The table below looks at the prevalence of the term RMADS in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RMADS over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Management and Accreditation Documentation Set (RMADS)
Rank 542 553 547
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Contract jobs citing RMADS 73 16 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.031% 0.072%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.41% 0.097% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 11 27
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£525 £550 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £450 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £575 £550
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 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
17686 16532 16863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.79% 31.59% 30.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 11072 10326 9887
Average daily rate £413 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.32% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 726 669 833
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -16.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -15.76%

RMADS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RMADS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

RMADS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

RMADS
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RMADS within the UK.

RMADS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

RMADS
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RMADS within the UK over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

RMADS Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

RMADS
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RMADS within the UK.

RMADS Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

RMADS
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RMADS within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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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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
England +22 65 £523 -5.00% 6
London +44 35 £525 -4.54% 2
South West - 18 £500 -
City of London +24 10 £553 -3.82% 2
Somerset - 9 £500 -
South East -7 7 £538 -2.27% 1
Gloucestershire - 4 - -
Hampshire - 4 £538 -
Berkshire +14 3 £525 -4.54% 1
Reading +15 2 £525 -4.54%
North West -10 2 £510 - 1
Wiltshire - 2 £411 -
Plymouth - 2 £625 -
Devon - 2 £625 -
Swindon - 1 £418 -
Gloucester - 1 - -
Guildford - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Bath - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Woking - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
North East - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -

RMADS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 93 (60.39%) CESG
2 90 (58.44%) Security Cleared
3 82 (53.25%) Risk Management
4 79 (51.30%) CESG CLAS
5 62 (40.26%) Information Security
5 62 (40.26%) SC Cleared
6 60 (38.96%) Information Assurance
7 54 (35.06%) Security Architecture
8 48 (31.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 38 (24.68%) CISSP
10 36 (23.38%) Management Information System
11 32 (20.78%) JSP 440
12 27 (17.53%) ITIL
13 24 (15.58%) DV Cleared
14 20 (12.99%) Risk Assessment
15 19 (12.34%) Penetration Testing
16 18 (11.69%) SOA
17 16 (10.39%) Firewall
17 16 (10.39%) JSP
18 15 (9.74%) Data Security
18 15 (9.74%) Technical Architecture
18 15 (9.74%) IaaS
19 14 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
19 14 (9.09%) CEH
19 14 (9.09%) ISO 9000
19 14 (9.09%) Active Directory
20 13 (8.44%) Configuration Management
20 13 (8.44%) Cisco
20 13 (8.44%) Manufacturing
20 13 (8.44%) ISMS

RMADS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 4 (2.60%) IIS
2 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.95%) MS Office
2 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.95%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.74%) IaaS
2 3 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.30%) SaaS
3 2 (1.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.39%) Firewall
2 9 (5.84%) LDAP
2 9 (5.84%) DHCP
2 9 (5.84%) DNS
2 9 (5.84%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (3.25%) Internet
4 4 (2.60%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (2.60%) WAN
4 4 (2.60%) LAN
5 2 (1.30%) Network Security
5 2 (1.30%) SAN
5 2 (1.30%) VoIP
6 1 (0.65%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.79%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.95%) Big Data
3 2 (1.30%) IDOL
4 1 (0.65%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
General
1 13 (8.44%) Manufacturing
2 6 (3.90%) Law
3 5 (3.25%) Finance
4 4 (2.60%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.60%) Local Government
5 3 (1.95%) Legal
Job Titles
1 46 (29.87%) Consultant
2 29 (18.83%) Security Advisor
3 27 (17.53%) CLAS Consultant
4 24 (15.58%) Security Consultant
5 22 (14.29%) Architect
6 17 (11.04%) Security Architect
7 14 (9.09%) Coordinator
8 8 (5.19%) Analyst
9 7 (4.55%) CLAS Security Consultant
10 6 (3.90%) Lead Security Architect
10 6 (3.90%) Designer
10 6 (3.90%) Security Analyst
10 6 (3.90%) Information Security Consultant
10 6 (3.90%) Information Manager
10 6 (3.90%) Infrastructure Designer
10 6 (3.90%) Lead Architect
10 6 (3.90%) Information Architect
11 5 (3.25%) Security Manager
11 5 (3.25%) Information Assurance Manager
12 4 (2.60%) Information Assurance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.39%) JSP
2 9 (5.84%) Web Services
3 1 (0.65%) VML
Miscellaneous
1 93 (60.39%) CESG
2 79 (51.30%) CESG CLAS
3 36 (23.38%) Management Information System
4 10 (6.49%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.90%) Statistics
6 3 (1.95%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.30%) Freedom of Information Act
7 2 (1.30%) Open Source
7 2 (1.30%) PKI
7 2 (1.30%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.65%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.65%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.65%) Derivative
8 1 (0.65%) User Experience
8 1 (0.65%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.65%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.65%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.65%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.60%) Windows
2 3 (1.95%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (53.25%) Risk Management
2 62 (40.26%) Information Security
3 60 (38.96%) Information Assurance
4 54 (35.06%) Security Architecture
5 27 (17.53%) ITIL
6 20 (12.99%) Risk Assessment
7 19 (12.34%) Penetration Testing
8 18 (11.69%) SOA
9 15 (9.74%) Data Security
9 15 (9.74%) Technical Architecture
10 14 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
11 13 (8.44%) Configuration Management
11 13 (8.44%) ISMS
12 12 (7.79%) OWASP
12 12 (7.79%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (7.14%) Incident Management
13 11 (7.14%) ITIL V3
14 10 (6.49%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 10 (6.49%) TOGAF
14 10 (6.49%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.95%) C
2 1 (0.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 90 (58.44%) Security Cleared
2 62 (40.26%) SC Cleared
3 38 (24.68%) CISSP
4 24 (15.58%) DV Cleared
5 14 (9.09%) CEH
6 11 (7.14%) Degree
7 8 (5.19%) CISM
8 5 (3.25%) CISA
9 2 (1.30%) GIAC
9 2 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.30%) SSCP
9 2 (1.30%) CCSP
10 1 (0.65%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.65%) MBA
10 1 (0.65%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (31.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (20.78%) JSP 440
3 14 (9.09%) ISO 9000
4 8 (5.19%) SLA
5 3 (1.95%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.95%) ISO 14001
5 3 (1.95%) PCI DSS
6 2 (1.30%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 14 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 13 (8.44%) Cisco
2 11 (7.14%) Juniper
3 6 (3.90%) Oracle
4 4 (2.60%) HP
5 2 (1.30%) VMware
5 2 (1.30%) BT
5 2 (1.30%) Capita
5 2 (1.30%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.30%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.65%) Citrix
6 1 (0.65%) Siebel
6 1 (0.65%) CA
6 1 (0.65%) TOWER Software
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