Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CESG CLAS in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CESG CLAS over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

CESG Listed Adviser Scheme
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 838 817 804
Rank change year-on-year -21 -13 -41
Contract jobs citing CESG CLAS 17 54 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.018% 0.056% 0.059%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.053% 0.17% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 53 38
England median daily rate £663 £450 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.22% -25.00% +12.94%
10th Percentile £469 £234 £409
90th Percentile £725 £670 £855
UK median daily rate £650 £450 £600
% change year-on-year +44.44% -25.00% +11.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

CESG CLAS is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 32129 32342 34076
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.87% 33.24% 32.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 21555 21335 22040
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £255 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 922 1110 1347
England median hourly rate £20.55 £20.75 £19.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.96% +8.75% +6.00%
10th Percentile £11.19 £11.72 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £46.60
UK median hourly rate £20.92 £20.67 £19.50
% change year-on-year +1.22% +6.00% +8.33%

CESG CLAS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing CESG CLAS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for CESG CLAS in England

CESG CLAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CESG CLAS in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for CESG CLAS in England

CESG CLAS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CESG CLAS in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CESG CLAS in England

CESG CLAS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CESG CLAS in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CESG CLAS in England

CESG CLAS
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West -8 12 £700 +55.56% 1
London -42 3 £650 +23.81%
North of England +48 1 £525 +10.53%
Yorkshire +22 1 £525 -12.50%
East of England -7 1 - -
CESG CLAS
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for CESG CLAS.

1 17 (100.00%) CESG
1 17 (100.00%) CLAS
2 13 (76.47%) Information Security
3 12 (70.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (64.71%) Security Cleared
4 11 (64.71%) Information Assurance
4 11 (64.71%) CISSP
4 11 (64.71%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 9 (52.94%) SC Cleared
6 7 (41.18%) CESG Certified Professional
6 7 (41.18%) IISP
6 7 (41.18%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 7 (41.18%) Risk Analysis
6 7 (41.18%) Sentinel
7 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
7 4 (23.53%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (23.53%) Security Architecture
8 3 (17.65%) Degree
8 3 (17.65%) Validation
8 3 (17.65%) Service Management
8 3 (17.65%) CISM
8 3 (17.65%) Line Management
9 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
9 2 (11.76%) Firewall
9 2 (11.76%) Unix
9 2 (11.76%) Windows
9 2 (11.76%) Solaris
9 2 (11.76%) Linux
9 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
9 2 (11.76%) Telecoms

CESG CLAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Business Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) IaaS
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) PaaS
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Firewall
1 2 (11.76%) Network Security
1 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) CLAS Security Advisor
1 8 (47.06%) Security Advisor
2 6 (35.29%) Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) Security Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Information Assurance Leader
5 1 (5.88%) CLAS Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Data Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Data Migration Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Migration Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Presales Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Security Presales Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) ModSecurity
Miscellaneous
1 17 (100.00%) CESG
2 2 (11.76%) PKI
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
1 2 (11.76%) Solaris
1 2 (11.76%) Unix
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
1 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Information Security
2 11 (64.71%) Information Assurance
3 7 (41.18%) Risk Analysis
4 4 (23.53%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
4 4 (23.53%) Security Architecture
5 3 (17.65%) Line Management
5 3 (17.65%) Service Management
5 3 (17.65%) Validation
6 2 (11.76%) Cryptography
6 2 (11.76%) SDLC
6 2 (11.76%) Security Management
6 2 (11.76%) Threat Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 1 (5.88%) Acceptance Criteria
7 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity Management
7 1 (5.88%) Data Loss Prevention
7 1 (5.88%) Presales
7 1 (5.88%) Secure Coding
7 1 (5.88%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) CLAS
2 11 (64.71%) CISSP
2 11 (64.71%) Security Cleared
3 9 (52.94%) SC Cleared
4 7 (41.18%) CESG Certified Professional
4 7 (41.18%) IISP
4 7 (41.18%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 3 (17.65%) CISM
5 3 (17.65%) Degree
6 1 (5.88%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (70.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (64.71%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS
3 2 (11.76%) RMADS
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Nessus
1 2 (11.76%) Nmap
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Qualys
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft