The table below looks at the statistics for RMADS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RMADS over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Risk Management and Accreditation Documentation Set (RMADS)
Rank 250 260 240
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -20
Contract jobs citing RMADS 18 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.063% 0.078%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.94% 0.63% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 7
Median daily rate £513 £526 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.61% +5.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £447 £440
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £605 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £600 £520
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £60.98 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £72.50 £56.08 £43.00
% change year-on-year
+29.29% +30.40%
RMADS
England

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 South East region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
926 948 824
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.41% 9.93% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 517 526 428
Median daily rate £425 £400 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 52 35
Median hourly rate £21.36 £21.15 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.99% +0.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £47.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.00 £20.13
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +9.31%

RMADS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing RMADS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance 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 23 July 2016.

RMADS Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

RMADS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

RMADS Hourly Rate Trend 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RMADS within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Buckinghamshire - 10 £500 -
Berkshire - 1 £600 - 1
West Sussex - 1 £475 -
RMADS
England

RMADS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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 South East region with a requirement for RMADS.

1 38 (82.61%) Security Cleared
2 35 (76.09%) Information Assurance
2 35 (76.09%) CESG Certified Professional
3 27 (58.70%) SC Cleared
4 26 (56.52%) CISSP
5 22 (47.83%) Risk Management
6 21 (45.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 18 (39.13%) CESG
8 17 (36.96%) CLAS
9 15 (32.61%) Cybersecurity
9 15 (32.61%) ISMS
9 15 (32.61%) Cryptography
9 15 (32.61%) PKI
9 15 (32.61%) Windows
10 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
11 13 (28.26%) Management Information System
11 13 (28.26%) IPsec
12 12 (26.09%) Windows Vista
12 12 (26.09%) Citrix
12 12 (26.09%) SMTP
12 12 (26.09%) Internet
12 12 (26.09%) Oracle
12 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
12 12 (26.09%) Unix
12 12 (26.09%) Client/Server
12 12 (26.09%) MS Exchange
13 11 (23.91%) Security Architecture
13 11 (23.91%) Penetration Testing
13 11 (23.91%) Risk Assessment
14 10 (21.74%) Information Security

RMADS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 12 (26.09%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.35%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.26%) IPsec
2 12 (26.09%) Internet
2 12 (26.09%) SMTP
3 10 (21.74%) FTP
3 10 (21.74%) SSH
4 6 (13.04%) Firewall
4 6 (13.04%) VPN
5 4 (8.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (4.35%) Finance
1 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 26 (56.52%) Consultant
2 23 (50.00%) Security Consultant
3 12 (26.09%) Security Advisor
4 8 (17.39%) Information Security Consultant
5 6 (13.04%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 6 (13.04%) IT Consultant
5 6 (13.04%) IT Security Consultant
6 5 (10.87%) Information Assurance Leader
7 4 (8.70%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) CLAS Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Information Security Specialist
8 2 (4.35%) Information Specialist
8 2 (4.35%) Security Specialist
9 1 (2.17%) CISSP Consultant
9 1 (2.17%) CLAS Security Consultant
9 1 (2.17%) Network Security Consultant
9 1 (2.17%) Security Architect
9 1 (2.17%) Security Technical Consultant
9 1 (2.17%) Technical Consultant
9 1 (2.17%) Technical Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 18 (39.13%) CESG
2 15 (32.61%) Cryptography
2 15 (32.61%) PKI
3 13 (28.26%) Management Information System
4 12 (26.09%) Client/Server
5 4 (8.70%) SCADA
6 1 (2.17%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (2.17%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 15 (32.61%) Windows
2 12 (26.09%) Unix
2 12 (26.09%) Windows Vista
3 3 (6.52%) Linux
4 2 (4.35%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (76.09%) Information Assurance
2 22 (47.83%) Risk Management
3 15 (32.61%) Cybersecurity
3 15 (32.61%) ISMS
4 11 (23.91%) Penetration Testing
4 11 (23.91%) Risk Assessment
4 11 (23.91%) Security Architecture
5 10 (21.74%) Information Security
5 10 (21.74%) OWASP
5 10 (21.74%) Patch Management
6 9 (19.57%) Ethical Hacking
7 8 (17.39%) Fuzz Testing
8 4 (8.70%) Asset Management
8 4 (8.70%) Business Continuity
8 4 (8.70%) Data Protection
8 4 (8.70%) Incident Management
8 4 (8.70%) Operations Management
8 4 (8.70%) Risk Analysis
8 4 (8.70%) Security Testing
8 4 (8.70%) Systems Analysis
Qualifications
1 38 (82.61%) Security Cleared
2 35 (76.09%) CESG Certified Professional
3 27 (58.70%) SC Cleared
4 26 (56.52%) CISSP
5 17 (36.96%) CLAS
6 9 (19.57%) CEH
6 9 (19.57%) DV Cleared
7 8 (17.39%) CISM
8 4 (8.70%) GCIA
8 4 (8.70%) GCIH
8 4 (8.70%) GIAC
8 4 (8.70%) GSEC
8 4 (8.70%) ISSAP
9 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (45.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (13.04%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 6 (13.04%) JSP 440
3 1 (2.17%) HMG Infosec
3 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (21.74%) Active Directory
1 10 (21.74%) Sendmail
Vendors
1 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 12 (26.09%) Citrix
2 12 (26.09%) Oracle