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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 369 415 394
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -21
Contract jobs citing CESG 63 21 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.089% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.77% 0.24% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 19 30
Median daily rate £500 £475 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -8.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £410 £439
10% offered a daily rate of more than £671 £521 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £490 £525
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £51.17 £43.00
% change year-on-year
-16.94% +19.00%
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
8143 8716 8819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.77% 36.89% 37.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5734 6117 5954
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 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 170 166
Median hourly rate £17.75 £19.72 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.96% +1.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.46 £14.00 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £52.17 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -12.19%

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 July 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 July 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 +45 3 £575 +22.34% 1
Feltham - 3 £550 -
Westminster - 1 £600 - 1
CESG
England

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 53 (44.92%) TOGAF
2 51 (43.22%) CISSP
3 47 (39.83%) Information Security
4 45 (38.14%) Security Cleared
5 42 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (33.05%) SC Cleared
7 37 (31.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 33 (27.97%) CESG CLAS
8 33 (27.97%) CLAS
9 24 (20.34%) Security Architecture
10 22 (18.64%) Risk Management
11 21 (17.80%) CISM
11 21 (17.80%) ITIL
11 21 (17.80%) SABSA
12 20 (16.95%) PRINCE2
13 19 (16.10%) Project Management
13 19 (16.10%) Information Assurance
13 19 (16.10%) Open Source
13 19 (16.10%) PCI DSS
13 19 (16.10%) CESG Certified Professional
14 18 (15.25%) Cybersecurity
15 17 (14.41%) SDLC
15 17 (14.41%) SaaS
16 16 (13.56%) Data Protection
17 15 (12.71%) ISEB
17 15 (12.71%) Scrum
17 15 (12.71%) NonStop SQL
18 14 (11.86%) Amazon AWS
19 13 (11.02%) Big Data
20 12 (10.17%) Analytics

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 (3.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (1.69%) IIS
3 1 (0.85%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (5.08%) MS Office
2 2 (1.69%) GNU Octave
2 2 (1.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (14.41%) SaaS
2 14 (11.86%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (7.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (5.08%) Google Apps
4 6 (5.08%) Trello
5 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.85%) Office 365
5 1 (0.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.17%) Internet
2 9 (7.63%) Firewall
3 7 (5.93%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (4.24%) Network Security
4 5 (4.24%) SMTP
4 5 (4.24%) TCP/IP
4 5 (4.24%) VPN
5 4 (3.39%) IPsec
5 4 (3.39%) SSL
6 1 (0.85%) 4G
6 1 (0.85%) LTE
6 1 (0.85%) TETRA
6 1 (0.85%) VoIP
6 1 (0.85%) WAN
6 1 (0.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.71%) NonStop SQL
2 13 (11.02%) Big Data
3 3 (2.54%) Relational Database
General
1 10 (8.47%) Legal
2 6 (5.08%) Retail
3 4 (3.39%) Finance
3 4 (3.39%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.85%) Banking
4 1 (0.85%) Law
4 1 (0.85%) Marketing
4 1 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 49 (41.53%) Architect
2 32 (27.12%) Security Architect
3 13 (11.02%) Head of Architecture
3 13 (11.02%) Head of Security
4 12 (10.17%) Consultant
4 12 (10.17%) Technical Architect
5 11 (9.32%) Security Consultant
6 6 (5.08%) Analyst
6 6 (5.08%) CISSP Architect
6 6 (5.08%) Digital Architect
6 6 (5.08%) Information Architect
6 6 (5.08%) Information Security Architect
7 5 (4.24%) Penetration Tester
7 5 (4.24%) Product Manager
7 5 (4.24%) Security Manager
7 5 (4.24%) Tester
8 4 (3.39%) Information Manager
8 4 (3.39%) Information Security Manager
8 4 (3.39%) IT Security Analyst
8 4 (3.39%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.08%) SAML
2 5 (4.24%) WAP
3 3 (2.54%) Ajax
3 3 (2.54%) Web Services
4 1 (0.85%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 33 (27.97%) CESG CLAS
2 12 (10.17%) User Experience
3 7 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.24%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (4.24%) Freedom of Information
4 5 (4.24%) Freedom of Information Act
4 5 (4.24%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.24%) PKI
5 4 (3.39%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (3.39%) Smartphone
6 3 (2.54%) Cryptography
6 3 (2.54%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.69%) Blog
8 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.85%) FMCG
8 1 (0.85%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.32%) Windows
2 7 (5.93%) Linux
3 6 (5.08%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.39%) Android
4 4 (3.39%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.39%) Ubuntu
4 4 (3.39%) Windows 10
4 4 (3.39%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (44.92%) TOGAF
2 47 (39.83%) Information Security
3 42 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (20.34%) Security Architecture
5 22 (18.64%) Risk Management
6 21 (17.80%) ITIL
6 21 (17.80%) SABSA
7 20 (16.95%) PRINCE2
8 19 (16.10%) Information Assurance
8 19 (16.10%) Open Source
8 19 (16.10%) Project Management
9 18 (15.25%) Cybersecurity
10 17 (14.41%) SDLC
11 16 (13.56%) Data Protection
12 15 (12.71%) Scrum
13 12 (10.17%) Analytics
14 9 (7.63%) Enterprise Architecture
14 9 (7.63%) Risk Assessment
15 8 (6.78%) Mentoring
15 8 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.54%) Java
2 1 (0.85%) Go
2 1 (0.85%) Python
2 1 (0.85%) R
2 1 (0.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 51 (43.22%) CISSP
2 45 (38.14%) Security Cleared
3 39 (33.05%) SC Cleared
4 33 (27.97%) CLAS
5 21 (17.80%) CISM
6 19 (16.10%) CESG Certified Professional
7 15 (12.71%) ISEB
8 12 (10.17%) CISA
9 9 (7.63%) DV Cleared
10 8 (6.78%) CEH
11 7 (5.93%) Degree
11 7 (5.93%) SANS
12 6 (5.08%) CREST Certified
12 6 (5.08%) ISSAP
13 5 (4.24%) CHECK Team Member
13 5 (4.24%) Cyber Scheme
13 5 (4.24%) OSCP
13 5 (4.24%) Tigerscheme
14 4 (3.39%) ISACA
15 2 (1.69%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (31.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (16.10%) PCI DSS
3 10 (8.47%) COBIT
4 6 (5.08%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 5 (4.24%) JSP 440
5 5 (4.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.69%) ISO27002
6 2 (1.69%) QA
7 1 (0.85%) BS7799
7 1 (0.85%) RMADS
System Software
1 6 (5.08%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.85%) Docker
3 1 (0.85%) etcd
3 1 (0.85%) flannel
3 1 (0.85%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 5 (4.24%) Ansible
1 5 (4.24%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (4.24%) Puppet
2 4 (3.39%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.85%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.85%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.85%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.85%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 10 (8.47%) VMware
2 9 (7.63%) CheckPoint
3 7 (5.93%) Cisco
3 7 (5.93%) Juniper
4 6 (5.08%) Google
5 5 (4.24%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.24%) Rackspace
6 4 (3.39%) MobileIron
7 3 (2.54%) Apple
8 2 (1.69%) Aerohive Networks
8 2 (1.69%) ArcSight
8 2 (1.69%) Splunk
8 2 (1.69%) TOWER Software
9 1 (0.85%) F5
9 1 (0.85%) Palo Alto