The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Consultant
Rank 521 506 529
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +23
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 32 40 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.067% 0.086% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.093% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 26 16
Average daily rate
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£465 £513 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.26% +7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £410 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £420 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44352 42929 48944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.56% 92.62% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 27490 25712 27833
Average daily rate £400 £400 £397
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1800 1990 2512
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.22 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.44% -6.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
Information Security Consultant
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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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +4 15 £425 -19.04% 7
North West -2 8 £450 +7.14% 1
West Midlands - 4 £600 - 1
South East -11 2 £600 +33.33% 3
South West -28 1 £500 - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - - 1
North East - - - -
Information Security Consultant
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Information Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 60 (98.36%) Information Security
2 27 (44.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (40.98%) Finance
4 24 (39.34%) CISSP
5 17 (27.87%) Security Management
5 17 (27.87%) Risk Management
6 12 (19.67%) Management Information System
6 12 (19.67%) Banking
7 11 (18.03%) CISM
8 10 (16.39%) Windows
8 10 (16.39%) Risk Assessment
8 10 (16.39%) Network Security
9 9 (14.75%) Firewall
10 8 (13.11%) SharePoint
11 7 (11.48%) UNIX
11 7 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (11.48%) Security Cleared
11 7 (11.48%) Vulnerability Management
12 6 (9.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 6 (9.84%) CISA
12 6 (9.84%) Information Security Management
12 6 (9.84%) Degree
12 6 (9.84%) SC Cleared
12 6 (9.84%) Information Assurance
12 6 (9.84%) Security Architecture
12 6 (9.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 5 (8.20%) Legal
14 4 (6.56%) C
14 4 (6.56%) CESG
14 4 (6.56%) Ethical Hacking

Information Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 8 (13.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.28%) CMS
3 1 (1.64%) Joomla!
3 1 (1.64%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Office
1 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.39%) Network Security
2 9 (14.75%) Firewall
3 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.28%) Intranet
4 1 (1.64%) Internet
4 1 (1.64%) VPN
4 1 (1.64%) DNS
4 1 (1.64%) WAN
4 1 (1.64%) HTTP
4 1 (1.64%) Wireless
4 1 (1.64%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.64%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
General
1 25 (40.98%) Finance
2 12 (19.67%) Banking
3 5 (8.20%) Legal
4 3 (4.92%) Retail
4 3 (4.92%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.92%) Local Government
4 3 (4.92%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.28%) Advertising
6 1 (1.64%) Publishing
6 1 (1.64%) Law
6 1 (1.64%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.64%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) .NET
1 1 (1.64%) SOAP
1 1 (1.64%) Web Services
1 1 (1.64%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.56%) CESG
2 4 (6.56%) PKI
3 3 (4.92%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.92%) Mainframe
3 3 (4.92%) GIS
4 2 (3.28%) E-Learning
4 2 (3.28%) Economics
4 2 (3.28%) RMADS
5 1 (1.64%) FMCG
5 1 (1.64%) Open Source
5 1 (1.64%) CMDB
5 1 (1.64%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.64%) Human Factors
5 1 (1.64%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.64%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.39%) Windows
2 7 (11.48%) UNIX
3 1 (1.64%) Solaris
3 1 (1.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (98.36%) Information Security
2 17 (27.87%) Security Management
2 17 (27.87%) Risk Management
3 10 (16.39%) Risk Assessment
4 7 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (11.48%) Vulnerability Management
5 6 (9.84%) Information Security Management
5 6 (9.84%) Information Assurance
5 6 (9.84%) Security Architecture
5 6 (9.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (6.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (6.56%) Ethical Hacking
6 4 (6.56%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (4.92%) ISMS
7 3 (4.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (4.92%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (4.92%) ITIL
7 3 (4.92%) Cyber Security
8 2 (3.28%) Project Management
8 2 (3.28%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.56%) C
2 2 (3.28%) Java
2 2 (3.28%) SQL
3 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.64%) Perl
Qualifications
1 24 (39.34%) CISSP
2 11 (18.03%) CISM
3 7 (11.48%) Security Cleared
4 6 (9.84%) Degree
4 6 (9.84%) SC Cleared
4 6 (9.84%) CISA
5 4 (6.56%) CISMP
6 2 (3.28%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.64%) CRISC
7 1 (1.64%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (44.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (9.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (6.56%) PCI DSS
4 3 (4.92%) COBIT
5 2 (3.28%) BS7799
6 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (1.64%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (1.64%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 3 (4.92%) Microsoft
1 3 (4.92%) McAfee
2 1 (1.64%) Sophos
2 1 (1.64%) VMware
2 1 (1.64%) Splunk
2 1 (1.64%) Cyber-Ark
2 1 (1.64%) Varonis
2 1 (1.64%) HP
2 1 (1.64%) NetApp
2 1 (1.64%) Symantec
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle
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