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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Management and Accreditation Documentation Set (RMADS)
Rank 119 121 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing RMADS 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.10% 0.077% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 0.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£354 £411 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.98% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £590 £431
% change year-on-year
-26.27% +36.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.98 £28.99 -
% change year-on-year
+110.34% -
RMADS
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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
761 718 760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 26.53% 27.78% 30.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 397 356
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 23 24
Average hourly rate £27.44 £25.00 £15.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.76% +65.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.91 £12.85 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £27.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% -

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
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RMADS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
Edinburgh - 3 £354 -
RMADS
UK

RMADS
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (50.00%) Information Management
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) Document Management
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (25.00%) Towers Watson Igloo

RMADS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Towers Watson Igloo
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Programme Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) CLAS Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) Information Management
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (25.00%) Document Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory