The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CESG in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CESG over the 3 months to 24 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 West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 125 136
Rank change year-on-year +1 +11  
Contract jobs citing CESG 12 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.45% 0.54% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.71% 2.01% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 7
Median daily rate £506 £500 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +14.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £369 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £799 £623 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £506 £430
% change year-on-year -1.23% +17.73%  
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 West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 703 795 765
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 26.26% 26.68% 24.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 534 521
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.73% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £598 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 35 56
Median hourly rate £43.75 £25.25 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.26% -25.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £18.69
% change year-on-year +11.11% +20.38%  

CESG
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 West

CESG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CESG in the South West

CESG
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CESG in the South West over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CESG in the South West

CESG
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CESG in the South West

CESG
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 24 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
Wiltshire +7 8 £649 +33.86%
Bristol -7 3 £513 -13.13% 1
Gloucestershire +7 1 £324 -25.94% 1
CESG
England

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

1 13 (56.52%) Security Cleared
2 11 (47.83%) SC Cleared
3 10 (43.48%) CESG CLAS
3 10 (43.48%) CLAS
4 9 (39.13%) Information Assurance
4 9 (39.13%) Risk Management
5 7 (30.43%) Risk Assessment
6 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
6 6 (26.09%) Degree
7 5 (21.74%) CESG Certified Professional
7 5 (21.74%) RMADS
8 4 (17.39%) JSP 440
8 4 (17.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 4 (17.39%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (17.39%) Linux
8 4 (17.39%) CISSP
9 3 (13.04%) Windows
9 3 (13.04%) Service Management
9 3 (13.04%) Information Security
9 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (13.04%) Cyber Defence
9 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
9 3 (13.04%) Firewall
9 3 (13.04%) Network Security
9 3 (13.04%) VMware
10 2 (8.70%) Military
10 2 (8.70%) PKI
10 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
10 2 (8.70%) Oracle APEX

CESG
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Firewall
1 3 (13.04%) Network Security
2 2 (8.70%) DHCP
2 2 (8.70%) Kerberos
2 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.35%) BGP
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.35%) DNS
3 1 (4.35%) Internet
3 1 (4.35%) IPsec
3 1 (4.35%) LAN
3 1 (4.35%) OSPF
3 1 (4.35%) SNMP
3 1 (4.35%) VoIP
3 1 (4.35%) VPN
3 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (4.35%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (8.70%) Military
1 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Architect
1 6 (26.09%) Security Advisor
2 4 (17.39%) Information Assurance Architect
3 3 (13.04%) CLAS Security Advisor
3 3 (13.04%) Information Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Coordinator
4 2 (8.70%) Cybersecurity Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Information Assurance Leader
4 2 (8.70%) Information Security Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Technical Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Security Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Security Assurance Coordinator
4 2 (8.70%) Security Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Server Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) CESG CLAS
2 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
3 3 (13.04%) Cyber Defence
4 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
4 2 (8.70%) PKI
5 1 (4.35%) ASIC
5 1 (4.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.70%) Solaris
3 2 (8.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Information Assurance
1 9 (39.13%) Risk Management
2 7 (30.43%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (17.39%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.04%) Information Security
4 3 (13.04%) Service Management
5 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.70%) Computer Security
5 2 (8.70%) Cryptography
5 2 (8.70%) SDLC
5 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.70%) Threat Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Validation
5 2 (8.70%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 1 (4.35%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (4.35%) DevOps
6 1 (4.35%) ITIL V3
6 1 (4.35%) Network Architecture
6 1 (4.35%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) C++
1 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) Security Cleared
2 11 (47.83%) SC Cleared
3 10 (43.48%) CLAS
4 6 (26.09%) Degree
5 5 (21.74%) CESG Certified Professional
6 4 (17.39%) CISSP
7 2 (8.70%) CISM
7 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
8 1 (4.35%) CCDP
8 1 (4.35%) CCNA
8 1 (4.35%) CCNP
8 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (4.35%) JNCIA
8 1 (4.35%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) RMADS
2 4 (17.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 4 (17.39%) JSP 440
3 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (8.70%) vCloud
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Data Guard
1 2 (8.70%) Nessus
1 2 (8.70%) Nmap
2 1 (4.35%) AirWatch
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) VMware
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) Qualys
2 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco
3 1 (4.35%) Dell
3 1 (4.35%) HP
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) Juniper
3 1 (4.35%) Proofpoint
3 1 (4.35%) Software AG