The table below looks at the statistics for Cyber Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cyber Security over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 56 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cyber Security 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.28% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.75 - £55.00
Cyber Security
West Midlands

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
539 503 425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 74.34% 70.65% 69.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 315 253
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -84.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

Cyber Security
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Cyber Security 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 Cyber Security.

1 2 (100.00%) CISM
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) CISA
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PhD
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) CEH
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) PKI
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) COBIT
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) SABSA

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Cyber Security 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 Cyber Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
General
1 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Information Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Officer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Officer
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Security Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Cyber Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) PKI
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) SABSA
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) CEH
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) CISA
2 1 (50.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) COBIT
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS