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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CESG CLAS over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CESG Listed Adviser Scheme
Rank 592 601 555
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -46
Contract jobs citing CESG CLAS 36 30 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.072% 0.057% 0.088%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 0.17% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 17 36
Median daily rate £450 £550 £540
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +1.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £395 £498
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £855 £688
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £663 £540
% change year-on-year
-33.96% +22.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
16832 17418 17082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.51% 32.88% 33.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 10976 11132 10357
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 621 696 724
Median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £41.87
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £19.58 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.46% +3.05%

CESG CLAS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing CESG CLAS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CESG CLAS within the England region over the 3 months to 26 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +7 20 £500 +2.56%
South West 0 6 £450 +2.85% 1
East of England +19 3 £325 -59.37%
West Midlands - 3 £325 -
Yorkshire 0 2 £600 +14.28%
South East +13 1 £250 -
North East - 1 £450 -
CESG CLAS
UK

CESG CLAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CESG CLAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for CESG CLAS.

1 67 (100.00%) CESG
1 67 (100.00%) CLAS
2 56 (83.58%) CISSP
3 50 (74.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 42 (62.69%) TOGAF
5 37 (55.22%) ITIL
6 36 (53.73%) PRINCE2
6 36 (53.73%) Project Management
7 35 (52.24%) SDLC
8 34 (50.75%) SaaS
8 34 (50.75%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (49.25%) NonStop SQL
9 33 (49.25%) ISEB
9 33 (49.25%) Scrum
10 30 (44.78%) Security Cleared
11 28 (41.79%) SC Cleared
12 17 (25.37%) Information Security
13 16 (23.88%) Information Assurance
14 15 (22.39%) Security Architecture
15 14 (20.90%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 12 (17.91%) CESG Certified Professional
17 11 (16.42%) SABSA
18 10 (14.93%) DV Cleared
18 10 (14.93%) JSP 440
19 9 (13.43%) Risk Management
20 7 (10.45%) Data Protection
20 7 (10.45%) Risk Analysis
21 6 (8.96%) Data Protection Act
21 6 (8.96%) RMADS
21 6 (8.96%) Cybersecurity

CESG CLAS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (2.99%) IIS
1 2 (2.99%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.99%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (2.99%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.49%) SAS
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 34 (50.75%) SaaS
2 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.49%) IaaS
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.46%) Firewall
1 5 (7.46%) Internet
2 2 (2.99%) Network Security
2 2 (2.99%) WAN
3 1 (1.49%) 4G
3 1 (1.49%) LTE
3 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.49%) TETRA
3 1 (1.49%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (49.25%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (7.46%) Legal
1 5 (7.46%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.48%) Finance
3 1 (1.49%) Back Office
3 1 (1.49%) Law
3 1 (1.49%) Military
Job Titles
1 24 (35.82%) Architect
2 17 (25.37%) Security Architect
3 12 (17.91%) Consultant
4 8 (11.94%) CLAS Consultant
5 6 (8.96%) CISSP Architect
5 6 (8.96%) Security Advisor
6 5 (7.46%) CLAS Security Advisor
6 5 (7.46%) Security Consultant
7 4 (5.97%) Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) CLAS Architect
8 3 (4.48%) CLAS Security Consultant
8 3 (4.48%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.99%) Developer
9 2 (2.99%) Digital Architect
9 2 (2.99%) Java Architect
9 2 (2.99%) Lead Security Architect
9 2 (2.99%) Security Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) Security Manager
9 2 (2.99%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) .NET
1 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.49%) CSS
1 1 (1.49%) HTML
1 1 (1.49%) jQuery
1 1 (1.49%) NHibernate
1 1 (1.49%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 67 (100.00%) CESG
2 6 (8.96%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (7.46%) Freedom of Information
3 5 (7.46%) Freedom of Information Act
3 5 (7.46%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.99%) PKI
5 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.49%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.49%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.48%) Windows
2 2 (2.99%) Linux
2 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.49%) Solaris
3 1 (1.49%) Unix
3 1 (1.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (62.69%) TOGAF
2 37 (55.22%) ITIL
3 36 (53.73%) PRINCE2
3 36 (53.73%) Project Management
4 35 (52.24%) SDLC
5 34 (50.75%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (49.25%) Scrum
7 17 (25.37%) Information Security
8 16 (23.88%) Information Assurance
9 15 (22.39%) Security Architecture
10 11 (16.42%) SABSA
11 9 (13.43%) Risk Management
12 7 (10.45%) Data Protection
12 7 (10.45%) Risk Analysis
13 6 (8.96%) Cybersecurity
14 5 (7.46%) Mentoring
14 5 (7.46%) Protective Monitoring
14 5 (7.46%) Risk Assessment
15 4 (5.97%) ITIL V3
16 3 (4.48%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.48%) Python
2 2 (2.99%) Java
3 1 (1.49%) C
3 1 (1.49%) C#
3 1 (1.49%) Go
3 1 (1.49%) R
3 1 (1.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 67 (100.00%) CLAS
2 56 (83.58%) CISSP
3 33 (49.25%) ISEB
4 30 (44.78%) Security Cleared
5 28 (41.79%) SC Cleared
6 12 (17.91%) CESG Certified Professional
7 10 (14.93%) DV Cleared
8 6 (8.96%) IISP
9 5 (7.46%) Degree
9 5 (7.46%) ISSAP
10 4 (5.97%) CISM
11 2 (2.99%) CISA
11 2 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (1.49%) CCIE
12 1 (1.49%) Chartered Engineer
12 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (1.49%) CITP
12 1 (1.49%) ISSMP
12 1 (1.49%) JNCIA
12 1 (1.49%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (74.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (20.90%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 10 (14.93%) JSP 440
4 6 (8.96%) RMADS
5 5 (7.46%) COBIT
5 5 (7.46%) PCI DSS
6 4 (5.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (1.49%) BS7799
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.49%) Docker
1 1 (1.49%) etcd
1 1 (1.49%) flannel
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.49%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.49%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.49%) Nessus
2 1 (1.49%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.49%) Nmap
Vendors
1 4 (5.97%) Cisco
2 3 (4.48%) Splunk
3 2 (2.99%) ArcSight
3 2 (2.99%) Symantec
4 1 (1.49%) Aerohive Networks
4 1 (1.49%) F5
4 1 (1.49%) Informatica
4 1 (1.49%) Juniper
4 1 (1.49%) Palo Alto
4 1 (1.49%) Qualys