The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CESG CLAS in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CESG CLAS over the 3 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CESG Listed Adviser Scheme
Rank 135 - 135
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CESG CLAS 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% - 0.031%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.52% - 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
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£515 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £550 £600
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
CESG CLAS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
954 764 808
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 29.57% 26.76% 25.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 391 390
Average daily rate £350 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 66 62
Average hourly rate £16.08 £17.69 £17.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.10% +1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.64 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -22.22%

CESG CLAS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CESG CLAS across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

CESG CLAS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

CESG CLAS
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

CESG CLAS Daily Rate Trend in the North West

CESG CLAS
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 20 October 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
Cheshire - 1 - -
Manchester - - - -
CESG CLAS
England

CESG CLAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region 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 28 (100.00%) CESG
2 26 (92.86%) Security Architecture
3 18 (64.29%) RMADS
4 11 (39.29%) Data Security
5 10 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (35.71%) CISSP
6 8 (28.57%) TOGAF
7 7 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
7 7 (25.00%) SABSA
7 7 (25.00%) Cyber Security
8 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (17.86%) Statistics
8 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (10.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 3 (10.71%) Oracle
10 2 (7.14%) Web Services
10 2 (7.14%) ETL
10 2 (7.14%) ISO 9001
10 2 (7.14%) ISO 14001
10 2 (7.14%) Summit
10 2 (7.14%) Big Data
10 2 (7.14%) Open Source
11 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
11 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
11 1 (3.57%) BT
11 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
11 1 (3.57%) Finance
11 1 (3.57%) HP
11 1 (3.57%) Project Management
11 1 (3.57%) Data Structures

CESG CLAS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.14%) Big Data
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Security Advisor
2 10 (35.71%) Architect
3 8 (28.57%) Enterprise Architect
4 6 (21.43%) Security Architect
4 6 (21.43%) CLAS Consultant
4 6 (21.43%) Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Security Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Security Architect
5 3 (10.71%) CLAS Security Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Security Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (100.00%) CESG
2 18 (64.29%) RMADS
3 5 (17.86%) Statistics
3 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.14%) Open Source
5 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (92.86%) Security Architecture
2 11 (39.29%) Data Security
3 8 (28.57%) TOGAF
4 7 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
4 7 (25.00%) Cyber Security
4 7 (25.00%) SABSA
5 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (10.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (7.14%) ETL
8 1 (3.57%) Project Management
8 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) CISSP
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) ISO 9001
1 2 (7.14%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) HP
2 1 (3.57%) BT