The first 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Edinburgh 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing CESG 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £510 £475 £575
% change year-on-year
+7.36% -17.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 - -
Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
231 125 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.34% 16.53% 13.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 55 81
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £12.42 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.28% -61.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
CESG
Scotland

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 16 April 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
1 2 (66.67%) SAML
1 2 (66.67%) CISM
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
1 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
1 2 (66.67%) PKI
1 2 (66.67%) OAuth
1 2 (66.67%) OpenID
1 2 (66.67%) Security Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Security Architect
2 1 (33.33%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) SAML
1 2 (66.67%) OAuth
1 2 (66.67%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (66.67%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
1 2 (66.67%) Security Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
1 2 (66.67%) CISM
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared