Period
to 16 November 2018

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 16 November 2018 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 62 62
Rank change year-on-year +5 0 -1
Contract jobs citing Information Security 19 3 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 2.11% 0.41% 2.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.51% 0.49% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 3 23
Coventry median daily rate £600 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% - -10.00%
West Midlands median daily rate £500 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Coventry median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £11.00

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 757 614 941
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 83.92% 84.81% 89.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 417 649
Coventry median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% +5.96%
10th Percentile £281 £250 £300
90th Percentile £588 £538 £541
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 26 26
Coventry median hourly rate £14.50 £21.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.76% +28.79% -15.38%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.88 £11.38
90th Percentile £39.25 £42.63 £41.88
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £24.99 £17.12
% change year-on-year -36.57% +45.97% -14.40%

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

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Coventry over the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Security in Coventry

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Coventry region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 10 (52.63%) CISSP
1 10 (52.63%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (47.37%) Security Architecture
2 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (42.11%) Degree
3 8 (42.11%) Waterfall
4 6 (31.58%) Retail
5 5 (26.32%) PCI DSS
5 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (26.32%) IT Strategy
6 4 (21.05%) Threat Management
6 4 (21.05%) Identity Access Management
6 4 (21.05%) Security Operations
6 4 (21.05%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (21.05%) Internal Audit
6 4 (21.05%) Service Design
6 4 (21.05%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (21.05%) GDPR
6 4 (21.05%) Privileged Identity Management
6 4 (21.05%) SIEM
6 4 (21.05%) Office 365
6 4 (21.05%) GitHub
6 4 (21.05%) Mobile App
6 4 (21.05%) OAuth2
6 4 (21.05%) SABSA
6 4 (21.05%) DevOps
6 4 (21.05%) PaaS
6 4 (21.05%) User Experience
6 4 (21.05%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (21.05%) GitLab

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (52.63%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (21.05%) GitHub
3 4 (21.05%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (21.05%) Office 365
3 4 (21.05%) PaaS
4 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Network Security
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) LAN
2 1 (5.26%) VPN
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) GitLab
General
1 6 (31.58%) Retail
2 4 (21.05%) Aerospace
2 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
3 3 (15.79%) Finance
4 2 (10.53%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Architect
1 5 (26.32%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Information Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Information Security Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Product Owner
2 4 (21.05%) Security Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Security Solutions Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Senior Product Owner
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Problem Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Information Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Integration Manager
5 1 (5.26%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.26%) IT Services Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Service Integration Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) OAuth
1 4 (21.05%) OAuth2
1 4 (21.05%) SAML
2 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Hybrid Cloud
1 4 (21.05%) Mobile App
1 4 (21.05%) PKI
1 4 (21.05%) Security Operations Centre
1 4 (21.05%) User Experience
2 2 (10.53%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (47.37%) Security Architecture
2 8 (42.11%) Waterfall
3 5 (26.32%) IT Strategy
4 4 (21.05%) Cryptography
4 4 (21.05%) DevOps
4 4 (21.05%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (21.05%) Identity Access Management
4 4 (21.05%) Internal Audit
4 4 (21.05%) Migration
4 4 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Privileged Identity Management
4 4 (21.05%) Product Management
4 4 (21.05%) SABSA
4 4 (21.05%) SDLC
4 4 (21.05%) Security Operations
4 4 (21.05%) Service Design
4 4 (21.05%) SIEM
4 4 (21.05%) Threat Management
4 4 (21.05%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) CISSP
2 8 (42.11%) Degree
3 4 (21.05%) CEH
3 4 (21.05%) CISM
3 4 (21.05%) MBA
4 2 (10.53%) CISA
4 2 (10.53%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) PCI DSS
2 4 (21.05%) GDPR
3 2 (10.53%) PMO
4 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Adobe
2 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco
2 1 (5.26%) Citrix
2 1 (5.26%) Forcepoint
2 1 (5.26%) IBM
2 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.26%) Symantec
2 1 (5.26%) VMware