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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RMADS over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Risk Management and Accreditation Documentation Set (RMADS)
Rank 236 248 229
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -19
Contract jobs citing RMADS 22 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.063% 0.070%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.56% 0.68% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 2
Average daily rate £450 £431 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £400 £505
10% offered a daily rate of more than £597 £463 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £555
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -18.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.98 - -
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
859 886 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.08% 9.35% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 439 338
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £208 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 43 27
Average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +32.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.09 £12.47 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £55.00 £113.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £23.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+81.72% +36.76%

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 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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RMADS within the South East region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Buckinghamshire - 5 £450 -
Hampshire +5 4 £438 -2.77%
West Sussex - 2 £595 - 1
Berkshire +5 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - - 1
RMADS
England

RMADS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 50 (84.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 41 (69.49%) Information Assurance
3 34 (57.63%) Information Security
4 33 (55.93%) Risk Management
5 32 (54.24%) Security Cleared
6 26 (44.07%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 25 (42.37%) CESG Certified Professional
7 25 (42.37%) Data Protection
8 23 (38.98%) CLAS
9 22 (37.29%) Management Information System
10 21 (35.59%) DV Cleared
10 21 (35.59%) PKI
11 20 (33.90%) Firewall
12 19 (32.20%) VPN
12 19 (32.20%) Asset Management
13 17 (28.81%) ISMS
14 16 (27.12%) Security Management
14 16 (27.12%) JSP 440
15 14 (23.73%) PCI DSS
15 14 (23.73%) Operations Management
15 14 (23.73%) Information Security Management
16 12 (20.34%) Business Continuity
16 12 (20.34%) Business Continuity Management
17 11 (18.64%) Incident Management
18 10 (16.95%) Analytics
19 9 (15.25%) SC Cleared
19 9 (15.25%) CISSP
20 8 (13.56%) ITIL
20 8 (13.56%) Telecoms
20 8 (13.56%) Legal

RMADS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (5.08%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (33.90%) Firewall
2 19 (32.20%) VPN
3 3 (5.08%) IPsec
4 1 (1.69%) 3GPP
4 1 (1.69%) DNS
4 1 (1.69%) LAN
4 1 (1.69%) LTE
4 1 (1.69%) MVNO
4 1 (1.69%) TETRA
4 1 (1.69%) WAN
General
1 8 (13.56%) Legal
1 8 (13.56%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.08%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (42.37%) Consultant
2 18 (30.51%) Information Assurance Consultant
2 18 (30.51%) Security Consultant
3 17 (28.81%) Information Security Specialist
3 17 (28.81%) Information Specialist
3 17 (28.81%) Security Specialist
4 12 (20.34%) Information Security Consultant
5 7 (11.86%) IT Consultant
5 7 (11.86%) IT Security Consultant
6 4 (6.78%) Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Information Manager
6 4 (6.78%) Information Risk Manager
6 4 (6.78%) Risk Manager
6 4 (6.78%) Security Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Security Advisor
8 2 (3.39%) Compliance Officer
8 2 (3.39%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 2 (3.39%) IT Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) Security Compliance Officer
8 2 (3.39%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (37.29%) Management Information System
2 21 (35.59%) PKI
3 5 (8.47%) CESG
4 4 (6.78%) Smart Meter
5 3 (5.08%) Cryptography
6 2 (3.39%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (3.39%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.69%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (1.69%) Frameworx
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (69.49%) Information Assurance
2 34 (57.63%) Information Security
3 33 (55.93%) Risk Management
4 25 (42.37%) Data Protection
5 19 (32.20%) Asset Management
6 17 (28.81%) ISMS
7 16 (27.12%) Security Management
8 14 (23.73%) Information Security Management
8 14 (23.73%) Operations Management
9 12 (20.34%) Business Continuity
9 12 (20.34%) Business Continuity Management
10 11 (18.64%) Incident Management
11 10 (16.95%) Analytics
12 8 (13.56%) ITIL
13 6 (10.17%) Risk Assessment
14 4 (6.78%) Cybersecurity
14 4 (6.78%) Penetration Testing
15 3 (5.08%) Ethical Hacking
15 3 (5.08%) Security Architecture
15 3 (5.08%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.69%) C
Qualifications
1 32 (54.24%) Security Cleared
2 25 (42.37%) CESG Certified Professional
3 23 (38.98%) CLAS
4 21 (35.59%) DV Cleared
5 9 (15.25%) CISSP
5 9 (15.25%) SC Cleared
6 4 (6.78%) Degree
6 4 (6.78%) IISP
7 3 (5.08%) CEH
8 2 (3.39%) CISM
9 1 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.69%) CCNA
9 1 (1.69%) CISA
9 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.69%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (84.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (44.07%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 16 (27.12%) JSP 440
4 14 (23.73%) PCI DSS
5 3 (5.08%) ISO27002
6 2 (3.39%) QA
7 1 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (1.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (1.69%) BMC
1 1 (1.69%) Remedy
Gatwick
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £60.98 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago