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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 424 569 487
Rank change year-on-year
+145 -82
Contract jobs citing CESG 190 48 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.094% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.17% 0.29% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 33 70
Median daily rate £550 £475 £531
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £351 £439
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £844 £764
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £445 £538
% change year-on-year
+17.97% -17.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £41.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £51.17 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-17.92% +23.30%
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UK

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
16276 16565 16048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.19% 32.50% 32.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10662 10555 9948
Median daily rate £430 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 568 610 656
Median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.07 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.42% -16.66%

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 1 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CESG across the England region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

CESG Hourly Rate Histogram 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 1 July 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 +34 59 £575 +21.05% 4
South East +43 39 £474 - 10
North East - 23 £750 - 2
South West +11 19 £500 +14.94% 5
East Midlands +6 16 £580 +5.45% 4
North West -1 15 £450 -43.75% 6
Yorkshire - 11 £625 - 3
East of England - 6 £400 -
West Midlands - 2 £325 - 7
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CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 164 (56.94%) CISSP
2 123 (42.71%) Information Security
3 118 (40.97%) Security Cleared
4 108 (37.50%) CESG Certified Professional
5 90 (31.25%) SC Cleared
6 84 (29.17%) Cybersecurity
7 83 (28.82%) Risk Management
7 83 (28.82%) TOGAF
8 81 (28.13%) Information Assurance
9 70 (24.31%) Security Architecture
10 68 (23.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 66 (22.92%) CESG CLAS
11 66 (22.92%) CLAS
12 60 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
13 51 (17.71%) Management Information System
14 46 (15.97%) CISM
15 41 (14.24%) ITIL
16 40 (13.89%) Internet
17 38 (13.19%) RMADS
18 36 (12.50%) Protective Monitoring
19 35 (12.15%) Project Management
19 35 (12.15%) Windows
19 35 (12.15%) Penetration Testing
20 33 (11.46%) HMG Security Policy Framework
21 32 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
22 31 (10.76%) CISA
23 30 (10.42%) PRINCE2
23 30 (10.42%) SaaS
24 29 (10.07%) Microsoft
25 28 (9.72%) CREST Certified

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 20 (6.94%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (1.39%) IIS
3 3 (1.04%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.69%) Apache
5 1 (0.35%) Confluence
5 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (3.47%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.69%) GNU Octave
3 1 (0.35%) MS Office
3 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.69%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 30 (10.42%) SaaS
2 20 (6.94%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (4.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.74%) PaaS
5 3 (1.04%) Office 365
6 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (13.89%) Internet
2 23 (7.99%) IPsec
3 22 (7.64%) SMTP
4 14 (4.86%) FTP
4 14 (4.86%) SSH
5 11 (3.82%) VPN
6 9 (3.13%) TCP/IP
7 7 (2.43%) Firewall
7 7 (2.43%) SSL
7 7 (2.43%) Wireless
8 4 (1.39%) Network Security
8 4 (1.39%) SNMP
8 4 (1.39%) VoIP
9 3 (1.04%) DHCP
9 3 (1.04%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.69%) LDAP
10 2 (0.69%) SAN
10 2 (0.69%) WAN
11 1 (0.35%) DNS
11 1 (0.35%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (7.99%) NonStop SQL
1 23 (7.99%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.51%) Big Data
3 6 (2.08%) MySQL
4 4 (1.39%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.69%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (1.39%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.35%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.35%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.35%) JIRA
2 1 (0.35%) JMeter
2 1 (0.35%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.35%) Selenium
2 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (5.21%) Legal
1 15 (5.21%) Telecoms
2 13 (4.51%) Finance
3 7 (2.43%) Military
4 5 (1.74%) Retail
5 3 (1.04%) Back Office
5 3 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.35%) Banking
6 1 (0.35%) Brand Awareness
6 1 (0.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 85 (29.51%) Architect
2 54 (18.75%) Security Architect
3 39 (13.54%) Consultant
4 28 (9.72%) Security Consultant
5 25 (8.68%) Security Advisor
5 25 (8.68%) Security Manager
6 21 (7.29%) Technical Architect
7 20 (6.94%) Information Manager
7 20 (6.94%) Information Security Manager
8 16 (5.56%) Compliance Specialist
8 16 (5.56%) Cybersecurity Specialist
8 16 (5.56%) Security Compliance Specialist
8 16 (5.56%) Security Specialist
9 15 (5.21%) Analyst
9 15 (5.21%) Digital Architect
10 13 (4.51%) Head of Architecture
10 13 (4.51%) Head of Security
10 13 (4.51%) Tester
11 12 (4.17%) CISSP Architect
12 11 (3.82%) Digital Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.43%) SAML
2 6 (2.08%) WAP
3 4 (1.39%) Ajax
3 4 (1.39%) Web Services
4 3 (1.04%) .NET
5 2 (0.69%) CSS
6 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.35%) HTML
6 1 (0.35%) jQuery
6 1 (0.35%) NHibernate
6 1 (0.35%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 66 (22.92%) CESG CLAS
2 51 (17.71%) Management Information System
3 25 (8.68%) Cryptography
4 16 (5.56%) Client/Server
5 15 (5.21%) User Experience
6 13 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (3.47%) PKI
8 7 (2.43%) Security Operations Centre
9 6 (2.08%) Data Protection Act
10 5 (1.74%) Freedom of Information
10 5 (1.74%) Freedom of Information Act
10 5 (1.74%) Mathematics
10 5 (1.74%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.39%) Private Cloud
11 4 (1.39%) Smartphone
12 3 (1.04%) ASIC
12 3 (1.04%) Data Centre
12 3 (1.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 2 (0.69%) Blog
13 2 (0.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 35 (12.15%) Windows
2 19 (6.60%) Unix
3 16 (5.56%) Windows Vista
4 12 (4.17%) Linux
5 10 (3.47%) Android
5 10 (3.47%) Apple iOS
5 10 (3.47%) Windows Server
6 6 (2.08%) Windows Phone
7 4 (1.39%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.39%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.39%) Windows 8
7 4 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.69%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (42.71%) Information Security
2 84 (29.17%) Cybersecurity
3 83 (28.82%) Risk Management
3 83 (28.82%) TOGAF
4 81 (28.13%) Information Assurance
5 70 (24.31%) Security Architecture
6 60 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
7 41 (14.24%) ITIL
8 36 (12.50%) Protective Monitoring
9 35 (12.15%) Penetration Testing
9 35 (12.15%) Project Management
10 32 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
11 30 (10.42%) PRINCE2
12 27 (9.38%) Enterprise Architecture
12 27 (9.38%) OWASP
12 27 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
13 26 (9.03%) Data Protection
13 26 (9.03%) ISMS
13 26 (9.03%) SDLC
13 26 (9.03%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 10 (3.47%) Java
2 6 (2.08%) C++
2 6 (2.08%) Python
3 4 (1.39%) Shell Script
4 3 (1.04%) C
4 3 (1.04%) C#
5 2 (0.69%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.69%) MATLAB
5 2 (0.69%) Perl
5 2 (0.69%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.69%) Ruby
5 2 (0.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 164 (56.94%) CISSP
2 118 (40.97%) Security Cleared
3 108 (37.50%) CESG Certified Professional
4 90 (31.25%) SC Cleared
5 66 (22.92%) CLAS
6 46 (15.97%) CISM
7 31 (10.76%) CISA
8 28 (9.72%) CREST Certified
9 23 (7.99%) ISEB
10 22 (7.64%) DV Cleared
11 21 (7.29%) CEH
12 20 (6.94%) CRISC
13 18 (6.25%) Degree
14 9 (3.13%) SANS
15 8 (2.78%) CHECK Team Member
15 8 (2.78%) Cyber Scheme
15 8 (2.78%) ISSAP
15 8 (2.78%) OSCP
15 8 (2.78%) Tigerscheme
16 7 (2.43%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (23.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 38 (13.19%) RMADS
3 33 (11.46%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 20 (6.94%) JSP 440
4 20 (6.94%) PCI DSS
5 11 (3.82%) COBIT
6 7 (2.43%) QA
7 5 (1.74%) GPG13
7 5 (1.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (1.74%) WAI
7 5 (1.74%) WCAG
8 4 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
8 4 (1.39%) HMG Infosec
9 3 (1.04%) ISO27002
10 2 (0.69%) Government Security Classifications
10 2 (0.69%) ISO22301
11 1 (0.35%) BS25999
11 1 (0.35%) BS7799
11 1 (0.35%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 26 (9.03%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.86%) Sendmail
3 13 (4.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.43%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.39%) Firmware
6 2 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 7 (2.43%) AirWatch
2 5 (1.74%) Ansible
2 5 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.74%) Puppet
3 1 (0.35%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.35%) RSA Archer
3 1 (0.35%) SCSM
3 1 (0.35%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 29 (10.07%) Microsoft
2 22 (7.64%) Oracle
3 20 (6.94%) Citrix
4 17 (5.90%) VMware
5 9 (3.13%) Apple
6 6 (2.08%) Cisco
7 5 (1.74%) Rackspace
8 4 (1.39%) HP
8 4 (1.39%) IBM
8 4 (1.39%) MobileIron
8 4 (1.39%) Samsung
8 4 (1.39%) Splunk
9 3 (1.04%) ArcSight
10 2 (0.69%) 3PAR
10 2 (0.69%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.69%) Sophos
10 2 (0.69%) TOWER Software
10 2 (0.69%) Veeam
11 1 (0.35%) Remedy
11 1 (0.35%) Symantec
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