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 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 383 391 378
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Contract jobs citing CESG 20 26 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.088% 0.11% 0.048%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 0.29% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 6
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£550 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £296 £466
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £625 £516
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 -
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
7959 8860 7699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.97% 37.23% 36.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5700 6161 5336
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 159 199
Average hourly rate £17.00 £23.84 £20.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.67% +15.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £52.50 £50.00
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 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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -1 3 £588 +46.87%
CESG
England

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 61 (62.24%) Security Cleared
2 49 (50.00%) Information Security
3 47 (47.96%) CESG CLAS
4 45 (45.92%) SC Cleared
5 40 (40.82%) Information Assurance
6 32 (32.65%) RMADS
7 31 (31.63%) Security Architecture
8 25 (25.51%) CISSP
9 23 (23.47%) ITIL
9 23 (23.47%) Cisco
10 20 (20.41%) DNS
10 20 (20.41%) Active Directory
10 20 (20.41%) Firewall
11 19 (19.39%) Risk Management
11 19 (19.39%) DHCP
11 19 (19.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 18 (18.37%) Technical Architecture
12 18 (18.37%) Cisco ASA
13 15 (15.31%) ISMS
14 14 (14.29%) Juniper
14 14 (14.29%) Management Information System
15 13 (13.27%) Data Protection
16 12 (12.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 12 (12.24%) Service Management
16 12 (12.24%) Service Delivery
16 12 (12.24%) Legal
16 12 (12.24%) LDAP
17 11 (11.22%) Penetration Testing
17 11 (11.22%) TOGAF
17 11 (11.22%) Agile Software Development

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 8 (8.16%) MS Exchange
1 8 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (6.12%) IIS
3 3 (3.06%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.04%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.02%) JBoss
5 1 (1.02%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.02%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (8.16%) MS Project
1 8 (8.16%) MS Office
1 8 (8.16%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.08%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.02%) PaaS
1 1 (1.02%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (20.41%) DNS
1 20 (20.41%) Firewall
2 19 (19.39%) DHCP
3 18 (18.37%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (12.24%) LDAP
5 8 (8.16%) SAN
6 6 (6.12%) Internet
7 4 (4.08%) VPN
8 3 (3.06%) VLAN
8 3 (3.06%) Network Security
9 1 (1.02%) IPsec
9 1 (1.02%) SSH
9 1 (1.02%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (1.02%) LAN
9 1 (1.02%) WAN
9 1 (1.02%) IPv4
9 1 (1.02%) FTP
9 1 (1.02%) HTTP
9 1 (1.02%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.02%) Big Data
3 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 12 (12.24%) Legal
2 7 (7.14%) Finance
2 7 (7.14%) Law
3 6 (6.12%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.04%) Local Government
4 2 (2.04%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.02%) Advertising
5 1 (1.02%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (28.57%) Architect
2 14 (14.29%) Consultant
3 13 (13.27%) Information Architect
3 13 (13.27%) Security Architect
4 11 (11.22%) Security Consultant
5 10 (10.20%) Security Advisor
6 9 (9.18%) Designer
6 9 (9.18%) Analyst
6 9 (9.18%) Infrastructure Designer
7 8 (8.16%) Information Manager
8 6 (6.12%) Enterprise Architect
8 6 (6.12%) Data Analyst
8 6 (6.12%) Senior Architect
8 6 (6.12%) Information Security Architect
9 5 (5.10%) Infrastructure Technician
9 5 (5.10%) Security Manager
9 5 (5.10%) Information Assurance Manager
10 4 (4.08%) CLAS Consultant
10 4 (4.08%) Information Security Consultant
10 4 (4.08%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.04%) JSP
2 1 (1.02%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 47 (47.96%) CESG CLAS
2 32 (32.65%) RMADS
3 14 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 11 (11.22%) Computer Science
5 10 (10.20%) Data Protection Act
6 9 (9.18%) Freedom of Information Act
6 9 (9.18%) Freedom of Information
6 9 (9.18%) Clustering
7 7 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (4.08%) Data Structures
9 2 (2.04%) FMCG
9 2 (2.04%) PKI
10 1 (1.02%) Mathematics
10 1 (1.02%) Thin Client
10 1 (1.02%) Replication
10 1 (1.02%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.20%) Windows
2 8 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (6.12%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.02%) AIX
4 1 (1.02%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (50.00%) Information Security
2 40 (40.82%) Information Assurance
3 31 (31.63%) Security Architecture
4 23 (23.47%) ITIL
5 19 (19.39%) Risk Management
6 18 (18.37%) Technical Architecture
7 15 (15.31%) ISMS
8 13 (13.27%) Data Protection
9 12 (12.24%) Service Management
9 12 (12.24%) Service Delivery
9 12 (12.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 11 (11.22%) Penetration Testing
10 11 (11.22%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (11.22%) TOGAF
10 11 (11.22%) ITIL V3
11 10 (10.20%) Vulnerability Management
11 10 (10.20%) Incident Management
12 8 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (7.14%) Migration
13 7 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.16%) SQL
2 7 (7.14%) Shell Script
3 6 (6.12%) VBScript
4 1 (1.02%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 61 (62.24%) Security Cleared
2 45 (45.92%) SC Cleared
3 25 (25.51%) CISSP
4 6 (6.12%) Degree
4 6 (6.12%) CISM
4 6 (6.12%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.06%) ISACA
5 3 (3.06%) PMP
5 3 (3.06%) PMI Certification
5 3 (3.06%) CTC Cleared
5 3 (3.06%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.06%) Postgraduate
5 3 (3.06%) CCNA
6 2 (2.04%) ISEB
6 2 (2.04%) CITP
6 2 (2.04%) CEH
6 2 (2.04%) MBCS
7 1 (1.02%) CISA
7 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.02%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (19.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (8.16%) SLA
3 5 (5.10%) QA
3 5 (5.10%) JSP 440
4 4 (4.08%) PCI DSS
5 3 (3.06%) COBIT
6 2 (2.04%) HMG Infosec
7 1 (1.02%) ISO 14001
7 1 (1.02%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (20.41%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.18%) Hyper-V
3 8 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.08%) vSphere
5 2 (2.04%) NFS
6 1 (1.02%) Firmware
6 1 (1.02%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (9.18%) SCCM
2 8 (8.16%) SCOM
3 7 (7.14%) SCVMM
3 7 (7.14%) SCDPM
4 6 (6.12%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.02%) OpenView
5 1 (1.02%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.02%) Puppet
5 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 23 (23.47%) Cisco
2 14 (14.29%) Juniper
3 9 (9.18%) HP
4 8 (8.16%) McAfee
4 8 (8.16%) VMware
5 6 (6.12%) Lumension
5 6 (6.12%) Sophos
5 6 (6.12%) Symantec
6 5 (5.10%) Microsoft
6 5 (5.10%) EMC
7 3 (3.06%) IBM
7 3 (3.06%) Oracle
8 2 (2.04%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.02%) CA
9 1 (1.02%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.02%) SAP
9 1 (1.02%) Citrix
9 1 (1.02%) Dell
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