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 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CESG Listed Adviser Scheme
Rank 601 538 524
Rank change year-on-year
-63 -14
Contract jobs citing CESG CLAS 12 51 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.097% 0.041%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.069% 0.31% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 31 8
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£484 £600 £590
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.37% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £475 £468
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £803 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £468 £625 £590
% change year-on-year
-25.20% +5.93%
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
17406 16611 15160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.55% 31.50% 32.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10672 10333 8898
Average daily rate £415 £407 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.09% -4.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £234 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 693 668 649
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.96 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.95 £22.25 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-14.83% +1.92%

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 27 May 2015.

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 11 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 27 May 2015. 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 -60 11 £484 -19.37% 9
London +7 6 £500 -9.09% 3
South West +4 4 £468 -16.51% 4
Bristol +3 2 £484 -
Somerset +5 1 £420 -19.23%
Hampshire +4 1 - -
Andover +3 1 - -
South East -21 1 - -
Bath - 1 £420 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 4
City of London - 1 £425 - 1

CESG CLAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 44 (100.00%) CESG
2 29 (65.91%) Security Cleared
3 25 (56.82%) SC Cleared
3 25 (56.82%) Security Architecture
4 20 (45.45%) Information Security
4 20 (45.45%) CISSP
5 15 (34.09%) RMADS
6 13 (29.55%) Information Assurance
6 13 (29.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (27.27%) TOGAF
8 11 (25.00%) Management Information System
8 11 (25.00%) Risk Management
8 11 (25.00%) SABSA
9 9 (20.45%) Cyber Security
10 8 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 7 (15.91%) CISM
11 7 (15.91%) Firewall
11 7 (15.91%) Degree
11 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (13.64%) Zachman Framework
12 6 (13.64%) Data Protection Act
12 6 (13.64%) JSP 440
12 6 (13.64%) Data Protection
12 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
13 5 (11.36%) ITIL
13 5 (11.36%) Legal
13 5 (11.36%) DV Cleared
13 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (11.36%) Continuous Delivery
14 4 (9.09%) Protective Monitoring

CESG CLAS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 2 (4.55%) IIS
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle Workflow
1 2 (4.55%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) Firewall
2 4 (9.09%) DNS
3 3 (6.82%) DHCP
4 2 (4.55%) LDAP
4 2 (4.55%) VPN
4 2 (4.55%) SAN
4 2 (4.55%) DMZ
4 2 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (4.55%) NAS
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.27%) X.509
5 1 (2.27%) SSL
5 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) Big Data
General
1 5 (11.36%) Legal
2 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.55%) Finance
4 1 (2.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (36.36%) Consultant
2 15 (34.09%) Architect
3 13 (29.55%) CLAS Consultant
3 13 (29.55%) Security Architect
4 5 (11.36%) Security Consultant
4 5 (11.36%) Security Advisor
5 3 (6.82%) Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Security Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Information Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Information Security Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Information Security Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Security Manager
7 1 (2.27%) Security Officer
7 1 (2.27%) Information Assurance Manager
7 1 (2.27%) Information Assurance Consultant
7 1 (2.27%) Information Assurance Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Information Security Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Information Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Security Specialist
7 1 (2.27%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) JSP
2 3 (6.82%) Web Services
3 2 (4.55%) .NET
3 2 (4.55%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 44 (100.00%) CESG
2 15 (34.09%) RMADS
3 11 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 6 (13.64%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (9.09%) Freedom of Information Act
5 4 (9.09%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (4.55%) Thin Client
6 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.55%) Fat Client
6 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (2.27%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (56.82%) Security Architecture
2 20 (45.45%) Information Security
3 13 (29.55%) Information Assurance
4 12 (27.27%) TOGAF
5 11 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 11 (25.00%) SABSA
6 9 (20.45%) Cyber Security
7 8 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (13.64%) Zachman Framework
9 6 (13.64%) Data Protection
10 5 (11.36%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (11.36%) ITIL
11 4 (9.09%) Protective Monitoring
12 3 (6.82%) Technical Architecture
12 3 (6.82%) PRINCE2
13 2 (4.55%) Project Management
13 2 (4.55%) Workflow
13 2 (4.55%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (65.91%) Security Cleared
2 25 (56.82%) SC Cleared
3 20 (45.45%) CISSP
4 7 (15.91%) CISM
4 7 (15.91%) Degree
5 5 (11.36%) DV Cleared
6 3 (6.82%) ISACA
6 3 (6.82%) Postgraduate
7 2 (4.55%) ISEB
7 2 (4.55%) CITP
7 2 (4.55%) MBCS
8 1 (2.27%) MBA
8 1 (2.27%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (29.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (13.64%) JSP 440
3 2 (4.55%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.55%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle
1 2 (4.55%) Cisco
1 2 (4.55%) Citrix
1 2 (4.55%) Juniper
1 2 (4.55%) VMware
1 2 (4.55%) Pega
2 1 (2.27%) CA
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