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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Security over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Security
Rank 65 64 60
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing Data Security 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.13% 0.12% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.16% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £550 - £281
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £355
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +33.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £18.47 £19.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.28%
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
600 620 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 78.74% 75.24% 68.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 422 254
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £267 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 13
Median hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £25.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £27.85 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

Data Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Data Security as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Data Security 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 Data Security.

1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Dell KACE
2 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) ETL Development
2 1 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Samba
2 1 (25.00%) Data Mart
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Implementation
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Kaspersky

Data Security
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 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Mart
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Data Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) BCP
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) ETL Development
2 1 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Implementation
2 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) NFS
1 1 (25.00%) Samba
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Dell KACE
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Kaspersky
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) SAP