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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 362 362 366
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing CESG 28 28 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.13% 0.005%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.38% 0.35% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 1
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£573 £522 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.77% +12.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £485 £510 £500
% change year-on-year
-4.90% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
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
7428 8074 7473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.46% 37.42% 38.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5129 5561 5281
Average daily rate £460 £450 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% -4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 163 149
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.00 £21.02
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +9.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.43 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £51.25 £47.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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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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 +8 3 £550 +1.85% 1
CESG
England

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 36 (62.07%) Information Security
1 36 (62.07%) CESG CLAS
2 35 (60.34%) Security Cleared
3 30 (51.72%) SC Cleared
4 23 (39.66%) Security Architecture
5 20 (34.48%) ITIL
6 18 (31.03%) Information Assurance
7 16 (27.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 16 (27.59%) Management Information System
7 16 (27.59%) Risk Management
8 14 (24.14%) CISSP
8 14 (24.14%) RMADS
9 13 (22.41%) Active Directory
10 12 (20.69%) Firewall
10 12 (20.69%) Legal
11 11 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (18.97%) DNS
12 10 (17.24%) DHCP
12 10 (17.24%) SQL Server
12 10 (17.24%) SAN
12 10 (17.24%) Cisco
12 10 (17.24%) Data Protection
13 9 (15.52%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (15.52%) PRINCE2
13 9 (15.52%) Degree
13 9 (15.52%) VMware
14 8 (13.79%) TOGAF
14 8 (13.79%) HP
14 8 (13.79%) Cisco ASA
15 7 (12.07%) Data Protection Act

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 7 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (12.07%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.62%) IIS
2 5 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (6.90%) OpenStack
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.72%) JBoss
5 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (12.07%) MS Visio
2 6 (10.34%) MS Project
3 5 (8.62%) MS Office
4 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) IaaS
1 1 (1.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.69%) Firewall
2 11 (18.97%) DNS
3 10 (17.24%) DHCP
3 10 (17.24%) SAN
4 8 (13.79%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (8.62%) VPN
6 3 (5.17%) NAS
6 3 (5.17%) DMZ
6 3 (5.17%) LDAP
7 2 (3.45%) VLAN
7 2 (3.45%) Network Security
8 1 (1.72%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.72%) LAN
8 1 (1.72%) WAN
8 1 (1.72%) FTP
8 1 (1.72%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.72%) Big Data
General
1 12 (20.69%) Legal
2 7 (12.07%) Telecoms
3 6 (10.34%) Law
4 3 (5.17%) Local Government
4 3 (5.17%) Finance
5 1 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.72%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (25.86%) Consultant
2 12 (20.69%) Architect
3 8 (13.79%) Security Consultant
3 8 (13.79%) Security Advisor
4 7 (12.07%) CLAS Consultant
4 7 (12.07%) Security Architect
5 5 (8.62%) Information Manager
5 5 (8.62%) Information Security Consultant
6 4 (6.90%) Information Assurance Specialist
6 4 (6.90%) Information Specialist
6 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Technician
7 3 (5.17%) Enterprise Security Architect
7 3 (5.17%) Information Assurance Manager
7 3 (5.17%) Risk Consultant
7 3 (5.17%) Compliance Specialist
7 3 (5.17%) Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Enterprise Architect
7 3 (5.17%) Security Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.17%) .NET
1 3 (5.17%) J2EE
1 3 (5.17%) Web Services
2 2 (3.45%) JSP
3 1 (1.72%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 36 (62.07%) CESG CLAS
2 16 (27.59%) Management Information System
3 14 (24.14%) RMADS
4 7 (12.07%) Data Protection Act
4 7 (12.07%) Clustering
5 6 (10.34%) Freedom of Information
5 6 (10.34%) Freedom of Information Act
6 4 (6.90%) Thin Client
6 4 (6.90%) Fat Client
7 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
8 2 (3.45%) PKI
8 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (3.45%) FMCG
9 1 (1.72%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.72%) Data Integration
9 1 (1.72%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.07%) Windows
2 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (8.62%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.72%) AIX
4 1 (1.72%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (62.07%) Information Security
2 23 (39.66%) Security Architecture
3 20 (34.48%) ITIL
4 18 (31.03%) Information Assurance
5 16 (27.59%) Risk Management
6 11 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (17.24%) Data Protection
8 9 (15.52%) PRINCE2
9 8 (13.79%) TOGAF
10 7 (12.07%) Service Management
10 7 (12.07%) Service Delivery
11 6 (10.34%) Migration
11 6 (10.34%) Technical Architecture
11 6 (10.34%) SABSA
12 5 (8.62%) ISMS
12 5 (8.62%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (8.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 4 (6.90%) Security Management
13 4 (6.90%) Risk Assessment
13 4 (6.90%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.34%) Shell Script
2 5 (8.62%) SQL
2 5 (8.62%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (60.34%) Security Cleared
2 30 (51.72%) SC Cleared
3 14 (24.14%) CISSP
4 9 (15.52%) Degree
5 5 (8.62%) DV Cleared
6 4 (6.90%) CISM
6 4 (6.90%) Postgraduate
7 3 (5.17%) ISACA
7 3 (5.17%) CCNA
7 3 (5.17%) PMP
7 3 (5.17%) PMI Certification
7 3 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (3.45%) MBCS
8 2 (3.45%) ISEB
8 2 (3.45%) VCP4
8 2 (3.45%) CITP
9 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.72%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.72%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (27.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (8.62%) PCI DSS
2 5 (8.62%) COBIT
3 2 (3.45%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.72%) HMG Infosec
4 1 (1.72%) GPG13
4 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (22.41%) Active Directory
2 9 (15.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (12.07%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.90%) vSphere
5 3 (5.17%) VirtualBox
5 3 (5.17%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.72%) XenApp
6 1 (1.72%) Firmware
6 1 (1.72%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (10.34%) SCCM
1 6 (10.34%) SCOM
1 6 (10.34%) SCVMM
1 6 (10.34%) SCDPM
2 5 (8.62%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (1.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (17.24%) Cisco
2 9 (15.52%) VMware
3 8 (13.79%) HP
4 7 (12.07%) McAfee
5 5 (8.62%) Lumension
5 5 (8.62%) Sophos
5 5 (8.62%) Microsoft
5 5 (8.62%) Citrix
5 5 (8.62%) Symantec
6 4 (6.90%) Oracle
6 4 (6.90%) EMC
7 3 (5.17%) Pega
7 3 (5.17%) Juniper
8 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.72%) IBM
8 1 (1.72%) SAP
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