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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Security over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Security
Rank 113 106 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Data Security 9 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.35% 0.18% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Average daily rate £415 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £485 £343
% change year-on-year
-9.79% +41.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 - £13.00
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
2046 1544 1575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.17% 69.90% 73.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1158 881 850
Average daily rate £410 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 107 82
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £11.50 £11.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Data Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Security across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Security within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -1 3 £380 -
Solihull - 2 £438 -
Sutton Coldfield - 2 - -
Data Security
England

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) ETL
2 7 (43.75%) Finance
3 6 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (31.25%) CISSP
4 5 (31.25%) CISM
4 5 (31.25%) Data Structures
5 4 (25.00%) ETL Development
5 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (25.00%) Data Architecture
5 4 (25.00%) Analytics
5 4 (25.00%) Security Management
5 4 (25.00%) Web Services
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
6 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
6 3 (18.75%) Cisco
6 3 (18.75%) IBM
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) Information Security
6 3 (18.75%) Games
6 3 (18.75%) Business Continuity
6 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (18.75%) Data Mart
6 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
6 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (18.75%) PCI DSS
6 3 (18.75%) Network Security
6 3 (18.75%) Threat Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) F5

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (18.75%) Network Security
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (18.75%) Data Mart
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Games
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Data Architect
3 2 (12.50%) DBA
3 2 (12.50%) Information Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Data Architect
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Business Security Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Data Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Data Structures
2 1 (6.25%) CMDB
2 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
2 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Unix
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ETL
2 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (25.00%) Analytics
3 4 (25.00%) Data Architecture
3 4 (25.00%) ETL Development
3 4 (25.00%) Security Management
4 3 (18.75%) Business Continuity
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (18.75%) Information Security
4 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
4 3 (18.75%) Threat Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (12.50%) Data Management
5 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) OO
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
1 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) CISM
1 5 (31.25%) CISSP
2 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) CISA
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) PCI DSS
2 2 (12.50%) Data Quality
2 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (6.25%) QA
3 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) NFS
2 1 (6.25%) Samba
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco
1 3 (18.75%) F5
1 3 (18.75%) IBM
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Citrix
2 1 (6.25%) Dell KACE
2 1 (6.25%) Kaspersky
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Sybase