The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CESG in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CESG over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 393 352 412
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +60
Contract jobs citing CESG 20 68 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.084% 0.28% 0.065%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 0.76% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 56 9
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£479 £520 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.93% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £450 £464
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £851 £626
UK excluding London average daily rate £520 £520 £429
% change year-on-year
- +21.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.25 £43.00 £30.78
% change year-on-year
+0.58% +39.71%
CESG
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
8650 8942 9644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.50% 37.34% 39.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 5968 5979 6584
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 183 190
Average hourly rate £21.25 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £14.04 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.30 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

CESG
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CESG across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

CESG Jobs Demand Trend in London

CESG
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CESG across the London region.

CESG Daily Rate Trend in London

CESG
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CESG across the London region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

CESG Daily Rate Histogram in London

CESG
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CESG across the London region.

CESG Hourly Rate Trend in London

CESG
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CESG within the London region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -2 6 £468 -9.04% 2
CESG
England

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 22 (56.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (51.28%) Information Security
3 19 (48.72%) CISSP
4 14 (35.90%) Security Cleared
5 13 (33.33%) Risk Management
6 11 (28.21%) ITIL
6 11 (28.21%) SC Cleared
7 10 (25.64%) Information Assurance
7 10 (25.64%) CISA
8 9 (23.08%) VMware
8 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 9 (23.08%) Active Directory
9 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (20.51%) Windows
9 8 (20.51%) MCSE
9 8 (20.51%) CISM
9 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (20.51%) COBIT
9 8 (20.51%) Data Centre
10 7 (17.95%) RMADS
10 7 (17.95%) Degree
10 7 (17.95%) Finance
10 7 (17.95%) PRINCE2
11 6 (15.38%) Project Management
11 6 (15.38%) Citrix
11 6 (15.38%) CESG CLAS
12 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (12.82%) PaaS
12 5 (12.82%) C
12 5 (12.82%) Management Information System

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (2.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Project
1 4 (10.26%) MS Visio
2 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) PaaS
2 4 (10.26%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.56%) SaaS
3 1 (2.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) LAN
1 4 (10.26%) WAN
2 2 (5.13%) VPN
2 2 (5.13%) Firewall
2 2 (5.13%) SAN
2 2 (5.13%) Network Security
2 2 (5.13%) NAS
3 1 (2.56%) DMZ
3 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.56%) Wireless
3 1 (2.56%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (2.56%) DNS
3 1 (2.56%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Law
2 4 (10.26%) Legal
3 2 (5.13%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Consultant
2 8 (20.51%) Architect
2 8 (20.51%) Security Consultant
3 5 (12.82%) Design Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Security Manager
4 4 (10.26%) Security Architect
4 4 (10.26%) IT Architect
4 4 (10.26%) IT Security Architect
4 4 (10.26%) Head of Security
4 4 (10.26%) Project Coordinator
4 4 (10.26%) Coordinator
5 3 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Security Project Manager
5 3 (7.69%) IT Security Project Manager
6 2 (5.13%) CLAS Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Information Security Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Security Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (2.56%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) JSP
2 1 (2.56%) Web Services
2 1 (2.56%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Data Centre
2 7 (17.95%) RMADS
3 6 (15.38%) CESG CLAS
4 5 (12.82%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.13%) FMCG
5 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.56%) iPad
6 1 (2.56%) Data Integration
6 1 (2.56%) Thin Client
6 1 (2.56%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Windows
1 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.56%) Solaris
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) Information Security
2 13 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 11 (28.21%) ITIL
4 10 (25.64%) Information Assurance
5 7 (17.95%) PRINCE2
6 6 (15.38%) Project Management
7 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (10.26%) Service Management
8 4 (10.26%) Process Management
8 4 (10.26%) CMMI
8 4 (10.26%) Security Architecture
8 4 (10.26%) ITIL V2
8 4 (10.26%) ITSM
8 4 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (5.13%) Information Security Management
10 2 (5.13%) Security Management
10 2 (5.13%) Risk Analysis
10 2 (5.13%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (48.72%) CISSP
2 14 (35.90%) Security Cleared
3 11 (28.21%) SC Cleared
4 10 (25.64%) CISA
5 8 (20.51%) CISM
5 8 (20.51%) MCSE
5 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (17.95%) Degree
7 4 (10.26%) CRISC
8 2 (5.13%) CGEIT
8 2 (5.13%) ISSEP
8 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (5.13%) PMP
8 2 (5.13%) PMI Certification
9 1 (2.56%) CCNP
9 1 (2.56%) CCNA
9 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (2.56%) CISMP
9 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (56.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (20.51%) COBIT
3 4 (10.26%) QA
3 4 (10.26%) COSO
4 3 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (7.69%) CESG Infosec
4 3 (7.69%) JSP 440
5 2 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.56%) VirtualBox
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
1 9 (23.08%) VMware
2 6 (15.38%) Citrix
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco
3 1 (2.56%) Pega