The table below looks at the statistics for Security Management 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 Security Management over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Management
Rank 130 128 116
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Contract jobs citing Security Management 5 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.037% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.049% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 6
Average daily rate £375 £433 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.29% -27.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £11.25 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+344.44% -64.84%
Security Management
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
2342 2023 1745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.98% 75.40% 74.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1302 1211 935
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 101 97
Average hourly rate £19.61 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.37% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 £15.00 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

Security Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Management across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Management Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Security Management
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Security Management Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Security Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Security Management Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Security Management
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 Security Management within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
Birmingham - 3 £375 - 1
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Security Management
England

Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Security Management 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 Security Management.

1 7 (87.50%) Information Security
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) CISSP
2 5 (62.50%) PCI DSS
3 4 (50.00%) Degree
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) CISM
4 3 (37.50%) Information Security Management
4 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
4 3 (37.50%) TOGAF
4 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (25.00%) Business Development
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (25.00%) Barracuda Networks
5 2 (25.00%) Security Architecture
5 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (25.00%) F5
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL V3
5 2 (25.00%) ArcSight
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (25.00%) SABSA
5 2 (25.00%) Tripwire
5 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (25.00%) Qualys

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Security Management 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 Security Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Games
3 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Head of IT
1 2 (25.00%) Head of IT Operations
1 2 (25.00%) Head of Operations
1 2 (25.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Chief Information Officer
2 1 (12.50%) Chief Information Security Officer
2 1 (12.50%) Chief Security Officer
2 1 (12.50%) CIO
2 1 (12.50%) Head of Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Information Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security Officer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (25.00%) Driving Licence
1 2 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (25.00%) Smartcard
2 1 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Information Security
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
3 3 (37.50%) Information Security Management
3 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 3 (37.50%) TOGAF
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (25.00%) Business Development
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) Data Security
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL V3
4 2 (25.00%) Quality Management
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (25.00%) SABSA
4 2 (25.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) Security Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Threat Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) CISSP
2 4 (50.00%) CISM
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) CISA
3 2 (25.00%) IISP
4 1 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) PCI DSS
2 2 (25.00%) ISAE 3402
2 2 (25.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (25.00%) ISO22301
2 2 (25.00%) ISO27005
2 2 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (12.50%) COBIT
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) ArcSight
2 2 (25.00%) Barracuda Networks
2 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (25.00%) F5
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) Intel Security
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Qualys
2 2 (25.00%) Sun
2 2 (25.00%) Tripwire
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix