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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 123 117 126
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs citing CESG 20 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.60% 0.044% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.42% 0.19% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 4
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£540 - £488
90% offered a daily rate of more than £495 - £445
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £510 £550 £500
% change year-on-year
-7.27% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £31.56 -
% change year-on-year
+36.27% -
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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
826 516 714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.62% 22.88% 22.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 513 318 416
Average daily rate £375 £326 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.03% -8.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 38 58
Average hourly rate £20.25 £17.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% -53.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.75 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £36.80 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.65 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.58% -32.69%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 - 10 £540 -
Bristol - 6 £503 - 2
Gloucestershire -17 1 - - 1
Wiltshire - - - - 1
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CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 21 (67.74%) Information Assurance
2 17 (54.84%) Security Cleared
2 17 (54.84%) RMADS
2 17 (54.84%) Information Security
2 17 (54.84%) CESG CLAS
3 16 (51.61%) SC Cleared
4 15 (48.39%) Risk Management
5 14 (45.16%) JSP 440
6 12 (38.71%) Risk Assessment
7 11 (35.48%) Management Information System
8 9 (29.03%) JSP
9 8 (25.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 7 (22.58%) TOGAF
10 7 (22.58%) Replication
10 7 (22.58%) Validation
11 6 (19.35%) Migration
11 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (19.35%) MySQL
11 6 (19.35%) Reference Data
12 5 (16.13%) Information Architecture
12 5 (16.13%) Casewise
12 5 (16.13%) MS Visio
12 5 (16.13%) Data Modelling
12 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
13 4 (12.90%) Data Security
13 4 (12.90%) CISSP
13 4 (12.90%) Information Management
14 3 (9.68%) Cloud Computing
14 3 (9.68%) Web Services
15 2 (6.45%) ISO 14001

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (6.45%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) VPN
1 2 (6.45%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (3.23%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (3.23%) Network Security
2 1 (3.23%) iSCSI
2 1 (3.23%) NAS
2 1 (3.23%) DNS
2 1 (3.23%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.23%) SAN
2 1 (3.23%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) IPsec
2 1 (3.23%) LAN
2 1 (3.23%) WAN
2 1 (3.23%) HTTP
2 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) MySQL
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Consultant
2 7 (22.58%) Coordinator
3 6 (19.35%) CLAS Consultant
4 5 (16.13%) Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Architect
5 4 (12.90%) Information Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Information Assurance Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Security Manager
6 3 (9.68%) Security Consultant
6 3 (9.68%) Information Assurance Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Security Assurance Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Information Assurance Officer
8 1 (3.23%) Data Migration Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Security Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Security Advisor
8 1 (3.23%) Data Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) IT Security Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Data Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) JSP
2 3 (9.68%) Web Services
3 1 (3.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (54.84%) CESG CLAS
1 17 (54.84%) RMADS
2 11 (35.48%) Management Information System
3 7 (22.58%) Replication
4 6 (19.35%) Reference Data
5 1 (3.23%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) UNIX
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
1 1 (3.23%) Linux
1 1 (3.23%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) Information Assurance
2 17 (54.84%) Information Security
3 15 (48.39%) Risk Management
4 12 (38.71%) Risk Assessment
5 7 (22.58%) Validation
5 7 (22.58%) TOGAF
6 6 (19.35%) Migration
6 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (16.13%) Information Architecture
7 5 (16.13%) Data Modelling
7 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
8 4 (12.90%) Information Management
8 4 (12.90%) Data Security
9 2 (6.45%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (6.45%) Data Migration
10 1 (3.23%) Cyber Security
10 1 (3.23%) Security Architecture
10 1 (3.23%) Data Analysis
10 1 (3.23%) Systems Analysis
10 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) C
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (54.84%) Security Cleared
2 16 (51.61%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.90%) CISSP
4 1 (3.23%) Degree
4 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (45.16%) JSP 440
2 8 (25.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (6.45%) ISO 9001
3 2 (6.45%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) NFS
1 1 (3.23%) Squid
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) OpenView
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Casewise
2 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds
2 1 (3.23%) F5
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco
2 1 (3.23%) IBM
2 1 (3.23%) HP
2 1 (3.23%) Dell
2 1 (3.23%) Juniper
2 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
2 1 (3.23%) VMware