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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Risk Management and Accreditation Documentation Set (RMADS)
Rank 583 592 520
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -72
Contract jobs citing RMADS 30 25 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.061% 0.049% 0.14%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.66% 0.53% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 49
Median daily rate £500 £650 £570
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +14.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £382 £486
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £855 £801
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £600 £550
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +9.09%
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 £51.17 £43.00
% change year-on-year
+41.68% +19.00%
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
4557 4700 4643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.29% 9.22% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2940 3075 2903
Median daily rate £425 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £369
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +4.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 170 192
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.55 £20.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.93% +6.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.74 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.41 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.55 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+29.93% +3.85%

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 1 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 1 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 +19 18 £525 -4.54% 6
South West +5 9 £500 +33.68% 1
East of England +12 2 £306 -
London -12 1 £545 -19.25% 4
RMADS
UK

RMADS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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 76 (75.25%) Security Cleared
2 63 (62.38%) Information Assurance
3 62 (61.39%) CESG Certified Professional
4 52 (51.49%) SC Cleared
5 49 (48.51%) CISSP
6 43 (42.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 42 (41.58%) CLAS
8 39 (38.61%) Risk Management
9 38 (37.62%) CESG
10 34 (33.66%) Information Security
11 28 (27.72%) Security Architecture
12 24 (23.76%) Internet
13 23 (22.77%) DV Cleared
13 23 (22.77%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 21 (20.79%) PKI
15 20 (19.80%) JSP 440
15 20 (19.80%) ISMS
16 18 (17.82%) Management Information System
17 17 (16.83%) Windows
17 17 (16.83%) Penetration Testing
17 17 (16.83%) Cryptography
17 17 (16.83%) CEH
18 16 (15.84%) Risk Assessment
18 16 (15.84%) Microsoft
19 14 (13.86%) Unix
19 14 (13.86%) IPsec
19 14 (13.86%) Cybersecurity
20 13 (12.87%) Agile Software Development
20 13 (12.87%) Ethical Hacking
20 13 (12.87%) Firewall

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 (11.88%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.95%) IIS
3 4 (3.96%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (6.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.99%) IaaS
1 1 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (23.76%) Internet
2 14 (13.86%) IPsec
3 13 (12.87%) Firewall
4 12 (11.88%) SMTP
5 10 (9.90%) FTP
5 10 (9.90%) SSH
6 9 (8.91%) VPN
7 4 (3.96%) Wireless
8 1 (0.99%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.88%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (2.97%) Finance
1 3 (2.97%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.98%) Legal
3 1 (0.99%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.99%) Law
Job Titles
1 39 (38.61%) Consultant
2 31 (30.69%) Security Consultant
3 17 (16.83%) Security Advisor
4 15 (14.85%) Architect
5 14 (13.86%) Information Security Consultant
5 14 (13.86%) Security Architect
6 12 (11.88%) Information Assurance Consultant
7 9 (8.91%) IT Consultant
7 9 (8.91%) IT Security Consultant
8 8 (7.92%) Information Assurance Practitioner
9 6 (5.94%) CLAS Consultant
10 5 (4.95%) Information Assurance Leader
10 5 (4.95%) Security Manager
11 4 (3.96%) CLAS Security Advisor
11 4 (3.96%) Information Manager
11 4 (3.96%) Information Security Architect
11 4 (3.96%) Information Security Manager
11 4 (3.96%) Information Security Specialist
11 4 (3.96%) Information Specialist
11 4 (3.96%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.99%) Middleware
1 1 (0.99%) RESTful
1 1 (0.99%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 38 (37.62%) CESG
2 21 (20.79%) PKI
3 18 (17.82%) Management Information System
4 17 (16.83%) Cryptography
5 12 (11.88%) CESG CLAS
5 12 (11.88%) Client/Server
6 5 (4.95%) Algorithms
7 4 (3.96%) SCADA
8 3 (2.97%) Statistics
9 2 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.98%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.99%) BYOD
10 1 (0.99%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.99%) Mobile Computing
10 1 (0.99%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.99%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.99%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.83%) Windows
2 14 (13.86%) Unix
3 12 (11.88%) Windows Vista
4 6 (5.94%) Linux
5 4 (3.96%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (62.38%) Information Assurance
2 39 (38.61%) Risk Management
3 34 (33.66%) Information Security
4 28 (27.72%) Security Architecture
5 20 (19.80%) ISMS
6 17 (16.83%) Penetration Testing
7 16 (15.84%) Risk Assessment
8 14 (13.86%) Cybersecurity
9 13 (12.87%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (12.87%) Ethical Hacking
10 10 (9.90%) Data Protection
10 10 (9.90%) OWASP
10 10 (9.90%) Patch Management
11 8 (7.92%) Fuzz Testing
11 8 (7.92%) SABSA
12 6 (5.94%) Asset Management
12 6 (5.94%) Business Continuity
12 6 (5.94%) Security Testing
13 5 (4.95%) Incident Management
13 5 (4.95%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.93%) C
2 1 (0.99%) Java
2 1 (0.99%) MATLAB
2 1 (0.99%) Python
2 1 (0.99%) SQL
Qualifications
1 76 (75.25%) Security Cleared
2 62 (61.39%) CESG Certified Professional
3 52 (51.49%) SC Cleared
4 49 (48.51%) CISSP
5 42 (41.58%) CLAS
6 23 (22.77%) DV Cleared
7 17 (16.83%) CEH
8 11 (10.89%) CISM
9 9 (8.91%) ISSAP
10 6 (5.94%) IISP
11 4 (3.96%) Degree
11 4 (3.96%) GCIA
11 4 (3.96%) GCIH
11 4 (3.96%) GIAC
11 4 (3.96%) GSEC
12 2 (1.98%) DBS Check
12 2 (1.98%) ISEB
13 1 (0.99%) CISA
13 1 (0.99%) CITP
13 1 (0.99%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (42.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (22.77%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 20 (19.80%) JSP 440
4 4 (3.96%) HMG Infosec
4 4 (3.96%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.98%) Government Security Classifications
5 2 (1.98%) ISO27005
6 1 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (9.90%) Active Directory
1 10 (9.90%) Sendmail
Vendors
1 16 (15.84%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.88%) Citrix
2 12 (11.88%) Oracle