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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
England / South East
Rank 210 232 253
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +21
Contract jobs citing CESG 24 24 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.29% 0.077%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.10% 0.90% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 4
Median daily rate £500 £554 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.70% +40.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £450 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £614 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £469
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £75.00 - -

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
2187 2657 2773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.89% 31.71% 30.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1234 1536 1491
Median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £238 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 167 165
Median hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +94.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £58.15 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +22.85%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +21 21 £500 +11.11%
Hampshire -5 2 £460 -17.48% 1
CESG
England

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 36 (92.31%) CISSP
2 32 (82.05%) CESG Certified Professional
3 28 (71.79%) Security Cleared
4 25 (64.10%) Cryptography
5 24 (61.54%) Information Assurance
5 24 (61.54%) SC Cleared
6 23 (58.97%) IPsec
7 22 (56.41%) Risk Management
8 20 (51.28%) ISMS
8 20 (51.28%) RMADS
9 19 (48.72%) Cybersecurity
10 18 (46.15%) Windows
11 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
12 16 (41.03%) Risk Assessment
13 15 (38.46%) Management Information System
14 13 (33.33%) Wireless
14 13 (33.33%) DV Cleared
15 12 (30.77%) Patch Management
15 12 (30.77%) SMTP
16 11 (28.21%) Client/Server
16 11 (28.21%) Oracle
16 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
16 11 (28.21%) Active Directory
16 11 (28.21%) Citrix
17 10 (25.64%) Internet
17 10 (25.64%) MS Exchange
17 10 (25.64%) Windows Vista
17 10 (25.64%) Kalman Filter
17 10 (25.64%) Security Architecture
18 9 (23.08%) CISM

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 10 (25.64%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.13%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) AutoCAD
2 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (58.97%) IPsec
2 13 (33.33%) Wireless
3 12 (30.77%) SMTP
4 10 (25.64%) Internet
5 7 (17.95%) FTP
5 7 (17.95%) SSH
6 2 (5.13%) DMZ
7 1 (2.56%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.56%) LAN
7 1 (2.56%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) Star Schema
General
1 3 (7.69%) Legal
2 2 (5.13%) Publishing
2 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Security Advisor
2 8 (20.51%) Information Assurance Leader
3 3 (7.69%) Cloud Specialist
3 3 (7.69%) Consultant
3 3 (7.69%) Security Consultant
3 3 (7.69%) Security Specialist
4 2 (5.13%) Architect
4 2 (5.13%) CISSP Consultant
4 2 (5.13%) Risk Consultant
5 1 (2.56%) Analyst
5 1 (2.56%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (2.56%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 1 (2.56%) Designer
5 1 (2.56%) Information Security Advisor
5 1 (2.56%) IT Analyst
5 1 (2.56%) Lead Architect
5 1 (2.56%) Principal Consultant
5 1 (2.56%) Principal Security Consultant
5 1 (2.56%) Security Analyst
5 1 (2.56%) Technical Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 25 (64.10%) Cryptography
2 15 (38.46%) Management Information System
3 11 (28.21%) Client/Server
4 4 (10.26%) Public Cloud
5 2 (5.13%) PKI
6 1 (2.56%) Derivative
6 1 (2.56%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (46.15%) Windows
2 10 (25.64%) Windows Vista
3 9 (23.08%) Unix
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (61.54%) Information Assurance
2 22 (56.41%) Risk Management
3 20 (51.28%) ISMS
4 19 (48.72%) Cybersecurity
5 16 (41.03%) Risk Assessment
6 12 (30.77%) Patch Management
7 10 (25.64%) Kalman Filter
7 10 (25.64%) Security Architecture
8 8 (20.51%) Fuzz Testing
9 7 (17.95%) Ethical Hacking
9 7 (17.95%) OWASP
9 7 (17.95%) Penetration Testing
10 5 (12.82%) ITIL
11 4 (10.26%) eTOM
11 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (10.26%) Time Management
12 3 (7.69%) Information Security
12 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
12 3 (7.69%) Migration
12 3 (7.69%) Service Design
Qualifications
1 36 (92.31%) CISSP
2 32 (82.05%) CESG Certified Professional
3 28 (71.79%) Security Cleared
4 24 (61.54%) SC Cleared
5 13 (33.33%) DV Cleared
6 9 (23.08%) CISM
7 7 (17.95%) CEH
8 4 (10.26%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 4 (10.26%) CCSP
8 4 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (7.69%) Degree
10 2 (5.13%) IISP
10 2 (5.13%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (51.28%) RMADS
2 6 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (12.82%) PCI DSS
4 4 (10.26%) COBIT
5 3 (7.69%) ISO22301
6 2 (5.13%) FedRAMP
6 2 (5.13%) HIPAA
6 2 (5.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (2.56%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (2.56%) JSP 440
System Software
1 11 (28.21%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.95%) Sendmail
3 1 (2.56%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
2 11 (28.21%) Citrix
2 11 (28.21%) Oracle