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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Management and Accreditation Documentation Set (RMADS)
Rank 484 521 528
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +7
Contract jobs citing RMADS 78 33 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.071% 0.064%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.61% 0.26% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 18 18
Average daily rate
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£540 £473 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.16% -9.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £398 £485
10% offered a daily rate of more than £778 £565 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £488 £523
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -6.69%
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
12745 12519 13385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 25.83% 26.86% 25.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7805 7723 7829
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 518 553 709
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -20.32%
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 29 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 29 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 -19 28 £495 +20.73% 6
North West +19 22 £770 +71.11% 2
London +1 13 £555 +17.33% 5
West Midlands -5 10 £600 +9.09% 1
South East -11 5 £500 +14.28% 5
Yorkshire - - - -
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RMADS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 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 71 (60.68%) Risk Management
2 66 (56.41%) CESG
3 64 (54.70%) Security Cleared
4 57 (48.72%) Information Security
5 52 (44.44%) CESG CLAS
6 48 (41.03%) SC Cleared
7 44 (37.61%) Information Assurance
8 39 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 36 (30.77%) JSP 440
10 34 (29.06%) Management Information System
11 32 (27.35%) Security Architecture
12 25 (21.37%) Risk Assessment
13 19 (16.24%) JSP
14 17 (14.53%) CISSP
14 17 (14.53%) Data Security
15 15 (12.82%) ITIL
16 14 (11.97%) DV Cleared
17 13 (11.11%) SOA
18 12 (10.26%) Configuration Management
18 12 (10.26%) Business Continuity
19 11 (9.40%) Data Warehouse
20 10 (8.55%) IaaS
21 9 (7.69%) ISO 9000
21 9 (7.69%) Web Services
21 9 (7.69%) Manufacturing
21 9 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
22 8 (6.84%) Security Management
22 8 (6.84%) Internet
23 7 (5.98%) Stakeholder Management
23 7 (5.98%) CEH

RMADS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (4.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.85%) IIS
2 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.55%) IaaS
2 3 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.71%) SaaS
3 2 (1.71%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.84%) Internet
2 5 (4.27%) LAN
3 2 (1.71%) VoIP
3 2 (1.71%) WAN
3 2 (1.71%) SAN
3 2 (1.71%) Network Security
4 1 (0.85%) Firewall
4 1 (0.85%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.85%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.40%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.56%) Big Data
3 2 (1.71%) IDOL
General
1 9 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 6 (5.13%) Finance
3 5 (4.27%) Law
4 2 (1.71%) Local Government
5 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (40.17%) Consultant
2 31 (26.50%) CLAS Consultant
3 16 (13.68%) Security Advisor
3 16 (13.68%) Security Consultant
4 14 (11.97%) Coordinator
5 13 (11.11%) Architect
6 8 (6.84%) Security Architect
7 5 (4.27%) Lead Security Architect
7 5 (4.27%) Information Assurance Consultant
7 5 (4.27%) Lead Architect
7 5 (4.27%) CLAS Security Consultant
8 4 (3.42%) Security Manager
8 4 (3.42%) Security Officer
8 4 (3.42%) IT Consultant
8 4 (3.42%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.42%) Information Architect
9 3 (2.56%) Information Manager
9 3 (2.56%) Analyst
9 3 (2.56%) Systems Manager
9 3 (2.56%) IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (16.24%) JSP
2 9 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 66 (56.41%) CESG
2 52 (44.44%) CESG CLAS
3 34 (29.06%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.13%) Statistics
5 5 (4.27%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.71%) Open Source
8 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.85%) iPhone
8 1 (0.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.27%) Windows
2 4 (3.42%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (60.68%) Risk Management
2 57 (48.72%) Information Security
3 44 (37.61%) Information Assurance
4 32 (27.35%) Security Architecture
5 25 (21.37%) Risk Assessment
6 17 (14.53%) Data Security
7 15 (12.82%) ITIL
8 13 (11.11%) SOA
9 12 (10.26%) Configuration Management
9 12 (10.26%) Business Continuity
10 9 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
11 8 (6.84%) Security Management
12 7 (5.98%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (5.98%) Document Management
12 7 (5.98%) OWASP
13 6 (5.13%) ETL
14 5 (4.27%) BCP
14 5 (4.27%) Risk Analysis
14 5 (4.27%) Data Privacy
15 4 (3.42%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.56%) C
2 1 (0.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 64 (54.70%) Security Cleared
2 48 (41.03%) SC Cleared
3 17 (14.53%) CISSP
4 14 (11.97%) DV Cleared
5 7 (5.98%) CEH
6 6 (5.13%) Degree
7 5 (4.27%) CISM
8 3 (2.56%) CISA
9 1 (0.85%) MBA
9 1 (0.85%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.85%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.85%) CRISC
9 1 (0.85%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (30.77%) JSP 440
3 9 (7.69%) ISO 9000
4 4 (3.42%) SLA
5 3 (2.56%) ISO 14001
5 3 (2.56%) ISO 9001
6 2 (1.71%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.85%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 2 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.85%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (3.42%) Oracle
1 4 (3.42%) HP
2 3 (2.56%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.71%) VMware
3 2 (1.71%) BT
3 2 (1.71%) Cisco
4 1 (0.85%) CODA
4 1 (0.85%) TOWER Software
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