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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Risk Management and Accreditation Documentation Set (RMADS)
Rank 593 602 534
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -68
Contract jobs citing RMADS 37 30 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.075% 0.057% 0.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.81% 0.60% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 67
Median daily rate £513 £800 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.93% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £448 £444
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £855 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £800 £500
% change year-on-year
-37.50% +60.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £84.05 £51.49 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.22% +19.74%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £82.50 £60.87 £43.00
% change year-on-year
+35.53% +41.55%
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
4589 4996 4957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.27% 9.45% 9.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2982 3189 3084
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £408 £382
% change year-on-year
-1.84% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 199 205
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.64 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.39% +10.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £12.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.65 £55.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £24.75 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+13.73% +25.31%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +18 16 £525 - 5
London 0 12 £495 -16.10% 5
South West +11 6 £500 +11.73% 2
East of England +19 2 £306 -61.71%
North West +3 2 - - 1
RMADS
UK

RMADS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 66 (79.52%) Security Cleared
2 53 (63.86%) Information Assurance
3 48 (57.83%) SC Cleared
4 47 (56.63%) CESG Certified Professional
5 39 (46.99%) CESG
6 38 (45.78%) CISSP
7 37 (44.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 32 (38.55%) Risk Management
9 28 (33.73%) Management Information System
10 24 (28.92%) CLAS
11 23 (27.71%) DV Cleared
12 22 (26.51%) Information Security
12 22 (26.51%) Patch Management
13 21 (25.30%) ISMS
13 21 (25.30%) Cryptography
14 20 (24.10%) Firewall
15 19 (22.89%) JSP 440
15 19 (22.89%) Cybersecurity
15 19 (22.89%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 18 (21.69%) Risk Assessment
16 18 (21.69%) IPsec
16 18 (21.69%) Microsoft
16 18 (21.69%) Internet
16 18 (21.69%) Windows
17 15 (18.07%) Oracle
17 15 (18.07%) SQL Server
17 15 (18.07%) Client/Server
17 15 (18.07%) SMTP
17 15 (18.07%) Citrix
17 15 (18.07%) Security Architecture

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 14 (16.87%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.82%) IIS
3 2 (2.41%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (8.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) IaaS
1 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (24.10%) Firewall
2 18 (21.69%) Internet
2 18 (21.69%) IPsec
3 15 (18.07%) SMTP
4 11 (13.25%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (13.25%) FTP
4 11 (13.25%) LAN
4 11 (13.25%) SSH
4 11 (13.25%) TCP/IP
4 11 (13.25%) WAN
5 10 (12.05%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (7.23%) Wireless
7 5 (6.02%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.07%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (2.41%) Finance
1 2 (2.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.20%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.20%) Law
2 1 (1.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (30.12%) Consultant
2 21 (25.30%) Security Consultant
3 16 (19.28%) Security Advisor
4 10 (12.05%) Security Manager
5 9 (10.84%) Information Assurance Leader
5 9 (10.84%) Information Security Consultant
6 8 (9.64%) Information Assurance Practitioner
7 6 (7.23%) Information Assurance Consultant
8 5 (6.02%) IT Consultant
8 5 (6.02%) IT Security Consultant
9 4 (4.82%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 4 (4.82%) Operational Security Manager
9 4 (4.82%) Security Operations Manager
10 3 (3.61%) CLAS Consultant
10 3 (3.61%) Information Manager
10 3 (3.61%) Information Security Manager
10 3 (3.61%) Security Specialist
11 2 (2.41%) Analyst
11 2 (2.41%) Network Engineer
11 2 (2.41%) Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 39 (46.99%) CESG
2 28 (33.73%) Management Information System
3 21 (25.30%) Cryptography
4 15 (18.07%) Client/Server
5 12 (14.46%) PKI
6 6 (7.23%) CESG CLAS
7 4 (4.82%) Algorithms
7 4 (4.82%) SCADA
8 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.20%) BYOD
8 1 (1.20%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.20%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.20%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (1.20%) Statistics
8 1 (1.20%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.69%) Windows
2 14 (16.87%) Unix
2 14 (16.87%) Windows Vista
3 3 (3.61%) Linux
4 2 (2.41%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (63.86%) Information Assurance
2 32 (38.55%) Risk Management
3 22 (26.51%) Information Security
3 22 (26.51%) Patch Management
4 21 (25.30%) ISMS
5 19 (22.89%) Cybersecurity
6 18 (21.69%) Risk Assessment
7 15 (18.07%) Security Architecture
8 13 (15.66%) Kalman Filter
8 13 (15.66%) Penetration Testing
9 12 (14.46%) Security Operations
10 11 (13.25%) Ethical Hacking
10 11 (13.25%) Identity Access Management
10 11 (13.25%) OWASP
10 11 (13.25%) SIEM
11 10 (12.05%) Fuzz Testing
11 10 (12.05%) Vulnerability Management
12 5 (6.02%) Business Continuity
12 5 (6.02%) Risk Analysis
13 4 (4.82%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.02%) C
2 1 (1.20%) Java
2 1 (1.20%) MATLAB
2 1 (1.20%) Python
Qualifications
1 66 (79.52%) Security Cleared
2 48 (57.83%) SC Cleared
3 47 (56.63%) CESG Certified Professional
4 38 (45.78%) CISSP
5 24 (28.92%) CLAS
6 23 (27.71%) DV Cleared
7 12 (14.46%) CEH
8 8 (9.64%) CISM
9 6 (7.23%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (6.02%) IISP
11 4 (4.82%) BC Cleared
11 4 (4.82%) GCIA
11 4 (4.82%) GCIH
11 4 (4.82%) GIAC
11 4 (4.82%) GSEC
11 4 (4.82%) ISSAP
12 2 (2.41%) Degree
13 1 (1.20%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (44.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (22.89%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 19 (22.89%) JSP 440
3 12 (14.46%) PCI DSS
4 4 (4.82%) HMG Infosec
5 1 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (1.20%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 11 (13.25%) Active Directory
1 11 (13.25%) Sendmail
1 11 (13.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (13.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (13.25%) Nessus
1 11 (13.25%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 18 (21.69%) Microsoft
2 15 (18.07%) Citrix
2 15 (18.07%) Oracle
3 11 (13.25%) AlienVault
3 11 (13.25%) Cisco
3 11 (13.25%) VMware
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