The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Risk Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Risk Analysis over the 3 months to 22 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 Analysis
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 519 528 514
Rank change year-on-year +9 -14  
Contract jobs citing Risk Analysis 96 117 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.22% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.26% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 72 74
Median daily rate £413 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £256 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £573 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £340 £390
% change year-on-year +17.64% -12.82%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £23.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.21% -41.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £23.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +80.85% -41.25%  

Risk Analysis 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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 39590 44959 45378
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.46% 83.37% 80.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 25806 29818 29077
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1062 1087 1274
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.80 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Risk Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Risk Analysis in the UK

Risk Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Risk Analysis in the UK

Risk Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Analysis over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Risk Analysis in the UK

Risk Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Risk Analysis in the UK

Risk Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Analysis over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Risk Analysis in the UK

Risk Analysis
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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
England +37 91 £413 - 30
London +10 33 £438 -6.91% 10
South West +22 23 £425 +21.42% 1
Wiltshire +16 12 £425 -14.14% 1
South East +18 11 £380 -7.87% 8
West Midlands +30 10 £413 - 1
North West +26 6 £325 +52.94% 4
Coventry +18 6 £413 -10.81%
Surrey +9 6 £363 +61.11%
Bristol -8 6 £400 +14.28%
City of London +1 5 £463 +5.71%
Scotland +26 4 £450 +50.00%
Corsham -1 4 £461 -6.81%
Croydon - 4 £431 -
Liverpool - 3 £313 -
Merseyside - 3 £313 -
North East +53 2 £363 +31.81%
Yorkshire +25 2 £365 -28.78%
Cheshire +23 2 £330 +55.29% 1
Hampshire +12 2 £600 +71.42% 3
Edinburgh +9 2 - -
Warwickshire +5 2 £301 -1.63%
Oxfordshire -6 2 £425 - 2
East of England -7 2 £456 - 5
Bath - 2 £438 -
Banbury - 2 £425 -
Birmingham - 2 £338 - 1
Somerset - 2 £438 -
Newcastle upon Tyne +61 1 £325 +18.18%
Tyne and Wear +60 1 £325 +18.18%

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Risk Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Risk Analysis.

1 89 (41.01%) Finance
2 69 (31.80%) Security Cleared
3 66 (30.41%) Risk Management
4 57 (26.27%) SC Cleared
5 49 (22.58%) Project Management
6 46 (21.20%) Microsoft Project
7 45 (20.74%) Agile Software Development
8 37 (17.05%) Microsoft
9 29 (13.36%) Microsoft Office
9 29 (13.36%) Degree
10 28 (12.90%) Project Planning
10 28 (12.90%) Banking
11 27 (12.44%) Microsoft Excel
12 26 (11.98%) PRINCE2
12 26 (11.98%) Stakeholder Management
12 26 (11.98%) Information Security
12 26 (11.98%) Programme Management
13 23 (10.60%) Work Breakdown Structure
14 21 (9.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 21 (9.68%) Earned Value Management
15 20 (9.22%) Validation
15 20 (9.22%) Telecoms
16 19 (8.76%) Root Cause Analysis
16 19 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
17 18 (8.29%) Change Control
18 17 (7.83%) Change Management
18 17 (7.83%) ITIL
19 16 (7.37%) Windows
19 16 (7.37%) Management Information System
19 16 (7.37%) DV Cleared

Risk Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (2.76%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.30%) SAS
3 2 (0.92%) Confluence
4 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.46%) IIS
4 1 (0.46%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.46%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.46%) SAP EP
4 1 (0.46%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 46 (21.20%) Microsoft Project
2 29 (13.36%) Microsoft Office
3 27 (12.44%) Microsoft Excel
4 21 (9.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (1.84%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (5.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (3.23%) Primavera
3 2 (0.92%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.46%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.46%) SAP GTS
4 1 (0.46%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.38%) IaaS
1 3 (1.38%) Office 365
2 2 (0.92%) PaaS
2 2 (0.92%) SaaS
3 1 (0.46%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.69%) LAN
2 4 (1.84%) VoIP
2 4 (1.84%) WAN
3 3 (1.38%) Firewall
4 2 (0.92%) HTTP
4 2 (0.92%) Network Security
4 2 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.46%) 2G
5 1 (0.46%) 3G
5 1 (0.46%) 4G
5 1 (0.46%) Internet
5 1 (0.46%) LDAP
5 1 (0.46%) Skype
5 1 (0.46%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.46%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.07%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.84%) GIS
3 2 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (0.92%) Big Data
3 2 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (0.92%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.92%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.46%) EDMS
4 1 (0.46%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.46%) MS Access
4 1 (0.46%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.46%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (0.46%) SAS Visual Analytics
4 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (5.07%) JIRA
2 6 (2.76%) Cucumber
2 6 (2.76%) Selenium
3 2 (0.92%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.46%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.46%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.46%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.46%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.46%) Toad
4 1 (0.46%) Zephyr
General
1 89 (41.01%) Finance
2 28 (12.90%) Banking
3 20 (9.22%) Telecoms
4 15 (6.91%) Electronics
5 12 (5.53%) Front Office
6 11 (5.07%) Manufacturing
6 11 (5.07%) Marketing
7 10 (4.61%) Investment Banking
7 10 (4.61%) Legal
8 4 (1.84%) Retail
9 3 (1.38%) Aerospace
9 3 (1.38%) Billing
9 3 (1.38%) French Language
10 2 (0.92%) Avionics
10 2 (0.92%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.92%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.46%) Games
Job Titles
1 50 (23.04%) Analyst
2 29 (13.36%) Project Manager
3 27 (12.44%) Project Planner
4 22 (10.14%) Business Analyst
5 16 (7.37%) Risk Manager
6 10 (4.61%) Developer
6 10 (4.61%) Infrastructure Manager
6 10 (4.61%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 10 (4.61%) Risk Analyst
7 9 (4.15%) Consultant
7 9 (4.15%) Security Analyst
8 8 (3.69%) Banking Analyst
8 8 (3.69%) Banking Business Analyst
8 8 (3.69%) Finance Business Analyst
8 8 (3.69%) Financial Analyst
8 8 (3.69%) IT Manager
9 7 (3.23%) Defect Manager
9 7 (3.23%) Programme Planner
9 7 (3.23%) Security Manager
10 6 (2.76%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.23%) HTML
2 6 (2.76%) HTML5
3 5 (2.30%) .NET
4 4 (1.84%) AngularJS
4 4 (1.84%) React
4 4 (1.84%) Redux
5 3 (1.38%) JFC
5 3 (1.38%) JSON
5 3 (1.38%) REST
5 3 (1.38%) WPF
5 3 (1.38%) XML
6 2 (0.92%) Ajax
6 2 (0.92%) CSS
6 2 (0.92%) Web Services
7 1 (0.46%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.46%) JSP
7 1 (0.46%) ODBC
7 1 (0.46%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.46%) SOAP
7 1 (0.46%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.37%) Management Information System
3 14 (6.45%) Data Centre
4 11 (5.07%) PMI
5 8 (3.69%) User Experience
6 7 (3.23%) Credit Risk
6 7 (3.23%) Market Risk
7 5 (2.30%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.84%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.38%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.38%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.92%) Derivative
10 2 (0.92%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.92%) FMCG
10 2 (0.92%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.46%) CESG
11 1 (0.46%) Credit Derivative
11 1 (0.46%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (0.46%) OTC Derivatives
11 1 (0.46%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (7.37%) Windows
2 10 (4.61%) Linux
3 3 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.92%) Unix
4 2 (0.92%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (30.41%) Risk Management
2 49 (22.58%) Project Management
3 45 (20.74%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (12.90%) Project Planning
5 26 (11.98%) Information Security
5 26 (11.98%) PRINCE2
5 26 (11.98%) Programme Management
5 26 (11.98%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (10.60%) Work Breakdown Structure
7 21 (9.68%) Earned Value Management
8 20 (9.22%) Validation
9 19 (8.76%) Root Cause Analysis
10 18 (8.29%) Change Control
11 17 (7.83%) Change Management
11 17 (7.83%) ITIL
12 16 (7.37%) Product Breakdown Structure
13 15 (6.91%) Business Analysis
13 15 (6.91%) Critical Path Analysis
14 14 (6.45%) Waterfall
15 13 (5.99%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 14 (6.45%) C
2 13 (5.99%) C#
2 13 (5.99%) SQL
3 7 (3.23%) JavaScript
4 6 (2.76%) Java
4 6 (2.76%) VBA
5 5 (2.30%) Perl
5 5 (2.30%) Python
6 4 (1.84%) TypeScript
7 3 (1.38%) C++
7 3 (1.38%) MATLAB
8 2 (0.92%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.92%) VBScript
9 1 (0.46%) ABAP
9 1 (0.46%) R
9 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.46%) VB
9 1 (0.46%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 69 (31.80%) Security Cleared
2 57 (26.27%) SC Cleared
3 29 (13.36%) Degree
4 16 (7.37%) DV Cleared
5 14 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 11 (5.07%) ISEB
6 11 (5.07%) PMI Certification
7 8 (3.69%) CISSP
7 8 (3.69%) ISTQB
8 7 (3.23%) CISM
8 7 (3.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 7 (3.23%) PMP
9 4 (1.84%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (1.38%) CISA
10 3 (1.38%) Master's Degree
10 3 (1.38%) SSCP
11 2 (0.92%) CBAP
11 2 (0.92%) HNC
11 2 (0.92%) IIBA
12 1 (0.46%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.37%) QA
2 9 (4.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.23%) Basel III
4 5 (2.30%) COBIT
4 5 (2.30%) GDPR
4 5 (2.30%) ISO 9000
4 5 (2.30%) SLA
5 3 (1.38%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.38%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (0.92%) MISRA
6 2 (0.92%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.92%) PMO
6 2 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.46%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.46%) Basel II
7 1 (0.46%) GxP
7 1 (0.46%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.46%) ISO 13485
7 1 (0.46%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (1.84%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.46%) vSphere
3 1 (0.46%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (0.92%) SCCM
2 1 (0.46%) Ansible
2 1 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.46%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (0.46%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (17.05%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.45%) SAP
3 8 (3.69%) HP
3 8 (3.69%) Oracle
3 8 (3.69%) VMware
4 6 (2.76%) JD Edwards
5 3 (1.38%) Citrix
6 2 (0.92%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.46%) Apigee
7 1 (0.46%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.46%) BT
7 1 (0.46%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.46%) hybris
7 1 (0.46%) Mentor Graphics
7 1 (0.46%) Progress
7 1 (0.46%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.46%) Tableau
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