The first 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the North West region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 97 128 140
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +12
Contract jobs citing CESG 35 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.16% 0.074% 0.062%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.92% 0.34% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 0 1
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £540 £393 £500
% change year-on-year
+37.57% -21.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 - -
Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
711 582 642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.51% 21.48% 19.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 271 296
Average daily rate £400 £325 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +1.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 35 73
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.84 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.98% -9.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -18.38%
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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 31 July 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 31 July 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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England

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 41 (75.93%) Security Architecture
2 23 (42.59%) CESG CLAS
3 22 (40.74%) TOGAF
4 21 (38.89%) CISSP
5 19 (35.19%) RMADS
6 13 (24.07%) Enterprise Architecture
7 12 (22.22%) Data Security
8 11 (20.37%) Management Information System
8 11 (20.37%) Information Security
8 11 (20.37%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (18.52%) Zachman Framework
10 9 (16.67%) Risk Management
10 9 (16.67%) BS7799
11 8 (14.81%) Protective Monitoring
11 8 (14.81%) Data Protection
12 7 (12.96%) Security Cleared
12 7 (12.96%) Project Management
12 7 (12.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 6 (11.11%) Security Management
13 6 (11.11%) Information Assurance
13 6 (11.11%) Statistics
14 5 (9.26%) Cyber Security
14 5 (9.26%) CISA
15 4 (7.41%) Information Security Management
15 4 (7.41%) SABSA
15 4 (7.41%) JSP 440
16 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
16 3 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
16 3 (5.56%) Oracle
17 2 (3.70%) SQL Server

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (1.85%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) LAN
1 2 (3.70%) WAN
1 2 (3.70%) SAN
2 1 (1.85%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (1.85%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.37%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.70%) EDRMS
2 2 (3.70%) Big Data
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (3.70%) Local Government
2 1 (1.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (44.44%) Architect
2 20 (37.04%) Security Architect
3 15 (27.78%) Enterprise Architect
4 13 (24.07%) Security Advisor
5 8 (14.81%) Enterprise Security Architect
6 7 (12.96%) Consultant
7 6 (11.11%) CLAS Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) CLAS Security Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) Security Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) Security Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Security Specialist
8 3 (5.56%) Security Manager
8 3 (5.56%) IT Security Specialist
9 2 (3.70%) IT Security Architect
9 2 (3.70%) IT Architect
9 2 (3.70%) IT Business Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Business Analyst
10 1 (1.85%) Server Engineer
10 1 (1.85%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (42.59%) CESG CLAS
2 19 (35.19%) RMADS
3 11 (20.37%) Management Information System
4 6 (11.11%) Statistics
5 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.70%) Open Source
6 2 (3.70%) Clustering
6 2 (3.70%) PKI
7 1 (1.85%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.70%) UNIX
1 2 (3.70%) Windows
1 2 (3.70%) AIX
1 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (75.93%) Security Architecture
2 22 (40.74%) TOGAF
3 13 (24.07%) Enterprise Architecture
4 12 (22.22%) Data Security
5 11 (20.37%) Information Security
6 10 (18.52%) Zachman Framework
7 9 (16.67%) Risk Management
8 8 (14.81%) Data Protection
8 8 (14.81%) Protective Monitoring
9 7 (12.96%) Project Management
10 6 (11.11%) Security Management
10 6 (11.11%) Information Assurance
11 5 (9.26%) Cyber Security
12 4 (7.41%) SABSA
12 4 (7.41%) Information Security Management
13 3 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
14 2 (3.70%) Risk Assessment
14 2 (3.70%) Programme Management
14 2 (3.70%) ETL
14 2 (3.70%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 21 (38.89%) CISSP
2 7 (12.96%) Security Cleared
3 5 (9.26%) CISA
4 2 (3.70%) CISMP
4 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.85%) ISEB
5 1 (1.85%) CISM
5 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.67%) BS7799
2 7 (12.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (7.41%) JSP 440
4 2 (3.70%) ISO 14001
4 2 (3.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (5.56%) Oracle
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.70%) Citrix
2 2 (3.70%) McAfee
3 1 (1.85%) BT
3 1 (1.85%) Juniper
3 1 (1.85%) HP
3 1 (1.85%) Cisco