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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CESG over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 222 258 243
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -15
Contract jobs citing CESG 30 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.36% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.16% 0.36% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 3 7
Median daily rate £525 £350 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -27.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £350 £392
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £350 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £515
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -7.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £41.00 £60.98 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.76% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £42.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.66%
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
2594 3046 2768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.84% 31.23% 30.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1478 1742 1499
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £234 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 180 163
Median hourly rate £24.50 £21.63 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.29% +23.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.39 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.41 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.88 £17.63
% change year-on-year
+11.22% +7.12%

CESG
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing CESG as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CESG within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
Buckinghamshire - 18 £525 -
Berkshire +13 5 - - 1
Middlesex - 4 £340 -
Hampshire +14 2 £375 - 1
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England

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 South East region with a requirement for CESG.

1 62 (88.57%) CISSP
2 44 (62.86%) Cybersecurity
3 40 (57.14%) CESG Certified Professional
4 36 (51.43%) Information Assurance
5 31 (44.29%) Security Cleared
6 28 (40.00%) Cryptography
7 25 (35.71%) CISM
7 25 (35.71%) IPsec
7 25 (35.71%) Risk Management
8 24 (34.29%) Windows
9 23 (32.86%) Microsoft
9 23 (32.86%) ISMS
9 23 (32.86%) RMADS
10 21 (30.00%) Citrix
10 21 (30.00%) Oracle
10 21 (30.00%) SQL Server
10 21 (30.00%) Client/Server
10 21 (30.00%) MS Exchange
10 21 (30.00%) SMTP
11 20 (28.57%) Internet
11 20 (28.57%) Windows Vista
11 20 (28.57%) SC Cleared
12 19 (27.14%) CISA
12 19 (27.14%) Information Security
12 19 (27.14%) Unix
13 18 (25.71%) Active Directory
13 18 (25.71%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (25.71%) Ethical Hacking
13 18 (25.71%) CEH
14 17 (24.29%) Penetration Testing

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 21 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (8.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (35.71%) IPsec
2 21 (30.00%) SMTP
3 20 (28.57%) Internet
4 17 (24.29%) FTP
4 17 (24.29%) SSH
5 6 (8.57%) Wireless
6 4 (5.71%) DHCP
6 4 (5.71%) SNMP
7 1 (1.43%) Firewall
7 1 (1.43%) SAN
7 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.43%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.29%) Star Schema
3 2 (2.86%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Rational DOORS
General
1 12 (17.14%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.14%) Military
3 1 (1.43%) Back Office
3 1 (1.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (28.57%) Security Specialist
2 17 (24.29%) Compliance Specialist
2 17 (24.29%) Cybersecurity Specialist
2 17 (24.29%) Security Compliance Specialist
3 16 (22.86%) Security Advisor
4 15 (21.43%) Information Assurance Leader
5 9 (12.86%) Consultant
6 8 (11.43%) Security Consultant
7 4 (5.71%) Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) CISSP Consultant
7 4 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Cloud Specialist
8 3 (4.29%) Compliance Consultant
8 3 (4.29%) Governance Consultant
8 3 (4.29%) Risk Consultant
8 3 (4.29%) Security Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) Compliance Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) Information Assurance Consultant
9 2 (2.86%) Information Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 28 (40.00%) Cryptography
2 21 (30.00%) Client/Server
3 13 (18.57%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.71%) ASIC
4 4 (5.71%) CESG CLAS
4 4 (5.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 4 (5.71%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.43%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.43%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 24 (34.29%) Windows
2 20 (28.57%) Windows Vista
3 19 (27.14%) Unix
4 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.43%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (62.86%) Cybersecurity
2 36 (51.43%) Information Assurance
3 25 (35.71%) Risk Management
4 23 (32.86%) ISMS
5 19 (27.14%) Information Security
6 18 (25.71%) Ethical Hacking
6 18 (25.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (24.29%) OWASP
7 17 (24.29%) Patch Management
7 17 (24.29%) Penetration Testing
8 16 (22.86%) Fuzz Testing
9 15 (21.43%) Time Management
10 12 (17.14%) Risk Assessment
10 12 (17.14%) Security Architecture
11 9 (12.86%) Data Entry
12 7 (10.00%) ITIL
12 7 (10.00%) Network Architecture
13 5 (7.14%) Security Management
14 4 (5.71%) Project Management
14 4 (5.71%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.71%) C++
2 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 62 (88.57%) CISSP
2 40 (57.14%) CESG Certified Professional
3 31 (44.29%) Security Cleared
4 25 (35.71%) CISM
5 20 (28.57%) SC Cleared
6 19 (27.14%) CISA
7 18 (25.71%) CEH
8 5 (7.14%) Degree
8 5 (7.14%) DV Cleared
9 4 (5.71%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 4 (5.71%) CCSP
9 4 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (5.71%) CLAS
10 2 (2.86%) ISEB
11 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (32.86%) RMADS
2 13 (18.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (5.71%) COBIT
3 4 (5.71%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 4 (5.71%) JSP 440
4 3 (4.29%) ISO22301
4 3 (4.29%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.43%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (1.43%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 18 (25.71%) Active Directory
2 17 (24.29%) Sendmail
3 3 (4.29%) Firmware
4 1 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) SCSM
Vendors
1 23 (32.86%) Microsoft
2 21 (30.00%) Citrix
2 21 (30.00%) Oracle
3 4 (5.71%) IBM
4 1 (1.43%) 3PAR
4 1 (1.43%) Cisco
4 1 (1.43%) HP
4 1 (1.43%) Sophos
4 1 (1.43%) Veeam
4 1 (1.43%) VMware