The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CESG CLAS in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CESG CLAS over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CESG Listed Adviser Scheme
Rank 120 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CESG CLAS 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.072% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£650 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £510 £500 £600
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -16.66%
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 Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
702 574 490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 25.44% 23.30% 22.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 259 237
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 20
Average hourly rate £15.77 £15.13 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.26% -13.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.82 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £19.75 £34.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

CESG CLAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CESG CLAS across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

CESG CLAS Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

CESG CLAS
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

CESG CLAS Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

CESG CLAS
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 12 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 12 (100.00%) CESG
2 11 (91.67%) Information Assurance
3 7 (58.33%) Oracle
3 7 (58.33%) Web Services
3 7 (58.33%) Internet
3 7 (58.33%) Firewall
3 7 (58.33%) Management Information System
3 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (58.33%) Reverse Proxy
3 7 (58.33%) Network Security
3 7 (58.33%) GPG13
3 7 (58.33%) Protective Monitoring
4 5 (41.67%) RMADS
5 4 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (25.00%) Workflow
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
7 2 (16.67%) Publishing
7 2 (16.67%) Information Security
8 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture

CESG CLAS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) Internet
1 7 (58.33%) Firewall
1 7 (58.33%) Intrusion Detection
1 7 (58.33%) Reverse Proxy
1 7 (58.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Consultant
1 11 (91.67%) CLAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (100.00%) CESG
2 7 (58.33%) Management Information System
3 5 (41.67%) RMADS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Risk Management
2 11 (91.67%) Information Assurance
3 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) Protective Monitoring
4 4 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (25.00%) Workflow
5 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (16.67%) Information Security
7 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) GPG13
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle