Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 105 76
Rank change year-on-year -4 -29 +51
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 85 66 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.73% 1.53% 2.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.07% 1.88% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 39 67
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% -3.61%
10th Percentile £363 £293 £262
90th Percentile £560 £525 £506
England median daily rate £500 £490 £485
% change year-on-year +2.04% +1.03% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £47.25 £25.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +89.00% - -
England median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +3.64% - -5.17%

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 4,104 3,518 4,504
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.74% 81.55% 83.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,536 2,200 2,541
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +7.59%
10th Percentile £263 £235 £234
90th Percentile £575 £538 £545
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 140 105
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £21.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.91% +19.44% -25.00%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.50 £10.73
90th Percentile £42.43 £51.60 £38.75
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £23.20
% change year-on-year -12.00% +7.76% +8.41%

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 21 May 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
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 21 May 2018.

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 21 May 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
Warwickshire +4 24 £488 +21.88% 5
Birmingham -7 19 £425 +3.03% 9
Coventry -14 14 £400 -4.48% 3
Shropshire -11 8 £525 - 1
Staffordshire +4 6 £375 - 4
Worcestershire -8 2 £475 +171.43% 2
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £525 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £338 -
Herefordshire - 1 £425 - 1
Risk Management
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 21 (24.71%) Finance
2 20 (23.53%) Project Management
3 19 (22.35%) Management Information System
4 18 (21.18%) CISSP
4 18 (21.18%) ITIL
4 18 (21.18%) GDPR
5 16 (18.82%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (17.65%) Security Architecture
6 15 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (16.47%) Information Security
7 14 (16.47%) Windows
8 13 (15.29%) Firewall
8 13 (15.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (15.29%) Data Protection
8 13 (15.29%) Security Cleared
9 12 (14.12%) SIEM
9 12 (14.12%) Information Governance
9 12 (14.12%) Cybersecurity
9 12 (14.12%) Oracle
9 12 (14.12%) PMO
10 11 (12.94%) Data Loss Prevention
10 11 (12.94%) Unix
10 11 (12.94%) LAN
10 11 (12.94%) WAN
10 11 (12.94%) SNMP
10 11 (12.94%) MPLS
10 11 (12.94%) Identity Management
10 11 (12.94%) SC Cleared
10 11 (12.94%) Line Management
10 11 (12.94%) Network Security

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 1 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (7.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (2.35%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.18%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (1.18%) Actimize
2 1 (1.18%) Primavera
2 1 (1.18%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.18%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) G Suite
1 2 (2.35%) Office 365
2 1 (1.18%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.18%) IaaS
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.29%) Firewall
2 11 (12.94%) LAN
2 11 (12.94%) MPLS
2 11 (12.94%) Network Security
2 11 (12.94%) SNMP
2 11 (12.94%) VLAN
2 11 (12.94%) WAN
3 8 (9.41%) SAN
4 2 (2.35%) HTTP
5 1 (1.18%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.18%) Big Data
2 1 (1.18%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.18%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) ERwin
General
1 21 (24.71%) Finance
2 7 (8.24%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.88%) Law
4 4 (4.71%) Banking
4 4 (4.71%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.53%) Electronics
5 3 (3.53%) Retail
6 2 (2.35%) Automotive
6 2 (2.35%) Legal
6 2 (2.35%) Military
7 1 (1.18%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.18%) Publishing
7 1 (1.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (18.82%) Analyst
2 14 (16.47%) Architect
3 13 (15.29%) Project Manager
4 11 (12.94%) Security Architect
5 9 (10.59%) Business Analyst
6 5 (5.88%) Security Advisor
6 5 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (4.71%) Consultant
7 4 (4.71%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (3.53%) Agile Business Analyst
8 3 (3.53%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (3.53%) Project Officer
8 3 (3.53%) Risk Manager
8 3 (3.53%) Security Manager
8 3 (3.53%) Senior Project Officer
8 3 (3.53%) Service Manager
8 3 (3.53%) Technical Business Analyst
8 3 (3.53%) Workstream Lead
9 2 (2.35%) PMO Lead
9 2 (2.35%) Workstream Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.71%) XML
2 2 (2.35%) JMS
2 2 (2.35%) RESTful
2 2 (2.35%) XML Schema
3 1 (1.18%) .NET
3 1 (1.18%) LDAP
3 1 (1.18%) Middleware
3 1 (1.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.35%) Management Information System
2 16 (18.82%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.88%) Driving Licence
4 4 (4.71%) CESG
5 2 (2.35%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.35%) NHS
6 1 (1.18%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.18%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.18%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.18%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (1.18%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.18%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.18%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.18%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.47%) Windows
2 11 (12.94%) Unix
3 3 (3.53%) Linux
4 1 (1.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.53%) Project Management
2 18 (21.18%) ITIL
3 15 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (17.65%) Security Architecture
4 14 (16.47%) Information Security
5 13 (15.29%) Data Protection
5 13 (15.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (14.12%) Cybersecurity
6 12 (14.12%) Information Governance
6 12 (14.12%) SIEM
7 11 (12.94%) Data Loss Prevention
7 11 (12.94%) Identity Management
7 11 (12.94%) Line Management
7 11 (12.94%) Network Design
8 10 (11.76%) SDLC
8 10 (11.76%) Security Hardening
9 9 (10.59%) Business Analysis
9 9 (10.59%) Change Control
9 9 (10.59%) Change Management
9 9 (10.59%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.76%) Perl
1 10 (11.76%) PowerShell
1 10 (11.76%) Python
2 6 (7.06%) SQL
3 3 (3.53%) Java
4 1 (1.18%) C
4 1 (1.18%) Caml Language
Qualifications
1 18 (21.18%) CISSP
2 13 (15.29%) Security Cleared
3 11 (12.94%) SC Cleared
4 9 (10.59%) Degree
5 8 (9.41%) CCNA
5 8 (9.41%) CCNP
5 8 (9.41%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (9.41%) SANS
6 5 (5.88%) CESG Certified Professional
7 4 (4.71%) HNC
7 4 (4.71%) HND
8 3 (3.53%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (3.53%) CISM
8 3 (3.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (2.35%) CISA
9 2 (2.35%) CISMP
9 2 (2.35%) ISEB
9 2 (2.35%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 2 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (21.18%) GDPR
2 12 (14.12%) PMO
3 10 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.35%) COBIT
4 2 (2.35%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (2.35%) ISO 22301
4 2 (2.35%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.18%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (1.18%) P3O
5 1 (1.18%) QA
5 1 (1.18%) RMADS
5 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 12 (14.12%) Oracle
2 7 (8.24%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.88%) OpenText
4 3 (3.53%) Google
5 2 (2.35%) SAP
5 2 (2.35%) webMethods
6 1 (1.18%) BMC
6 1 (1.18%) Cisco
6 1 (1.18%) Guidewire
6 1 (1.18%) HP
6 1 (1.18%) JDA
6 1 (1.18%) Remedy
6 1 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.18%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.18%) Tableau