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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Risk Management and Accreditation Documentation Set (RMADS)
Rank 254 253 250
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing RMADS 29 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.16% 0.054%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.47% 1.61% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 4
Median daily rate £450 £428 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £413 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £565 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £443 £520
% change year-on-year
+8.47% -14.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £80.00 - -
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
835 993 791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.67% 9.84% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 519 415
Median daily rate £410 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 32 41
Median hourly rate £15.00 £21.55 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.39% -15.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.52 £13.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +38.09%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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
Hampshire +3 7 £430 -14.00%
Buckinghamshire - 6 £525 -
Berkshire - 5 - -
West Sussex - 3 £450 -
RMADS
England

RMADS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 40 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 31 (59.62%) Information Assurance
2 31 (59.62%) CESG Certified Professional
3 30 (57.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (46.15%) CISSP
5 23 (44.23%) Risk Management
6 22 (42.31%) SC Cleared
6 22 (42.31%) CLAS
7 21 (40.38%) Information Security
8 18 (34.62%) PKI
9 16 (30.77%) DV Cleared
10 12 (23.08%) Management Information System
10 12 (23.08%) CESG
11 11 (21.15%) ISMS
11 11 (21.15%) Cybersecurity
12 10 (19.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 10 (19.23%) CISM
13 9 (17.31%) Cryptography
13 9 (17.31%) Penetration Testing
14 8 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
14 8 (15.38%) Firewall
14 8 (15.38%) VPN
14 8 (15.38%) Data Protection
15 7 (13.46%) JSP 440
15 7 (13.46%) Windows
15 7 (13.46%) IPsec
16 6 (11.54%) Ethical Hacking
16 6 (11.54%) CEH
16 6 (11.54%) Unix
16 6 (11.54%) Microsoft

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 4 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.85%) IIS
2 2 (3.85%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.38%) Firewall
1 8 (15.38%) VPN
2 7 (13.46%) IPsec
3 4 (7.69%) FTP
3 4 (7.69%) Internet
3 4 (7.69%) SMTP
3 4 (7.69%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.85%) Finance
3 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.92%) Law
Job Titles
1 31 (59.62%) Consultant
2 25 (48.08%) Security Consultant
3 10 (19.23%) Information Assurance Consultant
3 10 (19.23%) Information Security Consultant
4 7 (13.46%) IT Consultant
4 7 (13.46%) IT Security Consultant
4 7 (13.46%) Security Advisor
5 5 (9.62%) Information Security Specialist
5 5 (9.62%) Information Specialist
5 5 (9.62%) Security Specialist
6 4 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 3 (5.77%) Information Assurance Leader
8 2 (3.85%) Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Architect
8 2 (3.85%) CLAS Consultant
8 2 (3.85%) Compliance Officer
8 2 (3.85%) Security Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Security Architect
8 2 (3.85%) Security Compliance Officer
8 2 (3.85%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 18 (34.62%) PKI
2 12 (23.08%) CESG
2 12 (23.08%) Management Information System
3 9 (17.31%) Cryptography
4 4 (7.69%) Client/Server
4 4 (7.69%) SCADA
5 2 (3.85%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.92%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.92%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.92%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.46%) Windows
2 6 (11.54%) Unix
3 4 (7.69%) Windows Vista
4 3 (5.77%) Linux
5 2 (3.85%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (59.62%) Information Assurance
2 23 (44.23%) Risk Management
3 21 (40.38%) Information Security
4 11 (21.15%) Cybersecurity
4 11 (21.15%) ISMS
5 9 (17.31%) Penetration Testing
6 8 (15.38%) Data Protection
6 8 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
7 6 (11.54%) Asset Management
7 6 (11.54%) Ethical Hacking
7 6 (11.54%) Security Architecture
8 5 (9.62%) Operations Management
9 4 (7.69%) Business Continuity
9 4 (7.69%) Business Continuity Management
9 4 (7.69%) OWASP
9 4 (7.69%) Patch Management
9 4 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
9 4 (7.69%) Security Management
9 4 (7.69%) Security Testing
9 4 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.92%) C
Qualifications
1 40 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 31 (59.62%) CESG Certified Professional
3 24 (46.15%) CISSP
4 22 (42.31%) CLAS
4 22 (42.31%) SC Cleared
5 16 (30.77%) DV Cleared
6 10 (19.23%) CISM
7 6 (11.54%) CEH
8 4 (7.69%) GCIA
8 4 (7.69%) GCIH
8 4 (7.69%) GIAC
8 4 (7.69%) GSEC
8 4 (7.69%) ISSAP
9 3 (5.77%) IISP
10 1 (1.92%) CISA
10 1 (1.92%) CISMP
10 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (57.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (19.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 7 (13.46%) JSP 440
4 2 (3.85%) ISO27002
4 2 (3.85%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 4 (7.69%) Sendmail
Vendors
1 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.69%) Citrix
2 4 (7.69%) Oracle