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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CESG Listed Adviser Scheme
Rank 635 637 574
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -63
Contract jobs citing CESG CLAS 22 24 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.042% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.13% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 10 53
Median daily rate £450 £533 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.49% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £350 £488
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £855 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £525 £540
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
17836 18880 18393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.32% 33.00% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11554 11812 11144
Median daily rate £425 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £610 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 641 808 799
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £18.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £11.96 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £44.75 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.88 £17.63
% change year-on-year
+11.22% +7.12%

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 27 September 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 18 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 27 September 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 +26 22 £450 -15.49% 1
London +2 12 £475 -12.03% 1
South West +4 4 £475 -3.79%
West Midlands - 3 £325 -
Herefordshire - 2 £325 -
Plymouth - 2 £475 -
Hereford - 2 £325 -
Devon - 2 £475 -
South East +13 1 £250 -
East of England +5 1 £450 -43.75%
Gloucestershire 0 1 £425 -
Feltham - 1 £550 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £500 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £350 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £500 -
Bristol - 1 £513 -
North East - 1 £500 -
Norfolk - 1 £450 -

CESG CLAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 59 (85.51%) CISSP
3 51 (73.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 46 (66.67%) TOGAF
5 43 (62.32%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (60.87%) ITIL
6 42 (60.87%) Scrum
7 41 (59.42%) Project Management
7 41 (59.42%) PRINCE2
8 40 (57.97%) SDLC
9 39 (56.52%) SaaS
10 38 (55.07%) ISEB
10 38 (55.07%) NonStop SQL
11 32 (46.38%) Security Cleared
12 30 (43.48%) SC Cleared
13 19 (27.54%) Information Security
14 15 (21.74%) Information Assurance
15 12 (17.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 11 (15.94%) Security Architecture
17 10 (14.49%) CESG Certified Professional
18 9 (13.04%) DV Cleared
18 9 (13.04%) RMADS
18 9 (13.04%) Risk Management
19 8 (11.59%) CISM
19 8 (11.59%) JSP 440
20 7 (10.14%) Data Protection
20 7 (10.14%) SABSA
21 6 (8.70%) IISP
21 6 (8.70%) Data Protection Act

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%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (2.90%) IIS
1 2 (2.90%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.90%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (2.90%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.45%) SAS
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 39 (56.52%) 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%) 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 4 (5.80%) Firewall
3 2 (2.90%) Network Security
3 2 (2.90%) WAN
4 1 (1.45%) 4G
4 1 (1.45%) LTE
4 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.45%) TETRA
4 1 (1.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (55.07%) 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
1 5 (7.25%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (1.45%) Back Office
3 1 (1.45%) Law
3 1 (1.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (28.99%) Architect
2 15 (21.74%) Consultant
3 12 (17.39%) CLAS Consultant
3 12 (17.39%) Security Architect
4 6 (8.70%) Security Advisor
5 5 (7.25%) CISSP Architect
5 5 (7.25%) CLAS Security Advisor
5 5 (7.25%) Security Consultant
6 4 (5.80%) Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) CISSP Consultant
7 3 (4.35%) CLAS Architect
7 3 (4.35%) CLAS Security Consultant
8 2 (2.90%) Data Architect
8 2 (2.90%) Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Architect
8 2 (2.90%) Information Assurance Consultant
8 2 (2.90%) Information Security Consultant
8 2 (2.90%) Lead Security Architect
8 2 (2.90%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.90%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) .NET
1 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.45%) CSS
1 1 (1.45%) HTML
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 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.45%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.45%) PKI
4 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.35%) Windows
2 2 (2.90%) Linux
2 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.45%) Solaris
3 1 (1.45%) Unix
3 1 (1.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 43 (62.32%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (60.87%) ITIL
3 42 (60.87%) Scrum
4 41 (59.42%) PRINCE2
4 41 (59.42%) Project Management
5 40 (57.97%) SDLC
6 19 (27.54%) Information Security
7 15 (21.74%) Information Assurance
8 11 (15.94%) Security Architecture
9 9 (13.04%) Risk Management
10 7 (10.14%) Data Protection
10 7 (10.14%) SABSA
11 6 (8.70%) Risk Analysis
12 5 (7.25%) Risk Assessment
13 4 (5.80%) ITIL V3
13 4 (5.80%) Mentoring
13 4 (5.80%) Migration
13 4 (5.80%) Protective Monitoring
14 3 (4.35%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.35%) Python
2 2 (2.90%) Java
3 1 (1.45%) C
3 1 (1.45%) C#
3 1 (1.45%) Go
3 1 (1.45%) R
3 1 (1.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 69 (100.00%) CLAS
2 59 (85.51%) CISSP
3 38 (55.07%) ISEB
4 32 (46.38%) Security Cleared
5 30 (43.48%) SC Cleared
6 10 (14.49%) CESG Certified Professional
7 9 (13.04%) DV Cleared
8 8 (11.59%) CISM
9 6 (8.70%) IISP
10 4 (5.80%) Degree
10 4 (5.80%) ISSAP
11 2 (2.90%) CISA
11 2 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (1.45%) CCIE
12 1 (1.45%) Chartered Engineer
12 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (1.45%) CITP
12 1 (1.45%) ISSMP
12 1 (1.45%) JNCIA
12 1 (1.45%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (73.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (17.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 9 (13.04%) RMADS
4 8 (11.59%) JSP 440
5 4 (5.80%) COBIT
5 4 (5.80%) PCI DSS
6 3 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (1.45%) BS7799
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.45%) Docker
1 1 (1.45%) etcd
1 1 (1.45%) flannel
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.45%) Ansible
2 1 (1.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.45%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.45%) Nessus
2 1 (1.45%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.45%) Nmap
2 1 (1.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (5.80%) Cisco
2 2 (2.90%) Symantec
3 1 (1.45%) Aerohive Networks
3 1 (1.45%) F5
3 1 (1.45%) Informatica
3 1 (1.45%) Juniper
3 1 (1.45%) Palo Alto
3 1 (1.45%) Qualys