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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 500 547 498
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -49
Contract jobs citing CESG 124 89 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.17% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.75% 0.51% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 47 101
Median daily rate £500 £475 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -8.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £368 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £543 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £474 £510
% change year-on-year
-3.95% -7.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 1
Median hourly rate £43.00 £42.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -2.32%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £42.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.66%
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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
16545 17601 17272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.35% 33.36% 32.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 10762 11157 10618
Median daily rate £425 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £377 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +7.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 597 745 754
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.93 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £44.14 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.88 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.22% +7.88%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +21 46 £525 +6.32% 4
South West +30 24 £425 -13.92% 2
South East +32 23 £525 +50.00% 2
West Midlands - 13 £350 -
North West -8 6 £375 -20.63%
East of England +11 4 £463 -42.18%
North East -20 4 £480 -4.95%
Yorkshire 0 2 - - 1
East Midlands -9 2 £558 +11.50%
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CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 178 (57.61%) CISSP
2 126 (40.78%) Security Cleared
3 121 (39.16%) Information Security
4 110 (35.60%) CESG Certified Professional
5 95 (30.74%) SC Cleared
6 93 (30.10%) Cybersecurity
7 90 (29.13%) TOGAF
8 81 (26.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 76 (24.60%) Agile Software Development
10 73 (23.62%) Security Architecture
11 72 (23.30%) Risk Management
12 63 (20.39%) CESG CLAS
12 63 (20.39%) Information Assurance
12 63 (20.39%) CLAS
13 55 (17.80%) ITIL
14 52 (16.83%) Management Information System
15 50 (16.18%) CISM
16 46 (14.89%) Project Management
16 46 (14.89%) Windows
17 45 (14.56%) Internet
18 41 (13.27%) PRINCE2
19 40 (12.94%) SDLC
19 40 (12.94%) SaaS
20 38 (12.30%) Microsoft
21 36 (11.65%) ISEB
21 36 (11.65%) Scrum
21 36 (11.65%) Stakeholder Management
21 36 (11.65%) NonStop SQL
22 33 (10.68%) RMADS
23 32 (10.36%) Protective Monitoring

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 (6.15%) MS Exchange
2 6 (1.94%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.62%) IIS
4 4 (1.29%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.32%) Apache
6 1 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.32%) Confluence
6 1 (0.32%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (2.91%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.27%) MS Office
3 2 (0.65%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 3 (0.97%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 40 (12.94%) SaaS
2 17 (5.50%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (5.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (2.27%) Google Apps
4 7 (2.27%) Trello
5 4 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.65%) Data Lake Analytics
6 2 (0.65%) IaaS
6 2 (0.65%) PaaS
7 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.32%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.32%) Office 365
7 1 (0.32%) Route 53
7 1 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 45 (14.56%) Internet
2 27 (8.74%) IPsec
3 22 (7.12%) SMTP
4 21 (6.80%) Firewall
5 19 (6.15%) Network Security
6 18 (5.83%) VPN
7 17 (5.50%) Wireless
8 14 (4.53%) DHCP
8 14 (4.53%) Wi-Fi
9 12 (3.88%) FTP
9 12 (3.88%) SSH
10 10 (3.24%) TCP/IP
11 8 (2.59%) SNMP
11 8 (2.59%) VoIP
12 6 (1.94%) BGP
12 6 (1.94%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (1.94%) DNS
12 6 (1.94%) OSPF
13 5 (1.62%) NetScaler
14 4 (1.29%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (11.65%) NonStop SQL
2 30 (9.71%) SQL Server
3 10 (3.24%) MySQL
4 3 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (0.97%) MongoDB
4 3 (0.97%) Star Schema
5 2 (0.65%) Data Lake
5 2 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.65%) HDInsight
5 2 (0.65%) Power BI
6 1 (0.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.32%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.32%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (2.59%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.32%) Artifactory
2 1 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.32%) JIRA
2 1 (0.32%) SonarQube
2 1 (0.32%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.32%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (5.83%) Telecoms
2 17 (5.50%) Legal
3 11 (3.56%) Finance
3 11 (3.56%) Military
4 10 (3.24%) Retail
5 5 (1.62%) Aerospace
6 3 (0.97%) Back Office
7 1 (0.32%) Banking
7 1 (0.32%) Law
7 1 (0.32%) Marketing
7 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 106 (34.30%) Architect
2 59 (19.09%) Security Architect
3 37 (11.97%) Consultant
4 30 (9.71%) Security Consultant
5 26 (8.41%) Security Manager
6 24 (7.77%) Technical Architect
7 22 (7.12%) Information Manager
7 22 (7.12%) Information Security Manager
7 22 (7.12%) Security Specialist
8 20 (6.47%) Security Advisor
9 16 (5.18%) Compliance Specialist
9 16 (5.18%) Cybersecurity Specialist
9 16 (5.18%) Security Compliance Specialist
10 13 (4.21%) Digital Architect
11 12 (3.88%) Information Assurance Leader
11 12 (3.88%) Solutions Architect
12 11 (3.56%) Cybersecurity Consultant
12 11 (3.56%) Digital Technical Architect
12 11 (3.56%) Senior Architect
13 10 (3.24%) Information Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.94%) SAML
1 6 (1.94%) WAP
2 2 (0.65%) CSS
3 1 (0.32%) .NET
3 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.32%) ELK Stack
3 1 (0.32%) HTML
3 1 (0.32%) jQuery
3 1 (0.32%) NHibernate
3 1 (0.32%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 63 (20.39%) CESG CLAS
2 52 (16.83%) Management Information System
3 25 (8.09%) Cryptography
4 16 (5.18%) Client/Server
5 9 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.59%) ASIC
6 8 (2.59%) Data Protection Act
6 8 (2.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 8 (2.59%) Private Cloud
7 6 (1.94%) Security Operations Centre
8 5 (1.62%) Freedom of Information
8 5 (1.62%) Freedom of Information Act
9 4 (1.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 4 (1.29%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.29%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.29%) PKI
9 4 (1.29%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.97%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.97%) User Experience
11 2 (0.65%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 46 (14.89%) Windows
2 21 (6.80%) Windows Server
3 16 (5.18%) Unix
4 15 (4.85%) Windows Vista
5 10 (3.24%) Linux
6 9 (2.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (2.59%) Android
7 8 (2.59%) Apple iOS
8 7 (2.27%) Windows Phone
9 6 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.65%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.32%) CentOS
11 1 (0.32%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.32%) Solaris
11 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.32%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (39.16%) Information Security
2 93 (30.10%) Cybersecurity
3 90 (29.13%) TOGAF
4 76 (24.60%) Agile Software Development
5 73 (23.62%) Security Architecture
6 72 (23.30%) Risk Management
7 63 (20.39%) Information Assurance
8 55 (17.80%) ITIL
9 46 (14.89%) Project Management
10 41 (13.27%) PRINCE2
11 40 (12.94%) SDLC
12 36 (11.65%) Scrum
12 36 (11.65%) Stakeholder Management
13 32 (10.36%) Protective Monitoring
13 32 (10.36%) Risk Assessment
14 31 (10.03%) Data Protection
15 28 (9.06%) Security Operations
16 25 (8.09%) Identity Management
16 25 (8.09%) Penetration Testing
16 25 (8.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (2.91%) C++
2 6 (1.94%) Python
3 5 (1.62%) SQL
4 4 (1.29%) Java
5 2 (0.65%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.65%) Ruby
5 2 (0.65%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.32%) C
6 1 (0.32%) C#
6 1 (0.32%) Go
6 1 (0.32%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.32%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.32%) Perl
6 1 (0.32%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.32%) R
Qualifications
1 178 (57.61%) CISSP
2 126 (40.78%) Security Cleared
3 110 (35.60%) CESG Certified Professional
4 95 (30.74%) SC Cleared
5 63 (20.39%) CLAS
6 50 (16.18%) CISM
7 36 (11.65%) ISEB
8 32 (10.36%) CISA
9 29 (9.39%) DV Cleared
10 25 (8.09%) CEH
11 22 (7.12%) CREST Certified
11 22 (7.12%) CRISC
12 19 (6.15%) Degree
13 13 (4.21%) Cisco Certification
13 13 (4.21%) IISP
14 8 (2.59%) JNCIA
15 7 (2.27%) CCDP
15 7 (2.27%) CCNA
15 7 (2.27%) CCNP
15 7 (2.27%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (26.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (10.68%) RMADS
3 27 (8.74%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 21 (6.80%) JSP 440
5 16 (5.18%) PCI DSS
6 13 (4.21%) COBIT
7 4 (1.29%) HMG Infosec
8 3 (0.97%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.97%) ISO22301
8 3 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.65%) QA
10 1 (0.32%) BS25999
10 1 (0.32%) BS7799
10 1 (0.32%) Government Security Classifications
10 1 (0.32%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.32%) ISO27002
System Software
1 30 (9.71%) Active Directory
2 19 (6.15%) Hyper-V
3 13 (4.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (3.88%) Sendmail
5 6 (1.94%) Firmware
6 5 (1.62%) XenApp
6 5 (1.62%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.65%) Docker
7 2 (0.65%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.32%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.32%) etcd
8 1 (0.32%) flannel
8 1 (0.32%) LXC
8 1 (0.32%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (1.94%) Ansible
2 5 (1.62%) AirWatch
2 5 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.62%) Puppet
3 2 (0.65%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (0.65%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.65%) XenMobile
4 1 (0.32%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.32%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.32%) Nagios
4 1 (0.32%) Nessus
4 1 (0.32%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.32%) Nmap
4 1 (0.32%) OSSEC
4 1 (0.32%) SCSM
4 1 (0.32%) Terraform
Vendors
1 38 (12.30%) Microsoft
2 26 (8.41%) Citrix
2 26 (8.41%) VMware
3 25 (8.09%) Oracle
4 21 (6.80%) Cisco
5 16 (5.18%) CheckPoint
6 15 (4.85%) Juniper
7 9 (2.91%) Dell
7 9 (2.91%) HP
8 8 (2.59%) Apple
8 8 (2.59%) IBM
9 7 (2.27%) Google
10 5 (1.62%) Rackspace
10 5 (1.62%) Samsung
11 3 (0.97%) Symantec
12 2 (0.65%) 3PAR
12 2 (0.65%) Aerohive Networks
12 2 (0.65%) Sophos
12 2 (0.65%) Veeam
13 1 (0.32%) Palo Alto
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