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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Security
Rank 58 - 56
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Data Security 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.65% - 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% - 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
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£375 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £438 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 £13.42
% change year-on-year
- +104.91%
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
508 438 443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 66.41% 66.36% 65.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 289 248
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 2 8
Average hourly rate £21.50 £175.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-87.71% +677.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £112.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £175.00 £40.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) ETL
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (28.57%) Base SAS
2 2 (28.57%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 2 (28.57%) Data Integration
2 2 (28.57%) Change Control
2 2 (28.57%) Kimball Methodology
2 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 2 (28.57%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
2 2 (28.57%) SAS
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) AS400
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) ISEB
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
3 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
3 1 (14.29%) DRM
3 1 (14.29%) RTCP
3 1 (14.29%) RTP
3 1 (14.29%) SyncML
3 1 (14.29%) VBScript
3 1 (14.29%) VB

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (28.57%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) RTCP
1 1 (14.29%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (28.57%) Base SAS
1 2 (28.57%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
1 2 (28.57%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) DTS
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) ETL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) SyncML
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) J2EE
1 1 (14.29%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Integration
1 2 (28.57%) AS400
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 1 (14.29%) GIS
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) ETL
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Change Control
2 2 (28.57%) Kimball Methodology
2 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
3 1 (14.29%) DRM
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Data Transformation
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (14.29%) User Experience Design
3 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Use Case
3 1 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VBScript
2 1 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) ESRI