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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CESG Listed Adviser Scheme
Rank 551 530 510
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -20
Contract jobs citing CESG CLAS 21 33 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.043% 0.070% 0.012%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.22% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 23 3
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£585 £518 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.93% +3.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £531 £505 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.19% +1.00%
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
14780 14978 13086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.40% 31.67% 31.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9125 9334 8055
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 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 582 610 676
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +3 16 £598 +13.80%
South West -13 5 £531 +4.16% 3
South East - - - - 1
CESG CLAS
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CESG CLAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 53 (100.00%) CESG
2 33 (62.26%) Security Cleared
3 28 (52.83%) Security Architecture
3 28 (52.83%) SC Cleared
4 26 (49.06%) Information Security
5 20 (37.74%) CISSP
6 19 (35.85%) RMADS
7 15 (28.30%) Management Information System
7 15 (28.30%) Risk Management
7 15 (28.30%) Information Assurance
8 14 (26.42%) TOGAF
9 13 (24.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 12 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (20.75%) SABSA
12 9 (16.98%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 8 (15.09%) Firewall
14 7 (13.21%) ITIL
14 7 (13.21%) Data Protection
14 7 (13.21%) Cyber Security
15 6 (11.32%) JSP 440
15 6 (11.32%) Degree
15 6 (11.32%) Data Protection Act
15 6 (11.32%) Zachman Framework
15 6 (11.32%) Legal
16 5 (9.43%) PRINCE2
16 5 (9.43%) Active Directory
16 5 (9.43%) DV Cleared
16 5 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
17 4 (7.55%) Technical Architecture
17 4 (7.55%) Freedom of Information Act

CESG CLAS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 3 (5.66%) IIS
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (3.77%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.09%) Firewall
2 4 (7.55%) DNS
3 3 (5.66%) DHCP
4 2 (3.77%) LDAP
4 2 (3.77%) VPN
4 2 (3.77%) SAN
4 2 (3.77%) DMZ
4 2 (3.77%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (3.77%) NAS
5 1 (1.89%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.89%) Network Security
5 1 (1.89%) X.509
5 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) Big Data
General
1 6 (11.32%) Legal
2 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.66%) Finance
3 1 (1.89%) Law
3 1 (1.89%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (30.19%) Architect
1 16 (30.19%) Consultant
2 13 (24.53%) Security Architect
2 13 (24.53%) CLAS Consultant
3 9 (16.98%) Security Advisor
4 8 (15.09%) Information Manager
5 6 (11.32%) Security Manager
5 6 (11.32%) Information Security Manager
6 5 (9.43%) Security Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) Security Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Technical Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Information Security Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) Information Assurance Manager
9 1 (1.89%) Information Assurance Consultant
9 1 (1.89%) Information Assurance Analyst
9 1 (1.89%) Information Assurance Specialist
9 1 (1.89%) CLAS Security Consultant
9 1 (1.89%) Information Specialist
9 1 (1.89%) Information Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) JSP
1 3 (5.66%) Web Services
2 2 (3.77%) .NET
2 2 (3.77%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 53 (100.00%) CESG
2 19 (35.85%) RMADS
3 15 (28.30%) Management Information System
4 6 (11.32%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (7.55%) Freedom of Information Act
5 4 (7.55%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (3.77%) PKI
6 2 (3.77%) Thin Client
6 2 (3.77%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.89%) Windows
1 1 (1.89%) Linux
1 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (52.83%) Security Architecture
2 26 (49.06%) Information Security
3 15 (28.30%) Risk Management
3 15 (28.30%) Information Assurance
4 14 (26.42%) TOGAF
5 12 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (20.75%) SABSA
7 9 (16.98%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 7 (13.21%) ITIL
8 7 (13.21%) Data Protection
8 7 (13.21%) Cyber Security
9 6 (11.32%) Zachman Framework
10 5 (9.43%) PRINCE2
10 5 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (7.55%) Technical Architecture
12 3 (5.66%) Protective Monitoring
12 3 (5.66%) Security Management
12 3 (5.66%) Risk Assessment
13 2 (3.77%) Penetration Testing
13 2 (3.77%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 33 (62.26%) Security Cleared
2 28 (52.83%) SC Cleared
3 20 (37.74%) CISSP
4 6 (11.32%) Degree
5 5 (9.43%) DV Cleared
6 4 (7.55%) CISM
7 3 (5.66%) Postgraduate
7 3 (5.66%) ISACA
8 2 (3.77%) ISEB
8 2 (3.77%) MBCS
8 2 (3.77%) CITP
9 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (24.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (11.32%) JSP 440
3 2 (3.77%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.89%) HMG Infosec
4 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (9.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.77%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) SCCM
1 1 (1.89%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (7.55%) McAfee
2 2 (3.77%) VMware
2 2 (3.77%) Pega
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle
2 2 (3.77%) Cisco
2 2 (3.77%) Citrix
2 2 (3.77%) Juniper
3 1 (1.89%) CA
3 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.89%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft