Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CESG in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CESG over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 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)
England > North West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 184 205 207
Rank change year-on-year +21 +2 -46
Contract jobs citing CESG 22 13 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.39% 0.19% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.32% 0.58% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 25
North West median daily rate £495 £623 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.48% +19.71% -
10th Percentile £306 £359 £391
90th Percentile £564 £738 £855
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 9
North West median hourly rate - £84.05 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +100.11% +5.00%
England median hourly rate £45.00 £43.50 £43.25
% change year-on-year +3.45% +0.58% +0.58%

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 the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1662 2237 2396
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 29.11% 32.61% 28.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1062 1433 1424
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.89% +11.07%
10th Percentile £200 £250 £220
90th Percentile £575 £561 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 88 110
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -8.57% +16.67%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.45 £11.48
90th Percentile £55.00 £44.83 £46.29
England median hourly rate £20.60 £20.92 £19.08
% change year-on-year -1.51% +9.62% +6.00%

CESG
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for CESG in the North West

CESG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CESG in the North West

CESG
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CESG in the North West over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CESG in the North West

CESG
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CESG in the North West

CESG
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 within the North West region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Manchester +32 16 £495 -13.16% 1
Lancashire +19 4 £500 +8.70%
Cheshire +4 2 £405 -40.00%
CESG
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 North West region with a requirement for CESG.

1 17 (77.27%) Information Security
2 14 (63.64%) TOGAF
2 14 (63.64%) CISSP
2 14 (63.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (63.64%) Security Architecture
3 11 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 11 (50.00%) SABSA
3 11 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 11 (50.00%) ISSAP
3 11 (50.00%) COBIT
4 5 (22.73%) Information Security Management
4 5 (22.73%) Security Management
5 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (18.18%) CISM
5 4 (18.18%) IIS
6 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
6 3 (13.64%) CESG Certified Professional
6 3 (13.64%) IISP
6 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (9.09%) Business Process Modelling
7 2 (9.09%) IT Audit
7 2 (9.09%) Virtual Team
7 2 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (9.09%) Node.js
7 2 (9.09%) CRISC
7 2 (9.09%) Degree
7 2 (9.09%) JSON
7 2 (9.09%) Information Assurance
7 2 (9.09%) CISMP
7 2 (9.09%) SharePoint

CESG
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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (18.18%) IIS
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) FTP
2 1 (4.55%) Intranet
2 1 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (4.55%) LAN
2 1 (4.55%) LDAP
2 1 (4.55%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (4.55%) SAN
2 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.55%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Designer
1 11 (50.00%) Security Designer
2 6 (27.27%) Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Information Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Security Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Information Assurance Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Information Security Architect
5 2 (9.09%) IT Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) IT Risk Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Risk Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Information Assurance Leader
6 1 (4.55%) Information Security Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Information Security Risk Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Monitoring Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Protective Monitoring Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Risk Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Security Monitoring Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Operations Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) JSON
1 2 (9.09%) Node.js
2 1 (4.55%) CSS
2 1 (4.55%) HTML
2 1 (4.55%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) Mainframe
2 2 (9.09%) Virtual Team
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (4.55%) iPad
3 1 (4.55%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) AIX
1 1 (4.55%) Unix
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
1 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Information Security
2 14 (63.64%) Security Architecture
2 14 (63.64%) TOGAF
3 11 (50.00%) SABSA
4 5 (22.73%) Information Security Management
4 5 (22.73%) Security Management
5 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (9.09%) Business Process Modelling
7 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (9.09%) Information Assurance
7 2 (9.09%) IT Audit
7 2 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
8 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
8 1 (4.55%) Digital Forensics
8 1 (4.55%) Malware Analysis
8 1 (4.55%) Open Source
8 1 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Reverse Engineering
8 1 (4.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) COBOL
1 2 (9.09%) Java
1 2 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.55%) PHP
2 1 (4.55%) Ruby
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (63.64%) CISSP
2 11 (50.00%) ISSAP
3 4 (18.18%) CISM
4 3 (13.64%) CESG Certified Professional
4 3 (13.64%) IISP
5 2 (9.09%) CISA
5 2 (9.09%) CISMP
5 2 (9.09%) CRISC
5 2 (9.09%) Degree
6 1 (4.55%) GCED
6 1 (4.55%) GCFA
6 1 (4.55%) GCIA
6 1 (4.55%) GCIH
6 1 (4.55%) GIAC
6 1 (4.55%) GREM
6 1 (4.55%) GSEC
6 1 (4.55%) ISEB
6 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (63.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (50.00%) COBIT
2 11 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 11 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (9.09%) GMP
4 1 (4.55%) CESG Infosec
4 1 (4.55%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) IBM BigFix
1 1 (4.55%) SCOM
1 1 (4.55%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco
1 1 (4.55%) Citrix
1 1 (4.55%) Juniper
1 1 (4.55%) McAfee
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft