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 28 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)
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 561 589 599
Rank change year-on-year +28 +10  
Contract jobs citing RMADS 22 31 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.051% 0.063% 0.046%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.44% 0.55% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 15
Median daily rate £519 £500 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £375 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £664 £625 £855
UK excluding London median daily rate £490 £500 £588
% change year-on-year -2.00% -14.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £49.75 - £60.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.75 £72.50 £60.98
% change year-on-year -31.37% +18.89%  

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 5010 5600 5693
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 11.59% 11.32% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3957 4354 4498
Median daily rate £450 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £613 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 250 207
Median hourly rate £25.12 £28.00 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.28% +29.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.91 £12.19 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.75 £52.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £21.55
% change year-on-year -10.71% +29.93%  

RMADS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing RMADS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 28 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing RMADS in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for RMADS in England

RMADS
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing RMADS in England over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 28 June 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
London +22 11 £600 +10.09% 2
South West -6 6 £501 +0.25% 1
South East +13 5 £450 -14.38%
RMADS
UK

For the 6 months to 28 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 England region with a requirement for RMADS.

1 27 (65.85%) Risk Management
2 22 (53.66%) Security Cleared
3 21 (51.22%) SC Cleared
3 21 (51.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 21 (51.22%) CISSP
4 20 (48.78%) Risk Assessment
4 20 (48.78%) Information Security
5 18 (43.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 17 (41.46%) CESG Certified Professional
7 16 (39.02%) Information Assurance
8 14 (34.15%) Management Information System
9 12 (29.27%) CESG
10 11 (26.83%) Cryptography
11 10 (24.39%) ISMS
11 10 (24.39%) CLAS
11 10 (24.39%) Cybersecurity
11 10 (24.39%) CISM
12 9 (21.95%) JSP 440
13 8 (19.51%) Security Architecture
13 8 (19.51%) Data Protection
13 8 (19.51%) Firewall
14 7 (17.07%) Cisco
15 6 (14.63%) PCI DSS
15 6 (14.63%) DV Cleared
15 6 (14.63%) CESG CLAS
15 6 (14.63%) IPsec
15 6 (14.63%) Security Management
16 5 (12.20%) Wireless
16 5 (12.20%) Business Continuity
16 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development

RMADS
Co-occurring 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 4 (9.76%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) IaaS
1 2 (4.88%) PaaS
1 2 (4.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) Firewall
2 6 (14.63%) IPsec
3 5 (12.20%) Wireless
4 3 (7.32%) LAN
4 3 (7.32%) VPN
5 2 (4.88%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (4.88%) Internet
5 2 (4.88%) Network Security
5 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.44%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.44%) NAS
6 1 (2.44%) SAN
6 1 (2.44%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.32%) Back Office
2 3 (7.32%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.88%) Electronics
3 2 (4.88%) Legal
3 2 (4.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (48.78%) Consultant
2 16 (39.02%) Security Consultant
3 8 (19.51%) Information Security Consultant
4 7 (17.07%) Security Advisor
5 4 (9.76%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 4 (9.76%) Security Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) CISSP Consultant
6 3 (7.32%) CLAS Consultant
6 3 (7.32%) CLAS Security Advisor
6 3 (7.32%) CLAS Security Consultant
6 3 (7.32%) IT Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Cloud Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Exchange Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Security Architect
8 1 (2.44%) Information Security Specialist
8 1 (2.44%) Linux Administrator
8 1 (2.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.44%) Technical Assurance Architect
Miscellaneous
1 14 (34.15%) Management Information System
2 12 (29.27%) CESG
3 6 (14.63%) CESG CLAS
4 3 (7.32%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (7.32%) VAX
5 2 (4.88%) PKI
6 1 (2.44%) BYOD
6 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Linux
1 5 (12.20%) Unix
2 4 (9.76%) Windows
3 2 (4.88%) Solaris
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (65.85%) Risk Management
2 20 (48.78%) Information Security
2 20 (48.78%) Risk Assessment
3 16 (39.02%) Information Assurance
4 11 (26.83%) Cryptography
5 10 (24.39%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (24.39%) ISMS
6 8 (19.51%) Data Protection
6 8 (19.51%) Security Architecture
7 6 (14.63%) Security Management
8 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (12.20%) Business Continuity
8 5 (12.20%) Information Security Governance
8 5 (12.20%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (12.20%) Test Strategy
8 5 (12.20%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 4 (9.76%) Asset Management
9 4 (9.76%) Business Continuity Management
9 4 (9.76%) Incident Management
9 4 (9.76%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (53.66%) Security Cleared
2 21 (51.22%) CISSP
2 21 (51.22%) SC Cleared
3 17 (41.46%) CESG Certified Professional
4 10 (24.39%) CISM
4 10 (24.39%) CLAS
5 6 (14.63%) DV Cleared
6 5 (12.20%) CCDP
6 5 (12.20%) CCNP
6 5 (12.20%) CCSP
6 5 (12.20%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (12.20%) Degree
7 4 (9.76%) CREST Certified
7 4 (9.76%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 3 (7.32%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 3 (7.32%) ISACA
8 3 (7.32%) ISSMP
8 3 (7.32%) MBCS
9 1 (2.44%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (51.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 18 (43.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (21.95%) JSP 440
4 6 (14.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Nessus
1 2 (4.88%) Nmap
2 1 (2.44%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Cisco
2 5 (12.20%) CheckPoint
3 3 (7.32%) Sun
4 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.88%) Qualys
4 2 (4.88%) SAP
5 1 (2.44%) CA
5 1 (2.44%) Citrix
5 1 (2.44%) McAfee
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle
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