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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CESG over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 145 148 99
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -49
Contract jobs citing CESG 18 3 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.46% 0.082% 1.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.44% 0.28% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 27
Median daily rate £450 £350 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -39.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £332 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £354 £828
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £435 £538
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -19.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Median hourly rate £75.00 - £36.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.75 - £31.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £83.91 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £70.00 - £36.25
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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
1250 1066 898
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.62% 28.98% 29.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 747 596 453
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 76 74
Median hourly rate £20.89 £16.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.56% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £12.00 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.46 £47.33 £43.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -12.19%

CESG
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing CESG as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 May 2016.

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
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 27 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CESG within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 10 £450 -
Manchester - 4 £525 - 1
Merseyside -4 2 £475 +35.71%
Cumbria - 2 - -
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CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CESG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for CESG.

1 11 (52.38%) CESG Certified Professional
2 10 (47.62%) Information Security
2 10 (47.62%) Security Cleared
3 6 (28.57%) Information Assurance
3 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (23.81%) UML
4 5 (23.81%) SaaS
4 5 (23.81%) Information Architecture
4 5 (23.81%) ArchiMate
5 4 (19.05%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (19.05%) PaaS
5 4 (19.05%) Security Architecture
5 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
5 4 (19.05%) CESG CLAS
5 4 (19.05%) JSP 440
5 4 (19.05%) RMADS
5 4 (19.05%) CRM
5 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
5 4 (19.05%) API Integration
5 4 (19.05%) CLAS
5 4 (19.05%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 3 (14.29%) CISSP
6 3 (14.29%) Project Management
6 3 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (14.29%) Protective Monitoring
6 3 (14.29%) Coaching
6 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) SaaS
2 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (19.05%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) NonStop SQL
General
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Consultant
2 4 (19.05%) Technical Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Information Assurance Practitioner
4 2 (9.52%) CLAS Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Penetration Tester
4 2 (9.52%) Security Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Data Protection Advisor
5 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.76%) IT Security Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Security Advisor
5 1 (4.76%) Security Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) CESG CLAS
1 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (4.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Information Security
2 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) Information Assurance
3 5 (23.81%) ArchiMate
3 5 (23.81%) Information Architecture
3 5 (23.81%) UML
4 4 (19.05%) API Integration
4 4 (19.05%) CRM
4 4 (19.05%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (19.05%) Security Architecture
5 3 (14.29%) Coaching
5 3 (14.29%) Project Management
5 3 (14.29%) Protective Monitoring
5 3 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
6 2 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (9.52%) SDLC
6 2 (9.52%) TOGAF
7 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) CESG Certified Professional
2 10 (47.62%) Security Cleared
3 4 (19.05%) CLAS
3 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
4 3 (14.29%) CISSP
5 2 (9.52%) CHECK Team Member
5 2 (9.52%) CREST Certified
5 2 (9.52%) Cyber Scheme
5 2 (9.52%) Degree
5 2 (9.52%) HNC
5 2 (9.52%) OSCP
5 2 (9.52%) Tigerscheme
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (4.76%) CITP
6 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
6 1 (4.76%) IISP
6 1 (4.76%) ISEB
6 1 (4.76%) MBCS
6 1 (4.76%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 4 (19.05%) JSP 440
1 4 (19.05%) RMADS
2 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft