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 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CESG Listed Adviser Scheme
Rank 534 564 561
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -3
Contract jobs citing CESG CLAS 66 11 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.021% 0.043%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.47% 0.079% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 7 14
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £480 £503
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £632 £685
UK excluding London average daily rate £540 £550 £550
% change year-on-year
-1.86% -
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
14168 13901 14711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.49% 26.05% 25.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 8470 8528 8544
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 621 614 806
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.69 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -39.00%

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 August 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 27 August 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 +25 51 £525 -4.54% 11
London +18 28 £525 -4.54% 5
North West +5 11 £520 -
South West - 10 £540 - 2
Somerset - 9 £540 -
City of London +27 7 £528 +10.00% 1
Taunton - 5 £598 -
Birmingham -2 2 £500 -9.09%
West Midlands -4 2 £500 -9.09%
Gloucester - 1 - - 2
Cheshire - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 2
Hampshire - - - - 1
Devon - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Guildford - - - - 1
Leeds - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Plymouth - - - -
Reading - - - -
Sheffield - - - - 1
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Farnborough - - - - 1
North East - - - -
South East - - - - 2
South Yorkshire - - - - 1

CESG CLAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 119 (100.00%) CESG
2 74 (62.18%) RMADS
3 59 (49.58%) Security Cleared
4 57 (47.90%) Risk Management
5 52 (43.70%) Information Security
6 51 (42.86%) SC Cleared
7 48 (40.34%) Information Assurance
8 47 (39.50%) Security Architecture
9 36 (30.25%) CISSP
10 28 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 24 (20.17%) Management Information System
12 22 (18.49%) Firewall
13 20 (16.81%) TOGAF
14 18 (15.13%) Risk Assessment
15 16 (13.45%) JSP 440
16 15 (12.61%) Web Services
17 13 (10.92%) Oracle
17 13 (10.92%) Internet
17 13 (10.92%) Computer Science
18 12 (10.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 12 (10.08%) Protective Monitoring
19 11 (9.24%) Intrusion Detection
19 11 (9.24%) Penetration Testing
19 11 (9.24%) Technical Architecture
19 11 (9.24%) Juniper
19 11 (9.24%) Cisco
19 11 (9.24%) Active Directory
19 11 (9.24%) ITIL
19 11 (9.24%) Data Security
20 10 (8.40%) JSP

CESG CLAS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 3 (2.52%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.36%) Summit
2 1 (0.84%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.52%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.84%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (18.49%) Firewall
2 13 (10.92%) Internet
3 11 (9.24%) Intrusion Detection
4 10 (8.40%) Reverse Proxy
4 10 (8.40%) Network Security
5 9 (7.56%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (7.56%) LDAP
5 9 (7.56%) DHCP
5 9 (7.56%) DNS
6 1 (0.84%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.40%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (5.04%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (5.04%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.68%) Big Data
General
1 5 (4.20%) Finance
2 3 (2.52%) Military
3 1 (0.84%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (44.54%) Consultant
2 41 (34.45%) CLAS Consultant
3 22 (18.49%) Security Advisor
4 18 (15.13%) Security Consultant
5 13 (10.92%) Architect
6 9 (7.56%) Enterprise Architect
7 8 (6.72%) Security Architect
7 8 (6.72%) Security Manager
8 6 (5.04%) Infrastructure Designer
8 6 (5.04%) Designer
8 6 (5.04%) CLAS Security Consultant
8 6 (5.04%) Information Manager
8 6 (5.04%) Coordinator
9 5 (4.20%) IT Consultant
10 4 (3.36%) IT Security Consultant
10 4 (3.36%) Information Security Manager
11 3 (2.52%) Enterprise Security Architect
11 3 (2.52%) Analyst
11 3 (2.52%) Security Analyst
11 3 (2.52%) Security Assurance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.61%) Web Services
2 10 (8.40%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 119 (100.00%) CESG
2 74 (62.18%) RMADS
3 24 (20.17%) Management Information System
4 13 (10.92%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.20%) Statistics
6 3 (2.52%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.68%) Open Source
8 1 (0.84%) Handset
8 1 (0.84%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.84%) UNIX
1 1 (0.84%) Windows
1 1 (0.84%) Linux
1 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (47.90%) Risk Management
2 52 (43.70%) Information Security
3 48 (40.34%) Information Assurance
4 47 (39.50%) Security Architecture
5 20 (16.81%) TOGAF
6 18 (15.13%) Risk Assessment
7 12 (10.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 12 (10.08%) Protective Monitoring
8 11 (9.24%) Penetration Testing
8 11 (9.24%) Technical Architecture
8 11 (9.24%) Data Security
8 11 (9.24%) ITIL
9 10 (8.40%) SABSA
10 9 (7.56%) ITIL V3
10 9 (7.56%) Vulnerability Management
10 9 (7.56%) Cyber Security
10 9 (7.56%) Service Management
11 8 (6.72%) Incident Management
11 8 (6.72%) ISMS
12 7 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.36%) C
Qualifications
1 59 (49.58%) Security Cleared
2 51 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 36 (30.25%) CISSP
4 10 (8.40%) Degree
5 8 (6.72%) CISM
6 5 (4.20%) CISA
7 4 (3.36%) MBA
8 2 (1.68%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.84%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (13.45%) JSP 440
3 10 (8.40%) GPG13
4 7 (5.88%) SLA
5 4 (3.36%) ISO 14001
5 4 (3.36%) ISO 9001
6 2 (1.68%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.84%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 11 (9.24%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (10.92%) Oracle
2 11 (9.24%) Cisco
2 11 (9.24%) Juniper
3 2 (1.68%) HP
3 2 (1.68%) CheckPoint
4 1 (0.84%) BT
4 1 (0.84%) TOWER Software
4 1 (0.84%) VMware
4 1 (0.84%) Capita
4 1 (0.84%) CA
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