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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CESG over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 449 515 531
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +16
Contract jobs citing CESG 135 50 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.10% 0.075%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.01% 0.39% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 28 26
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£520 £458 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.66% -12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £325 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £550 £685
UK excluding London average daily rate £520 £378 £513
% change year-on-year
+37.74% -26.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £43.00 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
+43.33% -
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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
13306 12787 13590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.00% 26.57% 25.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8068 8002 8055
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 587 545 721
Average hourly rate £18.25 £19.50 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% -24.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £44.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

CESG
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CESG across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CESG within the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +70 71 £520 +4.00% 6
South West -16 22 £540 - 4
North West +7 21 £520 - 3
South East -18 14 £500 +35.13% 5
Yorkshire - 5 £275 - 1
West Midlands -13 2 £500 -9.09% 3
East of England - - - - 1
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
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CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing CESG also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CESG.

1 114 (49.57%) Security Cleared
2 101 (43.91%) CESG CLAS
3 89 (38.70%) Information Security
4 87 (37.83%) Security Architecture
5 83 (36.09%) SC Cleared
6 81 (35.22%) RMADS
7 71 (30.87%) Information Assurance
8 64 (27.83%) CISSP
9 58 (25.22%) Risk Management
10 50 (21.74%) TOGAF
11 44 (19.13%) Management Information System
12 42 (18.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 33 (14.35%) JSP 440
14 30 (13.04%) Data Protection
15 24 (10.43%) Cisco
16 22 (9.57%) Firewall
16 22 (9.57%) Enterprise Architecture
17 20 (8.70%) Zachman Framework
17 20 (8.70%) ITIL
18 19 (8.26%) Data Security
18 19 (8.26%) Computer Science
18 19 (8.26%) Risk Assessment
19 17 (7.39%) Security Management
19 17 (7.39%) Windows
20 16 (6.96%) Internet
20 16 (6.96%) Penetration Testing
20 16 (6.96%) Data Protection Act
21 15 (6.52%) Degree
21 15 (6.52%) Technical Architecture
21 15 (6.52%) Vulnerability Assessment

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing CESG also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CESG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (3.91%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.61%) WebLogic
3 5 (2.17%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.74%) IIS
5 3 (1.30%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.30%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.43%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (4.78%) MS Office
2 10 (4.35%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.61%) MS Project
4 5 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.17%) Summit
2 3 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.43%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.87%) IaaS
3 1 (0.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.57%) Firewall
2 16 (6.96%) Internet
3 15 (6.52%) DNS
3 15 (6.52%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (5.65%) VPN
5 12 (5.22%) DHCP
6 11 (4.78%) LDAP
7 9 (3.91%) LAN
7 9 (3.91%) WAN
8 6 (2.61%) SAN
9 4 (1.74%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (1.74%) Wireless
9 4 (1.74%) Kerberos
9 4 (1.74%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (1.74%) Network Security
9 4 (1.74%) IP Telephony
10 3 (1.30%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (1.30%) TCP/IP
10 3 (1.30%) HTTP
10 3 (1.30%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.22%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.78%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (3.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.04%) MySQL
4 3 (1.30%) Big Data
5 2 (0.87%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 13 (5.65%) Finance
2 7 (3.04%) Law
3 3 (1.30%) Military
4 2 (0.87%) Local Government
4 2 (0.87%) Advertising
4 2 (0.87%) Financial Institution
4 2 (0.87%) Back Office
4 2 (0.87%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 76 (33.04%) Architect
2 48 (20.87%) Consultant
3 42 (18.26%) Security Architect
4 28 (12.17%) CLAS Consultant
5 25 (10.87%) Enterprise Architect
6 22 (9.57%) Analyst
6 22 (9.57%) Security Advisor
7 20 (8.70%) Information Architect
7 20 (8.70%) Security Consultant
8 15 (6.52%) Security Manager
9 11 (4.78%) Information Security Architect
9 11 (4.78%) Enterprise Security Architect
10 10 (4.35%) Data Analyst
11 8 (3.48%) Information Manager
12 7 (3.04%) Technical Architect
12 7 (3.04%) Coordinator
12 7 (3.04%) Senior Architect
13 6 (2.61%) Designer
13 6 (2.61%) CLAS Security Consultant
13 6 (2.61%) Infrastructure Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.65%) Web Services
2 11 (4.78%) JSP
3 6 (2.61%) .NET
4 4 (1.74%) HTML
4 4 (1.74%) CSS
4 4 (1.74%) XML
4 4 (1.74%) XSL
4 4 (1.74%) .NET Framework
4 4 (1.74%) LINQ
4 4 (1.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (1.30%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (1.30%) jQuery
5 3 (1.30%) WCF
6 2 (0.87%) Middleware
6 2 (0.87%) OLE
7 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.43%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 101 (43.91%) CESG CLAS
2 81 (35.22%) RMADS
3 44 (19.13%) Management Information System
4 19 (8.26%) Computer Science
5 16 (6.96%) Data Protection Act
6 12 (5.22%) Freedom of Information Act
7 9 (3.91%) Replication
8 7 (3.04%) Clustering
8 7 (3.04%) Statistics
8 7 (3.04%) Freedom of Information
8 7 (3.04%) Reference Data
9 6 (2.61%) Blackberry
10 3 (1.30%) PKI
10 3 (1.30%) Open Source
11 2 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.43%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.43%) Firmware
12 1 (0.43%) Handset
12 1 (0.43%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 17 (7.39%) Windows
2 7 (3.04%) Linux
3 6 (2.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (1.74%) UNIX
4 4 (1.74%) Android
5 3 (1.30%) AIX
6 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.43%) SUSE
7 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.43%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (38.70%) Information Security
2 87 (37.83%) Security Architecture
3 71 (30.87%) Information Assurance
4 58 (25.22%) Risk Management
5 50 (21.74%) TOGAF
6 30 (13.04%) Data Protection
7 22 (9.57%) Enterprise Architecture
8 20 (8.70%) Zachman Framework
8 20 (8.70%) ITIL
9 19 (8.26%) Data Security
9 19 (8.26%) Risk Assessment
10 17 (7.39%) Security Management
11 16 (6.96%) Penetration Testing
12 15 (6.52%) Technical Architecture
12 15 (6.52%) Data Modelling
12 15 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (6.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 15 (6.52%) Protective Monitoring
13 13 (5.65%) Migration
13 13 (5.65%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.35%) SQL
2 7 (3.04%) C
3 4 (1.74%) C#
3 4 (1.74%) T-SQL
3 4 (1.74%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.87%) Shell Script
4 2 (0.87%) Java
5 1 (0.43%) VBScript
5 1 (0.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 114 (49.57%) Security Cleared
2 83 (36.09%) SC Cleared
3 64 (27.83%) CISSP
4 15 (6.52%) CISA
4 15 (6.52%) Degree
5 9 (3.91%) CISM
6 5 (2.17%) CEH
6 5 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.17%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.74%) MBA
8 3 (1.30%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.87%) CCNA
9 2 (0.87%) ISEB
9 2 (0.87%) CISMP
10 1 (0.43%) MCITP
10 1 (0.43%) MCPD
10 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.43%) RHCE
10 1 (0.43%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (18.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (14.35%) JSP 440
3 14 (6.09%) BS7799
4 10 (4.35%) QA
5 8 (3.48%) SLA
6 5 (2.17%) ISO 9001
6 5 (2.17%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.87%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.43%) HMG Infosec
8 1 (0.43%) COBIT
System Software
1 15 (6.52%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.74%) NFS
4 2 (0.87%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.87%) XenApp
5 1 (0.43%) vSphere
5 1 (0.43%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (1.74%) SCCM
1 4 (1.74%) SCOM
2 3 (1.30%) OpenView
3 1 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.43%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.43%) Puppet
3 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.43%) SCDPM
3 1 (0.43%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 24 (10.43%) Cisco
2 15 (6.52%) Juniper
3 13 (5.65%) Microsoft
4 11 (4.78%) Oracle
5 9 (3.91%) CheckPoint
6 7 (3.04%) IBM
6 7 (3.04%) VMware
7 6 (2.61%) HP
7 6 (2.61%) Dell
8 5 (2.17%) Red Hat
8 5 (2.17%) Citrix
8 5 (2.17%) Casewise
9 3 (1.30%) SonicWALL
9 3 (1.30%) SolarWinds
9 3 (1.30%) McAfee
9 3 (1.30%) Nokia
10 2 (0.87%) F5
11 1 (0.43%) Lumension
11 1 (0.43%) LogRhythm
11 1 (0.43%) Sophos
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