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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CESG Listed Adviser Scheme
Rank 602 564 543
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -21
Contract jobs citing CESG CLAS 21 29 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.057% 0.066%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.18% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 24 27
Average daily rate £574 £563 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £485 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £850 £742 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £536 £510 £510
% change year-on-year
+5.14% -
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
16353 15933 15959
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.27% 31.15% 32.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 10543 9918 9611
Average daily rate £425 £420 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 643 668 680
Average hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.58 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -

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 13 February 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 12 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 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -3 20 £573 -1.07% 2
London -8 8 £588 -3.68%
South West +1 7 £463 -22.91% 1
Somerset +7 4 £463 -26.00%
East of England - 4 £850 -
Taunton - 4 £463 -
Essex - 4 £850 -
Southend-on-Sea - 3 £850 -
Gosport - 1 £573 -
Hampshire - 1 £573 -
Feltham - 1 £500 -
South East - 1 £573 -

CESG CLAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 56 (100.00%) CESG
1 56 (100.00%) CLAS
2 42 (75.00%) Information Security
3 40 (71.43%) Security Cleared
4 37 (66.07%) CISSP
5 36 (64.29%) CESG Certified Professional
6 33 (58.93%) SC Cleared
7 28 (50.00%) Risk Management
8 26 (46.43%) CISM
9 23 (41.07%) Information Assurance
10 17 (30.36%) DV Cleared
11 15 (26.79%) Service Management
11 15 (26.79%) TOGAF
12 14 (25.00%) CCNA
12 14 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
12 14 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 14 (25.00%) MCP
12 14 (25.00%) Oracle
12 14 (25.00%) Unix
12 14 (25.00%) Windows
12 14 (25.00%) MCSE
12 14 (25.00%) PKI
12 14 (25.00%) Network Architecture
12 14 (25.00%) SIEM
13 12 (21.43%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 12 (21.43%) Management Information System
14 10 (17.86%) Business Continuity
14 10 (17.86%) Banking
14 10 (17.86%) RMADS
14 10 (17.86%) Security Architecture

CESG CLAS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1 (1.79%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (3.57%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) Firewall
1 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.79%) VoIP
General
1 10 (17.86%) Banking
2 1 (1.79%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (35.71%) Architect
2 19 (33.93%) Security Architect
3 15 (26.79%) Consultant
4 13 (23.21%) CLAS Consultant
5 9 (16.07%) CISSP Architect
6 8 (14.29%) CLAS Architect
7 7 (12.50%) Head of Security
8 6 (10.71%) CISSP Consultant
8 6 (10.71%) CLAS Security Advisor
8 6 (10.71%) Coordinator
8 6 (10.71%) Security Advisor
8 6 (10.71%) Security Assurance Coordinator
8 6 (10.71%) Security Consultant
9 5 (8.93%) CLAS Security Consultant
10 3 (5.36%) Information Assurance Manager
10 3 (5.36%) Information Manager
11 2 (3.57%) Compliance Officer
11 2 (3.57%) Security Assurance Manager
11 2 (3.57%) Security Manager
11 2 (3.57%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 56 (100.00%) CESG
2 14 (25.00%) PKI
3 12 (21.43%) Management Information System
4 4 (7.14%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.79%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.00%) Unix
1 14 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (75.00%) Information Security
2 28 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 23 (41.07%) Information Assurance
4 15 (26.79%) Service Management
4 15 (26.79%) TOGAF
5 14 (25.00%) Network Architecture
5 14 (25.00%) SIEM
6 10 (17.86%) Business Continuity
6 10 (17.86%) Security Architecture
7 9 (16.07%) Risk Assessment
8 8 (14.29%) BCP
9 7 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
9 7 (12.50%) Project Management
9 7 (12.50%) Security Operations
9 7 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (7.14%) Business Transformation
10 4 (7.14%) Configuration Management
10 4 (7.14%) Security Management
11 3 (5.36%) ITIL
11 3 (5.36%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 56 (100.00%) CLAS
2 40 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 37 (66.07%) CISSP
4 36 (64.29%) CESG Certified Professional
5 33 (58.93%) SC Cleared
6 26 (46.43%) CISM
7 17 (30.36%) DV Cleared
8 14 (25.00%) CCNA
8 14 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (25.00%) MCP
8 14 (25.00%) MCSE
8 14 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (12.50%) CISA
10 4 (7.14%) Degree
11 2 (3.57%) CGEIT
11 2 (3.57%) ISSEP
11 2 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (1.79%) IISP
12 1 (1.79%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.43%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 10 (17.86%) RMADS
3 8 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (14.29%) JSP 440
4 2 (3.57%) PCI DSS
4 2 (3.57%) SLA
5 1 (1.79%) COBIT
5 1 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 14 (25.00%) Oracle
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