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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Risk Management and Accreditation Documentation Set (RMADS)
Rank 599 619 555
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -64
Contract jobs citing RMADS 50 51 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.088% 0.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.99% 0.91% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 22 76
Median daily rate £500 £470 £512
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% -8.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £855 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 2
Median hourly rate £84.05 £60.87 £49.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.07% +24.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £82.81 £51.44 £44.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £85.28 £60.98 £53.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £84.05 £60.87 £49.00
% change year-on-year
+38.07% +24.22%

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
5045 5593 5438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.54% 9.65% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3251 3427 3396
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £376
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +9.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 236 241
Median hourly rate £27.60 £25.12 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.87% +25.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £48.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.41 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +50.00%

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 September 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 28 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 September 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 +28 50 £500 +6.38% 4
London +11 18 £483 -18.22%
South East +22 17 £525 +20.00% 3
South West +20 12 £373 -16.75% 1
Croydon - 12 £470 -
Buckinghamshire - 11 £525 -
Milton Keynes - 10 £525 -
Exeter - 7 £350 -
Devon - 7 £350 -
North West +14 2 - -
Bristol +1 2 £395 -11.73%
Barrow-in-Furness - 2 - -
Cumbria - 2 - -
East of England +13 1 £288 -64.06%
Hampshire -2 1 £475 +8.57% 2
Tyne and Wear - 1 £500 -
North East - 1 £500 -
Wiltshire - 1 £600 - 1
West Sussex - 1 £475 -
Somerset - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £288 -
Berkshire - 1 £600 -
Taunton - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 £600 - 1
Reading - 1 £600 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £500 -
Chichester - 1 £475 -
Cambridge - 1 £288 -

RMADS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 76 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 57 (60.00%) CESG Certified Professional
3 55 (57.89%) SC Cleared
4 48 (50.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 48 (50.53%) CISSP
5 45 (47.37%) Information Assurance
6 44 (46.32%) Risk Management
7 43 (45.26%) CESG
8 33 (34.74%) Management Information System
9 30 (31.58%) DV Cleared
10 26 (27.37%) Patch Management
11 24 (25.26%) Cybersecurity
12 22 (23.16%) CLAS
12 22 (23.16%) Internet
12 22 (23.16%) ISMS
13 21 (22.11%) Cryptography
14 20 (21.05%) Risk Assessment
14 20 (21.05%) Information Security
15 19 (20.00%) Firewall
15 19 (20.00%) JSP 440
16 18 (18.95%) IPsec
16 18 (18.95%) Kalman Filter
17 17 (17.89%) Security Architecture
18 16 (16.84%) vSphere
18 16 (16.84%) SIEM
18 16 (16.84%) PCI DSS
18 16 (16.84%) VMware Infrastructure
18 16 (16.84%) Cisco ASA
18 16 (16.84%) Nessus
18 16 (16.84%) Windows

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 14 (14.74%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.21%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (6.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) IaaS
1 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (23.16%) Internet
2 19 (20.00%) Firewall
3 18 (18.95%) IPsec
4 16 (16.84%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (16.84%) LAN
4 16 (16.84%) TCP/IP
4 16 (16.84%) WAN
5 15 (15.79%) SMTP
6 13 (13.68%) Intrusion Detection
7 11 (11.58%) FTP
7 11 (11.58%) SSH
8 6 (6.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.79%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (2.11%) Finance
1 2 (2.11%) Legal
2 1 (1.05%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (26.32%) Consultant
2 17 (17.89%) Security Consultant
3 15 (15.79%) Security Advisor
4 13 (13.68%) Architect
4 13 (13.68%) Security Architect
5 11 (11.58%) Security Manager
6 9 (9.47%) Information Assurance Leader
7 8 (8.42%) Information Security Consultant
8 7 (7.37%) CLAS Consultant
8 7 (7.37%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 5 (5.26%) Coordinator
9 5 (5.26%) Information Assurance Consultant
9 5 (5.26%) Information Assurance Practitioner
9 5 (5.26%) Operational Security Manager
9 5 (5.26%) Security Assurance Coordinator
9 5 (5.26%) Security Operations Manager
10 4 (4.21%) CISSP Consultant
11 3 (3.16%) CISSP Architect
11 3 (3.16%) Information Security Manager
11 3 (3.16%) IT Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 43 (45.26%) CESG
2 33 (34.74%) Management Information System
3 21 (22.11%) Cryptography
4 15 (15.79%) Client/Server
5 9 (9.47%) CESG CLAS
6 7 (7.37%) PKI
7 3 (3.16%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.05%) BYOD
8 1 (1.05%) Cybercrime
8 1 (1.05%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.05%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.05%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (1.05%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.84%) Windows
2 14 (14.74%) Windows Vista
3 12 (12.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (47.37%) Information Assurance
2 44 (46.32%) Risk Management
3 26 (27.37%) Patch Management
4 24 (25.26%) Cybersecurity
5 22 (23.16%) ISMS
6 20 (21.05%) Information Security
6 20 (21.05%) Risk Assessment
7 18 (18.95%) Kalman Filter
8 17 (17.89%) Security Architecture
9 16 (16.84%) Identity Access Management
9 16 (16.84%) Security Operations
9 16 (16.84%) SIEM
10 15 (15.79%) Network Architecture
11 13 (13.68%) Vulnerability Management
12 12 (12.63%) OWASP
13 11 (11.58%) Ethical Hacking
14 10 (10.53%) Fuzz Testing
14 10 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
15 9 (9.47%) Agile Software Development
16 5 (5.26%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.21%) C
Qualifications
1 76 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 57 (60.00%) CESG Certified Professional
3 55 (57.89%) SC Cleared
4 48 (50.53%) CISSP
5 30 (31.58%) DV Cleared
6 22 (23.16%) CLAS
7 12 (12.63%) CEH
8 9 (9.47%) BPSS Clearance
9 7 (7.37%) BC Cleared
9 7 (7.37%) CISM
10 5 (5.26%) IISP
11 2 (2.11%) Degree
12 1 (1.05%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (50.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (20.00%) JSP 440
3 16 (16.84%) PCI DSS
4 13 (13.68%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 4 (4.21%) HMG Infosec
6 1 (1.05%) COBIT
6 1 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (1.05%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (1.05%) ISO 14001
6 1 (1.05%) ISO 9001
6 1 (1.05%) ISO27002
System Software
1 16 (16.84%) VMware Infrastructure
1 16 (16.84%) vSphere
2 11 (11.58%) Active Directory
2 11 (11.58%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 16 (16.84%) Nessus
1 16 (16.84%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 16 (16.84%) AlienVault
1 16 (16.84%) Cisco
1 16 (16.84%) Microsoft
1 16 (16.84%) VMware
2 15 (15.79%) Citrix
2 15 (15.79%) Oracle
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