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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 362 418 392
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -26
Contract jobs citing CESG 66 24 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.095% 0.052%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.75% 0.25% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 14 7
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£514 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.80% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £408 £505
10% offered a daily rate of more than £852 £607 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £510 £525 £550
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £31.56 -
% change year-on-year
+25.97% -
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
8781 9533 9393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.60% 37.61% 37.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6106 6716 6474
Average daily rate £450 £450 £469
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.94%
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 £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 153 241
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £23.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% -15.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -22.22%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +37 18 £503 -11.75% 3
Teddington - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
CESG
England

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 65 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 49 (47.12%) CESG CLAS
3 46 (44.23%) SC Cleared
4 42 (40.38%) Information Security
5 38 (36.54%) Information Assurance
6 33 (31.73%) RMADS
7 25 (24.04%) Cisco
7 25 (24.04%) Security Architecture
8 23 (22.12%) CISSP
9 21 (20.19%) Active Directory
9 21 (20.19%) DNS
9 21 (20.19%) Firewall
10 20 (19.23%) ITIL
11 19 (18.27%) DHCP
12 18 (17.31%) Risk Management
12 18 (17.31%) Cisco ASA
12 18 (17.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 18 (17.31%) Technical Architecture
13 15 (14.42%) ISMS
13 15 (14.42%) Juniper
14 13 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
15 12 (11.54%) Data Analysis
15 12 (11.54%) Service Management
15 12 (11.54%) Service Delivery
15 12 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (11.54%) Management Information System
15 12 (11.54%) Windows
15 12 (11.54%) LDAP
15 12 (11.54%) Data Protection
16 11 (10.58%) Computer Science

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 9 (8.65%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (4.81%) WebLogic
5 4 (3.85%) IIS
5 4 (3.85%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.85%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.92%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.96%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.96%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (9.62%) MS Project
1 10 (9.62%) MS Office
1 10 (9.62%) MS Visio
2 6 (5.77%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.92%) IaaS
2 1 (0.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (20.19%) DNS
1 21 (20.19%) Firewall
2 19 (18.27%) DHCP
3 18 (17.31%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (11.54%) LDAP
5 10 (9.62%) SAN
6 8 (7.69%) Internet
7 6 (5.77%) VPN
8 3 (2.88%) VLAN
9 2 (1.92%) Network Security
9 2 (1.92%) IPsec
9 2 (1.92%) LAN
9 2 (1.92%) WAN
9 2 (1.92%) HTTP
9 2 (1.92%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.96%) IPv4
10 1 (0.96%) FTP
10 1 (0.96%) SSH
10 1 (0.96%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.96%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.58%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.96%) Big Data
3 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.96%) MySQL
General
1 9 (8.65%) Finance
2 7 (6.73%) Law
2 7 (6.73%) Legal
3 3 (2.88%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.92%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.92%) Advertising
4 2 (1.92%) Local Government
5 1 (0.96%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 29 (27.88%) Architect
2 14 (13.46%) Consultant
3 13 (12.50%) Analyst
3 13 (12.50%) Information Architect
4 10 (9.62%) Data Analyst
5 9 (8.65%) Security Consultant
5 9 (8.65%) Infrastructure Designer
5 9 (8.65%) Designer
5 9 (8.65%) Security Advisor
6 8 (7.69%) Information Manager
7 7 (6.73%) Security Architect
7 7 (6.73%) Senior Architect
8 6 (5.77%) Security Manager
8 6 (5.77%) CLAS Consultant
8 6 (5.77%) Information Security Architect
9 5 (4.81%) Infrastructure Technician
9 5 (4.81%) Information Assurance Manager
9 5 (4.81%) Technical Architect
10 4 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (3.85%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.92%) Middleware
2 1 (0.96%) JSON
2 1 (0.96%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 49 (47.12%) CESG CLAS
2 33 (31.73%) RMADS
3 12 (11.54%) Management Information System
4 11 (10.58%) Computer Science
5 10 (9.62%) Clustering
6 9 (8.65%) Freedom of Information
6 9 (8.65%) Data Protection Act
6 9 (8.65%) Freedom of Information Act
6 9 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (7.69%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.92%) Replication
9 1 (0.96%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.96%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.96%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.96%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.54%) Windows
2 9 (8.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (5.77%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.96%) AIX
4 1 (0.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (40.38%) Information Security
2 38 (36.54%) Information Assurance
3 25 (24.04%) Security Architecture
4 20 (19.23%) ITIL
5 18 (17.31%) Risk Management
5 18 (17.31%) Technical Architecture
6 15 (14.42%) ISMS
7 13 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
8 12 (11.54%) Data Analysis
8 12 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (11.54%) Service Management
8 12 (11.54%) Service Delivery
8 12 (11.54%) Data Protection
9 11 (10.58%) ITIL V3
9 11 (10.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 10 (9.62%) TOGAF
10 10 (9.62%) Vulnerability Management
11 9 (8.65%) Incident Management
11 9 (8.65%) Data Modelling
12 8 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.65%) SQL
2 7 (6.73%) Shell Script
3 6 (5.77%) VBScript
4 1 (0.96%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.96%) Java
Qualifications
1 65 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 46 (44.23%) SC Cleared
3 23 (22.12%) CISSP
4 6 (5.77%) DV Cleared
5 5 (4.81%) Degree
6 4 (3.85%) CEH
6 4 (3.85%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.88%) CCNA
8 2 (1.92%) CISM
9 1 (0.96%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.96%) MCSE
9 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.96%) RHCE
9 1 (0.96%) CISA
9 1 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (17.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (9.62%) QA
3 8 (7.69%) SLA
4 3 (2.88%) JSP 440
4 3 (2.88%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.92%) HMG Infosec
6 1 (0.96%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.96%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (20.19%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (8.65%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.85%) vSphere
5 3 (2.88%) NFS
6 2 (1.92%) XenApp
7 1 (0.96%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (9.62%) SCCM
2 8 (7.69%) SCOM
3 7 (6.73%) SCVMM
3 7 (6.73%) SCDPM
4 6 (5.77%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.92%) OpenView
6 1 (0.96%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.96%) Puppet
6 1 (0.96%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 25 (24.04%) Cisco
2 15 (14.42%) Juniper
3 11 (10.58%) VMware
3 11 (10.58%) HP
4 7 (6.73%) McAfee
5 6 (5.77%) Sophos
5 6 (5.77%) Oracle
5 6 (5.77%) IBM
5 6 (5.77%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.77%) Symantec
5 6 (5.77%) Lumension
6 5 (4.81%) EMC
7 3 (2.88%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.92%) Citrix
8 2 (1.92%) Dell
9 1 (0.96%) Sun
9 1 (0.96%) CA
9 1 (0.96%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.96%) TOWER Software
9 1 (0.96%) SolarWinds
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