The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Security Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Consultant
Rank 188 206 191
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -15
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 8 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.034% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.036% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
Average daily rate
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£500 £600 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +60.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £415 £315
% change year-on-year
-4.21% +31.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £47.50
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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 City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4733 5540 5243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.22% 93.68% 93.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3632 4003 3913
Average daily rate £450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £280 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 92 132
Average hourly rate £17.87 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.67% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £12.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.92 £30.83 £51.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Information Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Information Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Information Security Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Information Security Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Information Security Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security Consultant across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Information Security Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Information Security Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Information Security Consultant across the City of London region.

Information Security Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Information Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 21 (100.00%) Information Security
2 13 (61.90%) CISSP
3 12 (57.14%) Finance
4 10 (47.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (42.86%) CISM
6 8 (38.10%) Risk Management
7 6 (28.57%) COBIT
8 5 (23.81%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (19.05%) Banking
9 4 (19.05%) Investment Banking
9 4 (19.05%) Risk Analysis
9 4 (19.05%) CISA
9 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
9 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
9 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
10 3 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
10 3 (14.29%) CEH
10 3 (14.29%) Information Assurance
11 2 (9.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 2 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
11 2 (9.52%) Network Security
11 2 (9.52%) GIAC
11 2 (9.52%) Firewall
11 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
11 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (9.52%) Service Management
11 2 (9.52%) ITIL
11 2 (9.52%) Internet
11 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
11 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills

Information Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Network Security
1 2 (9.52%) Firewall
1 2 (9.52%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) Intranet
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
General
1 12 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Banking
2 4 (19.05%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
3 1 (4.76%) Publishing
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.52%) FMCG
2 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (4.76%) SCADA
2 1 (4.76%) PKI
2 1 (4.76%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Android
1 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Information Security
2 8 (38.10%) Risk Management
3 5 (23.81%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (19.05%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Information Assurance
6 2 (9.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (9.52%) Service Management
6 2 (9.52%) ITIL
6 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
6 2 (9.52%) Cyber Security
6 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
6 2 (9.52%) Change Control
7 1 (4.76%) Line Management
7 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.76%) ERP
7 1 (4.76%) ETL
7 1 (4.76%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) CISSP
2 9 (42.86%) CISM
3 4 (19.05%) CISA
4 3 (14.29%) CEH
5 2 (9.52%) GIAC
5 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
5 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
6 1 (4.76%) GPEN
6 1 (4.76%) SSCP
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (4.76%) MCP
6 1 (4.76%) CCNA
6 1 (4.76%) Security+ Certification
6 1 (4.76%) GSEC
6 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (47.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (28.57%) COBIT
3 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS
4 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 17799
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft