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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Management and Accreditation Documentation Set (RMADS)
Rank 558 506 537
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +31
Contract jobs citing RMADS 32 80 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.060% 0.16% 0.044%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.48% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 67 13
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £449 £471
10% offered a daily rate of more than £855 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £800 £500 £550
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £51.49 £43.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.74% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.87 £43.00 -
% change year-on-year
+41.55% -
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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
17200 16582 15837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.43% 32.80% 33.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10989 10105 9794
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 672 698 643
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

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 4 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RMADS across the England region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

RMADS Hourly Rate Histogram 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 4 September 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
London -17 9 £590 +12.38% 1
North West -28 9 £855 +64.42%
South East -24 5 - -
South West -33 5 £448 -8.90%
East Midlands -7 3 £325 +36.84%
East of England - 1 £800 -
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RMADS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 36 (58.06%) Risk Management
2 34 (54.84%) Security Cleared
3 31 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 31 (50.00%) Information Security
4 30 (48.39%) Information Assurance
5 24 (38.71%) CESG
6 22 (35.48%) SC Cleared
7 21 (33.87%) ISMS
8 19 (30.65%) CISSP
9 17 (27.42%) CESG CLAS
10 15 (24.19%) JSP 440
11 14 (22.58%) CISM
11 14 (22.58%) Security Management
12 12 (19.35%) JSP
13 11 (17.74%) Risk Assessment
13 11 (17.74%) Security Architecture
13 11 (17.74%) Management Information System
14 10 (16.13%) Programme Management
15 9 (14.52%) Firewall
15 9 (14.52%) DV Cleared
15 9 (14.52%) Data Protection
16 8 (12.90%) Finance
16 8 (12.90%) Service Delivery
17 7 (11.29%) Data Protection Act
18 5 (8.06%) Information Security Management
18 5 (8.06%) Migration
18 5 (8.06%) ITIL
18 5 (8.06%) PRINCE2
18 5 (8.06%) IIS
18 5 (8.06%) PKI

RMADS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 5 (8.06%) IIS
2 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.84%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.52%) Firewall
2 4 (6.45%) VPN
2 4 (6.45%) Internet
3 2 (3.23%) WAN
3 2 (3.23%) LAN
4 1 (1.61%) 3GPP
4 1 (1.61%) DNS
4 1 (1.61%) TETRA
4 1 (1.61%) Network Security
4 1 (1.61%) LTE
4 1 (1.61%) MVNO
General
1 8 (12.90%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Legal
3 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (25.81%) Consultant
2 14 (22.58%) Security Manager
3 12 (19.35%) Security Officer
3 12 (19.35%) Information Manager
4 10 (16.13%) Information Security Manager
5 9 (14.52%) CLAS Consultant
6 8 (12.90%) Chief Security Officer
7 7 (11.29%) Architect
7 7 (11.29%) Security Advisor
8 6 (9.68%) Security Architect
9 5 (8.06%) Security Consultant
9 5 (8.06%) Senior Manager
9 5 (8.06%) Chief Information Officer
9 5 (8.06%) Chief Information Security Officer
9 5 (8.06%) Information Security Officer
9 5 (8.06%) Senior Information Security Officer
10 4 (6.45%) Coordinator
11 3 (4.84%) IT Architect
11 3 (4.84%) IT Security Architect
11 3 (4.84%) Information Assurance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.35%) JSP
2 2 (3.23%) Web Services
3 1 (1.61%) .NET
3 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (38.71%) CESG
2 17 (27.42%) CESG CLAS
3 11 (17.74%) Management Information System
4 7 (11.29%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (8.06%) PKI
6 4 (6.45%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.61%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.61%) Frameworx
7 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (58.06%) Risk Management
2 31 (50.00%) Information Security
3 30 (48.39%) Information Assurance
4 21 (33.87%) ISMS
5 14 (22.58%) Security Management
6 11 (17.74%) Risk Assessment
6 11 (17.74%) Security Architecture
7 10 (16.13%) Programme Management
8 9 (14.52%) Data Protection
9 8 (12.90%) Service Delivery
10 5 (8.06%) ITIL
10 5 (8.06%) PRINCE2
10 5 (8.06%) Migration
10 5 (8.06%) Information Security Management
11 4 (6.45%) Configuration Management
11 4 (6.45%) CRAMM
12 3 (4.84%) Security Testing
12 3 (4.84%) GAP Analysis
12 3 (4.84%) Service Management
12 3 (4.84%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.45%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (54.84%) Security Cleared
2 22 (35.48%) SC Cleared
3 19 (30.65%) CISSP
4 14 (22.58%) CISM
5 9 (14.52%) DV Cleared
6 4 (6.45%) CISA
6 4 (6.45%) Degree
7 2 (3.23%) CGEIT
7 2 (3.23%) ISSEP
7 2 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.61%) CCNA
8 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.61%) CISMP
8 1 (1.61%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (24.19%) JSP 440
3 3 (4.84%) SLA
3 3 (4.84%) CESG Infosec
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (3.23%) Remedy
2 1 (1.61%) BMC