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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 139 118 105
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -13
Contract jobs citing CESG 11 22 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.33% 0.70% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.19% 2.77% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 0
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£438 £540 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.98% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £520 £520 £378
% change year-on-year
- +37.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £43.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.25 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+0.58% +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
927 793 558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.71% 25.08% 25.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 587 490 327
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 53 34
Average hourly rate £37.50 £21.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.55 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.00 £37.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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
Gloucestershire 0 5 £425 - 2
Wiltshire - 3 £494 -
Bristol -7 2 £468 -6.96% 2
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CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 14 (82.35%) Security Cleared
2 13 (76.47%) CESG CLAS
3 11 (64.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (58.82%) CISSP
5 9 (52.94%) DV Cleared
6 8 (47.06%) Information Assurance
7 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
8 6 (35.29%) Risk Management
9 5 (29.41%) C
10 4 (23.53%) JSP 440
10 4 (23.53%) RMADS
11 3 (17.65%) Cyber Security
11 3 (17.65%) JSP
11 3 (17.65%) Risk Assessment
11 3 (17.65%) CISM
12 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
12 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
12 2 (11.76%) Information Security
12 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (11.76%) Degree
13 1 (5.88%) Risk Analysis
13 1 (5.88%) HMG Infosec
13 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
13 1 (5.88%) JFC
13 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
13 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
13 1 (5.88%) SABSA
13 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
13 1 (5.88%) Security Architecture

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 1 (5.88%) IIS
1 1 (5.88%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) LDAP
1 1 (5.88%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
General
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Consultant
2 5 (29.41%) CLAS Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Security Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Information Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Security Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Security Officer
5 1 (5.88%) Information Assurance Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Junior
5 1 (5.88%) Security Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Assistant Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) JSP
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) JFC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (76.47%) CESG CLAS
2 4 (23.53%) RMADS
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) UNIX
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Information Assurance
2 6 (35.29%) Risk Management
3 3 (17.65%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (17.65%) Cyber Security
4 2 (11.76%) Information Security
5 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.88%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.88%) Security Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Analytics
5 1 (5.88%) SABSA
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) C
2 1 (5.88%) C++
2 1 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) Python
2 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.88%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 14 (82.35%) Security Cleared
2 10 (58.82%) CISSP
3 9 (52.94%) DV Cleared
4 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
5 3 (17.65%) CISM
6 2 (11.76%) Degree
7 1 (5.88%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (64.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (23.53%) JSP 440
3 1 (5.88%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco
1 1 (5.88%) VMware