The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 26 27 26
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Information Security 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.53% 0.70% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.88% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £393 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% +33.33%
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 £52.56 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-60.04% +133.61%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
140 114 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 74.07% 80.28% 75.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 85 65
Median daily rate £338 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 3
Median hourly rate £55.00 £17.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+223.52% +17.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

Information Security
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Information Security across the Staffordshire region.

Information Security Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Information Security
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tamworth - 1 £393 -
Information Security
West Midlands

Information Security
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 20 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
1 1 (50.00%) Intranet
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Logistics
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) QlikView
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (50.00%) FMCG
1 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (50.00%) Information Governance
1 1 (50.00%) Service Design

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 1 (50.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) QlikView
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Information Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Programme Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Security Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Security Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Security Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Security Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Information Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) FMCG
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Information Governance
1 1 (50.00%) Logistics
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS