The table below looks at the statistics for RMADS skills 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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Risk Management and Accreditation Documentation Set (RMADS)
Rank 149 192 205
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +13
Contract jobs citing RMADS 1 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.032% 0.14% 0.034%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.30% 1.51% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
Average daily rate - £400 £563
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -28.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £555
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -18.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.98 - -
RMADS
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
330 463 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.48% 9.01% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 342 431
Average daily rate £494 £450 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.72% -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £261 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £578 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 3
Average hourly rate £26.75 £30.13 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.20% +61.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £19.23 £17.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £41.03 £23.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £25.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+68.00% +45.77%

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 Quality Assurance & Compliance 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) CESG
1 1 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
1 1 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) ISMS
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) OWASP

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Security Advisor
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) CESG
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 1 (100.00%) ISMS
1 1 (100.00%) OWASP
1 1 (100.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Sendmail
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle