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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Management and Accreditation Documentation Set (RMADS)
Rank 545 494 484
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -10
Contract jobs citing RMADS 34 59 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.069% 0.12% 0.094%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.22% 0.39% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 40 17
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£435 £594 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.70% +24.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £498 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £710 £805 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £468 £590 £431
% change year-on-year
-20.76% +36.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £60.98 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.98 £28.99 -
% change year-on-year
+110.34% -
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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
15252 15041 13642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.00% 31.35% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9592 9527 8362
Average daily rate £425 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £234 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £601 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 594 598 561
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -11.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
South East -6 13 £426 +6.56% 1
South West +2 9 £428 -17.78% 1
London -9 9 £600 +9.09% 3
East of England +8 1 - -
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RMADS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 35 (58.33%) Information Assurance
2 32 (53.33%) Information Security
3 31 (51.67%) Security Cleared
4 28 (46.67%) Risk Management
5 26 (43.33%) SC Cleared
6 25 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 21 (35.00%) CESG
8 16 (26.67%) JSP 440
9 15 (25.00%) ISMS
10 13 (21.67%) Management Information System
10 13 (21.67%) JSP
10 13 (21.67%) CESG CLAS
11 10 (16.67%) Security Architecture
11 10 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
12 9 (15.00%) Migration
13 8 (13.33%) CISSP
14 7 (11.67%) Service Delivery
15 6 (10.00%) Legal
15 6 (10.00%) Data Protection
16 5 (8.33%) Finance
16 5 (8.33%) Firewall
17 4 (6.67%) ITIL
17 4 (6.67%) DV Cleared
17 4 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
17 4 (6.67%) SABSA
18 3 (5.00%) Degree
18 3 (5.00%) Incident Management
18 3 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
18 3 (5.00%) TOGAF
18 3 (5.00%) CESG Infosec

RMADS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) Firewall
2 3 (5.00%) DNS
3 2 (3.33%) Internet
3 2 (3.33%) LDAP
3 2 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.67%) LTE
4 1 (1.67%) MVNO
4 1 (1.67%) LAN
4 1 (1.67%) 3GPP
4 1 (1.67%) WAN
4 1 (1.67%) DHCP
4 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.67%) TETRA
General
1 6 (10.00%) Legal
2 5 (8.33%) Finance
3 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.67%) Local Government
4 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (31.67%) Consultant
2 15 (25.00%) Security Manager
3 14 (23.33%) Information Security Manager
3 14 (23.33%) Information Manager
4 10 (16.67%) CLAS Consultant
5 8 (13.33%) Security Officer
6 7 (11.67%) Coordinator
6 7 (11.67%) Architect
6 7 (11.67%) Senior Manager
6 7 (11.67%) Security Consultant
7 6 (10.00%) Chief Security Officer
7 6 (10.00%) Chief Information Security Officer
7 6 (10.00%) Information Security Officer
7 6 (10.00%) Chief Information Officer
7 6 (10.00%) Security Architect
7 6 (10.00%) Senior Information Security Officer
8 4 (6.67%) Information Assurance Consultant
8 4 (6.67%) Security Advisor
8 4 (6.67%) Information Specialist
9 3 (5.00%) IT Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (21.67%) JSP
2 2 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (35.00%) CESG
2 13 (21.67%) Management Information System
2 13 (21.67%) CESG CLAS
3 4 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.33%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.67%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (1.67%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.67%) PKI
5 1 (1.67%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.67%) BYOD
5 1 (1.67%) Frameworx
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (58.33%) Information Assurance
2 32 (53.33%) Information Security
3 28 (46.67%) Risk Management
4 15 (25.00%) ISMS
5 10 (16.67%) Security Architecture
5 10 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
6 9 (15.00%) Migration
7 7 (11.67%) Service Delivery
8 6 (10.00%) Data Protection
9 4 (6.67%) ITIL
9 4 (6.67%) SABSA
10 3 (5.00%) Incident Management
10 3 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (5.00%) TOGAF
10 3 (5.00%) Configuration Management
10 3 (5.00%) Service Management
11 2 (3.33%) Programme Management
11 2 (3.33%) Validation
11 2 (3.33%) Information Security Management
11 2 (3.33%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 31 (51.67%) Security Cleared
2 26 (43.33%) SC Cleared
3 8 (13.33%) CISSP
4 4 (6.67%) DV Cleared
5 3 (5.00%) Degree
6 2 (3.33%) CISA
6 2 (3.33%) CISM
6 2 (3.33%) CISMP
7 1 (1.67%) Postgraduate
7 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.67%) CCNA
7 1 (1.67%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (26.67%) JSP 440
3 3 (5.00%) CESG Infosec
4 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (3.33%) Cisco
1 2 (3.33%) Juniper
2 1 (1.67%) Remedy
2 1 (1.67%) BMC