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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cybersecurity
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 50 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 9 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.38% 0.16% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 0.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Median daily rate £475 £515 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.76% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £468
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £46.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-23.91% -12.38%

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
524 513 458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.25% 79.78% 73.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 329 280
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 16
Median hourly rate £29.00 £15.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.33% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.73 £8.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £49.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 24 February 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 8 (66.67%) Project Management
2 7 (58.33%) Data Management
3 6 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (50.00%) Scala
3 6 (50.00%) Java
3 6 (50.00%) .NET
3 6 (50.00%) Python
3 6 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 6 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (50.00%) Finance
3 6 (50.00%) Ruby
3 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (50.00%) Case Management
4 5 (41.67%) SDLC
4 5 (41.67%) Workflow
4 5 (41.67%) User Experience
4 5 (41.67%) Service Management
4 5 (41.67%) Change Management
4 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (41.67%) CRM
4 5 (41.67%) EDRMS
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) Open Source
4 5 (41.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) C
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL
6 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 2 (16.67%) Programme Management

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 (8.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 6 (50.00%) Head of Development
2 5 (41.67%) Head of Application Development
2 5 (41.67%) Head of Applications
2 5 (41.67%) Head of Support
3 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Security Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Security Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Development Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Firewall Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Network Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Network Security Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Network Security Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Programme Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (41.67%) User Experience
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (8.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Project Management
2 7 (58.33%) Data Management
3 6 (50.00%) Case Management
3 6 (50.00%) Data Modelling
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (41.67%) Change Management
4 5 (41.67%) CRM
4 5 (41.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (41.67%) Open Source
4 5 (41.67%) SDLC
4 5 (41.67%) Service Management
4 5 (41.67%) Workflow
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL
6 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
7 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
7 1 (8.33%) Information Security
7 1 (8.33%) MODAF
7 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Java
1 6 (50.00%) Python
1 6 (50.00%) Ruby
1 6 (50.00%) Scala
2 3 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (8.33%) CISM
2 1 (8.33%) CISSP
2 1 (8.33%) CREST Certified
2 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (8.33%) PMP
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) vCloud
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat
2 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Juniper
2 1 (8.33%) Lancope
2 1 (8.33%) VMware