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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 152 133
Contract jobs citing CESG 0 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.10% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.29% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £293 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -29.09%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £494 £519 £430
% change year-on-year -4.81% +20.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.00 £62.50 £51.17
% change year-on-year -21.60% +22.14%  

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 622 1018 852
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 28.69% 34.66% 27.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 551 395
Median daily rate £375 £350 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -2.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 34 38
Median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +32.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £14.53 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.60 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year +9.89% +19.73%  

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture

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:

Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Technical Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland