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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 184 219 212
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -7
Contract jobs citing CESG 18 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.30% 0.069% 0.094%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.88% 0.18% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 4
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£503 £570 £563
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.75% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £554 £498
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £574 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £510 £525 £550
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £31.56 -
% change year-on-year
+25.97% -
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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
2053 2755 2829
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.57% 37.79% 38.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1545 2076 2101
Average daily rate £470 £475 £498
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.05% -4.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £296 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 49 66
Average hourly rate £15.50 £19.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.51% -11.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £34.85 £39.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -21.37%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (56.00%) CESG CLAS
3 12 (48.00%) Information Security
4 11 (44.00%) SC Cleared
5 10 (40.00%) RMADS
5 10 (40.00%) Information Assurance
6 8 (32.00%) Security Architecture
7 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
7 7 (28.00%) CISSP
8 6 (24.00%) ITIL
8 6 (24.00%) Cisco
8 6 (24.00%) Service Delivery
8 6 (24.00%) Firewall
8 6 (24.00%) Risk Management
8 6 (24.00%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (20.00%) Data Protection
9 5 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 5 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (20.00%) Finance
9 5 (20.00%) Service Management
9 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
9 5 (20.00%) DHCP
9 5 (20.00%) DNS
10 4 (16.00%) LDAP
10 4 (16.00%) TOGAF
10 4 (16.00%) Juniper
10 4 (16.00%) ITIL V3
10 4 (16.00%) Vulnerability Management
10 4 (16.00%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (12.00%) IIS
2 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Project
1 3 (12.00%) MS Office
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (12.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) Firewall
1 6 (24.00%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (20.00%) DHCP
2 5 (20.00%) DNS
3 4 (16.00%) LDAP
4 2 (8.00%) SAN
4 2 (8.00%) Internet
5 1 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Law
2 2 (8.00%) Advertising
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Local Government
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Architect
2 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Designer
2 5 (20.00%) Designer
3 4 (16.00%) Security Advisor
4 2 (8.00%) Information Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) Security Manager
4 2 (8.00%) CLAS Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Enterprise Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Information Assurance Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Test Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Information Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Security Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Security Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 14 (56.00%) CESG CLAS
2 10 (40.00%) RMADS
3 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (12.00%) Freedom of Information
5 3 (12.00%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (12.00%) Freedom of Information Act
6 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (8.00%) Data Structures
7 1 (4.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Information Security
2 10 (40.00%) Information Assurance
3 8 (32.00%) Security Architecture
4 6 (24.00%) Service Delivery
4 6 (24.00%) ITIL
4 6 (24.00%) Risk Management
5 5 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 5 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (20.00%) Service Management
6 4 (16.00%) ISMS
6 4 (16.00%) ITIL V3
6 4 (16.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (16.00%) TOGAF
7 3 (12.00%) Incident Management
8 2 (8.00%) Test Management
8 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
8 2 (8.00%) Programme Management
8 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
1 1 (4.00%) VBScript
1 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (44.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (28.00%) CISSP
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (8.00%) CCNA
4 2 (8.00%) CEH
5 1 (4.00%) MCSE
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.00%) CISA
5 1 (4.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (16.00%) QA
2 3 (12.00%) SLA
3 1 (4.00%) ISO 14001
3 1 (4.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (4.00%) JSP 440
3 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.00%) vSphere
4 1 (4.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) SCCM
1 2 (8.00%) SCOM
1 2 (8.00%) SCVMM
1 2 (8.00%) SCDPM
2 1 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Cisco
2 4 (16.00%) Juniper
3 3 (12.00%) VMware
4 2 (8.00%) HP
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle
4 2 (8.00%) IBM
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.00%) Sun
5 1 (4.00%) CA
5 1 (4.00%) Symantec
5 1 (4.00%) McAfee
5 1 (4.00%) Sophos
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix
5 1 (4.00%) Lumension