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 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 38 39 35
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4  
Contract jobs citing Information Security 5 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.41% 1.69% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 2.03% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Median daily rate £438 £483 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.32% +13.52%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £60.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -28.33% +166.66%  

Information Security 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 307 295 235
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 86.72% 83.33% 75.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 195 126
Median daily rate £445 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.70% +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 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 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 Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 13 (54.17%) Risk Management
1 13 (54.17%) Cybersecurity
2 12 (50.00%) Finance
3 11 (45.83%) Information Assurance
4 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
5 9 (37.50%) Data Security
5 9 (37.50%) SC Cleared
6 7 (29.17%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (29.17%) Business Continuity
6 7 (29.17%) Incident Management
6 7 (29.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (29.17%) RMADS
6 7 (29.17%) Service Management
7 6 (25.00%) Cyber Defence
8 5 (20.83%) Firewall
8 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
9 4 (16.67%) Unix
9 4 (16.67%) Windows
10 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
10 3 (12.50%) VPN
10 3 (12.50%) SSL
10 3 (12.50%) Cisco
10 3 (12.50%) Juniper
10 3 (12.50%) Internet
10 3 (12.50%) Symantec
10 3 (12.50%) Intel Security
10 3 (12.50%) Wireless
10 3 (12.50%) CESG
10 3 (12.50%) TippingPoint
10 3 (12.50%) Sourcefire

Information Security
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 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (4.17%) MS Project
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) Firewall
2 3 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (12.50%) Internet
2 3 (12.50%) SSL
2 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.50%) VPN
2 3 (12.50%) Wireless
3 2 (8.33%) Network Security
General
1 12 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Automotive
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Security Manager
2 7 (29.17%) Security Officer
3 6 (25.00%) Operational Security Manager
3 6 (25.00%) Security Operations Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Information Security Specialist
4 3 (12.50%) Information Specialist
4 3 (12.50%) Security Specialist
4 3 (12.50%) Support Officer
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Security Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Information Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Information Security Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Information Security Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) IT Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Security Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Cyber Defence
2 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
3 3 (12.50%) CESG
4 2 (8.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Unix
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Cybersecurity
1 13 (54.17%) Risk Management
2 11 (45.83%) Information Assurance
3 9 (37.50%) Data Security
4 7 (29.17%) Business Continuity
4 7 (29.17%) Incident Management
4 7 (29.17%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (29.17%) Service Management
5 3 (12.50%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 3 (12.50%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 3 (12.50%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 3 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 2 (8.33%) Security Operations
7 1 (4.17%) Case Management
7 1 (4.17%) Line Management
7 1 (4.17%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (4.17%) Server Building
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) C
1 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (4.17%) CISSP
4 1 (4.17%) GCIH
4 1 (4.17%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (29.17%) RMADS
2 3 (12.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) ArcSight
1 3 (12.50%) Blue Coat
1 3 (12.50%) Cisco
1 3 (12.50%) F5
1 3 (12.50%) FireEye
1 3 (12.50%) GFI Software
1 3 (12.50%) Intel Security
1 3 (12.50%) Juniper
1 3 (12.50%) LogRhythm
1 3 (12.50%) Rapid7
1 3 (12.50%) Sourcefire
1 3 (12.50%) Symantec
1 3 (12.50%) TippingPoint
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) Citrix
3 1 (4.17%) Fortinet
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle