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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Consultant
Rank 113 124 127
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 10 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.39% 0.076% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.081% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 5
Average daily rate £463 £350 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% -30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £425 £488
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.98 - -
Information Security Consultant
South East

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
2306 2473 2441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.75% 93.43% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1227 1226 1219
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 63 107
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £33.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security Consultant across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Information Security Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Information Security Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Consultant within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -6 7 £463 -
Bracknell - 1 £500 -
Slough - 1 - -
Information Security Consultant
South East

Information Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 13 (81.25%) Information Security
2 8 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (43.75%) CISSP
4 6 (37.50%) Service Delivery
5 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (18.75%) Finance
6 3 (18.75%) Windows
6 3 (18.75%) Information Assurance
6 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
7 2 (12.50%) COBIT
7 2 (12.50%) Identity Management
7 2 (12.50%) Information Security Management
7 2 (12.50%) Security Management
7 2 (12.50%) Legal
8 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
8 1 (6.25%) Law
8 1 (6.25%) Firewall
8 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
8 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
8 1 (6.25%) ISO 9001
8 1 (6.25%) CISM
8 1 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (6.25%) Wealth Management
8 1 (6.25%) Network Security
8 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
8 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
8 1 (6.25%) SIEM
8 1 (6.25%) Banking
8 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking

Information Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) Network Security
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Legal
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.25%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Information Security
2 6 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Information Assurance
5 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 2 (12.50%) Identity Management
5 2 (12.50%) Information Security Management
5 2 (12.50%) Security Management
6 1 (6.25%) Analytics
6 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
6 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity Management
6 1 (6.25%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
6 1 (6.25%) Security Operations
6 1 (6.25%) SIEM
6 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
6 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (6.25%) Wealth Management
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) CISSP
2 1 (6.25%) CISM
2 1 (6.25%) CISMP
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (12.50%) COBIT
3 1 (6.25%) ISO 9001
3 1 (6.25%) ISO22301