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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CESG over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
UK / England
Rank 502 516 516
Rank change year-on-year
+14 0
Contract jobs citing CESG 66 74 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.49% 0.49% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 44 40
Median daily rate £505 £496 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.76% +2.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £395 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £725 £628
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £455
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £75.00 £60.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £75.00 £60.98 -
% change year-on-year
+22.99% -

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
13520 15081 14475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.55% 32.93% 31.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8687 9684 9164
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 495 640 608
Median hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +23.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.35 £50.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.95% +22.85%

CESG
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing CESG as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CESG within the England region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +18 24 £513 +3.01% 4
South West +13 19 £500 +11.11% 7
London -2 14 £606 +15.33% 3
West Midlands -1 4 £413 -
Yorkshire +12 2 £488 +20.37%
East Midlands -1 2 £500 +11.11%
North East -19 1 £250 -38.65%
CESG
UK

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CESG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for CESG.

1 91 (57.23%) CISSP
2 89 (55.97%) Security Cleared
3 74 (46.54%) SC Cleared
4 70 (44.03%) CESG Certified Professional
5 58 (36.48%) Cybersecurity
6 53 (33.33%) Information Assurance
7 52 (32.70%) Information Security
8 49 (30.82%) Risk Management
9 43 (27.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 37 (23.27%) TOGAF
10 37 (23.27%) Security Architecture
11 35 (22.01%) RMADS
12 33 (20.75%) Cryptography
13 32 (20.13%) Agile Software Development
13 32 (20.13%) DV Cleared
13 32 (20.13%) Management Information System
14 29 (18.24%) Windows
15 27 (16.98%) Risk Assessment
15 27 (16.98%) ISMS
16 25 (15.72%) CESG CLAS
16 25 (15.72%) IPsec
16 25 (15.72%) CISM
16 25 (15.72%) ITIL
16 25 (15.72%) CLAS
17 23 (14.47%) Microsoft
18 18 (11.32%) SDLC
19 16 (10.06%) Wireless
19 16 (10.06%) Ethical Hacking
20 15 (9.43%) SaaS
20 15 (9.43%) Project Management

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (7.55%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.14%) IIS
3 2 (1.26%) Confluence
3 2 (1.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (3.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.26%) MS Office
3 1 (0.63%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.43%) SaaS
2 4 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.52%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (1.26%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 2 (1.26%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (1.26%) G Suite
4 2 (1.26%) Route 53
4 2 (1.26%) Trello
4 2 (1.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (15.72%) IPsec
2 16 (10.06%) Wireless
3 12 (7.55%) Network Security
3 12 (7.55%) SMTP
4 10 (6.29%) Internet
5 7 (4.40%) FTP
5 7 (4.40%) SSH
6 6 (3.77%) Firewall
7 5 (3.14%) TCP/IP
8 4 (2.52%) VPN
9 2 (1.26%) DMZ
9 2 (1.26%) HTTP
9 2 (1.26%) LAN
9 2 (1.26%) SAN
9 2 (1.26%) SSL
9 2 (1.26%) VoIP
9 2 (1.26%) WAN
9 2 (1.26%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.63%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.63%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.81%) NonStop SQL
3 3 (1.89%) Star Schema
4 2 (1.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (1.26%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.26%) Big Data
4 2 (1.26%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.26%) MySQL
4 2 (1.26%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (1.89%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.26%) Artifactory
2 2 (1.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (1.26%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.26%) JIRA
2 2 (1.26%) SonarQube
2 2 (1.26%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (1.26%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.63%) MSI
General
1 11 (6.92%) Finance
2 10 (6.29%) Legal
3 5 (3.14%) Military
3 5 (3.14%) Retail
3 5 (3.14%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.26%) Back Office
4 2 (1.26%) Publishing
5 1 (0.63%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 52 (32.70%) Architect
2 25 (15.72%) Security Architect
3 22 (13.84%) Security Advisor
4 19 (11.95%) Consultant
5 18 (11.32%) Security Consultant
6 12 (7.55%) Security Specialist
6 12 (7.55%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (6.29%) Information Architect
7 10 (6.29%) Information Assurance Leader
7 10 (6.29%) Information Security Architect
8 9 (5.66%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 8 (5.03%) Cybersecurity Specialist
9 8 (5.03%) Security Manager
10 7 (4.40%) Technical Architect
11 6 (3.77%) Security Officer
12 5 (3.14%) Domain Architect
12 5 (3.14%) Information Assurance Architect
12 5 (3.14%) Information Manager
12 5 (3.14%) Lead Architect
12 5 (3.14%) Security Assurance Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.26%) ELK Stack
2 1 (0.63%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 32 (20.13%) Management Information System
2 25 (15.72%) CESG CLAS
3 11 (6.92%) Client/Server
4 7 (4.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 6 (3.77%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (3.14%) Cyber Defence
6 5 (3.14%) PKI
7 4 (2.52%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.89%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.89%) Freedom of Information
8 3 (1.89%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.89%) User Experience
9 1 (0.63%) Derivative
9 1 (0.63%) Freedom of Information Act
9 1 (0.63%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.63%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 29 (18.24%) Windows
2 12 (7.55%) Linux
2 12 (7.55%) Unix
3 10 (6.29%) Windows Server
3 10 (6.29%) Windows Vista
4 3 (1.89%) Kali Linux
4 3 (1.89%) Solaris
4 3 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.26%) CentOS
5 2 (1.26%) CoreOS
5 2 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.26%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.63%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (36.48%) Cybersecurity
2 53 (33.33%) Information Assurance
3 52 (32.70%) Information Security
4 49 (30.82%) Risk Management
5 37 (23.27%) Security Architecture
5 37 (23.27%) TOGAF
6 33 (20.75%) Cryptography
7 32 (20.13%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (16.98%) ISMS
8 27 (16.98%) Risk Assessment
9 25 (15.72%) ITIL
10 18 (11.32%) SDLC
11 16 (10.06%) Ethical Hacking
12 15 (9.43%) PRINCE2
12 15 (9.43%) Project Management
13 14 (8.81%) Data Protection
13 14 (8.81%) Scrum
14 13 (8.18%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (7.55%) Kalman Filter
15 12 (7.55%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.40%) SQL
2 3 (1.89%) Python
3 2 (1.26%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.26%) Java
3 2 (1.26%) PL/SQL
3 2 (1.26%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.26%) Ruby
4 1 (0.63%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.63%) Perl
4 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 91 (57.23%) CISSP
2 89 (55.97%) Security Cleared
3 74 (46.54%) SC Cleared
4 70 (44.03%) CESG Certified Professional
5 32 (20.13%) DV Cleared
6 25 (15.72%) CISM
6 25 (15.72%) CLAS
7 15 (9.43%) IISP
8 14 (8.81%) ISEB
9 13 (8.18%) CEH
10 9 (5.66%) CISA
11 8 (5.03%) CITP
11 8 (5.03%) Degree
11 8 (5.03%) MBCS
12 7 (4.40%) BPSS Clearance
13 6 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
14 4 (2.52%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 4 (2.52%) CCSP
14 4 (2.52%) CREST Certified
15 3 (1.89%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (27.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (22.01%) RMADS
3 13 (8.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 12 (7.55%) JSP 440
4 12 (7.55%) PCI DSS
5 8 (5.03%) ISO27002
6 6 (3.77%) COBIT
7 4 (2.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (1.89%) ISO22301
9 2 (1.26%) BS7799
9 2 (1.26%) FedRAMP
9 2 (1.26%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.63%) Government Security Classifications
10 1 (0.63%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (8.81%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.40%) Sendmail
3 3 (1.89%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.26%) Docker
4 2 (1.26%) LXC
4 2 (1.26%) VirtualBox
4 2 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.63%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.63%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.63%) XenApp
5 1 (0.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (3.77%) Nessus
2 3 (1.89%) Nmap
3 2 (1.26%) Ansible
3 2 (1.26%) Nagios
3 2 (1.26%) OSSEC
3 2 (1.26%) Terraform
4 1 (0.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (14.47%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.43%) Oracle
3 12 (7.55%) Citrix
4 5 (3.14%) VMware
5 4 (2.52%) Cisco
6 3 (1.89%) Qualys
7 2 (1.26%) 3PAR
7 2 (1.26%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.26%) Google
7 2 (1.26%) HP
7 2 (1.26%) Juniper
7 2 (1.26%) New Relic
7 2 (1.26%) Sophos
7 2 (1.26%) Veeam
8 1 (0.63%) hybris
8 1 (0.63%) Intel Security
8 1 (0.63%) Lumension
8 1 (0.63%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.63%) Symantec
8 1 (0.63%) TOWER Software
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