The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CESG in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CESG over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 370 414 386
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -28
Contract jobs citing CESG 58 17 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.073% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.73% 0.20% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 14 22
Median daily rate £575 £475 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -4.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £310 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £678 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £445 £540
% change year-on-year
+17.97% -17.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £62.50 £51.17 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+22.14% +23.30%
CESG
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7928 8557 8756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.69% 36.62% 38.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5628 5997 5990
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 147 153
Median hourly rate £19.23 £19.88 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.24% -0.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.16 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £52.17 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.38% -14.28%

CESG
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing CESG as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

CESG Jobs Demand Trend in London

CESG
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CESG across the London region.

CESG Daily Rate Trend in London

CESG
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CESG across the London region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

CESG Daily Rate Histogram in London

CESG
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

CESG Hourly Rate Trend in London

CESG
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CESG within the London region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
City of London +48 6 £613 +22.50% 2
Westminster - 3 £613 -
Feltham - 2 £525 -
Harrow - 1 £315 -
CESG
England

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, 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 London region with a requirement for CESG.

1 45 (43.27%) CISSP
1 45 (43.27%) TOGAF
2 44 (42.31%) Information Security
3 40 (38.46%) Security Cleared
4 35 (33.65%) SC Cleared
5 31 (29.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 26 (25.00%) CESG CLAS
6 26 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (25.00%) CLAS
7 25 (24.04%) Security Architecture
7 25 (24.04%) Risk Management
8 21 (20.19%) CISM
8 21 (20.19%) Information Assurance
9 20 (19.23%) SABSA
10 19 (18.27%) Cybersecurity
10 19 (18.27%) CESG Certified Professional
11 18 (17.31%) Open Source
11 18 (17.31%) PCI DSS
12 16 (15.38%) Data Protection
13 15 (14.42%) ITIL
14 14 (13.46%) Amazon AWS
15 13 (12.50%) Big Data
15 13 (12.50%) Analytics
15 13 (12.50%) PRINCE2
15 13 (12.50%) Internet
16 12 (11.54%) Project Management
16 12 (11.54%) CISA
16 12 (11.54%) User Experience
17 11 (10.58%) Legal
18 10 (9.62%) Risk Assessment

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 4 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (2.88%) IIS
3 1 (0.96%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.92%) GNU Octave
1 2 (1.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.46%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (9.62%) SaaS
3 9 (8.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.96%) Office 365
4 1 (0.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.50%) Internet
2 6 (5.77%) IPsec
2 6 (5.77%) SMTP
2 6 (5.77%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.81%) SSL
3 5 (4.81%) VPN
4 2 (1.92%) Network Security
5 1 (0.96%) 4G
5 1 (0.96%) Firewall
5 1 (0.96%) FTP
5 1 (0.96%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.96%) LTE
5 1 (0.96%) SSH
5 1 (0.96%) TETRA
5 1 (0.96%) VoIP
5 1 (0.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.50%) Big Data
2 8 (7.69%) NonStop SQL
3 4 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.96%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (10.58%) Legal
2 5 (4.81%) Retail
3 4 (3.85%) Finance
3 4 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.96%) Banking
5 1 (0.96%) Law
Job Titles
1 40 (38.46%) Architect
2 27 (25.96%) Security Architect
3 15 (14.42%) Consultant
4 13 (12.50%) Head of Architecture
4 13 (12.50%) Head of Security
4 13 (12.50%) Security Consultant
5 7 (6.73%) Analyst
5 7 (6.73%) Technical Architect
6 6 (5.77%) CISSP Architect
6 6 (5.77%) Digital Architect
7 5 (4.81%) CLAS Consultant
7 5 (4.81%) Information Architect
7 5 (4.81%) Information Security Architect
7 5 (4.81%) Penetration Tester
7 5 (4.81%) Product Manager
7 5 (4.81%) Security Analyst
7 5 (4.81%) Tester
8 4 (3.85%) Digital Technical Architect
8 4 (3.85%) IT Security Analyst
8 4 (3.85%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.77%) SAML
2 5 (4.81%) WAP
3 4 (3.85%) Ajax
3 4 (3.85%) Web Services
4 1 (0.96%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (25.00%) CESG CLAS
2 12 (11.54%) User Experience
3 7 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.77%) Cryptography
4 6 (5.77%) PKI
5 5 (4.81%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (4.81%) Freedom of Information
5 5 (4.81%) Freedom of Information Act
5 5 (4.81%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.81%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (3.85%) Smartphone
7 3 (2.88%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.92%) Blog
8 2 (1.92%) FMCG
9 1 (0.96%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.96%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.96%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.96%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.96%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.73%) Linux
1 7 (6.73%) Windows
2 4 (3.85%) Android
2 4 (3.85%) Apple iOS
2 4 (3.85%) Ubuntu
2 4 (3.85%) Windows 10
2 4 (3.85%) Windows 8
3 2 (1.92%) Unix
4 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.96%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (43.27%) TOGAF
2 44 (42.31%) Information Security
3 26 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (24.04%) Risk Management
4 25 (24.04%) Security Architecture
5 21 (20.19%) Information Assurance
6 20 (19.23%) SABSA
7 19 (18.27%) Cybersecurity
8 18 (17.31%) Open Source
9 16 (15.38%) Data Protection
10 15 (14.42%) ITIL
11 13 (12.50%) Analytics
11 13 (12.50%) PRINCE2
12 12 (11.54%) Project Management
13 10 (9.62%) Risk Assessment
13 10 (9.62%) SDLC
14 9 (8.65%) Identity Access Management
15 8 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
15 8 (7.69%) Scrum
16 7 (6.73%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 45 (43.27%) CISSP
2 40 (38.46%) Security Cleared
3 35 (33.65%) SC Cleared
4 26 (25.00%) CLAS
5 21 (20.19%) CISM
6 19 (18.27%) CESG Certified Professional
7 12 (11.54%) CISA
8 8 (7.69%) DV Cleared
8 8 (7.69%) ISEB
8 8 (7.69%) SANS
9 7 (6.73%) CEH
9 7 (6.73%) CREST Certified
9 7 (6.73%) Degree
10 5 (4.81%) CHECK Team Member
10 5 (4.81%) Cyber Scheme
10 5 (4.81%) ISACA
10 5 (4.81%) ISSAP
10 5 (4.81%) OSCP
10 5 (4.81%) Tigerscheme
11 3 (2.88%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (29.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (17.31%) PCI DSS
3 9 (8.65%) COBIT
4 5 (4.81%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 4 (3.85%) JSP 440
5 4 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.92%) ISO27002
6 2 (1.92%) QA
6 2 (1.92%) RMADS
7 1 (0.96%) BS7799
7 1 (0.96%) FIPS 140-2
7 1 (0.96%) ISO22301
System Software
1 3 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.92%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.96%) Sendmail
3 1 (0.96%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 5 (4.81%) Ansible
1 5 (4.81%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (4.81%) Puppet
2 4 (3.85%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.96%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 6 (5.77%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.81%) Rackspace
3 4 (3.85%) MobileIron
3 4 (3.85%) VMware
4 3 (2.88%) Apple
4 3 (2.88%) ArcSight
4 3 (2.88%) Splunk
5 2 (1.92%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.92%) TOWER Software
6 1 (0.96%) BMC
6 1 (0.96%) Cisco
6 1 (0.96%) Citrix
6 1 (0.96%) HP
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle
6 1 (0.96%) Remedy