Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 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 West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 183 149 206
Rank change year-on-year -34 +57 -18
Contract jobs citing CESG 23 55 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.41% 0.97% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.49% 3.36% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 34 6
South West median daily rate £488 £463 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.41% +7.25% -20.14%
10th Percentile £379 £316 £388
90th Percentile £725 £596 £538
England median daily rate £525 £500 £495
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.01% -4.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
South West median hourly rate - £43.00 -
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 West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1545 1637 1819
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 27.26% 28.78% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 939 1121 1153
South West median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% -
10th Percentile £205 £225 £213
90th Percentile £546 £563 £535
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 117 103
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.51% -32.05% +18.18%
10th Percentile £12.05 £11.53 £12.76
90th Percentile £57.03 £43.95 £54.25
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £19.09
% change year-on-year - +7.39% +6.06%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing CESG as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for CESG in the South West

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CESG in the South West over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CESG in the South West

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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 6 months to 24 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
Bristol -8 14 £700 +45.45%
Wiltshire -14 6 £475 - 4
Somerset -4 1 £325 -
CESG
England

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

1 18 (78.26%) Information Security
2 14 (60.87%) CISSP
3 13 (56.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
4 11 (47.83%) CESG CLAS
4 11 (47.83%) CLAS
5 10 (43.48%) Information Assurance
6 9 (39.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 9 (39.13%) CESG Certified Professional
7 7 (30.43%) IISP
7 7 (30.43%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 7 (30.43%) Security Architecture
7 7 (30.43%) Sentinel
7 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
7 7 (30.43%) Risk Analysis
8 6 (26.09%) PCI DSS
9 5 (21.74%) SABSA
9 5 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 5 (21.74%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (21.74%) ISSAP
9 5 (21.74%) COBIT
9 5 (21.74%) TOGAF
10 3 (13.04%) Windows
10 3 (13.04%) DV Cleared
10 3 (13.04%) Line Management
11 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
11 2 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
11 2 (8.70%) OpenUP
11 2 (8.70%) Office 365
11 2 (8.70%) Service Management

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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 1 (4.35%) Confluence
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon S3
2 1 (4.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (4.35%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (4.35%) OpenShift
2 1 (4.35%) Route 53
2 1 (4.35%) Serverless
2 1 (4.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) HTTP
2 1 (4.35%) Network Security
2 1 (4.35%) SSL
2 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.35%) MySQL
1 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
1 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Artifactory
1 1 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
1 1 (4.35%) SonarQube
1 1 (4.35%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (4.35%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Electronics
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) CLAS Security Advisor
1 8 (34.78%) Security Advisor
2 5 (21.74%) Designer
2 5 (21.74%) Security Designer
3 3 (13.04%) Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Security Assurance Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Security Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Security Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Information Assurance Leader
5 1 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) ICT Support
5 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Support
5 1 (4.35%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (4.35%) ModSecurity
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (4.35%) PKI
2 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.35%) CentOS
3 1 (4.35%) CoreOS
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Solaris
3 1 (4.35%) Unix
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) Information Security
2 10 (43.48%) Information Assurance
3 7 (30.43%) Risk Analysis
3 7 (30.43%) Security Architecture
4 5 (21.74%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (21.74%) SABSA
4 5 (21.74%) TOGAF
5 3 (13.04%) Line Management
6 2 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (8.70%) OpenUP
6 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
6 2 (8.70%) Service Management
7 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.35%) Cryptography
7 1 (4.35%) DSDM
7 1 (4.35%) ITIL
7 1 (4.35%) Migration
7 1 (4.35%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (4.35%) Scrum
7 1 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
1 1 (4.35%) C
1 1 (4.35%) Java
1 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
1 1 (4.35%) Python
1 1 (4.35%) Ruby
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (60.87%) CISSP
2 11 (47.83%) CLAS
2 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
3 9 (39.13%) CESG Certified Professional
4 7 (30.43%) IISP
4 7 (30.43%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
5 5 (21.74%) ISSAP
6 3 (13.04%) DV Cleared
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (4.35%) CISM
7 1 (4.35%) Degree
7 1 (4.35%) MCSA
7 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (56.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (39.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 6 (26.09%) PCI DSS
4 5 (21.74%) COBIT
4 5 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (4.35%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Docker
1 1 (4.35%) GlusterFS
1 1 (4.35%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Kubernetes
1 1 (4.35%) Nagios
1 1 (4.35%) Nessus
1 1 (4.35%) Nmap
1 1 (4.35%) OSSEC
1 1 (4.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.35%) New Relic
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle
1 1 (4.35%) Qualys
1 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
1 1 (4.35%) SAP