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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CESG Listed Adviser Scheme
UK / England
Rank 556 593 571
Rank change year-on-year +37 -22  
Contract jobs citing CESG CLAS 18 20 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.044% 0.041% 0.048%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.13% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 20
Median daily rate £550 £575 £598
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.34% -3.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £515 £448
10% offered a daily rate of more than £795 £850 £803
UK excluding London median daily rate £638 £573 £531
% change year-on-year +11.35% +7.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £85.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £85.00 -

CESG CLAS is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 13235 15356 14851
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 32.08% 31.30% 30.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 8569 10134 9081
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 502 521 620
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.43 £11.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.45% +52.00%  

CESG CLAS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing CESG CLAS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 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
Yorkshire - 9 £600 -
South West - 5 £763 - 4
London +25 3 £425 -26.08% 2
East of England -5 1 £550 -35.29%
CESG CLAS
UK

CESG CLAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 38 (100.00%) CESG
1 38 (100.00%) CLAS
2 24 (63.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 19 (50.00%) CISSP
5 18 (47.37%) Security Cleared
6 17 (44.74%) Security Architecture
7 16 (42.11%) Information Security
8 14 (36.84%) SDLC
9 13 (34.21%) SC Cleared
9 13 (34.21%) TOGAF
10 12 (31.58%) Scrum
10 12 (31.58%) ITIL
10 12 (31.58%) PRINCE2
10 12 (31.58%) Project Management
10 12 (31.58%) ISEB
10 12 (31.58%) SaaS
10 12 (31.58%) Information Assurance
10 12 (31.58%) NonStop SQL
10 12 (31.58%) Cybersecurity
11 9 (23.68%) Risk Assessment
12 8 (21.05%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 8 (21.05%) RMADS
13 7 (18.42%) Secure Coding
14 6 (15.79%) CISM
15 5 (13.16%) Management Information System
15 5 (13.16%) CESG Certified Professional
16 4 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
16 4 (10.53%) Test Strategy

CESG CLAS
Top Related 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 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (31.58%) SaaS
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Firewall
1 2 (5.26%) Network Security
1 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MSI
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
1 3 (7.89%) Military
1 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.63%) Electronics
2 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Consultant
2 10 (26.32%) Architect
3 9 (23.68%) Security Consultant
4 6 (15.79%) Security Architect
5 4 (10.53%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) Technical Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) CLAS Architect
6 3 (7.89%) CLAS Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) CLAS Security Advisor
6 3 (7.89%) CLAS Security Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) Security Advisor
7 2 (5.26%) Coordinator
7 2 (5.26%) Information Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Information Assurance Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Information Security Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Security Assurance Coordinator
7 2 (5.26%) Security Technical Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 38 (100.00%) CESG
2 5 (13.16%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.26%) PKI
4 1 (2.63%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Linux
1 4 (10.53%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Solaris
2 2 (5.26%) Unix
2 2 (5.26%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 17 (44.74%) Security Architecture
4 16 (42.11%) Information Security
5 14 (36.84%) SDLC
6 13 (34.21%) TOGAF
7 12 (31.58%) Cybersecurity
7 12 (31.58%) Information Assurance
7 12 (31.58%) ITIL
7 12 (31.58%) PRINCE2
7 12 (31.58%) Project Management
7 12 (31.58%) Scrum
8 9 (23.68%) Risk Assessment
9 7 (18.42%) Secure Coding
10 4 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (10.53%) Test Strategy
11 3 (7.89%) Security Testing
11 3 (7.89%) Technical Architecture
12 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) C
1 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.63%) Perl
1 1 (2.63%) Python
1 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 38 (100.00%) CLAS
2 19 (50.00%) CISSP
3 18 (47.37%) Security Cleared
4 13 (34.21%) SC Cleared
5 12 (31.58%) ISEB
6 6 (15.79%) CISM
7 5 (13.16%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (5.26%) BC Cleared
8 2 (5.26%) CISA
8 2 (5.26%) Degree
9 1 (2.63%) CRISC
9 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (63.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (21.05%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 8 (21.05%) RMADS
3 3 (7.89%) JSP 440
4 2 (5.26%) BS7799
4 2 (5.26%) PCI DSS
5 1 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (2.63%) PMO
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Nessus
1 2 (5.26%) Nmap
2 1 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (5.26%) Qualys
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle
2 1 (2.63%) SAP