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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 182 191 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing CESG 3 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.061% 0.14% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 0
Average daily rate
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£550 £540 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £480 £510 £500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
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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
1910 2176 2154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 38.62% 38.21% 37.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1467 1571 1652
Average daily rate £463 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 43 48
Average hourly rate £17.87 £22.50 £21.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.60% +6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £14.85 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £42.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 9 (81.82%) CESG CLAS
2 6 (54.55%) Information Security
2 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) Security Architecture
3 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
4 4 (36.36%) RMADS
4 4 (36.36%) Information Assurance
5 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (27.27%) Firewall
5 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco
5 3 (27.27%) CISSP
5 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
5 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
6 2 (18.18%) HP
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (18.18%) SAN
6 2 (18.18%) DNS
6 2 (18.18%) CCNA
6 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
6 2 (18.18%) IIS
6 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
6 2 (18.18%) VMware
6 2 (18.18%) Legal
6 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
6 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (18.18%) SCCM

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) IIS
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Project
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) SAN
3 1 (9.09%) LDAP
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
1 2 (18.18%) Legal
2 1 (9.09%) Local Government
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Security Advisor
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) CLAS Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Information Assurance Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Information Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Compliance Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Security Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Security Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) CESG CLAS
2 4 (36.36%) RMADS
3 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (9.09%) Clustering
4 1 (9.09%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (9.09%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Information Security
1 6 (54.55%) Security Architecture
2 4 (36.36%) Information Assurance
3 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
5 1 (9.09%) Information Management
5 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 1 (9.09%) Requirements Management
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) ISMS
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (9.09%) Service Management
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
1 1 (9.09%) VBScript
1 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) CISSP
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) CCNA
5 1 (9.09%) MCSE
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (9.09%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 2 (18.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
1 2 (18.18%) SCOM
1 2 (18.18%) SCVMM
1 2 (18.18%) SCDPM
2 1 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Juniper
3 1 (9.09%) Symantec
3 1 (9.09%) McAfee
3 1 (9.09%) Sophos
3 1 (9.09%) Lumension
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft