The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for RMADS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RMADS over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Risk Management and Accreditation Documentation Set (RMADS)
London / City of London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 160 - 201
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing RMADS 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.092% - 0.017%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.61% - 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £625 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £490 £500 £550
% change year-on-year -2.00% -9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.75 £72.50 £51.17
% change year-on-year -31.37% +41.68%  

RMADS is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 488 386 651
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 14.90% 11.62% 11.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 308 498
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 7
Median hourly rate £15.00 £85.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -82.45% +256.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.02 £85.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.00 £85.50 £63.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year -10.71% +13.13%  

RMADS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing RMADS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for RMADS in the City of London

RMADS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing RMADS in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for RMADS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for RMADS.

1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) CISM
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 3 (100.00%) ISSMP
1 3 (100.00%) MBCS
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 3 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) ISACA
1 3 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (100.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 3 (100.00%) CLAS
1 3 (100.00%) Security Auditing
1 3 (100.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor

RMADS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) CLAS Consultant
1 3 (100.00%) CLAS Security Consultant
1 3 (100.00%) Consultant
1 3 (100.00%) Security Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 3 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) Security Auditing
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 3 (100.00%) CISM
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) CLAS
1 3 (100.00%) ISACA
1 3 (100.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
1 3 (100.00%) ISSMP
1 3 (100.00%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001