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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CESG Listed Adviser Scheme
Rank 620 615 564
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -51
Contract jobs citing CESG CLAS 36 12 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.022% 0.097%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.069% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 8 31
Median daily rate £550 £484 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.69% -19.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £424 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £583 £803
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £468 £625
% change year-on-year
+12.29% -25.20%
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
18013 17308 16772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.02% 31.81% 31.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11670 10593 10336
Median daily rate £425 £413 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 605 711 735
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -12.19%

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 May 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 27 May 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 -3 31 £550 +13.69% 3
London -4 9 £600 +20.00% 1
South East -7 8 £525 - 1
South West -6 6 £599 +28.07%
Wales - 5 £550 -
Bristol +2 4 £599 +23.77%
West Wales - 4 £550 -
Swansea - 4 £550 -
Hampshire -1 3 £400 -
North West - 3 £500 -
City of London +37 2 £588 +38.23%
Cambridge - 2 £400 -
Berkshire - 2 £525 -
East of England - 2 £400 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 £400 -
Gloucestershire +1 1 £500 -
South Wales - 1 £400 -
Cardiff - 1 £400 -
Feltham - 1 £500 -
Westminster - 1 £625 -
Warrington - 1 - -
Fareham - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 £350 -
Crawley - 1 £475 -
Leeds - 1 £250 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £250 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £350 -
Liverpool - 1 £500 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -

CESG CLAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 61 (100.00%) CESG
1 61 (100.00%) CLAS
2 38 (62.30%) CISSP
3 36 (59.02%) Security Cleared
4 34 (55.74%) SC Cleared
5 31 (50.82%) Information Security
6 30 (49.18%) CESG Certified Professional
7 26 (42.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 22 (36.07%) Information Assurance
9 20 (32.79%) Risk Management
9 20 (32.79%) Security Architecture
10 19 (31.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 17 (27.87%) TOGAF
12 15 (24.59%) RMADS
13 14 (22.95%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (22.95%) ITIL
14 13 (21.31%) CISM
14 13 (21.31%) JSP 440
15 12 (19.67%) SABSA
15 12 (19.67%) Scrum
16 11 (18.03%) Management Information System
17 10 (16.39%) Risk Assessment
17 10 (16.39%) Project Management
17 10 (16.39%) PRINCE2
18 9 (14.75%) Risk Analysis
19 8 (13.11%) SaaS
19 8 (13.11%) SDLC
20 7 (11.48%) DV Cleared
20 7 (11.48%) Data Protection
20 7 (11.48%) NonStop SQL

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 (3.28%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.11%) SaaS
2 2 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.64%) IaaS
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.20%) Internet
2 3 (4.92%) Firewall
3 2 (3.28%) Network Security
4 1 (1.64%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.48%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (1.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (8.20%) Legal
2 2 (3.28%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.64%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (34.43%) Architect
2 19 (31.15%) Consultant
3 18 (29.51%) Security Architect
4 14 (22.95%) CLAS Consultant
5 11 (18.03%) Security Advisor
6 10 (16.39%) CLAS Security Advisor
7 7 (11.48%) CISSP Architect
8 6 (9.84%) Coordinator
8 6 (9.84%) Security Assurance Coordinator
8 6 (9.84%) Security Consultant
9 5 (8.20%) CLAS Architect
10 4 (6.56%) CISSP Consultant
10 4 (6.56%) CLAS Security Consultant
11 3 (4.92%) Information Assurance Consultant
12 2 (3.28%) Digital Architect
12 2 (3.28%) Information Security Consultant
12 2 (3.28%) Java Architect
12 2 (3.28%) Lead Security Architect
12 2 (3.28%) Systems Architect
13 1 (1.64%) Data Protection Advisor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) .NET
1 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.64%) jQuery
1 1 (1.64%) NHibernate
1 1 (1.64%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 61 (100.00%) CESG
2 11 (18.03%) Management Information System
3 6 (9.84%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (9.84%) Freedom of Information
4 5 (8.20%) Freedom of Information Act
5 3 (4.92%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.28%) PKI
7 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.64%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (1.64%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (50.82%) Information Security
2 22 (36.07%) Information Assurance
3 20 (32.79%) Risk Management
3 20 (32.79%) Security Architecture
4 17 (27.87%) TOGAF
5 14 (22.95%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (22.95%) ITIL
6 12 (19.67%) SABSA
6 12 (19.67%) Scrum
7 10 (16.39%) PRINCE2
7 10 (16.39%) Project Management
7 10 (16.39%) Risk Assessment
8 9 (14.75%) Risk Analysis
9 8 (13.11%) SDLC
10 7 (11.48%) Data Protection
11 6 (9.84%) Cybersecurity
11 6 (9.84%) Protective Monitoring
12 5 (8.20%) ITIL V3
13 4 (6.56%) Business Transformation
13 4 (6.56%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.28%) Java
1 2 (3.28%) Python
2 1 (1.64%) C
2 1 (1.64%) C#
Qualifications
1 61 (100.00%) CLAS
2 38 (62.30%) CISSP
3 36 (59.02%) Security Cleared
4 34 (55.74%) SC Cleared
5 30 (49.18%) CESG Certified Professional
6 13 (21.31%) CISM
7 7 (11.48%) DV Cleared
7 7 (11.48%) ISEB
8 5 (8.20%) Degree
8 5 (8.20%) IISP
8 5 (8.20%) ISSAP
9 3 (4.92%) CISA
10 1 (1.64%) CCIE
10 1 (1.64%) CEH
10 1 (1.64%) Chartered Engineer
10 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.64%) CITP
10 1 (1.64%) CRISC
10 1 (1.64%) ISSMP
10 1 (1.64%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (42.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (31.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 15 (24.59%) RMADS
4 13 (21.31%) JSP 440
5 6 (9.84%) PCI DSS
6 4 (6.56%) COBIT
6 4 (6.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (3.28%) Government Security Classifications
7 2 (3.28%) GPG13
8 1 (1.64%) BS7799
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Ansible
1 1 (1.64%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (1.64%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (4.92%) Splunk
2 2 (3.28%) ArcSight
3 1 (1.64%) Cisco
3 1 (1.64%) LogRhythm