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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 42 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Information Security 6 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.49% 1.30% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 1.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Median daily rate £438 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £52.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +133.33%

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
358 327 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 88.61% 84.94% 72.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 209 120
Median daily rate £440 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 6 9
Median hourly rate £25.00 £17.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.92% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £11.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.90 £35.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 24 February 2017, 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 13 (54.17%) Risk Management
1 13 (54.17%) Cybersecurity
2 12 (50.00%) Finance
3 11 (45.83%) Information Assurance
4 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
5 9 (37.50%) Data Security
5 9 (37.50%) SC Cleared
6 7 (29.17%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (29.17%) Business Continuity
6 7 (29.17%) Incident Management
6 7 (29.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (29.17%) RMADS
6 7 (29.17%) Service Management
7 6 (25.00%) Cyber Defence
8 5 (20.83%) Firewall
8 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
9 4 (16.67%) Unix
9 4 (16.67%) Windows
10 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
10 3 (12.50%) VPN
10 3 (12.50%) SSL
10 3 (12.50%) Cisco
10 3 (12.50%) Juniper
10 3 (12.50%) Internet
10 3 (12.50%) Symantec
10 3 (12.50%) Intel Security
10 3 (12.50%) Wireless
10 3 (12.50%) CESG
10 3 (12.50%) TippingPoint
10 3 (12.50%) Sourcefire

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (4.17%) MS Project
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) Firewall
2 3 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (12.50%) Internet
2 3 (12.50%) SSL
2 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.50%) VPN
2 3 (12.50%) Wireless
3 2 (8.33%) Network Security
General
1 12 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Automotive
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Security Manager
2 7 (29.17%) Security Officer
3 6 (25.00%) Operational Security Manager
3 6 (25.00%) Security Operations Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Information Security Specialist
4 3 (12.50%) Information Specialist
4 3 (12.50%) Security Specialist
4 3 (12.50%) Support Officer
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Security Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Information Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Information Security Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Information Security Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) IT Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Security Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Cyber Defence
2 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
3 3 (12.50%) CESG
4 2 (8.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Unix
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Cybersecurity
1 13 (54.17%) Risk Management
2 11 (45.83%) Information Assurance
3 9 (37.50%) Data Security
4 7 (29.17%) Business Continuity
4 7 (29.17%) Incident Management
4 7 (29.17%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (29.17%) Service Management
5 3 (12.50%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 3 (12.50%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 3 (12.50%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 3 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 2 (8.33%) Security Operations
7 1 (4.17%) Case Management
7 1 (4.17%) Line Management
7 1 (4.17%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (4.17%) Server Building
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) C
1 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (4.17%) CISSP
4 1 (4.17%) GCIH
4 1 (4.17%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (29.17%) RMADS
2 3 (12.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) ArcSight
1 3 (12.50%) Blue Coat
1 3 (12.50%) Cisco
1 3 (12.50%) F5
1 3 (12.50%) FireEye
1 3 (12.50%) GFI Software
1 3 (12.50%) Intel Security
1 3 (12.50%) Juniper
1 3 (12.50%) LogRhythm
1 3 (12.50%) Rapid7
1 3 (12.50%) Sourcefire
1 3 (12.50%) Symantec
1 3 (12.50%) TippingPoint
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) Citrix
3 1 (4.17%) Fortinet
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle