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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CESG Listed Adviser Scheme
Rank 543 558 563
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +5
Contract jobs citing CESG CLAS 70 19 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.036% 0.046%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 0.11% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 13 13
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£525 £550 £563
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £453 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £626 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £545 £550 £600
% change year-on-year
-0.95% -8.33%
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
17915 16605 16550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.69% 31.66% 30.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 11249 10379 9689
Average daily rate £413 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 727 675 807
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.02 £21.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.63% -15.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -14.28%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +14 59 £525 -4.54% 6
London +20 42 £525 -6.66% 3
City of London +26 14 £553 -8.02% 2
North West - 5 £515 - 2
South West - 5 £625 -
South East -15 4 £538 -2.27% 1
Hampshire - 3 £519 -
East of England - 2 £525 -
Berkshire +11 1 £575 +4.54% 1
Reading +9 1 £575 +4.54%
Cheshire - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 - -
Taunton - 1 - -
Teddington - - - -
Warrington - - - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
North East - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Farnborough - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -

CESG CLAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 129 (100.00%) CESG
2 79 (61.24%) RMADS
3 66 (51.16%) Security Cleared
4 57 (44.19%) SC Cleared
5 54 (41.86%) Risk Management
6 51 (39.53%) Security Architecture
7 49 (37.98%) Information Assurance
8 47 (36.43%) Information Security
9 39 (30.23%) CISSP
10 30 (23.26%) Firewall
11 27 (20.93%) Management Information System
12 25 (19.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 20 (15.50%) Active Directory
14 19 (14.73%) TOGAF
15 16 (12.40%) Cisco
15 16 (12.40%) Protective Monitoring
16 15 (11.63%) Web Services
16 15 (11.63%) ITIL
17 14 (10.85%) DHCP
17 14 (10.85%) DNS
17 14 (10.85%) Technical Architecture
17 14 (10.85%) Risk Assessment
18 13 (10.08%) Agile Software Development
18 13 (10.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 13 (10.08%) Computer Science
18 13 (10.08%) JSP 440
18 13 (10.08%) Juniper
18 13 (10.08%) Oracle
18 13 (10.08%) Service Management
19 12 (9.30%) Internet

CESG CLAS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (3.10%) IIS
2 3 (2.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (2.33%) MS Project
1 3 (2.33%) MS Office
1 3 (2.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.10%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.78%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (23.26%) Firewall
2 14 (10.85%) DHCP
2 14 (10.85%) DNS
3 12 (9.30%) Internet
3 12 (9.30%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (8.53%) Network Security
4 11 (8.53%) Intrusion Detection
4 11 (8.53%) LDAP
5 10 (7.75%) Reverse Proxy
6 4 (3.10%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.75%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (4.65%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (4.65%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.55%) Big Data
General
1 6 (4.65%) Finance
2 5 (3.88%) Legal
3 4 (3.10%) Law
3 4 (3.10%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.55%) Local Government
5 1 (0.78%) Military
5 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 46 (35.66%) Consultant
2 34 (26.36%) CLAS Consultant
3 27 (20.93%) Security Advisor
4 18 (13.95%) Architect
5 17 (13.18%) Security Consultant
6 12 (9.30%) Security Architect
7 9 (6.98%) Enterprise Architect
7 9 (6.98%) Infrastructure Designer
7 9 (6.98%) Designer
8 7 (5.43%) Security Manager
8 7 (5.43%) Information Manager
9 5 (3.88%) CLAS Security Consultant
10 4 (3.10%) Information Assurance Manager
10 4 (3.10%) Coordinator
11 3 (2.33%) Information Security Manager
11 3 (2.33%) Security Analyst
11 3 (2.33%) IT Security Consultant
11 3 (2.33%) Analyst
11 3 (2.33%) IT Consultant
11 3 (2.33%) Enterprise Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.63%) Web Services
2 8 (6.20%) JSP
3 1 (0.78%) VML
Miscellaneous
1 129 (100.00%) CESG
2 79 (61.24%) RMADS
3 27 (20.93%) Management Information System
4 13 (10.08%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.88%) Statistics
7 3 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (2.33%) Clustering
8 2 (1.55%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (1.55%) Freedom of Information Act
8 2 (1.55%) Open Source
9 1 (0.78%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.78%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.88%) Windows
2 4 (3.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (41.86%) Risk Management
2 51 (39.53%) Security Architecture
3 49 (37.98%) Information Assurance
4 47 (36.43%) Information Security
5 19 (14.73%) TOGAF
6 16 (12.40%) Protective Monitoring
7 15 (11.63%) ITIL
8 14 (10.85%) Risk Assessment
8 14 (10.85%) Technical Architecture
9 13 (10.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 13 (10.08%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (10.08%) Service Management
10 11 (8.53%) Data Security
10 11 (8.53%) ISMS
10 11 (8.53%) ITIL V3
11 10 (7.75%) Vulnerability Management
11 10 (7.75%) Cyber Security
11 10 (7.75%) SABSA
11 10 (7.75%) Penetration Testing
12 9 (6.98%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.33%) SQL
1 3 (2.33%) VBScript
1 3 (2.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (0.78%) C
Qualifications
1 66 (51.16%) Security Cleared
2 57 (44.19%) SC Cleared
3 39 (30.23%) CISSP
4 11 (8.53%) Degree
5 9 (6.98%) CISM
6 4 (3.10%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.33%) CISA
8 2 (1.55%) MBA
9 1 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.78%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.78%) MCSE
9 1 (0.78%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (19.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (10.08%) JSP 440
3 10 (7.75%) GPG13
4 8 (6.20%) SLA
5 4 (3.10%) ISO 14001
5 4 (3.10%) ISO 9001
6 3 (2.33%) PCI DSS
7 2 (1.55%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 20 (15.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.78%) vSphere
3 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (2.33%) SCCM
1 3 (2.33%) SCOM
1 3 (2.33%) SCVMM
1 3 (2.33%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 16 (12.40%) Cisco
2 13 (10.08%) Juniper
2 13 (10.08%) Oracle
3 5 (3.88%) HP
3 5 (3.88%) McAfee
4 3 (2.33%) Sophos
4 3 (2.33%) Symantec
4 3 (2.33%) Lumension
5 2 (1.55%) VMware
5 2 (1.55%) Capita
5 2 (1.55%) EMC
5 2 (1.55%) 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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