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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 402 360 402
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +42
Contract jobs citing CESG 18 46 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.077% 0.20% 0.074%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 0.52% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 35 12
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£470 £510 £499
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.84% +2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £423 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £590 £631
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £540 £393
% change year-on-year
-9.25% +37.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.17 £43.00 -
% change year-on-year
+19.00% -
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
8456 8810 9415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.06% 37.46% 38.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5883 5932 6359
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £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 162 167 203
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -14.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £14.04 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.66 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +5.00%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 -15 7 £468 -10.95%
CESG
England

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 25 (53.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (51.06%) Information Security
3 22 (46.81%) Security Cleared
4 18 (38.30%) SC Cleared
5 17 (36.17%) Risk Management
6 16 (34.04%) CISSP
7 15 (31.91%) CESG CLAS
8 14 (29.79%) ITIL
8 14 (29.79%) Active Directory
9 13 (27.66%) VMware
10 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (23.40%) Information Assurance
11 10 (21.28%) Citrix
11 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
12 9 (19.15%) PRINCE2
12 9 (19.15%) Windows
12 9 (19.15%) Security Architecture
13 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (17.02%) Data Centre
13 8 (17.02%) MCSE
13 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (17.02%) Service Management
13 8 (17.02%) Firewall
13 8 (17.02%) Degree
13 8 (17.02%) RMADS
13 8 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (14.89%) COBIT
14 7 (14.89%) Management Information System
14 7 (14.89%) Project Management
15 6 (12.77%) DNS

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 5 (10.64%) OpenStack
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.13%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) MS Visio
2 4 (8.51%) MS Project
2 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.38%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (6.38%) PaaS
3 2 (4.26%) IaaS
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.02%) Firewall
2 6 (12.77%) DNS
3 5 (10.64%) SAN
3 5 (10.64%) VPN
3 5 (10.64%) LAN
3 5 (10.64%) WAN
3 5 (10.64%) DHCP
3 5 (10.64%) NAS
4 4 (8.51%) DMZ
5 2 (4.26%) LDAP
5 2 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.13%) Wireless
6 1 (2.13%) SSH
6 1 (2.13%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.13%) Network Security
6 1 (2.13%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) Big Data
General
1 5 (10.64%) Finance
1 5 (10.64%) Law
2 1 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (23.40%) Architect
1 11 (23.40%) Consultant
2 7 (14.89%) CLAS Consultant
3 5 (10.64%) Project Coordinator
3 5 (10.64%) Coordinator
3 5 (10.64%) Security Consultant
3 5 (10.64%) Design Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) IT Architect
4 4 (8.51%) Security Architect
4 4 (8.51%) Security Manager
4 4 (8.51%) IT Security Architect
4 4 (8.51%) Head of Security
5 3 (6.38%) IT Security Project Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Security Project Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Security Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.13%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) .NET
1 4 (8.51%) J2EE
1 4 (8.51%) Web Services
2 3 (6.38%) JSP
3 1 (2.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.91%) CESG CLAS
2 8 (17.02%) RMADS
2 8 (17.02%) Data Centre
3 7 (14.89%) Management Information System
4 4 (8.51%) Thin Client
4 4 (8.51%) Fat Client
5 2 (4.26%) Data Integration
6 1 (2.13%) iPad
6 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (2.13%) Clustering
6 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.15%) Windows
2 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.13%) AIX
3 1 (2.13%) Solaris
3 1 (2.13%) Linux
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (51.06%) Information Security
2 17 (36.17%) Risk Management
3 14 (29.79%) ITIL
4 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (23.40%) Information Assurance
5 9 (19.15%) Security Architecture
5 9 (19.15%) PRINCE2
6 8 (17.02%) Service Management
7 7 (14.89%) Project Management
8 6 (12.77%) TOGAF
9 5 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (10.64%) ITIL V2
9 5 (10.64%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (8.51%) SDLC
10 4 (8.51%) Protective Monitoring
10 4 (8.51%) Knowledge Management
10 4 (8.51%) Workflow
11 3 (6.38%) Incident Management
11 3 (6.38%) Technical Architecture
12 2 (4.26%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) C
2 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (46.81%) Security Cleared
2 18 (38.30%) SC Cleared
3 16 (34.04%) CISSP
4 8 (17.02%) MCSE
4 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (17.02%) Degree
5 5 (10.64%) CISA
6 3 (6.38%) CISM
7 2 (4.26%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (2.13%) CRISC
8 1 (2.13%) CISMP
8 1 (2.13%) RHCE
8 1 (2.13%) CCNP
8 1 (2.13%) CCNA
8 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (53.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (14.89%) COBIT
3 3 (6.38%) CESG Infosec
3 3 (6.38%) JSP 440
4 1 (2.13%) COSO
4 1 (2.13%) GPG13
4 1 (2.13%) QA
4 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (29.79%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.51%) VirtualBox
3 4 (8.51%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.13%) NFS
4 1 (2.13%) Firmware
4 1 (2.13%) XenApp
4 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Puppet
1 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 13 (27.66%) VMware
2 10 (21.28%) Citrix
2 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.64%) Oracle
4 4 (8.51%) Pega
5 3 (6.38%) Cisco
6 2 (4.26%) Juniper
7 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.13%) IBM
7 1 (2.13%) HP