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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 527 447 495
Rank change year-on-year
-80 +48
Contract jobs citing CESG 68 125 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.25% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.41% 0.78% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 93 34
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£488 £525 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +19.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £435 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £822 £742 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £540 £399
% change year-on-year
-9.25% +35.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £41.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.17 £41.50 -
% change year-on-year
+23.30% -
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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
16511 16046 15561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.05% 32.51% 33.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10581 9839 9417
Average daily rate £423 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 634 624 668
Average hourly rate £19.72 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
North West -40 21 £520 -10.34% 2
London -30 18 £470 -7.84% 2
South West -18 12 £446 -17.36% 4
East Midlands - 8 £550 - 2
South East -20 5 - - 3
Yorkshire - 2 £505 - 3
East of England - 1 £800 -
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CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 59 (52.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 56 (49.56%) Security Cleared
3 46 (40.71%) Information Security
4 45 (39.82%) CISSP
5 43 (38.05%) CESG CLAS
6 41 (36.28%) SC Cleared
7 37 (32.74%) Risk Management
8 25 (22.12%) Security Architecture
8 25 (22.12%) RMADS
9 24 (21.24%) CISM
10 22 (19.47%) Information Assurance
11 20 (17.70%) Active Directory
12 19 (16.81%) DV Cleared
13 18 (15.93%) Windows
13 18 (15.93%) Firewall
14 16 (14.16%) ITIL
15 15 (13.27%) LAN
15 15 (13.27%) WAN
15 15 (13.27%) Management Information System
16 14 (12.39%) Finance
16 14 (12.39%) VMware
16 14 (12.39%) PRINCE2
17 13 (11.50%) Agile Software Development
18 12 (10.62%) TOGAF
18 12 (10.62%) Degree
18 12 (10.62%) Data Protection
18 12 (10.62%) Microsoft
18 12 (10.62%) Programme Management
19 11 (9.73%) Project Management
19 11 (9.73%) Citrix

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (4.42%) OpenStack
2 3 (2.65%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.88%) JBoss
3 1 (0.88%) Apache
3 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (7.08%) MS Visio
2 7 (6.19%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.42%) MS Project
4 3 (2.65%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.42%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.65%) PaaS
3 2 (1.77%) IaaS
4 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.93%) Firewall
2 15 (13.27%) LAN
2 15 (13.27%) WAN
3 9 (7.96%) VPN
4 8 (7.08%) DNS
5 5 (4.42%) SAN
5 5 (4.42%) DHCP
5 5 (4.42%) LDAP
5 5 (4.42%) NAS
6 4 (3.54%) DMZ
7 3 (2.65%) FTP
7 3 (2.65%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (2.65%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.77%) Network Security
8 2 (1.77%) IPsec
8 2 (1.77%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.77%) Wireshark
8 2 (1.77%) tcpdump
8 2 (1.77%) HTTP
8 2 (1.77%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.77%) Big Data
3 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
General
1 14 (12.39%) Finance
2 6 (5.31%) Law
2 6 (5.31%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.77%) Legal
3 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.88%) Publishing
4 1 (0.88%) Billing
Job Titles
1 26 (23.01%) Architect
2 22 (19.47%) Consultant
3 16 (14.16%) Security Manager
4 15 (13.27%) Project Manager
5 14 (12.39%) CLAS Consultant
6 12 (10.62%) IT Project Manager
7 11 (9.73%) Security Architect
7 11 (9.73%) IT Security Project Manager
7 11 (9.73%) Security Project Manager
8 9 (7.96%) Analyst
8 9 (7.96%) Security Consultant
9 8 (7.08%) Security Advisor
10 6 (5.31%) Security Officer
10 6 (5.31%) Security Analyst
10 6 (5.31%) Coordinator
11 5 (4.42%) Project Coordinator
11 5 (4.42%) Design Engineer
11 5 (4.42%) Enterprise Architect
12 4 (3.54%) IT Security Architect
12 4 (3.54%) IT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.19%) JSP
2 6 (5.31%) Web Services
3 4 (3.54%) .NET
3 4 (3.54%) J2EE
4 1 (0.88%) Middleware
4 1 (0.88%) JFC
Miscellaneous
1 43 (38.05%) CESG CLAS
2 25 (22.12%) RMADS
3 15 (13.27%) Management Information System
4 11 (9.73%) Data Protection Act
5 9 (7.96%) Data Centre
6 6 (5.31%) PKI
7 5 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (3.54%) Fat Client
8 4 (3.54%) Thin Client
9 3 (2.65%) User Experience
10 2 (1.77%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.77%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.88%) iPad
11 1 (0.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.88%) NHS
11 1 (0.88%) Clustering
11 1 (0.88%) Statistics
11 1 (0.88%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.93%) Windows
2 8 (7.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (3.54%) Linux
4 3 (2.65%) Solaris
5 1 (0.88%) UNIX
5 1 (0.88%) AIX
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (40.71%) Information Security
2 37 (32.74%) Risk Management
3 25 (22.12%) Security Architecture
4 22 (19.47%) Information Assurance
5 16 (14.16%) ITIL
6 14 (12.39%) PRINCE2
7 13 (11.50%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (10.62%) Programme Management
8 12 (10.62%) TOGAF
8 12 (10.62%) Data Protection
9 11 (9.73%) Project Management
10 10 (8.85%) Service Management
10 10 (8.85%) ISMS
11 9 (7.96%) SIEM
12 8 (7.08%) Risk Assessment
13 7 (6.19%) Incident Management
13 7 (6.19%) SDLC
14 6 (5.31%) Penetration Testing
14 6 (5.31%) ITIL V2
14 6 (5.31%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.08%) C
2 2 (1.77%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.88%) MATLAB
3 1 (0.88%) R
3 1 (0.88%) C++
3 1 (0.88%) Java
3 1 (0.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 56 (49.56%) Security Cleared
2 45 (39.82%) CISSP
3 41 (36.28%) SC Cleared
4 24 (21.24%) CISM
5 19 (16.81%) DV Cleared
6 12 (10.62%) Degree
7 8 (7.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (7.08%) MCSE
8 7 (6.19%) CISA
9 5 (4.42%) CISMP
10 1 (0.88%) MBA
10 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.88%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.88%) CCNP
10 1 (0.88%) CCNA
10 1 (0.88%) CCA
10 1 (0.88%) RHCE
10 1 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.88%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (52.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (8.85%) JSP 440
3 8 (7.08%) COBIT
4 3 (2.65%) QA
4 3 (2.65%) CESG Infosec
5 1 (0.88%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.88%) SLA
5 1 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.88%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.88%) BS25999
5 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.88%) COSO
5 1 (0.88%) GPG13
System Software
1 20 (17.70%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.54%) VirtualBox
3 4 (3.54%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.77%) Snort
5 1 (0.88%) Firmware
5 1 (0.88%) NFS
5 1 (0.88%) XenApp
5 1 (0.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) MIMEsweeper
1 1 (0.88%) Puppet
1 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (0.88%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 14 (12.39%) VMware
2 12 (10.62%) Microsoft
3 11 (9.73%) Citrix
4 5 (4.42%) Oracle
4 5 (4.42%) Cisco
5 4 (3.54%) Pega
6 3 (2.65%) Juniper
7 2 (1.77%) Sourcefire
8 1 (0.88%) HP
8 1 (0.88%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.88%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.88%) Clearswift
8 1 (0.88%) IBM
8 1 (0.88%) SAP
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