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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CESG Listed Adviser Scheme
Rank 139 147 125
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -22
Contract jobs citing CESG CLAS 7 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.23% 0.093% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.74% 0.36% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Average daily rate £463 £613 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.48% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £510 £500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +2.00%
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
950 843 618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 31.59% 26.07% 24.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 642 510 372
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £226 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 53 43
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% +51.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £44.55 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +4 4 £463 -26.00%
CESG CLAS
England

CESG CLAS
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 9 (100.00%) CESG
1 9 (100.00%) CLAS
2 8 (88.89%) Information Security
3 7 (77.78%) Management Information System
3 7 (77.78%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 7 (77.78%) Risk Assessment
3 7 (77.78%) JSP 440
4 6 (66.67%) CESG Certified Professional
5 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
5 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (11.11%) HMG Infosec
7 1 (11.11%) Finance
7 1 (11.11%) IIS
7 1 (11.11%) CISSP
7 1 (11.11%) CISA
7 1 (11.11%) CISM
7 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance
7 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (11.11%) RMADS
7 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
7 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
7 1 (11.11%) IISP

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 1 (11.11%) IIS
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Coordinator
1 6 (66.67%) Security Assurance Coordinator
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) CLAS Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Information Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Security Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Security Assurance Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) CESG
2 7 (77.78%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Risk Management
2 8 (88.89%) Information Security
3 7 (77.78%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
5 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) CLAS
2 6 (66.67%) CESG Certified Professional
3 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) CISA
4 1 (11.11%) CISM
4 1 (11.11%) CISSP
4 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) IISP
4 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (77.78%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 7 (77.78%) JSP 440
2 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (11.11%) HMG Infosec
3 1 (11.11%) RMADS