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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Management and Accreditation Documentation Set (RMADS)
Rank 111 110 129
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +19
Contract jobs citing RMADS 32 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.97% 0.090% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.92% 0.40% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 2 6
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£495 £513 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.41% -6.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £550 £500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.00 - £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
816 500 718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.77% 22.52% 22.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 518 311 415
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 35 56
Average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -55.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.75 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.60 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -36.36%

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 15 September 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 15 September 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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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 - 24 £495 -
Wiltshire - 2 £411 -
Gloucestershire - 2 - -
Devon - - - -
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RMADS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 41 (82.00%) Risk Management
2 38 (76.00%) Security Cleared
3 33 (66.00%) Information Security
4 29 (58.00%) Information Assurance
5 27 (54.00%) JSP 440
5 27 (54.00%) SC Cleared
6 26 (52.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 20 (40.00%) Management Information System
7 20 (40.00%) JSP
8 18 (36.00%) CESG
9 17 (34.00%) Risk Assessment
10 15 (30.00%) CISSP
10 15 (30.00%) CESG CLAS
11 13 (26.00%) Configuration Management
11 13 (26.00%) DV Cleared
12 12 (24.00%) IaaS
12 12 (24.00%) Manufacturing
12 12 (24.00%) ITIL
12 12 (24.00%) SOA
12 12 (24.00%) ISO 9000
13 10 (20.00%) OWASP
13 10 (20.00%) CEH
14 7 (14.00%) Penetration Testing
14 7 (14.00%) Security Architecture
14 7 (14.00%) Internet
14 7 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
15 5 (10.00%) C
16 3 (6.00%) Web Services
16 3 (6.00%) Cloud Computing
17 2 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection

RMADS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 2 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 12 (24.00%) IaaS
2 3 (6.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (4.00%) SaaS
3 2 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.00%) Internet
2 2 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.00%) Firewall
General
1 12 (24.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (32.00%) Coordinator
2 15 (30.00%) Consultant
3 11 (22.00%) CLAS Consultant
4 9 (18.00%) Architect
5 8 (16.00%) Security Architect
6 5 (10.00%) Information Architect
6 5 (10.00%) Lead Architect
6 5 (10.00%) Lead Security Architect
7 4 (8.00%) Security Consultant
8 2 (4.00%) Security Manager
8 2 (4.00%) Information Assurance Officer
8 2 (4.00%) Security Assurance Manager
8 2 (4.00%) Security Advisor
9 1 (2.00%) CLAS Security Consultant
9 1 (2.00%) Information Security Architect
9 1 (2.00%) Information Assurance Leader
9 1 (2.00%) IT Security Specialist
9 1 (2.00%) Security Officer
9 1 (2.00%) Information Assurance Consultant
9 1 (2.00%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (40.00%) JSP
2 3 (6.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 18 (36.00%) CESG
3 15 (30.00%) CESG CLAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (82.00%) Risk Management
2 33 (66.00%) Information Security
3 29 (58.00%) Information Assurance
4 17 (34.00%) Risk Assessment
5 13 (26.00%) Configuration Management
6 12 (24.00%) ITIL
6 12 (24.00%) SOA
7 10 (20.00%) OWASP
8 7 (14.00%) Security Architecture
8 7 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (14.00%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2
9 2 (4.00%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (4.00%) Line Management
10 1 (2.00%) Cyber Security
10 1 (2.00%) Service Management
10 1 (2.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (2.00%) Load Balancing
10 1 (2.00%) Communications Security
10 1 (2.00%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 38 (76.00%) Security Cleared
2 27 (54.00%) SC Cleared
3 15 (30.00%) CISSP
4 13 (26.00%) DV Cleared
5 10 (20.00%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (54.00%) JSP 440
2 26 (52.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (24.00%) ISO 9000
4 2 (4.00%) ISO 9001
4 2 (4.00%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Nessus