The first 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 August 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 South 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CESG Listed Adviser Scheme
Rank 131 109 127
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +18
Contract jobs citing CESG CLAS 11 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.36% 0.093% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.90% 0.48% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 3
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£540 - £519
90% offered a daily rate of more than £515 - £479
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £590 £550 £550
% change year-on-year
+7.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
579 419 580
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 19.04% 19.57% 18.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 240 297
Average daily rate £368 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £198 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 30 50
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -53.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -20.32%
CESG CLAS
England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CESG CLAS across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

CESG CLAS Daily Rate Histogram 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 August 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
Somerset - 9 £540 -
Devon - - - -
CESG CLAS
England

CESG CLAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 27 (100.00%) CESG
2 25 (92.59%) Information Security
3 23 (85.19%) Security Cleared
4 21 (77.78%) SC Cleared
5 20 (74.07%) Risk Management
6 17 (62.96%) RMADS
6 17 (62.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 16 (59.26%) JSP 440
8 14 (51.85%) Information Assurance
9 13 (48.15%) Risk Assessment
10 9 (33.33%) JSP
11 7 (25.93%) Management Information System
12 5 (18.52%) CISSP
13 4 (14.81%) Internet
13 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
14 3 (11.11%) Web Services
14 3 (11.11%) ISO 9001
14 3 (11.11%) ISO 14001
14 3 (11.11%) Summit
14 3 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
15 2 (7.41%) Security Architecture
15 2 (7.41%) Risk Analysis
15 2 (7.41%) C
15 2 (7.41%) IIS
16 1 (3.70%) Service Management
16 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
16 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
16 1 (3.70%) Communications Security
16 1 (3.70%) Computer Security
16 1 (3.70%) Sentinel

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Summit
2 1 (3.70%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Internet
General
1 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Consultant
2 9 (33.33%) CLAS Consultant
3 7 (25.93%) Coordinator
3 7 (25.93%) Security Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Security Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Security Advisor
5 2 (7.41%) Security Assurance Manager
5 2 (7.41%) CLAS Security Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Information Assurance Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) IT Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) IT Security Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) JSP
2 3 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (100.00%) CESG
2 17 (62.96%) RMADS
3 7 (25.93%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (92.59%) Information Security
2 20 (74.07%) Risk Management
3 14 (51.85%) Information Assurance
4 13 (48.15%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.41%) Security Architecture
6 2 (7.41%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Service Management
7 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.70%) Communications Security
7 1 (3.70%) Computer Security
7 1 (3.70%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (85.19%) Security Cleared
2 21 (77.78%) SC Cleared
3 5 (18.52%) CISSP
4 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (62.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (59.26%) JSP 440
3 3 (11.11%) ISO 9001
3 3 (11.11%) ISO 14001