The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term RMADS in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RMADS over the 3 months to 23 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 North West 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Management and Accreditation Documentation Set (RMADS)
Rank 108 123 134
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +11
Contract jobs citing RMADS 22 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.73% 0.11% 0.092%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.11% 0.50% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 2
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£770 £450 £588
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.11% -23.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £450 £558
10% offered a daily rate of more than £828 £450 £618
UK excluding London average daily rate £520 £488 £525
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 - £16.00
Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
708 601 644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.55% 22.56% 19.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 279 300
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £210 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £428 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 36 68
Average hourly rate £15.38 £16.84 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% -11.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.83 £10.62 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -21.15%
RMADS
England

RMADS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RMADS across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

RMADS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

RMADS
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RMADS across the North West region.

RMADS Daily Rate Trend in the North West

RMADS
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RMADS across the North West region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

RMADS Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

RMADS
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RMADS within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Cumbria - 2 - - 1
Cheshire - - - -
RMADS
England

RMADS
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 19 (86.36%) CESG
2 18 (81.82%) CESG CLAS
2 18 (81.82%) Security Architecture
3 12 (54.55%) Data Security
4 11 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (27.27%) Statistics
6 4 (18.18%) Oracle
7 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
7 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
8 2 (9.09%) Open Source
8 2 (9.09%) Big Data
8 2 (9.09%) Information Assurance
8 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
8 2 (9.09%) JSP 440
8 2 (9.09%) HP
8 2 (9.09%) Web Services
8 2 (9.09%) ETL
8 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
8 2 (9.09%) BT
8 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
9 1 (4.55%) Migration
9 1 (4.55%) Summit
9 1 (4.55%) ISO 9001
9 1 (4.55%) ISO 14001
9 1 (4.55%) Data Migration

RMADS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (9.09%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Security Advisor
2 7 (31.82%) CLAS Consultant
2 7 (31.82%) Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Security Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) CLAS Security Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Security Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Information Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Information Assurance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (86.36%) CESG
2 18 (81.82%) CESG CLAS
3 6 (27.27%) Statistics
4 2 (9.09%) Open Source
4 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) Security Architecture
2 12 (54.55%) Data Security
3 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 2 (9.09%) ETL
3 2 (9.09%) Information Assurance
4 1 (4.55%) Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) JSP 440
2 1 (4.55%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.55%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) HP
2 2 (9.09%) BT