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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CESG Listed Adviser Scheme
Rank 570 532 527
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -5
Contract jobs citing CESG CLAS 25 51 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.048% 0.10% 0.041%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 0.32% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 39 11
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£788 £600 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £500 £480
10% offered a daily rate of more than £855 £801 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £800 £590 £550
% change year-on-year
+35.59% +7.27%
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
16581 16043 15621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.06% 32.49% 33.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 10647 9862 9473
Average daily rate £423 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £245
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 635 617 679
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.16 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.27% -10.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.94 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.27% +8.75%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
South West +3 10 £468 -13.42% 1
North West -34 8 £855 +19.78%
South East -19 4 - - 1
London -1 2 £488 -18.75%
East of England - 1 £800 -
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CESG CLAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 42 (100.00%) CESG
2 28 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 27 (64.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (59.52%) CISSP
5 20 (47.62%) SC Cleared
6 19 (45.24%) RMADS
6 19 (45.24%) Risk Management
7 15 (35.71%) Security Architecture
8 14 (33.33%) CISM
9 13 (30.95%) Information Security
9 13 (30.95%) DV Cleared
10 10 (23.81%) Information Assurance
10 10 (23.81%) Firewall
11 8 (19.05%) Data Protection
12 7 (16.67%) ISMS
12 7 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
12 7 (16.67%) Management Information System
12 7 (16.67%) Programme Management
12 7 (16.67%) ITIL
12 7 (16.67%) PRINCE2
12 7 (16.67%) VPN
13 6 (14.29%) Finance
13 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (14.29%) TOGAF
14 5 (11.90%) Security Management
14 5 (11.90%) DNS
14 5 (11.90%) Web Services
14 5 (11.90%) Active Directory
14 5 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (11.90%) JSP 440

CESG CLAS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (7.14%) Oracle Workflow
1 3 (7.14%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
1 1 (2.38%) PaaS
1 1 (2.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.81%) Firewall
2 7 (16.67%) VPN
3 5 (11.90%) DNS
4 4 (9.52%) DHCP
5 3 (7.14%) SAN
5 3 (7.14%) DMZ
5 3 (7.14%) NAS
6 2 (4.76%) LDAP
6 2 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.38%) SCCP
7 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.38%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) Big Data
General
1 6 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (47.62%) Consultant
2 14 (33.33%) CLAS Consultant
3 8 (19.05%) Security Advisor
4 7 (16.67%) Security Consultant
5 5 (11.90%) Architect
6 4 (9.52%) Security Officer
7 3 (7.14%) Security Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Chief Security Officer
7 3 (7.14%) Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Technical Architect
8 2 (4.76%) Security Architect
8 2 (4.76%) IT Security Officer
8 2 (4.76%) CLAS Security Consultant
9 1 (2.38%) Information Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) Information Assurance Manager
9 1 (2.38%) Information Assurance Consultant
9 1 (2.38%) Information Assurance Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) Information Manager
9 1 (2.38%) Information Security Consultant
9 1 (2.38%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) Web Services
2 3 (7.14%) .NET
2 3 (7.14%) J2EE
3 2 (4.76%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 42 (100.00%) CESG
2 19 (45.24%) RMADS
3 7 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 7 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (9.52%) PKI
5 3 (7.14%) Thin Client
5 3 (7.14%) Fat Client
6 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.38%) SCADA
7 1 (2.38%) Data Integration
7 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (45.24%) Risk Management
2 15 (35.71%) Security Architecture
3 13 (30.95%) Information Security
4 10 (23.81%) Information Assurance
5 8 (19.05%) Data Protection
6 7 (16.67%) ISMS
6 7 (16.67%) Programme Management
6 7 (16.67%) ITIL
6 7 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (14.29%) TOGAF
8 5 (11.90%) Security Management
8 5 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (11.90%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (9.52%) CRAMM
10 3 (7.14%) Workflow
10 3 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
10 3 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
10 3 (7.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.52%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 25 (59.52%) CISSP
3 20 (47.62%) SC Cleared
4 14 (33.33%) CISM
5 13 (30.95%) DV Cleared
6 3 (7.14%) Degree
7 2 (4.76%) CISA
8 1 (2.38%) MBA
8 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.38%) CCNP
8 1 (2.38%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (64.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (11.90%) JSP 440
3 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.38%) SLA
3 1 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.14%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) Cisco
2 3 (7.14%) Citrix
2 3 (7.14%) VMware
2 3 (7.14%) Pega
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle
3 2 (4.76%) Juniper
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft