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 23 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
23 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
524 552 435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.59% 22.87% 15.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 261 193
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 21 38
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £10.42 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £36.00 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -20.00%
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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 23 April 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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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
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CESG
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 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 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) SAML
1 1 (50.00%) CISM
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) PKI
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) OAuth
1 1 (50.00%) OpenID
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) SAML
1 1 (50.00%) OAuth
1 1 (50.00%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) CISM
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared