The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CESG in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CESG over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank - 34 26
Contract jobs citing CESG 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - 1.28% 1.07%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 5.26% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Average daily rate - £338 £588
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -42.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £463 £510
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -9.31%
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 Merseyside region.

Miscellaneous Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
111 76 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 34.47% 24.28% 35.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 40 49
Average daily rate £375 £330 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -10.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £178 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 6
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

CESG
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

CESG Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

CESG
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

CESG Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

CESG
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 4 (100.00%) Legal
1 4 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 4 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Patching
1 4 (100.00%) Security Operations

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 4 (100.00%) Network Security
General
1 4 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Operational Security Manager
1 4 (100.00%) Operations Manager
1 4 (100.00%) Security Manager
1 4 (100.00%) Security Operations Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 4 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 4 (100.00%) Security Patching
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001