The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CESG CLAS in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CESG CLAS over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CESG Listed Adviser Scheme
Rank 191 220 218
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -2
Contract jobs citing CESG CLAS 14 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.041% 0.041%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.69% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 2
Average daily rate
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£553 £601 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.02% +14.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £580 £485
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £622 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £550 £600
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
CESG CLAS
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2034 2753 2758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.60% 37.91% 38.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1539 2078 2046
Average daily rate £470 £475 £498
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.05% -4.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.32% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 52 65
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.50 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £30.65 £39.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -15.76%

CESG CLAS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CESG CLAS across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

CESG CLAS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

CESG CLAS
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CESG CLAS across the City of London region.

CESG CLAS Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

CESG CLAS
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CESG CLAS across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

CESG CLAS Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

CESG CLAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing CESG CLAS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CESG CLAS.

1 14 (100.00%) CESG
2 10 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 9 (64.29%) RMADS
4 8 (57.14%) Information Security
4 8 (57.14%) SC Cleared
5 6 (42.86%) Information Assurance
5 6 (42.86%) Security Architecture
6 5 (35.71%) ITIL
6 5 (35.71%) CISSP
6 5 (35.71%) Service Delivery
7 4 (28.57%) Firewall
7 4 (28.57%) DHCP
7 4 (28.57%) DNS
7 4 (28.57%) Cisco
7 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
7 4 (28.57%) TOGAF
7 4 (28.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (28.57%) Service Management
7 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
7 4 (28.57%) ISMS
7 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
7 4 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (21.43%) ITIL V3
8 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
8 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
8 3 (21.43%) Finance
8 3 (21.43%) Penetration Testing

CESG CLAS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing CESG CLAS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CESG CLAS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Project
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Firewall
1 4 (28.57%) DHCP
1 4 (28.57%) DNS
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (21.43%) LDAP
3 1 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Law
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
3 1 (7.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Designer
1 4 (28.57%) Designer
1 4 (28.57%) Security Advisor
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Information Specialist
2 2 (14.29%) Information Assurance Specialist
2 2 (14.29%) CLAS Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) CLAS Security Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Enterprise Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Compliance Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Technician
3 1 (7.14%) Security Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 14 (100.00%) CESG
2 9 (64.29%) RMADS
3 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
5 1 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (7.14%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (7.14%) Clustering
5 1 (7.14%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Information Security
2 6 (42.86%) Information Assurance
2 6 (42.86%) Security Architecture
3 5 (35.71%) ITIL
3 5 (35.71%) Service Delivery
4 4 (28.57%) TOGAF
4 4 (28.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (28.57%) Service Management
4 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 4 (28.57%) ISMS
4 4 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (21.43%) ITIL V3
5 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
5 3 (21.43%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
7 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
7 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (7.14%) IT Governance
7 1 (7.14%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
1 1 (7.14%) VBScript
1 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 8 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 5 (35.71%) CISSP
4 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) CISA
4 1 (7.14%) CISM
4 1 (7.14%) MCSE
4 1 (7.14%) CCNA
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (21.43%) SLA
3 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
3 1 (7.14%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCDPM
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
1 1 (7.14%) SCOM
1 1 (7.14%) SCVMM
1 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco
2 3 (21.43%) Juniper
3 1 (7.14%) Lumension
3 1 (7.14%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) CA
3 1 (7.14%) Symantec
3 1 (7.14%) McAfee
3 1 (7.14%) Sophos