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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Management and Accreditation Documentation Set (RMADS)
Rank 527 501 522
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +21
Contract jobs citing RMADS 39 28 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.074% 0.064% 0.074%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.24% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 17
Average daily rate £520 £495 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.05% -1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £395 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £535 £645
UK excluding London average daily rate £520 £449 £498
% change year-on-year
+15.81% -9.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13634 11444 14106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.03% 26.06% 25.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8527 7070 8322
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 551 596 730
Average hourly rate £19.75 £22.70 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.99% -8.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
RMADS
UK

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South West -4 17 £520 +12.67% 6
London -27 17 £518 -3.62% 2
South East -21 4 £425 -3.40% 3
West Midlands - 1 - -
East of England - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 2
North East - - - -
RMADS
UK

RMADS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 36 (64.29%) Information Security
2 33 (58.93%) Security Cleared
3 32 (57.14%) Risk Management
4 30 (53.57%) SC Cleared
5 29 (51.79%) Information Assurance
5 29 (51.79%) CESG
6 26 (46.43%) CESG CLAS
7 24 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 16 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
8 16 (28.57%) Security Management
9 14 (25.00%) Management Information System
10 12 (21.43%) CISSP
11 11 (19.64%) Security Architecture
12 9 (16.07%) JSP 440
12 9 (16.07%) Information Security Management
13 7 (12.50%) Business Continuity
13 7 (12.50%) Finance
13 7 (12.50%) ITIL
14 6 (10.71%) Internet
14 6 (10.71%) Windows
14 6 (10.71%) MS Exchange
14 6 (10.71%) ISMS
15 5 (8.93%) Security Testing
15 5 (8.93%) SLA
15 5 (8.93%) Blackberry
15 5 (8.93%) JSP
15 5 (8.93%) CISM
15 5 (8.93%) Document Management
16 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
16 4 (7.14%) ETL

RMADS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 6 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.57%) IIS
3 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.71%) Internet
2 3 (5.36%) LAN
2 3 (5.36%) Firewall
3 2 (3.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.79%) Big Data
General
1 7 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 37 (66.07%) Consultant
2 27 (48.21%) CLAS Consultant
3 7 (12.50%) Security Consultant
4 4 (7.14%) Security Architect
4 4 (7.14%) Information Manager
4 4 (7.14%) Architect
5 3 (5.36%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 3 (5.36%) Security Manager
5 3 (5.36%) Systems Manager
5 3 (5.36%) Information Security Manager
6 2 (3.57%) Service Manager
6 2 (3.57%) IT Manager
6 2 (3.57%) Coordinator
6 2 (3.57%) Customer Services Manager
7 1 (1.79%) Information Security Consultant
7 1 (1.79%) Information Assurance Manager
7 1 (1.79%) IT Security Specialist
7 1 (1.79%) Security Officer
7 1 (1.79%) CLAS Security Consultant
7 1 (1.79%) Risk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (51.79%) CESG
2 26 (46.43%) CESG CLAS
3 14 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 5 (8.93%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.57%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.79%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.79%) iPhone
6 1 (1.79%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Windows
2 4 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.79%) Android
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (64.29%) Information Security
2 32 (57.14%) Risk Management
3 29 (51.79%) Information Assurance
4 16 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
4 16 (28.57%) Security Management
5 11 (19.64%) Security Architecture
6 9 (16.07%) Information Security Management
7 7 (12.50%) Business Continuity
7 7 (12.50%) ITIL
8 6 (10.71%) ISMS
9 5 (8.93%) Security Testing
9 5 (8.93%) Document Management
10 4 (7.14%) ETL
10 4 (7.14%) Data Protection
11 3 (5.36%) PRINCE2
11 3 (5.36%) Project Management
11 3 (5.36%) Service Delivery
11 3 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (5.36%) Programme Management
12 2 (3.57%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (58.93%) Security Cleared
2 30 (53.57%) SC Cleared
3 12 (21.43%) CISSP
4 5 (8.93%) CISM
5 4 (7.14%) DV Cleared
6 3 (5.36%) CGEIT
6 3 (5.36%) ISSEP
7 2 (3.57%) CISA
8 1 (1.79%) Degree
8 1 (1.79%) CRISC
8 1 (1.79%) ISACA
8 1 (1.79%) Postgraduate
8 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (16.07%) JSP 440
3 5 (8.93%) SLA
4 2 (3.57%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.79%) HMG Infosec
5 1 (1.79%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.79%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.79%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.79%) CODA
2 1 (1.79%) ION Trading
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 450 per day (Negiotable)
Posted: 6 hours ago
South West
CPS Group UK
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
SmartSourcing plc
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Taunton
Swan IT Recruitment Limited
Rate: £540 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
The 100 Company
Rate: £500 - £540 per day
Posted: 7 days ago