Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 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)
England > South East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 326 335 356
Rank change year-on-year +9 +21 -9
Contract jobs citing CESG 45 45 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.27% 0.27% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.93% 0.91% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 42 13
South East median daily rate £625 £500 £558
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -10.31% +14.95%
10th Percentile £475 £349 £338
90th Percentile £791 £550 £623
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
South East median hourly rate - £41.00 £60.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -32.76% -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £43.50 £43.25
% change year-on-year +3.45% +0.58% +0.58%

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 4857 4957 5885
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 28.84% 29.65% 30.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2854 2852 3408
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.90% +6.94%
10th Percentile £218 £225 £225
90th Percentile £565 £575 £530
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 229 288 322
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £23.59 £19.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.22% +22.45% +18.88%
10th Percentile £10.72 £12.00 £11.18
90th Percentile £47.75 £54.13 £47.83
England median hourly rate £20.60 £20.92 £19.08
% change year-on-year -1.51% +9.62% +6.00%

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 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CESG in the South East

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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 November 2017. 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
Thames Valley -11 39 £625 +25.00%
Berkshire +23 28 £500 +11.11%
Buckinghamshire -42 12 £685 +37.00%
Hampshire +8 5 - -
Surrey - 1 - - 1
CESG
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 32 (71.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (55.56%) CISSP
3 24 (53.33%) COBIT
4 21 (46.67%) CISM
5 19 (42.22%) Time Management
6 18 (40.00%) Information Security
7 17 (37.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (37.78%) Security Cleared
8 15 (33.33%) Service Design
9 13 (28.89%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 13 (28.89%) ITSM
9 13 (28.89%) Service Management
9 13 (28.89%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (28.89%) ITIL
9 13 (28.89%) eTOM
9 13 (28.89%) Cloud Computing
9 13 (28.89%) Public Cloud
10 12 (26.67%) Risk Assessment
10 12 (26.67%) Star Schema
10 12 (26.67%) CCSP
11 11 (24.44%) PCI DSS
11 11 (24.44%) Degree
11 11 (24.44%) Cybersecurity
12 10 (22.22%) ISO 22301
12 10 (22.22%) Risk Management
13 9 (20.00%) Intranet
13 9 (20.00%) Data Protection
13 9 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
14 8 (17.78%) ISMS
14 8 (17.78%) HMG Security Policy Framework

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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 3 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (28.89%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (6.67%) Office 365
2 3 (6.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.00%) Intranet
2 6 (13.33%) IPsec
3 5 (11.11%) BGP
3 5 (11.11%) Firewall
3 5 (11.11%) LAN
3 5 (11.11%) LTE
3 5 (11.11%) MPLS
3 5 (11.11%) MVNO
3 5 (11.11%) Network Security
3 5 (11.11%) OSPF
3 5 (11.11%) SCTP
3 5 (11.11%) VoIP
3 5 (11.11%) VPN
3 5 (11.11%) WAN
4 3 (6.67%) Skype
5 1 (2.22%) FTP
5 1 (2.22%) SMTP
5 1 (2.22%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.67%) Star Schema
2 3 (6.67%) MS Access
General
1 7 (15.56%) Legal
1 7 (15.56%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.89%) Marketing
3 3 (6.67%) Finance
3 3 (6.67%) Publishing
4 2 (4.44%) Electronics
4 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (42.22%) Security Specialist
2 15 (33.33%) Consultant
3 11 (24.44%) Cloud Specialist
4 8 (17.78%) CISSP Specialist
5 7 (15.56%) Security Consultant
6 6 (13.33%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 4 (8.89%) Engineering Specialist
7 4 (8.89%) IP Specialist
7 4 (8.89%) Network Specialist
7 4 (8.89%) Security Advisor
8 2 (4.44%) Communications Specialist
8 2 (4.44%) Cybersecurity Specialist
8 2 (4.44%) IP Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) IP Network Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Network Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Principal Consultant
9 1 (2.22%) Compliance Consultant
9 1 (2.22%) Mobile Software Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) Risk Consultant
9 1 (2.22%) SCCM Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.89%) Public Cloud
2 6 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 5 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Handset
4 1 (2.22%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.22%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Windows
2 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.22%) Android
3 1 (2.22%) Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) Time Management
2 18 (40.00%) Information Security
3 17 (37.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (33.33%) Service Design
5 13 (28.89%) eTOM
5 13 (28.89%) ITIL
5 13 (28.89%) ITSM
5 13 (28.89%) Service Management
6 12 (26.67%) Risk Assessment
7 11 (24.44%) Cybersecurity
8 10 (22.22%) Risk Management
9 9 (20.00%) Data Protection
9 9 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
10 8 (17.78%) ISMS
11 7 (15.56%) Statistics
12 6 (13.33%) Customer Requirements
13 5 (11.11%) High Availability
13 5 (11.11%) Network Management
13 5 (11.11%) Security Architecture
13 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
1 3 (6.67%) VBScript
2 1 (2.22%) C
2 1 (2.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 25 (55.56%) CISSP
2 21 (46.67%) CISM
3 17 (37.78%) Security Cleared
4 13 (28.89%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 13 (28.89%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (26.67%) CCSP
6 11 (24.44%) Degree
7 7 (15.56%) SC Cleared
8 5 (11.11%) CESG Certified Professional
9 3 (6.67%) DV Cleared
10 1 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (71.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (53.33%) COBIT
3 11 (24.44%) PCI DSS
4 10 (22.22%) ISO 22301
5 8 (17.78%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (6.67%) PMO
7 1 (2.22%) JSP 440
7 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.67%) BitLocker
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.67%) XenApp
2 3 (6.67%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.22%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Intune
1 3 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (6.67%) SCCM
1 3 (6.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) Brocade
1 5 (11.11%) F5
1 5 (11.11%) Fortinet
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.67%) Altiris
3 3 (6.67%) Citrix
3 3 (6.67%) Ericsson
3 3 (6.67%) LANDesk
3 3 (6.67%) Motorola
3 3 (6.67%) Symantec
3 3 (6.67%) VMware
4 2 (4.44%) SAP
5 1 (2.22%) Samsung