The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Security role 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 Head of Security in their job title over the 3 months to 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Security
Rank - - 108
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Security 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £700
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £700
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2160 1905 2004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 91.18% 91.85% 93.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1211 1011 926
Average daily rate £350 £343 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 149 195
Average hourly rate £16.93 £17.49 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.21% -22.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.47 £10.28 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £30.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

Head of Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Head of Security in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Head of Security Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Head of 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 Head of Security across the West Midlands region.

Head of Security Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands