The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Risk Management
UK
Rank 117 89 98
Rank change year-on-year -28 +9  
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 942 1238 1109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.08% 2.34% 2.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 2.82% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 569 792 713
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 15
Median hourly rate £28.50 £50.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.00% +66.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £25.10 £16.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 £60.98 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £42.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year -29.41% +32.81%  

Risk Management 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 37647 43912 41983
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.11% 82.85% 79.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 24815 28793 26009
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 953 1109 1205
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £28.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +33.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Risk Management
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Risk Management in the UK

Risk Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Risk Management in the UK

Risk Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Management over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Risk Management in the UK

Risk Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Risk Management in the UK

Risk Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Management over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Risk Management in the UK

Risk Management
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 Management within the UK over the 3 months to 24 March 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 -27 873 £475 -2.06% 212
London -23 484 £525 - 100
South East +11 123 £465 +15.88% 37
City of London -17 74 £550 +5.76% 31
North West -22 59 £550 +26.43% 12
East of England +11 53 £350 -27.08% 8
South West -4 44 £400 +7.02% 14
West Midlands -10 40 £413 +3.12% 15
Scotland -5 39 £400 -11.11% 2
Buckinghamshire +14 34 £425 -10.52% 5
Manchester -8 32 £600 +45.80% 9
Milton Keynes +10 28 £444 -6.57% 5
Surrey +20 25 £470 -1.05% 5
Berkshire +8 23 £465 +32.85% 9
East Midlands +4 23 £425 -5.55% 4
Yorkshire +13 22 £475 +5.55% 13
Cambridgeshire +20 21 £313 -9.74% 2
Hampshire -12 20 £450 +12.50% 7
Wiltshire +15 19 £445 -32.57% 3
Hertfordshire +11 17 £300 -41.46% 5
Cheshire +16 16 £425 -8.10% 2
Edinburgh -15 16 £420 -6.66% 2
Sheffield +12 15 £475 +12.75% 3
South Yorkshire +6 15 £475 +12.75% 3
Corsham +1 15 £423 -35.00%
Huntingdon - 14 £300 -
Reading +26 13 £475 - 2
Docklands, London +5 13 £569 +5.81%
Glasgow +11 12 £273 -57.25%
Bristol -7 12 £373 +3.11% 4

Risk Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Risk Management 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 Management.

1 768 (39.10%) Finance
2 531 (27.04%) Project Management
3 436 (22.20%) Agile Software Development
4 374 (19.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 319 (16.24%) Banking
6 307 (15.63%) Security Cleared
7 291 (14.82%) PRINCE2
8 272 (13.85%) Information Security
9 266 (13.54%) Management Information System
10 239 (12.17%) Microsoft
11 236 (12.02%) Degree
12 235 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
13 222 (11.30%) SC Cleared
14 199 (10.13%) SQL
15 192 (9.78%) MS Excel
16 187 (9.52%) Front Office
17 185 (9.42%) Change Management
18 178 (9.06%) Cybersecurity
19 165 (8.40%) Windows
20 160 (8.15%) CISSP
21 156 (7.94%) Java
22 153 (7.79%) Programme Management
23 145 (7.38%) Unix
24 141 (7.18%) ITIL
25 130 (6.62%) PMO
26 126 (6.42%) Analytics
27 123 (6.26%) Business Analysis
28 114 (5.80%) MS Project
29 113 (5.75%) Investment Banking
29 113 (5.75%) ISO/IEC 27001

Risk Management
Top Related 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 45 (2.29%) SharePoint
2 39 (1.99%) Apache Spark
3 24 (1.22%) Apache Pig
4 21 (1.07%) Confluence
5 19 (0.97%) SAS
6 15 (0.76%) WebLogic
7 13 (0.66%) JBoss
7 13 (0.66%) WebSphere
8 10 (0.51%) Apache Solr
8 10 (0.51%) CMS
9 8 (0.41%) IIS
9 8 (0.41%) Skype for Business
10 7 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 6 (0.31%) DataSynapse
12 5 (0.25%) Apache
12 5 (0.25%) MS Exchange
12 5 (0.25%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 192 (9.78%) MS Excel
2 114 (5.80%) MS Project
3 109 (5.55%) MS Office
4 92 (4.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 45 (2.29%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.36%) Open Workbench
8 4 (0.20%) LaTeX
9 2 (0.10%) EngageOne
10 1 (0.051%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.051%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.051%) Doxygen
10 1 (0.051%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.051%) Simulink
10 1 (0.051%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (0.51%) Summit
3 9 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.36%) SAP GRC
5 6 (0.31%) Maximo
5 6 (0.31%) Primavera
6 5 (0.25%) Orchestrade
6 5 (0.25%) SAP R/3
7 4 (0.20%) CA PPM
7 4 (0.20%) Murex MxG2000
8 3 (0.15%) Endur
8 3 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 3 (0.15%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.15%) SAP GTS
9 2 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.10%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.10%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 33 (1.68%) Office 365
2 32 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (1.43%) IaaS
4 27 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
5 20 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (0.71%) SaaS
7 8 (0.41%) PaaS
8 6 (0.31%) SuccessFactors
9 3 (0.15%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.10%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.10%) Yammer
11 1 (0.051%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.051%) Force.com
11 1 (0.051%) G Suite
11 1 (0.051%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.051%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.051%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 72 (3.67%) Firewall
2 47 (2.39%) Network Security
3 32 (1.63%) WAN
4 30 (1.53%) Internet
5 23 (1.17%) LAN
6 21 (1.07%) Wireless
7 18 (0.92%) IPsec
8 17 (0.87%) Intrusion Detection
9 16 (0.81%) TCP/IP
10 15 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
11 13 (0.66%) VPN
12 10 (0.51%) LDAP
13 8 (0.41%) HTTP
13 8 (0.41%) Skype
14 7 (0.36%) DNS
14 7 (0.36%) SAN
15 6 (0.31%) MPLS
15 6 (0.31%) VoIP
16 5 (0.25%) DHCP
16 5 (0.25%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (4.94%) Big Data
2 80 (4.07%) SQL Server
3 61 (3.11%) Hadoop
4 60 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
5 53 (2.70%) QlikView
6 34 (1.73%) Apache Hive
7 32 (1.63%) BusinessObjects
8 31 (1.58%) Relational Database
9 26 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 24 (1.22%) HBase
11 23 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 20 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
13 18 (0.92%) Oracle Database
14 17 (0.87%) KDB
14 17 (0.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 15 (0.76%) Snowflake Schema
16 13 (0.66%) Qlik Sense
17 11 (0.56%) MongoDB
17 11 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
18 10 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 64 (3.26%) JIRA
2 33 (1.68%) Subversion
3 23 (1.17%) Git (software)
4 21 (1.07%) Jenkins
5 20 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (0.87%) JUnit
7 13 (0.66%) Maven
8 12 (0.61%) Visual Studio
9 11 (0.56%) TeamCity
10 8 (0.41%) Cucumber
10 8 (0.41%) Selenium
11 6 (0.31%) LoadRunner
12 5 (0.25%) NUnit
13 4 (0.20%) Ant
13 4 (0.20%) JSUnit
13 4 (0.20%) MSTest
13 4 (0.20%) PHPUnit
13 4 (0.20%) WebDriver
14 3 (0.15%) Moq
14 3 (0.15%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 768 (39.10%) Finance
2 319 (16.24%) Banking
3 187 (9.52%) Front Office
4 113 (5.75%) Investment Banking
5 94 (4.79%) Legal
6 90 (4.58%) Retail
7 87 (4.43%) Telecoms
8 51 (2.60%) Financial Institution
9 41 (2.09%) Marketing
10 37 (1.88%) Corporate Banking
11 33 (1.68%) Manufacturing
12 28 (1.43%) Retail Banking
13 23 (1.17%) Back Office
13 23 (1.17%) Billing
14 21 (1.07%) Law
14 21 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
15 18 (0.92%) Electronics
16 17 (0.87%) Local Government
17 14 (0.71%) Publishing
18 9 (0.46%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 354 (18.02%) Project Manager
2 330 (16.80%) Analyst
3 254 (12.93%) Developer
4 138 (7.03%) Consultant
5 129 (6.57%) Business Analyst
6 115 (5.86%) Architect
7 80 (4.07%) Risk Manager
8 79 (4.02%) Security Manager
9 77 (3.92%) Java Developer
10 74 (3.77%) Risk Analyst
10 74 (3.77%) Security Consultant
11 72 (3.67%) IT Manager
12 69 (3.51%) Security Analyst
13 68 (3.46%) Programme Manager
14 50 (2.55%) C++ Developer
15 47 (2.39%) Infrastructure Manager
16 42 (2.14%) Senior Developer
17 40 (2.04%) IT Analyst
17 40 (2.04%) Senior Manager
18 39 (1.99%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (2.34%) Web Services
2 45 (2.29%) Middleware
3 43 (2.19%) .NET
4 38 (1.93%) XML
5 32 (1.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 32 (1.63%) STL
6 23 (1.17%) Spring
7 21 (1.07%) CSS
7 21 (1.07%) HTML
8 18 (0.92%) FIX Protocol
8 18 (0.92%) REST
9 17 (0.87%) AngularJS
9 17 (0.87%) WCF
10 15 (0.76%) XSLT
11 14 (0.71%) Hibernate
11 14 (0.71%) Kafka
12 13 (0.66%) HTML5
12 13 (0.66%) J2EE
12 13 (0.66%) JSON
12 13 (0.66%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 266 (13.54%) Management Information System
2 235 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
3 109 (5.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 87 (4.43%) Derivative
5 82 (4.18%) Market Risk
6 72 (3.67%) Data Centre
7 67 (3.41%) Credit Risk
8 61 (3.11%) PMI
9 60 (3.05%) Equities
10 59 (3.00%) Computer Science
11 56 (2.85%) CESG
11 56 (2.85%) Fixed Income
12 39 (1.99%) Algorithms
13 27 (1.37%) NHS
13 27 (1.37%) Virtual Team
14 25 (1.27%) Security Operations Centre
14 25 (1.27%) User Experience
15 24 (1.22%) Grid Computing
16 22 (1.12%) Cyber Defence
17 19 (0.97%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 165 (8.40%) Windows
2 145 (7.38%) Unix
3 83 (4.23%) Linux
4 31 (1.58%) Windows Server
5 21 (1.07%) Solaris
6 19 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (0.81%) Windows 7
7 16 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (0.71%) AIX
8 14 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (0.51%) Windows 10
10 6 (0.31%) HPUX
11 4 (0.20%) Android
11 4 (0.20%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.15%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.10%) CentOS
14 1 (0.051%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.051%) pSOS
14 1 (0.051%) VxWorks
14 1 (0.051%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 531 (27.04%) Project Management
2 436 (22.20%) Agile Software Development
3 374 (19.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 291 (14.82%) PRINCE2
5 272 (13.85%) Information Security
6 185 (9.42%) Change Management
7 178 (9.06%) Cybersecurity
8 153 (7.79%) Programme Management
9 141 (7.18%) ITIL
10 126 (6.42%) Analytics
11 123 (6.26%) Business Analysis
12 111 (5.65%) Risk Assessment
13 110 (5.60%) Continuous Improvement
14 109 (5.55%) Project Planning
15 96 (4.89%) Change Control
16 95 (4.84%) Migration
17 91 (4.63%) Information Assurance
18 89 (4.53%) Service Management
19 87 (4.43%) Scrum
19 87 (4.43%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 199 (10.13%) SQL
2 156 (7.94%) Java
3 96 (4.89%) C++
4 95 (4.84%) C#
5 76 (3.87%) Scala
6 61 (3.11%) C
7 56 (2.85%) Python
8 41 (2.09%) JavaScript
9 35 (1.78%) Perl
10 28 (1.43%) T-SQL
11 25 (1.27%) VBA
12 22 (1.12%) Shell Script
13 17 (0.87%) PowerShell
14 14 (0.71%) PL/SQL
15 9 (0.46%) PHP
16 8 (0.41%) Haskell
17 7 (0.36%) Bash Shell
18 6 (0.31%) VB
19 5 (0.25%) Korn
19 5 (0.25%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 307 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 236 (12.02%) Degree
3 222 (11.30%) SC Cleared
4 160 (8.15%) CISSP
5 100 (5.09%) PMI Certification
6 87 (4.43%) DV Cleared
7 70 (3.56%) CISM
8 69 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 66 (3.36%) PMP
10 62 (3.16%) CISA
11 43 (2.19%) CEH
12 40 (2.04%) CREST Certified
13 33 (1.68%) CESG Certified Professional
14 32 (1.63%) CLAS
15 30 (1.53%) ISEB
16 29 (1.48%) OSCP
17 25 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 22 (1.12%) CRISC
18 22 (1.12%) GIAC
18 22 (1.12%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (6.62%) PMO
2 113 (5.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 74 (3.77%) QA
4 57 (2.90%) PCI DSS
5 41 (2.09%) RMADS
6 34 (1.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 29 (1.48%) MiFID
8 20 (1.02%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 20 (1.02%) JSP 440
8 20 (1.02%) SLA
9 19 (0.97%) COBIT
10 16 (0.81%) Data Quality
11 15 (0.76%) ISO27005
12 14 (0.71%) GDPR
13 13 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
14 11 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials
15 10 (0.51%) Dodd-Frank
16 8 (0.41%) Solvency II
17 7 (0.36%) Basel III
17 7 (0.36%) ISO22301
System Software
1 49 (2.49%) Active Directory
2 37 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (0.71%) HDFS
4 9 (0.46%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.15%) Apache Flume
5 3 (0.15%) OpenSSH
5 3 (0.15%) PowerHA
6 2 (0.10%) Docker
6 2 (0.10%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.10%) XenApp
7 1 (0.051%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.051%) Firmware
7 1 (0.051%) NDS
7 1 (0.051%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 1 (0.051%) NFS
7 1 (0.051%) RACF
7 1 (0.051%) Samba
7 1 (0.051%) Snort
7 1 (0.051%) Squid
7 1 (0.051%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (0.66%) Control-M
2 11 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
3 9 (0.46%) MOM
4 7 (0.36%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 7 (0.36%) Oozie
4 7 (0.36%) Oracle Identity Management
4 7 (0.36%) SCCM
4 7 (0.36%) SCOM
5 6 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (0.31%) Kibana
5 6 (0.31%) logstash
5 6 (0.31%) Puppet
6 5 (0.25%) HP SiteScope
6 5 (0.25%) Nagios
6 5 (0.25%) OpenView
7 4 (0.20%) CA Spectrum
7 4 (0.20%) ITRS Geneos
7 4 (0.20%) Nessus
7 4 (0.20%) Netcool
7 4 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 239 (12.17%) Microsoft
2 94 (4.79%) Oracle
3 80 (4.07%) SAP
4 43 (2.19%) VMware
5 31 (1.58%) Cisco
6 27 (1.37%) Cloudera
7 26 (1.32%) Murex
8 25 (1.27%) IBM
9 23 (1.17%) Sybase
10 22 (1.12%) CheckPoint
11 20 (1.02%) HP
12 18 (0.92%) Red Hat
12 18 (0.92%) Symantec
13 16 (0.81%) Citrix
14 15 (0.76%) Hortonworks
14 15 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
14 15 (0.76%) ServiceNow
15 14 (0.71%) Solace
16 13 (0.66%) Cognizant
16 13 (0.66%) Remedy
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