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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 34 - 35
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Information Security 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.71% - 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% - 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £600 - £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £445 £415
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +7.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £22.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+133.33% -50.00%
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
229 231 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 81.79% 69.58% 78.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 122 111
Average daily rate £400 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 39 21
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.79 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.03% +1.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Stratford-upon-Avon - 1 - -
Information Security
West Midlands

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (80.00%) CISSP
2 5 (50.00%) CISA
2 5 (50.00%) CISM
2 5 (50.00%) Network Security
3 4 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) GIAC
4 3 (30.00%) Internet
4 3 (30.00%) Security Architecture
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (20.00%) Patch Management
5 2 (20.00%) LAN
5 2 (20.00%) ISEB
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) Middleware
5 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (20.00%) Identity Management
5 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (20.00%) Email Filtering
5 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (10.00%) Line Management
6 1 (10.00%) Security Hardening
6 1 (10.00%) Security Operations
6 1 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (10.00%) Information Security Management
6 1 (10.00%) Security Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (10.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Network Security
2 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) Internet
4 2 (20.00%) LAN
5 1 (10.00%) WAN
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Architect
1 3 (30.00%) Security Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) IT Architect
2 2 (20.00%) IT Security Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Security Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Security Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Chief Information Officer
3 1 (10.00%) Chief Information Security Officer
3 1 (10.00%) Chief Security Officer
3 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security Officer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Officer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Information Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (10.00%) SCADA
2 1 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (30.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (20.00%) Email Filtering
3 2 (20.00%) Identity Management
3 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (20.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security Management
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (10.00%) Line Management
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) Security Hardening
4 1 (10.00%) Security Management
4 1 (10.00%) Security Operations
4 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) CISSP
2 5 (50.00%) CISA
2 5 (50.00%) CISM
3 3 (30.00%) GIAC
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) ISEB
5 1 (10.00%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) COBIT
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) ArcSight
1 1 (10.00%) McAfee
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) Qualys