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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CESG Listed Adviser Scheme
Rank 142 - 121
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CESG CLAS 5 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.15% - 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.60% - 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
Average daily rate
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£613 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £510 £500 £600
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -16.66%
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
837 549 680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.65% 23.09% 25.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 344 339
Average daily rate £400 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £221 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 57 61
Average hourly rate £26.50 £22.75 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.48% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

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
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 22 December 2014.

CESG CLAS Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

CESG CLAS
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) CESG
1 15 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (93.33%) SC Cleared
3 10 (66.67%) Risk Management
3 10 (66.67%) Information Security
3 10 (66.67%) RMADS
4 8 (53.33%) Risk Assessment
4 8 (53.33%) JSP 440
5 7 (46.67%) JSP
5 7 (46.67%) Management Information System
6 6 (40.00%) Information Assurance
7 5 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (20.00%) Web Services
9 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
9 3 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (13.33%) ISO 9001
10 2 (13.33%) ISO 14001
10 2 (13.33%) Summit
10 2 (13.33%) Security Architecture
11 1 (6.67%) IIS
11 1 (6.67%) CISSP
11 1 (6.67%) CA
11 1 (6.67%) X.509
11 1 (6.67%) Service Management
11 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (6.67%) PKI
11 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
11 1 (6.67%) Cyber Security

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 (6.67%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) X.509
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Coordinator
1 4 (26.67%) Consultant
1 4 (26.67%) Security Advisor
2 3 (20.00%) CLAS Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Security Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Security Assurance Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Information Assurance Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) JSP
2 3 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (100.00%) CESG
2 10 (66.67%) RMADS
3 7 (46.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.67%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Risk Management
1 10 (66.67%) Information Security
2 8 (53.33%) Risk Assessment
3 6 (40.00%) Information Assurance
4 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (13.33%) Security Architecture
7 1 (6.67%) Cyber Security
7 1 (6.67%) Service Management
7 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (93.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (53.33%) JSP 440
2 5 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (13.33%) ISO 9001
3 2 (13.33%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) CA