Period
to 21 January 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CESG in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CESG over the 6 months to 21 January 2019 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)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 181 188
Contract jobs citing CESG 0 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.022% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.074% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 9
West Midlands median daily rate - - £350
England median daily rate £575 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +9.52% - +8.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £45.00 -
England median hourly rate £71.23 £96.78 £82.50
% change year-on-year -26.41% +17.31% +85.39%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,391 1,360 1,503
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 28.56% 29.35% 27.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 829 897 902
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +6.16%
10th Percentile £274 £216 £208
90th Percentile £563 £538 £541
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 71 81
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.75% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £12.60 £10.59 £11.00
90th Percentile £27.35 £35.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £20.72 £20.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year -0.91% +4.55% +2.56%

CESG
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing CESG as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for CESG in the West Midlands

CESG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CESG in the West Midlands