The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Information Security Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security Consultant
UK / England
Rank 541 519 563
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +44
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 31 97 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.074% 0.21% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.22% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 56 22
Median daily rate £468 £466 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.26% -6.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £410 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £565 £623
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £463 £435
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +6.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.98 -

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
39601 44590 45082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.66% 95.07% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 25970 29094 28268
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1416 1498 1792
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

Information Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Information Security Consultant in the job title.

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 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -4 9 £473 -5.50% 10
East of England - 7 £475 -
Yorkshire +15 5 £463 +12.80%
South East -15 4 £485 +4.86% 1
West Midlands +4 2 £363 -22.87% 1
North West -1 2 £400 -11.60% 1
South West +6 1 £363 -19.44%
East Midlands -10 1 £500 -6.97%
Information Security Consultant
UK

Information Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, Information Security Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Information Security Consultant in the job title.

1 77 (97.47%) Information Security
2 41 (51.90%) CISSP
3 32 (40.51%) PCI DSS
4 30 (37.97%) CISM
5 29 (36.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 24 (30.38%) CISA
7 19 (24.05%) PCI QSA
8 17 (21.52%) Validation
9 15 (18.99%) Management Information System
9 15 (18.99%) Risk Management
10 13 (16.46%) Finance
10 13 (16.46%) Security Management
10 13 (16.46%) QA
11 12 (15.19%) Penetration Testing
11 12 (15.19%) SIEM
11 12 (15.19%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (15.19%) Risk Assessment
11 12 (15.19%) Cybersecurity
12 10 (12.66%) Information Security Management
13 9 (11.39%) Firewall
13 9 (11.39%) Security Architecture
14 8 (10.13%) GDPR
15 7 (8.86%) Data Protection
15 7 (8.86%) LAN
16 6 (7.59%) Business Continuity
16 6 (7.59%) OWASP
17 5 (6.33%) Information Assurance
17 5 (6.33%) ISMS
17 5 (6.33%) Network Security
17 5 (6.33%) Agile Software Development

Information Security Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.27%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (5.06%) Office 365
2 1 (1.27%) IaaS
2 1 (1.27%) PaaS
2 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.39%) Firewall
2 7 (8.86%) LAN
3 5 (6.33%) Network Security
4 3 (3.80%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (3.80%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (3.80%) Spanning Tree
4 3 (3.80%) WAN
5 2 (2.53%) BGP
5 2 (2.53%) OSPF
5 2 (2.53%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.53%) tcpdump
5 2 (2.53%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.27%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (1.27%) DNS
6 1 (1.27%) Internet
6 1 (1.27%) MPLS
6 1 (1.27%) VoIP
General
1 13 (16.46%) Finance
2 3 (3.80%) Law
2 3 (3.80%) Legal
3 2 (2.53%) Banking
3 2 (2.53%) Retail
4 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.99%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.06%) Client/Server
3 4 (5.06%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.80%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.53%) CESG
5 2 (2.53%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (2.53%) SCADA
5 2 (2.53%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (97.47%) Information Security
2 17 (21.52%) Validation
3 15 (18.99%) Risk Management
4 13 (16.46%) Security Management
5 12 (15.19%) Cybersecurity
5 12 (15.19%) Penetration Testing
5 12 (15.19%) Risk Assessment
5 12 (15.19%) SIEM
5 12 (15.19%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (12.66%) Information Security Management
7 9 (11.39%) Security Architecture
8 7 (8.86%) Data Protection
9 6 (7.59%) Business Continuity
9 6 (7.59%) OWASP
10 5 (6.33%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (6.33%) Information Assurance
10 5 (6.33%) ISMS
11 4 (5.06%) Data Analysis
11 4 (5.06%) ITIL
11 4 (5.06%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (51.90%) CISSP
2 30 (37.97%) CISM
3 24 (30.38%) CISA
4 19 (24.05%) PCI QSA
5 4 (5.06%) CCNP
5 4 (5.06%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (5.06%) CRISC
6 3 (3.80%) CESG Certified Professional
6 3 (3.80%) CLAS
7 2 (2.53%) Degree
7 2 (2.53%) GIAC
7 2 (2.53%) SANS
7 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.27%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (1.27%) IISP
8 1 (1.27%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (40.51%) PCI DSS
2 29 (36.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (16.46%) QA
4 8 (10.13%) GDPR
5 3 (3.80%) COBIT
6 2 (2.53%) RMADS
7 1 (1.27%) BS25999
7 1 (1.27%) ISO 9001
7 1 (1.27%) ISO27002
7 1 (1.27%) ISO27005
7 1 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.27%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.80%) Nessus
2 1 (1.27%) Computer Incident Response Team
2 1 (1.27%) QRadar
Vendors
1 4 (5.06%) Cisco
2 3 (3.80%) ArcSight
2 3 (3.80%) CheckPoint
2 3 (3.80%) Fortinet
2 3 (3.80%) Juniper
2 3 (3.80%) LogLogic
2 3 (3.80%) LogRhythm
2 3 (3.80%) Splunk
3 2 (2.53%) F5
3 2 (2.53%) Thales
4 1 (1.27%) Qualys
4 1 (1.27%) Tripwire
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