Period
to 5 December 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for CESG Certified Professional qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 5 December 2020 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

CESG Certified Professional (CCP)
England > North West
6 months to
5 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 117 202 213
Rank change year-on-year +85 +11 -16
Contract jobs citing CESG Certified Professional 10 1 2
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the North West 0.44% 0.019% 0.033%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.11% 0.085% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 2
Median daily rate £592 £455 £663
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.11% -31.32% +6.00%
10th Percentile £453 £453 £579
90th Percentile £612 £458 £756
England median daily rate £505 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +1.00% -4.76% -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £77.50 - -
England median hourly rate £70.00 £50.00 £67.00
% change year-on-year +40.00% -25.37% +11.67%

CESG Certified Professional is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North West
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 475 1,176 1,137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 20.88% 21.81% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 686 674
Median daily rate £450 £436 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.15% +2.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £186 £171 £225
90th Percentile £600 £588 £592
England median daily rate £475 £473 £450
% change year-on-year +0.53% +5.00% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 99 114
Median hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £30.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +8.07% -21.45%
10th Percentile £15.02 £13.48 £15.32
90th Percentile £60.85 £54.00 £52.40
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year - +40.00% -

CESG Certified Professional
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing CESG Certified Professional as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for CESG Certified Professional in the North West

CESG Certified Professional
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing CESG Certified Professional in the North West.

Daily rate trend for CESG Certified Professional in the North West

CESG Certified Professional
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing CESG Certified Professional in the North West over the 6 months to 5 December 2020.

Daily rate histogram for CESG Certified Professional in the North West

CESG Certified Professional
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing CESG Certified Professional in the North West.

Hourly rate trend for CESG Certified Professional in the North West

CESG Certified Professional
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CESG Certified Professional within the North West region over the 6 months to 5 December 2020. 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
Cheshire - 4 £611 -
Cumbria - 4 £592 - 1
CESG Certified Professional
England

For the 6 months to 5 December 2020, IT contractor jobs citing CESG Certified Professional also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for CESG Certified Professional.

1 9 (90.00%) Security Architecture
1 9 (90.00%) NCSC
2 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
2 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 5 (50.00%) CISSP
5 4 (40.00%) CESG
5 4 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (40.00%) SCADA
5 4 (40.00%) Risk Analysis
5 4 (40.00%) JSP 440
5 4 (40.00%) RMADS
5 4 (40.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 4 (40.00%) Information Assurance
6 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
7 2 (20.00%) Technical Leadership
8 1 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
8 1 (10.00%) Decision-Making
8 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
8 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (10.00%) Finance
8 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared

CESG Certified Professional
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Consultant
1 6 (60.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
1 6 (60.00%) Security Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) CISSP Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Principal Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Product Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) CESG
1 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (40.00%) SCADA
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Security Architecture
2 6 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (40.00%) Information Assurance
4 4 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) Technical Leadership
7 1 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (10.00%) Decision-Making
7 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) CISSP
3 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (90.00%) NCSC
2 4 (40.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 4 (40.00%) JSP 440
2 4 (40.00%) RMADS