The table below looks at the prevalence of the term RMADS in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RMADS over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Management and Accreditation Documentation Set (RMADS)
Rank 120 - 103
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RMADS 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.11% - 0.044%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.42% - 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£600 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £550 £425
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +29.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £47.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
708 615 535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 25.29% 24.90% 23.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 276 245
Average daily rate £360 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 25 33
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.94 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.58% -8.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £10.56 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £17.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -5.00%

RMADS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

RMADS Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

RMADS
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

RMADS Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

RMADS
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 6 (85.71%) Risk Management
2 5 (71.43%) Risk Assessment
2 5 (71.43%) CESG
2 5 (71.43%) CESG CLAS
2 5 (71.43%) Information Assurance
3 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Information Security
4 2 (28.57%) Publishing
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture

RMADS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

General
1 2 (28.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) CLAS Consultant
1 5 (71.43%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) CESG
1 5 (71.43%) CESG CLAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Risk Management
2 5 (71.43%) Risk Assessment
2 5 (71.43%) Information Assurance
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Information Security
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001