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 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Risk Management and Accreditation Documentation Set (RMADS)
Rank 247 247 248
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing RMADS 27 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.29% 0.14% 0.056%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.29% 1.41% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 4
Median daily rate £475 £426 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.43% +6.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £419 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £588 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £468 £590
% change year-on-year
+2.67% -20.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £60.98 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £74.00 £60.98 £28.99
% change year-on-year
+21.35% +110.34%
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
821 925 799
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.82% 9.93% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 502 413
Median daily rate £425 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £260 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £528 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 39 44
Median hourly rate £15.00 £21.00 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -18.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.04 £11.09 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £22.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.17% +8.33%

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 27 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 27 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
Buckinghamshire - 11 £500 -
Berkshire - 5 - -
Hampshire -2 4 £430 -26.80% 1
West Sussex - 1 £475 -
RMADS
England

RMADS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 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 43 (81.13%) Security Cleared
2 36 (67.92%) Information Assurance
2 36 (67.92%) CESG Certified Professional
3 28 (52.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 26 (49.06%) CISSP
4 26 (49.06%) SC Cleared
5 23 (43.40%) Risk Management
6 21 (39.62%) CLAS
7 20 (37.74%) PKI
8 17 (32.08%) DV Cleared
9 16 (30.19%) CESG
10 15 (28.30%) Information Security
11 13 (24.53%) Cryptography
11 13 (24.53%) Management Information System
11 13 (24.53%) ISMS
12 11 (20.75%) Windows
12 11 (20.75%) Penetration Testing
12 11 (20.75%) IPsec
13 10 (18.87%) Risk Assessment
13 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
13 10 (18.87%) Cybersecurity
14 9 (16.98%) Security Architecture
14 9 (16.98%) Unix
14 9 (16.98%) CISM
14 9 (16.98%) Ethical Hacking
14 9 (16.98%) CEH
15 8 (15.09%) Citrix
15 8 (15.09%) Client/Server
15 8 (15.09%) MS Exchange
15 8 (15.09%) Oracle

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 8 (15.09%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.77%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.75%) IPsec
2 8 (15.09%) Internet
2 8 (15.09%) SMTP
3 7 (13.21%) Firewall
3 7 (13.21%) FTP
3 7 (13.21%) SSH
3 7 (13.21%) VPN
4 4 (7.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.77%) Finance
3 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.89%) Law
Job Titles
1 30 (56.60%) Consultant
2 25 (47.17%) Security Consultant
3 12 (22.64%) Security Advisor
4 10 (18.87%) Information Assurance Consultant
4 10 (18.87%) Information Security Consultant
5 8 (15.09%) IT Consultant
5 8 (15.09%) IT Security Consultant
6 4 (7.55%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 4 (7.55%) Information Security Specialist
6 4 (7.55%) Information Specialist
6 4 (7.55%) Security Specialist
7 3 (5.66%) Information Assurance Leader
8 2 (3.77%) Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Architect
8 2 (3.77%) CLAS Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) Security Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Security Architect
9 1 (1.89%) Information Analyst
9 1 (1.89%) Information Security Analyst
9 1 (1.89%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 20 (37.74%) PKI
2 16 (30.19%) CESG
3 13 (24.53%) Cryptography
3 13 (24.53%) Management Information System
4 8 (15.09%) Client/Server
5 4 (7.55%) SCADA
6 1 (1.89%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.89%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.89%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.89%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.75%) Windows
2 9 (16.98%) Unix
3 8 (15.09%) Windows Vista
4 3 (5.66%) Linux
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (67.92%) Information Assurance
2 23 (43.40%) Risk Management
3 15 (28.30%) Information Security
4 13 (24.53%) ISMS
5 11 (20.75%) Penetration Testing
6 10 (18.87%) Cybersecurity
6 10 (18.87%) Risk Assessment
7 9 (16.98%) Ethical Hacking
7 9 (16.98%) Security Architecture
8 7 (13.21%) Data Protection
8 7 (13.21%) OWASP
8 7 (13.21%) Patch Management
9 6 (11.32%) Asset Management
10 5 (9.43%) Fuzz Testing
10 5 (9.43%) Operations Management
11 4 (7.55%) Risk Analysis
11 4 (7.55%) Systems Analysis
12 3 (5.66%) Business Continuity
12 3 (5.66%) Incident Management
12 3 (5.66%) Security Testing
Qualifications
1 43 (81.13%) Security Cleared
2 36 (67.92%) CESG Certified Professional
3 26 (49.06%) CISSP
3 26 (49.06%) SC Cleared
4 21 (39.62%) CLAS
5 17 (32.08%) DV Cleared
6 9 (16.98%) CEH
6 9 (16.98%) CISM
7 4 (7.55%) GCIA
7 4 (7.55%) GCIH
7 4 (7.55%) GIAC
7 4 (7.55%) GSEC
7 4 (7.55%) ISSAP
8 1 (1.89%) CISMP
8 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (52.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (15.09%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 5 (9.43%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 7 (13.21%) Active Directory
1 7 (13.21%) Sendmail
Vendors
1 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.09%) Citrix
2 8 (15.09%) Oracle