The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CESG in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CESG over the 3 months to 27 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 123 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CESG 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.068% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£435 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £510 £500
% change year-on-year
+0.49% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.25 -
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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 Scotland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
682 590 565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 23.30% 24.11% 26.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 284 275
Average daily rate £375 £360 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 11 12
Average hourly rate £23.50 £17.86 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% +29.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £14.20 £10.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £32.50 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

CESG
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

CESG Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

CESG
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

CESG Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
1 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) Information Security
3 5 (33.33%) ITIL
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (26.67%) TOGAF
4 4 (26.67%) Security Architecture
5 3 (20.00%) ITIL V3
5 3 (20.00%) JSP
5 3 (20.00%) Information Assurance
5 3 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
5 3 (20.00%) JSP 440
5 3 (20.00%) CISSP
5 3 (20.00%) Six Sigma
5 3 (20.00%) Project Management
6 2 (13.33%) WAN
6 2 (13.33%) Windows
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle
6 2 (13.33%) Linux
6 2 (13.33%) Service Management
6 2 (13.33%) CISM
6 2 (13.33%) ITSM
6 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
6 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
6 2 (13.33%) Finance
6 2 (13.33%) Publishing
6 2 (13.33%) RMADS
6 2 (13.33%) Degree
6 2 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (6.67%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) IaaS
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
1 1 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) WAN
1 2 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Publishing
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Security Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Leader
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Security Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) CLAS Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Risk Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Information Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Information Assurance Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Security Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) JSP
2 1 (6.67%) SailPoint
2 1 (6.67%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (13.33%) RMADS
1 2 (13.33%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Information Security
2 5 (33.33%) ITIL
3 4 (26.67%) TOGAF
3 4 (26.67%) Security Architecture
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL V3
4 3 (20.00%) Information Assurance
4 3 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (20.00%) Six Sigma
4 3 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) Service Management
5 2 (13.33%) ITSM
5 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 2 (13.33%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) SABSA
6 1 (6.67%) Protective Monitoring
6 1 (6.67%) Zachman Framework
6 1 (6.67%) MODAF
6 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
1 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) CISSP
3 2 (13.33%) CISM
3 2 (13.33%) Degree
4 1 (6.67%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) JSP 440
2 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (6.67%) ArcSight
3 1 (6.67%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat