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 17 December 2014 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CESG Listed Adviser Scheme
Rank 542 539 508
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -31
Contract jobs citing CESG CLAS 40 20 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.079% 0.042% 0.057%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 0.13% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 16 14
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£520 £540 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £458 £474
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £510 £550 £600
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -8.33%
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
15553 15027 13770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.71% 31.75% 30.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 10141 9505 8264
Average daily rate £421 £408 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.19% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 598 635 784
Average hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 17 December 2014.

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 17 December 2014. 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 +11 16 £550 +5.51%
South East -29 4 £538 +7.50% 4
East of England - 2 £525 -
CESG CLAS
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CESG CLAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 93 (100.00%) CESG
2 58 (62.37%) Security Cleared
3 48 (51.61%) SC Cleared
4 47 (50.54%) RMADS
5 43 (46.24%) CISSP
5 43 (46.24%) Security Architecture
6 42 (45.16%) Information Security
7 33 (35.48%) Information Assurance
8 29 (31.18%) Risk Management
9 25 (26.88%) TOGAF
10 19 (20.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 17 (18.28%) Firewall
11 17 (18.28%) SABSA
12 16 (17.20%) Management Information System
12 16 (17.20%) Active Directory
12 16 (17.20%) ITIL
12 16 (17.20%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 15 (16.13%) Cisco
13 15 (16.13%) Cyber Security
14 14 (15.05%) Technical Architecture
15 13 (13.98%) DHCP
15 13 (13.98%) DNS
16 12 (12.90%) Juniper
16 12 (12.90%) Service Management
16 12 (12.90%) JSP 440
16 12 (12.90%) Zachman Framework
17 11 (11.83%) Risk Assessment
17 11 (11.83%) Cisco ASA
18 10 (10.75%) ISMS
18 10 (10.75%) Computer Science

CESG CLAS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 6 (6.45%) IIS
2 3 (3.23%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (3.23%) MS Visio
1 3 (3.23%) MS Project
1 3 (3.23%) MS Office
2 2 (2.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (18.28%) Firewall
2 13 (13.98%) DHCP
2 13 (13.98%) DNS
3 11 (11.83%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (10.75%) LDAP
5 3 (3.23%) SAN
5 3 (3.23%) Network Security
6 1 (1.08%) X.509
6 1 (1.08%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.08%) Big Data
General
1 8 (8.60%) Legal
2 7 (7.53%) Finance
3 5 (5.38%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.30%) Law
5 2 (2.15%) Local Government
6 1 (1.08%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 26 (27.96%) Architect
2 20 (21.51%) Security Architect
3 17 (18.28%) Consultant
4 16 (17.20%) Security Advisor
5 10 (10.75%) CLAS Consultant
6 8 (8.60%) Information Manager
6 8 (8.60%) Security Manager
6 8 (8.60%) Infrastructure Designer
6 8 (8.60%) Security Consultant
6 8 (8.60%) Designer
7 7 (7.53%) Enterprise Architect
8 4 (4.30%) Information Security Manager
8 4 (4.30%) Information Assurance Manager
8 4 (4.30%) Coordinator
9 3 (3.23%) Analyst
9 3 (3.23%) Enterprise Security Architect
9 3 (3.23%) Security Analyst
9 3 (3.23%) Information Assurance Specialist
9 3 (3.23%) Information Specialist
9 3 (3.23%) Security Assurance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.53%) JSP
2 4 (4.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 93 (100.00%) CESG
2 47 (50.54%) RMADS
3 16 (17.20%) Management Information System
4 10 (10.75%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.38%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (5.38%) Freedom of Information Act
5 5 (5.38%) Freedom of Information
6 3 (3.23%) Clustering
7 2 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.15%) PKI
8 1 (1.08%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.08%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.30%) Windows
2 3 (3.23%) Windows 7
2 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.08%) Linux
3 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (46.24%) Security Architecture
2 42 (45.16%) Information Security
3 33 (35.48%) Information Assurance
4 29 (31.18%) Risk Management
5 25 (26.88%) TOGAF
6 17 (18.28%) SABSA
7 16 (17.20%) ITIL
7 16 (17.20%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 15 (16.13%) Cyber Security
9 14 (15.05%) Technical Architecture
10 12 (12.90%) Service Management
10 12 (12.90%) Zachman Framework
11 11 (11.83%) Risk Assessment
12 10 (10.75%) ISMS
12 10 (10.75%) ITIL V3
13 9 (9.68%) Vulnerability Management
14 8 (8.60%) Penetration Testing
14 8 (8.60%) Incident Management
14 8 (8.60%) Service Delivery
15 7 (7.53%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.23%) SQL
1 3 (3.23%) VBScript
1 3 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 58 (62.37%) Security Cleared
2 48 (51.61%) SC Cleared
3 43 (46.24%) CISSP
4 9 (9.68%) Degree
5 8 (8.60%) CISM
6 5 (5.38%) DV Cleared
7 3 (3.23%) Postgraduate
7 3 (3.23%) ISACA
8 2 (2.15%) MBCS
8 2 (2.15%) CITP
8 2 (2.15%) ISEB
9 1 (1.08%) MCSE
9 1 (1.08%) CCNA
9 1 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.08%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (20.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (12.90%) JSP 440
3 7 (7.53%) SLA
4 4 (4.30%) PCI DSS
5 3 (3.23%) ISO 9001
5 3 (3.23%) ISO 14001
6 2 (2.15%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 16 (17.20%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.23%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.30%) SCCM
1 4 (4.30%) SCOM
2 3 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (3.23%) SCVMM
2 3 (3.23%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 15 (16.13%) Cisco
2 12 (12.90%) Juniper
3 7 (7.53%) McAfee
4 3 (3.23%) HP
4 3 (3.23%) Sophos
4 3 (3.23%) CheckPoint
4 3 (3.23%) Symantec
4 3 (3.23%) Lumension
5 2 (2.15%) CA
5 2 (2.15%) EMC
5 2 (2.15%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.08%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.08%) VMware