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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Consultant
Rank 523 526 553
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +27
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 55 43 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.089% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.096% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 28 6
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £393 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
47557 44759 49184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.01% 92.80% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29593 27372 28112
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1907 1958 2441
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +14 28 £425 -6.84% 7
North West +1 10 £375 -4.76% 1
South East +11 9 £491 +24.52% 1
West Midlands - 3 £600 - 1
Yorkshire 0 1 - - 1
South West -44 1 £500 - 1
East Midlands - - - - 1
Midlands - - - -
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Information Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 81 (100.00%) Information Security
2 36 (44.44%) CISSP
3 34 (41.98%) Finance
4 32 (39.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 24 (29.63%) Risk Management
6 21 (25.93%) CISM
7 15 (18.52%) Banking
8 14 (17.28%) Risk Assessment
9 13 (16.05%) Management Information System
10 11 (13.58%) Windows
11 10 (12.35%) CISA
11 10 (12.35%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (12.35%) Security Architecture
12 9 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
13 8 (9.88%) Security Cleared
13 8 (9.88%) Degree
13 8 (9.88%) Security Management
13 8 (9.88%) Investment Banking
13 8 (9.88%) PCI DSS
14 7 (8.64%) SC Cleared
14 7 (8.64%) COBIT
14 7 (8.64%) Incident Management
14 7 (8.64%) FMCG
14 7 (8.64%) UNIX
14 7 (8.64%) SharePoint
15 6 (7.41%) Microsoft
15 6 (7.41%) Legal
15 6 (7.41%) Firewall
15 6 (7.41%) Information Assurance
15 6 (7.41%) Penetration Testing

Information Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 7 (8.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (6.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.47%) MS Office
3 1 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.41%) Firewall
1 6 (7.41%) Network Security
2 3 (3.70%) Internet
3 1 (1.23%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.23%) Wireless
3 1 (1.23%) WAN
3 1 (1.23%) HTTP
3 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.23%) VPN
3 1 (1.23%) DNS
3 1 (1.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.23%) MySQL
General
1 34 (41.98%) Finance
2 15 (18.52%) Banking
3 8 (9.88%) Investment Banking
4 6 (7.41%) Legal
5 3 (3.70%) Retail
5 3 (3.70%) Local Government
6 2 (2.47%) Advertising
6 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.23%) German Language
7 1 (1.23%) Publishing
7 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.23%) .NET
1 1 (1.23%) Web Services
1 1 (1.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.05%) Management Information System
2 7 (8.64%) FMCG
3 4 (4.94%) GIS
3 4 (4.94%) RMADS
4 3 (3.70%) Open Source
4 3 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.70%) CESG
4 3 (3.70%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.47%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (2.47%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.23%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (1.23%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.23%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.23%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.23%) SCADA
6 1 (1.23%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.23%) Human Factors
6 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.23%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.58%) Windows
2 7 (8.64%) UNIX
3 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.23%) Android
3 1 (1.23%) Linux
3 1 (1.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (100.00%) Information Security
2 24 (29.63%) Risk Management
3 14 (17.28%) Risk Assessment
4 10 (12.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (12.35%) Security Architecture
5 9 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
6 8 (9.88%) Security Management
7 7 (8.64%) Incident Management
8 6 (7.41%) Information Assurance
8 6 (7.41%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (7.41%) Vulnerability Management
9 5 (6.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (6.17%) GAP Analysis
10 4 (4.94%) ITIL
10 4 (4.94%) Security Testing
10 4 (4.94%) Cyber Security
11 3 (3.70%) ISMS
11 3 (3.70%) Information Security Management
11 3 (3.70%) Project Management
12 2 (2.47%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.17%) C
2 2 (2.47%) SQL
3 1 (1.23%) R
3 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.23%) Perl
3 1 (1.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 36 (44.44%) CISSP
2 21 (25.93%) CISM
3 10 (12.35%) CISA
4 8 (9.88%) Security Cleared
4 8 (9.88%) Degree
5 7 (8.64%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.70%) CEH
7 2 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.47%) CCNA
7 2 (2.47%) GIAC
7 2 (2.47%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.23%) Security+ Certification
8 1 (1.23%) CCSA
8 1 (1.23%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (39.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (9.88%) PCI DSS
3 7 (8.64%) COBIT
4 4 (4.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.23%) JSP 440
5 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) DatAdvantage
1 1 (1.23%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 6 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.17%) McAfee
3 3 (3.70%) Sophos
4 1 (1.23%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (1.23%) Varonis
4 1 (1.23%) Splunk
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle
4 1 (1.23%) HP
4 1 (1.23%) NetApp
4 1 (1.23%) Symantec
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