The table below looks at the prevalence of the term RMADS in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RMADS over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Management and Accreditation Documentation Set (RMADS)
Rank 240 235 230
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing RMADS 13 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.024% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.45% 0.087% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 9
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£398 £550 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.72% +29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £550 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £530
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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2892 2292 2238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.47% 26.95% 25.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1631 1232 987
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 124 190
Average hourly rate £17.00 £22.46 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.29% +12.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.40 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.10 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

RMADS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

RMADS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

RMADS
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

RMADS Daily Rate Trend in the South East

RMADS
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RMADS across the South East region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

RMADS Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

RMADS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RMADS within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 November 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
Berkshire +13 9 £386 -29.77% 3
Hampshire - 4 £538 -
Surrey - - - - 1
RMADS
England

RMADS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 12 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (61.11%) Security Cleared
3 9 (50.00%) Information Assurance
4 8 (44.44%) Security Architecture
4 8 (44.44%) CISSP
4 8 (44.44%) CISM
4 8 (44.44%) Risk Management
5 7 (38.89%) CESG
5 7 (38.89%) Degree
6 6 (33.33%) JSP 440
6 6 (33.33%) CISA
7 5 (27.78%) Information Security
8 4 (22.22%) Law
8 4 (22.22%) UML
8 4 (22.22%) SOA
8 4 (22.22%) Web Services
8 4 (22.22%) Risk Analysis
9 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
9 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
9 3 (16.67%) Protective Monitoring
9 3 (16.67%) CISMP
9 3 (16.67%) CESG CLAS
10 2 (11.11%) Firewall
10 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
10 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
11 1 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
11 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
11 1 (5.56%) Cyber Security
11 1 (5.56%) Service Management
11 1 (5.56%) UNIX

RMADS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 1 (5.56%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Firewall
General
1 4 (22.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Architect
2 5 (27.78%) Coordinator
3 4 (22.22%) Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Security Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) Information Security Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) CLAS Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Security Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Security Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Information Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) CESG
2 3 (16.67%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (5.56%) PKI
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) UNIX
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 8 (44.44%) Security Architecture
2 8 (44.44%) Risk Management
3 5 (27.78%) Information Security
4 4 (22.22%) UML
4 4 (22.22%) SOA
4 4 (22.22%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) Protective Monitoring
6 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
7 1 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (5.56%) Project Management
7 1 (5.56%) Service Management
7 1 (5.56%) E-business
7 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.56%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) Security Cleared
2 8 (44.44%) CISSP
2 8 (44.44%) CISM
3 7 (38.89%) Degree
4 6 (33.33%) CISA
5 3 (16.67%) CISMP
5 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (33.33%) JSP 440
3 1 (5.56%) ISO 9001
3 1 (5.56%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle