The table below looks at the statistics for RMADS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RMADS over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Risk Management and Accreditation Documentation Set (RMADS)
Rank 597 598 561
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -37
Contract jobs citing RMADS 45 35 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.062% 0.12%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.91% 0.68% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 18 43
Median daily rate £500 £575 £590
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% -2.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £393 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £648 £802
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £550 £590
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Median hourly rate £72.50 £51.17 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.68% +42.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.50 £51.17 £30.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £73.70 £60.98 £41.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £72.50 £51.17 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+41.68% +42.15%

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

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4938 5153 5072
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.31% 9.20% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3167 3303 3135
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £577
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 186 214
Median hourly rate £28.50 £23.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.91% +9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.50 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.40 £41.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £24.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.15% +17.85%

RMADS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing RMADS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance 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 25 June 2016.

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 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RMADS within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +6 27 £500 +1.52% 8
Wales +27 17 £525 -10.72%
South East +15 16 £513 -6.81% 6
Newport +24 12 £500 -13.04%
South Wales +21 12 £500 -13.04%
Buckinghamshire - 11 £500 - 2
South West +7 9 £494 +32.01% 1
Milton Keynes - 8 £513 - 2
Gloucestershire +1 5 £438 -
Swansea - 4 £550 -
West Wales - 4 £550 -
Wiltshire - 3 £488 -
East of England +16 1 £325 -
Scotland - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £325 -
Bristol - 1 £645 - 1
Corsham - 1 £488 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -

RMADS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing RMADS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for RMADS.

1 90 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 74 (58.73%) CESG Certified Professional
3 68 (53.97%) Information Assurance
4 67 (53.17%) SC Cleared
5 66 (52.38%) CISSP
6 57 (45.24%) Risk Management
6 57 (45.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 48 (38.10%) Information Security
8 47 (37.30%) CLAS
9 42 (33.33%) CESG
10 32 (25.40%) Security Architecture
11 29 (23.02%) Management Information System
12 26 (20.63%) Internet
12 26 (20.63%) DV Cleared
13 25 (19.84%) JSP 440
14 24 (19.05%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 22 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
16 21 (16.67%) PKI
17 20 (15.87%) ISMS
18 19 (15.08%) Penetration Testing
19 17 (13.49%) CEH
20 16 (12.70%) Cryptography
20 16 (12.70%) Risk Assessment
20 16 (12.70%) CESG CLAS
20 16 (12.70%) CISM
21 15 (11.90%) Firewall
22 14 (11.11%) Windows
22 14 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
23 13 (10.32%) Microsoft
24 12 (9.52%) Network Architecture

RMADS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.97%) IIS
3 4 (3.17%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (3.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.79%) IaaS
1 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (20.63%) Internet
2 15 (11.90%) Firewall
3 12 (9.52%) IPsec
3 12 (9.52%) VPN
4 9 (7.14%) SMTP
5 8 (6.35%) FTP
5 8 (6.35%) SSH
6 4 (3.17%) Wireless
7 2 (1.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (3.17%) Finance
1 4 (3.17%) Legal
2 3 (2.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.79%) Law
Job Titles
1 51 (40.48%) Consultant
2 32 (25.40%) Security Consultant
3 28 (22.22%) Architect
4 27 (21.43%) Security Architect
5 18 (14.29%) Security Advisor
6 17 (13.49%) Information Assurance Consultant
7 14 (11.11%) Information Security Consultant
8 13 (10.32%) CLAS Consultant
9 8 (6.35%) Information Assurance Practitioner
10 7 (5.56%) IT Consultant
10 7 (5.56%) IT Security Consultant
11 6 (4.76%) CLAS Security Consultant
12 5 (3.97%) CISSP Architect
12 5 (3.97%) CISSP Consultant
12 5 (3.97%) CLAS Security Advisor
13 4 (3.17%) Information Manager
13 4 (3.17%) Information Security Architect
13 4 (3.17%) Information Security Manager
13 4 (3.17%) Information Specialist
13 4 (3.17%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.59%) Web Services
2 1 (0.79%) Middleware
2 1 (0.79%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 42 (33.33%) CESG
2 29 (23.02%) Management Information System
3 21 (16.67%) PKI
4 16 (12.70%) CESG CLAS
4 16 (12.70%) Cryptography
5 9 (7.14%) Client/Server
6 5 (3.97%) Algorithms
7 4 (3.17%) SCADA
7 4 (3.17%) Statistics
8 2 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.59%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.79%) Cybercrime
9 1 (0.79%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.79%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.79%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.79%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.79%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.79%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.79%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.11%) Windows
2 12 (9.52%) Unix
3 9 (7.14%) Windows Vista
4 6 (4.76%) Linux
5 4 (3.17%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (53.97%) Information Assurance
2 57 (45.24%) Risk Management
3 48 (38.10%) Information Security
4 32 (25.40%) Security Architecture
5 22 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (15.87%) ISMS
7 19 (15.08%) Penetration Testing
8 16 (12.70%) Risk Assessment
9 14 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
10 12 (9.52%) Network Architecture
10 12 (9.52%) Security Testing
11 11 (8.73%) Data Protection
12 9 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
12 9 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
13 8 (6.35%) OWASP
13 8 (6.35%) Patch Management
13 8 (6.35%) SABSA
13 8 (6.35%) Scrum
14 7 (5.56%) Business Continuity
14 7 (5.56%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.56%) C
2 1 (0.79%) Java
2 1 (0.79%) MATLAB
2 1 (0.79%) Python
2 1 (0.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 90 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 74 (58.73%) CESG Certified Professional
3 67 (53.17%) SC Cleared
4 66 (52.38%) CISSP
5 47 (37.30%) CLAS
6 26 (20.63%) DV Cleared
7 17 (13.49%) CEH
8 16 (12.70%) CISM
9 9 (7.14%) ISSAP
10 6 (4.76%) Degree
10 6 (4.76%) IISP
11 4 (3.17%) GCIA
11 4 (3.17%) GCIH
11 4 (3.17%) GIAC
11 4 (3.17%) GSEC
12 2 (1.59%) CISA
12 2 (1.59%) CITP
12 2 (1.59%) DBS Check
12 2 (1.59%) ISEB
12 2 (1.59%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (45.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (19.84%) JSP 440
3 24 (19.05%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 6 (4.76%) PCI DSS
5 3 (2.38%) HMG Infosec
5 3 (2.38%) ISO27005
6 2 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (1.59%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.79%) GPG13
7 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.35%) Active Directory
1 8 (6.35%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 13 (10.32%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.14%) Citrix
2 9 (7.14%) Oracle
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