The first 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CESG Listed Adviser Scheme
Rank 544 543 521
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -22
Contract jobs citing CESG CLAS 44 13 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.027% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.11% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 4 15
Average daily rate £519 £488 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.46% -15.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £388 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £588 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £510 £488 £575
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -15.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14301 12230 14881
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.38% 25.59% 24.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8825 7369 8656
Average daily rate £415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 571 628 770
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.96 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.30% -12.16%

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 17 April 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 10 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -2 43 £519 +3.80% 5
London -15 22 £525 - 2
City of London -5 6 £545 -
South East -16 5 £500 -9.09% 2
West Midlands - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Guildford - - - - 1
Reading - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - - 1

CESG CLAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 66 (100.00%) CESG
2 42 (63.64%) Information Security
3 37 (56.06%) Security Cleared
4 36 (54.55%) Information Assurance
5 29 (43.94%) RMADS
6 27 (40.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 27 (40.91%) SC Cleared
7 25 (37.88%) Security Architecture
7 25 (37.88%) CISSP
8 22 (33.33%) Risk Management
9 13 (19.70%) Risk Assessment
10 12 (18.18%) Security Management
11 9 (13.64%) CISM
12 8 (12.12%) DV Cleared
12 8 (12.12%) Data Protection
12 8 (12.12%) JSP 440
13 7 (10.61%) Degree
13 7 (10.61%) Information Security Management
14 6 (9.09%) Management Information System
14 6 (9.09%) Internet
14 6 (9.09%) TOGAF
14 6 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
15 5 (7.58%) PCI DSS
15 5 (7.58%) PRINCE2
15 5 (7.58%) C
16 4 (6.06%) IIS
16 4 (6.06%) ITIL
16 4 (6.06%) CISA
16 4 (6.06%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 4 (6.06%) Data Protection Act

CESG CLAS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (6.06%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Summit
2 1 (1.52%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.09%) Internet
2 3 (4.55%) Firewall
3 2 (3.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
General
1 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
1 3 (4.55%) Legal
2 2 (3.03%) Military
3 1 (1.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 42 (63.64%) Consultant
2 32 (48.48%) CLAS Consultant
3 10 (15.15%) Security Consultant
4 8 (12.12%) Architect
5 7 (10.61%) Security Architect
6 6 (9.09%) Information Manager
6 6 (9.09%) Security Manager
7 4 (6.06%) IT Consultant
7 4 (6.06%) Information Security Manager
8 3 (4.55%) Coordinator
8 3 (4.55%) Information Assurance Manager
8 3 (4.55%) IT Security Consultant
9 2 (3.03%) Information Assurance Consultant
9 2 (3.03%) Security Advisor
9 2 (3.03%) CLAS Security Consultant
10 1 (1.52%) Risk Consultant
10 1 (1.52%) Information Specialist
10 1 (1.52%) Security Assurance Manager
10 1 (1.52%) Information Assurance Analyst
10 1 (1.52%) Information Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.03%) JSP
2 1 (1.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 66 (100.00%) CESG
2 29 (43.94%) RMADS
3 6 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.06%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (3.03%) Freedom of Information Act
5 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.03%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (3.03%) Statistics
6 1 (1.52%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.52%) PKI
6 1 (1.52%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.52%) Handset
6 1 (1.52%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.52%) UNIX
1 1 (1.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (63.64%) Information Security
2 36 (54.55%) Information Assurance
3 25 (37.88%) Security Architecture
4 22 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 13 (19.70%) Risk Assessment
6 12 (18.18%) Security Management
7 8 (12.12%) Data Protection
8 7 (10.61%) Information Security Management
9 6 (9.09%) TOGAF
9 6 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
10 5 (7.58%) PRINCE2
11 4 (6.06%) ITIL
11 4 (6.06%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 3 (4.55%) Security Testing
12 3 (4.55%) Programme Management
12 3 (4.55%) Zachman Framework
12 3 (4.55%) Project Management
12 3 (4.55%) Protective Monitoring
12 3 (4.55%) SABSA
13 2 (3.03%) Business Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.58%) C
Qualifications
1 37 (56.06%) Security Cleared
2 27 (40.91%) SC Cleared
3 25 (37.88%) CISSP
4 9 (13.64%) CISM
5 8 (12.12%) DV Cleared
6 7 (10.61%) Degree
7 4 (6.06%) CISA
8 3 (4.55%) PCI QSA
9 2 (3.03%) MBA
9 2 (3.03%) ISSEP
9 2 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (3.03%) CGEIT
9 2 (3.03%) CRISC
9 2 (3.03%) ISACA
10 1 (1.52%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (40.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (12.12%) JSP 440
3 5 (7.58%) PCI DSS
4 2 (3.03%) ISO 14001
4 2 (3.03%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.52%) SLA
5 1 (1.52%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (1.52%) ION Trading
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Rate: £540 per day
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