Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Risk Identification and Mitigation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Risk Identification and Mitigation over the 6 months to 16 December 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 Identification and Mitigation
UK
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 872 873 894
Rank change year-on-year +1 +21 -3
Contract jobs citing Risk Identification and Mitigation 10 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.007% 0.007%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.012% 0.008% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 3
UK median daily rate £431 £440 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.99% +14.29% -30.00%
10th Percentile £359 £310 £367
90th Percentile £506 £575 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £550 £384
% change year-on-year -21.59% +43.32% -14.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
UK median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -

Risk Identification and Mitigation 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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 86728 86139 92906
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.53% 83.93% 82.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 57972 56895 60344
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £638 £606 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +1.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1990 2322 2759
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.44 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.75 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £23.43
% change year-on-year +4.17% +2.45% +17.13%

Risk Identification and Mitigation
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Risk Identification and Mitigation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Risk Identification and Mitigation in the UK

Risk Identification and Mitigation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Risk Identification and Mitigation in the UK

Risk Identification and Mitigation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Identification and Mitigation over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Risk Identification and Mitigation in the UK

Risk Identification and Mitigation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Risk Identification and Mitigation in the UK

Risk Identification and Mitigation
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Identification and Mitigation within the UK over the 6 months to 16 December 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 +19 10 £431 -1.99% 2
UK excluding London +13 7 £431 -21.59% 1
South East -16 3 £419 -23.86%
London -37 3 - - 1
North of England - 3 £438 -
South West - 1 £525 -
Yorkshire - 1 £438 -
North East - 1 £450 -
North West - 1 £325 -

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Risk Identification and Mitigation 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 Identification and Mitigation.

1 4 (40.00%) Banking
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (20.00%) Database Optimisation
3 2 (20.00%) PMO
3 2 (20.00%) IBM UrbanCode
3 2 (20.00%) Programme Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) Analytical Thinking
3 2 (20.00%) Microgen
3 2 (20.00%) Gerrit
3 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps
3 2 (20.00%) Coaching
3 2 (20.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) Unix
3 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) ETL
3 2 (20.00%) IBM
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (10.00%) JIRA
4 1 (10.00%) QA
4 1 (10.00%) C++/CLI

Risk Identification and Mitigation
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 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP HR
1 1 (10.00%) SAP HR-PA
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Payroll
1 1 (10.00%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) IGMP
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Gerrit
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (20.00%) IBM UrbanCode
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Electronics
3 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Change Manager
1 2 (20.00%) ETL Specialist
1 2 (20.00%) Governance Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Specialist
1 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Unix Specialist
1 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Software Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Banking Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Compliance Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Facilities Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Facilities Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Junior Digital Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Payroll Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Strategy Manager
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (10.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) VxWorks
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Thinking
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) Coaching
2 2 (20.00%) Database Optimisation
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) ETL
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (20.00%) Programme Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Change Control
3 1 (10.00%) Compliance Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Governance
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (10.00%) Financial Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Information Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (10.00%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) C++/CLI
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) PMO
2 1 (10.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (10.00%) GDPR
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) SSAE 16
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) IBM
1 2 (20.00%) Microgen
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Arqiva
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) QNX
2 1 (10.00%) SAP