The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Scotland region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing CESG 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £510 £475 £575
% change year-on-year
+7.36% -17.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 - -
Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
522 526 453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.70% 22.45% 16.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 257 208
Average daily rate £375 £375 £342
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 36
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.13 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.81% -45.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £10.42 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £36.00 £33.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
CESG
UK

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 24 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
1 2 (66.67%) SAML
1 2 (66.67%) CISM
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
1 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
1 2 (66.67%) PKI
1 2 (66.67%) OAuth
1 2 (66.67%) OpenID
1 2 (66.67%) Security Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Security Architect
2 1 (33.33%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) SAML
1 2 (66.67%) OAuth
1 2 (66.67%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (66.67%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
1 2 (66.67%) Security Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
1 2 (66.67%) CISM
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared