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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Management and Accreditation Documentation Set (RMADS)
Rank 142 123 113
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -10
Contract jobs citing RMADS 3 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.094% 0.16% 0.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 0.69% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 11
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£508 £550 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.72% +29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £530 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £602 £570 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £560 £425
% change year-on-year
-15.17% +31.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
829 580 645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.10% 23.31% 25.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 359 331
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £221 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 40 67
Average hourly rate £25.00 £18.75 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -41.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.93 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £35.00 £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.38 £17.93 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.48% -10.35%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 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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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
Bristol - 1 £390 - 1
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Avon - - - -
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RMADS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 14 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (60.00%) Risk Management
3 9 (45.00%) CISSP
3 9 (45.00%) DV Cleared
4 8 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (35.00%) CEH
5 7 (35.00%) CESG
5 7 (35.00%) SOA
5 7 (35.00%) ISO 9000
5 7 (35.00%) ITIL
5 7 (35.00%) JSP 440
5 7 (35.00%) OWASP
5 7 (35.00%) Information Assurance
5 7 (35.00%) IaaS
6 6 (30.00%) Security Architecture
6 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (30.00%) JSP
6 6 (30.00%) Manufacturing
6 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
7 5 (25.00%) Information Security
7 5 (25.00%) CESG CLAS
8 4 (20.00%) Internet
9 3 (15.00%) C
10 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
10 2 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (10.00%) IIS
11 1 (5.00%) MS Office
11 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
11 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management

RMADS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 6 (30.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Security Architect
1 7 (35.00%) Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) Information Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Security Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Lead Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Security Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Lead Security Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Security Advisor
4 2 (10.00%) CLAS Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Information Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Coordinator
5 1 (5.00%) Information Assurance Officer
5 1 (5.00%) CLAS Security Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Security Assurance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) CESG
2 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (25.00%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Risk Management
2 7 (35.00%) SOA
2 7 (35.00%) ITIL
2 7 (35.00%) OWASP
2 7 (35.00%) Information Assurance
3 6 (30.00%) Security Architecture
3 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (25.00%) Information Security
5 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
6 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.00%) Migration
6 1 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (45.00%) CISSP
2 9 (45.00%) DV Cleared
3 7 (35.00%) CEH
4 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (35.00%) ISO 9000
2 7 (35.00%) JSP 440