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 30 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 534 463 488
Rank change year-on-year
-71 +25
Contract jobs citing CESG 42 97 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.086% 0.20% 0.072%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 0.64% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 46 12
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£550 £511 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.57% +4.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £400 £414
10% offered a daily rate of more than £627 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £510 £500
% change year-on-year
+0.49% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.25 -
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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
15045 15213 13035
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.68% 31.85% 31.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 9293 9502 8032
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 £255 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 590 610 673
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -18.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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 30 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 30 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 +2 23 £585 +12.17% 4
South West -17 6 £531 +5.19% 5
South East -46 3 £525 +7.69% 11
West Midlands - 1 - - 3
East of England - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
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CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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 63 (53.39%) Security Cleared
2 53 (44.92%) SC Cleared
3 52 (44.07%) CESG CLAS
4 46 (38.98%) Information Security
5 38 (32.20%) Security Architecture
6 27 (22.88%) Management Information System
7 26 (22.03%) Risk Management
8 25 (21.19%) CISSP
8 25 (21.19%) Information Assurance
9 24 (20.34%) Windows
10 23 (19.49%) Linux
10 23 (19.49%) TOGAF
10 23 (19.49%) PKI
11 22 (18.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 22 (18.64%) RMADS
12 19 (16.10%) ITIL
12 19 (16.10%) Red Hat
13 17 (14.41%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (13.56%) Configuration Management
14 16 (13.56%) VMware
15 15 (12.71%) SSL
15 15 (12.71%) SABSA
16 14 (11.86%) PRINCE2
16 14 (11.86%) Android
16 14 (11.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 14 (11.86%) Apple iOS
16 14 (11.86%) Windows Phone 8
16 14 (11.86%) Windows Phone
16 14 (11.86%) Mobile Device Management
17 13 (11.02%) Firmware

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 4 (3.39%) IIS
1 4 (3.39%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.69%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (1.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
3 1 (0.85%) JBoss
3 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.85%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (5.93%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.39%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.69%) MS Project
4 1 (0.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.85%) PaaS
1 1 (0.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.71%) SSL
2 11 (9.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 10 (8.47%) Firewall
4 9 (7.63%) DNS
5 8 (6.78%) WAN
6 7 (5.93%) LDAP
6 7 (5.93%) LAN
7 5 (4.24%) FTP
7 5 (4.24%) TCP/IP
7 5 (4.24%) Internet
8 4 (3.39%) SAN
8 4 (3.39%) IPsec
8 4 (3.39%) VPN
8 4 (3.39%) HTTP
8 4 (3.39%) SMTP
8 4 (3.39%) DHCP
8 4 (3.39%) Network Security
8 4 (3.39%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (3.39%) Wireshark
8 4 (3.39%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.32%) MySQL
2 3 (2.54%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.54%) EDRMS
3 1 (0.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (6.78%) Legal
2 4 (3.39%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.39%) Finance
3 3 (2.54%) Law
4 1 (0.85%) Games
4 1 (0.85%) Local Government
4 1 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 30 (25.42%) Architect
2 20 (16.95%) Consultant
2 20 (16.95%) Security Architect
3 13 (11.02%) CLAS Consultant
4 10 (8.47%) Security Manager
4 10 (8.47%) Analyst
5 9 (7.63%) Information Manager
5 9 (7.63%) Security Advisor
6 8 (6.78%) Security Consultant
7 6 (5.08%) Information Security Manager
8 5 (4.24%) Security Analyst
9 4 (3.39%) Network Engineer
9 4 (3.39%) Technical Architect
9 4 (3.39%) Security Assurance Manager
9 4 (3.39%) Information Security Consultant
10 3 (2.54%) Enterprise Security Architect
10 3 (2.54%) Risk Consultant
10 3 (2.54%) Information Specialist
10 3 (2.54%) Project Manager
10 3 (2.54%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.78%) JSP
2 4 (3.39%) Web Services
3 3 (2.54%) .NET
3 3 (2.54%) J2EE
4 1 (0.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 52 (44.07%) CESG CLAS
2 27 (22.88%) Management Information System
3 23 (19.49%) PKI
4 22 (18.64%) RMADS
5 11 (9.32%) Mobile App
5 11 (9.32%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (8.47%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (3.39%) Freedom of Information Act
7 4 (3.39%) Freedom of Information
8 3 (2.54%) Thin Client
8 3 (2.54%) Fat Client
8 3 (2.54%) User Experience
9 2 (1.69%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.69%) FMCG
9 2 (1.69%) Clustering
9 2 (1.69%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.85%) Wiki
10 1 (0.85%) iPad
10 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.85%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 24 (20.34%) Windows
2 23 (19.49%) Linux
3 14 (11.86%) Android
3 14 (11.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (11.86%) Apple iOS
3 14 (11.86%) Windows Phone 8
3 14 (11.86%) Windows Phone
4 4 (3.39%) Solaris
5 2 (1.69%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (38.98%) Information Security
2 38 (32.20%) Security Architecture
3 26 (22.03%) Risk Management
4 25 (21.19%) Information Assurance
5 23 (19.49%) TOGAF
6 19 (16.10%) ITIL
7 17 (14.41%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (13.56%) Configuration Management
9 15 (12.71%) SABSA
10 14 (11.86%) Mobile Device Management
10 14 (11.86%) PRINCE2
11 11 (9.32%) Risk Assessment
11 11 (9.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 11 (9.32%) Data Protection
12 9 (7.63%) Zachman Framework
13 8 (6.78%) Cyber Security
14 7 (5.93%) Incident Management
14 7 (5.93%) Enterprise Architecture
14 7 (5.93%) Technical Architecture
14 7 (5.93%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.08%) C
2 1 (0.85%) Perl
2 1 (0.85%) Python
2 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
2 1 (0.85%) R
Qualifications
1 63 (53.39%) Security Cleared
2 53 (44.92%) SC Cleared
3 25 (21.19%) CISSP
4 12 (10.17%) DV Cleared
5 9 (7.63%) Degree
6 8 (6.78%) CISM
7 5 (4.24%) CISMP
7 5 (4.24%) PMP
7 5 (4.24%) PMI Certification
8 3 (2.54%) Postgraduate
8 3 (2.54%) ISACA
9 2 (1.69%) MBCS
9 2 (1.69%) CITP
9 2 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.69%) CCNA
9 2 (1.69%) ISEB
10 1 (0.85%) MCITP
10 1 (0.85%) CWNA
10 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (18.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (9.32%) JSP 440
3 6 (5.08%) COBIT
4 2 (1.69%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.85%) GPG13
5 1 (0.85%) SLA
5 1 (0.85%) QA
5 1 (0.85%) HMG Infosec
5 1 (0.85%) CESG Infosec
System Software
1 13 (11.02%) Firmware
2 12 (10.17%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (4.24%) Active Directory
4 4 (3.39%) Snort
4 4 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.54%) VirtualBox
5 3 (2.54%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.85%) XenApp
6 1 (0.85%) vSphere
6 1 (0.85%) NFS
6 1 (0.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) Nagios
1 1 (0.85%) SCCM
1 1 (0.85%) SCOM
1 1 (0.85%) Puppet
1 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 19 (16.10%) Red Hat
2 16 (13.56%) VMware
3 12 (10.17%) Microsoft
4 11 (9.32%) F5
5 7 (5.93%) Oracle
6 6 (5.08%) Citrix
7 5 (4.24%) Cisco
7 5 (4.24%) McAfee
8 4 (3.39%) Sourcefire
9 3 (2.54%) Pega
9 3 (2.54%) Juniper
10 2 (1.69%) HP
10 2 (1.69%) Altiris
10 2 (1.69%) Symantec
11 1 (0.85%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.85%) Blue Coat
11 1 (0.85%) Riverbed
11 1 (0.85%) Dell
11 1 (0.85%) CA
11 1 (0.85%) IBM
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