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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Consultant
Rank 529 517 550
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +33
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 59 43 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.089% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.096% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 29 6
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£475 £425 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £395 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.15% +17.85%
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
48174 44665 47924
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.65% 92.87% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 30490 27603 27558
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1960 1930 2386
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +20 32 £450 +5.88% 11
South East -7 14 £475 +11.76%
North West -2 11 £375 -
East of England -27 2 £600 -
Yorkshire -4 1 - - 1
Midlands - - - -
South West - - - -
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Information Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 91 (100.00%) Information Security
2 45 (49.45%) CISSP
3 36 (39.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 35 (38.46%) Finance
5 25 (27.47%) Risk Management
6 24 (26.37%) CISM
7 15 (16.48%) Banking
8 14 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
8 14 (15.38%) CISA
8 14 (15.38%) Management Information System
9 13 (14.29%) Security Architecture
10 12 (13.19%) PCI DSS
10 12 (13.19%) Windows
11 11 (12.09%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (12.09%) Risk Analysis
12 10 (10.99%) Degree
13 8 (8.79%) COBIT
13 8 (8.79%) Investment Banking
13 8 (8.79%) Firewall
13 8 (8.79%) SharePoint
13 8 (8.79%) Security Cleared
13 8 (8.79%) Vulnerability Management
14 7 (7.69%) FMCG
14 7 (7.69%) Information Assurance
14 7 (7.69%) Microsoft
14 7 (7.69%) Security Management
14 7 (7.69%) Incident Management
14 7 (7.69%) Network Security
15 6 (6.59%) Penetration Testing
15 6 (6.59%) UNIX

Information Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 8 (8.79%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.30%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (6.59%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.20%) MS Office
3 1 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.79%) Firewall
2 7 (7.69%) Network Security
3 3 (3.30%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.20%) VPN
4 2 (2.20%) Internet
5 1 (1.10%) DNS
5 1 (1.10%) Intranet
5 1 (1.10%) Wireless
5 1 (1.10%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.10%) WAN
5 1 (1.10%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.30%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.10%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.10%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.10%) MySQL
General
1 35 (38.46%) Finance
2 15 (16.48%) Banking
3 8 (8.79%) Investment Banking
4 6 (6.59%) Legal
5 4 (4.40%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.30%) Local Government
6 3 (3.30%) German Language
7 2 (2.20%) Retail
7 2 (2.20%) Advertising
7 2 (2.20%) Publishing
8 1 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.10%) Web Services
1 1 (1.10%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 7 (7.69%) FMCG
3 5 (5.49%) RMADS
4 3 (3.30%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.30%) GIS
4 3 (3.30%) CESG
4 3 (3.30%) Open Source
4 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.20%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (2.20%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.10%) SCADA
6 1 (1.10%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.10%) Human Factors
6 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.10%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.10%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.10%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.10%) PKI
6 1 (1.10%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.19%) Windows
2 6 (6.59%) UNIX
3 3 (3.30%) Linux
4 1 (1.10%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.10%) Android
4 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (100.00%) Information Security
2 25 (27.47%) Risk Management
3 14 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
4 13 (14.29%) Security Architecture
5 11 (12.09%) Risk Analysis
5 11 (12.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (8.79%) Vulnerability Management
7 7 (7.69%) Security Management
7 7 (7.69%) Incident Management
7 7 (7.69%) Information Assurance
8 6 (6.59%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (5.49%) Project Management
9 5 (5.49%) Service Management
9 5 (5.49%) GAP Analysis
9 5 (5.49%) Cyber Security
10 4 (4.40%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (4.40%) ITIL
10 4 (4.40%) Security Testing
11 3 (3.30%) SIEM
11 3 (3.30%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.49%) C
2 3 (3.30%) SQL
3 2 (2.20%) Python
4 1 (1.10%) Ruby
4 1 (1.10%) R
4 1 (1.10%) Java
4 1 (1.10%) Perl
Qualifications
1 45 (49.45%) CISSP
2 24 (26.37%) CISM
3 14 (15.38%) CISA
4 10 (10.99%) Degree
5 8 (8.79%) Security Cleared
6 6 (6.59%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.30%) DV Cleared
7 3 (3.30%) CEH
7 3 (3.30%) GIAC
8 2 (2.20%) CCNA
8 2 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.10%) CCSA
9 1 (1.10%) GSEC
9 1 (1.10%) Security+ Certification
9 1 (1.10%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.10%) CSSLP
9 1 (1.10%) CRISC
9 1 (1.10%) GCED
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (39.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (13.19%) PCI DSS
3 8 (8.79%) COBIT
4 5 (5.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (1.10%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (3.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.10%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (1.10%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 7 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.40%) McAfee
3 3 (3.30%) Sophos
3 3 (3.30%) Splunk
4 2 (2.20%) ArcSight
5 1 (1.10%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (1.10%) Varonis
5 1 (1.10%) HP
5 1 (1.10%) NetApp
5 1 (1.10%) Symantec
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle
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