The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CESG in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CESG over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 109 136 139
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +3
Contract jobs citing CESG 28 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.88% 0.069% 0.061%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.50% 0.31% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 0 1
Average daily rate
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£520 - £564
UK excluding London average daily rate £520 £395 £513
% change year-on-year
+31.64% -22.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 - -
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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 North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
800 645 703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.05% 22.16% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 315 331
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 40 72
Average hourly rate £15.75 £17.00 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% -8.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.62 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.45 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

CESG
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

CESG Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

CESG
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

CESG Daily Rate Trend in the North West

CESG
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CESG across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

CESG Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

CESG
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

CESG Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

CESG
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
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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
Cheshire - 13 £540 -
Manchester - - - - 1
CESG
England

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 50 (78.13%) Security Architecture
2 32 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 31 (48.44%) CISSP
4 28 (43.75%) CESG CLAS
5 20 (31.25%) Zachman Framework
6 19 (29.69%) RMADS
7 16 (25.00%) Management Information System
7 16 (25.00%) Information Security
8 15 (23.44%) Enterprise Architecture
9 14 (21.88%) BS7799
10 13 (20.31%) Protective Monitoring
11 12 (18.75%) Security Cleared
11 12 (18.75%) Data Protection
11 12 (18.75%) Data Security
12 11 (17.19%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (15.63%) CISA
14 9 (14.06%) SABSA
14 9 (14.06%) Security Management
14 9 (14.06%) Risk Management
15 8 (12.50%) Cyber Security
16 7 (10.94%) Information Assurance
16 7 (10.94%) SC Cleared
16 7 (10.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 7 (10.94%) Information Security Management
16 7 (10.94%) Project Management
17 6 (9.38%) Statistics
17 6 (9.38%) Computer Science
18 4 (6.25%) JSP 440
19 3 (4.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 3 (4.69%) Stakeholder Management

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (1.56%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) LAN
1 2 (3.13%) WAN
1 2 (3.13%) SAN
2 1 (1.56%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (1.56%) Internet
2 1 (1.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.19%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.13%) EDRMS
2 2 (3.13%) Big Data
General
1 2 (3.13%) Finance
1 2 (3.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 34 (53.13%) Architect
2 27 (42.19%) Security Architect
3 20 (31.25%) Enterprise Architect
4 13 (20.31%) Security Advisor
5 10 (15.63%) Enterprise Security Architect
6 7 (10.94%) Consultant
7 6 (9.38%) CLAS Consultant
8 3 (4.69%) IT Security Specialist
8 3 (4.69%) CLAS Security Consultant
8 3 (4.69%) Lead Security Architect
8 3 (4.69%) Security Manager
8 3 (4.69%) Security Specialist
8 3 (4.69%) Security Consultant
8 3 (4.69%) Security Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) Business Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) Information Architect
9 2 (3.13%) IT Architect
9 2 (3.13%) IT Business Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) IT Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (43.75%) CESG CLAS
2 19 (29.69%) RMADS
3 16 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 6 (9.38%) Statistics
4 6 (9.38%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.13%) Clustering
5 2 (3.13%) PKI
5 2 (3.13%) Open Source
6 1 (1.56%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.13%) UNIX
1 2 (3.13%) Windows
1 2 (3.13%) AIX
1 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (78.13%) Security Architecture
2 32 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 20 (31.25%) Zachman Framework
4 16 (25.00%) Information Security
5 15 (23.44%) Enterprise Architecture
6 13 (20.31%) Protective Monitoring
7 12 (18.75%) Data Protection
7 12 (18.75%) Data Security
8 9 (14.06%) SABSA
8 9 (14.06%) Security Management
8 9 (14.06%) Risk Management
9 8 (12.50%) Cyber Security
10 7 (10.94%) Information Assurance
10 7 (10.94%) Information Security Management
10 7 (10.94%) Project Management
11 3 (4.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 3 (4.69%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (3.13%) ITIL
12 2 (3.13%) ETL
12 2 (3.13%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 31 (48.44%) CISSP
2 12 (18.75%) Security Cleared
3 10 (15.63%) CISA
4 7 (10.94%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.13%) CISMP
6 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.56%) CISM
6 1 (1.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (21.88%) BS7799
2 7 (10.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (6.25%) JSP 440
4 2 (3.13%) ISO 9001
4 2 (3.13%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (4.69%) Oracle
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.13%) Citrix
2 2 (3.13%) McAfee
3 1 (1.56%) BT
3 1 (1.56%) Juniper
3 1 (1.56%) HP
3 1 (1.56%) Cisco