The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CESG CLAS in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CESG CLAS over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CESG Listed Adviser Scheme
Rank 273 259 248
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -11
Contract jobs citing CESG CLAS 8 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.083% 0.010% 0.053%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.032% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate £525 - £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £500 £520
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £85.00 - -
CESG CLAS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2973 3081 2770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.87% 30.95% 29.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1748 1634 1478
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £232 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 152 193
Average hourly rate £23.00 £18.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.32% -9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £44.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -5.50%

CESG CLAS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

CESG CLAS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

CESG CLAS
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

CESG CLAS Daily Rate Trend in the South East

CESG CLAS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Hampshire +3 3 £574 -
Berkshire - 2 £525 -
Middlesex - 1 £525 -
West Sussex - 1 £475 -
CESG CLAS
England

CESG CLAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 15 (100.00%) CESG
1 15 (100.00%) CLAS
2 14 (93.33%) CISSP
3 11 (73.33%) Information Security
4 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
5 9 (60.00%) Information Assurance
5 9 (60.00%) CESG Certified Professional
5 9 (60.00%) CISM
6 8 (53.33%) SC Cleared
7 5 (33.33%) TOGAF
7 5 (33.33%) PKI
8 4 (26.67%) Service Management
8 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (26.67%) Oracle
8 4 (26.67%) MCP
8 4 (26.67%) Unix
8 4 (26.67%) Windows
8 4 (26.67%) MCSE
8 4 (26.67%) CCNA
8 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (26.67%) Banking
8 4 (26.67%) DV Cleared
8 4 (26.67%) SIEM
8 4 (26.67%) Security Architecture
8 4 (26.67%) Network Architecture
9 3 (20.00%) Security Management
10 2 (13.33%) CISA
10 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
10 2 (13.33%) Firewall

CESG CLAS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 2 (13.33%) Firewall
General
1 4 (26.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Architect
1 10 (66.67%) Security Architect
2 5 (33.33%) CISSP Architect
2 5 (33.33%) Consultant
3 4 (26.67%) CLAS Architect
3 4 (26.67%) Security Consultant
4 3 (20.00%) CLAS Consultant
4 3 (20.00%) CLAS Security Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) CISSP Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) Compliance Officer
5 2 (13.33%) Security Compliance Officer
5 2 (13.33%) Security Officer
6 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Information Assurance Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Information Assurance Specialist
6 1 (6.67%) Information Security Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Information Specialist
6 1 (6.67%) Security Solutions Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (6.67%) TOGAF Architect
Miscellaneous
1 15 (100.00%) CESG
2 5 (33.33%) PKI
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Unix
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Information Security
2 9 (60.00%) Information Assurance
3 5 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 4 (26.67%) Network Architecture
4 4 (26.67%) Security Architecture
4 4 (26.67%) Service Management
4 4 (26.67%) SIEM
5 3 (20.00%) Security Management
6 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
6 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity Management
6 2 (13.33%) Protective Monitoring
6 2 (13.33%) SABSA
7 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
7 1 (6.67%) Identity Access Management
7 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
7 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
7 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) CLAS
2 14 (93.33%) CISSP
3 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 9 (60.00%) CESG Certified Professional
4 9 (60.00%) CISM
5 8 (53.33%) SC Cleared
6 4 (26.67%) CCNA
6 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (26.67%) DV Cleared
6 4 (26.67%) MCP
6 4 (26.67%) MCSE
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (13.33%) CISA
8 1 (6.67%) CREST Certified
8 1 (6.67%) Degree
8 1 (6.67%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (13.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (13.33%) JSP 440
2 2 (13.33%) RMADS
3 1 (6.67%) COBIT
3 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Splunk