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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CESG over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 145 131 122
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -9
Contract jobs citing CESG 3 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.10% 0.068% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.26% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £293 - £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £435 £538
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -19.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £70.00 - £36.25
CESG
UK

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
1037 780 701
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 35.33% 26.65% 27.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 372 383
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £474 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 42 23
Median hourly rate £40.00 £28.72 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.27% +14.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.19 £12.91 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.60 £55.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -12.19%

CESG
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing CESG as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CESG within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Renfrewshire - 2 £293 -
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CESG
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CESG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for CESG.

1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Apple
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Android
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Phone
1 3 (100.00%) Private Cloud
1 3 (100.00%) AirWatch
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) XenMobile
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile Application Development
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Mobility Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Private Cloud
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Android
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Phone
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile Application Development
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) AirWatch
2 2 (66.67%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Apple
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) VMware