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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Consultant
Rank 553 570 560
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -10
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 74 28 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.055% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.058% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 17 23
Average daily rate £475 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £421 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £495 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £60.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £60.00 -
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
48697 48044 46983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.04% 94.77% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 32114 29627 29164
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1383 1932 1948
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +7 26 £450 -18.18% 5
South East -5 19 £470 +10.58%
North West +4 12 £538 +29.51%
Yorkshire - 6 £525 -
East of England +6 4 £650 +8.33%
West Midlands -5 4 £458 +1.66%
South West +9 1 £450 -10.00% 1
East Midlands +5 1 £600 -
Midlands -5 1 - -
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Information Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 145 (88.41%) Information Security
2 91 (55.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 78 (47.56%) CISSP
4 47 (28.66%) Finance
5 43 (26.22%) Risk Management
6 42 (25.61%) PCI DSS
7 37 (22.56%) CISM
8 31 (18.90%) Information Assurance
9 27 (16.46%) Management Information System
10 25 (15.24%) Stakeholder Management
10 25 (15.24%) CISA
10 25 (15.24%) Security Cleared
11 23 (14.02%) Data Protection
12 22 (13.41%) Penetration Testing
13 20 (12.20%) Security Management
13 20 (12.20%) CLAS
14 17 (10.37%) SC Cleared
14 17 (10.37%) RMADS
15 16 (9.76%) Cybersecurity
15 16 (9.76%) CESG Certified Professional
15 16 (9.76%) Information Security Management
15 16 (9.76%) Firewall
16 15 (9.15%) Banking
16 15 (9.15%) Vulnerability Management
17 14 (8.54%) DV Cleared
18 13 (7.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
19 12 (7.32%) ITIL
19 12 (7.32%) Risk Assessment
20 11 (6.71%) Legal
20 11 (6.71%) Ethical Hacking

Information Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (4.27%) IIS
2 1 (0.61%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.61%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (2.44%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.61%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.76%) Firewall
2 7 (4.27%) Network Security
3 6 (3.66%) VPN
4 4 (2.44%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.83%) DNS
5 3 (1.83%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.22%) DHCP
6 2 (1.22%) Internet
6 2 (1.22%) LAN
6 2 (1.22%) WAN
6 2 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.22%) Wireless
7 1 (0.61%) BGP
7 1 (0.61%) DMZ
7 1 (0.61%) EIGRP
7 1 (0.61%) HTTP
7 1 (0.61%) OSPF
7 1 (0.61%) SAN
7 1 (0.61%) TACACS
7 1 (0.61%) Wireless Security
General
1 47 (28.66%) Finance
2 15 (9.15%) Banking
3 11 (6.71%) Legal
4 7 (4.27%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.44%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.44%) Retail
6 2 (1.22%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.61%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.61%) French Language
7 1 (0.61%) Law
7 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.61%) .NET
1 1 (0.61%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.46%) Management Information System
2 10 (6.10%) PKI
3 9 (5.49%) CESG
4 6 (3.66%) FMCG
5 4 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.83%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.83%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.22%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.61%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.61%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.61%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (0.61%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.61%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.61%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.61%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.61%) Smart Energy
8 1 (0.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.27%) Windows
2 5 (3.05%) Android
2 5 (3.05%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.83%) Linux
3 3 (1.83%) Unix
4 1 (0.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (88.41%) Information Security
2 43 (26.22%) Risk Management
3 31 (18.90%) Information Assurance
4 25 (15.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (14.02%) Data Protection
6 22 (13.41%) Penetration Testing
7 20 (12.20%) Security Management
8 16 (9.76%) Cybersecurity
8 16 (9.76%) Information Security Management
9 15 (9.15%) Vulnerability Management
10 12 (7.32%) ITIL
10 12 (7.32%) Risk Assessment
11 11 (6.71%) Ethical Hacking
11 11 (6.71%) PRINCE2
12 10 (6.10%) Project Management
12 10 (6.10%) Service Delivery
13 9 (5.49%) Incident Management
14 6 (3.66%) Business Continuity
14 6 (3.66%) Identity Access Management
14 6 (3.66%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.66%) C
2 2 (1.22%) Java
2 2 (1.22%) SQL
3 1 (0.61%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 78 (47.56%) CISSP
2 37 (22.56%) CISM
3 25 (15.24%) CISA
3 25 (15.24%) Security Cleared
4 20 (12.20%) CLAS
5 17 (10.37%) SC Cleared
6 16 (9.76%) CESG Certified Professional
7 14 (8.54%) DV Cleared
8 7 (4.27%) IISP
9 6 (3.66%) CISMP
10 5 (3.05%) Degree
11 3 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (1.22%) CCNP
12 2 (1.22%) CEH
12 2 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (1.22%) SANS
13 1 (0.61%) CompTIA Security+
13 1 (0.61%) CRISC
13 1 (0.61%) GIAC
13 1 (0.61%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (55.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 42 (25.61%) PCI DSS
3 17 (10.37%) RMADS
4 13 (7.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (5.49%) COBIT
6 7 (4.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 6 (3.66%) ISO27005
8 4 (2.44%) ISO 9001
9 3 (1.83%) JSP 440
10 2 (1.22%) COSO
10 2 (1.22%) ISO27002
11 1 (0.61%) BS7799
11 1 (0.61%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.61%) ISO22301
11 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.61%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (0.61%) EnCase
1 1 (0.61%) Nessus
1 1 (0.61%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 4 (2.44%) Cisco
2 3 (1.83%) CheckPoint
3 2 (1.22%) Juniper
3 2 (1.22%) LogRhythm
3 2 (1.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.22%) Splunk
4 1 (0.61%) ArcSight
4 1 (0.61%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (0.61%) Fortinet
4 1 (0.61%) IBM
4 1 (0.61%) Infoblox
4 1 (0.61%) Palo Alto
4 1 (0.61%) Qualys
4 1 (0.61%) Sonus
4 1 (0.61%) VMware
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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