The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CESG CLAS in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CESG CLAS over the 3 months to 27 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.

CESG Listed Adviser Scheme
UK
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 565 617 607
Rank change year-on-year +52 -10  
Contract jobs citing CESG CLAS 18 23 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.040% 0.043% 0.044%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.14% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 20
Median daily rate £550 £574 £598
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.13% -3.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £511 £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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 14367 16563 16345
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.99% 31.11% 30.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9277 10795 9852
Median daily rate £445 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.70% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £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 538 562 696
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.84 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.46% +21.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.75 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.68% +48.00%  

CESG CLAS
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 the UK

CESG CLAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CESG CLAS in the UK

CESG CLAS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CESG CLAS over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CESG CLAS in the UK

CESG CLAS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CESG CLAS in the UK

CESG CLAS
Top 11 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 27 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
England +47 18 £550 -4.34% 5
Sheffield - 9 £600 -
South Yorkshire - 9 £600 -
Yorkshire - 9 £600 -
South West - 5 £763 - 4
Wiltshire - 5 £763 -
Corsham - 5 £763 -
London +28 3 £425 -26.08% 1
East of England -7 1 £550 -35.29%
Cambridge - 1 £550 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £550 -

CESG CLAS
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 with a requirement for CESG CLAS.

1 39 (100.00%) CESG
1 39 (100.00%) CLAS
2 25 (64.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (51.28%) CISSP
5 19 (48.72%) Risk Management
5 19 (48.72%) Security Cleared
6 17 (43.59%) Security Architecture
7 16 (41.03%) Information Security
8 15 (38.46%) SDLC
9 14 (35.90%) SC Cleared
9 14 (35.90%) TOGAF
10 13 (33.33%) Scrum
10 13 (33.33%) ITIL
10 13 (33.33%) PRINCE2
10 13 (33.33%) Project Management
10 13 (33.33%) ISEB
10 13 (33.33%) NonStop SQL
10 13 (33.33%) SaaS
11 12 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
11 12 (30.77%) Information Assurance
12 9 (23.08%) Risk Assessment
13 8 (20.51%) RMADS
13 8 (20.51%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 7 (17.95%) Secure Coding
15 6 (15.38%) CISM
16 5 (12.82%) Management Information System
16 5 (12.82%) CESG Certified Professional
17 4 (10.26%) Continuous Delivery
17 4 (10.26%) Test Strategy

CESG CLAS
Co-occurring 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Firewall
1 2 (5.13%) Network Security
1 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (33.33%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MSI
General
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
1 3 (7.69%) Military
1 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.56%) Electronics
2 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Consultant
2 10 (25.64%) Architect
3 9 (23.08%) Security Consultant
4 6 (15.38%) Security Architect
5 4 (10.26%) Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 4 (10.26%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 4 (10.26%) Technical Architect
6 3 (7.69%) CLAS Architect
6 3 (7.69%) CLAS Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) CLAS Security Advisor
6 3 (7.69%) CLAS Security Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) Security Advisor
7 2 (5.13%) Coordinator
7 2 (5.13%) Information Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Information Assurance Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Information Security Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Security Assurance Coordinator
7 2 (5.13%) Security Technical Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 39 (100.00%) CESG
2 5 (12.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.13%) PKI
4 1 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Linux
1 4 (10.26%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Solaris
2 2 (5.13%) Unix
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (48.72%) Risk Management
3 17 (43.59%) Security Architecture
4 16 (41.03%) Information Security
5 15 (38.46%) SDLC
6 14 (35.90%) TOGAF
7 13 (33.33%) ITIL
7 13 (33.33%) PRINCE2
7 13 (33.33%) Project Management
7 13 (33.33%) Scrum
8 12 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
8 12 (30.77%) Information Assurance
9 9 (23.08%) Risk Assessment
10 7 (17.95%) Secure Coding
11 4 (10.26%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (10.26%) Test Strategy
12 3 (7.69%) Security Testing
12 3 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
13 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) C
1 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.56%) Perl
1 1 (2.56%) Python
1 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 39 (100.00%) CLAS
2 20 (51.28%) CISSP
3 19 (48.72%) Security Cleared
4 14 (35.90%) SC Cleared
5 13 (33.33%) ISEB
6 6 (15.38%) CISM
7 5 (12.82%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (5.13%) BC Cleared
8 2 (5.13%) CISA
8 2 (5.13%) Degree
9 1 (2.56%) CRISC
9 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (64.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (20.51%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 8 (20.51%) RMADS
3 3 (7.69%) JSP 440
4 2 (5.13%) BS7799
4 2 (5.13%) PCI DSS
5 1 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (2.56%) PMO
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Nessus
1 2 (5.13%) Nmap
2 1 (2.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (5.13%) Qualys
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle
2 1 (2.56%) SAP
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