Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 22 November 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 Management
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 97 85
Rank change year-on-year -2 -12 +7
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 93 125 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.92% 2.02% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.32% 2.43% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 72 62
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.03% +13.01%
10th Percentile £306 £250 £313
90th Percentile £600 £575 £543
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.12 - £33.00
10th Percentile £22.22 - £32.20
90th Percentile £33.02 - £33.80
England median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year - -14.06% +16.36%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4014 5151 3873
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 82.99% 83.13% 79.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2564 3089 2216
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.38%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £239
90th Percentile £550 £550 £532
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 137 177
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £11.75 £10.75 £11.15
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%

Risk Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Risk Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Risk Management in the West Midlands

Risk Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Risk Management in the West Midlands

Risk Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Management in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Risk Management in the West Midlands

Risk Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Risk Management in the West Midlands

Risk Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Management in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Risk Management in the West Midlands

Risk Management
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 November 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
Birmingham -7 22 £400 -5.88% 6
Warwickshire +4 20 £330 -5.71%
Coventry +6 13 £413 +3.13% 3
Shropshire -5 8 £463 -5.13% 2
Solihull +13 7 £265 -
Worcestershire - 7 £600 -
Staffordshire +11 3 £340 -1.73%
Risk Management
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Risk Management.

1 31 (33.33%) Project Management
2 28 (30.11%) Finance
3 22 (23.66%) Microsoft
4 18 (19.35%) Change Management
4 18 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (18.28%) PRINCE2
6 13 (13.98%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (12.90%) Microsoft Office
7 12 (12.90%) Microsoft Excel
7 12 (12.90%) ITIL
8 11 (11.83%) Migration
8 11 (11.83%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (11.83%) Supplier Management
9 10 (10.75%) Microsoft Project
10 9 (9.68%) SAP
10 9 (9.68%) Management Information System
10 9 (9.68%) Information Security
10 9 (9.68%) Degree
10 9 (9.68%) Security Cleared
11 8 (8.60%) Data Protection
11 8 (8.60%) Risk Assessment
11 8 (8.60%) Firewall
11 8 (8.60%) PMP
11 8 (8.60%) PMI Certification
11 8 (8.60%) PRINCE
11 8 (8.60%) Security Operations
11 8 (8.60%) Contract Management
12 7 (7.53%) Cisco
12 7 (7.53%) LAN
12 7 (7.53%) Presales

Risk Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (2.15%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (12.90%) Microsoft Excel
1 12 (12.90%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (10.75%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (4.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.15%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.08%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.08%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.15%) iTrent
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.15%) Office 365
2 1 (1.08%) G Suite
2 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.60%) Firewall
2 7 (7.53%) LAN
3 5 (5.38%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (4.30%) VoIP
4 4 (4.30%) WAN
4 4 (4.30%) WLAN
5 2 (2.15%) 3G
5 2 (2.15%) 4G
5 2 (2.15%) 5G
5 2 (2.15%) Bluetooth
5 2 (2.15%) HTTP
5 2 (2.15%) HTTPS
5 2 (2.15%) Megaco
5 2 (2.15%) Network Security
5 2 (2.15%) RFID
5 2 (2.15%) RTCP
5 2 (2.15%) RTP
5 2 (2.15%) SSL
5 2 (2.15%) ZigBee
5 2 (2.15%) Z-Wave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.15%) Big Data
2 2 (2.15%) MySQL
2 2 (2.15%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (1.08%) JIRA
General
1 28 (30.11%) Finance
2 3 (3.23%) Automotive
2 3 (3.23%) Banking
2 3 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.15%) Legal
4 1 (1.08%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.08%) Electronics
4 1 (1.08%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.08%) Law
4 1 (1.08%) Retail
4 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (32.26%) Project Manager
2 14 (15.05%) Architect
3 10 (10.75%) Consultant
4 8 (8.60%) Analyst
5 7 (7.53%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (6.45%) Implementation Manager
7 5 (5.38%) SAP Consultant
7 5 (5.38%) Security Architect
8 4 (4.30%) Implementation Project Manager
8 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 4 (4.30%) Project Implementation Manager
9 3 (3.23%) Delivery Manager
9 3 (3.23%) Information Analyst
9 3 (3.23%) Information Security Analyst
9 3 (3.23%) IT Manager
9 3 (3.23%) Network Architect
9 3 (3.23%) Risk Consultant
9 3 (3.23%) Security Analyst
9 3 (3.23%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.08%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.68%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.30%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.30%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.15%) Cyber Attack
4 2 (2.15%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.15%) PMI
4 2 (2.15%) SCADA
5 1 (1.08%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.08%) Life Science
5 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.08%) NHS
5 1 (1.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.45%) Unix
2 2 (2.15%) Linux
2 2 (2.15%) Windows
2 2 (2.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (33.33%) Project Management
2 18 (19.35%) Change Management
3 17 (18.28%) PRINCE2
4 13 (13.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (12.90%) ITIL
6 11 (11.83%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (11.83%) Migration
6 11 (11.83%) Supplier Management
7 9 (9.68%) Information Security
8 8 (8.60%) Contract Management
8 8 (8.60%) Data Protection
8 8 (8.60%) PRINCE
8 8 (8.60%) Risk Assessment
8 8 (8.60%) Security Operations
9 7 (7.53%) Presales
10 6 (6.45%) Analytics
10 6 (6.45%) Customer Requirements
10 6 (6.45%) Data Mapping
10 6 (6.45%) Quality Management
10 6 (6.45%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.08%) C
1 1 (1.08%) Java
1 1 (1.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (9.68%) Degree
1 9 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.60%) PMI Certification
2 8 (8.60%) PMP
3 6 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (4.30%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (4.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (4.30%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.15%) CCIE
5 2 (2.15%) CCIE Security
5 2 (2.15%) CCNA
5 2 (2.15%) CCNP
5 2 (2.15%) CEH
5 2 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.15%) CISM
5 2 (2.15%) CISSP
5 2 (2.15%) GCIA
5 2 (2.15%) GIAC
5 2 (2.15%) GSEC
5 2 (2.15%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.38%) GDPR
1 5 (5.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (5.38%) PCI DSS
1 5 (5.38%) PMO
2 3 (3.23%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.08%) ISO 13485
3 1 (1.08%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.15%) Snort
1 2 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (6.45%) QRadar
2 2 (2.15%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (2.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (23.66%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.68%) SAP
3 7 (7.53%) Cisco
4 4 (4.30%) Oracle
4 4 (4.30%) VMware
5 2 (2.15%) ArcSight
5 2 (2.15%) Blue Coat
5 2 (2.15%) HP
5 2 (2.15%) Juniper
5 2 (2.15%) Kronos
5 2 (2.15%) Lancope
5 2 (2.15%) Mitel
5 2 (2.15%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.15%) Sigfox
6 1 (1.08%) BT
6 1 (1.08%) Google
6 1 (1.08%) JDA
6 1 (1.08%) Salesforce.com