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 3 months to 28 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)
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 400 375 418
Rank change year-on-year -25 +43  
Contract jobs citing CESG 22 59 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.27% 0.074%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 0.73% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 51 14
Median daily rate £688 £575 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.56% +21.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £425 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £844 £750 £706
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £525 £443
% change year-on-year -4.76% +18.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.00 £52.25 -
% change year-on-year -6.22% -  

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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 7987 8107 8470
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 38.47% 37.35% 36.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 8621 8426 8854
Median daily rate £520 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.47% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £688 £663 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 178 200
Median hourly rate £21.40 £20.26 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.62% +1.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.86 £11.25 £14.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £52.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +8.69% +24.32%  

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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CESG in London over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CESG in London

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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 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 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 -3 4 £700 +14.28%
Greenford - 1 £344 -
CESG
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 London region with a requirement for CESG.

1 19 (48.72%) TOGAF
2 17 (43.59%) Information Security
3 15 (38.46%) Cybersecurity
4 14 (35.90%) ITIL
5 13 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 12 (30.77%) SC Cleared
7 11 (28.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (28.21%) CISSP
8 10 (25.64%) Information Assurance
9 9 (23.08%) COBIT
9 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (23.08%) Management Information System
10 8 (20.51%) CISM
11 7 (17.95%) Risk Management
11 7 (17.95%) Risk Assessment
11 7 (17.95%) Data Protection Act
11 7 (17.95%) Data Protection
11 7 (17.95%) CESG Certified Professional
12 6 (15.38%) Mobile Device Management
12 6 (15.38%) Security Architecture
12 6 (15.38%) PCI DSS
12 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
12 6 (15.38%) Active Directory
12 6 (15.38%) Windows
13 5 (12.82%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (12.82%) Project Management
13 5 (12.82%) CESG CLAS
13 5 (12.82%) Finance
13 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
13 5 (12.82%) Cyber Essentials

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 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.56%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.56%) AutoCAD
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (12.82%) Office 365
2 3 (7.69%) OneDrive
3 2 (5.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (5.13%) Internet
2 2 (5.13%) Network Security
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (2.56%) DHCP
3 1 (2.56%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (2.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (2.56%) Firewall
3 1 (2.56%) LAN
3 1 (2.56%) SNMP
3 1 (2.56%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (2.56%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Banking
2 3 (7.69%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
3 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.56%) Legal
4 1 (2.56%) Local Government
4 1 (2.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Architect
2 7 (17.95%) Security Architect
2 7 (17.95%) Technical Architect
2 7 (17.95%) Technical Design Authority
3 4 (10.26%) Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Consultant
4 3 (7.69%) Technical Design Architect
4 3 (7.69%) Trainer
5 2 (5.13%) Applications Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Cybersecurity Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Security Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Team Leader
5 2 (5.13%) TOGAF Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Web Team Leader
6 1 (2.56%) Head of Operations
6 1 (2.56%) Information Assurance Consultant
6 1 (2.56%) Systems Integrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) Software Packaging
2 1 (2.56%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 7 (17.95%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (12.82%) CESG CLAS
4 3 (7.69%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (7.69%) PKI
5 2 (5.13%) Handset
5 2 (5.13%) Hedge funds
5 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.56%) ASIC
6 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.56%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (2.56%) Derivative
6 1 (2.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (2.56%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (2.56%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (2.56%) iPad
6 1 (2.56%) RIA
6 1 (2.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Windows
2 4 (10.26%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 3 (7.69%) Windows 10
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.56%) Android
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) TOGAF
2 17 (43.59%) Information Security
3 15 (38.46%) Cybersecurity
4 14 (35.90%) ITIL
5 10 (25.64%) Information Assurance
6 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (17.95%) Data Protection
7 7 (17.95%) Risk Assessment
7 7 (17.95%) Risk Management
8 6 (15.38%) Mobile Device Management
8 6 (15.38%) Security Architecture
9 5 (12.82%) Project Management
10 4 (10.26%) Change Management
10 4 (10.26%) Information Security Management
10 4 (10.26%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (10.26%) SABSA
10 4 (10.26%) Security Management
10 4 (10.26%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (7.69%) Resource Allocation
11 3 (7.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) C
1 1 (2.56%) C++
1 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 12 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 11 (28.21%) CISSP
4 8 (20.51%) CISM
5 7 (17.95%) CESG Certified Professional
6 5 (12.82%) CLAS
6 5 (12.82%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (10.26%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 3 (7.69%) Degree
9 2 (5.13%) CEH
9 2 (5.13%) CHECK Team Leader
9 2 (5.13%) ISACA
9 2 (5.13%) MBCS
10 1 (2.56%) CISA
10 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (2.56%) ISSMP
10 1 (2.56%) MCSA
10 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (2.56%) MOS
10 1 (2.56%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (23.08%) COBIT
3 6 (15.38%) PCI DSS
4 5 (12.82%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (12.82%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (5.13%) JSP 440
6 2 (5.13%) QA
7 1 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.82%) BitLocker
3 3 (7.69%) XenApp
4 1 (2.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (7.69%) SCCM
3 1 (2.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) Citrix
3 2 (5.13%) Cisco
3 2 (5.13%) IBM
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle
3 2 (5.13%) SAP
3 2 (5.13%) TOWER Software
4 1 (2.56%) F5
4 1 (2.56%) Juniper
4 1 (2.56%) VMware