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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 36 43 25
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -18
Contract jobs citing Information Security 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.88% 0.27% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 0.34% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +22.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £461 £450 £420
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.80 £20.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+74.00% -66.66%
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
251 298 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 73.61% 80.98% 80.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 161 57
Average daily rate £385 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £245 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 37 19
Average hourly rate £22.50 £37.80 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.47% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) Workflow
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) EqualLogic
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) Project Governance
3 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity Management
3 1 (16.67%) Skype
3 1 (16.67%) MCITP
3 1 (16.67%) PKI
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Data Security
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Skype
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) CRM Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 1 (16.67%) CRM Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Cryptography
1 1 (16.67%) PKI
1 1 (16.67%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
1 2 (33.33%) Workflow
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (16.67%) Project Governance
2 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
2 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Data Security
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (16.67%) MCITP
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Dell
2 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (16.67%) Symantec
2 1 (16.67%) VMware