The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CESG CLAS in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CESG CLAS over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CESG Listed Adviser Scheme
Rank 574 570 548
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -22
Contract jobs citing CESG CLAS 22 23 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.047% 0.049% 0.064%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.15% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 25
Average daily rate £561 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £485 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £850 £803 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £510 £500
% change year-on-year
+7.84% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
CESG CLAS
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
15327 14891 14927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.48% 31.62% 32.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10014 9364 9160
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 614 641 629
Average hourly rate £21.40 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.88% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £11.50 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

CESG CLAS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

CESG CLAS Jobs Demand Trend in England

CESG CLAS
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

CESG CLAS Daily Rate Trend in England

CESG CLAS
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CESG CLAS across the England region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

CESG CLAS Daily Rate Histogram in England

CESG CLAS
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CESG CLAS across the England region.

CESG CLAS Hourly Rate Trend in England

CESG CLAS
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CESG CLAS within the England region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +6 8 £588 -6.00%
South West +8 7 £463 -22.91% 1
East of England - 4 £850 -
South East - 3 £561 -
CESG CLAS
UK

CESG CLAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 53 (100.00%) CESG
1 53 (100.00%) CLAS
2 40 (75.47%) Information Security
3 38 (71.70%) Security Cleared
4 36 (67.92%) CESG Certified Professional
5 35 (66.04%) CISSP
6 30 (56.60%) SC Cleared
7 29 (54.72%) Risk Management
8 26 (49.06%) CISM
9 23 (43.40%) Information Assurance
10 17 (32.08%) DV Cleared
11 15 (28.30%) TOGAF
12 14 (26.42%) PKI
12 14 (26.42%) Service Management
12 14 (26.42%) Cisco Certification
12 14 (26.42%) Microsoft Certification
12 14 (26.42%) MCP
12 14 (26.42%) CCNA
12 14 (26.42%) Oracle
12 14 (26.42%) Unix
12 14 (26.42%) Windows
12 14 (26.42%) MCSE
12 14 (26.42%) Network Architecture
12 14 (26.42%) SIEM
13 12 (22.64%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 12 (22.64%) Management Information System
14 10 (18.87%) Banking
14 10 (18.87%) Business Continuity
15 9 (16.98%) Security Architecture
15 9 (16.98%) Risk Assessment

CESG CLAS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 1 (1.89%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.89%) MS Project
1 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) Firewall
1 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.89%) VoIP
General
1 10 (18.87%) Banking
2 1 (1.89%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (37.74%) Architect
1 20 (37.74%) Security Architect
2 12 (22.64%) Consultant
3 10 (18.87%) CLAS Consultant
4 9 (16.98%) CISSP Architect
5 8 (15.09%) CLAS Architect
6 7 (13.21%) Head of Security
7 6 (11.32%) CLAS Security Advisor
7 6 (11.32%) Coordinator
7 6 (11.32%) Security Advisor
7 6 (11.32%) Security Assurance Coordinator
7 6 (11.32%) Security Consultant
8 5 (9.43%) CLAS Security Consultant
9 4 (7.55%) CISSP Consultant
10 3 (5.66%) Information Assurance Manager
10 3 (5.66%) Information Manager
11 2 (3.77%) Compliance Officer
11 2 (3.77%) Security Compliance Officer
11 2 (3.77%) Security Manager
11 2 (3.77%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 53 (100.00%) CESG
2 14 (26.42%) PKI
3 12 (22.64%) Management Information System
4 4 (7.55%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.89%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.42%) Unix
1 14 (26.42%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (75.47%) Information Security
2 29 (54.72%) Risk Management
3 23 (43.40%) Information Assurance
4 15 (28.30%) TOGAF
5 14 (26.42%) Network Architecture
5 14 (26.42%) Service Management
5 14 (26.42%) SIEM
6 10 (18.87%) Business Continuity
7 9 (16.98%) Risk Assessment
7 9 (16.98%) Security Architecture
8 8 (15.09%) BCP
9 7 (13.21%) Business Continuity Planning
9 7 (13.21%) Project Management
9 7 (13.21%) Security Operations
9 7 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (7.55%) Business Transformation
10 4 (7.55%) Configuration Management
10 4 (7.55%) Security Management
11 3 (5.66%) Risk Analysis
11 3 (5.66%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.77%) C
Qualifications
1 53 (100.00%) CLAS
2 38 (71.70%) Security Cleared
3 36 (67.92%) CESG Certified Professional
4 35 (66.04%) CISSP
5 30 (56.60%) SC Cleared
6 26 (49.06%) CISM
7 17 (32.08%) DV Cleared
8 14 (26.42%) CCNA
8 14 (26.42%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (26.42%) MCP
8 14 (26.42%) MCSE
8 14 (26.42%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (13.21%) CISA
10 4 (7.55%) Degree
11 2 (3.77%) CGEIT
11 2 (3.77%) ISSEP
11 2 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (1.89%) IISP
12 1 (1.89%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (22.64%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 9 (16.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (15.09%) JSP 440
3 8 (15.09%) RMADS
4 2 (3.77%) PCI DSS
4 2 (3.77%) SLA
5 1 (1.89%) COBIT
5 1 (1.89%) HMG Infosec
5 1 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 14 (26.42%) Oracle