The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 32 30 32
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing Information Security 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 1.55% 1.01% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.18% 1.29% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£360 - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £430 £420
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £51.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-62.74% -15.00%
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 Warwickshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
229 232 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 71.12% 78.38% 71.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 96 71
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 30 10
Average hourly rate £29.00 £21.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.88% -18.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Security across the Warwickshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

Information Security
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Information Security Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Information Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Information Security across the Warwickshire region.

Information Security Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Information Security
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwick -6 1 £360 -
Information Security
West Midlands

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (40.00%) Change Management
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (30.00%) VPN
3 3 (30.00%) CISSP
3 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (30.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (20.00%) Information Governance
4 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (20.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Multimedia
4 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (20.00%) Yourdon
4 2 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) VPN
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) DHCP
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (20.00%) Multimedia
2 1 (10.00%) Local Government
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Contracts Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Security Architect
3 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Chief Information Officer
3 1 (10.00%) Chief Information Security Officer
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security Officer
3 1 (10.00%) Chief Security Officer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Officer
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Supervisor
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (10.00%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (10.00%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (10.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) UNIX
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
1 4 (40.00%) Change Management
1 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) UML
3 2 (20.00%) RAD
3 2 (20.00%) SSADM
3 2 (20.00%) RUP
3 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) ERP
3 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (20.00%) Yourdon
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) CISSP
3 2 (20.00%) CISA
3 2 (20.00%) CISM
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (10.00%) COBIT
2 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
1 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (20.00%) Symantec
1 2 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft