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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CESG CLAS over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CESG Listed Adviser Scheme
England / South West
Rank 123 143 131
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -12
Contract jobs citing CESG CLAS 9 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.35% 0.24% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.29% 0.75% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 5
Median daily rate £425 £463 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% -26.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £558 £510
% change year-on-year
-19.28% +9.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
697 939 783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.99% 31.92% 25.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 644 489
Median daily rate £386 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £505 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.13% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 63 53
Median hourly rate £22.00 £37.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.33% +56.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.88 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.71 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.96% +22.85%

CESG CLAS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing CESG CLAS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 16 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CESG CLAS within the South West region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire - 6 £400 -
Bristol - 3 £450 -
CESG CLAS
England

CESG CLAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CESG CLAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for CESG CLAS.

1 11 (100.00%) CESG
1 11 (100.00%) CLAS
2 10 (90.91%) CISSP
3 9 (81.82%) SDLC
4 7 (63.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (54.55%) NonStop SQL
5 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
5 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
5 6 (54.55%) SaaS
5 6 (54.55%) Project Management
5 6 (54.55%) ISEB
5 6 (54.55%) ITIL
5 6 (54.55%) PRINCE2
5 6 (54.55%) Scrum
5 6 (54.55%) TOGAF
6 4 (36.36%) Information Security
6 4 (36.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 3 (27.27%) Threat Analysis
7 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
7 3 (27.27%) Qualys
7 3 (27.27%) Network Security
7 3 (27.27%) RMADS
7 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
7 3 (27.27%) PKI
7 3 (27.27%) Degree
7 3 (27.27%) Military
7 3 (27.27%) Cryptography
7 3 (27.27%) Nessus

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
1 3 (27.27%) Network Security
1 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) NonStop SQL
General
1 3 (27.27%) Military
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Architect
1 3 (27.27%) Consultant
1 3 (27.27%) Security Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Design Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Hardware Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Network Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) PMO Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Security Advisor
3 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) CESG
2 3 (27.27%) Cryptography
2 3 (27.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
1 3 (27.27%) Solaris
1 3 (27.27%) Unix
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) SDLC
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 6 (54.55%) PRINCE2
2 6 (54.55%) Project Management
2 6 (54.55%) Scrum
2 6 (54.55%) TOGAF
3 4 (36.36%) Information Security
4 3 (27.27%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
4 3 (27.27%) Threat Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) Validation
4 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (9.09%) Business Transformation
6 1 (9.09%) Information Assurance
6 1 (9.09%) ISMS
6 1 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
6 1 (9.09%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) CLAS
2 10 (90.91%) CISSP
3 6 (54.55%) ISEB
3 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) CISM
4 3 (27.27%) Degree
5 2 (18.18%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (9.09%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (36.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
3 3 (27.27%) RMADS
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Nessus
1 3 (27.27%) Nmap
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Qualys