Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 56 72
Rank change year-on-year -6 +16 -17
Contract jobs citing Information Security 9 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.08% 0.31% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 0.37% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 11
Coventry median daily rate £600 £450 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -7.22% +4.86%
West Midlands median daily rate £513 £400 £490
% change year-on-year +28.13% -18.37% +15.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Coventry median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

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 699 537 870
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 84.01% 82.87% 88.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 364 575
Coventry median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +9.59%
10th Percentile £281 £220 £300
90th Percentile £575 £533 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 30 19
Coventry median hourly rate £14.50 £21.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +45.00% -21.05%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.18 £11.15
90th Percentile £41.25 £42.35 £39.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -33.33% +25.00% -18.18%

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 24 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Security in Coventry

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 6 (66.67%) CISSP
2 5 (55.56%) TOGAF
2 5 (55.56%) GDPR
3 4 (44.44%) Privileged Identity Management
3 4 (44.44%) OAuth
3 4 (44.44%) Internal Audit
3 4 (44.44%) Virtual Desktop
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (44.44%) PaaS
3 4 (44.44%) Security Architecture
3 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
3 4 (44.44%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (44.44%) GitLab
3 4 (44.44%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (44.44%) SDLC
3 4 (44.44%) Threat Management
3 4 (44.44%) Identity Access Management
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Degree
3 4 (44.44%) Network Security
3 4 (44.44%) SIEM
3 4 (44.44%) Office 365
3 4 (44.44%) GitHub
3 4 (44.44%) Mobile App
3 4 (44.44%) OAuth2
3 4 (44.44%) SABSA
3 4 (44.44%) DevOps
3 4 (44.44%) Cryptography
3 4 (44.44%) Ethical Hacking

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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (44.44%) GitHub
1 4 (44.44%) Google Cloud Platform
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (44.44%) Office 365
1 4 (44.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Network Security
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) GitLab
General
1 4 (44.44%) Aerospace
1 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Information Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Information Security Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Security Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Security Solutions Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Problem Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) GDPR Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Information Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) OAuth
1 4 (44.44%) OAuth2
1 4 (44.44%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Hybrid Cloud
1 4 (44.44%) Mobile App
1 4 (44.44%) PKI
2 2 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) TOGAF
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Cryptography
2 4 (44.44%) DevOps
2 4 (44.44%) Ethical Hacking
2 4 (44.44%) Identity Access Management
2 4 (44.44%) Identity Management
2 4 (44.44%) Internal Audit
2 4 (44.44%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Privileged Identity Management
2 4 (44.44%) Risk Management
2 4 (44.44%) SABSA
2 4 (44.44%) SDLC
2 4 (44.44%) Security Architecture
2 4 (44.44%) SIEM
2 4 (44.44%) Threat Management
2 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
3 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
3 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
3 2 (22.22%) Validation
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) CISSP
2 4 (44.44%) CEH
2 4 (44.44%) CISM
2 4 (44.44%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) CISA
3 2 (22.22%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) GDPR
2 2 (22.22%) PMO
3 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe
1 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco
1 1 (11.11%) Citrix
1 1 (11.11%) Forcepoint
1 1 (11.11%) IBM
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
1 1 (11.11%) Symantec