The table below looks at the statistics for PhD in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PhD over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank - - 63
Contract jobs citing PhD 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+17.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.35 - £20.00
PhD
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
136 164 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.30% 21.24% 15.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 85 57
Average daily rate £350 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 3
Average hourly rate £36.00 £18.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.59% +54.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PhD across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

PhD Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

PhD
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing PhD 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 PhD.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (100.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) COBIT
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Security
1 1 (100.00%) SABSA

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing PhD 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 PhD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
General
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Information Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Security Solutions Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Security
1 1 (100.00%) SABSA
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) COBIT