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 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 246 230 261
Rank change year-on-year -16 +31  
Contract jobs citing CESG 9 40 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.12% 0.44% 0.021%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% 1.46% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 0
Median daily rate £375 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £519 £440
% change year-on-year -3.61% +17.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.00 £62.50 £51.17
% change year-on-year -21.60% +22.14%  

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 2226 2741 2920
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 28.70% 30.48% 31.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1278 1632 1580
Median daily rate £400 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 139 126
Median hourly rate £19.83 £31.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.03% +87.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.49 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

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 27 June 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 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 3 months to 27 June 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
Hampshire +10 6 £500 +11.11% 2
Buckinghamshire -29 2 £375 -21.05%
Berkshire +2 1 £375 -16.66% 1
CESG
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 20 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 16 (50.00%) CISSP
3 12 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 11 (34.38%) Cybersecurity
4 11 (34.38%) ITIL
4 11 (34.38%) IPsec
5 10 (31.25%) ITSM
5 10 (31.25%) Service Management
5 10 (31.25%) CESG Certified Professional
6 9 (28.13%) CISM
6 9 (28.13%) Management Information System
6 9 (28.13%) Risk Assessment
6 9 (28.13%) WAN
6 9 (28.13%) DV Cleared
6 9 (28.13%) ISMS
7 8 (25.00%) Cryptography
7 8 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
8 7 (21.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (21.88%) Windows
8 7 (21.88%) Firewall
9 6 (18.75%) Risk Management
9 6 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (18.75%) RMADS
9 6 (18.75%) Android
9 6 (18.75%) Information Assurance
9 6 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (18.75%) Degree
9 6 (18.75%) COBIT
9 6 (18.75%) Public Cloud
9 6 (18.75%) Data Centre

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 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.13%) IIS
3 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) IPsec
2 9 (28.13%) WAN
3 7 (21.88%) Firewall
4 5 (15.63%) BGP
4 5 (15.63%) LAN
4 5 (15.63%) LTE
4 5 (15.63%) MPLS
4 5 (15.63%) MVNO
4 5 (15.63%) Network Security
4 5 (15.63%) OSPF
4 5 (15.63%) SCTP
4 5 (15.63%) VoIP
4 5 (15.63%) VPN
4 5 (15.63%) Wireless
5 4 (12.50%) WLAN
6 3 (9.38%) Internet
6 3 (9.38%) SMTP
7 2 (6.25%) NAS
7 2 (6.25%) SAN
8 1 (3.13%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) Star Schema
2 3 (9.38%) MS Access
3 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle APEX
General
1 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.38%) Electronics
3 2 (6.25%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Finance
4 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Security Advisor
2 6 (18.75%) Cloud Specialist
2 6 (18.75%) Security Specialist
3 4 (12.50%) Engineering Specialist
3 4 (12.50%) IP Specialist
3 4 (12.50%) Mobile Specialist
3 4 (12.50%) Network Specialist
4 3 (9.38%) Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Security Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Exchange Specialist
5 2 (6.25%) IP Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) IP Network Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Chief Technology Officer
6 1 (3.13%) Messaging Specialist
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Risk Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Security Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Server Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Management Information System
2 6 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 6 (18.75%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.13%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Windows
2 6 (18.75%) Android
3 5 (15.63%) Linux
4 4 (12.50%) Apple iOS
5 2 (6.25%) Unix
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Cybersecurity
1 11 (34.38%) ITIL
2 10 (31.25%) ITSM
2 10 (31.25%) Service Management
3 9 (28.13%) ISMS
3 9 (28.13%) Risk Assessment
4 8 (25.00%) Cryptography
4 8 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
5 6 (18.75%) Information Assurance
5 6 (18.75%) Risk Management
6 5 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (15.63%) eTOM
6 5 (15.63%) High Availability
6 5 (15.63%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
6 5 (15.63%) Network Management
6 5 (15.63%) Service Design
6 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (15.63%) Test Strategy
6 5 (15.63%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) C++
2 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 16 (50.00%) CISSP
3 12 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 10 (31.25%) CESG Certified Professional
5 9 (28.13%) CISM
5 9 (28.13%) DV Cleared
6 6 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (18.75%) Degree
7 5 (15.63%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 5 (15.63%) CCSP
8 4 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (3.13%) IISP
9 1 (3.13%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (18.75%) COBIT
2 6 (18.75%) RMADS
3 5 (15.63%) ISO 22301
4 4 (12.50%) PCI DSS
5 3 (9.38%) PMO
6 2 (6.25%) JSP 440
6 2 (6.25%) QA
7 1 (3.13%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (3.13%) FedRAMP
7 1 (3.13%) HIPAA
7 1 (3.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (3.13%) ISO 31000
7 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 1 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (3.13%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) AirWatch
2 1 (3.13%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Brocade
1 5 (15.63%) F5
1 5 (15.63%) Fortinet
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) BMC
2 4 (12.50%) Motorola
2 4 (12.50%) Remedy
3 3 (9.38%) Citrix
3 3 (9.38%) Ericsson
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle
3 3 (9.38%) VMware
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco
4 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.13%) SAP
4 1 (3.13%) Software AG