The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Risk Management and Accreditation Documentation Set (RMADS)
UK / England
Rank 547 544 569
Rank change year-on-year -3 +25  
Contract jobs citing RMADS 19 71 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.046% 0.14% 0.071%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.39% 1.32% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 36 21
Median daily rate £550 £480 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.58% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £408 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £760 £655 £797
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +22.22% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Median hourly rate £60.87 £85.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.38% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.87 £60.98 -
% change year-on-year -0.18% -  

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 England with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 4841 5392 5849
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 11.68% 10.99% 11.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3199 3489 3584
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £599 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 183 168
Median hourly rate £19.00 £37.50 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.33% +40.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.05 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £61.00 £50.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.90 £41.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -51.46% +41.37%  

RMADS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

RMADS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RMADS in England

RMADS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RMADS in England over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RMADS in England

RMADS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RMADS in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for RMADS in England

RMADS
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RMADS within the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 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
South East -7 12 £550 +27.90%
South West +5 4 £763 +90.62% 2
East of England -4 3 £550 -35.29%
RMADS
UK

RMADS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 England region with a requirement for RMADS.

1 41 (77.36%) Risk Management
2 35 (66.04%) Security Cleared
3 31 (58.49%) SC Cleared
4 26 (49.06%) Information Assurance
4 26 (49.06%) Risk Assessment
4 26 (49.06%) CESG
5 25 (47.17%) CISSP
6 22 (41.51%) Management Information System
7 21 (39.62%) CESG Certified Professional
8 20 (37.74%) Cybersecurity
9 19 (35.85%) Information Security
9 19 (35.85%) Cryptography
10 17 (32.08%) ISMS
11 16 (30.19%) IPsec
12 15 (28.30%) DV Cleared
13 14 (26.42%) Kalman Filter
13 14 (26.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 13 (24.53%) Test Strategy
14 13 (24.53%) Wireless
15 12 (22.64%) Security Architecture
16 10 (18.87%) Windows
17 9 (16.98%) Business Continuity
17 9 (16.98%) Data Protection
17 9 (16.98%) CLAS
18 8 (15.09%) Incident Management
18 8 (15.09%) CESG CLAS
19 7 (13.21%) Service Management
19 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
19 7 (13.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 7 (13.21%) Data Protection Act

RMADS
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 3 (5.66%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (3.77%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.77%) Office 365
3 1 (1.89%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (30.19%) IPsec
2 13 (24.53%) Wireless
3 3 (5.66%) Firewall
3 3 (5.66%) Internet
3 3 (5.66%) SMTP
3 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.77%) Network Security
5 1 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.89%) FTP
5 1 (1.89%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.89%) LAN
5 1 (1.89%) SSH
5 1 (1.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (5.66%) Legal
2 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (32.08%) Security Advisor
2 11 (20.75%) Security Manager
3 9 (16.98%) Consultant
4 6 (11.32%) Architect
4 6 (11.32%) Operational Security Manager
4 6 (11.32%) Security Consultant
4 6 (11.32%) Security Operations Manager
5 5 (9.43%) Security Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Information Architect
6 4 (7.55%) Information Assurance Architect
6 4 (7.55%) Information Assurance Leader
6 4 (7.55%) Lead Architect
7 3 (5.66%) CLAS Security Advisor
7 3 (5.66%) Security Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Cybersecurity Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Information Assurance Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) Information Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Information Security Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Security Assurance Manager
9 1 (1.89%) Digital Architect
Miscellaneous
1 26 (49.06%) CESG
2 22 (41.51%) Management Information System
3 8 (15.09%) CESG CLAS
4 7 (13.21%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (5.66%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.77%) BYOD
6 2 (3.77%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (3.77%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.77%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.87%) Windows
2 4 (7.55%) Unix
3 3 (5.66%) Windows Vista
4 2 (3.77%) Linux
4 2 (3.77%) Solaris
4 2 (3.77%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (77.36%) Risk Management
2 26 (49.06%) Information Assurance
2 26 (49.06%) Risk Assessment
3 20 (37.74%) Cybersecurity
4 19 (35.85%) Cryptography
4 19 (35.85%) Information Security
5 17 (32.08%) ISMS
6 14 (26.42%) Kalman Filter
7 13 (24.53%) Test Strategy
8 12 (22.64%) Security Architecture
9 9 (16.98%) Business Continuity
9 9 (16.98%) Data Protection
10 8 (15.09%) Incident Management
11 7 (13.21%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (13.21%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (13.21%) Service Management
12 6 (11.32%) Patch Management
12 6 (11.32%) Penetration Testing
12 6 (11.32%) Security Management
13 5 (9.43%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.89%) C
Qualifications
1 35 (66.04%) Security Cleared
2 31 (58.49%) SC Cleared
3 25 (47.17%) CISSP
4 21 (39.62%) CESG Certified Professional
5 15 (28.30%) DV Cleared
6 9 (16.98%) CLAS
7 4 (7.55%) CEH
7 4 (7.55%) CISM
8 2 (3.77%) CISMP
8 2 (3.77%) CREST Certified
8 2 (3.77%) CRISC
8 2 (3.77%) Degree
9 1 (1.89%) BC Cleared
9 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (26.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 7 (13.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (13.21%) JSP 440
3 6 (11.32%) PCI DSS
4 2 (3.77%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (3.77%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 2 (3.77%) GPG13
5 1 (1.89%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 5 (9.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.89%) Sendmail
2 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) Nessus
2 2 (3.77%) Nmap
3 1 (1.89%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.66%) Citrix
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle
3 2 (3.77%) Qualys
3 2 (3.77%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.89%) AlienVault
4 1 (1.89%) Capita
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco
4 1 (1.89%) VMware
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