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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank - 76 -
Contract jobs citing CESG 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.081% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £405 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £485 £510 £500
% change year-on-year
-4.90% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
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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
298 247 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.66% 20.05% 21.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 118 61
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £246 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Average hourly rate £22.25 £14.50 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.44% +16.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 3 (75.00%) Information Security
1 3 (75.00%) Information Assurance
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) RMADS
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) CESG CLAS
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) Publishing
3 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) JBoss
3 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (25.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
1 1 (25.00%) PaaS
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (50.00%) Publishing
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) CLAS Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Information Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) CESG CLAS
1 2 (50.00%) RMADS
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
1 3 (75.00%) Information Assurance
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) SABSA
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (25.00%) VMware