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 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Consultant
Rank 191 195 199
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 7 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.12% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.13% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 1
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.45% +3.75%
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
5151 6211 5579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.88% 93.41% 93.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3979 4515 4147
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 111 147
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £36.25 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 29 December 2014.

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 29 December 2014, 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 14 (66.67%) CISSP
3 13 (61.90%) Finance
4 10 (47.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (42.86%) CISM
6 7 (33.33%) COBIT
6 7 (33.33%) Risk Management
6 7 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (23.81%) Banking
7 5 (23.81%) Investment Banking
7 5 (23.81%) CISA
8 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
8 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
8 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
8 4 (19.05%) Risk Analysis
9 3 (14.29%) Change Control
9 3 (14.29%) ITIL
9 3 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
9 3 (14.29%) CEH
10 2 (9.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 2 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (9.52%) GIAC
10 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
10 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS
10 2 (9.52%) Information Assurance
10 2 (9.52%) Firewall
10 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
10 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (9.52%) Service Management
10 2 (9.52%) ETL

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

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 PowerPoint
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Internet
1 2 (9.52%) Firewall
1 2 (9.52%) Network Security
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) Intranet
General
1 13 (61.90%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Banking
2 5 (23.81%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
3 1 (4.76%) Publishing
3 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
1 2 (9.52%) FMCG
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) PKI
2 1 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
1 1 (4.76%) Android
1 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Information Security
2 7 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 7 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 4 (19.05%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL
4 3 (14.29%) Change Control
5 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
5 2 (9.52%) Information Assurance
5 2 (9.52%) ETL
5 2 (9.52%) Service Management
5 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
5 2 (9.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.76%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (4.76%) ISMS
6 1 (4.76%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 14 (66.67%) CISSP
2 9 (42.86%) CISM
3 5 (23.81%) CISA
4 3 (14.29%) CEH
5 2 (9.52%) GIAC
6 1 (4.76%) GSEC
6 1 (4.76%) Security+ Certification
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (4.76%) SSCP
6 1 (4.76%) MCP
6 1 (4.76%) CCNA
6 1 (4.76%) Degree
6 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
6 1 (4.76%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (47.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (33.33%) COBIT
3 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS
4 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft