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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CESG Listed Adviser Scheme
Rank 129 129 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing CESG CLAS 10 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.31% 0.070% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.17% 0.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 0
Average daily rate
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£498 £575 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.47% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £510 £500 £600
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
856 794 766
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 26.59% 27.91% 25.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 510 409 390
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 58 55
Average hourly rate £16.36 £20.00 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.20% +7.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £32.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

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
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 16 (100.00%) CESG
2 15 (93.75%) CISSP
2 15 (93.75%) Security Architecture
3 13 (81.25%) TOGAF
4 12 (75.00%) Zachman Framework
4 12 (75.00%) SABSA
5 11 (68.75%) Cyber Security
6 7 (43.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (12.50%) Finance
8 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
9 1 (6.25%) Linux
9 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
9 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (6.25%) Coaching

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Architect
2 12 (75.00%) Security Architect
3 5 (31.25%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Security Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 16 (100.00%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Security Architecture
2 13 (81.25%) TOGAF
3 12 (75.00%) SABSA
3 12 (75.00%) Zachman Framework
4 11 (68.75%) Cyber Security
5 7 (43.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (6.25%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 15 (93.75%) CISSP
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Red Hat