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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank - 37 -
Contract jobs citing CESG 0 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - 1.90% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 6.72% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 0
Average daily rate - £498 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £461 £510
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -9.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.98 - £40.00
CESG
North West

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
131 119 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 32.83% 28.33% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 77 43
Average daily rate £425 £378 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.58% +54.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £285 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £875 £538 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 9 6
Average hourly rate £32.08 £22.00 £14.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.79% +50.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.45 £16.54 £12.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £32.52 £22.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

CESG Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

CESG
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) Network Security
1 6 (100.00%) Information Assurance
2 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (66.67%) CESG Certified Professional
3 4 (66.67%) Security Architecture
3 4 (66.67%) Protective Monitoring
3 4 (66.67%) Information Security
3 4 (66.67%) Degree
4 3 (50.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) Aerospace
6 1 (16.67%) RMADS
6 1 (16.67%) LAN
6 1 (16.67%) WAN
6 1 (16.67%) Risk Management

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
General
1 2 (33.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Information Assurance Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (50.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Information Assurance
2 4 (66.67%) Information Security
2 4 (66.67%) Protective Monitoring
2 4 (66.67%) Security Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CESG Certified Professional
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) RMADS