Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 105 96
Rank change year-on-year +20 -9 +1
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 127 83 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.52% 1.79% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.96% 2.13% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 59 65
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%
10th Percentile £314 £306 £250
90th Percentile £600 £590 £540
England median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £25.12 -
England median hourly rate £28.75 £26.31 £27.50
% change year-on-year +9.27% -4.33% -4.35%

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 4,294 3,895 5,242
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 85.05% 84.13% 84.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,575 2,480 3,111
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £240 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 135 141
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £24.98 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.95% +42.74% -18.60%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.25 £10.75
90th Percentile £32.63 £53.75 £39.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.82 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.39% +10.31% +3.52%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -15 34 £416 -10.00% 2
Warwickshire +22 28 £513 +60.78%
Birmingham +6 25 £600 +50.00% 10
Coventry -12 14 £600 +45.45%
Staffordshire -1 9 £413 +28.91%
Solihull -5 4 £650 +145.28% 1
Herefordshire - 4 £243 - 3
Worcestershire -9 2 - - 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £338 - 2
Risk Management
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 45 (35.43%) Change Management
2 40 (31.50%) Finance
3 30 (23.62%) Microsoft Office
4 28 (22.05%) Project Management
4 28 (22.05%) Resource Management
5 24 (18.90%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (16.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (15.75%) PRINCE2
8 19 (14.96%) ITIL
8 19 (14.96%) SDLC
9 18 (14.17%) Commercial Awareness
10 17 (13.39%) Conflict Management
10 17 (13.39%) Microsoft
10 17 (13.39%) Project Governance
11 16 (12.60%) Matrix Organization
12 15 (11.81%) Line Management
12 15 (11.81%) CISSP
12 15 (11.81%) Information Security
13 14 (11.02%) Telecoms
13 14 (11.02%) Microsoft Azure
13 14 (11.02%) Waterfall
13 14 (11.02%) Acceptance Criteria
14 13 (10.24%) PMO
14 13 (10.24%) DevOps
14 13 (10.24%) Amazon AWS
14 13 (10.24%) Open Workbench
14 13 (10.24%) Windows
15 12 (9.45%) Management Information System
15 12 (9.45%) Project Planning
16 11 (8.66%) Security Architecture

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 (4.72%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (2.36%) Confluence
3 2 (1.57%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.57%) SAS
4 1 (0.79%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 30 (23.62%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (10.24%) Open Workbench
3 11 (8.66%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (3.15%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (1.57%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.57%) assyst
1 2 (1.57%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.57%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.79%) iTrent
2 1 (0.79%) Magento
2 1 (0.79%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (10.24%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.94%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (3.94%) Office 365
3 5 (3.94%) PaaS
4 4 (3.15%) GitHub
5 1 (0.79%) Azure Functions
5 1 (0.79%) SaaS
5 1 (0.79%) Serverless
5 1 (0.79%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.09%) Network Security
2 5 (3.94%) Firewall
2 5 (3.94%) LAN
2 5 (3.94%) MPLS
2 5 (3.94%) SAN
2 5 (3.94%) SNMP
2 5 (3.94%) VLAN
2 5 (3.94%) WAN
3 1 (0.79%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.79%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (0.79%) Hadoop
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 1 (0.79%) Pentaho
1 1 (0.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (3.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.15%) GitLab
3 3 (2.36%) JIRA
4 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.79%) Subversion
General
1 40 (31.50%) Finance
2 14 (11.02%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.51%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.15%) Aerospace
4 4 (3.15%) Billing
4 4 (3.15%) Electronics
4 4 (3.15%) Military
5 3 (2.36%) Banking
5 3 (2.36%) Law
6 2 (1.57%) Marketing
7 1 (0.79%) Legal
7 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (29.13%) Project Manager
2 21 (16.54%) Architect
3 14 (11.02%) Analyst
4 11 (8.66%) Security Architect
5 7 (5.51%) Azure Architect
5 7 (5.51%) Business Analyst
6 6 (4.72%) DevOps Architect
6 6 (4.72%) Engagement Manager
6 6 (4.72%) Information Architect
6 6 (4.72%) Information Security Architect
6 6 (4.72%) IT Manager
6 6 (4.72%) Service Manager
6 6 (4.72%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (3.94%) AWS Architect
7 5 (3.94%) AWS DevOps
7 5 (3.94%) Delivery Manager
7 5 (3.94%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (3.94%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 5 (3.94%) PMO Analyst
7 5 (3.94%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.94%) SOAP
1 5 (3.94%) WCF
1 5 (3.94%) XML
2 4 (3.15%) OAuth
2 4 (3.15%) OAuth2
2 4 (3.15%) SAML
3 2 (1.57%) .NET
3 2 (1.57%) Web Services
4 1 (0.79%) JSON
4 1 (0.79%) Middleware
4 1 (0.79%) MSMQ
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.79%) RESTful
4 1 (0.79%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.45%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.72%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.94%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (3.15%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.15%) PKI
4 4 (3.15%) Virtual Team
5 3 (2.36%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.36%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.57%) CESG
6 2 (1.57%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.79%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.79%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.79%) NHS
7 1 (0.79%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.24%) Windows
2 7 (5.51%) Unix
3 4 (3.15%) Linux
4 2 (1.57%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (35.43%) Change Management
2 28 (22.05%) Project Management
2 28 (22.05%) Resource Management
3 24 (18.90%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (16.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (15.75%) PRINCE2
6 19 (14.96%) ITIL
6 19 (14.96%) SDLC
7 18 (14.17%) Commercial Awareness
8 17 (13.39%) Conflict Management
8 17 (13.39%) Project Governance
9 16 (12.60%) Matrix Organization
10 15 (11.81%) Information Security
10 15 (11.81%) Line Management
11 14 (11.02%) Acceptance Criteria
11 14 (11.02%) Waterfall
12 13 (10.24%) DevOps
13 12 (9.45%) Project Planning
14 11 (8.66%) Security Architecture
15 10 (7.87%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.94%) C#
1 5 (3.94%) Perl
1 5 (3.94%) PowerShell
1 5 (3.94%) Python
2 4 (3.15%) Java
3 3 (2.36%) SQL
4 1 (0.79%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 15 (11.81%) CISSP
2 8 (6.30%) Degree
2 8 (6.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 7 (5.51%) CISM
3 7 (5.51%) Security Cleared
4 6 (4.72%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.94%) CCNA
5 5 (3.94%) CCNP
5 5 (3.94%) SANS
6 4 (3.15%) CEH
6 4 (3.15%) CISA
6 4 (3.15%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.36%) HNC
7 3 (2.36%) HND
7 3 (2.36%) PMI Certification
7 3 (2.36%) PMP
7 3 (2.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.57%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.57%) ISEB
8 2 (1.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.24%) PMO
2 10 (7.87%) GDPR
3 7 (5.51%) SLA
4 5 (3.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (3.15%) P3O
6 3 (2.36%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (2.36%) PCI DSS
7 2 (1.57%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (1.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.15%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (13.39%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.87%) Oracle
3 4 (3.15%) SAP
4 2 (1.57%) Fujitsu
4 2 (1.57%) HP
4 2 (1.57%) Remedy
5 1 (0.79%) Cisco
5 1 (0.79%) Cloudera
5 1 (0.79%) Concur
5 1 (0.79%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.79%) Kronos
5 1 (0.79%) OpenText
5 1 (0.79%) ServiceNow