Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for Information Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Information Security over the 6 months to 19 November 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.

Information Security (InfoSec)
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 55 62
Rank change year-on-year -2 +7 -7
Contract jobs citing Information Security 3 25 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.41% 2.38% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 2.68% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 23 1
Coventry median daily rate £450 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.00% +2.56%
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £438 £494
% change year-on-year -2.86% -11.39% -5.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Coventry median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £11.00 £22.64
% change year-on-year - -51.41% -3.67%

Information Security is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Coventry
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 616 933 587
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 84.27% 88.69% 81.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 652 400
Coventry median daily rate £415 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +4.58% +9.29%
10th Percentile £251 £300 £250
90th Percentile £542 £541 £558
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 25 31
Coventry median hourly rate £21.25 £15.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.67% -25.00% -33.33%
10th Percentile £10.88 £11.35 £11.50
90th Percentile £42.63 £38.75 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £17.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +40.85% -11.25% -

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

Job postings citing Information Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Coventry.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Coventry

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security in Coventry

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Information Security 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 Security.

1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) CISMP
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) ISMS
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (33.33%) GDPR
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP

Information Security
Co-occurring 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Information Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) ISMS
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CISMP
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) GDPR
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)