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 27 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 435 550 475
Rank change year-on-year
+115 -75
Contract jobs citing CESG 203 65 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.41% 0.13% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.21% 0.38% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 48 85
Median daily rate £500 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £407 £444
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £811 £748
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £490 £525
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 - £41.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 - £40.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.30 - £42.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £51.17 £43.00
% change year-on-year
-16.94% +19.00%
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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
16755 16953 16035
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.58% 32.80% 32.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 10917 10873 9829
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 597 672 645
Median hourly rate £20.78 £18.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.32% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £45.20 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -12.19%

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 27 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 27 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 27 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 +46 63 £500 +5.26% 3
South East +28 30 £450 - 3
South West +15 24 £485 +8.68% 3
North East - 24 £750 -
East Midlands +9 17 £580 +5.45% 1
North West -11 14 £475 -10.37% 2
West Midlands - 12 £350 -
Yorkshire +7 11 £650 +28.71% 2
East of England - 9 £425 -
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CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 174 (55.24%) CISSP
2 131 (41.59%) Information Security
2 131 (41.59%) Security Cleared
3 106 (33.65%) CESG Certified Professional
4 101 (32.06%) SC Cleared
5 95 (30.16%) TOGAF
6 85 (26.98%) Cybersecurity
7 80 (25.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 77 (24.44%) Risk Management
8 77 (24.44%) Information Assurance
9 75 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
10 72 (22.86%) CESG CLAS
10 72 (22.86%) CLAS
11 67 (21.27%) Security Architecture
12 52 (16.51%) ITIL
13 51 (16.19%) Management Information System
14 47 (14.92%) CISM
15 45 (14.29%) Project Management
15 45 (14.29%) Internet
16 43 (13.65%) Windows
17 40 (12.70%) PRINCE2
17 40 (12.70%) SaaS
18 36 (11.43%) SDLC
19 35 (11.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
20 34 (10.79%) Protective Monitoring
20 34 (10.79%) Scrum
21 33 (10.48%) NonStop SQL
21 33 (10.48%) ISEB
22 32 (10.16%) Microsoft
22 32 (10.16%) CISA

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 19 (6.03%) MS Exchange
2 6 (1.90%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (1.27%) Skype for Business
4 3 (0.95%) IIS
5 2 (0.63%) Apache
5 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.32%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (3.17%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.90%) MS Office
3 2 (0.63%) GNU Octave
4 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.95%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 40 (12.70%) SaaS
2 20 (6.35%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.90%) Google Apps
4 6 (1.90%) Trello
5 5 (1.59%) PaaS
6 2 (0.63%) Data Lake Analytics
6 2 (0.63%) Office 365
7 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (14.29%) Internet
2 26 (8.25%) IPsec
3 21 (6.67%) SMTP
4 20 (6.35%) Firewall
5 18 (5.71%) VPN
6 14 (4.44%) DHCP
6 14 (4.44%) Wireless
7 13 (4.13%) FTP
7 13 (4.13%) Network Security
7 13 (4.13%) SSH
7 13 (4.13%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (2.86%) TCP/IP
8 9 (2.86%) VoIP
9 8 (2.54%) SNMP
10 6 (1.90%) BGP
10 6 (1.90%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (1.90%) DNS
10 6 (1.90%) OSPF
10 6 (1.90%) SSL
11 4 (1.27%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (10.48%) NonStop SQL
2 27 (8.57%) SQL Server
3 13 (4.13%) Big Data
4 9 (2.86%) MySQL
5 3 (0.95%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.63%) Data Lake
6 2 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.63%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.63%) HDInsight
6 2 (0.63%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.63%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 9 (2.86%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (5.40%) Telecoms
2 14 (4.44%) Legal
3 13 (4.13%) Finance
3 13 (4.13%) Military
4 6 (1.90%) Retail
5 4 (1.27%) Aerospace
6 3 (0.95%) Back Office
7 2 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.32%) Banking
8 1 (0.32%) Brand Awareness
8 1 (0.32%) Law
8 1 (0.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 98 (31.11%) Architect
2 59 (18.73%) Security Architect
3 32 (10.16%) Consultant
4 27 (8.57%) Security Manager
5 26 (8.25%) Technical Architect
6 23 (7.30%) Security Consultant
7 22 (6.98%) Information Manager
7 22 (6.98%) Information Security Manager
8 21 (6.67%) Security Advisor
9 20 (6.35%) Security Specialist
10 17 (5.40%) Compliance Specialist
10 17 (5.40%) Cybersecurity Specialist
10 17 (5.40%) Security Compliance Specialist
11 15 (4.76%) Analyst
11 15 (4.76%) Digital Architect
12 13 (4.13%) Head of Architecture
12 13 (4.13%) Head of Security
13 12 (3.81%) CISSP Architect
14 11 (3.49%) Digital Technical Architect
15 10 (3.17%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.22%) SAML
2 6 (1.90%) WAP
3 3 (0.95%) Ajax
3 3 (0.95%) Web Services
4 2 (0.63%) .NET
4 2 (0.63%) CSS
5 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.32%) HTML
5 1 (0.32%) jQuery
5 1 (0.32%) NHibernate
5 1 (0.32%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 72 (22.86%) CESG CLAS
2 51 (16.19%) Management Information System
3 21 (6.67%) Cryptography
4 15 (4.76%) Client/Server
4 15 (4.76%) User Experience
5 13 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.54%) ASIC
6 8 (2.54%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 8 (2.54%) PKI
7 7 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
7 7 (2.22%) Private Cloud
8 6 (1.90%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.90%) Security Operations Centre
9 5 (1.59%) Freedom of Information
9 5 (1.59%) Freedom of Information Act
9 5 (1.59%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.27%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.27%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.95%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.63%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 43 (13.65%) Windows
2 18 (5.71%) Windows Server
3 15 (4.76%) Unix
3 15 (4.76%) Windows Vista
4 12 (3.81%) Linux
5 11 (3.49%) Android
5 11 (3.49%) Apple iOS
6 8 (2.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (2.22%) Windows Phone
8 5 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.27%) Ubuntu
9 4 (1.27%) Windows 10
9 4 (1.27%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.63%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (41.59%) Information Security
2 95 (30.16%) TOGAF
3 85 (26.98%) Cybersecurity
4 77 (24.44%) Information Assurance
4 77 (24.44%) Risk Management
5 75 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
6 67 (21.27%) Security Architecture
7 52 (16.51%) ITIL
8 45 (14.29%) Project Management
9 40 (12.70%) PRINCE2
10 36 (11.43%) SDLC
11 34 (10.79%) Protective Monitoring
11 34 (10.79%) Scrum
12 30 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
12 30 (9.52%) Risk Assessment
12 30 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
13 29 (9.21%) Enterprise Architecture
14 28 (8.89%) Data Protection
15 26 (8.25%) Security Operations
16 24 (7.62%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (3.49%) C++
2 8 (2.54%) Java
3 6 (1.90%) Python
4 4 (1.27%) SQL
5 3 (0.95%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.63%) C
6 2 (0.63%) C#
6 2 (0.63%) MATLAB
6 2 (0.63%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.63%) Ruby
7 1 (0.32%) Go
7 1 (0.32%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.32%) Perl
7 1 (0.32%) R
Qualifications
1 174 (55.24%) CISSP
2 131 (41.59%) Security Cleared
3 106 (33.65%) CESG Certified Professional
4 101 (32.06%) SC Cleared
5 72 (22.86%) CLAS
6 47 (14.92%) CISM
7 33 (10.48%) ISEB
8 32 (10.16%) CISA
9 27 (8.57%) CREST Certified
10 26 (8.25%) DV Cleared
11 22 (6.98%) CEH
12 21 (6.67%) CRISC
13 19 (6.03%) Degree
14 9 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
14 9 (2.86%) ISSAP
15 8 (2.54%) CHECK Team Member
15 8 (2.54%) Cyber Scheme
15 8 (2.54%) JNCIA
15 8 (2.54%) OSCP
15 8 (2.54%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (25.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (11.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 32 (10.16%) RMADS
4 22 (6.98%) JSP 440
5 21 (6.67%) PCI DSS
6 12 (3.81%) COBIT
7 6 (1.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
8 4 (1.27%) HMG Infosec
9 3 (0.95%) ISO27002
9 3 (0.95%) QA
10 2 (0.63%) GPG13
10 2 (0.63%) WAI
10 2 (0.63%) WCAG
11 1 (0.32%) BS25999
11 1 (0.32%) BS7799
11 1 (0.32%) ISO22301
System Software
1 30 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 17 (5.40%) Hyper-V
3 14 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (4.13%) Sendmail
5 7 (2.22%) Firmware
6 4 (1.27%) XenApp
6 4 (1.27%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.63%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.32%) Docker
8 1 (0.32%) etcd
8 1 (0.32%) flannel
8 1 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 8 (2.54%) AirWatch
2 5 (1.59%) Ansible
2 5 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.59%) Puppet
3 2 (0.63%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (0.63%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.63%) XenMobile
4 1 (0.32%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.32%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.32%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.32%) RSA Archer
4 1 (0.32%) SCSM
Vendors
1 32 (10.16%) Microsoft
2 27 (8.57%) VMware
3 24 (7.62%) Citrix
4 22 (6.98%) Oracle
5 20 (6.35%) Cisco
6 15 (4.76%) CheckPoint
7 14 (4.44%) Juniper
8 10 (3.17%) Apple
9 9 (2.86%) Dell
9 9 (2.86%) HP
9 9 (2.86%) IBM
10 6 (1.90%) Google
11 5 (1.59%) Rackspace
11 5 (1.59%) Samsung
12 4 (1.27%) MobileIron
13 3 (0.95%) Splunk
14 2 (0.63%) 3PAR
14 2 (0.63%) Aerohive Networks
14 2 (0.63%) ArcSight
14 2 (0.63%) Veeam
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