The table below looks at the prevalence of the term RMADS in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RMADS over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Management and Accreditation Documentation Set (RMADS)
Rank 126 130 100
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -30
Contract jobs citing RMADS 8 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.27% 0.57% 0.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.06% 2.21% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 4
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£420 £520 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% +26.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £510 £407
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £625 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £590 £431
% change year-on-year
-26.27% +36.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.98 £28.99 -
% change year-on-year
+110.34% -
RMADS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
753 770 520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.04% 25.99% 25.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 484 279
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 52 41
Average hourly rate £31.04 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.12% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.48 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% -

RMADS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RMADS across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

RMADS Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

RMADS
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RMADS across the South West region.

RMADS Daily Rate Trend in the South West

RMADS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

RMADS Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

RMADS
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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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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
Somerset +9 5 £420 -19.23%
Wiltshire +1 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 1
RMADS
England

RMADS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 8 (72.73%) Risk Management
1 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 7 (63.64%) JSP 440
2 7 (63.64%) Management Information System
2 7 (63.64%) Risk Assessment
3 6 (54.55%) CESG
3 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
4 5 (45.45%) JSP
5 4 (36.36%) CESG CLAS
5 4 (36.36%) Information Security
5 4 (36.36%) Information Assurance
6 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
6 3 (27.27%) Finance
7 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
7 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
7 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (18.18%) Legal
7 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
7 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
7 2 (18.18%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
8 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (9.09%) Migration
8 1 (9.09%) Cryptography
8 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
8 1 (9.09%) Requirements Management
8 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
8 1 (9.09%) CISSP
8 1 (9.09%) Web Services

RMADS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Coordinator
2 3 (27.27%) Security Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Junior
3 2 (18.18%) Security Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Information Manager
3 2 (18.18%) CLAS Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Information Assurance Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Officer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Support
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) JSP
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Management Information System
2 6 (54.55%) CESG
3 4 (36.36%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (18.18%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (9.09%) Cryptography
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Risk Management
2 7 (63.64%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (36.36%) Information Security
3 4 (36.36%) Information Assurance
4 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
5 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
6 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
6 1 (9.09%) Migration
6 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
6 1 (9.09%) Requirements Management
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL
6 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 1 (9.09%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) JSP 440
2 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001