The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CESG in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CESG over the 3 months to 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 87 78 67
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -11
Contract jobs citing CESG 1 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.062% 0.79% 0.098%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 3.09% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Average daily rate
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- £575 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £525 £393
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +33.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.17 £43.00 -
% change year-on-year
+19.00% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
407 324 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.36% 25.65% 23.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 189 111
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £241 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £521
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +61.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £12.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £27.50 £19.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

CESG
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CESG across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

CESG Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

CESG
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

CESG Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

CESG
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) OAuth
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Protective Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) SABSA

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 1 (100.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) OAuth
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Protective Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) SABSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) VMware