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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Security
Rank 103 109 108
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing Data Security 13 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.51% 0.046% 0.054%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.065% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £345 £375
% change year-on-year
+37.68% -8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
- -52.56%
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
1832 1544 1307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 71.56% 70.47% 70.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1057 794 625
Average daily rate £388 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 80 118
Average hourly rate £29.00 £32.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.04 £10.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £155.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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
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 27 March 2015. 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
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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 -11 2 - - 3
Coventry - - - -
Data Security
England

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 10 (52.63%) Data Protection
2 7 (36.84%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (36.84%) NAS
2 7 (36.84%) Kalman Filter
2 7 (36.84%) SAN
2 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) MS Exchange
2 7 (36.84%) Cisco
2 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 7 (36.84%) Firewall
2 7 (36.84%) VMware
3 6 (31.58%) Linux
3 6 (31.58%) Information Governance
3 6 (31.58%) UNIX
3 6 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (21.05%) Finance
5 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
5 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
5 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.53%) Data Management
6 2 (10.53%) TOGAF
6 2 (10.53%) Direct Marketing
6 2 (10.53%) Marketing
6 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
6 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 7 (36.84%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) SAN
1 7 (36.84%) Firewall
1 7 (36.84%) Intrusion Detection
1 7 (36.84%) NAS
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Architect
3 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (21.05%) Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Security Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (10.53%) MI Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Campaign Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Teradata Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Information Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Report Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Business Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) Open Source
2 2 (10.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
1 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (31.58%) Linux
2 6 (31.58%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Data Protection
2 7 (36.84%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (31.58%) Information Governance
4 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
4 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.53%) Scrum
5 2 (10.53%) RUP
5 2 (10.53%) DSDM
5 2 (10.53%) Direct Marketing
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) Data Management
5 2 (10.53%) TOGAF
6 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Campaign Management
6 1 (5.26%) Project Management
6 1 (5.26%) Change Management
6 1 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) CISSP
2 1 (5.26%) CISA
2 1 (5.26%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Cisco
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
1 7 (36.84%) VMware
2 2 (10.53%) Teradata