The table below looks at the statistics for the CLAS Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CLAS Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CLAS Consultant
Rank 592 571 535
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -36
Contract jobs requiring a CLAS Consultant 10 25 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.019% 0.050% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.054% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 21 15
Average daily rate
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£489 £600 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.45% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £540 £452
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £725 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £468 £600 £550
% change year-on-year
-22.08% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48505 46468 43912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.52% 92.58% 92.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 31427 28658 26407
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1807 1885 1992
Average hourly rate £16.95 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.72% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

CLAS Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CLAS Consultant in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

CLAS Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in England

CLAS Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CLAS Consultant across the England region.

CLAS Consultant Daily Rate Trend in England

CLAS Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CLAS Consultant across the England region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

CLAS Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in England

CLAS Consultant
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 CLAS Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 5 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 5 £468 -25.20% 1
London +3 2 £511 -13.75%
West Midlands -1 1 - -
North West -22 1 £800 +8.29%
CLAS Consultant
UK

CLAS Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited CLAS Consultant in their job title 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 with CLAS Consultant in their job title.

1 20 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 19 (59.38%) SC Cleared
3 15 (46.88%) Risk Management
4 14 (43.75%) CESG
4 14 (43.75%) CESG CLAS
5 13 (40.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (40.63%) Information Security
6 10 (31.25%) RMADS
7 9 (28.13%) Security Architecture
8 5 (15.63%) Risk Analysis
8 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (15.63%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (15.63%) Data Protection
8 5 (15.63%) DV Cleared
9 4 (12.50%) Information Assurance
9 4 (12.50%) JSP 440
9 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
9 4 (12.50%) ITIL
10 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
10 3 (9.38%) LAN
10 3 (9.38%) WAN
10 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
10 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
10 3 (9.38%) CISSP
10 3 (9.38%) Security Management
10 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
10 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
10 3 (9.38%) Cyber Security
10 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills

CLAS Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited CLAS Consultant in their job title 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 with CLAS Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) LAN
1 3 (9.38%) WAN
2 1 (3.13%) SCCP
2 1 (3.13%) Network Security
General
1 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) JSP
2 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (43.75%) CESG
1 14 (43.75%) CESG CLAS
2 10 (31.25%) RMADS
3 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.13%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Risk Management
2 13 (40.63%) Information Security
3 9 (28.13%) Security Architecture
4 5 (15.63%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (15.63%) Risk Analysis
4 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (15.63%) Data Protection
5 4 (12.50%) Information Assurance
5 4 (12.50%) ITIL
6 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
6 3 (9.38%) Security Management
6 3 (9.38%) ISMS
6 3 (9.38%) Cyber Security
7 2 (6.25%) Service Management
7 2 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (6.25%) Information Security Management
8 1 (3.13%) Project Management
8 1 (3.13%) TOGAF
8 1 (3.13%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 19 (59.38%) SC Cleared
3 5 (15.63%) DV Cleared
4 3 (9.38%) CISSP
5 2 (6.25%) CISM
6 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (40.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (12.50%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco