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 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CESG Listed Adviser Scheme
Rank 145 111 131
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +20
Contract jobs citing CESG CLAS 8 23 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.21% 0.76% 0.037%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.77% 2.55% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 0
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£855 £714 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.78% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £800 £590 £550
% change year-on-year
+35.59% +7.27%
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
1037 901 808
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 27.05% 29.85% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 605 473 369
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £590 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 56 48
Average hourly rate £16.61 £15.65 £16.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% -7.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.63% +5.57%

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 30 July 2015. 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
Merseyside - 7 £855 -
Manchester - 1 - -
CESG CLAS
England

CESG CLAS
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 8 (100.00%) CESG
1 8 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (87.50%) Data Protection Act
2 7 (87.50%) CISSP
2 7 (87.50%) CISM
2 7 (87.50%) Programme Management
2 7 (87.50%) RMADS
2 7 (87.50%) Data Protection
2 7 (87.50%) Security Architecture
3 6 (75.00%) ISMS
4 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) CISA
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
5 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (12.50%) Information Security Management
5 1 (12.50%) Security Management
5 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (12.50%) SCADA
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (12.50%) Information Security
5 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
5 1 (12.50%) Data Privacy
5 1 (12.50%) Project Governance

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Security Advisor
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) CLAS Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) CLAS Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) CESG
2 7 (87.50%) Data Protection Act
2 7 (87.50%) RMADS
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Risk Management
2 7 (87.50%) Data Protection
2 7 (87.50%) Security Architecture
2 7 (87.50%) Programme Management
3 6 (75.00%) ISMS
4 1 (12.50%) Project Governance
4 1 (12.50%) Data Privacy
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security Management
4 1 (12.50%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) CISSP
1 7 (87.50%) CISM
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley