Period
to 19 January 2018

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 6 months to 19 January 2018 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
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 41 44
Rank change year-on-year +4 +3 +16
Contract jobs citing Information Security 19 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 3.30% 2.82% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.94% 3.55% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 9
Warwickshire median daily rate £475 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -3.03% +22.22%
10th Percentile £413 £325 £321
90th Percentile £613 £532 £590
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £408 £460
% change year-on-year +4.27% -11.39% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Warwickshire median hourly rate - £11.00 -
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.15 £11.00 £22.64
% change year-on-year +83.14% -51.41% -3.67%

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 Warwickshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Warwickshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 482 592 510
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 83.83% 79.46% 81.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 370 267
Warwickshire median daily rate £381 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.17% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £260 £233 £250
90th Percentile £538 £550 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 45 47
Warwickshire median hourly rate £30.42 £25.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.67% +4.17% +7.87%
10th Percentile £14.95 £15.33 £15.94
90th Percentile £34.41 £41.47 £33.81
West Midlands median hourly rate £23.99 £21.22 £20.00
% change year-on-year +13.05% +6.10% -11.11%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Warwickshire over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 19 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwick +11 7 £475 +8.57%
Information Security
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 15 (78.95%) Cybersecurity
2 13 (68.42%) Firewall
2 13 (68.42%) Degree
3 11 (57.89%) Windows
3 11 (57.89%) Network Security
3 11 (57.89%) SIEM
4 10 (52.63%) ITIL
4 10 (52.63%) CCNP
4 10 (52.63%) CISSP
4 10 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (52.63%) Management Information System
5 9 (47.37%) Identity Management
5 9 (47.37%) Security Architecture
6 8 (42.11%) VLAN
6 8 (42.11%) GDPR
6 8 (42.11%) CCNA
6 8 (42.11%) Unix
6 8 (42.11%) Oracle
7 7 (36.84%) Data Loss Prevention
7 7 (36.84%) Data Protection
8 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
8 6 (31.58%) Information Governance
8 6 (31.58%) ArcSight
8 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (31.58%) Security Hardening
8 6 (31.58%) SANS
8 6 (31.58%) Perl
8 6 (31.58%) LAN
8 6 (31.58%) WAN
8 6 (31.58%) SNMP

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.53%) Office 365
2 2 (10.53%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (68.42%) Firewall
2 11 (57.89%) Network Security
3 8 (42.11%) VLAN
4 6 (31.58%) LAN
4 6 (31.58%) MPLS
4 6 (31.58%) SNMP
4 6 (31.58%) WAN
5 5 (26.32%) SAN
6 2 (10.53%) DMZ
6 2 (10.53%) SSL
6 2 (10.53%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (10.53%) MySQL
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (10.53%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Architect
1 9 (47.37%) Security Architect
2 3 (15.79%) Applications Support
2 3 (15.79%) Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) Security Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) Security Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Check Point Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Data Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Security Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Security Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) OAuth
1 2 (10.53%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Management Information System
2 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) Cyberattack
3 2 (10.53%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
3 2 (10.53%) PKI
3 2 (10.53%) SCADA
4 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Unix
3 5 (26.32%) Linux
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (57.89%) SIEM
3 10 (52.63%) ITIL
4 9 (47.37%) Identity Management
4 9 (47.37%) Security Architecture
5 7 (36.84%) Data Loss Prevention
5 7 (36.84%) Data Protection
6 6 (31.58%) Incident Management
6 6 (31.58%) Information Governance
6 6 (31.58%) Network Design
6 6 (31.58%) Risk Management
6 6 (31.58%) Security Hardening
7 5 (26.32%) SDLC
7 5 (26.32%) Security Management
8 4 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (15.79%) Change Management
9 3 (15.79%) Information Security Management
9 3 (15.79%) Release Management
9 3 (15.79%) Security Operations
10 2 (10.53%) Network Security Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Perl
1 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
1 6 (31.58%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) Degree
2 10 (52.63%) CCNP
2 10 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (52.63%) CISSP
3 8 (42.11%) CCNA
4 6 (31.58%) SANS
5 4 (21.05%) CCIE
5 4 (21.05%) CEH
5 4 (21.05%) CISM
6 2 (10.53%) CCIE Security
6 2 (10.53%) GCIA
6 2 (10.53%) GIAC
6 2 (10.53%) GSEC
7 1 (5.26%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (42.11%) GDPR
2 4 (21.05%) SLA
3 1 (5.26%) HIPAA
3 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (5.26%) NIST 800
3 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Snort
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Stealthwatch
2 2 (10.53%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (5.26%) QRadar
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle
2 6 (31.58%) ArcSight
2 6 (31.58%) Cisco
3 4 (21.05%) CheckPoint
4 2 (10.53%) Blue Coat
4 2 (10.53%) HP
4 2 (10.53%) Lancope
4 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
4 2 (10.53%) VMware
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft