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 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing CESG 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.44% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.40% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £388 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £70.00 -

CESG is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 285 452 316
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 31.39% 29.76% 21.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 224 189
Median daily rate £381 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.29% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £288 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 6
Median hourly rate £52.17 £39.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.76% +129.41%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.22 £18.83
% change year-on-year -31.36% +44.56%  

CESG
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing CESG as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 8 (66.67%) Risk Management
1 8 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
1 8 (66.67%) ISO27005
1 8 (66.67%) Threat Modelling
2 6 (50.00%) Information Security
3 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) Protective Monitoring
4 3 (25.00%) Change Management
4 3 (25.00%) Firewall
4 3 (25.00%) Wireless
4 3 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (25.00%) Contract Management
4 3 (25.00%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) Statistics
6 1 (8.33%) Marketing
6 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
6 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
6 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (8.33%) SWIFT
6 1 (8.33%) Information Governance
6 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (8.33%) SAP
6 1 (8.33%) VPN

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
1 3 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
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%) Technical Leader
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 1 (8.33%) SWIFT
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%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) Change Management
4 3 (25.00%) Contract Management
4 3 (25.00%) Protective Monitoring
5 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) Statistics
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
6 1 (8.33%) Information Governance
6 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
6 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (66.67%) ISO27005
2 3 (25.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) SAP