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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Security
England / West Midlands
Rank 112 111 99
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Contract jobs citing Data Security 11 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.46% 0.46% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.56% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 5
Median daily rate £425 £434 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.01% +23.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £319 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
-1.38% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 -
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -

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
1915 1950 1525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.33% 81.52% 71.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1193 1058 927
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 64 91
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.26 £11.08 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.55 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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
Coventry - 9 £400 -
Sutton Coldfield +7 2 £675 +35.00%
Data Security
England

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 11 (68.75%) Finance
1 11 (68.75%) Information Security
1 11 (68.75%) SC Cleared
1 11 (68.75%) Security Cleared
2 8 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 8 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (37.50%) Cyber Defence
3 6 (37.50%) Information Assurance
4 5 (31.25%) CESG
4 5 (31.25%) Data Management
4 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
5 4 (25.00%) Data Protection
6 3 (18.75%) Legal
6 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (18.75%) CESG Certified Professional
6 3 (18.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (12.50%) Open Source
7 2 (12.50%) PaaS
7 2 (12.50%) Machine Learning
7 2 (12.50%) Big Data
7 2 (12.50%) Big Data Analytics
7 2 (12.50%) Data Analytics
7 2 (12.50%) IaaS
7 2 (12.50%) Analytics
7 2 (12.50%) Information Governance
7 2 (12.50%) Master Data Management
7 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement Process
7 2 (12.50%) NoSQL

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (12.50%) IaaS
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (12.50%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Big Data
1 2 (12.50%) Hadoop
1 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
General
1 11 (68.75%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Security Officer
2 3 (18.75%) Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Data Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Security Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Support Officer
3 2 (12.50%) Big Data Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Compliance Officer
3 2 (12.50%) Information Officer
3 2 (12.50%) Information Security Compliance Officer
3 2 (12.50%) Information Security Officer
3 2 (12.50%) Programme Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Security Compliance Officer
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (6.25%) IT Security Officer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Data Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Cyber Defence
2 5 (31.25%) CESG
2 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
3 2 (12.50%) Data Integration
3 2 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Information Security
2 8 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 6 (37.50%) Information Assurance
4 5 (31.25%) Data Management
5 4 (25.00%) Data Protection
6 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (12.50%) Analytics
7 2 (12.50%) Big Data Analytics
7 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement Process
7 2 (12.50%) Data Analytics
7 2 (12.50%) ETL
7 2 (12.50%) Information Governance
7 2 (12.50%) IT Governance
7 2 (12.50%) ITIL
7 2 (12.50%) Machine Learning
7 2 (12.50%) Master Data Management
7 2 (12.50%) Open Source
7 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
7 2 (12.50%) SOA
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) SC Cleared
1 11 (68.75%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) CESG Certified Professional
3 2 (12.50%) CEH
3 2 (12.50%) CISM
3 2 (12.50%) CISSP
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (18.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework