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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Management and Accreditation Documentation Set (RMADS)
Rank 109 105 123
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +18
Contract jobs citing RMADS 33 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.06% 0.27% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.24% 1.37% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 2 6
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£491 £513 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.14% -2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £443 £507
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £583 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £550 £525
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 - £16.00
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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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
630 439 588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.26% 19.67% 18.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 263 320
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £173 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £484 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 31 54
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.36 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.13% -59.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £38.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RMADS across the South West region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

RMADS Daily Rate Histogram 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 20 August 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
Somerset +11 24 £495 -
Wiltshire - 3 £418 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Devon - - - -
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RMADS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 43 (84.31%) Risk Management
2 38 (74.51%) Security Cleared
3 33 (64.71%) Information Security
4 29 (56.86%) Information Assurance
5 28 (54.90%) SC Cleared
6 27 (52.94%) JSP 440
7 26 (50.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 20 (39.22%) CESG
8 20 (39.22%) Management Information System
9 19 (37.25%) JSP
10 18 (35.29%) Risk Assessment
11 16 (31.37%) CESG CLAS
12 14 (27.45%) CISSP
13 13 (25.49%) Configuration Management
14 12 (23.53%) ITIL
14 12 (23.53%) SOA
14 12 (23.53%) ISO 9000
14 12 (23.53%) Manufacturing
14 12 (23.53%) DV Cleared
14 12 (23.53%) IaaS
15 10 (19.61%) OWASP
15 10 (19.61%) CEH
16 7 (13.73%) Internet
16 7 (13.73%) Penetration Testing
16 7 (13.73%) Security Architecture
17 5 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
18 4 (7.84%) C
19 3 (5.88%) Web Services
19 3 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
20 2 (3.92%) Vulnerability Management

RMADS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.96%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 12 (23.53%) IaaS
2 3 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.92%) SaaS
3 2 (3.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) Internet
2 2 (3.92%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 12 (23.53%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.96%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (31.37%) Consultant
1 16 (31.37%) Coordinator
2 11 (21.57%) CLAS Consultant
3 9 (17.65%) Architect
4 8 (15.69%) Security Architect
5 5 (9.80%) Information Architect
5 5 (9.80%) Security Consultant
5 5 (9.80%) Lead Architect
5 5 (9.80%) Lead Security Architect
6 2 (3.92%) Security Assurance Manager
6 2 (3.92%) Security Advisor
6 2 (3.92%) Information Assurance Officer
6 2 (3.92%) Security Manager
7 1 (1.96%) Security Specialist
7 1 (1.96%) CLAS Security Consultant
7 1 (1.96%) Information Security Architect
7 1 (1.96%) Information Assurance Leader
7 1 (1.96%) IT Security Specialist
7 1 (1.96%) Security Officer
7 1 (1.96%) Information Assurance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (37.25%) JSP
2 3 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (39.22%) Management Information System
1 20 (39.22%) CESG
2 16 (31.37%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (1.96%) iPhone
3 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.96%) Android
1 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (84.31%) Risk Management
2 33 (64.71%) Information Security
3 29 (56.86%) Information Assurance
4 18 (35.29%) Risk Assessment
5 13 (25.49%) Configuration Management
6 12 (23.53%) ITIL
6 12 (23.53%) SOA
7 10 (19.61%) OWASP
8 7 (13.73%) Security Architecture
8 7 (13.73%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2
10 2 (3.92%) Vulnerability Management
11 1 (1.96%) Mobile Device Management
11 1 (1.96%) Cyber Security
11 1 (1.96%) Service Management
11 1 (1.96%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (1.96%) Ethical Hacking
11 1 (1.96%) Programme Management
11 1 (1.96%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.84%) C
Qualifications
1 38 (74.51%) Security Cleared
2 28 (54.90%) SC Cleared
3 14 (27.45%) CISSP
4 12 (23.53%) DV Cleared
5 10 (19.61%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (52.94%) JSP 440
2 26 (50.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (23.53%) ISO 9000
4 2 (3.92%) ISO 9001
4 2 (3.92%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (1.96%) CODA