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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 36 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Information Security 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.85% - 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% - 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £445 £415
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +7.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £22.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+133.33% -50.00%
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
295 200 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 83.33% 71.17% 78.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 117 123
Average daily rate £400 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 17
Average hourly rate £13.00 £33.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.19% -11.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 20 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 1 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (25.00%) Taxonomies
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Auditor
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Information Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Auditor
2 1 (25.00%) Security Auditor
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Architect
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (25.00%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001