Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 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.

Security Management
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 184 164 184
Rank change year-on-year -20 +20 -5
Contract jobs citing Security Management 11 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.39% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.46% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 8
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +8.57% -
10th Percentile £413 £371 £250
90th Percentile £438 £593 £521
England median daily rate £513 £486 £475
% change year-on-year +5.40% +2.37% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
West Midlands median hourly rate £26.75 £14.41 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +85.70% +6.70% -
10th Percentile £23.03 £13.21 £12.75
90th Percentile £29.08 £17.60 £14.25
England median hourly rate £24.91 £14.41 £36.00
% change year-on-year +72.93% -59.99% -31.51%

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 4,239 3,878 4,552
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 87.03% 83.69% 83.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,636 2,465 2,740
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £239 £247
90th Percentile £575 £547 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 144 147
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £24.99 £18.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.97% +31.94% -5.30%
10th Percentile £11.01 £11.37 £10.61
90th Percentile £45.00 £48.75 £40.12
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year - -2.08% +4.69%

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 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 21 January 2019. 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 +7 4 £425 -5.56%
Warwickshire +4 4 - - 1
Wolverhampton +2 1 - -
Walsall -7 1 - -
Security Management
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 (54.55%) Telecoms
2 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
2 4 (36.36%) Information Security Management
2 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
2 4 (36.36%) ISMS
2 4 (36.36%) SIEM
2 4 (36.36%) Information Security
3 3 (27.27%) Firewall
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) Network Security
3 3 (27.27%) Security Operations
4 2 (18.18%) Open Source
4 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (18.18%) VoIP
4 2 (18.18%) WAN
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco
4 2 (18.18%) Network Security Management
4 2 (18.18%) LAN
5 1 (9.09%) PBX
5 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
5 1 (9.09%) Information Management
5 1 (9.09%) Degree
5 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) IBM
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 1 (9.09%) Internet

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
1 3 (27.27%) Network Security
2 2 (18.18%) LAN
2 2 (18.18%) VoIP
2 2 (18.18%) WAN
2 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (9.09%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (9.09%) GSM
3 1 (9.09%) Internet
3 1 (9.09%) MPLS
3 1 (9.09%) PABX
3 1 (9.09%) PBX
3 1 (9.09%) SSL
3 1 (9.09%) VPN
General
1 6 (54.55%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Security Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) SOC Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Business Information Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Information Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Security Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) SIEM Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Information Security
1 4 (36.36%) Information Security Management
1 4 (36.36%) ISMS
1 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
1 4 (36.36%) SIEM
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Security Operations
3 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (18.18%) Network Security Management
3 2 (18.18%) Open Source
4 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 1 (9.09%) Change Control
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Governance
4 1 (9.09%) E-Discovery
4 1 (9.09%) Information Management
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) IBM BigFix
1 1 (9.09%) QRadar
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) Barracuda Networks
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) LogRhythm
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) NEC
2 1 (9.09%) Palo Alto
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat