The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CESG in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CESG over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
UK
Rank 504 532 543
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +11
Contract jobs citing CESG 77 86 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.54% 0.52% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 52 45
Median daily rate £505 £500 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £376 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £455
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £75.00 £60.98 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.99% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £75.00 £60.98 -
% change year-on-year
+22.99% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14313 16654 15991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.49% 32.80% 31.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 9149 10570 10037
Median daily rate £438 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 531 705 655
Median hourly rate £21.04 £21.50 £17.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.16% +22.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £50.99 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +22.85%

CESG
Jobs Demand Trend

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

CESG Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CESG
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CESG within the UK.

CESG Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CESG
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CESG within the UK over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

CESG Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CESG
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CESG within the UK.

CESG Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

CESG
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CESG within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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
England +23 67 £500 - 15
South East +10 22 £500 -9.70% 4
South West +19 19 £500 +11.11% 5
Buckinghamshire +16 19 £500 +11.11%
Milton Keynes +20 18 £513 -
London +1 14 £606 +15.33% 4
Wiltshire +8 8 £400 +8.84% 1
Scotland - 8 £550 -
Edinburgh - 8 £550 -
West Midlands +6 7 £329 -
Bristol +5 7 £450 - 2
Corsham - 5 £400 -
Swindon - 3 - -
Devon - 3 £575 -
Coventry - 3 £320 -
South Wales +17 2 £294 +1.29%
Yorkshire +9 2 £488 +18.90%
Wales +8 2 £294 +1.29%
East Midlands +6 2 £500 +11.11%
Birmingham -2 2 £475 -
Hampshire -2 2 £460 -17.48% 1
Sheffield -4 2 £488 -1.01%
South Yorkshire -9 2 £488 -1.01%
Newport -12 2 £294 +1.29%
Lincolnshire - 2 £500 -
Worcester - 2 £350 -
Plymouth - 2 £575 -
Worcestershire - 2 £350 -
North East -24 1 £250 -38.65%
Newcastle upon Tyne -25 1 £250 -38.27%

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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 with a requirement for CESG.

1 95 (54.60%) Security Cleared
2 91 (52.30%) CISSP
3 78 (44.83%) SC Cleared
4 68 (39.08%) CESG Certified Professional
5 60 (34.48%) Information Security
6 57 (32.76%) Risk Management
6 57 (32.76%) Cybersecurity
7 54 (31.03%) Information Assurance
8 47 (27.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 38 (21.84%) TOGAF
10 37 (21.26%) Security Architecture
11 34 (19.54%) Agile Software Development
11 34 (19.54%) Risk Assessment
12 33 (18.97%) Windows
12 33 (18.97%) RMADS
13 31 (17.82%) Cryptography
13 31 (17.82%) Management Information System
14 30 (17.24%) DV Cleared
15 29 (16.67%) ITIL
15 29 (16.67%) Microsoft
16 26 (14.94%) CLAS
16 26 (14.94%) CISM
16 26 (14.94%) CESG CLAS
17 25 (14.37%) ISMS
18 23 (13.22%) IPsec
19 19 (10.92%) Oracle
19 19 (10.92%) SQL Server
19 19 (10.92%) SDLC
20 17 (9.77%) Wireless
21 16 (9.20%) Project Management

CESG
Top Related IT Skills 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 12 (6.90%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.87%) IIS
3 2 (1.15%) Confluence
3 2 (1.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (4.02%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.30%) MS Office
3 3 (1.72%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.57%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.20%) SaaS
2 4 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (1.15%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 2 (1.15%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (1.15%) G Suite
4 2 (1.15%) Route 53
4 2 (1.15%) Trello
4 2 (1.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (13.22%) IPsec
2 17 (9.77%) Wireless
3 12 (6.90%) Network Security
3 12 (6.90%) SMTP
4 10 (5.75%) Internet
5 9 (5.17%) Firewall
5 9 (5.17%) VPN
6 7 (4.02%) FTP
6 7 (4.02%) SSH
7 5 (2.87%) TCP/IP
8 4 (2.30%) LAN
8 4 (2.30%) WAN
9 2 (1.15%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (1.15%) DMZ
9 2 (1.15%) HTTP
9 2 (1.15%) SAN
9 2 (1.15%) SSL
9 2 (1.15%) VoIP
9 2 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.57%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.92%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.62%) NonStop SQL
3 6 (3.45%) MySQL
4 3 (1.72%) Star Schema
5 2 (1.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.15%) Big Data
5 2 (1.15%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.15%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (1.72%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.15%) Artifactory
2 2 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (1.15%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.15%) JIRA
2 2 (1.15%) SonarQube
2 2 (1.15%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (1.15%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.57%) MSI
General
1 12 (6.90%) Finance
2 11 (6.32%) Legal
3 6 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.87%) Military
4 5 (2.87%) Retail
5 2 (1.15%) Back Office
5 2 (1.15%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.15%) Publishing
6 1 (0.57%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.57%) Electronics
6 1 (0.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (29.89%) Architect
2 28 (16.09%) Security Advisor
3 25 (14.37%) Security Architect
4 20 (11.49%) Consultant
5 19 (10.92%) Security Consultant
6 12 (6.90%) Security Specialist
6 12 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (5.75%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 10 (5.75%) Information Architect
7 10 (5.75%) Information Assurance Leader
7 10 (5.75%) Information Security Architect
8 8 (4.60%) Cybersecurity Specialist
8 8 (4.60%) Security Manager
8 8 (4.60%) Security Officer
9 7 (4.02%) Technical Architect
10 5 (2.87%) Coordinator
10 5 (2.87%) Domain Architect
10 5 (2.87%) Information Manager
10 5 (2.87%) Information Security Officer
10 5 (2.87%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.15%) ELK Stack
2 1 (0.57%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 31 (17.82%) Cryptography
1 31 (17.82%) Management Information System
2 26 (14.94%) CESG CLAS
3 11 (6.32%) Client/Server
4 7 (4.02%) Data Protection Act
4 7 (4.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 5 (2.87%) Cyber Defence
5 5 (2.87%) PKI
5 5 (2.87%) Private Cloud
6 4 (2.30%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.30%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.72%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.72%) Freedom of Information
7 3 (1.72%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.72%) User Experience
8 2 (1.15%) Statistics
9 1 (0.57%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.57%) Derivative
9 1 (0.57%) Freedom of Information Act
9 1 (0.57%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 33 (18.97%) Windows
2 14 (8.05%) Windows Server
3 13 (7.47%) Linux
4 12 (6.90%) Unix
5 10 (5.75%) Windows Vista
6 4 (2.30%) Android
6 4 (2.30%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.30%) Windows Phone
7 3 (1.72%) Kali Linux
7 3 (1.72%) Solaris
7 3 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.15%) CentOS
8 2 (1.15%) CoreOS
8 2 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.15%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.57%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (34.48%) Information Security
2 57 (32.76%) Cybersecurity
2 57 (32.76%) Risk Management
3 54 (31.03%) Information Assurance
4 38 (21.84%) TOGAF
5 37 (21.26%) Security Architecture
6 34 (19.54%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (19.54%) Risk Assessment
7 29 (16.67%) ITIL
8 25 (14.37%) ISMS
9 19 (10.92%) SDLC
10 16 (9.20%) Ethical Hacking
10 16 (9.20%) PRINCE2
10 16 (9.20%) Project Management
11 15 (8.62%) Data Protection
11 15 (8.62%) Scrum
12 13 (7.47%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (6.90%) Patch Management
14 11 (6.32%) Use Case
15 10 (5.75%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.02%) SQL
2 3 (1.72%) Python
3 2 (1.15%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.15%) C
3 2 (1.15%) Java
3 2 (1.15%) PL/SQL
3 2 (1.15%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.15%) Ruby
4 1 (0.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.57%) Perl
4 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 95 (54.60%) Security Cleared
2 91 (52.30%) CISSP
3 78 (44.83%) SC Cleared
4 68 (39.08%) CESG Certified Professional
5 30 (17.24%) DV Cleared
6 26 (14.94%) CISM
6 26 (14.94%) CLAS
7 15 (8.62%) IISP
7 15 (8.62%) ISEB
8 14 (8.05%) CEH
9 9 (5.17%) CISA
9 9 (5.17%) Degree
10 8 (4.60%) BPSS Clearance
10 8 (4.60%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (4.60%) CITP
10 8 (4.60%) MBCS
11 4 (2.30%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 4 (2.30%) CCNA
11 4 (2.30%) CCSP
11 4 (2.30%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (27.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (18.97%) RMADS
3 13 (7.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 12 (6.90%) JSP 440
4 12 (6.90%) PCI DSS
5 8 (4.60%) ISO27002
5 8 (4.60%) ISO27005
6 6 (3.45%) COBIT
7 4 (2.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (1.72%) ISO22301
9 2 (1.15%) BS7799
9 2 (1.15%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (1.15%) FedRAMP
9 2 (1.15%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.57%) Government Security Classifications
10 1 (0.57%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (8.62%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.02%) Hyper-V
2 7 (4.02%) Sendmail
3 3 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.15%) Docker
4 2 (1.15%) LXC
4 2 (1.15%) VirtualBox
4 2 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.57%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.57%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.57%) XenApp
5 1 (0.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (3.45%) Nessus
2 4 (2.30%) AirWatch
2 4 (2.30%) XenMobile
3 3 (1.72%) Nmap
4 2 (1.15%) Ansible
4 2 (1.15%) Nagios
4 2 (1.15%) OSSEC
4 2 (1.15%) Terraform
5 1 (0.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 19 (10.92%) Oracle
3 16 (9.20%) Citrix
4 9 (5.17%) VMware
5 6 (3.45%) Cisco
6 4 (2.30%) Apple
7 3 (1.72%) Intel Security
7 3 (1.72%) Qualys
8 2 (1.15%) 3PAR
8 2 (1.15%) Blue Coat
8 2 (1.15%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.15%) Google
8 2 (1.15%) HP
8 2 (1.15%) Juniper
8 2 (1.15%) New Relic
8 2 (1.15%) Riverbed
8 2 (1.15%) Sophos
8 2 (1.15%) Veeam
9 1 (0.57%) Lumension
9 1 (0.57%) SAP
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