The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 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 24 April 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.

Information Security (InfoSec)
West Midlands / Warwickshire
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 29 33
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4  
Contract jobs citing Information Security 4 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 1.24% 2.29% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 2.96% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 2
Median daily rate £428 £525 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.57% +59.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £406 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £563 £346
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £430
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +104.76% -6.66%  

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 Warwickshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Warwickshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 250 304 267
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 77.40% 77.35% 71.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 176 125
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 42
Median hourly rate £23.95 £19.61 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.13% -34.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.81 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.74 £22.50 £39.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £30.35
% change year-on-year -4.00% +23.55%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warwickshire 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 Warwickshire

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security in Warwickshire

Information Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security in Warwickshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Security in Warwickshire

Information Security
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwick +2 1 - - 1
Atherstone - 1 £425 -
Information Security
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 5 (38.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
2 4 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (23.08%) Regulatory Compliance
3 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
3 3 (23.08%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (23.08%) CISM
3 3 (23.08%) CISSP
4 2 (15.38%) Windows
4 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (15.38%) Automotive
4 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (15.38%) Firewall
4 2 (15.38%) Identity Management
4 2 (15.38%) Information Security Management
4 2 (15.38%) Security Management
4 2 (15.38%) IT Audit
4 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (7.69%) People Management
5 1 (7.69%) Security Hardening
5 1 (7.69%) Threat Management
5 1 (7.69%) COBIT
5 1 (7.69%) SABSA
5 1 (7.69%) SIEM
5 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (7.69%) Information Governance
5 1 (7.69%) QA

Information Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warwickshire 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 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) Network Security
General
1 2 (15.38%) Automotive
1 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Risk Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Security Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Administrator
4 3 (23.08%) Security Administrator
4 3 (23.08%) Security Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Security Risk Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Architect
5 2 (15.38%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) IT Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) IT Risk Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Security Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Author
6 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Security Solutions Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
2 3 (23.08%) Regulatory Compliance
2 3 (23.08%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (15.38%) Identity Management
3 2 (15.38%) Information Security Management
3 2 (15.38%) IT Audit
3 2 (15.38%) Security Management
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (7.69%) Data Loss Prevention
4 1 (7.69%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (7.69%) Information Governance
4 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.69%) People Management
4 1 (7.69%) SABSA
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Security Hardening
4 1 (7.69%) SIEM
4 1 (7.69%) Threat Management
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) CISM
1 3 (23.08%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (7.69%) COBIT
3 1 (7.69%) ISO27002
3 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Intel Security
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle