The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Information Security Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Consultant
Rank 543 573 566
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 92 56 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.11% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.11% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 43 28
Median daily rate £500 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £405 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £527 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £495 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
-1.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
47720 50270 48279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.77% 94.86% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 31454 32537 29750
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1465 1888 1945
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.12 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +2.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Information Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Information Security Consultant in the job title.

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 25 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -15 31 £550 +18.91% 8
South East +20 25 £475 - 3
East of England +24 10 £438 -12.50% 2
Yorkshire +11 8 £475 +5.55%
North West +11 6 £600 +23.07% 1
South West - 6 £500 - 1
West Midlands -29 5 £500 +2.56%
Midlands - 3 - -
Information Security Consultant
UK

Information Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, Information Security Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Information Security Consultant in the job title.

1 154 (97.47%) Information Security
2 74 (46.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 66 (41.77%) CISSP
4 50 (31.65%) Finance
5 46 (29.11%) CISM
6 33 (20.89%) Risk Management
6 33 (20.89%) Cybersecurity
7 32 (20.25%) PCI DSS
8 31 (19.62%) Penetration Testing
9 26 (16.46%) Vulnerability Management
10 23 (14.56%) Security Cleared
10 23 (14.56%) Stakeholder Management
11 22 (13.92%) CISA
11 22 (13.92%) SC Cleared
12 20 (12.66%) COBIT
13 19 (12.03%) Management Information System
14 18 (11.39%) Firewall
14 18 (11.39%) Security Management
15 17 (10.76%) Security Architecture
15 17 (10.76%) Cisco
16 16 (10.13%) Banking
16 16 (10.13%) Data Protection
17 15 (9.49%) SIEM
17 15 (9.49%) Information Security Management
17 15 (9.49%) Project Management
18 13 (8.23%) Cisco Certification
18 13 (8.23%) Information Assurance
19 12 (7.59%) CheckPoint
19 12 (7.59%) IT Audit
20 11 (6.96%) ISMS

Information Security Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.27%) Apache
1 2 (1.27%) Apache Pig
2 1 (0.63%) nginx
2 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (3.16%) MS Excel
1 5 (3.16%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) assyst
1 1 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.39%) Firewall
2 11 (6.96%) Network Security
3 9 (5.70%) TCP/IP
4 8 (5.06%) LAN
4 8 (5.06%) WAN
5 7 (4.43%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (4.43%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (4.43%) Spanning Tree
6 6 (3.80%) BGP
6 6 (3.80%) OSPF
6 6 (3.80%) tcpdump
6 6 (3.80%) Wireshark
7 4 (2.53%) Internet
7 4 (2.53%) VPN
8 3 (1.90%) DNS
8 3 (1.90%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.27%) HTTP
9 2 (1.27%) SSL
10 1 (0.63%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.63%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.27%) Big Data
1 2 (1.27%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.63%) GIS
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.63%) CircleCI
1 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.63%) Travis CI
General
1 50 (31.65%) Finance
2 16 (10.13%) Banking
3 5 (3.16%) Legal
3 5 (3.16%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.27%) Law
4 2 (1.27%) Retail
5 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.27%) .NET
2 1 (0.63%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.63%) SAML
2 1 (0.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.03%) Management Information System
2 8 (5.06%) PKI
3 6 (3.80%) CESG
4 5 (3.16%) Cryptography
5 4 (2.53%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.90%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.90%) Security Operations Centre
6 3 (1.90%) Smart Energy
7 2 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.27%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (1.27%) FMCG
7 2 (1.27%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.63%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (0.63%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.63%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.63%) Fintech
8 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.63%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.06%) Windows
2 3 (1.90%) Linux
2 3 (1.90%) Unix
3 1 (0.63%) Android
3 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (97.47%) Information Security
2 33 (20.89%) Cybersecurity
2 33 (20.89%) Risk Management
3 31 (19.62%) Penetration Testing
4 26 (16.46%) Vulnerability Management
5 23 (14.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (11.39%) Security Management
7 17 (10.76%) Security Architecture
8 16 (10.13%) Data Protection
9 15 (9.49%) Information Security Management
9 15 (9.49%) Project Management
9 15 (9.49%) SIEM
10 13 (8.23%) Information Assurance
11 12 (7.59%) IT Audit
12 11 (6.96%) ISMS
12 11 (6.96%) OWASP
12 11 (6.96%) SDLC
12 11 (6.96%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 10 (6.33%) Security Testing
14 8 (5.06%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.53%) Java
2 2 (1.27%) C
2 2 (1.27%) PHP
2 2 (1.27%) Python
2 2 (1.27%) SQL
3 1 (0.63%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.63%) Perl
3 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.63%) Ruby
3 1 (0.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 66 (41.77%) CISSP
2 46 (29.11%) CISM
3 23 (14.56%) Security Cleared
4 22 (13.92%) CISA
4 22 (13.92%) SC Cleared
5 13 (8.23%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (6.33%) Degree
7 9 (5.70%) CCNP
7 9 (5.70%) CompTIA Security+
7 9 (5.70%) Security+ Certification
8 8 (5.06%) CLAS
9 5 (3.16%) CCSP
9 5 (3.16%) CESG Certified Professional
10 3 (1.90%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 2 (1.27%) CISMP
11 2 (1.27%) CRISC
11 2 (1.27%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.63%) CCDP
12 1 (0.63%) HNC
12 1 (0.63%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (46.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (20.25%) PCI DSS
3 20 (12.66%) COBIT
4 9 (5.70%) RMADS
5 6 (3.80%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 6 (3.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.27%) ISAE 3402
6 2 (1.27%) JSP 440
6 2 (1.27%) QA
6 2 (1.27%) SSAE 16
7 1 (0.63%) BS7799
7 1 (0.63%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 7 (4.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (5.06%) Nessus
2 2 (1.27%) QRadar
3 1 (0.63%) Nexpose
3 1 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 17 (10.76%) Cisco
2 12 (7.59%) CheckPoint
3 10 (6.33%) ArcSight
4 9 (5.70%) LogRhythm
4 9 (5.70%) Splunk
5 8 (5.06%) F5
5 8 (5.06%) Juniper
6 7 (4.43%) LogLogic
7 6 (3.80%) Fortinet
8 4 (2.53%) Tripwire
9 3 (1.90%) Qualys
9 3 (1.90%) Symantec
10 2 (1.27%) Intel Security
10 2 (1.27%) ION Trading
10 2 (1.27%) Microsoft
10 2 (1.27%) Oracle
11 1 (0.63%) Blue Coat
11 1 (0.63%) HP
11 1 (0.63%) Intel
11 1 (0.63%) Sourcefire
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