The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 80 96 98
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +2
Contract jobs citing Information Security 54 22 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.98% 0.86% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% 1.08% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 15 11
Median daily rate £400 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £415 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £11.00 - £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.05 £15.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
-2.90% -42.05%
Information Security
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2254 2031 1709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.47% 79.46% 72.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1385 1118 1000
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 76 90
Median hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.56% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.29 £11.08 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

Information Security
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Information Security Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Information Security
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Information Security Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Information Security
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Information Security Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Information Security
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Coventry - 18 £420 - 5
Warwickshire +3 11 £406 -25.45% 2
Birmingham +3 10 £500 -2.43% 7
Shropshire - 8 £375 -
Worcestershire - 5 £225 - 1
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 31 (32.98%) Cybersecurity
2 28 (29.79%) Risk Management
3 26 (27.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (26.60%) Management Information System
5 21 (22.34%) CISSP
6 20 (21.28%) Security Cleared
7 18 (19.15%) SC Cleared
7 18 (19.15%) Firewall
8 17 (18.09%) Windows
8 17 (18.09%) Finance
9 16 (17.02%) Information Assurance
9 16 (17.02%) Incident Management
10 14 (14.89%) Data Protection
11 13 (13.83%) SIEM
11 13 (13.83%) Security Management
11 13 (13.83%) Unix
11 13 (13.83%) CISM
12 12 (12.77%) ISMS
13 11 (11.70%) Identity Access Management
13 11 (11.70%) Data Security
14 10 (10.64%) CEH
14 10 (10.64%) ITIL
14 10 (10.64%) Root Cause Analysis
14 10 (10.64%) PCI DSS
14 10 (10.64%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 9 (9.57%) Network Intrusion Detection System
15 9 (9.57%) RMADS
15 9 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (9.57%) VPN
15 9 (9.57%) Data Analysis

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (1.06%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (2.13%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.13%) MS Project
2 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (2.13%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.38%) IaaS
1 6 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.26%) SaaS
3 3 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.19%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (3.19%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (3.19%) PaaS
4 2 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (19.15%) Firewall
2 9 (9.57%) VPN
3 8 (8.51%) Network Security
4 7 (7.45%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (4.26%) DNS
5 4 (4.26%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.19%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (3.19%) PABX
7 2 (2.13%) HTTP
7 2 (2.13%) Internet
7 2 (2.13%) Intranet
7 2 (2.13%) SSL
7 2 (2.13%) Wireless
8 1 (1.06%) DHCP
8 1 (1.06%) LAN
8 1 (1.06%) MPLS
8 1 (1.06%) NetScreen
8 1 (1.06%) PBX
8 1 (1.06%) VLAN
8 1 (1.06%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.32%) Big Data
2 2 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.13%) QlikView
2 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.06%) AppScan
General
1 17 (18.09%) Finance
2 4 (4.26%) Automotive
2 4 (4.26%) Legal
3 3 (3.19%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.06%) Banking
4 1 (1.06%) Law
4 1 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (26.60%) Security Manager
2 23 (24.47%) Analyst
3 16 (17.02%) Security Analyst
4 15 (15.96%) Information Security Manager
5 12 (12.77%) Architect
6 11 (11.70%) Information Manager
7 10 (10.64%) Security Officer
8 9 (9.57%) Project Manager
9 8 (8.51%) Consultant
9 8 (8.51%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 8 (8.51%) Information Analyst
9 8 (8.51%) Security Architect
10 6 (6.38%) Business Analyst
10 6 (6.38%) Information Security Analyst
10 6 (6.38%) Operational Security Manager
10 6 (6.38%) Security Operations Manager
10 6 (6.38%) Security Project Manager
10 6 (6.38%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (5.32%) Information Security Project Manager
11 5 (5.32%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.13%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 25 (26.60%) Management Information System
2 9 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.57%) CESG
3 5 (5.32%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (5.32%) Freedom of Information
4 4 (4.26%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.26%) Data Integration
4 4 (4.26%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (3.19%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (3.19%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.13%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.13%) Cyber Attack
6 2 (2.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (2.13%) NHS
6 2 (2.13%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.06%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.06%) Fintech
7 1 (1.06%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (1.06%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.09%) Windows
2 13 (13.83%) Unix
3 7 (7.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (32.98%) Cybersecurity
2 28 (29.79%) Risk Management
3 16 (17.02%) Incident Management
3 16 (17.02%) Information Assurance
4 14 (14.89%) Data Protection
5 13 (13.83%) Security Management
5 13 (13.83%) SIEM
6 12 (12.77%) ISMS
7 11 (11.70%) Data Security
7 11 (11.70%) Identity Access Management
8 10 (10.64%) ITIL
8 10 (10.64%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (9.57%) Data Analysis
10 8 (8.51%) Business Continuity
10 8 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (8.51%) Information Security Management
10 8 (8.51%) Security Architecture
10 8 (8.51%) Service Management
10 8 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (7.45%) Malware Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.13%) C
1 2 (2.13%) SQL
1 2 (2.13%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.06%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (22.34%) CISSP
2 20 (21.28%) Security Cleared
3 18 (19.15%) SC Cleared
4 13 (13.83%) CISM
5 10 (10.64%) CEH
6 6 (6.38%) CCNA
6 6 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (5.32%) CCSA
7 5 (5.32%) GCFA
7 5 (5.32%) GCIH
7 5 (5.32%) MCP
8 4 (4.26%) CISA
8 4 (4.26%) CRISC
8 4 (4.26%) Degree
9 3 (3.19%) CESG Certified Professional
9 3 (3.19%) CISMP
9 3 (3.19%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (2.13%) APMP
10 2 (2.13%) GIAC
10 2 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (27.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (10.64%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 10 (10.64%) PCI DSS
3 9 (9.57%) RMADS
4 7 (7.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (2.13%) COBIT
5 2 (2.13%) Data Quality
5 2 (2.13%) GPG13
6 1 (1.06%) COSO
6 1 (1.06%) ISO27002
6 1 (1.06%) ISO27005
System Software
1 6 (6.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.06%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (9.57%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (2.13%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (2.13%) Nexpose
3 1 (1.06%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (1.06%) QRadar
3 1 (1.06%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 6 (6.38%) Oracle
2 5 (5.32%) Cisco
3 4 (4.26%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.19%) ArcSight
4 3 (3.19%) FireEye
4 3 (3.19%) hybris
4 3 (3.19%) Juniper
4 3 (3.19%) Symantec
5 2 (2.13%) Blue Coat
5 2 (2.13%) Cyber-Ark
5 2 (2.13%) F5
5 2 (2.13%) GFI Software
5 2 (2.13%) Intel Security
5 2 (2.13%) LogRhythm
5 2 (2.13%) Rapid7
5 2 (2.13%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.13%) Sourcefire
5 2 (2.13%) TippingPoint
6 1 (1.06%) SAP
6 1 (1.06%) VMware
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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