Period
to 20 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CESG in contract job vacancies advertised in Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CESG over the 6 months to 20 August 2018 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)
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 - 89
Rank change year-on-year - +89 +19
Contract jobs citing CESG 9 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.62% - 0.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.25% - 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 8
Wales median daily rate £700 - £550
UK median daily rate £520 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +4.00% -4.76% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £67.00 £49.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year +36.73% +6.52% +6.36%

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 Wales with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 400 306 303
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 27.42% 25.56% 26.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 222 197
Wales median daily rate £400 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% +12.64%
10th Percentile £250 £168 £205
90th Percentile £575 £475 £538
UK median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 22 17
Wales median hourly rate £18.87 £35.00 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.09% +72.84% +24.62%
10th Percentile £13.25 £14.31 £12.34
90th Percentile £38.07 £52.30 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £20.50 £20.67
% change year-on-year +4.88% -0.82% +11.07%

CESG
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing CESG as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for CESG in Wales

CESG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CESG in Wales

CESG
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CESG in Wales over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CESG in Wales

CESG
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CESG within the Wales region over the 6 months to 20 August 2018. 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
South Wales - 9 £700 - 1
CESG
UK

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing CESG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for CESG.

1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server
3 6 (66.67%) Management Information System
3 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (66.67%) PKI
4 5 (55.56%) Apache Axis
4 5 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (55.56%) vSphere
4 5 (55.56%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (55.56%) Time Management
4 5 (55.56%) High Availability
4 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (55.56%) NetBackup
4 5 (55.56%) Backup Exec
4 5 (55.56%) Symantec
4 5 (55.56%) McAfee
4 5 (55.56%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
4 5 (55.56%) Linux
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 5 (55.56%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (55.56%) Infrastructure Engineering

CESG
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (22.22%) IIS
3 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) DHCP
2 3 (33.33%) DMZ
2 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) Network Security
2 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (22.22%) VLAN
3 2 (22.22%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Security Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (11.11%) System Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Apache Axis
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 6 (66.67%) PKI
2 4 (44.44%) N-Tier
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
1 8 (88.89%) Windows Server
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) High Availability
1 5 (55.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 5 (55.56%) Problem-Solving
1 5 (55.56%) Time Management
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL V3
2 4 (44.44%) MODAF
2 4 (44.44%) TOGAF
3 3 (33.33%) Cryptography
3 3 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 3 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) Threat Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Work Breakdown Structure
4 2 (22.22%) Security Hardening
5 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (11.11%) Programme Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (44.44%) Degree
4 3 (33.33%) CESG Certified Professional
4 3 (33.33%) HND
4 3 (33.33%) MCSA
5 2 (22.22%) MCSE
6 1 (11.11%) HNC
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (55.56%) vSphere
4 2 (22.22%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Backup Exec
1 5 (55.56%) McAfee ePO
1 5 (55.56%) NetBackup
1 5 (55.56%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (22.22%) SCCM
2 2 (22.22%) SCOM
2 2 (22.22%) vCenter Server
2 2 (22.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 5 (55.56%) McAfee
3 5 (55.56%) Symantec
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
5 1 (11.11%) Juniper