The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CESG in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 - 128
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing CESG 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.23% - 0.068%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.70% - 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £388 - £435
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 - £427
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 - £443
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 Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 573 794 742
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 32.63% 30.61% 25.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 435 392
Median daily rate £359 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.33% +2.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 26
Median hourly rate £47.23 £40.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.07% +110.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £15.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £46.00 £53.60
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 Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

CESG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CESG 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 28 March 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 - 4 £388 -
CESG
UK

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 Scotland 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 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 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