Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CESG in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CESG over the 6 months to 19 November 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)
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 578 521 561
Rank change year-on-year -57 +40 -55
Contract jobs citing CESG 56 86 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.19% 0.087%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.52% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 65 26
London median daily rate £625 £550 £545
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% +0.92% +4.81%
10th Percentile £408 £400 £439
90th Percentile £850 £758 £744
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £43.50 £43.25
% change year-on-year +3.45% +0.58% +0.58%

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

All Generic IT Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 18046 16517 17527
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.04% 36.78% 37.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 12925 11718 12317
London median daily rate £500 £475 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.44% +0.11%
10th Percentile £313 £293 £275
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 250 308
London median hourly rate £21.30 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.50% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £12.01
90th Percentile £47.50 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.75 £19.03
% change year-on-year -1.20% +9.04% +5.72%

CESG
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing CESG as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for CESG in London

CESG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CESG in London

CESG
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CESG in London over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CESG in London

CESG
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CESG in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CESG 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -3 9 £750 +22.45% 2
West London -9 5 £450 -18.18% 2
CESG
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 London region with a requirement for CESG.

1 18 (32.14%) Information Security
2 17 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (28.57%) ITIL
4 15 (26.79%) Security Cleared
5 14 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 14 (25.00%) TOGAF
6 13 (23.21%) COBIT
6 13 (23.21%) SC Cleared
6 13 (23.21%) Information Assurance
7 12 (21.43%) Data Protection
7 12 (21.43%) CESG Certified Professional
7 12 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
7 12 (21.43%) Security Management
8 11 (19.64%) Risk Management
8 11 (19.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 10 (17.86%) Data Protection Act
10 9 (16.07%) Information Security Management
10 9 (16.07%) Finance
11 8 (14.29%) PKI
11 8 (14.29%) IIS
11 8 (14.29%) Windows
11 8 (14.29%) CISSP
11 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
11 8 (14.29%) Network Security
11 8 (14.29%) IISP
12 7 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
12 7 (12.50%) SharePoint
13 6 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (10.71%) CISM
13 6 (10.71%) Smartphone

CESG
Co-occurring 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 8 (14.29%) IIS
2 7 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Office 365
2 3 (5.36%) IaaS
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.36%) PaaS
2 3 (5.36%) SaaS
3 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.79%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.29%) Network Security
2 5 (8.93%) LDAP
3 4 (7.14%) Firewall
4 2 (3.57%) VPN
5 1 (1.79%) 802.11
5 1 (1.79%) Bluetooth
5 1 (1.79%) CDMA
5 1 (1.79%) GSM
5 1 (1.79%) Internet
5 1 (1.79%) LAN
5 1 (1.79%) LTE
5 1 (1.79%) Skype
5 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.79%) TETRA
5 1 (1.79%) WAN
5 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (16.07%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Legal
2 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.36%) Banking
3 3 (5.36%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.57%) Retail
5 1 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (30.36%) Architect
2 10 (17.86%) Technical Architect
2 10 (17.86%) Technical Design Authority
3 9 (16.07%) Consultant
3 9 (16.07%) Security Architect
4 7 (12.50%) Security Consultant
5 5 (8.93%) Security Technical Architect
5 5 (8.93%) Technical Design Architect
6 4 (7.14%) Senior Architect
6 4 (7.14%) Technical Design Leader
6 4 (7.14%) Technical Leader
7 3 (5.36%) Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Information Architect
7 3 (5.36%) Information Assurance Architect
7 3 (5.36%) Mobile Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Security Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Trainer
8 2 (3.57%) Information Officer
8 2 (3.57%) Security Advisor
8 2 (3.57%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) OAuth2
1 5 (8.93%) OpenID
2 2 (3.57%) Web Services
3 1 (1.79%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 10 (17.86%) Data Protection Act
3 8 (14.29%) PKI
4 6 (10.71%) Smartphone
5 4 (7.14%) Data Centre
6 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (5.36%) CESG CLAS
6 3 (5.36%) Public Cloud
7 2 (3.57%) BYOD
7 2 (3.57%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (3.57%) Freedom of Information Act
7 2 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (3.57%) RIA
8 1 (1.79%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (1.79%) Handset
8 1 (1.79%) iPad
8 1 (1.79%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (1.79%) User Experience
8 1 (1.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.29%) Windows
2 5 (8.93%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.36%) Linux
4 2 (3.57%) Android
5 1 (1.79%) Solaris
5 1 (1.79%) Unix
5 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.14%) Information Security
2 17 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (28.57%) ITIL
4 14 (25.00%) TOGAF
5 13 (23.21%) Information Assurance
6 12 (21.43%) Data Protection
6 12 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
6 12 (21.43%) Security Management
7 11 (19.64%) Risk Management
8 9 (16.07%) Information Security Management
9 7 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (10.71%) Information Management
10 6 (10.71%) Security Architecture
10 6 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (8.93%) Business Continuity
11 5 (8.93%) Change Management
11 5 (8.93%) Incident Management
11 5 (8.93%) ISMS
11 5 (8.93%) Migration
11 5 (8.93%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.14%) C
2 3 (5.36%) C++
3 1 (1.79%) Java
3 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (26.79%) Security Cleared
2 13 (23.21%) SC Cleared
3 12 (21.43%) CESG Certified Professional
4 8 (14.29%) CISSP
4 8 (14.29%) IISP
5 6 (10.71%) CISM
6 4 (7.14%) Degree
7 3 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (5.36%) CLAS
7 3 (5.36%) MCSA
7 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (5.36%) MOS
8 2 (3.57%) SANS
9 1 (1.79%) CITP
9 1 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (1.79%) CREST Certified
9 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.79%) ISACA
9 1 (1.79%) MCSE
9 1 (1.79%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (23.21%) COBIT
2 11 (19.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (10.71%) RMADS
4 5 (8.93%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 4 (7.14%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (7.14%) GDPR
5 4 (7.14%) QA
6 3 (5.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (5.36%) PCI DSS
7 1 (1.79%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.79%) BitLocker
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (1.79%) Nessus
1 1 (1.79%) Nmap
1 1 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.79%) SCCM
1 1 (1.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.93%) Cisco
3 2 (3.57%) ForgeRock
3 2 (3.57%) Iron Mountain
3 2 (3.57%) LogRhythm
3 2 (3.57%) TOWER Software
4 1 (1.79%) Altiris
4 1 (1.79%) AppSense
4 1 (1.79%) LANDesk
4 1 (1.79%) Qualys
4 1 (1.79%) Samsung
4 1 (1.79%) Symantec