Period
to 21 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Security Consultant was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Consultant
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 90 85
Rank change year-on-year +12 -5 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 6 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.46% 0.59% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.62% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 6
Birmingham median daily rate £463 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £300 £430 £348
90th Percentile £569 £560 £494
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £491 £450
% change year-on-year -3.31% +9.17% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1252 1448 1497
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 95.28% 94.95% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 846 979 977
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +4.29%
10th Percentile £256 £213 £213
90th Percentile £525 £538 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £399 £363
% change year-on-year +0.25% +10.07% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 32 64
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £15.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.79% +1.67% +17.65%
10th Percentile £10.30 £10.30 £10.33
90th Percentile £38.75 £38.63 £37.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.88 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.76% +6.25%

Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Security Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Security Consultant in Birmingham

Security Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Consultant in Birmingham

Security Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Consultant in Birmingham over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Consultant in Birmingham

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, Security Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) Information Security
1 4 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (33.33%) Records Management
3 2 (33.33%) ISMS
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (33.33%) IT Governance
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security Management
3 2 (33.33%) Security Management
3 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 1 (16.67%) Data Security
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) Smart Meter
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
4 1 (16.67%) Regulatory Compliance
4 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

Security Consultant Skill Set
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 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
1 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (16.67%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Data Protection
1 4 (66.67%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security Management
3 2 (33.33%) ISMS
3 2 (33.33%) IT Governance
3 2 (33.33%) Records Management
3 2 (33.33%) Security Management
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (16.67%) Data Security
4 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) Regulatory Compliance
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper