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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
London / City of London
Rank 148 155 187
Rank change year-on-year +7 +32  
Contract jobs citing CESG 5 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.16% 0.091% 0.040%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.46% 0.25% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £519 £700 £615
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.89% +13.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £700 £463
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £700 £767
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £475 £488
% change year-on-year +10.52% -2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £70.00 -

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 1096 1191 1858
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 36.15% 36.16% 36.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 841 947 1419
Median daily rate £525 £500 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +7.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 27 36
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.79 £12.00 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £35.60 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £29.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year -35.03% +53.43%  

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (40.00%) Office 365
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (40.00%) BitLocker
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (20.00%) Business Development
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Software Packaging
3 1 (20.00%) SCCM
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (20.00%) PKI
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) SAP

CESG
Top Related 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
2 1 (20.00%) IaaS
2 1 (20.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Integration Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Test Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Web Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Cyber Defence
1 1 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (20.00%) Handset
1 1 (20.00%) Hedge funds
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (20.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (20.00%) Application Rationalisation
3 1 (20.00%) Business Development
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
3 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (20.00%) Personalization
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Security
3 1 (20.00%) Secure Coding
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (20.00%) CHECK Team Leader
3 1 (20.00%) CISSP
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (20.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (20.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) BitLocker
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) SAP