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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 358 401 394
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -7
Contract jobs citing CESG 71 24 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.097% 0.054%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.81% 0.26% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 14 8
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£520 £516 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.72% -3.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £424 £525
10% offered a daily rate of more than £850 £607 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £520 £510 £500
% change year-on-year
+1.96% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £31.56 -
% change year-on-year
+36.27% -
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
8763 9294 9604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.82% 37.56% 37.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5965 6433 6489
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 177 254
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.50 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -12.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.15 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £47.00 £41.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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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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 +35 18 £514 -4.37% 4
Teddington - - - -
CESG
England

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 58 (58.59%) Security Cleared
2 46 (46.46%) CESG CLAS
3 41 (41.41%) Information Security
3 41 (41.41%) SC Cleared
4 39 (39.39%) Information Assurance
5 32 (32.32%) RMADS
6 25 (25.25%) CISSP
6 25 (25.25%) Security Architecture
7 20 (20.20%) Cisco
8 19 (19.19%) Risk Management
8 19 (19.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 18 (18.18%) Firewall
10 17 (17.17%) DNS
10 17 (17.17%) ITIL
10 17 (17.17%) Technical Architecture
11 15 (15.15%) Cisco ASA
11 15 (15.15%) DHCP
11 15 (15.15%) Active Directory
11 15 (15.15%) Juniper
12 14 (14.14%) Penetration Testing
13 13 (13.13%) TOGAF
13 13 (13.13%) ISMS
14 12 (12.12%) LDAP
14 12 (12.12%) Data Analysis
15 11 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 11 (11.11%) Service Management
15 11 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (11.11%) Computer Science
15 11 (11.11%) ITIL V3
16 10 (10.10%) Vulnerability Management

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 6 (6.06%) WebLogic
2 5 (5.05%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.04%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.03%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.02%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.01%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.01%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (6.06%) MS Project
1 6 (6.06%) MS Office
1 6 (6.06%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.04%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (4.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.02%) IaaS
2 1 (1.01%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (18.18%) Firewall
2 17 (17.17%) DNS
3 15 (15.15%) DHCP
3 15 (15.15%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (12.12%) LDAP
5 8 (8.08%) Internet
6 5 (5.05%) VPN
7 4 (4.04%) SAN
8 2 (2.02%) VLAN
8 2 (2.02%) Network Security
8 2 (2.02%) IPsec
8 2 (2.02%) LAN
8 2 (2.02%) WAN
8 2 (2.02%) HTTP
8 2 (2.02%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.01%) IPv4
9 1 (1.01%) FTP
9 1 (1.01%) SSH
9 1 (1.01%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (1.01%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.01%) Big Data
3 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.01%) MySQL
General
1 10 (10.10%) Finance
2 3 (3.03%) Law
3 2 (2.02%) Legal
3 2 (2.02%) Advertising
3 2 (2.02%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.01%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (28.28%) Architect
2 17 (17.17%) Consultant
3 13 (13.13%) Analyst
3 13 (13.13%) Information Architect
4 10 (10.10%) Data Analyst
5 9 (9.09%) Information Manager
5 9 (9.09%) Security Manager
5 9 (9.09%) Security Consultant
5 9 (9.09%) Infrastructure Designer
5 9 (9.09%) CLAS Consultant
5 9 (9.09%) Designer
6 8 (8.08%) Security Architect
7 7 (7.07%) Senior Architect
8 6 (6.06%) Information Security Architect
8 6 (6.06%) Security Advisor
9 5 (5.05%) Test Manager
9 5 (5.05%) Information Security Manager
9 5 (5.05%) Technical Architect
10 4 (4.04%) Information Assurance Manager
11 3 (3.03%) Senior Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.02%) Middleware
2 1 (1.01%) JSON
2 1 (1.01%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 46 (46.46%) CESG CLAS
2 32 (32.32%) RMADS
3 11 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 10 (10.10%) Management Information System
5 9 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
5 9 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (7.07%) Freedom of Information Act
6 7 (7.07%) Freedom of Information
7 5 (5.05%) Clustering
8 2 (2.02%) Replication
9 1 (1.01%) Firmware
9 1 (1.01%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.07%) Windows
2 4 (4.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.02%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.01%) AIX
4 1 (1.01%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (41.41%) Information Security
2 39 (39.39%) Information Assurance
3 25 (25.25%) Security Architecture
4 19 (19.19%) Risk Management
5 17 (17.17%) ITIL
5 17 (17.17%) Technical Architecture
6 14 (14.14%) Penetration Testing
7 13 (13.13%) TOGAF
7 13 (13.13%) ISMS
8 12 (12.12%) Data Analysis
9 11 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 11 (11.11%) Service Management
9 11 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (11.11%) ITIL V3
10 10 (10.10%) Vulnerability Management
11 9 (9.09%) Data Protection
11 9 (9.09%) Data Modelling
11 9 (9.09%) Incident Management
12 8 (8.08%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (7.07%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.05%) SQL
2 3 (3.03%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.02%) VBScript
3 2 (2.02%) Java
4 1 (1.01%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 58 (58.59%) Security Cleared
2 41 (41.41%) SC Cleared
3 25 (25.25%) CISSP
4 5 (5.05%) CEH
5 4 (4.04%) Degree
5 4 (4.04%) CTC Cleared
5 4 (4.04%) CISM
6 3 (3.03%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.01%) RHCE
7 1 (1.01%) CISA
7 1 (1.01%) Postgraduate
7 1 (1.01%) ISEB
7 1 (1.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (19.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (10.10%) QA
3 8 (8.08%) SLA
4 3 (3.03%) JSP 440
5 2 (2.02%) PCI DSS
6 1 (1.01%) ISO 9001
6 1 (1.01%) ISO 14001
6 1 (1.01%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 15 (15.15%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.03%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.03%) NFS
4 2 (2.02%) XenApp
5 1 (1.01%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (5.05%) SCCM
2 3 (3.03%) SCOM
3 2 (2.02%) SCVMM
3 2 (2.02%) OpenView
3 2 (2.02%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.02%) SCDPM
4 1 (1.01%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.01%) Puppet
4 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 20 (20.20%) Cisco
2 15 (15.15%) Juniper
3 7 (7.07%) Oracle
3 7 (7.07%) VMware
4 6 (6.06%) IBM
5 5 (5.05%) HP
6 3 (3.03%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.03%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.02%) Symantec
7 2 (2.02%) McAfee
7 2 (2.02%) Sophos
7 2 (2.02%) Dell
7 2 (2.02%) EMC
7 2 (2.02%) Citrix
7 2 (2.02%) Lumension
8 1 (1.01%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.01%) F5
8 1 (1.01%) Sun
8 1 (1.01%) TOWER Software
8 1 (1.01%) JBoss
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