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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CESG Listed Adviser Scheme
UK
Rank 567 605 580
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -25
Contract jobs citing CESG CLAS 20 25 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.050% 0.053%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.15% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 22
Median daily rate £500 £558 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.31% +7.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £445 £463
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £850 £772
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £550 £510
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +7.84%
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
14587 16398 15936
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.52% 32.81% 31.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 9330 10414 9971
Median daily rate £438 £425 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +2.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 538 692 666
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.98 £17.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.43% +23.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £50.99 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +22.85%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +25 19 £500 -10.31% 3
South West +6 9 £425 -8.10%
London +12 6 £634 +5.70% 2
Wiltshire - 6 £400 -
Corsham - 5 £400 -
Bristol - 3 £450 -
East Midlands - 2 £500 -
Lincolnshire - 2 £500 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £250 -
Newport - 1 £300 -
Swindon - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 £550 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £250 -
South Wales - 1 £300 -
Yorkshire - 1 £550 -
North East - 1 £250 -
Sheffield - 1 £550 -
Wales - 1 £300 -

CESG CLAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 26 (100.00%) CESG
1 26 (100.00%) CLAS
2 21 (80.77%) CISSP
3 18 (69.23%) SDLC
4 16 (61.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (61.54%) TOGAF
5 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (57.69%) NonStop SQL
5 15 (57.69%) Scrum
5 15 (57.69%) ITIL
5 15 (57.69%) PRINCE2
5 15 (57.69%) Project Management
5 15 (57.69%) ISEB
5 15 (57.69%) SaaS
6 10 (38.46%) Security Cleared
7 9 (34.62%) SC Cleared
8 6 (23.08%) Security Architecture
8 6 (23.08%) Information Security
8 6 (23.08%) Risk Management
9 5 (19.23%) CISM
9 5 (19.23%) Linux
9 5 (19.23%) Windows
10 4 (15.38%) Degree
10 4 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
10 4 (15.38%) RMADS
10 4 (15.38%) Information Assurance
10 4 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (15.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 3 (11.54%) CESG Certified Professional
11 3 (11.54%) Windows Server

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 15 (57.69%) SaaS
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Firewall
1 3 (11.54%) Network Security
1 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (57.69%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MSI
General
1 3 (11.54%) Military
1 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Architect
2 6 (23.08%) Consultant
2 6 (23.08%) Security Architect
3 5 (19.23%) Security Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) CLAS Architect
4 4 (15.38%) CLAS Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) Technical Architect
5 3 (11.54%) CLAS Security Consultant
5 3 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Information Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Information Assurance Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Information Assurance Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Information Security Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Information Security Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Security Technical Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Business Transformation Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Cybersecurity Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Digital Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Digital Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 26 (100.00%) CESG
2 3 (11.54%) Cryptography
2 3 (11.54%) PKI
3 1 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Linux
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Solaris
2 3 (11.54%) Unix
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) SDLC
2 16 (61.54%) TOGAF
3 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (57.69%) ITIL
3 15 (57.69%) PRINCE2
3 15 (57.69%) Project Management
3 15 (57.69%) Scrum
4 6 (23.08%) Information Security
4 6 (23.08%) Risk Management
4 6 (23.08%) Security Architecture
5 4 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (15.38%) Information Assurance
5 4 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (11.54%) Security Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Threat Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) Validation
6 3 (11.54%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 2 (7.69%) Identity Access Management
7 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.85%) Perl
1 1 (3.85%) Python
1 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (100.00%) CLAS
2 21 (80.77%) CISSP
3 15 (57.69%) ISEB
4 10 (38.46%) Security Cleared
5 9 (34.62%) SC Cleared
6 5 (19.23%) CISM
7 4 (15.38%) Degree
8 3 (11.54%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (7.69%) CISA
10 1 (3.85%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (61.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (15.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 4 (15.38%) RMADS
3 3 (11.54%) PCI DSS
4 2 (7.69%) BS7799
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Nessus
1 3 (11.54%) Nmap
2 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Qualys
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle