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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Consultant
Rank 150 180 204
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +24
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 3 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.095% 0.16% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.100% 0.16% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 1
Average daily rate £475 £500 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -16.66%
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
London

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
3005 4884 5656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.52% 95.00% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2360 3750 4065
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 81 91
Average hourly rate £19.99 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.06% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £27.37 £30.95
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 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
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 11 February 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) Information Security
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Banking
3 4 (50.00%) CISSP
3 4 (50.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (37.50%) Cyber-Ark
4 3 (37.50%) CISM
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) Unix
5 2 (25.00%) Firewall
5 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (25.00%) CISA
5 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (25.00%) CRISC
6 1 (12.50%) Big Data
6 1 (12.50%) Data Analytics
6 1 (12.50%) Analytics
6 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (12.50%) IT Governance
6 1 (12.50%) Malware Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (12.50%) SANS
6 1 (12.50%) EnCase
6 1 (12.50%) Case Management
6 1 (12.50%) Service Management
6 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
6 1 (12.50%) COBIT
6 1 (12.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (12.50%) Network Security
6 1 (12.50%) Data Protection

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Big Data
1 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 4 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Case Management
3 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 1 (12.50%) E-Discovery
3 1 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security Management
3 1 (12.50%) IT Governance
3 1 (12.50%) Malware Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Security Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CISSP
2 3 (37.50%) CISM
3 2 (25.00%) CISA
3 2 (25.00%) CRISC
4 1 (12.50%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (12.50%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) EnCase
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Cyber-Ark
2 1 (12.50%) Cognos
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) SAP