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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
England / South West
Rank 126 132 142
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +10
Contract jobs citing CESG 10 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.37% 0.43% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.47% 1.49% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 4
Median daily rate £775 £450 £581
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.22% -22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £755 £377 £442
10% offered a daily rate of more than £795 £500 £618
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £450 £480
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.98 -

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
679 870 786
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.13% 29.06% 24.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 586 460
Median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £237 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 57 50
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +41.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £22.52 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-23.40% +25.11%

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
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 22 February 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
Bristol +8 4 - -
Wiltshire +1 4 £775 +110.88%
CESG
England

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 28 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 22 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 21 (47.73%) CISSP
4 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (34.09%) CESG Certified Professional
5 14 (31.82%) Information Assurance
5 14 (31.82%) Cybersecurity
6 13 (29.55%) CLAS
6 13 (29.55%) CESG CLAS
6 13 (29.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (29.55%) Risk Management
7 11 (25.00%) JSP 440
7 11 (25.00%) RMADS
8 10 (22.73%) Information Security
8 10 (22.73%) Linux
9 9 (20.45%) ITIL
9 9 (20.45%) DV Cleared
10 8 (18.18%) SDLC
10 8 (18.18%) ISO27002
10 8 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
10 8 (18.18%) Risk Analysis
11 7 (15.91%) TOGAF
11 7 (15.91%) Project Management
12 6 (13.64%) BPSS Clearance
12 6 (13.64%) SaaS
12 6 (13.64%) ISEB
12 6 (13.64%) Management Information System
12 6 (13.64%) PRINCE2
12 6 (13.64%) SQL
12 6 (13.64%) Scrum

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 2 (4.55%) Confluence
1 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.55%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.27%) IIS
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 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.55%) Firewall
2 2 (4.55%) HTTP
2 2 (4.55%) Kerberos
2 2 (4.55%) Network Security
2 2 (4.55%) SAN
2 2 (4.55%) SSL
2 2 (4.55%) VoIP
2 2 (4.55%) VPN
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%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle OWB
2 2 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
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%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (4.55%) SonarQube
1 2 (4.55%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (4.55%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (11.36%) Legal
1 5 (11.36%) Military
2 2 (4.55%) Back Office
2 2 (4.55%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (18.18%) Architect
2 7 (15.91%) Cybersecurity Specialist
2 7 (15.91%) Security Specialist
3 6 (13.64%) Coordinator
3 6 (13.64%) Security Assurance Coordinator
4 5 (11.36%) Security Advisor
5 3 (6.82%) CLAS Security Advisor
5 3 (6.82%) Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Security Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Security Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) Security Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Information Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Information Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle Technical Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Penetration Tester
6 2 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Support Technician
6 2 (4.55%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 13 (29.55%) CESG CLAS
2 6 (13.64%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.55%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.55%) PKI
3 2 (4.55%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.27%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (2.27%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.73%) Linux
2 4 (9.09%) Windows
2 4 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.55%) CentOS
3 2 (4.55%) CoreOS
3 2 (4.55%) Kali Linux
3 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.55%) Solaris
3 2 (4.55%) Unix
3 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.82%) Cybersecurity
2 14 (31.82%) Information Assurance
3 13 (29.55%) Risk Management
4 10 (22.73%) Information Security
5 9 (20.45%) ITIL
6 8 (18.18%) Risk Analysis
6 8 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
6 8 (18.18%) SDLC
7 7 (15.91%) Project Management
7 7 (15.91%) TOGAF
8 6 (13.64%) PRINCE2
8 6 (13.64%) Scrum
9 5 (11.36%) Configuration Management
10 4 (9.09%) Open Source
10 4 (9.09%) Validation
11 3 (6.82%) Cryptography
11 3 (6.82%) DevOps
11 3 (6.82%) Information Management
11 3 (6.82%) Security Architecture
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 28 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 22 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 21 (47.73%) CISSP
4 15 (34.09%) CESG Certified Professional
5 13 (29.55%) CLAS
6 9 (20.45%) DV Cleared
7 6 (13.64%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (13.64%) ISEB
8 4 (9.09%) CISM
9 3 (6.82%) CREST Certified
9 3 (6.82%) Degree
9 3 (6.82%) IISP
10 2 (4.55%) CCNA
10 2 (4.55%) CEH
10 2 (4.55%) CHECK Team Leader
10 2 (4.55%) CISA
10 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (4.55%) OSCP
10 2 (4.55%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (29.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (25.00%) JSP 440
2 11 (25.00%) RMADS
3 8 (18.18%) ISO27002
4 4 (9.09%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (4.55%) PCI DSS
6 1 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (2.27%) ISO 14001
6 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%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (4.55%) vCloud
1 2 (4.55%) VirtualBox
1 2 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) Nessus
2 2 (4.55%) Ansible
2 2 (4.55%) Data Guard
2 2 (4.55%) Nagios
2 2 (4.55%) Nmap
2 2 (4.55%) OSSEC
2 2 (4.55%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) Oracle
1 4 (9.09%) VMware
2 2 (4.55%) 3PAR
2 2 (4.55%) Cisco
2 2 (4.55%) HP
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.55%) New Relic
2 2 (4.55%) Qualys
2 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
2 2 (4.55%) Sophos
2 2 (4.55%) Veeam
3 1 (2.27%) Software AG