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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Consultant
Rank 527 518 502
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -16
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 30 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.066% 0.047% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.051% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 8 13
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£500 £463 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £411 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £583 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £415 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.21% +27.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
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 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
42131 41322 38316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.43% 92.67% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 26842 25081 22205
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1651 1833 2326
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -6.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.09 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +30 22 £500 -9.09% 1
South East -18 5 £350 -17.64% 1
South West - 1 £650 - 1
North West - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £325 - 1
West Midlands - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 2
Midlands - - - -
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Information Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 93 (100.00%) Information Security
2 46 (49.46%) CISSP
3 38 (40.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 32 (34.41%) Finance
5 28 (30.11%) CISM
6 27 (29.03%) Risk Management
7 15 (16.13%) CISA
8 14 (15.05%) PCI DSS
8 14 (15.05%) Risk Assessment
9 13 (13.98%) Banking
10 12 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (11.83%) Security Architecture
12 10 (10.75%) Degree
12 10 (10.75%) Risk Analysis
13 9 (9.68%) Management Information System
14 8 (8.60%) Telecoms
14 8 (8.60%) Firewall
14 8 (8.60%) COBIT
14 8 (8.60%) Vulnerability Management
15 7 (7.53%) Investment Banking
15 7 (7.53%) FMCG
16 6 (6.45%) Security Cleared
16 6 (6.45%) Information Assurance
16 6 (6.45%) Penetration Testing
16 6 (6.45%) GAP Analysis
16 6 (6.45%) Service Management
16 6 (6.45%) Project Management
16 6 (6.45%) Windows
16 6 (6.45%) Microsoft
16 6 (6.45%) MS Excel

Information Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (5.38%) SharePoint
1 5 (5.38%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.08%) MS Office
2 1 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.60%) Firewall
2 5 (5.38%) Network Security
3 3 (3.23%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.15%) Internet
5 1 (1.08%) Intranet
5 1 (1.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.08%) MySQL
2 1 (1.08%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.08%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
General
1 32 (34.41%) Finance
2 13 (13.98%) Banking
3 8 (8.60%) Telecoms
4 7 (7.53%) Investment Banking
5 4 (4.30%) Legal
6 3 (3.23%) Publishing
6 3 (3.23%) Retail
6 3 (3.23%) German Language
7 2 (2.15%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.08%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.08%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.15%) Middleware
2 1 (1.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.68%) Management Information System
2 7 (7.53%) FMCG
3 5 (5.38%) PKI
3 5 (5.38%) CESG
4 4 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.30%) RMADS
4 4 (4.30%) Cryptography
4 4 (4.30%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (3.23%) Smart Meter
6 2 (2.15%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (2.15%) SCADA
7 1 (1.08%) GIS
7 1 (1.08%) E-Learning
7 1 (1.08%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.08%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.08%) Machine to Machine
7 1 (1.08%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.45%) Windows
2 4 (4.30%) Linux
3 3 (3.23%) UNIX
4 1 (1.08%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (100.00%) Information Security
2 27 (29.03%) Risk Management
3 14 (15.05%) Risk Assessment
4 12 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (11.83%) Security Architecture
6 10 (10.75%) Risk Analysis
7 8 (8.60%) Vulnerability Management
8 6 (6.45%) Information Assurance
8 6 (6.45%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (6.45%) GAP Analysis
8 6 (6.45%) Service Management
8 6 (6.45%) Project Management
9 5 (5.38%) Security Management
9 5 (5.38%) Data Protection
9 5 (5.38%) Incident Management
9 5 (5.38%) Change Control
10 4 (4.30%) Cyber Security
10 4 (4.30%) Mentoring
10 4 (4.30%) ISMS
10 4 (4.30%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.15%) Java
1 2 (2.15%) Python
2 1 (1.08%) Perl
2 1 (1.08%) SQL
2 1 (1.08%) C
2 1 (1.08%) C++
2 1 (1.08%) Ruby
2 1 (1.08%) R
Qualifications
1 46 (49.46%) CISSP
2 28 (30.11%) CISM
3 15 (16.13%) CISA
4 10 (10.75%) Degree
5 6 (6.45%) Security Cleared
6 5 (5.38%) SC Cleared
7 4 (4.30%) CEH
8 3 (3.23%) GIAC
8 3 (3.23%) GSEC
9 2 (2.15%) CSSLP
9 2 (2.15%) CRISC
9 2 (2.15%) GCED
9 2 (2.15%) SSCP
9 2 (2.15%) CCNA
9 2 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (2.15%) PMP
9 2 (2.15%) PMI Certification
10 1 (1.08%) MCP
10 1 (1.08%) CCSA
10 1 (1.08%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (40.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (15.05%) PCI DSS
3 8 (8.60%) COBIT
4 3 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 2 (2.15%) ISO 9001
6 1 (1.08%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.23%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 6 (6.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.23%) Rapid7
2 3 (3.23%) Cyber-Ark
2 3 (3.23%) Varonis
2 3 (3.23%) Splunk
2 3 (3.23%) ArcSight
3 1 (1.08%) McAfee
3 1 (1.08%) Sophos
3 1 (1.08%) Nokia
3 1 (1.08%) Cisco
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle
3 1 (1.08%) Tripwire
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