Period
to 18 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 18 December 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)
England > London
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 628 584 598
Rank change year-on-year -44 +14 -12
Contract jobs citing RMADS 19 21 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.040% 0.048% 0.046%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.30% 0.42% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 13
London median daily rate £538 £520 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.37% -13.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £435 £443 £525
90th Percentile £706 £726 £628
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £60.44 £84.05 £51.49
% change year-on-year -28.09% +63.23% +19.74%

RMADS is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 6232 5047 5454
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.11% 11.43% 11.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4496 3531 3732
London median daily rate £483 £458 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.46% +1.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £258
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 70 66
London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.25 £21.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.23% -6.23% +13.66%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.14 £12.75
90th Percentile £57.50 £47.53 £70.63
England median hourly rate £21.11 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -6.19% +2.27% +10.00%

RMADS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for RMADS in London

RMADS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RMADS in London

RMADS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RMADS in London over the 6 months to 18 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RMADS in London

RMADS
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RMADS within the London region over the 6 months to 18 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South London -39 4 £525 +11.70%
Central London -8 2 £500 -
RMADS
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 London region with a requirement for RMADS.

1 10 (52.63%) Management Information System
2 9 (47.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared
2 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
2 9 (47.37%) Information Assurance
3 8 (42.11%) SIEM
3 8 (42.11%) PCI DSS
3 8 (42.11%) Information Management
3 8 (42.11%) Nessus
3 8 (42.11%) Firewall
3 8 (42.11%) Security Management
3 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
3 8 (42.11%) Security Operations
4 7 (36.84%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 7 (36.84%) AlienVault
4 7 (36.84%) Identity Access Management
4 7 (36.84%) Vulnerability Management
4 7 (36.84%) Kalman Filter
4 7 (36.84%) Patch Management
4 7 (36.84%) Cisco
4 7 (36.84%) LAN
4 7 (36.84%) WAN
4 7 (36.84%) VMware
4 7 (36.84%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (36.84%) Information Security
4 7 (36.84%) vSphere
4 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (36.84%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (31.58%) CESG
5 6 (31.58%) Risk Management

RMADS
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.79%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) IaaS
2 1 (5.26%) PaaS
2 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) Firewall
1 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
2 7 (36.84%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (36.84%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (36.84%) LAN
2 7 (36.84%) WAN
3 4 (21.05%) Network Security
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Security Manager
2 5 (26.32%) Operational Security Manager
2 5 (26.32%) Security Operations Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Information Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Information Assurance Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Information Assurance Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Operations Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Security Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Information Officer
5 2 (10.53%) Information Security Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Information Security Officer
5 2 (10.53%) Security Officer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Information Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Auditor
6 1 (5.26%) Implementation Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Risk Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Management Information System
2 6 (31.58%) CESG
3 5 (26.32%) BYOD
4 3 (15.79%) Public Cloud
4 3 (15.79%) Smartphone
5 1 (5.26%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (5.26%) PKI
5 1 (5.26%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Solaris
2 1 (5.26%) Unix
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Information Assurance
2 8 (42.11%) Information Management
2 8 (42.11%) Security Management
2 8 (42.11%) Security Operations
2 8 (42.11%) SIEM
3 7 (36.84%) Identity Access Management
3 7 (36.84%) Information Security
3 7 (36.84%) Kalman Filter
3 7 (36.84%) Patch Management
3 7 (36.84%) Vulnerability Management
4 6 (31.58%) Risk Management
5 5 (26.32%) Change Control
5 5 (26.32%) Migration
5 5 (26.32%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (21.05%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (15.79%) Business Continuity
7 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
7 3 (15.79%) Information Security Management
7 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared
1 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) CESG Certified Professional
2 4 (21.05%) CISM
2 4 (21.05%) CISSP
3 3 (15.79%) IISP
4 1 (5.26%) CLAS
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (47.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (42.11%) PCI DSS
3 5 (26.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (15.79%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (36.84%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) Nessus
2 7 (36.84%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (5.26%) Nmap
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) AlienVault
1 7 (36.84%) Cisco
1 7 (36.84%) VMware
2 2 (10.53%) Iron Mountain
3 1 (5.26%) Qualys