The first 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the North West region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CESG Listed Adviser Scheme
Rank - 114 124
Contract jobs citing CESG CLAS 0 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.041% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.18% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £586
UK excluding London average daily rate £515 £475 £575
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -17.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
711 553 718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.14% 22.88% 23.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 251 340
Average daily rate £325 £323 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £205 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 46 58
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.42 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.45% -12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.61 £10.80 £11.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £34.80 £25.76
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -20.00%
CESG CLAS
England

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 4 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (100.00%) CESG
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (100.00%) PCI QSA
1 2 (100.00%) Information Assurance

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Assurance
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS