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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Management and Accreditation Documentation Set (RMADS)
Rank 572 562 532
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -30
Contract jobs citing RMADS 40 16 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.031% 0.073%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 0.099% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 11 23
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.13% +29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £550 £425
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +29.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £47.50

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
17154 16116 15213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.16% 31.59% 29.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 10993 10049 8875
Average daily rate £413 £401 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% -1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 673 674 844
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -1.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.85 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -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 27 November 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 22 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 27 November 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 +17 35 £500 -9.09% 12
London -6 12 £638 +15.90% 1
South East -14 12 £398 -27.72% 10
Berkshire +12 9 £386 -29.77% 8
South West - 9 £475 -
Reading +19 8 £386 -29.77% 1
City of London +20 4 £650 +3.79% 1
Gloucestershire - 4 - -
Hampshire -28 3 £538 - 1
Somerset - 2 £463 -
Devon - 2 £625 -
Plymouth - 2 £625 -
Gloucester - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £390 -
Cheltenham - - - -
Bath - - - -
Bracknell - - - - 3
Guildford - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Woking - - - -
Surrey - - - -
North West - - - -

RMADS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 86 (66.15%) Security Cleared
2 72 (55.38%) Risk Management
3 70 (53.85%) CESG
4 65 (50.00%) Information Assurance
5 58 (44.62%) CESG CLAS
6 55 (42.31%) SC Cleared
7 54 (41.54%) Information Security
8 52 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 37 (28.46%) CISSP
9 37 (28.46%) Security Architecture
10 30 (23.08%) JSP 440
11 25 (19.23%) Management Information System
12 24 (18.46%) ITIL
13 23 (17.69%) DV Cleared
14 22 (16.92%) Risk Assessment
15 18 (13.85%) SOA
15 18 (13.85%) Penetration Testing
16 16 (12.31%) JSP
17 15 (11.54%) IaaS
17 15 (11.54%) Technical Architecture
18 14 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
18 14 (10.77%) ISO 9000
18 14 (10.77%) Firewall
19 13 (10.00%) Active Directory
19 13 (10.00%) Configuration Management
19 13 (10.00%) Manufacturing
19 13 (10.00%) ISMS
20 12 (9.23%) CEH
20 12 (9.23%) Cisco
20 12 (9.23%) OWASP

RMADS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 5 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (2.31%) MS Office
2 1 (0.77%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.31%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.54%) IaaS
2 3 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.54%) SaaS
3 2 (1.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.77%) Firewall
2 9 (6.92%) DHCP
2 9 (6.92%) DNS
2 9 (6.92%) LDAP
2 9 (6.92%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (3.85%) Internet
4 3 (2.31%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (1.54%) Network Security
6 1 (0.77%) SAN
6 1 (0.77%) LAN
6 1 (0.77%) VoIP
6 1 (0.77%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.54%) Big Data
1 2 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.77%) IDOL
2 1 (0.77%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.77%) NoSQL
General
1 13 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 6 (4.62%) Law
3 4 (3.08%) Local Government
4 3 (2.31%) Finance
4 3 (2.31%) Legal
4 3 (2.31%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 37 (28.46%) Consultant
2 22 (16.92%) Architect
3 19 (14.62%) Coordinator
3 19 (14.62%) Security Consultant
4 18 (13.85%) CLAS Consultant
5 17 (13.08%) Security Architect
6 16 (12.31%) Security Advisor
7 7 (5.38%) Information Architect
7 7 (5.38%) Lead Architect
7 7 (5.38%) Lead Security Architect
8 6 (4.62%) Designer
8 6 (4.62%) Infrastructure Designer
8 6 (4.62%) Information Manager
8 6 (4.62%) Information Security Consultant
8 6 (4.62%) Analyst
9 5 (3.85%) Security Analyst
9 5 (3.85%) Information Assurance Manager
9 5 (3.85%) Information Assurance Consultant
10 4 (3.08%) Security Manager
10 4 (3.08%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.31%) JSP
2 8 (6.15%) Web Services
3 1 (0.77%) VML
Miscellaneous
1 70 (53.85%) CESG
2 58 (44.62%) CESG CLAS
3 25 (19.23%) Management Information System
4 9 (6.92%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.54%) Freedom of Information Act
5 2 (1.54%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.77%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.77%) PKI
6 1 (0.77%) Derivative
6 1 (0.77%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.77%) Wiki
6 1 (0.77%) User Experience
6 1 (0.77%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.77%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.77%) UNIX
1 1 (0.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (55.38%) Risk Management
2 65 (50.00%) Information Assurance
3 54 (41.54%) Information Security
4 37 (28.46%) Security Architecture
5 24 (18.46%) ITIL
6 22 (16.92%) Risk Assessment
7 18 (13.85%) SOA
7 18 (13.85%) Penetration Testing
8 15 (11.54%) Technical Architecture
9 14 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (10.00%) Configuration Management
10 13 (10.00%) ISMS
11 12 (9.23%) OWASP
11 12 (9.23%) Vulnerability Management
12 11 (8.46%) Incident Management
13 10 (7.69%) TOGAF
13 10 (7.69%) Service Management
14 9 (6.92%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (6.92%) ITIL V3
15 8 (6.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.31%) C
Qualifications
1 86 (66.15%) Security Cleared
2 55 (42.31%) SC Cleared
3 37 (28.46%) CISSP
4 23 (17.69%) DV Cleared
5 12 (9.23%) CEH
6 10 (7.69%) CISM
7 9 (6.92%) Degree
8 7 (5.38%) CISA
9 3 (2.31%) CISMP
10 1 (0.77%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.77%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (23.08%) JSP 440
3 14 (10.77%) ISO 9000
4 8 (6.15%) SLA
5 3 (2.31%) ISO 14001
5 3 (2.31%) ISO 9001
5 3 (2.31%) PCI DSS
6 2 (1.54%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 13 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (9.23%) Cisco
2 11 (8.46%) Juniper
3 2 (1.54%) Capita
3 2 (1.54%) Oracle
3 2 (1.54%) CheckPoint
4 1 (0.77%) HP
4 1 (0.77%) Citrix
4 1 (0.77%) Siebel
4 1 (0.77%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.77%) CA
4 1 (0.77%) TOWER Software
4 1 (0.77%) VMware
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