The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CESG in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CESG over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 60 60 35
Rank change year-on-year
0 -25
Contract jobs citing CESG 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.20% 0.17% 0.95%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.68% 0.76% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £520 £475
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +9.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.25 -
CESG
Wales

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

Miscellaneous Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
147 132 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 29.46% 22.18% 24.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 72 45
Average daily rate £350 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 7
Average hourly rate £18.90 £25.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.40% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £25.00 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

CESG
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

CESG Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

CESG
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

CESG Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

CESG
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CESG within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 5 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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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
Newport -12 1 - -
CESG
Wales

CESG
Top 25 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 2 (50.00%) Riverbed
2 2 (50.00%) Protective Monitoring
2 2 (50.00%) CISM
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) CESG CLAS
2 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (50.00%) Network Design
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) RMADS
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) HNC
2 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) McAfee

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 Office
1 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Design Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Installations Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Security Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Network Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) CESG CLAS
1 2 (50.00%) RMADS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Network Design
1 2 (50.00%) Information Assurance
1 2 (50.00%) Protective Monitoring
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) HNC
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CISM
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) McAfee
1 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (50.00%) Riverbed