The table below looks at the statistics for Cybersecurity skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cybersecurity over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cybersecurity
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 57 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.66% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £363 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £41.75 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-16.16% -20.47%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
482 490 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 79.28% 78.03% 72.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 310 270
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 12
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.93 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.48 £49.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

Cybersecurity
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Cybersecurity as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Cybersecurity Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Cybersecurity
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Cybersecurity Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cybersecurity 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Information Security
2 3 (30.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (20.00%) Legal
3 2 (20.00%) Data Security
3 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) IBM
3 2 (20.00%) Data Management
3 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (20.00%) Information Governance
4 1 (10.00%) SABSA
4 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) Private Cloud
4 1 (10.00%) Lancope
4 1 (10.00%) ISO27005
4 1 (10.00%) QRadar
4 1 (10.00%) CREST Certified
4 1 (10.00%) RSA Archer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Segmentation
4 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (10.00%) COSO
4 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Network Management
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (10.00%) SIEM
4 1 (10.00%) vCloud

Cybersecurity
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
General
1 2 (20.00%) Legal
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Programme Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Security Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Business Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Network Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Network Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Project Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Security Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Security Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Information Security
2 3 (30.00%) Programme Management
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Data Management
3 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (20.00%) Data Security
3 2 (20.00%) Information Governance
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Identity Management
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (10.00%) MODAF
4 1 (10.00%) Network Management
4 1 (10.00%) Network Segmentation
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) SABSA
4 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) SIEM
4 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) CISM
2 1 (10.00%) CISSP
2 1 (10.00%) CREST Certified
2 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (10.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (10.00%) COBIT
2 1 (10.00%) COSO
2 1 (10.00%) ISO27005
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) QRadar
1 1 (10.00%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Juniper
2 1 (10.00%) Lancope
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) VMware