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 29 April 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 159 154 124
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -30
Contract jobs citing CESG 8 4 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.10% 0.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.63% 0.34% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 15
Average daily rate £450 £550 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +2.32%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £525 £520
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Average hourly rate £85.00 - £36.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £74.00 - £31.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £85.59 - £40.00
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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1270 1190 921
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.58% 30.65% 29.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 779 639 470
Average daily rate £388 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £487
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 70 83
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -9.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.87% -5.60%

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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CESG across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

CESG Hourly Rate Histogram 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 29 April 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
Cumbria - 4 - -
Cheshire -6 3 £450 -21.73% 1
Merseyside - 1 £450 - 1
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CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 6 (66.67%) CESG Certified Professional
2 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) Information Assurance
3 4 (44.44%) JSP 440
3 4 (44.44%) RMADS
3 4 (44.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (33.33%) Information Security
5 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) UML
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (22.22%) CRM
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) API Integration
5 2 (22.22%) SaaS
5 2 (22.22%) PaaS
5 2 (22.22%) Information Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) ArchiMate
5 2 (22.22%) Coaching
6 1 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
6 1 (11.11%) IISP
6 1 (11.11%) CLAS
6 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
6 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) MBCS
6 1 (11.11%) CITP
6 1 (11.11%) Load Testing

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (22.22%) PaaS
1 2 (22.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Information Assurance Practitioner
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Security Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Security Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) CESG CLAS
1 1 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Information Assurance
2 3 (33.33%) Information Security
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) API Integration
3 2 (22.22%) ArchiMate
3 2 (22.22%) Coaching
3 2 (22.22%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) Information Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) UML
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Requirements Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) CESG Certified Professional
2 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (11.11%) CISSP
4 1 (11.11%) CITP
4 1 (11.11%) CLAS
4 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) IISP
4 1 (11.11%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 4 (44.44%) JSP 440
1 4 (44.44%) RMADS
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
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