Period
to 21 November 2017

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 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 858 824 824
Rank change year-on-year -34 0 -51
Contract jobs citing CESG CLAS 19 57 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.054% 0.056%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.055% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 56 41
UK median daily rate £650 £450 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.44% -25.00% +11.16%
10th Percentile £464 £247 £419
90th Percentile £725 £663 £855
UK excluding London median daily rate £650 £438 £570
% change year-on-year +48.57% -23.18% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 34682 34666 36957
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.63% 33.10% 32.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 23021 22730 23492
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £240
90th Percentile £650 £625 £616
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1016 1189 1465
UK median hourly rate £20.92 £20.67 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.22% +6.00% +8.33%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.72 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £47.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +8.57%

CESG CLAS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CESG CLAS.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CESG CLAS in the UK

CESG CLAS
Top 8 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 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
England -21 17 £663 +47.22% 1
UK excluding London +3 16 £650 +48.57% 1
South West -8 12 £700 +55.56% 1
London -42 3 £650 +23.81%
Scotland - 2 £475 -
North of England +48 1 £525 +10.53%
Yorkshire +22 1 £525 -12.50%
East of England -7 1 - -

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 with a requirement for CESG CLAS.

1 19 (100.00%) CESG
1 19 (100.00%) CLAS
2 15 (78.95%) Information Security
3 14 (73.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (68.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
5 11 (57.89%) Information Assurance
5 11 (57.89%) CISSP
6 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared
6 9 (47.37%) CESG Certified Professional
7 7 (36.84%) IISP
7 7 (36.84%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 7 (36.84%) Sentinel
7 7 (36.84%) Risk Analysis
8 5 (26.32%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (26.32%) Security Architecture
9 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
10 3 (15.79%) Validation
10 3 (15.79%) Service Management
10 3 (15.79%) CISM
10 3 (15.79%) Degree
10 3 (15.79%) Line Management
11 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
11 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
11 2 (10.53%) Threat Analysis
11 2 (10.53%) PKI
11 2 (10.53%) Qualys
11 2 (10.53%) Network Security
11 2 (10.53%) ISMS
11 2 (10.53%) RMADS

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 7 (36.84%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) IaaS
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.26%) PaaS
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Firewall
1 2 (10.53%) Network Security
1 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Security Advisor
2 8 (42.11%) CLAS Security Advisor
3 6 (31.58%) Consultant
4 4 (21.05%) Security Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Information Assurance Leader
6 1 (5.26%) CLAS Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Data Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Data Migration Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Information Assurance Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Information Security Advisor
6 1 (5.26%) Migration Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Presales Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Security Presales Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) ModSecurity
Miscellaneous
1 19 (100.00%) CESG
2 2 (10.53%) PKI
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
1 2 (10.53%) Solaris
1 2 (10.53%) Unix
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
1 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Information Security
2 11 (57.89%) Information Assurance
3 7 (36.84%) Risk Analysis
4 5 (26.32%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (26.32%) Security Architecture
5 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
6 3 (15.79%) Line Management
6 3 (15.79%) Service Management
6 3 (15.79%) Validation
7 2 (10.53%) Cryptography
7 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (10.53%) ISMS
7 2 (10.53%) SDLC
7 2 (10.53%) Security Management
7 2 (10.53%) Threat Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
8 1 (5.26%) Business Development
8 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
8 1 (5.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) CLAS
2 11 (57.89%) CISSP
2 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
3 9 (47.37%) CESG Certified Professional
3 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared
4 7 (36.84%) IISP
4 7 (36.84%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 3 (15.79%) CISM
5 3 (15.79%) Degree
6 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (5.26%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (73.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (68.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (10.53%) PCI DSS
3 2 (10.53%) RMADS
4 1 (5.26%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Nessus
1 2 (10.53%) Nmap
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Qualys
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft