The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CESG in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CESG over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 135 - 121
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CESG 13 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.40% - 0.079%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.42% - 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 1
Median daily rate £350 - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £510 £520
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £46.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £43.25 £43.00
% change year-on-year
-2.31% +0.58%
CESG
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
913 700 721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.77% 28.29% 28.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 568 414 346
Median daily rate £389 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.32% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 67 61
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.60 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% -20.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.78 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £19.58 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.46% +3.05%

CESG
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing CESG as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

CESG Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

CESG
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CESG across the West Midlands region.

CESG Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

CESG
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CESG across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

CESG Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

CESG
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CESG within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Staffordshire - 8 £500 -
Birmingham - 2 £338 - 1
Herefordshire - 2 £325 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £350 -
CESG
England

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for CESG.

1 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
1 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
2 7 (50.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 7 (50.00%) Project Planning
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (42.86%) Windows
3 6 (42.86%) Cisco
3 6 (42.86%) Dell
4 5 (35.71%) CISSP
4 5 (35.71%) ITIL
4 5 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (28.57%) Skype for Business
5 4 (28.57%) NetScaler
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
5 4 (28.57%) XenApp
5 4 (28.57%) XenDesktop
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) CCNP
5 4 (28.57%) CCNA
5 4 (28.57%) CCDP
5 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 4 (28.57%) HP
5 4 (28.57%) Citrix
5 4 (28.57%) Juniper
5 4 (28.57%) Wireless
5 4 (28.57%) VMware

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
1 4 (28.57%) Skype for Business
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (21.43%) SaaS
3 2 (14.29%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) NetScaler
1 4 (28.57%) Wireless
2 3 (21.43%) BGP
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (21.43%) DHCP
2 3 (21.43%) DNS
2 3 (21.43%) Firewall
2 3 (21.43%) Internet
2 3 (21.43%) IPsec
2 3 (21.43%) Network Security
2 3 (21.43%) OSPF
2 3 (21.43%) VoIP
2 3 (21.43%) VPN
2 3 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) NonStop SQL
3 2 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (14.29%) Data Lake
3 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (14.29%) HDInsight
3 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 2 (14.29%) MySQL
3 2 (14.29%) Power BI
General
1 3 (21.43%) Aerospace
2 1 (7.14%) Military
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Administrator
2 4 (28.57%) Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Azure Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Network Administrator
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Network Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Azure Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Compliance Officer
3 2 (14.29%) Information Officer
3 2 (14.29%) Information Security Compliance Officer
3 2 (14.29%) Information Security Officer
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Security Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Security Compliance Officer
3 2 (14.29%) Security Officer
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Office Support
4 1 (7.14%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) CESG CLAS
2 2 (14.29%) Clustering
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (14.29%) Private Cloud
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
1 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
1 7 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 5 (35.71%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Information Security
3 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Scrum
3 3 (21.43%) SDLC
3 3 (21.43%) TOGAF
4 2 (14.29%) Analytics
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 2 (14.29%) Data Security
4 2 (14.29%) Information Assurance
4 2 (14.29%) IT Governance
4 2 (14.29%) Machine Learning
4 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
1 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
2 5 (35.71%) CISSP
3 4 (28.57%) CCDP
3 4 (28.57%) CCNA
3 4 (28.57%) CCNP
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (28.57%) JNCIA
3 4 (28.57%) JNCIP
4 3 (21.43%) CESG Certified Professional
4 3 (21.43%) CLAS
4 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) ISEB
5 2 (14.29%) CCA
5 2 (14.29%) CEH
5 2 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (14.29%) MCSA
5 2 (14.29%) MCSE
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
1 4 (28.57%) XenApp
1 4 (28.57%) XenDesktop
2 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (14.29%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco
1 6 (42.86%) Dell
2 4 (28.57%) Citrix
2 4 (28.57%) HP
2 4 (28.57%) Juniper
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
4 2 (14.29%) Symantec