The table below looks at the prevalence of the term RMADS in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RMADS over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Management and Accreditation Documentation Set (RMADS)
Rank 552 484 502
Rank change year-on-year
-68 +18
Contract jobs citing RMADS 23 70 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.046% 0.15% 0.095%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.45% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 49 19
Average daily rate
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£675 £570 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £486 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £855 £801 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £545 £463
% change year-on-year
+10.09% +17.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £60.98 £43.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.81% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.17 £43.00 -
% change year-on-year
+19.00% -
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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 England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
15863 15567 15390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.91% 32.51% 33.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10128 9643 9314
Average daily rate £420 £410 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 584 594 672
Average hourly rate £18.90 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.80% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

RMADS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

RMADS Jobs Demand Trend in England

RMADS
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

RMADS Daily Rate Trend in England

RMADS
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RMADS across the England region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

RMADS Daily Rate Histogram in England

RMADS
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RMADS across the England region.

RMADS Hourly Rate Trend in England

RMADS
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RMADS within the England region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North West -36 7 £855 +11.03%
South West -30 6 £374 -28.07%
South East -18 4 £550 +10.00% 1
London -9 3 £675 +18.42% 2
East of England -1 1 - -
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RMADS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 33 (57.89%) Risk Management
2 32 (56.14%) Information Security
2 32 (56.14%) Information Assurance
3 28 (49.12%) Security Cleared
4 27 (47.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 25 (43.86%) SC Cleared
6 23 (40.35%) CESG
7 21 (36.84%) ISMS
8 17 (29.82%) CESG CLAS
9 15 (26.32%) JSP 440
10 13 (22.81%) Management Information System
10 13 (22.81%) CISSP
10 13 (22.81%) Security Architecture
11 12 (21.05%) Data Protection
11 12 (21.05%) JSP
12 10 (17.54%) Risk Assessment
12 10 (17.54%) Data Protection Act
13 9 (15.79%) Programme Management
13 9 (15.79%) Migration
14 7 (12.28%) CISM
14 7 (12.28%) Service Delivery
15 5 (8.77%) Firewall
15 5 (8.77%) Finance
15 5 (8.77%) Legal
16 4 (7.02%) ITIL
17 3 (5.26%) CESG Infosec
17 3 (5.26%) DV Cleared
17 3 (5.26%) Incident Management
17 3 (5.26%) TOGAF
17 3 (5.26%) Degree

RMADS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 2 (3.51%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) Firewall
2 3 (5.26%) DNS
3 2 (3.51%) Internet
3 2 (3.51%) LDAP
3 2 (3.51%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.75%) LTE
4 1 (1.75%) MVNO
4 1 (1.75%) LAN
4 1 (1.75%) 3GPP
4 1 (1.75%) WAN
4 1 (1.75%) DHCP
4 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.75%) TETRA
4 1 (1.75%) Cisco IOS
General
1 5 (8.77%) Finance
1 5 (8.77%) Legal
2 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.75%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (29.82%) Consultant
2 15 (26.32%) Security Manager
3 14 (24.56%) Information Manager
3 14 (24.56%) Information Security Manager
4 9 (15.79%) CLAS Consultant
5 8 (14.04%) Security Officer
5 8 (14.04%) Security Consultant
6 7 (12.28%) Senior Manager
6 7 (12.28%) Security Advisor
7 6 (10.53%) Senior Information Security Officer
7 6 (10.53%) Coordinator
7 6 (10.53%) Architect
7 6 (10.53%) Chief Information Officer
7 6 (10.53%) Chief Information Security Officer
7 6 (10.53%) Information Security Officer
7 6 (10.53%) Chief Security Officer
8 5 (8.77%) Security Architect
9 4 (7.02%) Information Specialist
10 3 (5.26%) Information Assurance Consultant
10 3 (5.26%) IT Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.05%) JSP
2 2 (3.51%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (40.35%) CESG
2 17 (29.82%) CESG CLAS
3 13 (22.81%) Management Information System
4 10 (17.54%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.51%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.75%) BYOD
6 1 (1.75%) Frameworx
6 1 (1.75%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (1.75%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.75%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.75%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (57.89%) Risk Management
2 32 (56.14%) Information Security
2 32 (56.14%) Information Assurance
3 21 (36.84%) ISMS
4 13 (22.81%) Security Architecture
5 12 (21.05%) Data Protection
6 10 (17.54%) Risk Assessment
7 9 (15.79%) Migration
7 9 (15.79%) Programme Management
8 7 (12.28%) Service Delivery
9 4 (7.02%) ITIL
10 3 (5.26%) Configuration Management
10 3 (5.26%) Service Management
10 3 (5.26%) Incident Management
10 3 (5.26%) TOGAF
11 2 (3.51%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 2 (3.51%) Penetration Testing
11 2 (3.51%) Technical Architecture
11 2 (3.51%) Risk Analysis
11 2 (3.51%) Security Testing
Qualifications
1 28 (49.12%) Security Cleared
2 25 (43.86%) SC Cleared
3 13 (22.81%) CISSP
4 7 (12.28%) CISM
5 3 (5.26%) DV Cleared
5 3 (5.26%) Degree
6 1 (1.75%) MBA
6 1 (1.75%) CISMP
6 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.75%) CISA
6 1 (1.75%) Postgraduate
6 1 (1.75%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (47.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (26.32%) JSP 440
3 3 (5.26%) CESG Infosec
4 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (3.51%) Cisco
1 2 (3.51%) Juniper
2 1 (1.75%) BMC
2 1 (1.75%) Remedy