The table below looks at the statistics for RMADS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RMADS over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Risk Management and Accreditation Documentation Set (RMADS)
England / South West
Rank 126 138 139
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +1
Contract jobs citing RMADS 4 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.16% 0.13% 0.098%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.50% 0.98% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £650 £475 £508
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% -6.40%
UK excluding London median daily rate £503 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.83% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.98 -

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 West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
266 409 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.48% 13.73% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 279 214
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £500 £564
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 28 16
Median hourly rate £52.50 £42.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £34.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £50.00 £62.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £42.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-45.83% +75.00%

RMADS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RMADS within the South West region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 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
Bristol 0 2 - -
Wiltshire - 2 £650 -
RMADS
England

RMADS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 West region with a requirement for RMADS.

1 12 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 10 (71.43%) DV Cleared
3 9 (64.29%) JSP 440
4 8 (57.14%) CESG
4 8 (57.14%) CESG Certified Professional
5 6 (42.86%) Risk Management
6 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
7 4 (28.57%) CLAS
7 4 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (21.43%) Information Security
8 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
8 3 (21.43%) CESG CLAS
8 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
8 3 (21.43%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 2 (14.29%) SDLC
9 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 2 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (14.29%) Threat Analysis
9 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
9 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
9 2 (14.29%) CISSP
9 2 (14.29%) Unix
9 2 (14.29%) Windows
9 2 (14.29%) Solaris
9 2 (14.29%) Linux
9 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
9 2 (14.29%) Validation
9 2 (14.29%) CISM
9 2 (14.29%) Cryptography

RMADS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
1 2 (14.29%) Network Security
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Consultant
2 6 (42.86%) Security Consultant
3 5 (35.71%) Coordinator
3 5 (35.71%) Security Assurance Coordinator
4 4 (28.57%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) CLAS Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) CLAS Security Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Design Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Security Assurance Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) CESG
2 3 (21.43%) CESG CLAS
2 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
3 2 (14.29%) Cryptography
3 2 (14.29%) PKI
4 1 (7.14%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Solaris
1 2 (14.29%) Unix
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Risk Management
2 4 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
3 3 (21.43%) Information Security
4 2 (14.29%) SDLC
4 2 (14.29%) Threat Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Validation
4 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (7.14%) Information Assurance
5 1 (7.14%) ISMS
5 1 (7.14%) Security Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 12 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 10 (71.43%) DV Cleared
3 8 (57.14%) CESG Certified Professional
4 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
5 4 (28.57%) CLAS
6 2 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (14.29%) CISM
6 2 (14.29%) CISSP
6 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (64.29%) JSP 440
2 3 (21.43%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
4 1 (7.14%) ISO 14001
4 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Nessus
1 2 (14.29%) Nmap
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Qualys