The table below looks at the statistics for RMADS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RMADS over the 3 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Risk Management and Accreditation Documentation Set (RMADS)
Rank 604 593 517
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -76
Contract jobs citing RMADS 24 21 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.048% 0.041% 0.15%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.51% 0.43% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 58
Median daily rate £500 £775 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.48% +47.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £448 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £609 £855 £784
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £600 £520
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £60.98 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +41.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £72.50 £56.08 £43.00
% change year-on-year
+29.29% +30.40%
RMADS
UK

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 England region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4692 4915 4626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.41% 9.53% 9.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3020 3265 2836
Median daily rate £425 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £254 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 175 189
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.55 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.93% +7.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £12.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.50 £43.11
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +11.35%

RMADS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing RMADS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance 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 26 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RMADS within the England region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +26 18 £513 -2.61% 2
South West -3 4 £543 +21.22%
East of England +20 2 £306 - 1
London -5 1 £545 -7.62%
RMADS
UK

RMADS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 England region with a requirement for RMADS.

1 69 (76.67%) Security Cleared
2 59 (65.56%) Information Assurance
3 57 (63.33%) CESG Certified Professional
4 47 (52.22%) SC Cleared
4 47 (52.22%) CISSP
5 37 (41.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 37 (41.11%) CLAS
6 33 (36.67%) CESG
7 29 (32.22%) Risk Management
7 29 (32.22%) Information Security
8 27 (30.00%) Security Architecture
9 24 (26.67%) Internet
10 22 (24.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 21 (23.33%) JSP 440
11 21 (23.33%) DV Cleared
12 19 (21.11%) ISMS
12 19 (21.11%) PKI
13 17 (18.89%) Windows
13 17 (18.89%) Management Information System
14 16 (17.78%) Microsoft
14 16 (17.78%) CEH
14 16 (17.78%) Cryptography
15 15 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
15 15 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
16 14 (15.56%) Penetration Testing
16 14 (15.56%) Unix
17 13 (14.44%) Firewall
17 13 (14.44%) IPsec
17 13 (14.44%) Agile Software Development
18 12 (13.33%) Windows Vista

RMADS
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 12 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.56%) IIS
3 4 (4.44%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (7.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.11%) IaaS
1 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (26.67%) Internet
2 13 (14.44%) Firewall
2 13 (14.44%) IPsec
3 12 (13.33%) SMTP
4 10 (11.11%) FTP
4 10 (11.11%) SSH
5 9 (10.00%) VPN
6 4 (4.44%) Wireless
7 1 (1.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (3.33%) Finance
2 2 (2.22%) Legal
2 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 34 (37.78%) Consultant
2 27 (30.00%) Security Consultant
3 14 (15.56%) Architect
3 14 (15.56%) Security Advisor
4 13 (14.44%) Security Architect
5 10 (11.11%) Information Security Consultant
6 9 (10.00%) Information Assurance Consultant
7 8 (8.89%) Information Assurance Practitioner
8 7 (7.78%) IT Consultant
8 7 (7.78%) IT Security Consultant
9 5 (5.56%) CLAS Consultant
9 5 (5.56%) Information Assurance Leader
9 5 (5.56%) Security Manager
10 4 (4.44%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 4 (4.44%) Information Manager
10 4 (4.44%) Information Security Manager
11 3 (3.33%) Information Architect
11 3 (3.33%) Information Security Architect
11 3 (3.33%) Security Assurance Manager
12 2 (2.22%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.11%) Middleware
1 1 (1.11%) RESTful
1 1 (1.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (36.67%) CESG
2 19 (21.11%) PKI
3 17 (18.89%) Management Information System
4 16 (17.78%) Cryptography
5 12 (13.33%) Client/Server
6 9 (10.00%) CESG CLAS
7 5 (5.56%) Algorithms
8 4 (4.44%) SCADA
9 2 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (2.22%) Statistics
10 1 (1.11%) BYOD
10 1 (1.11%) Hedge funds
10 1 (1.11%) Mobile Computing
10 1 (1.11%) Reference Data
10 1 (1.11%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (1.11%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.89%) Windows
2 14 (15.56%) Unix
3 12 (13.33%) Windows Vista
4 6 (6.67%) Linux
5 4 (4.44%) Windows Server
5 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (65.56%) Information Assurance
2 29 (32.22%) Information Security
2 29 (32.22%) Risk Management
3 27 (30.00%) Security Architecture
4 19 (21.11%) ISMS
5 15 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
5 15 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
6 14 (15.56%) Penetration Testing
7 13 (14.44%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
8 10 (11.11%) OWASP
8 10 (11.11%) Patch Management
9 8 (8.89%) Fuzz Testing
9 8 (8.89%) SABSA
10 6 (6.67%) Business Continuity
10 6 (6.67%) Data Protection
11 5 (5.56%) Incident Management
11 5 (5.56%) Risk Analysis
11 5 (5.56%) Security Testing
12 4 (4.44%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.78%) C
2 1 (1.11%) Java
2 1 (1.11%) MATLAB
2 1 (1.11%) Python
2 1 (1.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 69 (76.67%) Security Cleared
2 57 (63.33%) CESG Certified Professional
3 47 (52.22%) CISSP
3 47 (52.22%) SC Cleared
4 37 (41.11%) CLAS
5 21 (23.33%) DV Cleared
6 16 (17.78%) CEH
7 10 (11.11%) CISM
8 9 (10.00%) ISSAP
9 6 (6.67%) IISP
10 4 (4.44%) Degree
10 4 (4.44%) GCIA
10 4 (4.44%) GCIH
10 4 (4.44%) GIAC
10 4 (4.44%) GSEC
11 2 (2.22%) DBS Check
11 2 (2.22%) ISEB
12 1 (1.11%) CISA
12 1 (1.11%) MBCS
12 1 (1.11%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (41.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (24.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 21 (23.33%) JSP 440
4 4 (4.44%) HMG Infosec
5 2 (2.22%) PCI DSS
6 1 (1.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 10 (11.11%) Sendmail
Vendors
1 16 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.33%) Citrix
2 12 (13.33%) Oracle