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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 504 524 499
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -25
Contract jobs citing CESG 76 56 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.49% 0.38% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 40 44
Average daily rate £496 £510 £510
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £338 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £695 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £461 £510
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -9.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £60.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.98 - £40.00
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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
15359 14550 14638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.55% 31.57% 33.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 10021 9162 9003
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 627 621 613
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £11.50 £11.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.63 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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 5 February 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
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 5 February 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 -2 24 £528 -12.08% 6
South East +14 18 £450 -1.36% 1
South West +10 13 £450 -25.00% 7
North East - 7 £405 - 1
Yorkshire -4 6 £410 -2.38% 1
East of England - 4 £850 - 3
East Midlands - 3 £450 - 2
West Midlands -14 1 - - 3
North West -35 1 - - 2
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CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 96 (54.86%) Information Security
2 81 (46.29%) CISSP
3 78 (44.57%) Security Cleared
4 73 (41.71%) CESG Certified Professional
5 61 (34.86%) SC Cleared
5 61 (34.86%) Risk Management
6 59 (33.71%) Information Assurance
7 54 (30.86%) CESG CLAS
7 54 (30.86%) CLAS
8 39 (22.29%) CISM
9 34 (19.43%) Management Information System
9 34 (19.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 30 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (17.14%) Windows
11 28 (16.00%) DV Cleared
12 27 (15.43%) TOGAF
13 25 (14.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 24 (13.71%) Risk Assessment
15 23 (13.14%) ITIL
15 23 (13.14%) Security Architecture
16 22 (12.57%) Cybersecurity
17 20 (11.43%) Security Operations
17 20 (11.43%) Unix
18 19 (10.86%) Microsoft Certification
18 19 (10.86%) GPG13
19 18 (10.29%) Cisco Certification
19 18 (10.29%) CCNA
19 18 (10.29%) Oracle
19 18 (10.29%) MCSE
19 18 (10.29%) PKI

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 10 (5.71%) IIS
2 7 (4.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.29%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.71%) Confluence
5 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (1.14%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.14%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.57%) MS Office
2 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.14%) PaaS
2 4 (2.29%) IaaS
3 3 (1.71%) SaaS
4 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.14%) Network Security
2 14 (8.00%) VoIP
3 12 (6.86%) DNS
4 11 (6.29%) VPN
5 10 (5.71%) Firewall
6 8 (4.57%) IPsec
6 8 (4.57%) LAN
6 8 (4.57%) WAN
7 6 (3.43%) Internet
8 4 (2.29%) SMTP
9 3 (1.71%) FTP
9 3 (1.71%) SNMP
9 3 (1.71%) SSH
9 3 (1.71%) TCP/IP
9 3 (1.71%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (1.14%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (1.14%) MPLS
10 2 (1.14%) SAN
11 1 (0.57%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.43%) Relational Database
2 4 (2.29%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.71%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (1.71%) Cucumber
1 3 (1.71%) HP UFT
1 3 (1.71%) Jenkins
1 3 (1.71%) JIRA
1 3 (1.71%) JMeter
1 3 (1.71%) LoadRunner
1 3 (1.71%) Selenium
2 1 (0.57%) Rational DOORS
General
1 15 (8.57%) Finance
1 15 (8.57%) Legal
2 12 (6.86%) Banking
3 6 (3.43%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.86%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.71%) Law
6 2 (1.14%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.14%) Military
7 1 (0.57%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 43 (24.57%) Consultant
2 41 (23.43%) Architect
3 31 (17.71%) Security Architect
4 28 (16.00%) Security Consultant
5 13 (7.43%) Security Advisor
6 12 (6.86%) Analyst
6 12 (6.86%) Security Specialist
7 11 (6.29%) CLAS Consultant
7 11 (6.29%) Information Security Consultant
7 11 (6.29%) Security Manager
8 10 (5.71%) Business Analyst
9 9 (5.14%) CISSP Architect
10 8 (4.57%) CLAS Architect
10 8 (4.57%) Information Assurance Consultant
10 8 (4.57%) Procurement Analyst
11 7 (4.00%) Coordinator
11 7 (4.00%) Head of Security
11 7 (4.00%) Security Assurance Coordinator
12 6 (3.43%) Risk Consultant
12 6 (3.43%) Security Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.00%) Web Services
2 6 (3.43%) Ajax
3 4 (2.29%) .NET
4 1 (0.57%) JMS
4 1 (0.57%) SAML
4 1 (0.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 54 (30.86%) CESG CLAS
2 34 (19.43%) Management Information System
3 18 (10.29%) PKI
4 16 (9.14%) Data Centre
5 14 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (8.00%) Cryptography
6 9 (5.14%) Security Operations Centre
6 9 (5.14%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (4.00%) Mathematics
8 6 (3.43%) NHS
9 3 (1.71%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.71%) FMCG
9 3 (1.71%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.14%) Clustering
10 2 (1.14%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.57%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.57%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.57%) Freedom of Information
11 1 (0.57%) Physics
11 1 (0.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 30 (17.14%) Windows
2 20 (11.43%) Unix
3 8 (4.57%) Windows Server
4 5 (2.86%) Linux
5 3 (1.71%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.71%) Windows Vista
6 2 (1.14%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (54.86%) Information Security
2 61 (34.86%) Risk Management
3 59 (33.71%) Information Assurance
4 30 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (15.43%) TOGAF
6 24 (13.71%) Risk Assessment
7 23 (13.14%) ITIL
7 23 (13.14%) Security Architecture
8 22 (12.57%) Cybersecurity
9 20 (11.43%) Security Operations
10 17 (9.71%) Service Management
10 17 (9.71%) SIEM
11 16 (9.14%) Network Architecture
12 14 (8.00%) ISMS
13 13 (7.43%) Penetration Testing
13 13 (7.43%) PRINCE2
13 13 (7.43%) Protective Monitoring
14 12 (6.86%) OWASP
14 12 (6.86%) Risk Analysis
14 12 (6.86%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.14%) Java
2 8 (4.57%) C
3 4 (2.29%) SQL
4 3 (1.71%) C#
4 3 (1.71%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.71%) Perl
4 3 (1.71%) Python
4 3 (1.71%) Ruby
4 3 (1.71%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.14%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 81 (46.29%) CISSP
2 78 (44.57%) Security Cleared
3 73 (41.71%) CESG Certified Professional
4 61 (34.86%) SC Cleared
5 54 (30.86%) CLAS
6 39 (22.29%) CISM
7 28 (16.00%) DV Cleared
8 19 (10.86%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (10.29%) CCNA
9 18 (10.29%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (10.29%) MCSE
10 17 (9.71%) Degree
11 16 (9.14%) MCP
12 14 (8.00%) CISA
13 11 (6.29%) IISP
14 6 (3.43%) CRISC
14 6 (3.43%) ISACA
14 6 (3.43%) SANS
15 5 (2.86%) CEH
16 4 (2.29%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (19.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (14.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 19 (10.86%) GPG13
4 16 (9.14%) RMADS
5 15 (8.57%) JSP 440
6 14 (8.00%) QA
7 12 (6.86%) SLA
8 7 (4.00%) COBIT
8 7 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (3.43%) COSO
9 6 (3.43%) WAI
9 6 (3.43%) WCAG
10 5 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
11 4 (2.29%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.57%) BS25999
12 1 (0.57%) CESG Infosec
12 1 (0.57%) FIPS 140-2
12 1 (0.57%) HMG Infosec
12 1 (0.57%) ISO22301
12 1 (0.57%) ISO27002
System Software
1 12 (6.86%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.71%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.71%) Sendmail
4 2 (1.14%) Docker
5 1 (0.57%) Firmware
5 1 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (1.14%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.57%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (0.57%) Nessus
2 1 (0.57%) OpenView
2 1 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (10.29%) Oracle
2 8 (4.57%) HP
3 7 (4.00%) Cisco
3 7 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.00%) VMware
4 4 (2.29%) Citrix
5 3 (1.71%) Juniper
5 3 (1.71%) SAP
6 2 (1.14%) F5
6 2 (1.14%) Veeam
7 1 (0.57%) 3PAR
7 1 (0.57%) ArcSight
7 1 (0.57%) BMC
7 1 (0.57%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.57%) EMC
7 1 (0.57%) IBM
7 1 (0.57%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.57%) Splunk
7 1 (0.57%) StorageTek
7 1 (0.57%) Sun
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