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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CESG Listed Adviser Scheme
Rank 136 144 138
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing CESG CLAS 4 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.14% 0.21% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.48% 0.74% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 8
Median daily rate £475 £494 £540
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.79% -8.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £449 £513
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £539 £683
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £525 £540
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
839 949 804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 29.73% 28.68% 24.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 570 487
Median daily rate £351 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £215 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £502 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 57 48
Median hourly rate £34.50 £37.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +97.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.33 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.52 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.39% +5.82%

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 28 September 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
Devon - 2 £475 -
Gloucestershire 0 1 £425 -
Bristol - 1 £513 -
CESG CLAS
England

CESG CLAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 12 (100.00%) CESG
1 12 (100.00%) CLAS
2 11 (91.67%) CISSP
3 10 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
5 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
6 7 (58.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 5 (41.67%) SDLC
7 5 (41.67%) Information Assurance
7 5 (41.67%) Information Security
8 4 (33.33%) ISEB
8 4 (33.33%) Scrum
8 4 (33.33%) TOGAF
8 4 (33.33%) Project Management
8 4 (33.33%) ITIL
8 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
8 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (33.33%) NonStop SQL
8 4 (33.33%) SaaS
8 4 (33.33%) IISP
9 3 (25.00%) Security Architecture
9 3 (25.00%) Sentinel
9 3 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
9 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
10 2 (16.67%) CISM
10 2 (16.67%) JSP 440
10 2 (16.67%) RMADS
10 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
10 2 (16.67%) Line Management
11 1 (8.33%) Mentoring

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 3 (25.00%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) Network Security
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) NonStop SQL
General
1 1 (8.33%) Back Office
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) CLAS Security Advisor
1 5 (41.67%) Security Advisor
2 3 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Support
3 1 (8.33%) CLAS Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Information Assurance Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Network Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Portfolio Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum Master
3 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Support
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) UX Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (100.00%) CESG
2 1 (8.33%) Cryptography
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) PKI
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Solaris
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Information Assurance
1 5 (41.67%) Information Security
1 5 (41.67%) SDLC
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 4 (33.33%) Project Management
2 4 (33.33%) Scrum
2 4 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 3 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (25.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (16.67%) Line Management
5 1 (8.33%) Coaching
5 1 (8.33%) Compliance Audit
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) Prototyping
5 1 (8.33%) Remediation Plan
5 1 (8.33%) Threat Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) CLAS
2 11 (91.67%) CISSP
3 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
4 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
5 4 (33.33%) IISP
5 4 (33.33%) ISEB
6 2 (16.67%) CISM
6 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
7 1 (8.33%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (8.33%) CISA
7 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (58.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (16.67%) JSP 440
3 2 (16.67%) RMADS
4 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Nessus
1 1 (8.33%) Nmap
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco
1 1 (8.33%) Qualys