The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CESG in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CESG over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 117 96 83
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -13
Contract jobs citing CESG 1 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.050% 0.12% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.44% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
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£475 £500 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -4.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £510 £475
% change year-on-year
-9.31% +7.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
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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 Hampshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
542 456 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 27.13% 26.37% 22.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 238 141
Average daily rate £368 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £243 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 25 34
Average hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +128.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £18.20 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £42.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

CESG
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CESG across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

CESG Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

CESG
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CESG across the Hampshire region.

CESG Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 10 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (60.00%) Information Assurance
3 6 (60.00%) Security Architecture
4 4 (40.00%) Linux
5 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (30.00%) CISSP
5 3 (30.00%) CESG CLAS
5 3 (30.00%) CISM
5 3 (30.00%) Firewall
5 3 (30.00%) Information Security
5 3 (30.00%) Degree
5 3 (30.00%) Protective Monitoring
5 3 (30.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (30.00%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (30.00%) Freedom of Information Act
5 3 (30.00%) JSP 440
6 2 (20.00%) RMADS
6 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (20.00%) tcpdump
6 2 (20.00%) SIEM
6 2 (20.00%) Change Control
6 2 (20.00%) Wireshark
6 2 (20.00%) Data Security
6 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (20.00%) IPsec
6 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (20.00%) Computer Forensics
6 2 (20.00%) Sourcefire

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) tcpdump
2 2 (20.00%) Wireshark
2 2 (20.00%) IPsec
2 2 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (20.00%) Internet
2 2 (20.00%) LDAP
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) WAN
2 2 (20.00%) SMTP
2 2 (20.00%) FTP
2 2 (20.00%) HTTP
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) SSL
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Architect
1 6 (60.00%) Security Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Information Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) CESG CLAS
1 3 (30.00%) Data Protection Act
1 3 (30.00%) Freedom of Information Act
2 2 (20.00%) RMADS
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Information Assurance
1 6 (60.00%) Security Architecture
2 3 (30.00%) Information Security
2 3 (30.00%) Protective Monitoring
2 3 (30.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (20.00%) SIEM
3 2 (20.00%) Change Control
3 2 (20.00%) Data Security
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (20.00%) Computer Forensics
3 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) CISSP
3 3 (30.00%) CISM
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Snort
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Sourcefire
1 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft