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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Risk Management and Accreditation Documentation Set (RMADS)
UK / England
Rank 539 547 565
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +18
Contract jobs citing RMADS 33 69 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.079% 0.15% 0.057%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.79% 1.51% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 37 18
Median daily rate £550 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £406 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £655 £803
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £60.87 £85.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.38% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.87 £60.98 -
% change year-on-year
-0.18% -

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
4180 4573 4548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.99% 9.75% 9.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2716 2892 2784
Median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 177 152
Median hourly rate £21.75 £42.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.21% +86.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.90 £61.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £44.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +87.23%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +6 19 £550 +22.22% 1
South West +12 7 £750 +57.89% 2
London -10 4 £628 +4.62% 1
East of England -3 3 £550 -35.29%
RMADS
UK

RMADS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 52 (70.27%) Security Cleared
2 46 (62.16%) Risk Management
3 40 (54.05%) SC Cleared
4 32 (43.24%) CESG
5 31 (41.89%) CESG Certified Professional
6 30 (40.54%) Risk Assessment
6 30 (40.54%) Management Information System
7 28 (37.84%) CISSP
7 28 (37.84%) Information Assurance
7 28 (37.84%) DV Cleared
8 27 (36.49%) Cybersecurity
9 21 (28.38%) Information Security
10 20 (27.03%) Cryptography
10 20 (27.03%) Kalman Filter
11 19 (25.68%) ISMS
12 17 (22.97%) JSP 440
12 17 (22.97%) IPsec
13 16 (21.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 14 (18.92%) Security Architecture
14 14 (18.92%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 13 (17.57%) Wireless
16 12 (16.22%) PCI DSS
17 11 (14.86%) Windows
17 11 (14.86%) Patch Management
17 11 (14.86%) CLAS
18 10 (13.51%) Firewall
19 9 (12.16%) Business Continuity
19 9 (12.16%) TCP/IP
19 9 (12.16%) Nessus
19 9 (12.16%) Data Protection

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 3 (4.05%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.35%) IIS
2 1 (1.35%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (5.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (2.70%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.70%) Office 365
3 1 (1.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (22.97%) IPsec
2 13 (17.57%) Wireless
3 10 (13.51%) Firewall
4 9 (12.16%) TCP/IP
5 7 (9.46%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (9.46%) LAN
5 7 (9.46%) WAN
6 5 (6.76%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (4.05%) Internet
7 3 (4.05%) SMTP
8 2 (2.70%) Network Security
9 1 (1.35%) FTP
9 1 (1.35%) SSH
9 1 (1.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.05%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (4.05%) Legal
1 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (22.97%) Consultant
1 17 (22.97%) Security Advisor
2 12 (16.22%) Security Consultant
2 12 (16.22%) Security Manager
3 7 (9.46%) Architect
3 7 (9.46%) Operational Security Manager
3 7 (9.46%) Security Operations Manager
4 5 (6.76%) Coordinator
4 5 (6.76%) Information Architect
4 5 (6.76%) Information Assurance Architect
4 5 (6.76%) Information Assurance Leader
4 5 (6.76%) Security Assurance Coordinator
4 5 (6.76%) Security Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 4 (5.41%) Lead Architect
5 4 (5.41%) Security Architect
6 3 (4.05%) CLAS Security Advisor
7 2 (2.70%) Cybersecurity Architect
7 2 (2.70%) Information Security Consultant
7 2 (2.70%) Security Assurance Manager
Miscellaneous
1 32 (43.24%) CESG
2 30 (40.54%) Management Information System
3 8 (10.81%) CESG CLAS
4 7 (9.46%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (4.05%) Client/Server
5 3 (4.05%) PKI
6 2 (2.70%) BYOD
6 2 (2.70%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (2.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.86%) Windows
2 5 (6.76%) Unix
3 3 (4.05%) Linux
3 3 (4.05%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.05%) Windows Vista
4 2 (2.70%) Solaris
5 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (62.16%) Risk Management
2 30 (40.54%) Risk Assessment
3 28 (37.84%) Information Assurance
4 27 (36.49%) Cybersecurity
5 21 (28.38%) Information Security
6 20 (27.03%) Cryptography
6 20 (27.03%) Kalman Filter
7 19 (25.68%) ISMS
8 14 (18.92%) Security Architecture
9 11 (14.86%) Patch Management
10 9 (12.16%) Business Continuity
10 9 (12.16%) Data Protection
11 8 (10.81%) Incident Management
11 8 (10.81%) SIEM
12 7 (9.46%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (9.46%) Identity Access Management
12 7 (9.46%) Penetration Testing
12 7 (9.46%) Root Cause Analysis
12 7 (9.46%) Service Management
13 6 (8.11%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.35%) C
Qualifications
1 52 (70.27%) Security Cleared
2 40 (54.05%) SC Cleared
3 31 (41.89%) CESG Certified Professional
4 28 (37.84%) CISSP
4 28 (37.84%) DV Cleared
5 11 (14.86%) CLAS
6 6 (8.11%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (6.76%) CISM
8 4 (5.41%) BC Cleared
8 4 (5.41%) CEH
9 2 (2.70%) CISMP
9 2 (2.70%) CREST Certified
9 2 (2.70%) CRISC
9 2 (2.70%) Degree
10 1 (1.35%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (22.97%) JSP 440
2 16 (21.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (18.92%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 12 (16.22%) PCI DSS
5 2 (2.70%) GPG13
6 1 (1.35%) COBIT
6 1 (1.35%) ISO 14001
6 1 (1.35%) ISO 9000
6 1 (1.35%) ISO 9001
6 1 (1.35%) ISO27002
System Software
1 7 (9.46%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (9.46%) vSphere
2 5 (6.76%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.35%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 9 (12.16%) Nessus
2 7 (9.46%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (2.70%) Nmap
Vendors
1 8 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.46%) AlienVault
2 7 (9.46%) Cisco
2 7 (9.46%) VMware
3 3 (4.05%) Citrix
3 3 (4.05%) Oracle
4 2 (2.70%) Qualys
4 2 (2.70%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.35%) Capita