The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CESG in contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CESG over the 3 months to 25 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)
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 42 34
Contract jobs citing CESG 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside - 0.61% 1.04%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.67% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +35.71%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £513 £430
% change year-on-year -2.43% +19.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Merseyside with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 93 120 98
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 28.18% 36.70% 25.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 63 43
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 4
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.25 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.92% -29.36%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.69%  

CESG
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

CESG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CESG in Merseyside