The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CESG in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CESG over the 3 months to 24 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 67 85 82
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -3
Contract jobs citing CESG 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.22% 0.092% 0.088%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.91% 0.27% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£575 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £540 £488
% change year-on-year
-12.03% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.56 -
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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 Reading region.

Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
220 370 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.28% 34.07% 20.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 202 76
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 19
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.44
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.55 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.83 £37.15 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

CESG
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

CESG Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

CESG
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

CESG Daily Rate Trend in Reading

CESG
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Kerberos
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) OLE
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) JSP 440
2 1 (33.33%) RMADS
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 1 (33.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Kerberos
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Penetration Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) CESG CLAS
1 1 (33.33%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
1 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (33.33%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat