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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 85 94 98
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Contract jobs citing Information Security 38 21 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.49% 0.89% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 1.22% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 1
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£420 £475 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.57% +52.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.61 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £51.00 £17.71
% change year-on-year
-61.76% +187.97%
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
1898 1720 1194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.67% 72.85% 70.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1180 897 580
Average daily rate £375 £375 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 111 76
Average hourly rate £27.75 £33.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.16% -11.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 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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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
Birmingham +9 20 £420 -6.66% 7
Warwickshire +4 5 £350 - 1
Coventry - 4 £425 - 3
Staffordshire -4 3 - -
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 18 (36.73%) Microsoft
2 17 (34.69%) Risk Management
3 10 (20.41%) CISSP
3 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (20.41%) Change Management
3 10 (20.41%) CRM
3 10 (20.41%) Management Information System
3 10 (20.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (18.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (16.33%) CISM
5 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
5 8 (16.33%) Business Analysis
5 8 (16.33%) Migration
5 8 (16.33%) Data Migration
6 7 (14.29%) TOGAF
6 7 (14.29%) Validation
6 7 (14.29%) PRINCE2
7 6 (12.24%) CISA
7 6 (12.24%) SharePoint
7 6 (12.24%) Human Factors
8 5 (10.20%) Project Management
8 5 (10.20%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (10.20%) Data Protection
9 4 (8.16%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (8.16%) Web Application Development
9 4 (8.16%) Data Centre
9 4 (8.16%) Intranet
9 4 (8.16%) ISEB
9 4 (8.16%) WAN
9 4 (8.16%) Content Management

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (12.24%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.20%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (8.16%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (4.08%) IIS
5 1 (2.04%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (20.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) Intranet
1 4 (8.16%) WAN
2 3 (6.12%) Network Security
3 1 (2.04%) LAN
3 1 (2.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.04%) MarkLogic
3 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (6.12%) Law
2 2 (4.08%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Local Government
3 1 (2.04%) Automotive
3 1 (2.04%) Legal
3 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (26.53%) Analyst
2 11 (22.45%) Architect
3 10 (20.41%) Security Analyst
4 9 (18.37%) Consultant
5 7 (14.29%) Project Manager
6 6 (12.24%) Security Consultant
6 6 (12.24%) Information Security Analyst
6 6 (12.24%) Information Analyst
7 5 (10.20%) Information Security Consultant
8 4 (8.16%) CRM Architect
8 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Manager
9 3 (6.12%) Security Manager
9 3 (6.12%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (6.12%) Senior Security Analyst
9 3 (6.12%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (4.08%) Senior Information Security Analyst
10 2 (4.08%) Developer
10 2 (4.08%) Business Analyst
10 2 (4.08%) CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) .NET
2 1 (2.04%) Web Services
2 1 (2.04%) XML
2 1 (2.04%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Management Information System
2 6 (12.24%) Human Factors
3 4 (8.16%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.16%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (4.08%) NHS
5 1 (2.04%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (2.04%) Informatics
5 1 (2.04%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (2.04%) Statistics
5 1 (2.04%) PKI
5 1 (2.04%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.08%) UNIX
2 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.69%) Risk Management
2 10 (20.41%) Change Management
2 10 (20.41%) CRM
3 8 (16.33%) Business Analysis
3 8 (16.33%) Migration
3 8 (16.33%) Data Migration
4 7 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 7 (14.29%) Validation
4 7 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 5 (10.20%) Project Management
5 5 (10.20%) Data Protection
6 4 (8.16%) Web Application Development
6 4 (8.16%) Content Management
6 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (8.16%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (6.12%) Workflow
7 3 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.12%) ITIL
7 3 (6.12%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.04%) XQuery
1 1 (2.04%) C#
1 1 (2.04%) Java
1 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) CISSP
1 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (16.33%) CISM
3 6 (12.24%) CISA
4 4 (8.16%) ISEB
4 4 (8.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared
4 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.12%) Degree
6 2 (4.08%) CRISC
7 1 (2.04%) CISMP
7 1 (2.04%) HND
7 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.12%) BS7799
3 2 (4.08%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 18 (36.73%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.12%) McAfee
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle
4 1 (2.04%) HP
4 1 (2.04%) i2
4 1 (2.04%) Becrypt
West Midlands
TD Group
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
West Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 17 days ago