Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Cybersecurity skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cybersecurity over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Cybersecurity
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 94 76
Rank change year-on-year +1 -18 -
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 6 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.39% 0.59% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.72% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 3
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £495 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.14% +41.43% -
10th Percentile £338 £391 £310
90th Percentile £551 £660 £495
West Midlands median daily rate £488 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +8.33% -10.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £24.98 £29.50 -
% change year-on-year -15.32% - -

Cybersecurity is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1257 1242 1036
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 80.84% 81.66% 75.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 926 801 646
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.02%
10th Percentile £231 £241 £225
90th Percentile £525 £550 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 28 35
Birmingham median hourly rate £16.75 £17.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.90% -1.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £12.30 £10.84 £10.17
90th Percentile £46.40 £30.33 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £17.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +40.85% -11.25% -

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Cybersecurity as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in Birmingham

Cybersecurity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cybersecurity in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cybersecurity in Birmingham

Cybersecurity
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cybersecurity in Birmingham over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cybersecurity in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cybersecurity 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Information Security
1 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (33.33%) ISMS
2 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security Management
2 2 (33.33%) Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Legal
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) PMP
3 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (16.67%) IT Governance
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis

Cybersecurity
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Security Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Information Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security Management
2 2 (33.33%) ISMS
2 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (16.67%) IT Governance
3 1 (16.67%) Network Management
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Records Management
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) SIEM
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Threat Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
1 1 (16.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix