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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CESG Listed Adviser Scheme
Rank 608 638 579
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -59
Contract jobs citing CESG CLAS 53 25 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.044% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.14% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 14 44
Median daily rate £450 £788 £597
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +31.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £438 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £855 £791
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £800 £590
% change year-on-year
-46.87% +35.59%
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
18060 18473 17746
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.55% 32.36% 32.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11668 11625 10725
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 £250 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £610 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 637 727 711
Median hourly rate £20.78 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.36% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.02 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -8.43%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +42 50 £450 -42.85%
London +18 22 £500 +2.56%
South West +5 10 £525 +12.29%
East of England +25 5 £400 -50.00%
Bristol 0 4 £599 +28.07%
Cambridgeshire - 4 £363 -
North West -5 3 £500 -41.52%
West Midlands - 3 £325 -
Yorkshire - 3 £600 -
Wales - 3 £400 -
South Wales - 3 £400 -
Feltham - 3 £550 -
Cambridge - 3 £400 -
Leeds - 3 £600 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £600 -
South East +13 2 £238 -
Devon - 2 £475 -
Herefordshire - 2 £325 -
Plymouth - 2 £475 -
Hereford - 2 £325 -
Newport - 2 £400 -
Hampshire +1 1 £225 -
Gloucestershire -6 1 £425 -
Merseyside -6 1 £500 -41.52%
Liverpool -7 1 £500 -41.52%
Wiltshire -8 1 £450 -18.18%
Manchester -10 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £550 -
Cardiff - 1 £400 -

CESG CLAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 82 (100.00%) CESG
1 82 (100.00%) CLAS
2 68 (82.93%) CISSP
3 58 (70.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 48 (58.54%) TOGAF
5 43 (52.44%) ITIL
6 42 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
7 41 (50.00%) Scrum
8 40 (48.78%) Security Cleared
9 39 (47.56%) SC Cleared
9 39 (47.56%) PRINCE2
9 39 (47.56%) Project Management
10 37 (45.12%) SaaS
10 37 (45.12%) SDLC
11 36 (43.90%) ISEB
11 36 (43.90%) NonStop SQL
12 28 (34.15%) Information Security
13 22 (26.83%) CESG Certified Professional
14 20 (24.39%) Information Assurance
15 18 (21.95%) Security Architecture
15 18 (21.95%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 14 (17.07%) SABSA
17 13 (15.85%) JSP 440
17 13 (15.85%) RMADS
18 12 (14.63%) DV Cleared
19 11 (13.41%) Risk Management
20 10 (12.20%) CISM
20 10 (12.20%) Risk Analysis
21 8 (9.76%) PCI DSS
22 7 (8.54%) COBIT

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 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (2.44%) IIS
1 2 (2.44%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.44%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (2.44%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.22%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 37 (45.12%) SaaS
2 2 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (1.22%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.22%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.22%) IaaS
3 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.22%) Office 365
3 1 (1.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.10%) Internet
2 4 (4.88%) Firewall
3 2 (2.44%) Network Security
3 2 (2.44%) WAN
4 1 (1.22%) 4G
4 1 (1.22%) LTE
4 1 (1.22%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (43.90%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (1.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (6.10%) Legal
2 4 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.66%) Finance
4 1 (1.22%) Back Office
4 1 (1.22%) Law
4 1 (1.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 28 (34.15%) Architect
2 21 (25.61%) Security Architect
3 20 (24.39%) Consultant
4 14 (17.07%) CLAS Consultant
5 9 (10.98%) CISSP Architect
6 8 (9.76%) Security Consultant
7 6 (7.32%) Security Advisor
8 5 (6.10%) CLAS Security Advisor
8 5 (6.10%) CLAS Security Consultant
9 4 (4.88%) Analyst
9 4 (4.88%) CISSP Consultant
9 4 (4.88%) CLAS Architect
10 3 (3.66%) Information Assurance Consultant
10 3 (3.66%) Information Security Consultant
11 2 (2.44%) Cybersecurity Consultant
11 2 (2.44%) Digital Architect
11 2 (2.44%) Enterprise Architect
11 2 (2.44%) Information Security Manager
11 2 (2.44%) Lead Security Architect
11 2 (2.44%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.22%) .NET
1 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.22%) CSS
1 1 (1.22%) HTML
1 1 (1.22%) jQuery
1 1 (1.22%) NHibernate
1 1 (1.22%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 82 (100.00%) CESG
2 6 (7.32%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (6.10%) Freedom of Information
3 5 (6.10%) Freedom of Information Act
3 5 (6.10%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.44%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.44%) PKI
5 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.22%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (1.22%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.44%) Windows
1 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.22%) Linux
2 1 (1.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (58.54%) TOGAF
2 43 (52.44%) ITIL
3 42 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (50.00%) Scrum
5 39 (47.56%) PRINCE2
5 39 (47.56%) Project Management
6 37 (45.12%) SDLC
7 28 (34.15%) Information Security
8 20 (24.39%) Information Assurance
9 18 (21.95%) Security Architecture
10 14 (17.07%) SABSA
11 11 (13.41%) Risk Management
12 10 (12.20%) Risk Analysis
13 7 (8.54%) Cybersecurity
13 7 (8.54%) Data Protection
13 7 (8.54%) Mentoring
14 6 (7.32%) Protective Monitoring
14 6 (7.32%) Risk Assessment
15 5 (6.10%) ITIL V3
16 4 (4.88%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.66%) Python
2 2 (2.44%) Java
3 1 (1.22%) C
3 1 (1.22%) C#
3 1 (1.22%) Go
3 1 (1.22%) R
3 1 (1.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 82 (100.00%) CLAS
2 68 (82.93%) CISSP
3 40 (48.78%) Security Cleared
4 39 (47.56%) SC Cleared
5 36 (43.90%) ISEB
6 22 (26.83%) CESG Certified Professional
7 12 (14.63%) DV Cleared
8 10 (12.20%) CISM
9 7 (8.54%) ISSAP
10 6 (7.32%) IISP
11 5 (6.10%) Degree
12 3 (3.66%) CISA
13 2 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (1.22%) CCIE
14 1 (1.22%) CEH
14 1 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
14 1 (1.22%) ISSMP
14 1 (1.22%) JNCIA
14 1 (1.22%) JNCIS
14 1 (1.22%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (70.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (21.95%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 13 (15.85%) JSP 440
3 13 (15.85%) RMADS
4 8 (9.76%) PCI DSS
5 7 (8.54%) COBIT
6 6 (7.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (2.44%) GPG13
8 1 (1.22%) BS7799
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.22%) Docker
1 1 (1.22%) etcd
1 1 (1.22%) flannel
Systems Management
1 2 (2.44%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.22%) Ansible
2 1 (1.22%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.22%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.22%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (4.88%) Cisco
2 3 (3.66%) Splunk
3 2 (2.44%) ArcSight
3 2 (2.44%) Symantec
4 1 (1.22%) Aerohive Networks
4 1 (1.22%) F5
4 1 (1.22%) Informatica
4 1 (1.22%) Juniper
4 1 (1.22%) LogRhythm
4 1 (1.22%) Palo Alto