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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 193 192 196
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing CESG 3 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.054% 0.15% 0.067%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 0.40% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 3
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£588 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.87% -15.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £540 £488
% change year-on-year
-12.03% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.56 -
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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
2049 2527 2192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 36.65% 38.00% 36.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1633 1869 1683
Average daily rate £470 £488 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.58% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 38 59
Average hourly rate £16.25 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £13.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.03 £43.62 £72.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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 24 December 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 15 (62.50%) CESG CLAS
2 14 (58.33%) Security Cleared
3 12 (50.00%) Information Assurance
3 12 (50.00%) Information Security
4 11 (45.83%) SC Cleared
5 10 (41.67%) RMADS
5 10 (41.67%) Security Architecture
6 7 (29.17%) CISSP
7 6 (25.00%) Cisco
7 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 6 (25.00%) ITIL
7 6 (25.00%) Service Delivery
7 6 (25.00%) Firewall
7 6 (25.00%) Risk Management
7 6 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (20.83%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (20.83%) Service Management
8 5 (20.83%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 5 (20.83%) DHCP
8 5 (20.83%) DNS
9 4 (16.67%) LDAP
9 4 (16.67%) Juniper
9 4 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (16.67%) TOGAF
9 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
9 4 (16.67%) Finance
9 4 (16.67%) ITIL V3
9 4 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
9 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
9 4 (16.67%) Data Protection

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (12.50%) IIS
2 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Project
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) Firewall
1 6 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (20.83%) DHCP
2 5 (20.83%) DNS
3 4 (16.67%) LDAP
4 2 (8.33%) SAN
4 2 (8.33%) Internet
5 1 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Law
2 2 (8.33%) Legal
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Advertising
3 1 (4.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Architect
2 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Designer
2 5 (20.83%) Designer
3 4 (16.67%) Security Advisor
4 3 (12.50%) CLAS Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Information Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Information Assurance Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Enterprise Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Information Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Compliance Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Technician
6 1 (4.17%) CLAS Security Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Lead Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Information Assurance Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 15 (62.50%) CESG CLAS
2 10 (41.67%) RMADS
3 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.33%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (8.33%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (4.17%) Clustering
5 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Information Security
1 12 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 10 (41.67%) Security Architecture
3 6 (25.00%) ITIL
3 6 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 6 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 5 (20.83%) Service Management
4 5 (20.83%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 5 (20.83%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (16.67%) ISMS
5 4 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 4 (16.67%) ITIL V3
5 4 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (16.67%) TOGAF
6 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
7 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (4.17%) Information Management
8 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
8 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
1 1 (4.17%) VBScript
1 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 11 (45.83%) SC Cleared
3 7 (29.17%) CISSP
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (8.33%) CCNA
4 2 (8.33%) CISM
4 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) CEH
5 1 (4.17%) MCSE
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.17%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (12.50%) SLA
3 2 (8.33%) QA
4 1 (4.17%) JSP 440
4 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
4 1 (4.17%) ISO 14001
4 1 (4.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) SCCM
1 2 (8.33%) SCOM
1 2 (8.33%) SCVMM
1 2 (8.33%) SCDPM
2 1 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Cisco
2 4 (16.67%) Juniper
3 2 (8.33%) HP
3 2 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (4.17%) Lumension
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) IBM
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.17%) CA
4 1 (4.17%) Symantec
4 1 (4.17%) McAfee
4 1 (4.17%) Sophos