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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CESG CLAS over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CESG Listed Adviser Scheme
Rank 611 600 597
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Contract jobs citing CESG CLAS 19 44 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.079% 0.060%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.24% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 33 25
Median daily rate £475 £600 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% +11.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £455 £417
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £745 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £550 £531
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
16229 18489 17890
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.55% 33.35% 31.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 10517 11632 11352
Median daily rate £433 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.76% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 577 795 747
Median hourly rate £19.50 £20.63 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% +22.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.31 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.91 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-5.46% +19.61%

CESG CLAS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing CESG CLAS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 7 December 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 20 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CESG CLAS within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +1 18 £500 -16.66% 5
South West +13 7 £425 -8.10% 2
Wiltshire - 6 £400 -
London -8 5 £650 -5.45% 1
Corsham - 5 £400 -
Lincolnshire - 2 £500 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £375 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £375 -
East Midlands - 2 £500 - 1
North East - 2 £375 -
North West +4 1 £350 -37.77% 1
Wales -5 1 £300 -40.00%
West Midlands - 1 £500 -
Blackpool - 1 £350 -
Swindon - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £300 -
Birmingham - 1 £500 -
Lancashire - 1 £350 -
Newport - 1 £300 -
Bristol - 1 £450 - 2

CESG CLAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CESG CLAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for CESG CLAS.

1 53 (100.00%) CESG
1 53 (100.00%) CLAS
2 46 (86.79%) CISSP
3 42 (79.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 41 (77.36%) TOGAF
4 41 (77.36%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (77.36%) SDLC
5 40 (75.47%) SaaS
5 40 (75.47%) NonStop SQL
5 40 (75.47%) ITIL
5 40 (75.47%) PRINCE2
5 40 (75.47%) Project Management
5 40 (75.47%) ISEB
5 40 (75.47%) Scrum
6 22 (41.51%) Security Cleared
7 21 (39.62%) SC Cleared
8 8 (15.09%) Information Security
9 6 (11.32%) Risk Management
9 6 (11.32%) DV Cleared
9 6 (11.32%) Security Architecture
10 5 (9.43%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 5 (9.43%) Windows
10 5 (9.43%) JSP 440
11 4 (7.55%) Linux
11 4 (7.55%) Finance
11 4 (7.55%) Military
11 4 (7.55%) Information Assurance
11 4 (7.55%) Cybersecurity
12 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
12 3 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery

CESG CLAS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (3.77%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (3.77%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.89%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.89%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 40 (75.47%) SaaS
2 1 (1.89%) IaaS
2 1 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) Firewall
1 2 (3.77%) WAN
2 1 (1.89%) 4G
2 1 (1.89%) LTE
2 1 (1.89%) Network Security
2 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.89%) TETRA
2 1 (1.89%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (75.47%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MSI
General
1 4 (7.55%) Finance
1 4 (7.55%) Military
2 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.89%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (32.08%) Architect
2 8 (15.09%) Security Architect
3 7 (13.21%) Consultant
4 6 (11.32%) Security Consultant
5 5 (9.43%) Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) CLAS Consultant
6 4 (7.55%) CLAS Security Consultant
6 4 (7.55%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (7.55%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.66%) CLAS Architect
7 3 (5.66%) Information Security Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Head of IT
8 2 (3.77%) Information Assurance Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Information Assurance Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) Information Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Information Security Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Information Security Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Security Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Security Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) CSS
1 1 (1.89%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 53 (100.00%) CESG
2 1 (1.89%) Cryptography
2 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.89%) PKI
2 1 (1.89%) User Experience
2 1 (1.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.43%) Windows
2 4 (7.55%) Linux
3 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.89%) Solaris
4 1 (1.89%) Unix
4 1 (1.89%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (77.36%) Agile Software Development
1 41 (77.36%) SDLC
1 41 (77.36%) TOGAF
2 40 (75.47%) ITIL
2 40 (75.47%) PRINCE2
2 40 (75.47%) Project Management
2 40 (75.47%) Scrum
3 8 (15.09%) Information Security
4 6 (11.32%) Risk Management
4 6 (11.32%) Security Architecture
5 4 (7.55%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (7.55%) Information Assurance
6 3 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.66%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (3.77%) Business Analysis
7 2 (3.77%) Business Continuity
7 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (3.77%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.77%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (3.77%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.77%) Python
2 1 (1.89%) Go
2 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.89%) Perl
2 1 (1.89%) R
2 1 (1.89%) Ruby
2 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 53 (100.00%) CLAS
2 46 (86.79%) CISSP
3 40 (75.47%) ISEB
4 22 (41.51%) Security Cleared
5 21 (39.62%) SC Cleared
6 6 (11.32%) DV Cleared
7 2 (3.77%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (3.77%) CISA
7 2 (3.77%) CISM
7 2 (3.77%) Degree
7 2 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.89%) CRISC
8 1 (1.89%) IISP
8 1 (1.89%) ISSAP
8 1 (1.89%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.89%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (79.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (9.43%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 5 (9.43%) JSP 440
3 3 (5.66%) RMADS
4 2 (3.77%) BS7799
4 2 (3.77%) COBIT
4 2 (3.77%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Docker
1 1 (1.89%) etcd
1 1 (1.89%) flannel
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.89%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.89%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.89%) Nessus
2 1 (1.89%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.89%) Nmap
2 1 (1.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (5.66%) Cisco
2 2 (3.77%) Symantec
3 1 (1.89%) Aerohive Networks
3 1 (1.89%) F5
3 1 (1.89%) Informatica
3 1 (1.89%) Juniper
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle
3 1 (1.89%) Palo Alto
3 1 (1.89%) Qualys
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