The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CESG CLAS in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CESG CLAS over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CESG Listed Adviser Scheme
Rank 597 628 563
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -65
Contract jobs citing CESG CLAS 46 13 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.023% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 0.073% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 10 41
Median daily rate £550 £631 £594
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.87% +6.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £425 £488
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £855 £798
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £775 £594
% change year-on-year
-35.48% +30.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £62.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £62.50 - -

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
17659 17863 17492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.27% 31.95% 32.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11429 11116 10751
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 615 675 702
Median hourly rate £21.50 £19.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.15% -9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.33 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.35 £45.24 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.47 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -12.04%

CESG CLAS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing CESG CLAS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

CESG CLAS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CESG CLAS
Daily Rate Trend

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

CESG CLAS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CESG CLAS
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CESG CLAS within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

CESG CLAS Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CESG CLAS
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CESG CLAS within the UK.

CESG CLAS Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

CESG CLAS
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CESG CLAS within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +36 39 £550 -12.87% 6
London +31 16 £563 +15.38% 1
South West +3 8 £574 +28.57% 3
Wales - 7 £550 -
Bristol +11 4 £599 +28.07% 1
West Wales - 4 £550 -
Swansea - 4 £550 -
South East +9 3 £225 - 2
North West -16 3 £500 -41.52%
Cambridgeshire - 3 £400 -
East of England - 3 £400 -
South Wales - 3 £400 -
Yorkshire - 3 £600 -
Leeds - 3 £600 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £600 -
Hampshire +4 2 £225 -
Newport - 2 £400 -
Feltham - 2 £525 -
City of London - 2 £588 -
Cambridge - 2 £400 -
Gloucestershire -4 1 £500 +17.64% 2
Merseyside -5 1 £500 -41.52%
Liverpool -7 1 £500 -41.52%
Tyne and Wear - 1 £450 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Warrington - 1 - -
Fareham - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 £350 -
Westminster - 1 £625 -

CESG CLAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CESG CLAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for CESG CLAS.

1 69 (100.00%) CESG
1 69 (100.00%) CLAS
2 52 (75.36%) CISSP
3 41 (59.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 36 (52.17%) Security Cleared
5 35 (50.72%) SC Cleared
6 32 (46.38%) TOGAF
7 28 (40.58%) ITIL
8 27 (39.13%) Information Security
8 27 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (37.68%) Scrum
9 26 (37.68%) CESG Certified Professional
10 24 (34.78%) Project Management
10 24 (34.78%) PRINCE2
11 22 (31.88%) Information Assurance
11 22 (31.88%) SaaS
11 22 (31.88%) SDLC
12 21 (30.43%) NonStop SQL
12 21 (30.43%) ISEB
13 18 (26.09%) Security Architecture
14 16 (23.19%) RMADS
15 15 (21.74%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 14 (20.29%) Risk Management
17 13 (18.84%) SABSA
18 11 (15.94%) CISM
19 10 (14.49%) JSP 440
20 8 (11.59%) Risk Analysis
21 7 (10.14%) Data Protection
21 7 (10.14%) PCI DSS
21 7 (10.14%) DV Cleared

CESG CLAS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.90%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 22 (31.88%) SaaS
2 2 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.45%) IaaS
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.45%) Office 365
3 1 (1.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.25%) Internet
2 3 (4.35%) Firewall
3 2 (2.90%) Network Security
4 1 (1.45%) 4G
4 1 (1.45%) LTE
4 1 (1.45%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (30.43%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (1.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (7.25%) Legal
2 3 (4.35%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.45%) Back Office
3 1 (1.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 26 (37.68%) Architect
2 21 (30.43%) Consultant
3 20 (28.99%) Security Architect
4 15 (21.74%) CLAS Consultant
5 9 (13.04%) CISSP Architect
5 9 (13.04%) Security Advisor
6 8 (11.59%) CLAS Security Advisor
6 8 (11.59%) Security Consultant
7 5 (7.25%) CLAS Security Consultant
8 4 (5.80%) CISSP Consultant
8 4 (5.80%) CLAS Architect
9 3 (4.35%) Information Assurance Consultant
9 3 (4.35%) Information Security Consultant
10 2 (2.90%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 2 (2.90%) Developer
10 2 (2.90%) Digital Architect
10 2 (2.90%) Java Architect
10 2 (2.90%) Lead Security Architect
10 2 (2.90%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (2.90%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) .NET
1 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.45%) jQuery
1 1 (1.45%) NHibernate
1 1 (1.45%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 69 (100.00%) CESG
2 6 (8.70%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (7.25%) Freedom of Information
3 5 (7.25%) Freedom of Information Act
3 5 (7.25%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.90%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.90%) PKI
5 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.45%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (1.45%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (46.38%) TOGAF
2 28 (40.58%) ITIL
3 27 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (39.13%) Information Security
4 26 (37.68%) Scrum
5 24 (34.78%) PRINCE2
5 24 (34.78%) Project Management
6 22 (31.88%) Information Assurance
6 22 (31.88%) SDLC
7 18 (26.09%) Security Architecture
8 14 (20.29%) Risk Management
9 13 (18.84%) SABSA
10 8 (11.59%) Risk Analysis
11 7 (10.14%) Cybersecurity
11 7 (10.14%) Data Protection
12 6 (8.70%) Protective Monitoring
13 5 (7.25%) ITIL V3
13 5 (7.25%) Mentoring
13 5 (7.25%) Risk Assessment
14 4 (5.80%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.90%) Java
1 2 (2.90%) Python
2 1 (1.45%) C
2 1 (1.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 69 (100.00%) CLAS
2 52 (75.36%) CISSP
3 36 (52.17%) Security Cleared
4 35 (50.72%) SC Cleared
5 26 (37.68%) CESG Certified Professional
6 21 (30.43%) ISEB
7 11 (15.94%) CISM
8 7 (10.14%) DV Cleared
9 6 (8.70%) ISSAP
10 5 (7.25%) Degree
10 5 (7.25%) IISP
11 3 (4.35%) CISA
12 1 (1.45%) CEH
12 1 (1.45%) Chartered Engineer
12 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (1.45%) CITP
12 1 (1.45%) CREST Certified
12 1 (1.45%) CRISC
12 1 (1.45%) ISACA
12 1 (1.45%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (59.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (23.19%) RMADS
3 15 (21.74%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 10 (14.49%) JSP 440
5 7 (10.14%) PCI DSS
6 6 (8.70%) COBIT
7 5 (7.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (2.90%) Government Security Classifications
8 2 (2.90%) GPG13
9 1 (1.45%) BS7799
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Ansible
1 1 (1.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (4.35%) Splunk
2 2 (2.90%) ArcSight
2 2 (2.90%) Cisco
3 1 (1.45%) Informatica
3 1 (1.45%) LogRhythm