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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
UK / Scotland
Rank 100 - 115
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CESG 8 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.48% - 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.43% - 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 4
Median daily rate £550 - £435
90% offered a daily rate of more than £540 - £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 - £589
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £455
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £75.00 £60.98 -
% change year-on-year
+22.99% -

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
561 817 718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 33.71% 31.33% 27.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 441 372
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £168 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 17
Median hourly rate £49.00 £41.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.07% +45.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £15.00 £14.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £44.00 £31.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.88 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.20% +22.85%

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
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 20 January 2017.

CESG Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

CESG
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CESG across the Scotland region.

CESG Hourly 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 20 January 2017. 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 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
Edinburgh - 8 £550 -
CESG
UK

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 8 (66.67%) Risk Management
1 8 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
1 8 (66.67%) Threat Modelling
1 8 (66.67%) ISO27005
2 6 (50.00%) Information Security
3 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
3 5 (41.67%) VPN
4 4 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (33.33%) MySQL
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (33.33%) Citrix
4 4 (33.33%) Apple
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) VMware
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 4 (33.33%) XenMobile
4 4 (33.33%) Private Cloud
4 4 (33.33%) AirWatch
4 4 (33.33%) Android
4 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Phone
4 4 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
5 3 (25.00%) Protective Monitoring
5 3 (25.00%) Contract Management
5 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) Firewall
5 3 (25.00%) Wireless

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) VPN
2 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) MySQL
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Electronics
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Security Advisor
2 4 (33.33%) Mobility Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security Advisor
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security Risk Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 4 (33.33%) Private Cloud
2 2 (16.67%) Statistics
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Android
1 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
1 4 (33.33%) Windows Phone
1 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
1 8 (66.67%) Risk Management
1 8 (66.67%) Threat Modelling
2 6 (50.00%) Information Security
3 4 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
4 3 (25.00%) Contract Management
4 3 (25.00%) Protective Monitoring
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (8.33%) Information Governance
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (66.67%) ISO27005
2 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) AirWatch
1 4 (33.33%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Apple
1 4 (33.33%) Citrix
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
1 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Samsung
2 1 (8.33%) SAP