The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CESG in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CESG over the 3 months to 29 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 43 54 23
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -31
Contract jobs citing CESG 3 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.80% 1.57% 4.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.97% 5.15% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
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£435 £498 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.56% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £538 £475
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +13.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.25 -
CESG
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Miscellaneous Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
101 136 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 26.79% 30.43% 28.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 116 7
Average daily rate £388 £350 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +29.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £224 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £511 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 4 6
Average hourly rate £20.19 £12.42 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.52% +24.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% -

CESG
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CESG across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

CESG Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

CESG
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CESG across the Somerset region.

CESG Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

CESG
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CESG within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 29 May 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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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
Taunton +6 2 £435 -12.56%
Bath - 1 £420 -
CESG
South West

CESG
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 4 (100.00%) JSP
1 4 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 4 (100.00%) JSP 440
1 4 (100.00%) RMADS
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security
3 2 (50.00%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
4 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (25.00%) Migration

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) CLAS Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Coordinator
2 1 (25.00%) Junior
2 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Security Officer
2 1 (25.00%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) JSP
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) RMADS
2 2 (50.00%) CESG CLAS
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (75.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security
4 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) JSP 440
2 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001