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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Consultant
Rank 532 547 517
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -30
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 58 39 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.077% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.084% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 20 27
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£475 £494 £429
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.79% +15.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £398 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £488 £420
% change year-on-year
- +16.07%
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
49243 46583 44268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.84% 92.15% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32057 28819 26941
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1828 1854 1961
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.92% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.53 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +26 40 £475 +8.57% 6
South East -17 12 £450 -17.24%
West Midlands +8 1 - - 2
East of England +4 1 £500 -
North West -38 1 - - 2
Yorkshire - 1 £450 - 5
East Midlands - 1 £515 - 3
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Information Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 95 (98.96%) Information Security
2 41 (42.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 38 (39.58%) CISSP
4 27 (28.13%) CISM
5 26 (27.08%) Finance
5 26 (27.08%) Data Protection
6 22 (22.92%) Risk Management
7 20 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (20.83%) PCI DSS
8 16 (16.67%) COBIT
8 16 (16.67%) Security Architecture
9 15 (15.63%) Risk Assessment
9 15 (15.63%) CISA
9 15 (15.63%) ITIL
10 12 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
11 11 (11.46%) Banking
11 11 (11.46%) Retail
12 10 (10.42%) Penetration Testing
12 10 (10.42%) Data Protection Act
12 10 (10.42%) Security Management
13 9 (9.38%) Management Information System
13 9 (9.38%) Firewall
13 9 (9.38%) Information Security Management
14 7 (7.29%) Investment Banking
15 6 (6.25%) PRINCE2
15 6 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
15 6 (6.25%) Microsoft
15 6 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 6 (6.25%) CRISC
15 6 (6.25%) Cyber Security

Information Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (3.13%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.04%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (3.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.13%) Office 365
2 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.08%) SaaS
3 1 (1.04%) PaaS
3 1 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.38%) Firewall
2 3 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (3.13%) DNS
3 2 (2.08%) DHCP
3 2 (2.08%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.08%) VPN
3 2 (2.08%) VLAN
3 2 (2.08%) Network Security
4 1 (1.04%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.04%) SAN
4 1 (1.04%) Internet
General
1 26 (27.08%) Finance
2 11 (11.46%) Banking
2 11 (11.46%) Retail
3 7 (7.29%) Investment Banking
4 5 (5.21%) Legal
5 4 (4.17%) Law
6 2 (2.08%) Military
7 1 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.04%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.42%) Data Protection Act
2 9 (9.38%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.21%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.08%) PKI
4 2 (2.08%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.08%) CESG
5 1 (1.04%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.04%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.17%) Windows
2 2 (2.08%) Linux
3 1 (1.04%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.04%) AIX
3 1 (1.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (98.96%) Information Security
2 26 (27.08%) Data Protection
3 22 (22.92%) Risk Management
4 20 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (16.67%) Security Architecture
6 15 (15.63%) ITIL
6 15 (15.63%) Risk Assessment
7 12 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
8 10 (10.42%) Penetration Testing
8 10 (10.42%) Security Management
9 9 (9.38%) Information Security Management
10 6 (6.25%) PRINCE2
10 6 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 6 (6.25%) Cyber Security
11 5 (5.21%) Data Security
12 4 (4.17%) Incident Management
12 4 (4.17%) SIEM
13 3 (3.13%) Vulnerability Management
13 3 (3.13%) Ethical Hacking
13 3 (3.13%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 38 (39.58%) CISSP
2 27 (28.13%) CISM
3 15 (15.63%) CISA
4 6 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (6.25%) CRISC
5 5 (5.21%) CCNP
6 4 (4.17%) Security Cleared
7 3 (3.13%) CEH
7 3 (3.13%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.08%) CISMP
8 2 (2.08%) Degree
9 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.04%) PCI QSA
9 1 (1.04%) CSSLP
9 1 (1.04%) GCED
9 1 (1.04%) GSEC
9 1 (1.04%) PMP
9 1 (1.04%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (42.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (20.83%) PCI DSS
3 16 (16.67%) COBIT
4 5 (5.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (2.08%) HIPAA
6 1 (1.04%) COSO
6 1 (1.04%) SLA
6 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.04%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.04%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (1.04%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (1.04%) Nessus
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 6 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.13%) Cisco
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle
3 1 (1.04%) SAP
3 1 (1.04%) Citrix
3 1 (1.04%) Apple
3 1 (1.04%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.04%) McAfee
3 1 (1.04%) VMware
3 1 (1.04%) Tripwire
3 1 (1.04%) Qualys
3 1 (1.04%) Imperva
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