The median contractor rate for a Risk Analyst was £495 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 April 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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 486 469 439
Rank change year-on-year -17 -30  
Contract jobs requiring a Risk Analyst 114 187 219
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.33% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.35% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 141 173
Median daily rate £495 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £428 £431
% change year-on-year +1.16% -0.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.50 - -
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 43952 53115 52934
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.56% 95.09% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28568 34621 32069
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1442 1549 2118
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year - +4.66%  

Risk Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Risk Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 April 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 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Risk Analyst in the UK

Risk Analyst
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 Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 26 April 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 -17 100 £500 -4.76% 24
London -40 70 £550 - 15
City of London 0 15 £500 -4.76% 4
Scotland +32 14 £425 +18.54% 2
South East +15 9 £475 +5.55% 1
Edinburgh +10 9 £425 +30.76% 2
North West +33 7 £403 - 1
Surrey +11 5 £475 -
Glasgow - 5 - -
West Midlands +25 4 £426 +0.29% 1
Docklands, London - 4 £500 -
Yorkshire +10 3 £428 -10.00% 4
South West -1 3 £338 +8.87%
Cheshire +36 2 £426 - 1
Berkshire +27 2 - -
West Yorkshire +13 2 £464 +2.48% 4
Warwickshire +9 2 £433 +1.76%
East of England +3 2 £450 +15.38%
Wolverhampton +1 2 £408 -4.11%
Wiltshire -1 2 £375 +20.96%
East Midlands -5 2 £485 +27.21% 2
Liverpool - 2 - -
Merseyside - 2 - -
Swindon - 2 £375 -
Guildford - 2 £500 -
Reading - 2 - -
Leeds +17 1 £500 +5.82% 2
Cambridgeshire +12 1 - -
Manchester +10 1 £300 -
Knutsford +8 1 £403 -

Risk Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 April 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.

1 114 (50.22%) Finance
2 102 (44.93%) Banking
3 68 (29.96%) Credit Risk
3 68 (29.96%) Risk Management
4 53 (23.35%) Business Analysis
5 49 (21.59%) SQL
6 46 (20.26%) Market Risk
7 45 (19.82%) Agile Software Development
8 41 (18.06%) Stakeholder Management
9 39 (17.18%) Analytical Skills
10 37 (16.30%) Investment Banking
11 34 (14.98%) Microsoft Excel
12 28 (12.33%) Analytics
13 27 (11.89%) Data Analysis
14 24 (10.57%) Front Office
15 21 (9.25%) Degree
15 21 (9.25%) Mathematics
16 20 (8.81%) Derivative
17 18 (7.93%) Change Management
17 18 (7.93%) Microsoft
18 17 (7.49%) QA
18 17 (7.49%) Python
19 16 (7.05%) Project Management
19 16 (7.05%) Risk Analytics
20 15 (6.61%) Information Security
20 15 (6.61%) SAS
21 14 (6.17%) Microsoft Office
21 14 (6.17%) Scrum
21 14 (6.17%) Validation
22 13 (5.73%) Retail

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 15 (6.61%) SAS
2 4 (1.76%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.32%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (0.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 34 (14.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (6.17%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (5.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (4.85%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) SunGard APT
2 1 (0.44%) Primavera
2 1 (0.44%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.44%) IaaS
1 1 (0.44%) IBM Blueworks
1 1 (0.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.88%) Internet
2 1 (0.44%) DMZ
2 1 (0.44%) Firewall
2 1 (0.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.85%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (3.08%) QlikView
4 3 (1.32%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.88%) Base SAS
5 2 (0.88%) Spotfire
6 1 (0.44%) Big Data
6 1 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.44%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.44%) DB2
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.44%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.44%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 12 (5.29%) JIRA
2 8 (3.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.76%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.76%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.32%) Cucumber
General
1 114 (50.22%) Finance
2 102 (44.93%) Banking
3 37 (16.30%) Investment Banking
4 24 (10.57%) Front Office
5 13 (5.73%) Retail
6 9 (3.96%) Retail Banking
7 8 (3.52%) Financial Institution
8 6 (2.64%) French Language
8 6 (2.64%) Legal
9 3 (1.32%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.88%) Automotive
10 2 (0.88%) Back Office
11 1 (0.44%) Advertising
11 1 (0.44%) Billing
11 1 (0.44%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.44%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.08%) Web Services
2 3 (1.32%) Gherkin
3 2 (0.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 68 (29.96%) Credit Risk
2 46 (20.26%) Market Risk
3 39 (17.18%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (8.81%) Derivative
5 13 (5.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 9 (3.96%) Fixed Income
7 8 (3.52%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.64%) Equities
9 3 (1.32%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.32%) Clustering
10 2 (0.88%) OTC Derivatives
10 2 (0.88%) RIA
10 2 (0.88%) Taxonomies
10 2 (0.88%) User Experience
11 1 (0.44%) Equity Derivative
11 1 (0.44%) IBM Mainframe
11 1 (0.44%) Life Science
11 1 (0.44%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.44%) Online Banking
11 1 (0.44%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.32%) Linux
1 3 (1.32%) Solaris
1 3 (1.32%) Windows
2 2 (0.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (29.96%) Risk Management
2 53 (23.35%) Business Analysis
3 45 (19.82%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (18.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (12.33%) Analytics
6 27 (11.89%) Data Analysis
7 21 (9.25%) Mathematics
8 18 (7.93%) Change Management
9 16 (7.05%) Project Management
9 16 (7.05%) Risk Analytics
10 15 (6.61%) Information Security
11 14 (6.17%) Scrum
11 14 (6.17%) Validation
12 13 (5.73%) Migration
13 12 (5.29%) Risk Assessment
13 12 (5.29%) Stress Testing
14 11 (4.85%) PnL Attribution
15 10 (4.41%) Credit Risk Management
15 10 (4.41%) Cybersecurity
15 10 (4.41%) Quantitative Finance
Programming Languages
1 49 (21.59%) SQL
2 17 (7.49%) Python
3 13 (5.73%) C++
4 12 (5.29%) C#
4 12 (5.29%) VBA
5 6 (2.64%) Java
6 5 (2.20%) PL/SQL
6 5 (2.20%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.88%) Delphi
7 2 (0.88%) MATLAB
7 2 (0.88%) SAS Macro
8 1 (0.44%) JCL
8 1 (0.44%) Scala
8 1 (0.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (9.25%) Degree
2 12 (5.29%) PhD
3 10 (4.41%) CISSP
4 8 (3.52%) CRISC
5 6 (2.64%) CISA
6 5 (2.20%) CISM
7 4 (1.76%) CGEIT
7 4 (1.76%) ISEB
8 3 (1.32%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.88%) CCNA
9 2 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.88%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.44%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.44%) EnCE
10 1 (0.44%) GCFA
10 1 (0.44%) GCIA
10 1 (0.44%) HNC
10 1 (0.44%) IIBA
10 1 (0.44%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 1 (0.44%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.49%) QA
2 11 (4.85%) Data Quality
3 9 (3.96%) Dodd-Frank
3 9 (3.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (3.52%) IFRS
4 8 (3.52%) IFRS 9
5 6 (2.64%) COBIT
6 4 (1.76%) COSO
7 3 (1.32%) Basel III
7 3 (1.32%) CRD IV
7 3 (1.32%) PMO
7 3 (1.32%) SLA
8 2 (0.88%) Basel II
8 2 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.44%) EMIR
9 1 (0.44%) IAS 39
9 1 (0.44%) ISAE 3402
9 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (1.76%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 18 (7.93%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.85%) Oracle
3 10 (4.41%) Bloomberg
4 8 (3.52%) Reuters
5 4 (1.76%) Charles River
5 4 (1.76%) Tableau
6 2 (0.88%) BT
6 2 (0.88%) CODA
6 2 (0.88%) IBM
6 2 (0.88%) SunGard
7 1 (0.44%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.44%) FactSet
7 1 (0.44%) Intel
7 1 (0.44%) Planview
7 1 (0.44%) Teradata
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