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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Management and Accreditation Documentation Set (RMADS)
Rank 494 556 543
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -13
Contract jobs citing RMADS 79 15 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.031% 0.078%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.49% 0.099% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 11 25
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£500 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £473 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £550 £494
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +11.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £43.00 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.00 - £16.00
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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
16169 15199 16503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.02% 31.48% 30.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 9954 9539 9756
Average daily rate £413 £420 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 683 594 814
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.80 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.59% -26.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.80 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £27.82
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -37.08%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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
London +41 32 £525 +10.99% 5
South West +9 32 £495 -17.50% 1
South East - 7 £500 - 2
North West 0 4 £520 -
West Midlands -20 3 £600 +9.09%
Yorkshire - - - -
North East - - - -
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RMADS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 84 (58.74%) Risk Management
1 84 (58.74%) Security Cleared
2 82 (57.34%) CESG
3 70 (48.95%) CESG CLAS
4 69 (48.25%) Information Security
5 62 (43.36%) SC Cleared
6 55 (38.46%) Information Assurance
7 49 (34.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 43 (30.07%) Security Architecture
9 39 (27.27%) JSP 440
10 36 (25.17%) Management Information System
11 31 (21.68%) CISSP
12 22 (15.38%) ITIL
13 21 (14.69%) JSP
13 21 (14.69%) Risk Assessment
14 17 (11.89%) Penetration Testing
14 17 (11.89%) DV Cleared
15 16 (11.19%) SOA
16 15 (10.49%) Data Security
17 14 (9.79%) Configuration Management
18 13 (9.09%) IaaS
19 12 (8.39%) ISO 9000
19 12 (8.39%) Cisco
19 12 (8.39%) Data Warehouse
19 12 (8.39%) Technical Architecture
19 12 (8.39%) Manufacturing
20 11 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
21 10 (6.99%) OWASP
21 10 (6.99%) ISMS
21 10 (6.99%) CEH

RMADS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 (2.10%) IIS
2 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (2.10%) MS Office
2 1 (0.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.10%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.09%) IaaS
2 3 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.40%) SaaS
3 2 (1.40%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.99%) Firewall
2 8 (5.59%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (5.59%) LDAP
2 8 (5.59%) DHCP
2 8 (5.59%) DNS
3 7 (4.90%) Internet
4 3 (2.10%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (1.40%) Network Security
5 2 (1.40%) SAN
5 2 (1.40%) LAN
5 2 (1.40%) VoIP
5 2 (1.40%) WAN
6 1 (0.70%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.39%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.10%) Big Data
3 2 (1.40%) IDOL
General
1 12 (8.39%) Manufacturing
2 5 (3.50%) Law
3 3 (2.10%) Finance
4 2 (1.40%) Local Government
5 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (33.57%) Consultant
2 33 (23.08%) CLAS Consultant
3 23 (16.08%) Security Advisor
4 19 (13.29%) Security Consultant
5 17 (11.89%) Architect
6 16 (11.19%) Coordinator
7 12 (8.39%) Security Architect
8 7 (4.90%) Analyst
8 7 (4.90%) CLAS Security Consultant
9 5 (3.50%) Lead Security Architect
9 5 (3.50%) Information Architect
9 5 (3.50%) Security Analyst
9 5 (3.50%) Information Manager
9 5 (3.50%) Infrastructure Designer
9 5 (3.50%) Lead Architect
9 5 (3.50%) Designer
10 4 (2.80%) Security Officer
10 4 (2.80%) Information Assurance Manager
10 4 (2.80%) Information Assurance Consultant
10 4 (2.80%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.69%) JSP
2 9 (6.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 82 (57.34%) CESG
2 70 (48.95%) CESG CLAS
3 36 (25.17%) Management Information System
4 9 (6.29%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (4.20%) Statistics
7 3 (2.10%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.40%) PKI
8 2 (1.40%) Open Source
9 1 (0.70%) User Experience
9 1 (0.70%) Wiki
9 1 (0.70%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.70%) Derivative
9 1 (0.70%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.10%) Windows
2 1 (0.70%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (58.74%) Risk Management
2 69 (48.25%) Information Security
3 55 (38.46%) Information Assurance
4 43 (30.07%) Security Architecture
5 22 (15.38%) ITIL
6 21 (14.69%) Risk Assessment
7 17 (11.89%) Penetration Testing
8 16 (11.19%) SOA
9 15 (10.49%) Data Security
10 14 (9.79%) Configuration Management
11 12 (8.39%) Technical Architecture
12 11 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
13 10 (6.99%) ISMS
13 10 (6.99%) OWASP
13 10 (6.99%) Incident Management
14 9 (6.29%) TOGAF
15 8 (5.59%) Stakeholder Management
15 8 (5.59%) Service Management
15 8 (5.59%) ITIL V3
16 7 (4.90%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.50%) C
2 1 (0.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 84 (58.74%) Security Cleared
2 62 (43.36%) SC Cleared
3 31 (21.68%) CISSP
4 17 (11.89%) DV Cleared
5 10 (6.99%) CEH
6 7 (4.90%) Degree
6 7 (4.90%) CISM
7 6 (4.20%) CISA
8 1 (0.70%) MBA
8 1 (0.70%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.70%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (34.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 39 (27.27%) JSP 440
3 12 (8.39%) ISO 9000
4 8 (5.59%) SLA
5 3 (2.10%) ISO 14001
5 3 (2.10%) ISO 9001
6 2 (1.40%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.70%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 10 (6.99%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.70%) Nmap
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.70%) Nessus
Vendors
1 12 (8.39%) Cisco
2 10 (6.99%) Juniper
3 6 (4.20%) Oracle
4 4 (2.80%) HP
5 3 (2.10%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.40%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.40%) BT
6 2 (1.40%) VMware
7 1 (0.70%) TOWER Software
7 1 (0.70%) Siebel
7 1 (0.70%) Citrix
7 1 (0.70%) CA
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