Period
to 18 September 2018

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 6 months to 18 September 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 Management
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 88 73
Rank change year-on-year +14 -15 +8
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 150 101 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.72% 2.15% 2.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.11% 2.53% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 38 77
Scotland median daily rate £400 £415 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +27.69% -18.75%
10th Percentile £254 £268 £209
90th Percentile £553 £600 £500
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 0
Scotland median hourly rate £34.25 £36.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.86% - -
UK median hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% +9.09% -21.43%

Risk Management 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 4,823 3,995 4,427
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 87.58% 84.86% 86.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,703 2,260 2,564
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +7.59% -3.33%
10th Percentile £256 £256 £235
90th Percentile £550 £530 £495
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 101 105
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £26.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.57% -19.23% +54.76%
10th Percentile £10.83 £13.00 £10.78
90th Percentile £48.04 £43.75 £42.80
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £24.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -14.58% +4.35% +4.55%

Risk Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 6 months to 18 September 2018.

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 6 months to 18 September 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 +29 94 £415 -7.78% 11
Glasgow -6 47 £376 +25.69% 6
Stirling +2 5 £625 -34.21%
Highlands -2 2 - - 2
Renfrewshire - 2 £315 -
Dundee - 1 - -
Risk Management
UK

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Risk Management 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 Management.

1 69 (46.00%) Finance
2 62 (41.33%) Project Management
3 29 (19.33%) Information Security
4 26 (17.33%) Banking
5 25 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (16.00%) PRINCE2
7 23 (15.33%) Problem-Solving
8 22 (14.67%) Degree
9 21 (14.00%) Microsoft
10 20 (13.33%) Management Information System
10 20 (13.33%) QA
11 19 (12.67%) Change Management
11 19 (12.67%) Analytical Skills
12 17 (11.33%) Validation
13 16 (10.67%) Cybersecurity
13 16 (10.67%) Decision-Making
14 14 (9.33%) CISSP
14 14 (9.33%) Microsoft Project
14 14 (9.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 14 (9.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 14 (9.33%) Change Control
15 13 (8.67%) Data Analysis
15 13 (8.67%) Microsoft Office
15 13 (8.67%) CISA
16 12 (8.00%) Asset Management
17 11 (7.33%) Project Planning
17 11 (7.33%) Quality Management
17 11 (7.33%) Migration
17 11 (7.33%) Programme Management

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 (5.33%) OpenStack
2 7 (4.67%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.00%) SAS
4 2 (1.33%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.67%) Confluence
5 1 (0.67%) GemFire
5 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (9.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 14 (9.33%) Microsoft Project
2 13 (8.67%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (7.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.67%) EViews
4 1 (0.67%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.33%) AquaLogic BPM
1 2 (1.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.33%) IaaS
4 4 (2.67%) Office 365
5 3 (2.00%) PaaS
6 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.67%) Firewall
2 2 (1.33%) Network Security
2 2 (1.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.67%) Internet
3 1 (0.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.67%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (4.00%) QlikView
3 2 (1.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.67%) DTS
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.67%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 2 (1.33%) Hudson
2 1 (0.67%) Ant
2 1 (0.67%) Concordion
2 1 (0.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.67%) FitNesse
2 1 (0.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.67%) JIRA
2 1 (0.67%) Maven
2 1 (0.67%) Subversion
General
1 69 (46.00%) Finance
2 26 (17.33%) Banking
3 6 (4.00%) Legal
4 5 (3.33%) Law
5 2 (1.33%) Front Office
5 2 (1.33%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.33%) Private Banking
5 2 (1.33%) Retail
5 2 (1.33%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.67%) Advertising
6 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.67%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (24.00%) Project Manager
2 28 (18.67%) Analyst
3 18 (12.00%) IT Manager
4 15 (10.00%) Risk Manager
5 13 (8.67%) Consultant
6 10 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
6 10 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 10 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
6 10 (6.67%) Security Consultant
7 9 (6.00%) Risk Analyst
8 8 (5.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
8 8 (5.33%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
9 7 (4.67%) Architect
9 7 (4.67%) Data Analyst
9 7 (4.67%) IT Risk Manager
9 7 (4.67%) Security Architect
10 6 (4.00%) Developer
10 6 (4.00%) Information Security Consultant
10 6 (4.00%) Programme Manager
11 5 (3.33%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.00%) Hibernate
1 6 (4.00%) JMS
1 6 (4.00%) SOAP
1 6 (4.00%) Spring
2 5 (3.33%) Apache Camel
2 5 (3.33%) Apache MINA
2 5 (3.33%) XML
3 1 (0.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.67%) Ehcache
3 1 (0.67%) Ext JS
3 1 (0.67%) iBATIS
3 1 (0.67%) JAXB
3 1 (0.67%) JAX-RS
3 1 (0.67%) JPA
3 1 (0.67%) jQuery
3 1 (0.67%) REST
3 1 (0.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (0.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 19 (12.67%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.67%) CESG
4 5 (3.33%) Derivative
5 4 (2.67%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.00%) Cyberattack
6 3 (2.00%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (2.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (2.00%) OTC Derivatives
6 3 (2.00%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.33%) PKI
7 2 (1.33%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.33%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.67%) Blog
8 1 (0.67%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.67%) DTCC
8 1 (0.67%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.67%) Eurex
8 1 (0.67%) SCADA
8 1 (0.67%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.67%) Linux
2 2 (1.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (41.33%) Project Management
2 29 (19.33%) Information Security
3 25 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (16.00%) PRINCE2
5 23 (15.33%) Problem-Solving
6 19 (12.67%) Change Management
7 17 (11.33%) Validation
8 16 (10.67%) Cybersecurity
8 16 (10.67%) Decision-Making
9 14 (9.33%) Change Control
9 14 (9.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 13 (8.67%) Data Analysis
11 12 (8.00%) Asset Management
12 11 (7.33%) Migration
12 11 (7.33%) Programme Management
12 11 (7.33%) Project Planning
12 11 (7.33%) Quality Management
13 10 (6.67%) Data Protection
13 10 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.67%) SQL
2 8 (5.33%) Java
3 6 (4.00%) Python
4 5 (3.33%) XPath
5 1 (0.67%) C
5 1 (0.67%) C++
5 1 (0.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.67%) Jython
5 1 (0.67%) MATLAB
5 1 (0.67%) Perl
5 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.67%) R
Qualifications
1 22 (14.67%) Degree
2 14 (9.33%) CISSP
3 13 (8.67%) CISA
4 10 (6.67%) ISACA
5 6 (4.00%) CISM
5 6 (4.00%) ISEB
5 6 (4.00%) PMP
6 5 (3.33%) PMI Certification
6 5 (3.33%) Security Cleared
7 4 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (2.67%) SC Cleared
8 3 (2.00%) CGEIT
8 3 (2.00%) CRISC
8 3 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 2 (1.33%) APMP
9 2 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.33%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (0.67%) CASP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (13.33%) QA
2 9 (6.00%) GDPR
3 8 (5.33%) Disclosure Scotland
4 7 (4.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (4.67%) PMO
5 6 (4.00%) COBIT
6 5 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 5 (3.33%) NIST 800
6 5 (3.33%) SSAE 16
7 4 (2.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 4 (2.67%) GAMP
8 3 (2.00%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (2.00%) Data Quality
8 3 (2.00%) GxP
8 3 (2.00%) IFRS
9 2 (1.33%) IFRS 9
9 2 (1.33%) ISO 13485
9 2 (1.33%) PCI DSS
9 2 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.67%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 4 (2.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.00%) CASB
2 1 (0.67%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.67%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 21 (14.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.00%) Oracle
2 6 (4.00%) Tableau
3 3 (2.00%) SAP
3 3 (2.00%) Symantec
4 2 (1.33%) Cisco
5 1 (0.67%) AlgoSec
5 1 (0.67%) Alteryx
5 1 (0.67%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.67%) IBM
5 1 (0.67%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (0.67%) Planview
5 1 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.67%) Sencha
5 1 (0.67%) Teradata
5 1 (0.67%) Tufin
5 1 (0.67%) Twitter