The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for Information Assurance skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Assurance
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 38 43 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 -  
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.10% 0.85% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 1.02% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £463 £280 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +65.17% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +18.75% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £60.98 £47.75
% change year-on-year -52.85% +27.70%  

Information Assurance is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 316 295 241
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 87.05% 83.10% 76.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 195 133
Median daily rate £440 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.52% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 12
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% -15.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.70 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £35.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Information Assurance
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry citing Information Assurance as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Information Assurance in Coventry

Information Assurance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Information Assurance in Coventry.

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Assurance in Coventry

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Information Assurance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Coventry region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 14 (77.78%) Service Management
2 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 11 (61.11%) Information Security
3 8 (44.44%) Risk Management
3 8 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (38.89%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (38.89%) Incident Management
4 7 (38.89%) Business Continuity
4 7 (38.89%) RMADS
4 7 (38.89%) Service Delivery
5 6 (33.33%) Project Management
6 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
7 4 (22.22%) Migration
7 4 (22.22%) Data Migration
7 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
7 4 (22.22%) ITSM
7 4 (22.22%) Data Security
7 4 (22.22%) ITIL
7 4 (22.22%) Transition Management
8 3 (16.67%) ServiceNow
8 3 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (16.67%) CESG Certified Professional
8 3 (16.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
8 3 (16.67%) CESG
9 1 (5.56%) Data Management
9 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (5.56%) ITIL V2
9 1 (5.56%) CISSP
9 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
General
1 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Security Manager
2 6 (33.33%) Operational Security Manager
2 6 (33.33%) Security Operations Manager
3 5 (27.78%) Transition Manager
4 4 (22.22%) Service Manager
4 4 (22.22%) Service Transition Manager
5 3 (16.67%) Security Officer
5 3 (16.67%) Support Officer
6 1 (5.56%) Cybersecurity Manager
6 1 (5.56%) IT Manager
6 1 (5.56%) IT Security Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Security Advisor
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Services Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) CESG
2 1 (5.56%) Cyber Defence
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Service Management
2 11 (61.11%) Information Security
3 8 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (44.44%) Risk Management
4 7 (38.89%) Business Continuity
4 7 (38.89%) Incident Management
4 7 (38.89%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (38.89%) Service Delivery
5 6 (33.33%) Project Management
6 4 (22.22%) Data Migration
6 4 (22.22%) Data Security
6 4 (22.22%) ITIL
6 4 (22.22%) ITSM
6 4 (22.22%) Migration
6 4 (22.22%) Transition Management
7 1 (5.56%) Case Management
7 1 (5.56%) ITIL V2
7 1 (5.56%) Line Management
7 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (5.56%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) RMADS
2 3 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (16.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) ServiceNow