The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 26 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)
England / South East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 243 262 259
Rank change year-on-year +19 -3  
Contract jobs citing RMADS 5 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.064% 0.18% 0.063%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.51% 1.56% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 3
Median daily rate £450 £513 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.29% -6.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £475 £452
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £640 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £490 £500 £588
% change year-on-year -2.00% -14.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £60.44 - £60.98
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 South East with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 973 1027 1116
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 12.49% 11.65% 11.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 596 600
Median daily rate £425 £403 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.59% +3.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £528 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 59 52
Median hourly rate £16.75 £21.34 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.51% +15.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.50 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £47.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -10.71% +24.44%  

RMADS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

RMADS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RMADS in the South East

RMADS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RMADS in the South East

RMADS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RMADS within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 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
Hampshire - 5 £450 -
RMADS
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 South East region with a requirement for RMADS.

1 13 (76.47%) CISSP
1 13 (76.47%) Risk Management
2 11 (64.71%) CESG Certified Professional
3 10 (58.82%) Management Information System
3 10 (58.82%) Risk Assessment
4 9 (52.94%) Information Security
4 9 (52.94%) ISMS
4 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
5 8 (47.06%) SC Cleared
6 7 (41.18%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (35.29%) CESG
7 6 (35.29%) Cryptography
7 6 (35.29%) IPsec
8 5 (29.41%) Wireless
8 5 (29.41%) Security Management
8 5 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (29.41%) Information Assurance
8 5 (29.41%) Data Protection
8 5 (29.41%) JSP 440
8 5 (29.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 5 (29.41%) DV Cleared
8 5 (29.41%) Test Strategy
8 5 (29.41%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (23.53%) CREST Certified
9 4 (23.53%) Security Architecture
9 4 (23.53%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (17.65%) PCI DSS
10 3 (17.65%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (17.65%) Information Security Management
10 3 (17.65%) Business Continuity

RMADS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) IPsec
2 5 (29.41%) Wireless
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) Internet
3 1 (5.88%) SMTP
3 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (11.76%) Legal
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Consultant
2 6 (35.29%) Security Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) Information Security Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) Security Advisor
3 4 (23.53%) Security Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) CISSP Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Cyberthreat Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Information Assurance Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Information Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Product Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Management Information System
2 6 (35.29%) CESG
3 3 (17.65%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Risk Management
2 10 (58.82%) Risk Assessment
3 9 (52.94%) Information Security
3 9 (52.94%) ISMS
4 7 (41.18%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (35.29%) Cryptography
6 5 (29.41%) Data Protection
6 5 (29.41%) Information Assurance
6 5 (29.41%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (29.41%) Security Management
6 5 (29.41%) Test Strategy
7 4 (23.53%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Security Architecture
8 3 (17.65%) Business Continuity
8 3 (17.65%) Information Security Management
9 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
9 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity Management
9 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
9 2 (11.76%) Operations Management
9 2 (11.76%) Regulatory Compliance
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) CISSP
2 11 (64.71%) CESG Certified Professional
3 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
4 8 (47.06%) SC Cleared
5 5 (29.41%) DV Cleared
6 4 (23.53%) CREST Certified
7 2 (11.76%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 2 (11.76%) CCDP
7 2 (11.76%) CCNP
7 2 (11.76%) CCSP
7 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (11.76%) CISM
7 2 (11.76%) Degree
8 1 (5.88%) CLAS
8 1 (5.88%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 1 (5.88%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 5 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (29.41%) JSP 440
2 3 (17.65%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco
2 1 (5.88%) Citrix
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle