The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Specialist
Rank - - 56
Contract jobs requiring a Security Specialist 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £450
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -13.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
Security Specialist
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
709 593 632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 93.04% 92.51% 95.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 391 335
Average daily rate £350 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 27 22
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.98 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.11% -20.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.80 £12.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £16.70 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Specialist in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Security Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Specialist across the Birmingham region.

Security Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Security Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Specialist across the Birmingham region.

Security Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham