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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CESG CLAS over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CESG Listed Adviser Scheme
Rank 544 566 580
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +14
Contract jobs citing CESG CLAS 70 12 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.023% 0.039%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% 0.073% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 9 10
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£525 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £536 £488
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £626 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £540 £550 £538
% change year-on-year
-1.86% +2.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
17565 16390 17510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.39% 31.10% 29.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 10679 10125 10120
Average daily rate £400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 727 661 900
Average hourly rate £18.70 £18.80 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.53% -23.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.65 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.58% -32.69%

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 September 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 30 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 September 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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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 +26 57 £525 -4.54% 8
London +47 40 £525 -8.69% 4
City of London +31 13 £553 +4.83% 3
South West - 10 £540 - 2
Somerset - 9 £540 -
North West - 6 £510 - 1
Taunton - 5 £598 -
Birmingham -5 1 £500 -9.09%
West Midlands -15 1 £500 -9.09%
Gloucester - 1 - - 1
Cheshire - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 1
Hampshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
Crawley - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Reading - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
East of England - - - -
Farnborough - - - -
South East - - - -
North East - - - -

CESG CLAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 128 (100.00%) CESG
2 80 (62.50%) RMADS
3 63 (49.22%) Security Cleared
4 57 (44.53%) SC Cleared
4 57 (44.53%) Risk Management
5 54 (42.19%) Information Security
6 53 (41.41%) Information Assurance
7 50 (39.06%) Security Architecture
8 37 (28.91%) CISSP
9 27 (21.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 26 (20.31%) Management Information System
11 25 (19.53%) Firewall
12 22 (17.19%) TOGAF
13 17 (13.28%) ITIL
13 17 (13.28%) Risk Assessment
14 16 (12.50%) Active Directory
14 16 (12.50%) Cisco
15 15 (11.72%) Web Services
15 15 (11.72%) JSP 440
16 14 (10.94%) DHCP
16 14 (10.94%) DNS
17 13 (10.16%) Juniper
17 13 (10.16%) Oracle
17 13 (10.16%) Technical Architecture
17 13 (10.16%) Computer Science
18 12 (9.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 12 (9.38%) Internet
18 12 (9.38%) Service Management
18 12 (9.38%) Cisco ASA
18 12 (9.38%) Protective Monitoring

CESG CLAS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (3.13%) IIS
2 3 (2.34%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (2.34%) MS Project
1 3 (2.34%) MS Office
1 3 (2.34%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.13%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.34%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.78%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (19.53%) Firewall
2 14 (10.94%) DHCP
2 14 (10.94%) DNS
3 12 (9.38%) Internet
3 12 (9.38%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (8.59%) LDAP
4 11 (8.59%) Intrusion Detection
5 10 (7.81%) Reverse Proxy
5 10 (7.81%) Network Security
6 4 (3.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.81%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (4.69%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (4.69%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.34%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.56%) Big Data
General
1 5 (3.91%) Finance
2 4 (3.13%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.13%) Legal
3 3 (2.34%) Law
4 2 (1.56%) Local Government
5 1 (0.78%) Military
5 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 52 (40.63%) Consultant
2 38 (29.69%) CLAS Consultant
3 23 (17.97%) Security Advisor
4 18 (14.06%) Security Consultant
5 14 (10.94%) Architect
6 9 (7.03%) Enterprise Architect
6 9 (7.03%) Infrastructure Designer
6 9 (7.03%) Designer
7 8 (6.25%) Security Manager
7 8 (6.25%) Security Architect
8 7 (5.47%) Information Manager
9 6 (4.69%) Coordinator
10 5 (3.91%) IT Consultant
10 5 (3.91%) CLAS Security Consultant
11 4 (3.13%) Information Security Manager
11 4 (3.13%) IT Security Consultant
11 4 (3.13%) Information Specialist
12 3 (2.34%) Security Assurance Manager
12 3 (2.34%) Analyst
12 3 (2.34%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.72%) Web Services
2 10 (7.81%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 128 (100.00%) CESG
2 80 (62.50%) RMADS
3 26 (20.31%) Management Information System
4 13 (10.16%) Computer Science
5 7 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.91%) Statistics
6 5 (3.91%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (2.34%) Clustering
8 2 (1.56%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (1.56%) Freedom of Information Act
8 2 (1.56%) Open Source
9 1 (0.78%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.13%) Windows
1 4 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (2.34%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (44.53%) Risk Management
2 54 (42.19%) Information Security
3 53 (41.41%) Information Assurance
4 50 (39.06%) Security Architecture
5 22 (17.19%) TOGAF
6 17 (13.28%) Risk Assessment
6 17 (13.28%) ITIL
7 13 (10.16%) Technical Architecture
8 12 (9.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 12 (9.38%) Service Management
8 12 (9.38%) Protective Monitoring
9 11 (8.59%) ISMS
9 11 (8.59%) ITIL V3
9 11 (8.59%) Data Security
10 10 (7.81%) Penetration Testing
10 10 (7.81%) Vulnerability Management
10 10 (7.81%) SABSA
10 10 (7.81%) Cyber Security
11 9 (7.03%) Incident Management
11 9 (7.03%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.34%) SQL
1 3 (2.34%) VBScript
1 3 (2.34%) Shell Script
2 2 (1.56%) C
Qualifications
1 63 (49.22%) Security Cleared
2 57 (44.53%) SC Cleared
3 37 (28.91%) CISSP
4 9 (7.03%) Degree
5 6 (4.69%) CISM
6 3 (2.34%) CISA
7 2 (1.56%) MBA
7 2 (1.56%) Postgraduate
7 2 (1.56%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.78%) MCSE
8 1 (0.78%) CCNA
8 1 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (21.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (11.72%) JSP 440
3 10 (7.81%) GPG13
4 8 (6.25%) SLA
5 5 (3.91%) PCI DSS
6 4 (3.13%) ISO 9001
6 4 (3.13%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.78%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 16 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.34%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.78%) vSphere
3 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.34%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (2.34%) SCCM
1 3 (2.34%) SCOM
1 3 (2.34%) SCVMM
1 3 (2.34%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 16 (12.50%) Cisco
2 13 (10.16%) Juniper
2 13 (10.16%) Oracle
3 5 (3.91%) HP
4 3 (2.34%) Symantec
4 3 (2.34%) McAfee
4 3 (2.34%) Sophos
4 3 (2.34%) Lumension
5 2 (1.56%) VMware
5 2 (1.56%) Capita
5 2 (1.56%) EMC
5 2 (1.56%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.78%) CA
6 1 (0.78%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.78%) BT
6 1 (0.78%) TOWER Software
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