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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 37 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing CESG 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.65% 0.33% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.95% 1.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate £463 £625 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £463 £510
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -9.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.98 - £40.00
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
84 84 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 27.72% 27.45% 29.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 55 44
Average daily rate £400 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £650 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 7 8
Average hourly rate £45.88 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.50% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £23.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £33.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 5 £463 -
CESG
South West

CESG
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 5 (100.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 4 (80.00%) CLAS
2 4 (80.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (80.00%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (80.00%) Information Security
2 4 (80.00%) CESG CLAS
2 4 (80.00%) JSP 440
3 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Finance

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Coordinator
1 5 (100.00%) Security Assurance Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) CESG CLAS
1 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (80.00%) Information Security
2 4 (80.00%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 4 (80.00%) CLAS
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 4 (80.00%) JSP 440