The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CESG CLAS in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CESG Listed Adviser Scheme
Rank 135 129 106
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -23
Contract jobs citing CESG CLAS 7 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.22% 0.40% 0.097%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.85% 1.57% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 0
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£446 £530 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.80% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £788 £575 £570
% change year-on-year
+36.95% +0.87%
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 South West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
823 765 555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.39% 25.63% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 571 485 287
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 49 32
Average hourly rate £34.00 £24.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% +37.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £13.00 £12.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.82% +15.00%

CESG CLAS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

CESG CLAS Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

CESG CLAS
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

CESG CLAS Daily Rate Trend in the South West

CESG CLAS
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 1 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
Gloucestershire - 4 £425 -
Bristol - 2 £468 -
Wiltshire -1 1 - -
CESG CLAS
England

CESG CLAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 12 (100.00%) CESG
2 10 (83.33%) Security Cleared
3 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
4 6 (50.00%) DV Cleared
4 6 (50.00%) Information Assurance
4 6 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (50.00%) CISSP
5 5 (41.67%) JSP 440
6 4 (33.33%) RMADS
7 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
7 3 (25.00%) JSP
7 3 (25.00%) Information Security
7 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
8 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
8 2 (16.67%) CISM
8 2 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (16.67%) Cyber Security
8 2 (16.67%) C
9 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
9 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
9 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (8.33%) Project Management
9 1 (8.33%) Web Services
9 1 (8.33%) ITIL
9 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
9 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
9 1 (8.33%) Legal
9 1 (8.33%) Migration
9 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Consultant
2 6 (50.00%) CLAS Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Security Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Information Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Security Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Information Assurance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) JSP
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (100.00%) CESG
2 4 (33.33%) RMADS
3 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 3 (25.00%) Information Security
2 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (16.67%) Cyber Security
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 6 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 6 (50.00%) CISSP
4 2 (16.67%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (41.67%) JSP 440