Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CESG CLAS in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CESG CLAS over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
England > South West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 185 191 215
Rank change year-on-year +6 +24 -21
Contract jobs citing CESG CLAS 12 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.22% 0.23% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.79% 0.78% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 5
South West median daily rate £700 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +55.56% +2.86% -18.98%
10th Percentile £468 £325 £388
90th Percentile £730 £525 £551
England median daily rate £663 £450 £600
% change year-on-year +47.22% -25.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

CESG CLAS is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1512 1657 1822
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 27.16% 28.83% 27.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 918 1130 1155
South West median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% -0.99%
10th Percentile £209 £225 £213
90th Percentile £547 £563 £532
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 118 103
South West median hourly rate £38.25 £26.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.34% -32.05% +12.23%
10th Percentile £12.04 £11.58 £12.76
90th Percentile £57.31 £43.90 £54.25
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.75 £19.03
% change year-on-year -1.20% +9.04% +5.72%

CESG CLAS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing CESG CLAS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for CESG CLAS in the South West

CESG CLAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CESG CLAS in the South West

CESG CLAS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CESG CLAS in the South West over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CESG CLAS 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -2 9 £700 +45.45%
Wiltshire -3 3 £488 +14.71%
CESG CLAS
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 10 (83.33%) Information Assurance
3 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 9 (75.00%) CISSP
3 9 (75.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 8 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (66.67%) Information Security
4 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
5 7 (58.33%) Risk Analysis
5 7 (58.33%) Sentinel
5 7 (58.33%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 7 (58.33%) IISP
6 4 (33.33%) CESG Certified Professional
7 3 (25.00%) Line Management
7 3 (25.00%) Service Management
8 2 (16.67%) Security Architecture
9 1 (8.33%) SDLC
9 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 1 (8.33%) Threat Analysis
9 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
9 1 (8.33%) Qualys
9 1 (8.33%) Network Security
9 1 (8.33%) RMADS
9 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
9 1 (8.33%) OpenUP
9 1 (8.33%) CISM
9 1 (8.33%) Firewall
9 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
9 1 (8.33%) Telecoms

CESG CLAS
Co-occurring 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 7 (58.33%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) Network Security
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) CLAS Security Advisor
1 8 (66.67%) Security Advisor
2 2 (16.67%) Information Assurance Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) ModSecurity
Miscellaneous
1 12 (100.00%) CESG
2 1 (8.33%) PKI
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 10 (83.33%) Information Assurance
2 8 (66.67%) Information Security
3 7 (58.33%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Line Management
4 3 (25.00%) Service Management
5 2 (16.67%) Security Architecture
6 1 (8.33%) Cryptography
6 1 (8.33%) OpenUP
6 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
6 1 (8.33%) SDLC
6 1 (8.33%) Threat Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Validation
6 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) CLAS
2 9 (75.00%) CISSP
2 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
4 7 (58.33%) IISP
4 7 (58.33%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 4 (33.33%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (8.33%) CISM
6 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (75.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 8 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (8.33%) RMADS
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Nessus
1 1 (8.33%) Nmap
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Qualys