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 30 May 2016 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 437 570 498
Rank change year-on-year
+133 -72
Contract jobs citing CESG 172 43 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.086% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.06% 0.27% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 30 61
Median daily rate £550 £475 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -11.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £414 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £748 £633 £778
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £435 £538
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -19.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Median hourly rate £66.25 - £36.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.25 - £31.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.25 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £66.25 - £36.25
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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
16265 16198 16079
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.02% 32.36% 32.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10699 10122 10049
Median daily rate £434 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 533 642 700
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.00 £11.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £45.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.47 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+19.11% -7.65%

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 30 May 2016.

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 30 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London +45 64 £588 +19.89% 2
South East +27 41 £475 -9.52% 4
North East - 19 £775 -
North West -2 16 £450 +28.57% 1
South West 0 13 £550 +26.43% 1
East Midlands +13 12 £573 +4.09%
East of England - 3 £400 -
Yorkshire - 2 £363 - 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
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CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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.

1 128 (51.61%) CISSP
2 118 (47.58%) Information Security
3 106 (42.74%) Security Cleared
4 104 (41.94%) CESG Certified Professional
5 84 (33.87%) SC Cleared
6 80 (32.26%) Risk Management
7 75 (30.24%) Information Assurance
8 66 (26.61%) Cybersecurity
9 63 (25.40%) Security Architecture
10 58 (23.39%) TOGAF
11 53 (21.37%) CESG CLAS
11 53 (21.37%) CLAS
12 52 (20.97%) Management Information System
13 46 (18.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 45 (18.15%) CISM
15 37 (14.92%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 35 (14.11%) Agile Software Development
16 35 (14.11%) Internet
17 34 (13.71%) RMADS
18 33 (13.31%) Penetration Testing
19 31 (12.50%) Protective Monitoring
20 29 (11.69%) CISA
20 29 (11.69%) Risk Assessment
21 27 (10.89%) Windows
22 26 (10.48%) OWASP
22 26 (10.48%) CREST Certified
23 25 (10.08%) DV Cleared
24 24 (9.68%) Data Protection
24 24 (9.68%) JSP 440
24 24 (9.68%) ISMS

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 16 (6.45%) MS Exchange
2 7 (2.82%) IIS
3 3 (1.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (0.81%) Apache
4 2 (0.81%) Confluence
4 2 (0.81%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.40%) MS Office
2 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.26%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (5.24%) SaaS
3 11 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.02%) PaaS
5 2 (0.81%) Office 365
6 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.40%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (14.11%) Internet
2 20 (8.06%) IPsec
3 13 (5.24%) SMTP
4 12 (4.84%) FTP
4 12 (4.84%) SSH
5 8 (3.23%) Firewall
5 8 (3.23%) Wireless
6 7 (2.82%) VPN
7 6 (2.42%) Network Security
7 6 (2.42%) SSL
8 5 (2.02%) VoIP
9 3 (1.21%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.81%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.81%) LDAP
10 2 (0.81%) SNMP
10 2 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.40%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.40%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.40%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.40%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.24%) Big Data
3 6 (2.42%) NonStop SQL
4 5 (2.02%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.81%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.81%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Cucumber
1 2 (0.81%) HP UFT
1 2 (0.81%) Jenkins
1 2 (0.81%) JIRA
1 2 (0.81%) JMeter
1 2 (0.81%) LoadRunner
1 2 (0.81%) Selenium
2 1 (0.40%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (5.65%) Telecoms
2 13 (5.24%) Legal
3 9 (3.63%) Finance
4 4 (1.61%) Retail
5 3 (1.21%) Military
5 3 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.40%) Brand Awareness
6 1 (0.40%) Electronics
6 1 (0.40%) Law
6 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 69 (27.82%) Architect
2 41 (16.53%) Security Architect
3 32 (12.90%) Consultant
4 27 (10.89%) Security Advisor
5 21 (8.47%) Security Consultant
5 21 (8.47%) Security Manager
5 21 (8.47%) Technical Architect
6 17 (6.85%) Information Manager
7 16 (6.45%) Compliance Specialist
7 16 (6.45%) Cybersecurity Specialist
7 16 (6.45%) Information Security Manager
7 16 (6.45%) Security Compliance Specialist
7 16 (6.45%) Security Specialist
8 15 (6.05%) Digital Architect
9 14 (5.65%) Tester
10 13 (5.24%) Analyst
10 13 (5.24%) Head of Architecture
10 13 (5.24%) Head of Security
11 11 (4.44%) Digital Technical Architect
11 11 (4.44%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.02%) Ajax
1 5 (2.02%) Web Services
2 4 (1.61%) .NET
3 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.40%) CSS
3 1 (0.40%) jQuery
3 1 (0.40%) NHibernate
3 1 (0.40%) SAML
3 1 (0.40%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 53 (21.37%) CESG CLAS
2 52 (20.97%) Management Information System
3 24 (9.68%) Cryptography
4 14 (5.65%) User Experience
5 13 (5.24%) Client/Server
6 12 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (4.03%) PKI
8 7 (2.82%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (2.42%) Freedom of Information
9 6 (2.42%) Mathematics
10 5 (2.02%) Data Centre
10 5 (2.02%) Freedom of Information Act
11 3 (1.21%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.81%) Blog
12 2 (0.81%) FMCG
12 2 (0.81%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.81%) Security Operations Centre
13 1 (0.40%) Fat Client
13 1 (0.40%) Mobile Computing
13 1 (0.40%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 27 (10.89%) Windows
2 17 (6.85%) Unix
3 13 (5.24%) Windows Vista
4 11 (4.44%) Linux
5 6 (2.42%) Windows Server
6 5 (2.02%) Android
6 5 (2.02%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.21%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.21%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.21%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.81%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.81%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.81%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (47.58%) Information Security
2 80 (32.26%) Risk Management
3 75 (30.24%) Information Assurance
4 66 (26.61%) Cybersecurity
5 63 (25.40%) Security Architecture
6 58 (23.39%) TOGAF
7 35 (14.11%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (13.31%) Penetration Testing
9 31 (12.50%) Protective Monitoring
10 29 (11.69%) Risk Assessment
11 26 (10.48%) OWASP
12 24 (9.68%) Data Protection
12 24 (9.68%) ISMS
13 22 (8.87%) Enterprise Architecture
14 21 (8.47%) Open Source
14 21 (8.47%) SABSA
15 20 (8.06%) ITIL
15 20 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
16 15 (6.05%) Security Operations
17 14 (5.65%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (4.84%) Java
2 7 (2.82%) C
2 7 (2.82%) Python
3 5 (2.02%) Shell Script
4 4 (1.61%) C#
5 3 (1.21%) C++
5 3 (1.21%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.21%) Perl
5 3 (1.21%) Ruby
6 2 (0.81%) MATLAB
6 2 (0.81%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 128 (51.61%) CISSP
2 106 (42.74%) Security Cleared
3 104 (41.94%) CESG Certified Professional
4 84 (33.87%) SC Cleared
5 53 (21.37%) CLAS
6 45 (18.15%) CISM
7 29 (11.69%) CISA
8 26 (10.48%) CREST Certified
9 25 (10.08%) DV Cleared
10 17 (6.85%) CEH
11 15 (6.05%) Degree
12 14 (5.65%) CRISC
13 11 (4.44%) IISP
14 10 (4.03%) SANS
15 8 (3.23%) CHECK Team Member
15 8 (3.23%) Cyber Scheme
15 8 (3.23%) OSCP
15 8 (3.23%) Tigerscheme
16 7 (2.82%) ISSAP
17 6 (2.42%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (18.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 37 (14.92%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 34 (13.71%) RMADS
4 24 (9.68%) JSP 440
5 18 (7.26%) PCI DSS
6 9 (3.63%) QA
7 6 (2.42%) GPG13
7 6 (2.42%) WAI
7 6 (2.42%) WCAG
8 4 (1.61%) COBIT
8 4 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
8 4 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (1.21%) HMG Infosec
9 3 (1.21%) ISO27002
10 2 (0.81%) BS25999
10 2 (0.81%) Government Security Classifications
10 2 (0.81%) ISO22301
11 1 (0.40%) BS7799
11 1 (0.40%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 20 (8.06%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.84%) Sendmail
3 9 (3.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.21%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.40%) Docker
5 1 (0.40%) Firmware
5 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (2.02%) Ansible
1 5 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (2.02%) Puppet
2 4 (1.61%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.40%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.40%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.40%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 22 (8.87%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.05%) Oracle
3 14 (5.65%) Citrix
4 13 (5.24%) VMware
5 7 (2.82%) Cisco
6 5 (2.02%) HP
6 5 (2.02%) Rackspace
7 4 (1.61%) Apple
7 4 (1.61%) Splunk
8 3 (1.21%) ArcSight
8 3 (1.21%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.21%) MobileIron
9 2 (0.81%) Juniper
9 2 (0.81%) TOWER Software
9 2 (0.81%) Veeam
10 1 (0.40%) 3PAR
10 1 (0.40%) BMC
10 1 (0.40%) EMC
10 1 (0.40%) IBM
10 1 (0.40%) Remedy
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