Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 181 171 191
Rank change year-on-year -10 +20 -34
Contract jobs citing CESG 6 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.12% 0.35% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% 1.01% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 4
Scotland median daily rate £400 £550 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.27% +33.33% -17.50%
10th Percentile £348 £305 £311
90th Percentile £553 £710 £665
UK median daily rate £513 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +2.50% - -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Scotland median hourly rate - £42.00 -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £49.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% -14.14% +15.12%

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 Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1487 1488 1919
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 29.49% 34.33% 31.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 775 878 943
Scotland median daily rate £380 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -3.45% +2.11%
10th Percentile £213 £228 £211
90th Percentile £525 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 38 61
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £31.25 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.20% +48.81% -6.67%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.80 £46.68 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £20.97 £20.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +2.28% +5.13% +8.33%

CESG
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CESG in Scotland over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -12 5 £400 -27.27% 1
Glasgow -12 1 - -
CESG
UK

For the 6 months to 23 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 Scotland region with a requirement for CESG.

1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
1 6 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (100.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 4 (66.67%) CESG Certified Professional
2 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
3 3 (50.00%) ISMS
3 3 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (33.33%) Security Monitoring
4 2 (33.33%) Forensic Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) CLAS
4 2 (33.33%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (33.33%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (33.33%) Security+ Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) Information Security Management
4 2 (33.33%) Security Management
5 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance
5 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (16.67%) Cyber Essentials

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Security Advisor
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Information Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Advisor
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) CESG CLAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (50.00%) ISMS
2 3 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (33.33%) Forensic Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security Management
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) Security Management
3 2 (33.33%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance
4 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (33.33%) CLAS
2 2 (33.33%) CompTIA Security+
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 6 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (16.67%) Cyber Essentials