Period
to 15 August 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Public Sector in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Public Sector over the 6 months to 15 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Public Sector
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
15 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 17 12 15
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3 +8
Contract jobs citing Public Sector 35 129 125
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Birmingham 7.56% 9.35% 8.51%
As % of the General category 23.97% 27.92% 26.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 76 101
Median daily rate £438 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £146 £213 £275
90th Percentile £624 £597 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 14
Median hourly rate £20.57 £18.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.71% +21.67% +20.31%
10th Percentile £19.63 £16.00 £10.68
90th Percentile £35.00 £35.00 £21.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.57 £15.50 £15.68
% change year-on-year +32.71% -1.12% +7.18%

Public Sector is in the General Skills 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 common skills.

All General Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 146 462 474
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 31.53% 33.48% 32.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 305 321
Median daily rate £425 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.41% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £232 £271
90th Percentile £575 £604 £600
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -8.33% +5.88% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 26
Median hourly rate £27.79 £19.13 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.28% +27.50% +1.27%
10th Percentile £14.05 £12.97 £10.77
90th Percentile £45.25 £35.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate £19.40 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +21.25% -3.03% -25.00%

Public Sector
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Public Sector as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Public Sector in Birmingham

Public Sector
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Public Sector in Birmingham.

Daily rate trend for Public Sector in Birmingham

Public Sector
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Public Sector in Birmingham over the 6 months to 15 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Public Sector in Birmingham

Public Sector
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Public Sector in Birmingham.

Hourly rate trend for Public Sector in Birmingham

Public Sector
Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Public Sector in Birmingham over the 6 months to 15 August 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Public Sector in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 15 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Public Sector 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 Public Sector.

1 13 (37.14%) Project Management
2 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 7 (20.00%) Windows
4 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
4 6 (17.14%) Management Information System
4 6 (17.14%) Data Analysis
4 6 (17.14%) Project Delivery
5 5 (14.29%) IT Strategy
5 5 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
5 5 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (14.29%) Azure
5 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (14.29%) Information Security
5 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (14.29%) CISSP
5 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (14.29%) Python
5 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (14.29%) SQL
5 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 4 (11.43%) LAN
6 4 (11.43%) Risk Management
6 4 (11.43%) Finance
6 4 (11.43%) Legal
6 4 (11.43%) CISM
6 4 (11.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (11.43%) Freedom of Information
6 4 (11.43%) CESG

Public Sector
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 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.71%) Jupyter
3 1 (2.86%) ArcGIS
3 1 (2.86%) IIS
3 1 (2.86%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.86%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.86%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Azure
2 2 (5.71%) Office 365
2 2 (5.71%) Power Platform
3 1 (2.86%) AWS
3 1 (2.86%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (2.86%) Data Lake Analytics
3 1 (2.86%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (2.86%) GitHub
3 1 (2.86%) IaaS
3 1 (2.86%) Logic Apps
3 1 (2.86%) PaaS
3 1 (2.86%) Power Automate
3 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) LAN
2 3 (8.57%) Ethernet
2 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.71%) Firewall
4 1 (2.86%) DNS
4 1 (2.86%) Internet
4 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.71%) MS Access
2 2 (5.71%) Power BI
2 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.86%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (2.86%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (2.86%) Data Lake
3 1 (2.86%) DTS
3 1 (2.86%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (2.86%) GIS
3 1 (2.86%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (2.86%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (2.86%) SAS Visual Analytics
3 1 (2.86%) Snowflake Schema
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2017
3 1 (2.86%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.86%) Babel
2 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.86%) HP UFT
2 1 (2.86%) Jasmine
2 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.86%) JIRA
2 1 (2.86%) ProC
2 1 (2.86%) RSpec
2 1 (2.86%) Selenium
2 1 (2.86%) SonarQube
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.86%) Subversion
2 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.86%) Toad
2 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.86%) webpack
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
1 4 (11.43%) Legal
2 2 (5.71%) Electronics
2 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.71%) Marketing
2 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (17.14%) IT Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Analyst
2 5 (14.29%) Portfolio Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Deployment Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Information Officer
3 4 (11.43%) Information Security Officer
3 4 (11.43%) Security Officer
3 4 (11.43%) Strategy Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Build Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Coordinator
5 2 (5.71%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (5.71%) PMO Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Portfolio Planning Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (5.71%) TOGAF Architect
5 2 (5.71%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) Matplotlib
2 2 (5.71%) HTML
3 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.86%) CSS
3 1 (2.86%) DHTML
3 1 (2.86%) Jest
3 1 (2.86%) Lambda Expressions
3 1 (2.86%) MDX
3 1 (2.86%) NumPy
3 1 (2.86%) Pandas
3 1 (2.86%) REST
3 1 (2.86%) SciPy
3 1 (2.86%) Seaborn
3 1 (2.86%) Spring
3 1 (2.86%) Swagger
3 1 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.86%) Velocity
3 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.43%) BYOD
2 4 (11.43%) CESG
2 4 (11.43%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (11.43%) Freedom of Information
2 4 (11.43%) Freedom of Information Act
3 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) Social Media
4 1 (2.86%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) Linux
2 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.71%) Unix
3 2 (5.71%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Project Management
2 6 (17.14%) Data Analysis
2 6 (17.14%) Project Delivery
3 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 5 (14.29%) Information Security
3 5 (14.29%) IT Strategy
3 5 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
3 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (11.43%) Data Protection
4 4 (11.43%) Information Assurance
4 4 (11.43%) Matrix Organization
4 4 (11.43%) OWASP
4 4 (11.43%) Portfolio Management
4 4 (11.43%) Risk Management
4 4 (11.43%) Security Testing
5 3 (8.57%) Analytics
5 3 (8.57%) Strategic Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) Python
1 5 (14.29%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) C#
3 2 (5.71%) Java
3 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.86%) C
4 1 (2.86%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (2.86%) PHP
4 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.86%) PROC SQL
4 1 (2.86%) SAS Macro
4 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.86%) TypeScript
4 1 (2.86%) VB
4 1 (2.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) CISSP
2 4 (11.43%) CESG Certified Professional
2 4 (11.43%) CISM
2 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (2.86%) CCSA
4 1 (2.86%) CEH
4 1 (2.86%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (2.86%) Degree
4 1 (2.86%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 4 (11.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (8.57%) Data Quality
3 2 (5.71%) PMO
3 2 (5.71%) QA
4 1 (2.86%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) Docker
2 1 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle
2 3 (8.57%) SAP
3 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.86%) HP
3 1 (2.86%) Qualys
3 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds
3 1 (2.86%) Tableau
3 1 (2.86%) Teradata