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 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Management and Accreditation Documentation Set (RMADS)
Rank 575 495 518
Rank change year-on-year
-80 +23
Contract jobs citing RMADS 22 76 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.043% 0.15% 0.088%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.47% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 59 21
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£775 £525 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £450 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £855 £782 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £523 £488
% change year-on-year
+14.83% +7.17%
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 £56.08 £43.00 -
% change year-on-year
+30.40% -
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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
16582 16018 15655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.09% 32.43% 33.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10650 9848 9491
Average daily rate £423 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 639 620 681
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.16 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.27% -10.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.08 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +8.12%

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 28 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 28 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
South East -16 7 £526 +5.25% 4
North West -35 7 £855 +11.03%
London -5 4 £590 +4.42%
South West -21 3 £448 -9.59% 1
East of England -2 1 - -
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RMADS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 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 35 (57.38%) Risk Management
2 32 (52.46%) Information Assurance
3 31 (50.82%) Security Cleared
4 30 (49.18%) Information Security
5 28 (45.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 25 (40.98%) CESG
7 24 (39.34%) SC Cleared
8 22 (36.07%) ISMS
9 19 (31.15%) CESG CLAS
10 18 (29.51%) CISSP
11 13 (21.31%) JSP 440
12 12 (19.67%) Security Architecture
12 12 (19.67%) Management Information System
13 11 (18.03%) CISM
14 10 (16.39%) Data Protection
14 10 (16.39%) JSP
15 9 (14.75%) Firewall
15 9 (14.75%) Programme Management
15 9 (14.75%) Risk Assessment
15 9 (14.75%) Finance
16 8 (13.11%) Data Protection Act
16 8 (13.11%) Migration
17 7 (11.48%) Security Management
17 7 (11.48%) Service Delivery
17 7 (11.48%) DV Cleared
18 5 (8.20%) ITIL
18 5 (8.20%) PRINCE2
18 5 (8.20%) PKI
19 4 (6.56%) Incident Management
19 4 (6.56%) CRAMM

RMADS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (3.28%) IIS
2 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.75%) Firewall
2 4 (6.56%) VPN
3 3 (4.92%) DNS
4 2 (3.28%) Internet
4 2 (3.28%) LDAP
4 2 (3.28%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.64%) LTE
5 1 (1.64%) MVNO
5 1 (1.64%) LAN
5 1 (1.64%) 3GPP
5 1 (1.64%) WAN
5 1 (1.64%) DHCP
5 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.64%) TETRA
5 1 (1.64%) Cisco IOS
General
1 9 (14.75%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Legal
3 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.64%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (27.87%) Consultant
2 14 (22.95%) Security Manager
3 12 (19.67%) Information Manager
3 12 (19.67%) Information Security Manager
4 11 (18.03%) Security Officer
5 10 (16.39%) CLAS Consultant
6 9 (14.75%) Chief Security Officer
7 7 (11.48%) Architect
7 7 (11.48%) Senior Manager
7 7 (11.48%) Security Consultant
7 7 (11.48%) Security Advisor
8 6 (9.84%) Coordinator
8 6 (9.84%) Security Architect
8 6 (9.84%) Chief Information Officer
8 6 (9.84%) Chief Information Security Officer
8 6 (9.84%) Information Security Officer
8 6 (9.84%) Senior Information Security Officer
9 4 (6.56%) Information Specialist
10 3 (4.92%) Information Assurance Consultant
10 3 (4.92%) Information Assurance Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.39%) JSP
2 2 (3.28%) Web Services
3 1 (1.64%) .NET
3 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (40.98%) CESG
2 19 (31.15%) CESG CLAS
3 12 (19.67%) Management Information System
4 8 (13.11%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (8.20%) PKI
6 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.28%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.64%) BYOD
7 1 (1.64%) Frameworx
7 1 (1.64%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (1.64%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.64%) Freedom of Information
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (57.38%) Risk Management
2 32 (52.46%) Information Assurance
3 30 (49.18%) Information Security
4 22 (36.07%) ISMS
5 12 (19.67%) Security Architecture
6 10 (16.39%) Data Protection
7 9 (14.75%) Risk Assessment
7 9 (14.75%) Programme Management
8 8 (13.11%) Migration
9 7 (11.48%) Security Management
9 7 (11.48%) Service Delivery
10 5 (8.20%) ITIL
10 5 (8.20%) PRINCE2
11 4 (6.56%) CRAMM
11 4 (6.56%) Incident Management
12 3 (4.92%) TOGAF
12 3 (4.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 3 (4.92%) Configuration Management
12 3 (4.92%) Service Management
13 2 (3.28%) Information Security Management
Qualifications
1 31 (50.82%) Security Cleared
2 24 (39.34%) SC Cleared
3 18 (29.51%) CISSP
4 11 (18.03%) CISM
5 7 (11.48%) DV Cleared
6 3 (4.92%) Degree
7 1 (1.64%) MBA
7 1 (1.64%) CISMP
7 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.64%) CISA
7 1 (1.64%) Postgraduate
7 1 (1.64%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (45.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (21.31%) JSP 440
3 3 (4.92%) CESG Infosec
4 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (3.28%) Cisco
1 2 (3.28%) Juniper
1 2 (3.28%) Remedy
2 1 (1.64%) BMC