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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 531 513 539
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +26
Contract jobs citing CESG 79 105 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.53% 0.62% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 72 47
Median daily rate £500 £493 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.52% +1.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £371 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £675 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £75.00 £49.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.51% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £75.00 £49.50 -
% change year-on-year
+51.51% -
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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
14923 16998 16929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.64% 33.56% 32.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 9677 10832 10863
Median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £639 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £377 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 536 724 719
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.51 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £19.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +15.79%

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 3 December 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
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 3 December 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
South West +33 30 £488 +5.40% 4
South East +16 14 £475 -14.79% 3
London -25 14 £650 +4.00% 3
West Midlands -2 8 £339 -15.18%
North West +5 7 £675 +50.00%
North East -31 3 £460 -8.00%
East Midlands -2 2 £500 - 2
Yorkshire -8 1 £425 +2.40% 2
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CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 128 (53.33%) CISSP
2 123 (51.25%) Security Cleared
3 98 (40.83%) SC Cleared
4 77 (32.08%) CESG Certified Professional
5 74 (30.83%) Agile Software Development
6 72 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 71 (29.58%) Information Security
8 67 (27.92%) TOGAF
9 61 (25.42%) Cybersecurity
10 56 (23.33%) Information Assurance
10 56 (23.33%) ITIL
11 55 (22.92%) Risk Management
12 52 (21.67%) CESG CLAS
12 52 (21.67%) CLAS
13 48 (20.00%) Windows
14 44 (18.33%) Project Management
14 44 (18.33%) Security Architecture
15 41 (17.08%) SDLC
16 40 (16.67%) SaaS
16 40 (16.67%) PRINCE2
17 39 (16.25%) ISEB
17 39 (16.25%) Scrum
17 39 (16.25%) NonStop SQL
18 36 (15.00%) Microsoft
19 35 (14.58%) Management Information System
20 31 (12.92%) DV Cleared
21 30 (12.50%) RMADS
21 30 (12.50%) IPsec
22 29 (12.08%) Cryptography
22 29 (12.08%) Active Directory

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 (7.92%) MS Exchange
2 8 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.67%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.25%) IIS
5 2 (0.83%) Confluence
5 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.42%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.92%) MS Office
3 2 (0.83%) GNU Octave
4 1 (0.42%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.42%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 40 (16.67%) SaaS
2 9 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.92%) G Suite
3 7 (2.92%) Trello
4 4 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.83%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (0.83%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.83%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (0.83%) Data Lake Analytics
5 2 (0.83%) Route 53
5 2 (0.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.42%) IaaS
6 1 (0.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (12.50%) IPsec
2 22 (9.17%) Internet
3 20 (8.33%) SMTP
4 18 (7.50%) Network Security
5 17 (7.08%) Firewall
5 17 (7.08%) Wireless
6 16 (6.67%) VPN
7 14 (5.83%) DHCP
7 14 (5.83%) Wi-Fi
8 11 (4.58%) FTP
8 11 (4.58%) SSH
8 11 (4.58%) TCP/IP
9 10 (4.17%) VoIP
10 8 (3.33%) SNMP
11 6 (2.50%) BGP
11 6 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (2.50%) DNS
11 6 (2.50%) OSPF
12 5 (2.08%) NetScaler
12 5 (2.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (16.25%) NonStop SQL
2 26 (10.83%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.75%) MySQL
4 4 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (1.67%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.25%) Star Schema
6 2 (0.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.83%) Big Data
6 2 (0.83%) Data Lake
6 2 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.83%) HDInsight
6 2 (0.83%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.83%) Power BI
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (3.33%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (1.25%) Metasploit
3 2 (0.83%) Artifactory
3 2 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.83%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.83%) JIRA
3 2 (0.83%) SonarQube
3 2 (0.83%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (0.83%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.42%) MSI
General
1 16 (6.67%) Finance
1 16 (6.67%) Military
2 8 (3.33%) Legal
3 6 (2.50%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.08%) Back Office
4 5 (2.08%) Retail
5 4 (1.67%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.42%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 71 (29.58%) Architect
2 38 (15.83%) Security Architect
3 27 (11.25%) Consultant
4 25 (10.42%) Security Consultant
5 19 (7.92%) Security Advisor
6 15 (6.25%) Security Specialist
7 14 (5.83%) Security Manager
8 13 (5.42%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (5.00%) Information Assurance Leader
10 11 (4.58%) Information Manager
11 10 (4.17%) Administrator
11 10 (4.17%) Information Security Manager
11 10 (4.17%) Technical Architect
12 9 (3.75%) Cybersecurity Consultant
12 9 (3.75%) Cybersecurity Specialist
12 9 (3.75%) Information Security Architect
13 8 (3.33%) Information Architect
13 8 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
14 7 (2.92%) Network Administrator
14 7 (2.92%) Senior Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.50%) SAML
1 6 (2.50%) WAP
2 2 (0.83%) ELK Stack
3 1 (0.42%) CSS
3 1 (0.42%) HTML
3 1 (0.42%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 52 (21.67%) CESG CLAS
2 35 (14.58%) Management Information System
3 29 (12.08%) Cryptography
4 14 (5.83%) Client/Server
5 8 (3.33%) ASIC
5 8 (3.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 7 (2.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 7 (2.92%) Private Cloud
7 6 (2.50%) Security Operations Centre
8 4 (1.67%) Fat Client
8 4 (1.67%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.67%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.67%) Thin Client
8 4 (1.67%) User Experience
9 3 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.25%) Freedom of Information
10 2 (0.83%) Clustering
10 2 (0.83%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.83%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.83%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 48 (20.00%) Windows
2 21 (8.75%) Windows Server
3 15 (6.25%) Linux
4 14 (5.83%) Unix
5 13 (5.42%) Windows Vista
6 11 (4.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (2.50%) Android
7 6 (2.50%) Apple iOS
8 5 (2.08%) Windows Phone
8 5 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.67%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.25%) Kali Linux
11 2 (0.83%) CentOS
11 2 (0.83%) CoreOS
11 2 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.83%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.42%) Solaris
12 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (30.83%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (29.58%) Information Security
3 67 (27.92%) TOGAF
4 61 (25.42%) Cybersecurity
5 56 (23.33%) Information Assurance
5 56 (23.33%) ITIL
6 55 (22.92%) Risk Management
7 44 (18.33%) Project Management
7 44 (18.33%) Security Architecture
8 41 (17.08%) SDLC
9 40 (16.67%) PRINCE2
10 39 (16.25%) Scrum
11 28 (11.67%) Risk Assessment
12 24 (10.00%) ISMS
13 22 (9.17%) Ethical Hacking
14 21 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
15 19 (7.92%) Use Case
16 16 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
16 16 (6.67%) Service Management
17 15 (6.25%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (4.58%) SQL
2 8 (3.33%) C++
3 4 (1.67%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.67%) Python
4 3 (1.25%) Ruby
5 2 (0.83%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.83%) Java
5 2 (0.83%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.42%) Go
6 1 (0.42%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.42%) Perl
6 1 (0.42%) R
6 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 128 (53.33%) CISSP
2 123 (51.25%) Security Cleared
3 98 (40.83%) SC Cleared
4 77 (32.08%) CESG Certified Professional
5 52 (21.67%) CLAS
6 39 (16.25%) ISEB
7 31 (12.92%) DV Cleared
8 21 (8.75%) CISM
9 19 (7.92%) CEH
10 13 (5.42%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (5.42%) IISP
11 11 (4.58%) CISA
11 11 (4.58%) Degree
12 9 (3.75%) CCNA
13 8 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
13 8 (3.33%) CITP
13 8 (3.33%) CRISC
13 8 (3.33%) JNCIA
13 8 (3.33%) MBCS
14 7 (2.92%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (12.50%) RMADS
3 19 (7.92%) JSP 440
4 18 (7.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 12 (5.00%) COBIT
6 9 (3.75%) PCI DSS
7 8 (3.33%) ISO27002
8 3 (1.25%) ISO22301
9 2 (0.83%) BS7799
9 2 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.42%) Government Security Classifications
10 1 (0.42%) HMG Infosec
10 1 (0.42%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 29 (12.08%) Active Directory
2 17 (7.08%) Hyper-V
3 11 (4.58%) Sendmail
4 9 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (2.50%) Firmware
6 5 (2.08%) XenApp
6 5 (2.08%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.25%) Docker
9 2 (0.83%) LXC
9 2 (0.83%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.83%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.42%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.42%) etcd
10 1 (0.42%) flannel
Systems Management
1 4 (1.67%) AirWatch
1 4 (1.67%) Nessus
2 2 (0.83%) Ansible
2 2 (0.83%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (0.83%) Nagios
2 2 (0.83%) NetBackup
2 2 (0.83%) OSSEC
2 2 (0.83%) Terraform
2 2 (0.83%) XenMobile
3 1 (0.42%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.42%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.42%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.42%) Nmap
3 1 (0.42%) SCCM
3 1 (0.42%) SCSM
Vendors
1 36 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 23 (9.58%) Citrix
3 22 (9.17%) Oracle
4 21 (8.75%) Cisco
4 21 (8.75%) VMware
5 15 (6.25%) Juniper
6 14 (5.83%) CheckPoint
7 11 (4.58%) HP
8 9 (3.75%) Dell
9 8 (3.33%) IBM
10 7 (2.92%) Google
11 6 (2.50%) Apple
12 4 (1.67%) 3PAR
12 4 (1.67%) Samsung
12 4 (1.67%) Sophos
12 4 (1.67%) Veeam
13 3 (1.25%) Symantec
14 2 (0.83%) Aerohive Networks
14 2 (0.83%) New Relic
15 1 (0.42%) Palo Alto
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