The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CESG in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CESG over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 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)
London / City of London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 160 196
Rank change year-on-year +1 +36  
Contract jobs citing CESG 4 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.12% 0.18% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.46% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
Median daily rate £700 £613 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +22.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £565 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £660 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £513 £430
% change year-on-year -2.43% +19.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.00 £62.50 £51.17
% change year-on-year -21.60% +22.14%  

CESG is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1375 1313 2201
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 41.98% 39.51% 37.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1039 1105 1750
Median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.52% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 39
Median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £21.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.82% -19.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £65.00 £58.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.69%  

CESG
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing CESG as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for CESG in the City of London

CESG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CESG in the City of London

CESG
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CESG in the City of London over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CESG in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 City of London region with a requirement for CESG.

1 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
1 5 (55.56%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (44.44%) TOGAF
2 4 (44.44%) Information Security
3 3 (33.33%) CISSP
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Information Assurance
3 3 (33.33%) PCI DSS
4 2 (22.22%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (22.22%) Hedge funds
4 2 (22.22%) BitLocker
4 2 (22.22%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (22.22%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (22.22%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) MBCS
4 2 (22.22%) SAP Security
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) ISACA
4 2 (22.22%) Office 365
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) SAP
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft

CESG
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 1 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) IaaS
2 1 (11.11%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
1 1 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Financial Institution
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Security Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Integration Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Design Authority
4 1 (11.11%) Test Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Web Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Cyberthreat
1 2 (22.22%) Hedge funds
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (11.11%) Cyber Defence
2 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (11.11%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (11.11%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (11.11%) Handset
2 1 (11.11%) iPad
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (44.44%) Information Security
2 4 (44.44%) TOGAF
3 3 (33.33%) Information Assurance
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 2 (22.22%) SAP Security
4 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Application Rationalisation
5 1 (11.11%) Coaching
5 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (11.11%) Personalization
5 1 (11.11%) SABSA
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) Secure Coding
5 1 (11.11%) Security Auditing
5 1 (11.11%) System Testing
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) CISSP
3 2 (22.22%) CESG Certified Professional
3 2 (22.22%) CISM
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) ISACA
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (22.22%) MBCS
4 1 (11.11%) CHECK Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) CITP
4 1 (11.11%) CLAS
4 1 (11.11%) IISP
4 1 (11.11%) ISEB
4 1 (11.11%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 1 (11.11%) ISSMP
4 1 (11.11%) Master's Degree
4 1 (11.11%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 2 (22.22%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (11.11%) COBIT
4 1 (11.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) BitLocker
2 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
1 2 (22.22%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix