Period
to 19 April 2019

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 19 April 2019 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
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 99 105 89
Rank change year-on-year +6 -16 -11
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 98 85 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.00% 1.78% 1.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 2.11% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 49 57
West Midlands median daily rate £513 £475 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +14.39% +12.22%
10th Percentile £301 £363 £285
90th Percentile £675 £575 £535
England median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
West Midlands median hourly rate - £47.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +89.00% -
England median hourly rate £33.71 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +18.28% +3.64% -

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 4,265 4,025 3,833
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 86.90% 84.40% 81.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,665 2,522 2,396
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £240
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £463 £445
% change year-on-year +2.70% +3.93% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 140 138
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -2.44% +14.05%
10th Percentile £11.11 £10.95 £11.25
90th Percentile £46.50 £48.75 £36.83
England median hourly rate £24.96 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +10.91% -10.00% +8.70%

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 19 April 2019.

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 19 April 2019. 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 -23 23 £390 -25.71%
Birmingham +18 22 £575 +31.43% 11
Warwickshire +1 22 £525 +9.09%
Coventry -16 9 £712 +75.80% 2
Solihull - 5 £650 -
Herefordshire +7 3 £215 -49.41%
Staffordshire 0 1 - -
West Bromwich - 1 £300 -
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Risk Management
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 2019, 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 29 (29.59%) Finance
2 25 (25.51%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (24.49%) Microsoft Office
4 21 (21.43%) Project Management
5 19 (19.39%) ITIL
5 19 (19.39%) PRINCE2
6 16 (16.33%) Microsoft
6 16 (16.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (16.33%) Change Management
6 16 (16.33%) Matrix Organization
7 15 (15.31%) Service Delivery
8 14 (14.29%) Management Information System
8 14 (14.29%) Information Security
8 14 (14.29%) Windows
8 14 (14.29%) Oracle
9 12 (12.24%) Product Management
10 11 (11.22%) Change Control
10 11 (11.22%) Programme Management
11 10 (10.20%) CheckPoint
11 10 (10.20%) SDLC
11 10 (10.20%) Security Cleared
11 10 (10.20%) Commercial Awareness
12 9 (9.18%) Acceptance Criteria
12 9 (9.18%) Open Workbench
12 9 (9.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 9 (9.18%) Line Management
12 9 (9.18%) Microsoft Project
12 9 (9.18%) SharePoint
13 8 (8.16%) SAS
13 8 (8.16%) Unix

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 9 (9.18%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.16%) SAS
3 6 (6.12%) Confluence
4 4 (4.08%) WebLogic
5 3 (3.06%) CMS
6 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.04%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.02%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 24 (24.49%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (9.18%) Microsoft Project
2 9 (9.18%) Open Workbench
3 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (4.08%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (6.12%) assyst
2 1 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.02%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.02%) SAP GRC
2 1 (1.02%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.12%) Office 365
2 5 (5.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.08%) SaaS
4 3 (3.06%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.04%) IBM Blueworks
5 2 (2.04%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (1.02%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.02%) IaaS
6 1 (1.02%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.16%) Firewall
2 6 (6.12%) Network Security
3 4 (4.08%) LAN
3 4 (4.08%) MPLS
3 4 (4.08%) SAN
3 4 (4.08%) SNMP
3 4 (4.08%) VLAN
3 4 (4.08%) WAN
4 3 (3.06%) Intranet
5 1 (1.02%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.08%) Oracle OWB
1 4 (4.08%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.02%) Base SAS
2 1 (1.02%) Power BI
2 1 (1.02%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (6.12%) JIRA
General
1 29 (29.59%) Finance
2 5 (5.10%) Retail
3 4 (4.08%) Banking
3 4 (4.08%) Marketing
4 3 (3.06%) Back Office
5 2 (2.04%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.04%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.02%) Billing
6 1 (1.02%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 28 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 10 (10.20%) Analyst
2 10 (10.20%) Programme Manager
3 9 (9.18%) Architect
3 9 (9.18%) Senior Manager
4 7 (7.14%) Consultant
5 6 (6.12%) Security Architect
5 6 (6.12%) Service Analyst
5 6 (6.12%) Service Manager
6 5 (5.10%) Test Manager
7 4 (4.08%) Digital Project Manager
7 4 (4.08%) HR Manager
7 4 (4.08%) Information Manager
7 4 (4.08%) Information Security Manager
7 4 (4.08%) Product Manager
7 4 (4.08%) Security Manager
7 4 (4.08%) Senior Project Manager
8 3 (3.06%) ITIL Service Manager
8 3 (3.06%) Service Transition Manager
8 3 (3.06%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.08%) XML
2 1 (1.02%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 8 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.10%) Credit Risk
3 5 (5.10%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (4.08%) Virtual Team
5 3 (3.06%) Cloud Native
5 3 (3.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (3.06%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.06%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.04%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Licensing
7 1 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.02%) NHS
7 1 (1.02%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.29%) Windows
2 8 (8.16%) Unix
3 6 (6.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (25.51%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (21.43%) Project Management
3 19 (19.39%) ITIL
3 19 (19.39%) PRINCE2
4 16 (16.33%) Change Management
4 16 (16.33%) Matrix Organization
4 16 (16.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (15.31%) Service Delivery
6 14 (14.29%) Information Security
7 12 (12.24%) Product Management
8 11 (11.22%) Change Control
8 11 (11.22%) Programme Management
9 10 (10.20%) Commercial Awareness
9 10 (10.20%) SDLC
10 9 (9.18%) Acceptance Criteria
10 9 (9.18%) Line Management
11 8 (8.16%) Conflict Management
11 8 (8.16%) Cybersecurity
11 8 (8.16%) Dependency Management
11 8 (8.16%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.10%) Java
1 5 (5.10%) SQL
2 4 (4.08%) Perl
2 4 (4.08%) PowerShell
2 4 (4.08%) Python
3 1 (1.02%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 10 (10.20%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.14%) CISSP
3 6 (6.12%) PMI Certification
3 6 (6.12%) PMP
3 6 (6.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (5.10%) ISEB
4 5 (5.10%) ISTQB
5 4 (4.08%) CCNA
5 4 (4.08%) CCNP
5 4 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (4.08%) DV Cleared
5 4 (4.08%) ISEB Practitioner
5 4 (4.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (4.08%) SANS
5 4 (4.08%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.04%) CISM
6 2 (2.04%) CRISC
7 1 (1.02%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (7.14%) PMO
3 6 (6.12%) GDPR
3 6 (6.12%) QA
4 4 (4.08%) ISO 9001
5 3 (3.06%) SLA
6 1 (1.02%) COBIT
6 1 (1.02%) PMBOK
6 1 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.02%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 16 (16.33%) Microsoft
2 14 (14.29%) Oracle
3 10 (10.20%) CheckPoint
4 6 (6.12%) Remedy
5 5 (5.10%) SAP
6 4 (4.08%) IBM
6 4 (4.08%) ServiceNow
6 4 (4.08%) webMethods
7 1 (1.02%) Fujitsu
7 1 (1.02%) JD Edwards