The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term CESG in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CESG over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 71 59 77
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +18
Contract jobs citing CESG 12 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.00% 0.72% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.22% 4.88% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £300 - £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £510 £475 £575
% change year-on-year
+7.36% -17.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 - -
Miscellaneous Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
230 123 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 19.17% 14.75% 23.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 55 107
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £166 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 23
Average hourly rate £15.35 £13.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.63% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £11.50 £10.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £27.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
CESG
South East

CESG
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

CESG Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

CESG
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

CESG Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

CESG
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CESG within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
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Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
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Milton Keynes -12 9 £300 -
CESG
South East

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 14 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (85.71%) SC Cleared
2 12 (85.71%) Windows
3 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (64.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 9 (64.29%) MS Exchange
4 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (64.29%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (64.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (57.14%) DV Cleared
6 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (42.86%) NAS
6 6 (42.86%) QA
6 6 (42.86%) Cryptography
6 6 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (42.86%) Firewall
6 6 (42.86%) VMware
6 6 (42.86%) UNIX
6 6 (42.86%) Linux
6 6 (42.86%) Internet
6 6 (42.86%) Citrix
6 6 (42.86%) SAN
6 6 (42.86%) SMTP
6 6 (42.86%) Lumension
7 5 (35.71%) StorageTek
7 5 (35.71%) Sun
7 5 (35.71%) HP
7 5 (35.71%) Blackberry
7 5 (35.71%) ICMP

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 9 (64.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 9 (64.29%) MS Exchange
1 9 (64.29%) Exchange Server 2003
1 9 (64.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
2 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) NAS
1 6 (42.86%) Firewall
1 6 (42.86%) Internet
1 6 (42.86%) SAN
1 6 (42.86%) SMTP
2 5 (35.71%) ICMP
2 5 (35.71%) iSCSI
3 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Exchange Specialist
1 4 (28.57%) Blackberry Support
1 4 (28.57%) Support Specialist
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 3 (21.43%) LINQ
1 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
1 3 (21.43%) HTML
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
1 3 (21.43%) CSS
1 3 (21.43%) Web Services
1 3 (21.43%) XML
1 3 (21.43%) XSL
2 2 (14.29%) WCF
2 2 (14.29%) jQuery
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Cryptography
2 5 (35.71%) Blackberry
2 5 (35.71%) PKI
3 1 (7.14%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (42.86%) UNIX
3 6 (42.86%) Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (21.43%) Migration
2 3 (21.43%) Data Migration
3 2 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Web Development
4 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) MVC
4 1 (7.14%) Validation
4 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) C#
1 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
1 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (85.71%) SC Cleared
3 8 (57.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) VMware
2 6 (42.86%) Citrix
2 6 (42.86%) Lumension
3 5 (35.71%) StorageTek
3 5 (35.71%) Sun
3 5 (35.71%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) Symantec
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco