The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CESG in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 121 105 123
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +18
Contract jobs citing CESG 22 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.68% 0.14% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.42% 0.71% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 5
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£540 - £481
90% offered a daily rate of more than £495 - £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £520 £378 £513
% change year-on-year
+37.74% -26.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
+43.33% -
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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 South West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
644 421 560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 19.96% 19.02% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 255 315
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £475 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 30 52
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.72 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.61% -58.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £16.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £38.80 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

CESG
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

CESG Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

CESG
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

CESG Daily Rate Trend in the South West

CESG
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CESG across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

CESG Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

CESG
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CESG across the South West region.

CESG Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

CESG
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
Somerset -2 10 £540 -
Gloucestershire -19 2 - - 3
Devon - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
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CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 22 (62.86%) Information Assurance
2 21 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 20 (57.14%) CESG CLAS
3 20 (57.14%) Information Security
4 19 (54.29%) SC Cleared
4 19 (54.29%) RMADS
5 17 (48.57%) Risk Management
6 15 (42.86%) JSP 440
7 12 (34.29%) Risk Assessment
8 11 (31.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 11 (31.43%) Management Information System
9 9 (25.71%) JSP
10 7 (20.00%) Validation
10 7 (20.00%) Replication
10 7 (20.00%) TOGAF
11 6 (17.14%) Reference Data
11 6 (17.14%) Migration
11 6 (17.14%) MySQL
11 6 (17.14%) CISSP
12 5 (14.29%) MS Visio
12 5 (14.29%) Data Modelling
12 5 (14.29%) Configuration Management
12 5 (14.29%) Information Architecture
12 5 (14.29%) Casewise
13 4 (11.43%) Information Management
13 4 (11.43%) Data Security
14 3 (8.57%) Web Services
14 3 (8.57%) Cloud Computing
15 2 (5.71%) Data Migration
15 2 (5.71%) Intrusion Detection

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.71%) IIS
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Summit
2 1 (2.86%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) VPN
1 2 (5.71%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (5.71%) Internet
2 1 (2.86%) Firewall
2 1 (2.86%) IPsec
2 1 (2.86%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (2.86%) Network Security
2 1 (2.86%) iSCSI
2 1 (2.86%) NAS
2 1 (2.86%) DNS
2 1 (2.86%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.86%) SAN
2 1 (2.86%) LAN
2 1 (2.86%) WAN
2 1 (2.86%) HTTP
2 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) MySQL
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Consultant
2 7 (20.00%) Coordinator
2 7 (20.00%) CLAS Consultant
3 5 (14.29%) Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Security Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Information Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Information Assurance Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Information Assurance Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Security Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Security Advisor
6 2 (5.71%) Security Assurance Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Information Assurance Officer
7 1 (2.86%) CLAS Security Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Data Migration Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Security Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Data Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Mobility Specialist
7 1 (2.86%) IT Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) JSP
2 3 (8.57%) Web Services
3 1 (2.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (57.14%) CESG CLAS
2 19 (54.29%) RMADS
3 11 (31.43%) Management Information System
4 7 (20.00%) Replication
5 6 (17.14%) Reference Data
6 1 (2.86%) iPhone
6 1 (2.86%) Clustering
6 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) UNIX
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
1 1 (2.86%) Linux
1 1 (2.86%) SUSE
1 1 (2.86%) Android
1 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (62.86%) Information Assurance
2 20 (57.14%) Information Security
3 17 (48.57%) Risk Management
4 12 (34.29%) Risk Assessment
5 7 (20.00%) Validation
5 7 (20.00%) TOGAF
6 6 (17.14%) Migration
7 5 (14.29%) Data Modelling
7 5 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 5 (14.29%) Information Architecture
8 4 (11.43%) Data Security
8 4 (11.43%) Information Management
9 2 (5.71%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (5.71%) Security Architecture
9 2 (5.71%) Data Migration
10 1 (2.86%) Mobile Device Management
10 1 (2.86%) Cyber Security
10 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (2.86%) Data Analysis
10 1 (2.86%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) C
2 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (54.29%) SC Cleared
3 6 (17.14%) CISSP
4 1 (2.86%) Degree
4 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (42.86%) JSP 440
2 11 (31.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (5.71%) ISO 9001
3 2 (5.71%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) NFS
1 1 (2.86%) Squid
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) OpenView
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Casewise
2 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds
2 1 (2.86%) F5
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco
2 1 (2.86%) IBM
2 1 (2.86%) HP
2 1 (2.86%) Dell
2 1 (2.86%) Juniper
2 1 (2.86%) CODA
2 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
2 1 (2.86%) VMware