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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 70 64
Rank change year-on-year +16 -6  
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.33% 0.25% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.30% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £300 £700 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -57.14% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £70.00 £68.00
% change year-on-year -32.14% +2.94%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 493 677 587
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 81.62% 83.07% 77.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 475 393
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 13
Median hourly rate £14.22 £25.00 £47.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.14% -47.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.16 £12.43 £22.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £42.50 £63.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Cybersecurity as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 8 (72.73%) Management Information System
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) Data Modelling
3 6 (54.55%) Project Management
3 6 (54.55%) Java
3 6 (54.55%) .NET
3 6 (54.55%) Python
3 6 (54.55%) Data Management
3 6 (54.55%) Ruby
3 6 (54.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (54.55%) Scala
3 6 (54.55%) Case Management
4 5 (45.45%) IT Strategy
4 5 (45.45%) SDLC
4 5 (45.45%) Open Source
4 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (45.45%) User Experience
4 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (45.45%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (45.45%) Workflow
4 5 (45.45%) Finance
4 5 (45.45%) Service Management
4 5 (45.45%) Change Management
4 5 (45.45%) CRM
4 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (45.45%) EDRMS
5 3 (27.27%) C
5 3 (27.27%) Information Security
6 2 (18.18%) Information Security Management
6 2 (18.18%) Security Management

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:

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Applications Support
1 6 (54.55%) Head of Development
2 5 (45.45%) Head of Application Development
2 5 (45.45%) Head of Applications
2 5 (45.45%) Head of Support
3 3 (27.27%) Consultant
3 3 (27.27%) Information Security Consultant
3 3 (27.27%) Security Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Information Assurance Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Security Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Development Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Management Information System
2 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (45.45%) User Experience
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Case Management
1 6 (54.55%) Data Management
1 6 (54.55%) Data Modelling
1 6 (54.55%) Project Management
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (45.45%) Change Management
2 5 (45.45%) CRM
2 5 (45.45%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (45.45%) IT Strategy
2 5 (45.45%) Open Source
2 5 (45.45%) SDLC
2 5 (45.45%) Service Management
2 5 (45.45%) Workflow
3 3 (27.27%) Information Security
4 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
4 2 (18.18%) Information Security Management
4 2 (18.18%) ISMS
4 2 (18.18%) IT Governance
4 2 (18.18%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
1 6 (54.55%) Python
1 6 (54.55%) Ruby
1 6 (54.55%) Scala
2 3 (27.27%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft