The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CESG in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CESG over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 186 221 217
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -4
Contract jobs citing CESG 14 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.097% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.80% 0.30% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 6
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£539 £498 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.34% -17.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £480 £498
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £591 £685
UK excluding London average daily rate £520 £395 £513
% change year-on-year
+31.64% -22.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1752 2359 2514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.77% 32.54% 32.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1229 1716 1903
Average daily rate £475 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £643 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 60 57
Average hourly rate £17.68 £19.75 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.46% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.05 £46.00 £32.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -39.65%

CESG
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CESG across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

CESG Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

CESG
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

CESG Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

CESG
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CESG across the City of London region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

CESG Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

CESG
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

CESG Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing CESG also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CESG.

1 10 (58.82%) Security Cleared
2 8 (47.06%) Information Assurance
3 6 (35.29%) CESG CLAS
3 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
4 5 (29.41%) Finance
4 5 (29.41%) Information Security
4 5 (29.41%) RMADS
4 5 (29.41%) Security Architecture
5 4 (23.53%) QA
6 3 (17.65%) MS Office
6 3 (17.65%) CISSP
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle
7 2 (11.76%) WebLogic
7 2 (11.76%) MS Project
7 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
7 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
7 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
7 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
7 2 (11.76%) IBM
7 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
7 2 (11.76%) Internet
7 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
7 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
7 2 (11.76%) Advertising
7 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
7 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.76%) CEH
7 2 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing CESG also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CESG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) WebLogic
1 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
2 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
2 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (11.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Summit
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (5.88%) LDAP
2 1 (5.88%) DHCP
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio Team System
1 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Advertising
3 1 (5.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Test Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Consultant
2 2 (11.76%) Information Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Data Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Security Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architect
2 2 (11.76%) CLAS Consultant
2 2 (11.76%) Senior Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Senior Enterprise Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Security Advisor
3 1 (5.88%) Information Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Information Assurance Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) CLAS Security Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Designer
3 1 (5.88%) Information Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Designer
3 1 (5.88%) Lead Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Information Assurance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.88%) CSS
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
1 1 (5.88%) XML
1 1 (5.88%) XSL
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
1 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.88%) WCF
1 1 (5.88%) LINQ
1 1 (5.88%) jQuery
1 1 (5.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) CESG CLAS
2 5 (29.41%) RMADS
3 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.76%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (11.76%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (11.76%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (5.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Information Assurance
2 5 (29.41%) Security Architecture
2 5 (29.41%) Information Security
3 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
3 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (11.76%) Test Management
3 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (5.88%) SABSA
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C#
1 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
1 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) Security Cleared
2 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) CISSP
4 2 (11.76%) CEH
5 1 (5.88%) MCITP
5 1 (5.88%) MCPD
5 1 (5.88%) MCP
5 1 (5.88%) MCAD
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.88%) CISA
5 1 (5.88%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) JSP 440
2 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.88%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) XenApp
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) IBM
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Sun
2 1 (5.88%) Citrix
2 1 (5.88%) Juniper
2 1 (5.88%) CA
2 1 (5.88%) VMware