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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 366 376 362
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Contract jobs citing CESG 20 25 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.097% 0.11% 0.051%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.31% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 6
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£600 £475 £471
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% +0.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £292 £464
10% offered a daily rate of more than £805 £625 £516
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £510 £475
% change year-on-year
-9.31% +7.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
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
7305 8191 7426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.32% 37.47% 37.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5142 5616 5213
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 160 188
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +17.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.49 £13.50 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.40 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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 28 January 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 28 January 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 £678 +61.30%
CESG
England

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 51 (65.38%) Security Cleared
2 50 (64.10%) CESG CLAS
3 43 (55.13%) SC Cleared
4 38 (48.72%) Information Security
5 31 (39.74%) RMADS
5 31 (39.74%) Information Assurance
6 27 (34.62%) Security Architecture
7 23 (29.49%) CISSP
8 22 (28.21%) ITIL
9 21 (26.92%) Cisco
10 19 (24.36%) Active Directory
11 18 (23.08%) Risk Management
11 18 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 17 (21.79%) Technical Architecture
12 17 (21.79%) Firewall
12 17 (21.79%) DNS
12 17 (21.79%) DHCP
12 17 (21.79%) Cisco ASA
13 14 (17.95%) Juniper
14 13 (16.67%) ISMS
15 12 (15.38%) Service Management
15 12 (15.38%) LDAP
15 12 (15.38%) Legal
16 11 (14.10%) Management Information System
16 11 (14.10%) TOGAF
16 11 (14.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 11 (14.10%) Service Delivery
16 11 (14.10%) ITIL V3
16 11 (14.10%) Computer Science
17 10 (12.82%) Data Protection

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (8.97%) MS Exchange
1 7 (8.97%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (7.69%) IIS
3 5 (6.41%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.28%) JBoss
4 1 (1.28%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.28%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.28%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (6.41%) MS Project
1 5 (6.41%) MS Office
1 5 (6.41%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) IaaS
1 1 (1.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (21.79%) Firewall
1 17 (21.79%) DNS
1 17 (21.79%) DHCP
1 17 (21.79%) Cisco ASA
2 12 (15.38%) LDAP
3 7 (8.97%) SAN
4 2 (2.56%) Network Security
4 2 (2.56%) VLAN
4 2 (2.56%) VPN
5 1 (1.28%) FTP
5 1 (1.28%) SSH
5 1 (1.28%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.97%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.28%) Big Data
General
1 12 (15.38%) Legal
2 7 (8.97%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.69%) Finance
4 5 (6.41%) Law
5 3 (3.85%) Local Government
6 2 (2.56%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (21.79%) Architect
2 13 (16.67%) Consultant
2 13 (16.67%) Security Advisor
3 10 (12.82%) Security Consultant
3 10 (12.82%) Security Architect
4 9 (11.54%) Infrastructure Designer
4 9 (11.54%) Designer
5 6 (7.69%) Senior Architect
5 6 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
5 6 (7.69%) Information Manager
5 6 (7.69%) Information Architect
6 5 (6.41%) Information Assurance Specialist
6 5 (6.41%) Information Specialist
7 4 (5.13%) Information Assurance Manager
7 4 (5.13%) CLAS Consultant
7 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Technician
7 4 (5.13%) Information Security Architect
7 4 (5.13%) Information Security Consultant
8 3 (3.85%) Senior Information Architect
8 3 (3.85%) Senior Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.56%) JSP
2 1 (1.28%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 50 (64.10%) CESG CLAS
2 31 (39.74%) RMADS
3 11 (14.10%) Management Information System
3 11 (14.10%) Computer Science
4 7 (8.97%) Data Protection Act
4 7 (8.97%) Clustering
5 6 (7.69%) Freedom of Information Act
5 6 (7.69%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (2.56%) FMCG
6 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.56%) PKI
7 1 (1.28%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.28%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.28%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.28%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.97%) Windows
2 6 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (6.41%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.28%) AIX
4 1 (1.28%) Linux
4 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (48.72%) Information Security
2 31 (39.74%) Information Assurance
3 27 (34.62%) Security Architecture
4 22 (28.21%) ITIL
5 18 (23.08%) Risk Management
6 17 (21.79%) Technical Architecture
7 13 (16.67%) ISMS
8 12 (15.38%) Service Management
9 11 (14.10%) TOGAF
9 11 (14.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 11 (14.10%) Service Delivery
9 11 (14.10%) ITIL V3
10 10 (12.82%) Data Protection
10 10 (12.82%) Vulnerability Management
10 10 (12.82%) Incident Management
11 9 (11.54%) Penetration Testing
11 9 (11.54%) SABSA
12 7 (8.97%) Enterprise Architecture
13 6 (7.69%) Migration
14 5 (6.41%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.69%) Shell Script
2 5 (6.41%) SQL
2 5 (6.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 51 (65.38%) Security Cleared
2 43 (55.13%) SC Cleared
3 23 (29.49%) CISSP
4 7 (8.97%) Degree
5 6 (7.69%) CISM
6 5 (6.41%) DV Cleared
7 4 (5.13%) Postgraduate
8 3 (3.85%) CCNA
8 3 (3.85%) PMP
8 3 (3.85%) PMI Certification
8 3 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (3.85%) ISACA
9 2 (2.56%) MBCS
9 2 (2.56%) CITP
9 2 (2.56%) ISEB
10 1 (1.28%) MCSE
10 1 (1.28%) CISA
10 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.28%) RHCE
10 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (10.26%) SLA
3 5 (6.41%) PCI DSS
4 4 (5.13%) JSP 440
5 3 (3.85%) COBIT
6 1 (1.28%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 19 (24.36%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.97%) Hyper-V
3 6 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.13%) vSphere
5 1 (1.28%) NFS
5 1 (1.28%) Firmware
5 1 (1.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (7.69%) SCCM
1 6 (7.69%) SCOM
1 6 (7.69%) SCVMM
1 6 (7.69%) SCDPM
2 5 (6.41%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.28%) Puppet
3 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 21 (26.92%) Cisco
2 14 (17.95%) Juniper
3 7 (8.97%) HP
3 7 (8.97%) McAfee
4 6 (7.69%) VMware
5 5 (6.41%) Sophos
5 5 (6.41%) Symantec
5 5 (6.41%) Lumension
6 4 (5.13%) Microsoft
6 4 (5.13%) EMC
7 2 (2.56%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.28%) Citrix
8 1 (1.28%) IBM
8 1 (1.28%) Oracle
8 1 (1.28%) SAP
8 1 (1.28%) CA
8 1 (1.28%) Red Hat
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