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 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 77 75 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing CESG 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.22% 0.089% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.96% 0.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£650 £405 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.49% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £510 £488
% change year-on-year
-6.86% +4.61%
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
311 227 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 22.73% 20.18% 20.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 112 69
Average daily rate £400 £360 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
Average hourly rate £22.25 £14.37 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.83% +19.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.89 £12.07 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £16.87 £12.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 30 January 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 5 (83.33%) Information Assurance
2 4 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 4 (66.67%) CESG CLAS
3 3 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (50.00%) Information Security
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) Protective Monitoring
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (33.33%) GPG13
4 2 (33.33%) Network Security
4 2 (33.33%) RMADS
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Internet
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Publishing
5 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) Legal
5 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
5 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (16.67%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
1 1 (16.67%) PaaS
1 1 (16.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (33.33%) Publishing
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) CLAS Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Information Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) CESG CLAS
2 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (33.33%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Information Assurance
2 4 (66.67%) Risk Management
3 3 (50.00%) Information Security
3 3 (50.00%) Protective Monitoring
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
5 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) SOA
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) SABSA
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) GPG13
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat