The first 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the City of London region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 191 205 210
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +5
Contract jobs citing CESG 8 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.45% 0.39% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 8
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£525 £480 £609
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -21.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £361 £484
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £558 £685
UK excluding London average daily rate £540 £393 £500
% change year-on-year
+37.57% -21.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 - -
Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1768 2302 2472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.47% 32.49% 31.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1282 1665 1886
Average daily rate £475 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 64 49
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.40 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.21% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 £48.00 £34.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-1.19% -18.38%
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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
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 30 July 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 9 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (53.33%) Information Security
3 5 (33.33%) CESG CLAS
4 4 (26.67%) Security Architecture
4 4 (26.67%) QA
5 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (20.00%) DV Cleared
5 3 (20.00%) Information Assurance
5 3 (20.00%) MS Office
5 3 (20.00%) CISSP
5 3 (20.00%) Internet
6 2 (13.33%) IBM
6 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
6 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
6 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
6 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle
6 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
6 2 (13.33%) MS Project
6 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
6 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
6 2 (13.33%) Finance
6 2 (13.33%) Advertising
6 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (13.33%) SABSA
6 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
6 2 (13.33%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (13.33%) Freedom of Information Act
6 2 (13.33%) Test Management

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (13.33%) Tomcat
1 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
2 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
2 2 (13.33%) MS Project
2 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Summit
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio Team System
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Advertising
2 1 (6.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Security Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Security Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Data Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Test Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Information Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Information Assurance Manager
3 2 (13.33%) CLAS Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Information Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Security Assurance Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) WCF
1 1 (6.67%) LINQ
1 1 (6.67%) jQuery
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (6.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
1 1 (6.67%) XML
1 1 (6.67%) XSL
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) CESG CLAS
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (13.33%) Freedom of Information Act
2 2 (13.33%) RMADS
2 2 (13.33%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (6.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Information Security
2 4 (26.67%) Security Architecture
3 3 (20.00%) Information Assurance
4 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) SABSA
4 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (13.33%) Test Management
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
4 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C#
1 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
1 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) CISSP
3 2 (13.33%) CEH
4 1 (6.67%) CRISC
4 1 (6.67%) ISACA
4 1 (6.67%) CISM
4 1 (6.67%) MCITP
4 1 (6.67%) MCPD
4 1 (6.67%) MCP
4 1 (6.67%) MCAD
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) ISO 14001
2 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) XenApp
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) IBM
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Sun
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix
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