The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CESG in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CESG over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 472 560 483
Rank change year-on-year
+88 -77
Contract jobs citing CESG 161 78 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.15% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.96% 0.45% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 43 100
Median daily rate £515 £495 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% -4.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £397 £414
10% offered a daily rate of more than £673 £839 £678
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £520 £520
% change year-on-year
-11.05% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 3
Median hourly rate £43.00 £42.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -2.32%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £43.25 £43.00
% change year-on-year
-2.31% +0.58%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16819 17178 16822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.51% 32.94% 33.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 10948 10946 10191
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 628 696 720
Median hourly rate £20.83 £20.00 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.15% +5.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.90 £45.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £19.29 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+15.34% -1.07%

CESG
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing CESG as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

CESG Jobs Demand Trend in England

CESG
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

CESG Daily Rate Trend in England

CESG
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CESG across the England region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

CESG Daily Rate Histogram in England

CESG
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

CESG Hourly Rate Trend in England

CESG
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CESG across the England region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

CESG Hourly Rate Histogram in England

CESG
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CESG within the England region over the 3 months to 30 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +29 61 £550 +14.88% 6
South East +37 31 £525 - 3
South West +25 24 £450 +2.85% 4
West Midlands - 13 £350 - 1
Yorkshire +4 11 £658 +25.23%
East of England +20 6 £438 -45.31%
North East - 6 £322 -
East Midlands -2 5 £580 +16.00%
North West -12 5 £570 +9.61% 1
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CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 England region with a requirement for CESG.

1 183 (54.95%) CISSP
2 143 (42.94%) Security Cleared
3 132 (39.64%) Information Security
4 114 (34.23%) CESG Certified Professional
5 111 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 106 (31.83%) Cybersecurity
7 93 (27.93%) TOGAF
8 89 (26.73%) Risk Management
9 82 (24.62%) Information Assurance
10 81 (24.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 75 (22.52%) Agile Software Development
12 72 (21.62%) Security Architecture
13 67 (20.12%) CLAS
13 67 (20.12%) CESG CLAS
14 56 (16.82%) Management Information System
15 52 (15.62%) Windows
16 50 (15.02%) ITIL
17 49 (14.71%) CISM
17 49 (14.71%) Internet
18 45 (13.51%) Microsoft
19 43 (12.91%) Project Management
20 39 (11.71%) SaaS
21 38 (11.41%) PRINCE2
22 37 (11.11%) RMADS
22 37 (11.11%) SDLC
23 35 (10.51%) Risk Assessment
23 35 (10.51%) Stakeholder Management
24 34 (10.21%) IPsec
24 34 (10.21%) CISA
24 34 (10.21%) Protective Monitoring

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 23 (6.91%) MS Exchange
2 6 (1.80%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.50%) IIS
4 4 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (1.20%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.30%) Apache
6 1 (0.30%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (3.60%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.10%) MS Office
3 2 (0.60%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 3 (0.90%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 39 (11.71%) SaaS
2 19 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (2.10%) Google Apps
4 7 (2.10%) Trello
5 4 (1.20%) PaaS
6 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.60%) Data Lake Analytics
6 2 (0.60%) Office 365
7 1 (0.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (14.71%) Internet
2 34 (10.21%) IPsec
3 26 (7.81%) SMTP
4 21 (6.31%) Firewall
5 19 (5.71%) VPN
6 17 (5.11%) Wireless
7 16 (4.80%) FTP
7 16 (4.80%) SSH
8 15 (4.50%) Network Security
9 14 (4.20%) DHCP
9 14 (4.20%) Wi-Fi
10 9 (2.70%) TCP/IP
10 9 (2.70%) VoIP
11 8 (2.40%) SNMP
12 6 (1.80%) BGP
12 6 (1.80%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (1.80%) DNS
12 6 (1.80%) OSPF
12 6 (1.80%) SSL
13 5 (1.50%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (9.91%) NonStop SQL
1 33 (9.91%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.90%) Big Data
3 9 (2.70%) MySQL
4 2 (0.60%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (0.60%) Data Lake
4 2 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.60%) HDInsight
4 2 (0.60%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.60%) Power BI
4 2 (0.60%) Star Schema
5 1 (0.30%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (2.40%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (5.11%) Legal
1 17 (5.11%) Telecoms
2 12 (3.60%) Finance
3 11 (3.30%) Military
4 9 (2.70%) Retail
5 5 (1.50%) Aerospace
6 3 (0.90%) Back Office
7 1 (0.30%) Banking
7 1 (0.30%) Law
7 1 (0.30%) Marketing
7 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 106 (31.83%) Architect
2 59 (17.72%) Security Architect
3 38 (11.41%) Consultant
4 30 (9.01%) Security Consultant
5 26 (7.81%) Security Manager
5 26 (7.81%) Technical Architect
6 24 (7.21%) Security Advisor
7 22 (6.61%) Information Manager
7 22 (6.61%) Information Security Manager
8 21 (6.31%) Security Specialist
9 17 (5.11%) Compliance Specialist
9 17 (5.11%) Cybersecurity Specialist
9 17 (5.11%) Security Compliance Specialist
10 15 (4.50%) Digital Architect
11 14 (4.20%) Information Assurance Leader
11 14 (4.20%) Solutions Architect
12 13 (3.90%) Head of Architecture
12 13 (3.90%) Head of Security
13 12 (3.60%) Analyst
13 12 (3.60%) Cybersecurity Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.10%) SAML
2 6 (1.80%) WAP
3 2 (0.60%) .NET
3 2 (0.60%) CSS
4 1 (0.30%) Ajax
4 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.30%) HTML
4 1 (0.30%) jQuery
4 1 (0.30%) NHibernate
4 1 (0.30%) SignalR
4 1 (0.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 67 (20.12%) CESG CLAS
2 56 (16.82%) Management Information System
3 32 (9.61%) Cryptography
4 20 (6.01%) Client/Server
5 15 (4.50%) User Experience
6 13 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (2.70%) PKI
8 8 (2.40%) ASIC
8 8 (2.40%) Data Protection Act
8 8 (2.40%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 8 (2.40%) Private Cloud
9 6 (1.80%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.80%) Security Operations Centre
10 5 (1.50%) Freedom of Information
10 5 (1.50%) Freedom of Information Act
11 4 (1.20%) Mathematics
11 4 (1.20%) Smartphone
12 3 (0.90%) Computer Science
12 3 (0.90%) Data Centre
13 2 (0.60%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 52 (15.62%) Windows
2 20 (6.01%) Unix
2 20 (6.01%) Windows Server
3 19 (5.71%) Windows Vista
4 12 (3.60%) Linux
5 11 (3.30%) Android
5 11 (3.30%) Apple iOS
6 9 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (2.10%) Windows Phone
8 6 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.20%) Ubuntu
9 4 (1.20%) Windows 10
9 4 (1.20%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.60%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (39.64%) Information Security
2 106 (31.83%) Cybersecurity
3 93 (27.93%) TOGAF
4 89 (26.73%) Risk Management
5 82 (24.62%) Information Assurance
6 75 (22.52%) Agile Software Development
7 72 (21.62%) Security Architecture
8 50 (15.02%) ITIL
9 43 (12.91%) Project Management
10 38 (11.41%) PRINCE2
11 37 (11.11%) SDLC
12 35 (10.51%) Risk Assessment
12 35 (10.51%) Stakeholder Management
13 34 (10.21%) Protective Monitoring
14 33 (9.91%) Scrum
15 32 (9.61%) Data Protection
16 31 (9.31%) Penetration Testing
17 30 (9.01%) Enterprise Architecture
18 27 (8.11%) Security Operations
19 26 (7.81%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 9 (2.70%) C++
2 5 (1.50%) Java
2 5 (1.50%) Python
3 4 (1.20%) SQL
4 2 (0.60%) C
4 2 (0.60%) C#
4 2 (0.60%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.60%) Ruby
4 2 (0.60%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.30%) Go
5 1 (0.30%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.30%) MATLAB
5 1 (0.30%) Perl
5 1 (0.30%) R
Qualifications
1 183 (54.95%) CISSP
2 143 (42.94%) Security Cleared
3 114 (34.23%) CESG Certified Professional
4 111 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 67 (20.12%) CLAS
6 49 (14.71%) CISM
7 34 (10.21%) CISA
8 33 (9.91%) ISEB
9 28 (8.41%) DV Cleared
10 27 (8.11%) CEH
11 26 (7.81%) CREST Certified
12 22 (6.61%) CRISC
13 20 (6.01%) Degree
14 11 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
15 9 (2.70%) IISP
16 8 (2.40%) CHECK Team Member
16 8 (2.40%) Cyber Scheme
16 8 (2.40%) JNCIA
16 8 (2.40%) OSCP
16 8 (2.40%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (24.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 37 (11.11%) RMADS
3 29 (8.71%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 20 (6.01%) JSP 440
5 17 (5.11%) PCI DSS
6 12 (3.60%) COBIT
7 4 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (1.20%) HMG Infosec
7 4 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.60%) ISO22301
8 2 (0.60%) QA
9 1 (0.30%) BS25999
9 1 (0.30%) BS7799
9 1 (0.30%) Government Security Classifications
9 1 (0.30%) GPG13
9 1 (0.30%) ISO27002
9 1 (0.30%) WAI
9 1 (0.30%) WCAG
System Software
1 33 (9.91%) Active Directory
2 19 (5.71%) Hyper-V
3 16 (4.80%) Sendmail
4 13 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (1.80%) Firmware
6 5 (1.50%) XenApp
6 5 (1.50%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.60%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.30%) Docker
8 1 (0.30%) etcd
8 1 (0.30%) flannel
8 1 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 8 (2.40%) AirWatch
2 5 (1.50%) Ansible
2 5 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.50%) Puppet
3 2 (0.60%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (0.60%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.60%) XenMobile
4 1 (0.30%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.30%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.30%) Nessus
4 1 (0.30%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.30%) Nmap
4 1 (0.30%) SCSM
Vendors
1 45 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 30 (9.01%) Citrix
3 27 (8.11%) Oracle
4 26 (7.81%) VMware
5 21 (6.31%) Cisco
6 16 (4.80%) CheckPoint
7 15 (4.50%) Juniper
8 10 (3.00%) Apple
9 9 (2.70%) Dell
9 9 (2.70%) HP
10 8 (2.40%) IBM
11 7 (2.10%) Google
12 5 (1.50%) Rackspace
12 5 (1.50%) Samsung
13 4 (1.20%) MobileIron
14 3 (0.90%) Splunk
15 2 (0.60%) 3PAR
15 2 (0.60%) Aerohive Networks
15 2 (0.60%) ArcSight
15 2 (0.60%) Veeam
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