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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
UK / England
Rank 501 535 531
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -4
Contract jobs citing CESG 59 76 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% 0.49% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 47 45
Median daily rate £531 £493 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.86% -5.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £398 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £649 £710 £646
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £85.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.98 -

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
13473 15645 15180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.76% 32.91% 31.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 8696 10231 9486
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 527 590 635
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.40 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.54% +15.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £52.63 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 +30 25 £525 +16.66% 1
London +5 12 £540 +2.85% 6
South West +6 10 £775 +72.22% 5
Yorkshire +21 6 £563 +37.19% 2
North West +29 1 £501 - 1
West Midlands +10 1 - - 2
East of England +4 1 £550 -35.29% 1
East Midlands -1 1 £500 +11.11% 1
CESG
UK

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 87 (57.62%) Security Cleared
2 82 (54.30%) CISSP
3 70 (46.36%) SC Cleared
4 57 (37.75%) CESG Certified Professional
5 51 (33.77%) Cybersecurity
5 51 (33.77%) Information Security
6 47 (31.13%) Information Assurance
7 46 (30.46%) Risk Management
8 43 (28.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 42 (27.81%) Security Architecture
10 35 (23.18%) Agile Software Development
10 35 (23.18%) TOGAF
11 34 (22.52%) DV Cleared
12 32 (21.19%) RMADS
12 32 (21.19%) CESG CLAS
12 32 (21.19%) Risk Assessment
12 32 (21.19%) CLAS
13 31 (20.53%) Management Information System
14 28 (18.54%) ITIL
15 26 (17.22%) Cryptography
16 24 (15.89%) ISMS
17 22 (14.57%) CISM
18 20 (13.25%) IPsec
18 20 (13.25%) Windows
18 20 (13.25%) JSP 440
19 19 (12.58%) Project Management
20 17 (11.26%) PRINCE2
20 17 (11.26%) SDLC
21 16 (10.60%) IISP
21 16 (10.60%) Linux

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 9 (5.96%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.31%) IIS
3 3 (1.99%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.32%) Confluence
4 2 (1.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.99%) AutoCAD
1 3 (1.99%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.93%) SaaS
2 7 (4.64%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (1.32%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 2 (1.32%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.32%) Route 53
4 2 (1.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.66%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (13.25%) IPsec
2 13 (8.61%) Wireless
3 10 (6.62%) Network Security
4 8 (5.30%) SMTP
5 7 (4.64%) Internet
6 5 (3.31%) FTP
6 5 (3.31%) SSH
7 4 (2.65%) Firewall
7 4 (2.65%) LAN
7 4 (2.65%) TCP/IP
7 4 (2.65%) WAN
8 3 (1.99%) Ethernet
8 3 (1.99%) Kerberos
8 3 (1.99%) Structured Cabling
8 3 (1.99%) VPN
9 2 (1.32%) DMZ
9 2 (1.32%) DSL
9 2 (1.32%) HTTP
9 2 (1.32%) SAN
9 2 (1.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.27%) NonStop SQL
2 10 (6.62%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.31%) Star Schema
4 3 (1.99%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.99%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (1.99%) Oracle OWB
5 2 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.32%) Big Data
5 2 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.32%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.32%) MySQL
5 2 (1.32%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (1.99%) Metasploit
1 3 (1.99%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (1.32%) Artifactory
2 2 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (1.32%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.32%) JIRA
2 2 (1.32%) SonarQube
2 2 (1.32%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (1.32%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.66%) MSI
General
1 12 (7.95%) Finance
2 10 (6.62%) Legal
2 10 (6.62%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.31%) Military
4 4 (2.65%) Electronics
5 3 (1.99%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.32%) Back Office
6 2 (1.32%) Marketing
6 2 (1.32%) Publishing
6 2 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (26.49%) Architect
2 22 (14.57%) Security Advisor
3 19 (12.58%) Consultant
3 19 (12.58%) Security Architect
4 18 (11.92%) Security Consultant
5 14 (9.27%) Security Specialist
6 9 (5.96%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 9 (5.96%) Technical Architect
7 8 (5.30%) Cybersecurity Specialist
7 8 (5.30%) Security Manager
8 7 (4.64%) Information Architect
8 7 (4.64%) Information Security Architect
9 6 (3.97%) Cloud Specialist
9 6 (3.97%) Information Assurance Leader
10 5 (3.31%) Coordinator
10 5 (3.31%) Domain Architect
10 5 (3.31%) Information Assurance Architect
10 5 (3.31%) Information Manager
10 5 (3.31%) Lead Architect
10 5 (3.31%) Security Assurance Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.31%) Leaflet
2 2 (1.32%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 32 (21.19%) CESG CLAS
2 31 (20.53%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 7 (4.64%) Client/Server
4 7 (4.64%) Public Cloud
5 4 (2.65%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (2.65%) PKI
6 3 (1.99%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.99%) Derivative
6 3 (1.99%) Freedom of Information
6 3 (1.99%) User Experience
7 2 (1.32%) Cyber Defence
7 2 (1.32%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.32%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.66%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (0.66%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.66%) Social Media
8 1 (0.66%) Tandem
8 1 (0.66%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (13.25%) Windows
2 16 (10.60%) Linux
3 8 (5.30%) Unix
4 7 (4.64%) Windows Vista
5 6 (3.97%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.99%) Kali Linux
7 2 (1.32%) Android
7 2 (1.32%) CentOS
7 2 (1.32%) CoreOS
7 2 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.32%) Solaris
7 2 (1.32%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.66%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (33.77%) Cybersecurity
1 51 (33.77%) Information Security
2 47 (31.13%) Information Assurance
3 46 (30.46%) Risk Management
4 42 (27.81%) Security Architecture
5 35 (23.18%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (23.18%) TOGAF
6 32 (21.19%) Risk Assessment
7 28 (18.54%) ITIL
8 26 (17.22%) Cryptography
9 24 (15.89%) ISMS
10 19 (12.58%) Project Management
11 17 (11.26%) PRINCE2
11 17 (11.26%) SDLC
12 14 (9.27%) Scrum
13 13 (8.61%) Service Management
14 12 (7.95%) Ethical Hacking
14 12 (7.95%) Kalman Filter
15 11 (7.28%) Stakeholder Management
16 10 (6.62%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.64%) SQL
2 3 (1.99%) Python
3 2 (1.32%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.32%) C
3 2 (1.32%) C++
3 2 (1.32%) Java
3 2 (1.32%) PL/SQL
3 2 (1.32%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.32%) Ruby
4 1 (0.66%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.66%) Perl
4 1 (0.66%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 87 (57.62%) Security Cleared
2 82 (54.30%) CISSP
3 70 (46.36%) SC Cleared
4 57 (37.75%) CESG Certified Professional
5 34 (22.52%) DV Cleared
6 32 (21.19%) CLAS
7 22 (14.57%) CISM
8 16 (10.60%) IISP
9 14 (9.27%) ISEB
10 11 (7.28%) Degree
11 9 (5.96%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (5.96%) CITP
11 9 (5.96%) MBCS
12 8 (5.30%) CEH
13 7 (4.64%) BPSS Clearance
14 6 (3.97%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 6 (3.97%) CCSP
14 6 (3.97%) CISA
15 4 (2.65%) CREST Certified
16 3 (1.99%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (28.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (21.19%) RMADS
3 20 (13.25%) JSP 440
4 15 (9.93%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 12 (7.95%) PCI DSS
6 9 (5.96%) COBIT
7 8 (5.30%) ISO27002
8 5 (3.31%) ISO22301
9 4 (2.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (1.32%) BS7799
10 2 (1.32%) FedRAMP
10 2 (1.32%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.66%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.66%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (7.95%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.31%) Sendmail
3 3 (1.99%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (1.99%) vCloud
4 2 (1.32%) Docker
4 2 (1.32%) LXC
4 2 (1.32%) VirtualBox
4 2 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.66%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.66%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (3.31%) Nessus
2 3 (1.99%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.32%) Ansible
3 2 (1.32%) Nagios
3 2 (1.32%) Nmap
3 2 (1.32%) OSSEC
3 2 (1.32%) Terraform
4 1 (0.66%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (10.60%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.93%) Oracle
3 7 (4.64%) Citrix
4 5 (3.31%) VMware
5 4 (2.65%) Cisco
6 3 (1.99%) Juniper
6 3 (1.99%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.32%) 3PAR
7 2 (1.32%) HP
7 2 (1.32%) New Relic
7 2 (1.32%) Qualys
7 2 (1.32%) SAP
7 2 (1.32%) Software AG
7 2 (1.32%) Sophos
7 2 (1.32%) Veeam
8 1 (0.66%) F5
8 1 (0.66%) hybris
8 1 (0.66%) Lumension
8 1 (0.66%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.66%) TOWER Software
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