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 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Consultant
Rank 528 533 517
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -16
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 47 30 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.094% 0.063% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.068% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 22 22
Average daily rate
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£488 £478 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.09% -4.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £425 £421
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £595 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £494 £500 £420
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +19.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
46002 44397 41390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.44% 92.72% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 29583 27602 24612
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £234 £240
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 1748 1803 1983
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.54 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 6 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 6 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
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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 +12 23 £494 +16.17% 8
South East -1 12 £475 -20.83% 4
North West -18 5 £415 -7.77%
West Midlands 0 4 £475 -20.83%
East of England 0 1 £500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £550 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 £600 -
Information Security Consultant
UK

Information Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 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 71 (98.61%) Information Security
2 28 (38.89%) CISSP
2 28 (38.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (26.39%) Data Protection
3 19 (26.39%) CISM
4 18 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 17 (23.61%) Finance
6 16 (22.22%) PCI DSS
7 11 (15.28%) Retail
8 10 (13.89%) Data Protection Act
8 10 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (13.89%) ITIL
9 9 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
10 8 (11.11%) Security Management
10 8 (11.11%) CISA
10 8 (11.11%) COBIT
10 8 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
10 8 (11.11%) Security Architecture
11 6 (8.33%) Security Cleared
11 6 (8.33%) Banking
11 6 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
11 6 (8.33%) Investment Banking
11 6 (8.33%) Firewall
11 6 (8.33%) Information Security Management
12 5 (6.94%) Law
12 5 (6.94%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (6.94%) CCNP
12 5 (6.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 5 (6.94%) SC Cleared
12 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills

Information Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 (2.78%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.39%) IIS
2 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) MS Office
1 3 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.78%) SaaS
1 2 (2.78%) Office 365
2 1 (1.39%) IaaS
2 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.33%) Firewall
2 2 (2.78%) VLAN
2 2 (2.78%) DNS
3 1 (1.39%) SAN
3 1 (1.39%) LDAP
3 1 (1.39%) WAN
3 1 (1.39%) DHCP
3 1 (1.39%) Network Security
3 1 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
General
1 17 (23.61%) Finance
2 11 (15.28%) Retail
3 6 (8.33%) Investment Banking
3 6 (8.33%) Banking
4 5 (6.94%) Law
5 3 (4.17%) Legal
6 2 (2.78%) Military
6 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.89%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.94%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.17%) PKI
5 2 (2.78%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.78%) RMADS
5 2 (2.78%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.39%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.39%) CESG
6 1 (1.39%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.39%) SCADA
6 1 (1.39%) Human Factors
6 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (1.39%) AIX
2 1 (1.39%) Linux
2 1 (1.39%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (98.61%) Information Security
2 19 (26.39%) Data Protection
3 18 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 10 (13.89%) ITIL
4 10 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
6 8 (11.11%) Security Management
6 8 (11.11%) Security Architecture
6 8 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
7 6 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (8.33%) Information Security Management
8 4 (5.56%) SIEM
9 3 (4.17%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (4.17%) Data Security
9 3 (4.17%) Cyber Security
10 2 (2.78%) PRINCE2
10 2 (2.78%) Business Continuity
10 2 (2.78%) TOGAF
10 2 (2.78%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (38.89%) CISSP
2 19 (26.39%) CISM
3 8 (11.11%) CISA
4 6 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 5 (6.94%) SC Cleared
5 5 (6.94%) CCNP
5 5 (6.94%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (4.17%) Degree
6 3 (4.17%) CRISC
7 2 (2.78%) CEH
8 1 (1.39%) CSSLP
8 1 (1.39%) GCED
8 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.39%) PCI QSA
8 1 (1.39%) GIAC
8 1 (1.39%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (38.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (22.22%) PCI DSS
3 8 (11.11%) COBIT
4 5 (6.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (2.78%) HIPAA
5 2 (2.78%) ISO 9001
6 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) DatAdvantage
2 2 (2.78%) Nessus
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (1.39%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.39%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (1.39%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 4 (5.56%) Microsoft
1 4 (5.56%) Rapid7
1 4 (5.56%) Cyber-Ark
1 4 (5.56%) Varonis
2 3 (4.17%) Cisco
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle
3 1 (1.39%) Citrix
3 1 (1.39%) Juniper
3 1 (1.39%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.39%) McAfee
3 1 (1.39%) VMware
3 1 (1.39%) Tripwire
3 1 (1.39%) Qualys
3 1 (1.39%) Imperva
Staines, Middlesex
Via Resource
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Acumin
Rate: From £380 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 20 days ago