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 27 September 2016 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Risk Management and Accreditation Documentation Set (RMADS)
Rank 133 144 114
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -30
Contract jobs citing RMADS 11 7 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.39% 0.21% 0.96%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.54% 2.21% 7.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 27
Median daily rate £350 £448 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.78% -9.59%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £448 £500
% change year-on-year
+11.73% -10.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £84.05 £60.87 £43.00
% change year-on-year
+38.07% +41.55%
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England

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
311 317 438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.97% 9.72% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 208 308
Median daily rate £388 £410 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.48% -6.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £512 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 20
Median hourly rate £28.15 £30.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.16% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £22.50 £17.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

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
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 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RMADS within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Devon - 7 £350 -
Bristol -1 2 £395 -11.73%
Somerset - 1 - -
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RMADS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 19 (90.48%) Security Cleared
2 17 (80.95%) DV Cleared
3 14 (66.67%) JSP 440
4 12 (57.14%) CESG
5 10 (47.62%) Information Assurance
5 10 (47.62%) CESG Certified Professional
6 9 (42.86%) Information Security
7 7 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (33.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 7 (33.33%) CISSP
8 6 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
8 6 (28.57%) CLAS
9 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
9 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
10 4 (19.05%) Risk Management
10 4 (19.05%) C
10 4 (19.05%) HMG Infosec
10 4 (19.05%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (19.05%) IISP
11 3 (14.29%) Algorithms
11 3 (14.29%) ISMS
11 3 (14.29%) IIS
11 3 (14.29%) Firewall
11 3 (14.29%) Internet
11 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
12 2 (9.52%) Information Security Management
12 2 (9.52%) Security Management
12 2 (9.52%) CESG CLAS
12 2 (9.52%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (9.52%) Security Architecture

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (14.29%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Firewall
1 3 (14.29%) Internet
General
1 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Consultant
2 5 (23.81%) Coordinator
2 5 (23.81%) Security Assurance Coordinator
2 5 (23.81%) Security Consultant
3 4 (19.05%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Information Assurance Practitioner
5 2 (9.52%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Security Advisor
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) CLAS Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) CLAS Security Advisor
6 1 (4.76%) Information Assurance Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Information Security Advisor
6 1 (4.76%) Information Security Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Information Security Manager
6 1 (4.76%) IT Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Network Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Security Assurance Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 12 (57.14%) CESG
2 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
3 3 (14.29%) Algorithms
4 2 (9.52%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.76%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Information Assurance
2 9 (42.86%) Information Security
3 6 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (19.05%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (19.05%) Risk Management
5 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 3 (14.29%) ISMS
6 2 (9.52%) Information Security Management
6 2 (9.52%) Security Architecture
6 2 (9.52%) Security Management
7 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
7 1 (4.76%) Digital Forensics
7 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.76%) Project Management
7 1 (4.76%) Protective Monitoring
7 1 (4.76%) QMS
7 1 (4.76%) Quality Management
7 1 (4.76%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) Security Operations
7 1 (4.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (90.48%) Security Cleared
2 17 (80.95%) DV Cleared
3 10 (47.62%) CESG Certified Professional
4 7 (33.33%) CISSP
5 6 (28.57%) CLAS
6 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
7 4 (19.05%) IISP
8 2 (9.52%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (4.76%) CEH
9 1 (4.76%) CISA
9 1 (4.76%) CISM
9 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (66.67%) JSP 440
2 7 (33.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 7 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (19.05%) HMG Infosec
4 1 (4.76%) ISO 14001
4 1 (4.76%) ISO 9001