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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 132 132 135
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing CESG 13 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.44% 0.20% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.61% 0.81% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 6
Median daily rate £550 £435 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.43% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £422 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £636 £455 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £430 £538
% change year-on-year
+22.09% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £66.25 - £36.25
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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
805 744 746
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.21% 24.42% 24.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 535 495 457
Median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £218 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 62 55
Median hourly rate £39.00 £32.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £12.50 £12.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.32 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -7.50%

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 May 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 May 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 £590 +26.20% 2
Wiltshire - 3 £488 -
Gloucestershire -4 2 £438 +2.94%
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CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 17 (62.96%) Information Security
1 17 (62.96%) Security Cleared
2 16 (59.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 13 (48.15%) CESG Certified Professional
3 13 (48.15%) JSP 440
3 13 (48.15%) CISSP
4 12 (44.44%) CESG CLAS
4 12 (44.44%) Information Assurance
4 12 (44.44%) CLAS
5 11 (40.74%) SC Cleared
5 11 (40.74%) Management Information System
5 11 (40.74%) Risk Management
6 10 (37.04%) Risk Assessment
7 8 (29.63%) DV Cleared
8 7 (25.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (22.22%) IISP
9 6 (22.22%) RMADS
10 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
10 4 (14.81%) C
10 4 (14.81%) Security Architecture
11 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (11.11%) ISMS
11 3 (11.11%) HMG Infosec
11 3 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
11 3 (11.11%) IIS
11 3 (11.11%) Windows
11 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
11 3 (11.11%) Finance
11 3 (11.11%) VMware
12 2 (7.41%) Sentinel

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 (11.11%) IIS
2 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) VoIP
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) LDAP
2 1 (3.70%) Network Security
2 1 (3.70%) SAN
2 1 (3.70%) SSL
2 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Military
3 1 (3.70%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Coordinator
1 7 (25.93%) Security Assurance Coordinator
2 5 (18.52%) Consultant
2 5 (18.52%) Security Advisor
3 4 (14.81%) CLAS Security Advisor
4 3 (11.11%) Information Security Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Security Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Information Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Information Security Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Security Manager
6 1 (3.70%) CLAS Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Information Assurance Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Information Assurance Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Information Security Advisor
6 1 (3.70%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Public Sector Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Security Assurance Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Service Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Solutions Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 12 (44.44%) CESG CLAS
2 11 (40.74%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.70%) PKI
3 1 (3.70%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (3.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Information Security
2 12 (44.44%) Information Assurance
3 11 (40.74%) Risk Management
4 10 (37.04%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
5 4 (14.81%) Security Architecture
6 3 (11.11%) ISMS
6 3 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (7.41%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (7.41%) Information Security Management
7 2 (7.41%) Open Source
7 2 (7.41%) Project Management
7 2 (7.41%) Security Management
7 2 (7.41%) Service Management
8 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity
8 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (3.70%) ITIL
8 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
8 1 (3.70%) Quality Management
8 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) C
2 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.41%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) C++
3 1 (3.70%) Java
3 1 (3.70%) MATLAB
3 1 (3.70%) Python
3 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (62.96%) Security Cleared
2 13 (48.15%) CESG Certified Professional
2 13 (48.15%) CISSP
3 12 (44.44%) CLAS
4 11 (40.74%) SC Cleared
5 8 (29.63%) DV Cleared
6 6 (22.22%) IISP
7 2 (7.41%) Degree
8 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (3.70%) CCNA
8 1 (3.70%) CEH
8 1 (3.70%) CISA
8 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (3.70%) CISM
8 1 (3.70%) CISMP
8 1 (3.70%) ISSAP
8 1 (3.70%) MCSE
8 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (59.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 13 (48.15%) JSP 440
3 7 (25.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (22.22%) RMADS
5 3 (11.11%) HMG Infosec
6 1 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) VMware
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco
2 2 (7.41%) HP
2 2 (7.41%) Veeam
3 1 (3.70%) 3PAR
3 1 (3.70%) Sophos