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 23 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CESG Listed Adviser Scheme
Rank 525 539 525
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -14
Contract jobs citing CESG CLAS 62 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.036% 0.046%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 0.11% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 11 13
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £628 £630
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 England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16586 15176 15443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.09% 32.20% 30.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10515 9706 9237
Average daily rate £420 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.20% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 697 595 742
Average hourly rate £17.25 £18.90 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.73% -14.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £41.00 £43.97
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 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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 2014. 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
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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 +31 42 £525 -8.69% 3
South West - 8 £637 -
North West - 5 £515 - 2
South East -22 4 £538 -2.27% 1
East of England - 2 £525 -
West Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
North East - - - -
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CESG CLAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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.

1 109 (100.00%) CESG
2 72 (66.06%) RMADS
3 61 (55.96%) Security Cleared
4 52 (47.71%) SC Cleared
5 49 (44.95%) Security Architecture
6 46 (42.20%) Information Security
7 38 (34.86%) Risk Management
8 34 (31.19%) CISSP
9 33 (30.28%) Information Assurance
10 22 (20.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 18 (16.51%) TOGAF
11 18 (16.51%) Management Information System
12 16 (14.68%) Firewall
12 16 (14.68%) Active Directory
13 15 (13.76%) Cisco
14 14 (12.84%) ITIL
15 13 (11.93%) DHCP
15 13 (11.93%) DNS
15 13 (11.93%) Technical Architecture
15 13 (11.93%) JSP 440
16 12 (11.01%) Computer Science
16 12 (11.01%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 12 (11.01%) Risk Assessment
16 12 (11.01%) Juniper
16 12 (11.01%) Service Management
17 11 (10.09%) Data Security
17 11 (10.09%) Cisco ASA
18 10 (9.17%) ISMS
18 10 (9.17%) LDAP
18 10 (9.17%) Data Warehouse

CESG CLAS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 4 (3.67%) IIS
2 3 (2.75%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (2.75%) MS Project
1 3 (2.75%) MS Office
1 3 (2.75%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.67%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.68%) Firewall
2 13 (11.93%) DHCP
2 13 (11.93%) DNS
3 11 (10.09%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (9.17%) LDAP
5 4 (3.67%) SAN
6 3 (2.75%) Network Security
7 2 (1.83%) Internet
8 1 (0.92%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.17%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.83%) Big Data
General
1 6 (5.50%) Finance
2 5 (4.59%) Legal
3 4 (3.67%) Law
3 4 (3.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.83%) Local Government
5 1 (0.92%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.92%) Military
Job Titles
1 31 (28.44%) Consultant
2 26 (23.85%) Security Advisor
3 21 (19.27%) CLAS Consultant
4 17 (15.60%) Architect
5 15 (13.76%) Security Consultant
6 11 (10.09%) Security Architect
7 9 (8.26%) Enterprise Architect
8 8 (7.34%) Infrastructure Designer
8 8 (7.34%) Designer
9 7 (6.42%) Security Manager
9 7 (6.42%) Information Manager
10 5 (4.59%) CLAS Security Consultant
11 4 (3.67%) Information Assurance Manager
11 4 (3.67%) Coordinator
12 3 (2.75%) Analyst
12 3 (2.75%) IT Consultant
12 3 (2.75%) IT Security Consultant
12 3 (2.75%) Security Analyst
12 3 (2.75%) Information Security Manager
12 3 (2.75%) Information Assurance Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.34%) JSP
2 5 (4.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 109 (100.00%) CESG
2 72 (66.06%) RMADS
3 18 (16.51%) Management Information System
4 12 (11.01%) Computer Science
5 6 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.59%) Statistics
7 3 (2.75%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (2.75%) Clustering
8 2 (1.83%) Open Source
8 2 (1.83%) Freedom of Information Act
8 2 (1.83%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.92%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.92%) PKI
9 1 (0.92%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.59%) Windows
2 4 (3.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (44.95%) Security Architecture
2 46 (42.20%) Information Security
3 38 (34.86%) Risk Management
4 33 (30.28%) Information Assurance
5 18 (16.51%) TOGAF
6 14 (12.84%) ITIL
7 13 (11.93%) Technical Architecture
8 12 (11.01%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 12 (11.01%) Risk Assessment
8 12 (11.01%) Service Management
9 11 (10.09%) Data Security
10 10 (9.17%) ISMS
10 10 (9.17%) ITIL V3
10 10 (9.17%) SABSA
10 10 (9.17%) Cyber Security
11 9 (8.26%) Vulnerability Management
11 9 (8.26%) Penetration Testing
12 8 (7.34%) Incident Management
12 8 (7.34%) Service Delivery
13 7 (6.42%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.75%) Shell Script
1 3 (2.75%) SQL
1 3 (2.75%) VBScript
2 1 (0.92%) C
Qualifications
1 61 (55.96%) Security Cleared
2 52 (47.71%) SC Cleared
3 34 (31.19%) CISSP
4 9 (8.26%) Degree
5 7 (6.42%) CISM
6 4 (3.67%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.75%) CISA
8 2 (1.83%) MBA
9 1 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.92%) CCNA
9 1 (0.92%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.92%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (20.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (11.93%) JSP 440
3 7 (6.42%) SLA
4 4 (3.67%) ISO 9001
4 4 (3.67%) ISO 14001
5 3 (2.75%) PCI DSS
6 2 (1.83%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 16 (14.68%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.75%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.75%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (2.75%) SCCM
1 3 (2.75%) SCOM
1 3 (2.75%) SCVMM
1 3 (2.75%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 15 (13.76%) Cisco
2 12 (11.01%) Juniper
3 5 (4.59%) McAfee
3 5 (4.59%) HP
4 3 (2.75%) Sophos
4 3 (2.75%) Symantec
4 3 (2.75%) Oracle
4 3 (2.75%) Lumension
5 2 (1.83%) VMware
5 2 (1.83%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.83%) EMC
6 1 (0.92%) BT
6 1 (0.92%) CA
6 1 (0.92%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.92%) TOWER Software
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