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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Consultant
Rank 552 546 502
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -44
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 28 30 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.055% 0.058% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.063% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 20
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £425 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £475 £460
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - -
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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
46773 47492 40766
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.39% 92.43% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 28857 29311 23960
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1840 1929 2115
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +6 17 £550 +18.91% 5
South East -23 4 £388 -22.50% 2
North West -14 3 £415 - 1
West Midlands -15 2 £450 -14.28%
East Midlands - 1 - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East of England - - - -
South West - - - -
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Information Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 61 (100.00%) Information Security
2 23 (37.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (36.07%) CISSP
4 18 (29.51%) Finance
5 16 (26.23%) CISM
6 15 (24.59%) Risk Management
7 11 (18.03%) PCI DSS
8 7 (11.48%) Vulnerability Management
8 7 (11.48%) Risk Assessment
9 6 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (9.84%) CISA
9 6 (9.84%) Penetration Testing
10 5 (8.20%) Banking
10 5 (8.20%) Retail
10 5 (8.20%) Risk Analysis
10 5 (8.20%) Data Protection
10 5 (8.20%) Security Cleared
10 5 (8.20%) Security Architecture
11 4 (6.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 4 (6.56%) SC Cleared
11 4 (6.56%) Change Control
11 4 (6.56%) Cyber-Ark
11 4 (6.56%) Varonis
11 4 (6.56%) DatAdvantage
11 4 (6.56%) Degree
11 4 (6.56%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (6.56%) PKI
11 4 (6.56%) Firewall
11 4 (6.56%) Telecoms
11 4 (6.56%) Security Management

Information Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (4.92%) IIS
2 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MS Office
2 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) SaaS
1 1 (1.64%) PaaS
1 1 (1.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) Firewall
2 1 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.64%) LDAP
2 1 (1.64%) WAN
2 1 (1.64%) DHCP
2 1 (1.64%) DNS
General
1 18 (29.51%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Banking
2 5 (8.20%) Retail
3 4 (6.56%) Law
3 4 (6.56%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.28%) Military
4 2 (3.28%) German Language
5 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.64%) Legal
5 1 (1.64%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) .NET
1 1 (1.64%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.56%) PKI
1 4 (6.56%) Data Protection Act
1 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.92%) CESG
2 3 (4.92%) Cryptography
3 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.28%) RMADS
3 2 (3.28%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.64%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.64%) FMCG
4 1 (1.64%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (1.64%) SCADA
4 1 (1.64%) Human Factors
4 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.64%) UNIX
1 1 (1.64%) Windows
1 1 (1.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (100.00%) Information Security
2 15 (24.59%) Risk Management
3 7 (11.48%) Risk Assessment
3 7 (11.48%) Vulnerability Management
4 6 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (9.84%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (8.20%) Risk Analysis
5 5 (8.20%) Security Architecture
5 5 (8.20%) Data Protection
6 4 (6.56%) Change Control
6 4 (6.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (6.56%) Security Management
7 3 (4.92%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (4.92%) ITIL
7 3 (4.92%) Security Testing
7 3 (4.92%) Wealth Management
7 3 (4.92%) ISMS
8 2 (3.28%) Project Planning
8 2 (3.28%) Project Management
8 2 (3.28%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.64%) C++
1 1 (1.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (36.07%) CISSP
2 16 (26.23%) CISM
3 6 (9.84%) CISA
4 5 (8.20%) Security Cleared
5 4 (6.56%) Degree
5 4 (6.56%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.92%) CRISC
7 2 (3.28%) GIAC
7 2 (3.28%) GSEC
7 2 (3.28%) CEH
7 2 (3.28%) PMP
7 2 (3.28%) PMI Certification
7 2 (3.28%) SSCP
8 1 (1.64%) GCED
8 1 (1.64%) GPEN
8 1 (1.64%) CSSLP
8 1 (1.64%) PCI QSA
8 1 (1.64%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (37.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (18.03%) PCI DSS
3 3 (4.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (3.28%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.64%) SLA
5 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (1.64%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) DatAdvantage
2 1 (1.64%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (6.56%) Rapid7
1 4 (6.56%) Cyber-Ark
1 4 (6.56%) Varonis
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.28%) Cisco
4 1 (1.64%) Citrix
4 1 (1.64%) Juniper
4 1 (1.64%) Nokia
4 1 (1.64%) Tripwire
4 1 (1.64%) Splunk
4 1 (1.64%) ArcSight
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