The first 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the South West region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Management and Accreditation Documentation Set (RMADS)
Rank 113 97 119
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +22
Contract jobs citing RMADS 27 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.88% 0.61% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.51% 3.12% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 5 7
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£495 £410 £523
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.73% -21.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £407 £510
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £488 £523
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -6.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 - £16.00
Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
599 417 571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 19.60% 19.57% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 241 287
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £198 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 32 50
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -53.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.75 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+1.20% -19.35%
RMADS
England

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -5 20 £495 +22.22% 6
Wiltshire - 2 £538 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 1
Devon - - - -
RMADS
England

RMADS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 37 (82.22%) Risk Management
2 35 (77.78%) Security Cleared
3 32 (71.11%) Information Security
4 27 (60.00%) SC Cleared
4 27 (60.00%) Information Assurance
5 25 (55.56%) JSP 440
6 24 (53.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 19 (42.22%) CESG
8 18 (40.00%) JSP
9 17 (37.78%) Risk Assessment
10 16 (35.56%) Management Information System
10 16 (35.56%) CESG CLAS
11 12 (26.67%) Configuration Management
12 11 (24.44%) CISSP
13 10 (22.22%) DV Cleared
14 9 (20.00%) IaaS
14 9 (20.00%) ITIL
14 9 (20.00%) SOA
14 9 (20.00%) ISO 9000
14 9 (20.00%) Manufacturing
15 7 (15.56%) OWASP
15 7 (15.56%) Penetration Testing
15 7 (15.56%) CEH
16 6 (13.33%) Security Architecture
17 5 (11.11%) Internet
18 3 (6.67%) Web Services
18 3 (6.67%) C
18 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
18 3 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
19 2 (4.44%) SaaS

RMADS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.00%) IaaS
2 3 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (4.44%) SaaS
3 2 (4.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 9 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (35.56%) Consultant
2 14 (31.11%) Coordinator
3 11 (24.44%) CLAS Consultant
4 7 (15.56%) Architect
5 6 (13.33%) Security Architect
6 5 (11.11%) Security Consultant
6 5 (11.11%) Lead Architect
6 5 (11.11%) Lead Security Architect
7 4 (8.89%) Information Architect
8 2 (4.44%) Security Advisor
9 1 (2.22%) Security Assurance Manager
9 1 (2.22%) Mobility Specialist
9 1 (2.22%) Security Specialist
9 1 (2.22%) Security Manager
9 1 (2.22%) IT Security Specialist
9 1 (2.22%) Security Officer
9 1 (2.22%) Information Assurance Consultant
9 1 (2.22%) Information Assurance Leader
9 1 (2.22%) Information Assurance Officer
9 1 (2.22%) CLAS Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (40.00%) JSP
2 3 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (42.22%) CESG
2 16 (35.56%) CESG CLAS
2 16 (35.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.22%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Android
1 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (82.22%) Risk Management
2 32 (71.11%) Information Security
3 27 (60.00%) Information Assurance
4 17 (37.78%) Risk Assessment
5 12 (26.67%) Configuration Management
6 9 (20.00%) ITIL
6 9 (20.00%) SOA
7 7 (15.56%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (15.56%) OWASP
8 6 (13.33%) Security Architecture
9 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2
11 1 (2.22%) Service Management
11 1 (2.22%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (2.22%) Ethical Hacking
11 1 (2.22%) Programme Management
11 1 (2.22%) Load Balancing
11 1 (2.22%) Communications Security
11 1 (2.22%) Computer Security
11 1 (2.22%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 35 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 27 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 11 (24.44%) CISSP
4 10 (22.22%) DV Cleared
5 7 (15.56%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (55.56%) JSP 440
2 24 (53.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (20.00%) ISO 9000
4 2 (4.44%) ISO 9001
4 2 (4.44%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (2.22%) CODA
Taunton, Somerset
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £500 - £580 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 4 days ago
Taunton
DP Connect
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Somerset
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £495 per day
Posted: 23 days ago