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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 126 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CESG 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.067% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £520 £475
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +9.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.25 -
CESG
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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
733 686 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.43% 26.02% 28.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 362 317
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £237 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £472 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 15 20
Average hourly rate £30.75 £25.00 £14.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.00% +68.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £13.00 £11.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.30 £25.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +4.65%

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
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CESG within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 1 - -
Stirling - 1 £425 -
CESG
UK

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 6 (54.55%) Information Security
2 4 (36.36%) TOGAF
2 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) Security Architecture
3 3 (27.27%) Information Assurance
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) CISSP
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) WAN
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Publishing
4 2 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (18.18%) Service Management
4 2 (18.18%) CISM
4 2 (18.18%) ITSM
4 2 (18.18%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Degree
4 2 (18.18%) Protective Monitoring
4 2 (18.18%) SABSA
4 2 (18.18%) RMADS
5 1 (9.09%) Cyber-Ark

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (9.09%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) IaaS
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
1 1 (9.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
1 2 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Consultant
3 3 (27.27%) Security Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Security Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) CLAS Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Risk Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) SailPoint
1 1 (9.09%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) CESG CLAS
1 2 (18.18%) RMADS
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Information Security
2 4 (36.36%) TOGAF
2 4 (36.36%) Security Architecture
3 3 (27.27%) Information Assurance
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (18.18%) Service Management
4 2 (18.18%) ITSM
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Protective Monitoring
4 2 (18.18%) SABSA
5 1 (9.09%) MODAF
5 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (9.09%) Information Security Management
5 1 (9.09%) Security Management
5 1 (9.09%) SOA
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) CISSP
3 2 (18.18%) CISM
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) COBIT
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (9.09%) ArcSight
3 1 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat