Period
to 15 August 2020

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 15 August 2020 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
15 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 14 27 -
Rank change year-on-year +13 - +28
Contract jobs citing Information Security 2 3 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Solihull 2.99% 1.84% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.77% 2.10% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £443 £506 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.59% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £550 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +12.82% +2.63% +15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £10.50 -

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 53 143 201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 79.10% 87.73% 79.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 75 79
Median daily rate £475 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.15% +10.00% +10.70%
10th Percentile £363 £232 £228
90th Percentile £530 £638 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £434 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -3.67% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 4
Median hourly rate - £12.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -11.11% -73.95%
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year +77.22% +27.42% -22.50%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Solihull

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Information Security in Solihull.

Daily rate trend for Information Security in Solihull

For the 6 months to 15 August 2020, 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 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Business Process Mapping
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Service Design
1 1 (50.00%) Project Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Gathering

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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Information Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Business Process Mapping
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Project Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Gathering
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Service Design
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall