The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CESG in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CESG over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 140 124 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing CESG 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.21% 0.039% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.75% 0.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate £410 £420 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £463 £510
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -9.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.98 - £40.00
CESG
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
803 702 643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 27.63% 27.37% 28.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 437 349
Average daily rate £403 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £480 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 44 20
Average hourly rate £16.00 £12.25 £13.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.61% -10.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.18 £9.47 £10.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.05 £18.75 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

CESG
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

CESG Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

CESG
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

CESG Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

CESG
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CESG within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
South Yorkshire - 4 £446 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £410 -
CESG
England

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 (56.25%) Information Security
2 15 (46.88%) Cybersecurity
3 14 (43.75%) Information Assurance
3 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (43.75%) CISSP
4 12 (37.50%) ITIL
5 11 (34.38%) Management Information System
6 10 (31.25%) VPN
6 10 (31.25%) DNS
7 9 (28.13%) SLA
7 9 (28.13%) PRINCE2
7 9 (28.13%) VoIP
7 9 (28.13%) Video Conferencing
8 8 (25.00%) Security Management
8 8 (25.00%) Security Operations
8 8 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
9 7 (21.88%) Incident Management
9 7 (21.88%) Information Governance
10 6 (18.75%) NHS
11 5 (15.63%) Risk Management
11 5 (15.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 4 (12.50%) IaaS
12 4 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
12 4 (12.50%) Legal
13 3 (9.38%) CISM
13 3 (9.38%) CESG Certified Professional
13 3 (9.38%) Line Management
13 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
13 3 (9.38%) Private Cloud
13 3 (9.38%) Risk Assessment

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 (3.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) IaaS
2 3 (9.38%) PaaS
2 3 (9.38%) SaaS
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) DNS
1 10 (31.25%) VPN
2 9 (28.13%) VoIP
3 2 (6.25%) Firewall
3 2 (6.25%) Internet
3 2 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (3.13%) HTTP
4 1 (3.13%) IP Telephony
4 1 (3.13%) SNMP
4 1 (3.13%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
1 1 (3.13%) HP UFT
1 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.13%) JIRA
1 1 (3.13%) JMeter
1 1 (3.13%) LoadRunner
1 1 (3.13%) Selenium
General
1 4 (12.50%) Legal
2 3 (9.38%) Law
3 2 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Security Specialist
2 9 (28.13%) Analyst
2 9 (28.13%) Business Analyst
3 8 (25.00%) Procurement Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Information Assurance Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Security Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Security Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Business IT Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco Specialist
7 1 (3.13%) Information Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Information Security Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Information Specialist
7 1 (3.13%) QA Leader
7 1 (3.13%) QA Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.13%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
1 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Management Information System
2 9 (28.13%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 6 (18.75%) NHS
5 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (9.38%) Private Cloud
6 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
6 1 (3.13%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
6 1 (3.13%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
1 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Information Security
2 15 (46.88%) Cybersecurity
3 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (43.75%) Information Assurance
4 12 (37.50%) ITIL
5 9 (28.13%) PRINCE2
6 8 (25.00%) Security Management
6 8 (25.00%) Security Operations
7 7 (21.88%) Incident Management
7 7 (21.88%) Information Governance
8 5 (15.63%) Risk Management
9 3 (9.38%) Line Management
9 3 (9.38%) Risk Assessment
10 2 (6.25%) Computer Security
10 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (6.25%) Open Source
10 2 (6.25%) Service Management
10 2 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
11 1 (3.13%) Information Security Management
11 1 (3.13%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) C
1 1 (3.13%) C#
1 1 (3.13%) Java
1 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.13%) Perl
1 1 (3.13%) Python
1 1 (3.13%) Ruby
1 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (43.75%) CISSP
2 3 (9.38%) CESG Certified Professional
2 3 (9.38%) CISM
3 2 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) BC Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) CCIE
4 1 (3.13%) CCNA
4 1 (3.13%) CCNP
4 1 (3.13%) CEH
4 1 (3.13%) CISA
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.13%) Degree
4 1 (3.13%) MCSA
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (28.13%) SLA
2 5 (15.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (6.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (6.25%) RMADS
5 1 (3.13%) BS25999
5 1 (3.13%) CESG Infosec
5 1 (3.13%) GPG13
5 1 (3.13%) ISO 9000
5 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
5 1 (3.13%) QA
5 1 (3.13%) WAI
5 1 (3.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Docker
2 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.13%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Cisco
2 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
2 1 (3.13%) Google
2 1 (3.13%) HP
2 1 (3.13%) Mercator
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Rackspace