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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 39 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing CESG 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.54% 1.00% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.11% 3.51% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£315 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £510 £500
% change year-on-year
+0.49% +2.00%
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 Merseyside region.

Miscellaneous Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
95 57 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 25.82% 28.50% 22.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 34 10
Average daily rate £325 £325 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +85.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £208 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £428 £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 6
Average hourly rate £14.83 £19.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.96% +62.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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 17 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (80.00%) CISM
1 4 (80.00%) Risk Management
1 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (60.00%) Programme Management
2 3 (60.00%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (40.00%) Information Security
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) EDRMS
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
4 1 (20.00%) ISMS

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
1 1 (20.00%) Office Communications Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) EDRMS
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Security Manager
1 4 (80.00%) Security Assurance Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (60.00%) Programme Management
2 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (40.00%) Information Security
4 1 (20.00%) ISMS
4 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CISM
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft