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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 476 517 506
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -11
Contract jobs citing CESG 114 46 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.096% 0.080%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.69% 0.30% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 22 24
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £428 £426
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £616 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £525 £550
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £43.00 £31.56 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.27% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £31.56 -
% change year-on-year
+36.27% -
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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
16576 15446 15439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.09% 32.24% 30.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10527 9861 9233
Average daily rate £420 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.20% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 688 609 742
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.57 £43.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -14.28%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +31 65 £503 +0.60% 9
South East -9 16 £425 -8.84% 6
North West +2 14 £515 - 3
South West - 8 £625 - 4
Yorkshire - 5 £275 - 1
East of England -16 3 £525 - 2
West Midlands -16 2 - - 6
East Midlands - - - -
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
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CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 129 (55.13%) Security Cleared
2 109 (46.58%) CESG CLAS
3 97 (41.45%) SC Cleared
4 84 (35.90%) RMADS
5 83 (35.47%) Security Architecture
6 82 (35.04%) Information Security
7 69 (29.49%) Information Assurance
8 53 (22.65%) CISSP
9 46 (19.66%) Risk Management
10 44 (18.80%) Management Information System
11 39 (16.67%) TOGAF
12 35 (14.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 34 (14.53%) Data Protection
14 32 (13.68%) Firewall
14 32 (13.68%) Cisco
15 29 (12.39%) JSP 440
16 27 (11.54%) ITIL
16 27 (11.54%) Windows
17 25 (10.68%) Active Directory
18 23 (9.83%) DNS
19 21 (8.97%) Cisco ASA
20 20 (8.55%) Zachman Framework
20 20 (8.55%) Data Security
21 19 (8.12%) DHCP
21 19 (8.12%) Agile Software Development
21 19 (8.12%) Technical Architecture
22 18 (7.69%) Computer Science
22 18 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
22 18 (7.69%) Protective Monitoring
23 17 (7.26%) Internet

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 10 (4.27%) MS Exchange
2 8 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (2.56%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (2.56%) IIS
4 5 (2.14%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.71%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.28%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
7 1 (0.43%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.43%) JBoss
7 1 (0.43%) OpenStack
Applications
1 15 (6.41%) MS Visio
2 12 (5.13%) MS Office
3 10 (4.27%) MS Project
4 9 (3.85%) MS Excel
5 4 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.14%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.85%) IaaS
3 1 (0.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (13.68%) Firewall
2 23 (9.83%) DNS
3 21 (8.97%) Cisco ASA
4 19 (8.12%) DHCP
5 17 (7.26%) Internet
6 16 (6.84%) VPN
7 14 (5.98%) LDAP
8 11 (4.70%) SAN
9 9 (3.85%) WAN
10 7 (2.99%) LAN
11 6 (2.56%) Kerberos
11 6 (2.56%) Network Security
12 4 (1.71%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (1.71%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (1.71%) Wireless
12 4 (1.71%) IPsec
12 4 (1.71%) IP Telephony
12 4 (1.71%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (1.71%) TCP/IP
12 4 (1.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.70%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (2.99%) MySQL
5 3 (1.28%) Big Data
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.43%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (5.13%) Law
2 11 (4.70%) Finance
3 8 (3.42%) Legal
4 5 (2.14%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.85%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.85%) Advertising
5 2 (0.85%) Local Government
6 1 (0.43%) Military
6 1 (0.43%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 74 (31.62%) Architect
2 39 (16.67%) Consultant
2 39 (16.67%) Security Architect
3 27 (11.54%) Security Advisor
4 21 (8.97%) CLAS Consultant
4 21 (8.97%) Information Architect
4 21 (8.97%) Analyst
5 18 (7.69%) Security Consultant
6 17 (7.26%) Enterprise Architect
7 12 (5.13%) Information Security Architect
8 11 (4.70%) Security Manager
9 10 (4.27%) Data Analyst
10 9 (3.85%) Infrastructure Designer
10 9 (3.85%) Information Manager
10 9 (3.85%) Designer
11 7 (2.99%) Linux Engineer
11 7 (2.99%) Technical Architect
12 6 (2.56%) Senior Architect
13 5 (2.14%) Enterprise Security Architect
13 5 (2.14%) CLAS Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.85%) JSP
1 9 (3.85%) Web Services
2 2 (0.85%) .NET
2 2 (0.85%) OLE
3 1 (0.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 109 (46.58%) CESG CLAS
2 84 (35.90%) RMADS
3 44 (18.80%) Management Information System
4 18 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
4 18 (7.69%) Computer Science
5 16 (6.84%) Freedom of Information Act
6 15 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (4.70%) Clustering
8 9 (3.85%) Data Structures
8 9 (3.85%) Replication
8 9 (3.85%) Freedom of Information
9 7 (2.99%) Reference Data
10 6 (2.56%) PKI
10 6 (2.56%) Statistics
11 5 (2.14%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.85%) Open Source
12 2 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
13 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Storage
13 1 (0.43%) Mathematics
13 1 (0.43%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 27 (11.54%) Windows
2 16 (6.84%) Linux
3 10 (4.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (3.42%) Windows 7
5 7 (2.99%) Android
6 2 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.85%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.85%) Windows Phone 8
6 2 (0.85%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.43%) UNIX
7 1 (0.43%) SUSE
7 1 (0.43%) AIX
7 1 (0.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (35.47%) Security Architecture
2 82 (35.04%) Information Security
3 69 (29.49%) Information Assurance
4 46 (19.66%) Risk Management
5 39 (16.67%) TOGAF
6 34 (14.53%) Data Protection
7 27 (11.54%) ITIL
8 20 (8.55%) Data Security
8 20 (8.55%) Zachman Framework
9 19 (8.12%) Technical Architecture
9 19 (8.12%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (7.69%) Protective Monitoring
11 16 (6.84%) ISMS
11 16 (6.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 16 (6.84%) Penetration Testing
12 15 (6.41%) Risk Assessment
12 15 (6.41%) Migration
12 15 (6.41%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (5.98%) Service Management
13 14 (5.98%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 11 (4.70%) SQL
2 10 (4.27%) C
3 7 (2.99%) Shell Script
4 6 (2.56%) VBScript
5 1 (0.43%) Python
5 1 (0.43%) Perl
5 1 (0.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 129 (55.13%) Security Cleared
2 97 (41.45%) SC Cleared
3 53 (22.65%) CISSP
4 15 (6.41%) Degree
5 11 (4.70%) CISA
6 10 (4.27%) DV Cleared
7 8 (3.42%) CISM
7 8 (3.42%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (2.14%) CCNA
9 4 (1.71%) CEH
9 4 (1.71%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.85%) CISMP
10 2 (0.85%) MBA
11 1 (0.43%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.43%) MCSE
11 1 (0.43%) CCNP
11 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.43%) RHCE
11 1 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (14.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (12.39%) JSP 440
3 12 (5.13%) BS7799
4 10 (4.27%) QA
5 8 (3.42%) SLA
6 5 (2.14%) ISO 9001
6 5 (2.14%) ISO 14001
7 3 (1.28%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.85%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 25 (10.68%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.85%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.71%) vSphere
4 4 (1.71%) NFS
5 2 (0.85%) XenApp
5 2 (0.85%) Firmware
6 1 (0.43%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.43%) Snort
6 1 (0.43%) Squid
6 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (4.27%) SCCM
2 8 (3.42%) SCOM
3 7 (2.99%) SCVMM
3 7 (2.99%) SCDPM
4 6 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.28%) OpenView
6 1 (0.43%) Nagios
6 1 (0.43%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.43%) Puppet
6 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 32 (13.68%) Cisco
2 16 (6.84%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.84%) Juniper
3 14 (5.98%) Red Hat
4 13 (5.56%) VMware
4 13 (5.56%) HP
5 11 (4.70%) Oracle
6 9 (3.85%) CheckPoint
7 8 (3.42%) McAfee
8 7 (2.99%) IBM
9 6 (2.56%) Dell
9 6 (2.56%) Sophos
9 6 (2.56%) Symantec
9 6 (2.56%) Lumension
10 5 (2.14%) Casewise
10 5 (2.14%) EMC
11 3 (1.28%) Nokia
11 3 (1.28%) SonicWALL
11 3 (1.28%) SolarWinds
12 2 (0.85%) Citrix
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