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 2 June 2015 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 189 202 207
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +5
Contract jobs citing CESG 4 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.074% 0.034% 0.079%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 0.089% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
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£550 - £408
90% offered a daily rate of more than £490 - £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 - £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £539 £475
% change year-on-year
-19.25% +13.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.25 -
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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
1947 2255 2378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 36.02% 38.44% 37.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1527 1735 1779
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 26 54
Average hourly rate £22.83 £21.38 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% -14.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £12.65 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £48.87 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -2.32%

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 2 June 2015.

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 2 June 2015, 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 4 (57.14%) CISSP
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Information Assurance
2 3 (42.86%) Information Security
2 3 (42.86%) RMADS
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (42.86%) Security Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Legal
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) MCSE
4 1 (14.29%) LDAP
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Juniper
4 1 (14.29%) CISA
4 1 (14.29%) CISM
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LDAP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Design Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Architect
1 1 (14.29%) Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Information Security Specialist
1 1 (14.29%) Security Specialist
1 1 (14.29%) Security Architect
1 1 (14.29%) Head of Security
1 1 (14.29%) Information Specialist
1 1 (14.29%) Compliance Specialist
1 1 (14.29%) Security Advisor
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) RMADS
2 2 (28.57%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Information Assurance
1 3 (42.86%) Information Security
1 3 (42.86%) Security Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (14.29%) SABSA
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CISSP
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) MCSE
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (14.29%) CISA
3 1 (14.29%) CISM
3 1 (14.29%) CISMP
3 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) VMware
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Juniper