Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 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 Management
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 80 79 103
Rank change year-on-year -1 +24 -16
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 119 116 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.53% 2.43% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.88% 2.82% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 58 26
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -12.09% +12.35%
10th Percentile £298 £234 £338
90th Percentile £591 £583 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £503 £500
% change year-on-year -0.50% +0.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% - -
UK median hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +21.82% - -17.29%

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 4,125 4,120 3,203
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 87.75% 86.23% 84.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,271 2,387 1,860
Scotland median daily rate £412 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.88% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £244 £252 £250
90th Percentile £563 £544 £500
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 90 106
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £12.08 £11.24 £10.25
90th Percentile £44.36 £38.67 £52.00
UK median hourly rate £23.49 £23.00 £23.10
% change year-on-year +2.13% -0.41% +0.41%

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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 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 +15 77 £425 +6.25% 7
Glasgow -10 34 £400 -4.48% 4
Stirling +5 3 £625 +83.82%
Highlands - 2 - - 1
Renfrewshire -8 1 £280 +12.00%
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Risk Management
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 47 (39.50%) Finance
2 32 (26.89%) Project Management
3 25 (21.01%) Banking
4 24 (20.17%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (15.97%) Degree
5 19 (15.97%) Problem-Solving
6 17 (14.29%) SQL
6 17 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (14.29%) Management Information System
7 15 (12.61%) Change Management
7 15 (12.61%) PRINCE2
7 15 (12.61%) QA
7 15 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
8 14 (11.76%) Data Protection
8 14 (11.76%) Information Security
9 13 (10.92%) Risk Assessment
10 12 (10.08%) CESG
10 12 (10.08%) COBIT
11 11 (9.24%) ITIL
11 11 (9.24%) Microsoft
12 10 (8.40%) CISSP
12 10 (8.40%) Information Assurance
12 10 (8.40%) NIST 800
13 9 (7.56%) ISACA
13 9 (7.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 9 (7.56%) Microsoft Excel
13 9 (7.56%) CISA
13 9 (7.56%) CISM
14 8 (6.72%) Service Delivery

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 3 (2.52%) SAS
1 3 (2.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.84%) MS Project Server
2 1 (0.84%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (7.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (7.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 8 (6.72%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.84%) EViews
4 1 (0.84%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.84%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.04%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.52%) IaaS
3 3 (2.52%) PaaS
4 2 (1.68%) SaaS
5 1 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.04%) Firewall
2 3 (2.52%) Network Security
3 1 (0.84%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (0.84%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.20%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (4.20%) QlikView
2 2 (1.68%) Big Data
2 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.84%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (0.84%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.36%) Hudson
2 2 (1.68%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.68%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (1.68%) Protractor
2 2 (1.68%) Selenium
2 2 (1.68%) Subversion
2 2 (1.68%) TeamCity
2 2 (1.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 47 (39.50%) Finance
2 25 (21.01%) Banking
3 8 (6.72%) Law
4 4 (3.36%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.36%) Legal
5 3 (2.52%) Retail
6 2 (1.68%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.68%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.84%) Advertising
7 1 (0.84%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.84%) Marketing
7 1 (0.84%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (18.49%) Analyst
1 22 (18.49%) Project Manager
2 13 (10.92%) Risk Manager
3 9 (7.56%) Consultant
4 8 (6.72%) Risk Analyst
5 7 (5.88%) Business Analyst
5 7 (5.88%) IT Manager
6 6 (5.04%) Information Assurance Manager
6 6 (5.04%) Information Manager
6 6 (5.04%) Information Risk Manager
6 6 (5.04%) Programme Manager
7 5 (4.20%) Architect
7 5 (4.20%) Security Analyst
7 5 (4.20%) Security Consultant
8 4 (3.36%) Data Analyst
8 4 (3.36%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (3.36%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 4 (3.36%) Security Architect
8 4 (3.36%) Service Assurance Manager
8 4 (3.36%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.52%) .NET
1 3 (2.52%) Spring
2 2 (1.68%) HTML
2 2 (1.68%) Web Services
3 1 (0.84%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 15 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (10.08%) CESG
4 6 (5.04%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (3.36%) Robotics
6 3 (2.52%) Credit Risk
6 3 (2.52%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (2.52%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.68%) Cyberattack
7 2 (1.68%) PMI
8 1 (0.84%) Blog
8 1 (0.84%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.84%) PKI
8 1 (0.84%) SCADA
8 1 (0.84%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.36%) Linux
2 2 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (1.68%) Solaris
2 2 (1.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (26.89%) Project Management
2 24 (20.17%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (15.97%) Problem-Solving
4 17 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (12.61%) Change Management
5 15 (12.61%) PRINCE2
6 14 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
6 14 (11.76%) Data Protection
6 14 (11.76%) Information Security
7 13 (10.92%) Risk Assessment
8 11 (9.24%) ITIL
9 10 (8.40%) Information Assurance
10 8 (6.72%) Business Analysis
10 8 (6.72%) Decision-Making
10 8 (6.72%) Project Planning
10 8 (6.72%) SDLC
10 8 (6.72%) Security Management
10 8 (6.72%) Service Delivery
10 8 (6.72%) Validation
11 7 (5.88%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 17 (14.29%) SQL
2 4 (3.36%) Java
3 3 (2.52%) C#
4 2 (1.68%) TypeScript
4 2 (1.68%) VBA
5 1 (0.84%) C
5 1 (0.84%) C++
5 1 (0.84%) MATLAB
5 1 (0.84%) R
Qualifications
1 19 (15.97%) Degree
2 10 (8.40%) CISSP
3 9 (7.56%) CISA
3 9 (7.56%) CISM
3 9 (7.56%) ISACA
4 8 (6.72%) Security Cleared
5 6 (5.04%) PMP
6 5 (4.20%) PMI Certification
6 5 (4.20%) SC Cleared
7 4 (3.36%) ISEB
8 3 (2.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.68%) APMP
9 2 (1.68%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.68%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 2 (1.68%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (0.84%) CEH
10 1 (0.84%) CGEIT
10 1 (0.84%) CRISC
10 1 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.61%) QA
2 12 (10.08%) COBIT
3 10 (8.40%) NIST 800
4 8 (6.72%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 7 (5.88%) GDPR
5 7 (5.88%) PMO
6 6 (5.04%) Data Quality
6 6 (5.04%) Disclosure Scotland
6 6 (5.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (4.20%) Cyber Essentials
7 5 (4.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (3.36%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 4 (3.36%) GAMP
8 4 (3.36%) IFRS
9 3 (2.52%) GxP
10 2 (1.68%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 2 (1.68%) IFRS 9
10 2 (1.68%) ISO 13485
11 1 (0.84%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.84%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 11 (9.24%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.04%) Tableau
3 5 (4.20%) Oracle
4 3 (2.52%) SAP
5 2 (1.68%) CA
5 2 (1.68%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (1.68%) Cisco
5 2 (1.68%) NetApp
6 1 (0.84%) Alteryx
6 1 (0.84%) IBM
6 1 (0.84%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.84%) Planview
6 1 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.84%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.84%) Twitter