The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CESG in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CESG over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 243 263 224
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -39
Contract jobs citing CESG 13 5 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.053% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.49% 0.19% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 8
Average daily rate £450 £456 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% -8.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £475 £510
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -6.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.98 - £40.00
CESG
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2632 2701 2446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.66% 28.68% 28.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1540 1415 1264
Average daily rate £388 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 178 173
Average hourly rate £43.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.70 £12.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

CESG
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

CESG Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

CESG
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

CESG Daily Rate Trend in the South East

CESG
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CESG across the South East region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

CESG Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

CESG
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CESG across the South East region.

CESG Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

CESG
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CESG within the South East region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Buckinghamshire - 5 £450 -
Hampshire +14 3 £475 -
Middlesex -1 2 £315 -31.89%
Berkshire +4 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £450 -
Surrey - 1 - - 1
CESG
England

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 30 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 28 (71.79%) CISSP
3 26 (66.67%) Information Security
4 24 (61.54%) SC Cleared
5 23 (58.97%) Information Assurance
5 23 (58.97%) CESG Certified Professional
6 18 (46.15%) CISM
7 17 (43.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (43.59%) MCSE
7 17 (43.59%) CESG CLAS
7 17 (43.59%) CLAS
8 16 (41.03%) Network Architecture
8 16 (41.03%) TOGAF
8 16 (41.03%) MCP
8 16 (41.03%) Unix
8 16 (41.03%) Windows
8 16 (41.03%) CCNA
8 16 (41.03%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (38.46%) Oracle
9 15 (38.46%) SIEM
10 14 (35.90%) DV Cleared
10 14 (35.90%) PKI
10 14 (35.90%) Service Management
11 10 (25.64%) Risk Management
11 10 (25.64%) Banking
12 8 (20.51%) ISMS
13 5 (12.82%) Ethical Hacking
13 5 (12.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 5 (12.82%) RMADS
13 5 (12.82%) Management Information System

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (2.56%) IIS
1 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) IPsec
2 3 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (2.56%) DNS
3 1 (2.56%) Internet
3 1 (2.56%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.56%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.56%) LAN
3 1 (2.56%) LTE
3 1 (2.56%) MPLS
3 1 (2.56%) NAS
3 1 (2.56%) Network Security
3 1 (2.56%) SAN
3 1 (2.56%) SMTP
3 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.56%) VoIP
3 1 (2.56%) VPN
3 1 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (25.64%) Banking
2 1 (2.56%) Brand Awareness
2 1 (2.56%) Electronics
2 1 (2.56%) Military
2 1 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (48.72%) Architect
2 16 (41.03%) Security Architect
3 10 (25.64%) Consultant
4 7 (17.95%) Security Consultant
5 6 (15.38%) CISSP Architect
5 6 (15.38%) CLAS Architect
6 4 (10.26%) CISSP Consultant
6 4 (10.26%) CLAS Consultant
6 4 (10.26%) CLAS Security Consultant
6 4 (10.26%) Information Assurance Consultant
7 3 (7.69%) Information Security Consultant
7 3 (7.69%) Security Advisor
8 2 (5.13%) Compliance Officer
8 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Architect
8 2 (5.13%) Information Security Risk Consultant
8 2 (5.13%) Project Manager
8 2 (5.13%) Risk Consultant
8 2 (5.13%) Security Compliance Officer
8 2 (5.13%) Security Officer
9 1 (2.56%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) .NET
1 1 (2.56%) JMS
1 1 (2.56%) SAML
1 1 (2.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (43.59%) CESG CLAS
2 14 (35.90%) PKI
3 5 (12.82%) Management Information System
4 4 (10.26%) Cryptography
5 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (7.69%) Data Centre
6 2 (5.13%) Clustering
6 2 (5.13%) Mathematics
7 1 (2.56%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 16 (41.03%) Unix
1 16 (41.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (66.67%) Information Security
2 23 (58.97%) Information Assurance
3 16 (41.03%) Network Architecture
3 16 (41.03%) TOGAF
4 15 (38.46%) SIEM
5 14 (35.90%) Service Management
6 10 (25.64%) Risk Management
7 8 (20.51%) ISMS
8 5 (12.82%) Ethical Hacking
9 4 (10.26%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (10.26%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (10.26%) Security Architecture
10 3 (7.69%) Data Migration
10 3 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
10 3 (7.69%) Migration
11 2 (5.13%) Business Continuity
11 2 (5.13%) Network Design
11 2 (5.13%) Security Management
11 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (5.13%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 30 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 28 (71.79%) CISSP
3 24 (61.54%) SC Cleared
4 23 (58.97%) CESG Certified Professional
5 18 (46.15%) CISM
6 17 (43.59%) CLAS
6 17 (43.59%) MCSE
6 17 (43.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (41.03%) CCNA
7 16 (41.03%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (41.03%) MCP
8 14 (35.90%) DV Cleared
9 3 (7.69%) CEH
9 3 (7.69%) Degree
10 2 (5.13%) CISA
11 1 (2.56%) GCFA
11 1 (2.56%) GCIA
11 1 (2.56%) GCIH
11 1 (2.56%) MCTS
11 1 (2.56%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (12.82%) RMADS
2 2 (5.13%) JSP 440
3 1 (2.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (2.56%) ISO22301
3 1 (2.56%) ISO27002
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
1 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) OpenView
1 1 (2.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) Oracle
2 3 (7.69%) VMware
3 2 (5.13%) Cisco
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.56%) EMC
4 1 (2.56%) F5
4 1 (2.56%) Fortinet
4 1 (2.56%) HP
4 1 (2.56%) IBM
4 1 (2.56%) Juniper
4 1 (2.56%) StorageTek
4 1 (2.56%) Sun