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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Communications Security over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Communications Security (COMSEC)
Rank - 392 369
Contract jobs citing Communications Security 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.005% 0.010%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.006% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £650 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +44.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £485 £405 £388
% change year-on-year
+19.75% +4.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
16364 17145 14739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.90% 78.30% 76.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 11736 11865 10228
Average daily rate £450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 243 306
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £78.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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