The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 40 31 25
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Contract jobs citing Information Security 1 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.30% 0.38% 2.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.54% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £30.78 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+46.21% +92.35%
Information Security
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Coventry region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
233 186 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 69.76% 70.45% 73.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 78 97
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 10 22
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.80 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Security across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Information Security
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Information Security across the Coventry region.

Information Security Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Information Security
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry region citing Information Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Information Security.

1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (50.00%) Security Management
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry region citing Information Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Information Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (50.00%) Security Management
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix