Period
to 15 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for CLAS qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 15 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

CESG Listed Adviser Scheme (CLAS)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 97 105
Rank change year-on-year -8 +8 -2
Contract jobs citing CLAS 10 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.51% 0.30% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.53% 1.31% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Bristol median daily rate £700 £481 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.45% +7.54% -13.11%
10th Percentile £638 £433 £424
90th Percentile £738 £514 £475
South West median daily rate £650 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +44.44% -5.26% -11.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

CLAS is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Bristol
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 395 382 405
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 20.13% 22.63% 23.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 243 303
Bristol median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £181 £277 £266
90th Percentile £603 £600 £518
South West median daily rate £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.23% -1.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 22 17
Bristol median hourly rate £38.75 £24.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.16% +46.27% -63.78%
10th Percentile £13.45 £16.23 £10.90
90th Percentile £46.38 £47.40 £26.50
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year +1.45% -12.10% +12.14%

CLAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing CLAS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for CLAS in Bristol

CLAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CLAS in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for CLAS in Bristol

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing 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 Bristol region with a requirement for CLAS.

1 9 (90.00%) CISSP
1 9 (90.00%) CESG
1 9 (90.00%) CESG CLAS
1 9 (90.00%) Information Assurance
1 9 (90.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 8 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (80.00%) Information Security
3 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (70.00%) Risk Analysis
3 7 (70.00%) Sentinel
3 7 (70.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
3 7 (70.00%) IISP
4 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (40.00%) Line Management
6 3 (30.00%) Security Architecture
7 1 (10.00%) OpenUP
7 1 (10.00%) Degree
7 1 (10.00%) Qualys
7 1 (10.00%) Network Security
7 1 (10.00%) RMADS
7 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
7 1 (10.00%) C
7 1 (10.00%) Unix
7 1 (10.00%) Windows
7 1 (10.00%) Solaris
7 1 (10.00%) Linux
7 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
7 1 (10.00%) Cryptography
7 1 (10.00%) Nessus
7 1 (10.00%) Nmap

CLAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 7 (70.00%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) CLAS Security Advisor
1 9 (90.00%) Security Advisor
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) ModSecurity
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) CESG
1 9 (90.00%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Solaris
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Information Assurance
2 8 (80.00%) Information Security
3 7 (70.00%) Risk Analysis
4 4 (40.00%) Line Management
5 3 (30.00%) Security Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) Cryptography
6 1 (10.00%) OpenUP
6 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (10.00%) SDLC
6 1 (10.00%) Threat Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Validation
6 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) CISSP
2 7 (70.00%) IISP
2 7 (70.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
2 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (10.00%) CISM
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (90.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 8 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (10.00%) RMADS
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Nessus
1 1 (10.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Qualys