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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 52 38 45
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +7
Contract jobs citing Information Security 6 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.13% 0.85% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 1.10% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Median daily rate £493 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.50% +11.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £473 £450
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £47.84 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-63.41% +173.34%
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
451 272 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 85.09% 76.62% 79.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 189 144
Median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 45
Median hourly rate £32.75 £23.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.39% -39.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.65 £23.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (15.38%) Blue Coat
3 2 (15.38%) Sourcefire
3 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 2 (15.38%) Firewall
3 2 (15.38%) Wireless
3 2 (15.38%) Juniper
3 2 (15.38%) Internet
3 2 (15.38%) Symantec
3 2 (15.38%) Intel Security
3 2 (15.38%) Unix
3 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 2 (15.38%) VPN
3 2 (15.38%) SSL
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) ArcSight
3 2 (15.38%) TippingPoint
3 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (15.38%) F5
3 2 (15.38%) GFI Software
3 2 (15.38%) Rapid7
3 2 (15.38%) LogRhythm
3 2 (15.38%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 2 (15.38%) 802.1X
3 2 (15.38%) FireEye

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%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
1 2 (15.38%) SSL
1 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
1 2 (15.38%) VPN
1 2 (15.38%) Wireless
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Consultant
1 5 (38.46%) Security Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Information Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Information Security Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Information Security Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Information Security Specialist
2 4 (30.77%) Information Specialist
2 4 (30.77%) Security Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Security Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) CISSP Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Compliance Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Compliance Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Information Risk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Security Compliance Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Security Risk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) 802.1X
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Unix
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Malware Detection/Protection
1 2 (15.38%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 2 (15.38%) Security Auditing
1 2 (15.38%) Two-Factor Authentication
1 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (7.69%) Remediation Plan
2 1 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
2 1 (7.69%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) CISM
1 6 (46.15%) CISSP
2 1 (7.69%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Nexpose
2 1 (7.69%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) ArcSight
1 2 (15.38%) Blue Coat
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco
1 2 (15.38%) F5
1 2 (15.38%) FireEye
1 2 (15.38%) GFI Software
1 2 (15.38%) Intel Security
1 2 (15.38%) Juniper
1 2 (15.38%) LogRhythm
1 2 (15.38%) Rapid7
1 2 (15.38%) Sourcefire
1 2 (15.38%) Symantec
1 2 (15.38%) TippingPoint
2 1 (7.69%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Splunk