Period
to 21 September 2018

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 21 September 2018 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 88 93
Rank change year-on-year -11 +5 -1
Contract jobs citing Data Security 2 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.14% 0.42% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.51% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 7
Birmingham median daily rate £200 £338 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.74% -20.59% +21.43%
West Midlands median daily rate £200 £500 £375
% change year-on-year -60.00% +33.33% -0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £52.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year -72.38% +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 1,206 1,176 1,304
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 81.93% 82.88% 83.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 818 848 883
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £395 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.43% +1.94% +6.16%
10th Percentile £227 £250 £244
90th Percentile £560 £525 £549
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 19 32
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.88 £14.63 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.71% -5.65% -31.11%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.00 £10.80
90th Percentile £22.85 £45.35 £38.60
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £22.25 £18.14
% change year-on-year -32.58% +22.67% -17.56%

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

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Data Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Data Security.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) CISA
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) Kaspersky
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (50.00%) CRISC
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Skype
2 1 (50.00%) OneDrive
2 1 (50.00%) BitLocker
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) GDPR
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (50.00%) Greenfield Project

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
1 1 (50.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Skype
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Deployment Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Information Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Manager
1 1 (50.00%) PC Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CISA
1 1 (50.00%) CISM
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (50.00%) GDPR
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Kaspersky