Period
to 23 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Risk Analyst was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Analyst
UK
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 612 512 506
Rank change year-on-year -100 -6 -38
Contract jobs requiring a Risk Analyst 249 411 420
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.37% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.39% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 291 322
UK median daily rate £475 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% - -
10th Percentile £338 £325 £325
90th Percentile £700 £700 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £425 £428
% change year-on-year +0.59% -0.58% +6.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
UK median hourly rate £36.50 - £19.52
10th Percentile £21.45 - £18.76
90th Percentile £53.55 - £20.27
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 90193 104555 107186
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.84% 95.02% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 58462 68042 66348
UK median daily rate £428 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +6.25% +1.01%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £233
90th Percentile £619 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2904 3100 4144
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.89 £10.44 £10.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.39 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.58 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.47% +11.76% +3.03%

Risk Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Risk Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Risk Analyst in the UK

Risk Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Risk Analyst in the UK

Risk Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Analyst over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Risk Analyst in the UK

Risk Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Risk Analyst in the UK

Risk Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Analyst over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Risk Analyst in the UK

Risk Analyst
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 23 July 2017. 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
England -68 224 £475 -5.00% 28
London -90 157 £550 - 18
UK excluding London +18 89 £428 +0.59% 10
North of England +54 26 £450 -1.10% 4
Scotland +23 25 £413 +4.43%
North West +47 21 £450 +5.88% 2
South East +28 20 £431 +0.88% 2
Midlands +19 13 £425 -
East Midlands -4 7 £425 +6.25%
West Midlands +21 6 £426 +0.29%
Yorkshire +20 5 £410 -9.89% 2
South West -9 3 £338 +12.50% 3
East of England -5 2 £450 +15.38% 1

Risk Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, Risk Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Risk Analyst in the job title.

1 141 (56.63%) Banking
2 117 (46.99%) Finance
3 84 (33.73%) Risk Management
4 76 (30.52%) Credit Risk
5 66 (26.51%) Market Risk
6 58 (23.29%) SQL
7 53 (21.29%) Investment Banking
8 48 (19.28%) Analytical Skills
9 45 (18.07%) Business Analysis
10 39 (15.66%) Stakeholder Management
11 38 (15.26%) Microsoft Excel
12 37 (14.86%) Front Office
12 37 (14.86%) Agile Software Development
13 27 (10.84%) Retail
14 26 (10.44%) Mathematics
15 25 (10.04%) Stress Testing
15 25 (10.04%) Degree
15 25 (10.04%) SAS
16 21 (8.43%) Data Analysis
16 21 (8.43%) Analytics
17 19 (7.63%) VBA
18 18 (7.23%) Retail Banking
19 17 (6.83%) JIRA
19 17 (6.83%) Derivative
19 17 (6.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
19 17 (6.83%) Project Management
19 17 (6.83%) Data Quality
19 17 (6.83%) IFRS
19 17 (6.83%) IFRS 9
20 16 (6.43%) Information Security

Risk Analyst Skill Set
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 25 (10.04%) SAS
2 4 (1.61%) Apache Pig
3 3 (1.20%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.40%) Confluence
4 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
Applications
1 38 (15.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (6.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 13 (5.22%) MS Visio
4 11 (4.42%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.40%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.20%) SunGard APT
2 1 (0.40%) Primavera
2 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.40%) Summit
2 1 (0.40%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.40%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.61%) Firewall
2 3 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (1.20%) DNS
2 3 (1.20%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (1.20%) Network Security
3 1 (0.40%) SMS
3 1 (0.40%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.62%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.22%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (4.82%) Big Data
3 12 (4.82%) Hadoop
4 8 (3.21%) QlikView
5 7 (2.81%) Data Mining
6 6 (2.41%) DataStage
7 4 (1.61%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.61%) MySQL
8 3 (1.20%) Spotfire
9 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.40%) Base SAS
10 1 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.40%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.40%) HBase
10 1 (0.40%) MS Access
10 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.40%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 1 (0.40%) SAS Visual Analytics
10 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (6.83%) JIRA
2 9 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (2.01%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.61%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.40%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.40%) FitNesse
5 1 (0.40%) SpecFlow
General
1 141 (56.63%) Banking
2 117 (46.99%) Finance
3 53 (21.29%) Investment Banking
4 37 (14.86%) Front Office
5 27 (10.84%) Retail
6 18 (7.23%) Retail Banking
7 8 (3.21%) Back Office
8 5 (2.01%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.61%) Legal
10 3 (1.20%) French Language
11 2 (0.80%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.80%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.40%) Advertising
12 1 (0.40%) Automotive
12 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.40%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.61%) Web Services
2 1 (0.40%) FpML
2 1 (0.40%) Gherkin
2 1 (0.40%) MDX
2 1 (0.40%) SailPoint
2 1 (0.40%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 76 (30.52%) Credit Risk
2 66 (26.51%) Market Risk
3 48 (19.28%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (6.83%) Derivative
5 11 (4.42%) Fixed Income
6 10 (4.02%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.81%) Equities
8 5 (2.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.61%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.20%) Clustering
10 3 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (1.20%) NHS
10 3 (1.20%) OTC Derivatives
11 2 (0.80%) RIA
12 1 (0.40%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.40%) Cyberthreat
12 1 (0.40%) Equity Derivative
12 1 (0.40%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.61%) Windows
2 3 (1.20%) Linux
2 3 (1.20%) Solaris
2 3 (1.20%) Unix
2 3 (1.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (33.73%) Risk Management
2 45 (18.07%) Business Analysis
3 39 (15.66%) Stakeholder Management
4 37 (14.86%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (10.44%) Mathematics
6 25 (10.04%) Stress Testing
7 21 (8.43%) Analytics
7 21 (8.43%) Data Analysis
8 17 (6.83%) Project Management
9 16 (6.43%) Information Security
10 15 (6.02%) Scenario Testing
11 14 (5.62%) Validation
12 13 (5.22%) Credit Risk Modelling
13 12 (4.82%) Migration
13 12 (4.82%) User Acceptance Testing
14 11 (4.42%) Change Management
14 11 (4.42%) Data Modelling
14 11 (4.42%) Risk Analytics
14 11 (4.42%) Scrum
15 10 (4.02%) Credit Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (23.29%) SQL
2 19 (7.63%) VBA
3 13 (5.22%) C++
4 12 (4.82%) R
5 11 (4.42%) Python
6 10 (4.02%) C#
7 5 (2.01%) MATLAB
7 5 (2.01%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.61%) Java
8 4 (1.61%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.80%) Delphi
10 1 (0.40%) SAS Macro
10 1 (0.40%) Scala
10 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (10.04%) Degree
2 13 (5.22%) CISSP
3 10 (4.02%) CISM
4 7 (2.81%) Numerate Degree
5 6 (2.41%) CRISC
6 5 (2.01%) ISEB
6 5 (2.01%) Master's Degree
7 4 (1.61%) PhD
8 3 (1.20%) CASP
8 3 (1.20%) CEH
8 3 (1.20%) CISA
8 3 (1.20%) CompTIA Security+
8 3 (1.20%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.20%) Security+ Certification
8 3 (1.20%) SSCP
9 2 (0.80%) CCNA
9 2 (0.80%) CGEIT
9 2 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.80%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.80%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.83%) Data Quality
1 17 (6.83%) IFRS
1 17 (6.83%) IFRS 9
2 12 (4.82%) QA
3 10 (4.02%) Basel II
3 10 (4.02%) Dodd-Frank
4 8 (3.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (2.41%) SLA
6 4 (1.61%) COBIT
7 3 (1.20%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (1.20%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.80%) CRD IV
8 2 (0.80%) EMIR
8 2 (0.80%) MiFID
8 2 (0.80%) PMO
9 1 (0.40%) Basel III
9 1 (0.40%) IAS 39
9 1 (0.40%) ISAE 3402
9 1 (0.40%) ISO 31000
9 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (1.61%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.20%) HDFS
3 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (1.61%) Dollar Universe
2 3 (1.20%) Nessus
3 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.40%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.40%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 15 (6.02%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.21%) Oracle
3 7 (2.81%) IBM
4 6 (2.41%) Tableau
5 3 (1.20%) CheckPoint
5 3 (1.20%) Cisco
5 3 (1.20%) LogRhythm
5 3 (1.20%) McAfee
5 3 (1.20%) Palo Alto
5 3 (1.20%) Qualys
5 3 (1.20%) Sophos
5 3 (1.20%) Splunk
5 3 (1.20%) SunGard
6 2 (0.80%) Bloomberg
6 2 (0.80%) BT
6 2 (0.80%) Charles River
6 2 (0.80%) Google
6 2 (0.80%) Murex
7 1 (0.40%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.40%) Remedy
London
LA International
Rate: £400 per day + NEGOTIABLE
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Modis International
Rate: Competitive hourly rate
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
AMS contingency
Posted: 27 days ago