The first 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the England region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 440 480 506
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +26
Contract jobs citing CESG 126 59 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.99% 0.47% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 33 37
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£525 £430 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.09% -18.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £325 £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £742 £590 £673
UK excluding London average daily rate £540 £393 £500
% change year-on-year
+37.57% -21.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 - -
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
12768 12453 13337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 25.83% 26.73% 25.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7803 7688 7811
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 525 544 721
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -18.38%
CESG
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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 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 31 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +47 46 £510 +2.25% 13
North West +31 35 £580 - 1
South West -10 23 £540 - 4
South East -12 15 £500 +32.45% 7
West Midlands -19 7 £597 +8.54% 1
East of England - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
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CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 111 (50.92%) Security Cleared
2 88 (40.37%) CESG CLAS
3 87 (39.91%) Information Security
4 73 (33.49%) SC Cleared
5 72 (33.03%) Security Architecture
6 67 (30.73%) RMADS
7 58 (26.61%) Information Assurance
8 52 (23.85%) Risk Management
9 49 (22.48%) CISSP
10 42 (19.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 39 (17.89%) Management Information System
12 37 (16.97%) TOGAF
13 34 (15.60%) JSP 440
14 26 (11.93%) Data Protection
14 26 (11.93%) Windows
15 22 (10.09%) Internet
16 21 (9.63%) Data Security
17 20 (9.17%) Risk Assessment
18 19 (8.72%) DV Cleared
19 17 (7.80%) Security Management
20 16 (7.34%) Stakeholder Management
20 16 (7.34%) Enterprise Architecture
20 16 (7.34%) Windows Server 2008
21 15 (6.88%) Data Protection Act
21 15 (6.88%) QA
21 15 (6.88%) Penetration Testing
21 15 (6.88%) Microsoft
21 15 (6.88%) Data Modelling
22 14 (6.42%) Firewall
22 14 (6.42%) Degree

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 13 (5.96%) MS Exchange
2 11 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (4.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 9 (4.13%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.29%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.29%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.38%) IIS
7 2 (0.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (5.05%) MS Office
2 10 (4.59%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.75%) MS Project
4 5 (2.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (2.75%) Summit
2 3 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.46%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.46%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (10.09%) Internet
2 14 (6.42%) Firewall
3 13 (5.96%) SAN
4 9 (4.13%) VPN
5 8 (3.67%) NAS
6 7 (3.21%) iSCSI
6 7 (3.21%) LAN
6 7 (3.21%) WAN
7 6 (2.75%) SMTP
8 5 (2.29%) DNS
8 5 (2.29%) ICMP
8 5 (2.29%) Network Security
9 4 (1.83%) Kerberos
10 3 (1.38%) TCP/IP
10 3 (1.38%) HTTP
10 3 (1.38%) IPsec
10 3 (1.38%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.92%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (0.92%) Reverse Proxy
11 2 (0.92%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.96%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.05%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (3.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.21%) MySQL
4 2 (0.92%) Big Data
4 2 (0.92%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.46%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.46%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (4.13%) Finance
2 7 (3.21%) Law
3 3 (1.38%) Military
4 2 (0.92%) Local Government
4 2 (0.92%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.92%) Advertising
5 1 (0.46%) Legal
5 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.46%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 60 (27.52%) Architect
2 57 (26.15%) Consultant
3 34 (15.60%) Security Architect
4 31 (14.22%) CLAS Consultant
5 22 (10.09%) Security Consultant
6 18 (8.26%) Analyst
6 18 (8.26%) Security Manager
7 17 (7.80%) Enterprise Architect
8 16 (7.34%) Security Advisor
9 12 (5.50%) Information Architect
10 10 (4.59%) Data Analyst
11 9 (4.13%) Information Manager
11 9 (4.13%) Enterprise Security Architect
12 8 (3.67%) Information Security Manager
12 8 (3.67%) Coordinator
13 7 (3.21%) Technical Architect
14 6 (2.75%) Information Assurance Consultant
14 6 (2.75%) Information Security Architect
15 5 (2.29%) CLAS Security Consultant
15 5 (2.29%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.96%) Web Services
2 11 (5.05%) JSP
3 6 (2.75%) .NET
4 4 (1.83%) HTML
4 4 (1.83%) CSS
4 4 (1.83%) XML
4 4 (1.83%) XSL
4 4 (1.83%) .NET Framework
4 4 (1.83%) LINQ
4 4 (1.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (1.38%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (1.38%) jQuery
5 3 (1.38%) WCF
6 2 (0.92%) Middleware
6 2 (0.92%) OLE
7 1 (0.46%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.46%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 88 (40.37%) CESG CLAS
2 67 (30.73%) RMADS
3 39 (17.89%) Management Information System
4 15 (6.88%) Data Protection Act
5 11 (5.05%) Freedom of Information Act
6 10 (4.59%) PKI
7 9 (4.13%) Replication
8 8 (3.67%) Computer Science
8 8 (3.67%) Statistics
9 7 (3.21%) Reference Data
9 7 (3.21%) Blackberry
9 7 (3.21%) Freedom of Information
10 6 (2.75%) Cryptography
10 6 (2.75%) Clustering
11 3 (1.38%) Open Source
12 2 (0.92%) iPhone
13 1 (0.46%) Smartphone
13 1 (0.46%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 26 (11.93%) Windows
2 16 (7.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (5.50%) Linux
4 11 (5.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (4.59%) UNIX
6 5 (2.29%) Android
7 2 (0.92%) AIX
7 2 (0.92%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.46%) SUSE
8 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (39.91%) Information Security
2 72 (33.03%) Security Architecture
3 58 (26.61%) Information Assurance
4 52 (23.85%) Risk Management
5 37 (16.97%) TOGAF
6 26 (11.93%) Data Protection
7 21 (9.63%) Data Security
8 20 (9.17%) Risk Assessment
9 17 (7.80%) Security Management
10 16 (7.34%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (7.34%) Enterprise Architecture
11 15 (6.88%) Penetration Testing
11 15 (6.88%) Data Modelling
12 13 (5.96%) Migration
12 13 (5.96%) Zachman Framework
12 13 (5.96%) Data Analysis
13 12 (5.50%) Business Continuity
13 12 (5.50%) Project Management
14 9 (4.13%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (4.13%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (5.96%) SQL
2 7 (3.21%) C
3 4 (1.83%) C#
3 4 (1.83%) JavaScript
3 4 (1.83%) T-SQL
4 2 (0.92%) Java
5 1 (0.46%) VBScript
5 1 (0.46%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.46%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 111 (50.92%) Security Cleared
2 73 (33.49%) SC Cleared
3 49 (22.48%) CISSP
4 19 (8.72%) DV Cleared
5 14 (6.42%) Degree
6 9 (4.13%) CISA
6 9 (4.13%) CISM
7 6 (2.75%) CEH
8 4 (1.83%) MBA
8 4 (1.83%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.92%) ISEB
9 2 (0.92%) CRISC
9 2 (0.92%) ISACA
9 2 (0.92%) CISMP
9 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.46%) MCP
10 1 (0.46%) MCAD
10 1 (0.46%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (19.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (15.60%) JSP 440
3 15 (6.88%) QA
4 9 (4.13%) BS7799
5 6 (2.75%) ISO 14001
5 6 (2.75%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.92%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.46%) SLA
7 1 (0.46%) HMG Infosec
7 1 (0.46%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (5.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.75%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.38%) NFS
3 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (0.92%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.46%) XenApp
5 1 (0.46%) vSphere
5 1 (0.46%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (1.83%) SCCM
1 4 (1.83%) SCOM
2 3 (1.38%) OpenView
3 1 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.46%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.46%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.46%) SCDPM
3 1 (0.46%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 15 (6.88%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.96%) Oracle
2 13 (5.96%) VMware
3 11 (5.05%) HP
3 11 (5.05%) Citrix
4 8 (3.67%) Cisco
5 6 (2.75%) IBM
5 6 (2.75%) Sun
5 6 (2.75%) Lumension
6 5 (2.29%) Casewise
6 5 (2.29%) StorageTek
7 4 (1.83%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.83%) McAfee
7 4 (1.83%) Juniper
8 3 (1.38%) Dell
8 3 (1.38%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.38%) SolarWinds
9 2 (0.92%) F5
9 2 (0.92%) CODA
9 2 (0.92%) Sophos
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