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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 393 414 371
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -43
Contract jobs citing CESG 48 21 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.091% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.58% 0.24% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 10 64
Median daily rate £525 £494 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.32% -5.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £464 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £543 £790
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £515
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -7.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £42.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.66%
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
8254 8641 9086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.05% 37.46% 37.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5806 5960 6193
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 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 167 206
Median hourly rate £17.25 £19.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.88 £17.63
% change year-on-year
+11.22% +7.12%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +9 2 £575 +22.99%
Feltham - 1 £550 -
Westminster - 1 £625 -
CESG
England

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 46 (43.81%) CISSP
2 45 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (38.10%) TOGAF
4 39 (37.14%) Security Cleared
5 36 (34.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 32 (30.48%) SC Cleared
7 28 (26.67%) CESG CLAS
7 28 (26.67%) Information Security
7 28 (26.67%) CLAS
8 23 (21.90%) Cybersecurity
9 22 (20.95%) Security Architecture
10 21 (20.00%) ITIL
10 21 (20.00%) PRINCE2
11 20 (19.05%) Project Management
12 18 (17.14%) SaaS
13 17 (16.19%) CESG Certified Professional
13 17 (16.19%) SDLC
13 17 (16.19%) CISM
14 16 (15.24%) ISEB
14 16 (15.24%) Scrum
14 16 (15.24%) NonStop SQL
15 13 (12.38%) SABSA
15 13 (12.38%) Amazon AWS
15 13 (12.38%) Data Protection
16 12 (11.43%) PCI DSS
16 12 (11.43%) Internet
17 11 (10.48%) Firewall
17 11 (10.48%) VMware
17 11 (10.48%) Use Case
18 10 (9.52%) 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 2 (1.90%) IIS
2 1 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (0.95%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (6.67%) MS Office
2 2 (1.90%) GNU Octave
2 2 (1.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (17.14%) SaaS
2 13 (12.38%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (6.67%) Google Apps
4 7 (6.67%) Trello
5 1 (0.95%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.43%) Internet
2 11 (10.48%) Firewall
3 8 (7.62%) Network Security
3 8 (7.62%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (4.76%) SMTP
4 5 (4.76%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.86%) VPN
6 2 (1.90%) WAN
6 2 (1.90%) Wireless
7 1 (0.95%) 4G
7 1 (0.95%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.95%) IPsec
7 1 (0.95%) LAN
7 1 (0.95%) LTE
7 1 (0.95%) SSL
7 1 (0.95%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.24%) NonStop SQL
General
1 10 (9.52%) Legal
2 6 (5.71%) Retail
3 3 (2.86%) Finance
3 3 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.95%) Banking
4 1 (0.95%) Law
4 1 (0.95%) Marketing
4 1 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 58 (55.24%) Architect
2 31 (29.52%) Security Architect
3 17 (16.19%) Consultant
4 16 (15.24%) Security Consultant
5 13 (12.38%) Technical Architect
6 10 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (8.57%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 6 (5.71%) Information Architect
8 6 (5.71%) Information Security Architect
9 5 (4.76%) Enterprise Architect
9 5 (4.76%) Security Manager
10 4 (3.81%) CISSP Architect
10 4 (3.81%) Digital Architect
10 4 (3.81%) Digital Technical Architect
10 4 (3.81%) Information Manager
10 4 (3.81%) Information Security Manager
10 4 (3.81%) Lead Security Architect
10 4 (3.81%) Security Assurance Manager
11 3 (2.86%) CLAS Architect
11 3 (2.86%) Information Assurance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.71%) SAML
2 5 (4.76%) WAP
3 1 (0.95%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (26.67%) CESG CLAS
2 5 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (4.76%) Freedom of Information
2 5 (4.76%) Freedom of Information Act
3 4 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.81%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (1.90%) Blog
4 2 (1.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (1.90%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.90%) PKI
5 1 (0.95%) FMCG
5 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.95%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.57%) Windows
2 7 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (3.81%) Linux
4 1 (0.95%) Android
4 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.95%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.95%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.95%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (38.10%) TOGAF
3 28 (26.67%) Information Security
4 23 (21.90%) Cybersecurity
5 22 (20.95%) Security Architecture
6 21 (20.00%) ITIL
6 21 (20.00%) PRINCE2
7 20 (19.05%) Project Management
8 17 (16.19%) SDLC
9 16 (15.24%) Scrum
10 13 (12.38%) Data Protection
10 13 (12.38%) SABSA
11 11 (10.48%) Use Case
12 9 (8.57%) Identity Access Management
13 8 (7.62%) Risk Assessment
13 8 (7.62%) Risk Management
13 8 (7.62%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (6.67%) Ethical Hacking
14 7 (6.67%) Mentoring
14 7 (6.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.95%) Go
1 1 (0.95%) Python
1 1 (0.95%) R
1 1 (0.95%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 46 (43.81%) CISSP
2 39 (37.14%) Security Cleared
3 32 (30.48%) SC Cleared
4 28 (26.67%) CLAS
5 17 (16.19%) CESG Certified Professional
5 17 (16.19%) CISM
6 16 (15.24%) ISEB
7 9 (8.57%) CISA
8 7 (6.67%) CEH
9 4 (3.81%) Degree
9 4 (3.81%) DV Cleared
9 4 (3.81%) IISP
9 4 (3.81%) ISSAP
10 3 (2.86%) CITP
10 3 (2.86%) CREST Certified
11 2 (1.90%) CHECK Team Member
11 2 (1.90%) Cyber Scheme
11 2 (1.90%) MBCS
11 2 (1.90%) OSCP
11 2 (1.90%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (34.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (11.43%) PCI DSS
3 8 (7.62%) COBIT
4 3 (2.86%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (2.86%) JSP 440
4 3 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.90%) QA
6 1 (0.95%) BS7799
6 1 (0.95%) ISO27002
System Software
1 7 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.95%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.95%) Docker
3 1 (0.95%) etcd
3 1 (0.95%) flannel
3 1 (0.95%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 5 (4.76%) Ansible
1 5 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (4.76%) Puppet
2 1 (0.95%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.95%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (0.95%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.95%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 11 (10.48%) VMware
2 10 (9.52%) CheckPoint
3 8 (7.62%) Cisco
3 8 (7.62%) Juniper
4 7 (6.67%) Google
4 7 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.76%) Rackspace
6 2 (1.90%) Aerohive Networks
7 1 (0.95%) Apple
7 1 (0.95%) F5
7 1 (0.95%) MobileIron
7 1 (0.95%) Palo Alto