Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 95 105
Rank change year-on-year +21 +10 -25
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 142 102 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.67% 2.05% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.03% 2.40% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 46 37
Scotland median daily rate £400 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -8.33% +12.50%
10th Percentile £263 £291 £257
90th Percentile £550 £575 £660
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £490
% change year-on-year - +2.04% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 0
Scotland median hourly rate £32.00 £35.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.86% - -
UK median hourly rate £30.50 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +10.91% - -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 4,682 4,252 3,749
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 87.94% 85.40% 84.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,533 2,396 2,189
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% -4.00%
10th Percentile £245 £250 £250
90th Percentile £550 £530 £489
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 112 100
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +19.05% +1.20%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.78 £9.94
90th Percentile £49.50 £44.43 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -6.38% +4.44% +2.27%

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 +19 84 £425 +4.62% 6
Glasgow 0 49 £375 +25.00% 3
Stirling +5 3 £625 +83.82%
Highlands +3 3 - -
Renfrewshire - 2 £315 -
Dundee - 1 - -
Risk Management
UK

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 62 (43.66%) Finance
2 44 (30.99%) Project Management
3 27 (19.01%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (16.90%) Degree
5 22 (15.49%) Banking
5 22 (15.49%) PRINCE2
6 21 (14.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (14.79%) Information Security
7 20 (14.08%) Microsoft
7 20 (14.08%) QA
8 19 (13.38%) SQL
9 18 (12.68%) Problem-Solving
10 16 (11.27%) Management Information System
10 16 (11.27%) Change Management
11 15 (10.56%) Microsoft Office
11 15 (10.56%) Cybersecurity
12 14 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (9.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 14 (9.86%) Validation
13 13 (9.15%) Data Protection
14 12 (8.45%) CESG
14 12 (8.45%) Microsoft Excel
14 12 (8.45%) Change Control
14 12 (8.45%) ISACA
15 11 (7.75%) CISSP
15 11 (7.75%) Risk Assessment
16 10 (7.04%) Scrum
16 10 (7.04%) CISA
16 10 (7.04%) Project Planning
16 10 (7.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint

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 6 (4.23%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.82%) OpenStack
3 3 (2.11%) SAS
4 2 (1.41%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.70%) Confluence
5 1 (0.70%) GemFire
5 1 (0.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (10.56%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (8.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (7.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (6.34%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.70%) EViews
5 1 (0.70%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) AquaLogic BPM
1 1 (0.70%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.11%) IaaS
3 3 (2.11%) PaaS
4 2 (1.41%) Office 365
5 1 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.23%) Firewall
2 2 (1.41%) Network Security
2 2 (1.41%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.70%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (0.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.93%) BusinessObjects
1 7 (4.93%) QlikView
2 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (1.41%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.70%) Big Data
3 1 (0.70%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 4 (2.82%) Hudson
2 3 (2.11%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.11%) Subversion
3 2 (1.41%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (1.41%) Protractor
3 2 (1.41%) Selenium
3 2 (1.41%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.41%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.70%) Ant
4 1 (0.70%) Concordion
4 1 (0.70%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.70%) FitNesse
4 1 (0.70%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.70%) JIRA
4 1 (0.70%) Maven
General
1 62 (43.66%) Finance
2 22 (15.49%) Banking
3 6 (4.23%) Law
4 4 (2.82%) Legal
5 3 (2.11%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.11%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.11%) Retail
6 2 (1.41%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.70%) Advertising
7 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.70%) Front Office
7 1 (0.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (17.61%) Analyst
1 25 (17.61%) Project Manager
2 14 (9.86%) Risk Manager
3 12 (8.45%) Consultant
3 12 (8.45%) IT Manager
4 10 (7.04%) Risk Analyst
5 9 (6.34%) Security Consultant
6 7 (4.93%) Infrastructure Manager
6 7 (4.93%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 6 (4.23%) Data Analyst
7 6 (4.23%) Information Assurance Manager
7 6 (4.23%) Information Manager
7 6 (4.23%) Information Risk Manager
7 6 (4.23%) IT Project Manager
7 6 (4.23%) Programme Manager
8 5 (3.52%) IT Risk Manager
9 4 (2.82%) Architect
9 4 (2.82%) Business Analyst
9 4 (2.82%) Security Analyst
9 4 (2.82%) Technical Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.52%) Spring
2 3 (2.11%) .NET
3 2 (1.41%) Hibernate
3 2 (1.41%) HTML
3 2 (1.41%) JMS
3 2 (1.41%) SOAP
3 2 (1.41%) Web Services
4 1 (0.70%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.70%) Apache Camel
4 1 (0.70%) Apache MINA
4 1 (0.70%) Ehcache
4 1 (0.70%) Ext JS
4 1 (0.70%) iBATIS
4 1 (0.70%) JAXB
4 1 (0.70%) JAX-RS
4 1 (0.70%) JPA
4 1 (0.70%) jQuery
4 1 (0.70%) REST
4 1 (0.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (0.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.27%) Management Information System
2 14 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (8.45%) CESG
4 4 (2.82%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.11%) Credit Risk
5 3 (2.11%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (2.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (2.11%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.41%) Cyberattack
6 2 (1.41%) PMI
6 2 (1.41%) Robotics
6 2 (1.41%) SCADA
7 1 (0.70%) Blog
7 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.70%) DTCC
7 1 (0.70%) Eurex
7 1 (0.70%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.70%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.23%) Linux
2 2 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (1.41%) Solaris
2 2 (1.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (30.99%) Project Management
2 27 (19.01%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (15.49%) PRINCE2
4 21 (14.79%) Information Security
4 21 (14.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (12.68%) Problem-Solving
6 16 (11.27%) Change Management
7 15 (10.56%) Cybersecurity
8 14 (9.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 14 (9.86%) Validation
9 13 (9.15%) Data Protection
10 12 (8.45%) Change Control
11 11 (7.75%) Risk Assessment
12 10 (7.04%) Information Assurance
12 10 (7.04%) Project Planning
12 10 (7.04%) Scrum
13 9 (6.34%) Coaching
13 9 (6.34%) Data Analysis
13 9 (6.34%) Decision-Making
13 9 (6.34%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 19 (13.38%) SQL
2 6 (4.23%) Java
3 3 (2.11%) C#
4 2 (1.41%) Python
4 2 (1.41%) TypeScript
4 2 (1.41%) VBA
5 1 (0.70%) C
5 1 (0.70%) C++
5 1 (0.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.70%) Jython
5 1 (0.70%) MATLAB
5 1 (0.70%) Perl
5 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.70%) R
5 1 (0.70%) XPath
Qualifications
1 24 (16.90%) Degree
2 12 (8.45%) ISACA
3 11 (7.75%) CISSP
4 10 (7.04%) CISA
5 8 (5.63%) ISEB
5 8 (5.63%) Security Cleared
6 7 (4.93%) PMP
6 7 (4.93%) SC Cleared
7 6 (4.23%) PMI Certification
8 5 (3.52%) CISM
9 4 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (2.11%) CGEIT
10 3 (2.11%) CRISC
10 3 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (2.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 2 (1.41%) APMP
11 2 (1.41%) ISTQB
11 2 (1.41%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 1 (0.70%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (14.08%) QA
2 9 (6.34%) COBIT
2 9 (6.34%) Disclosure Scotland
2 9 (6.34%) PMO
3 8 (5.63%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 8 (5.63%) NIST 800
4 7 (4.93%) GDPR
5 6 (4.23%) Data Quality
6 5 (3.52%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 5 (3.52%) Cyber Essentials
6 5 (3.52%) GAMP
6 5 (3.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (2.82%) IFRS
7 4 (2.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (2.11%) GxP
8 3 (2.11%) ISO 13485
8 3 (2.11%) SSAE 16
9 2 (1.41%) IFRS 9
9 2 (1.41%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.70%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 1 (0.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.70%) HP ALM
1 1 (0.70%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 20 (14.08%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.63%) Tableau
3 7 (4.93%) Oracle
4 3 (2.11%) SAP
5 2 (1.41%) CA
5 2 (1.41%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (1.41%) Cisco
5 2 (1.41%) NetApp
6 1 (0.70%) AlgoSec
6 1 (0.70%) Alteryx
6 1 (0.70%) IBM
6 1 (0.70%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.70%) Planview
6 1 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.70%) Sencha
6 1 (0.70%) Tufin
6 1 (0.70%) Twitter