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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CESG Listed Adviser Scheme
Rank 142 124 124
Rank change year-on-year
-18 0
Contract jobs citing CESG CLAS 3 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.094% 0.12% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 0.52% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate
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£613 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £525 £483
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £525 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £510 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
829 580 645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.10% 23.31% 25.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 359 331
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £221 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 40 67
Average hourly rate £25.00 £18.75 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -41.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.93 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £35.00 £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.38 £17.93 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.48% -10.35%

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
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) CESG
1 8 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) RMADS
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Information Security
4 3 (37.50%) Security Architecture
5 2 (25.00%) JSP
5 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (25.00%) JSP 440
6 1 (12.50%) PKI
6 1 (12.50%) Legal
6 1 (12.50%) Migration
6 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (12.50%) CA
6 1 (12.50%) X.509

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) X.509
General
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Security Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Security Advisor
2 2 (25.00%) CLAS Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Information Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Security Assurance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) CESG
2 5 (62.50%) RMADS
3 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (12.50%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) Security Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) CA