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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 518 506 490
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -16
Contract jobs citing CESG 80 40 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.084% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.50% 0.26% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 22 29
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£488 £521 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.47% +9.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £403 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £550 £475
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £31.56 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.56 -
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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
16066 15242 14160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.47% 32.19% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10426 9728 8425
Average daily rate £415 £408 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.84% -4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 641 619 779
Average hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £20.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +0.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.48 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.35% -2.50%

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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 2014. 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 +10 31 £525 +5.00% 6
South East -9 20 £400 -27.27% 10
North West +11 12 £425 -26.08% 1
South West -24 7 £550 - 2
East of England -5 3 £525 -
West Midlands -10 3 £525 -4.54% 2
East Midlands - - - -
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CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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.

1 122 (57.28%) Security Cleared
2 93 (43.66%) SC Cleared
3 83 (38.97%) CESG CLAS
4 80 (37.56%) Information Security
5 70 (32.86%) Information Assurance
6 64 (30.05%) Security Architecture
7 60 (28.17%) RMADS
8 48 (22.54%) CISSP
9 41 (19.25%) Risk Management
10 38 (17.84%) TOGAF
11 36 (16.90%) Management Information System
11 36 (16.90%) Windows
12 34 (15.96%) Firewall
12 34 (15.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 33 (15.49%) Cisco
14 30 (14.08%) ITIL
15 29 (13.62%) JSP 440
16 27 (12.68%) Data Protection
17 26 (12.21%) Linux
18 25 (11.74%) Red Hat
19 23 (10.80%) Active Directory
19 23 (10.80%) DNS
20 21 (9.86%) Cisco ASA
20 21 (9.86%) VMware
20 21 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
21 19 (8.92%) Technical Architecture
21 19 (8.92%) DHCP
22 17 (7.98%) Microsoft
22 17 (7.98%) Juniper
22 17 (7.98%) Configuration Management

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 (4.69%) MS Exchange
2 8 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (3.29%) IIS
4 6 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (2.35%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.88%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.41%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.41%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.47%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.47%) JBoss
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
8 1 (0.47%) OpenStack
Applications
1 15 (7.04%) MS Visio
2 12 (5.63%) MS Office
3 11 (5.16%) MS Excel
4 10 (4.69%) MS Project
5 4 (1.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.88%) Summit
2 2 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.94%) IaaS
3 1 (0.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (15.96%) Firewall
2 23 (10.80%) DNS
3 21 (9.86%) Cisco ASA
4 19 (8.92%) DHCP
5 16 (7.51%) VPN
6 14 (6.57%) LDAP
6 14 (6.57%) Internet
7 12 (5.63%) SAN
8 10 (4.69%) SSL
9 9 (4.23%) WAN
9 9 (4.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 8 (3.76%) Network Security
11 7 (3.29%) LAN
12 5 (2.35%) Kerberos
13 4 (1.88%) IPsec
13 4 (1.88%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (1.88%) Wireless
13 4 (1.88%) TCP/IP
13 4 (1.88%) HTTP
13 4 (1.88%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.51%) MySQL
2 12 (5.63%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.41%) EDRMS
5 2 (0.94%) Big Data
6 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (0.94%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (5.63%) Law
2 11 (5.16%) Finance
3 8 (3.76%) Legal
4 5 (2.35%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.94%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.94%) Advertising
5 2 (0.94%) Local Government
6 1 (0.47%) Games
6 1 (0.47%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 69 (32.39%) Architect
2 36 (16.90%) Security Architect
3 26 (12.21%) Consultant
4 22 (10.33%) Information Architect
5 21 (9.86%) Analyst
6 16 (7.51%) Enterprise Architect
7 15 (7.04%) Security Advisor
8 13 (6.10%) Security Consultant
9 12 (5.63%) Information Security Architect
9 12 (5.63%) Security Manager
10 10 (4.69%) CLAS Consultant
10 10 (4.69%) Information Manager
10 10 (4.69%) Data Analyst
11 9 (4.23%) Infrastructure Designer
11 9 (4.23%) Designer
12 7 (3.29%) Enterprise Security Architect
12 7 (3.29%) Linux Engineer
12 7 (3.29%) Solutions Architect
12 7 (3.29%) Senior Architect
13 5 (2.35%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.23%) JSP
2 8 (3.76%) Web Services
3 2 (0.94%) OLE
3 2 (0.94%) .NET
4 1 (0.47%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 83 (38.97%) CESG CLAS
2 60 (28.17%) RMADS
3 36 (16.90%) Management Information System
4 17 (7.98%) Data Protection Act
5 16 (7.51%) Freedom of Information Act
5 16 (7.51%) Computer Science
5 16 (7.51%) PKI
6 12 (5.63%) Clustering
7 9 (4.23%) Replication
7 9 (4.23%) Freedom of Information
7 9 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (4.23%) Mobile App
8 8 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (3.76%) Data Structures
9 6 (2.82%) Reference Data
10 5 (2.35%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.47%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.47%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.47%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 36 (16.90%) Windows
2 26 (12.21%) Linux
3 17 (7.98%) Android
4 12 (5.63%) Windows Phone 8
4 12 (5.63%) Windows Phone
4 12 (5.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (5.63%) Apple iOS
5 9 (4.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (3.76%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.47%) AIX
7 1 (0.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (37.56%) Information Security
2 70 (32.86%) Information Assurance
3 64 (30.05%) Security Architecture
4 41 (19.25%) Risk Management
5 38 (17.84%) TOGAF
6 30 (14.08%) ITIL
7 27 (12.68%) Data Protection
8 21 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (8.92%) Technical Architecture
10 17 (7.98%) Configuration Management
10 17 (7.98%) Zachman Framework
11 16 (7.51%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (7.51%) Risk Assessment
11 16 (7.51%) ISMS
12 15 (7.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 15 (7.04%) Penetration Testing
13 14 (6.57%) Enterprise Architecture
13 14 (6.57%) Data Modelling
13 14 (6.57%) Service Management
14 13 (6.10%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.69%) C
1 10 (4.69%) SQL
2 7 (3.29%) Shell Script
3 6 (2.82%) VBScript
4 1 (0.47%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.47%) Perl
4 1 (0.47%) Python
Qualifications
1 122 (57.28%) Security Cleared
2 93 (43.66%) SC Cleared
3 48 (22.54%) CISSP
4 14 (6.57%) Degree
5 11 (5.16%) DV Cleared
6 9 (4.23%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (3.29%) CISA
8 6 (2.82%) CISM
8 6 (2.82%) CCNA
9 4 (1.88%) CEH
10 3 (1.41%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.94%) PMP
11 2 (0.94%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.94%) CISMP
12 1 (0.47%) MCITP
12 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.47%) CCNP
12 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.47%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (15.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (13.62%) JSP 440
3 8 (3.76%) SLA
3 8 (3.76%) QA
4 7 (3.29%) BS7799
5 4 (1.88%) ISO 14001
5 4 (1.88%) ISO 9001
6 3 (1.41%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.94%) HMG Infosec
7 2 (0.94%) COBIT
System Software
1 23 (10.80%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.16%) Firmware
3 10 (4.69%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (4.69%) Hyper-V
3 10 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.88%) vSphere
4 4 (1.88%) NFS
5 1 (0.47%) Snort
5 1 (0.47%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.47%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (5.16%) SCCM
2 9 (4.23%) SCOM
3 7 (3.29%) SCVMM
3 7 (3.29%) SCDPM
4 6 (2.82%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.41%) OpenView
6 1 (0.47%) Nagios
6 1 (0.47%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.47%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (15.49%) Cisco
2 25 (11.74%) Red Hat
3 21 (9.86%) VMware
4 17 (7.98%) Microsoft
4 17 (7.98%) Juniper
5 12 (5.63%) HP
6 10 (4.69%) F5
6 10 (4.69%) CheckPoint
6 10 (4.69%) McAfee
6 10 (4.69%) Oracle
7 7 (3.29%) IBM
7 7 (3.29%) Dell
7 7 (3.29%) Symantec
8 6 (2.82%) Lumension
8 6 (2.82%) Sophos
9 5 (2.35%) Casewise
9 5 (2.35%) EMC
10 3 (1.41%) SonicWALL
10 3 (1.41%) Nokia
10 3 (1.41%) SolarWinds
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