The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Security Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Consultant
Rank 128 121 124
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.070% 0.14% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.16% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £488 £460
% change year-on-year
-12.82% +5.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2526 2500 2303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.54% 90.03% 91.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1351 1293 904
Average daily rate £388 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 93 151
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -39.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £11.50 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Information Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Security Consultant in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Information Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Information Security Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Information Security Consultant across the Berkshire region.

Information Security Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Information Security Consultant
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Information Security Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Information Security Consultant in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (25.00%) Nessus
3 1 (25.00%) Tripwire

Information Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Information Security Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Information Security Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Tripwire