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 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 West
Rank 109 130 126
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -4
Contract jobs citing CESG 23 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.89% 0.43% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.31% 1.36% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 6
Median daily rate £488 £450 £613
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -26.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £377 £433
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £500 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £469
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £75.00 - -
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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
695 954 774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.01% 31.86% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 652 483
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £510 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 65 54
Median hourly rate £23.50 £37.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.33% +56.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.88 £44.50
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 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 18 January 2017.

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 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
Wiltshire +9 9 £438 +19.04% 2
Bristol +7 7 £450 - 4
Devon - 6 £550 -
CESG
England

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

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 West region with a requirement for CESG.

1 25 (56.82%) CISSP
2 24 (54.55%) Security Cleared
3 18 (40.91%) SC Cleared
4 16 (36.36%) Information Security
4 16 (36.36%) Cybersecurity
5 15 (34.09%) CESG Certified Professional
6 13 (29.55%) Risk Management
6 13 (29.55%) Information Assurance
6 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (29.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 10 (22.73%) CESG CLAS
7 10 (22.73%) TOGAF
7 10 (22.73%) CLAS
8 9 (20.45%) SDLC
8 9 (20.45%) DV Cleared
8 9 (20.45%) Linux
9 8 (18.18%) ITIL
9 8 (18.18%) CISM
9 8 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
9 8 (18.18%) RMADS
9 8 (18.18%) Risk Analysis
9 8 (18.18%) ISO27002
10 7 (15.91%) Security Architecture
10 7 (15.91%) JSP 440
10 7 (15.91%) Legal
11 6 (13.64%) Scrum
11 6 (13.64%) Management Information System
11 6 (13.64%) PRINCE2
11 6 (13.64%) SQL
11 6 (13.64%) ISEB

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 (6.82%) IIS
2 2 (4.55%) Confluence
2 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) SaaS
2 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (4.55%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 2 (4.55%) Amazon S3
2 2 (4.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 2 (4.55%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (4.55%) Route 53
2 2 (4.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.82%) Firewall
2 3 (6.82%) Network Security
2 3 (6.82%) VPN
3 2 (4.55%) HTTP
3 2 (4.55%) SAN
3 2 (4.55%) SSL
3 2 (4.55%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) NonStop SQL
2 2 (4.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (4.55%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.55%) MySQL
2 2 (4.55%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Artifactory
1 2 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.55%) JIRA
1 2 (4.55%) Metasploit
1 2 (4.55%) SonarQube
1 2 (4.55%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (4.55%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (15.91%) Legal
2 5 (11.36%) Military
3 4 (9.09%) Retail
4 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.55%) Back Office
5 2 (4.55%) Finance
6 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (20.45%) Architect
2 7 (15.91%) Cybersecurity Specialist
2 7 (15.91%) Security Specialist
3 6 (13.64%) Security Architect
4 5 (11.36%) Consultant
4 5 (11.36%) Coordinator
4 5 (11.36%) Information Architect
4 5 (11.36%) Information Security Architect
4 5 (11.36%) Security Assurance Coordinator
4 5 (11.36%) Security Consultant
5 4 (9.09%) Security Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Cybersecurity Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Information Assurance Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Information Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Information Security Advisor
7 2 (4.55%) Penetration Tester
7 2 (4.55%) Security Advisor
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Support Technician
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Technician
7 2 (4.55%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) CESG CLAS
2 6 (13.64%) Cryptography
2 6 (13.64%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.09%) Cyber Defence
4 3 (6.82%) PKI
5 2 (4.55%) Fat Client
5 2 (4.55%) Thin Client
6 1 (2.27%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.45%) Linux
2 5 (11.36%) Windows
2 5 (11.36%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.82%) Solaris
3 3 (6.82%) Unix
4 2 (4.55%) CentOS
4 2 (4.55%) CoreOS
4 2 (4.55%) Kali Linux
4 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) Cybersecurity
1 16 (36.36%) Information Security
2 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (29.55%) Information Assurance
2 13 (29.55%) Risk Management
3 10 (22.73%) TOGAF
4 9 (20.45%) SDLC
5 8 (18.18%) ITIL
5 8 (18.18%) Risk Analysis
5 8 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
6 7 (15.91%) Security Architecture
7 6 (13.64%) PRINCE2
7 6 (13.64%) Project Management
7 6 (13.64%) Scrum
8 5 (11.36%) Configuration Management
8 5 (11.36%) Data Protection
8 5 (11.36%) Validation
9 4 (9.09%) Open Source
9 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.64%) SQL
2 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
2 2 (4.55%) Java
2 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL
2 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.55%) Python
2 2 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (56.82%) CISSP
2 24 (54.55%) Security Cleared
3 18 (40.91%) SC Cleared
4 15 (34.09%) CESG Certified Professional
5 10 (22.73%) CLAS
6 9 (20.45%) DV Cleared
7 8 (18.18%) CISM
8 6 (13.64%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (13.64%) ISEB
9 5 (11.36%) CISA
9 5 (11.36%) IISP
10 4 (9.09%) Degree
11 3 (6.82%) CREST Certified
12 2 (4.55%) CCNA
12 2 (4.55%) CEH
12 2 (4.55%) CHECK Team Leader
12 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (4.55%) OSCP
12 2 (4.55%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (29.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (18.18%) ISO27002
2 8 (18.18%) RMADS
3 7 (15.91%) JSP 440
4 3 (6.82%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (6.82%) PCI DSS
5 1 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (2.27%) ISO 14001
5 1 (2.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.55%) Docker
1 2 (4.55%) LXC
1 2 (4.55%) VirtualBox
1 2 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) Nessus
2 3 (6.82%) Nmap
3 2 (4.55%) Ansible
3 2 (4.55%) Nagios
3 2 (4.55%) OSSEC
3 2 (4.55%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (6.82%) Qualys
2 2 (4.55%) 3PAR
2 2 (4.55%) Cisco
2 2 (4.55%) HP
2 2 (4.55%) New Relic
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle
2 2 (4.55%) Sophos
2 2 (4.55%) Veeam
2 2 (4.55%) VMware