Period
to 21 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CESG in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CESG over the 6 months to 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 86 107
Rank change year-on-year +2 +21 -28
Contract jobs citing CESG 4 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.32% 0.39% 0.098%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.17% 1.14% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 2
Cheshire median daily rate £530 £675 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.48% +3.85% +36.84%
10th Percentile £351 £613 £618
90th Percentile £545 £738 £683
North West median daily rate £515 £675 £450
% change year-on-year -23.70% +50.00% -8.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £96.78 £84.05 £42.00
% change year-on-year +15.15% +100.11% -

CESG is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 343 437 657
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 27.86% 33.95% 32.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 298 422
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £207 £174 £275
90th Percentile £575 £661 £550
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 24
Cheshire median hourly rate £27.00 £19.66 £17.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.33% +13.44% +4.74%
10th Percentile £18.41 £11.25 £13.39
90th Percentile £45.38 £50.25 £26.38
North West median hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +27.27% -5.71% +8.83%

CESG
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing CESG as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for CESG in Cheshire

CESG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CESG in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for CESG in Cheshire

CESG
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CESG in Cheshire over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CESG in Cheshire

CESG
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CESG in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CESG in Cheshire

CESG
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CESG within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +6 3 £530 -21.48%
Chester - 1 £280 -
CESG
North West

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing CESG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for CESG.

1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 4 (100.00%) Security Management
1 4 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (75.00%) JSON
2 3 (75.00%) Security Testing
2 3 (75.00%) CESG Infosec
2 3 (75.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (75.00%) GCIA
2 3 (75.00%) GSEC
2 3 (75.00%) GCIH
2 3 (75.00%) GCFA
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (75.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Digital Forensics
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) Node.js
2 3 (75.00%) GCED
2 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (75.00%) Protective Monitoring
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) Malware Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) GREM

CESG
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) FTP
2 3 (75.00%) Intranet
2 3 (75.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Operations Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Security Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Security Operations Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Operations Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Security Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Malware Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) SIEM Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Monitoring Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Protective Monitoring Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Security Monitoring Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) JSON
1 3 (75.00%) Node.js
2 1 (25.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) Cyberattack
3 1 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (25.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) AIX
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 4 (100.00%) Security Management
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (75.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (75.00%) Digital Forensics
2 3 (75.00%) Malware Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) Protective Monitoring
2 3 (75.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (75.00%) Security Testing
2 3 (75.00%) SFIA
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) COBOL
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CISSP
1 3 (75.00%) GCED
1 3 (75.00%) GCFA
1 3 (75.00%) GCIA
1 3 (75.00%) GCIH
1 3 (75.00%) GIAC
1 3 (75.00%) GREM
1 3 (75.00%) GSEC
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (75.00%) CESG Infosec
2 3 (75.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) IBM BigFix
2 1 (25.00%) SCOM
2 1 (25.00%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) Juniper
1 1 (25.00%) McAfee
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft