Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 169 176 179
Rank change year-on-year +7 +3 -20
Contract jobs citing Security Management 11 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.31% 0.097%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.37% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 4
West Midlands median daily rate £500 £438 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - +27.55%
10th Percentile £375 £250 £301
90th Percentile £600 £521 £456
England median daily rate £490 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +3.16% +8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £110.00 £36.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year +201.37% -30.48% +38.16%

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 3,910 4,330 4,205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.40% 82.85% 81.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,473 2,678 2,348
West Midlands median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £250 £256 £250
90th Percentile £555 £542 £550
England median daily rate £455 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +4.00% +2.94% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 139 130
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.64% +10.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.62 £10.73
90th Percentile £48.75 £42.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.56 £25.00 £23.42
% change year-on-year -1.76% +6.75% +14.24%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 -13 6 £500 - 3
Warwickshire 0 2 £475 -15.56% 2
Coventry - 1 £388 - 1
Security Management
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 11 (100.00%) Information Security
2 8 (72.73%) Management Information System
3 7 (63.64%) Information Security Management
3 7 (63.64%) ISMS
4 6 (54.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (36.36%) Incident Management
6 4 (36.36%) ITIL
6 4 (36.36%) Windows
7 3 (27.27%) Linux
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
7 3 (27.27%) CCIE
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (27.27%) CISSP
7 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (27.27%) Firewall
7 3 (27.27%) Network Security
7 3 (27.27%) SIEM
7 3 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (27.27%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 2 (18.18%) Lancope
8 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
8 2 (18.18%) Line Management
8 2 (18.18%) ArcSight
8 2 (18.18%) Matrix Management
8 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
8 2 (18.18%) Degree
8 2 (18.18%) SCADA
8 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure

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 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
1 3 (27.27%) Network Security
2 2 (18.18%) LAN
2 2 (18.18%) SSL
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (9.09%) Skype
3 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Administrator
1 2 (18.18%) Architect
1 2 (18.18%) Consultant
1 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Information Security Consultant
1 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
1 2 (18.18%) Security Administrator
1 2 (18.18%) Security Consultant
1 2 (18.18%) Security Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Information Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Information Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Information Security Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Security Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Security Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Security Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Security Solutions Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Management Information System
2 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (18.18%) Cyberattack
3 2 (18.18%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Unix
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Information Security
2 7 (63.64%) Information Security Management
2 7 (63.64%) ISMS
3 4 (36.36%) Incident Management
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (27.27%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 3 (27.27%) SIEM
5 2 (18.18%) Break/Fix
5 2 (18.18%) Forensic Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Line Management
5 2 (18.18%) Malware Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Matrix Management
5 2 (18.18%) Network Security Management
5 2 (18.18%) Network Virtualisation
5 2 (18.18%) Open Source
5 2 (18.18%) Security Architecture
5 2 (18.18%) Security Operations
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) CCIE
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (27.27%) CISSP
2 2 (18.18%) CCIE Security
2 2 (18.18%) CCNA
2 2 (18.18%) CCNP
2 2 (18.18%) CEH
2 2 (18.18%) CISM
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) GCIA
2 2 (18.18%) GIAC
2 2 (18.18%) GSEC
3 1 (9.09%) CISMP
3 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (18.18%) SLA
3 1 (9.09%) GDPR
3 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Snort
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) ArcSight
1 2 (18.18%) Blue Coat
1 2 (18.18%) HP
1 2 (18.18%) Lancope
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
1 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
1 2 (18.18%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft