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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 239 262 229
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -33
Contract jobs citing CESG 30 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.042% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.10% 0.13% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 0 10
Median daily rate £450 - £500
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 - £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 - £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £490 £525
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £51.17 £43.00
% change year-on-year
-17.43% +19.00%
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
2724 3009 2646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.61% 31.48% 29.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1564 1657 1395
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 £250 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 157 149
Median hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.94% -8.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.78 £12.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.25 £46.50 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.19%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 - 16 £500 -
Berkshire - 8 £450 - 1
Hampshire +5 6 £450 - 1
Middlesex - 4 £340 -
CESG
England

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 54 (81.82%) CISSP
2 37 (56.06%) Cybersecurity
3 34 (51.52%) CESG Certified Professional
4 28 (42.42%) Information Assurance
5 27 (40.91%) Security Cleared
6 22 (33.33%) CISM
6 22 (33.33%) Information Security
7 20 (30.30%) SC Cleared
8 19 (28.79%) CISA
9 18 (27.27%) Risk Management
9 18 (27.27%) ISMS
9 18 (27.27%) RMADS
9 18 (27.27%) Cryptography
10 16 (24.24%) IPsec
10 16 (24.24%) Windows
10 16 (24.24%) MS Exchange
11 15 (22.73%) SMTP
11 15 (22.73%) Client/Server
11 15 (22.73%) Oracle
11 15 (22.73%) SQL Server
11 15 (22.73%) Internet
11 15 (22.73%) Citrix
11 15 (22.73%) Microsoft
11 15 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (22.73%) Windows Vista
12 14 (21.21%) Active Directory
13 13 (19.70%) FTP
13 13 (19.70%) Unix
13 13 (19.70%) SSH
13 13 (19.70%) Sendmail

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 16 (24.24%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.52%) IIS
2 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (7.58%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (24.24%) IPsec
2 15 (22.73%) Internet
2 15 (22.73%) SMTP
3 13 (19.70%) FTP
3 13 (19.70%) SSH
4 4 (6.06%) DHCP
4 4 (6.06%) SNMP
4 4 (6.06%) Wireless
5 3 (4.55%) Firewall
6 2 (3.03%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.52%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.52%) SAN
7 1 (1.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (15.15%) Telecoms
2 6 (9.09%) Military
3 1 (1.52%) Back Office
3 1 (1.52%) Brand Awareness
3 1 (1.52%) Finance
3 1 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (25.76%) Compliance Specialist
1 17 (25.76%) Cybersecurity Specialist
1 17 (25.76%) Security Compliance Specialist
1 17 (25.76%) Security Specialist
2 13 (19.70%) Security Advisor
3 10 (15.15%) Consultant
4 8 (12.12%) Security Consultant
5 7 (10.61%) Information Assurance Leader
6 6 (9.09%) Architect
6 6 (9.09%) Security Architect
7 5 (7.58%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) CISSP Consultant
9 3 (4.55%) Compliance Consultant
9 3 (4.55%) Governance Consultant
9 3 (4.55%) Risk Consultant
10 2 (3.03%) CISSP Architect
10 2 (3.03%) Compliance Analyst
10 2 (3.03%) Cybersecurity Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 18 (27.27%) Cryptography
2 15 (22.73%) Client/Server
3 11 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 10 (15.15%) CESG CLAS
5 4 (6.06%) ASIC
5 4 (6.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (3.03%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.52%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.52%) Physics
7 1 (1.52%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (24.24%) Windows
2 15 (22.73%) Windows Vista
3 13 (19.70%) Unix
4 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (56.06%) Cybersecurity
2 28 (42.42%) Information Assurance
3 22 (33.33%) Information Security
4 18 (27.27%) ISMS
4 18 (27.27%) Risk Management
5 15 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (19.70%) OWASP
6 13 (19.70%) Patch Management
6 13 (19.70%) Security Architecture
7 12 (18.18%) Ethical Hacking
7 12 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
7 12 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
8 11 (16.67%) Fuzz Testing
8 11 (16.67%) Time Management
9 9 (13.64%) Data Entry
10 6 (9.09%) ITIL
11 5 (7.58%) Requirements Management
11 5 (7.58%) Security Management
11 5 (7.58%) Use Case
11 5 (7.58%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.58%) C++
2 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (81.82%) CISSP
2 34 (51.52%) CESG Certified Professional
3 27 (40.91%) Security Cleared
4 22 (33.33%) CISM
5 20 (30.30%) SC Cleared
6 19 (28.79%) CISA
7 12 (18.18%) CEH
8 10 (15.15%) CLAS
9 5 (7.58%) DV Cleared
10 3 (4.55%) Degree
11 2 (3.03%) CREST Certified
11 2 (3.03%) ISEB
12 1 (1.52%) ECIH
12 1 (1.52%) GCFE
12 1 (1.52%) GCIA
12 1 (1.52%) GCIH
12 1 (1.52%) GREM
12 1 (1.52%) IISP
12 1 (1.52%) ISSAP
12 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (27.27%) RMADS
2 12 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (9.09%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 6 (9.09%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.52%) COBIT
4 1 (1.52%) HMG Infosec
4 1 (1.52%) ISO22301
4 1 (1.52%) ISO27002
4 1 (1.52%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (21.21%) Active Directory
2 13 (19.70%) Sendmail
3 4 (6.06%) Firmware
4 1 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) SCSM
Vendors
1 15 (22.73%) Citrix
1 15 (22.73%) Microsoft
1 15 (22.73%) Oracle
2 5 (7.58%) IBM
3 2 (3.03%) VMware
4 1 (1.52%) 3PAR
4 1 (1.52%) Cisco
4 1 (1.52%) EMC
4 1 (1.52%) HP
4 1 (1.52%) Sophos
4 1 (1.52%) Splunk
4 1 (1.52%) Veeam