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 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 500 476 473
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -3
Contract jobs citing CESG 57 63 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.41% 0.45% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 41 24
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£485 £510 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.90% +7.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £510 £475
% change year-on-year
-9.31% +7.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £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
13894 14021 12698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.48% 31.44% 30.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 8858 8772 7714
Average daily rate £425 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 562 563 765
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.22 £11.90 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 January 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 28 January 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 +10 20 £600 +26.31% 5
North West +6 19 £485 -10.18% 3
South West -17 6 £600 +14.28% 4
South East -24 6 £456 -8.75% 6
West Midlands +1 1 - -
East of England - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
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CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 99 (58.58%) Security Cleared
2 83 (49.11%) SC Cleared
3 81 (47.93%) CESG CLAS
4 58 (34.32%) Information Security
5 55 (32.54%) Security Architecture
6 48 (28.40%) CISSP
6 48 (28.40%) Information Assurance
7 42 (24.85%) RMADS
8 32 (18.93%) TOGAF
8 32 (18.93%) ITIL
9 30 (17.75%) Windows
10 29 (17.16%) Cisco
10 29 (17.16%) Risk Management
11 28 (16.57%) Firewall
12 25 (14.79%) Linux
12 25 (14.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 24 (14.20%) Data Protection
14 23 (13.61%) Red Hat
14 23 (13.61%) Management Information System
15 22 (13.02%) Active Directory
16 21 (12.43%) PKI
17 20 (11.83%) Cisco ASA
17 20 (11.83%) SABSA
18 19 (11.24%) Technical Architecture
18 19 (11.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 19 (11.24%) Zachman Framework
18 19 (11.24%) DNS
19 18 (10.65%) Microsoft
19 18 (10.65%) VMware
20 17 (10.06%) DHCP

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 8 (4.73%) IIS
2 7 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (4.14%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (1.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.59%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.59%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.59%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.59%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.59%) JBoss
5 1 (0.59%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.59%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Applications
1 7 (4.14%) MS Office
1 7 (4.14%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.55%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.96%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.59%) PaaS
1 1 (0.59%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (16.57%) Firewall
2 20 (11.83%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (11.24%) DNS
4 17 (10.06%) DHCP
5 15 (8.88%) LDAP
6 13 (7.69%) SSL
7 11 (6.51%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 9 (5.33%) Internet
9 8 (4.73%) SAN
9 8 (4.73%) VPN
10 7 (4.14%) WAN
11 6 (3.55%) LAN
12 5 (2.96%) Network Security
13 4 (2.37%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (2.37%) Wireless
13 4 (2.37%) IP Telephony
13 4 (2.37%) Intrusion Detection
13 4 (2.37%) Cisco IOS
14 3 (1.78%) FTP
15 2 (1.18%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.51%) MySQL
2 7 (4.14%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.37%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.59%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.59%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (8.28%) Legal
2 9 (5.33%) Finance
3 7 (4.14%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.55%) Law
5 3 (1.78%) Local Government
6 2 (1.18%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.59%) Games
7 1 (0.59%) Back Office
7 1 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 50 (29.59%) Architect
2 34 (20.12%) Security Architect
3 18 (10.65%) Consultant
4 17 (10.06%) Security Advisor
5 12 (7.10%) Enterprise Architect
5 12 (7.10%) Security Manager
6 11 (6.51%) Information Manager
6 11 (6.51%) Information Architect
6 11 (6.51%) Security Consultant
7 9 (5.33%) Designer
7 9 (5.33%) Infrastructure Designer
8 7 (4.14%) Information Security Architect
8 7 (4.14%) Senior Architect
8 7 (4.14%) CLAS Consultant
9 6 (3.55%) Analyst
9 6 (3.55%) Information Security Manager
9 6 (3.55%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (3.55%) Enterprise Security Architect
10 5 (2.96%) Security Assurance Manager
10 5 (2.96%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.55%) JSP
2 1 (0.59%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 81 (47.93%) CESG CLAS
2 42 (24.85%) RMADS
3 23 (13.61%) Management Information System
4 21 (12.43%) PKI
5 16 (9.47%) Data Protection Act
6 15 (8.88%) Computer Science
7 11 (6.51%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (6.51%) Mobile App
8 9 (5.33%) Freedom of Information Act
9 8 (4.73%) Clustering
10 6 (3.55%) Freedom of Information
11 5 (2.96%) Blackberry
12 2 (1.18%) FMCG
12 2 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (1.18%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Storage
13 1 (0.59%) Wiki
13 1 (0.59%) Fat Client
13 1 (0.59%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 30 (17.75%) Windows
2 25 (14.79%) Linux
3 16 (9.47%) Android
4 14 (8.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (8.28%) Windows Phone
4 14 (8.28%) Windows Phone 8
4 14 (8.28%) Apple iOS
5 7 (4.14%) Windows 7
6 6 (3.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.18%) Solaris
8 1 (0.59%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (34.32%) Information Security
2 55 (32.54%) Security Architecture
3 48 (28.40%) Information Assurance
4 32 (18.93%) TOGAF
4 32 (18.93%) ITIL
5 29 (17.16%) Risk Management
6 24 (14.20%) Data Protection
7 20 (11.83%) SABSA
8 19 (11.24%) Technical Architecture
8 19 (11.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 19 (11.24%) Zachman Framework
9 16 (9.47%) Configuration Management
10 15 (8.88%) ISMS
11 14 (8.28%) Mobile Device Management
12 13 (7.69%) ITIL V3
12 13 (7.69%) Cyber Security
12 13 (7.69%) Service Management
13 12 (7.10%) Penetration Testing
13 12 (7.10%) Incident Management
13 12 (7.10%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.73%) C
2 6 (3.55%) Shell Script
3 5 (2.96%) SQL
3 5 (2.96%) VBScript
4 1 (0.59%) Python
4 1 (0.59%) Perl
Qualifications
1 99 (58.58%) Security Cleared
2 83 (49.11%) SC Cleared
3 48 (28.40%) CISSP
4 14 (8.28%) CISM
5 12 (7.10%) Degree
6 10 (5.92%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (5.92%) DV Cleared
7 7 (4.14%) CCNA
8 6 (3.55%) CISA
9 5 (2.96%) PMP
9 5 (2.96%) PMI Certification
10 4 (2.37%) Postgraduate
11 3 (1.78%) ISACA
12 2 (1.18%) CCNP
12 2 (1.18%) ISEB
12 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (1.18%) MBCS
12 2 (1.18%) CITP
13 1 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (14.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (7.69%) JSP 440
3 8 (4.73%) SLA
4 5 (2.96%) PCI DSS
4 5 (2.96%) BS7799
5 3 (1.78%) COBIT
6 1 (0.59%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 22 (13.02%) Active Directory
2 13 (7.69%) Firmware
3 12 (7.10%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (4.73%) Hyper-V
5 6 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (2.37%) vSphere
7 2 (1.18%) Snort
8 1 (0.59%) XenApp
8 1 (0.59%) NFS
8 1 (0.59%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (4.14%) SCCM
1 7 (4.14%) SCOM
2 6 (3.55%) SCVMM
2 6 (3.55%) SCDPM
3 5 (2.96%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.59%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.59%) Puppet
4 1 (0.59%) Nagios
Vendors
1 29 (17.16%) Cisco
2 23 (13.61%) Red Hat
3 18 (10.65%) Microsoft
3 18 (10.65%) VMware
4 15 (8.88%) Juniper
5 11 (6.51%) F5
6 10 (5.92%) McAfee
7 8 (4.73%) HP
7 8 (4.73%) CheckPoint
8 7 (4.14%) Symantec
9 5 (2.96%) Lumension
9 5 (2.96%) Sophos
10 4 (2.37%) Oracle
10 4 (2.37%) Dell
10 4 (2.37%) EMC
11 3 (1.78%) SonicWALL
11 3 (1.78%) Nokia
12 2 (1.18%) CA
12 2 (1.18%) Altiris
12 2 (1.18%) Sourcefire
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