The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CESG in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CESG over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 50 43 29
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -14
Contract jobs citing CESG 1 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.24% 2.13% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.74% 6.00% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 0
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£550 £538 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £510 £475
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.25 -
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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 Lancashire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
136 150 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 32.46% 35.55% 26.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 91 30
Average daily rate £475 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 15 7
Average hourly rate £13.00 £28.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.38% +58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.17 £15.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.08 £38.29 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -12.76%

CESG
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CESG across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

CESG Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

CESG
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CESG across the Lancashire region.

CESG Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

CESG
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing CESG 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.

1 8 (80.00%) CISSP
1 8 (80.00%) CESG CLAS
1 8 (80.00%) Security Architecture
2 7 (70.00%) TOGAF
3 5 (50.00%) Cyber Security
3 5 (50.00%) SABSA
4 4 (40.00%) Zachman Framework
4 4 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
6 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
6 1 (10.00%) User Stories
6 1 (10.00%) Coaching
6 1 (10.00%) User Experience
6 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (10.00%) Finance
6 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (10.00%) Information Security
6 1 (10.00%) CISMP
6 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (10.00%) Git (software)

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing CESG 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Architect
2 7 (70.00%) Security Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Architect
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Security Architecture
2 7 (70.00%) TOGAF
3 5 (50.00%) Cyber Security
3 5 (50.00%) SABSA
4 4 (40.00%) Zachman Framework
4 4 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) User Stories
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (10.00%) Information Security
5 1 (10.00%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) CISSP
2 1 (10.00%) CISMP
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Red Hat