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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 33 31 27
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing Information Security 3 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.05% 1.04% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 1.50% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£525 - £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
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
213 200 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 74.48% 69.44% 77.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 108 74
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £501 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 33
Average hourly rate £30.00 £36.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.80% +1.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 2014, 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 (60.00%) Citrix
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security Management
1 3 (60.00%) Security Management
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (40.00%) SEO
2 2 (40.00%) CMS
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Content Management
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) McAfee
3 1 (20.00%) CISSP
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) CESG
3 1 (20.00%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (40.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Information Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) CESG
2 1 (20.00%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security Management
1 3 (60.00%) Security Management
2 2 (40.00%) SEO
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Content Management
3 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
3 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) People Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) McAfee
2 1 (20.00%) VMware