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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 449 523 532
Rank change year-on-year
+74 +9
Contract jobs citing CESG 130 46 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.095% 0.079%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.80% 0.30% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 24 25
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£520 £500 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £390 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £520 £510 £500
% change year-on-year
+1.96% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £43.00 £31.56 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.27% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £31.56 -
% change year-on-year
+36.27% -
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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
16171 15218 16173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.95% 31.55% 30.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9949 9558 9540
Average daily rate £413 £420 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% +1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 681 614 799
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.10 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +63 74 £520 +2.46% 7
South West -25 20 £540 - 4
South East +14 16 £500 +10.49%
North West +6 14 £520 - 2
Yorkshire - 5 £275 - 2
West Midlands -19 1 £500 -9.09% 1
East of England - - - - 1
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
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CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 115 (49.15%) Security Cleared
2 104 (44.44%) CESG CLAS
3 93 (39.74%) Information Security
4 89 (38.03%) Security Architecture
5 86 (36.75%) SC Cleared
6 82 (35.04%) RMADS
7 75 (32.05%) Information Assurance
8 65 (27.78%) CISSP
9 59 (25.21%) Risk Management
10 52 (22.22%) TOGAF
11 44 (18.80%) Management Information System
11 44 (18.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 34 (14.53%) JSP 440
13 33 (14.10%) Data Protection
14 28 (11.97%) Cisco
15 26 (11.11%) Firewall
16 25 (10.68%) ITIL
17 22 (9.40%) Enterprise Architecture
18 20 (8.55%) Data Security
18 20 (8.55%) Zachman Framework
18 20 (8.55%) Computer Science
19 19 (8.12%) Data Protection Act
19 19 (8.12%) Cisco ASA
19 19 (8.12%) Active Directory
20 18 (7.69%) DNS
20 18 (7.69%) Security Management
20 18 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
21 17 (7.26%) Technical Architecture
21 17 (7.26%) Stakeholder Management
21 17 (7.26%) Juniper

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 6 (2.56%) WebLogic
2 5 (2.14%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.14%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.14%) Tomcat
2 5 (2.14%) IIS
3 3 (1.28%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.43%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (4.70%) MS Visio
2 8 (3.42%) MS Office
3 6 (2.56%) MS Project
3 6 (2.56%) MS Excel
4 4 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.14%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.85%) IaaS
3 1 (0.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (11.11%) Firewall
2 19 (8.12%) Cisco ASA
3 18 (7.69%) DNS
4 16 (6.84%) Internet
5 15 (6.41%) DHCP
5 15 (6.41%) VPN
6 13 (5.56%) LDAP
7 8 (3.42%) SAN
7 8 (3.42%) LAN
7 8 (3.42%) WAN
8 5 (2.14%) Network Security
8 5 (2.14%) Kerberos
9 4 (1.71%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (1.71%) Wireless
9 4 (1.71%) IP Telephony
9 4 (1.71%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (1.28%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (1.28%) TCP/IP
10 3 (1.28%) HTTP
10 3 (1.28%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.70%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (4.27%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.99%) MySQL
4 4 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.28%) EDRMS
5 3 (1.28%) Big Data
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 12 (5.13%) Finance
2 8 (3.42%) Law
3 3 (1.28%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.85%) Legal
4 2 (0.85%) Advertising
4 2 (0.85%) Military
4 2 (0.85%) Financial Institution
4 2 (0.85%) Back Office
4 2 (0.85%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 78 (33.33%) Architect
2 47 (20.09%) Consultant
3 44 (18.80%) Security Architect
4 26 (11.11%) CLAS Consultant
4 26 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
5 22 (9.40%) Analyst
6 21 (8.97%) Information Architect
6 21 (8.97%) Security Advisor
7 20 (8.55%) Security Consultant
8 16 (6.84%) Security Manager
9 12 (5.13%) Enterprise Security Architect
9 12 (5.13%) Information Security Architect
10 10 (4.27%) Data Analyst
11 9 (3.85%) Information Manager
11 9 (3.85%) Infrastructure Designer
11 9 (3.85%) Designer
12 7 (2.99%) Senior Architect
12 7 (2.99%) Technical Architect
12 7 (2.99%) Coordinator
13 5 (2.14%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.70%) JSP
2 9 (3.85%) Web Services
3 2 (0.85%) OLE
3 2 (0.85%) Middleware
3 2 (0.85%) .NET
4 1 (0.43%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 104 (44.44%) CESG CLAS
2 82 (35.04%) RMADS
3 44 (18.80%) Management Information System
4 20 (8.55%) Computer Science
5 19 (8.12%) Data Protection Act
6 16 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (5.98%) Freedom of Information Act
8 9 (3.85%) Clustering
8 9 (3.85%) Replication
9 7 (2.99%) Reference Data
9 7 (2.99%) Freedom of Information
10 6 (2.56%) Statistics
11 5 (2.14%) Blackberry
12 3 (1.28%) PKI
12 3 (1.28%) Open Source
13 2 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
14 1 (0.43%) Mathematics
14 1 (0.43%) Fat Client
14 1 (0.43%) Firmware
14 1 (0.43%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (7.26%) Windows
2 8 (3.42%) Linux
2 8 (3.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (1.71%) Android
4 3 (1.28%) UNIX
4 3 (1.28%) AIX
5 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.85%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.43%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (39.74%) Information Security
2 89 (38.03%) Security Architecture
3 75 (32.05%) Information Assurance
4 59 (25.21%) Risk Management
5 52 (22.22%) TOGAF
6 33 (14.10%) Data Protection
7 25 (10.68%) ITIL
8 22 (9.40%) Enterprise Architecture
9 20 (8.55%) Data Security
9 20 (8.55%) Zachman Framework
10 18 (7.69%) Security Management
10 18 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
11 17 (7.26%) Technical Architecture
11 17 (7.26%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (6.84%) ISMS
12 16 (6.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 16 (6.84%) Penetration Testing
13 15 (6.41%) Protective Monitoring
13 15 (6.41%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (5.98%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.99%) SQL
2 6 (2.56%) C
3 3 (1.28%) Shell Script
4 2 (0.85%) Java
4 2 (0.85%) VBScript
5 1 (0.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 115 (49.15%) Security Cleared
2 86 (36.75%) SC Cleared
3 65 (27.78%) CISSP
4 14 (5.98%) CISA
5 13 (5.56%) Degree
6 9 (3.85%) CISM
7 6 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (2.14%) DV Cleared
8 5 (2.14%) CEH
9 4 (1.71%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (1.28%) CCNA
10 3 (1.28%) MBA
11 2 (0.85%) ISEB
11 2 (0.85%) CISMP
12 1 (0.43%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.43%) RHCE
12 1 (0.43%) CCNP
12 1 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (18.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (14.53%) JSP 440
3 14 (5.98%) BS7799
4 10 (4.27%) QA
5 8 (3.42%) SLA
6 5 (2.14%) ISO 9001
6 5 (2.14%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.85%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.43%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 19 (8.12%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.71%) NFS
3 4 (1.71%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.85%) vSphere
4 2 (0.85%) XenApp
5 1 (0.43%) Squid
Systems Management
1 5 (2.14%) SCCM
1 5 (2.14%) SCOM
2 3 (1.28%) OpenView
3 2 (0.85%) SCDPM
3 2 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.85%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.43%) Puppet
4 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.43%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 28 (11.97%) Cisco
2 17 (7.26%) Juniper
3 11 (4.70%) Oracle
3 11 (4.70%) Microsoft
4 9 (3.85%) CheckPoint
4 9 (3.85%) VMware
5 8 (3.42%) HP
6 7 (2.99%) IBM
6 7 (2.99%) Red Hat
7 6 (2.56%) Dell
8 5 (2.14%) Casewise
9 4 (1.71%) McAfee
9 4 (1.71%) Citrix
10 3 (1.28%) SonicWALL
10 3 (1.28%) SolarWinds
10 3 (1.28%) Nokia
11 2 (0.85%) F5
11 2 (0.85%) Lumension
11 2 (0.85%) Symantec
11 2 (0.85%) Sophos
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