The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CESG in contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CESG over the 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 64 -
Rank change year-on-year -5 -  
Contract jobs citing CESG 2 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.26% 0.78% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.79% 2.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £375 £525 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.57% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £525
% change year-on-year -5.00% -4.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.00 £82.50 -
% change year-on-year -40.60% -  

CESG is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 252 227 321
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 33.33% 29.60% 34.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 127 142
Median daily rate £400 £400 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -61.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.95 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.20% +29.72%  

CESG
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes citing CESG as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for CESG in Milton Keynes

CESG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CESG in Milton Keynes.

Contractor daily rate trend for CESG in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for CESG.

1 21 (95.45%) CISSP
1 21 (95.45%) CESG Certified Professional
2 18 (81.82%) SC Cleared
2 18 (81.82%) Security Cleared
3 16 (72.73%) Risk Assessment
4 15 (68.18%) Cryptography
4 15 (68.18%) ISMS
5 14 (63.64%) RMADS
5 14 (63.64%) Risk Management
6 13 (59.09%) DV Cleared
6 13 (59.09%) Information Assurance
6 13 (59.09%) IPsec
6 13 (59.09%) Cybersecurity
7 12 (54.55%) Management Information System
8 11 (50.00%) Wireless
8 11 (50.00%) Test Strategy
9 10 (45.45%) Kalman Filter
10 8 (36.36%) Security Architecture
11 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
11 7 (31.82%) Windows
12 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
12 5 (22.73%) SMTP
12 5 (22.73%) Internet
12 5 (22.73%) Citrix
13 4 (18.18%) CISM
13 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
13 4 (18.18%) Client/Server
13 4 (18.18%) Oracle
13 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
13 4 (18.18%) Windows Vista

CESG
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) IIS
3 1 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 13 (59.09%) IPsec
2 11 (50.00%) Wireless
3 5 (22.73%) Internet
3 5 (22.73%) SMTP
4 2 (9.09%) FTP
4 2 (9.09%) SSH
5 1 (4.55%) Firewall
5 1 (4.55%) NAS
5 1 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (13.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Security Advisor
2 2 (9.09%) Consultant
2 2 (9.09%) Risk Consultant
2 2 (9.09%) Security Consultant
3 1 (4.55%) CISSP Consultant
3 1 (4.55%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Specialist
3 1 (4.55%) Server Specialist
3 1 (4.55%) Strategy Consultant
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 12 (54.55%) Management Information System
2 4 (18.18%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Vista
3 3 (13.64%) Unix
4 1 (4.55%) Linux
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Risk Assessment
2 15 (68.18%) Cryptography
2 15 (68.18%) ISMS
3 14 (63.64%) Risk Management
4 13 (59.09%) Cybersecurity
4 13 (59.09%) Information Assurance
5 11 (50.00%) Test Strategy
6 10 (45.45%) Kalman Filter
7 8 (36.36%) Security Architecture
8 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
8 4 (18.18%) Patch Management
9 3 (13.64%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (9.09%) Fuzz Testing
10 2 (9.09%) Matrix Management
10 2 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
10 2 (9.09%) OWASP
11 1 (4.55%) Ethical Hacking
11 1 (4.55%) ITIL
11 1 (4.55%) Server Hardening
Qualifications
1 21 (95.45%) CESG Certified Professional
1 21 (95.45%) CISSP
2 18 (81.82%) SC Cleared
2 18 (81.82%) Security Cleared
3 13 (59.09%) DV Cleared
4 4 (18.18%) CISM
5 2 (9.09%) IISP
5 2 (9.09%) ISACA
6 1 (4.55%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (63.64%) RMADS
2 2 (9.09%) FedRAMP
2 2 (9.09%) HIPAA
2 2 (9.09%) PCI DSS
2 2 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) Sendmail
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) Citrix
3 4 (18.18%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) VMware