Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 338 316 349
Rank change year-on-year -22 +33 +12
Contract jobs citing CESG 27 43 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.16% 0.28% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.54% 0.93% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 31 23
South East median daily rate £625 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.05% +10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £499 £460 £338
90th Percentile £638 £550 £612
England median daily rate £530 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +0.95% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South East median hourly rate - - £60.00
England median hourly rate £96.78 £75.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +29.04% +50.00% -

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 4,988 4,642 5,622
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 29.65% 29.87% 30.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,935 2,658 3,316
South East median daily rate £403 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £212 £213 £229
90th Percentile £575 £563 £550
England median daily rate £460 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +5.14% +2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 251 314
South East median hourly rate £26.87 £18.50 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.22% -29.52% +59.09%
10th Percentile £10.78 £11.90 £12.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.50 £53.88
England median hourly rate £22.35 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +11.73% - +14.29%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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
Berkshire +14 27 £625 -
Thames Valley -18 27 £625 +19.05%
Buckinghamshire -54 1 - -
CESG
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 26 (96.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (92.59%) COBIT
3 22 (81.48%) CISSP
3 22 (81.48%) CISM
4 21 (77.78%) Time Management
5 20 (74.07%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (62.96%) Information Security
7 13 (48.15%) Service Design
8 12 (44.44%) Data Protection
8 12 (44.44%) PCI DSS
9 11 (40.74%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (40.74%) Public Cloud
9 11 (40.74%) ITSM
9 11 (40.74%) eTOM
9 11 (40.74%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (40.74%) Intranet
9 11 (40.74%) Service Management
9 11 (40.74%) ITIL
9 11 (40.74%) Star Schema
9 11 (40.74%) CCSP
9 11 (40.74%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 10 (37.04%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 10 (37.04%) Enterprise Architecture
11 9 (33.33%) Statistics
11 9 (33.33%) People Management
11 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
11 9 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 9 (33.33%) Legal
12 8 (29.63%) ISO 22301
12 8 (29.63%) Degree

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 (3.70%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (40.74%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.70%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (40.74%) Intranet
2 1 (3.70%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) Star Schema
General
1 9 (33.33%) Legal
2 3 (11.11%) Publishing
2 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Security Specialist
2 9 (33.33%) CISSP Specialist
2 9 (33.33%) Consultant
3 8 (29.63%) Cloud Specialist
4 7 (25.93%) Enterprise Architecture Specialist
5 3 (11.11%) Communications Specialist
5 3 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Architect
6 1 (3.70%) CISSP Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Compliance Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Security Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Governance Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Risk Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) SCCM Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Security Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Security Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Public Cloud
2 2 (7.41%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
1 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (77.78%) Time Management
2 20 (74.07%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (62.96%) Information Security
4 13 (48.15%) Service Design
5 12 (44.44%) Data Protection
6 11 (40.74%) eTOM
6 11 (40.74%) ITIL
6 11 (40.74%) ITSM
6 11 (40.74%) Service Management
7 10 (37.04%) Enterprise Architecture
8 9 (33.33%) People Management
8 9 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 9 (33.33%) Statistics
9 4 (14.81%) Cybersecurity
10 2 (7.41%) Security Architecture
11 1 (3.70%) Desktop Virtualisation
11 1 (3.70%) Migration
11 1 (3.70%) Presales
11 1 (3.70%) Security Management
11 1 (3.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (81.48%) CISM
1 22 (81.48%) CISSP
2 11 (40.74%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 11 (40.74%) CCSP
2 11 (40.74%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 8 (29.63%) Degree
5 1 (3.70%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (96.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (92.59%) COBIT
3 12 (44.44%) PCI DSS
4 10 (37.04%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 8 (29.63%) ISO 22301
6 1 (3.70%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.70%) BitLocker
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.70%) XenApp
1 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
1 1 (3.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Altiris
1 1 (3.70%) Citrix
1 1 (3.70%) Ivanti
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.70%) Symantec
1 1 (3.70%) VMware