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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 55 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cyber Security 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.54% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £265
% change year-on-year
- +69.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.84 - £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
536 525 451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 71.95% 68.54% 68.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 306 296
Average daily rate £391 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 19 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% -87.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

Cyber Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cyber Security across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Cyber Security Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Cyber Security
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Cyber Security Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 4 (80.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (60.00%) CISM
2 3 (60.00%) CISSP
2 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) SABSA
4 1 (20.00%) Security Hardening
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Big Data
4 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
4 1 (20.00%) CSSLP
4 1 (20.00%) SaaS
4 1 (20.00%) CISA
4 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) UNIX
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) PhD
4 1 (20.00%) CCNP
4 1 (20.00%) CCNA
4 1 (20.00%) COBIT
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
General
1 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Officer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Officer
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Security Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Cyber Security Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Information Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Information Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) PKI
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (40.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) SABSA
4 1 (20.00%) Security Hardening
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CISSP
1 3 (60.00%) CISM
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) CSSLP
3 1 (20.00%) CEH
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) CISA
3 1 (20.00%) PhD
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (20.00%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle