The first 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the England region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 467 483 477
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -6
Contract jobs citing CESG 99 46 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.10% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.73% 0.40% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 12 29
Average daily rate £513 £488 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% -11.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £414 £431
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £548 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £510 £475 £575
% change year-on-year
+7.36% -17.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 - -
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13634 11444 14106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.03% 26.06% 25.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8527 7070 8322
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 551 596 730
Average hourly rate £19.75 £22.70 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.99% -8.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
CESG
UK

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -14 31 £518 +17.72% 6
South East -11 28 £488 +2.63% 2
South West +1 19 £510 +11.78% 3
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
CESG
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CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 92 (60.53%) Security Cleared
2 63 (41.45%) CESG CLAS
3 62 (40.79%) Information Security
4 59 (38.82%) SC Cleared
5 45 (29.61%) CISSP
6 44 (28.95%) Security Architecture
7 43 (28.29%) Information Assurance
8 38 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 32 (21.05%) DV Cleared
10 30 (19.74%) Risk Management
11 29 (19.08%) RMADS
12 28 (18.42%) Security Management
13 26 (17.11%) TOGAF
14 22 (14.47%) Data Protection
14 22 (14.47%) Microsoft
14 22 (14.47%) Windows
15 21 (13.82%) Management Information System
16 20 (13.16%) Firewall
17 16 (10.53%) Information Security Management
18 15 (9.87%) Risk Assessment
19 14 (9.21%) VMware
19 14 (9.21%) Internet
19 14 (9.21%) Linux
19 14 (9.21%) SQL
20 13 (8.55%) Oracle
20 13 (8.55%) ITIL
20 13 (8.55%) Windows Server 2008
21 12 (7.89%) PRINCE2
21 12 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
21 12 (7.89%) Project Management

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2010
1 10 (6.58%) MS Exchange
2 9 (5.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 9 (5.92%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (3.29%) IIS
4 4 (2.63%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.97%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.97%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.97%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (6.58%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.63%) MS Office
3 2 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.66%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.32%) Summit
3 1 (0.66%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.97%) IaaS
1 3 (1.97%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (13.16%) Firewall
2 14 (9.21%) Internet
3 10 (6.58%) SAN
4 9 (5.92%) LAN
4 9 (5.92%) WAN
5 7 (4.61%) SMTP
6 6 (3.95%) Network Security
6 6 (3.95%) NAS
7 5 (3.29%) ICMP
7 5 (3.29%) iSCSI
8 4 (2.63%) FTP
9 3 (1.97%) SSH
10 2 (1.32%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.32%) LDAP
11 1 (0.66%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 1 (0.66%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.66%) VPN
11 1 (0.66%) DNS
11 1 (0.66%) HTTP
11 1 (0.66%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.92%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (2.63%) Big Data
3 2 (1.32%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.66%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.66%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.66%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.66%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (6.58%) Finance
2 4 (2.63%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.97%) Legal
3 3 (1.97%) Local Government
4 2 (1.32%) Military
4 2 (1.32%) Law
5 1 (0.66%) Back Office
5 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 55 (36.18%) Consultant
2 35 (23.03%) Architect
3 32 (21.05%) CLAS Consultant
4 26 (17.11%) Security Architect
5 15 (9.87%) Security Consultant
6 12 (7.89%) Enterprise Architect
6 12 (7.89%) Security Manager
7 10 (6.58%) SQL DBA
7 10 (6.58%) DBA
7 10 (6.58%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (5.92%) Information Manager
9 7 (4.61%) Enterprise Security Architect
9 7 (4.61%) Information Security Manager
10 6 (3.95%) Senior Solutions Architect
10 6 (3.95%) Senior Security Architect
10 6 (3.95%) Senior Architect
11 5 (3.29%) Security Engineer
12 4 (2.63%) Information Assurance Consultant
12 4 (2.63%) Exchange Specialist
12 4 (2.63%) Blackberry Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.63%) .NET Framework
1 4 (2.63%) LINQ
1 4 (2.63%) Middleware
1 4 (2.63%) CSS
1 4 (2.63%) Web Services
1 4 (2.63%) XML
1 4 (2.63%) XSL
1 4 (2.63%) HTML
1 4 (2.63%) .NET
1 4 (2.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 3 (1.97%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (1.97%) jQuery
2 3 (1.97%) WCF
3 2 (1.32%) JSP
4 1 (0.66%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 63 (41.45%) CESG CLAS
2 29 (19.08%) RMADS
3 21 (13.82%) Management Information System
4 10 (6.58%) PKI
5 9 (5.92%) Computer Science
6 7 (4.61%) Blackberry
7 6 (3.95%) Cryptography
8 5 (3.29%) Clustering
8 5 (3.29%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.97%) Firmware
9 3 (1.97%) Statistics
10 2 (1.32%) Freedom of Information Act
10 2 (1.32%) Smartphone
10 2 (1.32%) iPhone
10 2 (1.32%) Freedom of Information
10 2 (1.32%) Handset
11 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.66%) Tandem
11 1 (0.66%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.66%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 22 (14.47%) Windows
2 14 (9.21%) Linux
3 13 (8.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (6.58%) UNIX
6 5 (3.29%) AIX
6 5 (3.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.32%) Android
7 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.32%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.66%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (40.79%) Information Security
2 44 (28.95%) Security Architecture
3 43 (28.29%) Information Assurance
4 30 (19.74%) Risk Management
5 28 (18.42%) Security Management
6 26 (17.11%) TOGAF
7 22 (14.47%) Data Protection
8 16 (10.53%) Information Security Management
9 15 (9.87%) Risk Assessment
10 13 (8.55%) ITIL
11 12 (7.89%) PRINCE2
11 12 (7.89%) Project Management
12 11 (7.24%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (7.24%) Zachman Framework
12 11 (7.24%) Enterprise Architecture
12 11 (7.24%) Protective Monitoring
13 9 (5.92%) Penetration Testing
14 8 (5.26%) Business Continuity
14 8 (5.26%) CRM
15 6 (3.95%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.21%) SQL
2 7 (4.61%) C
3 4 (2.63%) C#
3 4 (2.63%) JavaScript
3 4 (2.63%) T-SQL
4 3 (1.97%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.66%) Perl
5 1 (0.66%) Python
Qualifications
1 92 (60.53%) Security Cleared
2 59 (38.82%) SC Cleared
3 45 (29.61%) CISSP
4 32 (21.05%) DV Cleared
5 12 (7.89%) CISA
6 10 (6.58%) CISM
7 7 (4.61%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (4.61%) Degree
8 6 (3.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (3.29%) RHCE
10 3 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (1.97%) PCI QSA
11 2 (1.32%) CGEIT
11 2 (1.32%) ISSEP
11 2 (1.32%) MBA
11 2 (1.32%) MCSE
11 2 (1.32%) CCNP
11 2 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (1.32%) CRISC
11 2 (1.32%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (7.24%) JSP 440
3 7 (4.61%) BS7799
4 6 (3.95%) QA
5 5 (3.29%) PCI DSS
6 3 (1.97%) SLA
7 2 (1.32%) ISO 14001
7 2 (1.32%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.66%) HMG Infosec
8 1 (0.66%) CESG Infosec
8 1 (0.66%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (6.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.26%) vSphere
3 4 (2.63%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.97%) NFS
4 3 (1.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (1.32%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.66%) XenApp
6 1 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (2.63%) Red Hat Satellite
1 4 (2.63%) FortiGate
2 3 (1.97%) Puppet
3 2 (1.32%) SCOM
4 1 (0.66%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.66%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.66%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.66%) Nagios
4 1 (0.66%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (14.47%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.21%) VMware
3 13 (8.55%) Oracle
4 11 (7.24%) Citrix
5 10 (6.58%) HP
6 6 (3.95%) Lumension
7 5 (3.29%) StorageTek
7 5 (3.29%) Red Hat
7 5 (3.29%) Sun
7 5 (3.29%) Cisco
8 4 (2.63%) Fortinet
9 3 (1.97%) IBM
9 3 (1.97%) JBoss
9 3 (1.97%) McAfee
10 2 (1.32%) CODA
10 2 (1.32%) NetApp
10 2 (1.32%) Juniper
11 1 (0.66%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.66%) Splunk
11 1 (0.66%) F5
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