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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security Consultant
UK / England
Rank 530 510 542
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +32
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 37 94 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.091% 0.20% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.21% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 53 28
Median daily rate £500 £463 £498
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £410 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £580 £628
UK excluding London median daily rate £485 £463 £475
% change year-on-year
+4.86% -2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £65.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £60.98 -
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -

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
38645 44135 43796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.71% 94.90% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 25340 28509 27973
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1325 1619 1749
Median hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.57 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +5 22 £525 +10.52% 5
South East -16 5 £518 +11.89%
Yorkshire +9 3 £450 +9.75%
East of England +1 2 £500 -16.66%
East Midlands -1 2 £500 -6.97%
West Midlands - 2 £363 - 1
South West +11 1 - -
Information Security Consultant
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 86 (97.73%) Information Security
2 49 (55.68%) CISSP
3 35 (39.77%) CISM
4 31 (35.23%) PCI DSS
5 30 (34.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 23 (26.14%) CISA
7 20 (22.73%) Finance
8 17 (19.32%) Validation
8 17 (19.32%) PCI QSA
9 16 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
10 15 (17.05%) SIEM
10 15 (17.05%) Penetration Testing
11 14 (15.91%) Firewall
12 13 (14.77%) Security Management
12 13 (14.77%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (14.77%) QA
13 12 (13.64%) Cisco
14 11 (12.50%) Security Architecture
14 11 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 11 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
14 11 (12.50%) LAN
14 11 (12.50%) Risk Management
15 10 (11.36%) Information Security Management
15 10 (11.36%) Network Security
15 10 (11.36%) ArcSight
16 9 (10.23%) F5
16 9 (10.23%) LogRhythm
16 9 (10.23%) Management Information System
16 9 (10.23%) CheckPoint
16 9 (10.23%) WAN

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 (1.14%) IIS
1 1 (1.14%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.27%) Office 365
2 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.14%) IaaS
2 1 (1.14%) PaaS
2 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.91%) Firewall
2 11 (12.50%) LAN
3 10 (11.36%) Network Security
4 9 (10.23%) WAN
5 8 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (9.09%) Spanning Tree
5 8 (9.09%) TCP/IP
6 7 (7.95%) BGP
6 7 (7.95%) OSPF
6 7 (7.95%) tcpdump
6 7 (7.95%) Wireshark
7 2 (2.27%) Internet
7 2 (2.27%) VPN
8 1 (1.14%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (1.14%) DNS
8 1 (1.14%) MPLS
8 1 (1.14%) SSL
8 1 (1.14%) VoIP
8 1 (1.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.14%) GIS
1 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.14%) CircleCI
1 1 (1.14%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.14%) Travis CI
General
1 20 (22.73%) Finance
2 5 (5.68%) Banking
3 2 (2.27%) Legal
3 2 (2.27%) Retail
4 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.14%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.23%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.27%) CESG
2 2 (2.27%) CESG CLAS
2 2 (2.27%) Client/Server
2 2 (2.27%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (2.27%) SCADA
2 2 (2.27%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.14%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.14%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (1.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.55%) Windows
2 2 (2.27%) Linux
2 2 (2.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (97.73%) Information Security
2 17 (19.32%) Validation
3 16 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
4 15 (17.05%) Penetration Testing
4 15 (17.05%) SIEM
5 13 (14.77%) Security Management
5 13 (14.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 11 (12.50%) Security Architecture
6 11 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 10 (11.36%) Information Security Management
8 8 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
9 7 (7.95%) Load Balancing
10 6 (6.82%) Network Management
10 6 (6.82%) Vulnerability Management
11 5 (5.68%) Project Management
12 4 (4.55%) Business Continuity
12 4 (4.55%) Data Protection
12 4 (4.55%) OWASP
12 4 (4.55%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.14%) C
1 1 (1.14%) PHP
1 1 (1.14%) Python
1 1 (1.14%) Ruby
1 1 (1.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (55.68%) CISSP
2 35 (39.77%) CISM
3 23 (26.14%) CISA
4 17 (19.32%) PCI QSA
5 11 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (10.23%) CCNP
7 5 (5.68%) Degree
7 5 (5.68%) Security Cleared
8 4 (4.55%) SC Cleared
9 3 (3.41%) CESG Certified Professional
9 3 (3.41%) CLAS
9 3 (3.41%) CompTIA Security+
9 3 (3.41%) CRISC
9 3 (3.41%) Security+ Certification
10 2 (2.27%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 2 (2.27%) CCSP
11 1 (1.14%) CHECK Team Member
11 1 (1.14%) DV Cleared
11 1 (1.14%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (35.23%) PCI DSS
2 30 (34.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (14.77%) QA
4 5 (5.68%) COBIT
5 3 (3.41%) GDPR
6 2 (2.27%) RMADS
7 1 (1.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (1.14%) ISO 9001
7 1 (1.14%) ISO27002
7 1 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (9.09%) Nessus
2 3 (3.41%) Computer Incident Response Team
2 3 (3.41%) QRadar
3 1 (1.14%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 12 (13.64%) Cisco
2 10 (11.36%) ArcSight
3 9 (10.23%) CheckPoint
3 9 (10.23%) F5
3 9 (10.23%) LogRhythm
4 8 (9.09%) Juniper
4 8 (9.09%) LogLogic
4 8 (9.09%) Splunk
5 7 (7.95%) Fortinet
6 5 (5.68%) Tripwire
7 4 (4.55%) Thales
8 2 (2.27%) Qualys
8 2 (2.27%) Symantec
9 1 (1.14%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.14%) HP
9 1 (1.14%) Intel
9 1 (1.14%) Intel Security
9 1 (1.14%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.14%) Sourcefire
9 1 (1.14%) TippingPoint