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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Security
Rank 104 - 101
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Data Security 6 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.26% - 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% - 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+34.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
- -35.80%
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
1545 1498 1374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 67.76% 69.32% 68.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 923 827 667
Average daily rate £375 £350 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 74 114
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £32.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -17.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.45 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 2014. 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
Coventry - 2 £350 - 1
West Bromwich - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Data Security
England

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (53.33%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco
4 4 (26.67%) SAN
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle
4 4 (26.67%) ITIL
4 4 (26.67%) UNIX
4 4 (26.67%) Windows
4 4 (26.67%) Linux
4 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
4 4 (26.67%) Data Modelling
4 4 (26.67%) ETL
4 4 (26.67%) Firewall
4 4 (26.67%) VMware
4 4 (26.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (26.67%) NAS
4 4 (26.67%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (26.67%) Logical Data Model
4 4 (26.67%) Physical Data Model
5 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (20.00%) Marketing
5 3 (20.00%) Direct Marketing
5 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
5 3 (20.00%) Informatica

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (13.33%) MS Office
3 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) SAN
1 4 (26.67%) Firewall
1 4 (26.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 4 (26.67%) NAS
2 2 (13.33%) Internet
3 1 (6.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (13.33%) PowerCenter
2 2 (13.33%) SQLPlus
2 2 (13.33%) Data Mart
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) PowerDesigner
1 1 (6.67%) ERwin
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Law
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
1 6 (40.00%) Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Business Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Informatica Architect
4 2 (13.33%) OBIEE Developer
4 2 (13.33%) OBIEE Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Informatica Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (6.67%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Campaign Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Campaign Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
5 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Campaign Delivery Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Teradata Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) UNIX
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
1 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
1 4 (26.67%) Data Modelling
1 4 (26.67%) ETL
1 4 (26.67%) Kalman Filter
1 4 (26.67%) Logical Data Model
1 4 (26.67%) Physical Data Model
2 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (20.00%) Direct Marketing
3 2 (13.33%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Analytics
3 2 (13.33%) Campaign Management
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (13.33%) Data Reconciliation
3 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (13.33%) Six Sigma
3 2 (13.33%) E-business
3 2 (13.33%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) Solvency II
2 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco
2 4 (26.67%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) Informatica
4 2 (13.33%) Teradata