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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CESG over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 121 109 108
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Contract jobs citing CESG 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.039% 0.045% 0.047%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.17% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £463 £510
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -9.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.98 - £40.00
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
703 606 583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.55% 27.43% 27.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 335 315
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £197 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 68 48
Average hourly rate £13.50 £22.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £35.00 £37.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

CESG
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CESG across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CESG within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 1 - -
CESG
England

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing CESG also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CESG.

1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Information Management
2 1 (33.33%) Google
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) V-Model
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Rackspace
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing CESG also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CESG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (33.33%) IaaS
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Network Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Network Support
2 1 (33.33%) Network Support Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Support Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) Information Management
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) SIEM
1 1 (33.33%) V-Model
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Google
1 1 (33.33%) Juniper
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Rackspace
1 1 (33.33%) VMware