The first table below looks at the demand for Information Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 91 99 105
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Contract jobs citing Information Security 25 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.06% 0.22% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 0.33% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 5
Average daily rate
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£500 £480 £825
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -41.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £333 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £522 £930
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £420 £440
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.00 £60.00 £37.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +58.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1752 1206 1533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.21% 65.05% 67.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 929 602 738
Average daily rate £370 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 58 63
Average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.69% +55.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £14.33 £11.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.54 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
Information Security
England

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Security across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. 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
Birmingham 0 8 £450 -12.62% 7
Staffordshire - 5 £599 -
Solihull - 3 £550 -
Warwickshire +2 2 - - 2
Walsall - 1 £475 -
Coventry - - - - 2
Worcestershire - - - -
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 17 (38.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (34.09%) Risk Management
3 11 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 9 (20.45%) Information Security Management
4 9 (20.45%) Security Management
4 9 (20.45%) CISM
4 9 (20.45%) Risk Assessment
4 9 (20.45%) CISSP
4 9 (20.45%) RMADS
4 9 (20.45%) Security Cleared
5 8 (18.18%) PCI DSS
5 8 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 8 (18.18%) ITIL
6 6 (13.64%) Degree
6 6 (13.64%) CESG
6 6 (13.64%) CESG CLAS
7 5 (11.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (11.36%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (9.09%) Business Continuity
8 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (9.09%) Finance
8 4 (9.09%) Legal
8 4 (9.09%) SAP
8 4 (9.09%) Middleware
8 4 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (9.09%) Data Protection
8 4 (9.09%) Performance Management
8 4 (9.09%) Matrix Management
8 4 (9.09%) Security Architecture
8 4 (9.09%) Network Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.27%) Open Workbench
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) Network Security
2 2 (4.55%) LAN
2 2 (4.55%) WAN
2 2 (4.55%) SAN
2 2 (4.55%) MPLS
2 2 (4.55%) VLAN
3 1 (2.27%) Firewall
3 1 (2.27%) Wireless
3 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) Data Mining
1 1 (2.27%) QlikView
General
1 4 (9.09%) Finance
1 4 (9.09%) Legal
2 2 (4.55%) Local Government
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.27%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 20 (45.45%) Consultant
2 18 (40.91%) Security Consultant
3 11 (25.00%) Architect
4 6 (13.64%) Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Information Security Consultant
5 5 (11.36%) IT Consultant
5 5 (11.36%) Security Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) IT Security Consultant
6 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (9.09%) Information Security Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Information Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Risk Consultant
7 3 (6.82%) Information Security Architect
7 3 (6.82%) CLAS Consultant
7 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Architect
7 3 (6.82%) Security Architect
7 3 (6.82%) Information Architect
8 2 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.55%) Information Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) Middleware
2 3 (6.82%) REST
2 3 (6.82%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 9 (20.45%) RMADS
3 6 (13.64%) CESG
3 6 (13.64%) CESG CLAS
4 3 (6.82%) Open Source
4 3 (6.82%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.27%) SCADA
5 1 (2.27%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (2.27%) CCTV
5 1 (2.27%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) Risk Management
2 9 (20.45%) Information Security Management
2 9 (20.45%) Security Management
2 9 (20.45%) Risk Assessment
3 8 (18.18%) ITIL
4 5 (11.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 5 (11.36%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (9.09%) Matrix Management
5 4 (9.09%) Performance Management
5 4 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 4 (9.09%) Security Architecture
5 4 (9.09%) Network Management
5 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (9.09%) Business Continuity
6 3 (6.82%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (6.82%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (4.55%) Network Design
7 2 (4.55%) Strategic Planning
7 2 (4.55%) Information Assurance
8 1 (2.27%) Business Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) Java
2 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) CISSP
1 9 (20.45%) CISM
1 9 (20.45%) Security Cleared
2 8 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 6 (13.64%) Degree
4 3 (6.82%) CCNP
4 3 (6.82%) CCNA
4 3 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (4.55%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.27%) HND
6 1 (2.27%) CITP
6 1 (2.27%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) CISA
6 1 (2.27%) CCSA
6 1 (2.27%) CEH
6 1 (2.27%) CHFI
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (38.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (18.18%) PCI DSS
3 4 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (6.82%) COBIT
5 1 (2.27%) BS25999
5 1 (2.27%) GPG13
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Snort
1 1 (2.27%) Squid
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) SAP
2 3 (6.82%) PeopleSoft
2 3 (6.82%) IBM
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.55%) Cisco
3 2 (4.55%) Websense
4 1 (2.27%) Blue Coat
4 1 (2.27%) Sourcefire
4 1 (2.27%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.27%) Juniper
4 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
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