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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
England / South East
Rank 215 250 261
Rank change year-on-year +35 +11  
Contract jobs citing CESG 26 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.33% 0.20% 0.031%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.08% 0.65% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 3
Median daily rate £544 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.75% -4.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £475 £488
% change year-on-year +10.52% -2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £60.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £70.00 -

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 the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2409 2750 2731
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 30.68% 29.89% 28.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1363 1643 1427
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 150 162
Median hourly rate £17.50 £38.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.54% +102.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.13 £13.00 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.22 £60.06 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £29.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year -35.03% +53.43%  

CESG
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 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
Buckinghamshire +2 12 £544 +20.83% 1
Berkshire +28 7 £650 +23.80%
Hampshire +13 5 £725 +26.63%
Surrey +13 2 £375 -
CESG
England

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 East region with a requirement for CESG.

1 31 (77.50%) Security Cleared
2 28 (70.00%) CISSP
3 23 (57.50%) SC Cleared
3 23 (57.50%) CESG Certified Professional
4 19 (47.50%) Risk Assessment
5 18 (45.00%) Management Information System
6 17 (42.50%) ISMS
6 17 (42.50%) Cryptography
7 16 (40.00%) RMADS
7 16 (40.00%) IPsec
7 16 (40.00%) Risk Management
8 14 (35.00%) Windows
8 14 (35.00%) DV Cleared
9 13 (32.50%) Information Assurance
9 13 (32.50%) Test Strategy
9 13 (32.50%) Wireless
10 12 (30.00%) ITIL
10 12 (30.00%) Kalman Filter
10 12 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
11 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
11 11 (27.50%) Active Directory
12 10 (25.00%) Service Management
12 10 (25.00%) ITSM
12 10 (25.00%) Security Architecture
13 9 (22.50%) CISM
14 8 (20.00%) Patch Management
15 7 (17.50%) Oracle
16 6 (15.00%) SMTP
16 6 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
16 6 (15.00%) Public Cloud

CESG
Top Related 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 5 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.00%) IIS
3 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) AutoCAD
2 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (40.00%) IPsec
2 13 (32.50%) Wireless
3 6 (15.00%) SMTP
4 5 (12.50%) Internet
4 5 (12.50%) WAN
5 4 (10.00%) WLAN
6 3 (7.50%) FTP
6 3 (7.50%) SSH
7 2 (5.00%) DMZ
8 1 (2.50%) Ethernet
8 1 (2.50%) Kerberos
8 1 (2.50%) LAN
8 1 (2.50%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 5 (12.50%) Star Schema
2 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.50%) Electronics
2 3 (7.50%) Legal
3 2 (5.00%) Publishing
4 1 (2.50%) Finance
4 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) Security Advisor
2 6 (15.00%) Cloud Specialist
2 6 (15.00%) Security Specialist
3 4 (10.00%) Mobile Specialist
4 3 (7.50%) Architect
4 3 (7.50%) Consultant
4 3 (7.50%) Security Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Risk Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Security Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Chief Technology Officer
6 1 (2.50%) Cloud Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) Designer
6 1 (2.50%) Lead Architect
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Architect
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Technical Architect
6 1 (2.50%) Strategy Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.50%) Technical Designer
6 1 (2.50%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 18 (45.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (15.00%) Public Cloud
3 5 (12.50%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.00%) PKI
5 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.50%) Derivative
5 1 (2.50%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.00%) Windows
2 6 (15.00%) Android
3 5 (12.50%) Windows Vista
4 4 (10.00%) Apple iOS
5 3 (7.50%) Linux
5 3 (7.50%) Unix
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) Risk Assessment
2 17 (42.50%) Cryptography
2 17 (42.50%) ISMS
3 16 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 13 (32.50%) Information Assurance
4 13 (32.50%) Test Strategy
5 12 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
5 12 (30.00%) ITIL
5 12 (30.00%) Kalman Filter
6 10 (25.00%) ITSM
6 10 (25.00%) Security Architecture
6 10 (25.00%) Service Management
7 8 (20.00%) Patch Management
8 5 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
8 5 (12.50%) eTOM
8 5 (12.50%) Service Design
8 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (12.50%) Time Management
9 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
9 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) C++
2 1 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (77.50%) Security Cleared
2 28 (70.00%) CISSP
3 23 (57.50%) CESG Certified Professional
3 23 (57.50%) SC Cleared
4 14 (35.00%) DV Cleared
5 9 (22.50%) CISM
6 6 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (15.00%) Degree
7 5 (12.50%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 5 (12.50%) CCSP
8 4 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (5.00%) IISP
9 2 (5.00%) ISACA
10 1 (2.50%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (40.00%) RMADS
2 6 (15.00%) COBIT
2 6 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (10.00%) ISO22301
3 4 (10.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (5.00%) FedRAMP
4 2 (5.00%) HIPAA
4 2 (5.00%) JSP 440
4 2 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (27.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.50%) Sendmail
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.50%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.50%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.50%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.50%) Oracle
3 5 (12.50%) Citrix
4 4 (10.00%) BMC
4 4 (10.00%) Remedy
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco
5 1 (2.50%) Motorola
5 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.50%) SAP
5 1 (2.50%) Software AG
5 1 (2.50%) VMware
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