The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had IT Security Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Security Consultant
UK / England
Rank 536 571 572
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +1
Contract jobs requiring an IT Security Consultant 24 40 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.058% 0.084% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.088% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 24 8
Median daily rate £513 £450 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% +11.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £425 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
38923 45199 45004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.64% 95.07% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 25520 29485 28268
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.48% +5.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1389 1530 1806
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

IT Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured IT Security Consultant in the job title.

IT Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in England

IT Security Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IT Security Consultant across the England region.

IT Security Consultant Daily Rate Trend in England

IT Security Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Security Consultant across the England region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

IT Security Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in England

IT Security Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IT Security Consultant across the England region.

IT Security Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in England

IT 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 IT Security Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 19 February 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 +25 9 £525 -10.63% 2
North West +26 7 £425 -22.72%
East of England +9 3 £500 +42.85% 1
South West +2 3 £363 -14.70%
Yorkshire +21 1 £550 +22.22%
South East +12 1 £625 +25.00%
IT Security Consultant
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT 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 IT Security Consultant in the job title.

1 30 (62.50%) Information Security
2 21 (43.75%) CISSP
3 18 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (33.33%) Firewall
5 14 (29.17%) Penetration Testing
5 14 (29.17%) Amazon AWS
6 13 (27.08%) Cybersecurity
6 13 (27.08%) CISMP
6 13 (27.08%) Cisco
6 13 (27.08%) ISO27002
7 12 (25.00%) Web Services
7 12 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 11 (22.92%) WebEx
8 11 (22.92%) COBIT
8 11 (22.92%) MS Excel
8 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
8 11 (22.92%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 10 (20.83%) Finance
10 9 (18.75%) Security Management
10 9 (18.75%) Banking
10 9 (18.75%) Security Operations
11 7 (14.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 6 (12.50%) PCI DSS
12 6 (12.50%) Management Information System
13 5 (10.42%) Risk Management
13 5 (10.42%) Information Security Management
13 5 (10.42%) CISA
13 5 (10.42%) SIEM
13 5 (10.42%) GDPR
14 4 (8.33%) Splunk

IT 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:

Applications
1 11 (22.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (29.17%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (33.33%) Firewall
2 11 (22.92%) WebEx
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.08%) Internet
3 1 (2.08%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.08%) LAN
3 1 (2.08%) Network Security
3 1 (2.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.08%) JIRA
General
1 10 (20.83%) Finance
2 9 (18.75%) Banking
3 3 (6.25%) Legal
3 3 (6.25%) Wholesale Banking
4 2 (4.17%) Retail
5 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.17%) NHS
3 1 (2.08%) Economics
3 1 (2.08%) Informatics
3 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.08%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (2.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) Linux
1 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (62.50%) Information Security
2 14 (29.17%) Penetration Testing
3 13 (27.08%) Cybersecurity
4 11 (22.92%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 9 (18.75%) Security Management
5 9 (18.75%) Security Operations
6 7 (14.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (10.42%) Information Security Management
7 5 (10.42%) Risk Management
7 5 (10.42%) SIEM
8 4 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (6.25%) Data Protection
9 3 (6.25%) E-Discovery
9 3 (6.25%) Forensic Analysis
9 3 (6.25%) ITIL
9 3 (6.25%) Project Planning
9 3 (6.25%) Remediation Plan
9 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (4.17%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (43.75%) CISSP
2 13 (27.08%) CISMP
3 5 (10.42%) CISA
4 4 (8.33%) CEH
5 3 (6.25%) CISM
5 3 (6.25%) Degree
5 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
6 2 (4.17%) GSEC
7 1 (2.08%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (27.08%) ISO27002
3 11 (22.92%) COBIT
4 6 (12.50%) PCI DSS
5 5 (10.42%) GDPR
6 3 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.17%) Snort
2 1 (2.08%) BitLocker
2 1 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) EnCase
2 2 (4.17%) Nessus
3 1 (2.08%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) Cisco
2 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.33%) Splunk
4 3 (6.25%) Cellebrite
4 3 (6.25%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.17%) Forcepoint
5 2 (4.17%) Sophos
5 2 (4.17%) Sourcefire
6 1 (2.08%) AlienVault
6 1 (2.08%) CyberArk
6 1 (2.08%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.08%) Juniper
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle
6 1 (2.08%) Qualys
6 1 (2.08%) SAP
6 1 (2.08%) VMware