The first table below looks at the demand for Communications Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Communications Security over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications Security (COMSEC)
Rank 397 - 426
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Communications Security 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.013% - 0.011%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.017% - 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£265 - £643
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17633 18517 19420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.98% 76.39% 73.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 12356 12861 12842
Average daily rate £443 £450 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 263 361
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +5.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £52.50 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
Communications Security
England

Communications Security
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Communications Security across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Communications Security Jobs Demand Trend in London

Communications Security
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Communications Security across the London region.

Communications Security Daily Rate Trend in London

Communications Security
Top 24 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Communications Security 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 Communications Security.

1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Legal
2 3 (75.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (75.00%) Cryptography
2 3 (75.00%) CRM
2 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (75.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (75.00%) Data Security
3 2 (50.00%) SOA
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Data Management
4 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management

Communications Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Communications Security 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 Communications Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (50.00%) SOA Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) PMO Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Cryptography
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Business Continuity
1 3 (75.00%) CRM
1 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (75.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (75.00%) Data Security
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA