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 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 118 113 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing CESG 12 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.44% 0.041% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.62% 0.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
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£550 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £520 £510 £513
% change year-on-year
+1.96% -0.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £31.56 -
% change year-on-year
+36.27% -
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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
743 626 649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 26.94% 25.35% 24.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 327 263
Average daily rate £350 £375 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £200 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 23 50
Average hourly rate £14.39 £13.22 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.81% -37.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £9.25 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.13 £22.50 £40.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.53 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -36.36%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CESG across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

CESG Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 September 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 2 £495 -
CESG
UK

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 15 (75.00%) Risk Management
2 14 (70.00%) CESG CLAS
3 13 (65.00%) Firewall
4 11 (55.00%) Information Assurance
4 11 (55.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 10 (50.00%) Management Information System
5 10 (50.00%) Reverse Proxy
5 10 (50.00%) GPG13
5 10 (50.00%) Protective Monitoring
5 10 (50.00%) Internet
5 10 (50.00%) Oracle
5 10 (50.00%) Web Services
6 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (40.00%) Network Security
7 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database
7 6 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (20.00%) Workflow
8 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (20.00%) CISSP
8 4 (20.00%) RMADS
8 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
9 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (15.00%) CEH
9 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
9 3 (15.00%) ITIL V3
9 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (15.00%) CCSP
9 3 (15.00%) ITIL
9 3 (15.00%) UNIX

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 13 (65.00%) Firewall
2 11 (55.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 10 (50.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 10 (50.00%) Internet
4 8 (40.00%) Network Security
5 3 (15.00%) LAN
5 3 (15.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Consultant
2 13 (65.00%) CLAS Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Information Security Specialist
3 1 (5.00%) Information Specialist
3 1 (5.00%) IT Security Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Security Specialist
3 1 (5.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) IT Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (70.00%) CESG CLAS
2 10 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (20.00%) RMADS
3 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.00%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) UNIX
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Risk Management
2 11 (55.00%) Information Assurance
3 10 (50.00%) Protective Monitoring
4 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (20.00%) Workflow
6 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (15.00%) ITIL V3
7 3 (15.00%) ITIL
8 2 (10.00%) Security Management
8 2 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (10.00%) Information Security
9 1 (5.00%) Security Architecture
9 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 1 (5.00%) SIEM
9 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Management
9 1 (5.00%) Information Management
9 1 (5.00%) ITSM
9 1 (5.00%) Information Security Management
9 1 (5.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) CISSP
2 3 (15.00%) CEH
2 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.00%) CCSP
2 3 (15.00%) SSCP
2 3 (15.00%) GIAC
3 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) Degree
4 1 (5.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (50.00%) GPG13
2 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Oracle