The table below looks at the statistics for GPG13 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GPG13 over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CESG Good Practice Guide 13 (GPG 13)
Rank 67 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GPG13 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.58% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.53% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£650 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £575 £500 £481
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +3.89%
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 Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
93 66 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.75% 5.80% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 22 32
Average daily rate £428 £366 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.72% +4.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £277 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £448 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £353 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -3.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 8
Average hourly rate £13.89 £5.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+177.70% -59.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £5.00 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £5.00 £18.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.66%

GPG13
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GPG13 across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

GPG13 Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

GPG13
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GPG13 across the Edinburgh region.

GPG13 Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

GPG13
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GPG13 across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

GPG13 Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

GPG13
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing GPG13 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 GPG13.

1 11 (100.00%) Oracle
1 11 (100.00%) Web Services
1 11 (100.00%) Internet
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
1 11 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 11 (100.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 11 (100.00%) Protective Monitoring
2 10 (90.91%) CESG
2 10 (90.91%) CESG CLAS
3 9 (81.82%) Information Assurance
3 9 (81.82%) Management Information System
3 9 (81.82%) Risk Management
4 8 (72.73%) Network Security
5 7 (63.64%) Oracle Database
5 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (63.64%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (63.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (36.36%) Workflow

GPG13
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing GPG13 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 GPG13. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) Internet
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
1 11 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 11 (100.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 8 (72.73%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle Database 11g
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Consultant
1 11 (100.00%) CLAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (90.91%) CESG
1 10 (90.91%) CESG CLAS
2 9 (81.82%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Protective Monitoring
2 9 (81.82%) Information Assurance
2 9 (81.82%) Risk Management
3 7 (63.64%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (36.36%) Workflow
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle