The table below looks at the prevalence of the term RMADS in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RMADS over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Management and Accreditation Documentation Set (RMADS)
Rank 198 218 197
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -21
Contract jobs citing RMADS 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.069% 0.043% 0.016%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.11% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£650 £626 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.79% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £550 £425
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +29.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £47.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2051 2685 2323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.53% 38.49% 36.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1603 2009 1737
Average daily rate £450 £475 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £628 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 46 62
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.55 £41.92 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -5.00%

RMADS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RMADS across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

RMADS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

RMADS
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RMADS across the City of London region.

RMADS Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

RMADS
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RMADS across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

RMADS Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

RMADS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing RMADS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RMADS.

1 10 (83.33%) CESG
1 10 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 9 (75.00%) CESG CLAS
3 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
4 6 (50.00%) Information Assurance
4 6 (50.00%) Security Architecture
4 6 (50.00%) Information Security
5 5 (41.67%) Risk Management
6 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
6 4 (33.33%) ITIL
6 4 (33.33%) Cisco
6 4 (33.33%) CISSP
6 4 (33.33%) ISMS
6 4 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (25.00%) ITIL V3
7 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
7 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
7 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (25.00%) TOGAF
7 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (25.00%) Juniper
7 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (25.00%) Service Management
7 3 (25.00%) DHCP
7 3 (25.00%) DNS
7 3 (25.00%) SLA
7 3 (25.00%) LDAP

RMADS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing RMADS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RMADS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (25.00%) DHCP
1 3 (25.00%) DNS
1 3 (25.00%) LDAP
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) VoIP
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
1 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (8.33%) IDOL
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Local Government
2 1 (8.33%) Law
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Security Advisor
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Designer
2 3 (25.00%) Designer
3 2 (16.67%) Information Assurance Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Information Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Compliance Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) CLAS Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Information Assurance Manager
4 1 (8.33%) CLAS Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) IT Operations Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Security Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Security Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Information Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Operations Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) CESG
2 9 (75.00%) CESG CLAS
3 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (8.33%) User Experience
5 1 (8.33%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (8.33%) Freedom of Information Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Information Assurance
1 6 (50.00%) Security Architecture
1 6 (50.00%) Information Security
2 5 (41.67%) Risk Management
3 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 4 (33.33%) ISMS
3 4 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL V3
4 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 3 (25.00%) Service Management
5 1 (8.33%) MapReduce
5 1 (8.33%) E-Discovery
5 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
5 1 (8.33%) Document Management
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (33.33%) CISSP
4 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) CISA
4 1 (8.33%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (8.33%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) CA