Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 2019 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
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 60 68 54
Rank change year-on-year +8 -14 +5
Contract jobs citing Information Security 24 5 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 2.55% 0.66% 2.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.90% 0.77% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 21
Coventry median daily rate £500 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% -10.53%
10th Percentile £335 £381 £314
90th Percentile £615 £469 £688
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £438 £401
% change year-on-year +8.57% +9.24% -15.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Coventry median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £20.15 £11.00
% change year-on-year - +83.14% -51.41%

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 828 647 868
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 88.09% 85.70% 90.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 431 634
Coventry median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £280
90th Percentile £575 £540 £549
West Midlands median daily rate £430 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +7.44% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 26
Coventry median hourly rate £13.00 £22.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.91% +35.38% -7.14%
10th Percentile £10.88 £11.63 £10.75
90th Percentile £34.50 £39.18 £32.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £23.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year -23.91% +10.84% +9.21%

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 15 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Security in Coventry

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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 12 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (33.33%) Security Operations
2 8 (33.33%) CISSP
2 8 (33.33%) Migration
3 7 (29.17%) Incident Management
3 7 (29.17%) ITIL
3 7 (29.17%) ITSM
3 7 (29.17%) Service Management
3 7 (29.17%) Security Operations Centre
3 7 (29.17%) Service Design
3 7 (29.17%) Security Architecture
4 6 (25.00%) IT Strategy
4 6 (25.00%) Finance
4 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (25.00%) Retail
5 5 (20.83%) User Experience
5 5 (20.83%) Degree
5 5 (20.83%) PCI DSS
5 5 (20.83%) Waterfall
6 4 (16.67%) Product Management
6 4 (16.67%) Sprint Planning
6 4 (16.67%) CISM
6 4 (16.67%) MBA
7 3 (12.50%) TOGAF
7 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (8.33%) SABSA
8 2 (8.33%) Office 365
8 2 (8.33%) PMO
8 2 (8.33%) PKI

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 (4.17%) CMS
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (4.17%) InDesign
1 1 (4.17%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 12 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (8.33%) Office 365
3 2 (8.33%) PaaS
4 1 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (4.17%) GitHub
4 1 (4.17%) IaaS
4 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) VPN
2 1 (4.17%) DNS
2 1 (4.17%) LAN
2 1 (4.17%) Network Security
2 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) GitLab
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
1 6 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (8.33%) Billing
3 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Architect
2 4 (16.67%) Consultant
2 4 (16.67%) Product Owner
2 4 (16.67%) Security Architect
2 4 (16.67%) Senior Product Owner
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Problem Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Information Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Information Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Integration Manager
5 1 (4.17%) IT Risk Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) IT Services Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Office 365 Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Security Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Service Integration Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) CSS
1 1 (4.17%) HTML
1 1 (4.17%) Middleware
1 1 (4.17%) OAuth
1 1 (4.17%) OAuth2
1 1 (4.17%) SAML
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Security Operations Centre
2 5 (20.83%) User Experience
3 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.33%) PKI
3 2 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (4.17%) Blog
4 1 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.17%) Social Media
4 1 (4.17%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Migration
1 8 (33.33%) Security Operations
2 7 (29.17%) Incident Management
2 7 (29.17%) ITIL
2 7 (29.17%) ITSM
2 7 (29.17%) Security Architecture
2 7 (29.17%) Service Design
2 7 (29.17%) Service Management
3 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (25.00%) IT Strategy
4 5 (20.83%) Waterfall
5 4 (16.67%) Product Management
5 4 (16.67%) Sprint Planning
6 3 (12.50%) TOGAF
7 2 (8.33%) Asset Management
7 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
7 2 (8.33%) Project Management
7 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
7 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) CISSP
2 5 (20.83%) Degree
3 4 (16.67%) CISM
3 4 (16.67%) MBA
4 1 (4.17%) CEH
4 1 (4.17%) CRISC
4 1 (4.17%) ISSAP
4 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) PCI DSS
2 2 (8.33%) PMO
3 1 (4.17%) GDPR
3 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.17%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Adobe
1 1 (4.17%) Google
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.17%) VMware