Period
to 17 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CESG in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CESG over the 6 months to 17 August 2018 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)
England > South East
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 375 340 332
Rank change year-on-year -35 -8 +62
Contract jobs citing CESG 9 33 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.054% 0.21% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.68% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 43
South East median daily rate £475 £563 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.56% +12.50% -4.76%
10th Percentile £434 £363 £338
90th Percentile £601 £787 £550
England median daily rate £520 £519 £525
% change year-on-year +0.24% -1.19% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
South East median hourly rate £67.00 - £41.00
England median hourly rate £67.00 £49.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year +36.73% +6.52% +9.52%

CESG is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5,454 4,859 5,879
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.44% 30.44% 32.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,106 2,742 3,555
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £256 £230 £238
90th Percentile £588 £563 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 276 246 295
South East median hourly rate £30.50 £18.09 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.60% -21.35% +33.57%
10th Percentile £10.56 £11.25 £11.35
90th Percentile £51.13 £46.75 £49.80
England median hourly rate £21.90 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +9.50% - +8.11%

CESG
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing CESG as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for CESG in the South East

CESG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CESG in the South East

CESG
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CESG in the South East over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CESG in the South East

CESG
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CESG in the South East

CESG
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 East region over the 6 months to 17 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -16 9 £475 -5.00% 1
CESG
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing CESG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for CESG.

1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) CESG Certified Professional
3 5 (55.56%) Information Assurance
3 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) CISSP
3 5 (55.56%) CISM
3 5 (55.56%) Risk Management
3 5 (55.56%) Information Security
4 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
5 3 (33.33%) Firewall
5 3 (33.33%) ISMS
5 3 (33.33%) Network Security
6 2 (22.22%) JSP 440
6 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
6 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (22.22%) Degree
6 2 (22.22%) SaaS
6 2 (22.22%) PaaS
6 2 (22.22%) CRISC
6 2 (22.22%) Information Security Management
6 2 (22.22%) Security Management
6 2 (22.22%) CISA
6 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (22.22%) Finance
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) IaaS
6 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
7 1 (11.11%) vSphere

CESG
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) IaaS
1 2 (22.22%) PaaS
1 2 (22.22%) SaaS
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
1 3 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (11.11%) NAS
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) VLAN
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) Security Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Information Assurance Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Product Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Security Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Security Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Design Authority
3 1 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Project Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Security Assurance Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (11.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) CentOS
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Information Assurance
1 5 (55.56%) Information Security
1 5 (55.56%) Risk Management
2 3 (33.33%) ISMS
3 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security Management
3 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (22.22%) Security Management
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) CRAMM
4 1 (11.11%) Cryptography
4 1 (11.11%) Cyber Resilience
4 1 (11.11%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Two-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) CESG Certified Professional
3 5 (55.56%) CISM
3 5 (55.56%) CISSP
3 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) CISA
4 2 (22.22%) CRISC
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) CCNA
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (11.11%) CLAS
5 1 (11.11%) MCSE
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (22.22%) JSP 440
2 1 (11.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (11.11%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Juniper
2 1 (11.11%) McAfee
2 1 (11.11%) Sophos
2 1 (11.11%) VMware