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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 132 133 136
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing CESG 11 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.34% 0.10% 0.030%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.18% 0.40% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
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£520 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £510 £550 £500
% change year-on-year
-7.27% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £31.56 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £31.56 -
% change year-on-year
+25.97% -
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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
936 751 887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 28.94% 25.53% 26.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 382 415
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 53 84
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -6.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.30 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +7 6 £554 - 1
Manchester - - - -
CESG
England

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (82.00%) Security Architecture
2 28 (56.00%) CESG CLAS
3 23 (46.00%) TOGAF
4 22 (44.00%) CISSP
5 20 (40.00%) Zachman Framework
6 19 (38.00%) RMADS
7 15 (30.00%) Management Information System
8 14 (28.00%) Information Security
8 14 (28.00%) BS7799
9 13 (26.00%) Protective Monitoring
10 12 (24.00%) Data Security
10 12 (24.00%) Data Protection
11 11 (22.00%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (20.00%) CISA
13 9 (18.00%) Security Cleared
13 9 (18.00%) SABSA
14 8 (16.00%) Cyber Security
15 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared
15 7 (14.00%) Enterprise Architecture
15 7 (14.00%) Security Management
16 6 (12.00%) Statistics
16 6 (12.00%) Information Security Management
16 6 (12.00%) Computer Science
16 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
17 5 (10.00%) Information Assurance
18 3 (6.00%) JSP 440
18 3 (6.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 3 (6.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 3 (6.00%) Oracle
19 2 (4.00%) Risk Assessment

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.00%) Big Data
3 1 (2.00%) EDRMS
General
1 2 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (50.00%) Architect
2 19 (38.00%) Security Architect
3 13 (26.00%) Security Advisor
4 12 (24.00%) Enterprise Architect
5 7 (14.00%) Consultant
6 6 (12.00%) CLAS Consultant
7 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Security Architect
7 3 (6.00%) CLAS Security Consultant
7 3 (6.00%) Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Security Consultant
7 3 (6.00%) Security Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Lead Security Architect
8 2 (4.00%) Lead Architect
8 2 (4.00%) IT Security Specialist
8 2 (4.00%) IT Security Architect
8 2 (4.00%) Security Specialist
8 2 (4.00%) Information Architect
8 2 (4.00%) Business Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) IT Architect
8 2 (4.00%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (56.00%) CESG CLAS
2 19 (38.00%) RMADS
3 15 (30.00%) Management Information System
4 6 (12.00%) Computer Science
4 6 (12.00%) Statistics
4 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.00%) Open Source
6 1 (2.00%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.00%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (82.00%) Security Architecture
2 23 (46.00%) TOGAF
3 20 (40.00%) Zachman Framework
4 14 (28.00%) Information Security
5 13 (26.00%) Protective Monitoring
6 12 (24.00%) Data Protection
6 12 (24.00%) Data Security
7 9 (18.00%) SABSA
8 8 (16.00%) Cyber Security
9 7 (14.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (14.00%) Security Management
10 6 (12.00%) Information Security Management
11 5 (10.00%) Information Assurance
12 3 (6.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 2 (4.00%) Risk Assessment
13 2 (4.00%) Risk Management
13 2 (4.00%) ETL
14 1 (2.00%) Project Management
14 1 (2.00%) Service Delivery
14 1 (2.00%) GAP Analysis
Qualifications
1 22 (44.00%) CISSP
2 10 (20.00%) CISA
3 9 (18.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.00%) CISMP
6 1 (2.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (28.00%) BS7799
2 3 (6.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.00%) JSP 440
3 2 (4.00%) ISO 14001
3 2 (4.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 3 (6.00%) Oracle
2 1 (2.00%) HP
2 1 (2.00%) BT