Period
to 21 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Solihull 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 21 November 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 > Solihull
6 months to
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 25 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 - +38
Contract jobs citing Information Security 5 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 3.94% 2.06% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.26% 2.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Solihull median daily rate £488 £650 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £513 £425
% change year-on-year -12.20% +20.59% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Solihull 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 Solihull with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Solihull
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 95 167 160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 74.80% 86.08% 84.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 79 45
Solihull median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £313 £268 £235
90th Percentile £600 £588 £583
West Midlands median daily rate £428 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +0.59% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 4
Solihull median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -64.54% +118.32%
10th Percentile £11.23 £10.26 £14.68
90th Percentile £13.18 £13.00 £55.31
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £25.00
% change year-on-year +7.26% -36.60% +46.03%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Solihull

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security in Solihull

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Solihull region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 5 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (80.00%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (80.00%) SIEM
2 4 (80.00%) GPG13
2 4 (80.00%) Information Security Management
2 4 (80.00%) Security Management
2 4 (80.00%) Time Management
3 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (60.00%) Security Operations
3 3 (60.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 2 (40.00%) Ticket Management
4 2 (40.00%) Protective Monitoring
4 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
4 2 (40.00%) ArcSight
4 2 (40.00%) Database Tuning
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) Threat Intelligence
5 1 (20.00%) CISSP
5 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
5 1 (20.00%) CISA
5 1 (20.00%) CISM
5 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (20.00%) Military
5 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (20.00%) CRISC
5 1 (20.00%) NIST

Information Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Solihull 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:

General
1 1 (20.00%) Military
1 1 (20.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) SOC Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Security Operations Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Operations Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Security Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) SOC Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (60.00%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Information Security Management
1 4 (80.00%) Problem-Solving
1 4 (80.00%) Security Management
1 4 (80.00%) SIEM
1 4 (80.00%) Time Management
2 3 (60.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (40.00%) Database Tuning
3 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Protective Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) Threat Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) Ticket Management
3 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CISA
1 1 (20.00%) CISM
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
1 1 (20.00%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) GPG13
2 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (20.00%) NIST
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) ArcSight