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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 378 395 393
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -2
Contract jobs citing CESG 55 29 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.67% 0.36% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 21 19
Median daily rate £600 £575 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £471
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £700 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £519 £500 £520
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £80.00 - £36.25
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
8250 8139 8828
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.20% 36.35% 37.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5913 5510 6195
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £286 £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 116 125 159
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.87 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.14% -14.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -7.31%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +42 5 £675 +42.10%
Harrow - 4 £315 -
Westminster -12 2 £625 +0.80%
Feltham - 2 £513 -
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CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 39 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 37 (47.44%) Information Security
3 34 (43.59%) SC Cleared
4 31 (39.74%) Risk Management
5 27 (34.62%) TOGAF
6 25 (32.05%) Information Assurance
7 24 (30.77%) CISSP
8 18 (23.08%) CESG CLAS
8 18 (23.08%) CLAS
9 17 (21.79%) CESG Certified Professional
9 17 (21.79%) Open Source
10 16 (20.51%) Security Architecture
10 16 (20.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 15 (19.23%) SABSA
12 14 (17.95%) Analytics
12 14 (17.95%) CISM
13 13 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
13 13 (16.67%) Big Data
13 13 (16.67%) DV Cleared
14 12 (15.38%) PCI DSS
14 12 (15.38%) User Experience
15 11 (14.10%) Internet
15 11 (14.10%) Agile Software Development
16 10 (12.82%) Cryptography
16 10 (12.82%) SANS
16 10 (12.82%) Data Protection
17 9 (11.54%) Risk Analysis
17 9 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
17 9 (11.54%) Management Information System
17 9 (11.54%) Legal

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 7 (8.97%) IIS
2 3 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.56%) SaaS
4 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.28%) Office 365
4 1 (1.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.10%) Internet
2 7 (8.97%) IPsec
3 4 (5.13%) SSL
3 4 (5.13%) VPN
4 3 (3.85%) FTP
4 3 (3.85%) SMTP
4 3 (3.85%) SSH
5 2 (2.56%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.56%) VoIP
6 1 (1.28%) Firewall
6 1 (1.28%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.28%) Network Security
6 1 (1.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.67%) Big Data
2 6 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.85%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (11.54%) Legal
2 5 (6.41%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.13%) Finance
4 3 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.28%) Law
5 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (30.77%) Architect
2 15 (19.23%) Consultant
2 15 (19.23%) Security Architect
3 13 (16.67%) Head of Architecture
3 13 (16.67%) Head of Security
4 11 (14.10%) Security Consultant
5 6 (7.69%) Analyst
5 6 (7.69%) Security Advisor
5 6 (7.69%) Technical Architect
6 5 (6.41%) Digital Architect
6 5 (6.41%) Product Manager
6 5 (6.41%) Security Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) CISSP Architect
7 4 (5.13%) CLAS Consultant
7 4 (5.13%) IT Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) IT Security Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Applications Architect
8 3 (3.85%) Designer
8 3 (3.85%) Digital Technical Architect
8 3 (3.85%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.69%) Ajax
1 6 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (1.28%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.08%) CESG CLAS
2 12 (15.38%) User Experience
3 10 (12.82%) Cryptography
4 9 (11.54%) Management Information System
5 5 (6.41%) Freedom of Information
5 5 (6.41%) PKI
6 4 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (5.13%) Data Centre
6 4 (5.13%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (5.13%) Freedom of Information Act
7 3 (3.85%) Client/Server
8 2 (2.56%) Blog
8 2 (2.56%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.28%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.28%) FMCG
9 1 (1.28%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (1.28%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (1.28%) Smart Meter
9 1 (1.28%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.97%) Windows
2 6 (7.69%) Linux
3 4 (5.13%) Unix
4 3 (3.85%) Android
4 3 (3.85%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.85%) Ubuntu
4 3 (3.85%) Windows 10
4 3 (3.85%) Windows 8
4 3 (3.85%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (47.44%) Information Security
2 31 (39.74%) Risk Management
3 27 (34.62%) TOGAF
4 25 (32.05%) Information Assurance
5 17 (21.79%) Open Source
6 16 (20.51%) Security Architecture
7 15 (19.23%) SABSA
8 14 (17.95%) Analytics
9 13 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
10 11 (14.10%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (12.82%) Data Protection
12 9 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
12 9 (11.54%) Risk Analysis
13 8 (10.26%) OWASP
13 8 (10.26%) Risk Assessment
14 7 (8.97%) Identity Access Management
15 6 (7.69%) High Availability
15 6 (7.69%) ITIL
15 6 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
15 6 (7.69%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 39 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 34 (43.59%) SC Cleared
3 24 (30.77%) CISSP
4 18 (23.08%) CLAS
5 17 (21.79%) CESG Certified Professional
6 14 (17.95%) CISM
7 13 (16.67%) DV Cleared
8 10 (12.82%) SANS
9 8 (10.26%) CISA
10 7 (8.97%) IISP
10 7 (8.97%) ISACA
11 5 (6.41%) CREST Certified
11 5 (6.41%) Degree
12 4 (5.13%) CEH
13 3 (3.85%) CHECK Team Member
13 3 (3.85%) Cyber Scheme
13 3 (3.85%) ISSAP
13 3 (3.85%) OSCP
13 3 (3.85%) Tigerscheme
14 1 (1.28%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (20.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (15.38%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.85%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (3.85%) QA
3 3 (3.85%) RMADS
4 2 (2.56%) COBIT
4 2 (2.56%) JSP 440
4 2 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.28%) FIPS 140-2
5 1 (1.28%) ISO22301
5 1 (1.28%) ISO27002
System Software
1 3 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.85%) Sendmail
1 3 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.13%) Ansible
1 4 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (5.13%) Puppet
2 3 (3.85%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.28%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (1.28%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 6 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.13%) Rackspace
2 4 (5.13%) VMware
3 3 (3.85%) ArcSight
3 3 (3.85%) Citrix
3 3 (3.85%) MobileIron
3 3 (3.85%) Oracle
3 3 (3.85%) Splunk
4 2 (2.56%) Apple
4 2 (2.56%) TOWER Software
5 1 (1.28%) BMC
5 1 (1.28%) Cisco
5 1 (1.28%) HP
5 1 (1.28%) Remedy
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