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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 133 116 119
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +3
Contract jobs citing CESG 6 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.19% 0.20% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.74% 0.86% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
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£600 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £525 £448
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £525 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £510 £475
% change year-on-year
-9.31% +7.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
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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
814 581 655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.90% 23.33% 26.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 357 338
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £221 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 40 68
Average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% -45.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.98 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £42.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 January 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 January 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
Wiltshire -2 3 £600 -
Gloucestershire -15 1 - - 2
Bristol - 1 £390 - 2
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CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 9 (69.23%) SC Cleared
3 7 (53.85%) CESG CLAS
4 6 (46.15%) RMADS
5 4 (30.77%) JSP 440
5 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (30.77%) Information Assurance
6 3 (23.08%) Security Architecture
6 3 (23.08%) Information Security
6 3 (23.08%) JSP
7 2 (15.38%) ITIL
7 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
7 2 (15.38%) Windows
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
7 2 (15.38%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
7 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
7 2 (15.38%) PKI
8 1 (7.69%) Degree
8 1 (7.69%) MCITP
8 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
8 1 (7.69%) Network Design
8 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (7.69%) Legal
8 1 (7.69%) Validation
8 1 (7.69%) Migration
8 1 (7.69%) VMware
8 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (7.69%) Network Security
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
1 1 (7.69%) X.509
1 1 (7.69%) LDAP
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Security Advisor
1 3 (23.08%) Information Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) CLAS Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Information Security Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Security Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Lead Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Information Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Information Assurance Officer
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Information Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Lead Security Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Information Assurance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) CESG CLAS
2 6 (46.15%) RMADS
3 2 (15.38%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (15.38%) PKI
4 1 (7.69%) Clustering
4 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.69%) Wiki
4 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (30.77%) Information Assurance
2 3 (23.08%) Security Architecture
2 3 (23.08%) Information Security
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.69%) Network Design
4 1 (7.69%) Validation
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) CRM
4 1 (7.69%) ETL
4 1 (7.69%) Test Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Coaching
4 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Python
1 1 (7.69%) C
1 1 (7.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 9 (69.23%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) Degree
4 1 (7.69%) MCITP
4 1 (7.69%) CCNA
4 1 (7.69%) CISSP
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (7.69%) CWNA
4 1 (7.69%) MCP
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
1 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
1 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) Dell
2 1 (7.69%) Juniper
2 1 (7.69%) CA
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat