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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CESG Listed Adviser Scheme
England / South West
Rank 135 - 139
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing CESG CLAS 5 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.19% - 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.78% - 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
Median daily rate £763 - £531
90% offered a daily rate of more than £491 - £444
10% offered a daily rate of more than £793 - £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £638 £573 £531
% change year-on-year +11.35% +7.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £85.00 -

CESG CLAS is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 639 817 728
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 24.60% 28.24% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 524 429
Median daily rate £391 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 70 45
Median hourly rate £39.50 £42.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.95% +31.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £57.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £29.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year -35.03% +53.43%  

CESG CLAS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing CESG CLAS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 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
Wiltshire - 5 £763 -
CESG CLAS
England

CESG CLAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 14 (100.00%) CESG
1 14 (100.00%) CLAS
2 8 (57.14%) SDLC
2 8 (57.14%) SC Cleared
2 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) CISSP
3 6 (42.86%) Project Management
3 6 (42.86%) ITIL
3 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 6 (42.86%) TOGAF
3 6 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (42.86%) Scrum
3 6 (42.86%) SaaS
3 6 (42.86%) NonStop SQL
3 6 (42.86%) RMADS
3 6 (42.86%) ISEB
4 5 (35.71%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (35.71%) Risk Management
5 4 (28.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (21.43%) Military
7 2 (14.29%) CISM
7 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (14.29%) Firewall
7 2 (14.29%) Information Security
7 2 (14.29%) Degree
7 2 (14.29%) Cryptography
7 2 (14.29%) Nessus
7 2 (14.29%) Nmap
7 2 (14.29%) Unix

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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
1 2 (14.29%) Network Security
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) NonStop SQL
General
1 3 (21.43%) Military
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Architect
1 3 (21.43%) CLAS Security Advisor
1 3 (21.43%) Security Advisor
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Coordinator
2 2 (14.29%) Security Assurance Coordinator
2 2 (14.29%) Security Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation Manager
3 1 (7.14%) CLAS Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) CLAS Security Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Design Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Hardware Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Lead Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.14%) PMO Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Transformation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 14 (100.00%) CESG
2 2 (14.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Solaris
1 2 (14.29%) Unix
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (57.14%) SDLC
2 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 6 (42.86%) Project Management
2 6 (42.86%) Scrum
2 6 (42.86%) TOGAF
3 5 (35.71%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (35.71%) Risk Management
4 2 (14.29%) Cryptography
4 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (14.29%) Information Assurance
4 2 (14.29%) Information Security
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) Threat Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Validation
4 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
5 1 (7.14%) Security Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) CLAS
2 8 (57.14%) CISSP
2 8 (57.14%) SC Cleared
2 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 6 (42.86%) ISEB
4 2 (14.29%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (14.29%) CISM
4 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (42.86%) RMADS
2 4 (28.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (14.29%) JSP 440
3 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
4 1 (7.14%) PMO
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Nessus
1 2 (14.29%) Nmap
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Qualys