The first 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the England region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Management and Accreditation Documentation Set (RMADS)
Rank 488 507 537
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +30
Contract jobs citing RMADS 76 41 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.088% 0.062%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.60% 0.33% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 21 18
Average daily rate
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£525 £525 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £405 £486
10% offered a daily rate of more than £782 £563 £603
UK excluding London average daily rate £523 £488 £525
% change year-on-year
+7.17% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £43.00 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 - £16.00
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
12723 12552 13334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 25.77% 27.01% 25.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7801 7739 7817
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £239 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £601
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 515 554 706
Average hourly rate £20.16 £22.50 £25.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.40% -10.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
RMADS
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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 24 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RMADS within the England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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
South West -15 25 £495 +20.73% 6
North West +15 22 £770 +71.11% 2
West Midlands -6 11 £600 +9.09% 1
London +4 10 £565 +7.61% 4
South East -13 7 £500 +14.28% 4
Yorkshire - - - -
RMADS
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RMADS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 68 (61.26%) Risk Management
2 63 (56.76%) CESG
3 59 (53.15%) Security Cleared
4 54 (48.65%) Information Security
5 50 (45.05%) CESG CLAS
6 46 (41.44%) SC Cleared
7 42 (37.84%) Information Assurance
8 36 (32.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 34 (30.63%) JSP 440
10 33 (29.73%) Management Information System
11 31 (27.93%) Security Architecture
12 24 (21.62%) Risk Assessment
13 18 (16.22%) JSP
14 15 (13.51%) CISSP
14 15 (13.51%) Data Security
15 13 (11.71%) ITIL
16 12 (10.81%) Configuration Management
16 12 (10.81%) DV Cleared
17 11 (9.91%) Data Warehouse
17 11 (9.91%) SOA
18 10 (9.01%) Business Continuity
19 9 (8.11%) Penetration Testing
19 9 (8.11%) Web Services
20 8 (7.21%) IaaS
21 7 (6.31%) ISO 9000
21 7 (6.31%) Internet
21 7 (6.31%) Security Management
21 7 (6.31%) Manufacturing
21 7 (6.31%) Document Management
22 6 (5.41%) Statistics

RMADS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 (4.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.90%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.21%) IaaS
2 3 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.80%) SaaS
3 2 (1.80%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.31%) Internet
2 5 (4.50%) LAN
3 2 (1.80%) Network Security
3 2 (1.80%) SAN
3 2 (1.80%) VoIP
3 2 (1.80%) WAN
4 1 (0.90%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.90%) Firewall
4 1 (0.90%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.91%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.70%) Big Data
3 2 (1.80%) IDOL
General
1 7 (6.31%) Manufacturing
2 6 (5.41%) Finance
3 5 (4.50%) Law
4 2 (1.80%) Local Government
5 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (41.44%) Consultant
2 31 (27.93%) CLAS Consultant
3 16 (14.41%) Security Advisor
4 15 (13.51%) Security Consultant
5 14 (12.61%) Coordinator
6 11 (9.91%) Architect
7 6 (5.41%) Security Architect
8 5 (4.50%) Information Assurance Consultant
8 5 (4.50%) CLAS Security Consultant
9 4 (3.60%) Lead Security Architect
9 4 (3.60%) Security Officer
9 4 (3.60%) Lead Architect
9 4 (3.60%) IT Consultant
9 4 (3.60%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (2.70%) Information Architect
10 3 (2.70%) Information Manager
10 3 (2.70%) Security Manager
10 3 (2.70%) Systems Manager
10 3 (2.70%) IT Security Consultant
10 3 (2.70%) Risk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.22%) JSP
2 9 (8.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 63 (56.76%) CESG
2 50 (45.05%) CESG CLAS
3 33 (29.73%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.41%) Statistics
5 5 (4.50%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.70%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.80%) Open Source
8 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.90%) iPhone
8 1 (0.90%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.50%) Windows
2 4 (3.60%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.90%) Android
3 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (61.26%) Risk Management
2 54 (48.65%) Information Security
3 42 (37.84%) Information Assurance
4 31 (27.93%) Security Architecture
5 24 (21.62%) Risk Assessment
6 15 (13.51%) Data Security
7 13 (11.71%) ITIL
8 12 (10.81%) Configuration Management
9 11 (9.91%) SOA
10 10 (9.01%) Business Continuity
11 9 (8.11%) Penetration Testing
12 7 (6.31%) Security Management
12 7 (6.31%) Document Management
13 6 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (5.41%) ETL
14 5 (4.50%) Risk Analysis
14 5 (4.50%) OWASP
15 4 (3.60%) Security Testing
15 4 (3.60%) UML
16 3 (2.70%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.80%) C
2 1 (0.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 59 (53.15%) Security Cleared
2 46 (41.44%) SC Cleared
3 15 (13.51%) CISSP
4 12 (10.81%) DV Cleared
5 6 (5.41%) Degree
6 5 (4.50%) CISM
6 5 (4.50%) CEH
7 3 (2.70%) CISA
8 1 (0.90%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.90%) MBA
8 1 (0.90%) CRISC
8 1 (0.90%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (32.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (30.63%) JSP 440
3 7 (6.31%) ISO 9000
4 4 (3.60%) SLA
5 3 (2.70%) ISO 9001
5 3 (2.70%) ISO 14001
6 2 (1.80%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.90%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 2 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.90%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (0.90%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (3.60%) HP
1 4 (3.60%) Oracle
2 3 (2.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.80%) BT
3 2 (1.80%) VMware
3 2 (1.80%) Cisco
4 1 (0.90%) CODA
4 1 (0.90%) TOWER Software
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