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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Risk Management and Accreditation Documentation Set (RMADS)
Rank 580 591 551
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -40
Contract jobs citing RMADS 44 45 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.089% 0.085% 0.15%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.92% 0.89% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 66
Median daily rate £495 £448 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.61% -10.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £449
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £710 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £448 £500
% change year-on-year
+11.73% -10.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
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 £84.05 £60.87 £43.00
% change year-on-year
+38.07% +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
4786 5082 4969
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.65% 9.63% 9.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3129 3160 3138
Median daily rate £425 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 210 220
Median hourly rate £28.15 £23.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.39% +15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.19 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £29.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.17% +45.00%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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
London +5 18 £470 -20.33%
South East +14 12 £513 +13.88% 1
South West +17 11 £350 -21.78%
North West +7 2 - -
North East - 1 £500 -
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RMADS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 60 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 42 (58.33%) SC Cleared
3 38 (52.78%) Information Assurance
3 38 (52.78%) CESG Certified Professional
4 35 (48.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 33 (45.83%) CESG
6 30 (41.67%) Management Information System
7 29 (40.28%) DV Cleared
8 25 (34.72%) CISSP
9 24 (33.33%) Risk Management
10 23 (31.94%) Patch Management
11 21 (29.17%) Firewall
12 20 (27.78%) JSP 440
13 19 (26.39%) Kalman Filter
14 17 (23.61%) AlienVault
14 17 (23.61%) Identity Access Management
14 17 (23.61%) CLAS
14 17 (23.61%) Security Operations
14 17 (23.61%) Network Intrusion Detection System
14 17 (23.61%) Nessus
14 17 (23.61%) VMware Infrastructure
14 17 (23.61%) Cisco ASA
14 17 (23.61%) PCI DSS
14 17 (23.61%) vSphere
14 17 (23.61%) SIEM
14 17 (23.61%) Cybersecurity
14 17 (23.61%) TCP/IP
14 17 (23.61%) Cisco
14 17 (23.61%) LAN
14 17 (23.61%) WAN

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 10 (13.89%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.56%) IIS
3 1 (1.39%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (6.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) IaaS
1 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (29.17%) Firewall
2 17 (23.61%) Cisco ASA
2 17 (23.61%) LAN
2 17 (23.61%) TCP/IP
2 17 (23.61%) WAN
3 14 (19.44%) Intrusion Detection
3 14 (19.44%) IPsec
4 13 (18.06%) Internet
5 11 (15.28%) SMTP
6 7 (9.72%) FTP
6 7 (9.72%) SSH
7 6 (8.33%) Wireless
8 1 (1.39%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.28%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (1.39%) Finance
1 1 (1.39%) Financial Institution
1 1 (1.39%) Legal
1 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (27.78%) Consultant
2 16 (22.22%) Security Consultant
3 12 (16.67%) Security Advisor
4 11 (15.28%) Security Manager
5 8 (11.11%) Information Security Consultant
6 6 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 6 (8.33%) Information Assurance Leader
7 5 (6.94%) Coordinator
7 5 (6.94%) Information Assurance Consultant
7 5 (6.94%) Information Assurance Practitioner
7 5 (6.94%) Operational Security Manager
7 5 (6.94%) Security Assurance Coordinator
7 5 (6.94%) Security Operations Manager
8 3 (4.17%) CLAS Consultant
8 3 (4.17%) Information Manager
8 3 (4.17%) Information Security Manager
8 3 (4.17%) IT Consultant
8 3 (4.17%) IT Security Consultant
8 3 (4.17%) Operations Manager
9 2 (2.78%) Network Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 33 (45.83%) CESG
2 30 (41.67%) Management Information System
3 15 (20.83%) Cryptography
4 11 (15.28%) Client/Server
5 7 (9.72%) PKI
6 5 (6.94%) CESG CLAS
7 3 (4.17%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.39%) BYOD
8 1 (1.39%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.39%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.39%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (1.39%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.06%) Windows
2 10 (13.89%) Windows Vista
3 9 (12.50%) Unix
4 1 (1.39%) Linux
4 1 (1.39%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (52.78%) Information Assurance
2 24 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 23 (31.94%) Patch Management
4 19 (26.39%) Kalman Filter
5 17 (23.61%) Cybersecurity
5 17 (23.61%) Identity Access Management
5 17 (23.61%) Risk Assessment
5 17 (23.61%) Security Operations
5 17 (23.61%) SIEM
6 15 (20.83%) Information Security
6 15 (20.83%) ISMS
7 14 (19.44%) Vulnerability Management
8 12 (16.67%) Security Architecture
9 8 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
9 8 (11.11%) OWASP
9 8 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
10 7 (9.72%) Fuzz Testing
11 5 (6.94%) Configuration Management
12 3 (4.17%) Network Architecture
13 2 (2.78%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 60 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 42 (58.33%) SC Cleared
3 38 (52.78%) CESG Certified Professional
4 29 (40.28%) DV Cleared
5 25 (34.72%) CISSP
6 17 (23.61%) CLAS
7 10 (13.89%) BPSS Clearance
8 9 (12.50%) CEH
9 8 (11.11%) BC Cleared
10 5 (6.94%) IISP
11 3 (4.17%) CISM
12 1 (1.39%) CISA
12 1 (1.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (48.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (27.78%) JSP 440
3 17 (23.61%) PCI DSS
4 12 (16.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 4 (5.56%) HMG Infosec
6 1 (1.39%) COBIT
6 1 (1.39%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (1.39%) ISO 14001
6 1 (1.39%) ISO 9001
6 1 (1.39%) ISO27002
System Software
1 17 (23.61%) VMware Infrastructure
1 17 (23.61%) vSphere
2 7 (9.72%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.72%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 17 (23.61%) Nessus
1 17 (23.61%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 17 (23.61%) AlienVault
1 17 (23.61%) Cisco
1 17 (23.61%) VMware
2 13 (18.06%) Microsoft
3 11 (15.28%) Citrix
3 11 (15.28%) Oracle