The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CESG in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CESG over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 111 142 125
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -17
Contract jobs citing CESG 24 11 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.83% 0.33% 0.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.72% 1.20% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 15
Median daily rate £450 £438 £540
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -18.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £422 £495
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £517 £665
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £520 £520
% change year-on-year
-8.65% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 - £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £43.25 £43.00
% change year-on-year
-2.31% +0.58%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
882 913 775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 30.50% 27.27% 24.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 583 573 464
Median daily rate £365 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 51 52
Median hourly rate £26.94 £37.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.16% +78.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.14 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £55.00 £42.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.25% +5.26%

CESG
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing CESG as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

CESG Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

CESG
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CESG across the South West region.

CESG Daily Rate Trend in the South West

CESG
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CESG across the South West region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

CESG Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

CESG
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CESG across the South West region.

CESG Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

CESG
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Bristol +1 7 £466 -0.26% 1
Wiltshire +11 6 £525 +6.32%
Gloucestershire +3 5 £350 -17.64% 3
Devon - 4 £475 -
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CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 West region with a requirement for CESG.

1 24 (64.86%) Security Cleared
2 19 (51.35%) SC Cleared
2 19 (51.35%) CISSP
3 17 (45.95%) Information Security
4 13 (35.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (32.43%) CESG CLAS
5 12 (32.43%) CLAS
6 11 (29.73%) Security Architecture
6 11 (29.73%) Information Assurance
7 10 (27.03%) Risk Assessment
8 9 (24.32%) RMADS
8 9 (24.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 8 (21.62%) CESG Certified Professional
9 8 (21.62%) DV Cleared
9 8 (21.62%) Risk Management
10 7 (18.92%) TOGAF
10 7 (18.92%) DHCP
10 7 (18.92%) IISP
11 6 (16.22%) ITIL
11 6 (16.22%) JSP 440
12 5 (13.51%) Network Security
12 5 (13.51%) Military
12 5 (13.51%) Cisco
12 5 (13.51%) Project Management
12 5 (13.51%) CISM
12 5 (13.51%) Firewall
12 5 (13.51%) SDLC
13 4 (10.81%) SaaS
13 4 (10.81%) Cybersecurity
13 4 (10.81%) Network Architecture

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 3 (8.11%) IIS
2 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) SaaS
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) DHCP
2 5 (13.51%) Firewall
2 5 (13.51%) Network Security
3 4 (10.81%) Internet
3 4 (10.81%) SNMP
3 4 (10.81%) VoIP
3 4 (10.81%) VPN
3 4 (10.81%) Wireless
4 3 (8.11%) BGP
4 3 (8.11%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (8.11%) DNS
4 3 (8.11%) IPsec
4 3 (8.11%) OSPF
4 3 (8.11%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.70%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.70%) SAN
6 1 (2.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (13.51%) Military
2 4 (10.81%) Legal
3 3 (8.11%) Finance
3 3 (8.11%) Retail
4 2 (5.41%) Aerospace
4 2 (5.41%) Back Office
5 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (16.22%) Security Advisor
2 5 (13.51%) Architect
2 5 (13.51%) CLAS Security Advisor
2 5 (13.51%) Consultant
3 4 (10.81%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Administrator
4 3 (8.11%) Information Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Information Security Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Network Administrator
4 3 (8.11%) Security Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Security Consultant
4 3 (8.11%) Security Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Senior Network Administrator
4 3 (8.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) ASIC Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) FPGA Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Information Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Information Security Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) CSS
1 1 (2.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (32.43%) CESG CLAS
2 4 (10.81%) ASIC
2 4 (10.81%) Cryptography
2 4 (10.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.41%) PKI
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.70%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.70%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.70%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
1 3 (8.11%) Windows Server
2 2 (5.41%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) Solaris
3 1 (2.70%) Unix
3 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) Information Security
2 11 (29.73%) Information Assurance
2 11 (29.73%) Security Architecture
3 10 (27.03%) Risk Assessment
4 8 (21.62%) Risk Management
5 7 (18.92%) TOGAF
6 6 (16.22%) ITIL
7 5 (13.51%) Project Management
7 5 (13.51%) SDLC
8 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (10.81%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 4 (10.81%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (10.81%) Data Protection
8 4 (10.81%) Network Architecture
8 4 (10.81%) Project Planning
8 4 (10.81%) Requirements Management
8 4 (10.81%) Risk Analysis
8 4 (10.81%) Scrum
8 4 (10.81%) Use Case
8 4 (10.81%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) C++
2 1 (2.70%) C
2 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (64.86%) Security Cleared
2 19 (51.35%) CISSP
2 19 (51.35%) SC Cleared
3 12 (32.43%) CLAS
4 8 (21.62%) CESG Certified Professional
4 8 (21.62%) DV Cleared
5 7 (18.92%) IISP
6 5 (13.51%) CISM
7 4 (10.81%) CISA
7 4 (10.81%) ISEB
8 3 (8.11%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (8.11%) CCDP
8 3 (8.11%) CCNA
8 3 (8.11%) CCNP
8 3 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (8.11%) Degree
8 3 (8.11%) JNCIA
8 3 (8.11%) JNCIP
9 1 (2.70%) CEH
9 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (35.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (24.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 9 (24.32%) RMADS
3 6 (16.22%) JSP 440
4 4 (10.81%) HMG Infosec
5 1 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Firmware
2 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.70%) XenApp
3 1 (2.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Nessus
1 1 (2.70%) Nmap
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Cisco
2 4 (10.81%) HP
2 4 (10.81%) IBM
3 3 (8.11%) CheckPoint
3 3 (8.11%) Dell
3 3 (8.11%) Juniper
4 2 (5.41%) VMware
5 1 (2.70%) 3PAR
5 1 (2.70%) Citrix
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.70%) Qualys
5 1 (2.70%) Sophos
5 1 (2.70%) Veeam