The table below looks at the statistics for Data Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Security over the 3 months to 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Security
Rank 129 112 117
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +5
Contract jobs citing Data Security 7 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.25% 0.67% 0.085%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.87% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 2
Median daily rate £400 £350 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £325 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £401 £273
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £18.47 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-26.90% -5.28%
Data Security
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2288 1945 1768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.48% 76.27% 75.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1301 1209 932
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 89 108
Median hourly rate £19.61 £29.00 £34.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.37% -15.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.00 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

Data Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

Data Security
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Data Security Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Data Security
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Security across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Data Security Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Data Security
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Data Security Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Data Security
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Security within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire -4 3 £363 +7.40%
Birmingham +2 2 £488 - 1
Sutton Coldfield -2 1 - -
Coventry -4 1 - -
Data Security
England

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Data Security.

1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) BCP
2 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 3 (27.27%) Information Security
3 3 (27.27%) Business Continuity
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (27.27%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (18.18%) Coaching
4 2 (18.18%) Threat Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) F5
4 2 (18.18%) Games
4 2 (18.18%) Information Governance
4 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (18.18%) CMDB
4 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
4 2 (18.18%) Fat Client
4 2 (18.18%) Network Security
4 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) CISSP
4 2 (18.18%) SLA
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco
4 2 (18.18%) Thin Client
4 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
4 2 (18.18%) MS Office

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (18.18%) Network Security
2 1 (9.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (9.09%) QlikView
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Security Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Compliance Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Head of Information
3 1 (9.09%) Head of Information Services
3 1 (9.09%) Head of Management Information
3 1 (9.09%) Information Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Resilience Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) CMDB
1 2 (18.18%) Fat Client
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
1 2 (18.18%) Thin Client
2 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) BCP
1 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
2 3 (27.27%) Business Continuity
2 3 (27.27%) Business Continuity Planning
2 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (27.27%) Information Security
3 2 (18.18%) Coaching
3 2 (18.18%) Information Governance
3 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
3 2 (18.18%) Security Management
3 2 (18.18%) Threat Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Data Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
4 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
4 1 (9.09%) Records Management
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (9.09%) Ticket Management
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CISM
1 2 (18.18%) CISSP
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
2 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
2 2 (18.18%) F5
3 1 (9.09%) CA
3 1 (9.09%) Cognos
3 1 (9.09%) Dell KACE
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Kaspersky
3 1 (9.09%) SAP