The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Security Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Security Architecture over the 3 months to 27 April 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.

Security Architecture
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 57 -
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham - 0.39% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £515 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £536 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +4.63% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.87 £51.25 £68.00
% change year-on-year +18.77% -24.63%  

Security Architecture 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 474 607 615
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 80.61% 79.87% 75.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 395 414
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £246 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.75% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 14
Median hourly rate £13.81 £35.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.53% +141.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £10.73 £8.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £42.50 £22.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.24 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +3.43% +18.03%  

Security Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Architecture in Birmingham

Security Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Architecture in Birmingham