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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Consultant
Rank 530 517 487
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -30
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 22 31 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.046% 0.067% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.073% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 17
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£500 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £389 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £555 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £463 £460
% change year-on-year
-8.10% +0.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £47.50
Information Security Consultant
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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 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
44070 42663 38287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.40% 92.51% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 27462 25710 22381
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 £563 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1715 1832 2129
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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
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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 -6 13 £525 +7.69% 2
South East -30 5 £350 -30.00% 3
East Midlands +4 1 - -
South West - 1 £650 -
North West - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £325 -
West Midlands - - - -
Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Information Security Consultant
UK

Information Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 84 (100.00%) Information Security
2 39 (46.43%) CISSP
3 32 (38.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 27 (32.14%) Finance
5 26 (30.95%) Risk Management
5 26 (30.95%) CISM
6 13 (15.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (15.48%) PCI DSS
7 12 (14.29%) Banking
7 12 (14.29%) CISA
8 11 (13.10%) Risk Assessment
8 11 (13.10%) Risk Analysis
9 9 (10.71%) Security Architecture
9 9 (10.71%) Degree
9 9 (10.71%) Vulnerability Management
10 8 (9.52%) Telecoms
11 7 (8.33%) Management Information System
11 7 (8.33%) COBIT
11 7 (8.33%) Investment Banking
11 7 (8.33%) FMCG
12 6 (7.14%) Security Cleared
12 6 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
12 6 (7.14%) CESG
12 6 (7.14%) Firewall
12 6 (7.14%) Project Management
13 5 (5.95%) Microsoft
13 5 (5.95%) IIS
13 5 (5.95%) MS Excel
13 5 (5.95%) Security Management
13 5 (5.95%) SC Cleared

Information Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 5 (5.95%) IIS
2 4 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.19%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (5.95%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) IaaS
1 1 (1.19%) SaaS
1 1 (1.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.14%) Firewall
2 2 (2.38%) Network Security
2 2 (2.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.19%) LDAP
3 1 (1.19%) WAN
3 1 (1.19%) VPN
3 1 (1.19%) DNS
3 1 (1.19%) DHCP
3 1 (1.19%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.19%) SQL Server
General
1 27 (32.14%) Finance
2 12 (14.29%) Banking
3 8 (9.52%) Telecoms
4 7 (8.33%) Investment Banking
5 4 (4.76%) Retail
6 3 (3.57%) Legal
6 3 (3.57%) German Language
7 2 (2.38%) Publishing
7 2 (2.38%) Law
7 2 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.19%) .NET
1 1 (1.19%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 7 (8.33%) FMCG
2 6 (7.14%) CESG
3 5 (5.95%) RMADS
4 4 (4.76%) Cryptography
4 4 (4.76%) PKI
5 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.57%) CESG CLAS
5 3 (3.57%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.38%) Smart Meter
6 2 (2.38%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.38%) SCADA
7 1 (1.19%) E-Learning
7 1 (1.19%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.19%) Human Factors
7 1 (1.19%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.57%) Windows
1 3 (3.57%) Linux
2 1 (1.19%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (100.00%) Information Security
2 26 (30.95%) Risk Management
3 13 (15.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (13.10%) Risk Assessment
4 11 (13.10%) Risk Analysis
5 9 (10.71%) Security Architecture
5 9 (10.71%) Vulnerability Management
6 6 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (7.14%) Project Management
7 5 (5.95%) Security Management
7 5 (5.95%) Information Assurance
8 4 (4.76%) Change Control
8 4 (4.76%) Data Protection
8 4 (4.76%) ISMS
8 4 (4.76%) Service Management
8 4 (4.76%) Cyber Security
9 3 (3.57%) Test Strategy
9 3 (3.57%) Mentoring
9 3 (3.57%) Coaching
9 3 (3.57%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.38%) Java
1 2 (2.38%) Python
2 1 (1.19%) Perl
2 1 (1.19%) SQL
2 1 (1.19%) C
2 1 (1.19%) C++
2 1 (1.19%) Ruby
2 1 (1.19%) R
Qualifications
1 39 (46.43%) CISSP
2 26 (30.95%) CISM
3 12 (14.29%) CISA
4 9 (10.71%) Degree
5 6 (7.14%) Security Cleared
6 5 (5.95%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.57%) GIAC
7 3 (3.57%) GSEC
8 2 (2.38%) CRISC
8 2 (2.38%) CSSLP
8 2 (2.38%) CEH
8 2 (2.38%) SSCP
8 2 (2.38%) PMP
8 2 (2.38%) PMI Certification
8 2 (2.38%) GCED
9 1 (1.19%) GPEN
9 1 (1.19%) MCP
9 1 (1.19%) VCP4
9 1 (1.19%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (38.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (15.48%) PCI DSS
3 7 (8.33%) COBIT
4 3 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 2 (2.38%) ISO 9001
6 1 (1.19%) SLA
6 1 (1.19%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.76%) DatAdvantage
2 1 (1.19%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (5.95%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.76%) Cyber-Ark
2 4 (4.76%) Varonis
2 4 (4.76%) Rapid7
3 3 (3.57%) Splunk
3 3 (3.57%) ArcSight
4 2 (2.38%) Cisco
5 1 (1.19%) Juniper
5 1 (1.19%) Nokia
5 1 (1.19%) Citrix
5 1 (1.19%) Tripwire
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