The table below looks at the statistics for Communications Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Communications Security over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Communications Security (COMSEC)
Rank 436 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Communications Security 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.005% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £650 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Communications Security
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
19471 19452 19895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 86.07% 83.14% 81.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 13941 13986 14064
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 219 250
Median hourly rate £24.44 £22.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.09% +1.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.17 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.28 £52.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

Communications Security
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Communications Security as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Communications Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Communications Security.

1 9 (90.00%) DV Cleared
1 9 (90.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (70.00%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) TDD
6 1 (10.00%) IGMP
6 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (10.00%) Multicast
6 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
6 1 (10.00%) Network Management
6 1 (10.00%) Junos
6 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
6 1 (10.00%) VMware
6 1 (10.00%) Finance
6 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
6 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (10.00%) JSP 440
6 1 (10.00%) C
6 1 (10.00%) ITIL
6 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2

Communications Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (10.00%) BGP
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (10.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (10.00%) H.323
2 1 (10.00%) ICMP
2 1 (10.00%) IGMP
2 1 (10.00%) Junos
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) MPLS
2 1 (10.00%) Multicast
2 1 (10.00%) OSPF
2 1 (10.00%) SNMP
2 1 (10.00%) VoIP
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Penetration Tester
1 4 (40.00%) Security Penetration Tester
1 4 (40.00%) Security Tester
1 4 (40.00%) Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Network Communications Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Security Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Network Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Security Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Network Management
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) DV Cleared
1 9 (90.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) CCNP
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco
1 1 (10.00%) Juniper
1 1 (10.00%) VMware