Period
to 16 December 2018

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 16 December 2018 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 104 107
Rank change year-on-year +16 +3 -14
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 138 89 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.68% 1.85% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.09% 2.21% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 58 67
West Midlands median daily rate £500 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +9.38% -3.03%
10th Percentile £309 £306 £250
90th Percentile £632 £562 £575
England median daily rate £510 £525 £496
% change year-on-year -2.86% +5.79% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £25.12 -
England median hourly rate £33.71 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +22.58% - -7.56%

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 4,472 4,035 4,967
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 86.77% 83.85% 84.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,764 2,604 2,972
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £270 £241 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 141 146
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £25.12 £17.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.90% +47.25% -14.70%
10th Percentile £10.98 £11.75 £10.61
90th Percentile £43.75 £48.75 £41.28
England median hourly rate £22.10 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -11.61% +8.70% +4.55%

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 16 December 2018.

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
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 16 December 2018. 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
Shropshire -26 40 £418 -16.50% 1
Birmingham +19 31 £600 +50.00% 6
Warwickshire +14 26 £525 +10.53% 1
Coventry -3 11 £600 +50.00% 2
Herefordshire - 7 £220 -
Solihull +2 6 £650 +145.28%
Staffordshire -12 3 - - 3
Worcestershire -5 2 - -
Risk Management
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Risk Management.

1 52 (37.68%) Finance
2 43 (31.16%) Change Management
3 34 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (23.91%) Project Management
4 33 (23.91%) Microsoft Office
5 30 (21.74%) Resource Management
6 27 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 24 (17.39%) Matrix Organization
8 22 (15.94%) Commercial Awareness
9 21 (15.22%) Conflict Management
10 20 (14.49%) SDLC
10 20 (14.49%) Microsoft
10 20 (14.49%) Waterfall
10 20 (14.49%) Project Governance
11 19 (13.77%) PRINCE2
12 18 (13.04%) Line Management
12 18 (13.04%) Acceptance Criteria
13 17 (12.32%) ITIL
13 17 (12.32%) Oracle
13 17 (12.32%) Open Workbench
14 16 (11.59%) Microsoft Project
14 16 (11.59%) Information Security
14 16 (11.59%) PMO
15 15 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
16 14 (10.14%) Amazon AWS
17 12 (8.70%) Windows
17 12 (8.70%) CISSP
18 11 (7.97%) Configuration Management
18 11 (7.97%) Programme Management
19 10 (7.25%) Project Planning

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 6 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (2.90%) SAS
2 4 (2.90%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.17%) Confluence
4 2 (1.45%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.72%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 33 (23.91%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (12.32%) Open Workbench
3 16 (11.59%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.45%) assyst
1 2 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.45%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.72%) iTrent
2 1 (0.72%) Magento
2 1 (0.72%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (10.14%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (5.07%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (4.35%) PaaS
5 5 (3.62%) Office 365
6 4 (2.90%) GitHub
7 2 (1.45%) SaaS
8 1 (0.72%) Azure Functions
8 1 (0.72%) IaaS
8 1 (0.72%) Serverless
8 1 (0.72%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.80%) Network Security
2 7 (5.07%) Firewall
3 4 (2.90%) LAN
3 4 (2.90%) MPLS
3 4 (2.90%) SAN
3 4 (2.90%) SNMP
3 4 (2.90%) VLAN
3 4 (2.90%) WAN
4 1 (0.72%) Intranet
4 1 (0.72%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.90%) Oracle OWB
1 4 (2.90%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (1.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.72%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (0.72%) Base SAS
3 1 (0.72%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (0.72%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 5 (3.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.90%) GitLab
3 3 (2.17%) JIRA
4 1 (0.72%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.72%) Subversion
General
1 52 (37.68%) Finance
2 10 (7.25%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.35%) Marketing
4 5 (3.62%) Banking
4 5 (3.62%) Billing
4 5 (3.62%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.62%) Retail
5 4 (2.90%) Aerospace
5 4 (2.90%) Military
6 2 (1.45%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.72%) Electronics
7 1 (0.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 46 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 19 (13.77%) Architect
3 15 (10.87%) Analyst
4 11 (7.97%) Security Architect
5 9 (6.52%) Senior Manager
6 8 (5.80%) Business Analyst
7 7 (5.07%) Test Manager
8 6 (4.35%) Azure Architect
8 6 (4.35%) Consultant
8 6 (4.35%) Engagement Manager
8 6 (4.35%) Information Architect
8 6 (4.35%) Information Security Architect
8 6 (4.35%) Project Officer
8 6 (4.35%) Project Support Officer
8 6 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (4.35%) Support Officer
9 5 (3.62%) IT Manager
9 5 (3.62%) Senior Project Manager
9 5 (3.62%) Service Manager
9 5 (3.62%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.52%) XML
2 5 (3.62%) SOAP
2 5 (3.62%) WCF
3 4 (2.90%) OAuth
3 4 (2.90%) OAuth2
3 4 (2.90%) SAML
4 3 (2.17%) Web Services
5 2 (1.45%) .NET
6 1 (0.72%) JSON
6 1 (0.72%) Middleware
6 1 (0.72%) MSMQ
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.72%) RESTful
6 1 (0.72%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.80%) Management Information System
2 7 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.35%) Credit Risk
4 5 (3.62%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (2.90%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.90%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.90%) PKI
5 4 (2.90%) Virtual Team
6 3 (2.17%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.45%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.72%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.70%) Windows
2 10 (7.25%) Unix
3 2 (1.45%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.72%) Linux
4 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (31.16%) Change Management
2 34 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (23.91%) Project Management
4 30 (21.74%) Resource Management
5 27 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (17.39%) Matrix Organization
7 22 (15.94%) Commercial Awareness
8 21 (15.22%) Conflict Management
9 20 (14.49%) Project Governance
9 20 (14.49%) SDLC
9 20 (14.49%) Waterfall
10 19 (13.77%) PRINCE2
11 18 (13.04%) Acceptance Criteria
11 18 (13.04%) Line Management
12 17 (12.32%) ITIL
13 16 (11.59%) Information Security
14 11 (7.97%) Configuration Management
14 11 (7.97%) Programme Management
15 10 (7.25%) DevOps
15 10 (7.25%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.52%) Java
2 8 (5.80%) SQL
3 5 (3.62%) C#
4 4 (2.90%) Perl
4 4 (2.90%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.90%) Python
5 2 (1.45%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 12 (8.70%) CISSP
2 7 (5.07%) ISEB
2 7 (5.07%) ISTQB
2 7 (5.07%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.35%) CISM
4 5 (3.62%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.62%) Degree
4 5 (3.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (2.90%) CCNA
5 4 (2.90%) CCNP
5 4 (2.90%) CEH
5 4 (2.90%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.90%) ISEB Practitioner
5 4 (2.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (2.90%) SANS
6 3 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (2.17%) CISA
6 3 (2.17%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.17%) PMP
6 3 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.59%) PMO
2 7 (5.07%) GDPR
3 6 (4.35%) SLA
4 3 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (2.17%) P3O
5 2 (1.45%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (1.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (1.45%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.90%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 20 (14.49%) Microsoft
2 17 (12.32%) Oracle
3 7 (5.07%) CheckPoint
4 6 (4.35%) SAP
5 4 (2.90%) IBM
5 4 (2.90%) webMethods
6 2 (1.45%) Fujitsu
6 2 (1.45%) Remedy
7 1 (0.72%) Cisco
7 1 (0.72%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.72%) Concur
7 1 (0.72%) HP
7 1 (0.72%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.72%) Kronos
7 1 (0.72%) OpenText
7 1 (0.72%) ServiceNow