1 1 (1.20%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.20%) RACF
1 1 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (8.43%) HP SiteScope
1 7 (8.43%) OpenView
2 2 (2.41%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.20%) SCCM
3 1 (1.20%) vRealize
3 1 (1.20%) zSecure
Vendors
1 9 (10.84%) HP
1 9 (10.84%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.41%) Cisco
2 2 (2.41%) Citrix
2 2 (2.41%) IBM
2 2 (2.41%) Tableau
3 1 (1.20%) Juniper
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle
3 1 (1.20%) SAP
3 1 (1.20%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.20%) Sybase
3 1 (1.20%) VMware
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