The first 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the South East region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 218 207 236
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +29
Contract jobs citing CESG 28 28 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.33% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.33% 1.78% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 4
Average daily rate £488 £475 £517
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% -8.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £510 £475 £575
% change year-on-year
+7.36% -17.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 - -
Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2106 1576 2033
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.30% 18.55% 19.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1136 742 910
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £502 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 161 201
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.25 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% -0.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £40.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
CESG
England

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire -14 13 £400 -
Berkshire -18 8 - - 1
Hampshire -1 4 £500 +17.64%
Surrey - 1 - -
CESG
England

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 29 (74.36%) Security Cleared
2 18 (46.15%) DV Cleared
3 14 (35.90%) SC Cleared
4 13 (33.33%) SQL
4 13 (33.33%) Windows
5 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
6 10 (25.64%) MS Exchange
6 10 (25.64%) Oracle
6 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (25.64%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (23.08%) Security Architecture
7 9 (23.08%) CESG CLAS
7 9 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (23.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (20.51%) Linux
8 8 (20.51%) UNIX
8 8 (20.51%) Penetration Testing
8 8 (20.51%) Information Assurance
9 7 (17.95%) VMware
9 7 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (17.95%) Internet
9 7 (17.95%) Citrix
9 7 (17.95%) CISSP
9 7 (17.95%) SAN
9 7 (17.95%) Firewall
10 6 (15.38%) Blackberry
10 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
10 6 (15.38%) SMTP

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 10 (25.64%) MS Exchange
1 10 (25.64%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (23.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Office
2 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) Internet
1 7 (17.95%) SAN
1 7 (17.95%) Firewall
2 6 (15.38%) SMTP
2 6 (15.38%) NAS
3 5 (12.82%) iSCSI
3 5 (12.82%) ICMP
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (2.56%) Network Security
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.56%) TACACS
4 1 (2.56%) OSPF
4 1 (2.56%) BGP
4 1 (2.56%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.56%) VPN
4 1 (2.56%) LAN
4 1 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (5.13%) Military
1 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Consultant
2 10 (25.64%) DBA
2 10 (25.64%) SQL DBA
3 9 (23.08%) CLAS Consultant
4 4 (10.26%) Support Specialist
4 4 (10.26%) Exchange Specialist
4 4 (10.26%) Blackberry Support
5 3 (7.69%) Developer
5 3 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (7.69%) Security Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Database Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Sales Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 1 (2.56%) Security Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Security Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Information Security Consultant
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) LINQ
1 3 (7.69%) .NET Framework
1 3 (7.69%) CSS
1 3 (7.69%) Web Services
1 3 (7.69%) XML
1 3 (7.69%) XSL
1 3 (7.69%) .NET
1 3 (7.69%) HTML
1 3 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (5.13%) jQuery
2 2 (5.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) CESG CLAS
2 6 (15.38%) Blackberry
2 6 (15.38%) Cryptography
3 5 (12.82%) PKI
4 2 (5.13%) RMADS
4 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.13%) Smartphone
4 2 (5.13%) Handset
5 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.56%) Statistics
5 1 (2.56%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 13 (33.33%) Windows
2 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (20.51%) Linux
4 8 (20.51%) UNIX
5 1 (2.56%) Android
5 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Security Architecture
2 8 (20.51%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (20.51%) Information Assurance
3 5 (12.82%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (12.82%) Information Security
3 5 (12.82%) Security Management
4 3 (7.69%) Business Continuity
4 3 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 3 (7.69%) Migration
4 3 (7.69%) Data Migration
4 3 (7.69%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.13%) Business Continuity Management
5 2 (5.13%) B2B
5 2 (5.13%) CRM
5 2 (5.13%) Information Security Management
6 1 (2.56%) MVC
6 1 (2.56%) Validation
6 1 (2.56%) Scrum
6 1 (2.56%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) T-SQL
2 3 (7.69%) C#
2 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.13%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (74.36%) Security Cleared
2 18 (46.15%) DV Cleared
3 14 (35.90%) SC Cleared
4 7 (17.95%) CISSP
5 4 (10.26%) Degree
6 2 (5.13%) CISA
6 2 (5.13%) CISM
6 2 (5.13%) MBA
7 1 (2.56%) GSEC
7 1 (2.56%) CEH
7 1 (2.56%) CCSE
7 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.56%) CCSA
7 1 (2.56%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.56%) CCNP
7 1 (2.56%) CCNA
7 1 (2.56%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (15.38%) QA
3 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) SCCM
1 1 (2.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (2.56%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.64%) Oracle
3 7 (17.95%) VMware
3 7 (17.95%) Citrix
4 6 (15.38%) Lumension
5 5 (12.82%) Sun
5 5 (12.82%) HP
5 5 (12.82%) StorageTek
6 2 (5.13%) Cisco
7 1 (2.56%) Brocade
7 1 (2.56%) Symantec
7 1 (2.56%) McAfee
7 1 (2.56%) Sophos
7 1 (2.56%) CODA
7 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.56%) NetApp
7 1 (2.56%) Juniper
7 1 (2.56%) Splunk
7 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds