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 June 2015 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 141 93 121
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +28
Contract jobs citing CESG 10 41 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.27% 1.33% 0.083%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.01% 4.39% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 30 0
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£800 £540 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £540 £405
% change year-on-year
-17.59% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.17 £41.50 -
% change year-on-year
+23.30% -
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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
993 934 716
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 26.73% 30.35% 29.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 598 479 326
Average daily rate £380 £363 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% +12.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £600 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 58 46
Average hourly rate £16.61 £16.00 £17.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.81% -8.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.80 £42.50 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.39% +15.00%

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 29 June 2015.

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 29 June 2015. 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside -6 10 £800 +144.27%
CESG
England

CESG
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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 15 (93.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (75.00%) Data Protection Act
2 12 (75.00%) Data Protection
2 12 (75.00%) Risk Management
2 12 (75.00%) Programme Management
3 11 (68.75%) CISM
4 10 (62.50%) Security Architecture
5 9 (56.25%) CISSP
5 9 (56.25%) ISMS
6 6 (37.50%) RMADS
6 6 (37.50%) CESG CLAS
6 6 (37.50%) Information Security
7 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
7 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 4 (25.00%) TOGAF
7 4 (25.00%) CISMP
8 3 (18.75%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (18.75%) SDLC
8 3 (18.75%) SABSA
8 3 (18.75%) User Experience
9 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
10 1 (6.25%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
10 1 (6.25%) Information Assurance
10 1 (6.25%) EDRMS
10 1 (6.25%) BYOD

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) EDRMS
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Security Manager
2 5 (31.25%) Security Advisor
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Security Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Security Assurance Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Information Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) CLAS Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) CLAS Security Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Security Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Security Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 12 (75.00%) Data Protection Act
2 6 (37.50%) RMADS
2 6 (37.50%) CESG CLAS
3 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (18.75%) User Experience
5 1 (6.25%) BYOD
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Risk Management
1 12 (75.00%) Programme Management
1 12 (75.00%) Data Protection
2 10 (62.50%) Security Architecture
3 9 (56.25%) ISMS
4 6 (37.50%) Information Security
5 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (25.00%) TOGAF
6 3 (18.75%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (18.75%) SABSA
6 3 (18.75%) SDLC
7 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
7 1 (6.25%) Information Assurance
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) CISM
2 9 (56.25%) CISSP
3 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) CISMP
4 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (6.25%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (93.75%) ISO/IEC 27001