Period
to 18 December 2018

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 6 months to 18 December 2018 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
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 381 381 337
Rank change year-on-year 0 -44 +18
Contract jobs citing RMADS 10 2 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.059% 0.012% 0.19%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.48% 0.091% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 24
South East median daily rate £545 - £500
10th Percentile £526 - £463
90th Percentile £573 - £585
England median daily rate £500 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
South East median hourly rate - £60.44 -
England median hourly rate £71.23 £60.44 £84.05
% change year-on-year +17.85% -28.09% +63.23%

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 the South East with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 2,103 2,206 1,928
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 12.48% 13.05% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,218 1,324 1,116
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £220 £231 £220
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 67 96
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £17.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.00% +43.14% -18.96%
10th Percentile £11.50 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £49.75 £50.31 £43.75
England median hourly rate £20.25 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -3.60% -6.67% +2.27%

RMADS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing RMADS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 18 December 2018. 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
Hampshire -15 9 £550 -
West Sussex - 1 £540 -
RMADS
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing RMADS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for RMADS.

1 8 (80.00%) Firewall
1 8 (80.00%) PKI
1 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (70.00%) CRAMM
2 7 (70.00%) DV Cleared
2 7 (70.00%) CISM
2 7 (70.00%) VPN
2 7 (70.00%) CISSP
2 7 (70.00%) CESG Certified Professional
3 6 (60.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (60.00%) Finance
4 4 (40.00%) Information Assurance
4 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (30.00%) JSP 440
6 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (20.00%) CESG
6 2 (20.00%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (20.00%) CLAS
7 1 (10.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (10.00%) GDPR
7 1 (10.00%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (10.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (10.00%) Programme Delivery
7 1 (10.00%) SAML
7 1 (10.00%) Project Management
7 1 (10.00%) DNS
7 1 (10.00%) Information Security
7 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
7 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills

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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 7 (70.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Security Assurance Manager
1 5 (50.00%) Security Manager
2 4 (40.00%) Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Information Assurance Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Security Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) PKI
2 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (20.00%) CESG
3 2 (20.00%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) CRAMM
2 6 (60.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (40.00%) Information Assurance
3 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (10.00%) Information Security
5 1 (10.00%) Programme Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) SIEM
5 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (70.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 7 (70.00%) CISM
2 7 (70.00%) CISSP
2 7 (70.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) CLAS
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) JSP 440
2 1 (10.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (10.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (10.00%) GDPR
2 1 (10.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001