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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 47 37 45
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Contract jobs citing Information Security 7 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.45% 0.93% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 1.30% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Median daily rate £489 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.25% +11.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £20.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+4.15% -49.99%
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
418 230 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 86.72% 71.43% 85.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 157 170
Median daily rate £400 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 46
Median hourly rate £15.00 £23.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.78% -39.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £11.29 £25.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £40.70 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Coventry region citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Information Security Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Coventry region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 6 (46.15%) CISSP
1 6 (46.15%) CISM
2 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
2 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (15.38%) Security Auditing
3 1 (7.69%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 1 (7.69%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
3 1 (7.69%) TippingPoint
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
3 1 (7.69%) Sourcefire
3 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (7.69%) PKI
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) IT Governance
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
3 1 (7.69%) F5
3 1 (7.69%) High Availability
3 1 (7.69%) Splunk
3 1 (7.69%) ArcSight
3 1 (7.69%) SIEM

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) SSL
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) Wireless
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Information Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Information Security Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Information Security Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Security Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Security Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Information Security Specialist
3 3 (23.08%) Information Specialist
3 3 (23.08%) Security Specialist
4 2 (15.38%) CISSP Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Compliance Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Compliance Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Information Risk Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Security Compliance Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Security Risk Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Security Auditing
2 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (7.69%) High Availability
2 1 (7.69%) IT Governance
2 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
2 1 (7.69%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 1 (7.69%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
2 1 (7.69%) PLM
2 1 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) Server Building
2 1 (7.69%) SIEM
2 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) CISM
1 6 (46.15%) CISSP
2 1 (7.69%) CRISC
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) ArcSight
1 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco
1 1 (7.69%) EMC
1 1 (7.69%) F5
1 1 (7.69%) FireEye
1 1 (7.69%) GFI Software
1 1 (7.69%) Intel Security
1 1 (7.69%) Juniper
1 1 (7.69%) LogRhythm
1 1 (7.69%) Rapid7
1 1 (7.69%) Sourcefire
1 1 (7.69%) Splunk
1 1 (7.69%) Symantec
1 1 (7.69%) TippingPoint
1 1 (7.69%) VMware