Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Data Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Security over the 6 months to 20 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.

Data Security
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 99 82
Rank change year-on-year +11 -17 +1
Contract jobs citing Data Security 7 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.45% 0.40% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.49% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 4
Birmingham median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.67% -
10th Percentile £198 £313 £290
90th Percentile £493 £638 £448
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £396 £398
% change year-on-year +7.26% -0.31% -0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £52.50 £13.50 -
% change year-on-year +288.89% - -

Data Security 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 1269 1223 1041
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 80.93% 81.42% 75.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 934 789 648
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £231 £249 £225
90th Percentile £525 £550 £502
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 38
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £12.45 £10.83 £10.40
90th Percentile £45.35 £31.21 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -1.23%

Data Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Security in Birmingham

Data Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Security in Birmingham

Data Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Security in Birmingham over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Security in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Data Security.

1 3 (42.86%) Bluetooth
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
1 3 (42.86%) ERP
1 3 (42.86%) 3G
1 3 (42.86%) RFID
1 3 (42.86%) ZigBee
1 3 (42.86%) 4G
1 3 (42.86%) Big Data
1 3 (42.86%) Analytics
1 3 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (42.86%) Presales
1 3 (42.86%) 5G
1 3 (42.86%) Customer Requirements
1 3 (42.86%) Sigfox
1 3 (42.86%) Z-Wave
1 3 (42.86%) Hyperconnected
2 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management

Data Security
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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) 3G
1 3 (42.86%) 4G
1 3 (42.86%) 5G
1 3 (42.86%) Bluetooth
1 3 (42.86%) Hyperconnected
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) RFID
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
1 3 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (42.86%) ZigBee
1 3 (42.86%) Z-Wave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
1 1 (14.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
1 3 (42.86%) IoT Architect
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
1 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
1 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Analytics
1 3 (42.86%) Customer Requirements
1 3 (42.86%) ERP
1 3 (42.86%) Presales
2 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) Regulatory Compliance
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Two-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Sigfox
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix