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 3 June 2015 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 543 467 456
Rank change year-on-year
-76 -11
Contract jobs citing CESG 38 101 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.077% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% 0.65% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 64 23
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£475 £538 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.62% +13.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £375 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £773 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £539 £475
% change year-on-year
-19.25% +13.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £36.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £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
15809 15593 14020
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.98% 32.20% 33.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 9924 9799 8458
Average daily rate £420 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £233 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 603 619 611
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.50 £22.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.75% -9.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.67
% change year-on-year
-11.62% -0.76%

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 3 June 2015.

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 3 June 2015. 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 -7 19 £489 +2.89% 8
South West -2 5 £435 -14.70% 9
East Midlands - 5 £550 - 1
South East -13 4 £525 - 5
North West -59 3 £350 -35.18% 20
Midlands - 1 £550 -
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CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 57 (58.16%) Security Cleared
2 47 (47.96%) SC Cleared
3 41 (41.84%) CESG CLAS
4 35 (35.71%) Information Security
5 33 (33.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 30 (30.61%) Security Architecture
7 29 (29.59%) CISSP
8 27 (27.55%) Risk Management
9 24 (24.49%) Information Assurance
10 20 (20.41%) RMADS
10 20 (20.41%) Management Information System
11 18 (18.37%) TOGAF
12 16 (16.33%) ITIL
13 15 (15.31%) Windows
13 15 (15.31%) Active Directory
14 14 (14.29%) LAN
14 14 (14.29%) SABSA
15 13 (13.27%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (13.27%) Data Protection
15 13 (13.27%) Data Protection Act
15 13 (13.27%) WAN
15 13 (13.27%) Firewall
15 13 (13.27%) CISM
16 12 (12.24%) PRINCE2
16 12 (12.24%) JSP 440
17 11 (11.22%) DV Cleared
17 11 (11.22%) Degree
17 11 (11.22%) VMware
18 10 (10.20%) JSP
18 10 (10.20%) Microsoft

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 5 (5.10%) OpenStack
2 3 (3.06%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (2.04%) IIS
4 1 (1.02%) JBoss
4 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.02%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.02%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (8.16%) MS Visio
2 6 (6.12%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.08%) MS Project
4 3 (3.06%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.02%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.10%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.04%) PaaS
2 2 (2.04%) IaaS
3 1 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.29%) LAN
2 13 (13.27%) WAN
2 13 (13.27%) Firewall
3 9 (9.18%) DNS
4 5 (5.10%) SSL
4 5 (5.10%) VPN
4 5 (5.10%) DHCP
4 5 (5.10%) LDAP
5 4 (4.08%) FTP
5 4 (4.08%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.08%) SAN
5 4 (4.08%) DMZ
5 4 (4.08%) NAS
6 3 (3.06%) tcpdump
6 3 (3.06%) IPsec
6 3 (3.06%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (3.06%) Wireshark
6 3 (3.06%) Internet
6 3 (3.06%) HTTP
6 3 (3.06%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.04%) MySQL
3 1 (1.02%) EDRMS
3 1 (1.02%) Big Data
General
1 8 (8.16%) Legal
2 5 (5.10%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.08%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.08%) Finance
3 4 (4.08%) Law
4 1 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.02%) Publishing
4 1 (1.02%) Billing
4 1 (1.02%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 29 (29.59%) Architect
2 17 (17.35%) Security Architect
3 16 (16.33%) Consultant
4 11 (11.22%) CLAS Consultant
5 9 (9.18%) Security Manager
5 9 (9.18%) Analyst
6 6 (6.12%) Security Consultant
7 5 (5.10%) Enterprise Architect
7 5 (5.10%) Information Manager
7 5 (5.10%) Security Analyst
7 5 (5.10%) Security Advisor
8 4 (4.08%) Security Assurance Manager
8 4 (4.08%) Coordinator
8 4 (4.08%) Head of Security
8 4 (4.08%) Design Engineer
9 3 (3.06%) Network Engineer
9 3 (3.06%) IT Architect
9 3 (3.06%) Information Security Manager
9 3 (3.06%) Project Coordinator
9 3 (3.06%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.20%) JSP
2 5 (5.10%) Web Services
3 4 (4.08%) .NET
3 4 (4.08%) J2EE
4 1 (1.02%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 41 (41.84%) CESG CLAS
2 20 (20.41%) Management Information System
2 20 (20.41%) RMADS
3 13 (13.27%) Data Protection Act
4 7 (7.14%) Data Centre
5 6 (6.12%) PKI
6 4 (4.08%) Freedom of Information
6 4 (4.08%) Thin Client
6 4 (4.08%) Freedom of Information Act
6 4 (4.08%) Fat Client
7 3 (3.06%) User Experience
8 2 (2.04%) BYOD
8 2 (2.04%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.04%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.04%) Data Integration
9 1 (1.02%) FMCG
9 1 (1.02%) iPad
9 1 (1.02%) NHS
9 1 (1.02%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.31%) Windows
2 6 (6.12%) Linux
3 4 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (4.08%) Solaris
4 3 (3.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.04%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.04%) Windows Phone 8
5 2 (2.04%) Windows Phone
5 2 (2.04%) Android
6 1 (1.02%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (35.71%) Information Security
2 30 (30.61%) Security Architecture
3 27 (27.55%) Risk Management
4 24 (24.49%) Information Assurance
5 18 (18.37%) TOGAF
6 16 (16.33%) ITIL
7 14 (14.29%) SABSA
8 13 (13.27%) Data Protection
8 13 (13.27%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (12.24%) PRINCE2
10 9 (9.18%) Risk Assessment
11 8 (8.16%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 8 (8.16%) Service Management
11 8 (8.16%) Cyber Security
11 8 (8.16%) SIEM
12 7 (7.14%) Programme Management
12 7 (7.14%) Project Management
12 7 (7.14%) SDLC
13 6 (6.12%) Zachman Framework
14 5 (5.10%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.08%) C
2 1 (1.02%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.02%) R
Qualifications
1 57 (58.16%) Security Cleared
2 47 (47.96%) SC Cleared
3 29 (29.59%) CISSP
4 13 (13.27%) CISM
5 11 (11.22%) Degree
5 11 (11.22%) DV Cleared
6 5 (5.10%) CISA
6 5 (5.10%) CISMP
7 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (4.08%) MCSE
8 3 (3.06%) Postgraduate
8 3 (3.06%) PMP
8 3 (3.06%) PMI Certification
8 3 (3.06%) ISACA
9 2 (2.04%) CITP
9 2 (2.04%) MBCS
9 2 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (2.04%) CCNP
9 2 (2.04%) CCNA
9 2 (2.04%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (33.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (12.24%) JSP 440
3 5 (5.10%) COBIT
4 3 (3.06%) CESG Infosec
5 2 (2.04%) QA
5 2 (2.04%) PCI DSS
6 1 (1.02%) GPG13
6 1 (1.02%) BS25999
6 1 (1.02%) ISO 9001
6 1 (1.02%) SLA
6 1 (1.02%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 15 (15.31%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.08%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (4.08%) VirtualBox
4 3 (3.06%) Snort
4 3 (3.06%) Firmware
5 2 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.02%) NFS
6 1 (1.02%) XenApp
6 1 (1.02%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.02%) Puppet
1 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 11 (11.22%) VMware
2 10 (10.20%) Microsoft
3 9 (9.18%) Citrix
4 5 (5.10%) Oracle
5 4 (4.08%) Cisco
5 4 (4.08%) Pega
6 3 (3.06%) Sourcefire
6 3 (3.06%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.06%) Juniper
7 2 (2.04%) HP
7 2 (2.04%) F5
8 1 (1.02%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.02%) Symantec
8 1 (1.02%) McAfee
8 1 (1.02%) Altiris
8 1 (1.02%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.02%) CA
8 1 (1.02%) IBM
8 1 (1.02%) SAP
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