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 4 May 2016 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CESG Listed Adviser Scheme
Rank 137 136 129
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing CESG CLAS 1 3 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.035% 0.098% 0.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.41% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 8
Median daily rate £500 £500 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.91%
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £500 £520
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £85.00 - -
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
786 729 858
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.13% 23.74% 26.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 502 445 498
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 54 57
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.03% +69.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £11.68 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -7.31%

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
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 4 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Gloucestershire - 1 £500 -
CESG CLAS
England

CESG CLAS
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) CESG
1 8 (100.00%) JSP 440
1 8 (100.00%) CLAS
1 8 (100.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 7 (87.50%) CESG Certified Professional
2 7 (87.50%) Risk Assessment
2 7 (87.50%) Information Security
2 7 (87.50%) Management Information System
2 7 (87.50%) Risk Management
3 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) CISA
5 1 (12.50%) CISM
5 1 (12.50%) CISSP
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (12.50%) RMADS
5 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Information Assurance
5 1 (12.50%) Compliance Audit

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:

General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Coordinator
1 6 (75.00%) Security Assurance Coordinator
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Information Assurance Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) CESG
2 7 (87.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Information Security
1 7 (87.50%) Risk Assessment
1 7 (87.50%) Risk Management
2 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Compliance Audit
3 1 (12.50%) Information Assurance
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) CLAS
2 7 (87.50%) CESG Certified Professional
3 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) CISA
4 1 (12.50%) CISM
4 1 (12.50%) CISSP
4 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 8 (100.00%) JSP 440
2 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (12.50%) RMADS