Period
to 16 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 102 79
Rank change year-on-year +17 -23 +37
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 122 74 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.41% 1.72% 2.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.88% 2.06% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 44 75
West Midlands median daily rate £469 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% +3.13% -3.61%
10th Percentile £349 £306 £250
90th Percentile £600 £596 £560
England median daily rate £500 £500 £480
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £59.50 £25.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +138.00% - -
England median hourly rate £28.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +14.00% -9.09% -8.33%

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 4,232 3,596 5,087
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.52% 83.43% 83.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,535 2,277 2,972
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £265 £251 £238
90th Percentile £575 £550 £540
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 122 125
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.25 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.75% +17.65% -24.44%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.88 £10.73
90th Percentile £33.25 £52.40 £39.30
England median hourly rate £21.50 £23.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -8.51% - +8.60%

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 August 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 August 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 +17 30 £513 +60.78% 6
Birmingham -7 23 £550 +57.14% 14
Shropshire -9 22 £400 -13.51%
Coventry -15 19 £600 +45.45% 5
Staffordshire +5 10 £413 +37.50% 4
Solihull -8 3 - - 1
Worcestershire -13 3 £475 -20.83%
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £525 - 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £338 - 1
Herefordshire - 1 £425 - 2
Risk Management
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 36 (29.51%) Change Management
2 31 (25.41%) Finance
3 25 (20.49%) Project Management
4 19 (15.57%) Resource Management
4 19 (15.57%) SDLC
5 18 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (14.75%) CISSP
5 18 (14.75%) Microsoft Office
6 16 (13.11%) ITIL
6 16 (13.11%) Microsoft
6 16 (13.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (11.48%) PRINCE2
8 13 (10.66%) Management Information System
8 13 (10.66%) Telecoms
8 13 (10.66%) Information Security
8 13 (10.66%) Security Architecture
8 13 (10.66%) Line Management
8 13 (10.66%) PMO
8 13 (10.66%) Commercial Awareness
9 12 (9.84%) GDPR
9 12 (9.84%) DevOps
9 12 (9.84%) Microsoft Azure
9 12 (9.84%) Windows
10 11 (9.02%) Service Delivery
10 11 (9.02%) Project Governance
10 11 (9.02%) Conflict Management
11 10 (8.20%) Matrix Organization
11 10 (8.20%) Acceptance Criteria
11 10 (8.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 10 (8.20%) Programme Management

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 (4.92%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.82%) MS Project Server
2 1 (0.82%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.82%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (14.75%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (6.56%) Open Workbench
3 7 (5.74%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (1.64%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.82%) Actimize
2 1 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.82%) iTrent
2 1 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.82%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (7.38%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.10%) Office 365
3 5 (4.10%) PaaS
4 3 (2.46%) GitHub
4 3 (2.46%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.64%) G Suite
6 1 (0.82%) Azure Functions
6 1 (0.82%) IaaS
6 1 (0.82%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.38%) Network Security
2 7 (5.74%) Firewall
3 6 (4.92%) LAN
3 6 (4.92%) MPLS
3 6 (4.92%) SAN
3 6 (4.92%) SNMP
3 6 (4.92%) VLAN
3 6 (4.92%) WAN
4 2 (1.64%) HTTP
5 1 (0.82%) Intranet
5 1 (0.82%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.82%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (0.82%) Big Data
1 1 (0.82%) Hadoop
1 1 (0.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 1 (0.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (4.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.46%) GitLab
3 1 (0.82%) ERwin
General
1 31 (25.41%) Finance
2 13 (10.66%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.74%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.28%) Law
5 3 (2.46%) Aerospace
5 3 (2.46%) Electronics
6 2 (1.64%) Automotive
6 2 (1.64%) Banking
6 2 (1.64%) Legal
6 2 (1.64%) Retail
7 1 (0.82%) Billing
7 1 (0.82%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.82%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (25.41%) Project Manager
2 22 (18.03%) Architect
3 15 (12.30%) Analyst
4 11 (9.02%) Security Architect
5 8 (6.56%) Business Analyst
5 8 (6.56%) Infrastructure Manager
6 7 (5.74%) Azure Architect
6 7 (5.74%) Delivery Manager
6 7 (5.74%) IT Manager
6 7 (5.74%) Security Advisor
6 7 (5.74%) Service Manager
7 6 (4.92%) DevOps Architect
7 6 (4.92%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.10%) AWS Architect
8 5 (4.10%) AWS DevOps
8 5 (4.10%) Azure DevOps
8 5 (4.10%) Information Architect
8 5 (4.10%) Information Security Architect
8 5 (4.10%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 4 (3.28%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.56%) XML
2 5 (4.10%) SOAP
2 5 (4.10%) WCF
3 3 (2.46%) OAuth
3 3 (2.46%) OAuth2
3 3 (2.46%) RESTful
3 3 (2.46%) SAML
4 2 (1.64%) .NET
4 2 (1.64%) JMS
4 2 (1.64%) XML Schema
5 1 (0.82%) LDAP
5 1 (0.82%) MSMQ
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.66%) Management Information System
2 9 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.92%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.28%) CESG
4 4 (3.28%) Virtual Team
5 3 (2.46%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.46%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (2.46%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.46%) PKI
6 2 (1.64%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.82%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.82%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.82%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.82%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (0.82%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.82%) NHS
7 1 (0.82%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.84%) Windows
2 6 (4.92%) Unix
3 3 (2.46%) Linux
4 1 (0.82%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (29.51%) Change Management
2 25 (20.49%) Project Management
3 19 (15.57%) Resource Management
3 19 (15.57%) SDLC
4 18 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (13.11%) ITIL
5 16 (13.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (11.48%) PRINCE2
7 13 (10.66%) Commercial Awareness
7 13 (10.66%) Information Security
7 13 (10.66%) Line Management
7 13 (10.66%) Security Architecture
8 12 (9.84%) DevOps
9 11 (9.02%) Conflict Management
9 11 (9.02%) Project Governance
9 11 (9.02%) Service Delivery
10 10 (8.20%) Acceptance Criteria
10 10 (8.20%) Matrix Organization
10 10 (8.20%) Programme Management
11 9 (7.38%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.92%) Perl
1 6 (4.92%) PowerShell
1 6 (4.92%) Python
1 6 (4.92%) SQL
2 5 (4.10%) C#
3 4 (3.28%) Java
4 1 (0.82%) Caml Language
4 1 (0.82%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 18 (14.75%) CISSP
2 8 (6.56%) Degree
3 7 (5.74%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (5.74%) CISM
3 7 (5.74%) Security Cleared
4 6 (4.92%) CCNA
4 6 (4.92%) CCNP
4 6 (4.92%) SANS
4 6 (4.92%) SC Cleared
5 5 (4.10%) CESG Certified Professional
5 5 (4.10%) CISA
6 4 (3.28%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (3.28%) HNC
6 4 (3.28%) HND
6 4 (3.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (3.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (2.46%) CEH
7 3 (2.46%) PMI Certification
7 3 (2.46%) PMP
8 2 (1.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.66%) PMO
2 12 (9.84%) GDPR
3 10 (8.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (5.74%) SLA
5 5 (4.10%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (3.28%) P3O
6 4 (3.28%) PCI DSS
7 3 (2.46%) GCP
7 3 (2.46%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (1.64%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.82%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.46%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (0.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.82%) SCCM
1 1 (0.82%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 16 (13.11%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.20%) Oracle
3 3 (2.46%) HP
3 3 (2.46%) OpenText
3 3 (2.46%) SAP
4 2 (1.64%) Cisco
4 2 (1.64%) Fujitsu
4 2 (1.64%) Google
4 2 (1.64%) webMethods
5 1 (0.82%) BMC
5 1 (0.82%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.82%) Kronos
5 1 (0.82%) Remedy
5 1 (0.82%) ServiceNow