The table below looks at the statistics for Data 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 Data Security over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Security
Rank 57 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Data Security 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.44% 0.33% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £380 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £485 £343
% change year-on-year
-8.50% +41.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 - £13.00
Data 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
525 430 395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 77.55% 70.38% 69.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 267 247
Average daily rate £380 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 9
Average hourly rate £27.50 £13.00 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.53% +15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.85 £10.00 £9.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £26.00 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Data Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Data Security Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Data Security
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Data Security Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Data Security
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Security across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Data Security Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Data 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 Data Security.

1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) ETL
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Database Tuning
3 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Security Operations
4 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) ETL Development
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (20.00%) Security Management
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (20.00%) High Availability
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Data 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 Data Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Data Mart
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Sybase DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Database Tuning
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (40.00%) ETL
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Data Transformation
2 1 (20.00%) ETL Development
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Security Management
2 1 (20.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) NFS
1 1 (20.00%) Samba
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Dell KACE
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Kaspersky
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Sybase