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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CESG Listed Adviser Scheme
Rank 560 526 560
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +34
Contract jobs citing CESG CLAS 29 51 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.055% 0.10% 0.023%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.31% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 41 7
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£663 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.19% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £488 £480
10% offered a daily rate of more than £855 £675 £632
UK excluding London average daily rate £775 £540 £550
% change year-on-year
+43.58% -1.86%
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
17173 16588 16006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.31% 32.97% 33.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10982 10078 9870
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 657 690 652
Average hourly rate £21.08 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.92% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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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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
North West -32 10 £855 +64.42% 1
South West -11 9 £453 -16.20% 1
London -6 4 £488 -7.14% 1
South East - 4 - - 2
Yorkshire - 1 £525 -
East of England - 1 £800 -
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CESG CLAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 40 (100.00%) CESG
2 29 (72.50%) CISSP
3 27 (67.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (57.50%) Security Cleared
5 20 (50.00%) RMADS
5 20 (50.00%) Risk Management
6 17 (42.50%) CISM
7 13 (32.50%) SC Cleared
8 12 (30.00%) DV Cleared
8 12 (30.00%) Information Assurance
9 11 (27.50%) Information Security
10 10 (25.00%) Security Architecture
11 9 (22.50%) ISMS
12 8 (20.00%) Data Protection
12 8 (20.00%) Firewall
13 7 (17.50%) Security Management
13 7 (17.50%) Programme Management
13 7 (17.50%) ITIL
13 7 (17.50%) Data Protection Act
14 6 (15.00%) C
14 6 (15.00%) Cisco
14 6 (15.00%) Finance
15 5 (12.50%) CISA
15 5 (12.50%) VPN
15 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2
15 5 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
16 4 (10.00%) PKI
16 4 (10.00%) Degree
16 4 (10.00%) CRAMM
16 4 (10.00%) Cisco ASA

CESG CLAS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (2.50%) IIS
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (2.50%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Project
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.50%) SaaS
1 1 (2.50%) PaaS
1 1 (2.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) Firewall
2 5 (12.50%) VPN
3 4 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (7.50%) DNS
5 2 (5.00%) LDAP
5 2 (5.00%) DHCP
5 2 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (5.00%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (5.00%) Network Security
6 1 (2.50%) NAS
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.50%) SAN
6 1 (2.50%) DMZ
6 1 (2.50%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Consultant
2 10 (25.00%) CLAS Consultant
3 7 (17.50%) Security Advisor
4 5 (12.50%) Security Consultant
5 4 (10.00%) Security Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Security Officer
6 3 (7.50%) Information Assurance Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Security Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Information Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Chief Security Officer
7 2 (5.00%) IT Security Officer
7 2 (5.00%) Cisco Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Security Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Security Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Cisco Security Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Security Assurance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) Web Services
2 2 (5.00%) JSP
3 1 (2.50%) .NET
3 1 (2.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 40 (100.00%) CESG
2 20 (50.00%) RMADS
3 7 (17.50%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (10.00%) PKI
4 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.50%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.50%) SCADA
6 1 (2.50%) Thin Client
6 1 (2.50%) Data Integration
6 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 12 (30.00%) Information Assurance
3 11 (27.50%) Information Security
4 10 (25.00%) Security Architecture
5 9 (22.50%) ISMS
6 8 (20.00%) Data Protection
7 7 (17.50%) Programme Management
7 7 (17.50%) Security Management
7 7 (17.50%) ITIL
8 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2
8 5 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (10.00%) TOGAF
9 4 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (10.00%) CRAMM
10 3 (7.50%) Cyber Security
10 3 (7.50%) Service Delivery
10 3 (7.50%) Information Security Management
11 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (5.00%) ITIL V3
11 2 (5.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (72.50%) CISSP
2 23 (57.50%) Security Cleared
3 17 (42.50%) CISM
4 13 (32.50%) SC Cleared
5 12 (30.00%) DV Cleared
6 5 (12.50%) CISA
7 4 (10.00%) Degree
8 2 (5.00%) ISSEP
8 2 (5.00%) CGEIT
8 2 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (2.50%) MBA
9 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (2.50%) CCNP
9 1 (2.50%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (67.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (7.50%) SLA
2 3 (7.50%) JSP 440
3 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.50%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.50%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) MIMEsweeper
1 2 (5.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Cisco
2 2 (5.00%) Juniper
2 2 (5.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (5.00%) Clearswift
3 1 (2.50%) VMware
3 1 (2.50%) Pega
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) Citrix
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle