The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Security Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Specialist
Rank 131 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Security Specialist 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.10% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.23% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00
Security Specialist
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2733 2387 2167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.86% 94.50% 93.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1573 1449 1113
Median daily rate £390 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 147 173
Median hourly rate £15.21 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.11% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £11.00 £8.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.15 £33.00 £35.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Midlands region that featured Security Specialist in the job title.

Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Security Specialist
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 Specialist across the West Midlands region.

Security Specialist Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Security Specialist
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Specialist across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Security Specialist Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Security Specialist
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 Specialist across the West Midlands region.

Security Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Security Specialist
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 Security Specialist within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 May 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 - 2 £405 -
Worcestershire - 1 £475 -
Security Specialist
England

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, Security Specialist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region featuring Security Specialist in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
1 2 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) LogRhythm
2 1 (25.00%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) tcpdump
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) SMTP
2 1 (25.00%) FTP
2 1 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) CISSP
2 1 (25.00%) Internet

Security Specialist Skill Set
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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) FTP
2 1 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) SMTP
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) tcpdump
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
1 2 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) CISM
2 1 (25.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) ArcSight
1 1 (25.00%) Intel Security
1 1 (25.00%) LogRhythm
Warwickshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 hours ago