The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Security Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Consultant
Rank 536 538 518
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -20
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 59 32 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.065% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.070% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 22 25
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£475 £490 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.06% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £425 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £595 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £494 £450 £420
% change year-on-year
+9.72% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Information Security Consultant
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47663 45698 43174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.51% 92.58% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 30861 28215 25922
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1778 1844 1984
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.78 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Information Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Information Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in England

Information Security Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Information Security Consultant Daily Rate Trend in England

Information Security Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security Consultant across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Information Security Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in England

Information Security Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Information Security Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in England

Information Security Consultant
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
London +17 34 £475 +5.55% 6
South East +3 15 £463 -22.91%
North West -29 5 - -
West Midlands +1 2 £481 -19.79% 1
East of England -1 1 £500 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £550 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £515 -
Information Security Consultant
UK

Information Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 82 (98.80%) Information Security
2 34 (40.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 33 (39.76%) CISSP
4 25 (30.12%) Data Protection
5 22 (26.51%) CISM
6 21 (25.30%) Risk Management
6 21 (25.30%) Finance
7 20 (24.10%) PCI DSS
8 17 (20.48%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (18.07%) Security Architecture
10 14 (16.87%) ITIL
11 13 (15.66%) Risk Assessment
11 13 (15.66%) COBIT
12 12 (14.46%) Retail
13 11 (13.25%) Risk Analysis
13 11 (13.25%) CISA
14 10 (12.05%) Security Management
14 10 (12.05%) Data Protection Act
15 8 (9.64%) Information Security Management
16 7 (8.43%) Penetration Testing
16 7 (8.43%) Investment Banking
16 7 (8.43%) Banking
17 6 (7.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 6 (7.23%) Firewall
18 5 (6.02%) Data Security
18 5 (6.02%) Management Information System
18 5 (6.02%) Law
18 5 (6.02%) Cisco Certification
18 5 (6.02%) CCNP
18 5 (6.02%) CRISC

Information Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 2 (2.41%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.20%) IIS
2 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.61%) MS Office
1 3 (3.61%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) SaaS
2 2 (2.41%) Office 365
2 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.20%) IaaS
3 1 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.23%) Firewall
2 3 (3.61%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (2.41%) VLAN
3 2 (2.41%) DNS
4 1 (1.20%) SAN
4 1 (1.20%) LDAP
4 1 (1.20%) WAN
4 1 (1.20%) DHCP
4 1 (1.20%) Network Security
4 1 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
General
1 21 (25.30%) Finance
2 12 (14.46%) Retail
3 7 (8.43%) Investment Banking
3 7 (8.43%) Banking
4 5 (6.02%) Law
5 4 (4.82%) Legal
6 2 (2.41%) Military
7 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.05%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (6.02%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.02%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.41%) PKI
4 2 (2.41%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.20%) CESG
5 1 (1.20%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.20%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.20%) Human Factors
5 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.20%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.61%) Windows
2 1 (1.20%) AIX
2 1 (1.20%) Linux
2 1 (1.20%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (98.80%) Information Security
2 25 (30.12%) Data Protection
3 21 (25.30%) Risk Management
4 17 (20.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (18.07%) Security Architecture
6 14 (16.87%) ITIL
7 13 (15.66%) Risk Assessment
8 11 (13.25%) Risk Analysis
9 10 (12.05%) Security Management
10 8 (9.64%) Information Security Management
11 7 (8.43%) Penetration Testing
12 6 (7.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 5 (6.02%) Data Security
13 5 (6.02%) Cyber Security
14 4 (4.82%) PRINCE2
14 4 (4.82%) SIEM
15 3 (3.61%) Incident Management
15 3 (3.61%) Business Continuity
15 3 (3.61%) TOGAF
15 3 (3.61%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.82%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (39.76%) CISSP
2 22 (26.51%) CISM
3 11 (13.25%) CISA
4 5 (6.02%) CCNP
4 5 (6.02%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (6.02%) CRISC
5 4 (4.82%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.61%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.61%) CEH
7 2 (2.41%) Degree
8 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.20%) PCI QSA
8 1 (1.20%) GCED
8 1 (1.20%) CSSLP
8 1 (1.20%) GIAC
8 1 (1.20%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (40.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (24.10%) PCI DSS
3 13 (15.66%) COBIT
4 4 (4.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (2.41%) HIPAA
6 1 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.61%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.20%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) Nessus
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (1.20%) DatAdvantage
2 1 (1.20%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.20%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (1.20%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 4 (4.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.61%) Cisco
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle
3 1 (1.20%) SAP
3 1 (1.20%) Citrix
3 1 (1.20%) Juniper
3 1 (1.20%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.20%) McAfee
3 1 (1.20%) VMware
3 1 (1.20%) Tripwire
3 1 (1.20%) Qualys
3 1 (1.20%) Imperva
3 1 (1.20%) Rapid7
3 1 (1.20%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (1.20%) Varonis
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 25 days ago