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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 139 115 120
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +5
Contract jobs citing CESG 8 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.25% 0.084% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.96% 0.36% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 5
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£600 - £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £424 - £448
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 - £670
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £520 £488
% change year-on-year
-8.65% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.56 -
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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
837 549 680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.65% 23.09% 25.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 344 339
Average daily rate £400 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £221 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 57 61
Average hourly rate £26.50 £22.75 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.48% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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
Gloucestershire -14 2 - -
Wiltshire -11 1 £600 -
Bristol - 1 £390 -
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CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 18 (64.29%) Security Cleared
2 16 (57.14%) SC Cleared
2 16 (57.14%) Information Assurance
3 15 (53.57%) CESG CLAS
4 13 (46.43%) RMADS
5 12 (42.86%) Information Security
6 11 (39.29%) Risk Management
6 11 (39.29%) JSP 440
7 10 (35.71%) Management Information System
8 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (28.57%) JSP
9 8 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
10 7 (25.00%) Validation
10 7 (25.00%) Replication
11 6 (21.43%) MySQL
11 6 (21.43%) Migration
11 6 (21.43%) TOGAF
11 6 (21.43%) Reference Data
12 5 (17.86%) MS Visio
12 5 (17.86%) Data Modelling
12 5 (17.86%) Casewise
12 5 (17.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 5 (17.86%) Information Architecture
13 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
13 4 (14.29%) Data Security
13 4 (14.29%) Information Management
14 3 (10.71%) Web Services
14 3 (10.71%) Windows
14 3 (10.71%) Cisco
14 3 (10.71%) DV Cleared

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Visio
2 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Firewall
1 2 (7.14%) SAN
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) X.509
2 1 (3.57%) IPsec
2 1 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (3.57%) Network Security
2 1 (3.57%) iSCSI
2 1 (3.57%) NAS
2 1 (3.57%) LDAP
2 1 (3.57%) LAN
2 1 (3.57%) WAN
2 1 (3.57%) HTTP
2 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.57%) VPN
2 1 (3.57%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Consultant
2 5 (17.86%) Coordinator
2 5 (17.86%) Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Information Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Information Assurance Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Security Advisor
4 3 (10.71%) Information Assurance Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) CLAS Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Security Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Information Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Security Assurance Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Lead Security Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Security Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Data Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Data Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Lead Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) JSP
2 3 (10.71%) Web Services
3 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (53.57%) CESG CLAS
2 13 (46.43%) RMADS
3 10 (35.71%) Management Information System
4 7 (25.00%) Replication
5 6 (21.43%) Reference Data
6 2 (7.14%) Clustering
6 2 (7.14%) PKI
7 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
7 1 (3.57%) Wiki
7 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Information Assurance
2 12 (42.86%) Information Security
3 11 (39.29%) Risk Management
4 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
6 7 (25.00%) Validation
7 6 (21.43%) Migration
7 6 (21.43%) TOGAF
8 5 (17.86%) Data Modelling
8 5 (17.86%) Information Architecture
9 4 (14.29%) Data Security
9 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
9 4 (14.29%) Information Management
10 2 (7.14%) Data Migration
10 2 (7.14%) Security Architecture
11 1 (3.57%) ITIL
11 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
11 1 (3.57%) Vulnerability Management
11 1 (3.57%) Cyber Security
11 1 (3.57%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) C
1 1 (3.57%) Perl
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
1 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (64.29%) Security Cleared
2 16 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) DV Cleared
4 2 (7.14%) CISSP
4 2 (7.14%) Degree
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.57%) CWNA
5 1 (3.57%) MCITP
5 1 (3.57%) MCP
5 1 (3.57%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (39.29%) JSP 440
2 5 (17.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (7.14%) ISO 9001
3 2 (7.14%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) NFS
1 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) OpenView
1 1 (3.57%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Casewise
2 3 (10.71%) Cisco
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.14%) Dell
3 2 (7.14%) Juniper
3 2 (7.14%) VMware
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
4 1 (3.57%) F5
4 1 (3.57%) CA
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.57%) HP
4 1 (3.57%) IBM