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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 179 218 210
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -8
Contract jobs citing CESG 21 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.36% 0.097% 0.076%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.04% 0.26% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 3
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£514 £538 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.37% -6.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £520 £550 £500
% change year-on-year
-5.45% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £31.56 -
% change year-on-year
+36.27% -
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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
2027 2700 2982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.57% 37.55% 37.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1462 2000 2185
Average daily rate £450 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 56 69
Average hourly rate £17.93 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.03% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £14.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.40 £48.00 £39.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.83 £17.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -31.98%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 13 (56.52%) Security Cleared
2 12 (52.17%) CESG CLAS
3 10 (43.48%) Information Security
3 10 (43.48%) SC Cleared
4 9 (39.13%) Information Assurance
4 9 (39.13%) RMADS
5 7 (30.43%) Security Architecture
5 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
5 7 (30.43%) CISSP
6 6 (26.09%) ITIL
6 6 (26.09%) Cisco
6 6 (26.09%) Service Delivery
6 6 (26.09%) Firewall
6 6 (26.09%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (21.74%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (21.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (21.74%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (21.74%) Finance
7 5 (21.74%) Service Management
7 5 (21.74%) Risk Management
7 5 (21.74%) DHCP
7 5 (21.74%) DNS
8 4 (17.39%) LDAP
8 4 (17.39%) TOGAF
8 4 (17.39%) Juniper
8 4 (17.39%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (17.39%) ITIL V3
8 4 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (17.39%) Data Protection
8 4 (17.39%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (13.04%) IIS
2 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Project
1 3 (13.04%) MS Office
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
1 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
2 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) Firewall
1 6 (26.09%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (21.74%) DHCP
2 5 (21.74%) DNS
3 4 (17.39%) LDAP
4 2 (8.70%) SAN
4 2 (8.70%) Internet
5 1 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Law
2 2 (8.70%) Advertising
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Architect
2 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Designer
2 5 (21.74%) Designer
3 3 (13.04%) Security Advisor
4 2 (8.70%) Security Manager
4 2 (8.70%) CLAS Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Enterprise Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Test Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Information Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Security Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Information Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Lead Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Information Assurance Manager
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) CESG CLAS
2 9 (39.13%) RMADS
3 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
4 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
5 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (8.70%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (8.70%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (8.70%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (4.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Information Security
2 9 (39.13%) Information Assurance
3 7 (30.43%) Security Architecture
4 6 (26.09%) Service Delivery
4 6 (26.09%) ITIL
5 5 (21.74%) Risk Management
5 5 (21.74%) Service Management
5 5 (21.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (21.74%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (17.39%) ITIL V3
6 4 (17.39%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (17.39%) Data Protection
6 4 (17.39%) TOGAF
7 3 (13.04%) ISMS
7 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
8 2 (8.70%) Test Management
8 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
8 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
1 1 (4.35%) VBScript
1 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) Security Cleared
2 10 (43.48%) SC Cleared
3 7 (30.43%) CISSP
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (8.70%) CCNA
4 2 (8.70%) CEH
5 1 (4.35%) MCSE
5 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.35%) CISA
5 1 (4.35%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (17.39%) QA
2 3 (13.04%) SLA
3 1 (4.35%) ISO 14001
3 1 (4.35%) JSP 440
3 1 (4.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.70%) vSphere
4 1 (4.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
1 2 (8.70%) SCOM
1 2 (8.70%) SCVMM
1 2 (8.70%) SCDPM
2 1 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Cisco
2 4 (17.39%) Juniper
3 3 (13.04%) VMware
4 2 (8.70%) HP
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle
4 2 (8.70%) IBM
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.35%) Sun
5 1 (4.35%) CA
5 1 (4.35%) Symantec
5 1 (4.35%) McAfee
5 1 (4.35%) Sophos
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix
5 1 (4.35%) Lumension
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