Period
to 20 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 6 months to 20 January 2019 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 Management
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 87 68 94
Rank change year-on-year -19 +26 +1
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 31 27 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.86% 2.11% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 2.51% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 11
Wales median daily rate £593 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.41% -10.53% +40.74%
10th Percentile £303 £263 £400
90th Percentile £700 £670 £506
UK median daily rate £500 £505 £493
% change year-on-year -0.99% +2.54% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Wales median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK median hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +21.82% - -17.29%

Risk Management 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 advertised in Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,446 1,075 1,223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 86.85% 84.12% 85.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,006 717 881
Wales median daily rate £425 £398 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.92% -0.63% +14.29%
10th Percentile £275 £212 £187
90th Percentile £600 £569 £550
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 46 51
Wales median hourly rate £18.19 £35.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.77% +97.22% +15.20%
10th Percentile £11.17 £13.25 £10.75
90th Percentile £35.00 £77.50 £60.00
UK median hourly rate £23.49 £23.04 £23.28
% change year-on-year +1.96% -1.02% +1.20%

Risk Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Risk Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Risk Management in Wales

Risk Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Risk Management in Wales

Risk Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Management in Wales over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Risk Management in Wales

Risk Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Risk Management in Wales

Risk Management
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 6 months to 20 January 2019. 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
South Wales -11 31 £593 +39.41% 1
Risk Management
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Risk Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Risk Management.

1 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (35.48%) Windows
2 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
3 10 (32.26%) ITIL
4 9 (29.03%) Linux
5 8 (25.81%) SQL
5 8 (25.81%) Firewall
5 8 (25.81%) Management Information System
5 8 (25.81%) SC Cleared
5 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
5 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (25.81%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (22.58%) Security Architecture
6 7 (22.58%) ITIL V3
6 7 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (22.58%) Finance
7 6 (19.35%) DMZ
7 6 (19.35%) .NET
7 6 (19.35%) C#
7 6 (19.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (19.35%) Test Automation
7 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (19.35%) Degree
7 6 (19.35%) TOGAF
7 6 (19.35%) Cryptography
7 6 (19.35%) Risk Assessment
7 6 (19.35%) Scrum
7 6 (19.35%) DevOps
8 5 (16.13%) Microservices
8 5 (16.13%) Jenkins

Risk Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 4 (12.90%) Confluence
2 2 (6.45%) Apache
3 1 (3.23%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (12.90%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (6.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) Firewall
2 6 (19.35%) DMZ
3 5 (16.13%) Internet
3 5 (16.13%) Network Security
4 2 (6.45%) LAN
4 2 (6.45%) SSL
4 2 (6.45%) WAN
5 1 (3.23%) DSL
5 1 (3.23%) FTP
5 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.23%) Couchbase
3 1 (3.23%) Event Store
3 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
1 5 (16.13%) Jenkins
1 5 (16.13%) Visual Studio
2 4 (12.90%) JIRA
3 3 (9.68%) MbUnit
3 3 (9.68%) Mercurial
3 3 (9.68%) MSTest
3 3 (9.68%) NUnit
3 3 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (9.68%) TeamCity
4 2 (6.45%) Selenium
4 2 (6.45%) SpecFlow
4 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (3.23%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Banking
2 3 (9.68%) Investment Banking
2 3 (9.68%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Architect
2 6 (19.35%) Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Security Architect
3 3 (9.68%) C# Developer
4 2 (6.45%) .NET Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Agile .NET Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Agile C# Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Agile Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Incident Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Java Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Security Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.23%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.23%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) DevOps Architect
5 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) .NET
2 4 (12.90%) .NET Framework
3 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (9.68%) WCF
4 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.45%) Gherkin
4 2 (6.45%) Hibernate
4 2 (6.45%) LAMP
4 2 (6.45%) Spring
4 2 (6.45%) Web Services
5 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.23%) CSS
5 1 (3.23%) CSS3
5 1 (3.23%) HTML
5 1 (3.23%) HTML5
5 1 (3.23%) jQuery
5 1 (3.23%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (3.23%) Middleware
5 1 (3.23%) Play Framework
5 1 (3.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) CESG
2 4 (12.90%) N-Tier
3 3 (9.68%) AS400
4 2 (6.45%) PKI
4 2 (6.45%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Windows
2 9 (29.03%) Linux
3 6 (19.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (16.13%) Windows Server
5 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) ITIL
3 8 (25.81%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (22.58%) ITIL V3
4 7 (22.58%) Security Architecture
5 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (19.35%) Cryptography
5 6 (19.35%) DevOps
5 6 (19.35%) Risk Assessment
5 6 (19.35%) Scrum
5 6 (19.35%) Test Automation
5 6 (19.35%) TOGAF
6 5 (16.13%) Information Security
6 5 (16.13%) Microservices
6 5 (16.13%) Threat Analysis
7 4 (12.90%) MODAF
7 4 (12.90%) Project Management
8 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
8 3 (9.68%) TDD
8 3 (9.68%) Test-First Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) SQL
2 6 (19.35%) C#
3 3 (9.68%) Java
3 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.45%) Python
5 1 (3.23%) Groovy
5 1 (3.23%) Java 8
5 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) SC Cleared
1 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
2 6 (19.35%) Degree
3 4 (12.90%) CESG Certified Professional
3 4 (12.90%) HND
3 4 (12.90%) MCP
4 3 (9.68%) CISSP
4 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (6.45%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (6.45%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (3.23%) CCNA
6 1 (3.23%) CCNP
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.23%) CISM
6 1 (3.23%) CRISC
6 1 (3.23%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (12.90%) PCI DSS
3 3 (9.68%) SLA
4 1 (3.23%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
1 5 (16.13%) Docker
2 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Ansible
1 2 (6.45%) Kubernetes
1 2 (6.45%) Mesos
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) IBM
3 2 (6.45%) Atlassian
3 2 (6.45%) SAP
4 1 (3.23%) Google
4 1 (3.23%) NetApp
4 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.23%) VMware