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 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CESG Listed Adviser Scheme
Rank 541 517 496
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -21
Contract jobs citing CESG CLAS 22 22 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.048% 0.049% 0.042%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.16% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 9
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£520 £519 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.24% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £482 £467
10% offered a daily rate of more than £803 £608 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £510 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
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
14081 14023 12433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.49% 31.50% 30.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8990 8805 7549
Average daily rate £425 £410 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 564 583 745
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

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 January 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 23 January 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
London -1 7 £701 +32.31%
South East - - - - 2
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CESG CLAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 84 (100.00%) CESG
2 55 (65.48%) Security Cleared
3 47 (55.95%) SC Cleared
4 41 (48.81%) RMADS
4 41 (48.81%) Security Architecture
5 39 (46.43%) CISSP
6 37 (44.05%) Information Security
7 25 (29.76%) Information Assurance
8 23 (27.38%) TOGAF
8 23 (27.38%) Risk Management
9 19 (22.62%) SABSA
10 16 (19.05%) Firewall
10 16 (19.05%) Active Directory
10 16 (19.05%) ITIL
11 15 (17.86%) Cisco
11 15 (17.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 15 (17.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 14 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
13 13 (15.48%) Management Information System
13 13 (15.48%) DHCP
13 13 (15.48%) DNS
14 12 (14.29%) Juniper
14 12 (14.29%) Cyber Security
15 11 (13.10%) Service Management
15 11 (13.10%) Zachman Framework
15 11 (13.10%) Cisco ASA
16 10 (11.90%) ISMS
16 10 (11.90%) Computer Science
16 10 (11.90%) LDAP
16 10 (11.90%) ITIL V3

CESG CLAS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 5 (5.95%) IIS
2 3 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (3.57%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (3.57%) MS Project
1 3 (3.57%) MS Office
1 3 (3.57%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 16 (19.05%) Firewall
2 13 (15.48%) DHCP
2 13 (15.48%) DNS
3 11 (13.10%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (11.90%) LDAP
5 3 (3.57%) SAN
6 1 (1.19%) Network Security
6 1 (1.19%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.19%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (3.57%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (10.71%) Legal
2 7 (8.33%) Finance
3 5 (5.95%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.76%) Law
5 2 (2.38%) Local Government
6 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 23 (27.38%) Architect
2 17 (20.24%) Security Architect
3 16 (19.05%) Security Advisor
4 14 (16.67%) Consultant
5 10 (11.90%) Information Manager
5 10 (11.90%) Security Manager
6 8 (9.52%) Designer
6 8 (9.52%) CLAS Consultant
6 8 (9.52%) Infrastructure Designer
7 7 (8.33%) Security Consultant
8 6 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
8 6 (7.14%) Information Security Manager
9 4 (4.76%) Information Assurance Manager
10 3 (3.57%) Information Assurance Specialist
10 3 (3.57%) Information Specialist
10 3 (3.57%) Security Assurance Manager
11 2 (2.38%) Compliance Specialist
11 2 (2.38%) Analyst
11 2 (2.38%) Security Analyst
11 2 (2.38%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.76%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 84 (100.00%) CESG
2 41 (48.81%) RMADS
3 13 (15.48%) Management Information System
4 10 (11.90%) Computer Science
5 7 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (5.95%) Freedom of Information Act
6 5 (5.95%) Freedom of Information
7 3 (3.57%) Clustering
8 2 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.38%) PKI
9 1 (1.19%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.76%) Windows
2 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (3.57%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.19%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (48.81%) Security Architecture
2 37 (44.05%) Information Security
3 25 (29.76%) Information Assurance
4 23 (27.38%) TOGAF
4 23 (27.38%) Risk Management
5 19 (22.62%) SABSA
6 16 (19.05%) ITIL
7 15 (17.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 14 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
9 12 (14.29%) Cyber Security
10 11 (13.10%) Service Management
10 11 (13.10%) Zachman Framework
11 10 (11.90%) ISMS
11 10 (11.90%) ITIL V3
12 9 (10.71%) Vulnerability Management
12 9 (10.71%) Data Protection
13 8 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
13 8 (9.52%) Incident Management
13 8 (9.52%) Service Delivery
14 6 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.57%) SQL
1 3 (3.57%) VBScript
1 3 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 55 (65.48%) Security Cleared
2 47 (55.95%) SC Cleared
3 39 (46.43%) CISSP
4 9 (10.71%) Degree
5 8 (9.52%) CISM
6 3 (3.57%) DV Cleared
6 3 (3.57%) Postgraduate
6 3 (3.57%) ISACA
7 2 (2.38%) ISEB
7 2 (2.38%) MBCS
7 2 (2.38%) CITP
8 1 (1.19%) MCSE
8 1 (1.19%) CCNA
8 1 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.19%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (17.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (10.71%) JSP 440
3 7 (8.33%) SLA
4 4 (4.76%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.19%) HMG Infosec
5 1 (1.19%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.19%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 16 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.76%) SCCM
1 4 (4.76%) SCOM
2 3 (3.57%) SCVMM
2 3 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (3.57%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 15 (17.86%) Cisco
2 12 (14.29%) Juniper
3 7 (8.33%) McAfee
4 3 (3.57%) CheckPoint
4 3 (3.57%) Symantec
4 3 (3.57%) HP
4 3 (3.57%) Sophos
4 3 (3.57%) Lumension
5 2 (2.38%) EMC
5 2 (2.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.38%) CA
6 1 (1.19%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.19%) VMware
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