The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CESG in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CESG over the 3 months to 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 93 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CESG 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.17% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.47% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £313 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £525 £520
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £80.00 - £36.25
CESG
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Miscellaneous Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
429 240 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 37.01% 31.01% 26.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 119 105
Average daily rate £325 £350 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 21 6
Average hourly rate £26.50 £14.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.28% -1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.95 £12.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £23.74 £25.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.90 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -6.45%

CESG
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

CESG Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

CESG
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

CESG Daily Rate Trend in the North East

CESG
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CESG within the North East region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - 2 £313 - 1
CESG
England

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Integration Testing
2 7 (87.50%) OWASP
3 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (75.00%) WCAG
3 6 (75.00%) WAI
3 6 (75.00%) QA
3 6 (75.00%) GPG13
3 6 (75.00%) Protective Monitoring
3 6 (75.00%) Resilience Testing
3 6 (75.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 6 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (62.50%) Web Operations
4 5 (62.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (50.00%) Functional Testing
6 3 (37.50%) C
6 3 (37.50%) C#
6 3 (37.50%) Java
6 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 3 (37.50%) Perl
6 3 (37.50%) .NET
6 3 (37.50%) Ruby
6 3 (37.50%) Python
6 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
7 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (25.00%) PKI
7 2 (25.00%) JMeter
7 2 (25.00%) Windows
7 2 (25.00%) Linux

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 2 (25.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (25.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
1 2 (25.00%) JMeter
1 2 (25.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Functional Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Application Security Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Process Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Project Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) QA Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) QA Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Security Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Web Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Web Applications Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) PKI
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Mac OS X
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Integration Testing
2 7 (87.50%) OWASP
2 7 (87.50%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (75.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 6 (75.00%) Protective Monitoring
3 6 (75.00%) Resilience Testing
3 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (62.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (62.50%) Web Operations
5 4 (50.00%) Functional Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (12.50%) CRM
7 1 (12.50%) Document Management
7 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
7 1 (12.50%) SFIA
7 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C
1 3 (37.50%) C#
1 3 (37.50%) Java
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
1 3 (37.50%) Perl
1 3 (37.50%) Python
1 3 (37.50%) Ruby
1 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) GPG13
1 6 (75.00%) QA
1 6 (75.00%) WAI
1 6 (75.00%) WCAG
2 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) HP