Period
to 24 July 2019

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 24 July 2019 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
24 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 340 378 353
Rank change year-on-year +38 -25 -5
Contract jobs citing RMADS 13 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.088% 0.035% 0.056%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.73% 0.27% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 5
South East median daily rate £600 £440 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.36% -7.37% -
10th Percentile £543 £430 £427
90th Percentile £650 £532 £523
England median daily rate £556 £440 £550
% change year-on-year +26.42% -20.00% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
South East median hourly rate £47.72 - £60.87
10th Percentile £37.52 - £58.51
90th Percentile £58.09 - £62.01
England median hourly rate £47.72 £96.78 £60.44
% change year-on-year -50.69% +60.14% -29.15%

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 1,779 2,222 1,929
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 11.99% 13.08% 12.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,020 1,256 1,170
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.41% +4.67%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £250
90th Percentile £588 £625 £560
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 90 71
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £24.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.26% +27.63% +18.42%
10th Percentile £15.75 £11.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £82.50 £48.88 £60.87
England median hourly rate £22.43 £25.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -10.28% +31.58% -15.56%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RMADS in the South East over the 6 months to 24 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing RMADS in the South East over the 6 months to 24 July 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 24 July 2019. 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 +12 10 £600 - 1
Thames Valley - 2 £513 - 2
Berkshire - 1 - - 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 £513 -
RMADS
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2019, 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 11 (84.62%) Risk Management
1 11 (84.62%) Security Cleared
1 11 (84.62%) Information Assurance
2 10 (76.92%) CESG Certified Professional
3 8 (61.54%) DV Cleared
3 8 (61.54%) CESG
4 7 (53.85%) JSP 440
4 7 (53.85%) CA
5 6 (46.15%) Service Delivery
5 6 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (46.15%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 6 (46.15%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (46.15%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (30.77%) CISSP
7 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
7 3 (23.08%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (15.38%) Security Architecture
8 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (7.69%) Security Testing
9 1 (7.69%) Network Security
9 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (7.69%) Cryptography
9 1 (7.69%) SSH
9 1 (7.69%) Sendmail
9 1 (7.69%) Information Security
9 1 (7.69%) Security Management
9 1 (7.69%) IPsec
9 1 (7.69%) Military
9 1 (7.69%) 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) FTP
1 1 (7.69%) IPsec
1 1 (7.69%) Network Security
1 1 (7.69%) SMTP
1 1 (7.69%) SSH
General
1 1 (7.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Consultant
1 5 (38.46%) Security Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Security Assurance Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Security Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) CISSP Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Product Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Security Advisor
4 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) CESG
2 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Information Assurance
1 11 (84.62%) Risk Management
2 6 (46.15%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (46.15%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (46.15%) Service Delivery
3 3 (23.08%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Security Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
5 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity Management
5 1 (7.69%) Compliance Audit
5 1 (7.69%) Cryptography
5 1 (7.69%) Decision-Making
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security
5 1 (7.69%) Patch Management
5 1 (7.69%) Security Management
5 1 (7.69%) Security Testing
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) Security Cleared
2 10 (76.92%) CESG Certified Professional
3 8 (61.54%) DV Cleared
4 6 (46.15%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 4 (30.77%) CISSP
6 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
7 1 (7.69%) CISM
7 1 (7.69%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) JSP 440
2 6 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 1 (7.69%) NCSC
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Sendmail
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) CA
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft