Period
to 17 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Security Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Security Management over the 6 months to 17 August 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.

Security Management
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 178 159 188
Rank change year-on-year -19 +29 -14
Contract jobs citing Security Management 14 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.27% 0.35% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.42% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 10
West Midlands median daily rate £286 £325 £613
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.92% -46.94% +36.87%
10th Percentile £150 £242 £363
90th Percentile £424 £435 £690
England median daily rate £475 £455 £450
% change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.25 - £13.25
10th Percentile £12.23 - £12.15
90th Percentile £25.68 - £14.25
England median hourly rate £19.39 £11.00 £24.23
% change year-on-year +76.23% -54.59% -44.63%

Security Management 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 the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,263 3,606 5,082
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.54% 83.41% 83.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,554 2,278 2,967
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £265 £251 £238
90th Percentile £575 £550 £539
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 124 125
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £20.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.30% +22.06% -24.44%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.96 £10.73
90th Percentile £35.00 £52.20 £39.30
England median hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -10.42% +2.13% +9.05%

Security Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Security Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Security Management in the West Midlands

Security Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Security Management in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Management in the West Midlands

Security Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Management in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Management in the West Midlands

Security Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Management in the West Midlands

Security Management
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Management within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 August 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
Birmingham -22 5 - - 1
Warwickshire +2 4 £425 -2.30%
Walsall - 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £368 -
Security Management
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Security Management 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Security Management.

1 6 (42.86%) Firewall
1 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
1 6 (42.86%) Information Security
2 5 (35.71%) Information Security Management
2 5 (35.71%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) Unix
3 4 (28.57%) LAN
3 4 (28.57%) VoIP
3 4 (28.57%) WAN
3 4 (28.57%) VPN
3 4 (28.57%) SSL
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco
3 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 4 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (28.57%) Network Security Management
3 4 (28.57%) Internet
3 4 (28.57%) MPLS
3 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 4 (28.57%) Network Security
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (21.43%) ISMS
4 3 (21.43%) Information Assurance
4 3 (21.43%) Business Continuity
4 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (21.43%) LAMP
4 3 (21.43%) Nessus
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (21.43%) Apache
4 3 (21.43%) Open Source
4 3 (21.43%) Security Operations

Security Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (21.43%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Firewall
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (28.57%) Internet
2 4 (28.57%) LAN
2 4 (28.57%) MPLS
2 4 (28.57%) Network Security
2 4 (28.57%) SSL
2 4 (28.57%) VoIP
2 4 (28.57%) VPN
2 4 (28.57%) WAN
2 4 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (7.14%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) FTP
3 1 (7.14%) Kerberos
3 1 (7.14%) Reverse Proxy
General
1 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Legal
2 2 (14.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
1 4 (28.57%) Security Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Information Assurance Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) IT Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) IT Security Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Operational Security Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Security Operations Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Senior IT Security Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Operations Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Security Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) SOC Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) LAMP
2 1 (7.14%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) CESG
2 1 (7.14%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (7.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Unix
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Information Security
2 5 (35.71%) Information Security Management
2 5 (35.71%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 4 (28.57%) Network Security Management
4 3 (21.43%) Business Continuity
4 3 (21.43%) Information Assurance
4 3 (21.43%) ISMS
4 3 (21.43%) Open Source
4 3 (21.43%) Security Operations
4 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Line Management
5 2 (14.29%) Patch Management
5 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 2 (14.29%) SIEM
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 2 (14.29%) Target Operating Model
6 1 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (14.29%) CCNA
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (7.14%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (7.14%) CLAS
3 1 (7.14%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) ISO 22301
2 1 (7.14%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.14%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) iptables
1 1 (7.14%) Postfix
1 1 (7.14%) Samba
1 1 (7.14%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft