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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Security
Rank 67 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Data Security 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.12% 0.32% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £281 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £459 £353 £400
% change year-on-year
+30.21% -11.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.47 £19.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-5.28% -50.00%
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
591 411 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 71.55% 66.40% 71.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 242 186
Average daily rate £375 £375 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 15
Average hourly rate £19.75 £25.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.00% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.65 £31.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 16 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (66.67%) RUP
1 2 (66.67%) DSDM
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
1 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) Project Governance
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) RUP
1 2 (66.67%) DSDM
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) Project Governance
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS