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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RMADS over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Risk Management and Accreditation Documentation Set (RMADS)
Rank 161 199 211
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +12
Contract jobs citing RMADS 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.029% 0.073% 0.016%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.32% 0.84% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £400 £540
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -25.92%
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £450 £520
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £80.00 £60.98 -
% change year-on-year
+31.19% -
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
312 478 667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.02% 8.72% 10.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 354 470
Median daily rate £475 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £624 £625 £609
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 9
Median hourly rate £22.00 £13.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -21.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-12.06% +38.09%

RMADS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing RMADS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing RMADS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for RMADS.

1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (100.00%) CEH
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (50.00%) Fuzz Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SABSA
2 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISSAP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) ISMS
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) OWASP
2 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (50.00%) Sendmail
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) CESG
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (50.00%) SSH
2 1 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server

RMADS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) FTP
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) IPsec
1 1 (50.00%) SMTP
1 1 (50.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Security Advisor
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CESG
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (50.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (100.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (50.00%) Fuzz Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (50.00%) ISMS
2 1 (50.00%) OWASP
2 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) SABSA
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CEH
1 2 (100.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) ISSAP
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Sendmail
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle