The first 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 11 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.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Management and Accreditation Documentation Set (RMADS)
Rank 500 523 549
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +26
Contract jobs citing RMADS 80 47 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.094% 0.063%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.60% 0.35% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 20 21
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£540 £499 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.21% -4.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £403 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £782 £566 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £450 £520
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £43.00 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 - £16.00
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13249 13488 13997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.15% 26.91% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8069 8135 8093
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £601
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 531 609 717
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.42 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -18.00%

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 11 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RMADS within the UK over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

RMADS Hourly Rate Histogram 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 11 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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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 +23 75 £540 +8.21% 15
South West -15 24 £520 +26.82% 4
North West +14 22 £770 +71.11% 2
Somerset -10 16 £520 +28.39% 3
West Midlands -5 11 £600 +9.09%
London -6 9 £560 +6.66% 3
South East -14 8 £500 +14.28% 5
Birmingham -3 4 £600 +9.09%
City of London +23 3 £400 -15.43% 2
Wiltshire - 2 £538 -
Cumbria - 2 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 £625 -
East of England - 1 - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - -
Barrow-in-Furness - - - - 1
Devon - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Guildford - - - - 1
Leeds - - - -
Newbury - - - - 1
Plymouth - - - -
Reading - - - -
Slough - - - -
Stevenage - - - -

RMADS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 68 (58.12%) CESG
2 67 (57.26%) Risk Management
3 57 (48.72%) Security Cleared
4 56 (47.86%) Information Security
5 53 (45.30%) CESG CLAS
6 48 (41.03%) Information Assurance
7 45 (38.46%) SC Cleared
8 39 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 37 (31.62%) Security Architecture
10 32 (27.35%) Management Information System
11 28 (23.93%) JSP 440
12 19 (16.24%) Risk Assessment
13 18 (15.38%) CISSP
14 15 (12.82%) Data Security
14 15 (12.82%) ITIL
15 12 (10.26%) SOA
16 11 (9.40%) Data Warehouse
16 11 (9.40%) JSP
16 11 (9.40%) Business Continuity
17 10 (8.55%) Security Management
18 9 (7.69%) Web Services
18 9 (7.69%) DV Cleared
19 8 (6.84%) Degree
19 8 (6.84%) Windows
19 8 (6.84%) Finance
19 8 (6.84%) IaaS
20 7 (5.98%) Manufacturing
20 7 (5.98%) Internet
20 7 (5.98%) LAN
20 7 (5.98%) ISO 9000

RMADS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 6 (5.13%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (0.85%) IIS
2 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.84%) IaaS
2 3 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.71%) SaaS
3 2 (1.71%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.98%) LAN
1 7 (5.98%) Internet
2 4 (3.42%) Firewall
2 4 (3.42%) WAN
3 2 (1.71%) VoIP
3 2 (1.71%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (1.71%) SAN
4 1 (0.85%) Network Security
4 1 (0.85%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.40%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.56%) Big Data
3 2 (1.71%) IDOL
4 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
General
1 8 (6.84%) Finance
2 7 (5.98%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.27%) Law
4 4 (3.42%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.71%) Local Government
6 1 (0.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 54 (46.15%) Consultant
2 36 (30.77%) CLAS Consultant
3 17 (14.53%) Security Advisor
4 16 (13.68%) Security Consultant
5 12 (10.26%) Architect
6 7 (5.98%) Coordinator
6 7 (5.98%) Security Architect
6 7 (5.98%) Information Assurance Consultant
7 5 (4.27%) Security Officer
7 5 (4.27%) CLAS Security Consultant
8 4 (3.42%) Lead Security Architect
8 4 (3.42%) Lead Architect
8 4 (3.42%) Information Security Consultant
8 4 (3.42%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.42%) IT Consultant
9 3 (2.56%) Analyst
9 3 (2.56%) Information Architect
9 3 (2.56%) Systems Manager
9 3 (2.56%) IT Security Consultant
9 3 (2.56%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.40%) JSP
2 9 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 68 (58.12%) CESG
2 53 (45.30%) CESG CLAS
3 32 (27.35%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.13%) Statistics
5 5 (4.27%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.71%) Open Source
8 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.85%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.85%) iPhone
8 1 (0.85%) Tandem
8 1 (0.85%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.84%) Windows
2 4 (3.42%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.71%) UNIX
4 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.85%) Android
4 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (57.26%) Risk Management
2 56 (47.86%) Information Security
3 48 (41.03%) Information Assurance
4 37 (31.62%) Security Architecture
5 19 (16.24%) Risk Assessment
6 15 (12.82%) Data Security
6 15 (12.82%) ITIL
7 12 (10.26%) SOA
8 11 (9.40%) Business Continuity
9 10 (8.55%) Security Management
10 7 (5.98%) Document Management
10 7 (5.98%) Security Testing
11 6 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (5.13%) ETL
11 6 (5.13%) Risk Analysis
11 6 (5.13%) OWASP
12 5 (4.27%) Configuration Management
13 4 (3.42%) Migration
13 4 (3.42%) Disaster Recovery
13 4 (3.42%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.71%) C
2 1 (0.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (48.72%) Security Cleared
2 45 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 18 (15.38%) CISSP
4 9 (7.69%) DV Cleared
5 8 (6.84%) Degree
6 7 (5.98%) CEH
7 5 (4.27%) CISM
8 3 (2.56%) CISA
9 2 (1.71%) GIAC
9 2 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.71%) SSCP
9 2 (1.71%) CCSP
10 1 (0.85%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.85%) MBA
10 1 (0.85%) CRISC
10 1 (0.85%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (23.93%) JSP 440
3 7 (5.98%) ISO 9000
4 4 (3.42%) SLA
5 2 (1.71%) ISO 14001
5 2 (1.71%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.85%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (1.71%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (3.42%) Oracle
1 4 (3.42%) Microsoft
1 4 (3.42%) HP
2 2 (1.71%) Cisco
2 2 (1.71%) BT
2 2 (1.71%) VMware
3 1 (0.85%) ION Trading
3 1 (0.85%) TOWER Software
3 1 (0.85%) CODA
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Taunton
DP Connect
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Somerset
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £495 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Somerset
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £540 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Blackpool
DP Connect
Rate: £640 - £850 per day
Posted: 27 days ago