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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 148 153 133
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -20
Contract jobs citing CESG 7 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.22% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.71% 0.73% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 7
Median daily rate £675 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £688 £655 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £49.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £75.00 £49.50 -
% change year-on-year
+51.51% -
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
983 1225 958
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 30.52% 29.58% 29.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 637 675 548
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 66 54
Median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.33 £31.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%

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 5 December 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
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 5 December 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 +18 5 £675 +3.84%
Lancashire -8 1 £350 -
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England

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 9 (90.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (70.00%) CISSP
2 7 (70.00%) Information Security
2 7 (70.00%) TOGAF
3 6 (60.00%) MBCS
3 6 (60.00%) CITP
3 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (60.00%) DV Cleared
3 6 (60.00%) IISP
3 6 (60.00%) Security Architecture
4 5 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (50.00%) Load Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Network Security
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) Information Assurance
6 2 (20.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (20.00%) JSP 440
6 2 (20.00%) RMADS
6 2 (20.00%) CISM
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
7 1 (10.00%) Scrum
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
7 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
7 1 (10.00%) Project Management
7 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (10.00%) Perl
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle
7 1 (10.00%) ITIL

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) IaaS
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) NonStop SQL
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Security Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Domain Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Principal Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Principal Security Architect
4 2 (20.00%) CISSP Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Information Assurance Practitioner
5 1 (10.00%) Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (10.00%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Information Security
1 7 (70.00%) TOGAF
2 6 (60.00%) Security Architecture
3 5 (50.00%) Load Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Information Assurance
6 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
6 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (10.00%) ITIL
6 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (10.00%) Project Management
6 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (10.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) SDLC
6 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (10.00%) Perl
1 1 (10.00%) Python
1 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 7 (70.00%) CISSP
2 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (60.00%) CITP
3 6 (60.00%) DV Cleared
3 6 (60.00%) IISP
3 6 (60.00%) MBCS
3 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) CISM
5 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (10.00%) CLAS
5 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 2 (20.00%) JSP 440
1 2 (20.00%) RMADS
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle