The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 30 March 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 West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 136 143
Rank change year-on-year +2 +7  
Contract jobs citing RMADS 4 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.15% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.10% 0.98% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Median daily rate £763 £444 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +71.83% -11.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £624 £409 £436
10% offered a daily rate of more than £793 £479 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +22.22% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.87 £60.98 -
% change year-on-year -0.18% -  

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 West with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 363 407 412
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 13.96% 13.98% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 266 259
Median daily rate £375 £375 £434
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -13.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £244 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £538 £673
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 36 22
Median hourly rate £27.88 £42.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.63% +18.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £23.25 £12.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +37.93%  

RMADS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

RMADS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RMADS in the South West

RMADS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RMADS in the South West over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RMADS in the South West

RMADS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RMADS in the South West

RMADS
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Wiltshire +4 4 £763 +71.83%
RMADS
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 West region with a requirement for RMADS.

1 7 (87.50%) Risk Management
2 6 (75.00%) CESG
2 6 (75.00%) CESG CLAS
2 6 (75.00%) CLAS
2 6 (75.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 5 (62.50%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
3 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
4 4 (50.00%) Information Security
5 2 (25.00%) BYOD
5 2 (25.00%) SDLC
5 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (25.00%) Threat Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (25.00%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (25.00%) Information Assurance
5 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (25.00%) Validation
5 2 (25.00%) Cryptography
5 2 (25.00%) Nessus
5 2 (25.00%) Nmap
5 2 (25.00%) PKI
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) Qualys
5 2 (25.00%) Network Security
5 2 (25.00%) JSP 440
5 2 (25.00%) Unix
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) Solaris
5 2 (25.00%) Linux

RMADS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) Network Security
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) CLAS Security Advisor
1 3 (37.50%) Security Advisor
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Security Assurance Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Security Manager
3 1 (12.50%) CLAS Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) CLAS Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Design Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) CESG
1 6 (75.00%) CESG CLAS
2 2 (25.00%) BYOD
2 2 (25.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Solaris
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Risk Management
2 5 (62.50%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (50.00%) Information Security
4 2 (25.00%) Cryptography
4 2 (25.00%) Information Assurance
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) Threat Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Validation
4 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (12.50%) ISMS
5 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) CLAS
2 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) CESG Certified Professional
3 2 (25.00%) CISM
3 2 (25.00%) CISSP
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (25.00%) JSP 440
2 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Nessus
1 2 (25.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Qualys
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