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 1 October 2016 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Consultant
Rank 549 565 568
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 68 72 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.14% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 53 28
Median daily rate £475 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £380 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £413
% change year-on-year
- +15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Information Security Consultant
UK

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
46288 49909 49165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.61% 95.03% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 30548 32428 30599
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1517 1920 2004
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 1 October 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -7 25 £525 +16.66% 5
South East +5 15 £475 - 1
East of England - 9 £488 - 1
Yorkshire +22 8 £488 +5.40%
North West +7 7 £550 +12.82% 1
North East - 2 £500 -
East Midlands -11 1 £450 -22.74%
West Midlands -17 1 £498 -
Midlands - 1 - -
Information Security Consultant
UK

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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.

1 139 (97.89%) Information Security
2 66 (46.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 59 (41.55%) CISSP
4 42 (29.58%) CISM
5 41 (28.87%) Finance
6 34 (23.94%) Cybersecurity
7 30 (21.13%) PCI DSS
8 28 (19.72%) Penetration Testing
9 24 (16.90%) Risk Management
9 24 (16.90%) Vulnerability Management
10 22 (15.49%) Stakeholder Management
11 19 (13.38%) CISA
11 19 (13.38%) Security Architecture
11 19 (13.38%) Security Cleared
11 19 (13.38%) COBIT
12 18 (12.68%) SC Cleared
12 18 (12.68%) Security Management
13 16 (11.27%) SIEM
13 16 (11.27%) Cisco
14 15 (10.56%) Management Information System
14 15 (10.56%) Information Security Management
15 14 (9.86%) Firewall
15 14 (9.86%) Project Management
16 13 (9.15%) Cisco Certification
16 13 (9.15%) Banking
17 12 (8.45%) CheckPoint
17 12 (8.45%) IT Audit
18 11 (7.75%) Data Protection
18 11 (7.75%) OWASP
18 11 (7.75%) Vulnerability Scanning

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 2 (1.41%) Apache
1 2 (1.41%) Apache Pig
2 1 (0.70%) IIS
2 1 (0.70%) nginx
2 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.11%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) assyst
1 1 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.86%) Firewall
2 10 (7.04%) Network Security
3 9 (6.34%) LAN
3 9 (6.34%) TCP/IP
3 9 (6.34%) WAN
4 8 (5.63%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (5.63%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (5.63%) Spanning Tree
5 7 (4.93%) BGP
5 7 (4.93%) OSPF
5 7 (4.93%) tcpdump
5 7 (4.93%) Wireshark
6 3 (2.11%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.41%) DNS
7 2 (1.41%) Internet
7 2 (1.41%) SSL
7 2 (1.41%) VPN
8 1 (0.70%) HTTP
8 1 (0.70%) Intranet
8 1 (0.70%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.41%) Big Data
1 2 (1.41%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.70%) GIS
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.70%) CircleCI
1 1 (0.70%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.70%) Travis CI
General
1 41 (28.87%) Finance
2 13 (9.15%) Banking
3 4 (2.82%) Legal
3 4 (2.82%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.41%) Law
5 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.70%) .NET
1 1 (0.70%) 802.1X
1 1 (0.70%) SAML
1 1 (0.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.56%) Management Information System
2 7 (4.93%) PKI
3 6 (4.23%) CESG
4 4 (2.82%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (2.11%) Cryptography
5 3 (2.11%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (2.11%) Smart Energy
6 2 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.41%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (1.41%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.41%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.70%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (0.70%) Fintech
7 1 (0.70%) FMCG
7 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.70%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.93%) Windows
2 3 (2.11%) Linux
2 3 (2.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (97.89%) Information Security
2 34 (23.94%) Cybersecurity
3 28 (19.72%) Penetration Testing
4 24 (16.90%) Risk Management
4 24 (16.90%) Vulnerability Management
5 22 (15.49%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (13.38%) Security Architecture
7 18 (12.68%) Security Management
8 16 (11.27%) SIEM
9 15 (10.56%) Information Security Management
10 14 (9.86%) Project Management
11 12 (8.45%) IT Audit
12 11 (7.75%) Data Protection
12 11 (7.75%) OWASP
12 11 (7.75%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 10 (7.04%) SDLC
13 10 (7.04%) Security Testing
14 9 (6.34%) Information Assurance
14 9 (6.34%) ISMS
14 9 (6.34%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.41%) Java
1 2 (1.41%) Python
1 2 (1.41%) SQL
2 1 (0.70%) C
2 1 (0.70%) Perl
2 1 (0.70%) PHP
2 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.70%) Ruby
2 1 (0.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 59 (41.55%) CISSP
2 42 (29.58%) CISM
3 19 (13.38%) CISA
3 19 (13.38%) Security Cleared
4 18 (12.68%) SC Cleared
5 13 (9.15%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (7.04%) CCNP
7 9 (6.34%) CompTIA Security+
7 9 (6.34%) Degree
7 9 (6.34%) Security+ Certification
8 7 (4.93%) CLAS
9 6 (4.23%) CESG Certified Professional
10 4 (2.82%) CCSP
11 3 (2.11%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 2 (1.41%) CRISC
12 2 (1.41%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.70%) CHECK Team Member
13 1 (0.70%) CISMP
13 1 (0.70%) IISP
13 1 (0.70%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (46.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (21.13%) PCI DSS
3 19 (13.38%) COBIT
4 8 (5.63%) RMADS
5 4 (2.82%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (2.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (1.41%) ISAE 3402
7 2 (1.41%) JSP 440
7 2 (1.41%) QA
7 2 (1.41%) SSAE 16
8 1 (0.70%) BS7799
8 1 (0.70%) HMG Infosec
8 1 (0.70%) ISO27002
System Software
1 5 (3.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (5.63%) Nessus
2 3 (2.11%) QRadar
3 1 (0.70%) Nexpose
3 1 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 16 (11.27%) Cisco
2 12 (8.45%) CheckPoint
3 10 (7.04%) ArcSight
4 9 (6.34%) F5
4 9 (6.34%) LogRhythm
4 9 (6.34%) Splunk
5 8 (5.63%) Juniper
5 8 (5.63%) LogLogic
6 7 (4.93%) Fortinet
7 5 (3.52%) Tripwire
8 3 (2.11%) Symantec
9 2 (1.41%) Intel Security
9 2 (1.41%) ION Trading
9 2 (1.41%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.41%) Oracle
9 2 (1.41%) Qualys
10 1 (0.70%) Cyber-Ark
10 1 (0.70%) GFI Software
10 1 (0.70%) Rapid7
10 1 (0.70%) TippingPoint