The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term CESG CLAS in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CESG CLAS over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CESG Listed Adviser Scheme
Rank 524 550 553
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +3
Contract jobs citing CESG CLAS 56 19 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.037% 0.059%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.41% 0.14% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 12 19
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.90% -13.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £486
10% offered a daily rate of more than £798 £600 £685
UK excluding London average daily rate £573 £550 £550
% change year-on-year
+4.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13575 13529 14275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.21% 26.54% 24.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 8238 8164 8195
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 546 610 770
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -21.15%

CESG CLAS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CESG CLAS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CESG CLAS within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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
England +14 47 £594 +7.90% 9
London +2 8 £600 +12.14% 4
West Midlands -15 7 £597 +8.54%
South West -23 7 £530 - 1
Birmingham +1 2 £500 -9.09%
South East -5 2 £525 - 3
Hampshire -16 2 £525 - 1
Surrey - - - -
City of London - - - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
Newbury - - - - 1
Plymouth - - - -
Reading - - - - 1
Teddington - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 2
Devon - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Farnborough - - - - 1

CESG CLAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 97 (100.00%) CESG
2 51 (52.58%) RMADS
3 50 (51.55%) Information Security
4 44 (45.36%) Security Cleared
5 40 (41.24%) Risk Management
6 37 (38.14%) Information Assurance
6 37 (38.14%) Security Architecture
7 32 (32.99%) SC Cleared
8 25 (25.77%) CISSP
9 24 (24.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 17 (17.53%) Management Information System
11 14 (14.43%) Internet
11 14 (14.43%) JSP 440
12 13 (13.40%) Risk Assessment
13 11 (11.34%) Web Services
13 11 (11.34%) Data Security
13 11 (11.34%) TOGAF
14 10 (10.31%) Data Protection
14 10 (10.31%) Data Warehouse
15 9 (9.28%) Oracle
15 9 (9.28%) Firewall
15 9 (9.28%) Degree
15 9 (9.28%) Protective Monitoring
16 8 (8.25%) CISM
16 8 (8.25%) JSP
17 7 (7.22%) Statistics
17 7 (7.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 7 (7.22%) DV Cleared
18 6 (6.19%) GPG13
18 6 (6.19%) Intrusion Detection

CESG CLAS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.12%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Summit
2 1 (1.03%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.09%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.03%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.43%) Internet
2 9 (9.28%) Firewall
3 6 (6.19%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (6.19%) Reverse Proxy
3 6 (6.19%) Network Security
4 1 (1.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.31%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (5.15%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (5.15%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.06%) Big Data
4 1 (1.03%) NoSQL
General
1 3 (3.09%) Legal
1 3 (3.09%) Military
2 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (49.48%) Consultant
2 37 (38.14%) CLAS Consultant
3 16 (16.49%) Security Advisor
4 15 (15.46%) Security Consultant
5 12 (12.37%) Architect
6 10 (10.31%) Security Architect
7 7 (7.22%) Coordinator
7 7 (7.22%) Security Manager
8 5 (5.15%) CLAS Security Consultant
8 5 (5.15%) IT Consultant
8 5 (5.15%) Information Manager
8 5 (5.15%) Information Security Manager
9 4 (4.12%) IT Security Consultant
10 3 (3.09%) Enterprise Architect
10 3 (3.09%) Information Assurance Consultant
11 2 (2.06%) Information Architect
11 2 (2.06%) Analyst
12 1 (1.03%) Security Analyst
12 1 (1.03%) IT Risk Consultant
12 1 (1.03%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.34%) Web Services
2 8 (8.25%) JSP
3 1 (1.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 97 (100.00%) CESG
2 51 (52.58%) RMADS
3 17 (17.53%) Management Information System
4 7 (7.22%) Statistics
5 5 (5.15%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (4.12%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.06%) Open Source
7 2 (2.06%) Freedom of Information Act
7 2 (2.06%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (1.03%) PKI
8 1 (1.03%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.03%) Handset
8 1 (1.03%) Tandem
8 1 (1.03%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.03%) UNIX
1 1 (1.03%) Windows
1 1 (1.03%) Linux
1 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (51.55%) Information Security
2 40 (41.24%) Risk Management
3 37 (38.14%) Information Assurance
3 37 (38.14%) Security Architecture
4 13 (13.40%) Risk Assessment
5 11 (11.34%) Data Security
5 11 (11.34%) TOGAF
6 10 (10.31%) Data Protection
7 9 (9.28%) Protective Monitoring
8 7 (7.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 6 (6.19%) Risk Analysis
9 6 (6.19%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (5.15%) Project Management
10 5 (5.15%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (5.15%) Zachman Framework
10 5 (5.15%) SABSA
10 5 (5.15%) Cyber Security
11 4 (4.12%) Enterprise Architecture
11 4 (4.12%) PRINCE2
11 4 (4.12%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.12%) C
Qualifications
1 44 (45.36%) Security Cleared
2 32 (32.99%) SC Cleared
3 25 (25.77%) CISSP
4 9 (9.28%) Degree
5 8 (8.25%) CISM
6 7 (7.22%) DV Cleared
7 4 (4.12%) MBA
7 4 (4.12%) CISA
8 2 (2.06%) CRISC
8 2 (2.06%) ISACA
9 1 (1.03%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (24.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (14.43%) JSP 440
3 6 (6.19%) GPG13
4 4 (4.12%) ISO 9001
4 4 (4.12%) ISO 14001
5 2 (2.06%) PCI DSS
6 1 (1.03%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 2 (2.06%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (9.28%) Oracle
2 2 (2.06%) HP
3 1 (1.03%) BT
3 1 (1.03%) TOWER Software
3 1 (1.03%) VMware
3 1 (1.03%) ION Trading
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