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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Management and Accreditation Documentation Set (RMADS)
Rank 249 232 233
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +1
Contract jobs citing RMADS 7 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.073% 0.023% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 0.090% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 12
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£538 £550 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.27% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £550 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £550 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £529 £538 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.62% +65.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 - -
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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
2799 2224 2476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.12% 25.73% 25.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1590 1201 1121
Average daily rate £360 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 116 186
Average hourly rate £16.61 £20.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.95% -1.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -21.37%

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
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 October 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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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
Hampshire - 4 £538 -
Berkshire +12 3 £525 -4.54% 1
Surrey - - - -
RMADS
England

RMADS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 10 (71.43%) Risk Management
3 8 (57.14%) CESG
3 8 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (57.14%) Security Architecture
3 8 (57.14%) Degree
4 7 (50.00%) JSP 440
5 6 (42.86%) Information Assurance
5 6 (42.86%) Information Security
5 6 (42.86%) CISSP
5 6 (42.86%) CISM
6 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
7 4 (28.57%) Risk Analysis
7 4 (28.57%) UML
7 4 (28.57%) SOA
7 4 (28.57%) Web Services
7 4 (28.57%) Law
7 4 (28.57%) CISA
7 4 (28.57%) CESG CLAS
8 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
8 3 (21.43%) Protective Monitoring
9 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
9 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
9 2 (14.29%) Firewall
10 1 (7.14%) Security Management
10 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
10 1 (7.14%) MBA
10 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
10 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
10 1 (7.14%) PKI

RMADS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (7.14%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
General
1 4 (28.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Security Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Security Officer
4 2 (14.29%) CLAS Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Security Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Security Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) CESG
2 4 (28.57%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (7.14%) PKI
3 1 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) UNIX
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Risk Management
2 8 (57.14%) Security Architecture
3 6 (42.86%) Information Assurance
3 6 (42.86%) Information Security
4 4 (28.57%) UML
4 4 (28.57%) SOA
4 4 (28.57%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) Protective Monitoring
6 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
7 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
7 1 (7.14%) Project Management
7 1 (7.14%) Service Management
7 1 (7.14%) E-business
7 1 (7.14%) Security Management
7 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
7 1 (7.14%) Cyber Security
7 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity Management
Qualifications
1 12 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 8 (57.14%) Degree
3 6 (42.86%) CISSP
3 6 (42.86%) CISM
4 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
5 4 (28.57%) CISA
6 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
7 1 (7.14%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (50.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle