Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 81 68
Rank change year-on-year -5 -13 +15
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 131 80 169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.47% 2.06% 3.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.89% 2.44% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 30 103
Scotland median daily rate £400 £415 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +13.70% -8.75%
10th Percentile £233 £246 £212
90th Percentile £554 £530 £525
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% - -
UK median hourly rate £31.75 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +15.45% -21.43% +16.67%

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 4,526 3,285 4,742
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 85.48% 84.73% 85.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,722 1,907 2,658
Scotland median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £235
90th Percentile £550 £514 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 75 90
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £26.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.69% -27.78% +20.00%
10th Percentile £10.56 £11.30 £11.25
90th Percentile £55.25 £46.30 £43.08
UK median hourly rate £21.73 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.08% - +19.05%

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +25 73 £400 -5.88% 20
Glasgow -6 50 £400 +46.12% 5
Stirling -4 3 £575 -39.47%
Renfrewshire - 2 £300 - 1
Perth and Kinross - 1 £425 -
Risk Management
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 64 (48.85%) Finance
2 44 (33.59%) Project Management
3 36 (27.48%) Information Security
4 35 (26.72%) Stakeholder Management
5 25 (19.08%) CISSP
6 23 (17.56%) PRINCE2
6 23 (17.56%) Microsoft
6 23 (17.56%) Degree
7 21 (16.03%) Banking
8 20 (15.27%) QA
8 20 (15.27%) Problem-Solving
9 18 (13.74%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (13.74%) Management Information System
9 18 (13.74%) CISA
10 15 (11.45%) Microsoft Excel
10 15 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
11 14 (10.69%) Programme Management
11 14 (10.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 12 (9.16%) Cybersecurity
12 12 (9.16%) Change Management
12 12 (9.16%) Decision-Making
13 11 (8.40%) GDPR
13 11 (8.40%) Asset Management
13 11 (8.40%) Microsoft Office
13 11 (8.40%) SQL
13 11 (8.40%) Data Analysis
13 11 (8.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 10 (7.63%) Resource Management
14 10 (7.63%) Microsoft Project
14 10 (7.63%) Validation

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 7 (5.34%) OpenStack
2 6 (4.58%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.53%) SAS
4 1 (0.76%) Confluence
4 1 (0.76%) GemFire
4 1 (0.76%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (11.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (8.40%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (8.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (7.63%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.29%) Endur
2 1 (0.76%) AquaLogic BPM
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.05%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.29%) IaaS
3 3 (2.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.29%) Firewall
1 3 (2.29%) Network Security
2 2 (1.53%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.76%) Internet
3 1 (0.76%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.76%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.58%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (3.05%) QlikView
3 1 (0.76%) DTS
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Ant
1 1 (0.76%) Concordion
1 1 (0.76%) Cucumber
1 1 (0.76%) FitNesse
1 1 (0.76%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.76%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.76%) JIRA
1 1 (0.76%) Maven
1 1 (0.76%) Protractor
1 1 (0.76%) Selenium
1 1 (0.76%) Subversion
General
1 64 (48.85%) Finance
2 21 (16.03%) Banking
3 4 (3.05%) Legal
4 3 (2.29%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.29%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.53%) Local Government
6 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.76%) Front Office
6 1 (0.76%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 37 (28.24%) Project Manager
2 29 (22.14%) Analyst
3 14 (10.69%) IT Manager
4 11 (8.40%) Architect
4 11 (8.40%) Security Architect
5 10 (7.63%) Consultant
5 10 (7.63%) Infrastructure Manager
5 10 (7.63%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 9 (6.87%) IT Project Manager
6 9 (6.87%) Risk Analyst
6 9 (6.87%) Security Consultant
7 8 (6.11%) Developer
7 8 (6.11%) Risk Manager
8 7 (5.34%) Business Analyst
8 7 (5.34%) Information Security Consultant
8 7 (5.34%) IT Infrastructure Manager
8 7 (5.34%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
9 5 (3.82%) Banking Project Manager
9 5 (3.82%) Data Analyst
9 5 (3.82%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.82%) Hibernate
1 5 (3.82%) JMS
1 5 (3.82%) SOAP
1 5 (3.82%) Spring
2 4 (3.05%) Apache Camel
2 4 (3.05%) Apache MINA
2 4 (3.05%) XML
3 1 (0.76%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.76%) Ehcache
3 1 (0.76%) Ext JS
3 1 (0.76%) iBATIS
3 1 (0.76%) JAXB
3 1 (0.76%) JAX-RS
3 1 (0.76%) JPA
3 1 (0.76%) jQuery
3 1 (0.76%) REST
3 1 (0.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.74%) Management Information System
2 15 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.82%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.05%) Cyberthreat
4 4 (3.05%) Derivative
4 4 (3.05%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.29%) OTC Derivatives
6 1 (0.76%) CESG
6 1 (0.76%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (0.76%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (0.76%) Cyberattack
6 1 (0.76%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (0.76%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.76%) PKI
6 1 (0.76%) PMI
6 1 (0.76%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.76%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.29%) Linux
1 3 (2.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (33.59%) Project Management
2 36 (27.48%) Information Security
3 35 (26.72%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (17.56%) PRINCE2
5 20 (15.27%) Problem-Solving
6 18 (13.74%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (10.69%) Programme Management
7 14 (10.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 12 (9.16%) Change Management
8 12 (9.16%) Cybersecurity
8 12 (9.16%) Decision-Making
9 11 (8.40%) Asset Management
9 11 (8.40%) Data Analysis
10 10 (7.63%) Resource Management
10 10 (7.63%) Validation
11 9 (6.87%) Change Control
11 9 (6.87%) Internal Audit
12 8 (6.11%) Business Analysis
12 8 (6.11%) Business Development
12 8 (6.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.40%) SQL
2 9 (6.87%) Java
3 5 (3.82%) Python
4 4 (3.05%) XPath
5 3 (2.29%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.29%) VBA
6 2 (1.53%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.76%) C#
7 1 (0.76%) Jython
7 1 (0.76%) Perl
7 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.76%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 25 (19.08%) CISSP
2 23 (17.56%) Degree
3 18 (13.74%) CISA
4 6 (4.58%) CRISC
5 5 (3.82%) CGEIT
5 5 (3.82%) ISACA
6 4 (3.05%) APMP
6 4 (3.05%) CISM
7 3 (2.29%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 3 (2.29%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.29%) ISEB
7 3 (2.29%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.53%) CLAS
8 2 (1.53%) GIAC
8 2 (1.53%) HND
8 2 (1.53%) PMP
8 2 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.53%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.53%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (15.27%) QA
2 11 (8.40%) GDPR
3 8 (6.11%) Disclosure Scotland
4 7 (5.34%) PMO
5 5 (3.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (3.82%) SSAE 16
6 3 (2.29%) Data Quality
7 2 (1.53%) PCI DSS
7 2 (1.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.76%) FATCA
8 1 (0.76%) MiFID
8 1 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (3.82%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (2.29%) CASB
3 2 (1.53%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 23 (17.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.82%) Oracle
3 4 (3.05%) Tableau
4 3 (2.29%) OpenLink
4 3 (2.29%) Symantec
5 2 (1.53%) AlgoSec
5 2 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.53%) Teradata
5 2 (1.53%) Tufin
6 1 (0.76%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.76%) IBM
6 1 (0.76%) Planview
6 1 (0.76%) Sencha