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 3 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Security
Rank 56 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Data Security 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.41% 0.65% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.95% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £480 £425 £431
% change year-on-year
+12.94% -1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 - £27.50
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
526 526 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 71.37% 68.05% 68.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 303 303
Average daily rate £391 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 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 £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 3 September 2015.

Data Security Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Database Tuning
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Project Governance
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Data Transformation
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Data Privacy
2 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (25.00%) Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Replication
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) ETL

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Sybase DBA
2 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Contracts Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
1 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Database Tuning
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Project Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Data Transformation
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Sybase
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft