Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CESG in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CESG over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 120 134
Rank change year-on-year -9 +14 -32
Contract jobs citing CESG 5 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.17% 0.33% 0.062%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.61% 1.06% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 1
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £600 £725
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% -17.24% +11.54%
10th Percentile £348 £519 £688
90th Percentile £553 £725 £763
Scotland median daily rate £400 £550 £413
% change year-on-year -27.27% +33.33% -16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £42.00 -

CESG is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 821 662 908
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 28.21% 31.42% 28.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 365 427
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
10th Percentile £260 £253 £225
90th Percentile £548 £525 £525
Scotland median daily rate £380 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +8.57% -3.45% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 13
Edinburgh median hourly rate £30.00 £19.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.84% +16.67% +18.83%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.15 £12.35
90th Percentile £43.39 £52.00 £29.95
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £31.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year -23.20% +48.81% -

CESG
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing CESG as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for CESG in Edinburgh

CESG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CESG in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for CESG in Edinburgh

CESG
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CESG in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CESG in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for CESG.

1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
1 5 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (100.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (60.00%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (60.00%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (40.00%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (40.00%) Security Monitoring
4 2 (40.00%) Forensic Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (40.00%) Security+ Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) Information Security Management
4 2 (40.00%) Security Management
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) ISMS
5 1 (20.00%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
5 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (20.00%) CLAS
5 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland

CESG
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Security Advisor
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Information Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) CESG CLAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (60.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (40.00%) Forensic Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Information Security Management
3 2 (40.00%) ISMS
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (40.00%) Security Management
3 2 (40.00%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (40.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Security+ Certification
3 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (20.00%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 5 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland