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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Management and Accreditation Documentation Set (RMADS)
Rank 597 510 539
Rank change year-on-year
-87 +29
Contract jobs citing RMADS 25 90 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.16% 0.072%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.51% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 68 17
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£800 £525 £473
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.38% +10.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £445 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £855 £767 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £828 £525 £525
% change year-on-year
+57.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Average hourly rate £51.17 £43.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.17 £43.00 -
% change year-on-year
+19.00% -

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
18011 17485 16779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.63% 32.00% 32.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 11335 10583 9950
Average daily rate £420 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £612 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 683 672 720
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £21.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -4.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

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 4 August 2015.

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 15 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 4 August 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
England -82 19 £800 +52.38% 5
North West -41 7 £855 +11.03%
Liverpool - 7 £855 -
Merseyside - 7 £855 -
London -9 4 £590 +12.38% 2
South East -28 4 - - 2
South West -30 3 £448 -9.59% 1
Hampshire -7 2 - -
Bristol - 2 £448 -
Gloucestershire -4 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 £800 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £800 -
Cheltenham - 1 - - 1
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Essex - 1 £800 -

RMADS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 48 (61.54%) Risk Management
2 40 (51.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 40 (51.28%) Security Cleared
3 35 (44.87%) Information Assurance
4 33 (42.31%) Information Security
5 31 (39.74%) CISSP
5 31 (39.74%) SC Cleared
6 28 (35.90%) CESG
7 20 (25.64%) Management Information System
7 20 (25.64%) ISMS
8 19 (24.36%) JSP 440
8 19 (24.36%) CESG CLAS
9 17 (21.79%) Security Architecture
10 13 (16.67%) JSP
11 12 (15.38%) Programme Management
12 11 (14.10%) CISM
13 10 (12.82%) Risk Assessment
14 9 (11.54%) Network Architecture
14 9 (11.54%) Data Protection
14 9 (11.54%) Firewall
14 9 (11.54%) Finance
15 8 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (10.26%) Migration
15 8 (10.26%) PRINCE2
16 7 (8.97%) Security Management
16 7 (8.97%) Service Delivery
16 7 (8.97%) DV Cleared
16 7 (8.97%) Data Protection Act
17 6 (7.69%) Practice Management
17 6 (7.69%) Internet

RMADS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 (5.13%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.56%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.56%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Summit
1 1 (1.28%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.54%) Firewall
2 6 (7.69%) Internet
3 4 (5.13%) VPN
4 3 (3.85%) DNS
5 2 (2.56%) LDAP
5 2 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.28%) LTE
6 1 (1.28%) MVNO
6 1 (1.28%) LAN
6 1 (1.28%) 3GPP
6 1 (1.28%) WAN
6 1 (1.28%) DHCP
6 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.28%) TETRA
6 1 (1.28%) Cisco IOS
General
1 9 (11.54%) Finance
2 3 (3.85%) Legal
3 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (23.08%) Consultant
2 17 (21.79%) Architect
3 16 (20.51%) Security Architect
4 13 (16.67%) Security Manager
5 11 (14.10%) Information Security Manager
5 11 (14.10%) Information Manager
6 10 (12.82%) CLAS Consultant
6 10 (12.82%) Security Officer
7 8 (10.26%) Security Advisor
7 8 (10.26%) Chief Security Officer
8 6 (7.69%) Security Consultant
8 6 (7.69%) Coordinator
8 6 (7.69%) Senior Manager
9 5 (6.41%) Chief Information Officer
9 5 (6.41%) Chief Information Security Officer
9 5 (6.41%) Information Security Officer
9 5 (6.41%) Senior Information Security Officer
10 4 (5.13%) Information Assurance Consultant
10 4 (5.13%) Analyst
10 4 (5.13%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.67%) JSP
2 3 (3.85%) Web Services
3 1 (1.28%) .NET
3 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 28 (35.90%) CESG
2 20 (25.64%) Management Information System
3 19 (24.36%) CESG CLAS
4 7 (8.97%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (6.41%) PKI
6 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.56%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.28%) BYOD
7 1 (1.28%) Frameworx
7 1 (1.28%) Cryptography
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (61.54%) Risk Management
2 35 (44.87%) Information Assurance
3 33 (42.31%) Information Security
4 20 (25.64%) ISMS
5 17 (21.79%) Security Architecture
6 12 (15.38%) Programme Management
7 10 (12.82%) Risk Assessment
8 9 (11.54%) Network Architecture
8 9 (11.54%) Data Protection
9 8 (10.26%) Migration
9 8 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (10.26%) PRINCE2
10 7 (8.97%) Service Delivery
10 7 (8.97%) Security Management
11 6 (7.69%) Practice Management
12 5 (6.41%) ITIL
12 5 (6.41%) GAP Analysis
12 5 (6.41%) Security Testing
13 4 (5.13%) CRAMM
13 4 (5.13%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 40 (51.28%) Security Cleared
2 31 (39.74%) CISSP
2 31 (39.74%) SC Cleared
3 11 (14.10%) CISM
4 7 (8.97%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.56%) Degree
6 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.28%) MBA
6 1 (1.28%) CISMP
6 1 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.28%) CISA
6 1 (1.28%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (51.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (24.36%) JSP 440
3 3 (3.85%) CESG Infosec
4 1 (1.28%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.28%) SLA
4 1 (1.28%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (2.56%) Cisco
1 2 (2.56%) Juniper
1 2 (2.56%) Remedy
2 1 (1.28%) BMC
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