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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CESG over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 507 558 502
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -56
Contract jobs citing CESG 114 41 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.081% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.68% 0.25% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 28 44
Average daily rate £525 £550 £520
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £435 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £659 £593
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £525 £520
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 5
Average hourly rate £85.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £80.00 - £36.25
CESG
UK

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
16673 16246 16349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.55% 32.10% 32.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10974 9983 10098
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 531 609 717
Average hourly rate £21.68 £18.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.43% -12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.60 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.87% -5.60%

CESG
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CESG across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 April 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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CESG within the England region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +19 56 £588 -1.26% 3
South East +19 36 £525 - 6
North West -5 8 £450 -18.18% 3
South West +2 7 £488 +12.06% 2
North East - 2 £313 - 1
East of England - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £475 - 3
West Midlands - 1 - - 2
CESG
UK

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 93 (48.95%) Security Cleared
2 84 (44.21%) CISSP
2 84 (44.21%) Information Security
3 72 (37.89%) CESG Certified Professional
4 69 (36.32%) SC Cleared
5 63 (33.16%) Information Assurance
6 59 (31.05%) Risk Management
7 48 (25.26%) CESG CLAS
7 48 (25.26%) CLAS
8 45 (23.68%) Cybersecurity
8 45 (23.68%) CISM
9 36 (18.95%) TOGAF
10 32 (16.84%) DV Cleared
11 30 (15.79%) Management Information System
12 29 (15.26%) CISA
12 29 (15.26%) RMADS
12 29 (15.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 26 (13.68%) Risk Assessment
13 26 (13.68%) Windows
13 26 (13.68%) Security Architecture
13 26 (13.68%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 24 (12.63%) Agile Software Development
15 22 (11.58%) Cryptography
15 22 (11.58%) JSP 440
16 21 (11.05%) ISMS
16 21 (11.05%) OWASP
16 21 (11.05%) Open Source
17 20 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
18 19 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
18 19 (10.00%) Internet

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 13 (6.84%) MS Exchange
2 11 (5.79%) IIS
3 3 (1.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (1.58%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.05%) Confluence
5 1 (0.53%) Apache
5 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.53%) MS Office
2 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.63%) SaaS
4 3 (1.58%) PaaS
5 2 (1.05%) Office 365
6 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.53%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.00%) Internet
2 16 (8.42%) IPsec
3 10 (5.26%) SMTP
4 9 (4.74%) FTP
4 9 (4.74%) SSH
5 8 (4.21%) Firewall
6 5 (2.63%) VoIP
6 5 (2.63%) VPN
7 4 (2.11%) SSL
7 4 (2.11%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.58%) Network Security
9 2 (1.05%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (1.05%) SAN
9 2 (1.05%) SNMP
9 2 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.05%) Wireless
10 1 (0.53%) DNS
10 1 (0.53%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.53%) LDAP
10 1 (0.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.84%) Big Data
2 10 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.16%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (1.05%) Cucumber
1 2 (1.05%) HP UFT
1 2 (1.05%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.05%) JIRA
1 2 (1.05%) JMeter
1 2 (1.05%) LoadRunner
1 2 (1.05%) Selenium
2 1 (0.53%) Rational DOORS
General
1 15 (7.89%) Telecoms
2 12 (6.32%) Legal
3 7 (3.68%) Finance
4 5 (2.63%) Banking
5 4 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.58%) Military
7 2 (1.05%) Law
8 1 (0.53%) Brand Awareness
8 1 (0.53%) Electronics
8 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (23.16%) Architect
2 35 (18.42%) Consultant
3 30 (15.79%) Security Architect
4 25 (13.16%) Security Consultant
5 18 (9.47%) Security Specialist
6 16 (8.42%) Security Advisor
7 15 (7.89%) Compliance Specialist
7 15 (7.89%) Cybersecurity Specialist
7 15 (7.89%) Security Compliance Specialist
8 13 (6.84%) Analyst
8 13 (6.84%) Head of Architecture
8 13 (6.84%) Head of Security
9 10 (5.26%) CISSP Architect
9 10 (5.26%) CLAS Consultant
10 9 (4.74%) Information Security Consultant
10 9 (4.74%) Security Analyst
10 9 (4.74%) Tester
11 8 (4.21%) Technical Architect
12 7 (3.68%) CLAS Architect
12 7 (3.68%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.16%) Ajax
1 6 (3.16%) Web Services
2 4 (2.11%) .NET
3 1 (0.53%) JMS
3 1 (0.53%) SAML
3 1 (0.53%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 48 (25.26%) CESG CLAS
2 30 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 22 (11.58%) Cryptography
4 13 (6.84%) PKI
5 12 (6.32%) User Experience
6 9 (4.74%) Client/Server
7 7 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (3.68%) Data Centre
8 5 (2.63%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (2.63%) Freedom of Information
9 4 (2.11%) Freedom of Information Act
10 3 (1.58%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (1.05%) Blog
11 2 (1.05%) Clustering
11 2 (1.05%) Mathematics
11 2 (1.05%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.53%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.53%) FMCG
12 1 (0.53%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 26 (13.68%) Windows
2 18 (9.47%) Unix
3 10 (5.26%) Linux
4 9 (4.74%) Windows Vista
5 5 (2.63%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.58%) Android
6 3 (1.58%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.58%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.58%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.58%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.05%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.05%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (44.21%) Information Security
2 63 (33.16%) Information Assurance
3 59 (31.05%) Risk Management
4 45 (23.68%) Cybersecurity
5 36 (18.95%) TOGAF
6 26 (13.68%) Risk Assessment
6 26 (13.68%) Security Architecture
7 24 (12.63%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (11.05%) ISMS
8 21 (11.05%) Open Source
8 21 (11.05%) OWASP
9 20 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
10 19 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (8.95%) SABSA
12 15 (7.89%) Analytics
13 13 (6.84%) Data Protection
14 12 (6.32%) ITIL
14 12 (6.32%) Risk Analysis
15 11 (5.79%) Service Management
15 11 (5.79%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.26%) Java
2 6 (3.16%) C
3 4 (2.11%) Python
3 4 (2.11%) Shell Script
3 4 (2.11%) SQL
4 3 (1.58%) C#
4 3 (1.58%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.58%) Perl
4 3 (1.58%) Ruby
5 2 (1.05%) C++
5 2 (1.05%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.53%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 93 (48.95%) Security Cleared
2 84 (44.21%) CISSP
3 72 (37.89%) CESG Certified Professional
4 69 (36.32%) SC Cleared
5 48 (25.26%) CLAS
6 45 (23.68%) CISM
7 32 (16.84%) DV Cleared
8 29 (15.26%) CISA
9 12 (6.32%) CEH
9 12 (6.32%) IISP
10 10 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (5.26%) SANS
11 9 (4.74%) Degree
11 9 (4.74%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (4.21%) CCNA
12 8 (4.21%) MCSE
13 7 (3.68%) CREST Certified
13 7 (3.68%) ISACA
13 7 (3.68%) MCP
14 4 (2.11%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (15.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 29 (15.26%) RMADS
2 26 (13.68%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 22 (11.58%) JSP 440
4 15 (7.89%) PCI DSS
5 9 (4.74%) QA
6 6 (3.16%) GPG13
6 6 (3.16%) WAI
6 6 (3.16%) WCAG
7 3 (1.58%) COBIT
7 3 (1.58%) HMG Infosec
7 3 (1.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (1.05%) BS25999
8 2 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (1.05%) ISO22301
8 2 (1.05%) ISO27002
9 1 (0.53%) FIPS 140-2
9 1 (0.53%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 12 (6.32%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.74%) Sendmail
3 8 (4.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.58%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.05%) Docker
6 1 (0.53%) Firmware
6 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (2.11%) Ansible
1 4 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (2.11%) Puppet
2 3 (1.58%) AirWatch
3 2 (1.05%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.53%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.53%) OpenView
4 1 (0.53%) RSA Archer
4 1 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (8.95%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.89%) Oracle
3 12 (6.32%) VMware
4 9 (4.74%) Citrix
5 8 (4.21%) Cisco
6 6 (3.16%) HP
7 4 (2.11%) Rackspace
7 4 (2.11%) Splunk
8 3 (1.58%) ArcSight
8 3 (1.58%) MobileIron
9 2 (1.05%) Apple
9 2 (1.05%) Juniper
9 2 (1.05%) TOWER Software
9 2 (1.05%) Veeam
10 1 (0.53%) BMC
10 1 (0.53%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.53%) Mercator
10 1 (0.53%) Remedy
10 1 (0.53%) Sophos
10 1 (0.53%) StorageTek
Warrington, Cheshire
LA International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago