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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 527 460 477
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +17
Contract jobs citing CESG 48 103 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.096% 0.22% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.30% 0.66% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 71 35
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£475 £525 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £440 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £855 £763 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £525 £405
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +29.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.17 £41.50 -
% change year-on-year
+23.30% -
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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
15867 15579 15139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.88% 32.54% 33.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 10103 9665 9162
Average daily rate £420 £410 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 586 597 658
Average hourly rate £18.61 £20.80 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.53% -7.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 -11 16 £475 -1.55% 3
South West -12 11 £435 -16.34% 4
North West -44 11 £828 +49.09% 2
East Midlands - 8 £550 -
South East -20 1 - - 5
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CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 53 (59.55%) Security Cleared
2 44 (49.44%) SC Cleared
3 39 (43.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 37 (41.57%) CESG CLAS
5 33 (37.08%) Information Security
5 33 (37.08%) Risk Management
6 30 (33.71%) CISSP
7 25 (28.09%) Security Architecture
8 23 (25.84%) Information Assurance
8 23 (25.84%) RMADS
9 17 (19.10%) Management Information System
9 17 (19.10%) CISM
9 17 (19.10%) ITIL
10 16 (17.98%) LAN
11 15 (16.85%) WAN
11 15 (16.85%) Active Directory
11 15 (16.85%) Data Protection
12 14 (15.73%) DV Cleared
12 14 (15.73%) Data Protection Act
12 14 (15.73%) Windows
13 13 (14.61%) Firewall
14 12 (13.48%) Programme Management
14 12 (13.48%) JSP 440
14 12 (13.48%) Degree
14 12 (13.48%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (12.36%) ISMS
15 11 (12.36%) Citrix
16 10 (11.24%) Microsoft
16 10 (11.24%) PRINCE2
16 10 (11.24%) JSP

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 5 (5.62%) OpenStack
2 3 (3.37%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.12%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.12%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.12%) JBoss
3 1 (1.12%) Apache
3 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (10.11%) MS Visio
2 7 (7.87%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.62%) MS Project
4 3 (3.37%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.12%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.62%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.25%) PaaS
2 2 (2.25%) IaaS
3 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.98%) LAN
2 15 (16.85%) WAN
3 13 (14.61%) Firewall
4 9 (10.11%) DNS
5 6 (6.74%) LDAP
6 5 (5.62%) DHCP
6 5 (5.62%) VPN
7 4 (4.49%) TCP/IP
7 4 (4.49%) SAN
7 4 (4.49%) DMZ
7 4 (4.49%) FTP
7 4 (4.49%) NAS
8 3 (3.37%) tcpdump
8 3 (3.37%) IPsec
8 3 (3.37%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (3.37%) Wireshark
8 3 (3.37%) HTTP
8 3 (3.37%) SMTP
8 3 (3.37%) Internet
8 3 (3.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.49%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.12%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.12%) Big Data
General
1 6 (6.74%) Law
2 5 (5.62%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.37%) Legal
3 3 (3.37%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.25%) Finance
5 1 (1.12%) Publishing
5 1 (1.12%) Billing
5 1 (1.12%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 21 (23.60%) Architect
2 18 (20.22%) Consultant
3 14 (15.73%) CLAS Consultant
4 9 (10.11%) Analyst
5 8 (8.99%) Security Architect
5 8 (8.99%) Security Advisor
6 6 (6.74%) Security Manager
6 6 (6.74%) Information Manager
6 6 (6.74%) Coordinator
7 5 (5.62%) Security Consultant
7 5 (5.62%) Enterprise Architect
7 5 (5.62%) Security Analyst
7 5 (5.62%) Project Coordinator
8 4 (4.49%) IT Architect
8 4 (4.49%) Information Security Manager
8 4 (4.49%) IT Security Architect
8 4 (4.49%) Head of Security
9 3 (3.37%) Security Officer
9 3 (3.37%) Design Engineer
9 3 (3.37%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.24%) JSP
2 5 (5.62%) Web Services
3 4 (4.49%) .NET
3 4 (4.49%) J2EE
4 1 (1.12%) Middleware
4 1 (1.12%) JFC
Miscellaneous
1 37 (41.57%) CESG CLAS
2 23 (25.84%) RMADS
3 17 (19.10%) Management Information System
4 14 (15.73%) Data Protection Act
5 8 (8.99%) Data Centre
6 4 (4.49%) Fat Client
6 4 (4.49%) Thin Client
7 3 (3.37%) PKI
7 3 (3.37%) User Experience
8 2 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.25%) Data Integration
8 2 (2.25%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.12%) Freedom of Information Act
9 1 (1.12%) iPad
9 1 (1.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (1.12%) Statistics
9 1 (1.12%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (1.12%) NHS
9 1 (1.12%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.73%) Windows
2 5 (5.62%) Linux
3 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (4.49%) Solaris
4 1 (1.12%) UNIX
4 1 (1.12%) AIX
4 1 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (37.08%) Risk Management
1 33 (37.08%) Information Security
2 25 (28.09%) Security Architecture
3 23 (25.84%) Information Assurance
4 17 (19.10%) ITIL
5 15 (16.85%) Data Protection
6 12 (13.48%) Programme Management
6 12 (13.48%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (12.36%) ISMS
8 10 (11.24%) TOGAF
8 10 (11.24%) PRINCE2
8 10 (11.24%) Service Management
9 9 (10.11%) SIEM
10 8 (8.99%) Incident Management
10 8 (8.99%) Project Management
11 7 (7.87%) SDLC
12 6 (6.74%) ITIL V2
12 6 (6.74%) Risk Assessment
13 5 (5.62%) Penetration Testing
13 5 (5.62%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.87%) C
2 2 (2.25%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.12%) MATLAB
3 1 (1.12%) R
3 1 (1.12%) C++
3 1 (1.12%) Java
3 1 (1.12%) Python
Qualifications
1 53 (59.55%) Security Cleared
2 44 (49.44%) SC Cleared
3 30 (33.71%) CISSP
4 17 (19.10%) CISM
5 14 (15.73%) DV Cleared
6 12 (13.48%) Degree
7 5 (5.62%) CISA
7 5 (5.62%) CISMP
8 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (4.49%) MCSE
9 2 (2.25%) CCNP
9 2 (2.25%) CCNA
9 2 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.12%) HNC
10 1 (1.12%) Postgraduate
10 1 (1.12%) CCA
10 1 (1.12%) RHCE
10 1 (1.12%) MBA
10 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (1.12%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (43.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (13.48%) JSP 440
3 7 (7.87%) COBIT
4 3 (3.37%) CESG Infosec
5 2 (2.25%) QA
6 1 (1.12%) ISO 9001
6 1 (1.12%) SLA
6 1 (1.12%) ISO 14001
6 1 (1.12%) BS25999
6 1 (1.12%) PCI DSS
6 1 (1.12%) GPG13
System Software
1 15 (16.85%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.49%) VirtualBox
3 4 (4.49%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (3.37%) Snort
5 1 (1.12%) Firmware
5 1 (1.12%) NFS
5 1 (1.12%) XenApp
5 1 (1.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) Puppet
1 1 (1.12%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 11 (12.36%) Citrix
2 10 (11.24%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.24%) VMware
3 5 (5.62%) Oracle
4 4 (4.49%) Cisco
4 4 (4.49%) Pega
5 3 (3.37%) Sourcefire
5 3 (3.37%) Juniper
6 2 (2.25%) HP
7 1 (1.12%) IBM
7 1 (1.12%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.12%) McAfee
7 1 (1.12%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.12%) Blue Coat
Cheshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £540.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £540 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum + NEG
Posted: 25 days ago