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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Management and Accreditation Documentation Set (RMADS)
Rank 126 - 135
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RMADS 18 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.53% - 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.16% - 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 3
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£500 - £525
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 - £485
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 - £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £529 £538 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.62% +48.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 - £47.50
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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
835 498 697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.73% 23.48% 23.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 300 390
Average daily rate £375 £338 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £221 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 42 56
Average hourly rate £35.50 £18.65 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.34% -52.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.73 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £30.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -15.76%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 - 9 £500 -
Gloucestershire - 4 - -
Devon - 2 £625 -
Wiltshire - 2 £411 -
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RMADS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 31 (73.81%) Risk Management
2 30 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 19 (45.24%) Information Assurance
3 19 (45.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (45.24%) JSP 440
4 18 (42.86%) Information Security
5 17 (40.48%) DV Cleared
6 16 (38.10%) SC Cleared
6 16 (38.10%) Management Information System
6 16 (38.10%) CISSP
7 15 (35.71%) JSP
8 14 (33.33%) ITIL
8 14 (33.33%) SOA
8 14 (33.33%) ISO 9000
8 14 (33.33%) CESG
8 14 (33.33%) IaaS
9 13 (30.95%) Risk Assessment
9 13 (30.95%) Manufacturing
10 12 (28.57%) Configuration Management
10 12 (28.57%) CEH
10 12 (28.57%) OWASP
11 11 (26.19%) CESG CLAS
12 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (19.05%) Security Architecture
14 7 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
15 5 (11.90%) Internet
16 3 (7.14%) Web Services
16 3 (7.14%) C
16 3 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
17 2 (4.76%) Line Management

RMADS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 14 (33.33%) IaaS
2 3 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (4.76%) SaaS
3 2 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) Internet
2 2 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.38%) Firewall
General
1 13 (30.95%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Coordinator
2 11 (26.19%) Architect
3 10 (23.81%) Security Architect
4 8 (19.05%) Consultant
5 6 (14.29%) Lead Architect
5 6 (14.29%) Lead Security Architect
5 6 (14.29%) Information Architect
6 5 (11.90%) Security Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) Security Advisor
7 3 (7.14%) CLAS Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) Information Assurance Officer
8 2 (4.76%) Security Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Security Assurance Manager
9 1 (2.38%) Information Security Architect
9 1 (2.38%) CLAS Security Consultant
9 1 (2.38%) Information Assurance Leader
9 1 (2.38%) Information Assurance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (35.71%) JSP
2 3 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (38.10%) Management Information System
2 14 (33.33%) CESG
3 11 (26.19%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (2.38%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (73.81%) Risk Management
2 19 (45.24%) Information Assurance
3 18 (42.86%) Information Security
4 14 (33.33%) ITIL
4 14 (33.33%) SOA
5 13 (30.95%) Risk Assessment
6 12 (28.57%) Configuration Management
6 12 (28.57%) OWASP
7 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (19.05%) Security Architecture
9 7 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (4.76%) Line Management
10 2 (4.76%) Vulnerability Management
10 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2
11 1 (2.38%) Ethical Hacking
11 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (2.38%) Programme Management
11 1 (2.38%) Service Management
11 1 (2.38%) Cyber Security
11 1 (2.38%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 17 (40.48%) DV Cleared
3 16 (38.10%) SC Cleared
3 16 (38.10%) CISSP
4 12 (28.57%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (45.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 19 (45.24%) JSP 440
2 14 (33.33%) ISO 9000
3 2 (4.76%) ISO 9001
3 2 (4.76%) ISO 14001