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 2 March 2015 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 511 448 488
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +40
Contract jobs citing CESG 58 91 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.20% 0.076%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% 0.62% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 50 14
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £423 £466
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £582 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £485 £510 £500
% change year-on-year
-4.90% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £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
14509 14618 12720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.42% 31.41% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9039 9043 7775
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £231 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 555 596 717
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.93 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.32 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+0.98% -8.40%

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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 2015. 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +3 26 £598 +15.96% 9
South West -19 7 £581 +12.86% 6
South East -47 3 £463 -7.50% 4
West Midlands -2 1 - - 1
East of England - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
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CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 79 (57.66%) Security Cleared
2 66 (48.18%) SC Cleared
3 62 (45.26%) CESG CLAS
4 51 (37.23%) Information Security
5 45 (32.85%) Security Architecture
6 31 (22.63%) Information Assurance
7 30 (21.90%) Windows
7 30 (21.90%) CISSP
8 27 (19.71%) Management Information System
8 27 (19.71%) Risk Management
9 25 (18.25%) ITIL
9 25 (18.25%) Linux
9 25 (18.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 24 (17.52%) RMADS
11 23 (16.79%) Red Hat
12 22 (16.06%) TOGAF
13 21 (15.33%) PKI
13 21 (15.33%) VMware
14 19 (13.87%) Data Protection
15 17 (12.41%) Firewall
16 16 (11.68%) Configuration Management
16 16 (11.68%) Active Directory
16 16 (11.68%) Android
16 16 (11.68%) Agile Software Development
17 15 (10.95%) Data Protection Act
17 15 (10.95%) SABSA
18 14 (10.22%) Windows Phone 8
18 14 (10.22%) Windows Phone
18 14 (10.22%) Mobile Device Management
18 14 (10.22%) Degree

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 7 (5.11%) IIS
1 7 (5.11%) MS Exchange
1 7 (5.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (2.92%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.46%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.73%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.73%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.73%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
5 1 (0.73%) JBoss
5 1 (0.73%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (6.57%) MS Excel
1 9 (6.57%) MS Visio
2 7 (5.11%) MS Project
3 6 (4.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.73%) PaaS
1 1 (0.73%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.41%) Firewall
2 13 (9.49%) DNS
2 13 (9.49%) SSL
3 11 (8.03%) SAN
3 11 (8.03%) DHCP
3 11 (8.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 8 (5.84%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (5.11%) VPN
6 6 (4.38%) LDAP
6 6 (4.38%) WAN
7 5 (3.65%) LAN
7 5 (3.65%) Network Security
8 3 (2.19%) NAS
8 3 (2.19%) FTP
8 3 (2.19%) TCP/IP
8 3 (2.19%) DMZ
8 3 (2.19%) Internet
9 2 (1.46%) IPsec
9 2 (1.46%) HTTP
9 2 (1.46%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.03%) MySQL
2 10 (7.30%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.92%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.73%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.73%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (10.22%) Legal
2 8 (5.84%) Law
3 7 (5.11%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.92%) Finance
5 3 (2.19%) Local Government
6 1 (0.73%) Games
6 1 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.73%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 35 (25.55%) Architect
2 24 (17.52%) Security Architect
3 20 (14.60%) Consultant
4 12 (8.76%) Security Advisor
5 11 (8.03%) Security Manager
6 10 (7.30%) CLAS Consultant
7 9 (6.57%) Information Manager
7 9 (6.57%) Security Consultant
8 6 (4.38%) Information Security Manager
8 6 (4.38%) Analyst
8 6 (4.38%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (3.65%) Information Security Consultant
10 4 (2.92%) Enterprise Architect
10 4 (2.92%) Technical Architect
10 4 (2.92%) Network Engineer
10 4 (2.92%) Enterprise Security Architect
10 4 (2.92%) Information Assurance Specialist
10 4 (2.92%) Security Assurance Manager
10 4 (2.92%) Infrastructure Technician
10 4 (2.92%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.38%) JSP
2 3 (2.19%) Web Services
2 3 (2.19%) .NET
2 3 (2.19%) J2EE
3 1 (0.73%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 62 (45.26%) CESG CLAS
2 27 (19.71%) Management Information System
3 24 (17.52%) RMADS
4 21 (15.33%) PKI
5 15 (10.95%) Data Protection Act
6 11 (8.03%) Mobile App
6 11 (8.03%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (5.84%) Freedom of Information Act
7 8 (5.84%) Clustering
8 6 (4.38%) Freedom of Information
9 4 (2.92%) Computer Science
9 4 (2.92%) Thin Client
9 4 (2.92%) Fat Client
10 3 (2.19%) User Experience
11 2 (1.46%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (1.46%) Data Structures
11 2 (1.46%) FMCG
12 1 (0.73%) Enterprise Storage
12 1 (0.73%) Data Integration
12 1 (0.73%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 30 (21.90%) Windows
2 25 (18.25%) Linux
3 16 (11.68%) Android
4 14 (10.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (10.22%) Apple iOS
4 14 (10.22%) Windows Phone 8
4 14 (10.22%) Windows Phone
5 7 (5.11%) Windows 7
6 6 (4.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.46%) Solaris
8 1 (0.73%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (37.23%) Information Security
2 45 (32.85%) Security Architecture
3 31 (22.63%) Information Assurance
4 27 (19.71%) Risk Management
5 25 (18.25%) ITIL
6 22 (16.06%) TOGAF
7 19 (13.87%) Data Protection
8 16 (11.68%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (11.68%) Configuration Management
9 15 (10.95%) SABSA
10 14 (10.22%) Mobile Device Management
10 14 (10.22%) PRINCE2
11 12 (8.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 10 (7.30%) Risk Assessment
13 9 (6.57%) Zachman Framework
13 9 (6.57%) Service Management
13 9 (6.57%) Cyber Security
14 8 (5.84%) ISMS
14 8 (5.84%) Service Delivery
15 7 (5.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.84%) C
2 6 (4.38%) Shell Script
3 5 (3.65%) SQL
3 5 (3.65%) VBScript
4 1 (0.73%) Python
4 1 (0.73%) Perl
Qualifications
1 79 (57.66%) Security Cleared
2 66 (48.18%) SC Cleared
3 30 (21.90%) CISSP
4 14 (10.22%) Degree
5 12 (8.76%) DV Cleared
5 12 (8.76%) CISM
6 5 (3.65%) CCNA
6 5 (3.65%) PMP
6 5 (3.65%) PMI Certification
6 5 (3.65%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.92%) Postgraduate
7 4 (2.92%) CISMP
8 3 (2.19%) ISACA
9 2 (1.46%) MBCS
9 2 (1.46%) CITP
9 2 (1.46%) ISEB
9 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.73%) RHCE
10 1 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (18.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (8.03%) JSP 440
3 6 (4.38%) COBIT
4 5 (3.65%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.46%) SLA
6 1 (0.73%) GPG13
6 1 (0.73%) QA
6 1 (0.73%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 16 (11.68%) Active Directory
2 13 (9.49%) Firmware
3 12 (8.76%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (6.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (5.84%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.92%) vSphere
7 3 (2.19%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (2.19%) VirtualBox
8 2 (1.46%) Snort
9 1 (0.73%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.73%) NFS
9 1 (0.73%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (5.11%) SCCM
1 7 (5.11%) SCOM
2 6 (4.38%) SCVMM
2 6 (4.38%) SCDPM
3 5 (3.65%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.73%) Nagios
4 1 (0.73%) Puppet
4 1 (0.73%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 23 (16.79%) Red Hat
2 21 (15.33%) VMware
3 14 (10.22%) Microsoft
4 13 (9.49%) Cisco
5 11 (8.03%) F5
6 10 (7.30%) McAfee
7 9 (6.57%) HP
8 7 (5.11%) Oracle
8 7 (5.11%) Symantec
9 6 (4.38%) Citrix
10 5 (3.65%) Sophos
10 5 (3.65%) Lumension
11 4 (2.92%) EMC
11 4 (2.92%) Juniper
12 3 (2.19%) Pega
13 2 (1.46%) Sourcefire
13 2 (1.46%) Altiris
14 1 (0.73%) Blue Coat
14 1 (0.73%) CheckPoint
14 1 (0.73%) CA
London
Acumin
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Greenford, Middlesex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Universe Technology Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 25 days ago