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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 91 92 94
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Information Security 33 21 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.22% 0.88% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 1.24% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 0
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £420
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £39.50 £17.61 £12.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.30% +42.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £51.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-55.88% +183.33%
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
1952 1696 1276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 72.46% 70.96% 70.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1155 885 605
Average daily rate £380 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 99 91
Average hourly rate £29.00 £32.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -15.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +10 14 £450 - 16
Warwickshire +2 5 £330 -
Staffordshire - 4 £300 - 1
Coventry - 3 £425 - 3
Worcestershire - 1 - - 1
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
2 13 (28.89%) Risk Management
3 12 (26.67%) Management Information System
4 10 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (22.22%) CRM
4 10 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (17.78%) Business Analysis
5 8 (17.78%) Data Migration
5 8 (17.78%) Migration
5 8 (17.78%) TOGAF
5 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
5 8 (17.78%) Change Management
6 7 (15.56%) CISSP
6 7 (15.56%) Validation
7 6 (13.33%) Content Management
7 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
7 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
7 6 (13.33%) Human Factors
7 6 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (13.33%) SharePoint
7 6 (13.33%) PRINCE2
8 5 (11.11%) CISM
8 5 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (11.11%) BS7799
8 5 (11.11%) Project Management
9 4 (8.89%) Intranet
9 4 (8.89%) Service Delivery
9 4 (8.89%) Information Security Management
9 4 (8.89%) .NET
9 4 (8.89%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (8.89%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (4.44%) CMS
5 1 (2.22%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) Intranet
1 4 (8.89%) Network Security
2 2 (4.44%) SAN
2 2 (4.44%) WAN
3 1 (2.22%) VPN
3 1 (2.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.22%) MarkLogic
3 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (6.67%) Law
2 1 (2.22%) Legal
2 1 (2.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Retail
2 1 (2.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (26.67%) Architect
2 10 (22.22%) Analyst
3 8 (17.78%) Security Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Consultant
5 4 (8.89%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.89%) Security Manager
5 4 (8.89%) Information Security Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Information Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) CRM Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Information Security Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) Security Officer
6 3 (6.67%) Information Security Officer
6 3 (6.67%) Security Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Developer
7 2 (4.44%) IT Manager
7 2 (4.44%) IT Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) .NET
2 1 (2.22%) J2EE
2 1 (2.22%) Web Services
2 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) Management Information System
2 6 (13.33%) Human Factors
3 3 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (4.44%) NHS
5 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.22%) CESG
5 1 (2.22%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (2.22%) Open Source
5 1 (2.22%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) Windows
1 3 (6.67%) Linux
2 2 (4.44%) UNIX
2 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.89%) Risk Management
2 10 (22.22%) CRM
3 8 (17.78%) Business Analysis
3 8 (17.78%) Data Migration
3 8 (17.78%) Migration
3 8 (17.78%) TOGAF
3 8 (17.78%) Change Management
4 7 (15.56%) Validation
5 6 (13.33%) Content Management
5 6 (13.33%) PRINCE2
6 5 (11.11%) Project Management
7 4 (8.89%) Service Delivery
7 4 (8.89%) Information Security Management
7 4 (8.89%) Data Protection
7 4 (8.89%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (8.89%) Security Management
7 4 (8.89%) Web Application Development
8 3 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (6.67%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) C
1 1 (2.22%) C#
1 1 (2.22%) Java
1 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.22%) PHP
1 1 (2.22%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 10 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (15.56%) CISSP
3 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 5 (11.11%) CISM
5 4 (8.89%) Degree
6 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (6.67%) HND
6 3 (6.67%) ISEB
6 3 (6.67%) CISA
7 1 (2.22%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (11.11%) BS7799
3 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.44%) Citrix
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle
2 2 (4.44%) VMware
3 1 (2.22%) Becrypt
3 1 (2.22%) HP
3 1 (2.22%) i2
3 1 (2.22%) McAfee
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £480 per day
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