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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 226 261 239
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -22
Contract jobs citing CESG 39 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.44% 0.021% 0.100%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.40% 0.066% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 0 6
Median daily rate £474 - £513
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 - £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £445 £540
% change year-on-year
+17.97% -17.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £62.50 £51.17 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+22.14% +23.30%
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
2779 3020 2639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 31.19% 32.06% 29.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1626 1612 1428
Median daily rate £400 £378 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +7.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £238 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 132 152
Median hourly rate £25.00 £16.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.51% -19.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.38% -14.28%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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
Berkshire - 22 £450 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 16 £500 -
Hampshire +12 6 £450 - 3
CESG
England

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 55 (87.30%) CISSP
2 35 (55.56%) Cybersecurity
2 35 (55.56%) CESG Certified Professional
3 30 (47.62%) Information Assurance
4 28 (44.44%) Security Cleared
5 23 (36.51%) Information Security
6 22 (34.92%) CISM
7 21 (33.33%) ISMS
7 21 (33.33%) SC Cleared
8 20 (31.75%) RMADS
8 20 (31.75%) Risk Management
9 18 (28.57%) CISA
9 18 (28.57%) Cryptography
10 16 (25.40%) IPsec
11 15 (23.81%) Windows
11 15 (23.81%) MS Exchange
11 15 (23.81%) Security Architecture
12 14 (22.22%) Ethical Hacking
12 14 (22.22%) Windows Vista
12 14 (22.22%) Client/Server
12 14 (22.22%) SMTP
12 14 (22.22%) Oracle
12 14 (22.22%) SQL Server
12 14 (22.22%) Unix
12 14 (22.22%) Citrix
12 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
12 14 (22.22%) Internet
12 14 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (20.63%) Risk Assessment
13 13 (20.63%) Active Directory

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 15 (23.81%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.59%) IIS
2 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (25.40%) IPsec
2 14 (22.22%) Internet
2 14 (22.22%) SMTP
3 12 (19.05%) FTP
3 12 (19.05%) SSH
4 4 (6.35%) Wireless
5 3 (4.76%) Firewall
6 1 (1.59%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.59%) SAN
6 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Rational DOORS
General
1 9 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.17%) Military
3 1 (1.59%) Back Office
3 1 (1.59%) Brand Awareness
3 1 (1.59%) Finance
3 1 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (25.40%) Compliance Specialist
1 16 (25.40%) Cybersecurity Specialist
1 16 (25.40%) Security Compliance Specialist
1 16 (25.40%) Security Specialist
2 13 (20.63%) Consultant
2 13 (20.63%) Security Advisor
3 10 (15.87%) Security Consultant
4 7 (11.11%) Architect
4 7 (11.11%) Security Architect
5 6 (9.52%) Information Assurance Leader
6 5 (7.94%) Risk Consultant
7 4 (6.35%) Information Security Consultant
8 3 (4.76%) Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) CISSP Consultant
8 3 (4.76%) Compliance Consultant
8 3 (4.76%) Governance Consultant
8 3 (4.76%) Information Assurance Consultant
9 2 (3.17%) Compliance Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) Cybersecurity Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 18 (28.57%) Cryptography
2 14 (22.22%) Client/Server
3 12 (19.05%) Management Information System
4 10 (15.87%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (3.17%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.59%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.59%) Physics
6 1 (1.59%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.81%) Windows
2 14 (22.22%) Unix
2 14 (22.22%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.59%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (55.56%) Cybersecurity
2 30 (47.62%) Information Assurance
3 23 (36.51%) Information Security
4 21 (33.33%) ISMS
5 20 (31.75%) Risk Management
6 15 (23.81%) Security Architecture
7 14 (22.22%) Ethical Hacking
7 14 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (20.63%) Risk Assessment
9 12 (19.05%) OWASP
9 12 (19.05%) Patch Management
9 12 (19.05%) Penetration Testing
10 10 (15.87%) Fuzz Testing
10 10 (15.87%) Time Management
11 8 (12.70%) Data Entry
12 5 (7.94%) ITIL
12 5 (7.94%) Security Management
12 5 (7.94%) Security Testing
13 3 (4.76%) Project Management
13 3 (4.76%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.59%) C++
1 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (87.30%) CISSP
2 35 (55.56%) CESG Certified Professional
3 28 (44.44%) Security Cleared
4 22 (34.92%) CISM
5 21 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 18 (28.57%) CISA
7 12 (19.05%) CEH
8 10 (15.87%) CLAS
9 4 (6.35%) DV Cleared
10 2 (3.17%) CREST Certified
10 2 (3.17%) Degree
11 1 (1.59%) ECIH
11 1 (1.59%) GCFA
11 1 (1.59%) GCFE
11 1 (1.59%) GCIA
11 1 (1.59%) GCIH
11 1 (1.59%) GREM
11 1 (1.59%) IISP
11 1 (1.59%) ISEB
11 1 (1.59%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (31.75%) RMADS
2 11 (17.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (9.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 6 (9.52%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.59%) COBIT
4 1 (1.59%) HMG Infosec
4 1 (1.59%) ISO22301
4 1 (1.59%) ISO27002
4 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (20.63%) Active Directory
2 12 (19.05%) Sendmail
3 1 (1.59%) Firmware
3 1 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) SCSM
Vendors
1 14 (22.22%) Citrix
1 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 14 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (3.17%) VMware
3 1 (1.59%) 3PAR
3 1 (1.59%) Cisco
3 1 (1.59%) EMC
3 1 (1.59%) HP
3 1 (1.59%) IBM
3 1 (1.59%) Sophos
3 1 (1.59%) Splunk
3 1 (1.59%) Veeam